26 Great Ideas For Tourists in London

Whether it's your first, second, third or fourth time visiting London, there's no shortage of things to do for tourists, that's for sure. From eclectic walking tours and trips on the London Eye to rowdy bar crawls and historic talking points, we're here to help you weave your way through the very best that London has to offer. Check out our recommendations for the best of London nightlife for tourists and get familiar with this oh-so-cosmopolitan city. 

Last updated on 5th April 2022




Looking for a truly unique way to dine and see the city at the same time? This unique bus ride around London pairs fine dining with iconic landmarks as you feast on expertly-created dishes with a fine wine pairing, under a glass-topped roof giving you panoramic views.

If you're on the hunt for a tour of London with a quirky twist, Imagine Experiences has got you covered. Whether you fancy discovering the history of London's salacious past or want to check out some seriously cool street art, there's something for everyone.

London Boat Party

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With over 50 years of experience under their belts, these are the OG boat party crew. Hope aboard and set sail on the Thames as you dance the night away, with flowing drinks and non-stop party hits throughout the four-hour adventure. 

Historic London Tours

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Take a trip through two thousand years of the capital's history with Historic London Tours. Pick between a selection of events and prepare to discover Roman ruins, Victorian slums and the City's oldest pub.

Looking for a night out during your visit to London that promises fun, food and drinks combined? Blending pizza and cocktails with state of the art dart boards, not only does it look great on Instagram, Flight Club are one of the best nights out in the city. 

  Paranormal Activity Tour

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There's plenty of history in this city, and one great way to experience it all: London's best walking tours. Focused around the ghouls and ghosts of our fair London, join this paranormal walking tour and uncover some of the strangest happenings over the course of time. 

The Volunteer

6 user reviews 4

A fan of Sherlock Holmes? Well, this pub is elementary. You'll find The Volunteer on Baker Street, just a few doors down from the famous home address of the popular sleuth. Better yet, budding ghost hunters will want to keep an eye out at this haunted establishment.

BucketRace Public Events

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Whether you're still navigating the city or a seasoned Londoner, this scavenger hunt will take you on a tour of London like you've never seen before. From miscellaneous tasks to whacky challenged and quirky activities, this is one for any group.

Ale Hunters

3 user reviews 5

Are you a tourist in London looking to get to know the city's best beer? Join Ale Hunters as they explore pubs, craft breweries and taprooms while teaching you all you need to know about the creation process, with plenty of tasting opportunities (of course). 

ScooTours

8 user reviews 5

This ScooTour is one unique way to see the city, especially if you're a tourist looking to expand your London knowledge. Soak up the sights and sounds of the capital, with plenty of fun facts, history lessons and insider tales along the way.

The Silent Disco Boat

9 user reviews 4

If there's one fun thing to do in London before you leave on further travels, it's silent disco. And not just any silent disco, this is a silent disco on a boat. Join this late night party for a fun filled romp across the Thames alongside a killer playlist.

Is there a better way of exploring a new town or destination than a treasure hunt? Grab your friends, or go solo and enjoy a wild adventure led by exciting technology on your phone. You'll not only get a chance to win a prize, but you will also find out some fascinating historical facts too.

GIN-HOUSE BURLESQUE

108 user reviews 4

Put a little razzle dazzle in your night at one of the best burlesque events in London. Not only is this sultry night found at one of the most exclusive secret bars in the city, you'll get familiar with some of the best performers in the business.