Visit London Asks: What’s Your “Only in London” Recommendation?

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Only in London

London is unique in so many ways.

Here at VL, we’re celebrating the amazing array of one-off attractions that London has to offer. We’ve put together some lists of fantastic sights and sounds that are only to be found in London.

Here you can read our suggestions for things you can enjoy, “Only in London”:

  1. Attractions and Experiences
  2. Pop Culture and Entertainment
  3. Sports and Events
  4. Cultural and Historical
  5. Shopping
  6. Gastronomic

We think they’re pretty inspirational lists. But we’d love your help in recommending more. So tell us, what’s your favourite Only in London experience, and why…?


  1. londonlover says:

    I went on a boat trip on Sailing Barge Will earlier in the summer. Passing under Tower Bridge as it opens was a pretty magical experience. The staff were fab, the weather fantastic: it was a wonderful trip!

  2. Bubbles says:

    I took my niece (4) and nephew (5 months) to the newly refurbished London Aquarium yesterday it is great fun and the kids absolutley loved it and fun time had by all…

  3. Funloving says:

    Went to Madame Tussauds yesterday. It’s changed so much since the last time I went and bigger than I remembered. Got a great picture of me with my arm around Britney on the music stage – love it!! And the Scream bit with the live actors was totally the best part. Definitely worth a visit!

  4. Simon says:

    London’s East End is pretty unique, with it’s mix of culture, commerce, history and people. If you want to experience it in a special way, then try a CameraTrails Urban East photo tour.

  5. Catherine says:

    For a truly unique experience why not come to the WWT London Wetland Centre for the day; the only nature reserve of it’s kind in a capital city. It’s a 105 acre haven where you can get close-up to birds from around the world as well as hundreds of wild migrating birds. There is a beautiful waterside cafe, lots of activities including daily free guided walks, numerous bird-watching hides and plenty for the kids to do. You might even spot one of our water voles if you’re quiet! So whatever the weather enjoy a great day out at the London Wetland Centre.