London Top 20 Things to do with Useful Links
What to do in London?
16 (-) The Tate Modern
The Tate Modern is all about international modern and contemporary art. It resides at Bankside, London SE1 9TG Tel: 020 7887 8888. Entry is free except for major exhibitions. Open 7 days from 10am to 6pm but on Friday and Saturday it stays open until 10pm. The Tate Modern closes over Christmas and the day before and after but is open most every other day. You could almost live here.
The Tate Boat
The catamaran service - which boasts specially commissioned exterior and interior designs by artist Damien Hirst - operates during gallery hours and leaves every 40 minutes. The service stops at Tate Modern, Tate Britain and beside the London Eye. You can buy day tickets (valid for an unlimited number of trips on one day) at either Tate gallery, online, by phone (Mon-Fri 9.45am-5.50pm) or on the boat. The timetable is available on the website:
17 (30) Cabinet War Rooms
The Cabinet War Rooms are located close to Downing Street.
18 (38) Imperial War Museum
The museum intelligently presents its subject matter with many thought provoking themes and exhibits.
The museums impressive outdoor artillery will confirm you got off at the right stop just two away from Westminster.
19 (6) River Thames
It is advisable to walk along the South Bank of the River Thames as most of what's worth looking at is on the North bank.
20 (16) Hampton Court
Why do people rave about Hampton Court(?)
Tudor kitchens and live Tudor cookery
I am sure they would have all headed off to Maccas given the chance.
Fit for a palace
The Triumphs of Caesar (Andrea Mantegna)
The Triumphs of Caesar are a triumph of renaissance art.
Costumed guided tours
Meet the locals
The Chapel Royal