Enjoy London! Have fun talking to people, discovering new cultures and making new friends. This is the best part of London life
Studying abroad allows you not only to learn a new language but also to learn a new lifestyle!
The experience of studying in London allows you to explore the city by visiting its museums and many other attractions. Here at Avalon School we recommend exploring the city as much as you can so you can discover the true spirit of London!
Here are a few places that you should try when you are in London!
The Grand– Cinema Theatrein London
Situated in Clapham Junction in South London, The Grand is one of the most unusual places in London. It is an old theatre converted into a cinema, dance floor and club. It has a great variety of quality events with themed film screenings, world-class comedians, musicians and DJs.
The Grand is also very cheap. You can watch a movie for only £1! Drinks are not expensive and you can even find popcorn for £1. Keep in mind that many people dress-up to fit in with the theme of the night.
You first enjoy a movie and then go to the after party to dance and have fun with your friends. It’s a really great place to feel what’s so special about London life!
Lee Valleywhite water sports center
For the more adventurous people, we recommend water activities. Lee Valley is in north London in a wonderful landscape. Everybody can go there: kids, families and friends.
It could be an alternative way to celebrate a birthday or special anniversary and have a lot of fun with your friends. There are many things to do, such as water rafting, hydrospeeding and kayaking.
If you are not an adventurous person don’t worry: you can chill and enjoy your time in their cafes, terraces and bars.
If you love cats, one of the coolest things to do in London is visit this unique place. Basically, it’s a café in Shoreditch, but filled with cats! It has already become one of the most popular places in London.
Go there simply to spend time in the company of these pets. You can have a coffee or tea and cuddle these lovely animals. They will be really happy to get your attention!
Cave dwelling – Chislehurst Caves
The caves at Chislehurst are a labyrinth of man-made tunnels which form a maze covering over six hectares below natural woodlands.
The tunnels were used to store guns and ammunition during the last 2 world wars, but it’s now open to the public! For only £6 you can have a guided tour of 30 minutes.
This labyrinth is open to everybody, students, families and kids. You can also have evening tours and sometimes they even have parties!
Do you love club life? Fabric is one of the coolest nightclubs in London, where you can find 3 different stages with their own independent sound systems.
In this club, you will find famous DJs from all over the world. They play house, techno, electro and drum and bass. Fabric is near Farringdon station in central London. The busiest nights are Saturdays.
So, if you want to dance to the trendiest music in the world, then this club is what you are looking for!
These are only a few of the many different experiences you can have in London. It’s up to you to discover the countless others that London has to offer.
So what you are waiting for? Come to London, come study abroad and have an unforgettable experience!