Best London Bus Journeys

My mother was a great explorer and when I was a little girl she used to buy a bus Red Rover ticket. We would go to The Green Man Roundabout at Leytonstone and ride on the top of a bus into Central London.

Papa Joe and I plus The Mayhems also love travelling on the top deck of a bus.

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Quiz Walk : Mayfair and Green Park

Explore elegant Mayfair’s beautiful Georgian buildings, Victorian arcades and fascinating streets. Wander through Green Park, enjoy the fountains and see the statues and memorials at Hyde Park Corner. If you are near Hyde Park Corner at 11.45 you should see The Household Cavalry on their way home.

The walk is circular and about 2 miles long.

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Experiment at The Science Museum

The Science Museum in London has been one of our favourite museums and always made a great outing with our daughters. Papa Joe introduced our Mayhems to the museum when they were 4 and they loved exploring the Pattern Pod and the interactive basement galleries.

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Quiz Walk : Historic Hampstead

Hampstead Village has been home to artists, poets, politicians and writers. Spot their plaques as you wander through the small streets and alleys.

A circular North London walk about 1½ miles with great views.

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Kenwood House, Hampstead Heath

It had seemed such a good idea to blow the cobwebs away and have a walk on Hampstead Heath but we were blown off our feet. Luckily Kenwood House is on the north part of the heath and we found shelter from the gale force wind there.

What a delight!

It is home to the  Iveagh Bequest and is full of beautiful pictures to admire and for the Mayhems a large dolls house to play with.

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