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Discover London

With London being such an amazing city with an abundance of cool things to experience - it's sometimes hard to decide exactly what you should do.

Art Galleries
London has many a variety of international and national contemporary and classical art museums and galleries, most of which are free, for example, take a trip to the Tate Modern located on popular tourist spot South Bank. Here's a list of great galleries and museums by Timeout

Alternative Transport
Getting the tube around London can be a drag, it also means you miss out on some of its iconic sights. Get around the city with TFL's river taxis using your oyster, or explore at your own leisure on a hop-on/hop-off river tour for more info about travelling by boat visit tfl. Alternatively, if you want to make the most of your time then grab a Santander city bike also referred to as a Boris bike, a cheap way to get around with ease and avoid the busy underground.

Skyline
Seeing London's impressive skyline is a must during your trip, and can be seen from the Shard's swanky viewing platform, the iconic London Eye, and Emirates Air Line - London's cable car closely located to London City Airport.

Hyde Park
For those visiting the Palace Hyde Park is just around the corner and is the largest of four royal parks surrounding the palace. It's the ideal spot for taking a break from walking around busy London, with a small lake situated inside the park where you can rent pedal or rowing boats - perfect for families and couples alike. From within Hyde Park, you can also visit the prestigious Serpentine Sackler gallery and during the summer months enjoy refreshments in its annual pavilion garden, designed by a new artist each year.

Brixton Village and Market Row
Discover the urban food markets just around the corner of Brixton high street, a trendy up and coming area of London. The markets are indoor arcades and offer an abundance of independent food vendors and restaurants- a perfect dinner spot while in the city. 

Bermondsey 
Get to know this charming area of town, not far from the impressive Shard building. Here you'll find alluring independent stores and enticing smells on weekends at the Maltby St. food market, hidden under the old railway arches, it's the perfect spot to enjoy a coffee and try new flavours. Then, head down to the prestigious White Cube gallery with artists such as Tracey Emin, Damien Hirst and Gabriel Orozco on the programme. 

Victoria Park
Visit East London's historic Victoria Park referred to as 'the people's park' for being the oldest public park and boasts the highest number of visitors each year of all the London parks. With the charming Chinese Pagoda, the west boating park for enjoying quality summertime fun and the pavilion cafe- ideal for relaxing and avoiding the London Crowds. With close proximity to trendy Mile End, Bethnal Green and Victoria Park Village all offering quality cafes, bar and restaurants for when hunger strikes.