Essex Tourist Information Centre
Tel: +44 1245 283400
London City Information Centre
St. Paul's Churchyard
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7332 1456
Britain Visitor Centre
1 Regent Street
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7808 3838
Stansted Local Amenities
Harlow is the main large town near Stansted airport. Several supermarkets can be found in and around Harlow town centre. The shopping centre in Harlow is the Harvey Centre.
For those looking for a big shopping trip, the famous Lakeside shopping centre is under 50 miles away. The Lakeside centre has the following:
- 250 shops including standard high street stores such as Boots and WH Smiths, plus smaller independent stores.
- 30 food outlets, ranging from small cafes and fast food to Chinese takeaways.
- A 9 screen cinema.
Stansted Local Attractions
London can be overwhelming for people living and working here, so it’s not surprising that visitors need something that does the planning for them! The London Pass (1 Day Adult Pass costs £49.00, price correct as of January 2015) will give you access to over 60 museums, tours and attractions, will give you Fast Track Entry rights and can even be combined with London Travelcard (additional fees apply). As part of the deal you will get a 160+ page guidebook packed with hints, maps and London insights, so you won’t need to spend hours researching your trip.
Colchester Castle is a Norman built castle which is now used to house artefacts from Colchester's long and colourful history as the former Roman capital of Britain. The museum presents a timeline of Britain from the Iron Age up until the Civil War. Also on the grounds of Colchester Castle is the Hollytrees museum - a free museum containing a variety of items, chronicling domestic lives of the past.
The Chelmsford museum covers a variety of topics, such as the domestic lives of people in history, the story of Chelmsford and natural history. It is also home to an art gallery, which contains portraits and glass and ceramic work local to the area.
The Museum of Harlow tells the story of Harlow from pre-historic times until the present day. It does this by using artefacts from various eras in the town's history - it is possible to touch some of these, and even try on costumes!
Golden Tours offer an exciting range of tour packages in and around London and the UK. Popular tours include; Windsor Castle, Roman Baths, Stonehenge, The Walking Beatles Street Tour, Warner Bros. The Making of Harry Potter Tour. Another very popular package is 'The Total London Experience' which offers a very exciting agenda, including; Entry to St. Pauls Cathedral (Quire included) and the Tower of London. Also includes tickets for the London Eye experience and a boat ride up the Thames. This Tour also provides free pick up service from many Central London hotels.
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One of London's most famous landmarks, residence to the British Monarchy and also home to some fine tapestries and art work, Buckingham Palace is a must-see for visitors staying in London. For those not interested in the Royal Collections, pleasant walks can be had through the palace grounds.
The Natural History Museum is one of the famous Kensington Museums. Learn all about everything natural, from dinosaurs to humans and Darwinism to geology. This massive museum covers a huge range of natural areas using hands on activities, fossils and lifelike displays.