71 Fun Things To Do in London 2024 – Roof Top Terraces, Kayaking and Public Toilet Bars

We collected a huge list of fun things to do in London. Life is serious enough, right?! Just browse through the list, and pick your favourite(s).

We even added unique and immersive experiences in London. You will love for sure the unique experiences, offering exactly this. We wrote up this list when visiting the coolest hostels in London. And yes, we wrote up a brand new guide to the 3 best hostels in London for you.

Here is our guide to 4 days in London. For more unique experiences, check this guide on 37 immersive experiences in London.

This list gives you access to fun things to do in London at night and during the day. It is for couples, solo-travelers as well as friends looking for a good time.

Update: Find 62 FREE things to do in London.

Got not a lot of time in London? Then I recommend the London in 8 hours with all sights and tour guide – the most comprehensive tour of all.

So, are you ready?

Here we are, let’s start with some action…

Good to know: In this guide there is FREE things to do, and activities you need a ticket for. We share 4 ways to book certain tours. These are:

Overview: Best Activities in London by Traveler Type

😎 COOLEST thing to do with friends: Ghost Bus Tour
👩‍❤️‍👨 Best Romantic Date in London: Dining on a bus
🥳 Most Fun Activity in London:AIM Escape Rooms
👫 Most Fun for Dating in London:Vintage Cinema and Cocktails (for Dates)
💂 Best Activity for History Lovers:Visit Windsor Castle
🍲 Best Activity for Food Lovers in London:Borough Food Tour here
🌃 Best Night Activity in London:Pub Crawl in London
🪄 Magical Experience for Harry Potter Fans:Harry Potter Studio Tour
👨‍👩‍👦 COOLEST thing to do for families in London:SEA LIFE London Aquarium

1. Harry Potter Walking Tour

Yes, we all know the famous platform 9 3/4 is located in Kings Cross Station.

BUT… with the Harry Potter Walking Tour, you will get to discover the real Diagon Alley, as well as many other places (and facts) related to Harry Potter.

There is basically 3 best Harry Potter Tours:

Follow in the footsteps of Harry, Hermione and Ron and get to know the muggle world of London from a wizard perspective.

The tour is quite geeky and highly recommended for families with children and all harry-fans; obviously!

Good to know: Children aged 0-3 years are usually free of charge (please ask beforehand)

Book Harry Potter Tour here

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Harry Potter Walking Tour - Best things to do in london for families

2. Ghost Bus Tour (Comedy, yet spooky)

Bloody, brutish, and packed with the tortured souls of the dead. There is an actual Ghost Bus Tour.

You will be driven around in a 1960s Routemaster bus while two funny and kind of spooky guides share some odd fun facts and background stories of London.

This tour takes place every day after sunset – obviously – and takes around 1 hour to 1.15h.

The meeting point is 8 Northumberland Ave, Westminster, next to Charing Cross Underground Station (very central).

Families appropriate? It’s also recommended for families with kids.

Keep in mind though: it can be spooky, but more in a comedy kind of way.

Buy your Ghost Tour here

Compare prices and reviews at: Get Your Guide | Tiqets

Ghost Tour in London

3. Treasure Hunt around London

How about an “outdoor” Escape Room? This outdoor treasure hunt is awesome!

This is a super fun activity for adventurers everywhere. Perfect for couples, families, groups of friends, and even as team building.

HiddenCity creates interactive treasure-hunt style experiences across the city.

Solve clues sent to your phone, as you venture into the unknown, speaking to people you meet, interacting with physical puzzles you encounter, and completing challenges set for you by characters in the story.

Simply put: It is like an escape room but outdoors across the whole city.

What do you need?

  • a fully charged phone for each player (we recommend to bring an external battery charger just in case!)
  • UK Number (if you don’t have one, you can get a local SIM Card)
  • weather appropriate clothing since its an outdoor game

There are different games to play each with its own story, goal, duration, and even starting point. The three most popular ones are:

Their latest game is Moriarty’s Game: The Professor’s Invitation, a journey into the world of a criminal mastermind.

In this game you will be personally invited by Professor James Moriarty, Sherlock Holmes’ infamous adversary, to celebrate the finest minds in London by tracking down his elusive safehouse. However, the great Sherlock Holmes may well have other ideas for you and you must decide who to be: villain or vigilante…

  • Prices: start from £25.00 per person
  • Duration: 2 hours and more
  • Players: play with two or more players

Check out their website www.inthehiddencity.com for more information.

Play the video of the Treasure Hunt below. You will enjoy both the video and the game!

Check out all HiddenCity games here

4. Harry Potter Set at the Warner Bros Studio

This is maybe the COOLEST thing to do for families and all Harry Potter fans!

Did you know that you can go on a tour to the Warner Bros Studio and get to know all the details about the Harry Potter movies?

Take a Harry Potter Studio tour to the studio.

See the sets, props and costumes, walk in the footsteps of Harry as you wander the cobbles of Diagon Alley and step inside the Gryffindor common room.

The visit of the set at the Warner Bros Studios is a must-do for every Harry Potter fan!

Good to know: The studios are in Watford, not directly London. This is a day trip that takes around 7 hours in total. Absolutely worth it for Harry Potter fans.

Book Harry Potter Studio Tour

Find prices and schedule at: Get Your Guide | Tiqets

Harry Potter Set at the Warner Bros Studio

5. Westminster to Greenwich River Thames Cruise

Take a Westminster to Greenwich River Thames Cruise and see the sights of London from the River Thames. Listen to informative audio commentary as you admire monuments like the Tower of London.

Choose between either a one-way or round-trip journey, with skip-the-line entry, and avoid the queues at the ticket office as you go straight to board the boat. 

The boat travels at the perfect speed to be able to absorb all the sights along the Thames. The commentary is very informative, funny and full of insight.

Stop at Embankment Pier, Festival Pier, and Tower Bridge Quay before arriving at Greenwich Pier. Feel free to explore the charms of Greenwich on your own terms, and see sights such as Greenwich Market, the Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich Park, and the Royal Observatory which are all within easy walking distance from the pier.

Get your Westminster to Greenwich River Thames Cruise here

Compare prices at: Get Your Guide

6. Hop On Hop Off River Cruise

The more traditional and convenient way to explore the Thames is the Hop On Hop Off River Cruise.

Exactly, there is not just the Bus, but also a Hop On Hop Off cruise

The cruises depart frequently from

  • Westminster Pier
  • London Eye Pier
  • Tower Pier
  • and Greenwich Pier

sailing every day of the year except Christmas Day.

With a regular timetable, and evening cruises all summer, you can enjoy a full-day on the river in comfort.

Hop on and off the boat as many times as you wish. You will be nearby the following sights:

  • Cutty Sark,
  • the Royal Observatory,
  • Tower of London,
  • St. Paul’s Cathedral,
  • Tate Modern,
  • Borough Market,
  • South Bank Centre, and the
  • London Eye.

For me personally, this is the best way to see London. And certainly one of the most relax.

I hope you will have a sunny day, then it’s absolutely amazing.

Get your Hop On Hop Off River Cruise here

Compare prices at: Get Your Guide

Kayaking the Themse River in London

7. Tower of London

Former fortress, palace, and prison – all in one!

The Towers of London is one of the sights I consider a must-see.

With this background, you can imagine that some weird things were going on here….right?! It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site for good reasons, and you can actually see the Crown Jewels of the British Monarchy.

GetYourGuide mentions you spend around 60 minutes here, but we actually spent almost 3 hours here.

It’s really beautiful to walk around and admire. I recommend taking a guide to walk through the towers. There is quite some brutal and fascinating history hidden in these walls.

Good to know: While we found the Tower of London interesting, we don’t think it is something to do for families. It is way too long for kids, and some areas not even appropriate. Better go with the Harry Potter Tour 🙂

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Tower of London Tower of London

8. Coolest Escape Room: AIM Escape

We personally love escape rooms. This team building and group activity is a serious hour of fun! Same as for our Amsterdam guide, we had a look on what is the COOLEST escape room in London.

AIM Escape Rooms is a premium entertainment brand, offering an unparalleled level of immersion, technology and storytelling that brings the revolutionary escape room experience to the heart of London.

Players will experience a level of involvement and immersion that confirms AIM Escape as the premium brand of choice for those who crave extreme challenges, complex narratives and hyper realistic sets and props.

Whether you are planning a corporate booking, birthday party, stag or hen party or just a trip with friends and family, AIM Escape is the perfect choice for you.

There is 4 different themed games at AIM Escape and each of them has multiple rooms within them.

  • Psychopath’s Den is the horror-themed spectacular
  • Patient Zero 2150 is a sci-fi room with added zombies
  • Spy Heroes provides fun for the whole family
  • Hangover Deja Brew is an adult only, 18+ party room!

Located in Whitechapel, just 2 minutes walk from Aldgate East, AIM Escape is in the perfect spot to provide a great day out! Prices start from £25 per person and each of the four games can be played by 2-5 people.

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9. The London Eye (HIGHLY Recommended!)

THE landmark in London – besides Big Ben. London Eye should be on your list of the most important places to visit in London.

This is so unique, really cool, and you will remember this forever, no doubt. I still remember my first time on The London Eye – WOW!

Take a ride on the London Eye and experience the city from above. We did it and had a blast. This is also a unusual thing to do here.

How to get your ticket? There are two basic tickets:

  1. regular queue ticket
  2. fast-line-ticket

The queue can easily be up to 2 hours long…for us, this was way too long to spend our precious time in line here. There was even a line just for getting the regular tickets. In total, we would have waited around 3 hours.

So we went for the fast-line ticket!

I really recommend you to do the same! The Skip the Line Ticket was only around 9 pounds extra and you save the time and trouble.

How to get your ticket?

Buy your ticket either with Get Your Guide or Tiqets. We use both websites and compare the rates. Depending on the exchange rate for your selected currency, one or the other is cheaper!

Book London Eye here

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Good to know: With the fast-Line-Ticket you need to pick up your voucher at the entrance next to London Eye.

With the skip-the-line-ticket you can even skip the ticket-line itself. So you are actually skipping two lines!

Pretty cool, right?! The video below gives you a pretty good idea.

10. Madame Tussauds London

Madame Tussauds is one of the world’s most popular attractions. It first opened more than 200 years ago and since than millions of people have passed through its doors.

You can get up close and personal with A-list celebrities, sporting legends, political heavyweights, and historical icons. In addition to different zones where you can find your favorite stars from film, music, sports, fashion or the Royal Family, here you can also enjoy different experiences. Marvel Universe 4D is especially popular, as well as Alien: Escape, Kong: Skull Island, and  “Behind the scenes” where you can find out more about how the figures are made.

The tour lasts 2.5 hours (it can be done in 2 hours if you skip actors that you don’t like)  and you can go alone, but it’s definitely more fun if you do it with friends or family.

Book Madame Tussauds London here

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12. Discover London Secret Bars

Can you keep a secret?

By joining the London Secret Bars Tour, you agree to their ethos that ‘Secrets are meant to be shared not revealed’

Follow Aisha into London’s historic streets as you discover secret bars often unknown to travelers and locals. The bars you will visit have passages, some require passwords for entry whilst others can only be accessed by appointments only. You will travel back in time to charming speakeasy bars, tasteful 1960s decor, unique themes, dim lights, and enjoy quality cocktails that also experiments with taste and textures.

Some of the bars have exclusive cocktails that have been designed to experience the history of cocktails through time.

This is an incredible cool idea for a date in London. Okay, you won’t have the privacy, since it is a group. But, it will be memorable!

Please note that drinks are NOT included in the price.

Book the Secret Bar Tour here

13. Barbeque on a Boat

This is really unique, exhilarating outdoor experience, especially if you are in London with friends. You’ll sail on your own Skuna BBQ Boat. This is self drive electric BBQ Boat, fully equipped with all that you will need. Get ready to sail & grill, relax and enjoy the sights of West India Quay in Canary Wharf or at lakeside Essex. 

This experience lasts for 2 hours with 100 minutes on the water. You can bring your own food to cook or choose from one of their food packages. A maximum of 10 people can participate in this experience. 

Book BBQ on a Boat here

Barbeque on a boat

14. Mamma Mia! The Party

What are you waiting for? Book your table and discover Björn Ulvaeus’ production of MAMMA MIA! THE PARTY, now playing at The O2, London. Feel transported to the island of Skopelos to dance, dine and have the time of your life! As the sun sets, you’ll take your seats at Nikos’ family-run taverna where you’ll enjoy a delicious four-course Greek meal before dancing the night away at a glittering ABBA disco.

Experience all this alongside a live soundtrack brimming with your favourite ABBA hits including Mamma Mia!, Dancing Queen, Does Your Mother Know, Waterloo, SOS, When I Kissed the Teacher and many more. Plan your getaway with family and friends to MAMMA MIA! THE PARTY for the ultimate Greek holiday experience to remember.

Book Mamma Mia! The Party here

Mamma Mia! The Party

15. London in the Sky

From middle May until the end of August you can enjoy your dinner at 100 ft hight. Yes, exactly! How cool is that?

The main 3 reasons why London in the Sky is the most epic picnic experience out there!
– You’re enjoying a great meal outside
– You’re taking in stunning views that would rival any park
– You’re enjoying it all with friends and family

This sky table seats 22 people, so you know what you need to do… Grab 21 of your closets mates and reserve your hour-long spectacular experience dining.

Book London in the Sky here

London in the Sky

London in the Sky Dinner

16. Go up the Tallest Building – The Shard

One of the best views of London are from the viewing platforms of the Shard, with an unrivalled 360-degree view of the city.

This review I read before actually put it best: “We were a little unfortunate with weather as it rained and had not realised the top viewing point is open to the elements. Lesson learnt take a coat. We went early evening and managed to capture amazing views of the city by day and night. Well worth the visit and impressed no limit on time viewing.”

Therefore, bring a coat, time and your camera. We spent here around 2 hours.

With 360-degree panoramas of London from more than 300 metres above sea level, you will spot the iconic London Eye, Tower of London, St. Paul’s, the Thames and more.

Besides the view, my personal highlight was the high-speed elevetor.

After the elevator at Taipei 101 in Taiwan, it was the fastest I ever took. No worries, you won’t get dizzy or anything. It’s just a tiny rush, you almost do not feel it.

Good to know: The online entrance with Tiqets.com  £6 cheaper than you would pay at the door.

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Go up the Talles Building - The Shard

17. Silent Disco Party

If you haven’t been to one before you might be asking what is a silent disco? A silent disco party is similar to a normal club night, except instead of music blasting from speakers, it is transmitted directly into LED wireless headphones.

If you are looking for a fun way to party at some of the London’s most unique venues, you can check here to find your favourite silent disco parties in this city.

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Silent Disco Party

18. Up at The O2 Climb

Get panoramic views over London from the top of the O2. Climbers are rewarded with an eyeful during this adventure atop the famous entertainment venue. Equipped with a climb suit, boots, harness, and latch, follow your adventure guide to the apex of the building to look down upon Canary Wharf, the Olympic Park, and historic Greenwich. No climbing experience is necessary.

This is a great activity for families, though you must know that minimum participants age is 8 years old. Also, children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult in the following ratios: 1 adult to 5 children. 

Book Up at The O2 Climb here

Up at The O2 Climb

19. Borough Market

If you need London hostel recommendations, check out our list of the coolest hostels in London. Before our first trip to the UK Capital, we asked our community, “What should we do in London? Send us over your best bites!“.

Borough Market was recommended so many times!

I was already curious about this place. So I put it on the bucket list as the very first thing to do.

It was amazing.

Borough Market is London’s most renowned food market, right in the very heart of the city. It’s right next to London Bridge, even a short walk away from famous Big Ben.

More than half the market is covered so it’s also a good thing to do in London when it rains.

I would recommend this for couples and friends to do!

How to get here? Just take the train to London Bridge stop and walk from there. Here is the full address.

Optional: Borough Market Food Tour

Pssssst… foodie lovers!

What about a food tour which includes background stories of the food stall, beverage tastings and  lots of food at Borough Market?

Book Borough Food Tour here

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20. Pub Crawls and Pub Tours (a cheap way to party!)

Every good city has a good party and nightlife. Join the famous Pub Crawl to get to know the fun bars and clubs in downtown London.

Join the biggest Pub Crawl in London, a 5 hour Marathons with lots of booze. You visit 5 bars and get a free shot or drink at any of them!

What I especially like: Thanks to the Pub Crawl Team you have solid discounts for more drinks!

Pssst, even better: The tickets are only around 12€. This plus the free drinks plus the discounts – a cheap way to have party night out in London!

Book your Party Ticket here

Find prices and reviews at: Get Your Guide | Airbnb Experience

Soho Music & Historic Pubs Tour

Do you want a bit less party, but more cultural background of the nightlife in London? Then join this Soho Music and Historic Pub Tour. Experience hidden pubs, great beer and truly unique photo locations, as you discover the UK’s fantastic and hilarious musical past and present.

Check out where the Beatles recorded Hey Jude, where the Rolling Stones kicked off their career, where Jimi Hendrix partied hard and even a pub where The Who got banned for life!

This is a unique Airbnb Experience.

Book Historic Pub Tour here

Party Things to do in London: Pub Crawl!

21. Stonehenge, Windsor Castle and Bath from London

This is the most famous and most popular day trip from London. Visit Stonehenge, Windsor Castle, and Bath from London in one day trip. It is one of the most popoular familty trips in the UK.

  • 11-hour guided day trip from London to Windsor Castle, Stonehenge and Bath
  • Explore St George’s Chapel and the State Apartments at Windsor Castle
  • Tour the mysterious site of Stonehenge with an exclusive interactive map & VOX audio guide
  • Take a panoramic tour of Georgian Bath with a guide
  • Visit the Roman Baths with free audio guide, a well-preserved public bathing pool offering an insight into life during the Roman era
  • Visit the Roman Baths with free audio guide, a well-preserved public bathing pool offering an insight into life during the Roman era

Instead of telling you how awesome this is, check out the video below. This video covers everything you will experience – including the sights and transport.

Enjoy 🙂

Good to know: You can also join a Half-Day Trip to Stonehenge with Take Walks. This company runs handmade tours, we joined them all over Italy – always recommended!

Book the Day Trip here

Find prices and availability at: Get Your Guide | Tiqets

22. Saddle up for a Gin Safari by Bicycle

This is honestly such a super cool idea and one to tell the grandkids. One of the most fun things to do in London, for sure!

Climb aboard your Pashley bicycle (handmade in the UK) and follow your tour guide as he tells you the story of gin from the 18th century to the present day.

Tip: make sure you pedal fast enough – your guide is riding a bespoke gin bicycle, carrying all of the samples you get to taste!

Gin Bicycle Tour in London

23. Spray it – Graffiti Workshop

London and graffiti go hand in hand. We all know that.

Besides walking around and discovering the latest Banksy graffiti, you can actually learn to become a graffiti-artist yourself.

Try a Street Art Tour or even a graffiti workshop in Shoreditch’s area and create your own spray paint.

If you try it, we’d love to see the final result.

Drop us an instagram: @hostelgeeks 🙂

More a viewer than a doer? Then a Graffiti tour might be more interesting for you – in the next point on this list!

Book Street Art Tour here

Find prices and reviews at: Get Your Guide | Airbnb Experience

Street art in London

24. Alternative Tour: Street Art

On that note, we obviously have to mention the rich graffiti and street art.

There is so much to see all over. If you are really curious on this, take a street art tour, known as the Graffiti tour.

This walking tour takes around 2 hours and you will explore the alternative scenes of fashionable East London.

It is really on a budget and the guide takes you to the best spots. You will also get more insider knowledge to the artists behind.

Because…there is more to explore than Banksy!

Book Alternative London Tour here

Find prices and reviews at: Get Your Guide | Airbnb Experience

Join a street art tour in London

25. Fine Dining on a Bus

You probably never thought you’d hear the two words ‘bus’ and ‘gourmet’ in the same sentence, right?

Let’s change that for you. Introducing Dining on a bus!

Date night in style by enjoying 6 delicious courses from the comfort of a bus as you tour London’s iconic sights. The bus seats 38 people, so it’s also a fun way of meeting others!

Fine Dining on a Bus in London

26. Churchill War Rooms Tour

Discover the rooms where Winston Churchill and his Cabinet sheltered during World War 2 on a tour of the Churchill War Rooms in London.

See artifacts of war, and experience the wartime bunker, left just as it was during the days of the Blitz.

This is an interesting tour that gives you a feeling of the tough times. For more Churchill history take a guided Churchill Walking Tour from The Indytute.

And as Churchill said:

“Never was so much owed by so many to so few”.

Very, very interesting, yet more recommended for adults rather than families.

Good to know: You can also book a combo-ticket for Churchill War Rooms and Westminster Guided Tour.

I recommend to get the Combo Ticket if you want to visit both; it’s cheaper!

Book Churchill War Rooms Tour

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Churchill War Rooms

27. Love at 2nd sight: Charity Shop Hop

In case you didn’t already know, England LOVES its charity shops. You can pretty much find them on every street in towns, cities and even villages.

Join Sanna and discover awesome charity shops in the city. Vintage, designer labels, collectable records – which bargain will you find?

Charity Shop Hop in London

28. Camden Town (People watching)

As mentioned, Camden Town has to be on everyone’s bucket list. No doubt!

Just go there and jump right in, there is always something interesting going on from exhibitions, street performers, you name it.

There is also now a new 2-hour Camden Market tour.

That’s really cool since the guide talks about the artists and musicians in the area. And the guide also covers famous Amy Winehouse I just mentioned.

You have many alternative shops here, quirky restaurants and pubs. There is also food stalls, perfect for a little break.

Camden Town in Lodon, that's not to miss

29. Have a feast (street food time!)

Talking about food…Street Feast is held at three different locations across London so there is no excuse for missing it!

Choose between:

  • Giant Robot in Canary Warf, open daily from 11am until late
  • Dinerama, open from noon ’til late from Thursday to Sunday
  • Hawker House open from 5pm on Fridays and Saturdays for food, booze and grooves.

The next recommendation is about more street food…

30. Take a stroll and eat

Take a stroll down Maltby Street, home to a lovely market at weekends.

Browse vintage clothes, antique furniture and of course, grab some street food!

The Maltby Street is less known than busy Camden Town, so take advantage of this. This street is recommended to couples and friends looking for having some street food.

31. Feel like a Bird!

Learn how to use the flying trapeze at Gorilla Circus, they assure anyone can fly in their 2 hour course!

Find more information at gorillacircus.com/flyingtrapezeschool

32. Comedy Show with upcoming Comedians

Instant laughs are a comedy show featuring up and coming comedians across London, providing stand up comedy, you will have never seen before.

The performance roster features up and coming new comedy talent, experienced professionals and established TV names, who have performed on Live at the Apollo and Mock the week.

The shows are staged at the Grove, a London authentic, award-winning, modern Mediterranean restaurant.

It is just a short walk from Hammersmith tube station and the Apollo, a popular destination of celebrities, frequently visited by stars, such as: Alan Sugar, Rich Hall,Adrian Charles, Bill Baily and Olly Murs.

The shows run every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.

Here they have two professional comedians, a hilarious host, plus a feast of up and coming, comedy talent. There may even be a surprise celebrity guest, as they have had Phil Wang and Mr Love Island, Iain Stirling grace their stage.

If you fancy a laugh and want to see a comedy show unlike any other, the Tuesday and Thursday shows are from 7:30pm to 9:30pm, whilst  Sunday shows are from 6pm to 8pm.

Check out their website instant-laughs.com for more information.

Comedy Show in London

33. Flowers and gifts

This is something different, something you may not find on any other things to do in London list.

At the capital’s prettiest flower market on Columbia Road, well, you can buy flowers and gifts for your beloved partner.

The market and independent shops are open every Sunday, all year round!

Besides the obvious motivation of buying flowers here, it is also an interesting spot for photography.

34. London Zoo

Visit the world’s oldest scientific zoo – and probably the worlds most famous Zoo.

Dating back to 1828, it now hosts over 750 species, and you’ll find over 17,000 animals to admire and ogle.

Visit Gorilla Kingdom and see Kumbuka and his family of silverback gorillas at close quarters. They have their own island, gym, and African rainforest.

This activity is perfect for families with young kids, but also couples. The weekends are usually more busy. I recommend coming here during the week, if time allows.

Book London Zoo Tickets here

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Things to do in London for families with Kids: The Zoo

35. Become a craft beer connoisseur

Yes, seriously.

Become a craft beer connoisseur by visiting the many micro breweries across Bermondsey.

Take a Craft Beer tour or sip your way along the beer mile at your own pace.

Craft Beer is currently booming all over the UK, Europe and the world. There are complete pubs and bars dedicated to craft-beer only.

If beer is your thing, a craft beer tour should be on your list.

My recommendation: this also really works well as a gift to your friend – assuming he/ she likes beer.

Friendly reminder: I think the Soho Music and Historic Pub Tour is as awesome as this one. The major difference will be the type of beer though.

Book Craft Beer Tour here

Find prices and reviews at: Get Your Guide

Craft Beer in London

36. Become a (real) Local in London

We asked our fellow travelers what a local usually does in its town. The result was an absolute amazing weekend and these 7 secret tips to London.

You can download them for free.

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First of all, we won’t send any spam or any non-sense.

Second, have a look at the hidden gems in London to get a preview.

Once thing is certain: You will love the recommendations here.

37. Big Ben

Visit the Big Ben and walk in the area.

This famous landmark is beautiful both from near as well as far.

You can even see Big Ben from the London Eye.

We covered the London Eye before, and yet, we have to mention it again. The Buckingham Palace, the Big Ben, and London Eye; all these places must be on your list for the most important places to visit.

Book London Eye Ticket here

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Big Ben in London

38. Kayak, Paddleboard or Cruise down the Thames

The Thames is a must in the city, and doing it in a passenger boat sounds boring.

Well, I say “must”, but in fact, there is actually no way you can miss this river. You will see it whenever you are in the area around Big Ben, London Eye etc.

The cooler way to experience the Thames is kayaking.

You paddle next to Big Ben, Palace of Westminister and all the other top landmarks. You can choose between a single and a double kayak. There are even complete tours.

Alternatively, paddle through Regents Park and pass London Zoo on a guided Paddleboard tour.

Check Kayaking in London here

39. Vintage Cinema, Pizza and Cocktails (perfect for a Date)

Have you ever considered the coolest cinema in London?

TT Liquor is based in Shoreditch, and is known for all things cocktail-related. The venue was originally an old Victorian police station and the old lags who found their way into the establishment would be more than a little surprised at the makeover. It still has atmosphere in spades, but this is achieved with the twinkling lights around the bar, pinging off the bottles. 

Cocktails and vintage cinema, a heady combo and a great night out.

They also has a fabulous 52 seater cinema. Sit and sip a classic cocktail, while watching a cult classic, Hollywood hit, or independent gem. The cinema is newly built, but with the wood floors, brick walls and panelling this is film buff heaven. 

Past showings have included ‘The Big Lebowski’, future listings include ‘Eraserhead’ , ‘La Haine’’ and ‘The Texas Chainsaw Massacre’.  Every month they put on fifteen different showings, so there is an impressive turn over of the classics.

More of a private cinema and all the nicer for the cocktail on the side.


  • This is a gift for one or two people
  • 2 x Cocktails per person included
  • Showings are every Tuesday-Friday at 7:30pm in the newly renovated cinema. 

How to book?

You purchase a voucher directly on Indytute. They will send you a voucher which you need to present for entering. Simple as that.

Vintage Cinema and Cocktails

40. Visit small Venice

We are not talking about the beautiful Venice in Italy (On that note, here is our guide to things to do in Venice Italy)

The canals in West London are known as Little Venice and are lined with flower-covered barges.

Perfect for strolling (and for Instagram!) This is more something to do for dates and when you are visiting for longer.

Find more info on the address and areas here.

41. Activities? Indoor climbing

Go climbing at the huge Castle Climbing Centre.

It caters for a range of abilities across several levels.

Choose between bouldering, top-rope climbing, lead climbing and abseiling!

This recommendation would be something for a London alternative guide.

42. Things to do in London for free?

The British capital can be quite expensive. So how about some free things to do?

Here is our guide to more than 62 FREE things to do in London UK.

The world famous museums here are actually FREE!!

Yes, seriously.

And there are plenty of different museums to visit. The British Museum is obviously a Must.

Here is a list of free museums in London:

  1. Natural History Museum
  2. National Gallery
  3. British Museum
  4. British Library
  5. Imperial War Museum
  6. Science Museum

and many more…

Find all of the museums in London here.

Make sure you read our huge guide to the free stuff to do in London.

Things to do in London for free The British Museum in London

43. Get drunk in a public toilet (Unique Bars!)

Wait, wait…it’s not what it looks like! Don’t get us wrong.

It is just that lots of public toilets in London have been converted into bars and pubs…

Yes, no kidding. Read that again:


Check all public toilets … no wait … bars with the cool guys from TimeOut London.

Also super cool: The London Old Docks Pub tour. A historical pub, beer and food tour.

Time to drink champagne!

44. Forage and Feast: A London nature experience

Food is everywhere if you know where to look. And even in the outskirts of London you can find plenty of wild morsels ripe for the picking.

So, join professional foragers and head out to collect edible foods before sitting down to enjoy a pre-prepared foraged lunch.

This is an experience you can incorporate in everyday life!

Foraging and Feast in London

45. Sing your socks off – interactive cinema.

Sounds odd, right?! And yet, this is a fun activity in London for the weekend.

The Prince Charles Cinema shows classic movies with subtitles… and well, everybody sings or shouts along!

In the Prince Charles cinema you can sing, shout, scream, and interact during the whole film.

Don’t worry, you will not be the only one!

They offer sing-along screening for movies such Grease, Dirty Dancing…

Pretty epic, am I right?!

Have a look at this video. 230 people scream: F***!

46. The Lion King Musical

I’ve to be honest: I did not expect much from the Lion King Musical. My girlfriend really want to go and I didn’t mind – so, we went.

Once we got out, after the 2 hours musical, I was AMAZED! Even more than my girlfriend. The music was so well done, the costumes, the story, well, everything!

So, yes, I recommend the Lion King as a musical. The theatre is right downtown, and you can get tickets on the website www.thelionking.co.uk

get your tickets as early as possible since they are usually sold out.

Good to know: We took the cheapest seats on the top-level. You still have a fantastic view as you can see in my photo below.

Better to know: You are actually not allowed to take a photo during the performance. I had no idea, took this photo, and the security told me right away – in a friendly way though 🙂

My mistake. Anyway, you are here to enjoy the show, and you certainly will, I promise it!

Lion King Musical - it was fantastic!

47. BBC Broadcasting House tours

Update: unfortunately, this tour is no longer available!

Always interested in what the TV world looks like?

Then have a look at how the professionals do it. Join a BBC Broadcasting House tour.

You will be able to see how “the black box” works and other behind the scenes secrets of the Broadcasting world.

This is VERY interesting for all people who’d like to understand what happens behind the scenes of a TV station.

48. Sea Life Aquarium – for Families!

Very very popular, especially for families!

Personally, I love Scuba Diving and the underwater world is something incredibly unique. I went diving with sharks, manta rays, dolphins and endless colorful fishes.

The sea life gets as close as you can without putting on a scuba suite.

SEA LIFE London Aquarium is home to a HUGE collection of global marine life. To give you some idea:

  • See up to 400 species of sea life in 2-million liters of water
  • Wander through the new Rainforest Adventure exhibit to see more than 300 piranhas
  • Watch sharks swimming beneath your feet
  • Experience 14 themed zones of marine habitats

So here you go: Piranhas and sharks, that’s when they get me!

Book Sea Life Aquarium here

Find your tickets at: Get Your Guide | Tiqets

Fun Activitivies for Families in London Fun Activitivies for Families in London

49. Attend a festival (so many to choose from!)

London has lot of festivals during the year. It is a magic city for it, so just check when your favorite festival is on and plan your trip around it!

There are many free music festivals as well as open-air festivals.

Here is a list of some great festivals in London:

  • Citadel Festival
  • Field Day
  • Hampton Court Palace Festival
  • Walthamstow Garden Party
  • Kew the Music

Obviously, there are many more.

Also, make sure you check out these European Festivals during Winter.

You rule and you rock!

50. Adventure Park “Go Ape” (For Families and Team Building)

Want to do head to an Adventure park and take a Tarzan Swing, high rope or an epic zip wire?

You can do all this at Go Ape.

It is easy to reach by tube, so adventure is just there waiting for you!

There are 3 locations of Go Ape in London:

  • Alexandra Palace
  • Battersea Park
  • Cockfosters

They have adventures for all ages:

  • Adults and older children (min age of 10 and 1.4m tall) – Treetop Challenge
  •  6 years old and above & 1.2m tall – Treetop Adventure Plus
  •  4 years old and 1m tall – Treetop Adventure

Therefore, this is a great experience for families with children. You can also visit Go Ape for Team building outdoors.

Check Go Ape Adventure Park here

51. Play Table Tennis at the Book Club

Tennis Lover? Join games from 7pm on Tuesdays at The Book Club, in Shoreditch.

This Club has become something of a hub for ping-pong players.

They provide not just table tennis, but also equipment for patron’s use. They have even a tournament called the King Pong Slam Jam!

Ready to be the king?

But that’s not all. In their own words, they are “Creative events and late night drinking 7 days a week with an alternative menu of brain-teasing & mind-expanding thought for food.”

This is the place to mingle with locals by day and night.

Have a look at this video. They show exactly what to expect.

52. Luxury Day Trip…to Paris!

Now, this is seriously UNIQUE and absolute luxury. And, admittedly, quite an unusual one.

How about we hop on a train and visit Paris on a luxury level? Savor a Champagne lunch on the Eiffel Tower on this day trip.

Travel by Eurostar train from London and on arrival, take a panoramic coach tour of top Paris attractions including the Champs-Élysées and Opera House. After a glass of Champagne and 2-course lunch at a chic Eiffel Tower restaurant, enjoy a 1-hour Seine River cruise and either a guided visit to the Louvre or time at leisure.

The train takes around 2 hours from London to Paris. Unbelievable, right?!

Book Luxury Paris Tour here

Find prices and reviews at: Get Your Guide

Read: 28 FUN things to do in Paris

5 Secret Tips for Paris - Jazz, Crêpes, and Café for friends!

53. Get to know London from the water

On nothing other than a stand up paddle board, also known as SUP!

Because honestly, why walk such a huge city when you can paddle through it?

No worries if you’ve never tried it before; full instruction will be given before you head off on an adventure.

Your lovely guide will also teach you about the history of the sites you’ll be passing.

SUP down a canal in London

54. Have a hoot in an underground bar

Have a hoot at 1940’s underground bar Cahoots in Soho.

Dress in your sparkliest 1940’s gear and enjoy live music and delicious cocktails late into the night!

The post-war decor of old fashioned wooden escalators, vintage train carriages, 1940’s tube carriage seats and mismatched furniture, make the perfect backdrop for a trip down memory lane.

FYI: This is one of the fun things to do in London with FRIENDS. 🙂

(I am not adding here a photo on purpose…it should be a surprise for you!)

55. Pancakes & Cocktails – Bankside Day Date

Who says pancakes are only for Shrove Tuesday?! Nah! What’s involved?

  • Panckes & cocktails for two
  • Discover Bankside like a local with a curated guide & itinerary
  • Freedom to take the tour any day of the week

Start the day enjoying a breakfast in an infamous cafe, then head off to explore on a self-guided walk, visit a little known graveyard, sample some wine and end the day with a show – whew!

Good to know: Pancakes can be made to suit all dietary needs.

Pancakes and Cocktails - One of the best things to do in London with Indytute

56. Oxford vs Cambridge – boat race fight over a pint


Well…okay, let us explain: Cambridge and Oxford boat race clubs are very competitive and train very hard during the year on the Thames in order to be able to win the annual race.

You can see them practicing and even fighting over a pint to motivate themselves on the Thames River during your stay.

Keep your eyes open while you are walking around so you don’t miss the opportunity to see them.

Of course you may see them when you join the Thames Kayaking.

57. Sushi after 9pm (or how to eat Sushi cheaply in London!)

Okay, I am not sure if this is actually fun, but it is smart! This is how you do London on a budget!

Itsu is a Japanese chain, selling salads and sushi and more.

We discovered by coincidence that everything is half price 30 minutes before closing time. They have more than 60 shops around London, so you are most likely in the area of one.

Check your Google Maps or their website https://itsu.com/locations and go for it.

58. Crate Brewery

How about some craft beer, good pizza and sitting on the canals? Head over the Crate Brewery.

They are located in the North-East part of London.

Here is the address.

I would recommend stop by here in summer although it’s tough to get a good spot near the water, but you can do it!! 😉

Crate Brewery in London

59. Sky Garden (FREE Thing to do)

One of the tallest buildings in London, free entrance and a breath-taking view. Now, this is SKY Garden.

Have a look on my photos what you have to expect.

Important though: Make sure you make an appointment first online. You have to get a free ticket and book it in advance.

Visit their website to plan your visit.

This is a romantic thing to do for couples, and I think one of the best things to do in London for free!

Read: the 62 Free Things to do in London

The Sky Garden inside The view from Sky garden

60. The World’s End Pub

How about some live music? Come here with your buddies and friends.

The Worlds End is a music venue at 174 Camden High Street in Camden Town, London.

Find new concerts on their website theworldsend.co.uk

The Worlds End Pub

61. Street Music with Charlotte Campbell

I can’t say I remember any street performers really well, do you?

There is seriously one street musician I still enjoy even when I am not in London.

It’s Charlotte Campbell. I saw her performing right next to the London Eye, and her music has something special.

With her voice, it’s a good-vibes only music. So, come over to the London Eye and listen to her!

You can even find her on Youtube.

I am including below her one of her videos.

Charlotte Campbell performing at London eye Street Music in London

62. No phone, No lights, No noise; just Float

Ever heard of a flotation tank? It is your pefect remedy if you’ve had enough of the city hustle and bustle.

In Shoreditch you can find pristine, state of the art float pods.

How does it work?

Just lay down in a warm bath of epsom salts and de-stress. Yes, it’s that simple! The tank is within a pod that is sound proof and light proof so you can fall into a deep place of relaxation.

Float Tank in London

63. Hula Schoola lessons!

Go back to your childhood and learn how to be a Hula Hula master with “The Indytute”.

They offer brilliant lessons. It is fun for every age and especially for couples.

What will you be learning?

Everything hoop related. Twirling and a whirling. Fantastic exercise for boosting energy, and getting an exercise routine going. You can work that hoop indoors, outdoors, work and at home; take your hoop with you wherever you go. Hula Schoola is the best work out for hip action!

Hula Schoola lessons!

64. Go to a detective agency

Ever wanted to go to a detective agency but you don’t have a case?

That’s quite a common dream, so don’t you worry if you think you are alone. And now you can finally have your case!

Head to Evans and Peel and ask for… a cocktail!

This bar is designed like a detective agency, super quirky and interesting to visit! It is not a detectives game like we mentioned above. But certainyl one of the coolests bar London has to offer.

No stupid people, please?!

65. Take a break in style

What’s something you should not miss in the British Capital? Sure, TEA, you are right!

The best place for afternoon tea in London is Sketch.

The incredible interior design changes regularly and be sure to check out the toilets! Don’t ask why…just…just go!

This is quite an unusual thing to do. You could also consider this place for having your 1st date for instance.

Sketch London

66. Become a Spy & Discover Underground tunnels

Prepare to be shocked, shaken and stirred by stories of undercover espionage in London on this unique walking tour.

Don your spy hat and seek out underground tunnels, disused tube stations and carry out a series of missions. Sounds fun, right?

This 2-hour tour will change the way you see London forever.

Spy Tour in London

67. Join an Urban Photography Safari

Award winning photographer and teacher James Millar is very keen to take you out, improve your photography skills and view the city in a whole new way.

All with the power of your smart phone!

This is a “humorous and educational journey around the capital” not to be missed.

Photography tour in London

68. Impressive Windsor Castle

Instead of a full day trip to Bath, Stonehenge and Windsor, you can also just visit the impressive Windsor Castle.

Windsor Castle is the most famous castle in the UK.

Want to see where Prince Harry and Meghan Markle got married in 2018? Windsor Castle is the oldest and longest-inhabited castle on the planet – 39 kings and queens have lived here for over 1,000 years!

When you start thinking about this, it gives you goosebumps. At least, I do.

This day trip is for everyone interested in European and British history and castle. I would even argue kids will love it here – at least the castle part (not the paintings so much…).

Good to know: You can either take a train and bus from central London station to Windsor Castle or you can directly book the entrance ticket to Windsor combined with the transport. You can book the ticket with roundtrip here.

Either way, you really should prebook your entrance ticket online to pass the queues without any delay.

Book Windsor Castle Ticket here

Winsor Castle, one of the most popular sights to see in London for Families

69. Learn how 4 drinks changed London

Venture around top destinations such as Fleet Street and the Strand and discover the history of four particular drinks.

Why exactly did tea become the national drink? Join the tour and find out!

Note: there will be alcohol as well as tea drank on this tour.

How 4 Drinks Changed London tour - fun things to do

70. Sketches, Songs & 5* Comedy

The Canal Cafe offer up a brilliant evening by hosting the Newsrevue team – a political and news-based comedy show that’s updated regaularly to keep in times with the headlines.

These guys focus on hot topics around the world, taking away the seriousness and replacing it with humour.

Be prepared to laugh your socks off!

Newsrevue comedy act in London

71. Amy Winehouse Statue and Camden Town

Her music is just amazing. We are actually big fans.

Visit the human-sized Amy Winehouse Statue in the heart of Camden Town.

Here is the full address.

It is right in the heart of Camden, surrounded by many alternative shops, bars and restaurants. This area is perfect wander around and experience Camden Town.

This is a must-do on your bucket list for London.

Visit Amy Winehouse Statue in Camden Town

72. Vegetarian Experience in Peckham

Join food writer Namoi Knill and discover great vegetarian food at a blossoming foody scene in Peckham.

Awaken your jaded palette at great cafes, restaurants and shops. From mouth-watering chocolate to fresh parathas. This is 3 hours of absolute bliss that your stomach will thank you for!

Note: this is a small tour of either 2 or 4 people.

Vegetarian Food Tour in London

73. Attend a Cricket game

Ok, Cricket does not sound very fun, for lot of our friends it looks even boring… but it might be just because it is not very common?

Give it a chance and attend a cricket game, you will be surprised how much fun you will have!

74. Gorgeous views from a car park

This one is considered one of the best roof top bars in all London. And definitely one of the very cool things to do in London with friends.

We got your attention, right?!

Enjoy the views from a car park at Frank’s rooftop bar and restaurant in Peckham.

It’s located on the 10th floor of a multi-story car park!

The views can be compared to SKY GARDEN, another fee thing to do. Scroll down for more details.

Franks Cafe London

75. Ghosts? Silent Disco? Why not!

The Ghost of Hammersmith Silent Disco walking tour is as bizzare and wonderful as it sounds.

Put on your headset and listen to gory details of ghost stories as you bop along to a spooky playlist!

Walk like a zombie in Hammersmith’s busy streets, and strut your stuff to the Time Warp along the River Thames. You’re bound to laugh so hard your belly will hurt by the end of it.

Ghost Disco Walking Tour in London

76. An East London wine walk

Everyone likes to pretend to be a wine connoisseur once in their life, no doubt!

Join this walk and find yourself in unexpected places sampling delicious unique wines. Oh and food is also included.

Enough said.

Wine Tour in East London

77. Bowl it!

This is a fun and simple idea. It is also a great thing to do in London when it rains.

In All Star Lanes you can bowl, and even eat!

It is the perfect place to beat your friends and make the looser pay for the food, don’t you think?

If you are looking for some cool places to eat in London, check out our Secret Guide London.

Bowling in London

78. Tiny Coffee Shops all over

There are so many tiny, cute and hip coffee shops over London, it’s almost impossible to list them all.

We love coffee, so therefore we had a look at cool coffee shops in London:

  • TAP Coffee No.114
  • Cereal Killer in Camden Town
  • Wilton Way Café
  • Story Coffee

The GQ Magazine lists even more cool cafes in London. Here are our tips on how to find design coffee shops all over the world.

79. Disco Yoga – Fun for Friends and meet new people

A boogie what?! Wonderland!

You will have a mat, and you will be going through the moves, but this is an evening for those who want fitness to be uplifting. If you love disco, and you want to find a new way to socialise and unwind, then this is an evening to get you moving, dancing, laughing, chatting and connecting.

It’s time to spend an evening a little differently and try out Disco Yoga. This is what to expect…

  1. ‘Glitz Up’ at the glitter station
  2. Take a mat & dance, disco style
  3. Move, dance, laugh, chat, connect
  4. Wind down with a superfood-inspired cocktail

Everyone who wants to rejuvenate mind, body and soul is welcome!

This is a fun activity as well for friends and even bachelor-parties – before the pub-tour starts!

Disco Yoga in London: Fun Experience for Friends and meeting new people

80. Hot Tub down London’s Canals

Yes, you read that right! Here we have easily one of the most fun things to do in London.

But this is not your ordinary hot tub, oh no. This is known as a HotTug; a wood-fired self-drive hot tub which is heated to a very comfortable 38 degrees.

No matter the weather, you’ll be toasty warm. Don’t forget to bring your own drinks! And yes, the water is changed after every trip.

The HotTug experience is:

    • 2 people = £185.00
    • 4 people = £198.00
    • 7 people = £250.00
Hottug down a canal in London
Hottug down a canal in London

Speedboat instead?

Besides the HotTub, how about a Speedboat ride through the heart of London?

You can find this trip on Airbnb Experiences and GetYourGuide. See many of the city’s greatest sights the way they were meant to be seen – from the river, on board the Thames’ biggest speedboat, fitted with suspension seating.

You’ll be welcomed at Tower Bridge Quay by your expert skipper and a personal tour guide for lifejackets and a safety briefing. The sound-system will be fired up with great British tunes and you’ll cruise down to Tower Bridge for the best of all selfies. Then hold tight as you take you on a 10 mile high-speed blast to the O2 Arena and back to Tower.

This is for sure a unique experience you could join with friends in London!

Speed boat in London

List of Activities in London

  1. Harry Potter Walking Tour
  2. London Eye
  3. Visit Tower of London
  4. Go up the tallest building in the UK – The View from the Shard
  5. Jack The Ripper Walking Tour
  6. Comedy Horror Show by bus
  7. Stonehenge Day Trip
  8. Pub Crawl for a party-night out
  9. Dungeon Experience
  10. Visit a musical like Mama Mia or The Lion King

Is there anything super unique and awesome we missed? Let us know in the comments 🙂

All Activities on a Map

We put also all the best things to do in London on a map. That way, it will be easy for you to navigate through the city.

Open the left sidebar to see more information for each item. (Open the map in a new tab here)

Where to stay in London

Staying on a budget? Then opt-in for the best hostels in London. Then read our HUGE guide to the best hostels in London. Here we cover everything from neighborhoods, things to know beforehand, and sights.

We also included a big list of hostels with private rooms in London.

The coolest London hostels are:

  1. Onefam Notting Hill by Hostel One– best for backpackers
  2. Destinations Hostels @ The Gallery – best for a very British atmosphere
  3. Wombats City Hostel London – top pick for solo-travelers

Not the hostel type? Then read this guide on where to stay in London – with hotels, apartments, and business accommodations.

Full guide to Top Hostels in London

If you are more a hotel person, or still not decided about what kind of accommodation you would like, check out this super guide about where to stay in London for a first time visit.

Wombats City Hostel London is one of the best hostels in London, UK
Wombats City Hostel London

Hotels: Charlotte Street Hotel

Stay central and go with the unique Charlotte Street Hotel, Firmdale Hotels.

It’s elegant, classic and perfectly located right in the center of the city. They offer free WiFi as well as in in-house bar, restaurant and even a gym.

Looking for even more luxury? Then check out these luxury boutique hotels in London, a complete guide.

Book Charlotte Street Hotel here

Charlotte Street Hotel, Firmdale Hotels


5 Star Rated and located at Westminster Borough, the Fashionista Aparments is a top choice for a full apartment in the city.

I especially like the warm colors and carefully picked interior.

It is a really popular apartment, so make sure you book some time ahead.

Book WestEnd Fashionista here

WestEndStay Fashionista

Discounts on accommodation

London is not the cheapest destination in Europe. At the moment we do not have any discounts. You can subscribe to our newsletter to receive all new discounts right to your inbox.

Read: my guide to how to use Airbnb for first-time

6 Most important places to visit in London

When visiting only with a limited time, here are the things you cannot miss. Never ever, so write down the following places:

  1. Big Ben
  2. London Eye
  3. Buckingham Palace
  4. Westminster Abbey
  5. The British Museum
  6. Piccadilly Circus

For some of the places you have to buy your ticket beforehand, like the GetYourGuide The British Museum is free!

The most comprehensive tour

Are you visiting London with really limited time?

If you do not have much time and wanna visit the essentials of the culture and history of London I do recommend you to join a Comprehensive London city tour.

This comprehensive London city tour is dedicated to the quintessential sights of city:

  • Westminster Abbey
  • Tower Bridge, Changing of the Guard
  • Thames river cruise and a
  • Tower of London tour – with access to the Crown Jewels
Book the London comprehensive tour here


Here are some of the most frequently asked questions:

What fun things can you do in London?

How much is the London Eye?

The standard ticket for adults costs £27.00. A students ticket costs £22.00. A child ticket costs £22.00.

There are many packages available. Check all rates for London Eye here.

What can couples do in London?

Sightseeing and activities is the most popular thing to do in London for couples. This list gives you a complete insight on what you can with your boyfriend, girlfriend and partner.

What is London best known for?

London is famous for more being the European New York City. It offers magnificent ancient buildings such as the Palace of Westminster, Trafalgar Square, Tower of London, London Eye, Art Galleries, and Big Ben. It is world famous for being one of the world capitals.

What can families with kids do in London?

You can spend a pleasant time as a family in London. These are some of the activities that will be especially interesting for kids.

What can food lovers do in London?

Which are the most important places to visit in London?

When visiting only with a limited time, here are the things you cannot miss:

  1. Big Ben
  2. The London Eye
  3. Buckingham Palace
  4. Westminster Abbey
  5. The British Museum
  6. Piccadilly Circus

What free things can you do in London?

London can be quite expensive, but there are definitely things you can do for free. For example, world famous museums are actually free. And there are plenty of different museums to visit.

But not only museums are free. Here is our guide to more than 62 FREE things to do in London, UK.

What can you do in London at night?

You can dance at one of the top clubs in London. You can go to a late museum or gallery opening. Or you can try some of these activities:

Any questions?

I wanted to make this guide as useful and informative as possible.

And yet you may have still questions left. Please leave a comment and “bother” me. I appreciate your questions and would love to help you.

In fact, your question will help me and all our fellow travellers too.

So, please do not be shy and drop us a line the comment below. I will even send you a reply via email.

Summary: Fun Things to do in London

Why on earth are you still here? By now, you should have got plenty of ideas.

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