London Attractions with a difference!
Getting Around London England
Visit London and you will find it excellent transport facilities..why not use them? (you will be surprised at how cheap you can get around London's attractions using day traveller tickets) Make sure you plan your day and book attractions in advance as tourist attractions get very busy.
Check out the Transport for London website for underground maps, buses, prices, details of the city congestion zone charges and much more, you will be sure to save a lot of time!
Although not normally considered as a "tourist attraction", be sure to take a visit to the Woolwich Ferry it's free!. And if you wish to learn more about the fasinating history of East London's Woolwich Ferry, please visit the Royal Greenwich website for the full history of this often overlooked piece of London.
Not too far from the ferry is if course the Emirates Air Line cable cars with breathtaking views of London (especially at night) and the price to get across is far cheaper than you might imagine!Well worth a visit ! Scroll down for some more great (and sometimes bizarre) things to do, days out and extraordinary places to visit in London
Visit and experience top Weird, wonderful and sometimes scary London attractions
Things to do, Places to visit. Why stick to normal tourism? visit some great London attractions with a difference!
London England, a city steeped in history and mystery, and plenty of visitor attractions for some fantastic days out. But why stick to the ordinary tourist spots? Why not take a look at some of the lesser known attractions and things to do around the great city? Scare yourself silly, explore the fascinating London crime History, take a tour and have some great times!
Gangster Tours UKHave you spotted the Naughty Bus? How do you fancy a tour on the "Naughty Bus"? This is not a history tour.. but a personal understanding and experience of the CRIMINAL UNDERWORLD. NOT YOUR USUAL HISTORY TOURS, BUT A PERSONAL INSIGHT TO LONDON'S FAMOUS UNDERWORLD, HOSTED BY MICKY GOLDTOOTH & SHAUN TAYLOR Mark, Shaun & Micky have come up with the the new concept of a Bus tour - get on board the naughty bus for a tour hosted by Micky Goldtooth and Shaun Taylor themselves. Don't expect the norm, Micky & Shaun are full on characters with lots of stories to tell. They have a different prospective of Crime and Punishment which i am sure you will find not only fascinating but entertaining - Mick is a true Eastender - a bold character, Shaun and Mick truly 'bounce off' each other so you your in for some fun. Collectively known as Taylor & Tooth
The London Dungeons The London Dungeon County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road London SE1 7PB. A well known visitor attraction, the London Dungeon is a uniquely thrilling attraction that will whisk you way back to the capital's most perilous past. See, hear, feel and (ahem!) smell the chillingly amusing characters of the 'bad old days' as they come to life before you. Will you lose yourself in fear or in mirth? Whichever way, it's not looking good for your underwear!
City of London Police Museum Gain a fascinating insight into the deeds of criminals and villains and explore the lives of the men and women who have guarded the City of London since 1839. FREE admission!
The Sherlock Holmes MuseumThe world famous consulting detective Sherlock Holmes lived at 221b Baker Street between 1881-1904, according to the stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Mr Holmes shared his rooms with his loyal friend and colleague Dr Watson and the house is protected by the government due to its "special architectural and historical interest." The 1st floor study overlooking Baker Street is faithfully maintained for posterity and just as it was kept by Mrs Hudson in Victorian Times! Step back in time and visit The World's Most Famous Address - 221B Baker Street, London. The home of the greatest Victorian sleuth, faithfully preserved as it would have been in the nineteenth century.
Jack the Ripper Museum dedicated to the history of Victorian East London in the 1880s, providing a serious examination of the crimes of Jack the Ripper.
The Clink Museum EXPLORE THE PRISON THAT GAVE ITS NAME TO ALL OTHERS! The Clink Prison dates back to 1144 making it one of England’s oldest and most notorious prisons. Positioned in the heart of modern-day Southwark and built on the original site, The Clink Prison Museum presents the scandalous truth of Old Bankside through a hands-on educational experience. There are opportunities to view archaeological artefacts, experience the sights, sounds and smells of the prison, handle torture devices, and to view and hear all about the tales of torment and many misfortunes of the inmates of the infamous Clink Prison.
The London Bridge Experience and the London Tombs Become part of London's gruesome history and bad old times, travel back in time with notorious English characters, uncovering the dark secrets that lie beneath the world’s most haunted bridge. You will see, hear and even smell what London Bridge was like throughout the ages. Or Descend into the bowels of hell at the haunted site of London Tombs, crowned the UK’s Scariest Attraction Make your way past walls dripping in blood, squeeze through confined spaces and scream with terror as you are met with an array of unspeakable horrors in this unimaginable scare maze.