24 Hours in London Travel Guide

Join us for our 24 Hours in London travel guide as we cover attractions, food and nightlife worth experiencing. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to visit London and experience something different in the city for every hour of the day? Well, that is exactly what we did in this travel video covering a different experience for every single hour of the day.

7:00 am – Waking up at CitizenM Hotel
8:00 am – Coffee at Cape Barako
9:00 am – Views from Parliament Hill in Hampstead Heath
10:00 am – Visiting the Tate Modern
11:00 am – Changing of the Guard
12:00 pm – Thames Rockets Speedboat Ride
13:00 pm – Lunch at Borough Market
14:00 pm – Watching a West End Show
15:00 pm – Mad Hatter Afternoon Tea
16:00 pm – Shopping at Seven Dials
17:00 pm – Riding the Slide at Arcelor Mittal Orbit
18:00 pm – Enjoying street art in Croydon
19:00 pm – Attending the ‘Lates’ at the Royal Academy of Arts
20:00 pm – Pop up concert with Sofar Sounds
21:00 pm – Dinner at PopBrixton
22:00 pm – Board games at Draughts
23:00 pm – Live music at The Blues’ Kitchen
24:00 pm – Playing darts at Flight Club
01:00 am – Drinks and music at Cahoots
02:00 am – Cocktails and dim sum at Opium
03:00 am – Clubbing at KOKO
04:00 am – Late night eats at Beigel Bake
05:00 am – Early morning walk along the Southbank
06:00 am – Breakfast with a view at Duck & Waffle

We offer off-the-beaten path suggestions that won’t find in a typical London tourism brochure or London itinerary.

Do you agree with our suggestions? What would your ultimate 24 hours in London experience be like?

Official Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PVpIb69BV1M

This video was made possible through partnership with Visit Britain (https://www.visitbritain.com/gb/en), Visit London (https://www.visitlondon.com/) & iambassador (http://www.iambassador.net/)

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24 Hours in London Travel Guide Video Transcript:

London. Like many world capitals, this is a city that never sleeps, and on my most recent visit, I got to experience that firsthand. My challenge was to discover 24 unique experiences in London – one for every hour of the day!

From secret speakeasies to living room concerts, and whimsical afternoon teas to bustling food markets, I scoured the city to bring you the following 24 hours in London! Let’s begin.

I skipped breakfast to visit a coffee shop in Hampstead!

With a bit of caffeine in my system, I continued on to my 9:00 am activity which was walking up Parliament Hill in Hampstead Heath with a great lookout point of the city skyline.

Set in a former power station it is home to the national collection of British art from 1900 to the present.

I got off at Westminster Station and walked over to Horse Guards Parade for my next activity.

If you’re visiting with kids there’s a section inside the museum where you can try on different uniforms.

Cruising down the Thames is a classic way to experience London while hearing interesting London facts that you won’t find in any guidebook.

With hundreds of food stalls selling everything.

What can you do in the middle of the afternoon in London? I made my way over to the West End for a show.

Having afternoon tea at the Sanderson was like stumbling down a rabbit hole and being transported to the world of Alice in Wonderland. Everything from the menu to the teapots to the ‘drink me’ potions was just right!

The RISEGallery has been doing a lot of work to help connect local artists with property owners, and this has resulted in some beautiful murals.

I attended my first Late where museums and art galleries stay open after hours, offering extended admission or putting on special events.

I got to experience Sofar Sounds, which is a pop-up concert that takes place in people’s living rooms. It’s not until 24 hours before the event that you are emailed the address and the names of the artists performing that night.

Then at 11pm, for a bit of live music, it was onwards to The Blues Kitchen in Brixton, where they do barbecue, bourbon, and blues.

Flight Club is a bar that puts a twist on the traditional English pub by adding modern darts into the equation.

With the clock striking one, my next stop transported me to London in the 1940s.

This bar was set in an attic and it had a bit of speakeasy vibe. There mixing all sorts of fun cocktails.

We checked out London’s nightlife scene at 3 am with dance moves at KOKO.

Last but not least, the final activity of my 24 hours in London was breakfast at Duck & Waffle. Located on a 40th floor, this restaurant has amazing views of Central London and they are open 24 hours a day.

And that’s a wrap for my 24 hours in London! I hope you enjoyed following along and that also got a few ideas for your own trip. As you can see, this city has plenty to offer, no matter the time of day. Wishing you happy travels and see you next time!

Music by DJ Quads: https://soundcloud.com/aka-dj-quads

Comments

Chileno Promedio de Raza Inglesa says:

*audrey pussy <3*

ConnollyCove says:

Great video-Keep it up. 🙂

Byron Chandler says:

Hi, Samuel and Audrey. London is such a nice city to explore, especially the different nighttime activities. My birthday is this Thursday. Keep on adventuring, guys.

Umbraon 7 says:

This video is absolutely brilliant!! Loving the good vibes

Hakan Ersöz says:

You might have spent a fortune for doing all this, I presume. I happened to get a glimpse of the Aladdin ticket (75 pounds or something). Do you think the pricing is reasonable?

Wheelers At Large says:

Thanks Audrey, we really enjoyed this. The last time either of us made it to London was about 10 years ago, we must make a date to go back soon…

Slab Bulkhead says:

Very cool Audrey. I would love to try that slide.

Rob Rosengreen says:

WOW, fantastic!!!

Ehmmm Jay says:

A Chinese restaurant in London called “Opium”? What’s next, a German restaurant called “Gas Chamber” selling Jewish food?

Maiann Madrid says:

Audrey, love your leather jacket. Where did you get it from?

Michael Tee says:

great work audrey

priya sunil says:

This video was an assault of the senses. Lovvvved it!!

Amir Reza Sadaghiani says:

That slide looks awesome

Chido Charimari says:

To find awesome and lesser known bars to hang out in, follow @blindpiglondon on Instagram. It’s a page dedicated to showcasing “the coolest bars in London”. Check it out so you don’t miss a chance to make some memories

Martin McHugh says:

Great stuff! But no gin??

Around the world in as long as it takes says:

wow! What an epic day! I love going to London, although a day or two is about all I can manage! lol if you’re ever coming up Nottingham way give us a shout you’re welcome to stay with us 🙂 I see you met Brandon Vanson 🙂 Another one of my favourite youtubers as I love photography and my dream is to be a travel photographer

upasana c says:

Amazing vlog.. as always

Seth Dominick says:

Wow, I’ve never been to London (or anywhere in England for that matter), it looks amazing but also looks like all of these events would cost quite a lot! I lived in NYC for 10 years and really couldn’t afford much of anything, all my money went towards rent and cheap beer/eats. I still want to go to London though, just not sure how much I can afford. That’s why I love India haha.

Darcy Marie TCB says:

Such am AMAZING video Audrey!! Thank you!❤

Robin Hood says:

*BORN AND BRED IN LONDON THERE IS SO MUCH TO DO, SO MANY NEW EVENTS POP UP EVERY WEEK!*

Samuel and Audrey - Travel and Food Videos says:

Hey guys! Just a quick note regarding this video. Audrey ended up filming the guide over several days. The goal of the project is to highlight something to do in London for every hour of the day not to suggest someone try to do this all in one day. It would more or less be logistically impossible and you’d probably need about 48 hours of sleep afterwards 😉 For those of you wondering why I (Sam) wasn’t in the video it was because I was doing a parallel project in Northern Ireland so we ended up filming apart.

Nature Girl says:

Very cool & chic choices. It was like a London Guidebook in under 20 minutes. Bravo and thanks for the travel tips.

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