London visitor attractions

We have scoured the capital to bring you a collection of some of the best tourist sites in London. Whether you are looking for tourist places in London, or somewhere off the beaten track, take a look at our travel advice for London first.

Madame Tussauds London

Madame Tussauds

One of the best known London tourist sites, full of waxwork figures of the world’s most famous people.
www.madametussauds.com

Harrods

Harrods

The store that has literally everything: luxury and more.
www.harrods.com

The Tower of London

The Tower of London

The Tower of London is one of the most popular visitor attractions in London, an iconic palace with Beefeaters, jewellery and history.
www.hrp.org.uk/TowerOfLondon

London Zoo

London Zoo

At Regent’s Park, amazing animals, insects and reptiles.
www.zsl.org/zsl-london-zoo

London Dungeon

London Dungeon

Be scared, be very scared.
www.the-dungeons.co.uk/london

National Gallery

National Gallery

Free entry to magnificent paintings across the centuries.
www.nationalgallery.org.uk

Science Museum

Science Museum

Entertainment for all, rockets, electricity and loads to interact with.
www.sciencemuseum.org.uk

London Eye

London Eye

A London tourist site which should not be missed, with a unique view of a wonderful city.
www.londoneye.com

Victoria and Albert Museum

Victoria and Albert Museum

Exceptional design, art and artefacts.
www.vam.ac.uk

Covent Garden

Covent Garden

One of London’s prime visitor attractions, with its shops, restaurants and live entertainment.
www.coventgardenlondonuk.com

London IMAX Cinema

IMAX Cinema

3D on the South Bank.
www.bfi.org.uk/whatson/bfi_imax

London Chinatown

Chinatown

It’s another world, great restaurants.
chinatown.co.uk/en/

Hamleys Toy Store

Hamleys

Toys as you’ve never seen them before.
www.hamleys.com

Carnaby Street

Carnaby Street

Remarkable boutiques with a very special atmosphere.
www.carnaby.co.uk

Camden Market

Camden Market

Fabulous markets near the canal, buy nearly anything.
www.camdenlock.net

Hampstead Heath

Hampstead Heath

An escape from the bustle: fresh air & nature.
www.hampsteadheath.net

St Paul’s Cathedral

St Paul’s Cathedral

An absolute masterpiece in the heart of the City.
www.stpauls.couk

The British Museum

The British Museum

A free museum crammed with history and adventure.
www.britishmuseum.org

Borough Market

Borough Market

For fresh fruit, vegetables, bread, cakes, pasta and just the whole experience.
www.boroughmarket.org.uk/

The Royal Parks

The Royal Parks

The lungs of London: Hyde Park, Richmond Park, The Regent’s Park, Kensington Gardens, Greenwich Park, St James’s Park, Bushy Park, Green Park, Brompton Cemetery.
www.royalparks.org.uk/

Tate Modern

Tate Modern

Not to be missed for contemporary art, installations and some of the best temporary exhibitions.
www.tate.org.uk/modern/

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace

Speaks for itself!
www.rct.uk/visit/buckingham-palace

South Bank & Oxo Tower

South Bank & Oxo Tower

Wander along from Waterloo to Borough Market via the Tate Modern.
www.southbankcentre.co.uk/
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