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Tourist Information in London

Visit London

Visit London can fill you in on everything from tourist attractions and events (such as the Changing of the Guard and Chinese New Year parade) to river trips and tours, accommodation, eating, theatre, shopping, chil…
Travel Pass in London

London Pass

Worthwhile for visitors who want to take in lots of paid sights in a short time. The pass offers free entry and queue-jumping to all major attractions and can be adapted to include use of the Underground and buses. …
Travel Pass in London

Historic Royal Palaces

If you're a royalty or palace buff, taking out an annual membership allows you to jump the queues and visit the Tower of London, Kensington Palace, Banqueting House, Kew Palace and Hampton Court Palace as often as y…
Tourist Information in Clerkenwell, Shoreditch & Spitalfields

Disability Rights UK

This is an umbrella organisation for voluntary groups for people with disabilities. Many wheelchair-accessible toilets can be opened only with a special Royal Association of Disability & Rehabilitation (Radar) k…
Left Luggage in London

Excess Baggage

Left-luggage facility Excess Baggage operates at London’s main train stations and airports: Heathrow Airport, Gatwick Airport, Luton Airport, St Pancras, Paddington, Euston, Victoria, King’s Cross, Liverpool St and …
Tourist Information in North London

King's Cross Visitor Centre

This helpful tourist office should be your first port of call if the redevelopment of King's Cross has piqued your curiosity. Not only does it have a wealth of information (including excellent maps), it also runs fr…
Tourist Information in Greenwich & South London

Greenwich Tourist Office

Has a wealth of information about Greenwich and the surrounding areas. Free daily guided walks leave at 12.15pm and 2.15pm. You can also buy Oyster Cards and tickets for river-boat services here as well as National …
Medical in London

National Health Service

111 is the NHS non-emergency number (ie not the number to call for a life-threatening situation; for that call 999) for medical advice and help; it's free of charge and available 24 hours a day, every day of the yea…
Tourist Information in London

Action on Hearing Loss

This is the main organisation working with deaf and hard of hearing people in the UK. Many ticket offices and banks are fitted with hearing loops to help the hearing-impaired; look for the ear symbol.
Tourist Information in The City

City of London Information Centre

Looking like a giant paper plane, only made from metal, this centre dispenses multilingual tourist information, fast-track tickets to City attractions and guided walks (adult/child £7/6).