What’s on in London in autumn

Autumn is a lovely time to visit London, after the stuffy heat of summer has gone and before the frantic busyness of the festive period. It’s arguably the best time for walking in the capital, with the grand royal parks ablaze in seasonal colours, and early morning mist on the Thames making riverside strolls delightfully atmospheric. As ever, world-class events and things to do abound.

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4 action-packed adventures in London

Other than boarding Tube trains during rush hour, London doesn’t tend to be associated with adrenaline-fuelled activities. But the city does have an adventurous side, with ice climbing in Covent Garden, bungee jumping by the O2, kayaking down the Thames and cycling the world’s fastest track among the thrills on offer. So gear up and strap in for our round-up of the capital’s 4 best action-packed activities.

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London for visitors with a disability

The quality of provision for people with a disability varies enormously between hotels, restaurants and sights in London. But many of the city’s top attractions and entertainment venues can be enjoyed with a limited amount of additional planning. The transport network is continually improving in regards to accessibility and there are a number of ways to ensure that getting around is as simple as possible.

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10 things to do in London with children

London’s offbeat offerings and big-name attractions can be as enjoyable for children as they are for parents, and exploring the city as a family can lead you to some great sights and activities. Certain options are more suited to certain times of year though, so the following list of Lonely Planet’s top suggestions has been broadly broken down into five things to do in spring and summer, and five in autumn and winter.

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