Most of us have heard the popular nursery rhyme ‘London Bride is Falling Down’ that many say refers to the destruction of the historic bride in 1014 by Danish King Olav. Believed to have been constructed by Romans rulers, the bridge serves as a great attraction for visitors in the city. The popularity of the bridge has led to a lot of development in the surrounding area that now includes many tourist accommodations as well.
London Bridge connects the historic City of London (today a large business district) to the famous Southwark and features popular attractions in its vicinity. The Unicorn Theatre, for instance, is a popular attraction for families with young children. Situated at a stone’s throw from the bridge, it has a main theatre comprising 340 seats and few smaller theatres, studios, workshops, and eating outlets. Round the year many exciting activities and special events take place in the theatre including over 600 shows. So far, some popular productions at the theatre have been The Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Twelfth Night and The Tempest. If you are with a group then you may ask for a group discount on entry tickets. The theatre also has spaces that it offers for private bookings for birthday celebrations and other such events. You can easily reach the theatre by underground train or bus. Please note that there is no place for car parking onsite. However, you can find lots of them in the nearby areas.
London Dungeon is another famous attraction located in close proximity with London Bridge. It is popular for offering a historic horrific experience to visitors who can enjoy Bloody Mary: Killer Queen, the Jack the Ripper Experience, and the Sweeny Todd historical show.
Visitors who love adventurous activities must not miss going to Tower Paintball which is only a short walk from London Bridge. Spread over an area of 50,000sqft, this popular site comprises of a labyrinth of tunnels. The most famous gaming zone at this site is Apocalypse London that has been set up as aftermath of riots. Paintballers are required to pass through a graveyard, bunkers and bombed remains to achieve their goal. Visitors can also enjoy the exciting Speedball game at the site. Whether you are on a corporate visit with your team or on a leisure trip with your family, Tower Paintball is a great way to relieve stress and add fun to your holiday. Birthday parties can also be organized at the site. It is recommended to reach before time to get briefing about the safety instructions. Also, you should ideally wear comfortable clothes covering full body, and sneakers to be able to enjoy the game fully. Visitors can enjoy drinks and snacks on site.