Are you looking for a perfect ‘staycation’, close to shops, restaurants, fun attractions, and plenty of great shopping?
Look no further than Wembley Park. With plenty of things to do and dozens of places to eat in Wembley Park, and loads of more to experience, it’s the perfect place to spend 24 hours.
Head to Boxpark for some fun
BOXPARK Wembley is loaded with exciting and unique attractions. Connect with VR players all over the world at the meetspaceVR, exploring virtual reality landscapes and immersive storylines. Alone? No problem – you can play by yourself, or with a group of up to eight friends. Explore deep space, fight your way through a zombie apocalypse, and experience a thrilling robot battle – you’ve got to see it to believe it.
Feel like something more tactile? Get your hands on a projectile and participate in the classic Canadian pastime of axe-throwing. Bad Axe is the biggest axe-throwing club in the world, perfect for parties and meeting up with friends. Can’t get enough of this offbeat sport? You can even join a league.
If you find yourself feeling peckish in between zombie combat and hurling hatchets, BOXPARK Wembley Park is home to some of the best street food in the UK. Choose from 22 different vendors selling Caribbean delights, mouthwatering chicken wings, delicious tacos, authentic sushi, and so much more.
Shop ‘til you drop
Now it's time for some retail therapy. Looking for a bargain on clothing or cosmetics? The London Designer Outlet is home to the UK’s biggest brands, all at sensational prices marked down much lower than what you’ll find in typical retail shops. Nike, The Body Shop, H&M, and Sony – they’re all here, along with some of the best places to eat in Wembley Park, such as Frankie and Benny’s, Wagamama, and Las Iguanas.
If you prefer something unique and handcrafted, the Wembley Park Market might be more your speed. Browse vendors selling ethical and sustainable homewares, clothing, and artisanal goods, perfect for gifts or to treat yourself.
Dine at the best restaurants in Wembley Park
When it comes to dinner, you’re truly spoiled for choice at Wembley Park. For something fun and casual, head back to Boxpark Wembley for a Nanny Bill’s gourmet burger, or a stuffed Indian flatbread (kulcha) paired with innovative cocktails at Koolcha, a sit-down option. Another quick option nearby is Bread Ahead, serving up delicious grab and go sandwiches and baked goods.
For another sit-down option packed full of flavour, head to Pasta Remoli for handmade pasta, slow-cooked sauces, and authentic Italian starters. Avoiding gluten? No problem – try their chickpea flour pasta options.
Check out all of the best restaurants in Wembley Park in our handy restaurant guide. There’s something on the menu for every palate.
Grab a nightcap at the White Horse
After your meal, finish off your evening with a nightcap at The White Horse in Wembley Park, a modern gastropub that fuses modern flavours with a classic pub atmosphere. In addition to their excellent pub menu, they have a wide variety of craft beers, cask ales, cocktails, and fine wines.
It may be time to hit the hay, but many exciting activities await you for the second half of your 24 hours exploring the best places to visit in Wembley Park.
Grab a good coffee
Easily one of the most relaxing things to do in Wembley Park - grab a good coffee. Read the newspaper, catch up on some work, or take the time to catch up with friends. You’ll find Boki in Boxpark, and all of your favourite high street chains – choose from loads of Wembley Park coffee shops.
For a local independent favourite, head to Black Sheep Coffee. This is no ordinary coffee shop – expect edgy graffiti, killer beats, and knowledgeable staff serving up handcrafted lattes, flat whites, and americanos.
Take a class and learn how to bake like a pro
After your caffeine fix, enroll in a baking course at the award-winning Bread Ahead Bakery - this is one of our favourite things to do in Wembley Park with kids.
Perhaps you want to take a trip to New York without ever leaving London? Learn how to make all of your favourite New York treats with Bread Ahead’s 6.5-hour New York Baking Workshop. You’ll get expert guidance to bake your own onion or poppy seed bialys, brioche hot dog buns, New York-style bagels, pretzels, and caraway rye bread.
Bread Ahead is known for their amazing filled doughnuts, and you can learn how to make them during their Doughnut Workshop. You’ll be very popular with your friends when you start whipping up gorgeous sweet treats from the comfort of your own home.
Pamper your body, mind, and soul
As the last few hours of your day well spent at Wembley Park tick down, there’s still time to pamper your mind, body, and soul with some feel-good activities and wholesome places to visit in Wembley Park.
Take a mid-afternoon yoga class at More Yoga and improve your balance, strength, and mental wellbeing, or treat yourself to a massage at Bhavi Beauty. Feeling a little unkempt? A trim at Chop Chop will have you looking (and feeling) your best in no time at all.
Getting out into nature is always a balm for the soul – stroll through the different parks, open spaces, and promenades in Wembley Park. Be sure to check out the Wembley Park Art Trail, a temporary exhibit of 15 pieces of street art, sculpture, and digital art that you can peruse at your leisure, completely free of charge. If you truly want to enrich your mind, spend some time at the Wembley Park Library where you can read, check the internet, and flip through the latest magazines.
What does your perfect 24 hours in Wembley Park look like?
With loads of options and combinations, it’s hard to narrow it down, but that’s how we would spend a great day and night in Wembley Park. What do you think – what would you add or subtract to your 24 hours?