Things to do

  • Tate Modern
    Tate Modern
    The Tate Modern is one of the largest modern art galleries in the world. Located on the South Bank, it houses many exhibitions and installations and always has something impressive in the giant Turbine Hall. As with most galleries and museums in London, there is no admission charge.  
    Get There
    The closest stations are Blackfriars, London Bridge and Waterloo. Busses also serve the gallery and you can easily walk from many places in London, with the Millennium Bridge right outside and taking you up to St Paul’s Cathedral.
  • Natural History Museum
    Natural History Museum
    The Natural History Museum is one of the best museums in the world. Room upon room of dinosaur fossils, precious stones, meteorites and more make the NHM a perfect day out for children and adults alike. Like most of London’s museums and galleries, entry to the museum is free, although certain special exhibitions do carry a charge and it’s wise to book these in advance over the website.
    Get There
    South Kensington is the closest station and just a short walk from the museum, busses also serve the area.
  • The Shard
    The Shard
    The Shard is Western Europe’s tallest building at 95 floors. The View From the Shard is the name given to the observation decks on floors 68, 69 and 70, these offer views of up to 40 miles on a clear day and are twice the height of any other observation spot in London. While tickets can be expensive at over £20, there are also great views over London from the bars and restaurants between the 30th and 55th floors.
    Get There
    The Shard is right next to London bridge station, accessible on the London Underground and several overground train lines.
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    Last updated on the 23 November 2017
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