When you retire you to say goodbye to long days at work and say hello to relaxing and getting back into the hobbies you put on hold. Your golden years are the best years of your life, so there’s no better way to spend them than by taking part in some amazing activities in London. Our hotels are situated close to transport links, making them ideal locations for retirees to take advantage of the many attractions and events in the city. Here are a few suggestions for things to do during your stay to make amazing new memories and give you a chance to try things you’ve never done before.
Take a bus tour
London is well known for its big, red open-top buses that carry hundreds of people around the city every day. A trip to the Montcalm luxury hotel London means you’ll have easy access to one of these iconic people carriers. A bus tour is one of the best ways to see the many beautiful sights of London and makes it easy to get your bearings for solo explorations later.
Hop on and cruise around the city, past famous landmarks such as Big Ben, Parliament square, The Shard and The London Eye. Enjoy the summer sun as you mingle with other tourists and visitors from around the world. Listen to the history of the city’s biggest and best attractions and find out more about the UK’s capital. There are few more enjoyable London activities on blue sky days!
Take a class
Many people often give up on hobbies and interests during their working lives, so retirement is the perfect opportunity to pick up where you left off, or try something new that you’ve always wanted to do. There are hundreds of different classes and courses available throughout the city. If you want to unleash your artistic flare try taking a painting class or learn to play a new instrument. Or, why not take a cooking class and learn how to make authentic Italian pizza or tasty pastry treats?
Visit a museum
The historic museums and art galleries throughout London are the perfect place to learn more about the history of London, Britain and the world. Hear about the inception of the human race and how we evolved over millions of years at the Natural History Museum. Learn about how technology has advanced from ancient tools to cutting-edge robotics at The Science Museum. Admire some of the greatest works of art from around the world at places like the National Gallery and Tate Modern. Whatever it is you want to learn about, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for in London.
Stroll through a Royal Park
If you like to take things at a slower pace and want to relax during your stay in London then a walk through one of the beautiful Royal Parks is a great way to spend an afternoon. The biggest of London’s green getaways is Hyde Park, which is home to lots of hidden spots and walkways that are perfect for an afternoon lazing in the sun. Take a trip to Richmond Park to see all kinds of different wildlife including birds, squirrels and deer.