Without a doubt, honeymoons have progressed from just spending time at beaches. These days, couples are interested in having a trip as unique as they are. If you have narrowed down your search to London as your honeymoon destination, here are some of our favorite spots!
Raise A Toast At Gordon’s Wine Bar
If you really want to celebrate new beginnings, then raise a glass in London’s oldest wine bar – Gordon’s Wine Bar. Don't judge a book by its cover, though established in 1890, you can enjoy glasses from a premier wine list. Need something to munch on? Choose from an extensive variety of exotic cheeses. In the evening, a buffet-style meal can be enjoyed with lovely salads, even more cheese and delicious pies. Sundays you are in for a real treat with a traditional roast served with mash, vegetables and Yorkshire pudding. The bar maintains its old-world charm with candlelit tables and wooden aged walls. Cheers!
Enjoy A Historical Date At Tower Of London
Undoubtedly, one of the most popular forts in the world – The Tower of London spans over a period of 1000 years. This building was originally the royal residence, an execution site, a zoo, a prison, and armory. Ideally located near the Thames River, you also have the opportunity of exploring the nearby attractions around the castle. Take advantage of the day and go on a historical date at this architectural marvel of Old England. While here, make sure your checklist includes some of the popular sites – Royal Beasts, The Royal Mint, The Ravens, The White Tower, and The Crown Jewels. You can take a picture with The Royal Bodyguards (Beefeaters) while on the well-known Yeoman Warder Tour.
Changing Of The Guards At Horse Guards
Stop by one of London’s popular attractions at ‘Horse Guards’. The changing of the guards is also known as Guard Mounting at the formal main entrance for both St. James Palace and Buckingham Palace. Per the ceremony, The Old Guard hand over the responsibility of protecting both the palaces to the The New Guard. This colorful ceremony is worth witnessing and it lasts for about half an hour.
Enjoy A Chocolacious Tour
Who doesn't love chocolate? Book a chocolate walking tour either in Mayfair or Soho! Make yourself familiar with the world’s best chocolates. This two-and-a-half-hour exploration of confectionary through the streets and corners of Soho and Mayfair includes chocolate sampling, charming chocolate chats, and a hot chocolate break. While on the trip, you can also enjoy Freggo (best chocolate ice cream in London), Prestat (a chocolate shop with a variety of chocolate mint), Laduree (best hot chocolate pastry in London), Algerian Coffee Store (known for its chocolate covered coffee beans since 1887) and Liberty (a famous chocolate shop). Walking together on this Chocolate Ecstasy tour, you will surely add sweetness into your relationship.
View the City Through the London Eye
Originally known as Millennium Wheel, the London Eye is the largest Ferris Wheel in the world. This engineering marvel was built at a cost of £70 million pounds. You will surely enjoy your ride in the advanced glass capsule while you taking in the breathtaking views London City has to offer. Book a Cupid’s Capsule for a more memorable experience which includes a private host serving you with chocolate-champagne truffles and champagne. Tickets run around $25, but can be booked online for about $20.
Boat Ride in Little Venice
North of Paddington sits Little Venice. A boat ride here gives you the opportunity to spend some private moments alone together, and will certainly add a touch of romance to your honeymoon. What’s more is that there are tons of waterfront restaurants, cafes, and pubs as dining-out options. Little Venice also takes pride in being one of the interesting independent theatre venues in the city. Enjoy a date-night with a puppet show at the Puppet Theatre Barge. Spending time with your partner on a beautiful houseboat while exploring the striking destinations - it can't be beat!
Shop Till You Drop At Oxford Street
Are either of you (or both) shopaholics? You have come to the right place! Known for its high-street fashion and boutiques, Oxford Street has over 200 luxury outlets, branded stores, and department stores. There are also a number of flagships stores at Oxford Street such as Mango, Zara, H&M, Marks & Spencer, River Island, Jack Jones, and French Connection. Selfridges is one of the most popular stores in London. With its concession boutiques, collections from some of the hottest brands, and varied themed events, this store is a one-stop shop for the latest fashion. In addition to Oxford Street, you can enjoy shopping at Camden Market, Spitalfields Market, High Street Kensington, King’s Road, and Marylebone Street.With a range of iconic stores offering branded apparels, tech products, accessories and more, you'll need to pick up an extra suitcase for all your "souvenirs".