Welcome to the 1st day of your study tour!
For a reminder of all of today's activities - visit Friday in the Itinerary
Visiting the ArcelorMittal Orbit
Meet at the Good Hotel to leave at these times:
Group from Train 1: will be leaving from the Good Hotel at 14.15
Group from Train 2: will be leaving from the Good Hotel at 14.45
Directions from Royal Victoria DLR Station
From Royal Victoria DLR take the DLR to Canning Town Station.
Change at Canning Town Station to the Jubilee Line to Stratford Station
At Stratford station – take the Westfield exit, take the external escalators or elevator up one level, and follow signage to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
The ArcelorMittal Orbit is located past the Aquatic Centre and next to London Stadium.
ArcelorMittal Orbit Address:
3 Thornton Street,
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park,
Stratford, London, E20 2AD
Your ArcelorMittal Orbit visit includes:
Viewing Platform: a 360-degree view of London
A trip down “The Slide” (the world’s longest tunnel slide) Your entry ticket is valid for one slide. (You can descend via the stairs if you do not wish to use the slide.)
What do I do if I get separated from the group?
Just follow the directions above and make your way to the ArcelorMittal Orbit
Free time at Queen Elizabeth Park and Westfield Stratford
Once you have complete your visit to the Orbit you have free time so you can:
Dinner is by your own arrangements on the Queen Elizabeth Park (International Quarter) or at Westfield Stratford.
There are many dining options for a range of budgets in the local area. For examples of dining in the area:
Can I return to ExCel London for dinner?
Of course! If you prefer, you can head back to ExCeL London to have dinner nearer to your hotel.
Returning to the Hotel
We recommend you head back to the Good Hotel at around 8.30pm so you can pick up your bags, check in to your room and have a good night's sleep before an early start on Saturday!
To return to the Good Hotel from Stratford Underground Station:
From Stratford Underground Station take the Jubilee line to Canning Town.
Change at Canning Town for the DLR to Royal Victoria Station (direction Beckton)
Travelling Around London
Remember - if at any time there are delays on train lines and you need an alternative public transport route - use the journey planner at https://tfl.gov.uk/