Hyde Park – London

Hyde Park – This is a 350 acre park in Central London. One can easily reach there through the London Underground – at the Hyde Park Corner station on the Piccadilly line between Knightsbridge  and Green Park.  In the 16th century this area was a deer park and used for hunts. Henry VII had acquired this land in 1536. It was for Private use until James I gave limited access to the gentlefolk and later in 1637 Charles I opened it to the public. The Park is divided into two by the Serpentine Lake built in 1733 and designed by Charles Bridgeman. The memorial to Princess Diana is also in this park. It’s timings are Continue reading “Hyde Park – London”

Heathrow (LHR) to London City center

How to get to London City centre from Heathrow Airport (LHR)-
From Heathrow the centre of the city is well connected by tube (underground), rail, taxi, bus. There are manned information counters from where one can obtain details about travel in the city and London-sight seeing. Also there are brochures and maps at various places in the airport which is really helpful for a new visitor to the city.

Traveling and sight seeing on your own in London is very convenient. From Heathrow one can take the Continue reading “Heathrow (LHR) to London City center”