Top 10 Things To Do In London: 1.Thames River Boat Cruise
2.Tower of London
4.London Bridge Experience
6.St. Paul’s Cathedral
7.Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Tour and Exhibition
8.Tower Bridge Exhibition
9.Hampton Court Palace
10.Churchill War Rooms
LONDON SIGHTSEEING: LONDON SIGHTSEEING
Here are the ten top London tourist attractions for London sightseeing trip.
The Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace and on Horse Guards Parade are free displays of colourful Royal pageantry. In August and September Buckingham Palace itself is open to visitors. Take a look at the Houses of Parliament and the famous clocktower that houses Big Ben. Other must-see London sights include the London Bridge and nearby Tower of London with its colourful 'Beefeaters', British Museum, Princess of Diana's memorial and Madame Tussauds. Of course, you have to ride on the London Eye - the new landmark for London! London has some of the finest parks in the world. If you have time, pay a visit to Hamstead Health and Kew Garden - you will feel some peaceful in a busy city!
Other Attractions in Wimbledon
Abbey Mills, Merton, Merantum Way, Merton Abbey, London. (020 8543 9608)
Craft market, shops, restaurant, and pub in lovely riverside setting on banks of River Wandle.
Abbeyfest at Merton Abbey Mills, Merantum Way, London. (020 8640 2005)
The beautiful riverside setting of the River Wandle at Merton Abbey Mills is a perfect setting for this yearly arts festival celebrating music, theatre & comedy. Festival runs July 8th to August 28th 2005
Buddhapadipa Temple, Calone Road, Wimbledon, London. (020 8946 1357) Thai Buddhist temple. Thai architecture, built in 1980. Centre for teaching Theravada Buddhism.
Cannizaro Park, Westside Common, Wimbledon, London. This vast and beautiful landscaped garden on the edge of Wimbledon Common and adjacent to the Cannizaro Hotel is highly recommended for relaxing walks. See also next entry for the Cannizaro Park Festival.
Cannizaro Park Festival
Cannizaro Park, Westside Common, Wimbledon, London. Sadly the Cannizaro Park Open Air Theatre Festival will not take place in 2009 due to the current economic climate.
Colour House Theatre, Merton Abbey Mills
Merantum Way, Merton Abbey, London.
(020 8542 6644) Childrens Theatre every weekend. Music & drama. Sunday Blues Club weekly. Also concerts and Fringe Festival.
Deen City Farm, Windsor Ave, Merton Abbey, London. (020 8543 5300) Educational & Tourist Attraction
Morden Hall Park, Morden Hall Rd, Morden, Surrey. Open daily during daylight.
(0208 545 6850) Formerly a deer park, superb walks amongst network of waterways and Elizabethan hay meadows. Local crafts people display their works in the estate workshops.
Abbey Mills, Merton, Merantum Way, Merton Abbey, London. (020 8543 9608) Craft market, shops, restaurant, and pub in lovely riverside setting on banks of River Wandle.
Polka Theatre for Children, The Broadway, Wimbledon, London. (020 8543 4888) Theatre productions specifically for children. Also exhibitions, souvenir shop, cafe and a playground.
Wandle Industrial Museum, The Vestry Hall Annexe, London Road, Mitcham, Surrey CR4 3UD
(020 8648 0127) The Wandle Industrial Museum was established in 1983. It is currently located at Vestry Hall in Mitcham, but is due to move to Ravensbury Mill in the near future.
Wimbledon Common, (020 8788 7655) Vast open & wooded area, many opportunities for relaxed walks.
Wimbledon Windmill Museum, Windmill Rd, Wimbledon Common, London (020 8947 2825) Depicts the story of windmills. Museum housed in the windmill. Large free car park.
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum. The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club,
Church Rd, Wimbledon, London. (020 8946 6131) Impressive display of tennis memorabilia together with history of the sport.
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Wimbledon Society Museum of Local History, 22 Ridgway, Wimbledon, London.
(020 8296 9914) Free admission to this fascinating museum depicting the history of Wimbledon. Opening Hours: Saturday & Sunday 2:30 to 5:00.
Wimbledon Theatre, The Broadway, Wimbledon, London. (020 8540 0362) Beautiful Edwardian Theatre. Wide range of productions.
Wimbledon Studio Theatre, The Broadway, Wimbledon, London. (020 8540 0362) Adjacent to the main theatre this small venue also presents a huge range of productions.
Wimbledon Greyhound Stadium, Plough Lane, Wimbledon, London. (0870 840 8905) Greyhound racing Tuesday, Friday, Thursday & Saturday, starts 7.30pm. Stock car racing Sunday evenings.
Wimbledon Market, Wimbledon Stadium Car Park, Plough Lane, Wimbledon, SW17
Every Sunday till 3pm. Great bargains in clothes, fruit & vegetables.