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City break in London. Active leisure ideas for London - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Night London Panorama with Full Moon Fans of nightlife and those, who want to save money on visiting local restaurants and cafes, are recommended to walk to the district of Soho. In addition to numerous nightclubs and bars here are located wonderful restaurants dedicated to Indian, Thai and Japanese cuisine. Piccadilly Circus is another unforgettable destination where take place performances of music band. Bagley's Studios club is considered the most popular night spot in the city. Spacious hall, five dance floors and four stylish bars are everything you need for interesting rest with a large company.
One of the most prestigious designer hotels in London, Rosewood London is open in a luxurious historical building on High Holborn Street. All guest rooms have an individual design, even the … Open
The End is a famous night club that is located near the city’s center. This place will be surely loved by fans of electronic music. In order to please guests, several times a week here are organized interesting theme parties. Fans of rock music will surely find a place to relax in favorite atmosphere – Roadhouse club is known as a wonderful place with great entertainment program. The club, which often hosts performances of famous music band, will delight its guests by large selection of drinks at the bar. Roof Gardens nightclub is a no less interesting place. The club is located on the roof of a house in central London. In addition to a beautiful club, here is located a magnificent garden. Among the guests of this luxurious entertaining facility are many well-known musicians and actors. Roof Gardens club often becomes the venue for numerous interesting presentations and other cultural events.
Those, who expect devoting much time to shopping, will surely find what they need and more in Covent Garden. In addition to souvenir shops and boutiques the quarter is the location of Royal Opera House. Oxford Street is considered a commerce street of the city. It is worth noting that here you will find shops of different price categories. You can choose to visit such elite trading houses as Selfridges and Marks and Spencer, or shop for gifts in cheaper shopping complexes, such as «C&A». Copyright www.orangesmile.com
The Langham London is a true historical landmark of London. The opening of the hotel took place in 1865. For more than 100 years, the hotel has been serving famous and powerful people, … Open
London parks deserve special attention. They are perfect for sports and relaxing outdoor activities. St. James Park, Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, Green Park and Regent's Park - each of them is truly beautiful and unique.
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Recommended places for active recreation and leisure in London

Selfridge’s
Where: Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, W1, London; Telephone: +44 113 369 8040; Metro: Marble Arch;
Drunken Monkey
Where: 222 Shoreditch High Street, E1, London; Telephone: +44 (0)20 7392 9606;
The Argyll Arms
Where: 18 Argyll Street, W1, London; Telephone: +44 (0)20 7734 6117; Metro: Oxford Circus;
The Prince Alfred
Where: 5a Formosa Street, W9, London; Telephone: +44 (0)20 7286 3287; Metro: Warwick Avenue;
Ministry of Sound
Where: 103 Gaunt Street, London; Telephone: +44 (0)870 060 0010; Metro: Elephant & Castle;
Fabric
Where: 77a Charterhouse Street, EC1, London; Telephone: +44 (0)2073368898; Metro: Farringdon;
Ye Olde Mitre Tavern
Where: 1 Ely Court, EC1, London; Telephone: +44 (0)20 7405 4751; Metro: Farringdon;
Absolut Icebar London
Where: 31-33 Heddon Street, London; Telephone: +44 (0)20 7478 8910;
Reference information
Map of all parks
National and city parks around London
♥   Park 'Queen Elizabeth II' , 9.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near London
♥   Amusement park 'Chessington World of Adventures' , 20.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Thorpe Park' , 28.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Legoland Windsor' , 36.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Adventure Island' , 58.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Gulliver’s Land' , 74.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in London
♥   Restaurant 'Quilon' Victoria. Type - Indian. 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Roux at Parliament Square' Victoria. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'A. Wong' Victoria. Type - Chinese. 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Pharmacy 2' Vauxhall. Type - Modern British. 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Grand Imperial' Victoria. Type - Chinese. 1.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo

City tours, excursions and tickets in London and surroundings

Sites around London from our surveys on extreme Earth places

Westminster Abbey

From the series “The most iconic temples in the world”
In the abbey, the tombs of many outstanding men and artists, including Edward I and Henry VII, as well as the outstanding poet Samuel Johnson and Charles Dickens are located. The history of the founding of the abbey of Westmünster begins in 1042, when Edward the Confessor founded the first monastery on the site of the old half-destroyed churches. The crypt of the confessor is still regarded today as one of the main symbols of the Abbey. Since the 13th century, all the kings of England have actively participated in the expansion of the monastery and the perfection of its exterior. … Read further

Pret a Manger London

From the series “The most unusual restaurants of fast food chains”
Fresh soups, salads from organic vegetables, traditional oatmeal and yogurts - such a huge selection of healthy dishes can not be found in any other fast food restaurant. Another attractive feature of restaurants is a quality packaging of dishes, which is very convenient to take with you. Buying dishes to take away, you can save a lot. All guests of London should definitely visit the amazing historical cafe, which manages to maintain its good traditions from the moment of its opening. … Read further

Paperhouses

From the series “Fancy houses and hotels located on water or under water”
On the territory of each house it is planned to equip open terraces, which will be decorated with living plants. It is likely that very soon one of the first houseboats Paperhouses will be installed on the canal of one of the cities or on a lake. One of the main nuances of the project remains the possibility of using such housing in cold season, but this problem can be solved by professional London architects. … Read further
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City break ideas for neighbours of London

Guide to your best city break in London - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in London - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in London?' disappears immediately.
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