Enjoy Action and Adventure in London

Travelling in and around UK is not only about exploring castles and ruins, visiting museums and learning about culture. Take London, for example. Of course, you don’t want to miss the Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey but there is more to experience in this part of the world than just English history and royalty.

There are action-filled activities to try in London!

Experience the River Thames for Real

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This river has been included in the pages of history for centuries and today, tourists and locals can now enjoy guided kayaking tour along this famous body of water. Paddle under the known bridges and have a view of the notable landmarks like the Houses of Parliament and the London Eye on a two-seater kayak. Or perhaps, you fancy a faster mode of transportation while at it on a speedboat! This tour starts slow as you pass Tate Modern and the Shard but gets faster as you reach the east of Tower Bridge.

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Dangle from the ArcelorMittal Orbit 

The tallest structure in the UK is not only a sight to see but today, you can now experience adrenaline rush as you hang from this masterpiece by artist Anish Kapoor. Being the location for an abseil adventure, the Orbit gives you an astounding view bird’s eye view from above before it lets you freefall 80 metres below. If you are up for this, see to it that you holiday in summer and check out the dates.

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Cycle the Lee Valley VeloPark 

If you are into cycling and plan to have cardio exercises while travelling to London, this is where you should head to. This indoor velodrome can be found at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and boasts of a steep oval track and sloping banks. Experience an out-of-this-world cycling adventure you will never forget.

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Now that you know that there is more to the UK than castles and awesome sights, it’s about time you plan your next holiday.

Photos by: UltraView Adminchas BGlobal PanoramaPeter O’Connor aka anemoneprojectors

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