Though London is known as a tourist destination and a place for business trips, you might not know that the capital also has a variety of activities that can help you get your adrenaline filled kicks.
But before we show you the top 10 action-packed activities in London, first we will look at where you should set up your base for the trip.
Make sure you find the right place to stay to relax after the thrill-seeking
Before you head off on your adventure, remember to make sure you find a hotel that allows you to relax in style after a long day of thrill seeking in the capital. Dorsett Hotel, City is centrally located, close to Aldgate Underground Tube station which services the Circle and Metropolitan lines.
Be rest assured that after your adrenaline fuelled excitement you can get comfy and unwind on plush pillows and underneath crisp linen or have a drink at one of the bars and restaurants in the building.
Now, without further ado, here are some fun and exciting activities in London for the ultimate thrill seekers.
Fun and exciting activities in London
- Kayaking on the Thames
Take a trip along London’s waterway, paddling past the city’s top sights, such as Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, and the London Eye.
- Climb to the roof of the O2
Not afraid of heights? Then climb to the roof of this famous landmark with Up at The O2 at sunset.
- Take a speedboat tour
If you have a need for speed, then how about a thrilling speedboat tour of the capital.
- Soak up views of the city from a helicopter
Take to London by the sky for a whole new perspective of the city, gazing down upon the iconic skyline from a helicopter tour from The London Helicopter.
- Brave a bungee jump
Give everyone major FOMO by braving an exhilarating 160ft (47.8m) bungee jump with UK Bungee Jump.
- Face the ArcelorMittal Orbit
Ride down the 250ft high slide at ArcelorMittal Orbit– the tallest tunnel slide in the world- at speeds of up to 15 miles per hour or choose to abseil down the UK’s tallest sculpture.
- Take part in parkour
Join in free-running classes with Parkour Generation at their dedicated indoor gym, getting to grips with the essential parkour skills like jumping and landing. Once you get the hang of it, they can also take you to free run in and around the streets of London.
- Go zip lining
Zip Now London is the biggest and fastest city centre zip wire in the world, zooming along at up to 30 miles per hour, with up to three friends by your side.
- Ride the rapids
Brave the white-water rapids at Lee Valley White Water Centre, or try out another adrenaline-fueled activity such as kayaking, hydro-speeding, or tubing.
- Test your mental skills
Get your adrenaline pumping by working your brain to the max as you try and escape a gruesome, classic mystery, or virtual reality themed escape room.
And there you have it – 10 of the most action-packed fun and exciting activities in London for the ultimate thrill seekers. Now head off and quench your thirst for adrenaline.