Top Experiences to Explore the Quirky Side of London

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London is known to be a city of contrasts. It’s home to world-famous landmarks like Buckingham Palace and Big Ben, but also has a quirky side that’s sure to surprise and delight you. If you’re looking for something different to do in London, book yourself a lush stay at the Park Avenue Inn in London and prepare to indulge in unique experiences that’ll pique your curiosity as you take this thrilling, off-the-grid tourist trail in London.

Ghost Bus Tour

Whether you believe in ghosts or not, this tour is by far the most fun and spooky way to see London!

Board the Necrobus and pick a seat of your choice while the conductor and his cohorts take you on the scariest tour in town, visiting some of the most famous landmarks, haunted palaces, and unmarked burial grounds. Revealing the sinister secrets of the capital city, this 75-minute journey includes a visit to London Bridge, Westminster Abbey, the Tower of London, and Fleet Street.

Not to forget, the Necrobus has a mysterious past too! It is the last remaining bus from a private funeral fleet that was destroyed in a fire in 1967 and is known to be haunted to date by many.

London Bus Tour

The Beatles London Walking Tour

How could we not include a London tour for all the Beatles fans out there?

This unique walking tour takes you to the landmarks that marked the career of the legendary band. Indulge in a hearty breakfast in Paddington and get on this tour to discover how London helped shape the Beatles’ musical journey, from their early days in Liverpool to their global success.

The tour takes you to locations from the movies “A Hard Day’s Night”, and “Help!” and spots where they recorded their best songs. You will also visit Abbey Road Studios and the famous zebra crossing, where the Beatles posed for the cover of their 1969 album “Abbey Road”.

London View

Break the Barrier Speed Boat Ride

Another thrilling way to see London in a whole new way, board your boat at St Katharine’s Pier near Tower Bridge and zoom along the Thames River while listening to an audio guide that beautifully relays 2,000 years of British history.

On the way, you will see many iconic landmarks, such as the Tower of London, the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, and the Thames Barrier, which is a massive flood defence system in the city.

Speed Boat

The London Cheese Crawl

Cheese lovers, this is your chance to indulge!

A perfect way to spend an afternoon in London, the tour begins in Mayfair, where you’ll get to visit a world-renowned cheesemonger. From there, you’ll head to Fortnum & Mason, a posh department store, selling cheese for over 300 years and several other spectacular spots you never knew existed. It concludes with a tantalising cheese and wine tasting, where you’ll have the opportunity to try some of the best cheese varieties that London has to offer.

These are just a few of the many quirky things to do in London, that are sure to keep you entertained in this fascinating city. So, book the luxurious double rooms in Park Avenue Inn London and set out on a trip that you’ll never forget!