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London outdoor swimming pools

As Britain battles a heatwave, we ask lido-loving Londoner Aisling Lewis to share five of the best pools & ponds to cool down in this summer. Grab your goggles and speedos and let’s go for a swim… As long are there are cities, there will be the need to escape…

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London guidebook author Marsha Moore spills the beans on England’s sprawling capital. Roller Discos, floating gardens, South Bank strolls and stolen marbles are all part of the experience… Covering over a thousand square kilometres with almost 8 million people, it’s hard to know where to start exploring a mega-metropolis like…

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The latest of our Holiday Like A Local posts takes us to London, where long time resident and blogger Chris Osburn embarks on a two day staycation with €500 to play with… Guess who got to “holiday like a local” with a Skill prepaid card loaded with €500 (it was…

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Worried that your weekend in London is heading towards Tourist Central, calling at all stations via Boring Break? We suggest you change onto our Secret Seven line and alight at any of these intriguing stops...

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The South Bank of the River Thames earned its reputation as an entertainment district back in the Middle Ages when Londoners used to swarm here to enjoy unlicensed theatre performances, as well as more ribald activities such as prostitution and bear-baiting...