There are a million fun, inexpensive things to keep teenagers occupied in London while on vacation. From dinner at a medieval restaurant to a ride along the Thames, there are things for every interest to keep teenagers entertained and happy in London, and that will allow them to say they’ve seen quite a bit of the city.
The Medieval Banquet
Get ready to travel back to Medieval London. This restaurant offers authentic cuisine from the medieval times, from the whole loaves of bread to water served out of metal pitchers. Enjoy family-style seating, burned down candles and torchlight, and actors dressed in classic medieval garb, including Henry VIII, fighting knights. They even serve vegetarian dishes. Located in Wapping, the Medieval Banquet is centrally located, just a few minutes walk from the Tower of London. (The Medieval Banquet on the Web).
To contact Medieval Banquet, go to medievalbanquet.com, or go to
Ivory House East Smithfield, London, E1W 1BP, United Kingdom.
Telephone is +44 20 74805353.
The Tower of London
The Tower of London is steeped in history and lore; it is the perfect place to go to learn a little about the history of London and a great view of the city across the Thames. There is graffiti from the tower’s prisoners, including Jane Grey, a collection of Henry VIII’s armor, and tours by Yeoman warders (Historic Royal Palaces).
The Tower is located at
Tower Hill, London, EC3N 4AB, United Kingdom and telephone is +44 844 482 7777
Take a River Cruise on the Thames River
While on the Thames, it is easy to see Parliament, the London Eye, Shakespeare’s Globe Theater, the Tower Bridge, Canary Wharf and the Thames Barrier–and easy way to see quite a bit of what London has to offer. Relatively inexpensive and very entertaining, with food and tea available, it is a wonderful way to see the city.
To contact City cruises, call +44 (0)20 77 400 400.