Tourists flock to London to see the numerous attractions London has to offer. However, queues can be troublesome, especially in summertime, so it’s worth checking out other possibilities, such as off-peak times and days. Generally speaking, if you’re looking to visit something very special, or visit a place of interest, spring and autumn would indeed be something to bear in mind.
So, are you ready to discover what attractions London has to offer and enjoy a truly great day out? And, with such an amazing transport system, everything is literally right on your door step!
Spanning 2000 years of London’s history, you will experience gruesome events, costumed live actors using special effects and themed fairground rides. Attractions the whole family can enjoy.
Riverside Building, County Hall,
Westminster Bridge Rd, Lambeth, London SE1 7PB
Tel: 0207 654 0809
Founded by wax sculptor Marie Tussaud, the London wax museum has numerous, themed galleries with life-sized wax replicas of famous celebrities and historic icons. Great attractions for the family.
Marylebone Rd, Marylebone, London NW1 5LR
Tel: 0871 894 3000
A medieval castle and home to Crown jewels and iconic beefeaters, it has been a palace, fortress and prison and was built by William the Conqueror in the early 1080s.
St Katharine’s & Wapping, London EC3N 4AB
Tel: 0844 482 7777
The £70m Millennium Wheel is situated on the South Bank of the River Thames. Erected in 1999 it was the tallest wheel, measuring 443 feet (135m) tall and a diameter of 394 feet (120m). Each capsule has seats and air-con. A fantastic day out, this one definitely needs to be added to your attractions list.
Lambeth, London SE1 7PB
Tel: 0870 990 8881
There is a churchyard with gardens outside Saint Paul’s Cathedral and a floorplan of the original building. The Anglican cathedral had been severally damaged by fire and of bombing in WW2.
St. Paul’s Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD
Tel: 0207 246 8350
The Queen’s London residence. Visitors can tour the palace’s private and state rooms and can also watch the changing of the guard.
London SW1A 1AA
Tel: 0303 123 7300
A traditional place of coronation and a burial site for English monarchs, the abbey was also a main burial site for royalty. The royal family burial site is now at Windsor Castle. Guided tours and a daily services here since 1066.
20 Deans Yard, Westminster, London SW1P 3PA
Tel: 0207 222 5152
This Gothic clock tower which is a national symbol, is the world’s largest four-faced chiming clock and became operational in 1859. It is situated on the banks of the River Thames on the north side of the Houses of Parliament.
Westminster, London SW1A 0AA
Tel: 0207 219 4272
Vast array of global antiquities, including Egyptian mummies and ancient Greek sculptures. Loved by many, this museum is a very interesting attraction and one not to be missed.
Great Russell St, London WC1B 3DG
Tel: 0207 323 8299
A meeting place of the members of Parliament at the House of Commons and the House of Lords, it’s also known as the Houses of Parliament and the oldest royal palace in London. Guided tours on Saturdays and in summer.
Westminster, London W1A 0AA
Tel: 0207 219 3000
If you need help with booking tickets, here are two really great websites for you to choose from.
Featuring everything you could possibly need on this website, with music, arts, theatre and comedy leading the way. They also cover; West End theatre, ballet and dance, musical and opera listings.
Tel: 0800 988 4440
This website offers a substantially wide choice when it comes to choosing an event. Concerts, festivals, theatre, sport, comedy, family tickets and group sales can all be found here.
Tel: 0844 338 0338
You may also be very interested in checking out KuKu London’s Leisure and Pleasure page, here on this website. The posts are FAB and very informative!
Also, for the best value hotel accommodation here in London, check out these two FAB websites. They offer every type of hotel you could possibly imagine and have 5 star reviews as standard!