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10 Things To Do This Weekend In London - Updated 2020

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London does not need any introduction especially for wanderlusts out there. With so many things to do, the city never fails to attract travelers of all sorts. Solo travelers, honeymooners, couples, families, and business people can always find something fun in England’s capital. One can easily fill up their day with activities that give you a glimpse of what this lively city has in store. Historic places like Buckingham Palace are where fans of the royal family come. Adventurous souls take flight in the London Eye to have fun. Whatever floats your boat as a tourist, this city has something for you. The good thing is that you will never run out of things to do here. With a city full of energy and people always ready to welcome you, the captivating streets can pull you aside and have something in store for you. Look through our ten top things to do this weekend in London and have the time of your life in this city!

1. Dinner and a show on a River Thames cruise (from USD 106.0)

If you want to see some of London’s best places, get on this boat and enjoy what it has to offer. You will get a great view of St. Paul’s Cathedral, Tower Bridge, the Parliament Houses, and a slew of other places of interest. As you start sailing, you will be served with a glass of champagne. A delectable meal consisting of four courses inclusive of either red or white wine follows. As you cruise around, entertainers come up on stage and provide performances you will certainly enjoy. If your idea of weekend fun is all about great food, great views, and some partying, get on this boat and have all these at once.

London Thames River Dinner Cruise with Cabaret Singer

Duration: 3 hours

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2. History of London's Rock Music (from USD 70.0)

There is a lot to see and learn about the history of rock music in London. Here, you get to choose which scheduled tour you want to join - morning, afternoon, or the whole day. You can book the latter for a broader comprehension of rock in London. A group of sixteen tourists get to see significant places that play an important part in London’s rock music scene. You get to see, and more importantly, experience, the places and homes where the likes of the Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, Amy Winehouse, The Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, and more lived and played at. If you are a fan of rock music artists, this should excite you.

London Rock Music Tour

Duration: 8 hours

10 reviews

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3. Harry Potter: Warner Brothers Studio tour and transfers (from USD 116.1)

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This tour is nothing less than awesome! Just imagine a full-day of spending time looking at things connected to the famous Harry Potter film series. Warner Brothers Studios pays homage to all the film sets used. A great number of costumes are on full display as well. Get your photos taken in places where Harry, Hermione, and Ron once stayed and have the time of your life here. You get a once-in-a-lifetime experience of walking down the street of Diagon Alley where the three best friends once roamed. A well-ordered tour of the place awaits you in this wonderful world of magic and happiness.

London: Harry Potter Warner Brothers Studio Tour & Transfers

Duration: 7 hour

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4. London Food Walking Tour: Borough Market (from USD 78.0)

Bring along your appetite as you are about to embark on a tour that features the best traditional food British cuisine can offer. Led by certified lovers of food, the tour allows you to take a peek into the latest trends in the local scene mixed with the old-fashioned food items that you will surely delight in. The stalls of Borough Market await you and will tickle your taste buds until you can’t resist having a taste of everything. After taking in the fabulous sights of London and Tower bridges, you get to end the day with an array of delectable desserts like sponge cakes with treacle, cheesecakes, and brownies. This tour will awaken the foodie in you.

Secret Food Tour: London Bridge & Borough Market w/ Private Tour Option

Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes

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5. Madame Tussauds London (from USD 37.18)

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For two-and-a-half hours, you will get the chance to rub elbows with some of your favorite superstars… but only in their wax-like form. Your fascination with the lives of these people will be satisfied once you get up close and sort of personal with them. This has been Madame Tussauds main attraction for two centuries and running. As you go along, the tour leads you to a 4D presentation of Marvel superheroes.

Madame Tussauds London

Duration: 1.5 to 2.5 hour

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6. Strolling along Kew Gardens (from USD 17.63)

strolling along kew gardens

Oh yeah! You better believe it. This botanical garden has over 30,000 different species of plants. And that is not the end of it. The herbarium houses have at least 7 million preserved plants in its keeping. These are the reasons why this is one of London’s most visited sites. UNESCO has declared it as a World Heritage Site, too. Some of the plants are under glass roofs like the Temperate House, which you’re able to admire from up close. The Kew Palace, art galleries, and the treetop footbridge are all part of what you will experience in this beautiful parcel of land.

London: Kew Gardens Admission Ticket

Duration: 1 day

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7. Sherlock Holmes Places Tour (from USD 19.59)

sherlock holmes places tour

Fans of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s crime-solving private detective and his equally famous sidekick, Watson, will certainly rejoice to know that they will get a closer look of what it is like to be in his shoes. The tour features places that have been mentioned in the novels, TV series, and movie versions. Most of the sites that served as inspirations for places in these aforementioned mediums are found in the city. Upon your option, you can fit some of the costumes worn by a number of the more popular characters. However, Baker Street, where Holmes lived (221B), is not part of this journey.

London Sherlock Holmes 2-Hour Walking Tour

Duration: 2 hour

413 reviews

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8. St Paul's Cathedral: Fast-Track Entrance (from USD 22.08)

st paul's cathedral: fast-track entrance

With the fast-track entrance, you get to enjoy more time to explore the church where Prince Charles and Lady Diana got married. The Anglican Cathedral is one of London’s most visited places of interest attracting millions of visitors every year. You get to marvel at the architectural magnificence standing right in front you. Take in all the information about its valued history, art, and importance in the world of religion. The Whispering Gallery, Stone Gallery, and Golden Gallery await those who are willing to climb hundreds of steps up. The chapels on the ground floor are a sight to behold.

St Paul's Cathedral Entry Ticket

Duration: 2 hour

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9. London: Churchill War Rooms tour (from USD 29.0)

Do you want to know some of the secrets the wartime Prime Minister did to turn the tide of World War 2 in favor of the Allied forces? History becomes the center stage of this magnificent and meaningful tour of the war rooms. Dedicated to the time of the Blitzkrieg where Nazi forces attacked and bombed the city, the tour aims to divulge and share strategies Churchill applied against them. Get to see some of the most important speeches he made through multimedia displays. These rooms have been left virtually untouched to give it an authentic feel. Welcome to the world of Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill.

Churchill War Rooms Ticket

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10. Guided Wembley Stadium tour (from USD 28.19)

guided wembley stadium tour

This tour is a sports lover’s dream come true. Especially for those who love football. The new Wembley Stadium opened in 2007 right on the site where the original once stood. Here you get to go on a 75-minute journey of some of the greatest games ever played on this pitch. You get to see the England Dressing Room, the Players’ Tunnel, the Press Room and the Royal Box. Take in the spectacular views of the 90,000 seater from all angles possible. There is so much history on display here, you’ll be impressed! To top it all every guest gets a set of souvenirs for free.

Guided Wembley Stadium Tour

Duration: 1.25 hour

1353 reviews

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Enjoy London this weekend

London is the perfect place to go to with your family and friends. Any of these activities will definitely satisfy your whole weekend in this wonderful city.

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Hi! I'm Gabby. Traveling feeds my soul and nourishes my thirst to discover new places and revisit old ones. Nothing gets me more excited than having to hop on a plane on my way to a new journey....Read more

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