If you are looking for the perfect day out in London, you’ve come to the right place! We have taken the time to put together some of our best and most loved experiences on offer in London. From walking tours to driving days, bungee jumping to paddle boarding on the River Thames. The city has so much to offer, whether it’s an adrenaline fuelled activity or a tranquil afternoon wining and dining on a cruise. Keep reading to find out more about what you could get up to on your next trip to London!
This experience is perfect if you’re looking to spend the day relaxing over a gourmet meal on the river. With an afternoon spent seeing London’s sights from a whole new angle and learning about the city’s vast history – you will definitely be entertained! The London Thames cruise is suitable for London first-timers as well as London natives. Being a frequent visitor of the city myself, this experience opened my eyes to London’s beautiful sights and rich royal history, which I had no idea about before! I would definitely recommend this experience to anyone who is interested in finding out more about the city, and wants to enjoy a delicious two course meal with excellent service. This makes the perfect romantic gift or a great family day out – you can make it whatever you want it to be!
Forget Boris Bikes, the best way to cycle around London is on a classic bicycle with a basket on the front, listening to an expert tour guide point out local landmarks. This gives you the perfect chance to see London whilst avoiding the crowded pavements! With a break for afternoon tea and cake midway, this day out is as quintessentially British as it gets. The lucky participants will be guided around the city, through Windsor Castle and Thames Valley, visiting Tudor Mansion and Eton Highstreet. This experience makes the perfect gift for anyone who wants to know more about London, whether they are a local or not!
Helicopter flights are one of the most popular experiences on offer. They are the perfect combination of excitement, adrenaline and sightseeing. On this helicopter tour over London you will get to see the city’s amazing landmarks from a bird’s eye view!
You will start your air tour in Essex, where you will first meet the captain who will be taking you around London’s skyline. Once you have set off you’ll have the best views of all of London’s famous architecture – Big Ben, The Shard, The 02 Arena, The Gherkin, Tower Bridge and London Eye. This is not the type of tour that people get to do everyday, so you will be one of the very lucky ones to see London from such a unique angle.
The Beatles London Tour is ideal for seeing the parts of London that The Beatles made so popular. This internationally and historically loved band has brought so much to the city of London, and on this tour you will visit the most renowned parts! With over 50 Beatles sites to see, you are sure to be amazed and learn all about the highly inspirational band and their relationship with the city. You’ll get to visit the apartment the band shared and learn all about it’s individual members; John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and George Harrison! The perfect gift for Beatles fanatics and music lovers.
If you’re looking for a gift for animal lovers then look no more! ZSL London is one of the most famous zoos in the UK, and definitely worth a visit if you have not done so already. Spend the day learning about all the animals with the free talks, shows and activities at the zoo. With plenty of places for a pit stop and lots to explore, the day will fly by and you’ll find yourself constantly entertained. Go and see the Tiger Territory, Penguin Beach, Gorilla Kingdom, Meet the Monkeys, the huge Aquarium, and many more! This gift is perfect for a family day out, but is also suitable for just the grown-ups!
This two hour luxury Maserati driving experience is by far one of the most unique experiences on our website. Perfect for those who love beautiful, fast and expensive cars, this experience gives you the chance to drive a soft top Maserati around London and its surrounding countryside. Your day will start in Hyde Park where you’ll meet the instructor, then it’ll be time to set off and test the Maserati out! The instructor will be with you at all times, and will be your personal tour guide, showing you all the amazing sights of London. This experience is perfect as a birthday present, anniversary gift or just as a special treat to yourself!
And finally, saving one of the best until last, we have stand up paddleboarding! SUP is the perfect way to combine fun with outdoor exercise, and will test your strength and agility in the water. This is a great activity to do with friends and family as a group, and is a unique way of sightseeing along the Thames. Through London’s waterways you will see London’s beautiful sights first hand and be able to manoeuvre in any direction on the river. You’ll almost definitely want to do it again once you have tried paddleboarding for the first time!
So there you have it, our London hot picks for the year. Hopefully you’ll be able to find the perfect group activity for you and your friends, or perhaps be inspired to take up a new hobby!