The 50 best London attractions

Discover London’s best attractions, landmarks and spots that you’d be mad to miss, even if you’re a local

Where to start when choosing the 50 best London attractions? There are so many great attractions to tick off, your city sightseeing checklist could get very long indeed. So, whether you live and work in the capital or you’re just visiting London for the day, let us be your guide with our pick of the London attractions that simply cannot be missed. 
Loads of London attractions are free and you can buy tickets to the rest below. Plus, if you can’t find exactly what you’re after, check out our list of 101 things to do in London, as well as what’s happening in London todaythis week and this weekend.

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Father's Day at The View from The Shard
Attractions, Towers and viewpoints
The View from the Shard
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What is it? What looks like three shards (geddit?) of glass propped together, is now the tallest building in the UK. It houses 72 floors of restaurants, bars, hotels, offices and a couple of viewing platforms right at the top (one indoors and one out). Some of the best things to do at the top – apart from looking out the window – include the Time Out sponsored silent discos and peeing while watching the city below.
Why go? The floor-to-ceiling windows allow absolutely exceptional views out across the capital – especially on a clear day.
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101 things to do in London with kids, Up at the O2
Attractions, Sightseeing
Up at The O2
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What is it? Originally built as the Millennium Dome, which hosted various exhibitions to celebrate the year 2000, it wasn’t long before the dome needed a new use. Cue O2, who developed it into a fab entertainment centre. At any one time you can visit to see a megastar at the arena, catch a movie, eat, drink, bowl and climb. Get your adventuring gear on (provided) and straddle this magnificent riverside structure, while taking in great views of the city.
Why go? For an incredible 360-degree view that you truly earned to get a glimpse of.
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Attractions
ArcelorMittal Orbit and slide
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What is it? You probably know this Anish Kapoor-designed sculpture from visits to Westfield or your view from the train through Stratford, but if you haven’t been inside you’re in for a treat. Erected in 2012 to commemorate the Olympic Games in London, the towering spiral includes a viewing platform at the top, with various ways down: lift, stairs, slide or abseil.
Why go? Two things: the view and the slide. Hold onto your stomach and enjoy the very quick descent down the 12-loop slide.
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London Eye Pod
Andrew Brackenbury
Things to do, Event spaces
London Eye
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What is it? Another legacy of the Millennium – the wheel was constructed at the same time as The Dome – that’s now an icon amongst London’s skyline. The 32 glass pods around the wheel represent the 32 boroughs of London and as they slowly spin provide views of (almost) all of them. Each visit starts with a fun, 4D short film before you board.
Why go? The convenient location not only provides a great view of the capital, but easy access to other attractions
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Westminster Abbey
Kate Scholefield
Attractions, Religious buildings and sites
Westminster Abbey
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What is it? A royally-approved abbey that has been home to 16 elaborate royal weddings, a lot of funerals and every coronation since 1066. However, as Westminster Abbey is still a fully functioning church, the visiting times often vary. Looking for some spiritual respite after a long day sightseeing? Check out a Wednesday Late, where you dine like a monk in the ancient cellars.
Why go? To see Gothic grandeur at its most glorious.
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Buckingham Palace
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Attractions, Sightseeing
Buckingham Palace
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What is it? The Queen’s pad! All year round you‘re welcome to take a gander at the Royal Collection of artworks housed in The Queen’s Gallery. From February to November the Royal Mews is open to anyone wishing to eyeball the Queen’s horses and carriages, and the State Rooms are open throughout August and September (and for one-off tours during the year when the Queen isn’t home).
Why go? To snoop around the most famous royal residence in the world.
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Dark clouds above flower beds at Hampton Court Palace
Leigh Cousins
Attractions, Historic buildings and sites
Hampton Court Palace
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What is it? A resplendent palace with plush grounds on the edge of south-west London. From the Tudor indoor tennis court to the Royal Maze, from the King’s private loo to the Magic Garden adventure playground, there’s something here for all ages. History buffs and art enthusiasts should purchase the ticket for the Palace and Gardens; those with little ones in tow will appreciate the Magic Garden and Maze ticket.
Why go? To get lost in the Royal Maze.
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Attractions, Historic buildings and sites
Houses of Parliament
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What is it? The seat of British democracy. A highly recommended audio tour through the House of Lords and House of Commons brings the building to life and takes around 60 to 75 minutes, featuring leading parliamentary figures such as Mr Speaker and Black Rod. If you’re feeling fancy, choose the tour that comes with afternoon tea overlooking the Thames.
Why go? For a unique combination of one thousand years of history, modern day politics and stunning art and architecture.
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Attractions
Madame Tussauds
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What is it? This internationally successful phenomena of lifelike waxworks draws millions to its London base (and original home) every year. There are 300 models here, encompassing the worlds of music, fashion, sports, history, royalty, cinema and politics. Get up close and personal with everyone from The Queen to One D.
Why go? To get a selfie with all the famous faces, naturally.
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Christmas Carol concert at St Paul's Cathedral
Attractions, Religious buildings and sites
St Paul's Cathedral
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What is it? The iconic Anglican cathedral that’s one of London’s most recognisable landmarks. There are several tour options but If you’ve paid for main admission you’ll be treated to an introductory talk before being taken on a 90-minute tour. Church services run throughout the week, as do choral evensong sessions, both of which are free. But on a sunny day, just basking in the cathedral’s grounds in a joy.
Why go? To marvel at Christopher Wren’s architectural masterpiece.
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Palm Court at The Ritz
Restaurants, British
Afternoon Tea at the Ritz
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What is it? An occasion to enjoy finely cut sandwiches, dainty cakes and the tinkling of dazzlingly shiny silver teapots in the gold and white splendour of the Ritz Hotel’s Palm Court. It’s so popular that you can book sittings from 11.30am-7.30pm – not strictly afternoon, but all accompanied by the delicate sounds of a pianist, harpist or string quartet.
Why go? To pretend you’re in a costume drama.
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Andrei Nekrassov
Attractions, Sightseeing
Tower Bridge
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What is it? There’s more to this ornate Victorian bridge than something cool to look at. You can venture inside. Check out the engine rooms, with the old and new machinery, then head up to glass-floored viewing platform above the draw bridge, where you can learn more about the story behind the magnificent bridge. Dogs are allowed up there too, so bring Fido with you.
Why go? See if you can time it right to see the bridge rising up to let some large water traffic through.
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Kensington Palace
Attractions, Sightseeing
Kensington Palace
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What is it? Where William, Kate, Harry and Meghan hang their hats. This elegant palace has a certain chic style: it played host to the most fashionable salons in Georgian times, was home to Queen Victoria in her youth, then to sassy Princess Margaret and then to classy Princess Diana. Now the main palace is a pretty visitor attraction with tranquil gardens to wander.
Why go? To be dazzled by the outfits in the ‘Diana: Her Fashion Story’ exhibition.
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Big Ben, London
Norio Nakayama
Attractions
Big Ben
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What is it? Big Ben is the nickname of the Great Bell inside Westminster’s iconic clock tower, but even locals think ‘Big Ben’ when they see the Elizabeth Tower. You can’t get inside for a tour until 2020 due to maintenance work but you’re a minute away from the river, the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey here, so it’s an easy visit.
Why go? To see the clock as you’ve never seen it before.
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101 Things to do in London: Wembley Stadium
Sport and fitness, Football
Wembley Stadium
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What is it? The venue where England won the World Cup in 1966. Wembley still has a magic about it, even when you don’t have a ticket for a match or a rock concert. Take the tour and you’ll get to walk down the players’ tunnel and climb the 107 Trophy Winner’s steps, plus, with the use of 360-degree video, experience the electric atmosphere at some of the stadium’s biggest events.
Why go? To feel like a champion.
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Leon Chew
Museums, History
Churchill War Rooms
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What is it? A secret, secure bunker, tucked behind Downing Street and Parliament Square, where Churchill and his cabinet could monitor how World War II was going, receive intelligence and give orders. It’s the little details that give the biggest impression, from a daily-updated weather noticeboard to the scratch marks on Churchill’s chair (caused by his ring on a stressed day).
Why go? For history lovers to see the rooms just as they were left after 1945.
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The National Gallery
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Art, Galleries
National Gallery
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What is it? A huge art museum right on Trafalgar Square that’s free to enter. Perfect, whether you’ve got ten minutes in your lunch-break to check out Van Gogh’s ‘Sunflowers’ or time to wander the entire, glorious collection of Western European paintings from the thirteenth to the nineteenth centuries. Check out the Friday Lates for after-hours access to exhibitions, creative workshops and life drawing salons.
Why go? To stand before artistic greatness, for free.
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Art, Galleries
National Portrait Gallery
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What is it? Just around the corner from the National Gallery, this is the home of a stunning collection of portraits, from paintings to photography, capturing the essence of notable royalty, celebrities and our enduring fascination with the human face. The permanent collection is free to visit, with ticketed special exhibitions. The National Portrait Gallery also hosts Late Shifts every Thursday and Friday, with DJs, drop-in drawing sessions and more.  
Why go? To wander among the great and good.
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Thames Rib Experience
Attractions, Sightseeing
Thames RIB Experience
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What is it? A ‘rigid inflatable boat’ that will have you hurtling up and down the river. If you want to ramp up the excitement on the Thames – the kind that would make 007 proud – hop aboard the RIB to travel at speeds of up to 30 knots (roughly 35 mph).
Why go? Because it’s the most thrilling way for adrenaline junkies to see the sights.
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National Theatre, The Shed
Theatre, Public and national theatres
National Theatre
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What is it? Arguably the greatest theatre in the world. It’s over 50 years since Laurence Olivier was its first director, and 40 years since it moved to the South Bank, but the calibre of directing and performing continues to hold its own. There are three theatres, plus bars and restaurants. And Travelex 15 ensures there are hundreds of seats for every performance from just £15.
Why go? For classics and new writing that champion rising talents alongside big-name stars.
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Music, Music venues
Royal Albert Hall
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What is it? Situated across the road from the ornate golden memorial statue of Prince Albert, is another dedication. The construction of Royal Albert Hall was ordered by Queen Victoria and named after her late husband. Since its completion the hall has hosted music and theatre and continues to do so to this day – most famously hosting the Proms.
Why go? To experience some Victorian opulence.
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Attractions, Historic buildings and sites
Tower of London
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What is it? A guaranteed fun outing for all the family. The Tower of London offers wonderful architecture, gruesome stories, glittering Crown Jewels, hands-on activities for younger visitors, costumed actors and guides, and worryingly confident ravens. In the winter months they also put up an ice rink here.
Why go? To feast your eyes on a thousand years of history.
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Royal Opera House
Music, Classical and opera
Royal Opera House
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What is it? Covent Garden’s grand old opera house. You don’t have to be super-rich to get in on the action – there are reductions for students, senior citizens and those on credits, plus the weekly Friday Rush is a chance to get cheap tickets for the next day’s main performance. Alternatively, take a backstage tour, where you can sometimes spot the Royal Ballet practising their moves.
Why go? To see world-class opera and ballet.
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Kew Gardens Temperate House
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Attractions, Parks and gardens
Kew Gardens
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What is it? Budding horticulturalists and anyone with slightly green fingers will have a field day here. There are over 300 acres to explore, right in Zones 1 and 2, filled with indigenous flora and fauna, as well as exotic greenhouses and nature trails. There’s also a treetop walkway and the Grade I-listed Temperate House recently reopened after a five-year refurb. It’s the largest Victorian glass house in the world and quite a sight to behold.
Why go? For a breath of fresh air in the busy city.
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101 Things To Do in London: The Globe
John Tramper
Theatre, Shakespeare
Shakespeare's Globe
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What is it? A careful recreation of the kind of theatre Shakespeare would have written all his plays for, in what at the time was London’s home of dodgy ‘entertainment’, Bankside. If you’ve never been, book groundling tickets and stand in the open-air pit like you’re at a rock festival. It makes the Bard’s poetry seem a lot less like homework and a lot more like first-rate drama.
Why go? To see theatre like Londoners in Tudor times did.
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Somerset House Fountains
Simon Leigh
Art, Galleries
Somerset House
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What is it? An elegant eighteenth-century landmark and cultural hub on the north side of Waterloo Bridge that hosts several art exhibitions and events at a time, incorporating the Courtauld Gallery and temporary exhibitions in the Embankment Galleries. Hell, even the courtyard (once an Inland Revenue car park) makes itself useful, with the ice rink in winter, fountains in summer and alfresco cinema and live music seasons too.
Why go? For music and movies under the stars.
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Art, Galleries
Tate Modern
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What is it? A converted power station that, since it opened in 2000, has become one of the world’s most esteemed art galleries. It’s a cathedral to international modern and contemporary art, now with the added Switch House tower for rooftop views and extra gallery space. It’s still free to explore, with anticipation always mounting over what the Turbine Hall’s expansive space will host next. The ticketed exhibitions rarely disappoint.
Why go? To lose a day to the modern masters.
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Attractions, Historic buildings and sites
Kew Palace
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What is it? The favoured residence of George III that looks more like a massive, ornate biscuit tin than the glittering home of a royal. In the gardens there is a wonderful little cottage built for Queen Charlotte that most definitely trumps any normal garden shed. You can only visit the palace via Kew Gardens (it’s free with entry to Kew), from March to October.
Why go? To discover an often forgotten treasure.
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Cutty Sark
Attractions, Ships and boats
Cutty Sark
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What is it?  Experience life aboard the world's last surviving tea clipper right here in Greenwich. See the intricate craftsmanship used in its creation and find out how the crew lived. Thanks to a million-pound refurbishment after a fire in 2007, you can also now walk underneath the hull.
Why go?  For the history lesson, and the silent discos they occasionally host here.
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Andrew Brackenbury
Attractions, Ships and boats
HMS Belfast
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What is it? A grey warship, with its guns tilted high, moored close to Tower Bridge, that is a museum nowadays. Open daily, with scenes set to show you what life was like on board a working WWII warship, HMS Belfast is a lively visitor space where you can scoot around the lower levels, exploring the engine room, the kitchens, the dentist’s office and the action stations up on deck.
Why go? To play life-sized battleships.
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London Transport Museum buses
Museums, Transport
London Transport Museum
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What is it? A vast museum full of real relics of the bygone ages of London transport, where there’s always a bus or a train to hop on. Find out why tube stations were used as wartime shelters, see decades of beautiful poster artwork and discover how the latest technology will run our services in the future. The LTM always hosts a fabulous Friday Late themed around its newest exhibition.
Why go? To tap into Londoners’ obsession with travel.
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Otter group at ZSL London Zoo
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Attractions, Zoos and aquariums
London Zoo
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What is it? The Regent’s Park landmark that has come a long way since the days when zoos were full of homesick wildlife. London Zoo does a lot of world-class animal welfare work, creating carefully designed settings in which beautiful creatures from gorillas to lizards, penguins to tigers now reside. There’s a dedicated area for small kids and daily shows for the curious of all ages.
Why go? For a chance to experience animals up close.
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Visitors enjoy the Diagon Alley film set at the Making of Harry Potter tour at Warner Bros Studios
Dave Catchpole
Attractions
Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter
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What is it? The Warner Bros Studio, a short trek north of London, where you can set foot inside the Great Hall, Forbidden Forest and Diagon Alley. See film sets, costumes, props and exhibits that take you behind the scenes of the Harry Potter films. Changing exhibitions are included in the ticket and you get the chance to discover the secrets of the movies’ special effects.
Why go? To finally get your invite into the wizarding world. 
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Attractions, Towers and viewpoints
Royal Observatory
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What is it? For centuries, the location for the scientific study of the stars and of timekeeping – originally for the benefit of sea navigation. This is where you’ll see the Greenwich Meridian Line marked out, from which point the world’s time zones are measured. You can also see the incredible instruments with which astronomers made discoveries about our universe, long before the digital age, or go stargazing at a planetarium show.
Why go? To straddle time.
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Shrek's Adventure! London
Attractions, Theme parks
Shrek's Adventure! London
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What is it? An interactive tour that starts with a breathtaking 4D ride through the sky before you crash-land near a certain ogre’s swamp and find yourself having to flee from the wicked Rumpelstiltskin. You’ll encounter a few favourite ‘Shrek’ characters as you rush from place to place on your mission, including a baffling maze and some scary spills along the way.
Why go? To have a giggle on a whirlwind trip to Far, Far Away.
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SEA LIFE London Aquarium
Attractions, Zoos and aquariums
SEA LIFE London Aquarium
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What is it? Home to sea creatures from all over the world, from Pacific nurse sharks to Antarctic penguins (with a glimpse of what’s swimming past you in the Thames, too). It can get busy, but go off peak and meet the crocs or attend a Sea Life Late, where you can enjoy a glass of bubbly while you watch the behind-glass bubbles.
Why go? To immerse yourself in the life aquatic.
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Attractions
The South Bank
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What is it? A buzzing open space and cultural nucleus of the capital, lined with some of the city’s most exciting galleries, theatres and attractions. Start at the Southbank Centre, for free art and live shows, lunch at one of the many restaurants, watch the skateboarders and then wander east past the artists’ enclave at Gabriel’s Wharf, and on to Tate Modern and the Globe.
Why go? For riverside adventures and ace views. 
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The London Dungeon
Attractions
The London Dungeon
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What is it? A tour of London’s nastiest historical moments, with gory stories retold with humour, gooey props and gruesomely costumed actors. You can board a traitor’s boat to the Tower of London, dash through the streets of Whitechapel in pursuit of Jack the Ripper and glimpse stinking Plague London. Gore-seekers can ride a recreation of The Death Express, a line which carried the deceased to their final resting place in Surrey.
Why go? For a romp and a scream.
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British Library Architecture
Eloise Bergman
Attractions, Libraries, archives and foundations
British Library
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What is it? A working resource for printed and sound archives that’s open to all. If you nip into the free entrance hall exhibitions you might get to see a scribbled page of Beatles songwriting or a Leonardo da Vinci notebook. There are some stunning illuminated scripts and landmark-scientific items too, including very early photographs. Don’t expect silence to be enforced when a Late at the Library event kicks off.
Why go? For studious research or to see paper-based artefacts.
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The British Museum
Marc Haegeman
Museums, History
British Museum
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What is it? London’s free-to-visit home for ancient finds and cultural gems. From the everyday to the ceremonial, priceless treasures fill the galleries and, thanks to the modern Great Court and its glass-domed ceiling, it’s a lively space, not a mausoleum. There are free daily tours and object-handling activities, and even the youngest visitors are fascinated by the Egyptian mummy.
Why go? To trace thousands of years of culture and history through objects gathered from all over the world.
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Hyde Park Princess Diana Memorial Fountain
Attractions, Sightseeing
Hyde Park
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What is it? A massive central London park that’s easy to take for granted. Wander into Hyde Park’s vast greenery and eventually you get to the Serpentine lake, where you can take a dip, go boating, board a solar-powered ferry (in summer) or eat pizza by the water. You can also take guided tours of the gardens and little known pet cemetery.
Why go? Because life’s more fun if you stop for a stroll, a bike ride or a picnic.
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101 Things To Do in London: Highgate Cemetery
Rob Greig
Attractions, Cemeteries
Highgate Cemetery
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What is it? A beautiful, crumbling north London cemetery full of overgrown paths that will lead you to several Grade II-listed catacombs and a number of famous remains, including poet Christina Rossetti, architect Sir Lawrence Weaver and philosopher Karl Marx. On a sunny day, it even feels a little less morbid.
Why go? For a romantic day with the dead.
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'Votes For Women' exhibition at the Museum of London
Museum of London
Museums, History
Museum of London
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What is it? Museum that traces history from the capital’s beginnings to the present day – you can even see some of the original Roman Wall from its windows. Sense the drama of the Great Fire of London, walk through a Victorian shopping arcade, see the stunning London 2012 Olympic cauldron and get an eyeful of part of the fatberg found lurking in a Whitechapel sewer. Yuck!
Why go? To find out what life was like in Londinium.
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Museums, Natural history
Natural History Museum
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What is it? Budding paleontologists step this way. Feel tiny next to the dinosaur skeletons, see incredible fossils, meet the experts who work behind the scenes at the Darwin Centre’s Cocoon, and find out about our planet’s evolution by understanding more about creepy crawlies. Although Dippy the dinosaur has taken a break from the spotlight, a diving blue whale skeleton has been put in his place.
Why go? To discover the weird and wonderful habits of exotic creatures great and small.
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The Avenue Garden, Regent's Park
Attractions, Parks and gardens
Regent's Park
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What is it? 410 acres of open space five minutes’ brisk walk north of Oxford Circus that features a pretty rose garden, the elegant Open Air Theatre (from spring until September), tree-lined avenues for jogging and, on a weekend, plenty of amateurs trying to rediscover their five-a-side football skills. Grab a coffee and sit out with the dog walkers.
Why go? To escape the Oxford Street crowds.
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Attractions, Sightseeing
St James's Park
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What is it? London’s oldest royal park and, essentially, Buckingham Palace’s front garden. St James’s Park runs alongside The Mall and offers an easy escape from the traffic noise of Trafalgar Square. The two islands in its lake are home to wildlife and there’s the Princess Diana Memorial Walk to follow if you fancy some gentle exercise.
Why go? To watch the pelicans (which were introduced to the park more than 400 years ago) being fed at 2.30pm daily.
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Museums, Science and technology
Science Museum
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What is it?  Seven floors of educational and entertaining exhibits, including the Apollo 10 command module and a flight simulator. It’s free to visit which makes it very busy, so go off peak. Try the hands-on experiments (there are specially dedicated zones to suit children of different age groups) or simply gaze on examples of incredible technology, from early computers to space hardware.
Why go? To understand more about the scientific world.
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Heloise Bergman
Attractions, Event spaces
Trafalgar Square
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What is it? The pedestrianised square that’s home to Nelson atop his massive column. Pose for photos by the lions and fountains (no paddling, please) and check out the latest modern art installation adorning the Fourth Plinth, as London’s red buses circle the busy roads around you. Don’t feed the pigeons (it’s illegal) and do check the website before you go – there are often free live events happening here.
Why go? To take the archetypal London tourist selfie.
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Museums, Art and design
V&A
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What is it? Any self-respecting fashionista knows that what goes around comes around, so visiting the Victoria & Albert museum is an education in style that is still very relevant. After the landmark ‘David Bowie is...’ exhibition, a new crowd has appreciated the V&A’s collections of clothes, china, jewellery, glass, photography, architectural drawings and art. Its Friday Lates are always a hotbed of lively debate, cutting-edge performances and fun workshops.
Why go? To browse centuries of textiles and design.
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Parkland's in bloom
Sport and fitness, Parks and gardens
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
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What is it? The green space around the Olympic Stadium that’s now open to the public. You don’t need to be a sports fan to enjoy the Olympic Park. If you fancy a break from the Westfield shopping centre crowds, you can wander around the waterways and immaculate parklands or take a dip at the Zaha Hadid-designed Aquatics Centre – and be sure to give the VeloPark a spin.
Why go? To bask in Olympic legacy.
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