Saturday 6th July

London Summer: Tips for surviving the heat!

Temperatures in the UK are set to soar this summer, with Brits likely to see the hottest temperatures of the year So to help you get through some of the hottest days of the year so far, here are a few handy tips to help you cope, both at home and on your commute.

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Saturday 6th July

London Lakes: 15 Picturesque Lakes To Visit In the Capital

London may be a concrete jungle but to also has some of the best natural spots in the country. Here’s 15 lovely lakes for the perfect summer getaway.

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Friday 5th July

20 Brilliant London Beer Gardens to Visit This Summer

It’s an unspoken rule for Brits that, as immediately as temperatures exceed 15°C, you must hurry to the nearest beer garden.

Below are 20 brilliant beer gardens around London, conveniently organised by location by London Top Sights Tours

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Friday 5th July

15 Beautiful Beaches Near London For A Seaside Day Trip

Looking for a sunny getaway, but can’t afford the flight? Here is a list of the best beaches in and around London for all your summer needs!

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Thursday 4th July

19 Fantastic London Festivals Happening In Summer 2019

1. South West Four (August 24-25)

 

Two days of move-inducing electronic euphoria hits Clapham Common at the end of August. Look out for Martin Garrix, Craig David, Sigala, Disciples, Pendulum, Andy C, Chase & Status DJ, Wiley, Noisia and Skepsis plus many more. Grab your tickets here.

 

2. Elrow Town (August 17)

Elrow Town London sees the popular Barcelona party brand return to the capital, as over 25,000 dance music fans descend on London’s Trent Park this August for the UK’s biggest ever elrow show to date 

 

3. Standon Calling (July 25-28)

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Hop on a short train to the charming town of Standon, where the likes of Wolf Alice, Rag’N’Bone Man, Nile Rodgers & Chic, Echo & The Bunnymen, and Kate Nash will be waiting for you. Also featuring live comedy, a costume parade, hot tubs, and what’s billed as “a legendary dog show”, it’s one we’re rather excited for. Standon Calling to the faraway towns… Tickets available here.

 

4. Art’s House (August 10)

Last year, manuscript DJ Artwork took his Art’s House party – which began in his own home, a good few years ago – to the next level by making a whole darn one-day festival out of it. For this one-dayer, Artwork is joined by just one guest, with DJ Harvey returning to man the decks. Both will be playing all day on this fab little slice of (relative) London isolation, plus there’s street food, good booze and various entertainments galore.  Returning in 2019 to the same, oasis-like venue between Bow and Stratford, Art’s House smartly bucks the festival trend of simply heaving name DJs on to a bill.

 

5. One Day at the Disco Festival (August 24)

One Day At The Disco brings together house, disco and electro legends, OGs and some of the most exciting new talent of our time, for a day of rare cuts and soaring disco anthems on Three Mills Island.
Transforming the island into one giant dance floor, the beautiful sun trap along with it’s industrial backdrop is set to come alive with beats, city life, exotic cocktails and delicious street food. 

 

 

6. 80s In The Park (August 26)

The era of Madonna, Blondie, and a whole host of other things from the Bowling For Soup song, the 80s were a glorious time for music. Come celebrate it at this short but sweet one-day festival, where outlandish throwback costumes aren’t just welcomed, they’re encouraged. (Given that it’s in August, you may want to skip the legwarmers.) Tickets can be found here.

 

7. ABODE in the Park (September 22)

Bringing up the rear of London’s music festivals –deep house ABODE in the Park brinhgs up the rear for summer fests. Although it will basically be autumn by the time it arrives, twenty-five of London’s top DJs will party all day long in Finsbury Park, keeping those summer vibes in session for one last blowout. Grab your tickets here.

 

8. Community Festival (June 30)

The Kooks, Blossoms, Don Broco, The Hunna, Kate Nash, Gerry Cinnamon and many more are performing at Community 2019., there’ll also be appearances from indie five-piece Blossoms, Don Broco, The Hunna, The Amazons, Kate Nash and loads more. Although fairly understated, the music at this chilled Sunday festival is not to be underestimated.

Community Festival will take place in Finsbury Park, London on 30th June 2019.

You will leave the festival through a different exit to the one where you arrived

 

9. British Summer Time (July 5 – 14)

A summery series of major open-air concerts in Hyde Park, the programmers here tend to play it extremely grownup-friendly, with Celine Dion, Josh Groban, Florence + The Machine, The National, Robbie Williams slated to perform.

 

10. Wireless Festival (July 5-7)

Wireless Festival London 2018

Wireless Festival is the UK’s biggest and most famous urban music festival, held for three days each year inside London’s Finsbury Park. … Now one of the capital’s musical highlights, Wireless has become the go-to festival for those after the urban side of mainstream.Headliners for 2019 include Cardi B, Migos, Travis Scott, Future, A$AP Rocky and Rae Sremmurd..

 

11. Somerset House Summer Series  (July 11 – 21)

This year’s eleven acts are The Internet, Nao, Sons of Kemet, Jacob Banks, Rosalía, Doves, The Good The Bad & The Queen, Parcels, Cut Copy, Soulection, and Gossip. Somerset House Summer Series with American Express brings a vibrant festival atmosphere to the very heart of London. With a programme of pioneering musicians across a range of genres, Summer Series gives music fans a live experience unlike any other, with the rare chance to see critically acclaimed artists plus some of the best up and coming performers in a spectacular yet intimate setting. A set of outdoor concerts set in a handsome central London courtyard, with one major artist performing each day.

 

12. Lovebox Festival (July 12-13)

Lovebox is a two-day music festival. In 2018 the event moved to Gunnersbury Park, London. The move came after Tower Hamlets turned down its application to continue in Victoria Park and Lambeth residents blocked its move to Brockwell Park. line-up includes Chance the Rapper, Solange, Giggs, J Hus, 2 Chainz, Cypress Hill, Four Tet, Brockhampton, Loyle Carner and Action Bronson set to get the crowd bouncing.

 

13. OnBlackheath (July 13-14)

A family-friendly two-dayer in south-east London, look for Jamiroquai, The Roots, James Morrison, Jacob Collider, Grace Jones, Rag’n’Bone Man to light up the night (and the day!) at this festival.

 

14. Citadel Festival (July 14)

Ctadel Festival is a summer day festival in London, taking place on the Sunday just after Lovebox.But unlike Lovebox, Citadel is a more laid-back affair, with its programme spanning music comedy, theatre and debates, as well as a variety of fun and games.

 

15. 51st State (August 3)

A reason to discover what’s actually see Cockfosters! Take in the massive country estate of Trent Park, and for one day in August, it’ll be home to house, disco, garage & soul across six stages, although the lineup is still TBC.

 

16. Eastern Electrics Festival (August 3-4)

Eastern ElectricsAn intense two-day techno and bass sesh,  summons London’s dance-heads to the very end of the Northern Line for a marvellously messy time in Morden Park. Eight stages of action await, incuding Marc Kinchen, Claptone, Hannah Wants, Big Narstie, Nadia Rose, and Mat Jam Lamont amongst the acts.

 

 

18. Notting Hill Carnival (August 25-26)

This free two-day celebration of Caribbean culture. A London institution, and one of the world’s biggest street parties,  in the capital features a brilliant parade, and dozens of sound-system stages throughout the Notting Hill neighbourhood. The Notting Hill Carnival is an annual event that has taken place in London since 1966  on the streets of the Notting Hill area of Kensington, each August over two days, It is led by members of the British West Indian community, and attracts around one million people annually, making it one of the world’s largest street festivals, and a significant event in Black British culture. 

 

Monday 1st July

The Best London Zoos

Fancy seeing some wildlife? London Top Sights has compiled a list of the best London Zoos. More than just menageries, these zoos aim to promote the conservation of the animals they work with, and many of them raise funds for projects which they say can help repopulate species in their natural habitats.From pygmy hippos to Sumatran tigers, there are some beautiful creatures in and around London beyond the pigeons in Trafalgar Square. Whether you’re entertaining kids or looking to learn about nature, you should plan a trip to one of these zoos in and around London, and take a walk on the wild side.

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Monday 1st July

13 Brilliant Summer Day Trips from London

Looking to get out of the city for a few hours? Here’s the definitive list of best day trips from London, from London Top Sights Tours! These beautiful little getaways feature spa cities, seaside towns and adventures in the great British countryside

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Monday 1st July

65 Epic Ideas for your London Summer Bucket List

In London for the summer, or just need some great activities for a weekend getaway? Check out London Tops Sights 100 tips for a great London summer

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Sunday 23rd June

Best London Pop-Ups 2019

London has some of the best attractions, including the best pop-ups! Whether it is weird, wacky, or wonderful, Top Sight tours has compiled a list of the best quick London attractions.

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Monday 10th June

Neighbourhood Guide: Bethnal Green

Often mentioned in songs and the current home of London’s top vintage markets, Bethnal Green is a hidden gem one can check out after a Top Sights Tour! Check out our neighborhood guide below.

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Monday 3rd June

Family Friendly Adventures in London

Discover the best things to do in London with kids. Whether you are looking for child-friendly restaurants, free attractions for kids, places to go with kids or ideas for your day out in London, family days out in London are easy to plan with our top tips!Read more

Monday 3rd June

Neighbourhood Guide: Southeast London

Home to some of the up and coming sights in South East London which offers a local vibe to the Capital that will make you appreciate seeing 30+ attractions on a Top Sights Tour even more! Below is the guide for the best of local London.

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Monday 3rd June

Get Caffeinated With the Best Coffee Shops in London

Though most people think of tea when thinking of London, the capital City is not lacking in artisanal and delicious coffee! Below is our guide that will ensure a great caffeine kick before embarking on a great London Walking tour.

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Friday 31st May

Green London! How the Capital Recycles

Fancy the “big smoke” but don’t like pollution? Check out what London is doing to keep “green” and what you can do to help to! Start by ditching the car for one of our exciting walking tours, and check out these tips below.

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Thursday 30th May

See Dinosaurs in London !

One of London’s best kept secrets is the Crystal Palace Dinosaur Park. After one of our many walking tours which will guide you through the history of the city, get the underground to something a bit more prehistoric

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Thursday 30th May

Neighbourhood guide: Mayfair

Are you a fan of some of the best sights and shops in London? Central and accessible from any of our Top Sights starting and end points, Mayfair has all you need for a fun night out in London. Read more about the exciting part of town below! 

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Wednesday 29th May

Active London! Have a fab vacation while keeping fit.

Just because you’re on vacation doesn’t mean you have to ditch exercising! Book a London Top Sights walking tour today and check out how to stay active while visiting the capital!

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Monday 27th May

London’s Ultimate Summer Theatre Guide

London is just the best for theatre, and with the summertime months upon us, many incredible events take shape. Round off a perfect London day after a Top Sights Tour with some of these exclusive theatre experiences.

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Monday 27th May

Neighbourhood Guide: Soho

Soho is the heartbeat of London, this neighbourhood has everything. See the sights around this exciting area of London using this Top Sights Tours Guide!

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Monday 27th May

London: A Weekenders Guide

Want to see the capital in just one weekend? Book a Top Sights Tour today and see 30+ attractions in under 5 hours. Keep scrolling for all the top sights you’ll be able to see while still getting back for work Monday morning.

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Monday 27th May

Neighbourhood guide: Notting Hill

Notting Hill is not just a movie but it the area feels like a movie walking through its streets. Take a Top Sights Tour near the neighborhood today and stick around for brilliant markets, foods, and more sights!

 

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Monday 27th May

Neighbourhood Guide: Camden

Surrounded by water and markets Camden is rich in history and culture. Get ready for your upcoming holiday by booking a Top Sights Tour today, and checking out our handy guide of Camden.

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Monday 27th May

No Sephora? No Problem! London’s Best Makeup Stores

Love makeup and want to get chic on one of the most fashionable places on the planet? Below London Top Sights guide for getting glam on the capital.

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Monday 27th May

Quick Guide to London’s Top Universities

Looking for a uni or just want to see the beautiful and historic spots of London’s higher education? After a great Top Sights Tour, Check out some of these beautiful London Universities that are helping to shape the future of the country. 

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Monday 27th May

Neighbourhood Guide: Canary Wharf

Canary wharf is the business heart of London with buildings and views that rival New York’s Manhattan! Get a view of this special district on a Top Sights Tour today, and check out the handy guide to the neighbourhood below!

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Monday 27th May

Must Do’s for London History Buffs

If you love history than London is the place for you! On an array of our Top Sight Tours, you’ll get to walk in the footsteps of some of the greatest historical figures of all time. Below are must visit spots for History lovers of all ages visiting London.

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Monday 27th May

Travel In Style! A Top Sight Guide to London’s Train Stations

Ready to travel fast? Before every Top Sight Tour be sure to have a topped up Oyster card that will give you access to all the sights of the city! Below are facts about train  stations that offer a historic view of London, and also act as travel hubs for tourists and commuters alike. See if your local is on the list!

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Monday 27th May

The Gherkin: History of London’s Newest Iconic Building

Dotting the London skyline with its unique shape, the Gherkin is one of London’s most interesting looking buildings. Take it all in on a Top Sights Tour and check out some fun facts about the snack shaped building below!

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Sunday 26th May

Neighbourhood Guide: Shoreditch

Welcome to the hippest place in London! After an exciting Top Sight Tour eating foods across the city get ready to party with this handy guide to an exciting London neighbourhood

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Sunday 26th May

Runway Ready: London Fashion Guide

When getting ready for a London visit (as well as a Top Sight Tour) the number one thing to pack in your case is always comfortable walking shoes. But what comes next in this city of historically unpredictable weather? Top sight Tours has you covered with this what to wear guide.

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Sunday 26th May

South Kensington: A Neighbourhood Guide

Are you a fan of museums great shopping and posh restaurants? Than make your way to South Kensington after a great Top Sights tour! Below is the guide to one of the best neighbourhoods for London travelers.

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Sunday 26th May

Flying in The Capital: A London Airport Guide

Curious about flying in and out of London? The UK’s capital is served by six airports, some stretching the geographical definition of London to the limit. Below is the Top Sights guide to the best airports that will get you to your walking tour in a flash! 

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Wednesday 13th March

Best London Walks

Strap on your most comfortable shoes and take to the streets on one of these Top Sights wonderful London walks! 


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Thursday 28th February

10 Best Cinemas in London

We’re in the midst of award season. With the BAFTAs having been and gone and the Oscars looming, we’re itching to sit down in front of the big screen. And what better way to do it than at some of the most chilled out, comfortable and stylish cinema venues in London? See below for the ultimate Top Sights Guide!

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Thursday 28th February

Guide to The Globe

All the world’s a stage, especially at The Globe. For some 500 years, London has been a flourishing hotbed of theatre arts, filling the playhouses with the work of playwrights new and old. In terms of both drama and history however, nothing can compete with the Globe Theatre, a stunning replica of an Elizabethan playhouse that premiered many of Shakespeare’s best-loved works.Visit the reconstruction of Shakespeare’s historic 16th-century playhouse after reading these Top Sights Facts about one of the best play houses in all of London. 

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Thursday 28th February

Things To See in London This Month

Plan your trip to London with this up to date guide to what’s on, including shows, events, festivals, shopping, activities, and much more! 

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Thursday 28th February

Top London Day Trips

When a man is tired of London,’ Samuel Johnson famously declared, ‘he is tired of life’. With all due respect to Sam, much as we at Top Sights Tours love everything about living in the city,  we disagree. But England is spoilt rotten with attractions meaning a day away from the capital is definitely worthwhile and generally just a short train ride away.

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Thursday 28th February

Top London Tourist Attractions

No matter your reason for visiting, London has something for everyone. History buffs looking to brush up on the British narrative will delight in the Tower of London. Admirers of art or theater will praise the National Gallery and the West End Theatre District, while fans of the monarchy can’t skip Buckingham Palace. Below are the nine best Tourist Attractions for first time and veteran visitors. 

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Thursday 28th February

10 Best Department Stores in London

Whether you love shopping or are just looking to pick up gifts for loved ones, England’s bustling capital is the best location for shopping. Home to famous department stores such as Harrods, Selfridges and Marks & Spencer, these shopping havens are more than just a place for a spot of retail therapy. 

Get ready to slip on some comfortable shoes and spend the day at some of Top Sights Tours best places to shop.

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Thursday 28th February

Top 15 Places to Visit in London

A trip to the capital wouldn’t be complete without seeing the top 15 attractions in London. Make sure to tick these top things to see in London off your list

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Thursday 28th February

Top London Museums

It’s not hyperbole to say that London is home to many of the world’s best museums. Venues such as the British Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum, Science Museum and Design Museum can justly lay claim to being the best in their field (and most of them are free too). But with so many famous institutions dominating the itineraries of tourists, it can be easy to overlook London’s cornucopia gems. Below is the Top Sights Tours guide for Best museums! 

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Thursday 28th February

The Best of Hidden London

 

When it comes to going out in London, it’s easy to stick to our favourite hangouts. Whether it’s a cosy pint at your local, brunch at a neighbourhood bistro, or partying hard into the small hours, we’ve all got our usual stomping grounds. Below is the Top Sights guide to the best of hidden London

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Thursday 28th February

London Tourism: London Bridge

London Bridge is one of our favourite places to explore in the city. Offering such an eclectic mix of things to do, we’ve rounded up the top 10 things not to be missed. From hustle and bustle of Borough market to the magnificent Tower Bridge, we have your itinerary sorted to explore London Bridge in a day, the right way…

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Thursday 28th February

Top 15 London Points of Interest

Being one of the top destinations in the world, the top London tourist attractions draw more than 15 million visitors every year. Britain’s Capital is one of the most vibrant and diverse cities in the world with unlimited entertainment and leisure. Here are the best Top Sights Tours London points of interest! 

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Thursday 28th February

Walking in Central London

Fancy a London Walk-about but don’t know where to start? Check out Top Sights Tours best places to stroll, all accessible within central London. Perfect after one of our many walking tours!  

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Thursday 28th February

Best Places to Visit in London

London has endless sights to visit and varying opinions on which places are worth it and which are skippable! Here’s the #1 Top Sights list of places that are must-sees when visiting the English Capital. 

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Sunday 3rd February

London in a Flash: What to do when you only have a day

 

Planning on spending just one day in London? Sure, it’s not very long, but you’ll be able to see a lot of London’s highlights even in such a short space of time. A great way to do this is with a convenient Top Sights Tour that will ensure you’ll see the very best of London in a very short time span. Keep reading below for a few highlights you may want to experience on a quick stopover in the British capital.

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Sunday 3rd February

Spend a Day in South London: A Top 10 Guide

It may not be so well served by the tube network, but hop on a bus or the overground and you’ll find loads of great things to do in south London. Below are London Top Sights Tours best picks for spending a day in South London. 

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Sunday 3rd February

Walk through history at Westminster Abbey

One of London’s most famous landmarks, the Westminster Abbey is a must-see when you visit the capital city of England! Throughout the years, the 700-year-old church has held burials of many historical figures, as well as royal coronations and even weddings. Most recently, it was the site of Prince William and Kate Middleton’s royal wedding on 19 April 2011. Book a Top Sights Tour today to ensure you see this fascinating part of British history

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Sunday 3rd February

Top 10 things to do in Shoreditch

As the creative hub of London’s East End, you’ll never be short of things to do in Shoreditch. Check out London Top Sights Tours list of the 10 best things to do in Shoreditch so you can plan the perfect itinerary after a tour of central London

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Sunday 3rd February

Shrek’s London Adventure

Looking for something new to do with little Londoners? Top Sights Tour has an adventure in store, a Shrek Adventure! Join us on our historic London walking tour where you will see the top 30 London Attractions plus an interactive Shrek adventure that’s sure to please the whole family! 

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Sunday 3rd February

The London Aquarium

If you think of visiting London you probably don’t immediately think fish, unless they are in batter, but London does have a world-class aquarium right on the banks of the iconic River Thames. Check out the Top Sights Guide below to plan a nice trip to the aquarium after a great tour. 

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Sunday 3rd February

Punks to Drunks: A Guide to Camden

London’s Camden Town offers an eclectic mix of markets, cuisines and live music venues. Check out London Top Sights Tours guide to Camden town to plan your perfect day in the birthplace of punk. 

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Sunday 3rd February

Top 10 London Theatre Spots

London’s West End – aka Theatreland – is the best place to see theatre in the whole world. Check out London Top Sights top spots to see theatre after an amazing tour. 

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Saturday 2nd February

Learn the History of The London Underground

The cheap way to travel in London — and steer clear of traffic — is on the Tube, a.k.a. the London Underground rail network. While nearly every city has a public transportation system, London’s Tube is rich in history unlike any other! Be sure to book a Top Sights Tour if you’re interested in unlocking the secrets of the worlds oldest underground! 

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Saturday 2nd February

A Potterheads guide to London

From official Harry Potter attractions, to film locations and unofficial ‘wizard-themed’ experiences, London is full of exciting adventures for any die-hard Potterhead. Take a Top Sights Harry Potter tour to ensure you see all the sights while you wait for your Hogwarts letter…

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Saturday 2nd February

Cruise Down the River Thames

No visit to London is complete without taking in the sights that dot the famous River Thames. On a London Top Sights Tour, you’ll be able to see 30+ London attractions, plus cruise down the river and see the stunning landmarks that line the 346km waterway. Keep reading for more info on how to cruise down Londons’ most famous river! 

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Friday 1st February

Top 6 Free things to do in London

London is one of the most expensive cities in the world and while the idea of doing anything for free in London often seems impossible, there are a few hidden gems that make seeing the sights all the more affordable! Top Sights Tours has created the ultimate guide to London’s best freebies.

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Thursday 31st January

Botanical London: Where to see nature in the Big Smoke

London, one of world’s most visited cities, has always been associated with grand tourist attractions. Maybe less famous to the rest of the world, are London’s natural spaces and wildlife, offering the best alternative for the tourists who prefer to spend a peaceful time far from the agitated city life. Below are Top Sights Tours picks for the best of Botanical London! 

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Thursday 31st January

Top 5 Ways to see London when cold strikes

With top class museums, galleries, pubs and restaurants London isn’t a city that has to be limited to warm weather. Below are London Top Sights best picks for having fun while staying warm. 

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Thursday 31st January

A Guide to London’s Chinatown

Explore the authentic restaurants and shops of London’s Chinatown neighborhood, and join in special events to get a flavour of Chinese culture in London with these Top Sights Tours tips on some o the best attractions and restaurants.Read more

Thursday 31st January

Top Royal Spots in London

When one thinks of London, one thinks of royals! While rich with all kinds of history, London is most visible as the site of Royal weddings, coronations, and of course the Queens house! Check out London Top Sights best Royal hotspots, and be sure to book a British Royalty Tour to ensure you see them all!

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Thursday 31st January

Spend the day like an Olympian: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

The 2012 London Olympics may be long gone but the olympic park has certainly stayed! Be sure to come on down to the heart of East London for an escape the hustle and bustle of urban living through the Park’s green, open spaces and its tranquil waterways. Perfect after a Top Sights Tour! 

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Thursday 31st January

History & Pints: 2 of the best pubs in London

Searching for the best pubs in London? You’re in the right place. The capital’s drinking scene is one of the best in the world, where you can bounce from historic and traditional pubs to modern boozers pulling perfect pints of craft beer. Luckily, London Top Sights offers a great history and pints tour to assure out don’t miss out on any of the fun! 

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Thursday 31st January

A Bibliophile’s Guide to London Libraries

For book lovers seeking a bit of peace and quiet, libraries are a great hideout. Luckily, London is full of them: big libraries, tiny libraries, and aesthetically-pleasing libraries, all bursting with books to borrow and read. Below Top Sights Tours has compiled a list of the best libraries in London for all book lovers. 

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Thursday 31st January

See Animals at the London Zoo

London is full of surprises, including the world’s oldest scientific zoo. A visit to the London Zoo will guarantee seeing and learning about exotic animals, all without ever having to leave the city! Continue reading for some London Top Sights tips on how to have a great visit.

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Thursday 31st January

5 Places for Brilliant Cycling in London

London has some pretty brilliant public transport options: iconic double deckers, tubes that run all through the night, and even a cable car!  However, sometimes it’s worth opting for some fresh air and a fun way to see London while getting a workout! Below are the five top London Cycle routes for beginner bicyclers to expert cyclers. 

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Thursday 31st January

Art Guide to London’s Canary Wharf

As one of London’s hidden cultural hubs, Canary wharf is most known for it’s financial bustle and connection to the world of business. Canary Wharf however, is also home to prominent public art. Below is a Top Guide to Canary Wharf’s art scene, perfect for a casual visitor or resident! 

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Monday 28th January

Greenwich: A Tourists Guide

Once considered outside the city of London, Greenwich is home to a host of sights including the National Maritime Museum and a regal former Royal residence. Greenwich is where eastern and western hemispheres meet and where you will discover breathtaking views, lovely markets and amazing attractions, all in a beautiful riverside setting just minutes from central London.

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Monday 28th January

Best Parks in London

London may be nicknamed ‘The Big Smoke’, but it certainly has some great parks to rival rural life. In a big city, it’s important to get outdoors so Top Sights Tours has rounded up ten of the best parks and gardens in the city for you to visit!

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Monday 28th January

A Tourists guide to Canary Wharf

While many people  work in Canary Wharf, and do not usually consider it to be a tourist hub, this historic part of London’s docklands can be enjoyed by tourists as one of London’s hidden Gems! Canary Wharf was once the hub of British Empire – with 1000 ships a month passing through it during its peak in the 19th Century. It’s a perfect historical pit stop for any Top London Traveler

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Sunday 27th January

The Best Times to Visit London

Bustling London is busy all times of year as the city that is self described as to “never sleep”.  It’s perfect for any tourists to visit  at any point without the risk of missing out on any fun! With its rare extreme weather and relatively temperate climate, a trip to England’s Capital is perfect for your next vacation.  Fancy a guide to see which season fits best with you lifestyle? See ours  below, and be sure to book any number of our Top Sights Tours to make sure you see the sights of the city.  

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Sunday 27th January

Shop Till you Drop! London’s Ultimate shopping guide

The city has innumerable streets that have countless luxury brands, and is filled with eye candies for Shopaholics. While shopping here may not be so cheap, it is definitely an experience worth having if you wish to glam up your wardrobe or home! So, the next time you take a trip to England, make sure you check out these best places to shop in London, especially after a Top Sights Tour.

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Sunday 27th January

The Best Places to See Street Art in London

Street art has brightened up our city from the South Bank to Brick Lane and beyond. Here are a few iconic pieces to hunt down after taking a London Top Sights Tour through The Capital

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Sunday 27th January

Visiting with the kids: A guide for Little Londoners

Visiting London with children can be daunting, but luckily London has enough family friendly places to make even the smallest tourists happy.  Whether you are looking for child-friendly restaurants, free attractions for kids, places to go with kids or ideas for your day out in London, family days out in London are easy to plan with London Top Sight Tours.

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Sunday 27th January

Beginners Guide to London

 

Where do we start? London is one of the busiest cities on the planet.If you’ve never been to London before and are excitedly planning your first trip but don’t know what to expect, don’t worry. We’ve got you covered. 

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Friday 25th January

Walk with the Romans in London

In the year AD 43, following an invasion led by the Roman Emperor Claudius, the Romans founded the town of Londinium (the Roman name for London). Although Britannia was abandoned by The Romans thousands of years ago, echos of London ancient past can still be witnessed in certain parts of the city. Interested in walking in the footsteps of the Romans? Book a tour to visit the Roman Walls today and scroll down for some of the amazing history you’ll be able to explore, all without leaving the city!

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Thursday 24th January

# 1 London Food Guide

 

London can be an overwhelming city, crowded with people, tall buildings and a whole lot to see. One of the most overwhelming parts about London is the sheer number of food options you’ll have by visiting. A quick and fun way to solve this is by combining seeing the sights of London eating traditional english food on Top Sights London Food Tour. After that, head to any of these top London restaurants and you’ll be confident to order like a pro!

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Tuesday 22nd January

A Quick Visit: London Must-do’s When Time is Limited

Attracting 27 million visitors every year, London is the most visited city in Europe. It’s no surprise that London is top of so many people’s travel plans. Below area few sights you can see on a quick stop over– though you may end up wanting to stay longer! Read more

Tuesday 22nd January

Two Must Do City Strolls

 

London is known as “the city of 100 villages.” That fact of facts is one of the reasons this is the most livable major city in the world. Below are two of the top walks in London. 

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Wednesday 9th January

YUM! London Food Markets to fit anyone’s Budget

Hungry but don’t feel like dressing up to sit in a nice restaurant? Don’t want to sacrifice time away from seeing some of our top London sights? Luckily London is full of some of the best food markets in the whole world. 

Book a tour with us today to experience the smells and tastes of some of London’s best food places!

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Wednesday 9th January

Boutiques and Bagels on Brick Lane

Brick Lane has a lot more to offer than its proximity to the historic Jack the Ripper killings. Once a low income part of town, it recently began to bounce and become a top London tourist attraction. Whether it’s food, shopping, history or culture, brick lane has it all and is a perfect day trip in London for the whole family.

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Wednesday 9th January

Navigate the Underground like a True Londoner

 

London is certainly sprawling city, but it is also the home to a robust and convenient underground system. There are more than 270 stations and 11 lines that connect them in London. You may be able to use public transport to get anywhere, but it doesn’t mean figuring out your route is so easy. The tube map looks like a tangled mess of colors, and when you factor in the overlapping train and bus lines, you can get lost in a hurry. Perhaps there’s no better way to experience London in full swing than to go underground. Heading to London and want some help navigating one of the world’s oldest transit systems? Here are some tricks on how to use the historic London Underground, including our great London Underground Top Sight Tour.

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Wednesday 9th January

All Aboard the Golden Hinde

 

Aboard the Golden Hinde, exchange the 21st century for the 16th as this four hundred and forty one year old Elizabethan galleon transports you back in time.

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Wednesday 9th January

10 Best Things to do in The Southbank Area

The Southbank Area of London is as rich in cultural heritage as it is in theatre, art, gourmet food, and nightlife. With so much to do an experience, we’ve compiled a short list of the best things to to in Southbank. Take a hop on over to the other side of the River and see what Southbank has to offer!

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Sunday 30th December

The UK is leaving the European Union, will this affect me as a tourist?

Brexit is everywhere, in the news, the papers, on people’s lips and maybe on those visitors coming into the UK. Brexit, or its full name “the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union” is going to happen in March 2019.

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Sunday 30th December

Who protects the Queen? A Look into the Royal Guards

 

Are you ready to witness a 400 year old tradition right before your very eyes?

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Sunday 30th December

A Winter Wonderland in the Heart of London

As the weather gets colder throughout London, the Christmas Fair Season starts to heat up. The best Christmas Fair in all of London is located in Hyde Park, which is easily accessible after a day spent exploring Westminster, or talking a tour of England’s Royal sights near Buckingham Palace.  

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Sunday 30th December

The Best Walks in London

 

London is a vast city with plenty to do for everyone! Being as big as it is, London has some wonderful walks that any visitor or city dweller can do on their own or with friends.  Here is a list of the top 10 walks you can take when visiting the English Capital.

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Sunday 30th December

Visit Shakespeare’s Globe in Modern London

When it comes to Shakespeare, it is hard not to think of London and the famed Globe Theatre. Originally built in 1599, The Globe saw the fabled openings of some of William Shakespeare’s most iconic plays, and catered to the whims of Queen Elizabeth the first as she ruled over England, Ireland, Scotland, and France.

Sunday 30th December

Get thrown in The Clink at The Clink Prison Museum

 

 

Interested in alternative London but tired of recreations and reenactments? The Clink Prison is centrally located in Southwark but far  from a recreation. Now a museum, it sits in the same place where the prison opened and operated for more than 600 years! A notorious medieval prison, The Clink was so iconic that the name has become slang as a generic term for prison or a jail cell.

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Sunday 30th December

A Tour of Buckingham Palace, The Queen’s House

Buckingham Palace is one of the most iconic buildings in London, and it houses the cities most iconic resident, Queen Elizabeth II! Centrally located in Westminster, Buckingham Palace is one of only a few working royal palaces left in the world. Great on a Westminster tour or London Private tour, all with the help of a fun London tour guide! 

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Sunday 30th December

Walk, Climb and Marvel at Tower Bridge

 

For 120 years Tower Bridge has been helping to taxi people from Tower Hamlets to Lewisham and beyond. Besides being a permanent fixture on the London Skyline, the Bridge also has plenty to do for tourists looking see the historic marvel upclose, and learn about its history on a London Guided Tour!  

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Wednesday 28th November

See where Churchill Smoked, Drank and Ran the Second World War

Winston Churchill, was a celebrated British politician, army officer, writer, and Prime Minister. One cannot think of WWII’s European theatre without the mention of his name. While often lauded by the public as a great communicator, Winston Churchill had a secret hidden beneath the streets of Westminster. The Churchill War Rooms, constructed hastily right before Britain’s entrance into the conflict, is an underground bunker where the prime minister famously declared “This the room from which  I will direct the war.” This is a great sight to see on a Westminster tour with one of our fun London tour guides! 

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Wednesday 28th November

Visit London’s Only Floating Museum

 

While it’s camouflaged exterior ensured its survival during the second world war, the HMS Belfast now stands out on the  southern shore of the River Thames as a London landmark and the only floating part of The Imperial War museum. Permanently moored on the south side of the river, the HMS Belfast is easily accessed from the Southbank area and welcomes over a quarter million visitors per year! Great to see on a Southbank tour or one o our Private London Tours! 

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Tuesday 13th November

Top 10 things to do in the Westminster Area – A walk through art and history

If you want to experience all of the iconic imagery of London in just one afternoon, Westminster is your ideal destination!  The ornate Houses of Parliament and the Elegant Westminster Cathedral sit adjacent to each other while Winston Churchill’s statue and the Lions at Trafalgar Square are just blocks away. Listed below are the top 10 sights in Westminster to ensure a fun filled and captivating day in the heart of bustling London on a perfect Westminster Tour. 

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