London is one of the most beautiful and cultural cities in Europe, and there are lots of different things to check out. There are hundreds of restaurants, cafes, coffee shops and bars – and that just covers the drink and the food!
There are also lots of museums, parks and historical attractions to visit. If you are visiting London soon and you want to make sure that you get the most out of the city, here are the top 10 things to do in London.
The Top 10 Things To Do In London
1. Big Ben
Big Ben is the world famous clock that is attached to the Houses Of Parliament (although technically it is actually the name of the giant bell inside of the clock). The huge bell weighs more than 13 tonnes and it can be heard across London throughout the day. If you want to visit Big Ben, we recommend that you plan your trip for the evening when the clock face is beautifully illuminated!
2. British Museums
There are lots of different museums to check out in London, including the Science Museum, the British Museum, the Fashion and Textile Museum, the Imperial War Museum London, the Jewish Museum, the Museum of London and the Natural History Museum.
3. The London Eye
The London Eye is the huge Ferris wheel that sits on the South Bank of the River Thames. The wheel is the tallest Ferris wheel in Europe, and it gives you some seriously amazing views of the city.
4. The Houses of Parliament
You can book a tour around the Houses of Parliament, and if you want you can even book a guided tour or an audio tour. This is a great way to see some authentic British architecture while learning more about the history of Britain.
5. Camden Town
Camden Town is home to Camden Market, one of the most cultural places in London. There are hundreds of shops to check out, including stalls that sell food, art, music, books, jewellery and fashion.
6. London Dungeon
The London Dungeons is a creepy historical location where you can see gory historical events played out before your very eyes.
7. Buckingham Palace
Buckingham Palace is beautiful from the outside, but the inside is truly breath-taking. You can visit the lavishly furnished State Rooms of the Palace during August and September.
8. Tower of London
The Tower of London is a family-friendly day out where you can learn more about the history of Britain.
9. Wallace Collection, Marylebone
The Wallace Collection is often referred to as “the greatest picture gallery in Europe”, and it features lots of stunning 18th century paintings that are sure to impress any visitor.
10. Hyde Park
Hyde Park is one of the best parks in London, covering 350 acres of land. There are lots of landmarks to visit in the park, including the Serpentine Lake and the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain.