The Ultimate London Bucket List: 67 Things You Can’t Miss

TIP: This bucket list is ordered in a table, because in all the years I have travelled the world, thats all I need. Read the guides below the table to help you navigate this big city called London. Enjoy, please leave a comment if you found this information useful or any ideas for improvment. Happy Travels!. Ig your travelling from overseas, you can always reach out via the contacts:

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Attraction (Venue Link)DescriptionPost Code (google Maps)CategoryLondon Borough
The Tower of London Discover the Dark History of England's Monarchy at The Tower of LondonEC3N 4ABCastleCity of London
Brick Lane Market Discover the Eclectic Treasures of Brick Lane Market: A Diverse Showcase of Art, Fashion, and FoodE1 6QRMarketTower Hamlets
The Whitechapel Gallery Experience contemporary art at the Whitechapel GalleryE1 7QXBritish artTower Hamlets
The Museum of London Docklands Discover the history of London's docks at the Museum of London DocklandsE14 4ALZoologyTower Hamlets
The William Morris Gallery Discover the life and legacy of William Morris at the William Morris GalleryE17 4PPDesignWaltham Forest
The V&A Museum of Childhood Rediscover your childhood at the V&A Museum of ChildhoodE2 9PAMuseumTower Hamlets
The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Enjoy a day out in the park at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic ParkE20 2ADParlNewham
The ArcelorMittal Orbit Take a thrilling ride on the ArcelorMittal Orbit at the Olympic ParkE20 2ADGardenNewham
The Old Royal Naval College Admire the stunning architecture of the Old Royal Naval CollegeE20 2STArchitectureNewham
The Museum of London Explore the Fascinating History of London at The Museum of LondonEC2Y 5HNHistoryCity of London
The Barbican Centre Experience a diverse range of art and culture at the Barbican CentreEC2Y 8DSHistoryCity of London
The Sky Garden Take in breathtaking views of London at the Sky GardenEC3M 8AFArts centreCity of London
St. Paul’s Cathedral Admire the Splendor of St Paul’s Cathedral, One of the Most Iconic Cathedrals in the WorldEC4M 8ADCathedralCity of London
Wembley Stadium Experience the Thrill of Live Sports at Wembley Stadium: Home of Legendary Football MatchesHA9 0WSStadiumBrent
The Emirates Stadium Explore the Home of Arsenal FC at The Emirates Stadium, One of the Most Modern Stadiums in the UKN7 7AJStadiumIslington
The Wellcome Collection Immerse yourself in the world of science at the Wellcome CollectionNW1 2BEChildhoodCamden
The British Library Get Lost in the Vast Collection of The British Library, the Second Largest Library in the WorldNW1 2DBLibraryCamden
Camden Market Camden Market: A Vibrant Haven of Art, Food, and FashionNW1 8AHMarketCamden
The Keats House The Keats House: A Tranquil Haven Celebrating the Life and Works of the Romantic PoetNW3 2RRMusemCamden
The Freud Museum The Freud Museum: Explore the Mind of the Father of PsychoanalysisNW3 5SXMusemCamden
The RAF Museum The RAF Museum: A Fascinating Journey Through the History of AviationNW9 5LLAviationBrent
Borough Market Satisfy Your Culinary Cravings at Borough Market: A Foodie's Paradise in the Heart of LondonSE1 1TLMarketSouthwark
Tower Bridge Cross the Iconic Tower Bridge, One of London's Most Recognizable LandmarksSE1 2UPBridgeSouthwark
The Imperial War Museum The Imperial War Museum: A Thought-Provoking and Poignant Tribute to Britain's Military HistorySE1 6HZWarSouthwark
The London Eye Soar Above the City on The London Eye, the Tallest Ferris Wheel in EuropeSE1 7PBObservation wheelSouthwark
The Southbank Centre The Southbank Centre: A Dynamic Hub of Art, Music, and PerformanceSE1 8XXArts centreSouthwark
The Globe Theatre Transport Yourself to Elizabethan England at The Globe Theatre, the Modern Replica of Shakespeare's PlayhouseSE1 9DTTheatreSouthwark
The Shard Take in Spectacular Views of London from The Shard, the Tallest Building in the UKSE1 9SGSkyscraperSouthwark
The Tate Modern Explore Contemporary Art at The Tate Modern, the World's Most Visited Museum of Modern ArtSE1 9TGContemporary artSouthwark
The O2 Arena Unforgettable Nights of Music and Entertainment at The O2 ArenaSE10 0DXArenaGreenwich
The Royal Observatory Discover the Secrets of the Universe at The Royal Observatory in GreenwichSE10 8XJAstronomyGreenwich
Greenwich Park Discover the Breathtaking Beauty of Greenwich Park: A Serene Retreat with Stunning ViewsSE10 8XJParkGreenwich
The Fan Museum Immerse yourself in the history of fans at the unique Fan MuseumSE10 9BLMusemGreenwich
The Cutty Sark Climb Aboard The Cutty Sark, One of the Last Tea Clippers in the WorldSE10 9HTClipper shipGreenwich
The Queen's House The Queen's House: A Majestic Showcase of Art and ArchitectureSE10 9NFPalaceGreenwich
The Painted Hall Step into History at The Painted Hall: A Magnificent Baroque MasterpieceSE10 9NNArt BuildingGreenwich
The Royal Observatory Explore the stars and the universe at the historic Royal ObservatorySE10 9NNMuseumGreenwich
The Crystal Palace Dinosaurs Unleash Your Inner Dinosaur Fan at The Crystal Palace Dinosaurs: A Unique and Educational AttractionSE19 1UFSculpturesCroydon
The Dulwich Picture Gallery Experience a collection of Old Masters at the Dulwich Picture GallerySE21 7ADArtLambeth
The Horniman Museum Explore the Wonders of the Natural World at The Horniman MuseumSE23 3PQMuseumLewisham
Eltham Palace Eltham Palace: A Fascinating Blend of Medieval and Art Deco ArchitectureSE9 5QEPalaceGreenwich
The Houses of Parliament Witness the Heart of British Politics at The Houses of ParliamentSW1A 0AAPoliticsWestminster
Buckingham Palace Experience Royal Grandeur at Buckingham Palace, the Home of the QueenSW1A 1AAPalaceWestminster
The Churchill War Rooms Step Back in Time at The Churchill War Rooms, a Fascinating Piece of WWII HistorySW1A 2AQHistoryWestminster
Westminster Abbey Discover Westminster Abbey, the Historic Coronation Site of English MonarchsSW1P 3PAChurchWestminster
The Tate Britain Explore British art from 1500 to present day at the Tate BritainSW1P 4RGMuseumWestminster
The Royal Albert Hall Experience the Grandeur of The Royal Albert Hall, One of the World's Most Famous Concert HallsSW7 2APConcert hallKensington and Chelsea
The Science Museum Marvel at the Wonders of Science at The Science Museum, the Most Popular Science Museum in EuropeSW7 2DDScienceKensington and Chelsea
The Victoria and Albert Museum Journey Through Centuries of Design and Decorative Arts at The Victoria and Albert MuseumSW7 2RLDesignKensington and Chelsea
The Natural History Museum Discover the Diversity of Life at The Natural History Museum, Home to Millions of SpecimensSW7 5BDNatural historyKensington and Chelsea
Portobello Road Market Step Back in Time at Portobello Road Market: A Nostalgic Blend of Antiques and Vintage FindsW11 1LJMarketKensington and Chelsea
The Museum of Brands The Museum of Brands: An Intriguing Insight into the Evolution of Consumer CultureW11 1QTAdvertisingKensington and Chelsea
Oxford Street Shop 'Til You Drop on Oxford Street: The Ultimate Retail DestinationW1D 1BSShoppingWestminster
The Wallace Collection Admire World-Class Art at The Wallace Collection, a Hidden Gem in the Heart of LondonW1U 3BNArtWestminster
Hyde Park Escape the Hustle and Bustle of the City in the Tranquility of Hyde ParkW2 2UHParkWestminster
The Serpentine Escape to Serenity at The Serpentine: A Tranquil Oasis in the Bustling CityW2 2UHLakeWestminster
Kensington Palace Enter the World of Royalty at Kensington Palace, the Birthplace of Queen VictoriaW8 4PXPalaceKensington and Chelsea
The Cartoon Museum The Cartoon Museum: A Playful and Engaging Celebration of Cartoons and ComicsWC1A 2HHCartoonsCamden
The British Museum Immerse Yourself in World-Class Artifacts at The British MuseumWC1B 3DGAntiquitiesCamden
The Grant Museum of Zoology Discover a world of fascinating specimens at the Grant Museum of ZoologyWC1E 6DEMedicalCamden
The Charles Dickens Museum The Charles Dickens Museum: Step into the World of a Literary LegendWC1N 2LXMusemCamden
The Sir John Soane's Museum Step back in time at the historic Sir John Soane's MuseumWC2A 3BPArt galleryCamden
Covent Garden Discover the Magic of Covent Garden: A Captivating Hub of Culture and CreativityWC2E 8RFMarketCamden
The West End The West End: Where World-Class Theater Meets Timeless EleganceWC2H 7BPTheatre districtCamden
The National Gallery Marvel at Masterpieces at The National Gallery, Home to the Nation's Finest PaintingsWC2N 5DNArtWestminster
Trafalgar Square Experience the Majesty of Trafalgar Square: A Historic Landmark and Cultural HubWC2N 5DNSquareWestminster
The Courtauld Gallery Admire a collection of impressionist and post-impressionist art at the Courtauld GalleryWC2R 0RNArt galleryWestminster

Navigating London by using the English Post Code System

Navigating using London postcodes can be a bit tricky, but with a little bit of understanding, it can be a breeze. London postcodes are made up of two parts; the first part is the postcode area, which consists of one or two letters that indicate a specific region or area in London. The second part is the postcode district, which is a number that further specifies the location within the area. For example, the postcode W1D 3QU is in the W area (West End), and the district code is 1D.
Post Code follows, you have guessed it, the compass. North, South, East, and West. Looking for something to see in the East End, look for an E Post Code. Also, enter the postcode into google maps and the region will be highlighted.

Finding Your way around London by London Borough Names

London is a vast city with 32 boroughs, each with its own unique characteristics and attractions. To navigate London using the borough names, it is essential to have a good understanding of the city’s geography.

Central London Boroughs

Firstly, it’s crucial to know the central London boroughs, which are the City of London, Westminster, Camden, Islington, Hackney, Tower Hamlets, Southwark, Lambeth, Wandsworth, and Kensington & Chelsea. These boroughs are at the heart of the city and are well connected by public transport, including the famous London Underground, buses, and taxis.

Major Landmarks and attractions

Secondly, it’s important to know the major landmarks and attractions in each borough. For example, in Westminster, you can find Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament, and Big Ben. In Camden, there’s the famous Camden Market, while in Kensington & Chelsea, there’s the Natural History Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum. By knowing the main landmarks and attractions in each borough, it becomes easier to plan your journey and navigate the city using the borough names.

London Transport

When using borough names to navigate London, it’s also important to understand the city’s transport system. The London Underground is the most popular mode of transport, and it operates 11 lines that cover most parts of the city. Each line is color-coded, making it easy to identify the right line and direction to take. The bus network is also extensive, covering all 32 boroughs, and it’s a more affordable option compared to the Underground. Additionally, the city has an extensive network of cycle lanes, and cycling is a popular mode of transport, particularly in central London.


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