London

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Fantastic city with lots of free museums and plenty of things to do for everyone.

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The City of London is one of the world’s leading financial centres with a wide variety of surrounding education, media, fashion, arts and many other cultural activities as well. The energy of this city is a mix of urban speed with an appreciation for rich, traditional ways, bringing a wide range of character, charisma and culinary delights. Its citizens are friendly and its nightlife is plentiful.

London continues to offer stimulating adventures along with its serene open spaces, varying architectural beauty and impressive flowing Thames River.

Most popular tourist attractions and things to do and see in London

  • Big Ben.
  • British Museum.
  • Buckingham Palace.
  • Covent Garden.
  • Football (Chelsea, Arsenal, West Ham, Tottenham).
  • Greenwich.
  • House of Parliament.
  • Kew Gardens.
  • Leicester Square.
  • London Dungeon.
  • London Eye.
  • Madame Tussaud's.
  • Natural History Museum.
  • Oxford Street.
  • Piccadilly Circus.
  • Regent Street.
  • River Thames.
  • Science Museum.
  • Soho.
  • South Bank.
  • Tate Modern Art Gallery.
  • The Royal Parks (St James, Regents Park, Greenwich, Richmond, Hyde Park).
  • Theatre.
  • Tower Bridge.
  • Tower of London.
  • Trafalgar Square.
  • Victoria and Albert Museum.
  • Westminster Abbey.
  • Wimbledon Tennis.

Most important events and festivals in London

  • Art Night, June.
  • BBC Proms in the Park, September.
  • BBC Proms, July.
  • Bloomsbury Festival, October.
  • Bonfire Night in London, 2nd November.
  • Brew LDN, February.
  • British Summer Time Hyde Park, July.
  • Chelsea Flower Show, May.
  • Christmas carols in Trafalgar Square, December.
  • Christmas in Leicester Square, November and December.
  • Diwali on Trafalgar Square, 1st November.
  • Eid Festival in London, May.
  • Emerge Festival, September.
  • Fashion Weekend, September.
  • Greenwich + Docklands International Festival, end of August.
  • Halloween, October.
  • Imagine Children's Festival, February.
  • Live at Trafalgar Square, June.
  • London Cocktail Week, October.
  • London Design Festival, September.
  • London Fashion Weekend, February.
  • London Jazz Festival, November.
  • London Restaurant Festival, October.
  • London Short Film Festival, January.
  • New Year's Day Parade, 1st January.
  • Notting Hill Carnival, end of August.
  • Pride in London Parade, June.
  • Prudential RideLondon, August.
  • Rowing race between Oxford and Cambridge, March.
  • Royal Ascot, June.
  • Taste of London in Regent's Park, June.
  • The Grand National, April.
  • The Great British Beer Festival, August.
  • The London Class Car Show, February.
  • The London Mela, August.
  • The Queen's Birthday Parade, 13th June.
  • Totally Thames, February and September.
  • Underbelly Festival in South Bank, from April to September.
  • Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships, July.
  • Winter at Southbank Centre, November and December.

Why London is the best city to live and study English

  • A great place to start your career.
  • An amazing city for students.
  • Amazing transport system.
  • Great social life.
  • London es a multicultural city.
  • London has something for everyone.
  • London is a very international city.
  • London is full or green areas.
  • There are plenty of free Museums.
  • There are so many free things to do.
  • World-class education city.

Location

CityLondon
CountryEngland
Population (hab)8,908,081
Latitude51.506006
Longitude-0.130494
Altitude (m.a.s.l.)35

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Schools

British Study Centres BSC London

British Study Centres BSC London

English School is in the heart of London, 5 minutes walk from Borough Market and 10 from London Bridge

Accommodation3Courses7
EC London & EC London 30+

EC London & EC London 30+

English language school in a wholly occupied historic building in London offers first-class facilities, bright classrooms, and a great environment

Accommodation4Courses19
Wimbledon School of English

Wimbledon School of English

WSE has been ranked number one out of all 570 British Council accredited language centres (from British Council inspection) every year since 2014

Accommodation7Courses22

Home Tuition

Home Tuition full immersion in London

Home Tuition full immersion in London

Private English Language classes in London living at the teacher's house. Can combine with sports activities and cultural excursions

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