Big City To Do List

Tourist Traps:

  • Hampton Court
  • London Eye
  • Houses of Parliament
  • No. 10 - Primeministers house
  • Big Ben
  • Buckingham Palace (inside)
  • Changing of the guard FREE
  • Kensington Palace
  • Kew Gardens and Palace
  • Madame Tussauds
  • Westminster Abbey
  • St Pauls Cathedral
  • London Zoo - Zoo lates (Summer)
  • London Dungeons
  • Double-decker red bus Tour
  • Go to Greenwich mean time FREE
  • Tower of London
  • The Beatles crossing FREE
  • Boat down the Thames
  • Climb Monument
  • The Globe (see a show) - Saw A Midsummers Nights Dream my FAVOURITE!
  • Harry Potter Studios
  • London Aquarium
  • Shopping at Harrods FREE

Markets:

  • Borough Markets FREE
  • Portobello Markets FREE
  • Covent Garden Market FREE
  • Petticoat Lane FREE
  • Camden Markets FREE
  • Spittalfields Markets FREE
  • Brick Lane Markets FREE
  • Southbank Christmas Markets FREE
  • Brixton Market FREE

Walking Tours:

  • Jack the Ripper Tour
  • Quirky London
  • Ghost Tour
  • Street Art Tour
  • Free Walking Tours FREE

Parks and Gardens:

  • Hyde Park FREE
  • Hire a Barclays bike
  • Victoria Park FREE
  • Kensington Gardens FREE
  • Green Park FREE
  • Hampstead Heath FREE
  • Regents Park FREE
  • Kew Gardens (Palm House)
  • Richmond Park
  • London Wetlands

Sports:

  • Tennis at Wimbledon
  • A cricket match at Lord’s (unlikely, but it's on the list!)
  • Football Match (Tottenham Hotspurs was close to home)
  • Rugby Union Match at Twickenham
  • Rugby Sevens at Twickenham

Nights out:

  • Shoreditch
  • Clapham
  • Bank
  • Shephed's Bush
  • Covent Garden
  • Soho
  • Piccadilly Circus
  • Comedy Night 
  • Taping of a Show - Alan Carr Chatty Man with Lady Gaga!
  • Taping of a Show anyone’s heard of (Graham Norton)
  • Tube Crawl (e.g. Waitangi Day Pub Crawl) FREE

Museums:

  • Tate Britain 
  • Tate Modern FREE
  • British
  • Science FREE
  • Museum of Natural History FREE
  • Portrait Gallery FREE
  • National Gallery FREE
  • Ripley’s Believe it or Not

Musicals:

  • Jesus Christ Superstar
  • Lion King
  • Les Miserables
  • Matilda
  • Thriller
  • Let it Be
  • Jersey Boys
  • Rock of Ages
  • We Will Rock You
  • Wicked
  • A Chorus Line
  • Loserville
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • The Book of Mormon
  • Billy Elliot
  • Phantom of the Opera
  • Rent - 20th Anniversary one off show at New Wimbledon Theatre