London Airports (LON: LHR, LGW)
Flights from New Zealand to London may disembark at the following airports:
Airport Accommodation: There are a number of hotels located in close proximity to London's airports. Book your London Airport accommodation
Steeped in more than 1,000 years of history, London proudly offers many iconic attractions to delight eager visitors. Practise your royal wave at Buckingham Palace, relish the gruesome history at the Tower of London, set your watch to Big Ben and enjoy the view from the London Eye. Consider admiring the Houses of Parliament, Downing Street, Trafalgar Square, St Paul's Cathedral and Covent Garden or enjoy a London tour to see it all.
Art enthusiasts will appreciate the incredible collection at the National Gallery, the Tate Modern and the Portrait Gallery. The British Museum contains cultural artefacts from around the world, while Westminster Abbey is the burial place for the who's who of British royalty and figures of note.
Leicester Square is the heart of the theatre district, with dozens of theatres offering big name stars performing in classic and contemporary plays, musicals and opera. For an authentic Elizabethan experience, enjoy Shakespeare performed at the reconstructed Globe Theatre in Southwark. Soho is the centre of the entertainment district and offers many bars, clubs and trendy London accommodation. Oxford Street allows shopaholics to grab a bargain, while the famed Harrods is located in Knightsbridge.
London boasts beautiful parks including the iconic Hyde Park, Regent's Park, Holland Park and Hampstead Heath, which offers tremendous views across the city. To celebrate Britain's maritime history, take the Tube to Greenwich and explore the National Maritime Museum, before wandering around the Docklands.