Bored of the same London tourist attractions? See our top picks for some of the best days out which may have slipped your attention.
On the banks of the Thames lies Kew Palace, in the heart of the Royal Botanical Gardens.
This building has heaps of Royal heritage in the kitchens, original architecture and stunning, well-kept green areas surrounding the main Dutch House.
With events for the kids, cookery classes and even an after-hours tour, there's plenty to keep everyone entertained.
Tube: Kew Gardens (Overground, 1100m)
Grant Museum of Zoology
Formed as part of University College London, the Grant Museum of Zoology is a the only natural history museum of its kind in London.
An afternoon there will certainly provide something different, with a variety of skeletons and preserved remains to learn about - including some endangered or extinct species.
Open Monday to Saturday between 1pm and 5pm, entry to the museum is free.
Tube: Euston Square (Circle/Metropolitan line, 150m)
Maltby Street Market
One of London's hidden gems, the Maltby Street Market takes place every weekend in South London.
With a glorious array of artisan producers serving food and drink spanning the entire street, each weekend is a scene of hustle and bustle.
A firm favourite of the street market is the range of delights offered by St John's food group.
Tube: Bermondsey (Jubilee line, 965m)
A picturesque scene of tranquil, leafy calm - Little Venice is one of London's most peaceful attractions.
It can be a charming stroll along the canalside, a good spot to watch the boats from a waterside cafe, or a place to escape the hustle and bustle of the city.
Little Venice has over time become the name to mean the whole area south of Maida Vale - the area was first given the name by poet Robert Browning.
Tube: Warwick Avenue (Bakerloo line, 500m)
When you ask friends to name palaces in London, most people won't initially think of Fulham Palace - but that doesn't make it any less remarkable to visit.
Visitors can explore the grounds, enjoy a guided tour and see a variety of exhibitions. The Palace can even be hired out!
Admission to Fulham Palace and Gardens is free.
Tube: Putney Bridge (District line, 800m)
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