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30 Things to do in London

Thames Rocket Speed Boat Tour

The Thames River is 215 miles long, the longest river in England. Up until 1729 London Bridge was the only bridge that spanned the Thames river.

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South Bank

The South Bank is mainly located between Westminster Bridge and the Jubilee Walkway (on the south bank obviously)!

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Aqua Shard

Cocktail bar and various restaurants.

The Shard, 31 St Thomas St, London SE1 9RY

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Covent Garden

Covent Garden is one of the most sought after places on London. Continuously throughout the day performers are located between the market and St Paul’s church in 40 minute blocks.

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Hey's Galleria

This is a stunning arcade of shops, cafes and restaurants. If your visiting Tower Bridge, a wake down “Queens Walkway” finishing at Hey’s Galleria is a must.

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Sky Garden

The Sky Garden (located ion Fenchurch Street) is a free public space to visit with spectacular views across London. Whilst it’s free, you do need to book a one hour slot in advance.

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Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey has seen the coronation of all Kings and Queens in England since 1066 and some royal weddings. It’s a royal church offering daily services for the public to attend.

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London Eye

Originally opened in January 2000, the structure is 135 meters tall, it rotates the distance of 2300 miles during one year.

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The Shard

Opened in 2014, 96 story’s high and took 5 years to build. It cost £435 million to build and was commissioned by the then prime minister, John Prescott.

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Wright Brothers - The London Seafood Experts

Experts in Sea Food.

8a Lamb Street, Old Spitalfields Market, London E1 6EA

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The Monument

Stands in Monument Street in the City if London. Took 6 years to build and completed in 1677. It was built to commemorate the great fire of London in 1666.

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The Tate Modern

Tate Modern is a modern art gallery located in London. It is Britain's national gallery of international modern art and forms part of the Tate group (together with Tate Britain, Tate Liverpool, Tate St Ives and Tate Online).

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London Transport Museum

Great place to visit if you have an hour to spare near Covent Garden. You’ll see and hear about the history of the transport network in London. Climb aboard old busses and trains, see pictures from war time.

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Flat Iron Steak

Steak house and wine bar.

7 Beak St, Soho, W1F 9RW

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Box Park, Shoreditch

If you are in the Shoreditch area, the Box Park is well worth a visit. Shipping containers stacked on top of one another make up this unique shopping complex.

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London Ghost Tour

Feel shivers down your spine on a ghost walk around the haunted and historic sights of London. Follow the shadows to some of the darkest corners of the city on a 2-hour walking tour and boat ride.

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Old Spitalfields Market

Old Spitalfields Market is a covered market in Spitalfields, London. There has been a market on the site for over 350 years.

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Opera Tavern

Tapas and wine bar.

23 Catherine St, London WC2B 5JS

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Regent Street

Regent Street is a major shopping street in the West End of London. It is named after George, the Prince Regent (later George IV) and was built under the direction of the architect John Nash.

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Piccadilly Circus

Piccadilly Circus is a road junction and public space of London's West End in the City of Westminster. It was built in 1819 to connect Regent Street with Piccadilly. 

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Tower Bridge

Most people (outside of London) confuse Tower Bridge for London Bridge. But this is Tower Bridge. Opened in 1894 and too 8 years to build.

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Buckingham Palace

You can tour certain parts of the palace, these tours only take place from the end of June to the beginning of September so make sure you book well in advance.

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Tower of London

The Tower of London, officially Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress of the Tower of London, is a historic castle located on the north bank of the River Thames in central London.

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The Palace of Westminster

The Palace of Westminster is the meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Up At The 02

The 02 opened in 2007 and is now a state of the art arena with bars, clubs, restaurants, a cinema and a bowling alley. 

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St James Park

St James's Park is a 23-hectare (57-acre) park in the City of Westminster, central London.

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Open Top Bus Tour

There are many bus tours of London, some operate as “hop on, hop off”, others take you on a 2 hour tour.

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Trafalgar Square

Trafalgar Square is a public square in the City of Westminster, Central London, built around the area formerly known as Charing Cross.

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Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds is a wax museum in London with smaller museums in a number of other major cities.

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Queens Walk

Queens Walk in London is located right along the Southbank at the edge of the Thames, from Tower Bridge right up to Westminster Bridge.

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