1/17/2019

5 Ways To Unwind In London


There are few cities around the world as alluring and glamorous as London. The UK capital is one of the most historic, cultural and famous places on Earth and it is somewhere that everyone should experience at least once in their lifetime. There is a tremendous amount to see and do throughout London, and it is a place that it is perfect for a family vacation, a romantic trip, a getaway with a few friends or a place to travel solo. As the capital and hub of England, it is also somewhere that can be busy and chaotic, which is why it is helpful to know a few ways to unwind:

1. Relax In A Park
London is an urban area, but it is also home to some truly breathtaking parks which can be a nice escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. These parks are ideal for relaxing and people watching, playing games or walking/cycling. Many also have boating lakes, kids playgrounds and other facilities to enjoy.
A few of the city’s best parks include:
·         Hyde Park
·         Victoria Park
·         Finsbury Park
·         Regent's Park

2. London Zoo
London Zoo can also be a nice way to escape the chaotic city center and a way to see many of the world’s most beautiful and exotic creatures. Located in Regent’s Park, it is the oldest scientific zoo in the world which also means that it is a great place for kids and adults to learn about animals and nature while enjoying a day out.

3. Museums
London is home to dozens of world-famous and fascinating museums. Although they can sometimes be busy, they can be peaceful places to spend time and often the quietest places in all of London! A few of the best museums to consider are:
·         The Natural History Museum
·         The Science Museum
·         The National Gallery
·         The Tate Modern
·         Victoria & Albert Museum
·         Imperial War Museum

4. Catch A Show
London is a fabulous place to explore simply by walking around and taking in the sights, but this can take its toll on your feet so being able to sit down and relax for a few hours is a blessing. Perhaps the most enjoyable way to do this is to catch a show at one of the capital’s iconic venues. The musicals, in particular, are highly enjoyable and you can find London musical tickets for affordable prices by looking online.

5. People Watch
Life goes by in a flash when you are in London, and it is easy to feel in a rush even if you have nowhere to be. It can be a lovely experience simply to find a nice spot, such as a cafe or pub (of which there are many!), and simply sit down and watch the world go by.

These are just a few ways to unwind in London. This is one of the most exciting cities in the entire world to explore, but this also means that it can feel very busy which is why it is good to know of ways in which you can unwind during your stay.

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