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Spending A Weekend In London – 5 Things To Do

While many cities tend to be a bit dull and boring during the winter season, London is as exciting as ever before.

With tons of things to do, great christmas shopping opportunities and never-ending nightlife, it’s the perfect destination for a weekend trip!

Once arriving at Heathrow airport, London is only a short train ride away. The train times vary slightly, but there is a train approximately every 15 minutes going towards London.

Here are 5 things to do on a weekend trip to London…

Ice Skate at Alexandra Palace

Undeniably, Alexandra Palace’s indoor rink is the most popular attraction on London’s finest campus. This engaging activity is available year around and attracts people of all ages.

Some additional incentives include ice hockey training, birthday parties, the Ice Café, figure skating classes, and disco on ice, known as Ice Nation. With various skating options, travelers wouldn’t want to miss this fun entertainment.

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Ride on the London Duck Tours

Rediscover the child in you and experience life abroad London Duck Tours. This attraction also appeals to visitors of most ages and is sure to create a memorable experience. These amphibious, duck liked resemblance vehicles are replicates of DUKWs that were used to transport troops ashore for the D-Day landings.

As such, guests are provided with a guided tour and history of the City of Westminster by road and river. In addition, London Duck Tours maintains reasonable prices and provides tours daily throughout the year.

Visit Shakespeare’s Globe Theater

Visitors are strongly urged to visit one of London’s most historical sites before departing from London. The Shakespeare Globe Theater is available for enthusiastic and curious Shakespeare fans who are interested in learning more about this 17th century well-known English poet.

The Globe is both a museum and functioning theater, and as a result, visitors are presented with the opportunity to experience a true Shakespearian play or view the Globe Exhibition & Tour.

Watch Street Performers at Covent Garden

The street performance at Covent Garden is truly a unique and remarkable scene. The well-trained entertainers strive to embody London’s culture, history, and art by providing live amusement for passerby.

Travelers are encouraged to donate money during the entertainment; however, the primary goal is for guests to enjoy a relaxing and leisure experience.

Embark on a Thames Afternoon Tea Cruise

Participate in afternoon tea gatherings similar to many London natives when embarking on this elegant excursion. This traditional afternoon tea cruise includes finger sandwiches, scones, and unlimited tea and coffee.

Furthermore, this adventure offers the paramount view of London from the Thames River.

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    Simon Harding
    January 7, 2014 at 10:30 am

    Nice article. just wanted to make sure your readers know that Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre is open as a museum and exhibition throughout the year but that plays are only on from April and on through the summer and early autumn months – it is basically outdoors, so it just gets too cold in the winter. From this year the new Sam Wanamaker Theatre next door will do performances throughout the year but that is a different venue to the famous “O”

    Simon
    “If all the world’s a stage, make life a theatre break!”

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