If you want to experience a little more than the traditional London tourist attractions, you are in luck. In addition to all the history, art, and culture that brings tourists to the city daily, there are several unusual places that will make your visit even more fun.

While the mysteries of Secret London have stolen people’s attention for years, there are some odd things you can do that are right out in the open. In fact, you may have even walked right past these oddities without realizing it. Let’s look at 6 unusual things you can do while in London.


Sing Along at Prince Charles Cinema

The Prince Charles Cinema in Soho offers outgoing movie viewers the chance to sing along to some of their favourite musicals. You will love being surrounded by other devoted fans as you sing along to films like Grease, Rocky Horror Picture Show, and Frozen.

Ride in a Moo Canoe

Instead of just taking any old sightseeing tour down the Thames River, you should consider riding along the water in a canoe painted like a cow. Why? Because it is silly and fun. Along your canoeing adventure, you can make a stop at a pub for a drink and a meal.

Take a Themed Tour

There are plenty of places you can tour while you are in London – enough to keep you busy for days. But, if you are looking for something unusual in addition to all the art and history tours, you should check out one of the many themed tours around the city. There are tours just for Harry Potter fans and Beatles fans. There are also several ghost tours to choose from, as well as Jack the Ripper tours.

Visit God’s Own Junkyard

With bright neon lights, guests will be delighted to find London’s largest collection of vintage signs.

Neon Signs at God’s Own Junkyard

This is where the neon signs from the popular artist, Chris Bracey spend their dying days. With signs from Soho’s notorious sex clubs and signs from famous movies, this is a stop you cannot miss Gods Own Junkyard.

Go on a Pub Crawl

For a true London experience, you must visit a pubs. But, why settle for just visiting one pub when you can go on a pub crawl and visit several? If you want to rub elbows with the locals and those in the goth and hard rock scene, book a Camden pub crawl. You will not only get to enjoy drinks at several pubs, you will also get to hear live music at various venues.

Stay Next to a Lion’s Den

Instead of staying a regular hotel, be adventurous and book your stay right next to a lion’s den at Gir Lion Lodge at the London Zoo. Guests stay in small bungalows across from the lion enclosure. But, that’s not all. When you stay here, you get to go on special after-hours torchlight tours with your hosts making
this one of the coolest lodges around.