As we were thinking about vacation plans for 2017 it was looking quite unlikely that we'd be able to arrange a cruise vacation this year. It came down to the combination of desirable itineraries on cruise ships we'd consider together with our own schedules. Thoughts of other options coincided with an invitation to a family wedding in England on Friday July 28 - so we began thinking of how to combine the wedding with a vacation. We did visiting locations in Europe, but preferred in the end to extend our stay in England beyond the wedding with the thought to return to London.
We had vacationed in London in 2015, but considered returning to enjoy some different experiences this time around. We were also looking forward to having so time to relax as we got away. With the benefit of hindsight post trip we can say that it was mission accomplished.
With the fixed date of the wedding, we arranged our London trip in two sections. We started with a four night stay at the hotel venue for the wedding in Richmond upon Thames in the south-west of Greater London.
On day five of the trip we transitioned to the Temple area of Central London for an eight night stay to conclude our 2017 London vacation.
WHITEonline is the digital home of Gary & Linda White. We’ve been married since 1980 and live just outside Toronto in Ontario, Canada. Linda was born and raised in Toronto while Gary was born in London, England and moved to Canada at the age of 11. We enjoy travelling and taking photos while we travel. WHITEonline provides the opportunity to share some of our photos & experiences.