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Spending a Weekend in London Bucket List

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A visit to the capital has to be one of the most amazing UK weekends away. With so much to see and do London is one of the most exciting cities in the world and with something for everyone no matter what your interests are you’ll be able to pack so much into your days out.

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With this in mind, we’ve put together this handy Must Visit London Bucket List, to make sure you tick off all of the essentials in your visit:

Madam Tussauds

Meet all of your favourite stars from the gorgeous Kate Middleton to the Queen herself at the amazing Madam Tussauds waxworks museum. A must on anyone’s visit to London you’ll love all the amazing realistic waxwork statues of some of the nation’s greatest stars and celebrities, be sure to check out the amazing deals you can get on tickets at Discount London and be sure to get a snap with Robbie Williams.

Buckingham Palace

The official London residence of the Royal Family, going to see the iconic beefeaters outside Buckingham Palace has to be on everyone’s London bucket list. Be sure to pose for a picture outside the iconic gates and if you’re lucky (weather permitting), head there between 10.15-11.45am on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday from January to March to watch the changing of the guard ceremony take place.

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The Tower of London

The historic Tower of London is an incredible castle in the middle of the city where you can head to catch a glimpse of the stunning crown jewels. The castle museum houses amazing armour from decades gone by, royal memorabilia and is a great opportunity to learn about the history of the British Royal Family. It’s usually packed with tourists and school trips all year round so weekdays can be the best time to go.

The London Eye

No visit to the big smoke is complete without a trip on the incredible London Eye. With panoramic views of the whole city, it’s one of the world’s most famous attractions and the best way to see the beautiful sprawling city. On the London Eye there are a variety of different packages available, whether you want a private pod to make it a super special occasion with the option to add champagne or a standard pod with other families. Whichever way you choose to do it a ride on the London eye is an essential.

Once you’ve done all the top tourist attraction, you’ll be sure to be planning your next visit to enjoy all the rest of the incredible attractions this city has to offer.

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Hi, my name is Samantha, Finance Managing Guru by day, Travel Blogging Enthusiast by... well... day too! Haha! Travelling King is the destination hotspot for the wannabe traveller! Showcasing affordable, luxurious getaways for the budget conscious! With the combination of my financial knowledge and travelling experiences I aim to show you, with a little planning, the right budget and a realistic goal you can fulfil your travel fantasies and explore the world whatever your budget or desires may be!