London Journals

London in Late July

A July 2002 trip to London by DeanMDJ

Quote: My wife, son and I spent 3 great days in London at the end of July. Gardens were in bloom everywhere, the weather was perfect - truly a wonderful time to visit.

London in Late July

Overview

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Tower of London and the Crown Jewel exhibition for a great historic treat as well as an entertaining tour; Leister square and Covent Garden on a beautiful night; Inspection of the Guard at the barracks on Birdcage Walk; Music in St. Martin-in-the-Fields; Sampling pints in as many pubs as possible (for perspective only, of course). Quick Tips: Best Way To Get Around: The Gatwick Express to Euston Station is a very easy way to get into London quickly. Without a doubt, the London Visitor Travelcard was the best money we spent in London. The freedom of being able to get on any Tube or bus in zones 1-6 without calculating fares and grappling for correct change while carrying luggage or s...Read More
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Our 2nd floor ensuite room had a double bed, a single bed and its own balcony overlooking the street. While compact, it was very clean. The owners are very pleasant and a basic "traditional" breakfast was included in the price. Pictures are available on their website www.melitahotel.com.

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on September 8, 2002

Melita House Hotel
35 CHARLWOOD STREET
London, England
+44-207-828-0471

Camden Markets

Attraction | "Camden Lock Market"

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Our son collects vintage vinyl albums, and there are several shops with great selections. The area feels somewhat like a beach town in that it's full of t-shirts, leather, tattoos, spikes, punk and Goth clothing, etc. There are several pubs and restaurants in the area, and a ride on a canal boat through Regent's Park to Little Venice starts here.

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on September 8, 2002

Camden Markets
Camden High Street
Camden, London, England NW1