Best known as the home of King Henry VIII, Hampton Court Palace was originally built by Thomas Wolsey. Apart from the Palace and gardens, other points of interest include the maze, the historic tennis court and the huge grape vine, claimed to be the largest in the world! The nearest train station to Hampton Court Palace is Hampton Court. Direct trains to Hampton Court depart from London Waterloo. The Palace is approximately a 6min walk from the station.
Banqueting House is the only surviving building from the old Whitehall Palace. It’s famous for its magnificent baroque ceiling paintings by Rubens. Westminster
Kensington Palace has been a residence of the British Royal Family since the 17th century and is the official London residence of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge! High Street Kensington
Taste the ancient capitals bloody history at the London Dungeon. Bigger, better and bolder in it’s new home, take a journey though a thousand years of London’s murky past with a full cast of entertaining theatrical actors, stunning new special effects, authentic sets, witty comedy and heart stopping rides.
Become part of London's gruesome history and travel back in time to an age of adventure, uncovering the dark secrets that lie beneath the world’s most famous and haunted bridge! London Bridge
Enjoy the Cathedral’s magnificent architecture, where you can climb to the top of the dome and also enjoy unparalleled views of London from the outdoor viewing platform! St. Paul's
Alton Towers is the UK's biggest theme park and features a wide range of exciting rides and adventures, including The Smiler! The nearest train station to Alton Towers is Uttoxeter. Trains from London to Uttoxeter depart from London Euston. A bus service will need to be used from the train station to the Park.
City Cruises is the No.1 sightseeing tour on the Thames! Cruises depart every 30min, every day of the week, all year round from the following piers: - Westminster Pier - London Eye Pier - Tower Pier - Greenwich Pier
At 135 metres, the London Eye is one of the world’s tallest observation wheels, providing up to 40-kilometre of panoramic views on a clear day. The gradual rotation in one of the 32 high-tech glass capsules takes approximately 30 minutes, offering breathtaking views of London and its famous landmarks. Included with every ticket is entry to the London Eye 4D Experience an inspiring journey of discovery that brings London to life through unique perspectives and multi-sensory special effects.
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! London is the largest Ripley’s in the world, with over 700 jaw dropping artefacts, galleries and interactive experiences spanning across 6 floors! Piccadilly Circus
Dive in and be wowed by the many strange, beautiful and fascinating creatures of the deep as you journey through the amazing underwater world of the SEA LIFE London Aquarium. Home to one of Europe's largest collections of global marine life and the jewel in the crown of the UK SEA LIFE attractions.
With over 1000 years of History, Warwick Castle boasts a haunted tower, dungeons, a colossal Great Hall and magnificent State Rooms complete with extensive collections of furniture, tapestries, paintings and armours. Direct trains from London to Warwick depart from London Marylebone. The Castle is approximately a 10min walk from the station.
The world's first scientific zoo is over 170 years old and contains 12,000 animals and 650 species. With so much to see and do, a visit to ZSL London Zoo is the perfect day out! Camden Town / Regent's Park
Take a fascinating 40-minute circular cruise on the river Thames. You will take in the wonderful sights of the riverside landmarks. Cruises depart at 10.45am, 11.45am, 12.45pm, 13.45pm, 14.45pm, 15.45pm, 16.45pm, 17.45pm and 18.45pm A live commentary is provided by a trained guide in English, and audio commentary is also available (on request) in French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Russian, Japanese and Mandarin Chinese.
The hop- on hop-off service has over 70 stops on 5 different routes, so you can explore the sights at your own pace! Tours depart every 15-20min.
Let a host of Arsenal stars share their match-day experiences with you as you explore behind-the-scenes at Arsenal Stadium with an audio tour. Take your place in the changing room and listen to the roar of the crowd as you walk down the tunnel and explore the museum. Arsenal
Built over 900 years ago by William the Conqueror, Tower of London has witnessed many great events. There is so much to see at the Tower, including the Crown Jewels Exhibition, 'Yeomen of the Guard', the Ravens, King Henry VIII's armour, instruments of torture in Lower Wakefield Tower and the Traitors Gate. Tower Hill
Thorpe Park Resort is a theme park like no other, with attractions, live events and over 30 thrilling rides, including Stealth, one of Europe’s fastest rollercoasters! Direct trains from London to Staines depart from London Waterloo. Once in Staines, the 950 shuttle-link runs non-stop between the station and Thorpe Park every 15-20min.
Explore the world’s most famous botanic garden. Just 30min from central London, Kew Gardens boasts breathtaking landscapes, iconic glasshouses, historic buildings and a vast range of rare and beautiful plants. Kew Gardens
Open all year round, the Globe Exhibition & Tour gives you an opportunity to learn more about this unique building and its most famous playwright, Shakespeare. Blackfriars
Filled with 14 exciting, interactive zones and the excellent Marvel Super Heroes 4D movie experience, Madame Tussauds London combines glitz and glamour with incredible history with over 300 wax figures, including David Beckham, Lady Gaga, The Queen and many, many more. So, who do you want to meet?