London for Families

London for Families

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There is so much to see and do in London that planning a visit can be a daunting task, but this book will help make the job a lot easier. It describes the capital's most important historic landmarks, its major museums and art galleries, a selection of the smaller, specialist museums and the newest attractions, including those created for the Millennium. There are several walks through some of the capital's histori streets and along the river Thames which bring London's history alive.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 128.5 x 213.9 x 8.6mm | 249.48g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Shire Publications
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • colour and b&w illustrations
  • 0747805059
  • 9780747805052

Table of contents

Introduction Getting around Shopping and places to eat Tourist information Major events in London A brief history of London Westminster Abbey The Houses of Parliament Whitehall Walk The National Portrait Gallery The National Gallery Around Buckingham Palace The West End Somerset House Covent Garden St Paul's Cathedral City Walk The Tower of London Tower Bridge The Museum of London The British Library The British Museum Madame Tussaud's and Regents Park South Kensington museums Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens Tate Britain The Imperial War Museum South Bank walk Bankside walk London Bridge to Tower Bridge Street markets Other places to visit Greenwich Kew Hampton Court Palace Windsor Further readingshow more

About Peter Matthews

Peter Matthews worked for many years for the London Tourist Board, during this time he studied to become a registered London Blue Badge Guide. He now works for the Museum of London.show more