Saturday 26 August 2023

Transport for London - Explore London easily with TfL this bank holiday


Carnival, cinema or cable car – all just a Tube ride away

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Picks for the long weekend

Top five picks for the long weekend


Hi Dominic,

The sun is finally shining in London, and we’re here to brighten your bank holiday with our top five great value things to do over the long weekend. Whether you’re off to Carnival or keeping things low-key, it’s easy and convenient to get there with TfL. 

Notting Hill Carnival


Join London’s longest-running street party

Experience the joyful celebration of Caribbean culture with Notting Hill Carnival. Get there by tube, several stations are a short walk away. Plan your route and remember to check for travel disruptions before you go.

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Greenwich fair


Soak up some culture in Greenwich

Pop by Greenwich Fair this Saturday 26 August 1-7pm, to watch some free theatre, dance and circus acts. Easy to reach by DLR.

  • Buses: 108, 177, 188
  • Jubilee line
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Outdoor cinema in London


Watch a film under the stars

Take your seat for a film on a rooftop, in a garden, or by the river, at one of London’s pop-up summer screens, all within reach with TfL.

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IFS Cable Car


Take in the London skyline

Enjoy London with unique and spectacular views from 90 metres above the Thames on the IFS Cloud Cable Car, and check out the Maritime Museum nearby. The Cable Car has stations at Greenwich Peninsula and Royal Docks.

  • Buses: 115, 147, 330
  • DLR
  • Jubilee line
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Cycling near Gunnersbury Triangle


Escape to the countryside

Take a leisurely bike ride along the new Cycle Way 9 to Gunnersbury Triangle, a little-known nature reserve near Chiswick Park station.


Cycleway C9

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Joy Generator

Find your London joy this summer

If none of these ideas grab you, why not try the Joy Generator? This simple Time Out quiz, made in partnership with TfL, will ask you some questions about what you like doing and then give you some great ideas for activities!

Find new ideas

Remember, for unlimited all day travel in London. Think TFL. Travel as much as you like on Tube, Bus, Elizabeth Line, DLR and Overground, knowing you’ll never pay more than £8.10 in zones 1-2*.

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  • Tube
  • Tram
  • DLR
  • London Overground
  • Elizabeth line

Thursday 3 August 2023

Royal Museums Greenwich - What's on this August


We have plenty of dates for your diary this August!
We’ve got so many exciting activities on offer across all our sites this August, so make the most of your trip to Greenwich and don’t miss out!
Explore the iconic Queen's House and treat yourself to a free tour of our featured The Van de Veldes: Greenwich, Art and the Sea exhibition; catch The World Reimagined art installation before it closes at the end of August; climb the famous masts of Cutty Sark, with unique views of the Thames; and get hands-on with the Universe at a live astronomy session at the Royal Observatory.

Royal Collection Trust - Summer fun at the Palaces