Great Places To Visit

Whether you just need to let your hair down after a hectic week, or are just looking for something to break up your normal routine, this part of the show will help you. Chrissy and friends will be recommending places to visit from the weird and wonderful, beautiful and picturesque, to the calm and relaxing. If you would like to recommend a place to visit, email  Check out  some of the places below that have already been featured on the show. Click on titles to see YouTube videos:




Rye Castle Museum - Rye, being close to London and also to Dover, gets visitors from all around the world as well  as from all over the UK. For more information, visit

Eccleston Square Hotel - Eccleston Square Hotel has opened as London’s most High Tech hotel and is a proud member of Design Hotels. Bordering Belgravia in the heart of Central London SW1, our London boutique hotel sits on an award-winning garden square, close to creative and chic fashion shops, galleries and a myriad of stylish restaurants and bars as well as famous landmarks such as Buckingham Palace. For more information, visit

Romney Hythe and Dymchurch Railway – For the past 87 years the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway has been an integral part of the landscape of the Romney Marsh. Known as “Kent’s Mainline in Miniature”, our World Famous one-third full size Steam & Diesel locomotives have powered their way along the 13½ miles of track from the Cinque Port town of Hythe, terminating in Dungeness; a National Nature Reserve and one of the largest shingle landscapes in the world. With 4 stations in between, all within walking distance of a beach, our railway provides you with an opportunity to explore this unique corner of Kent. Coast & country walks, with all manner of wildlife & flora to be seen, cycle rides, medieval churches and iconic Lighthouses are all on our doorstep. For more information, visit

Nature in Pembrokeshire Wales - We create life changing adventures with a light touch on nature, focus young people’s sight & skills for the future and help organisations with innovation & sustainability. We play for the planet. For more information, visit

Breakfast smoothie at Voltaire - Serving an innovative selection of cocktails, wines and spirits, the service is vibrant, lead by a team who are truly ‘in the know’. The bar’s exclusive collection of champagne and cigars are setting a new precedence for London’s social scene. For more information, visit

London Eye - At 135m, the EDF Energy London Eye is the world’s largest cantilevered observation wheel. It was conceived and designed by Marks Barfield Architects and was launched in 2000. It has already won over 85 awards for national and international tourism, outstanding architectural quality and engineering achievement. For more information, visit

London Zoo - Founded in 1826, the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is an international scientific, conservation and educational charity whose mission is to promote and achieve the worldwide conservation of animals and their habitats. For more information, visit

Corks & Forks Highgate  - Forks and Corks, Corks & Forks, Baba, just plain Forks, or even plain Corks… we are all of the above, and perhaps something more than that, but you’ll have to come see for yourself. For more information, visit

Speed Racing - The ultimate in driving simulation, the RaceHouse is a simulated driving centre which allows wannabe racing drivers to compete against each other in a choice of different vehicles on a range of famous tracks from around the world. For more information, visit

Flow Riding – FlowHouse is a unique lifestyle venue, a destination for all budding surfers and board sport enthusiasts. For more information, visit

Skydiving - Indoor skydiving is an exciting and fun activity for everyone. Wind speeds of up to 180mph support your whole body in mid air, allowing you to really fly! For more information, visit

The Death Trap - London’s Death Trap invites you to go into the depths of County Hall to visit a terrifying secure unit which houses some of the most dangerous inmates from the past 20 years. For more information, visit

Komedia Comedy Club in Brighton - Brighton’s premier live entertainment venue presents one of the largest, most diverse arts and entertainment programmes in the UK. Every year we put on around 700 performances of comedy, music, cabaret and kids shows. We’re also home to several of Brighton’s most popular club nights. For more information, visit

Kidspace - Play should be challenging and fun and for everyone (adults included) and that is why we do what we do at Kidspace, so that everyone can play. We think we’re achieving what we set out to, having established ourselves as operators of the best children’s play centres and party venues in London. For more information, visit

Comedy Cafe Shoreditch – The biggest names in stand-up comedy at the coolest venue in East London. The Comedy Cafe Theatre occupies an intimate loft space in the heart of Shoreditch with a bar and restaurant downstairs hosting live music 5 nights a week. For more information, visit

Lee Valley White Water Centre -  Experience the thrills of white water rafting on the same course that Team GB won Gold and Silver on at this world class venue. For more information, visit

Winter Wonderland Hyde Park - Winter Wonderland is London’s most spectacular Christmas destination, taking place from the end of November to the beginning of January. Skate on the UK’s largest outdoor Ice Rink, experience the breathtaking Magical Ice Kingdom, be thrilled by the jaw-dropping Zippos Circus, and soar 60 metres into the air, seeing spectacular views over London in the Giant Observation Wheel. For more information, visit

Thai Square Spa – Based in Covent Garden, this spa offers amazing treatments and fabulous hospital staff. For more information, visit

Bodyflight - Based in Bedford, this is definitely the place to go if you want excitement and adventure. You can race cars, surf or skydive all in a safe indoor environment. Watch the interview and for more information, visit

Golders Hill Park Zoo - A beatiful park that includes a zoo and a butterfly garden that is absolutely free to visit so great for a cheap day out. For more information, visit and search under lGolders Hill Park Zoo.

London Duck Tours – These amphibious vehicles drive past famous London landmarks such as Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and Trafalgar Square before a dramatic launch into the River Thames from the MI6 slipway.  All this on vehicles used for the D-Day landings in 1944. A really exciting a different way of seeing the site. For more details, visit

Museum of childhood - For a blast from the past, this is a great place to visit which displays toys and games from hundreds of years ago to the ones that everyone recognises today. For more details, visit

Royal Pavilion and beach in Brighton - Built for King George IV, a beautiful palace with an exotic oriental appearance both inside and out and a distinctive landmark for vibrant Brighton and Hove. And the great thing is that it’s very close to the beach. Gorgeous! For more details visit

Waterfront sailing in Brighton – Brighton is not just for a visit to the beach and fish and chips. Chrissy and Barbara enjoyed a beautiful luxury boat trip which is very affordable. For more details visit

Camden Lock canal boat trip & market - Barbara takes a leisurely boat trip to Little Veneice and then checks out the local market. A nice place to visit if you want a mix of calm and relaxing and then the hustle and bustle of a market.

Oxford Castle Unlocked – A look into the past at this famous site in Oxford. For more details visit

Paradise Wildlife Park – Part1 and Paradise Wildlife park – Part2 – Another one of Chrissy’s favourites. The animals are very close and you can even touch them. There are also super experiences such as feeding the tigers! For more details visit

London RIB Voyages - If you want an amazingly exciting time, this is just the thing for you. It’s not a calm cruise – it’s a tour of London… in a speedboat. Not for the fainthearted! For more details visit

London Zoo - If you thought this was just a place for the kiddies, you are very much mistaken. Check out why London Zoo is good for adults too. For more details visit

London Ice Bar - A bar made entirely of ice, right down to the glasses. With beautiful ice formation walls and freezing cold benches, this is a place to experience the weird and wonderful. For more details visit

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