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Things To Do in London

Updated on April 14, 2010

Ten Things To Do In London

There are so many Things To Do in London!

"The man who tires of London tires of life. For there is in London all that life can afford." Samuel Johnson

Well said, Samuel!

Truthfully, a trip to London done right does require some pretty extensive planning. A simple page like this cannot do justice to this wonderful city and a good guidebook is highly recommened. (Skip to the end if you want to discover my favorite travel guide) However, we can put a small dent in the list and give you some ideas!

Let's explore some of the Top Things To Do in London -

1. First Stop - Take a ride on a famous Red Double Decker Bus.

2. Visit the British Museum - in fact visit many of the wonderful museums in London.

3. Picnic in Hyde Park - King Henry VIII's favorite deer-hunting spot! Be sure to wander through Kensington Gardens which borders Kensington palace bordering the park.

4. View one of the world's best art colections at the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square.

5. Hang with the great poets Chaucer, Thomas, Hardy, Tennyson and browning at the Poet's Corner of Westminster Abbey.

6. Have a quiet conversation in the Whispering Gallery of St. Paul's Cathedral.

7. Get spooked at Execution Row at the Tower of London.

8. Observe the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace.

9. Stroll through any number of the magnificent Royal Parks.

10. See the best of London laid before you while you Walk along the South Bank of the River Thames from Tower Bridge to Lambeth.

Of course to do a proper English job of planning your trip I would encourage you to pick up one of the best travel guides you can get from the Lonely Planet Guide. Even a little planning before you go will ensure you uncover the best Things To Do in London!

Share Your Favorite Things to do in London!

Let's grow this hub together!

Perhaps you've been to London or maybe you live in London. If you have discovered some interesting Things To Do in London not listed above leave your suggestion in the comments box below.

I look forward to learning about your great London discoveries!

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    • PanamaPaul profile image


      8 years ago from Toronto

      I was in London many years ago and I actually did everything on your list! I love that video clip too - very funny.

    • Caverson profile image


      8 years ago from Left Coast

      Hummm, never considered London but you make it sounds quite interesting and maybe I will re-consider. Thanks

    • Vizey profile image


      9 years ago

      I would love to visit London and it is one of my favorite destinations. Thames, Bridges, Culture, English and cricket all fascinate me a lot. thanks for advice.

    • prasetio30 profile image


      9 years ago from malang-indonesia

      thanks for share . I'll do it when I go to London someday. I have a friend from London also.He is studying there.

    • desert blondie profile image

      desert blondie 

      10 years ago from Palm trees, swimming pools, lots of sand, lots of sunscreen

      London also one of my favorite cities! Let's compare notes, here is my column about seeing the sights of London! Enjoy!


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