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The Best

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The Best

The Access London guidebook (which, by the way, I really like) has inclusions throughout the book called "The Best." These are lists from Londoners of their favorite things to do. An example: "Watching the sun set over the Thames from the walkways of Tower Bridge, now open to the public." Now, that is something I would never have thought to do, but it sounds like a wonderful way to segue from daylight to dark.

I am quite interested to learn what the knowledgeable TALFers would put on their list of The Best.

All ideas will be welcomed! Thanks to all of you for your great input. It is time to do the tough-decision planning as we leave in 12 days!

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1. Re: The Best

I too like the Access guides.

Similar to the above, I like taking aThames river boat at sunset (you can go from Tower Bridge to Westminster Pier, which is heading west and thus towards the sunset).

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The view from the steps of the National Gallery in late afternoon.

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You can get great views of the city from Parliament Hill in Hampstead Heath or from Primrose Hill, which is just north of the London Zoo.

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4. Re: The Best

Visiting the Cabinet War Rooms.

Eating a meal with a friend in Alba, Whitecross Street.

Attending a TALF Pub meet.

Attend a Play at the Globe.

No particular order.....

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I always used to say the view from Westminster Bridge. However I discovered the view further along by Tower Bridge where (Southbank) where you can get the Tower of London almost juxtaposed with Canary Wharf . 1000 years in one frame...

My slightly weirder 'bests' are the Denis Sever's museum, 18 Folgate St, and going up/down to the platforms at Westminster and Canary Wharf.

What weird (but legal) bests do other people have I wonder....

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The top of the Wellington Arch at Hyde Park Corner.

Highgate Cemetery - west side.

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