Must-see Attractions


You are staying in London which is the home of many of the world's most famous attractions. We have listed our top 20 that you should definately visit.

1. Tower of London

Website: hrp.org.uk/tower-of-london

Address: Tower of London, London, EC3N 4AB

Opening times: Tues – Sat: 9:00–17:30

Sun – Mon: 10:00-17:30

Price: Adult: £24.70

Concession: £19.30

Journey time from Romford: 41 minutes

When it opened: 1066

Highlights to do and see at Tower of London:

1. Audio guide tour - Daily

2. See the Crown Jewels - Daily

3. Bloody Tower - Daily

4. Fortress - Daily

5. Guards at the Tower of London - Daily

2. Big Ben

Website: parliament.uk/bigben

Address: Westminster, London, SW1A 0AA

Opening times: Currently under construction until 2021.

Price: Free

Journey time from Romford: 46 minutes

When it opened: 31/5/1859

Highlights to do and see at Big Ben:

1. Usually 3 tours a day but this has been suspended until refurbishment stops in 2021

2. 'Big Ben: ticking through time" tour - Free. Book online.

3. Buckingham Palace

Website: rct.uk/visit/the-state-rooms-buckingham-palace

Address: Westminster, London, SW1A 1AA

Opening times: 20/7/19 – 31/8/19: 9:30–19:30

1/9/19 – 29/9/19: 9:30–18:30

Price: Adult: £25

5-17 years: £14

0-5 years: Free

Journey time from Romford: 52 minutes

When it opened: 1703

Highlights to do and see at Buckingham Palace:

1. Queen Victoria's Palace - Daily

2. George IV: Are & Spectacle - Daily

3. Leonardo Da Vinci: A life in drawing - Daily

4. Throne room

5. Changing the guard

4. London Eye

Website: londoneye.com

Address: The London Eye Riverside Building County Hall Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE1 7PB

Opening times: Daily: 10:00–20:30

Price: Adult: £27.00

Child: £22.00

Journey time from Romford: 48 minutes

When it opened: 31/12/1999

Highlights to do and see at London Eye:

1. See many of London's landmarks

2. Take a stroll along the Embankment which is nearby

5. Tower Bridge

Website: towerbridge.org.uk

Address: Tower Bridge Road, London, SE1 2UP

Opening times: Daily: 9:30–17:00

Price: Adult: £9.80

5-15 years: £4.20

0-5 years: Free

Journey time from Romford: 39 minutes

When it opened: 30/6/1894

Highlights to do and see at Tower Bridge:

1. Fantastic Feats - £15. 31 May - 1 December 2019

2. Glass floor

3. Tower Bridge Engine Rooms

4. Yoga in the Walkways - £15. Third Wednesday of each month, 07.30am - 08.20am

5. Bascule Chamber Events

6. Westminster Abbey

Website: westminster-abbey.org

Address: 20 Deans Yard, Westminster, London, SW1P 3PA

Opening times: Mon – Fri: 9:30–15:30

Wed Lates: 16:30–18:00

Sat: 9:00–13:00

Sun: Open for services

Price: Adults: £23

Concessions: £20

6-16 years: £10

0-6 years: Free

Journey time from Romford: 28 minutes

When it opened: 1090

Highlights to do and see at Westminster Abbey:

1. Attend a service

2. Brass on the Grass lunchtime music

3. Guided tours

4. Royal tombs

5. The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Galleries

7. Royal Albert Hall

Website: royalalberthall.com

Address: Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London, SW7 2AP

Opening times: Mon – Sun: 9:00–21:00

Price: Price depends on what you are attending for

Journey time from Romford: 57 minutes

When it opened: 29/3/1871

Highlights to do and see at Royal Albert Hall:

1. Attend a service

2. Brass on the Grass lunchtime music

3. Guided tours

4. Royal tombs

5. The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Galleries

8. St Paul's Cathedral

Website: stpauls.co.uk

Address: St. Paul's Churchyard, London, EC4M 8AD

Opening times: Mon – Sat: 8:30–16:30

Price: Adults: £20

Concessions: £17.50

6-17 years: £8.50

Journey time from Romford: 31 minutes

When it opened: 1708

Highlights to do and see at St Paul's Cathedral:

1. Guided tours

2. Attend a service

3. See the Cathedral art

4. See the history highlights

5. Visit the Library

9. Kensington Palace

Website: hrp.org.uk/kensington-palace

Address: Kensington Palace, Kensington Gardens, London, W8 4PX

Opening times: Mon – Sun: 10:00–18:00

Price: Adult: £17.50

Child: £8.70

Journey time from Romford: 54 minutes

When it opened: 1605

Highlights to do and see at Kensington Palace:

1. Victoria: Woman and Crown - Daily until 5/1/20

2. Diana: Designing for a Princess - Daily

3. Kensington Palace Gardens - Daily

4. The King’s Gallery - Daily

5. Digital missions - Daily

10. The Shard

Website: the-shard.com

Address: 32 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9SG

Opening times: Mon – Sun: 10:00–22:00

Price: Depends on what you are doing there

Journey time from Romford: 39 minutes

When it opened: 1/2/2013

Highlights to do and see at The Shard:

1. See the views

2. Check out the restaurants

3. Visit the bars

4. Stay in the hotel

11. The O2 Arena

Website: theo2.co.uk

Address: Peninsula Square, Greenwich Peninsula, London, SE10 0DX

Opening times: Mon – Sun: 10:00–18:00

Price: Free entry but there is a charge for the events

Journey time from Romford: 30 minutes

When it opened: 24/6/2007

Highlights to do and see at the O2 Arena:

1. Climb the O2

2. See the events that are on

3. Do bowling at the O2

4. Dine in the restaurants and bars

5. Shop in the O2

12. Wembley Stadium

Website: wembleystadium.com

Address: London, HA9 0WS

Opening times: The Stadium Tour Cafe - Daily: 9:30–15:00

The Wembley Stadium Store - Mon – Sat: 10:00–17:00

Sun: 11:00–17:00

Price: Tours - Adult: £19

Child: £12

Journey time from Romford: 1 hour

When it opened: 9/3/2007

Highlights to do and see at Wembley Stadium:

1. Take a tour

2. See the store

3. Watch a game

13. The Royal Opera House

Website: roh.org.uk

Address: Royal Opera House, Bow Street, London, WC2E 9DD

Opening times: Mon – Sun: 10:00–20:00

Price: Opera: From £5-£225

Ballet: £3-£120

Journey time from Romford: 43 minutes

When it opened: 7/12/1732

Highlights to do and see at the Royal Opera House:

1. See the ballet and dance

2. See the Opera

3. Wine and dine at the restaurant

14. Harry Potter World

Website: wbstudiotour.co.uk

Address: Studio Tour Drive, Watford, WD25 7LR

Opening times: Mon – Sun: 8:30–22:00

Price: Adult: £45

5 - 15 years: £37

0 - 4 years: Free

Journey time from Romford: 1 hour 46 minutes

When it opened: 31/3/2012

Highlights to do and see at the Harry Potter World:

1. See the events

2. See the iconic sets

3. Learn how the creatures were brought to life on screen

4. See your favourite props

15. Shakespeare's Globe

Website: shakespearesglobe.com

Address: 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London, SE1 9DT

Opening times: Mon – Sun: 10.00–18:00

Price: Gallery (seated) £150 – £45

Yard (standing) £40

Journey time from Romford: 43 minutes

When it opened: 1997

Highlights to do and see at the Shakespeare Globe:

1. Take a guided tour of the theatre

2. See the staged readings, concerts and poetry

3. Watch one of the talks

4. See a globe theatre performance

16. Churchill War Rooms

Website: iwm.org.uk/visits/churchill-war-rooms

Address: Clive Steps, King Charles Street, London, SW1A 2AQ

Opening times: Mon – Sun: 9:30–18:00

Price: Adult: £22.00

Concession: £17.60

5 - 15 years: £11.00

0 - 4 years: Free

Journey time from Romford: 47 minutes

When it opened: 4/4/1984

Highlights to do and see at Churchill War Rooms:

1. Undercover: Life in Churchill's Bunker

2. Check out the Churchill Museum

3. See the Cabinet War Rooms

4. Churchill and the Middle East

5. Take a private tour in the war rooms

17. Highgate Cemetery

Website: highgatecemetery.org

Address: Swain's Lane, Highgate, London, N6 6PJ

Opening times: Mon – Sun: 10:00–17:00

Price: Adult: £4

0-18 years: Free

Journey time from Romford: 1 hour

When it opened: 1839

Highlights to do and see at Highgate Cemetery:

1. Visit the war graves

2. Take part in on of the cemetery's talks.

3. See the "All Saints Candlelighting Evening"

18. Hampton Court Palace

Website: hrp.org.uk/hampton-court-palace

Address: Molesey, East Molesey, KT8 9AU

Opening times: Mon – Sun: 10:00–18:00

Price: Adult: £21.30

Concessions: £17.00

5-15 years: £10.70

0-5 years: Free

Journey time from Romford: 1 hour 49 minutes

When it opened: 1514

Highlights to do and see at Hampton Court Palace:

1. See Henry's Crown on display

2. Admire Hampton Court Gardens

3. Explore the Maze

4. Take part in a shire horse carriage rides

5. Take part in a ghost tour

19. Harrods

Website: harrods.com/en-gb

Address: 87-135 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 7XL

Opening times: Mon – Sun: 10:00–21:00

Sun: 11:30–18:00

Price: Free entry

Journey time from Romford: 1 hour 6 minutes

When it opened: 1849

Highlights to do and see at Harrods:

1. Explore the 7 floors in londons famous department store

2. When shopping you can collect thte famous green bag

3. Can possible see some famous people as Harrods attracts them and is somewhere they shop

20. ArcelorMittal Orbit

Website: arcelormittalorbit.com

Address: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, 5 Thornton Street, London, E20 2AD

Opening times: Sun – Fri: 10:00–19:00

Sat: 9:00–19:00

Price: Skyline views - Adult: £12.50 Skyline views and slide combo - Adult: £17.50

Concessions: £10.50 Concessions: £15.50

3-16 years: £7.50 8-16 years: £12.50

Journey time from Romford: 24 minutes

When it opened: 2012

Highlights to do and see at Hampton Court Palace:

1. See the beaitiful views

2. Abseil down the UK’S highest freefall

3. "Ride the Slide"


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