“When a man is tired of London he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.” London, one of the biggest and best cities in the world, you don’t need us to tell you what to do.
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These are some of the typical activities our students enjoy outside course hours. Note that most of them are NOT included in the course price as we try to keep costs as low as possible for our students.
How do front row seats at the Roadhouse Flair Competition sound? Awesome right? The best flair bartenders in the world reunite in the Roadhouse to show off their magical flair skills for you! Sit back, relax and prepare to be amazed!
London is a gigantic city and so is its bartending scene, but don’t worry: we are here to guide you around and show you the best spots in town! On the first Friday of the course we’ll take you around a few bars in the West End. This is a great way to get to know your EBS course mates and London!
Did you know that it’s illegal to be bored in London? (that’s not technically true but we stand by it because you can quite literally do anything in London!) One day we might go for a picnic in Hyde Park, the next we might play beer pong in a local bar or go bowling together. These are days you don’t want to miss!
The #EBSLondon complex reflects EBS, it’s full of Spirit and Soul! It host loads of exciting activities every month and has its own go kart track and climbing wall, all a stone’s throw away from class! Challenge your friends on the track and on the wall, who will be the champion?
You can do a million things in London, here’s just a few ideas for your first couple of days, all are near the school or hostel.
Not far from EBS London you will discover Shad Thames, a historic area around Tower Bridge, dating back to the 1700’s. Shad Thames was the largest warehouse complex in London, completed in 1873, the warehouses housed huge quantities of tea, coffee, spices from all over the world. It’s a great place to see London’s industrial history and to have a beer overlooking the Thames.
With the school and accomodation on the south of the river you’ll get to know the southbank well. Explore London’s Southbank, stretching from the Design Museum, a short walk from the school all the way in the east to the London Eye in the west. A series of central London bridges connect you to the city, including the recent Golden Jubilee and Millennium pedestrian bridges. A great part of town to spend an afternoon in.
Not far from the school is Borough Market which boasts more than 100 stalls and is London’s oldest food market. Open Thursday, Friday and Saturday, you’ll find a wide variety of fresh products: cheeses, meats, ciders, vegetables, breads and coffees, there’s something for everyone!
Founded in 1824, The National Gallery is an art museum on Trafalgar Square, London. Lots of old masters on view, Van Gogh, Cannaletto, George Stubbs, John Constable, Turner, Da Vinci to name a few, open 361 days a year, and is free of charge. Well worth a visit.
ST. JAMES PARK
Over 50 acres of beautiful park in central London, a walk round here and you’ll soon forget you are in the one of the busiest cities in the world, located near buckingham palace and is the oldest Royal Park in London.
TOWER OF LONDON
Just over the Thames you’ll find the Tower of London, one of the city’s most famous landmarks. The historic Tower has served as a prison, armoury, a treasury, the home of the Royal Mint, a public records office, and the home of the Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a must see!