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ZSL London Zoo

ZSL London Zoo

ZSL London Zoo

ZSL London Zoo (Regent’s Park, London) – in existence since 1828, and located in leafy Regent’s Park amid iconic architecture and beautiful gardens, the London Zoo originally existed for scientific study, and became open to the general public in 1847. With over 760 animal species, exciting and innovative new exhibits and heritage-listed building almost as famous as their inhabitants, a visit to London Zoo is a great day out. Come and see animals in a different light at Rainforest Life, enter the African Forest at Gorilla Kingdom or hit the beach at England’s largest penguin pool; Penguin Beach. The Zoo’s most recent exhibit is Tiger Territory. There’s visitors are immersed in an unforgettable sensory experience as one goes deep into the tiger’s territory for close-up encounters with these magnificent creatures.

Admission: £23.00 (adult), £17.00 (child). Hours: open from 10 am daily (closing times vary by the season). See its website for more info: www.zsl.org/zsl-london-zoo/


Wimbledon Park Golf Club

Wimbledon Park Golf Club

Wimbledon Park Golf Club

Wimbledon Park Golf Club (Home Park Road, London) – this golf club was established during the Victorian period, with the late Seve Ballesteros and Colin Montgomerie among the more prominent golfers who have played here. This club is prestigious enough among the local elite to have a waiting list (even among senior members of the British government). There’s also a relatively new club house, since the course was damaged due to aerial bombings in World War II. Visitors are welcome to play on the course and drink in the club house although there is a dress code for members and non members alike. For further information, see: www.wpgc.co.uk


Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships

Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships

Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships

Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships (All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club (Championships) Ltd, Church Road, Wimbledon, London) – this is one of the world’s four Gland Slam tennis tournaments. Attracting a half million spectators, games here are still played on the original playing surface, grass, and there’s a strict white-only dress code for players. First held in 1877, this tournament is now seen by million on television, major tennis pros have played here over the years – from Bjorn Borg to John McEnroe, Ivan Lendl, Jimmy Connors, and more recently those like Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Serena & Venus Williams, among many others. For ticket and other info, see: www.wimbledon.com

Wembley Stadium Tour

Wembley Stadium Tour

Wembley Stadium Tour

Wembley Stadium Tour (Wembley Stadium, Empire Way, Wembley, London) – first-time visitors to London can take the unforgettable Wembley Stadium Tour. Go behind the scenes into England’s changing rooms. Walk in the footsteps of legends, through the players’ tunnel towards the hallowed turf. Stand triumphantly in front of the Royal Box with The Cup. Until your dream of playing at Wembley comes true, the only way to experience all this and more is to book your Wembley Stadium Tour. Admission: £16.00 (adult), £9.00 (child). For more info, visit: www.wembleystadium.com/tours

Warner Bros. Studio Tour

Warner Bros. Studio Tour

Warner Bros. Studio Tour

Warner Bros. Studio Tour (WB Studios, Leavesden) — Have a magical day out with a behind-the-scenes tour of the Harry Potter films at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London. Located 20 miles northwest of London, visitors see first-hand the sets, costumes, animatronics, special effects and props used in all the Harry Potter films, and step inside some of the films’ locations including the Great Hall, Dumbledore’s office and Hagrid’s hut. Admission: £29.00 (adult), £21.50 (children 5-15 years), free for children under 5 years. See its website for more details: www.wbstudiotour.co.uk

Up at the O2

Up at the O2

Up at the O2

Up at the O2 (Peninsula Square, London) — prepare yourself for an unforgettable 90 minute experience which will take you on an uplifting expedition across the roof of the world’s most popular entertainment venue. Enjoy spectacular 360 degree views of London from the O2’s viewing platform in the centre of the roof, before finishing with a thrilling descent back to base to complete your adventure. Admission: £25.00 (general). Hours: 10 am – 10 pm (June-September), 10 am – 5 pm (October – May). See its website for more info: www.theo2.co.uk/upattheo2

Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre

Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre

Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre

Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre (21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London) — Located on the bank of the River Thames in Bankside’s Cultural Quarter, Shakespeare’s Globe welcomes thousands of tourists every day to experience world renowned productions of Shakespeare and cutting edge new writing, alongside an exciting program of education events and a stimulating Exhibition detailing the London in which Shakespeare wrote.

 

 

Founded by the pioneering American actor and director Sam Wanamaker, Shakespeare’s Globe is a unique international resource dedicated to the exploration of Shakespeare’s work and the playhouse for which he wrote, through the connected means of performance and education. Together, the Globe Theatre, Globe Exhibition & Tour and Globe Education seek to further the experience and international understanding of Shakespeare in performance.

 

 

Ticket prices vary. See its website for a list of performances, show times and prices: www.shakespearesglobe.com

Muswell Hill Golf Club

Muswell Hill Golf Club

Muswell Hill Golf Club

Muswell Hill Golf Club (Rhodes Avenue) – located in the northern outskirts of London (and reachable via British Rail station Alexandra Place, and via route A406), Muswell has a par 71 parkland course and is a great test of golf (which previously hosted both the men’s and women’s Middlesex Amateur Golf Championships). The tree-lined, undulating fairways and outstanding greens are a pleasure to play and the final stretch is probably one of the toughest finishes among golf courses in London. Muswell Hill Golf Club welcomes any golfer who loves the game, including visitors for green fees, societies and those looking for a flexible range of golf club membership packages. For more info, see: http://www.muswellhillgolfclub.co.uk

Mercedes-Benz World

Mercedes-Benz World

Mercedes-Benz World

Mercedes-Benz World (Brooklands Drive, Weybridge, Surrey), ubicado en el suburbio de Weybridge en el suroeste de Londres (accesible a través de National Rail – Woking Rail Station), los visitantes con bolsillos más profundos pueden aprovechar la oportunidad de probar los diferentes modelos de Mercedes Benz. Los modelos disponibles van desde la serie negra hasta vehículos 4×4 (en terrenos extremos). Incluso hay una prueba de manejo para niños menores de 16 años (mayores de 1.5 metros de altura).

Además, para los entusiastas del golf, Mercedes-Benz World también ofrece un simulador de golf en movimiento. 3D Motion Golf es el sistema de entrenamiento más avanzado disponible para análisis de swing de golf, instrucción, ajuste de palos y entrenamiento físico. Usando una combinación de cámaras de alta velocidad y marcadores especiales en su ropa y palos, Motion Golf crea un video en 3D en tiempo real de su swing. Para que pueda ver cualquier golpe desde cualquier ángulo, y compararlo con muchos de los cambios de los profesionales de la gira. Consulte el sitio web de Mercedes Benz para más detalles:

http://www2.mercedes-benz.co.uk/content/unitedkingdom/mpc/mpc_unitedkingdom_website/en/home_mpc/mercedes-benzworld.flash.html

 

Lord’s Tour and Museum

Lord’s Tour and Museum

Lord’s Tour and Museum

Lord’s Tour and Museum (Lord’s Cricket Ground, St. Johns Wood, London) — Come to Lord’s and take a tour behind the scenes at ‘The Home of Cricket’. Guided by an expert guide the tours take in the Pavilion, the legendary Long Room, and the Dressing Rooms. Housing the famous ‘honours boards’, you will have the chance to sit on the seats usually occupied by the England team.

In the MCC Museum, home to the Ashes Urn and over 400 years of cricket history, we explore the treasure house of Lord’s. Around the Ground we take in the magical atmosphere of Lord’s and the award winning architecture of the J.P. Morgan Media Centre. Here you will see where Sky Sports, Test Match Special and the written press report on the game. Admission: £15.00 (adult), £9.00 (child). Tour times vary. See its website for further details and updated schedules: www.lords.org/tours