Top 140 Things to do in London, England
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131 Pollock's Toy Museum
Some beautiful toys including, rocking horses, dolls, puppets, trains, cars, board games and the star attractions the teddy bears.
132 (64) Street Golf – The Shoreditch Open
You have to travel to the ‘out-skirts’ to find a golf course in London. Alternatively, you can hit the streets. The Shoreditch open is one of the few courses in the world that Tiger Woods is just too afraid to take on. The way golf was meant to be played(?), fire hydrants covers for holes does not stop this being a challenging endeavour. Apply on line to tee-off against Shoreditch’s finest.
133 (70) Brixton
A vibrant cultural suburb of the big smoke. Check out the markets, the clubs, cafes, restaurants and see a side of London many visitors miss. Brixton is also blessed with a tube station.
134 (56) Gig
Never be too old, too young or too its not me to have a good time.
135 (57) Giggle toons
At the Cartoon Museum in Bloomsbury just goes to prove that they don’t draw ‘em like they used to.
136 (67) King of the Castle
Forget the greasy pole, try a London wall, not the London Wall but not any London Wall either. London has no mountain but a climbing centre can be yours.
137 (61) London Beach Party
Not quite Paris (sorry?) or Bondi Beach in Australia but sometimes, when the tide goes out, the revelers come in.
138 (54) The London Marathon
A breathtaking experience for the competitors this is a golden opportunity to yell encouragement, have some fun and wonder if maybe, perhaps, you should get abit more exercise. It is really cool if you can do all that eating a hamburger, kebab or chips.
139 ( - ) Hall Place and Gardens
The splendid Hall Place just reeks of its past and is well served with its adorable gardens that are hard to walk away from.
Hall Place was first built in 1537 for Sir John Champneys, a wealthy merchant and former Lord Mayor of London. The house boasts a panelled Tudor Great Hall, overlooked by a minstrel's gallery, and various period rooms. The 17th century additions and improvements by Sir Robert Austen include a vaulted Long Gallery and Great Chamber with a fine plaster ceiling.
The Hall Place presides over a 65 hectares estate on the banks of the River Cray at Bexley. Surrounding the house are award winning formal gardens with magnificent topiary, enclosed gardens and inspirational herbaceous borders. In the walled gardens there is a nursery selling plants grown in the Hall Place gardens, and a sub-tropical glasshouse where you can see ripening bananas in mid-winter.
140 ( - ) Bexley Museum Collection
Hall Place is also home to part of the Bexley Museum Collection. The museum collection comprises of over 50,000 objects. The collection is diverse ranging from natural history, geology and archaeology to costume, painting and furniture.
Danson House and Erith Library
As well as Hall's Place the collection is displayed at Danson House and Erith Library. Danson House contains Georgian furnishings, paintings, selected items from the Bean family and Victorian kitchen displays. Erith Library displays a range of industrial and social history collections relating to the north of the borough.
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