It's hard to believe that the British Museum is totally free to visit.
Open daily from 10am to 5.30pm (8.30pm on Fridays), the museum's collection consists of over 8 million objects, including Cleopatra's mummy, Greek and Roman sculptures and the Rosetta Stone.
Coming up with inspired date ideas when you're a busy person living in London, whether you are single, dating or in a relationship, can sometimes be a bit of a nightmare.
Well, guys, it really doesn't have to be that difficult.
There are so many great date ideas to do in and around London that'll not only give you some serious props in the first date department (way to nail that first impression), but will also wow your long-term partner too.
Our round-up of London's very best romantic locations and events should get even the most cynical of boyyfriends in the 'date night' mood. The Shuffle date Shuffleboarding is the newest American phenomenon to hit the capital, and it's probably the most perfect London date idea ever. A cross between bowling and curling, the London Shuffle Club brings the sport to Shoreditch for a three-month run (opening October 13th), and we anticipate it'll fast become the newest hipster trend. The vintage cinema date Transform that tired and mundane movie date into something more memorable by visiting one of London's many vintage cinemas.
Swing your way through nine holes and drink to your winning (or graceful losing) at their clubhouse loaded with two cocktail-heavy bars and a street food corral.
We've divided up the ideas by how much it costs per person - whether you get theirs, they get yours or you insist on getting your own is entirely your call...
Whether you are planning a romantic weekend getaway in London or looking for Valentine’s Day ideas, here’s our pick of London's most romantic things to do as a couple. Enjoy a candlelit dinner at Clos Maggiore, oft-hailed London’s most romantic restaurant. Press the 'call for champagne' buzzer at plush restaurant Bob Bob Ricard. Taste upscale Indian cuisine in a former library at The Cinnamon Club.4. Mix cocktails with dazzling views from the 35th floor of Sky Pod Bar at Sky Garden.47. Visit the beautiful Keats House to get inspired by the Romantic poet John Keats. Take a look at the Watts Victorian memorial in Postman's Park, which features in the movie Closer.54. Find your way out of Hampton Court Palace's famous maze.67. Pose for a couplie (couple's selfie) next to the Love Lane sign in the City of London. See amorous painting The Knight Errant by John Everett Millais at Tate Britain. Take a peek at Paul Gauguin's famous nude Nevermore at the Courtauld Gallery.82.
Buzzing with history, culture and sights to see, it's easy to find plenty of things to do during the day (and as darkness falls) in the city, but what about if you're looking for date ideas?
Unfortunately, London can be expensive, and an afternoon out can quickly turn into an afternoon of spending (and spending your evening looking at the dent in your wallet).
Plus the food is always on point, so catch a gig, then settle into one of the overstuffed chairs and eat away to an excellent DJ-driven soundtrack.