London: What to See and Do in Just 24 Hours

by Dean on February 14, 2015

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London is one of those amazing cities people explore for brazen iconography, the palpably sexy accents and the over-clicked landmarks. It is said that the bubbly city never sleeps and will stun you with its nocturnal lifestyle, contemporary style skyscrapers, old historical structures, and an unbelievably vivacious & youthful feel.

Every single individual who’s been in this city will tell you 24 hours is no less than like a big joke. Here we are going to present here a list of London attractions that you can easily explore in a single day. Let’s begin the joyful ride:


Kick-start your dawn with a big English-style breakfast at Frizzante, which serves food items prepared through their personal garden.  Here, yummy delicacies are served round the clock. The café is nestled beautifully close to Brick Lane and Broadway Market and this makes it an ideal spot to start your journey. After having breakfast, explore the sheer beauty of destinations like Natural History Museum, Big Ben and the Buckingham Palace.

Jump off the tour and spend your time at incredible Tata Museum. It is indubitably an inviting place and filled with eye-catching stationary art and installation crafted by new and geriatric artists from all over the globe. The great building, constructed by architects de Meuron and Herzog, is a reputed landmark next to the Thames River. After the museum, stop nearby the gourmet Borough Market, which is an abode to top-notch restaurants, delis and London’s best farmers’ marketplace.


Feeling a bit tired? Refresh your senses by sipping a cup of hot tea at The Chesterfield Mayfair. Teas served here are legendary and has even won many awards for quality and excellence. No matter which type you pick, every tea comes with a complimentary choice of bite-size desserts, finger sandwiches, and tea of your choice.

Now take a lazy stroll in the exquisite Kensington Gardens which has couple of shrines. These holy places are crafted in the memory of late Princess Diana of London. The over-elaborate walkway and synthetic lake, complete with tall trees and colorful flowers, are delightful retreats in the buzzing city.

Afterwards, book a taxi and move to Burlington Arcade, which is situated in the centre of Mayfair. While roaming into Burlington Arcade, make sure you step into Penhaligon’ as this place is famous for its classic perfumes. Feeling hungry? Satiate your hunger at Galvin at Windows. The food items served on the platter are spectacular. The variety of cuisines changes here seasonally.  Braised pork cheeks and baked beetroot salad, are some of the best bets at Galvin.


The nocturnal city becomes wild at night. This is the perfect time to take a breezy ride on the London Eye. Make sure you grab your tickets before 6 p.m. Through this 30 minute trip, you can witness the 360 degree view of London. Right after Eye Rotation ride, you can book another 40 minute tour. The highlights of this ride include a journey by Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Tower of London, and Tower Bridge.

Add a punch of laughter to your trip. For a hilarious evening, head to Knock2bag watch comedy show at Knock2bag. The stand-up comedian will definitely amuse your funny bone with their laughter-packed acts.  Finish your untamed night with a pub crawl. The Smithfield district is certainly the perfect spot to relish the series of your favorite drinks.

Where to Stay

London has plethora of accommodation places that suit well to all pocket sizes. Short Let Apartments in London are packed with all modern facilities and fit easily to your budget as well. Now, plan a short trip to London and explore the charisma of this vibrant city in just 24 hours!

Have a Happy & Safe journey!

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