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Top 5 London Destinations for Seniors

1) Kew Gardens

Within the hustle and bustle of London there are still many opportunities to get in touch with nature for a sense of tranquility, oneness and peace. London’s largest UNESCO World Heritage site offers unique landscapes and architectural marvels to stimulate the brain and senses. The gardens offer a variety of habitats for wildlife, making it the perfect location for relaxation, as well as birdwatching.

2) Shakespeare’s Globe

Can’t get enough of TV dramas and soap operas? Why not visit the Shakespeare’s Globe for an exhilarating live viewing of modernised Shakespeare plays and contemporary performances? The Shakespeare’s Globe offer disability access to covered wheelchair platforms and open standing areas near the stage to cultivate your intellectual curiosity.

3) St. James’s Church

St.James’s Church is ideally located in the heart of Piccadilly Circus, providing a tranquil space for meditation and contemplation within the inner city chaos. The church offers daily liturgies and services to members of the public, as well as volunteering opportunities and evening classical concerts. The welcoming site offers an exciting opportunity to meet new people, contribute to your local community and enjoy musical performances.

4) Liberty London

Everyone deserves a bit of retail therapy from time-to-time, but moving around different shops all over London can be exhausting and stressful. Liberty of London, ideally situated on Great Marlborough street, provides the perfect solution with a selection of immaculately curated luxury fashion, homeware and cosmetics. The department store offers lifts to all floors and step-free entrance for easy access. Liberty is the perfect location to find a treat for yourself and gifts for important family members and friends.

5) Tate Modern

Feeling out of touch with contemporary news and culture? Tate Modern offers the perfect opportunity to be at the forefront of contemporary art and culture, showcasing modern and contemporary art from around the world. Admission is free, except special exhibitions and visitors with a disability can enjoy concession rates and carers can enter for free. Gallery visits are a great way to stimulate your intellect and senses, while keeping you up-to-date with contemporary issues and culture.

Don’t want to go alone? GuardianCarers.co.uk can join you on your outdoor excursions to provide company, while keeping you safe.

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