With so many wonderful attractions that are situated less than one hour away from the campus you will never get bored. Indoors or outdoors, the city has an option for each and every one. We would love for you to take advantage of the time spent with us and allow yourself to indulge in whatever the city has to offer.
10 Places that are less than 1 hour away from our campus
Fancy an escape to the great outdoors? Away from the hustle and bustle of the city? Richmond park is the perfect place for it, being one of London's largest parks whilst also being an important habitat for wildlife in the area, hosting a range of rare species. If you love deer you'll love it here
Buckingham Palace is a staple of British culture and is known around the world to be the Headquarters of the Monarchy for centuries. The palace is open for guided tours during certain times of the year, as well as many famous processions and ceremonies such as the changing of the guard happen here, this is something you do not want to miss!
Tottenham Court Road
For Culture lovers, you cannot miss the British Museum and its collection of eight million works. If you are looking to party you are in the right place. Soho is known for its lively vibes and being the centre of the LGBTQ community.
Tower of London
The Tower of London is another historic monument that was built by William The Conqueror in 1070. The tower houses the famous Crown Jewels. It is also known for its use for the imprisonment of historical figures such Anne Boleyn and Guy Fawkes, if British History peaks your curiosity, this is definitely a place to put on your bucket-list.
A Royal Church. The London church is the place for ceremonies of national importance as well as the site for coronations and what's best is that it is free to visit as it is a working church. Westminster Abbey has also been the location of 17 royal weddings.
The West End
The main reason for which The West End is so famous and iconic is the shows themselves. West End is considered to be the highest level of commercial theatre in the English-speaking world. With prestigious actors regularly taking the stage and starring in productions themselves. Definitely worth a go!
The street is dedicated to all the creatives out there. It is located on the east side of London and dates back 450 years. Brick Lane offers incredible graffiti & street art - local artists and even well-known ones like Banksy or Stik left their mark here. When the sun goes down, you can still enjoy the area with its quirky bars and clubs.
The National Gallery / Trafalgar Square
The National Gallery is a very known art gallery located in Trafalgar Square. You can admire classical paintings from iconic artists like Leonardo da Vinci, Van Gogh, Botticelli and others. The gallery is free to visit and open daily from 10am to 6pm.