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London is filled with exciting activities in every corner. It’s one of best cities for anyone who is up for an adventure. If you’re looking to experience the weirder side of London, we recommend trying out some of the activities below.
Les Trois Garcon
London also offers a variety of restaurants, some may seem odd, but it’s something you’ve never seen before. For instance, you can find this restaurant called Les Trois Garcon which is known for their interior design that showcases preserved dead animals in the venue. Les Trois Garcon also has their shop where they sell some unique interior designs.
Ripley’s Believe it or Not
The Ripley’s museum is located in Piccadilly Circus and is home to many strange and unusual things. It’s a great attraction for any age, and a definite must see while you’re in London.
The bullshit tour is not your ordinary tour guide. The trip provides a more comedic side of the history and landmarks of London. If you’re up for a laugh with your friends or family, we recommend this for all groups!
Jar & Fern
For crafty activities, the Jar & Fern workshops run their terrariums projects all around London. The workshop consists of learning how to make your terrarium plant pot. A terrarium is a clear glass box that contains a plant. You can be creative as much as you like with creating your own terrarium.
The arty party is hosted in the Paint Republic where anyone can join and create their artwork while having something to drink and eat at the same time. You also get to bring home your own piece of work!
Museums at night
Some of the most popular museums in London including the Science Museum and Natural History Museum are open at night for the grown-ups! You may need to inquire which days they allow for a nighttime visit as they are only held once a month.
Golf is a well-known sport in the UK. The UK is also known to having some of the best golfers of all time. A number of British Golfers had made history by gaining a top position for worldwide leagues. The history of Golf dates way back to the 15th century, and it only became an inclusive game after three centuries where they finally created a number of rules for game competitions. Below we’ve listed some of the best English Golf players in the UK.
At a very young age, Lee Westwood won his first amateur game and was awarded the ‘Pete McEvoy Trophy’. After a few years of practising gold and joining local tournaments, Lee was able to become professional in 1993 whereafter that he won many more competitions and title. He became the fifth winner in a game tournament in the year 2000 where he also competed with some of the greatest players including Tiger Woods.
Ian’s interest in golf started when he was a child where he attended a golf course in his local area. Later on to his adult teen, Ian joined various amateur tournaments in Wales. By 1970s he’s already started playing as a professional, and ten years later he finally won his first European championship in 1982. This was followed by numerous successful wins including the British championship game and getting a place in the World Golf Rankings.
Colin Montgomerie is a Scottish player who started playing as an amateur and won his first trophy in the Scottish Youths Championship in the 1980s. He was known to have won the most European titles amongst the other British players in the field. One of his greatest achievements was winning the Volvo PGA Championship for the third time!
The UK holds hundreds of food festivals throughout the year and all around the area. You will find different kinds of food festivals from English food to cultured cuisines! Another great thing about these festivals is that most of them are free of entrance! Most food festivals can be found in the green spaces in the UK, and that includes the national park too! So if you’re a food lover, check out some of our recommendations below.
Loch Lomond Food and Drink Festival
The Loch Lomond Festival occurs during the month of September, and it is held in the Trossachs National Park. The festival consists of great local foods, and it’s free to enter. You can also join the haggis eating competition and watch some local music bands in the event.
Rothbury Food and Craft Festival
The Rothbury food and craft festival was first founded in 2008 were locals hosted a variety of food stalls open for everyone to try. A few years later on, they are now hosting, even more, food stalls than ever. Not only do they have some delicious foods but there are also plenty of crafts stalls available! The festival will be open in the summer time from April to May.
Baytown Beer Festival
For beer lovers, Baytown festival is perfect for you. The festival occurs in August and December. It is located in the beautiful village of Robin Hood’s Bay. The festival is filled with numerous types of ales and local drinks available for purchase. They also hold other small activities and events during the festival.
Chili Fiesta is held in South Downs National Park during the month of August. 140 stalls offer different kinds of chilli foods and plants which are all locally produced! They also feature a walled glasshouse garden that showcases a large variety of chilli grown in the area!
National parks are one of the most popular places in the whole of the UK. Although there are plenty of sightseeing in the parks, there’s also many adventures for you to discover. We’ve gathered the quirkiest adventures you can find in National Park. Let’s take a look at them below.
Ranworth Church Tower
Yes, there are many churches in the UK, but this church is one of the quirkiest! The church tower was first built in 1450, inside you will find a spiral stairs all the way to the top. There are about 89 steps you must take before you can see the stunning view from the top. The church is usually open during the day, and it’s free of charge for entrance.
Coniston Boating Centre
Lake District is a charming place filled with beautiful sights. You can explore the area by land or by water as they offer a hire bike or a boat ride. It is a perfect adventure if you want to experience the countryside.
Hethpool Wild Goat Walk
If you like the zoo in general or like seeing different animals, then this mini experience is pretty close. Enjoy walking through the Hethpool walk where you’ll be to see the wild cheviot goats roaming around. You’ll also be able to see the spectacular waterfall by the College Burn.
Zip World Fforest
For a wild and an extraordinary experience, Zip World Fforest offers a variety of sky riding activities including the free-fall and the sky ride experience on the zip line. Sky rides are ideal for people who seeks for the adrenaline rush.
For a completely different experience, why not try the crab catching in Pembrokeshire Coast? You’ll be able to learn about everything about crabs, and you’ll also get to experience and learn about how to bait a line for crab catching.
The market for Asian weddings has been huge for a long time in the UK, and so far it shows no signs of slowing down. In fact, the industry represents one of the most successful fields for Asian entrepreneurs in Britain, second only to the restaurant and takeaway industry. As of now, the industry is estimated to be worth in excess of £3 billion every year.
There are a great range of professions connected to the industry, which makes this great news for people in many different fields. Many elements may be included when planning a lavish traditional ceremony and celebration, including everything from specialised stylists and make-up artists for the bridal party to a professional Asian wedding videographer to capture every moment on film.
If you compare the average spend on different types of marriage ceremonies in the UK, it’s not hard to understand why the industry is so lucrative. The average spend on a wedding in this country is an eye-watering £21,000, while the average Asian wedding costs more than double, typically setting a couple back in excess of £50,000.