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Things to do in Great Britain

From classic must-see sights to insider hot spots and local haunts, there are countless things to do in Great Britain. How do you decide? Start with our travel guide and get our favorite Great Britain attractions and activities—shops, museums, parks, nightclubs, coffee shops, tours, and more.

Our international team of editors and writers handpick the best things to do in Great Britain to help travelers discover authentic, local experiences. Whether a hidden boutique with handcrafted products, a popular local festival, a bakery with a cult following, or a picnic-worthy park, Travel + Leisure guides the way, providing information and inspiration. From beaches and bars to cultural attractions and up-and-coming neighborhoods, our list will help you make the most of your romantic getaway, family vacation, or trip with friends. Below find Travel + Leisure’s top picks for what to do in Great Britain.

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  • 30 St. Mary Axe

    Why It’s Cool: In recent years, London kept a somewhat low architectural profile, but the buildings it did add—like this glittering office tower, n... More
  • Abbey Road Studios

    No trip to London is complete without a jaunt across the legendary zebra crossing in front of world-famous Abbey Road Studios. Originally a ninetee... More
  • Abercrombie & Kent

    The Abercrombie & Kent travel agency began as an African safari company, founded by Geoffrey Kent and his parents in 1962. Today, the company organ... More
  • Adams Antiques Fair

    Prior to launching Adams Antiques Fair at the Royal Horticultural Hall, Matthew Adams studied costume and theatre design at Central School of Art. ... More
  • Addison Lee

    This transport company has 3,000 mini-cabs to cover London and its surrounding areas. Six-seaters, four-seaters, and VIP-service Mercedes E-Class a... More
  • Aesop

    Upon entering this simple shop, designed in green hues with reclaimed wood, patrons are awed by row after row of dark glass apothecary jars filled ... More
  • Alec Tiranti

    The premier London vendor for art supplies, Alec Tiranti was founded by Giovanni Tiranti in 1895. This Fitzrovia store sells supplies to profession... More
  • Alexandra Palace Antique Fair

    Alexandra Palace, or the Ally Pally, as it’s familiarly called, is a spectacular Victorian pile. The location is reachable by taxi but we recommend... More
  • Alfies Antique Market

    Specializing in treasures dating from the 1920s onward, this Church Street market is home to more than 100 experienced and enthusiastic dealers, ma... More
  • Alison Jacques Gallery

    Gallerist Alison Jacques worked as a curator for the British School at Rome before opening her first London space in a Mayfair town house in 2004, ... More
  • Alnwick Castle

  • Alnwick Garden

    The first thing you notice as you enter Alnwick Garden is all the water. Walk through the new pavilion and visitors' center—an airy, glass-and-wood... More
  • Anderson & Sheppard

    Since 1906, Anderson & Sheppard has been an icon in bespoke tailoring. Located on London’s Savile Row, the well-known shop is reminiscent of a gent... More
  • Anfield

    Anfield has been called soccer's Fenway Park, though from the outside it seems a particularly unlovely factory. The field is an otherworldly green,... More
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