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Old 05-02-2013, 14:30
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My sis in law and her husb are over from chicago next month and are looking for ideas of things to do or see in london. any ideas of 'cool stuff' they would enjoy - all sensible ideas welcome - thanks!
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Old 05-02-2013, 14:40
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They could go and watch the muscial 'Chicago' and that.
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Old 05-02-2013, 14:44
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a great place to eat in london is Ed's Easy Diner Trocadero

http://www.edseasydiner.com/location/trocadero.php
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Old 05-02-2013, 14:44
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Daytime - V+A museum

Nightime - Fabric nightclub + loads of drugs.

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Old 05-02-2013, 14:47
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My sis in law and her husb are over from chicago next month and are looking for ideas of things to do or see in london. any ideas of 'cool stuff' they would enjoy - all sensible ideas welcome - thanks!
You have enough posts to know better than that right?

What do they like?

There's plenty of Museums and stuff. Or do the normal tourist things: London Eye, Piccadilly Circus, Hyde Park etc......
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Old 05-02-2013, 14:47
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I would say "The Tower of London" I love it and struggle to think of anywhere that holds so much history.
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Old 05-02-2013, 14:50
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My sis in law and her husb are over from chicago next month and are looking for ideas of things to do or see in london. any ideas of 'cool stuff' they would enjoy - all sensible ideas welcome - thanks!
What sort that interests them? Sports, music, cinema, nature, culture, architecture, history, etc.?

Edit: Do they have a budget?
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Old 05-02-2013, 14:50
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Stay on the path and stay off the moors.
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Old 05-02-2013, 14:52
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London open top tourbus.
Cheap n cheerful.
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Old 05-02-2013, 14:58
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I know a cracking Owl Sanctuary.

Or dogging. Are they in to dogging?
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Old 05-02-2013, 15:01
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Info here from a recent thread.

http://forums.digitalspy.co.uk/showt...ghlight=london
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Old 05-02-2013, 15:06
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The royal armouries have a gun museum, although you don't actually get to fire them
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Old 05-02-2013, 15:07
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The royal armouries have a gun museum, although you don't actually get to fire them
Doubt the lady will be all that interested.
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Old 05-02-2013, 15:08
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London open top tourbus.
Cheap n cheerful.

thats not so cheap these days


http://www.theoriginaltour.com/
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Old 05-02-2013, 15:10
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London open top tourbus.
Cheap n cheerful.
Even better to get on a regular bus like the No 11, that goes through most of the tourist spots and only costs a small amount of money.

I think the museums are a must V&A, Museum of London ( very good and interesting) British Museum.
Depends on what their interests are.
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Old 05-02-2013, 15:12
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They could do what most tourists do...........spend the day in tube stations staring at maps
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Old 05-02-2013, 15:14
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I would say "The Tower of London" I love it and struggle to think of anywhere that holds so much history.
The only place worth visiting, there's a comedian yeoman guard who does an hour tour (youtube him) he's bloody hilarious, almost makes up for the 20 robbery that takes place at the entrance
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Old 05-02-2013, 15:16
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It's a tourbus not the number 21.
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Old 05-02-2013, 15:18
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Funnily enough I've been to Tower Hill tube station this morning..........first time I've been down that area for about 15-20 years

The Tower is a magnificent edifice...........but my eyes were drawn to the Shard, which actually doesn't look much good from close up................
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Old 05-02-2013, 15:21
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Have they been to London before ? If not, they'll probably want to do all the front-line stuff (Trafalgar Square, Buckingham Palace, Piccadilly Circus, Tower Bridge) etc. rather than the hidden London stuff.

Camden Market would be a good one to put in the 'cool stuff' category...
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Old 05-02-2013, 15:21
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They could do what most tourists do...........spend the day in tube stations staring at maps
They should visit that Art Deco tube station!
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Old 05-02-2013, 15:22
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Wouldn't a burger and some fries suffice?
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Old 05-02-2013, 15:24
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Sorry. There is absolutely nothing to do in London for tourists.
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Old 05-02-2013, 15:26
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Tek em to Morrisons and show them the fantastic range of Lettuces.
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Old 05-02-2013, 15:27
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Stay on the path and stay off the moors.
stay on the road and beware of the moon wasn't it?
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