10 Top things to do on your Wimbledon weekend
Wimbledon weekend is drawing near, things are hotting up in centre court and the excitement mercury must be rising for tennis enthusiasts lucky enough to be in London this weekend. For a bit of distraction, here are a few interesting London sightseeing tours and tourist attractions that you could do:
By combining tickets to two of London’s top attractions: a trip on the London Eye and a Thames River sightseeing cruise, you’ll save money on the deal and enjoy a day of panoramic sightseeing in London, the world’s greatest city.
Nobody knows the streets of London like a cab driver and this is your chance to put yourself in the shoes of Harry Potter and friends as you tour the sights of London! You’ll walk through the wall to get to platform 9 and 3/4 at King’s Cross Station where the Hogwarts Express departs, visit the locations of the Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix movie, follow Harry’s flight to London with Dumbledore’s Army and much, much more ….
London is theatre capital of the world, so why not experience theatre at its best while you are in London. We Will Rock You features 31 of Queen’s greatest songs, including Killer Queen, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, We Are The Champions, and more. Enjoy a pre-show dinner at L’Escargot. This restaurant acts as a tribute to modern art, with Chagall, Miro, Matisse and Hockney hanging on the walls.
Visit three of England’s most famous attractions – Stonehenge, Windsor Castle and Bath. Your day trip begins at the home of the British Royal Family, Windsor Castle before going on to Bath and then Stonehenge, one of the most famous prehistoric monuments in the world.
For the the thrill seeker, this London walking tour will show you the sinister and ghostly side of London, follow the blood-soaked footsteps of murderer Jack the Ripper. This tour will have you trembling with fear!
A boat trip down the Thames links the two Tates and provides a wonderful panorama of London from the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben to St. Paul’s and the City of London. This tour is a must for artlovers.
Discover London’s wealth of history and culture at the British Museum, one of the largest museums in the world, comparable only to the Louvre in Paris and the Metropolitan Museum in New York. Close by is Sir John Soane’s Museum, perhaps the most intimate and eccentric London house you’ll have the opportunity to visit.
For an authentic slice of London life, set off on a private walking tour of London’s Saturday morning markets. You’ll visit the Brixton Market, Borough Market (one of Europe’s finest food markets and an eye-opening destination for foodies) and Camden Passage. As a lover of food and markets, this is one of my favourites!
Everything you see in the London Dungeon is based on actual historical events, from Jack the Ripper to the Great Fire of London, torture in the Tower of London and the grisly plague years. Two scary rides provide a thrilling and fun experience that will leave you screaming for more.
If you’re one for punishment, you could take a day trip through the English countryside from London to Stonehenge, Bath, Stratford-upon-Avon and the Cotswolds. This tour combines vibrant history, gorgeous scenery and sightseeing at some of Britain’s most popular attractions.