Visit London Blog » wembley zip wire http://blog.visitlondon.com Enjoy the very best of London Fri, 22 May 2015 17:44:12 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 Wembley’s New Zip Wire Experience http://blog.visitlondon.com/2012/08/wembleys-new-zip-wire-experience/ http://blog.visitlondon.com/2012/08/wembleys-new-zip-wire-experience/#comments Mon, 20 Aug 2012 14:30:11 +0000 http://blog.visitlondon.com/?p=28627 Chris Wolstenholme from Muse looks relieved after zipping across Wembley Stadium Chris Wolstenholme from Muse zips across Wembley Stadium Chris Wolstenholme from Muse zips across Wembley Stadium The zip wire is about 200m long, and 30m high Here I go! Me before setting off

Last week I travelled to Wembley Stadium, the home of football. But this time was different: I was not there to watch a match, or see a concert.

Instead, I found myself on the fifth floor of the stadium looking down at the pitch. I couldn’t help thinking what a long drop it was… and considering I was about to zip wire across the stadium to the pitch on the far side, the ground suddenly seemed very far away.

After my safety briefing I was strapped into my harness and with increasing levels of nerves, I watched Tim Lovejoy and Chris from Muse run down the first few steps, then take off into the air over the pitch. After watching their successful attempts, I felt was ready to take on the challenge.

What a great way to see Wembley! You travel the 200m across the stadium at about 25 miles an hour. It really was one of the most exhilarating things I have ever done in London and a fantastic way to round up the Wembley Stadium Tour.

The unique Wembley Zip Wire tour runs from 27 August – 2 September and is available for anyone aged 12 and over. To book your place, visit www.wembleystadium.com/tours or call 0844 800 2755.

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