World-class attractions, famous events, top shows… London has plenty to keep you entertained. Make the most of your time in the city away from the Track Cycling action by planning your stay with visitlondon.com.
Crammed full of leading cultural institutions such as galleries, museums and entertainment venues, London is the perfect place for some cultural immersion. Head to one of the Top 10 London Attractions or move away from the crowds by exploring secret and lesser-known London spots.
Free Things to do in London
If you’re on a budget, you’ll be grateful for London’s many free attractions. You won’t have to dip into your pocket; whether you’re studying Old Masters at the National Gallery and examining Turners at Tate Britain; or learning about the city’s past at the Museum of London.
London has some of the most recognisable sights on the planet. You’ll be able to experience them all yourself; from gazing up at Big Ben and taking a flight on the Coca-Cola London Eye, to crossing Tower Bridge or admiring the bright lights of Piccadilly Circus. These London icons are sure to get you snapping away.
London is one of the greenest cities around. From large parks such as Richmond Park with its roaming herds of deer, to tranquil gardens amidst the historic City of London, there are plenty of open spaces to explore – in fact, there are more than 3,000 parks, gardens and squares to enjoy outdoors in London.
Whether top West End musicals, contemporary plays or Shakespearean classics in London’s atmospheric theatres, you’ll be sure to find a top performance in London. Book a ticket now to secure the best seat in the house.
Eating and Drinking
Numerous Michelin-starred restaurants, trendy pop-ups and eclectic places to drink make London’s restaurant and bar scene one of the most dynamic around. Whether you’re enjoying a curry on Brick Lane, the latest burger hotspot in Soho or a sedate afternoon tea in one of London’s classic venues, there’s always a treat in store for your taste buds.
London is one of the world’s sporting capitals, with countless world-class events to attend and local teams to cheer on. As well as seeing a live event, you can follow in the footsteps of your idols on a stadium tour or delve into the history of sport in London at a sporting museum.
Where to stay
There are plenty of accommodation options in London whatever your budget. From hotels and B&Bs to self-catering and camping. To get the best availability and prices take a look at our guide