Virtual Site Inspection – Marching Band – Itinerary

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Here are a few ideas of how you can add an extra touch to your audio and walking tours to make a day out of it. We have also suggested a few other London gems.

Audio Tour – Southbank Stroll

  • London Eye (£27 entry) – one of the best views of London
  • Southbank Centre Food Market – Stop off for a bit of lunch
  • Southbank skate board park – Watch some of the talented kids perfect their flips & tricks
  • Theatre Avenue – see the world-famous Banksy painting of the girl with the balloon
  • Tate Modern – a free art gallery showcasing contemporary and modern art
  • Golden Hinde – The first English shop to circumnavigate the globe between 1577-1580, captained by Sir Francis Drake. Take a look around, with a £5 admission cost, or just take your picture with the famous ship
  • Borough Market -enjoy a bite to eat from the best selection of London street food

 

Audio Tour – Parade Route 

  • Fortnum & Masons – one of London’s historic department stores
  • Regent Street – you will find lots of shops. If you reach the top of the street, the road running perpendicular will be Oxford Street
  • National Gallery – with free access to over 2,300 paintings from altarpieces to the Impressionists, there’s something for everyone at the National Galley. And before you leave Trafalgar Square, take a picture with the famous lions
  • Changing of the guards – occurring every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday at 11am
  • Churchills War Rooms – Adults (16-59) costs £22 and Children (5-15) £11. Discover the secrets hidden beneath the streets of Westminster in the underground nerve centre where Winston Churchill and his inner circle directed the Second World War
  • Tate Britain – a free art gallery, is the home of British art from the 1500’s to present day

 

Audio Tour – London Rock & Roll Capital of the World 

  • Oxford Street
  • British Museum – a huge showcase for global antiquities, including Egyptian mummies and ancient Greek sculptures. It’s completely free
  • Soho – enjoy something to eat in one of the many restaurants. Here you will find some of the most creative chefs putting their talent on display
  • Regent Street – explore the endless shops
  • Royal Academy of Arts – delve into cutting-edge ideas in architecture, explore work by current students at the school and discover installations by today’s top commentary artists. The school also hosts performances and if you’re lucky enough you be able to witness some of the musical talent on offer here
  • Regents Park – explore the park, which includes London Zoo, Queen Mary’s Rose Garden, a boating lake and the beautiful English Gardens
  • Harrods
  • Museums – V&A, Science and Natural History Museum
  • Buckingham Palace
  • Hyde Park – explore The Serpentine, Rose Gardens, the Albert memorial and Winter Wonderland

 

Audio Tour – Harry Potter’s London 

  • Covent Garden – explore the wonderful market and shops
  • M&M’s world – four floors of chocolate heaven
  • Tate Modern – a free art gallery showcasing contemporary and modern art. You can get lost in here!
  • Golden Hinde – the first English ship to circumnavigate the globe between 1577-1580, captained by Sir Francis Drake. Take a look around, with a £5 admission cost, or just take your picture with the famous ship
  • Borough Market – enjoy a bite to eat from the best selection of London Street Food
  • The Shard – the tallest building in Europe
  • The British Library – containing the Magna Carta and handwritten Beatles lyrics on some 400 miles of shelves

 

Walking Tour – Princess, Palaces & Power

  • Imperial War Museum
  • Tate Britain – a free art gallery, home of British art from the 1500 to present day
  • Westminster Abbey – a palace that’s touched the lives of Kings, Queens, statesmen and soldiers, poets, priests, heroes and villains since 960AD. Westminster Abbey has been the coronation church since 1066 and is the resting place of more than 3000 Great Britons
  • Churchill’s War Rooms – Adults (16-59) costs £22 and Children (5-15) costs £11. This is the underground nerve centre where Winston Churchill and his inner circle directed the Second World War
  • Harrods
  • Museums – Victoria & Albert Museum, Science and Natural History Museum

 

Kensington 

  • Science Museum
  • Natural History Museum
  • Victoria & Albert Museum
  • Harrods
  • Hyde Park (Winter Wonderland Amusement Park)
  • Kensington Palace
  • Royal Albert Hall
  • Something Fun – Ice Skating at the Natural History Museum

 

West End 

  • Covent Garden
  • Leicester Square
  • China Town
  • Piccadilly Circus
  • Oxford Street
  • Something Fun – Enjoy a West End experience by booking a theatre or musical show at any box office or TKTS desk

 

North London 

  • Old Spitalfield Market
  • Brick Lane
  • Box Park
  • Columbia Road Flower Market
  • Old Street
  • Something Fun – Play a round of mini golf at Junkyard Golf

 

South London 

  • Camden Town
  • Primrose Hill
  • Regents Park
  • London Zoo
  • Madame Tussauds
  • Little Venice

 

By the River 

  • Sky Gardens
  • The Shard
  • HMS Belfast
  • London Eye
  • Something Fun – Choose from 100’s of board games that line the shelves at Draughts Board Game cafe in Waterloo

Enjoy Your Free Time!