Our guide to the best days out in Greater London

Greater London – there’s more to the capital than red buses and Buckingham Palace.

IFS Cloud Cable Car

Glide above London and take in the breathtaking panoramic views from 90m above the River Thames. You’ll spot St Paul’s Cathedral, The Gherkin, The... Keep reading

Lift 109

Lift 109’s the new go-to for anyone after an epic view of the Capital. It’s one of the fruits of the multi-billion-dollar regeneration of... Keep reading

Cutty Sark Rig Climb Experience

Cutty Sark’s the historic tea clipper that set sail around the world and set records for being the fastest ship of its time. Since... Keep reading

Afternoon Tea Bus London

A good old cup of tea. In London. On a red double-decker bus. Now, that’s more patriotic than Geri’s Union Jack dress circa 1997.... Keep reading

The London Abseil

If riding the slide at ArcelorMittal Orbit (the UK’s tallest sculpture) isn’t thrilling enough for you, how about abseiling down it? ... Keep reading

Thames River Sightseeing

London’s class but squeezing all the sights into one trip can be hectic. Switch your Oyster card and aching feet for a Thames River... Keep reading

Skuna Hot Tub Boats

Relax in a floating hot tub as you tour The Docklands and get all the juicy gossip on London's history from the tour guide.... Keep reading

ABBA Voyage

ABBA Voyage is a ‘virtual’ concert that transports you back to the group’s golden age with all four members together again. Bjorn, Benny, Agnetha,... Keep reading

Mamma Mia! The Party

The immersive show at Mamma Mia! The Party is like a getaway to the island of Skopelos (without the Jet2 flight). ... Keep reading

The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace

When the Royal Family have places to go (by horse carriage or car), The Royal Mews gets it sorted. A bit like your mum’s... Keep reading

Jack The Ripper Museum

Set in a Victorian house bang in the middle of Whitechapel, the museum brings the story back to life. ... Keep reading

The Postal Museum

Email might be a sh-t load faster but getting something in the post has real novelty value. Unless it’s a bill, of course. If... Keep reading

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium Tour

Gareth Bale. Gary Lineker. Paul Gascoigne. Jimmy Greaves. Arsenal fans hate to admit it, but Spurs have had some pretty awesome players. Spurs fan... Keep reading

Royal Observatory Greenwich

As the home of Greenwich Mean Time, there’s all sorts of time-related stuff to do here, like standing on the Prime Meridian of the... Keep reading

Phantom Peak

Phantom Peak’s not your average virtual reality, this 'open world experience’ is a fully fledged other reality. Fancy. ... Keep reading

Frameless London

Kiss goodbye to crowding around a painting to catch a glimpse - this experential spot's got art like you've never seen it before. ... Keep reading

Chelsea FC Stadium Tour

If you’re a Chelsea fan or just into top-flight footy, you’ll love the Chelsea FC Stadium Tour. What’s included? Well, you get a 1-hour... Keep reading

Days out in Greater London

If you’ve not been to London before (or for a while), it’s great to see iconic sights like Big Ben (and get your share of its £80m facelift). But there’s lots of diverse stuff to see in Greater London. For starters, you can taste some of the spiciest jerk this side of Jamaica in Brixton. And Kingston-upon-Thames has kitsch antiques in That Vintage Shop and amazing gardens at Hampton Court Palace nearby.

Need something to keep the kids busy? Battersea Park Children’s Zoo has Bolivian Squirrel Monkeys, red-necked wallabies and fancy rats (yup, that’s a thing). And Gambado Chelsea is great for under 5’s, with a big soft play area, dodgems and a role play village.

Looking for a hidden gem? East London is the one with vintage treasures at Brick Lane and speakeasy’s galore in Shoreditch. Jellied eels are optional.

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