Sightseeing Archive • London Hostel, Palmers Lodge

London

Sightseeing

Whether you’re staying at Palmers Lodge: Hillspring or Palmers Lodge: Swiss Cottage, getting out to see the London sights is easy!

Big Ben & Parliament

18 mins

Located on the Jubilee line our hostel is a short tube ride from the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace and all the famous landmarks of London.

Oxford Street

18  mins

If it’s shopping that you are looking for, the Tube will take you directly from Swiss Cottage Station to the centre of Oxford Street, or you can shop ‘til you drop at Europe’s largest shopping centre Westfield.

Wembley Stadium

18  mins

Wembley Stadium is one of the premier tourist destinations in London. Whether you’re watching football, rugby, the NFL or in London for a concert, Swiss Cottage is a short tube ride away.

London Eye

18  mins

You could also have a drink or two in Leicester Square, take a spin on the London Eye or spot Kate and William at Buckingham Palace, all this and more with the Tube from Swiss Cottage Underground Station, just around the corner.

Insider tips

We decieded to ruin our poor interns sleep for the rest of her stay in London so we sent her on the Sandemans New Europe – Grim Reaper …

London / Sightseeing

The amazing world of Harry Potter at the Warner Bros. Studio Since the publication of ‘Harry Potter and Philosopher’s Stone” in 1997, both the story and its author J.K. …

London / Culture

¿Why Big Ben? Almost from the creation of the tower it was called Big Ben. Actually, this name is not for the entire tower, but just for the big …

London / Sightseeing

In the last two decades the Harry Potter books have been read by millions of people around the world and it made people richer culturally. This books introduced to …

London / Culture

Neighbourhoods

Camden Town is a neighbourhood in London located close to our hostels, especially our Swiss Cottage one. It has one of the most famous street markets in the …

London / Neighbourhoods

This is South Kensington! This is THE area of French expatriates in the city of London and also one of the most chic and trendy districts of the …

London / Neighbourhoods

After you’ve taken your breakfast of croissants and orange juice on the beautiful outdoor courtyard at Palmers Lodge Hostel, you’ll want to head off for the day to …

London / Neighbourhoods

Every year during the August Bank holiday, West London hosts the largest colourful street festival in Europe. For three days the streets of Notting Hill are literally crowded …

London / Culture

Outdoors

If you ever visited London you probably already know that the city is full of green spaces. Some of them are so big that makes you forget you are in …

London / Outdoors

You only have two days to visit the British capital? You’d like to discover the maximum in a short time? No worries, here is a suggestion of a …

London / Culture

Shopping

During winter London is fully packed with lots of events around Christmas. Some of our favourite events are the beautiful Christmas Markets which you can find everywhere in …

London / Food & Drink

Name: Carolin DeckTitle: Marketing & Sales Intern at Palmers Lodge HostelsAge: 25 years oldCountry of origin: Germany As a real fashion addict who can’t get enough of fashion …

London / Shopping

If you are anything like us, you would much rather prefer to save your holiday money so you expend less in accommodation to splurge on the things we …

London / Shopping

further afield

We’ve all heard about Stonehenge and the myths. But how much of it is real? It is probably the most important prehistoric monument in Britain and has attracted …

London / Sightseeing

England is not just London or Liverpool. There are many interesting places to go and visit in the UK. Not so long ago we mentioned the city of …

London / Sightseeing

Sightseeing

We decieded to ruin our poor interns sleep for the rest of her stay in London so we sent her on the Sandemans New Europe – Grim Reaper …

London / Sightseeing

What do you do when you come to London? British Museum, National Gallery, or Big Ben? Do you just follow the same course as others? Today, I would …

London / Sightseeing

The amazing world of Harry Potter at the Warner Bros. Studio Since the publication of ‘Harry Potter and Philosopher’s Stone” in 1997, both the story and its author J.K. …

London / Culture

¿Why Big Ben? Almost from the creation of the tower it was called Big Ben. Actually, this name is not for the entire tower, but just for the big …

London / Sightseeing

In the last two decades the Harry Potter books have been read by millions of people around the world and it made people richer culturally. This books introduced to …

London / Culture

Camden Town is a neighbourhood in London located close to our hostels, especially our Swiss Cottage one. It has one of the most famous street markets in the …

London / Neighbourhoods

If you ever visited London you probably already know that the city is full of green spaces. Some of them are so big that makes you forget you are in …

London / Outdoors

Tower Bridge is definitely the most beautiful bridge that crosses the River Thames but… Why and when was it built? London Bridge is close to Tower Bridge and a lot people …

London / Sightseeing

Big Ben, St Paul’s Cathedral, Buckingham Palace… Here are some classic places known by everyone. In this article, we propose you to discover other places, more atypical, that …

London / Culture

You are going to spend a few days in London and you’d like to discover the main monuments/attractions? Here is a little selection of the most famous ones! …

London / Sightseeing

You only have two days to visit the British capital? You’d like to discover the maximum in a short time? No worries, here is a suggestion of a …

London / Culture