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JTT Events Ltd

Event Image North London's top family event organisers. From community fun days to theatre experiences, JTT does it all. See more >
146 Cheshire House Cameron Close N18 2HS

The Nightingale Cancer Support Centre (Reg. Charity No: 1094435)

The Nightingale provides the vital additional support so often needed by those affected by cancer. We work..... See more >
187A Baker Street Enfield EN1 3JT

Watercolour Painting Classes with artist Brenda Coyle

We are an art organisation working within the learning departments of many museums, galleries, schools and charities... See more >
Brenda Coyle ART TUTOR Wanstead House Community Association, 21 The Green Wanstead London E11 2NT

Markfield Beam Engine & Museum

Open regular Sunday's and bank holidays, Markfield Beam Engine Museum tells a fascinating public health story... See more >
Markfield Park, Tottenham, London N15 4RB

WORLDwrite

Free part-time training package for 16-25 year olds interested in film, video, TV, journalism and the creative... See more >
201 Millfields Road E5 0AL

New River Dixielanders

We are a 1920’s New Orleans style Dixieland jazz band. We’ve been entertaining people since 2017 with our lively music,..... See more >
9 Sheringham Avenue, Southgate, London N14 4UB

Voxcetera chamber choir

Founded in 2009, Voxcetera is a chamber choir based in London, celebrating sacred and secular music spanning the 13th... See more >
N8 0EL

The Telling

Blurring the boundaries of what a concert is, distinctive medieval group The Telling brings you intimate... See more >
N8 9HN

Pulp Film Club

Pulp Film Club is a new pop-cinema based in London, aiming to bring people together, to enjoy the best horror and cult... See more >
E8 2PB

Sunshine Souls

Event Image Sunshine Souls bringing people together through the unity of music . Sunshine souls presents uplifting house music..... See more >
Sunshine Souls event Kasha Bar 175 Epping High Street CM16 4BL

Ilford & West Essex Model Railway Club

Ilford and West Essex MRC is the 4th oldest model railway club in England, and has its headquarters adjacent to... See more >
Adjacent to Chadwell Heath Station, Station Road, Chadwell Heath RM6 4BU

1st Cuffley Scout Group

Established in 1927 the 1st Cuffley Scout Group supports the local community and provides Scout membership and... See more >
Cuffley Scout HQ, Church Close, Cuffley. EN6 4LS
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Things to do around London

London, the vibrant capital of the United Kingdom, offers an abundance of activities for a memorable day out. Whether you're a local or a visitor, there's something for everyone in this bustling metropolis. Let's explore some of the best things to do in London:

1. Visit London's Markets:
- London has a plethora of markets, each with its own unique vibe. Here are some must-visit options:
- Old Spitalfields Market: Located in east central London, it offers vintage clothing, handmade accessories, worldly foods, and novel art.
- Camden Market: Perfect for rockers and music lovers, it's known for leather jackets, vegan lunch options, and piercings.
- Portobello Market: Notting Hill's colorful houses and unique items make it a popular spot for photographers.
- Borough Market: London's premium food market with a variety of delicious treats, from coffee to fresh farm produce¹.

2. Explore Arty and Architectural Gems:
- Even if you're not religious, visiting London's churches is a treat. Explore historic architecture and stunning stained glass windows. Some notable ones include:
- St. Paul's Cathedral: Climb to the top for panoramic views of the city.
- Westminster Abbey: A UNESCO World Heritage Site with centuries of history.
- St. Martin-in-the-Fields: Attend a classical music concert or enjoy a meal at its crypt cafe.
- Southwark Cathedral: A hidden gem near Borough Market.
- Temple Church: Known for its round nave and medieval origins³.

3. Enjoy the Outdoors:
- London has beautiful green spaces and outdoor activities:
- Hyde Park: Stroll by the Serpentine, rent a rowboat, or have a picnic.
- Regent's Park: Visit the Queen Mary's Rose Garden and the London Zoo.
- Richmond Park: Spot deer and enjoy the vast open space.
- Hampstead Heath: Explore the heathland, swim in the ponds, and take in the skyline views.
- Thames River Walk: Follow the Thames Path for scenic riverside views².

4. Quirky and Fun Activities:
- London offers plenty of unique experiences:
- Shuffleboarding: Try shuffleboard at venues like The London Shuffle Club.
- Escape Rooms: Solve puzzles and unravel mysteries at various escape room locations.
- Weird Experiences: From immersive theater to unusual dining, London has it all.
- Electronic Darts: Play darts with a modern twist at Flight Club.
- Go Karting: Race around indoor tracks at TeamSport Karting.
- Virtual Reality Experiences: Try VR gaming or immersive storytelling at Otherworld³.

5. Day Trips from London:
- If you have more time, consider day trips to nearby destinations:
- Windsor: Visit Windsor Castle, the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world.
- Greenwich: Explore the Royal Observatory, the Cutty Sark, and the Maritime Museum.
- Oxford: Discover the famous university city and its historic colleges.
- Cambridge: Explore the picturesque colleges and punting on the River Cam.
- Brighton: Enjoy the beach, the Royal Pavilion, and the quirky Lanes⁴.

Remember to check opening hours and any booking requirements for these attractions. Whether you're interested in culture, outdoor adventures, or quirky experiences, London promises an unforgettable day out! 🌟🏙️🎉¹²³⁴.

Source: Conversation with Bing, 30/01/2024
(1) 22 Brilliant Ideas for the Best Days Out in London - Day Out in England. https://dayoutinengland.com/days-out-in-london/.
(2) Over 80 (Very) Fun And Quirky Activities In London - DesignMyNight. https://www.designmynight.com/london/quirky-activities-london.
(3) 101 things to do outdoors in London - visitlondon.com. https://www.visitlondon.com/things-to-do/openspace/101-things-to-do-outdoors-in-london.
(4) 17 Best Day Trips From London | Day Trip Ideas Near London - Time Out. https://www.timeout.com/london/travel/the-best-day-trips-from-london.