Top Activities For Thrill Seekers In London


If an hour-long tube journey on the London Underground doesn’t quite give you the adrenaline rush you were looking for during your stay in the English capital, then fear not, because there are many attractions for guests of discount hotels in Bayswater to get the heart racing. London is well known for its diversity of entertainment, and the amount of action-packed attractions around the city are enough to fill the week of even the most ardent adrenaline junky.

Below are some of the full throttle thrill rides London tourists can enjoy during their stay at hotels near Bayswater.

Thames Rockets

Reaching high speeds of 35 miles per hour, the Thames Rockets are a fleet of boats of the same design as the River Thames coastguard. These RIB’s have been kitted out with all the bells and whistles to facilitate tours of the Thames at twisting, turning high speeds.

Climb The O2

The O2 Arena is one of the best examples of London’s modern architecture and futuristic sensibilities. Situated in the borough of Greenwich, this southeastern riverside landmark is a music venue and shopping centre, but also offers tours that have you climb to the top of the structure – with a trained professional overseeing your trip of course! From work outings to family tours, the Climb the O2 experience is flexible to all kinds of groups.

Terrifying Escape Rooms

Guests of the Grand Royale London might have already experienced a show on the West End, but London’s creativity doesn’t stop there. The escape room trend has been growing in popularity for years and all across the city, more and more have been popping up. For a real thrill though, the AIM Escape have created several experiences in the Hammersmith area that see groups race across the clock to foil a serial killers plan, stiop the spread of a deadly virus and many other thrilling and often terrifying experiences. Great for team building and simply for brilliant nights out, escape rooms can help you work together as a team as much as they can lead to your falling apart under pressure.

The London Dungeons

Sitauted on the South Bank, the London Dungeons are a spine-chilling way to learn about the grislier sides of London’s history. From the spread of the bubonic plague during the 17th century to the infamous Jack the Ripper, this thrilling attraction mixes stagecraft with live actors and a whole lot of jump scares.

Abseil The ArcelorMittal Orbit

The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park’s most striking attraction is the ArcelorMittal Orbit, a DNA double helix shaped structure that was originally used as an observation tower during the Olympic Games in 2012. Now it functions as a slide but is also home to an abseiling experience that will see you traverse the structure from 80 metres in the air!

Lee Valley White Water Centre

Okay, this one’s not technically in London but it’s easy to reach from there in just an hour from Liverpool Street Station. Used as the official arena for the canoe slalom competitions in the London 2012 Olympic Games, the Lee Valley White Water Centre has maintained its infrastructure and updated it to accommodate all levels of kayaking, canoeing and other watersports.