Things to do whilst you're in London

There are many wonderful things to do that free of charge in London, like visiting the British Museum, or walking on South Bank by the London Eye towards the Tate Modern Gallery.


Walking in Covent Garden, Regent’s Street, Bond Street, Chinatown and Knightsbridge are very pleasant. Regent’s Park is very beautiful and is next to the conference venue.


There are spectacular museums in South Kensington, namely the Victoria & Albert (V&A), Natural History Museum and Science Museum that are all free to visit. 

We have also included a selection of landmarks below. 


The Queen's official London residence and a working royal palace.

Buckingham Palace is recognised around the world as the home of The Queen, the focus of national and royal celebrations as well as the backdrop to the regular Changing the Guard ceremony.  

Explore the magnificent State Rooms which are open to visitors for 10 weeks each summer and on selected dates during winter and spring. The Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace in 2020 will take place from 25 July - 4 October. 


The history of the Houses of Parliament spans over 900 years from the Anglo-Saxons to the present.

UK Parliament is open Monday to Saturday for visitors to attend debates, committee hearings and events, or to take a tour around one of the world’s most iconic buildings.

Big Ben and the Elizabeth Tower tours are suspended due to refurbishment. They are scheduled to resume in 2021.


Over 4 million people visit the Natural History Museum every year. It’s free of charge to enter and you will be able to see over 70 million  botanical items, 55 million animal exhibits, 9 million archaeological relics and 500,000 rocks and minerals. There are also a number of medical and scientific museums in London, you can find them by clicking here


St Paul's, with its vast dome, is an iconic feature of the London skyline and known across the world.

When you step inside you will marvel at the Cathedral's awe-inspiring interior and uncover fascinating stories about its history and the rich work and worship that takes place here, all set over five levels, the highest of which will give you unrivalled views over London.