Top 10 Things to Do in Wembley Park- London’s newest creative district.
The name Wembley conjures football glory and rock legends, but there’s oodles more to London’s north westerly corner than the iconic stadium. Surrounding this world-famous landmark lies the 85 redeveloped acres of Wembley Park, a vibrant district just a 12-minutes from Central London. So if you’re tired of the West End, but definitely not tired of life, hop on the Metropolitan line and experience London’s newest creative district!
Bag a bargain
Hiding in plain sight, right here in Wembley Park, is the London Designer Outlet: a shoppers’ paradise where top brands including Nike, Converse, Molton Brown, Guess, Sony and Hamley’s nestle under one roof, offering their wares at knock-down prices.
Take a tour of Wembley Stadium
Can’t get a ticket for the Cup Final? You can walk in the footsteps of sporting giants with a guided tour of Wembley Stadium. Feel the tension mounting in the players’ dressing room before you run through the tunnel to the hallowed pitch-side turf.
Catch a movie
Situated on the 4th floor of the LDO, the all-new 9-screen Cineworld complex has a 7-day programme offering something for everyone, from new releases to Saturday morning family favourites and late night horror.
Eat, drink and be merry
Grab a bite on the hoof at Street Dots where pop-up stalls offer a tantalising array of global street foods from gnocchi to noodles, and pie to paella. For a more leisurely meal, and a cocktail or two, head to the LDO and choose from 20 familiar names including Wagamama, Pizza Express and Las Iguanas.
Make a weekend of it
Just a stone’s throw from the world-class shopping and entertainment of Wembley Park, the 4* Hilton offers elegant and spacious rooms plus a pool, steam room and sauna so you can relax and unwind in style.
SSE Wembley Arena, Wembley
The SSE Wembley Arena, Wembley is a state-or-the-art entertainment venue offering a dazzling line-up. This year’s highlights include comedian Michael McIntyre; the Game of Thrones Concert Experience; Manic Street Preachers and George Ezra. Whatever you choose, you’re guaranteed an unforgettable live experience!
Meet the locals at Yellow Pavilion
This lively centre offers classes and workshops promoting mental and physical well-being: realign your chakras with a morning yoga class, or discover urban gardening, and become part of the diverse community that lives and works in Wembley Park.
Check out the street art
43 million square inches of hand-drawn doodling have transformed Olympic Way into a public gallery. This installation, created by renowned artist Mr Doodle, is the first in a 12 month project celebrating street artists from across the globe right here in Wembley Park, London’s newest creative district.
Visit the Square of Fame
Forget Hollywood Boulevard… Wembley Park’s very own Square of Fame commemorates the stars who have performed here over the decades. This month skating legends Torvill & Dean add their handprints to a pavement gallery that includes Madonna, Status Quo, George Michael, and Dolly Parton!
Boxpark… Coming soon!
The ultimate pop-up social dining and shopping destination, Boxpark, is launching in 2018, putting Wembley Park squarely on the map for young urbanites. Alongside a wide range of independent eateries you’ll find a 2000 capacity events space, and the intimate BoxBar, well-stocked with craft beers, wines and spirits.