This Easter! Take a selfie with Big Ben in the background or explore the banks of the famous Thames river with your family. London is a city that has defined pomp and pageantry. It is always ready to invite you to participate in some of its famous traditions such as Egg hunting or hear the singing of the Choral Evensong every evening at the historic St. Paul’s Cathedral. Have kids? Consider egg hunting in one of the parks.
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Here are top 6 reasons why London is a favourite destination for you and your family this Easter break.
1. Watch a play in Trafalgar Square
Experience the passion of Christ play at Trafalgar square on Good Friday, April 14, 2017, where you can catch the Wintershall Players’ annual performance. Every year, over 20,000 people gather at the square to watch the 90-minute performance telling the story of his final days. The event is free of charge and starts at 12noon (GMT Time).
2. Explore London at your pace via bus tour
The 1-day big bus is a fantastic way to explore the beautiful city of London. The Hop On and Hop off Bus has no time limit and allows you and the family to get off and get back on the bus as many times as you like, and it’s your choice!. No need to worry about getting another bus as they run in 5-15 minutes intervals so you won’t have to wait too long at any stops. It’s most popular stops include famous sites such as; Hyde Park Corner, Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Buckingham Palace etc.
3. Take selfies with the stars at Madame Tussauds
Hang out with the world’s most famous (wax) faces at Madame Tussauds. Enjoy an interactive session with Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie or opt to have a one on one conversations with Her Majesty The Queen and The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Better yet step on stage with the family to sing with music icons Beyonce and Adele!.
4. Family-fun at London Zoo
Your kids have the chance to see over 18, 400 animals with 700 unique species. Listen to keeper talks, the special demonstrations, view interactive exhibits, and much more on your visit. You can also explore the realistic recreations of Sasan Gir village shops, train station, crumbling lion temple, Gir National or be amused by watching the pigeons, lions and giraffes enjoying their afternoon snacks.
5. The Giant Duck Hunting at WWT London Wetland Centre
Everyone love chocolates! Participate in an egg hunting game at the Wetland centre as the kids will relish the opportunity to play London’s favourite Easter game. Follow the giant duck trail, off the beautiful bank of Thames to find and recover the big yellow rubber ducks. It is more fun than you can imagine. Plus you will earn a chocolate treat for the entire family!
6. See 360-degree panaromic view of London
No trip to London is complete without a ride on the Coca-Cola London Eye in Central London. Experience a 360-degree panoramic view of London at 135-meters above ground of 55 of London’s Top sights. You will see Westminster Abbey, Royal Albert Hall, Buckingham Palace, Piccadilly Circus, the British Museum, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Tower of London, the Shard, the River Thames, and more. It is an exciting way to see the city through multi-sensory special effects.
Do you agree that London is worth visiting this Easter? If yes, share with us your favourite places to go to.