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Park Road Pools and Fitness

Fusion Lifestyle and Haringey Council are delighted to announce that the gym at Park Road Pools & Fitness opening this... See more >
Park Rd, Crouch End, London N8 8JN

Discover Children's Story Centre

Discover Children's Story Centre in Stratford, is a place where children aged 0-11 and their families can enjoy... See more >
383-387 High Street, Stratford E15 4QZ

Tottenham Green Pools and Fitness

Fusion Lifestyle and Haringey Council are delighted to announce that the gym at Tottenham Green Pools & Fitness is... See more >
1 Philip Lane, Tottenham, London N15 4JA

Indoor and Outdoor play areas at Polka Theatre

Welcome to Polka Theatre’s new season. Following our major redevelopment, we are thrilled to be fully open for everyone..... See more >
Polka Theatre, 240 The Broadway Wimbledon London SW19 1SB

Morden Hall Park

National Trust property: Morden Hall Park - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Morden Hall Park, Morden Hall Road, SM4 5JD

Ham House and Garden

National Trust property: Ham House and Garden - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Ham Street, Ham, Richmond-upon-Thames, TW10 7RS

Tales from the Shed

Tales from the Shed are vibrant, interactive theatre shows that are perfect for young children. They are informal,..... See more >
290 Chase Side, London N14 4PE

Ridgeway Park, Old Church Rd, London E4 6RS

The 5.36 hectares park was awarded Green Flag status in 2018 in recognition of its high standards....... See more >
Ridgeway Park, The Ridgeway, Old Church Road, Chingford E4 6RS or (off Peel Close ).... E4 6XU

Osterley Park and House

National Trust property: Osterley Park and House - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Jersey Road, Isleworth, TW7 4RB

Eastbury Manor House

National Trust property: Eastbury Manor House - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Eastbury Square, Barking, IG11 9SN

Canons Park, Edgware

Canons Park is a listed, Grade Two, Historic Landscape, containing several listed buildings. As well as acres of open..... See more >
Donnefield Avenue entrance and four other entrances (see our website for details) HA8 6RH

Red House

National Trust property: Red House - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Red House Lane, Bexleyheath, DA6 8JF

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 produce.

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 origins.

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 views.

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 Lanes.

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!