London Activities Both On Land And On Water



London activities are popular with its residents as well as with its visitors. There are lots of London activities for kids, and visiting museums and art galleries are not only free but they are also educational.

The Natural History Museum is particularly famous for its exhibition of dinosaur skeletons and ornate architecture. There are other exhibitions where you discover volcanoes, creepy crawlies, earthquake experience and precious gems. Similarly, the Science Museum and the Museum of Childhood in Victoria and Albert Museum have educational activites that make learning fun.

Your London activities with kids should also include the Princess Diana Memorial Playground in Kensington Gardens. This activity offers a huge wooden Pirate ship as the centrepiece, and other exciting adventures in the playground for your kids to enjoy.

Discover London from two different perspectives with this unique lunch cruise and London Eye trip. Enjoy a refreshing set menu, relaxing atmosphere and stunning river views, with commentary after lunch highlighting the key attractions on this perfect lunchtime treat. This is followed by a flight on the London Eye offering the best panoramic views of London.

Your activities can include cultural pursuits, if that is what you are looking for. Your itinerary can include a visit to the House of Commons where you can attend debates and watch committee hearings, tour the buildings and climb the famous Clock Tower and see Big Ben. However, tours are very popular and places are limited. Tours generally have to be booked about six months in advance.

If you are interested in auctions why not head for Christie's auction rooms at 79-85 Old Brompton Road, London SW7 3JS. nearest underground station is South Kensington Station.

Changing of the Guards is also a popular London activity. From May to July 2009 inclusive, Changing of the Guards will take place daily at Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle at 11.30am. Alternate dates for the remainder of the year. Buckingham Palace is located immediately adjacent to St James's Park and The Green Park. The nearest underground stations are: Victoria, Green Park, St James's Park or Hyde Park Corner.

Covent Garden is well known for its street performers, shops, restaurants, bars, theatres and the Royal Opera House. The crowds are entertained by musicians, mime artists, jugglers and sundry variety acts.

Here are some more activities for the cultured visitors.

There are several London activities that are sure to please the more adventurous visitors.

For a family outing, Chessington World of Adventure, situated in Chessington, Surrey, is a popular theme park packed with rides, attractions and zoo. There is always something for everyone.

Walking is another favourite London activity. You can plan your London walks to take in the sights of London. A popular one is to start your walk from Westminster to the West End, taking in sights like the London Eye, Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, St Jame's Palace, Piccadilly Circus, Leicester Square and the theatre land, and complete the walk at Covent Garden. If you prefer the parks, you can walk in the Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens or alternatively Regents Park is equally good. Get a good London map and plan your walks to suit your interests.

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