Things to do in London

From world-class theatre in the West End to historic landmarks and a cultural heritage fit for royalty, there’s no shortage of fun and exciting things to do in London. Our guide highlights some of the best attractions and family days out across the capital, to help you enjoy this incredible city. And remember that whatever part of town you find yourself in, there’ll be a friendly team waiting to look after you at a London Premier Inn hotel.

Family days out

It’s easy to keep both kids and adults entertained on any away day trip to the Big Smoke. From wildlife watching to some of the best museums, you won’t be bored for a second.

Museums and galleries

From science to art, via history and national treasures, the city’s incredible museums and galleries will offer something for all interests and tastes.


You can hardly move in London without coming across one of the city’s many attractions. Here’s a selection of our favourites to make planning your trip a little easier.


The London skyline is world famous for its iconic landmarks. From the London Eye to Big Ben, you won’t want to miss these instantly recognisable attractions.

Historic London

London is jam-packed with countless monuments and attractions celebrating the colourful history of this exciting city. Here’s a few we don’t think you should miss.

Royal London

Feel like a king or queen in London by visiting one of these regal attractions. From palaces to theatres, it’s easy to connect with the city’s royal history.


Whether you catch a matinee or an evening performance, the capital’s theatre scene is among the most diverse in the world and any theatrical itch can be well and truly be scratched.


With top class venues attracting stars from across the world, whether you’re looking for music, comedy, theatre or dance, you won’t have any trouble having a great night out in London.


From summer sports to festive fun and whether you’re a footie fanatic or mad about marathons, there’s always something happening in this city of sporting excellence.


When it comes to retail therapy, the capital is the big daddy of them all. All the major brands are here but there's also huge, gleaming malls, the world’s oldest toy shop and the department store that’s a tourist attraction in its own right.

London train stations

Whether you’re coming to London from the North, South, East or West of the country, take the train and you’ll get your stay off to a great start. Check out our quick travel guide to the city’s rail links and begin planning your journey.

London airports

There are five main London airports but how do you get to them all? And where are the best places to shop, eat and drink while you’re there? No need to wing it - our handy airport guides will make your airport visits plane sailing.