If you’re visiting the West End of London there is so much to see and do that it can become overwhelming. To help you find your way to the best bits, we’ve put together our list of the top 5 sights that you just CANNOT miss!
The British Isles are home not just to The Gentleman’s Game of Cricket but also to a range of internationally popular sports…so let’s take a look at the most famous of these stadia, fields, courts and pitches and see where you can stay nearby in order to make the most of spectating at them, or if you're lucky enough, playing on them.
You’d have to go a long way to find a more remarkable Brit than Eric “Winkle” Brown.
Extraordinary Eric, from Leith near Edinburgh, holds the world record for flying the most different aircraft (487), and for the most aircraft carrier landings (2407). He also made the very first carrier landing of a twin-engined plane AND the world's first carrier landing and take off of a jet powered plane.
Eric’s story fascinates me, because my own Dad launched jets from Royal Navy aircraft carriers, and when he later went on to get a pilots licence, we enjoyed many enjoyable (and sometimes scary) hours in the air with him!
If you have any money at all left after the madness and mayhem of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, then how about going back to the tried and trusted traditional old method and visit the actual, real shops to find those last remaining presents! And maybe even a little something for yourself...