Challenge London: racing in the heart and thus vibrant center of this metropolis will be an unforgettable experience. Challenge London will take place on 6 August. London is one of the world’s most famous and popular cities and you can combine your race participation with a wonderful city trip. We list for you some things to do in London, shared by the website visitlondon.com.
Enjoy a glimpse into the life of royalty with a visit to this iconic London palace for a limited time each summer. Wander through the grand State Rooms, discovering many treasures and artefacts, and marvel at a special exhibition. Finish your self-guided tour in the quaint gardens, where you can see the famous lake.
The London Eye
Climb aboard one of the 32 glass capsules of the London Eye for unforgettable views of some of London’s most famous landmarks. Take in amazing 360-degree views as the capsule slowly rotates over the river Thames
Warner Bros. Studio Tour London
Have a magical day out with a behind-the-scenes tour of the Harry Potter films at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London The Making of Harry Potter. See first-hand the sets, costumes 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. It’s the ultimate Harry Potter experience!
Tower of London
Take a tour with one of the Yeoman Warders around the Tower of London, one of the world’s most famous buildings. Discover its 900-year history as a royal palace, prison and place of execution, arsenal, jewel house and zoo! Gaze up at the White Tower, tiptoe through a medieval king’s bedchamber and marvel at the Crown Jewels.
One of London’s most important UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Westminster Abbey plays host to many special ceremonies including coronations and royal weddings. Marvel at the impressive architecture, see the resting places of kings and queens passed and visit poets corner where some of the UK’s most famous writers, such as William Shakespeare and Jane Austen, are buried.
Houses of Parliament
Discover the fascinating history and heritage behind the doors of the Houses of Parliament. Experience a guided tour of the grand building including the House of Commons and Westminster Hall, or explore the grounds at your own pace on a multimedia tour.
IFS Cloud Cable Car
Glide high above the Thames with the IFS Cloud Cable Car, which provides stunning views of the city, departing every 30 seconds from the Greenwich Peninsula and the Royal Docks. See the sights by day or admire the city as it twinkles at night on a flight which lasts five to 10 minutes, depending on the time of day.
Of course there is much more to add on your Challenge London bucketlist. Make sure to see all the cities highlights here.