Things to Do in City of London

If you’re looking for things to do in London, then look no further than our helpful guide. We’ve come up with some great sites for you to see during your time in London, after all it’s such a vibrant city. We’ve helped a little by selecting just a few of London’s best sites so you can manage your time here better.

And if you fancy a break from the bright lights once you’ve finished, then you can always come over to our Shadwell location, it’s only a 15-minute car journey away. Why not explore some of London’s most famous sites and then come over for a challenging game of escape, where you’ll have to find your way out of a themed room of your choice?

St Paul’s Cathedral

A visit to St Paul’s Cathedral has to be on your list. It’s a must visit for those who have a love of history and architecture. This beautiful building was designed by Sir Christopher Wren, and it’s not lost its ability to amaze in its 300-year history. You can climb up the Golden Gallery with over 500 steps and visit the nave and crypt with stunning Victorian mosaics. There’s a small entrance fee, but it’s definitely worth it.

Tower of London

The Tower of London is another must for history lovers. And of course, the Tower of London is full of history. It’s over a thousand years old with a prison, armoury, barracks and a palace, amongst other things, and of a course a place of execution. The Jewel House is a must see and you definitely want to visit the White Tower and see the ravens. There’s also St Peter ad Vincula church where the Boleyns are buried and the Salt and Beauchamp Towers.

The Hoop & Grapes

If you fancy a drink why not visit The Hoop & Grapes in Aldgate, one of London’s best pubs. It has an interesting history and it’s the oldest licenced pub in the City. It’s made from timber and is one of only 3 that survived the great fire of London. It’s a place in which to relax and unwind where you can soak up the atmosphere in style.

The Barbican Centre

This is a more recent building that was named after the Roman city walls. It’s great to sit out in what with the fountains, lawns and lake. It’s also the permanent home for the London Symphony Orchestra and base for the Royal Shakespeare Company. The Art Gallery is home to a library, cinema, restaurant, exhibition hall and sculpture court.

Escape Games London

Finally, come see us here at Escape games London here at Shadwell. You’re only 15 minutes away by car and after exploring the city you’ll be ready for a break. You can test your mettle with friends or family locked in a themed room of your choice with only 60 minutes to escape. There’ll be plenty of cryptic clues and puzzles you have to discover, and once you’ve found them all you must solve them in order to escape. Come join us, you’ll have a fabulous time.