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Walking tour of 2012 Olympic sites in London

Olympic Park

Story by Jack Foley

THE Olympics proved to be one of the finest spectacles in London in the year 2012.

Even if you were unfortunate enough not to have got tickets to any of the live events, you can still become immersed in the experience by taking this exhilarating walking tour and marvel at some of the major sites associated with the Olympics.

You are sure to be left fascinated as your expert guide regales you with extraordinary facts about the London Olympics.

Uncover precisely why it was that East London was chosen as the site of this great event – and much, much more – on this unforgettable tour.

You will be taken to a viewing point on the edge of the construction site of the main stadium; from here, you can savour enchanting perspectives over the Velodrome, Olympic Village, Park and Aquatics Centre, as well as other landmarks.

The tour enables you to hear why East London was chosen to host the world’s greatest sporting festival and to hear the latest about athletes and the venues.

You can also visit the viewpoint on the edge of the site for breathtaking views of the park, Olympic stadium, village and Aquatic centre.

Tickets cost £15 and are available until December 2012 on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

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