London Leicester Square Area

If you are visiting London and you are looking for attractions in the Leicester Square area, then worry no more as we are about to give you tips on the best things to do at Leicester Square and around it.

Leicester Square is constantly busy with tourists and is considered to be one of the top London attractions. It is also known as the London cinema land because many movie premieres take place there. Be sure to find out if there will be a movie premiere taking place during the time of your stay, you might be able to spot a celebrity! Leicester Square is also an area where many visitors purchase their tickets for a West-End theater production. We must warn you though – be careful not to fall into a tourist trap! Although the ticket prices may seem cheap, they are in fact the worst tickets to buy in the house.

Things to do in Leicester Square area

Feel like doing some more sightseeing in Leicester Square area? Eager to see lots of London attractions? Then head towards Trafalgar Square! Located south of Leicester Square, Trafalgar is undoubtedly one of the most wonderful things to see in London with its constant events that are occurring there or its famous lion statues that you can pose and take a picture with. Nearby are also the National Gallery and Portrait Gallery that are renowned art institutions. If you have a passion for art or even if you’re just looking for something to do at Trafalgar Square, visit these places as they feature the works of some of the greatest masters of art.

Getting a bit hungry? Close to Leicester Square is Chinatown. Home to delicious oriental foods and restaurants and a great sight to see, Chinatown is definitely a must-visit place in London. If you’re looking to do some shopping then visit Covent Garden and Seven Dials. To tell you a little secret about Seven Dials… the pillar bears six sundials not seven! Seven Dials is a big tourist attraction in London and an ideal place for fashion shopping.

A few meters away towards the West is Piccadilly Circus. Not only is Piccadilly Circus well-known as an entertainment hub but also the location where the famous statue of Eros stands. Visit the statue and take a photo with it so you can remember your busy day visiting London attractions around Leicester Square! Check the rest of our guides for more tips on how to explore the area.

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$