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Your guide to top attractions in London including museums, galleries, parks and family days out. Find out about the Tower of London, the London Eye, Hyde ParkBuckingham Palace and many more.

Our guide includes contact information, opening hours and visitor information to help you plan your trip.

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The London Eye
The London Eye


The British Museum

The British Museum is a museum of human history and culture in London. Its collections, which number more than seven million objects, are amongst the largest and most comprehensive in the world.


The London Eye

The London Eye. The Merlin Entertainments London Eye (commonly the London Eye, or Millennium Wheel) is an extremely large passenger-carrying Ferris wheel situated on the banks of the River Thames in Central London.


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Top 10 Attractions

Top 10 attractions in London - Check out London's most popular tourist attractions, including the London Eye, the National Gallery and Tower of London.


Top 10 FREE attractions in London

Top 10 FREE attractions in London, Experience London without spending a penny! There are plenty of free museums and activities in the city to keep you amused

Big Ben

The Houses of Parliament and the clock tower, commonly called Big Ben, are among London's most iconic landmarks.

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace serves as both the office and London residence of Her Majesty The Queen. It is one of the few working royal palaces remaining in the world today.

Changing the Guard

Changing the Guard, Changing the Guard takes place at 11:30 daily from May until the end of July and on alternate days for the rest of the year, weather permitting.

Design Museum

The Design Museum is one of the worlds leading museums devoted to contemporary design in every form from furniture to graphics, and architecture to industrial design.

HMS Belfast

HMS Belfast is one of the most powerful large light cruisers ever built, HMS Belfast is now the only surviving vessel of her type to have seen active service during the Second World War.

Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace is the former home of the flamboyant King Henry VIII, he extended and developed this grand palace after acquiring it in the 1520's. Its many royal occupants have ensured the palace has fabulous furnishings, tapestries and paintings.

Hop on - Hop off River Cruise

A Thames river cruise is without doubt one of the best ways to see London, weaving through the heart of the city and past so many of its most famous attractions. See and experience the sights and splendour of this great city from the relaxed comfort of a City Cruises modern, all-weather boats with open upper decks and spacious lower saloons with panoramic windows

Houses of Parliament

Houses of Parliament. Parliament is open to all members of the UK public and overseas visitors. You can attend debates and watch committee hearings, tour the buildings or climb the famous Clock Tower and see Big Ben.

Hyde Park

London's Hyde Park is one of the greatest city parks in the world.

Imperial War Museum

Imperial War Museum. The museum's collections include archives of personal and official documents, photographs, film and video material, and oral history recordings; an extensive library, a large art collection, and examples of military vehicles and aircraft, equipment and other artefacts.

Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens, Explore glasshouses, landscapes and 250 years of history at the world's most famous garden. Climb to the treetops, delve into rainforest or discover more on a guided tour.


LEGOLAND Windsor is a 150 acre theme park for families with children

London Aquarium

London Aquarium, The SEA LIFE London Aquarium is home to one of Europe's largest collections of global marine life and the jewel in the crown of the 28 SEA LIFE attractions in the UK and Europe.

London Bridge Experience & London Tombs

Voted the UK's 'best year round scare attraction', the London Bridge Experience and the London Tombs are London attractions not to be missed.

London Zoo

London Zoo is the world's oldest scientific zoo. It was opened in London on 27 April 1828, and was originally intended to be used as a collection for scientific study. It was eventually opened to the public in 1847.

Lords Cricket Ground

Lords Cricket Ground, Lord's has long been seen as the 'Home of Cricket' and the game's spiritual 'headquarters'. But its importance is not merely historical. In practice it remains, to this day, perhaps the most important single place in world cricket.

Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds, wax museum. Madame Tussauds is open seven days a week

Monument to the Great Fire of London

Monument to the Great Fire of London

Museum of London

The Museum of London documents the history of London from the Prehistoric to the present day.

National Gallery

The National Gallery in London, founded in 1824, houses a rich collection of over 2,300 paintings dating from the mid-13th century to 1900 in its home on Trafalgar Square.

National Maritime Museum

The National Maritime Museum (NMM) in Greenwich, England is the leading maritime museum of the United Kingdom the largest museum of its kind in the world. The historic buildings forming part of the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site, it also incorporates the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, and 17th-century Queen's House.

National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery houses a collection of portraits of historically important and famous British people. It was the first portrait gallery in the world when it opened in 1856.

Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum is one of three large museums on Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London, England (the others are the Science Museum, and the Victoria and Albert Museum).

Open Top Bus Tour

Open Top Bus Tour, more than just a great way to travel around the capital,

Royal Academy of Arts

The Academy hosts an annual Royal Academy summer exhibition of new art, which is a well known event

Royal Observatory Greenwich

The Royal Observatory, Greenwich (ROG) is the home of Greenwich Mean Time and the Prime Meridian of the World, making it the official starting point for each new day, year and millennium.

Science Museum

Science Museum,Bringing science to life, and life to science

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Shakespeare's Globe Exhibition and theatre tour offer a fascinating introduction to the world-famous Globe Theatre and life in Shakespeare's London.

Somerset House

Somerset House is a major arts and cultural centre in the heart of London, with a year-round programme of large-scale contemporary exhibitions and events including Londons favourite ice rink in winter and open air gigs and films in summer.

St. Paul's Cathedral

St Paul's Cathedral is a busy working church. At the heart of life at St Paul's is the daily pattern of prayer and worship. Every day begins and ends with prayer. During hourly prayers visitors are invited to join in the Lords Prayer, in their own language, as they pause and pray.

Tate Britain

Tate Britain holds the largest collection of British art in the world. The gallery shows work from the last five centuries, including contemporary British art, in a series of free changing displays.

Tate Modern

The Tate Modern in London is Britain's national museum of international modern art

Thames river carnival

The Mayor's Thames Festival takes place annually in mid-September. Activities take place over a weekend on the River Thames, the riverside walkways, roads, bridges, docks and public open spaces from Westminster Bridge to Tower Bridge and beyond.

The Hayward (Gallery)

The Hayward is an art gallery within the Southbank Centre, part of an area of major arts venues on the South Bank of the River Thames

The London Dungeon

The London Dungeon invites you to delve into the capitals blood-curdling history. Live actors, two hair-raising rides, shows and special effects transport you back to those black, bleak times... are you brave enough?

Thorpe Park

Thorpe Park is a theme park located in Chertsey, Surrey, just 20 minutes from the City of London.

Tower of London

Tower of London, Visit the Crown Jewels, one of the unmissable highlights of a visit to the Tower of London.

Victoria and Albert Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum is the world's largest museum of decorative arts and design, housing a permanent collection of over 4.5 million objects.

Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey, Kings, queens, statesmen and soldiers; poets, priests, heroes and villains - the Abbey is a must-see living pageant of British history.

Windsor Castle

Windsor is the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world and the Official Residence of Her Majesty The Queen. Its rich history spans almost 1000 years.

World Rugby Museum

World Rugby Museum, Twickenham is home not just to England rugby but also the World Rugby Museum, the finest collection of rugby memorabilia in the world. The Museum opened in 1996 and takes visitors through the history of the sport from its origins to the present day.