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Ranked #1 of 853 attractions in London
Owner description: Theatre and dining venue based in London's Docklands, offering a modern take on traditional music hall-style entertainment.... more » Owner description: Theatre and dining venue based in London's Docklands, offering a modern take on traditional music hall-style entertainment. Groups and parties welcome. Attracts a younger crowd in the evenings; lunches and "pensioner matinees" available all year round (closed for August). UK Coach award for "Britain's Friendliest Venue". « less
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Ranked #2 of 853 attractions in London
Category: Historic Sites; Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: Both a national museum and a prestigious private collection of art bequeathed by Lady Wallace in 1897, this attraction... more » Owner description: Both a national museum and a prestigious private collection of art bequeathed by Lady Wallace in 1897, this attraction features one of the world's best collections of French 18th-century pictures, porcelain and furniture, plus a fantastic array of 17th-century paintings. « less
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Ranked #3 of 853 attractions in London
Category: Ballets; Operas; Theaters & Stadiums
Owner description: Built in 1732, this well-known theater is the home to the Royal Ballet and Royal Opera, which regularly features world famous... more » Owner description: Built in 1732, this well-known theater is the home to the Royal Ballet and Royal Opera, which regularly features world famous stars and performances throughout the year. « less
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Ranked #4 of 853 attractions in London
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Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
Owner description: The RAF Benevolent Fund is proud and privileged to be the custodian of the new Bomber Command Memorial in central London. The... more » Owner description: The RAF Benevolent Fund is proud and privileged to be the custodian of the new Bomber Command Memorial in central London. The memorial has been built to be modern, yet classical, in Portland stone. At its heart are the bronze sculptures of a Bomber Command aircrew. Within the memorial, the space is open to the sky with an opening designed to allow light to fall directly onto sculptures of the aircrew. « less
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Ranked #5 of 853 attractions in London
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Category: Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: The National Gallery houses the national collection of paintings in the Western European tradition from the 13th to the 19th... more » Owner description: The National Gallery houses the national collection of paintings in the Western European tradition from the 13th to the 19th centuries. It is on show 361 days a year, free of charge. « less
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Ranked #6 of 853 attractions in London
Category: ; Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: The Courtauld Gallery is one of the finest small museums in the world. Its collection stretches from the early Renaissance... more » Owner description: The Courtauld Gallery is one of the finest small museums in the world. Its collection stretches from the early Renaissance into the 20th century and is particularly renowned for the unrivalled collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings. The Gallery also holds an outstanding collection of drawings and prints and fine example of sculpture and decorative arts. « less
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Ranked #7 of 853 attractions in London
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Category: Architectural Buildings; Government Buildings; Historic Sites; Cultural

The Houses of Parliament, located inside the Palace of Westminster, are open to both the UK public and overseas visitors. The home of both chambers of Parliament of the United... more »

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Ranked #8 of 853 attractions in London
Owner description: Whispers of advertising past are the focus of this walking tour through Stoke Newington, taking in some of London's best... more » Owner description: Whispers of advertising past are the focus of this walking tour through Stoke Newington, taking in some of London's best ghostsigns (painted signs, fading on walls). These are used to explore local, craft and advertising history through their unique stories and survival against the odds. Described as 'fascinating' by Londonist, the tour will inspire you to start spotting ghostsigns everywhere you go with an appreciation of their history and place in contemporary urban streetscapes. The tour is led by ghostsigns expert and local resident, Sam Roberts, curator of the History of Advertising Trust Ghostsigns Archive and author of numerous articles and book contributions on the topic. « less
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Ranked #9 of 853 attractions in London
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Category: ; Art Museums; History Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: The world's greatest museum of art and design.The V&A's collections are unrivalled in their diversity. Explore historical and... more » Owner description: The world's greatest museum of art and design.The V&A's collections are unrivalled in their diversity. Explore historical and contemporary art and design, including works of art from many of the world's richest cultures. Admission free. « less
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Ranked #10 of 853 attractions in London
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Category: Historic Sites; History Museums; Military Museums; Museums
Owner description: The underground headquarters of the British High Command served as the nerve center of Britain's war effort during World War... more » Owner description: The underground headquarters of the British High Command served as the nerve center of Britain's war effort during World War II. « less
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Ranked #11 of 853 attractions in London
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Category: Parks; Outdoors
Owner description: This 90-acre park, the oldest Royal Park in London, features a large lake that is a wildlife sanctuary for ducks, geese,... more » Owner description: This 90-acre park, the oldest Royal Park in London, features a large lake that is a wildlife sanctuary for ducks, geese, swans and even pelicans. « less
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Ranked #12 of 853 attractions in London
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Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: Elizabeth Tower is the name of the famous tower of Parliament - more popularly known as Big Ben. Although often referred to... more » Owner description: Elizabeth Tower is the name of the famous tower of Parliament - more popularly known as Big Ben. Although often referred to as Big Ben, this is actually the nickname of the bell housed within Elizabeth Tower - and Big Ben's official name is the Great Bell. UK residents can arrange a tour of Elizabeth Tower through their local MP or member of the House of Lords. Unfortunately these tours are not available to non-UK residents. A tour takes you up the 334 stone spiral steps to the top of Elizabeth Tower to hear Big Ben strike the hour. As well as seeing a spectacular view of London from 62 metres up the tower, you also go behind the clock faces and have the opportunity to visit the mechanism room to learn about how the clock works in the 21st Century. « less
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Ranked #13 of 853 attractions in London
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Sports Complexes; Theaters & Stadiums
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Ranked #14 of 853 attractions in London
Category: Military Museums; Museums
Owner description: If you're searching for something different why not take off to Colindale and navigate your way through the history of... more » Owner description: If you're searching for something different why not take off to Colindale and navigate your way through the history of aviation from the earliest balloon flight to the latest Eurofighter? This world-class collection of over 100 aircraft, aviation and wartime memorabilia offers a fun day out for all the family. Don't forget to visit our awe inspiring sound and light show that takes you back in time to the Battle of Britain. Better yet admission to the museum is free of charge. The Museum is open daily from 10am to 6pm. « less
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Ranked #15 of 853 attractions in London
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers; Landmarks
Owner description: Get ready for a breathtaking new attraction, combining an exhilarating active outdoor challenge with a completely unique... more » Owner description: Get ready for a breathtaking new attraction, combining an exhilarating active outdoor challenge with a completely unique perspective on the Capital.Prepare yourself for an unforgettable 90 minute experience which will take you on an uplifting expedition across the roof of the world's most popular entertainment venue. Enjoy spectacular 360 degree views of London from our viewing platform in the centre of the roof, before finishing with a thrilling descent back to base to complete your adventure. « less
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Ranked #16 of 853 attractions in London
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #17 of 853 attractions in London
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Category: Sports Complexes; Parks; Outdoors
Owner description: Originally a royal hunting ground, this scenic park is a popular recreation area offering an artificial lake, tennis courts,... more » Owner description: Originally a royal hunting ground, this scenic park is a popular recreation area offering an artificial lake, tennis courts, cricket ground, children's playgrounds and the London Zoo, which lies on the north side of the park. « less
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Ranked #18 of 853 attractions in London
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Category: ; Art Museums; History Museums; Museums

On entering the British Museum it is a little daunting, vast spaces, lots of people.  Take a few minutes to orient yourself and then collect a map from the Information Point.  It... more »

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Ranked #19 of 853 attractions in London
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums

The Huntarian Museum is a quirky little museum and may not be for everybody.  If innards preserved in jars make you sick, stay away.  however, if you are at all interested in... more »

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Ranked #20 of 853 attractions in London
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Sports Complexes; Specialty Museums; Theaters & Stadiums
Owner description: Lord's Cricket Ground is known as the Home of Cricket and is owned by Marylebone Cricket Club - better known, throughout the... more » Owner description: Lord's Cricket Ground is known as the Home of Cricket and is owned by Marylebone Cricket Club - better known, throughout the cricketing world, as MCC. Founded in 1787, MCC is the world's most famous cricket club. « less
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Ranked #21 of 853 attractions in London
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #22 of 853 attractions in London
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Ranked #23 of 853 attractions in London
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Theaters & Stadiums
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Ranked #24 of 853 attractions in London
Category: Neighborhoods; Parks; Outdoors
Owner description: Situated west of Kensington Gardens, this city park is particularly attractive in the spring when tulips are in full bloom,... more » Owner description: Situated west of Kensington Gardens, this city park is particularly attractive in the spring when tulips are in full bloom, and in summer when performances are staged at the open-air theater. « less
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Ranked #25 of 853 attractions in London
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Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
Owner description: One of London's most famous landmarks, the historic Tower houses the Crown Jewels, the prison cell of Sir Walter Raleigh,... more » Owner description: One of London's most famous landmarks, the historic Tower houses the Crown Jewels, the prison cell of Sir Walter Raleigh, known as the Bloody Tower, and the Chapel of St. John and the Royal Armories. « less
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Ranked #26 of 853 attractions in London
Category: Neighborhoods; Cultural
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Ranked #27 of 853 attractions in London
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Cultural
Owner description: Westminster Abbey was initially built by Henry III in 1245 and it is one of the most important Gothic buildings of England.... more » Owner description: Westminster Abbey was initially built by Henry III in 1245 and it is one of the most important Gothic buildings of England. At first home of Benedictine monks, the coronation church since 1066 and the final resting place of 17 monarchs. It contains a treasury full of paintings, stained glass, pavements, textiles, various other artifacts and books plus the most significant collection of monumental sculptures of the UK. « less
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Ranked #28 of 853 attractions in London
Category: Neighborhoods; Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #29 of 853 attractions in London
Category: Libraries; History Museums; Cultural
Owner description: Open to all visitors seven-days-a-week, this superb building by Sir Colin St John Wilson offers events, special exhibitions... more » Owner description: Open to all visitors seven-days-a-week, this superb building by Sir Colin St John Wilson offers events, special exhibitions and a Treasures Gallery that displays over 200 items, including Magna Carta, a Gutenberg Bible and lyrics by the Beatles. « less
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Ranked #30 of 853 attractions in London
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Theaters & Stadiums
Owner description: Founded by the pioneering American actor and director Sam Wanamaker, Shakespeare's Globe is a unique international resource... more » Owner description: Founded by the pioneering American actor and director Sam Wanamaker, Shakespeare's Globe is a unique international resource dedicated to the exploration of Shakespeare's work and the playhouse for which he wrote, through the connected means of performance and education.Together, the Globe Theatre Company, Shakespeare's Globe Exhibition and Globe Education seek to further the experience and international understanding of Shakespeare in performance. « less
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