The British Museum is one of the most visited tourist destinations in London. Established in 1753, the British Museum houses a permanent collection of over 8 million works of art that have been curated from different parts of the world. This collection showcases the history of the world right from ancient tools, antiquities to modern day works of art. Besides the galleries, the British Museum also curates special exhibitions. Students, working on research projects, can access the extensive resources of the British Museum library. The museum does not charge any admission fees. The Cheshire Hotel is only a 4 minute walk away from the British Museum.
(Address: British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG, UK)
The Buckingham Palace has been the official London residence of the Royal family of the United Kingdom since 1837. It is also the administrative headquarters of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. The Palace hosts official events and receptions for visiting foreign dignitaries. The Queen’s Gallery and The Royal Mews are located in the Buckingham Palace. The State Rooms of the Palace are open for visitors during the summer months. The Cheshire Hotel is located about 25 minutes away from the Palace. Guests can take bus numbers 390 or 38 from Tottenham Court Road.
(Address: Westminster, London SW1A 1AA, UK)
This world famous luxury department store is located on Brompton Road in Knightsbridge, London. Harrods has 330 departments inside the store that offer everything from clothing and designer wear, jewellery, electronics, sporting gear, food & wine, homewares, souvenirs, etc. There are 24 restaurants on the premises serving cuisines from all over the world. Harrods is located about 20 minutes away from the Cheshire Hotel.
(Address: 87-135 Brompton Rd, Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7XL, UK)
Located in London’s West End, Covent Garden is a popular destination for tourists. Visitors to Covent Garden can choose from a plethora of options including shopping, theater, restaurants, bars, history and culture. Some of the popular places to visit include the Royal Opera House, London Transport Museum, Somerset House, London Film Museum and Covent Garden Market. The Cheshire Hotel is located about 13 minutes away by walk or visitors can take the Northern Line from Tottenham Court Road station, change to the Piccadilly line at Leicester Square station and head to Covent Garden.
(Address: Covent Garden, London WC2, UK)
Founded by wax sculptor, Marie Tussaud, Madame Tussauds is located in Marylebone, London. This popular tourist destination houses life size waxworks of famous celebrities and historical figures. Madame Tussauds opened over 200 years ago and still continues to fascinate and intrigue people. It has now increased its presence to different cities of the world. The Cheshire Hotel is located about 16 minutes by walk away from Madame Tussaud, or 20 minutes via the London underground.
(Address: Marylebone Rd, Marylebone, London NW1 5LR, UK)
Trafalgar Square is a popular tourist destination in Central London. Visitors can access the National Gallery from Trafalgar Square. It is a must-visit place for lovers of history and culture. Some of the must-see sights at Trafalgar Square are Nelson’s Column, the Fourth Plinth, Imperial Measures, the Police Box as well as the fountains and statues. Trafalgar Square also hosts performances, cultural events, rallies, demonstrations and film shoots. It is located about 10 minutes walk away from the Cheshire Hotel.
(Address: Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN, UK)