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    100 Things Everyone Should Do In London At Least Once

    If you're visiting London, you can't afford to miss these sights.

    1. Head up to the public roof terrace of the One New Change to admire the view of St Paul's Cathedral.

    2. Take a picnic to Primrose Hill and drink wine as you watch the sun set.

    3. Go for a dip in the ponds at Hampstead Heath, and then walk to up Parliament Hill to admire the view.

    4. Go vintage shopping on Brick Lane and head into the foodhall for lunch at the weekend.

    5. Buy gins in tins and rent pedalos on the Serpentine in Hyde Park.

    6. Get last minute tickets to a West End show.

    7. Visit the National Portrait Gallery on a Thursday night: They're open late, there's always a DJ, and the wine is £5 a glass.

    8. Visit both the Tate and the Tate Modern by getting a boat between them.

    9. Spend an afternoon eating your way through Borough Market.

    10. Get dinner at Padella. Just remember to arrive early and get your name on the list.

    11. Go for a dip outdoors at London Fields Lido.

    12. Get the boat from Westminster to Hampton Court Palace and then get lost in the maze.

    13. Rent a bike and cycle up the Lee Navigation.

    14. Visit the deer in Richmond Park.

    15. Get the train to Watford and spend the day at Harry Potter Studios.

    16. Visit the London Wetlands Centre in Barnes.

    17. Go for a walk in Epping Forest.

    18. Get cheap tickets to see an opera at the Royal Opera House.

    19. Visit the flower market on Columbia Road on a Sunday. Get a Sunday roast at the Marksman on Hackney Road afterwards.

    20. Get a £5 standing ticket to a play at The Globe.

    21. Get a salt beef beigel from Brick Lane.

    22. Get drunk on £6 Negronis on the roof of a multistory carpark at Franks Cafe in Peckham.

    23. Get off the DLR at Island Gardens, walk through the Greenwich Foot Tunnel under the Thames, and up to the observatory to enjoy the view.

    24. Spend an evening beside the river at Gordon's Wine Bar.

    25. Visit the William Morris Gallery and wander round Lloyd Park afterwards.

    26. Do the Parkland walk from Finsbury Park to Alexandra Palace.

    27. Spend an afternoon in Liberty. Make sure you don't miss the stationery room.

    28. Start the evening with drinks in the Coach and Horses before heading out for the evening in Soho.

    29. Have a proper pub lunch at the Smokehouse in Islington.

    30. Get breakfast at the Pavilion Cafe in Victoria Park. If the weather's nice, row out onto the boating lake afterwards.

    31. Wander around the rose garden in Regent's Park.

    32. Cycle from Hammersmith to Chiswick. Turn it into a pub crawl and visit the Crab Tree, the Blue Anchor, the Dove, the Black Lion and the Old Ship on your way.

    33. Go to an exhibition at the British Museum.

    34. Get proper fish and chips from your local chippie.

    35. Eat dim sum in Chinatown.

    36. Visit Brompton Cemetery.

    37. Go visit the Shri Swaminarayan Temple in Neasden.

    38. Go for a swim in the London Aquatics Centre.

    39. Wander down the Southbank.

    40. Spend the day at the Hive in Kew Gardens.

    41. Spend an afternoon window shopping in Covent Garden. Pop into Neal's Yard for tea when you get tired.

    42. Go see a singalong movie at the Prince Charles Cinema in Soho.

    43. Go to the V&A for lunch in their café.

    44. Get Vietnamese food on Kingsland Road.

    45. Go ice skating at the Natural History Museum.

    46. Marvel at the architecture of the Barbican and go to the Conservatory.

    47. Go to the Horniman Museum.

    48. Spend a Saturday afternoon people watching in Camden Market.

    49. Visit a City Farm.

    50. Visit Highgate Cemetery.

    51. Go see a cheap play at the National Theatre.

    52. Climb the Monument.

    53. Admire the view from the Sky Garden.

    54. Go for a drink in the Shard.

    55. Go meet the whale at the Natural History Museum.

    56. Go vintage shopping at Portobello Road Market.

    57. Spend an afternoon in the Kyoto Garden in Holland Park.

    58. Meet your friends for a fancy brunch at Berners Tavern.

    59. Get standing tickets for the Proms in the Royal Albert Hall.

    60. Go see some stand up at the Comedy Store in Piccadilly Circus.

    61. Admire the neon signs in God's Own Junkyard.

    62. Get a pie and mash at the Mayflower in Rotherhithe.

    63. Get afternoon tea at Fortnum & Masons.

    64. Go shopping on Carnaby Street.

    65. Check out the Harrods window displays around Christmas.

    66. Go to Mayfield Lavender farm and take lots of pictures.

    67. Visit the pelicans in St James's Park.

    68. Go see an exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery.

    69. Get a fancy pre-theatre dinner at Brasserie Zédel.

    70. Walk from Tower Bridge to the Thames Barrier.

    71. Watch the sun set from the Tamesis Dock.

    72. Get standing tickets to see a play at the Donmar Warehouse.

    73. Go to the Science Museum lates on the last Wednesday of the month.

    74. Sign up to a Parkrun in Bushey Park.

    75. Gross yourself out at the Hunterian Museum.

    76. Learn about trains at the London Transport Museum.

    77. Get over your fear of heights by walking along the glass floor walkway at Tower Bridge.

    78. Walk around the British Library.

    79. See a concert at Wilton's Music Hall.

    80. Get the 24 bus from Pimlico to Hampstead Heath.

    81. Get dinner in Brixton Village.

    82. Walk along the Thames Path.

    83. Spend the day on Exhibition Road in South Kensington. You'll be able to visit the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum, and the V&A.

    84. Pay a visit to Keats' house in Hampstead.

    85. Go see a show at the Print Room in Notting Hill Gate.

    86. Rent bikes and cycle around Hyde Park.

    87. Go see an exhibition at the Wellcome Collection.

    88. Visit the Sir John Soane's Museum.

    89. Go watch the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace.

    90. Visit Dulwich Picture Gallery.

    91. Go visit the Women's Library.

    92. Get lunch at Broadway Market.

    93. Go blackberrying along Hackney Marshes.

    94. Go watch choral evensong at St Paul's Cathedral.

    95. Walk along the river Brent in Boston Manor Park.

    96. Visit Osterley House.

    97. Go to the Freud Museum.

    98. Visit Syon Park.

    99. Go see some dance at the Trinity Laban.

    100. Cycle from Hammersmith to Barnes bridge and back again.