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Islington

Of the countless travelers who visit London each year, many choose to base themselves in Islington.

Islington Vacation Packages

Explore the national capital or take in the special charms of this neighborhood. This city has a population of about 7,600,000 people, so get set to make a new friend or two! Islington lies 8 miles to the northwest of London City Airport and 3 miles north of the city's center.

Get to know the area with some nearby attractions, including Westfield Stratford City and Olympic Village. Fellow travelers also speak highly of One Canada Square and Hackney Empire. Another thought is to head down to a surrounding community, such as Lower Holloway or Holloway.

It's not hard to get to one of the most well-known tourist sights in the country. St. Paul's Cathedral is just 2 miles to the south.

While appreciating the center of London, spend the afternoon at Tower Bridge and London City Hall. If you have enough time, don't miss The Gherkin and Royal Exchange.

Worn out after running around all day? Set aside some time to kick back and relax at Lee Valley Riding Centre, Roman Baths, Hippodrome Casino and Empire Casino.

Some fantastic cultural sites are ready for you. Start the day at Southbank Centre, Tate Britain, Photographers' Gallery and Royal Academy of Arts.

Stop by Tate Modern, National Gallery, Wallace Collection and Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art to study some stunning artworks. Learn about the artists or just take in the tranquil surroundings.

Keeping an eye out for somewhere to go on a stormy day? Geffrye Museum, Imperial War Museum, Charles Dickens Museum and Florence Nightingale Museum boast a mix of fascinating exhibits and displays.

Globe Theatre, Royal National Theatre, Royal Festival Hall and London Dungeon are regarded for putting on many live performances. It's always best to pre-book your tickets.

Take your youngsters to a few family-friendly places, such as Sea Life London Aquarium, Covent Garden, British Library and London Senate House Library.

At London Zoo, Kentish Town City Farm and Vauxhall City Farm, you'll come face-to-face with a whole range of captivating creatures.

Head down to London Eye, The Castle Climbing Centre, Highbury Pool and Parliament Hill Lido and let your kids go a little crazy.

You'll find a few tranquil natural sites around, including Primrose Hill, Queen Mary's Gardens, Hampstead Ponds and Eastern Curve Gardens.

Listen to the seabirds, toss a Frisbee and watch as the waves roll in at Shell Beach and Rushy Bay.

Discover the beauty of Highgate Wood and Camley Street Natural Park. If you're lucky, you may even spot some of the local critters!

Go to London Fields, Hoxton Square, Finsbury Park and Victoria Embankment Gardens for some time away from the buzz of the city. Don't forget to bring your picnic rug.

Old Spitalfields Market, Leadenhall Market, Borough Market and Smithfield Market should have everything you need, from vacation memorabilia to gifts for your friends and relatives.

Journey back through the mists of time at Southwark Cathedral, London South Bank University, Old Bailey and Blackfriars Bridge. These time-weathered sites have lots of illuminating stories to tell.

Find out about the region's spiritual dimensions or just take a moment in the quiet surrounds of London Temple Church, Westminster Abbey, Westminster Cathedral and St. Stephen Walbrook.

Nothing can compare to witnessing a team play on home turf. Make your way over to Emirates Stadium with all the screaming fans and witness the Arsenal. If you're here with a sports nut, treat them with one of the stadium's guided tours.


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Thistle Barbican Shoreditch

Thistle Barbican Shoreditch

Central Street, London
3.5
of 5, from 844 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

Located in Clerkenwell, this spa hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Barbican Arts Centre, St. Paul's Cathedral, and London Bridge. Museum of London and Old Bailey are also within 1 mile (2 km).

£101
DoubleTree by Hilton London-Islington

DoubleTree by Hilton London-Islington

60 Pentonville Road, London
4.3
of 5, from 2,774 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

Located in Angel, this eco-friendly hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of British Library, St. Paul's Cathedral, and Russell Square. University of London and Museum of London are also within 2 miles (3 km).

£99
M by Montcalm Shoreditch London Tech City

M by Montcalm Shoreditch London Tech City

151-157 City Road, London
4.5
of 5, from 669 reviews
5.0 out of 5.0

Located in Hackney, this luxury hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Barbican Arts Centre, St. Paul's Cathedral, and London Bridge. Museum of London and Royal Exchange are also within 1 mile (2 km).

£81
Crowne Plaza London - Kings Cross

Crowne Plaza London - Kings Cross

1 Kings Cross Road, London
3.8
of 5, from 1,919 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

Located in Angel, this hotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of British Library, St. Paul's Cathedral and Russell Square. University of London and Old Bailey are also within 1 mile (2 km).

£64
Point A Hotel London Shoreditch

Point A Hotel London Shoreditch

8-10 Paul Street, London
3.9
of 5, from 269 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Located in Hackney, this hotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Barbican Arts Centre, St. Paul's Cathedral and Tower of London. London Bridge and The Gherkin are also within 1 mile (2 km).

Kings Cross Guesthouse

Kings Cross Guesthouse

36E Outram Place, London
1.6
of 5, from 45 reviews
2.0 out of 5.0

Located in Islington, this guesthouse is within 1 mi (2 km) of KoKo London and British Library. University of London and Russell Square are also within 2 miles (3 km).

£110
Kings Cross Inn Hotel

Kings Cross Inn Hotel

9-11 Euston Road, London
3.3
of 5, from 1,280 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

Located in Camden, this hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of KoKo London, British Library and University of London. Russell Square and The British Museum are also within 1 mile (2 km).

£94
The Montcalm At Brewery London City

The Montcalm At Brewery London City

52 Chiswell Street, London
4.4
of 5, from 711 reviews
5.0 out of 5.0

Located in Islington, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Barbican Arts Centre, Museum of London and Old Bailey. St. Paul's Cathedral and London Bridge are also within 1 mile (2 km).

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