• 9-22 May 2016Elite Championships
  • 25-29 May 2016Masters Championships

About London

Important travel information for the Arena European Masters Championships can be found below:

Visitors getting around London: https://tfl.gov.uk/travel-information/visiting-london/getting-around-london

Planned works on the London Underground: https://tfl.gov.uk/forms/12392.aspx

National Rail works: http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/service_disruptions/indicator.aspx

Bus maps: https://tfl.gov.uk/maps/bus or to search for localised ones with more details https://tfl.gov.uk/maps_/bus-spider-maps

Stratford Night buses (found under borough of Newham and pdf attached): https://tfl.gov.uk/maps_/bus-spider-maps?Query=Newham

Stratford Station information: https://tfl.gov.uk/hub/stop/HUBSRA/stratford

Journey Planner: https://tfl.gov.uk/plan-a-journey/

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

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Open 24 hours a day and free to explore, there’s something for everyone at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park! Try out world-famous sporting venues, explore beautiful parklands and waterways, discover a range of arts and events and enjoy spectacular views across the London skyline.

Dive straight in at the award-winning London Aquatics Centre, experience the thrill of the velodrome track at Lee Valley VeloPark, work up a sweat or enjoy a professional sports match at the Copper Box Arena or serve up your first ace at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre!

Adventure playgrounds, tree-lined promenades and interactive water fountains are all free to explore and no visit would be complete without a stop at the UK’s tallest sculpture, the ArcelorMittal Orbit, for breathtaking views across the London skyline.

For a more tranquil visit, relax and unwind on a guided boat tour, enjoy a picnic in the peaceful parklands or sit and watch the world go by in one of the Park’s restaurants – EastTwenty Bar & Kitchen and the Timber Lodge Café.

Or you can set off on your own adventure with one of the fantastic free trails guides and discover more about the Park’s art pieces, biodiversity and highlights from the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

From weekly sports sessions and pop-up art exhibitions to international sporting events and music concerts, there’s always something happening at the Park! For all upcoming events, visit the website QueenElizabethOlympicPark.co.uk/events or sign up to the enewsletter so you don’t miss out: QueenElizabethOlympicPark.co.uk/subscribe.

Top  Attractions

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London has a wealth of world-class attractions. Whether you’re exploring the latest blockbuster exhibitions at London’s major galleries and museums or discovering unusual items at quirky venues, there’s plenty to keep you entertained. Check out the Top 10 London Attractions for more inspiration.

Free Attractions

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Many of London’s top attractions are free to enter – that’s right, zero! You could be exploring thousands of years of history at the British Museum, contemporary art gems at Tate Modern or wartime artefacts at Imperial War Museum London, all without delving into your pocket.

London Icons

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You know all about them, now it’s time to visit them! London has some of the most recognisable sights on the planet: Big Ben, the Coca-Cola London Eye, Tower Bridge, Piccadilly Circus; we could go on… Make sure to tick off London icons on your trip – you can see many of these in one go on an open-top bus tour.

Parks and Gardens

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With more than 3,000 parks, squares and gardens, London is one of the greenest cities on the planet. From the leafy Royal Parks featuring roaming herds of deer, boating lakes and open-air activities, to world-famous gardens and secluded spots, you’ll never be far from somewhere to take a stroll outdoors in London.

Theatre

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A trip to London wouldn’t be complete without at least one trip to the theatre. From top West End musicals to Shakespearean works and up-and-coming productions, London has many options – all you need to do is book a ticket and take your seat.

Food and Drink

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Get stuck in to London’s thriving restaurant and bar scene. Reflecting its multicultural population, London has cuisines from across the globe to suit all budgets. Alternatively, go traditional with an afternoon tea or a meal at a British restaurant. Finish your night with a drink in a classy cocktail bar or opt for a cosy pub – a great place to meet the locals.

Sport

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Thanks to famous stadia, world-class events and local teams at the top of their game, Londoners are crazy about sport. For a true taste of sport in London, watch a football match at one of London’s clubs, an international match at Wembley Stadium, or visit one of London’s sporting museums or venues on a tour.

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