LondonAugust 29, 2017 in the United Kingdom
After a late night last night, we had a leisurely start to the day, so didn't arrive at the Tower of London until about 11.30am. Once again, we were lucky in the lining up situation, especially since I hadn't pre-purchased tickets, and we were inside within 5 minutes or so.
This is my third time here and the second for Craig, so we let the kids dictate the pace. We had to line up for about 15 minutes to get in to see the "Clown Jewels" as Kate was calling them.
We then walked across the Tower Bridge, along the Thames to check at Borough Markets. I can see why they are popular - they are so eclectic and diverse. Located right under the overhead train line for the Tube, there was the noise of trains every few minutes, which just added to the vibe.
So it was an early mark back to our apartment for a bit of rest, ready to head out to Matilda the Musical in the West End, written of course by the fabulous Tim Minchen.Read more