Every Thistle Hotel is close to a wide variety of must-see attractions and activities. You can soak up some culture, take in the sights, learn some history or do some shopping, all just around the corner from your home away from home. See major landmarks like Big Ben and the British Museum or if you want to find something a bit more niche to do, just ask and we can give you local insider tips.
One of the most iconic buildings on the London skyline, St Paul's Cathedral is still a working church and a Grade I listed building. Dedicated to Paul the Apostle the church that can be seen today dates back to the late 17th century which, rebuilt after the Great Fire of London.
London, a city of history AND mystery, is one that you can never really know as well as you think you do. So, it’s no surprise that more than 1 million visitors flock to the Museum of London every year, and marvel at the largest urban history collection in the world - from prehistoric to modern times.
If you’ve been itching for a chance to celebrate all things Shakespeare, then the Globe theatre is the place to visit. Founded by the actor and director Sam Wanamaker, today’s Globe theatre is actually a reconstruction of the original which was built in 1599. Aside from acting as a playhouse, the Globe also houses an exhibition about Shakespeare's life and work - as well as workshops, lectures and staged readings.
Love modern art? Then head to the Tate Modern, one of the largest museums of modern and contemporary art in the world. Located in the Bankside area of Southwark, this gallery hosts a rotating mix of artists, collections and exhibitions at any given time.