London for visitors

Whether you're here for a day or for the weekend, discover unmissable places and things to do in the capital

What's on in the capital?

Hot events this week

Here are the best things to do, places eat and sights to see over the next seven days

Things to do today

Looking for some last-minute inspiration? Find great ways to spend your day in London

Things to do this weekend

Check out our pick of what's taking place in London over the weekend

Plan further ahead

Arranging your diary? Fill it with London's best festivals, celebrations and sporting events

See this week's hottest events

Must-see attractions

Don't leave the city without visiting these iconic attractions

Fantastic museums

Here's the ulitmate tick-list for visiting culture vultures

Top 10 exhibitions

Discover the best exhibitions currently showing in London

Brilliant art shows

See our weekly round-up of art in the capital that you'd be totally mad to miss

Discover more fantastic things to do in the capital

This week's best comedy

If you're looking for comedy in the capital, you've come to the right place...

Live music in London

Check out the latest gigs, concerts and music events taking place

The biggest and best club nights

Dance the night away at London's best clubs and parties in the city

LGBT nightlife in London

Find London's best lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender shows, clubs and bars

Find more music and nightlife in London

See a musical

Enjoy an evening of spine-tingling singing and dancing at one of London's many fantastic musicals

Enjoy a West End show

The big hitters and their bright lights are ready to entertain you. See what's on it the West End

Shakespeare in London

See the Bard's classics in all sorts of imaginative settings, includng the famous Globe Theatre

Cheap theatre tickets

See the shows keeping the West End buzzing without breaking the bank

Find more theatre in the capital

London's top 50 restaurants

Here are the 50 restaurants in the capital you need to know about right now

Best restaurants in London for...

Looking for Indian? Dim Sum? Good old British grub? Find the best London has to offer

Great pubs in London

Don't leave the capital without sinking a drink in one of it's many traditional pubs

The capital's best bars

Sip on perfectly mixed cocktails, fine wines and superior spirits at one of London's top boozers

Discover more places to eat and drink in London

The 100 best shops in London

Shop 'til your drop at the capital's markets, department stores and boutiques

London's biggest and best markets

See the punks at Camden Market, the antiques on Portobello Road or the flowers on Columbia Road

Shopping centres in the capital

Why risk the rain when a shopping centre can provide London's top outlets under one roof?

Our Oxford Street guide

Here's your ultimate guide to conquering Oxford Street's incredible shopping

Discover more shopping and style in London

Free things to do in London

The best things in life are free. Honestly. Here's our guide to enjoying London for nothing

London on the cheap

Even the smallest of budgets can cater for a good time in the capital

Great cheap eats

Great food doesn't have to cost a great deal – here are our favourite cheap and cheerful eats in London

Top restaurant offers

Find exclusive deals and offers at some of the best restaurants in London

See what you can do for free in the capital

Visit London's parks

One of the best things about London is its abundance of beautiful open spaces

Cycle the city

Explore the capital by bike with London Cycle Hire Scheme. It's cheap and oh-so easy to use

Walks and guided tours

Whether it be by foot, bike, boat or bus, soak up the capital's best sights and cultural spots

Rainy day London

Find the best places to take shelter when the sky opens and the heavens pour

See our guide to outdoor fun in London

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Make a restaurant reservation

Book a table at one of the capital's top eateries and guarantee yourself a great meal

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