Check in to Kensington Guest House
at 1200 hrs
Go to Holland Park Station and buy a 1 Day Travel Card
Take bus 94 travel on top deck -
See Notting Hill, Kensington Gardens including the playground
that was built for children from the proceeds of Princess
out for the fountains as you reach the end of the park.
Hyde Park is on the same side and continues seamlessly
as the bus drives along Bayswater Road
Watch for Speakers Corner at the end of the park
Now you enter the Congestion Zone where normal cars
have to pay to enter the area.
Hold on tight as you are driven along Oxford Street nearly 2
miles of some of the most famous shops in the world Selfridges,
DH Evans, HMV, John Lewis etc etc etc
Now we turn right into Regent Street passing Hamleys the largest
Toy store in the world
Get off at the end of this road Now you are in Piccadilly Circus
statue of Eros walk along to Leicester Square and look for a
bucket shop where you can buy cheap tickets for the theatre.
round the corner you will find Foyles the largest book
shop in the world on Charing Cross Road.
If you are interested spend 30 minutes browsing in China Town
find this by cutting through from Leicester Square Direct to
walk back along Charing Cross Road passing National
Portrait Gallery and St Martins in the Fields church
maybe pop down to
the crypt for a bite to eat or a cup of tea or coffee.
enjoy the splendour of Trafalgar Square and possibly
pop into the National Art Gallery.
Don’t be long there is lots more to do!
Now a leisurely stroll through St James Park along the Mall
to Buckingham Palace listen top the echoes of the Royal Carriage
which has been pulled by trusted horses on numerous state occasions.
Or perhaps the echoes of our ancestors rejoicing as they celebrated
the end of World War 2.
Now a wander through I am sure the most beautiful park in the
world see the flowers and the royal swans as they grace the lake
and the wildlife and how about those flowers ?
Before you know it you will be in Westminster I challenge you
not to stand in awe at the beauty of the architecture see Westminster
Abbey, Houses of Parliament, Westminster Bridge, London Eye.
how about a quick trip to Covent Garden go on splash out
on a famous
London taxi. When you arrive see the street entertainers
and enjoy your meal but don’t loiter as you rush to
take your seats at the theatre you brought the tickets for.
for a tube back to Holland Park and bed “To sleep
to sleep perchance to dream”
Arise to a full English Breakfast.