Find places to stay in London. We list hundreds of the finest places to stay in central London and beyond. See also our 'Top 10 Recommendations' lists on our London page. All accommodation is linked to Google maps so you can discover places to visit and things to do around the hotels, self-catering apartments, Travelodges etc.
Sponsorsed Advertisement

Top 10 Recommended Places To Visit in London


Places To Visit in London
Whilst central London's relatively small, we'd recommend slicing it up into smaller areas and exploring them one at a time. Our 'Top 10 Recommended Places To Visit in London' list covers well known parts of the city. For more detailed information relating to museums and galleries, parks and things to do, browse our other 'Top 10' lists. Read our summary guide to London, too.

Westminster Palace, City of Westminster, London

An essential destination for all tourists. See UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Royal palaces, Whitehall, internationally important galleries and much of the West End. Click through to the summary guide to discover more.

City of London, London

One of the world's great financial centres and a fascinating place in which to take a stroll (it's about a square mile). Look out for the Bank of England and St Paul's Cathedral. Visit the Museum of London.

London Eye, Lambeth, London

South of the River Thames and home to some big attractions including The London Eye, the Southbank Centre, Waterloo Bridge and the London Aquarium.

City Hall, Southwark, London

Cross the River Thames from the City of London and you'll be in Southwark. Visit Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, Tate Modern, Southwark Cathedral and City Hall.

Camden, (Covent Garden), London

Where to start, really. There's the world famous British Museum, parts of Covent Garden, ZSL London Zoo, Hampstead Heath, Bloomsbury, Camden Market ...

Kensington and Chelsea

Exclusive London borough. There are Harrods and Kensington Palace, the Natural History Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum.


Within the borough of Camden and home to the British Museum. Explore the area for this attraction alone.

Greenwich Park, Greenwich, London

In addition to the exceptional views across the water to Canary Wharf, there's the to visit.

Richmond upon Thames

Away from the centre of London, Richmond is packed with tourist goodies from Kew, Royal Botanic Gardens World Heritage Site to Syon House, Richmond Park to Ham House.

Mayfair, London

One of the UK's most exclusive, and expensive, areas. If you're into art, the Royal Academy of Arts (RA) and the warren of streets behind it are a must.