What To Do With Your Free Time in the UK

From iconic sites like Big Ben and Buckingham Palace, to new wonders like the London Eye and bustling markets including Camden and Leadenhall, London offers a wide variety to fill your free time. To give you some ideas, a few of our favorite spots are listed below. With endless options to do and see, what will you discover during your free time?

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Amsterdam

Anne Frank House
See the place where Anne Frank went into hiding and wrote her famous diary during World War II. For more than two years, Anne Frank and her family hid in the secret annex on the Prinsengracht, accessed behind a large bookcase. Her diary became an outlet for describing the events in her daily life. The diary has since been published in 60 different languages.
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Hours: 9:00am – 10:00pm
Location: In the city centre, at Prinsengracht 263-267
Pre-Booking Required
80% of tickets for any date are released exactly two months in advance. The remaining 20% are released on this website on the day.
     
  Rijksmuseum
The finest works from the 17th century are in the Rijksmuseum, “The Masterpieces,” are on display in the Philips Wing of the museum. The museum recently completed its largest rebuilding, renovation and modernization program in its history.
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Hours: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Location: Museumstraat 1, 1071 XX Amsterdam. Accessible by trams 2 and 12 (Rijksmuseum tram stop).
     
  Vincent Van Gogh Museum
The Museum houses the largest collection of Van Gogh’s work. You will find more than 200 exceptional paintings from the Master’s hand, as well as 500 drawings and 700 written documents. Together these provide a fantastic insight into his life and work.
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Hours: 9:00am – 5:00pm; open until 9:00pm on Fri.
Location: Museumplein 6, Amsterdam. Accessible by trams 2 and 12 (Van Baerlestraat tram stop).
Pre-Booking Required
     
  Heineken Experience
This multimedia event acquaints you with the world of Heineken, the world’s largest beer exporter. The presentation is both fun and educational, located in Heineken’s first built brewery in Amsterdam’s city centre. In 1988, the brewery was closed due to the inability to meet the high demand. Today, you can learn about Heineken’s® heritage, brewing process, innovations and sponsorships.
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Hours: 10:30am – 7:30pm; open until 9:30pm Fri. – Sun. (last admission 1.5 hours before closing)
Location: Stadhouderskade 78, 1072 AE. Accessible by trams 7, 10 and 24.
Pre-Booking Advised for online discount