Things to do in London and Kent

Whether venturing into central London via a short train journey or staying local in Kent, there's a wealth of attractions, events and places to eat for you to experience and enjoy staying at a Kasar property.

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Longest canopy walkway in Africa

Take a trip to the wildside at the Lekki Conservation Centre in Lagos to spot monkeys, bird fish and, if you’re lucky, a crocodile or snake!

The centre boasts the longest canopy walkway in Africa and the natural setting is a peaceful contrast to the rest of one of the World's busiest cities.

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Shop in an open air market

Who doesn't love an open-air market on your travels? Lagos is filled with markets selling everything from textiles to household goods and computers (there’s even a famous “Computer Village” stacked with microchips). Probably the most popular market for tourists, and definitely the most accessible, is the Lekki Crafts Market. It's well worth a visit. For a more local experience, check out the huge Balogun Market on Lagos Island.

Moist Beach Club

Chill out at Moist Beach Club

Lagos has everything a big city offers but also the beach.The newly opened Moist Beach Club is the hottest place to be in town. Offering azure blue swimming pool just steps from the ocean, with plenty of seating in the open-air deck, and summer vibes all year round. It's the place the young and beautiful of Lagos get together, kick back, relax, and leave the hubbub of the city behind.

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Check out Terra Kulture

For the those seeking art and culture in Lagos, look no further than Terra Culture, an arts, cultural, and educational center that hosts plays, art exhibitions, and book readings. If there are no performances on the day of your visit, you can still while away the hours browsing the art gallery and bookstore. With an attached restaurant, it's also a great place to try some traditional and very delicious Nigerian food.

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London Eye

Climb aboard one of the 32 glass capsules of the London Eye for unforgettable views of some of London's most famous landmarks. Take in amazing 360-degree views as the capsule slowly rotates over the river Thames. From £29.50.

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Emirates Airline Cable Car

Glide high above the Thames with the Emirates Air Line cable car, which provides stunning views of the city, departing every 30 seconds from the Greenwich Peninsula and the Royal Docks. See the sights by day or admire the city as it twinkles at night on a flight which lasts five to 10 minutes, depending on the time of day. Prices from £5.00.

Tower of London

Tower of London

Take a tour with one of the Yeoman Warders around the Tower of London, one of the world's most famous buildings. Discover its 900-year history as a royal palace, prison and place of execution, arsenal, jewel house and zoo! Gaze up at the White Tower, tiptoe through a medieval king's bedchamber and marvel at the Crown Jewels. From £28.90.

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London Transport Museum

The London Transport Museum hosts exhibitions connecting transport with the social and cultural history of London. Inside you'll find more than 80 vehicles spanning 200 years of London's history, including a red Routemaster bus and the world 's first Underground steam train. There are some great posters and artwork too! From £18.50.

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Canterbury Cathedral

Founded in 597 AD, Canterbury Cathedral is one of the oldest and most famous Cathedrals in the UK. From its impressive 72 meters high structure to its beautiful stained glass windows, the Cathedral has a history of welcoming visitors dating back to the days of medieval pilgrimage.

As well as providing a current place of worship, the Cathedral hosts public events throughout the year and provides learning recourses to visitors and schools to ensure the Cathedrals’ rich history is known, explored, enjoyed and shared.

Located in the heart of Canterbury, the Cathedral is easy to visit alongside enjoying Canterbury’s other scenic and retail offerings.

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Viking Coastal Trail

How better to explore Kent’s rich and visual history than via a scenic cycling trail?  The Viking Coastal Trail is suitable for all abilities and runs in a circular loop on the Isle of Thanet, exploring Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate. With dramatic landscapes, rugged coastlines and beautiful beaches, you’ll see the scenery that inspired the artists and writers of the Roman, Saint and Saxon eras.

No bike? No problem. There are plenty of places along to route to hire bikes and start your journey.

For history fans, or anyone seeking a scenic cycle adventure, this is a must-do trail. And by breaking it up into smaller chunks, you can make for several beautiful days out.

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The White Cliffs of Dover

We all know the famous 1942 song sung by Vera Lynn, when the chalky white cliffs provided a beacon of hope to those away fighting and everyone at home awaiting their return. Decades on, the White Cliffs of Dover remain iconic to the UK and a landmark well worth visiting during your stay in Kent.

Managed by the National Trust, you can walk the cliff tops and bask in the expansive views of the English Channel, and on a sunny day, you may even catch a glimpse of France. Accompany your walk with a visit to Fan By Deep Shelter and step into a time capsule from the Second World War, or take a tour of the Victorian lighthouse that provided 142 years of safe passage for vessels from 1846 to 1988.