London is awash with enough things to see and do to keep visitors entertained for a lifetime! In fact, when you are visiting, your biggest dilemma will be what to do now and what to leave until your next visit! Below are some highlights that we think make the capital great. If you are looking for specific things to do in London then just jump straight into the category of your choice! You can also find services here such as plumbers or electricians just head on over to the ‘Services’ category here on Things To Do In London.
Everyone knows that there are plenty of attractions and landmarks to visit while you are here. Some of the most well known being The London Eye, Big Ben, Tower Bridge and The Tower Of London. They are the biggest hot spots for tourists visiting London. But what you may not have known is that you can have lunch or dinner in the Shard looking over the whole city. Imagine enjoying some delicious food and company all while looking out across the capital from the tallest building.
Then you have some amazing architectural accomplishments such as Buckingham Palace, St Paul’s Cathedral, Westminster Abbey and plenty more. In this city steeped in history, you will struggle not to find Things To Do In London.
London is a culture capital, steeped in history, and blessed with beautiful architecture and plenty of green spaces. The River Thames runs through its heart, adding to the spacious feel of the city, and of course its appeal to visitors. Access to the capital city is easy however you choose to travel, private jet, helicopter, planes, train, or automobile. We shouldn’t leave out the iconic forms of transport either – the double decker bus, the Hackney cab, and the Tube!
There isn’t a road name in London that doesn’t make you think of going on a shopping spree. Famous high-end department stores, independent boutiques, magnificent markets and pop-up shops all combine to deliver a superior retail experience, whatever your budget and whatever you like to buy! Head over to our ‘Shops’ category – Click here
If all the shopping has left you a little weary, you can find a place perfect for a pick-me-up at every turn. There are wine bars, restaurants, cafes, pubs and pop up eateries galore in the city, serving up every cuisine imaginable! There is of course a cracking night life and entertainment scene in the city where you can watch acts from all over the world perform on stage, including some of London’s very own 5-star acts. Find some lovely places to get some food here – Click here
For a bit of R&R in the city, we can’t recommend the parks enough – they are a day out in London in themselves. There are huge sweeping spaces of green landscape, some with lakes, one with a zoo, and plenty with a waterway running through, or places to swim – you really will wonder where the city has gone when you visit! The larger parks also have an amazing events calendar where you can watch live music, enjoy comedy festivals, and listen to poets and performers.
Whether you want to enjoy the scenic views of the city on a boat trip, or enjoy the scenic views of the river from the shore, The Thames is a London Attraction not to be missed during a visit. There are boat parties galore, floating restaurants, and Thames tours available too – or you can choose to travel by river taxi instead of the tube to take in the fresh air and views!
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