Many flights from North America land at LGW, and there couldn t be more to do upon arriving in this excellent city! First time tourists can check out iconic sights such as Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace and Tower Bridge.
Seasoned visitors to London can enjoy endless shopping on Oxford Street, highly rated restaurants like Gauthier in Soho, museums such as The Victoria and Albert, and galleries like the Tate Modern.
Those looking to fill an afternoon should head to Borough Market; open Wednesday to Saturday, this artisan market offers some of the best produce from around the country, as well as Europe.
Once your flight lands at Gatwick Airport (LGW) you ll want to make your way into the city. There are train and bus options from Gatwick into Central London, and also elsewhere if you want to get to a different part of the city. Taxis are available from LGW too, but do remember that rates can be high.
Hints and tips
London has an extensive public transport network, and you may find you utilize it a lot when you are visiting. Therefore, an Oyster Card may be worth investing in. It is essentially a transport card you can put money onto and use on the trains, underground and buses.