Visiting London can seem daunting, with prices for accommodation in the centre of the city appearing rather expensive. However, it is not impossible to find affordable accommodation that works for you when visiting here. So, before you begin the EHIC card apply process, allow us to show you 7 reason why you should visit London in 2020.
The Spectacular Skyline
Though there are a number of reasons to visit the British capital, the spectacular skyline is definitely one of the most unique reasons. With amazing views from the top of the shard, as well as the London Eye, you can see all London has to offer without spending a small fortune. With a number of amazing structures such as the Shard, Canary Warf making up just a fraction of the city’s iconic skyline. This has to bee seen to be believed, particularly at night.
See The City From The River
If seeing the views from the London Eye does not appeal to you, there is also the option to see the city from the river. With a Thames Ferry from the O2 to Westminster as well as a number of tour companies operating up and down the Thames, you can see the Cutty Sark as well as the Palace of Westminster as well as the Tower of London and St Pauls Cathedral making this the perfect way to see the city. In addition to this, you can also travel directly under the iconic Tower Bridge and capture some of the most amazing images.
World’s Best Shopping
If you want to do a little more than seeing the sites when visiting London, there is a huge shopping district in the heart of the city with a vast range of high end and high street stores for you to splash your cash. Whether you are planning on visiting the Lush store on Oxford Street or visiting the highest concentration of designer shops in Bond Street, you can be sure you will find some of the best designer and non-designer clothes on the market.
Experience The Westend
In addition to an amazing shopping district, there is also the opportunity to experience a number of amazing shows on the Westend. With world-famous productions such as Wicked, Les Misérables and Harry Potter And The Cursed Child, there is a show for every age group when looking to attend a show on the iconic Westend.
World’s Best Food
In addition to some of the world’s best shows, there are also a number of Michelin star restaurants providing some of the world’s best food for thousands of tourists and locals per year. This makes this city one of the perfect places to experience culinary excellence whilst being surrounded by a city steep in a rich history dating back centuries. Whether you decide to dine in one of the many establishments owned by Gordan Ramsey or Club Gaston to name just a few, the choice is completely up to you.
Global Sporting Events
From Wimbledon to the premier League and everything in between, the sheer number of sporting events that take place in this city throughout the year, makes it a must-visit destination for any sports fan. The most recent sport that has made its way to London is the MLB with a London Series With a game between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox in 2019 drawing in a huge crowd from both across the pond and a home crowd, 2020 is set to be another great year for the London Series. With a game taking place between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs in the London Stadium in June of 2020, it may be worth grabbing your tickets now and making your way to this amazing city.
Experience Music Festivals
The final reason that you should visit London in 2020 is the festival season. Whether you visit some of the bigger festivals taking place in the city such as Wireless and South West Four or you visit one of the smaller festivals such as Camden Rocks, there are a number of amazing festivals for you to experience either alone or with friends. Each of the festivals taking place in the city caters to a wide range of musical taste and perfectly highlight the multicultural society of the major city.
Whether you are looking to visit just after the new year or you are visiting during the summer months, there is plenty for you to do all year round. Where will you start when planning your adventure in London.