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 3rd December 2018

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. 

  Paranormal Activity Tour

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@ Infront of Newspaper Stand Outside Farringdon Station on Friday 28th December 2018 and 24 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. 

  Canal Party Club

75 user reviews 5

@ Canal Boat Party on Sunday 16th December 2018

You've only got one shot at a unique experience in London, and Canal Party Club could be it. Gather up your best of friends and get ready for a fun time atop the canals as this BYOB boat promises a charming way to work your way through a part of the city.


1562 user reviews 4

Free Live Music & Reduced Price Cocktails and 1 other offer

No trip to London would be complete without one of the best cocktail bars in the city. Voted number one bar in the world on numerous occasions, join Nightjar not only for some of the best in live music, they're churning out creative cocktails in a unique, basement enviroment. 

  Thames Lates

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@ London Eye Millenium Pier on Thursday 20th December 2018 and 2 other dates

The Thames, you can't miss it, but how about riding a high speed boat across it? One of London's best experiences, join Thames Lates as you enjoy some high octane entertainment across the water before tucking into a cocktail. 

Iris Bar By Searcys

343 user reviews 4

NORTH Group Bar Package - £220 and 5 other offers

The Gherkin boasts one of London's best rooftop bars, and you'd be a fool to miss it during a trip in London. From the sweeping views to the stunning collection of cocktails and Champagne, this was more than made for a special occasion.