Top 5 Attractions in City of London
When planning your next trip to London be sure to include some of our top 5 tours in your itinerary.
Address – 1 Sky Garden Walk, London EC3M 8AF
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When sightseeing in London why not visit its highest Public Garden that will give you panoramic views of the City. Sky Garden is located inside the Walkie Talkie building and a short 8 minutes’ walk from Clayton Hotel City of London. It is completely free to visit and has a fantastic bar and rooftop restaurant onsite.
Address – 8 Southwark St, London SE1 1TL
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Borough Market is another top London attraction located in London Bridge. It is one of London’s popular food markets offering an array of chocolatiers, cheesemonger, tapas spots, bars and restaurants.
You can walk from the Hotel to London Bridge in 20 minutes or you can take a District line train from Aldgate East station to Monument then walk across London Bridge. The market will be on your right.
St Pauls Cathedral
Address – St. Paul’s Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD
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Clayton City of London Hotel is very near St Paul’s iconic landmark that sits on Ludgate Hill, the highest point of the City of London. The cathedral dates back to the 17th century and was partially restored after the Great Fire of London. You can visit the cathedral daily for a fee. Doors open at 10am.
You can walk from the hotel for 30 minutes or take the Central line from Liverpool Street to Bank and depart the train at St Paul’s Station.
Tower of London
Address – London EC3N 4AB
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Built by William the Conqueror during the 11th century, the infamous historic Tower of London sits on the banks of River Thames receiving over 2.4 million visitors yearly. Learn all about its years as a royal residence and later on as prison to famous individuals such as Elizabeth I and Anne Boleyn.
Clayton Hotel City of London is ideally located for a visit to Tower of London, only 12 minutes’ walk away.
Jack the Ripper Tour
Meeting point – Exit 3 of Aldgate East underground station
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Experience the horrifying tour of “Jack the Ripper” that rocked the East End for over 130 years. Get the first-hand story and how he got away with his heinous crimes. The tours run every day in the evening and lasts for approximately 1 hr 45 min.
Address – The Queen’s Walk, Bishop’s, London SE1 7PB
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Located on London’s South Bank and first opened in 1976, London Dungeon is a thrilling attraction where you can experience historic events in gory detail with a mixture of live actors, special effects and rides. To get there from Clayton Hotel City of London take a District line train from Aldgate East station to Westminster then walk for 7 minutes across Westminster Bridge then turn left walking towards London Eye, the Dungeon will be on your right.
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