Radisson Blu Portman Hotel, London


London is one of the world’s most eclectic and dynamic cities, rich in history, culture and lively local life. If you're visiting for the first time, it's easy to feel a bit overwhelmed, especially if you only have a few days to take in the sights. 

One of the best ways to pack in as much sightseeing as possible is to go on a guided tour. With a host of themes and a great deal of flexibility, there really is a London tour for everyone. The concierge and the rest of the team at the Radisson Blu Portman Hotel, London are always happy to provide tips and pointers on where to go, as they know London like the back of their hands and love sharing tips on this fascinating city.

Sightseeing in London

A London hop-on, hop-off bus tour is a brilliant way to get a whistle-stop tour of all the sights in a short period, taking in Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, the Tower of London, Westminster Abbey and many other iconic locations dotted around the city. This comprehensive bus tour is a popular way to start your exploration of London, helping you get your bearings and decide which sights are first on your list to visit.

For something more active, there are plenty of walking and cycling tours that take you off the beaten track, or help you discover the greener side of London with a journey through London's parks. Many have themes catering to a range of interests, which can include anything from places with a famous literary connection to a chilling Jack the Ripper themed tour.

To slow down the pace of an action-packed stay in London, a cruise along the River Thames is one of the most relaxing ways to sit back and admire the city, especially when combined with dinner or a traditional afternoon tea.