5 Great Things To See & Do In London

5 Great Things To See & Do In London

London is an incredible city with what can often seem like an infinite amount of things to see and do. There are people who have lived in London for their entire lives, yet are still discovering the magic of the city.

So how on earth can you be expected to see the very best of the city during your short stay?

Well luckily for you there are several ways you can experience the very best of London- and one of them is just coming back to visit multiple times!

Use this quick London city guide to give yourself the best possible chance to see the stunning things on this list by booking a room in the Signature Townhouse London Hyde Park, it’s one of the finest hotels in the very centre of the city and offers the best breakfast in Hyde Park.

Here are the top 6 best things to see on your next London visit.

Walking the Banks of the Thames

Walking the Banks of the Thames

The Thames was once the key feature of the city- the entire city was actually built around the river as it offered the very best mode of transport for goods, food and people.

Now the river simply adds to the beauty of the city and has been designated as a public space.

Walking the banks of the Thames will give you stunning views of the city and its ever changing skyline, you’ll get to visit the Tate Modern, see the resplendent Tower Bridge and oggle the gorgeous Palace of Westminster.

St. Paul’s Cathedral

St. Paul’s Cathedral

St. Paul’s is one of the most eye-catching and beautiful buildings that impacts the city’s skyline.

The grand white dome stands at an incredible 111 metres tall, making it one of the largest in the world; and the interior galleries and chapel are truly stunning.

Climb the stairs to the ‘Golden Gallery’ for one of the most unique views of central London and experience the wonder of the ‘Whispering Gallery’.

Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds began with a young woman being trained to make death masks of those beheaded during the French Revolution, and has now led to one of the biggest franchises on the planet with a location on almost every continent.

Madame Tussauds is a legendary place where you can get up close and personal with the scarily lifelike waxwork forms of celebrities and public figures. Snap a selfie with the royals and chill with your favourite actor!

Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge is one of the most historic buildings in the city, having been constructed after the Norman conquest in 1066.

The Tower has a long and curious history with more than a few gruesome turns along the way. You can tour the castle with the famous ‘Beefeater’ Guards, see the priceless Crown Jewels and hopefully avoid the resident ghosts that haunt the castle.

The Parks

London is incredibly famous for its parks- in fact, nearly 20% of Greater London is green space or parkland. That’s pretty staggering when you consider that London is 15 times larger than Paris!

Explore the extraordinary variety of wildlife, gardens and wooded areas in these gorgeous city parks.

Explore the City 

So, there you have it; five of the things you should absolutely see on your next trip to London.

If you don’t see everything you want to see then don’t despair- you can always visit again! London’s incredible attractions are truly worth it.