6 Most Loved & Classic London Attractions 


London is a vibrant capital with endless possibilities for travellers and explorers. If you’re planning a trip, the only thing you need to work out is what not to miss in a city that has everything. Thankfully, our list of the most classic things to do in London is here to help you decide. Read on and know more! 

Afternoon Tea 

Treat yourself and your loved ones to a sumptuous experience of afternoon tea at Heathrow hotels. Find everything from the classic British afternoon tea menu to more unique options, perfect to indulge your appetite with the timeless tea tradition. Expect assortments of scones topped with clotted cream, delicate cakes, dainty finger sandwiches and perhaps a glass of bubbly to complement the culinary experience! 

Big Ben  

Located in London’s historic heart, Big Ben stands as a proud symbol of the city. While Big Ben is the name for the enormous bell inside the tower which echoes its hourly chimes across London, it is a sight that captivates both the eye and the imagination. As you wander nearby, the gothic splendours of the Houses of Parliament are a spectacle in themselves, promising a feast for your eyes and cameras.  

Buckingham Palace  

A London residence of the British sovereign, just a short walk from the iconic Big Ben, Buckingham Palace is a must-see for any traveller. Aim to arrive around 10:30am to secure yourself a prime spot for the iconic Changing the Guard ceremony. It’s a grand display of royal British tradition, complete with marching guards and rousing fanfare every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday. The ceremony starts at 11am but it’s wise to get here early for a great view.  

National Gallery 

Dive into the heart of London’s buzz at Trafalgar Square and make your way to the National Gallery. This isn’t just any art museum, it’s a treasure trove of Europe’s finest art! Get ready to be amazed by masterpieces of Picasso, Da Vinci, and Van Gogh. Offering free entry, dive into a world of creativity with several audio-guided tours to explore the collection at your own pace. After a day of discovering iconic art masterpieces and stories of famous artists, indulge in a fulfilling dining experience at the Park Grand Heathrow restaurant with a dining team to assist you with food recommendations, wine pairings and more.  

London Eye 

Another must-do in the capital city, the iconic London Eye stands on the banks of the Thames. Prepare for a thrilling ascend to over 130 metres high where you’ll be treated to breathtaking, panoramic views of the London cityscape. Being the tallest Ferris wheel in Europe, this sky-high adventure offers a unique perspective of the vibrant city that you can enjoy with your cherished ones.  

London’s West End Theatre 

Enter a world of entertainment with a trip to London’s magical West End. Also known as Theatreland, West End is known for mesmerizing audiences with some of the best musicals and plays in the world. You can get on-the-day tickets at the TKTS booth in Leicester Square, which is also a great way to see a classic West End show for less. Plan a romantic date at the theatres or an after-work / corporate event visit from our event space near Heathrow Airport to watch popular plays like The Play That Goes Wrong or dazzling musicals like Les Misérables and The Lion King.  

Explore London’s most popular experiences from world-renowned museum trips and tours to the quintessentially British afternoon tea for the best travel memories!