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There are plenty of places to see and visit around London. Whether you love hiking or cycling, London is a region where 20 hidden gems are waiting to be explored and visited. Check the top places to visit in the region and plan your next adventure today.

The top 20 Attractions around London

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    1

    Richmond Park

    Road Cycling Highlight

    Go between 6-7am and the park is closed to cars!

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    Lexi
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    2

    Cycleway - Thames River

    Road Cycling Highlight (Segment)

    This did not used to be here and cycling along the south bank was pretty sketchy. But it's great. Although you do find a lot of runners now choose to …

    Tip by
    Rhys
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    3

    Box Hill

    Road Cycling Highlight (Segment)

    One of the classic British Climbs. A ticklist for UK cyclists.

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    4

    Tower Bridge

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Spanning the River Thames in central London, Tower Bridge is an iconic landmark on the London skyline.

    Tower Bridge was built between 1886 and 1894 to allow traffic to travel …

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    Amy
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    5

    The Victoria Memorial

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Good and safe to drive on !!

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    Brigitte
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    6

    Box Hill

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Box Hill is one of the most famous hills in Surrey, if not the UK. Named after the ancient box woodland on its slopes, the hill is blanketed in green …

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    Amy
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    Beddlestead Climb

    Road Cycling Highlight

    2-3km climb with a gentle gradient

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    Victoria Park

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Victoria Park in Hackney is a large and attractive park with lakes, sculptures, a Chinese pagoda and numerous play areas. There's tasty food and drink at the Pavilion Cafe, including …

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    Tim
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    9

    Mott Street

    Road Cycling Highlight (Segment)

    Number 26 of the UK's top 100 Climbs

    Just North of London in the county of Essex lies High Beach and the climb of Mott Sreet.

    Studying the topography, it's …

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    10

    Buckingham Palace

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Nice place but often overcrowded.

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    11

    Kensington Palace Garden

    Bike Touring Highlight

    In general, London is a must with the Thames, many old buildings and new attractions!

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    12

    Knole Park

    Hiking Highlight

    The 15th-century manor house is located in the 1,000-acre deer park Knole Park. The deer are used to passers-by. Knole itself is one of England's largest houses. Given in 1566 …

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    Daniela
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    13

    Col Du Skelly (Monument)

    Road Cycling Highlight

    Watch the descent before the climb as bumpy on a road bike. The climb itself is narrow so keep an eye on your back and cars

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    Krzysztof
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    14

    Tower of London

    Hiking Highlight

    The Tower of London is officially Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress of the Tower of London. With nearly 1,000 years of fascinating tales contained within its ancient stone walls, …

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    15

    St. James‘s Park

    Hiking Highlight

    St James’s Park is the oldest Royal Park in London and features a large lake that is a sanctuary for ducks, geese, swans, and pelicans. The park includes The Mall …

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    Piccadilly Circus

    Hiking Highlight

    Hot Spot ... just around the corner: Westend ... A must for musical fans.

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    King K
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    17

    Alexandra Palace // Ally Pally

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Stunning view of the city from there. Good climbs on either side. Ideal for a break

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    Sebastien
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    18

    London Eye

    Hiking Highlight

    The London Eye is situated on the South Bank of the River Thames and dominates the London skyline. It is Europe's tallest cantilevered observation wheel and is the most popular …

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    19

    Box Hill — Olympic and RideLondon climb

    Road Cycling Highlight (Segment)

    Test yourself on the same roads as the pros. The road can get very busy with cyclists on weekends. Be sure to say hi to people on the way up, even if you're on your limit.

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    Josse M
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    20

    Morden Hall Park

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Lots of fun gravel riding to do in Morden Hall Park, which is a beautiful place to visit. Most of it is a hard-packed/asphalt mix and doesn't require an off-road bike. Might be a bit bumpy though.

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    Josse M

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