House of Vans is in the centre of London and there are many other options nearby, whether it be for skateboarding or general tourism. Waterloo Station is just a few metres away and you can walk to a lot of the main tourist attractions. The famous British Museum exhibits pieces from all over the globe, from the prehistoric ages to modern times. Some highlights are the Rosetta Stone and mummies from ancient Egypt and the Parthenon Marbles. The huge Tate Modern art gallery, with its many modern and contemporary works by important artists, is situated on the banks of the Thames. It also hosts special exhibitions and events and has a café and restaurant from where you’ll have incredible views of the city. The Natural History Museum has permanent exhibitions of dinosaurs and many other extraordinary and interesting animals from all over the world. Entrance is free at all of these museums.
Camden Town, Trafalgar Square, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, The London Eye, Piccadilly Circus, Soho and the many famous parks are all worth seeing too. The Tower of London is also very interesting, home to the Crown Jewels, the Torture Tower and much more. Southbank is a classic spot under the Southbank Centre on the banks of the Thames. There is a legendary low to high ledge at St. Paul’s Cathedral which is a 15 minute skate away.