London is the perfect place to be when you want to relax and spend a laid back weekend. You can enjoy time outdoors, chill out in the pubs and bars, and engage in some rich cultural experiences as well. A well planned weekend in London is a wonderful experience.
Everyone loves to laugh. And what's funnier than a comedy club? Fortunately Londoners love comedy too, and there are many options to choose from in Soho, Greenwich, Leicester Square, and elsewhere such as the Comedy Store and Madame JoJo's. Shows start around 8pm and prices start around £5 - £10.
Wake up on the early side Saturday and hit our Westminster Abbey Tour including the iconic changing of the guard, then go for a typical British brunch consisting of baked salmon, eggs, fruit juice, French toast, veggies and bread. A heavy brunch will give you enough sustenance to go through the day as you explore the various sights.
A good place to begin your weekend is at Covent Garden. This is a collection of narrow streets best known for awesome street performers and shopping. It is always lively and fun, and so, it makes a great kick start for the weekend.
The shopping market here is a good place to collect souvenirs. You can be assured of the quality of the goods you buy here. The best thing about a weekend at the Covent Garden is its street performers. The weekends especially always have a lot of them performing. The performances are so entertaining that you can easily spend a few hours.
Your next stop can be Leicester Square. Spend some time in the small park in the middle of the Square. You can see the statue of Shakespeare in the middle. Previously, there were busts of Sir Isaac Newton, Sir Joshua Reynolds, John Hunter and William Hogarth here. Cinemas are the specialties of Leicester Square.
Visit one of the famous cinemas here and catch a show. You can then grab a drink in one of the local pubs here. You can also expect something delicious to eat.
The next place on your agenda can be one of the famous shopping streets in London. You can window shop, buy something nice to take back home. These places also have some very good eateries that are perfect places for a late dinner.
Start your Sunday morning with a full English breakfast. Your next destination can be the Camden market. It is the biggest market in UK, attracting more than 100,000 people every weekend.
Stay on here for a few hours exploring the local culture of London. You can have lunch here as well. In the evening, visit the London Eye, a must-see for tourists. If you are looking for some adventure, go for a ride in the huge giant wheel. From the top, the view of the city is totally mesmerizing.