London Covent Garden Area

Located at the heart of London is Covent Garden – one of the most popular and busiest London attractions. Covent Garden is mainly known for its quirky shops and stalls where you’ll find many gifts, jewelry and antiques. Try visiting the Apple Market or the Jubilee Market to have the best Covent Garden shopping experience. There are several things to do in London’s Covent Garden area including seeing the street performers or visiting the London Transport Museum. You can even enjoy a meal at the 200-year-old restaurant “Rules”. Once you’ve finished doing these things, you’ll soon find that there are many other things to do around Covent Garden.

Things to do in Covent Garden area

This location is very close to London’s home of theaters – the West End. Situated a short distance to your west is Leicester Square where you can purchase your tickets. Be careful to avoid the discount stands as they are usually tourist traps selling you cheap but bad tickets. While you’re in Leicester Square make sure to find out if there is a movie premiere taking place – you might spot one of your favorite actors! You can also enjoy the many casinos or visit the wonderful Ripley’s Believe It Or Not museum. Children will also thoroughly enjoy the M&Ms World which is full of chocolate and entertainment!

Wondering what to do in London in the Covent Garden area? You can head towards the bottom of Charing Cross road and find one of the well-known London attractions: Trafalgar Square. Make sure to visit the lion statues that guard the square or the Fourth Plinth which was built in 1841. At Trafalgar Square you will find that there are many things to do. Sometimes there’s events, but you could also go there to simply view the stunning fountain and at Christmas you will see the biggest tree in London that will probably take your breath away!

Since you are nearby, take a trip to the National Gallery or National Portrait Gallery and see works from the masters of art leading all the way back to 1500. Thankfully, both galleries do not charge admission.

Check our special London on a budget video and learn about other great free attractions in London.

Stonehenge, Windsor Castle and Bath Day Trip from London

Discover Stonehenge, Windsor Castle and Bath on this 11-hour coach tour from London. Leave the city behind you and travel by air-conditioned coach to Windsor Castle, home of the British Royal Family for the last 900 years. Visit St George's Chapel and the State Apartments with your professional tour guide before traveling out to Salisbury, where the ancient rock formations of Stonehenge await. Continue on to the beautiful Georgian city of Bath, visit the Roman Baths and enjoy a panoramic tour with your guide before returning to London.

USD 120.92$

London Pass

Discover the joy of sightseeing with the London Pass, and enjoy free entry to 60 of its world-class sites like Westminster Abbey and the Tower of London. Save time as you skip the queues with fast-track entry at countless attractions, and take advantage of special offers at quality London restaurants and shops.

Even better, why not upgrade and include transport with your London Pass? Choose from a 1-, 2-, 3- or 6-day sightseeing pass with transport included and see the highlights of England’s cosmopolitan capital with ease.

USD 76.82$

London in One Day Sightseeing Tour

See London in one day on a full-day sightseeing tour of the city, led by an expert local guide! Hear the history of top London attractions like Westminster Abbey, Big Ben and St Paul’s Cathedral while traveling around the West End and City of London. After the sightseeing tour, watch the Changing of the Guard Ceremony at Buckingham Palace and tour the Tower of London with a Beefeater.

USD 118.52$

The Shard London: The View from The Shard

This ticket is your chance to experience the newest attraction that London has to offer -- The Shard. This incredible architectural wonder will take you on a high-tech and multi-sensory journey with exhilarating 360-degree views of 40 miles (64 km) across England's capital. See top London attractions such as Tower Bridge, the Tower of London and the London Eye from a vantage point like no other. In fact, The Shard is the tallest building in Western Europe!

Simply bring your voucher to the entrance and you will be allocated the next available time slot.

USD 39.12$

Royal London Sightseeing Tour with Changing of the Guard Ceremony

This Royal Tour of London takes in many of the royal highlights of London, including Westminster Abbey where Prince William and Kate Middleton, where married on April 29, 2011. You will also see Kensington Palace, where Diana, Princess of Wales, lived. Finally, you will experience the famous Changing of the Guard ceremony outside Buckingham Palace, then spend the afternoon exploring London at your leisure.

USD 51.74$