London has plenty of parks and quiet areas, but it’s almost impossible to walk the long distances in between. My boyfriend and I decided to give the Barclays Cycle Hire a try. We cycled from Kensington Palace across Kensington Gardens to the end of London’s Hyde Park.
The BBC will provide 21 Big Screens across the UK to watch the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games in public.
The Games will be shown for free with a series of special events and activities to go alongside them. The locations across the country will become live showplaces with sports coverage and interactive entertainment for everyone.