Category: Free Things To Do

10 Ways to Get Active on Your London Vacation

June 23, 2016

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Get active on your London vacation: take a bike tour

Whether you’re a keep-fit fanatic looking to stay in shape on the road, want to burn off a few of those British puddings or just enjoy the great outdoors, there are plenty of fun ways to fit in a workout while on holiday. From scenic city walks to horseback riding in the park to adrenaline-fueled adventure sports and free fitness classes, here are 10 of the best ways to get active on your London vacation.

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North London vs South London

June 2, 2016

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The great divide: North vs South London

So in the battle of North London vs. South London, who wins? Thankfully, most visitors to London won’t have to choose a side, but to help you cherry-pick the best of both North and South London, here’s a rundown of the best bits.

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London in January

January 5, 2016

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London in January

After its enormous Christmas and New Year’s Eve celebrations, you’d be forgiven for thinking London would quieten down in January. Thankfully, there’s plenty of festive cheer left, and visiting London in January is a great time to soak up the holiday atmosphere without the pre-Christmas crowds. Wrap up warm and kick off the new year with some of these fun January events.

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London in December: Weather, Events and Things to Do

December 1, 2015

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London in December

With dazzling illuminations, crowds of Christmas shoppers and no shortage of festive cheer; spending the holiday season is London is sure to be memorable. Here are just some of the fun events to enjoy in London in December.

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London in November

November 3, 2015

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London Jazz by Andy Newcombe (CC BY 2.0)

November marks the start of the winter months in London but while the frosty mornings might not make you feel like sightseeing, it’s still an atmospheric time of year to visit. Towards the end of the month, the streets of London will be illuminated with Christmas lights and festive decorations, and it’s a great time for early Christmas shopping, free from the crush of holiday season tourists.

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London in October

October 6, 2015

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Autumn in London might mean shorter days and cooler nights, but it’s still an atmospheric time to visit the capital, with colorful fall foliage blanketing the city parks and a host of festivals and events to distract you from the cold. Fewer crowds and shoulder-season prices also make visiting London in October a good time for sightseeing, after which you can warm up with a traditional pub dinner.

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London in September: Weather, Events and Things to Do

September 1, 2015

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London, England

Summer might be coming to an end in London and the nights getting cooler — the average temperature in September is 16°C, with highs starting off around 20°C (make sure to pack a light jacket or raincoat, as well as a warm sweater for the evening hours) — but there’s still plenty to see and do in London in September. Here are a few dates for your diary.

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25 Free Things to Do This Fall in London

August 18, 2015

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Regent's Park

Whether you’ve blown all your funds during your summer holidays or are saving for the holiday season, autumn is the ideal time to save money in London. To help you make the most of your trip without breaking your budget, here are 25 free things to do this fall in London.

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London in August: Weather, Events and Things to Do

August 4, 2015

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London in August

It’s the busiest and sunniest month in the British capital and there are plenty of good reasons to visit London in August. This is the time to rent a deckchair in the park, relax in a beer garden or cool off at one of London’s lidos, but there are also a host of open-air festivals, seasonal markets and alfresco events to fill up your itinerary. Here are a few of the most important dates for your diary.

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Visiting Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament

July 14, 2015

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Big Ben and Houses of Parliament, London

Few London landmarks are as iconic and universally recognizable as Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, the grand Gothic building and huge clock tower that loom over the Thames riverside, fronted by the Westminster Bridge. It’s the instantly recognizable postcard image of London and for many first time visitors, one of the must-see attractions at the top of the sightseeing itinerary.

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