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Top attractions and tours in London and tours from London

Attractions for a great day out in London or full day tours leaving from London

London Eye

Attractions in and around London

London Eye, St Paul's Cathedral, Buckingham Palace, The Tower of London, WB Studios, hop-on buses... or ideas for a low-cost day out in London.

St Paul's Cathedral London

Central London tours

London tours seeing the best of London, or themed tours such as Black Cab tour, Rock Tour, Wartime Tour, Vintage Red Bus tour, London by Night, Afternoon Tea at The Rubens at the Palace, & more

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Tours leaving from London

A range of top tours with professional guide visiting Warner Bros. Studio, Downton Abbey, Stonehenge, Windsor, Bath, Oxford, Edinburgh, Cambridge, Scotland, Paris and many more.

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Popular attractions in and around London

In London you'll find many of the world's top attractions such as Tower of London, Buckingham Palace and the London Eye. Just outside London at Windsor is of course the much-loved Windsor Castle.

We have pages helping you to inform you on your top London day out; what the attractions has to offer and the best way of visiting.

Hop on bus London

Hop on buses London

Three hop on bus providers in London - which is right for you?

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London Eye

London Eye

Enjoy fabulous views of the city from the world's largest cantilevered observation wheel.

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Harry Potter Studio logo London

Warner Bros. Studios

Your options to visit the Studio & other attractions.

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Tower of London

Tower of
London

One of the world's most famous and spectacular fortresses.

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St Paul's Cathedral

St Paul's
Cathedral

The Cathedral with the iconic dome, one of the highest in the world.

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Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace

His Majesty's residence and gardens open only in the summer for tours.

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Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey

A World Heritage Site with over a thousand years of history.

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Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace

Henry VIII's palace with world-famous gardens & maze.

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The Shard

The Shard

Enjoy fabulous 360 degree views for up to 40 miles from London's tallest building.

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Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds

Get up-close with over 150 fantastically lifelike waxwork figures of your favourite celebrities.

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London Dungeon

London Dungeon

London's dark past brought to life with actors, special effects stages and rides.

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Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle

The world's largest occupied castle. See the State Apartments and St George's Chapel.

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Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace

Visit the birth place of Queen Victoria and the home of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

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London Zoo

London Zoo

The world famous zoo in Regent's Park works hard to protect rare animals like gorillas.

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SEA LIFE London Aquarium

SEA LIFE London Aquarium

London's top watery attraction with penguins, sharks, crocodiles...

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Shrek's Adventure! London

Shrek's Adventure! London

A fun family adventure with the Big Green Man - and donkey!

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Free and cheap things to do in London

Natural History Museum
Visit the world famous Natural History Museum

Above are just some of the top attractions in London.

But London is so much more than big-ticketed destinations. London also has world class shopping, museums and the theatre. We have full pages offering information on everything you need to know to have a great day out in London.

Self-guided London walks

London for kids and families

London museums

London art galleries

London Royal parks

London castles and palaces

London markets

London shopping

London theatre

Changing of the Guard

Central London tours

Fully guided coach tours of London allow you to see top sights such as Changing of the Guard, Tower of London, St. Paul's Cathedral, as well as a Thames River Cruise. You can even choose to add on London experiences such as the London Eye or a Cream Tea at Harrods.

Hop-on buses are one of the more popular ways of exploring London at your leisure. There are currently three main providers and we compare all three hop-on bus services in London. Some tickets also include a Thames River Cruise, which people enjoy as a novel and relaxing way to see London by water.

During summer months, Buckingham Palace opens its doors to visitors, you can book tickets as well as tours combining Buckingham Palace with top destinations such as Stonehenge and Windsor.

Popular central London tours include the classic Vintage Red Routemaster bus, a highly-regarded Rock Music Tour and a Black Cab Tour with your highly knowledgeable London black cab driver.

Alternatively we have lots of other specialist tours to choose from, including: Wartime London, Spy and Espionage Tour, Jack the Ripper, London Transport Museum with hop-on bus, See London by Night, Secrets of the London Underground, Hard Rock Cafe or Afternoon Tea at Rubens at the Palace.

All top experiences that will offer you something different and truly memorable in London.

For a further selection of London walking tours, see our page Self guided and professionally guided London walks

London Tours

Guided coach tour London

With Changing of Guard, river cruise and option to add on London Eye & more.

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Red Routemaster bus tours London

Vintage Red Bus Tours

Half day sightseeing London tour from top deck Routemaster bus & River Cruise.

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Rock Music Tour London

London Rock Music Tour

A popular small group tour - full or half-day - of top rock spots in London with enthusiastic guide.

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London Black Taxi Tour

London Black Cab Tours

3 Black Cab Tours to choose from. Learn from your cabbie about all the history of London.

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Wartime London

Wartime London Tour

Small group tour of how the Blitz shaped London, with a vintage music soundtrack & souvenir photo book.

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Spy & espionage tour London

Spy & Espionage Tour

Small group tour of London's Cold War past. Discover real-life sites used as headquarters of MI6.

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Jack the Ripper tour London

Jack the Ripper Tour

Find out about London's grisly past on this guided tour plus fish & chips meal at Poppies Restaurant.

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Tower Bridge in London at night

See London by Night

Enjoy an open top bus tour of London at night, with your live guide - plus a delicious meal at Poppie's Fish & Chips.

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Afternoon Tea at The Rubens at the Palace

Afternoon Tea at The Rubens at the Palace

A traditional English tea at The Rubens at the Palace Hotel overlooking the Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace.

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Secrets of Londo Underground

Secrets of the London Underground

Discover the secrets of the world's first underground on this small group walking tour with tour guide.

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Hard Rock Cafe London

Hard Rock Cafe Tour

2-course lunch at the Hard Rock Cafe, VIP Early Access of "The Vault" museum & guided walking tour of Rock London.

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London Transport Museum

London Transport Museum & hop-on bus

Discover London's transport throughout the years & see great views of London from the top deck.

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Popular tours leaving from Central London

Guided day tours from London fan out across much of England and beyond. Favourites for day tours out of London combine a selection of Windsor, Bath, Stonehenge, Shakespeare's Stratford, Warwick Castle, Oxford and the scenic Cotswolds region, but there are many more to choose from.

Windsor, Bath & Stonehenge

Windsor, Bath & Stonehenge

The most popular tour leaving from London; a full day of culture.

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Windsor & Bath Day Tour from London

Windsor & Bath

Fully flexible: choose to enter Windsor Castle &/or Roman Baths or explore independently.

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Warner Bros. Studio Tour

Choose from 3 coach providers from London to the Studio.

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St Paul's Cathedral

Highclere
Castle

Visit 'Downton Abbey' on a tour leaving from London every summer.

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Stonehenge Direct Day Tour From London

Stonehenge
Direct

An affordable half day tour from London all year round.

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Stonehenge & Bath day tour from London

Stonehenge & Bath

Two of the best in one day - great value tours with professional guide.

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Windsor, Stonehenge & Oxford day tour from London

Windsor, Oxford & Stonehenge

Swap Bath for Oxford and enjoy 'town & gown' on this special tour.

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Cotswolds from London day tour

Cotswolds

Burford, lunch in Bibury Bourton-on-Water await on this fabulous day tour from London.

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Westminster Abbey

1-day Paris from London

Paris in a day from London? Yes! Also see our 3-day breaks...

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Hampton Court Palace

Scotland from London

Choose from weekend or midweek breaks or Scotland in 1 day.

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Leeds Castle, Dover, Canterbury, Greenwich day tour from London

Leeds, Dover & Canterbury

Head to the east with this fantastic tour of culture and water.

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Stratford, Bath & Stonehenge Day Tour from London

Stratford, Bath & Stonehenge

Prehistoric Stonehenge, Roman Bath & Tudor Stratford in 1 day.

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Small Group tours from London

Small Group tours

A range of small group tours, no more than 16 and personal driver/guide offering in depth experience.

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Multi day tours from London

Multi day tours UK

'Be My Guest' experience-based holidays offering links with community & other travellers.

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Stratford, Oxford & Warwick Castle

Stratford, Oxford & Warwick Castle

Three fabulous locations, with private visit to Shakespeare's Schoolroom.

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Stonehenge & Avebury Day Tour from London

Stonehenge & Avebury

A day of megalithic mystery: Stonehenge & Avebury in one day from London.

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Other popular tours departing from London

Above are just some of the top tours from London.

See our page Day Tours from London for a guide to all our tours.

Special interest tours

Downton Abbey fan? We've got just the tour for you, with a professional guide to give you the inside information you've always wanted to know about the top rated series.

Or maybe you like to experience something special that only a few people get the privilege of seeing up close - Stonehenge Special Access tours allow you to get inside the stone circle at sunrise or sunset. An unforgettable experience.

Small Group tours to popular places allow a more intimate experience going down lanes and hidden places the regular tour buses don't reach.

Or maybe you'd like to draw up your own itinerary (or be guided by us) and go on your own private tour with a driver/guide.

Highclere Castle

Highclere
Castle

Visit 'Downton Abbey' on a tour leaving from London every summer.

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Stonehenge Special Access

Stonehenge Special Access

Walk inside the prehistoric stone circle at sunrise or sunset.

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Small Group Tours

Small Group
Tours

Visit popular UK destinations in a small minivan with guide.

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Private tours

Private tours from London

Customised private tours for small or larger groups within the UK.

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Transfer tours: cruise transfers and airport transfers

Cruise transfers to London
Take a tour on your transfer to/from London

We have options for transfers from all the major airports and cruise ports.

You can choose from a direct van shuttle or a tour transfer including popular destinations such as Stonehenge, Windsor, Bath and Warner Bros. Studio Tour - The Making of Harry Potter.

Southampton cruise tour transfers

Dover cruise tour transfers

Heathrow - Windsor/Stonehenge transfer tours

Heathrow - private transfer tours

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