Tips on How to Spend a Day in London for More Fun!

If you are travelling to Europe and have a day to spend in London, it pays to know where to go and what to do to maximise your limited stay and make the most of it. The truth is, there are tons of places to explore in this big city and this can be challenging if you do not research ahead.

To help you out, here are some tips to spending a day in London:



Spend your time seeing the sights.

When in the city, you can spend the morning in South Kensington and visit museums and shops for some shopping, say for tokens for your friends and yourself. Of course, you will not miss the Buckingham Palace and St. James Park if you want to seal your trip. While visiting London, it’s a must to visit iconic buildings and these include Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and the Houses of the Parliament.



Ride a boat down the River Thames.

You can opt for a boat ride for sightseeing via the historic Thames and learn about the structures and sights or enjoy a walk across Westminster Bridge. After, you can get a 360 degree view of the whole of London while at The Shard and then drop by the Tower of London.



Visit museums.

What is a London visit without going to a museum or two? Learn more about history and culture by visiting “The Museum of London”. There is also the Science Museum and the Natural History Museum in South Kensington. Permanent exhibitions can be accessed for free so include these in your itinerary. If you love art, there are three places you can try: Tate Modern, National Portrait Gallery and National Gallery.

There are a 100 of things to enjoy in London and if you have a day to spare, you can try these three options. However, do not forget to get some grub as there are also restaurants and pubs all over that offer restaurant deals.


Photos by: James Cullen, and Craig Morey

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