35 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 7th April 2021




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. 

Ale Hunters

1 user review 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). 

London Craft Beer Cruise

109 user reviews 5

Looking for a new way to see the city? Climb aboard a London Craft Beer Cruise to spend your afternoon travelling down the River Thames and sipping on a selection of tasty pints, curated by an expert team of beer sommeliers.

@ The View From The Shard on Saturday 24th July and Saturday 7th August 2021

Venture up London's most iconic building and you'll be treated to a winning combo of jaw-dropping citywide views, tasty tipples and music from a live DJ set. Offering the perfect way to see the capital as never before, The Shard's rooftop day party promises to be an unforgettable affair.

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. 

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.

  Paranormal Activity Tour

2 user reviews 3

@ Infront of Newspaper Stand Outside Farringdon Station on Friday 11th June 2021 and 13 other Fridays

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. 

Thames Rockets

40 user reviews 5

Fancy seeing some of London's most iconic sights in style? Forget about the tour bus and hop on a Thames Rocket, where you'll take in the city's most recognisable landmarks, with a live DJ and cocktails on hand. Think Tower Bridge, Canary Wharf and more.

London Boat Party

28 user reviews 4

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. 

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.

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.

Historic London Tours

21 user reviews 5

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.