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Today to Fri 28 Jun, By Distance closest first.

The Chingford Village Festival

The Green. Station Road CHINGFORD E4 7EN
Sat 15 Jun

26 College Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

26 College Gardens - Open Garden for NGS Large suburban garden, approx acre. Sun terrace leads to established borders and a variety of climbing roses... See more >
26 College Gardens, Chingford E4 7LG
Sun 9 Jun

Miniature Railway Train rides, Ridgeway Park, Chingford. E4 6XU

Miniature Steam & Electric Train Rides in Chingford Basic information: STEAM & ELECTRIC TRAIN RIDES at Ridgeway... See more >
Ridgeway Park, off Old Church Road, Chingford ... E4 6XU
Sun 2 Jun, Sun 9 Jun, and more dates until Sun 7 Jul

FREE taster session with the Chingford Rock Choir

If you have ever wondered 'are there any community choirs near me?' then the answer is firmly yes!... See more >
Chingford United Reformed Church, 2b Buxton Road, Chingford E4 7DP
Tue 4 Jun, Tue 11 Jun, Tue 18 Jun

42 Keynsham Avenue - Open Garden for NGS

42 Keynsham Avenue - Open Garden for NGS A long and very green suburban garden sloping down from the back of the house towards the mature trees of Epping... See more >
42 Keynsham Avenue, Woodford Green IG8 9SZ
Sun 9 Jun

68 Derby Road - Open Garden for NGS

68 Derby Road - Open Garden for NGS Old fashioned summer garden with two ponds, one for wildlife and one for goldfish. Tiny orchard, vegetable beds and..... See more >
68 Derby Road, South Woodford E18 2PS
Sun 2 Jun

Stamp Club Meeting (Epping Forest)

Auction). Meeting of Epping Forest & District Philatelic Society. All welcome to visit. Membership subscription..... See more >
Main Hall, Roding Valley High School, Alderton Hill (entry from Brook Road), Loughton, IG10 3JA
Sat 8 Jun

Silver Birches - Open Garden for NGS

Silver Birches - Open Garden for NGS The garden boasts three lawns on the two levels. This surprisingly secluded garden has many mixed borders packed with..... See more >
Silver Birches, Waltham Abbey EN9 1LG
Sun 9 Jun

20 Hillcrest - Open Garden for NGS

20 Hillcrest - Open Garden for NGS This pretty hill garden has a terrace with ironwork gazebos, wide stone steps descending to an evergreen pergola,... See more >
20 Hillcrest, N21 1AT
Sun 9 Jun

37 Harold Road - Open Garden for NGS

37 Harold Road - Open Garden for NGS 50ft x 60ft pretty corner garden arranged around seven fruit trees. Fragrant climbers, woodland plants and..... See more >
37 Harold Road, Leytonstone E11 4QX
Sun 16 Jun

Fairwinds - Open Garden for NGS

Fairwinds - Open Garden for NGS Gravelled front garden and three differently styled back garden spaces with planting changes every year... See more >
Fairwinds, Chigwell Row IG7 6JJ
Sat 8 Jun

Stamp Club Meeting (Leytonstone & Wanstead)

Annual General Meeting. Meeting of Leytonstone, Wanstead & District Philatelic Society. All welcome to visit... See more >
Pastures Centre, Davies Lane, Leytonstone, London E11 3DR
Wed 26 Jun

Let there be light

Let there be light – Enfield care home invites local community to honour D-Day An Enfield care home is opening its... See more >
Elizabeth Lodge Care Home 69 Pennington Drive Winchmore Hill Enfield Greater London N21 1TG
Thu 6 Jun

Lower Clapton Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

Lower Clapton Gardens - Open Garden for NGS Lower Clapton is an area of mid-Victorian terraces sloping down to the River Lea. These gardens reflect their owners..... See more >
Lower Clapton Gardens, Lower Clapton E5 0RL
Sun 16 Jun

43 Roding Road - Open Garden for NGS

43 Roding Road - Open Garden for NGS A small, west facing Victorian terrace garden with a curved lawn surrounding two mixed borders (one sunny, one... See more >
43 Roding Road, E5 0DN
Sun 16 Jun
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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!