Top 20 Amazing Things To Do In London Part One

Posted: Mar 18 2014

There is so much to see and do in this brilliant city we had devise TWO lists of the best things to do in London.

The Best Things To Do In London, Part One

1. The Tate Modern and The Tate Britain­ – Take in the best of contemporary and shocking art and established classic art in one day. Start in the Tate Modern then enjoy a bank side walk to the Tate Britain, or catch the Tate Boat which runs about every 40 minutes.

2. The London Eye – See London’s breathtaking skyline with a trip on this riverside attraction. Take a ride during the day to see the stunning cityscape or see the magical view of the capitol aglow at night.

3. Oxford Circus – Find the best of the British high street in this metropolis of shops, fashion and style. Oxford Street is home to a huge Topshop as well as popular names like Miss Selfridge and department stores such as Selfridges.

4. Sea Life London Aquarium – The South Bank is where you can also find the wonders of the ocean. The Aquarium is home to sharks, tropical fish, stingrays, lobsters, jellyfish, piranhas and penguins and features an underwater walk way so you can get up close and personal with all the creatures under the sea.

5. Catch a Play –London’s theatres are currently showing dramatic productions of George Orwell’s 1984 (Almeida Theatre), Arthur Millar’s All My Sons (Open Air Theatre), Shakespeare’s Anthony & Cleopatra (The Globe Theatre) and so much more. Take your seat it in quirky theatres that are home to some of the best stage productions the world has to offer.

6. Afternoon Tea at Claridge’s – High tea is an age old English tradition and you can experience this in one of London’s most prestigious Hotels. Enjoy luxurious culinary treats such as cakes, scones and sandwiches as well as fine tea sourced by their own tea connoisseur.

7. See a comedy show – The Comedy Store, Leicester Square hosts rib tickling comedy showcases every Thursday to Saturday so kick start your weekends with a good chuckle. Famous names that have performed include Paul Merton, Dawn French and Ben Elton.

8. Relax in Covent Garden – Dine alfresco and enjoy the benefits of a long lunch at one of Covent Garden’s street food stands, cafes or restaurants. Try tastes from all over the world and enjoy spontaneous street theatre and performances that draw in the crowds. After you’ve eaten then you can shop for designer brands including Burberry and Dior.

9. Enjoy the nightlife – London has a buzzing nightlife and their clubs and resident DJs rival some of the best spots in Europe. If all night dancing is your thing then party at Clerkenwell’s Fabric or for a VIP night on the tiles head to Mayfair’s Mahiki club, a favourite with the young elite crowd.

10. Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament – Running along the Thames is truly is a magnificent site that is one of London’s proudest monuments. A day in London would not be complete if you did not visit Big Ben.

Source: http://www.timeout.com/london/things-to-do/101- things-to-do-in-london