What should I avoid in London?

What should I avoid in London? 

Here’s a roundup of 11 places you should avoid (if possible) when visiting London.
  • Restaurants In Leicester Square.
  • Oxford Street.
  • City of London (On A Weekend)
  • Large Commercial Shopping Centres.
  • Canary Wharf.
  • The London Eye (for views)
  • The Shard (for views)
  • Madame Tussauds.

Where should I not go in London? 

Which neighborhoods should you avoid in London?
  • Brixton.
  • H.
  • Harlesden.
  • Peckham.
  • Seven Sisters.
  • Finsbury Park.
  • Stockwell.
  • Willesden Junction.

How do you not act like a tourist in London? 

  1. Don’t get the Heathrow Express.
  2. Get your Oyster Card ready.
  3. Use the Tube – but not too much!
  4. Don’t use the tourist bus – use these instead.
  5. Use your phone.
  6. Avoid Oxford Street.
  7. Avoid Leicester Square.
  8. Visit the museums at night.

How can I be careful in London? 

Safe travel in London
  1. Plan your route before you leave. See the TfL website.
  2. Only use taxis or licensed minicabs.
  3. Avoid walking alone at night. Keep to well-lit main roads.
  4. Notice of your surrounding and beware of wearing headphones.
  5. In the UK, cars drive on the left.

What should I avoid in London? – Additional Questions

What should I avoid in UK?

Things NOT to do in England
  • Don’t take up the whole space on the escalator. Always stand on the right side of the escalator and let people pass by on the left side.
  • Don’t try to drink the English under the table, because you will lose.

How safe is London at night?

London is generally a very safe to place to navigate, even at night, though it never hurts to keep your common sense and your wits about you.

Is Brick Lane safe at night?

Brick Lane itself is perfectly safe at day and at night (if you’re wandering down side streets at night stick to the Commercial Road side, don’t go towards the council estate on the other side).

Is Tower Bridge safe at night?

It’s a large road in central London, so you shouldn’t really have too many concerns, as long as you’re out and about before that period in the middle of the night when most streets become completely deserted.

Where should a first time tourist stay in London?

Mayfair is the best area to stay in London for first time visitors to the city because of its proximity to Hyde Park, Green Park, Buckingham Palace, Big Ben and Westminster Abbey. The architecture and tiny side streets also make Mayfair one of the most instagrammable spots in London.

How safe is it in London?

Although the crime rate in London has been increasing, it is still a relatively safe city. In fact, according to the Economists Safe Cities Index, London is the fourteenth safest city in the world. In 2019/20 the London crime rate was 101.48 crimes per thousand people.

What do I need to know before going to London?

Traveling to London for the First Time (Tips & Tricks)
  • Stay in Central London.
  • Avoid Bank Holidays and School Breaks.
  • Foresee Enough Time and Don’t Try to See Everything.
  • Book as Much as Possible in Advance.
  • Visit London’s FREE Attractions.
  • Save Time and Money on London’s Major Attractions.
  • Use Credit Cards.

Do and don’ts in UK?

Trip to England: The Do’s and Don’ts
  • DO: Take an Umbrella.
  • DON’T: Get Offended At Being Called ‘Duck’ or ‘Mate’
  • DO: Greet People You Meet.
  • DON’T: Drive on the Wrong Side of the Road.
  • DO: Lower the Volume.
  • DON’T: Look for the Queen at the Buckingham Palace.
  • DO: Take Your Appointments Seriously.

What is considered rude in England?

Do not shout or be loud in public places and don’t use excessive, demonstrative hand gestures when speaking. Staring is considered impolite. Do not be too casual, especially with the English language. The English avoid speaking in superlatives.

What can you not ask a British person?

14 things you should never say to a British person
  • Have you met the Queen/Kate Middleton/Stephen Fry?
  • What did you do for the royal wedding?
  • Why is your food so bad?
  • Why do you eat beans in a morning… on toast?
  • Why do you love queuing?
  • So, how’s Brexit going?
  • Why do you drink so much tea?

How do the British say hello?

What are some taboos in Britain?

Taboos in the UK
  • Do not rest your elbows on the table.
  • Do not stare.
  • Do not be overly familiar with people you do not know well.
  • Do not ask personal questions such as how much someone earns, who they voted for etc.
  • Do not speak too loudly or cut into a conversation.

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