London Places

TripWhat's travel guide to London; our list of the best things to see, including Budweiser Gardens, The Grand Theatre and Storybook Gardens.
  • The best place in London: Budweiser Gardens

    Budweiser Gardens

    99 Dundas Street
    Check out what attractions are coming to town. You can catch the London Knights - the local junior 'A' hockey team - in action from late August to March.
    food nearby
  • The Grand Theatre

    The Grand Theatre

    471 Richmond Street
    Live plays and performances. The mainstage season runs from September to May. There is also a secondary venue downstairs called The McManus Studio which is primarily used for the theatre's UnderGrand alternative theatre series, running roughly from November to March and local theatre group rentals for shows of their own.
    eat nearby
  • Storybook Gardens

    Storybook Gardens

    Springbank Park
    Hours vary throughout the year. A family attraction open all year round - animals, rides, games, play areas, a splash area in the summer, skating in the winter, and beautiful gardens. Check website for admission prices.
    restaurants nearby
  • Wortley Village

    Wortley Village

    Wortley Road between Askin Street and Tecumseh Ave
    Filled with eclectic, locally-owned merchants and cafes.
    food nearby
  • Heroes Cards and Comics

    Heroes Cards and Comics

    186 Dundas Street
    A large downtown collectable store devoted to pop culture genre print media and collectables. There is a wide variety of comics and books to suit any age and taste, toys like action figures, trading sports cards and T-shirts with a knowledgeable sales staff to help with any questions. Easily accessible a few doors east of London Transit's primary downtown bus transfer point at Dundas and Richmond.
  • Palace Theatre

    Palace Theatre

    710 Dundas Street East
    A theatre devoted to primarily classic mainstream revival fare by the amateur London Community Players and Musical Theatre Productions companies with a theatrical season running from October to June. There is also an adjoining smaller secondary venue, The Procunier Hall, for primarily alternative theatre in a more intimate setting. Parking available behind the facility.
    restaurants nearby
  • Sunfest


    in Victoria Park
    Takes place in July and features top professional world music & dance and jazz ensembles from Canada and abroad. Free admission.
    food nearby
  • The Works Gourmet Burger Bistro

    The Works Gourmet Burger Bistro

    145 King Street
    The WORKS offers 70 FRESH Gourmet burger combinations, fresh cut fries, ice cold beer & hand-made classic shakes – ALL 100 % Canadian
  • Forest City Velodrome

    4380 Wellington Road South
    Check out the race calendar or find out more about riding on the track. Bike rentals available.
    restaurants nearby
  • Grooves Records

    353 Clarence St.
    London's last downtown independent record store, specializes in new/used vinyl and hard-to-find CDs.
  • Banting House National Historic Site

    442 Adelaide St
    North (at the corner of Queens Avenue and Adelaide Street), 519 673-1752, [12]. Tu-Sa: Noon-4PM. Chronicles the life and achievements of Canadian Sir Frederick Grant Banting, the discoverer of insulin. Adults $5, students and seniors $4, children under 5 free.
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  • Labatt Brewery Tours

    Simcoe Street Brewery at 150 Simcoe St
    Guided tours of the brewery where Labatt founder John Kinder Labatt started brewing beer over 160 years ago. The brewery now produces more than 1 billion bottles of beer annually.
    restaurants nearby
  • White Oaks Mall

    1105 Wellington Road
    Over 175 stores and services, anchoring a larger big-box retail development stretching up and down Wellington Road between Southdale Road and just south of the 401.
  • Sainte-Marie among the Hurons

    5 hours north of Toronto on Hwy. 12, tel: +1705 5267838. French Jesuits settled here for 10 years until they fled in 1649 after attacks from the Iroquois.
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  • Museum London

    421 Ridout Street North
    Contains art and historical exhibits.
    restaurants nearby
  • Blackfriars Street Bridge

    across the Thames River connecting the north end of Ridout Street with Blackfriars Street
    A rare example of a bowstring truss bridge. Built in 1875 and spanning 65.8m, it is the longest working span of its kind in North America.
    food nearby
  • Centennial Hall

    550 Wellington Street
    Concerts and events - check the event schedule to see what's on.
    eat nearby
  • Labatt Memorial Park

    25 Wilson Ave
    The semi-pro London Majors play from April through August.
    restaurants nearby
  • Masonville Shopping Centre

    Fanshawe Park Road & Richmond St
    , is one of London's two major malls and anchors the major retail development in the north end. Try also the Hyde Park big-box development, two miles west on Fanshawe Park Road.
  • East Park Golf Gardens and Wally World

    1275 Hamilton Road
    18-hole golf course, driving range, mini golf, waterslides.
    eat nearby
  • CityLights bookstore

    356 Richmond Street
    A huge selection with a particularly good science fiction section.
  • Speed City Records

    299 Springbank Drive
    Specializes in punk and metal, with a gigantic, unorganized dollar vinyl section. Surly clerks are right out of Central Casting.
  • Western Fair

    for harness racing and 750 slot machines
    The fair takes place the first two weeks of September. The site is also home to the Western Raceway, for harness racing and 750 slot machines.
    eat nearby
  • Eldon House

    481 Ridout Street North
    London's oldest surviving residence, containing heirlooms and furniture reflecting life in early 19th century London.
    restaurants nearby
  • Joe Kool's

    Joe Kool's

    595 Richmond Street
    Offical slogan "Minutes from all Major Hospitals" belies the excellent bar and grill-style food. Great value for money. A local institution.
  • Moxie's Classic Grill - London South

    Moxie's Classic Grill - London South

    977 Wellington Rd. S
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EDIT THIS ITINERARY Our list of places in London uses some content from Wikipedia and Wikivoyage.