50 Things You Must Do in London

50 Things You Must Do in London

1) Step into one of the iconic glass capsules and ride 135 metres high on the London Eye

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2) Travel back in time to some of the most terrifying moments in history at the London Dungeon

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3) Piece together the evidence at the Sherlock Holmes Museum in London’s Baker Street

4) Pack your marmalade sandwiches and adventure out on a Paddington Bear Walking Tour

The Paddington Trail, London, 2014

5) Discover more about the world’s most famous nurse at the Florence Nightingale Museum

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6) Stand on the world-famous Meridian Line at the Royal Observatory

7) Climb aboard the Cutty Sark and see how long it takes you to sail across the world

8) Come up close to the dazzling Crown Jewels at the Tower of London

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9) See the Coronation Chair and resting place of Charles Dickens, Jane Austen and more at Westminster Abbey

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10) Venture through the historic Houses of Parliament and see the House of Lords Chamber

11) Learn how Winston Churchill planned his World War II attacks at Churchill’s War Rooms

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12) Visit the royal home of Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace

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13) Climb to the dizzying heights of the Stone Gallery at St Paul’s Cathedral

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14) Ascend 800 feet above ground level for sensational sights of the capital at The Shard

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15) Cruise along the heart of London with an idyllic Thames boat ride

16) Explore the world-famous Olympic Stadium used in the 2012 London Olympics

17) Test your sense of gravity and slide down the ArcelorMittal Orbit

18) See if you’re at a nervous disposition at the London Tombs Experience

19) Soak in sensational sights of the capital with a Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour of London

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20) Venture through the royal parks of Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens with a guided bike tour

21) Get your glitz on with a trip to one of the spectacular West End theatre shows

22) Guzzle down some quality alcohol with a Craft beer tour

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23) Sample mouthwatering cheeses, chocolate or Indian food with a delicious London food tour

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24) Visit the ‘UK’s equivalent to the Sistine Chapel’ at the Painted Hall Greenwich

25) Feel the hustle and bustle of East London with a trip to Borough Market

26) Travel back to the Tudor times with 16th-century food and entertainment at the Medieval Banquet

27) Go pitch-side where England’s football club play their international football at Wembley Stadium

28) Watch one of the Bard’s famous plays at the historic Shakespeare’s Globe

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29) Take a tour of the world-famous Royal Albert Hall, home to some of the most famous concerts ever held in the UK

30) Explore one of the UK’s best-loved museums – British Museum

31) Learn about the history of DNA, perception and memory at the Science Museum

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32) Take a visit to the fascinating Victoria and Albert Museum in South Kensington

33) Come up close to the roaring T-Rex at the Natural History Museum

34) Immerse yourself in an underwater adventure at the SEA LIFE London Aquarium

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35) Meet all of your favourite Shrek characters at DREAMWORKS Shrek’s Adventure

36) Hold on tight as you hit speeds of 80mph along the Thames on the Thames Rocket

37) See Princess Diana’s most famous dresses at the royal Kensington Palace

38) Discover more about the human body than ever before at Body Worlds

39) Come up close to the famous Princess Diana Memorial

40) Learn of one of the world’s most notorious serial killers with a Jack the Ripper Walking Tour

41) Explore London’s biggest transport network with a Tour of the London Underground

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42) Step back in momentous times in history at the tear-jerking Imperial War Museum

43) See the Queen’s incredible horse-drawn carriages at The Royal Mews

44) Mingle with the A-listers on the red carpet at the world-famous Madame Tussauds

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45) Meet all of your favourite animals including the penguins, tigers and lions at ZSL London Zoo

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46) Walk through the Players’ Tunnel at Arsenal’s home ground, Emirates Stadium

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47) Not an Arsenal fan? You could always explore the inside of Stamford Bridge Stadium

48) Climb the dizzying heights of the O2 for exceptional views of the capital with the Up at the O2 experience

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49) See some of the most exotic displays of flowers and plants at the idyllic Kew Gardens and Kew Palace

50) Soak in sensational views of London on the Emirates air line cable car

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Originally from the quaint city of Canterbury, Katrina now lives in West London and enjoys going to the West End, trying new foods and watching her long suffering Arsenal FC play at the Emirates stadium.