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50 Fun Activities You Can Do In London

Published on Oct 30, 2017

There is an abundance of activities in London for you to participate in. Whether it’s just you and your partner or a whole squad of stags and hens, London guarantees you an experience that will leave you with a dire thirst to return for more of it’s charm. So where do you start with a city of this scale that has so much to offer? To help answer this, we’ve listed 50 of our favourite fun activities that you can do in London. From bumps and thrills on a powered RIB cruising down the River Thames to sipping on cocktails you’ve mixed and shaken yourself in London’s hottest bars. 

1) Clay Shooting on the Thames

London Thames

Ideal for the big spenders and a big hit with corporate groups. Clay shooting from a traditional trading barge on the River Thames offers a unique experience for seasoned shooters and first timers alike. The day begins with an 1 ¾ hours journey along the iconic river, passing the capital’s most famous monuments. The instructors then show you the ropes and have to compete against your friends and colleagues to shoot the most clays throughout the day. After the activity finishes, a late lunch buffet will be served and London Bridge will be raised specifically to allow your barge’s high mast to pass!

Price from: £45.00 per person

Location: Meet at City Pier

2) Pay a visit to the O2

O2 Arena

The O2 is quickly becoming one of London’s top monuments, offering activities to do day and night. The dome is filled with a fantastic selection of bars and restaurants catering for every taste – perfect for breakfast, lunch and dinner. If you are interested in something a little more active, you can buckle up and climb over the 380m walkway, reaching heights of 52m. There’s no lift or escalator, so you better be sure you can take on the challenge after taking that first step! After getting your blood pumping on top of the O2, it’s time to get your ears going in one of many concerts held at the arena. Sky also has a studio inside the O2 where you can commentate on a Premier League game, race in a F1 simulator or umpire a cricket match!

Price from: £30.00 per person (Walk the O2)

Location: Peninsula Square, London SE10 0DX

3) It’s the Great British Bakery Off!

the great british bakery off hen party

This activity is a must for all Great British Bake Off fans. Get your friends together and compete individually or against others in teams for the title of star baker(s). You’ll watch a baking demonstration and be given a recipe, but the rest is up to you and you’ll be awarded extra points for adding your own style to your tasty treats. The best bit about taking part in the Great British Bakery Off? Eating the cooked goodies! Unless, of course, you and your friends are terrible bakers…

Price from: £90.00 per person

Location: Multiple venues

4) Old school sports day

school sports day games

Remember the good ol’ days where you got to compete against your friends in your best vibrant bib, running with bean bags on your heads and one of your legs tied to your classmate Geoff’s?! Well, if you’re looking for fun activities in London, you can relive those old school sports day memories with a whole sackful of laughter. All of the classic games will be included; the egg and spoon race, the sack and wheelbarrow race, tackle the great inflatable obstacle course and balance those bean bags on your heads.

Price from: £25.00 per person

Location: Multiple leisure centres

5) FootGolf

footgolf games

One of the latest crazes to hit the sporting scene combines football and golf in a game known, unsurprisingly, as FootGolf. The concept is simple; you play a round of golf by kicking around a football. If you’re seeking day activities in London, FootGolf offers competitive fun at an affordable price for everyone. You don’t have to worry about venturing too far as you can find a specialist FootGolf course on the outskirts of the city.

Price from: £30.00 per person

Location: Multiple sports centres on the outskirts of London

6) Tag Archery

battle zone archery

We’ve all got down and dirty playing paintball in the woods, but have you entered the battle arena for a session of tag archery? If you fancy yourself as a bit of a Robin Hood then this is the activity to prove your precision. Accuracy won’t be enough to succeed in this team game, you’ll need flexibility and a quick pair of legs as you dive, duck and run between inflatable cover. All you need to bring is yourselves as all the equipment is provided and experienced marshals will guide you through the event. Activities in London don’t get any more exciting than this.

Price from: £25.00 per person

Location: Multiple leisure centres

7) Record your own Rock Band Video

Rockband Experience

Looking for something different to do in London for a birthday or special occasion? There are studios scattered across the capital that you can rent to record your own rock band video. All of the props are included so you’ll be looking the part. The activity comes with a director and professional video editor so you’re bound to look the part. All you have to do is work the camera and sing some hardcore notes. There’s also a pop band version of this activity for people who can’t quite reach the hardcore notes.

Price from: £69.00 per person

Location: Multiple locations

8) Dance Experiences

dancing lessons for hen party

If you are looking to head out for the night in London then why not practise some moves beforehand? The instructors can choreograph a routine to your favourite song and ability. There are also some great themed events, such as Dirty Dancing and Michael Jackson’s Thriller. The event lasts about an hour and a half and you can even bring your own drinks to most studios.

Price from: £25.00 per person

Location: Multiple venues

9) It’s a Knockout

Its a knockout party ideas

Remember It’s A Knockout? It was the madcap TV show where a group of friends would compete in a range of ridiculous challenges requiring strength, determination and the ability to take it on the chin (sometimes literally). There are a few sites around the UK that sell out every weekend with stags, hens and team building groups competing for prizes (maybe even an alcoholic prize!). The event includes at least six activities and lasts about three and a half hours. If you have more than 12 people you will be split into multiple teams to compete against each other and other groups on the day. This activity also gets booked up very quickly so be sure to book in advance!

Price from: £48.00 per person

Location: Outskirts of London

10) Burn some rubber with Indoor Karting

Outdoor Go Karting 5

If you’re looking for something competitive to do that doesn’t rely on the Great British weather, indoor karting can be the ideal activity. There are five tracks across London, with the London Bridge track being the most central. After you change into your race overalls you are led into a briefing room and told everything you need to know about the track, cars and the safety precautions. You then climb into your car and start the race with a staggered start. The winner is the one with the best time overall on the clock, so it’s not necessarily down to the first one across the line. The cars vary between eco electric and 200cc BIZ cars, both reaching speeds of up to 40mph.

Price from: £45.00 per person

Location: Multiple centres

11) Take a Cocktail Making Masterclass

cocktail-making-masterclass

Start your lesson by learning the history behind your favourite drinks and then step behind the bar to create your favourite cocktail concoctions. As the session develops the bartenders will start playing some different games that will get everyone shouting and laughing. There are multiple bars across London that offer inclusive and fun cocktail making experiences. Most packages include some kind of food which will save you from getting lunch.

Price from: £29.00 per person

Location: Multiple bars in central London

12) Learn to wield an axe

Axe throwing experience

Got a love of history? Take a step back in time for a spot of axe throwing. There are a few country pursuit venues on the outskirts of London that can offer this medieval activity and their instructors will teach you the art of axe throwing. It isn’t a test of strength, it’s all about accuracy and technique so everyone should have a fair chance of winning. You can also split this activity to include another outdoor activity such as quad biking, archery or clay shooting.

Price from: £29.00 per person

Location: Multiple activity sites on the outskirts of London

13) ArcelorMittal Orbit and slide

One of the best activities in London is without a doubt the ArcelorMittal Orbit and Slide, created for the Olympic Park by German artist Carsten Höller. You’ll climb 178m to a 360 degree viewing platform and experience London at a new and magnificent height. Don’t worry, you won’t be taking the stairs back down! Instead you’ll descend the sculpted tower in just 40 seconds by sliding down loops, curves, and tight corners at a heart racing pace. At £16.50 a ticket, this is a beautiful and unique way to see the city of London.

Price from: £16.50

Location: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

14) Harry Potter Walking Tour

Harry Potter Walking Tour

For all of the would-be wizards, take a tour of London on foot and discover some of the many magical set locations where the Harry Potter series was filmed. The tour includes a visit to the Ministry of Magic and entrance to The Leaky Cauldron. You’ll have plenty of opportunities for pictures and to see the set locations up close and personal. The Harry Potter walking tour is cheap and an exciting way to see the city of London in a new and unique way, you’ll just need an Oyster card valid to travel in Zone 1. If you’re left with a thirst for more magic and wonder, head on over to King’s Cross Station to see the renowned Platform 9 ¾, or venture a little further outside of the city to the ultimate fantasy experience, The Making of Harry Potter Studio Tour.

Price from: £12 for adults, £10 for children

Location: Multiple locations around central London

15) Join the Rooftop Film Club

Rooftop Film Club

Spectacular views, true classic films and comfy deckchairs. What more could you want from a cinema? The Rooftop Film Club offers a unique way to see your favourite films with iconic London backdrops and gorgeous panoramic views. With four venues situated in Peckham, Shoreditch, Stratford and Kensington, you’re only a short ride away from your nearest rooftop cinema. There’s no need to worry about the loud popcorn-munching guy behind you with this experience because you’re kitted out with state-of-the-art wireless headphones. So, start your movie with a luscious sunset and finish with starlit sparkles. Night activities in London don’t come much prettier than this.

Price from: £15.00

Location: Peckham, Shoreditch, Stratford, Kensington

16) Go to a gig at the O2 Brixton Academy

O2 Brixton Academy

The O2 Brixton Academy is one of London’s most versatile and popular venues. Capable of holding up to 5000 guests, it’s one of London’s biggest and best crowd pleasers. From rock and indie to hip hop and grime, including intimate shows for bigger stars, Brixton Academy is a grand and diverse space like no other. The Sex Pistols, Iron Maiden, Bob Dylan, and The Smiths are just a few of the stars that have delivered hair-raising performances since Brixton Academy opened its doors back in 1983. With events and shows taking place nearly every day of the year, this venue is perfect spot for your evening entertainment.

Price from: £15.00

Location: 211 Stockwell Rd, Brixton, London SW9 9SL

17) See a film at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

Regent Park Open Air Theatre

The Open Air Theatre in Regent’s Park is one of the most exciting attractions in London during the summer season. It was first opened in 1932 and, to this day, is one of the largest and most dynamic theatres in the capital. For anyone looking for a bit of culture and a breath of fresh air, watching a live production here is an essential for the London bucket list. With a whole cabinet of awards and an impressive list of productions – including To Kill a Mockingbird, The Sound of Music, and Lord of the Flies – you’re in for an unforgettable show.

Price from: £20 per person

Location:  Inner Cir, London NW1 4NU

18) Sightseeing in Westminster

Westminster

To tick off some of London’s best landmarks all in one go, you’ll be wanting to pay a visit to Westminster. You can find Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, the Palace of Westminster (also known as the Houses of Parliament), and Westminster Abbey. For even more culture, you should visit The National Gallery on Trafalgar Square where you’ll also be able to take a snap with the iconic 170ft monument that is Nelson’s Column. Westminster promises to deliver a cultured and fascinating visit through one of London’s most thriving and historic areas.

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Location: Westminster

19) See the view from The Shard

The Shard in London

One of the newest features to London’s skyline, The Shard is currently the tallest building in Europe. This building offers a fantastic way to view London and, if you time it right, you can see the capital, day and night with a spectacular sunset in between! The view from the Shard is located on floors 68, 69 and 72 which offers a 360-degree panorama of the city for up to 40 miles! There are regular events held in the skyscraper, such as yoga classes from 8.30am and a silent disco every Saturday from 10pm. If you are looking to splash out, you can enhance your experience by staying in the Shangri-La hotel from £400 per room, per night.

Price from: £18.95 per person

Location: The Shard, 32 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9SG

20) Take a trip around the London Eye

The London Eye

Standing at 135 metres tall, the London Eye is the world’s largest cantilevered structure and has quickly become an iconic symbol of the city. Boasting views for up to 40km, you will experience a changing view of London that will wow you day and night! The ride lasts approximately 30 minutes and is open from 10am. Every ticket now includes entry to the London Eye 4D Film Experience, where wind, bubbles and cinema combine to help you see the capital in a new light.

Price from: £23.00

Location:  Lambeth, London SE1 7PB

21) Visit Soho

Soho

Vibrant, diverse and risqué are just some of the words that spring to mind when you hear Soho. Located in the West End, Soho offers an abundance of entertainment, including boutique shopping and exquisite cocktails. If you’re feeling a bit more adventurous visit one of Soho’s well known burlesque clubs. Comedy shows, cabaret performances and jazz clubs can all be found within this quirky and energetic part of the city. Soho is a real feast for your senses.

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Location: Soho

22) Turn hipster in London’s Shoreditch

Shoreditch Art

If you’re wanting a quirky collection of things to do in London you need to visit Shoreditch. Alongside hip Hoxton, Shoreditch is the capital of weird, wonderful and trendy – a creative hub fused with an urban edge. With coloured street art around every other corner, eclectic dining options and beautiful artisan coffee bars there’s plenty to keep you entertained. Don’t forget to wander through Brick Lane either; it’s home to one of London’s largest flea markets selling bric-a-brac, antique items, and some seriously funky second-hand clothing at bargain prices.

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Location: Shoreditch

23) Search for clues in a city treasure hunt

treasure hunt games

If you want to see London in a new light then consider taking part in a treasure hunt around the capital. Don’t be kidded into thinking that a treasure hunt is a little cheesy, they’re a great way to discover hidden gems in the city and it’s also an inclusive event that encourages everyone in your group to have an active role. City treasure hunts can be as creative and fun as you want them to be. Tailor them to your interests or turn them into a corporate event to promote team building and positive relationships within your company.

Price from: £20.00 per person

Location: You Choose

24) Visit Piccadilly Circus

Picadilly Circus

Piccadilly Circus is brimming with life – and is one of the busiest parts of the capital. You’ll find the square in London’s West End. Popular for people watching, selfies with the famous statue of Eros and a few hidden gems, including a Grade II listed public police box dating back to 1935.

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Location: Picadilly Circus

25) Take a selfie at Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds

Did you know that it can cost up to $300,000 USD to create a Madame Tussauds waxwork? That’s one expensive candle! You’ll be glad to hear that London’s Tussauds venue is widely regarded as one of the best, featuring home grown celebrities and international superstars alike. There are also plenty of other adventures to take part in, such as the Sherlock Holmes theatrical walkthrough, The Voice hot-seat and a Marvel 4D experience.

The museum also offers a Christmas party where you can dine with the stars or superheroes in the 4D Stardome. A great idea for something a little different from the standard Christmas dinner and dance!

Price from: £29.00

Location: Westminster, London SW1A 1AA

26) Go shopping at Harrods

Harrods London

For more than 160 years, Harrods has been a major shopping destination and is one of the most famous department stores in the world. With 330-plus departments across seven floors, you can definitely spend an entire afternoon splashing your cash on the finest fashion, food, homeware and technology here. After all of that shopping, you can then get your hands on a meal in one of 27 restaurants located inside of the store, including a fine sea-grill, steakhouse and luxury bistro.

Price from: Expensive

Location: 87-135 Brompton Rd, Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 7XL

27) Visit a Board Game Cafe

Draughts London

For a chilled and cheap activity to do in London, why not visit a board game cafe? There are several venues around the city that offer fun social evenings. With a mixed bag of newbies and regulars, everyone is welcome and most places only ask for a £5 cover fee – although it is generally expected to purchase something from the cafe too. If you’re looking to play a certain game, it’s always worth doing your research or giving the venue a call beforehand – most places will happily allow you to bring your own games if they do not already have it. Draughts Board Games Cafe is a popular choice, they have a jaw-dropping 600 board games and counting! 

Price from: £5.00

Location: 337 Acton Mews, Hackney, London, E8 4EA

28) Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace, the Queen’s London residence, is a stunning location inside and out – as befitting the reigning monarch. You need a pre-booked tour, available only in summer (unless you’re lucky enough to get an invite). The tour shows you a selection of the 775 rooms in the palace, including a couple of state rooms, the gardens and the gift room, which is home to a vast variety of gifts presented over the years by quality craftsmen and historic leaders alike. If you couldn’t get a ticket, you can still get a selfie in front of the gates.

Price from: £23.00

Location: Westminster, London SW1A 1AA

29) Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum is situated in Kensington and bursting to the brim with interactive exhibitions and 80 million-plus exhibits to explore. Gawp at skeletons of huge dinosaurs, discover priceless treasures from across the world and marvel at all manner of natural phenomena. You won’t believe how diverse and beautiful the Natural History Museum’s collection is. It’s also free to enter and attracts more than five million visitors every year, so we recommend attending outside of school holidays to avoid the long queues and crowds if you can.

Price from: Free

Location: Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD

30) Get a fright at London Dungeon

London Dungeon Experience

Located close to Westminster Bridge, and operating since 1974, you’ll find the fantastic London Dungeon. The attraction features 19 shows, 20 live actors and two thrilling rides! The whole experience lasts about 90 minutes, with a group tour through the dark and mysterious past of London that gets you up close with infamous characters such as Jack the Ripper and Guy Fawkes. Time a visit in October to enjoy a Halloween special to heighten the scare-factor.

Prices from: Adult £23.20, Child £18.20

Location: Westminster Bridge Rd, Lambeth, London SE1 7PB

31) HMS Belfast

HMS Belfast

The HMS Belfast was originally a light cruiser that served at sea from WW2 to 1963 and is one of only three surviving bombardment vessels from D-Day. It has been transformed into a museum ship to tell the story of what life was like for those serving aboard – and offers a fascinating glimpse into naval life. You can explore all nine decks, take helm in the captain’s deck and get a unique 360 degree view of the capital. You can find the ship on the River Thames next to Tower Bridge. It’s open from 10am to 6pm.

Prices from: Adult £16, Child £8

Location: The Queen’s Walk, London, SE1 2JH

32) Pollock’s Toy Museum

Pollocks Toy Museum

Pollock’s Toy Museum is located in London’s Fitzrovia in two historic buildings that look like they’re straight from a Paddington Bear film. On display, is a range of traditional toys such as teddy bears, tin soldiers and doll houses. Back in the 1850s, the museum was a shop and printers but has been redesigned to become home to hundreds of incredible toys, most of which were hand painted by Benjamin Pollock himself. As you explore the atmospheric building you can see hand painted theatres, beautifully crafted doll houses and slightly eerie old dolls in cotton nighties.

Price from: £6.00 per person

Location: 1 Scala St, Bloomsbury, London W1T 2HL

33) Freud Museum

Freud Museum London

The Freud Museum was the previous home of the established psychologist Sigmund Freud after he escaped Austria during the Nazi regime. The undoubted highlight of the museum is Freud’s study which has been preserved just as it was in his working days. You can preview his cabinets which feature more than 2000 items and his collection of Roman, Greek and Egyptian artefacts. The house also features the couch where psychoanalysis was born. For an interesting insight into psychology, history and a small chunk of Vienna’s culture, the Freud Museum is a great venue in the heart of London.

Price from: £8.00 per person

Location: 1 Scala St, Bloomsbury, London W1T 2HL

34) The National Gallery

The National Gallery, London

Featuring paintings and art collections from Leonardo Da Vinci, Rembrandt, Van Gogh, Monet, Michelangelo and Raphael (to name just a few), The National Gallery is a great daytime activity in London where you can check out some of the world’s most historical and recognisable art work. Admission to the gallery, in Trafalgar Square, is totally free and there are also free guided tours and audio guides for anyone wanting a thorough walkthrough of the masterpieces on show.

Price from: Free

Location: Trafalgar Square

35) Cartoon Museum, Holborn

The Cartoon Museum

If you like a good caricature, comic strips, or animation then you’re in luck! In the heart of Bloomsbury you’ll find The Cartoon Museum, which preserves the very best of British cartoon art. The museum first opened in 2006 and has an impressive library of 5000 books and 4000 comics. Temporary exhibitions have included H.M. Bateman, Pont, The Beano and Ralph Steadman. The Cartoon Museum is part of London’s Museum Mile. Running from King’s Cross to the River Thames you’ll find 12 other intriguing museums.

Price from: Adult £7.00, Children under 18 free

Location: 35 Little Russell St, Bloomsbury, London WC1A 2HH

36) Wembley Stadium

Wembley Stadium

When in the capital of England, why not visit the home of the national sport? If there’s a football match at Wembley Stadium (and Tottenham Hotspur are playing home games there at the moment) then pick up a ticket. If not, you can always take part in a stadium tour where you can see the changing rooms, dugouts and press room. During the tour you can even visit the trophy room, which is home to 1966 World Cup crossbar, the Jules Rimet Trophy and the original flag from London’s 1948 Olympic Games.

Price from: £20.00 per person

Location: London, HA9 0WS

37) Afternoon tea at the Ritz

Afternoon Tea At The Ritz

If you want to enrich yourself in some traditional English culture, afternoon tea at the Ritz is world-famous and well worth a visit. It may be one of the most expensive tea breaks you’ve ever had but the Ritz does not disappoint. Guests can indulge in 18 different types of loose-leaf tea, freshly baked scones and pastries and a selection of finely cut sandwiches. Plus, a pianist, harpist or string quintet will serenade you as you enjoy it all. If you visit during the festive period, the hotel is transformed into a stunning winter wonderland with traditional red and gold decorations and a lavishly decorated Christmas tree. Just remember you must dress to impress, strictly no jeans and trainers.

Price from: £82.00 per person

Location: London, HA9 0WS

38) Become a zookeeper for the day at London Zoo

London Zoo

London Zoo has recently launched a package that allows you to get up close to likes of giraffes, penguins and meerkats by becoming a zookeeper for the day. After changing into your keeper-for-a-day tee (which you get to keep) your leader will brief you on what you need to know before letting you join in several keeper duties right up close to your favourite wild animals.

Price from: £280.00

Location: London NW1 4RY

39) Zip World London

London Zip World

Zip World is a new attraction by the South Bank which is ideal for all ages. It boasts the title of being the biggest, fastest city zip wire in the world and is definitely going to give you an adrenaline rush. The tower is a remarkable 35m and when you get going you can reach speeds of up to 30mph! From the wire you can view the Houses of Parliament, London Eye and a few other famous monuments but you have to be quick, the ride doesn’t last long (unless you’re Boris Johnson).

Price from: £22.50 per person

Location: Archbishop’s Park, Lambeth Palace Road, London SE1 7JY

40) Chin Chin Labs

Chin Chin Labs

Now a permanent fixture in Camden Market, Chin Chin Labs is worth a stop on a summer’s day in London. The lab specialises in fantastic, gourmet ice cream which is presented in clouds of liquid nitrogen. The menu is spectacularly small offering just chocolate, vanilla and two weekly specials that will definitely raise your eyebrows such as cinnamon s’mores, burnt-butter caramel or avocado. You can then jazz up your dessert with a selection of sprinkles and sauces.

Price from: £5

Location: 49-50 Camden Lock Place, London, NW1 8AF, UK

41) See a show in London’s West End

London's West End

London’s West End has to be one of the greatest places to see a theatrical show in the world and is a fantastic idea for a fun-filled evening. Sing along to your favourite songs in Mamma Mia, have a magical adventure at Wicked or take the kids to see a Disney classic such as The Lion King or Aladdin. You can pick up some relatively cheap matinee tickets or dress up and go out for an evening bash.

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Location: West End, London

42) Wimbledon

Wimbledon

Wimbledon is not only the oldest, and possibly most prestigious, tennis tournament in the world and one of the world’s four premier Grand Slam tournaments. Tickets are usually secured via ballot but if you’re very lucky you might even get tickets on a match day (it runs for a fortnight from the third Monday in June). The electric atmosphere and quality on show makes this a must for every sports fan’s bucket list.

Price from: Ballot Paper 

Location: Wimbledon, London

43) Visit Notting Hill

Notting Hill

You can reach Notting Hill using the Central, District and Circle line. If you’re in London during the August Bank Holiday you should check out the famous carnival that happens here annually to celebrate the city’s Caribbean communities. The streets are lined with party-goers donning colourful costumes creating cultural beats. If you can’t make the festival it’s still worth visiting the Portobello market for fresh fruit and vegetables as well as antiques and greth clothing bargains. Don’t forget to grab a quick picture at Hugh Grant’s door from the film Notting Hill.

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Location: Notting Hill

44) Make a splash at Lee Valley White Water Centre

White Water Rafting

The Lee Valley White Water Centre was originally a London 2012 Olympic venue but it has since developed into a training centre for experienced and newbies alike. You can try out a range of sports here, while fantastic corporate tasters and canoe polo days are put on throughout the summer.

Price from: £49.00

Location: Station Rd, Waltham Cross EN9 1AB

45) Catch a Shakespeare play at the Globe

Shakespeare Globe

The Globe Theatre was originally built in 1599 by William Shakespeare’s playing company and it has since been rebuilt and redeveloped into, just 230m from the original site. Whether you’re an avid theatre-goer or not, the shows will definitely leave you in awe. If you aren’t able to catch a show, you can still take a tour of the amazing venue, which walks you through Shakespeare’s life and the story of his most famous works. See what’s on here.

Price from: £10.00

Location: 21 New Globe Walk, London SE1 9DT

46) Golf Simulator

Golf Simulator

Based in the heart of Soho, this golf simulator makes for a very fun activity in London, especially if it’s raining outside. As you wait for your tee time, you can practise your putting on a real life indoor putting green. You swing the club and hit the ball into a screen that will record the direction and power of your shot. As well as a standard 18-hole round you can play a multitude of different games, such as the longest drive, 2 vs 2 or ‘nearest to the pin’ to speed up the pace if you have a large group. All of these games are hosted in virtual versions of the world’s most iconic courses.

Price from: £50.00 per simulator

Location: 33 Great Pulteney St, Soho, London W1F 9NW, UK

47) RIB Blast on the Thames

thames rib charter london

If you’re looking for something to get your blood pumping, ruin your hair and get you a little wet, then a RIB Blast down the River Thames is just what you need. It might not be cheap, but few things can beat the rush of speeding down the capital’s iconic river in a boat. You begin in close formation from Parliament before heading east, passing through the Thames Barrier for a high speed blast, seeing the heart of London and the financial districts en route.

Price from: £399 per boat

Location: River Thames

48) Watch the Ceremony of Keys

Tower Of London

The Ceremony of the Keys is a tradition that is centuries old which involves the locking and securing of the Tower of London. It’s a completely free event to watch – and a fascinating ritual to witness – taking place every evening at 9.30pm. Please be aware that you must pre-book the event a long way in advance. Book your tickets here.

Price from: N/A – apply in advance

Location: Tower Bridge

49) See a Comedy Show

Comedy Club

London has a long and varied list of comedy shows to enjoy. You can catch some of the biggest names in the industry for a big night out or visit some of the more quirky clubs to catch some up and coming performers. If you’re looking for free entry, you can catch a show seven days a week at Angel Comedy club from 8pm. Be sure to arrive early though as the queues can get quite lengthy. The club is famous for showcasing some of the best upcoming talents as well as regular Edinburgh Fringe champions. Alternatively, you can head to The Comedy Store in Soho, which is famous for being one of the biggest and oldest comedy venues in the world.

Price from: £15.00

Location: London’s West End

50) Take the London Bullshit Tour

London Bullshit Tour

Every Thursday evening comedians lead Londoners on a tour around the capital to teach them about absolutely nothing. You’ll still get to see all of the sights of London but in an unusual fashion with side-splitting comedy and absolutely no factual information will be provided. Fun right?

Price from: £10.00

Location: St. Paul’s Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD