Top 5 London Experiences for Solo Travellers


Whether you’re looking to reconnect with yourself, step out of your comfort zone and try something new and exciting or simply travel on your terms, London is one of the best holiday destinations for solo travellers. Be it business, sightseeing or making the most of London’s cultural and entertainment delights, you’re always in the right place with a Park Grand London Hotel. Read on to find out about the experiences that make London an excellent solo travel-friendly destination!

Take a Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour

Plan your day, your way with London’s famous hop-on, hop-off bus tours. It’s a great way to see a variety of London’s iconic landmarks and attractions, get a feel of the city and interact with fellow travellers. You can stay on board the entire route if you’re looking for a scenic spin or hop off at destinations you want to further explore. For solo travellers, this bus tour is a convenient option to get a good overview of the city, see major attractions and experience the street vibes.

Explore London’s Diverse Culinary Scene

If you’re wondering what to do in London as a solo traveller who loves food, start with the legendary Borough Market where you’ll find stalls selling fresh produce, a wide range of local and international ingredients and the best street food from around the world. Seek out traditional British cheeses, Japanese bento boxes, Indian street food, Italian cured meats, Middle Eastern mezze and more at the historic market for a gastronomic experience like no other.

It is also way easier to find yourself a seating spot when you’re dining alone in London, so it’s a great chance to try the delectable Park Grand Lancaster Gate afternoon tea and acquaint yourself with Britain’s time-honoured tea tradition.

Join a Walking Tour

Explore the city on foot and make new friends by joining one of London’s many walking tours. Several small group walking tours also limit the number of attendees, so you can enjoy an intimate experience. There is a plethora of options available, from Jack the Ripper tour uncovering the serial killer’s old haunts to pub crawls, where you’ll get to drink at some of London’s best alehouses.

Explore London’s Museums

Exploring London’s museums is an ideal way to spend time by yourself, especially when the weather’s not on your side. And with such an extensive range of galleries and museums located moments away from your hotel near Hyde Park London, you’re sure to find something that matches your interests. If laying eyes on centuries of culture and history up your alley, a visit to the British Museum is for you. You can also take one of the skip-the-line guided tours of the iconic Natural History Museum or see art at the world-renowned Victoria and Albert Museum.

Go to the Theatre

Another iconic thing to do in London when travelling alone is to experience the charm of London’s West End. The theatre district is the city’s answer to Broadway, and you’ll find an array of world-class musicals and plays here. Plus, it’s easier to secure a single seat, especially for popular shows like Wicked, Matilda the Musical, The Book of Mormon, and The Lion King.

London is a multicultural and has-it-all-city. So, you can follow your interests and find a bit of everything while embracing solo travel in London. Plan your journey and make the most of the city’s offerings with our list of best experiences for solo travellers in London.