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London in February
Written by Aparajita D on June 17, 2021 Share on

London in February: Your Guide to A Perfect Valentine Month Travel

London in February, the big city which is on everybody’s bucket list of places to visit. Often people think about visiting London they imagine it to be in the summer. However, the city is a beautiful and amazing place to visit all year round with events happening throughout. Although traveling to London in the month of February might not be the first option for many. It is definitely a season to consider as the prices are lower, the temperature is moderate compared to the rest of the year while there are lesser people at many attractions during the off-season. Thus February might just be the perfect time for you to plan a vacation with your friends and family.

 

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What can you expect?

Weather in London in February:

February is prone to be a little chilly in London. However, it is not as cold as the other places in northern Europe. During the day it tends to be around 7-9 degrees and might go as low as 2degrees. Although towards the end of the month it starts to warm up and the temperature would be around 9-10 degrees. London, as we all know, has unreliable weather but it is said to be sunny for about 12 days and rainy for 6 days and we can expect a little bit of snowfall for about 3days in February. On the bright side, the party sunny and party days will allow you to enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities without you having to compromise on the experiences.

What to wear in London in February:

  • Make sure to dress in layers with boots and scarves and mittens.
  • Have a winter coat and winter boots with you as well.
  • pack an umbrella, trust me on this you’ll be happy.
  • be sure to pack some comfortable shoes, you might have to walk in the snow or rain.

Hotel Prices in London in February:

February is definitely a good call for travelers on a budget, the prices of the hotels, the tickets to attractions, etc. are reduced because it is more of an off-season. There are definitely some key advantages to taking a trip during this season as the entire trip can be done at a lower cost to a similar trip in the peak season say in June or July, but not just that the crowd is lower and you can also secure some great deals on lodging and your flights might also be on the discounted rate.

Also Read: Experience London in one week

London in February
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Things to do in London in February:

  1. Ride the London Eye
  2. Visit Hogwarts in the snow
  3. Stroll the Market in Camden
  4. Orchid Festival
  5. Visit the Tower of London
 

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1.Ride the London Eye

London eye is a famous giant wheel or also called the Ferris wheel, it is known to be the fourth largest in the world. It’s an experience like no other. You’ll be able to see a spectacular 360-degree panoramic view of the city. On a clear from the top of the wheel, you will be able to see as far as Windsor Castle, in the night it’s a breathtaking view of the city with the golden lights spread throughout. It is a must-do activity while you are there. The ride is Approximately 30 Mins and travels at a speed of 0.6 miles per hour.

London eye- London in February
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2.Visit Hogwarts in the snow

The very famous Warner Bros. Studio houses the Harry Potter production sets along with costumes and props that were used for all eight Harry Potter films. For all the Harry Potter fans out there, I’m sure this is a huge tick on your bucket list. But visiting Hogwarts is an amazing experience just on its own but visiting it in winter with the snow is definitively a unique experience, it’s magical. It is one of the most popular holiday attractions.

Hogwarts - London in February
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Also Read : 10 Things to Do in London in Winter

3.Stroll the Market in Camden

One of the most bustling places to visit in London is the Camden Market, Camden is a town which is famed for its shops and stalls which are set up in the market. It has everything from Luxurious shops to independent stalls. This big lively market is so huge, that they are split into smaller markets into different categories some famous ones are the Camden Lock Market, Camden Stables Market, Camden Lock Village, and Buck Street Market. One thing to keep in mind is that they open from 10:00 am and close by 6:00 pm every day of the week.

Camden Market- London in February
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4.Orchid Festival

Every year in the month of February through March the Kew Gardens’ Princess of Wales Conservatory holds a wonderful Orchids Festival. It displays a wide variety of orchids, every year there is a theme to the festival. When the theme was Thailand it had Thai crafts, umbrellas, an orchid palace, and a Thai cart from the embassy in London on display. Dance performances and musicals and Thai Food completed the picture during the festival. It would roughly take you about three-four hours to go through the garden.

Kew gardens - London in February
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5.Visit the Tower of London

The Tower of London is an infamous building it has seen service as the Royal Palace, armory, zoo, and even as a prison. Within the Tower of London, there are about 10 attractions to visit among which, some of the famous ones are the home to the crown jewels where the royal jewels are on display, some of which are still regularly used by the Queen. There is also the Royal Mint Museum which has the finest collection of coins, medals, artwork, and the minting equipment previously owned by the Royal Mint.

Tower of London - London in February
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Also Read : Tower Bridge London

 

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The big city London is everyone’s dream and it definitely lives up to the expectations of the travelers. But traveling there in the peak season might be a far reach for a lot of the people who want to visit. Then planning the trip in the off-season is definitely the way to go. You will be able to score the best deals and also experience the city without comprising on the memories. If this is something that you have been wanting to do for a while now, this is your sign to finally go on that trip. You can reach out to us at Pickyourtrail and we will help you customize your vacation without any compromise on the experience, in the meanwhile, you can check out the London tours and we will get in touch with you. Start Planning, Happy Touring !!

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