OFF SITE LONDON ATTRACTIONS
Danemead is also only 30 minutes on the train from Central London, so a visit to the capital for a day trip is a fun way to spend the day, and will still get you back to the site for dinner and campfire!
The Danemead Team is on hand to offer all the local advice that you may need and if a member of The Scout Association we recommend checking the A-Z for Activities to see what you need to do to take your young people on the event, including following Policy Organisation and Rules (POR).
|In the dark and dingy underbelly of the capital the London Dungeon dwells, waiting to scare the life out of you and any visitors brave enough to cross the threshold. Confront your fears, face your worst nightmares and uncover the gory truth behind some of history’s most horrific events!
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|The one and only London Eye – a bird’s eye view of London.
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|The Tower of London. See the White Tower, the Yoeman Wardens, the Crown Jewels and the ravens at the Tower.
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|By night Leicester Square is one of the busiest spots in London. Buskers entertain the crowds with anything from an impromptu song to a political rant, tourists pay good money to have their faces ridiculed by cruel cartoonists and suburban kids queue to dance the night away at the Hippodrome, Equinox or Maximus.
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|Covent Garden is an atmospheric market, not forgetting the many street performers who entertain shoppers in the 17th Century Italian Piazza.
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|Buckingham Palace has been the official London residence of Great Britain’s sovereigns since 1837. Although in use for the many official events and receptions, areas of Buckingham Palace are opened to visitors on a regular basis.
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|The Houses of Parliament, otherwise known as the Palace of Westminster, is located next to the river Thames. Although it is still a Royal Palace, the last monarch to live here was Henry VIII in 1512. Parliament has met in the Palace of Westminster since around 1550.
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