Welcome to the city of London, home to some of the most impressive attractions the world has to offer. We all know about Big Ben, Buckingham Palace and the London Eye, you’ve been there and got the t-shirt. Now, you’re looking for something a little different to do during your next trip to London.
London is brimming with unique, quirky and unusual attractions for you to enjoy. Don’t know where to start? Don’t worry, here’s a quick guide on top must-visit London attractions for you to visit.
- Charles Dickens Museum
48 Doughty St, London WC1N 2LX
48 Doughty Street was once the home of literary master Charles Dickens’. Today, it stands proudly as a museum dedicated to his life and works. Take a tour through this sophisticated manor and get inside the head of one of the greatest writers in English history. This immersive museum catapults you back into the Victorian era with the help of atmospheric room set ups and intriguing exhibitions.
- Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
21 New Globe Walk, London SE1 9DT
Shakespeare’s Globe is a theatre located by the beautiful River Thames, in Southwark, and is dedicated to the creation and distribution of Shakespeare’s plays. Dive head first into ye olde England with a trip to Shakespeare’s Globe. Watch one of his famous tragedies or comedies, or take a historical tour of the traditional theatre and discover how people lived in the days of Shakespeare. Learn about England’s rich past with a trip to Shakespeare’s Globe.
- Cartoon Museum
35 Little Russell St, London WC1A 2HH
Discover London’s fun and quirky side with the help of the The Cartoon Museum in Russell Square. Take an unusual adventure, in this surprising art gallery, as you journey through the colourful and wild history of British cartoons and explore the impressive history of British comic strips, caricatures and animation. This intimate museum located in Russell Square is a hidden gem worth uncovering during your next trip to London.
- Hyde Park
London W2 2UH
Hyde Park is a huge reserve located in Central London. Stemming from its first incarnation as a royal hunting ground in the 16th century, Hyde Park has seen London develop and prosper for centuries and now stands as one of London’s most treasured landmarks. Take a historical tour of the grounds or simply be and have a lazy-day away from your hotel near Hyde Park.
- Little Venice
Near Paddington Station
Canals run blue and serene through this scenic part of London, hidden just behind Paddington Station. Little Venice’s barges and moored boats make this pretty location a delightful place for boat tours, alfresco cafe brunches and riverside walks. If you want to stay at a hotel near Little Venice during your stay, why not stay at Park Grand Paddington Court hotel which is only a quick walk away?
- Design Museum
224-238 Kensington High St, Kensington, London W8 6AG
The Design Museum, located in Kensington, is dedicated to discovering new cutting-edge creative ingenuity. With a range of installations, photography, sculptures and everything design related on display, the Design Museum will enlighten you on the importance of aesthetics.