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 firstname.lastname@example.org Check out some of the places below that have already been featured on the show. Click on titles to see YouTube videos:
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 www.comedycafetheatre.co.uk
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 http://www.visitleevalley.org.uk/en/content/cms/london2012/lee-valley-white-water-centre/
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 www.hydeparkwinterwonderland.com
Thai Square Spa – Based in Covent Garden, this spa offers amazing treatments and fabulous hospital staff. For more information, visit www.thaisquarespa.com
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 www.bodyflight.co.uk.
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 www.cityoflondon.gov.uk 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 www.londonducktours.co.uk
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 www.museumofchildhood.org.uk
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 www.brighton-hove-rpml.org.uk/royalpavilion
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 www.waterfrontsailing.com
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 www.oxfordcastleunlocked.co.uk
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 www.pwpark.com
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 www.londonribvoyages.com
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 www.zsl.org/zsl-london-zoo
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 www.belowzerolondon.com