Get outside during your trip to London this August - there's always plenty to do, see and explore. Take advantage of the summer weather by taking tours, cruises and sightseeing. If you’re looking for things to do in London in August 2016, check out our list of the best local activities and attractions, including...

  • Hop-On Hop-Off London Sightseeing Tour
  • Coco-Cola London Eye
  • Wembley Stadium Tour
  • London Bridge City Summer Festival
  • and more...

Hop-On Hop-Off London Sightseeing Tour by Big Bus

Big Bus Tour

This hop on hop off double-decker bus tour is one of the best ways to sightsee in London and a great way to see many of the famous London landmarks, which are perfect photo opportunities to remember your trip by. This route will allow you to see or stop at London's most popular attractions: Hyde Park Corner, Piccadilly Market, Haymarket, Trafalgar Square, The Coca-Cola London Eye, St. Paul’s, etc. 

The London Eye

Le London Eye au coucher du soleil

Take a 30 min spin on one of the most famous attractions in the world, the London Eye observation wheel. Located in the heart of the city opposite the River Thames, you can take in 360-degree views from 135 meters above the ground, that's more than 425 feet!

Wembley Stadium Tour

Wembley Stadium

Take this 75-minute all-access tour of the iconic Wembley Stadium, home of the England national football team. You see parts of the stadium that is not typically accessible by the public such as the Players' tunnel, press rooms, etc.

City Sightseeing River Cruise

Croisière sur la Tamise

Your vacation simply isn’t complete without a relaxing Thames River cruise. This Hop-On-Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour will let you see all of London’s best bits as you float down the city’s iconic river.

Enjoy amazing views along the river and see the city's top sights like the London Eye and Tower of London with our River Thames Hop-On-Hop-Off Cruise pass that lasts 24 hours. 

Take a Cruise Around Town on a Bike Tour

London Bicycle Tour thumb

Get to know the city of London on this 4-hour bike tour, which is fully narrated and guided. Halfway through your tour the group will take a 30-minute break for free time and lunch at an English pub. This is a great way to begin your time in London by getting acquainted with the city while having fun.

London Bridge City Summer Festival


London Bridge City is hosting a free festival all summer long with entertainment, food and drink. There is free music 5 nights a week, live theater, and other events. Check out the schedule here for the different events happening all summer long.

Admission to the London Bridge City Summer Festival is free.

Save on Attraction Admission

There you go - plenty of fun ideas for things to do in London in August. 

Regular admission to a number of these popular London attractions are available with Go City®. Choose as you go from dozens of top attractions and save on combined admission vs paying at the gate.

Please note, the seasonal events taking place at these attractions may be separately ticketed and not included with Go City®. If you want a bigger list of seasonal events, then check out our suggested things to do in London in the summer.

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