best neighborhoods to stay in London (moderate priced) convenient to sightseeing in London and for day trips outside London
Which neighborhoods are best (moderately priced hotels ) for London sightseeing and catching trains for various one-day trips. My wife and I (middle-aged) visit London end of May for one week. Staying in London the full time will take one day trips to (Cotswold, Leeds Castle, Salisbury Bath , Hever, etc). We are considering trains over buses because of travel time
Constituent state: England
Country: United Kingdom
I recommend Victoria area. Westminister
I will tell you why.
Train Station and Coach Station about 500 metres apart. ( I know you mention train is faster BUT is unreliable big time and you have the option if that happens).
Also this area not far from MAJOR turistic attractions such as Buckingham Palace, Westminter Cathedral, Harrods, Hyde Park, St James Park, London Aquarium, London Eye, Houses of Parliment, Big BEN... and many others which you can do by foot.
I recommend you walk as you see much more than Tube and its cheaper.
If you are unable to walk long distances, try Sightseeing Buses.
Have a lovely time and hope you enjoy it.
all the local bed & breakfast places are around 30pounds per person per day
it's all close to everything you would want to do in london
buy a weekly travel card by bus, you get to see all of london on the cheap & cheerful!