A floating musuem in the form of a retired World War II ship. 7 levels to explore and kids can go everywhere. The living quarters, naval guns, anti-aircraft weaponry, and Operations Room will fill 2 hours easily. This is a much better use of time than visiting the nearby Golden Hinde ship. (Small…
HMS Belfast is one of only three remaining vessels from the bombardment fleet which supported the Normandy landings on 6 June 1944. The other vessels are the destroyer USS Laffey, part of the historic ships grouped at Patriots Point, South Carolina, and the dreadnought battleship USS Texas at San…
Climb onboard HMS Belfast and learn all about the UK’s navy and what life is like onboard a warship.
Explore all nine decks of HMS Belfast to discover what life was like on board for the crew at war and at sea. The most significant surviving Second World War Royal Navy warship.
“The Fashion and Textile Museum is a contemporary fashion museum, 2 min walk from the flat. Founded by British designer Zandra Rhodes in 2003, the museum is part of the Newham College of Further Education – one of Europe's largest further education colleges.”
“The second - ever circumnavigation of the world between 1577-80 was done by this boat ! ( very close to Borough market) ”
“If you're feeling energetic, why not climb to the top of the Monument to the Great Fire of London, tucked away behind London Bridge. It's a great challenge to anyone attempting to overcome virtigo!”
“Allow yourself 2-3 hours to explore this iconic royal fortress- hear the captivating stories of London History while being dazzled by breathtaking architecture. Even if you cannot get in to see the Jewels - the riverside walk with its its numerous restaurants -and the Shad will occupy you day fully”
“Hay's Galleria is a mixed use building in the London Borough of Southwark situated on the south bank of the River Thames featuring offices, restaurants, shops, and flats. Originally a warehouse and associated wharf (Hay's Wharf) for the port of London, it was redeveloped in the 1980s. It is a Grade II listed structure. During the nineteenth century, the wharf was one of the chief delivery points for ships bringing tea to the Pool of London. At its height, 80% of the dry produce imported to London passed through the wharf, and on this account the Wharf was nicknamed 'the Larder of London'. ”