London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park has seen rapid change in recent years, fast becoming a group friendly mecca, where day trips and multi-day itineraries can be planned to suit everyone. Here’s our pick of the park’s best bits...
- Visit the London 2012 venues. Book a tour of London Stadium, swim in the pool of champions at the London Aquatics Centre, or take a spin on the tracks at the Lee Valley VeloPark.
- Enjoy the park’s hidden gems, including the Great British Garden near the Olympic Bell, the wetlands near Timber Lodge, and the new London Blossom Garden, commemorating those affected by the pandemic, see the website for details at queenelizabetholympicpark.co.uk
- Dine in the park’s many cafes and restaurants, including Haugen restaurant, The Last Drop near the ArcelorMittal Orbit, Timber Lodge near London Blossom Garden, Hackney Bridge next to the Copper Box Arena, Canalside at Here East, and the award-winning Barge East.
- Enjoy a guided tour led by one of the Park Champions (see queenelizabetholympicpark.co.uk) or take an accessible tour. London Stadium tours can be booked via stadiumtourbookings.london-stadium.com and canal tours via leeandstortboats.co.uk/the-cruises/olympicparktours