There are so many things to do in London that no matter how long you visit for, it never seems to be quite long enough. The city is packed full of adventure, from the amazing nightlife, teeming with quirky venues and lively bars to the cultural landmarks such as Westminster Abbey and the Tower of London.
When you plan your trip, be sure to take advantage of our luxury budget accommodation London. You’ll find yourself at the heart of this magnificent city, surrounded by centuries of history and culture. If you find yourself spoilt for choice, try adding some of these must-see things to your London bucket list.
River Thames Cruise
The famous waterway that runs through the heart of London has carried travellers through the city for centuries. There’s no more authentic way to see the many sights of London than on a cruise down the Thames.
Explore the darker side of London’s history as you make your way into the former home of London’s most notorious criminals. Learn about the history of the famous site and how it was used throughout history as a prison for ghoulish characters such as Jack the Ripper.
The odds are you’ll ride the Tube at some point during your stay at the Park Grand London but you may miss out on what the famous subway system has to offer. It’s easy to overlook the magic of the London Underground but if you look closely you will find all sorts of hidden secrets and artistic works.
Before you leave London you can’t miss out on a ride in a red open-top bus. It may seem like a cliché tourist activity but there’s a reason it’s so popular. You’ll get to see the best of London while learning about the city’s history and meeting new people and other travellers.
Millions of holidaymakers flock to London every year to visit the home of the Royal Family and snap a picture of the famous Royal Guards. Be sure to bring your camera along at the right time and get a video of the Changing of the Guard ceremony.
West End show
A trip to London’s famous theatre district is a must if you’re looking for quality entertainment during your time at the Park Grand London. From drama and poetry to comedy and musicals, the stages throughout the West End regularly host some of the world’s greatest performances.
Scale the O2
If you’re looking for thrills on your London adventure be sure to head over to the famous O2 building and spend the afternoon climbing up and over it. This is a unique opportunity to try something new while getting some amazing views of the city.
Get your wands at the ready and prepare to enter a world of magic as you pass through the invisible wall at King’s Cross Station. Join the queue with other avid Harry Potter fans and have your picture taken with the half-exposed luggage cart.
The shopping scene is too big in London to suggest just one place so here are a few suggestions. If you’re looking for luxury, head to the famous Oxford Street or the Mayfair area. If it’s vintage chic you seek, check out places like Shoreditch and Camden Town.
Recreate the famous album cover that featured the Fab Four walking across the street outside of the iconic Abbey Road music studio. This is a great experience for Beatles fans and music enthusiasts.