If history, politics, statues, bridges and architecture are your thing, then head straight here. The hub of the British Government, it contains some of the most famous sites in London, and is just a 10 minute walk from our hotel.
Also known as The Palace of Westminster, this is where key political decisions are made, both in the House of Commons and The House of Lords. You can take a backstage tour and discover the magnificent rooms and hear about the buildings fascinating history.
One of the most famous religious buildings in the world, it has played a key role in British history for more than 1,000 years. The site for royal coronations and burials, it has also hosted 17 royal weddings, including the 2011 marriage of Prince William to Kate Middleton.
10 Downing Street is the official residence of the British Prime Minister – but don’t expect to be invited in!
Recognised the world over as home of The Queen, come and enjoy a most regal visit. There are a host of tours to enjoy, both in the palace, and outside, in the gardens.
No trip to London would be complete without witnessing the pomp and ceremony that surrounds the splendid shift change at Buckingham Palace, when the New Guard takes over from the Old Guard. Expect smart uniforms, big hats, marching and saluting.
One of the most famous clocks in the world, its chimes were first broadcast by the BBC on 31st December 1923 - a tradition that continues to this day. It is currently undergoing extensive renovations.
Discover the closely guarded secrets of the Second World War, walk the secret corridors and glimpse at what life would have been like at some of the tensest moment in British history.
Take a trip along the River Thames and see the sights as you glide by. Many operators stop at Westminster Pier, where you can get on and off.
Saunter along this iconic arched bridge that was first opened in 1750. Built for both vehicles and pedestrians, it crosses the River Thames from Westminster to Lambeth.
Distance from The Dilly – 1 mile