No doubt, there’s a lot of fun to be experienced in London. We’ve collected some of the best ideas on places to visit in different categories so that you don’t have to worry about all the logistics. We’ve all been in a situation where we visit a new place and have little idea on where to go and what to do. Having a broader understanding of what the city offers us can only help us on our travels.
If you’re looking for mind-blowing cinema, then the BFI IMAX on SouthBank offers visitors the tallest and widest theatre experience in the city. While going to the cinema is a typical, standard affair most of the time – here it’s something a little more special.
For lovers of theatre, theatreland in Leicester Square comprises of the best shows in town – showing numerous musicals and plays that include Macbeth, the Phantom of the Opera, and Lion King and much more.
The musical festivals and concerts in the city are also great in number, with many global stars visiting the capital to grace the stage with exciting performances. Top headliners like Beyonce, Justin Bieber, Kanye West perform here during different periods of the year.
Visiting a museum isn’t everyone’s definition of fun but for many, the calm experience of learning and being fascinated by stories from the past is one way of having an educational, enjoyable time. If you’re in that category, then you’ll be glad to hear that this is where London stands out on its own. With more free museums and galleries than in any other city in Europe, you’ll find plenty worth discovering.
The TATE Modern is more of a place for exhibitions and exploring British art from 1500 to the present day. It houses a collection of over 70,000 artworks and some of the include The Sculpture for a Modern World by Barbara Hepworth, the Joseph Cornell: Wanderlust, and The temptations of Pierre Molinier.Nearby, visitors will also find the famous Shakespeare’s Globe.
National History Museum
Located on Cromwell Road in South West London, this venue features specimens from various segments of natural history, offering an expansive view of the history of the animal kingdom. Some of the exhibitions on show include the Sensational Butterflies show – which allows guests to be part of the tropical world of caterpillars, fluttering moths and butterflies.
The National History Museum isn’t just a place you come to see different artefacts; it’s full of exhibitions and interactivity. The National History Museum is open at 10 AM most days of the week and tends to close at 5:50 PM.
The Shaftesbury Premier London Paddington puts you right in the thick of the action in central London. And with gorgeous suites, an excellent spa facility and an indoor restaurant and bar – you’ll have a fantastic base from which to explore the city with freedom of mind. After all, if you don’t feel good about where you’re staying on a holiday, it’s harder to feel good about your outdoor adventures in a city. Book your stay this season to experience all the fun the capital has to offer.