Monday 28th of December 2015
East London is a hub of activity for visitors of all ages. Pick up your Easirent hire car from our London Stansted Airport depot and head to some of our East London highlights…
1. Spitalfields City Farm
Located just off the quirky Brick Lane in the Tower Hamlets area of East London, Spitalfields City Farm is the perfect urban farm to take the kids to after a day of pounding the pavements on the city’s streets. Meet Bayleaf the donkey amongst other animals, and enjoy some fresh home grown produce in the farm cafe. You can also purchase fresh, locally sourced produce from the on site shop including jams, meat and eggs.
2. Bounce Shoreditch
A playground for grown ups, Bounce Shoreditch is the place to be if you’re a fan of table tennis, loud music and good food. Take part in a table tennis tournament while tucking into a top notch pizza, and if you wait around long enough, the whole place turns into a UV disco – what more could you ask for?
3. Royal Victoria Dock
Are you brave enough to take a dip in the Royal Victoria Dock? Sunday is the day for swimmers of all abilities to brave the wild waters, whether it be casual or competitive. There will be a lifeguard on hand at all times to make sure that everything is going swimmingly.
4. V&A Museum of Childhood
If you fancy feeling nostalgic while you’re in East London, then grab your rose tinted glasses and head to the V&A Museum of Childhood in your Easirent hire car. The museum, which specialises in everything from coin-operated vintage automata, to wind up trains and an indoor sandpit is bound to get you reminiscing about days gone by.
5. Olympic Park
Built especially for the 2012 London Olympic Games, the Olympic Park is packed full of venues and attractions to keep the family entertained for the whole day. Step inside the might velodrome where Victoria Pendleton and Chris Hoy won their gold medals in the games – you can even cycle there yourself and see how you would compare with the British champions.
6. London Night Market
London is a city peppered with night markets and night time activities, but some of the best night time markets are located East of the city. Head to Street Feast’s which are located in Shoreditch, Dalston and Lewisham for some delicious London street food, including venison burgers and lobster rolls.