Explore The Park

There’s plenty to do at London’s most exciting Park! Relax in the beautiful parklands, discover hidden artworks dotted around the Park, let the kids loose in the exciting playgrounds, watch international sports tournaments in the iconic venues or try out a new sport yourself!

 Whether you’re planning your first trip or just looking for inspiration, here are ten tips to make the most out of your visit...

  • Zoom to the top of the UK’s tallest sculpture, the ArcelorMittal Orbit, for breathtaking views across London!
  • Ride the Slide at London's hottest attraction, The Slide at the ArcelorMittal Orbit.  
  • Set off on an adventure around the Park with one of the free trail guides. There’s four to choose from: London 2012, Art in the Park, Parkland and Wildlife or Children's Adventures in the Park.
  • Choose from cycling, swimming, tennis and a host of other exciting sports to try out in the iconic venues from the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
  • Between March and October, run through the fountains located next to the ArcelorMittal Orbit, and see if you can make it to the other side without getting wet.
  • Enjoy a bite to eat in The Last Drop or the Timber Lodge Café.
  • Unwind in the relaxing parklands in the north of the Park and spot some of the wildlife that have made the Park their home.
  • Relax on a boat tour along the canal while an expert guide tells you little-known facts about the Park.
  • See how artistic you can be with the pixel wall next to the Last Drop and create an image or message that will put a smile on everyone’s faces.
  • Strike a pose next to the Olympic Rings in the north of the Park and share your photos with us @noordinarypark on Twitter and @queenelizabetholympicpark on Instagram
  • Navigate your way around the Park on one of the many permanent orienteering courses located on the Park. With six organised courses, the routes are suitable for all abilities - pick up your map from the information point or download an online version.