Top outdoor activities in London

London is the capital city and the most popular region of the United Kingdom. The luxury hotel group, COMO Hotels and Resort has two of its award winning hotels in London which are located in close proximity to the main attractions in the city.

There are many of places to visit and explore in London. Below are some of the outdoor activities and things to do in London that are very popular among tourists. One option is to play golf at Alexandra Palace which has a 10-hole golf course. You can play golf here while enjoying one of the best panoramic views of the London skyline. Not to be missed is a chance to head aboard the London Eye; the tallest Ferris wheel in Europe, it is one of the ‘must visit’ tourist attractions which also offers the highest public viewing point of the capital. Nature lovers can visit one of the many London gardens. Many of the city’s most famous gardens are designed on a grand scale and include the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kensington Palace Gardens and Eltham Palace. London is also home to many smaller gardens such as Chelsea Physic Garden and Fulham Palace which provide a fun day out in.

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Birmingham Zoo – A Great Place For A Family Day Out

The Birmingham Zoo is home to as many as 800 animals from almost 200 species and these include some of the most endangered animals from across the world’s six continents. It is indeed a great place for any family to visit and kids are sure to have a great time here.

The main zoo has an alligator swamp with massive crocodiles and alligators from different continents as well as aviaries where colourful birds from across the world can be seen. Camel rides are present only during the spring summer seasons, while there is also a cassowary exhibit and a flamingo lagoon with hundreds of brightly coloured birds. The Kangaroo Kountry features these popular marsupials and makes anyone feel as if they are visiting Australia!

The Lorikeet Interactive Feeding and Observation Aviary is indeed a major attraction for both the young and the old and so is Macaw Plaza. The predator building and the Predator Zone are areas where one can get a feel of how life in the jungle is. The primate building is also a common favourite, while the reptile building is for those who have a fascination of snakes! Another main attraction is the sea lion splash show which is a treat for young and old alike. Secretary Birds, the Tortoise Yard with tortoises of diverse sizes, Waterfowl Ponds and the Wildlife Stage are some of the other key highlights here.

Amongst the diverse facilities and activities here is the Carousel which is sure to be a treat for the kids. For anyone looking for memorabilia there is a gift shop to browse through, while one can quench hunger pangs at the Kudzoo Café with family and friends during a day at the zoo. Visitors will also enjoy such activities as the Pelican Feeding and the Birmingham Zoo Express and Red Diamond Express trains.

Those visiting the United Kingdom and looking for family friendly accommodation can stay at one of the many UK hotels offered by Millennium & Copthorne Hotels UK. Located in key destinations across the country, these properties also offer attractive United Kingdom hotel packages and deals that cater to business and leisure travellers alike.