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Places to Visit In and Around London

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Sutton House

National Trust property: Sutton House - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
2 and 4 Homerton High Street, Hackney, E9 6JQ

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

The Homewood

National Trust property: The Homewood - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Portsmouth Road, Esher, KT10 9JL

River Thames Mini Golf

Immerse yourself in the allure of River Thames Mini Golf—a one-of-a-kind course nestled in the heart of Staines Lammas... See more >
Lammas Recreation Ground, Staines TW18 4XZ

The Little Green Boat Company - Staines

The Lammas Recreation ground is the home of The Little Green Boat Company, Staines. Riverside Cafe - serving hot and..... See more >
The Lammas Recreation Grounds, Wraysbury Road, Staines TW18 4XZ

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

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

Brooklands Museum

The birthplace of British motorsport and aviation and the home of Concorde. Brooklands was the cradle of British..... See more >
Brooklands Museum, Brooklands Road, Weybridge, Surrey. SatNav for visitor car park: KT13 0SL KT13 0QN

Painshill

Painshill, where the walk is a work of art, is a stunning landscape garden. It was created between 1738 and 1773, by..... See more >
Portsmouth Road, Cobham, KT11 1JE

Runnymede

National Trust property: Runnymede - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Runnymede Estate Office, North Lodge, Windsor Road, Old Windsor, SL4 2JL

Bocketts Farm Park

Bocketts Farm is a working family farm set in the beautiful Surrey countryside. The combination of animals and play..... See more >
Bocketts Farm Young Street Leatherhead KT22 9BS

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

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!