Planning a FOMO free day out in London

If it’s your first time in London or you haven’t been for a while, you may be struggling to plan an epic day out. This city is jam-packed full of exciting things to do from buzzing markets to thrilling live shows, which is why so many people venture here every year.

The tourism industry is well and truly back after dips due to the pandemic, visitors will now be looking for great ways to spend their time here. To help, we’ve planned an exciting day out, so you don’t have to!

Continue reading below to see all the things you can fit into one day and fall in love with one of the greatest UK cities.


Get a bite at Borough Market

Get a train to London Kings Cross where you can travel via underground, bus, walk or taxi to Borough Market. With its huge food scene, there’s plenty of choice to get a hearty breakfast or a quick bite.

Visit the Tower of London

Head over to the Tower of London to see one of the most iconic landmarks that the city has to offer. Located near Tower Hill Underground Station, this UNESCO World Heritage Site, teaches tourists about its history and the uses of the tower.


Try the Thames River Cruise

Across the piers of the Thames departs the cruises where you can get an on-water tour of London, seeing the London Eye, Westminster and Big Ben. It’s a relaxing atmosphere and lets you appreciate the many sites that the capital has to offer.

Lunch at Southbank

After the river cruise you may be hungry, so get some lunch at the many restaurants on the Southbank. You’ll find independent cafés, street food markets, multinational chains and cuisines from around the world, ensuring you’ll find something to tickle your fancy.


Go to the British Museum

Delve into art and history at the British Museum where you can discover two million years of human history and culture. Entry is free but you’ll still need to book a ticket online to get in. Book today to avoid delays when you arrive.

Stroll in Covent Garden

If it’s a nice day, take a stroll in Covent Garden where you can enjoy the street performers and do some retail therapy in the many shops available.


Catch a West End show

An evening in London’s West End is always a wonderful time but make sure you book a ticket before you arrive to avoid disappointment. If you’re unsure, which one is for you, the following shows are some of the most popular:

  • Les Misérables
  • Cats
  • Miss Saigon
  • The Phantom of the Opera
  • Oliver!

Grab a drink

London has an exciting nightlife and there are bars to suit everyone’s tastes. Finish off your evening with a delicious drink and your trip can end in style.

Mitra Msaad

Editor in Chief