65 Things You Have to Do In London

This is the London Bucket List of Things to Do.

From Afternoon Tea, London City Attractions and Trip Ideas, I’ve spent the past year checking out all things London. I’ve most recently embarked on a new and exciting project where I cover 33 different London Walks  You can find out more about that project here. I’ve walked around and explored a significant amount of  London in just a short amount of time.

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Attractions

 

1. Neals Yard Covent Garden

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2. Leadenhall Market

This cute market is tucked into London’s Financial District and was the setting of some filming of Harry Potter.

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3. Emirates Airlines Experience

Take a tram over the Thames for only £3.50.

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4. Buckingham Palace

Say hi to Queenie.

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5. Borough Market

From flowers and festive foods, its easy to get overwhelmed here with all of your food choices.

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6. Tate Modern

The famous Modern Art Gallery

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7. Chinatown/Leicester Square

 

Filled with Chinese restaurants, grocery stores, and a casino.

 

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8. Emirates Stadium

Home to our favorite football team, Arsenal FC.

9. Granary Square

Great place to catch some rays

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10. Carnaby Street

Famous for being the London scene in the sixties. Now a fashion hot spot. Filled with shops, restaurants, and bars. Only around the corner from Oxford Circus. I highly recommend coming to eat here.

 

11. Notting Hill Market/Portobello Road

“The World’s Largest Antiques Market” has been open since the 1800’s.

Related: Five Things to Do in Notting Hill

 

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12. Trafalgar Square

Public Square in Westminster commemorating the Battle of Trafalgar

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13. Sky Garden

A public London garden in the sky. If you come here Monday- Friday before 6 pm or after 9 pm on the weekends you will need a booking.

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14. Camden Market

The North London home to eclectic food, fashion, music, and art.

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15. Platform 9 and ¾

At Kings Cross station. No explanation needed. Just expect long queues.

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16. Big Ben

He’s currently going through some renovations.

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17. Westminster Abbey

The 700-year-old church where nearly all the royals get married.

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18. Tower of London

Palace, fortress, and torture chamber. This is one of London’s most popular destinations

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19. Tower Bridge

When people think of London they think of Tower Bridge.

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20. Harrod’s

World famous department store

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21. Covent Garden Market

This was once the historic Covent Garden fruit and veg market. Alfred Hitchcock’s father once had a stall here.

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22. Spitalfields Market

East End Market filled with quirky shops and a stone’s throw from Brick Lane.

#23-30. Millenium Bridge, Columbia Road Flower Market, British Library, Oxford Street, Selfridges, Sloane Square, The #15 bus from Charing Cross, Houses of Parliament

Walks

31. St Katherines Docks

You might forget you’re in London being here. And it’s only a short walk from Tower Bridge station.

 

32. Regent Canals

Fancy a break from Camden Lock? Walk along here to get to Primrose Hill.

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33. Flask Walk

The Walk to do if you’re in Hampstead.

Related: 9 Things to Do in Hampstead

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34. Shoreditch Street Art

These are located all over Shoreditch. This one, in particular, I found off Brick Lane.

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35. Brick Lane

The hipness hive of East London.

Related: 7 Facts About Brick Lane

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36. Bloomsbury Writers Walk

Bedford Square is the home to quite a few publishing houses which coincides with the fact that many renowned authors and thinkers inhabited this area in the 1920’s. More info here.

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37. Chelsea Embankment

One of my favorite walks in London that I happened to find by accident.

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Museums

38. The British Museum

One of my favorite museums in London which is a short walk from Bedford Square.

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39. Museum of Natural History

Expect long lines at the weekend, but well worth it.

40. Victoria and Albert Museum

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41. Sherlock Holmes Museum

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42. National Portrait Gallery

Perfect place to tuck into on a rainy day if you’re in Trafalgar Square.

 

43. Science Museum

Another free London Museum on the same road as Museum of Natural History.

Restaurants and Food

44. Beigel Bake

One of my favorite cheap foods in London.

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46. Biscuiteers

One of London’s most Instagrammable spots

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46. Sushi Samba

Breathtaking views and my favorite food and music.

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47. Aster Cafe

Nordic afternoon tea and pastries at an affordable price.

48. Cereal Killer Cafe

London’s first cereal cafe, with every choice imaginable.

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49.  Chin Chin Labs

You MUST try their famous hot chocolate (it was pretty special!) and of course their ice cream.

50. Bao

I love their Taiwanese steamed buns.

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51. Poppies Fish and Chips

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55. Dishoom

The best Indian food I’ve ever had! (Multiple London locations)

56-58. Tea at Yumchaa, Duck and Waffle, Snaps +Rye

 

 

 

Parks

56. Primrose Hill

One of the best views of London.

 

57. Kensington Palace Gardens

 

58. Holland Park

Can't believe this 😍 little garden is right here in London ?!

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59. Hyde Park

Weekends are perfect for walks in the park 🌳👫

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60. Regent’s Park

I think Hyde and Regent’s are my favorite London parks. For now…

Always take the Scenic Route

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61.-62. Kew Gardens, Hampstead Heath

 

To Do

63. Afternoon Tea at the Orangery Kensington

London sure knows how to do brick right 👌🏽

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64. Afternoon Tea at the Delaunay

 

 

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