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Places to Visit In and Around London

LatinoLife In The Park Festival

LatinoLife In The Park Festival has built a stellar reputation as the UK's leading programmer of authentic, quality Latin music and creator of... more >
www.latinolifeinthepark.com W5 5EQ

As One In The Park Festival

Celebrating the LGBTQ+ community by uniting for a day of pride, diversity, and festivities on Sunday 21st July at Walpole Park in Ealing,... more >
walpole park, mattocks lane W5 5EQ

2 Willow Road

National Trust property: 2 Willow Road - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. more >
Hampstead, NW3 1TH

Carlyle's House

National Trust property: Carlyle's House - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. more >
24 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, SW3 5HL

Eastbury Manor House

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

Fenton House and Garden

National Trust property: Fenton House and Garden - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. more >
Hampstead Grove, Hampstead, NW3 6SP

George Inn

National Trust property: George Inn - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. more >
The George Inn Yard, 77 Borough High Street, Southwark, SE1 1NH

Morden Hall Park

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

Rainham Hall

National Trust property: Rainham Hall - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. more >
The Broadway, Rainham, Havering, RM13 9YN

Red House

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

Sutton House

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

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 playing, learning and making up... more >
383-387 High Street, Stratford E15 4QZ
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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 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!