THE BEST WAY TO LONDON
From LAX, Air New Zealand, American, United, British and Virgin Atlantic offer nonstop service to London, and United, American, KLM, Air France and Delta offer connecting service (change of plane). Restricted round-trip airfares begin at $1,780, including fees and taxes.
To call the numbers below from the U.S., dial 011 (international dialing code), 44 (the country code for England) and 20 (the city code for London).
Bunhill Fields Burial Ground, 38 City Road, 7374-4127; http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk. Enter Bunhill Fields in the search box. Guided tours on Wednesdays, April-October. $8.
Kensal Green, Harrow Road; http://www.kensalgreen.co.uk. Sunday tours about $11.
Brompton Cemetery, Old Brompton Road; 7352-1201, http://www.brompton-cemetery.org. Guided tours on certain Sundays.
Highgate Cemetery, Swain's Lane; 8340-1834, http://www.highgate-cemetery.org. Eastern Cemetery is open daily; about $6 for adults. Western Cemetery by guided tour only. Must be booked; $18 for adults, includes admission to Eastern Cemetery and map.
TO LEARN MORE
"London Cemeteries: An Illustrated Guide & Gazetteer" (History Press), by Hugh Meller and Brian Parsons.