Great for Kids: Recreations of WWI trenches and the Blitz, many tanks and planes and revolving military exhibitions.
Fascinating history to be explored in this iconic museum in Elephant and Castle.
The IWM London has had on a major refit - by Foster & Partners architects - which opened in 2014 to coincide with the centenary of the start of World War I. The Central Hall is still the attention- grabbing repository of major artefacts: guns, tanks and aircraft hung from the ceiling (not least a…
If you are like me into Arts and Culture and have time you should check this out. This is a powerful museum, and only 9/10 minutes walk away. See war through the eyes of the people who lived it. Be moved. Be inspired. Be transformed. Opening Times 10am to 6pm every day Closed 24, 25 & 26 December…
“You can often catch a play with a well-known actor at this Waterloo institution. Both classic and modern productions on offer.”
“The Globe Theatre hosts the most accomplished Shakespearean actors to be found in the world, and is only fifteen minutes' away. The venue is small, but tickets are often available at late notice and at a surprisingly affordable price - especially if you are willing to stand. Just be aware that longer productions can turn into a marathon when not sat - especially in the summer heat!”
“London's first sustainable community food market, located on the site of an old paper factory, with 40 vendors selling food from around the world and the German Kraft Brewery.”
“Sport and cricket fans should visit The Oval, home of Surrey Cricket and cricket ground for the England Cricket Team. Vauxhall station is only 5 stops from Barnes station so it is really easy to get to. ”
Point of Interest
“ This captivating trip is suitable for both children and adults. It is one of the tallest observation wheels in the world and can, therefore, give you the most amazing 40 minutes of your life. Get into your high-tech capsule and enjoy the thrill as you feel yourself rise to enjoy amazing views including Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, and Houses of Parliament.”