The Weekends Start Here…


London is one hectic city, full of the hustle and bustle of our Capitol’s inhabitants going to and from work, not to mention that London is always packed with tourists an visitors.  It can be intimidating and claustrophobic to say the least, as well as daunting being able to get around such a vast expanse.

But what about London on the weekends?  When the commuters have al gone home and there are just a few more people milling about the streets of Old London Town, a whole city of wonder can be discovered.  Where to start though?  We have the answer…

London The Weekends Start Here

Fifty Two weekends of things to see and do

by Tom Jones

Courtesy of Ebury Publishing

Courtesy of Ebury Publishing

If you are the kind of person who wants to find some hidden gems, a few well-known sights or just something a little different and on a regular basis, then this book is certainly for you!

Tom Jones is the best-selling author of Tired of London, Tired of and Mad Dogs and Englishmen, and he has now turned his hand to finding the best and more unexpected things to do in London, over a weekend.   

Whether you are an inhabitant of London, live on the outskirts or are just planning a visit, London The Weekends Start Here, contains fifty-two  themed weekends, which contain over 250 different attractions to visit throughout the year.

One of our favourite entries and definitely on our bucket list is Treasure Hunter’s London which includes visiting the Jewellery Quarter at Hatton Garden, one of the most famous places for jewellery lovers to visit.  There is also information on entering the London Silver Vaults which opened in 1885 as a Chancery Lane Safe Deposit Company.  The most intriguing of the entries in this section though is details on searching for the Lost City of Watling Street, a legend of a lost Roman City packed to the metaphorical rafters with treasure!  Who could resist?

Whatever your reason for visiting London, this book is definitely a great addition to your handbag, giving you some unusual and exciting places to see and things to do, that maybe you hadn’t thought of or never knew existed.

Published by Ebury Publishing for £12.99


About Author

Founder of Eclectic Enchantments blog, Erika has also been a beauty writer, fashion writer and Beauty & Accessories Editor for a large online magazine before starting Erisea. Erika lives with her dog, Hendrix and beautiful baby girl. She suffers with Fibromyalgia and CFS, among other illnesses which leaves her housebound much of the time. Her passion is writing.


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