20 Unforgettable London Activities You Can’t Miss in 2024

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    London is rightly considered one of the greatest cities in the world, offering something for everyone willing to look. If it’s an unforgettable experience you’re looking for, 2024 promises to be an exceptional year to visit England’s capital. To help you make the most of your London trip, we’ve rounded up the 20 best things to do in London in 2024.

    1.   Harry Potter Studios

    Calling all wizards! The Harry Potter Studios in Leavesden, Watford, are packed full of attractions that even a muggle couldn’t say no to! Visit Platform 9 and ¾, as well as all the other wizarding world locations you love.

    2.   Experience London from the Thames

    Discovering London from the perspective of the Thames can be a truly remarkable experience. If you want to enjoy the trip, booking a River Thames cruise with various cruise options is a good idea.

    3.   ST BARTHOLOMEW THE GREAT

    The church is famous for its beautiful architecture, which includes a Gothic spire and a 300-year-old crypt.

    It tops our list as a must-have for your photo collection. It has also served as a location for films such as Four Weddings and a Funeral and Notting Hill.

    4.   The London Trader Show

    Forex traders would not want to miss this one. The London Trader Show on March 8 is an exciting seminar for active traders looking to improve their skills. So, if you’re looking to meet top traders it’s a one-day event at the Novotel London West for traders to network and get inspired.

    Highlights include a swing-trading masterclass, sessions on different asset tactics, and a chance to start trading forex like the pros.

    5.   Tower Bridge

    A true classic and a must for any Anglophile. If you’re in London, a visit to the iconic Tower Bridge is something you just can’t do without; take a walk across the Glass Floor and enjoy the view of the city.

    6.   The Bridgerton Experience

    For those out there who are obsessed with the Netflix period phenomenon, Bridgerton, we have good news! As of February this year, you can step into the world of the show with your own unique character as well as your own storyline and a quest for you to fulfil during the event.

    7.   Eat Fish and Chips

    A classic UK meal available all over the country! No visit to London would be complete without stopping for a delicious parcel of fish and chips, with mushy peas, of course!

    8.   KYOTO GARDENS

    One of London’s top free attractions is the serene Kyoto Gardens located in Holland Park. Kyoto Gardens is a great choice if you want to spend alone time with your partner or family.

    Bring a picnic and enjoy the peace and quiet right in the heart of London.

    9.   Visit the Wembley Stadium

    Football fans in London wouldn’t want to miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the Champions League and FA Cup finals in May. Although the historic FA Cup is held annually at Wembley, London’s hosting of the UEFA Champions League Final in 2024 is rare.

    10.  Enjoy Wimbledon in 2024

    Wimbledon is one of the most iconic British sporting events.

    The Championships, held on the grounds of SW19, are the peak of the UK grass court season. In 2024, tennis great Novak Djokovic will likely break more records, and former US Open champion Coco Gauff will be battling to stamp her mark at the tour’s most prestigious event.

    11.  The West End Theatre District

    The West End is like Broadway in New York City. It’s a glamorous area full of shows and parties for fun lovers. The bright lights every night signal the start of all kinds of top shows.

    12.  Cheer on a Premier League Football Club

    The EPL is the pinnacle of top football. If you’re a fan, you should experience a live match from one of London’s top-tier football teams like Arsenal, Chelsea, or Tottenham!

    13. See New Music Talent at Intimate Gigs

    Who doesn’t like music? Check out London’s underground indie music at small venues to discover tomorrow’s big stars playing for a fiver. It’s all about the vibes!

    14. Catch Iconic Performances at the Royal Albert Hall

    The Royal Albert Hall has some exciting concerts planned for 2024. One is Top Gun: Maverick in Concert on September 27, 2024. You can experience this Academy Award-winning blockbuster on the big screen, with Lorne Balfe, Harold Faltermeyer, Lady Gaga, and Hans Zimmer’s epic score performed live to picture by the acclaimed Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra.

    15. Check Out the Street Art Scene

    London has a super cool street art scene with tons of graffiti and murals to discover. Some of it’s rebellious, some of it’s straight-up art. Grab a street art guide and go mural-spotting to see this colourful side of London.

    16.  Explore Camden Market’s Food Stalls

    Camden Market has to be on the list! With its variety of food stalls dishing out cuisine from around the world, it’s a feast for all the senses.

    17. The Natural History Museum

    Although the Natural History Museum is well-known as an exclusive venue for scientific inquiry, it is also a renowned tourist destination. Among the many items on display are the world-famous dinosaur skeletons that serve as the museum’s centrepiece. One must-see at the museum is the interactive Earth gallery with its simulated earthquake experience.

    18. Art and Life at the National Portrait Gallery

    If you’re into arts, The National Portrait Gallery has a huge collection of pictures of notable British who have done great things. The gallery hosts various cultural activities, including special exhibitions, lectures, and educational seminars.

    19. The British Museum

    A wonder of neoclassical architecture, the British Museum will enthral anyone who enters.

    The British Museum in London’s Bloomsbury area has the biggest historical collection in the world with over 8 million pieces! It tells the story of human cultures from the beginning, so you’ll never get bored. There’s just so much cool, weird and wow stuff to see.

    20.  The London Eye

    Take London from a dizzying height and check off one of the best-known tourist destinations in the UK in one fell swoop.

    Wrap Up

    Which of our 20 best things to do in London will make your 2024 list of things to do and see?