When it comes to the thrill of spectator sports in the UK, major darts events such as those held by the Professional Darts Corporation are hugely popular. There are various exciting PDC darts events that take place over the course of the year and one major one that many darts fans look forward to is the World Darts Championship.
Taking place at Alexandra Palace, this event is being held from mid-December until 3rd January 2016, giving fans of the sport plenty of opportunity to take a trip to London and see the tournament up close and personal.
Enjoy the sights of London during your trip
The excitement of the World Darts Championship has already begun but there will be plenty of great action to enjoy before the tournament comes to an end for another year. You can keep up with what’s happened so far by visiting the Coral site where you can take in the latest news and information relating to the event. You can even head to Coral to place a bet or two whether or not you are actually going to be attending the tournament. You’ll be able to see a host of talent from around the world including England’s Phil Taylor, Michael van Gerwen from the Netherlands, and reigning champion Gary Anderson from Scotland amongst others, so the event promises to be a very exciting one.
With the event being held at such a major venue, you should also make sure you take some time out to enjoy the fabulous sights and attractions that London has become so well known for. There are many major sights that you should add to your itinerary to get a true taste of London. Enjoy the dark and fascinating history of the Tower of London or see the Queen’s residence for yourself with a visit to Buckingham Palace. If you enjoy spooky thrills, you can visit the fabulous London Dungeon or take a ghost tour around the city.
You will find plenty of other ways to pass your time while in London. The shopping opportunities here are excellent, so if you want to take some time out for some retail therapy, you can head to the big shops on Oxford Street or the unique stalls at markets such as Camden Market or Portobello Road. The entertainment continues into the evening with the cultural experience of the theatres in the West End as well as vibrant nightlife, a huge choice of restaurants and casual pubs where you can simply relax with a drink.
In short, turning your PDC trip to London into a mini-holiday means that you not only get to enjoy the thrill of a major sporting event at a famous venue but you can also take in the history, culture, sights and entertainment of one of the world’s best known cities.