London (Gatwick) City Guide
Most travellers to Gatwick are most likely to be heading for London. This major capital city is retains the vibrant culture that has always been its hallmark through the ages. London has always been the crossroads of international travel and so it remains today.
There are two really good ways to take in the sights of London, the traveller can take one of the many open-topped sightseeing tour buses or alternatively take one of the frequent ferries from Westminster pier downriver to Greenwhich. Either way these count as a most relaxing way to see the sights of this most majestic and imposing city.
London's British Museum, The Science Museum, The Victoria and Albert Museum, Madame Tussaud's, The National Gallery, and Tate Gallery must rank amongst the finest in the world.
Shopping in London is not for the fainthearted. From the department stores in Oxford Street to the exclusive designer outlets in Bond Street London has fantastic shopping for everyone - not forgetting colourful markets like Camden and Portobello Road for bargains galore.
The theatres in London rate amongst the best in the world. In the West End there are bars, restaurants and typically English pubs in abundance. Every possible type of cuisine is available, American, English, French and all the Asian and European varieties imaginable.