Let our experienced local guides show you this magical city and have a right royal experience you'll never forget on London sightseeing tours. Capital of the UK and one of the oldest cities in the world, London takes number one on the best places to go with over 30 million tourists a year. Wherever you are in London, you're never far from a museum as London is the home to 170 museums including the famous Madame Tussauds and Natural History Museum, from weird to wonderful there's a little something for every curious mind on London museum tours.
For an intoxicating mix of culture, scenic beauty and real English fun, there's no better city to visit than London. Take a sightseeing Camden tour and wander through the colourful markets, each with their own distinct and individual characteristics. Camden is an iconic borough of London, a cultural mecca and home to Camden Town. Other popular attractions include the British Museum, London Zoo, Regents Park and Hampstead Heath.
You'll never be short of things to do with Private London tours aplenty, let our expert guides show you and yours this magical city on which we guarantee will be an unforgettable adventure.
There are endless things to do in London regardless of what time of year you visit. For fewer crowds and pleasant weather, March through to May would be the ideal months to visit London. British weather has a notorious reputation, and this is largely due to the wet and chilly winters. This is why November to February would be best to avoid if you're not prepared to brave the elements. This time of year happens to be the most magical in London. Christmas markets and festivities alike bring in great crowds drawn in by the glowing lights and the enchanting seasonal atmosphere London takes on makes it a great time to visit. Summer in London officially begins in June, this brings in greater crowds but even greater things to do! Music festivals and food festivals are just some of the wonderful things to take place at this time of year. Beat the ques by buying tickets online or why not take an Oxford and Cotswolds tour from London to experience more of England.
London is known to be one of the most expensive cities on earth and your trip has the potential to be expensive if you're not careful but there are definitely ways to make the most of your stay without spending too much money! Taking advantage of seasonal deals on flights and planning your tours and the attractions you'll visit around your accommodation location is a sure way to save a few pennies! We also recommend purchasing pre-paid sightseeing cards which gives you fast-track entry to the top attractions, including the Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, and Hop on Hop off Bus Tours. Dining out in London is a dream for any foodie but can be costly. Visitors to London on a budget should look for cost-friendly options such as All You Can Eat buffets and 2 for 1 deals in local pubs to cut the costs on dining.
Of all the places to visit with children, London is one of the best! There is so much to do that is child-friendly, educational and fun in London. There are parks and museums, historical landmarks and entertainment - enough to keep your family busy for days on end. The Natural History Museum, The Warner Bros. Studio Tour London and SEA LIFE London Aquarium rank high on the most popular places visited with families. For family-friendly dining with a twist try Mad Hatter's Afternoon Tea at Sanderson and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory-Inspired Afternoon Tea at One Aldwych. There's fun to be had in London for children of all ages if you don't know where to start, check out our specialised family-friendly London tours.
There are a few things to know before visiting London for the first time. It sounds simple but one of the key things to know before visiting London is that this city is huge! So when it comes to a day or night out, make sure you get your bearings and pick out the most sensible route. With a little forward planning, you can travel around the city with ease. Your time in London is precious so don’t waste any of it stuck on transport or lost and asking for directions from the locals. Regardless of where you are in London, you’re fairly certain to be a 5-minute walk from a bus stop that will take you where you want to go. It’s also a lot cheaper than getting the tube and many run 24 hours a day. There are also London Bus Tours if you want to see all the sights. We'd also recommend you take a day to venture out of the tourist areas and explore some of London’s neighbourhoods and even further afield, check out our day tours from London.
London is famed for its nightlife and if you have a spare evening a night out on the town is not to be missed. From evenings of comedy, theatre and music to a night out on the town, there are plenty of things to do in London at night. While tourists remain around Soho for its hip-and-happening nightclubs, locals often venture to London’s East End for a more alternative bar and club scene. Each and every neighbourhood in London offers something unique whether it be a circus-themed bar in Camden, the world-famous Ministry of Sound in South Bank, or even a chic cocktail bar in Soho, there’s no telling what kind of adventure you’ll get during a night out in London.
So you only have a day in London and you want to see the main highlights of the city? Good news is that you can fit a whole lot in this short space of time. Starting off early in the morning when the main attractions open why not start your day at the Tower of London. Once the setting for such intrigue, underhandedness, betrayal and death that beats any historical drama you've ever seen! Follow on to Tower Bridge and cross the River Thames for views of the South Bank and London Eye, take a stroll down the riverside and take in the sights of the HMS Belfast and City Hall as well as Shakespeare’s Globe, Millennium Bridge and then head towards St. Paul’s Cathedral and the Tate Modern. There is also the SEA LIFE London Aquarium that is perfect for the kids! No trip to London is complete without visiting Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, don’t forget to take your selfie stick as Westminster Abbey is also another impressive building which you will find here. You'll be close to Borough Market which will be the perfect place to stop to enjoy a bit to eat and a drink.