October 21, 2014

Things to do in London

From museums, farmers markets and free things to do in London, this section covers some of the very best London has to offer. As ever, you can comment on any of our recommendations, which are written by local experts, or you can recommend your favourite things to see and do in London.

Top 5 romantic restaurants in London

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If you’re looking for somewhere special to eat, these restaurants will help provide the ambience, food and service that can help set the mood for a memorable, romantic night out in London. That leaves … [Read more...]

The Top Casinos in London

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The Mecca of sports, business, fashion, leisure, rich heritage and famous landmarks, another thing to look forward to when in London is the pulsating gaming and gambling scene. When it comes to … [Read more...]

10 Places to Visit While in London

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Attracting over 30 million visitors per year, London is one the world´s top tourist destinations.  Visitors are drawn to this fascinating city by the wealth of attractions it has to offer.  Whether … [Read more...]

5 Incredible London Casino’s

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Gambling in London can be traced back to the 1500s to the time when Henry VIII was King.  Henry VIII was a heavy gambler and imposed a ban on gambling by his serving army as he was concerned they … [Read more...]

Olympic Sites of London

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2012 is a big year for London. For the first time in 64 years London will be the host city for the biggest sporting party on the planet as the Olympic Games comes to town. Most of the events have sold … [Read more...]

Five Top Places in London with Kids

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If you've got a young family and you're planning on going on holiday, taking a city break might not the first thing that you think of, however, if you head for one of the world's great tourist cities … [Read more...]

Romantic Things to do in London

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If you are planning a romantic weekend getaway the obvious choice would always be to rent apartments in Paris or Venice, as the two cities are very well-known for their romantic character. However, it … [Read more...]

Whitechapel Gallery

Whitechapel Gallery, London

Pablo Picasso and Frida Kahlo are world renowned artists whose work first premiered at the Whitechapel Gallery. This contemporary gallery is open all year round and visits to its exhibitions and … [Read more...]

Tate Britain

Tate Britain, London

Tate Britain features the national collection of British art since the year 1500.  Here too, you will find international modern and contemporary art from the 1900s. Admission to this museum is free … [Read more...]

The Top 10 Comedy Plays and Musicals in London

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For over two centuries, London's West End Theatre District has been entertaining audiences with presentations ranging from drama to comedy to musicals and everything in between. One of the current … [Read more...]

The Best Places to Eat in London

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London is a diverse city with an international influence created by the wide range of people who live there. The eclectic range of people living in, and visiting, the city has created a huge choice of … [Read more...]

Thames Barrier Park

Thames Barrier Park

This beautifully landscaped recreation area is the brainchild of architect Patel Taylor who together with Group Signers and engineers Ove Aarum designed this award winning park. It is set on the north … [Read more...]

Changing of the Guards

Buckingham Palace, London

If like me, you have always wondered why the guards have to be changed, here is the answer. Most if not all of the guards who are appointed to protect the Queen are soldiers who currently serve in the … [Read more...]

Halloween in London

Halloween in London

Jack the Ripper, gruesome dungeons and spooky houses, it is quite easy to see why London would be such a fantastic place to spend a dark and creepy Halloween night. Made up of some of the very best … [Read more...]

Brixton Village Restaurants and Cafes

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For those of you who are used to avoiding Brixton Village Market like it’s the plague then you will no doubt be in for a real shock when I tell you that it has completely transformed. Yep, that’s … [Read more...]

How to get cheap London theatre tickets

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When you come to London one of the obligatory things to do is to check out a fantastic little theatre show! It’s simply a crime not to! However we don’t want to pay an arm and a leg just to see one of … [Read more...]

Free things to do in London for students

Free things to do in London for students

After all that studying and tiresome lectures, students need to blow off steam somehow! Unfortunately being a student can leave you with empty pockets! Bills, food, course materials and of course … [Read more...]

The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, London

If you are an art enthusiast, there is plenty of essential museums and art galleries in London to enjoy and the Wallace Collection is no exception. This national museum is situated in Hertford House, … [Read more...]

Greenwich Market

Greenwich Market, London

Did you know that Greenwich is the birthplace of King Henry VIII, Queen Elizabeth I and Queen Mary I? Indeed and this just means that as you walk through this town, you will be strolling through an … [Read more...]

Spitalfields Market

Spitalfields Market, London

If you are looking to get a taste of old Victorian London, then head for the Spitalfields Market in East London. The market hall is a short walk from the Liverpool Street and Aldgate East tube … [Read more...]

Where to find Banksy’s work in London

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The mystery and intrigue of an artist who works undercover and under a false name is attractive to many people, but unfortunately means that we can’t see the infamous Banksy’s work in just one gallery … [Read more...]

London’s Royal parks

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The best way to escape the concrete jungle of London is to see its greener side in one of its eight Royal Parks. Whether it’s a morning run, a stroll in the afternoon or a picnic in the summer, … [Read more...]

Portobello Road Market

Portobello Road Market, London

The Portobello Road market is situated ten minutes away from Hyde Park and five minutes from the Notting Hill Gate tube station. This market was once a farm and was named after Puerto Bello, a town in … [Read more...]

Camden Stables Market

Camden Stables Market, London

If you wish to have a fun filled day that is packed with food, activities and shopping, you should most definitely head for the Camden Stables market. This is the biggest market in Camden and here you … [Read more...]

Most romantic places to visit in London

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There has always been somewhat of a romantic air about the grand old city of London. Its ancient architecture and the general hustle and bustle offers a sense of anonymity, meaning that you and your … [Read more...]

London Stag Weekends

London Stag do ideas

The big day draws near and so it is your duty as the best man to send off your former wing man, soon to be married friend with a stag night he’s sure to remember for many years to come! Well you’ve … [Read more...]

Greatest Bookshops in London

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Handheld laptops, 3D televisions and mp3 players that can hold more songs than you will ever need, it really doesn’t matter how far technology advances because our love for books will never die! … [Read more...]

Victoria and Albert Museum

Victoria and Albert Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum is the world’s greatest museum of art and design. If this is your first visit to the museum, do take part in the free daily introductory tour. You do not need to book in … [Read more...]

Things to do in London on a rainy day

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Summer, winter, autumn, it doesn’t really matter which season we’re in because more often than not it is going to rain in our beautiful city of London. However, it just so happens that London is … [Read more...]

Cycling in London

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Due to an increased threat of global warming, combined with the ludicrously rising costs of public transport, many people throughout London are opting for a much greener approach to getting around … [Read more...]