When you are living in London, whether it is alone or with family, you will undoubtedly be searching for things to do in this diverse city. The great thing is that you will never be short of things to do here, due to the city catering well for tourists. This means that new packages and excursions are created all of the time and most run daily. Taking a short train ride and purchasing your tickets in advance means you can plan plenty of fun-filled days out.

Madame Tussauds

With Taylor Lautner (the Twilight star) being added to the collection at the beginning of 2012, a trip to Madam Tussauds when living in London is the perfect way to get up close and personal with the stars. Tickets can be purchased for as low as £30.00 per adult, and it is worth consulting with a member of staff to learn of any discounts in groups. A multitude of zones are present here, including the Marvel Super Heroes 4D and the red carpet. Stars you can brush shoulders with include Kate Winslet, Marilyn Monroe, David Beckham, Prince William and Barack Obama. Don’t forget to take your camera to visit Madam Tussauds when living in London, but remember that it can be pretty crowded, so be prepared to fight for a photo!

London Dungeon

For a thrilling day out with the kids or friends, purchase tickets for London Dungeon. You can expect to spend under £25.00 for adult admission and children will generally pay less. Take part on the 5D ride, which is the first of its kind in the United Kingdom. Aside from this, ghost hunt and prepare to be scared as you hide from unknown creatures in the darkness that surrounds you. The visiting time is typically 1 hour 30 minutes, and this is the perfect amount of time to get around the entire dungeon and face up to London’s eerie past. You can also view interactive shows when you take a trip to London Dungeon during your time here.

Beatles Bus Tour

If you are a fan of the Beatles, then this will be an experience to remember. The Beatles Bus Tour runs daily and you can purchase tickets two for one. Adults pay £25.00 while children pay £15.00. On this trip you can discover more about the depths behind George, Ringo, Paul and John’s life as the Beatles grew in popularity around the United Kingdom and the world. View the sites that inspired the group to make great music, from their studios and pubs to art galleries and even their homes. Spaces are always available for the Beatles Bus Tour, but it is still advisable to plan ahead.