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The best things to do this weekend in London

Weekend guide

London is bursting at the seams with incredible experiences and things to see and do, from galleries and museums to street food markets and pop-up events. Whether you're looking for the next best foodie event or want to hit up an art exhibition, there's bound to be something happening in the city to...
22 Apr 2024
Where to see the cherry blossoms in London

Cherry blossoms

Did you know that 47 per cent of London is green space and that there are eight million trees scattered around the city? Over 38,000 of them are cherry blossoms. Usually, April is cherry blossom month (otherwise known as sakura) in London, but the blooms can be seen as early as March and as late as ...
8 Apr 2024
The guide to activities in London

Activities

London is a busy city with so much to see and do. Whether you’ve got lots of free time on your hands or only a few hours to spare, how do you decide how to keep occupied? Luckily there are lots of things to do in London, from museums and tours to cultural experiences or exhilarating activities...
17 Jan 2024
Where to play darts in London

Where to play darts

Whether you’re just looking to throw a couple of darts between rounds of drinks or trying to put together a proper competition with your mates, you’re sure to hit the bullseye in the capital. There’s a plethora of darts bars, dedicated dart-playing venues, pubs with interactive dar...
8 Apr 2024
Activities for couples in London

Couples' activities

It's always good to spend quality time with your partner, whether the relationship is new or you've been joined at the hip for years. If you're bored of the same old dinner and drinks on date night and want to find fun new ways to enjoy your time together, London is packed full of great couples' act...
17 Jan 2024
Guide to activity bars in London

Activity bars

A few drinks with friends is always a great laugh but sometimes you want to inject even more fun into your evening. Visiting a bar with activities in London lets you enjoy yourself, get competitive, and maybe even try something new. From axe throwing to video games and escape rooms, there’s lo...
11 Apr 2024
Where to play pool in London

Where to play pool

Whether you’re an amateur pool player or you reckon you can give Efren Reyes a run for his money, nothing quite beats a bit of competitive pool playing on a night out. Countless places in the city have their own pool table moments from the bar; it's basically a must for any London pub. But, wi...
11 Oct 2023
Guide to a weekend in London for first-timers

First-timer weekend

London is undoubtedly one of the top urban destinations in the world, with the 9-million-strong metropolis offering countless things to see, do, buy, eat and drink. The city’s size and abundance of opportunities can work against it, however, and first-time visitors can easily feel overwhelmed...
18 Dec 2023
Guide to the best whiskey tastings in London

Whiskey tastings

Whisky and whiskey are beloved spirits that have been enjoyed for centuries around the world. In London, you can find a plethora of options when it comes to whisky tastings and masterclasses, from intimate, cosy bars to grand, luxurious venues. Whether you're a seasoned whisky connoisseur or a curio...
21 Feb 2024
Things to do for sports fans in London

London for sports fans

London lives and breathes football, from the massive stadiums all the way down to the shabbiest local pub with excited fans gathered around a television, but other sports are well represented here too. If you're a sports fans through and through, there are all sorts of things to see and do in London...
31 Jan 2024
Where to play board games in London

Board games

If you're looking for a fun activity to do at the pub but you're hopeless at quizzes, terrible at pool, and would clear the room with your karaoke skills, settling in somewhere for a few drinks over a board game is a great alternative. London has lots of places where you can play board games, includ...
10 Jan 2024
How to spend a day in Richmond

A day in Richmond

With the time it takes to journey to Richmond from most other parts of London, quick trips there and back aren't really the area's forte. Thankfully, there are plenty of things to do in Richmond, so going all in and making a day of it is a very welcome option. Our guide on how to spend a day in Rich...
22 Apr 2024
The best walking groups in London

Walking groups

Looking to meet new people, get some exercise under your belt, and enjoy the great outdoors, ideally all at the same time? There's a walking group out there for you, trust us. Though walking clubs have been around for decades, they've picked up the pace in recent years, going from an activity aimed...
18 Apr 2024
Where to go bowling in London

Bowling alleys

Bowling is a fun event you can enjoy with a few pals or a large group. Whether you're a seasoned pro, a casual enthusiast, organising a teambuilding event, or looking for an entertaining night out with friends and family, the capital offers an array of bowling places waiting to be discovered. Our gu...
26 Feb 2024
How to spend a day in Shoreditch

A day in Shoreditch

There's no shortage of things to do in Shoreditch, as this popular and vibrant East London area is home to some of London's most creative communities and exciting new developments. You'll find time flies by quickly while you're wandering around this urban area, marvelling at street art and taking th...
11 Apr 2024
Where to play shuffleboard in London

Shuffleboard

Shuffleboard is a popular bar game that's been around for over 500 years, and it's made quite a comeback in the city's nightlife scene thanks to hitting the sweet spot between fun, competitive, and something to do when you've had a few. It's addictive as puck, and our guide will take you through the...
11 Apr 2024
Guide to an art and design weekend in London

Art weekend

London has a well-deserved reputation as a global hub for art and design, and that means there’s loads to enjoy for art lovers in London. So much so that you can easily fill a weekend with inspiring art and design. We’ve got great galleries and museums but it doesn’t stop there - f...
28 Feb 2024
Guide to the Jubilee line

Jubilee line guide

The Jubilee line is the deepest of all London Underground lines and yet miraculously it’s the only one that 4G works on. That’s not the only reason to hop on one of these trains – taking you from Stanmore to Stratford, the line stops at lots of interesting locations along the way.
26 Jan 2024
The best adrenaline activities in London

Thrilling activities

Welcome to the ultimate guide for thrill-seekers in London. If you're an adrenaline junkie in search of heart-pumping experiences and adventurous activities, you've come to the right place. Get ready to discover a plethora of thrilling things to do in London that will satisfy your cravings for excit...
17 Jan 2024
Where to play indoor golf in London

Indoor golf

Not to be confused with mini golf, indoor golf lets you practice your swing and play a round of classic golf without having to worry about the weather outside. It can also be an enjoyable way of spending time with your friends or colleagues, accompanied by a fresh pint or two and some tasty grub. Fr...
10 Oct 2023
The best hen do ideas in London

Hen do ideas

If you're reading this it probably means that one of your gal pals is getting married, and whilst there are likely to be lots of parts of the planning you're getting involved with, you've got a big responsibility on your shoulders – you've got to organise the perfect hen do. Whether you're a London...
22 Mar 2024
Free things to do with kids in London

Free family activities

Getting the whole family out and having fun on a budget might seem like an impossible task. Fortunately, you can find cheap family days out London-wide if you know where to look. Whether you and your kids want to check out a museum, play out in the park, or see some exciting London sights, there are...
31 Jan 2024
Guide to celebrating Father's Day in London

Father's Day 2024

Falling on the third Sunday every June, Father's Day is a wonderful opportunity to honour and appreciate the father figures in our lives. Whether your dad is a music enthusiast, an art lover, an adventurous spirit, or a foodie, this guide will provide you with a range of exciting activities and expe...
16 Apr 2024
Guide to affordable activities in London

Affordable activities

If you're looking for things to do in London on a budget, you've come to the right place. The capital has a bit of a reputation for being expensive, and that's not wrong. But there are plenty of free and budget-friendly activities and experiences you can enjoy all over the city without worrying abou...
16 Feb 2024
Where to play beer pong in London

Beer pong

Beer pong might not have taken off in the UK to the extent it has in the USA, but there are still quite a few places around London where you can get your game on. What's more, some enterprising souls have actually evolved the game and adapted it to the British palate, replacing beer with prosecco as...
21 Feb 2024
Guide to Easter weekend 2024 in London

Easter weekend

Easter falls on 29th March-1st April and it's rapidly approaching. Some prefer to observe in a traditional way whilst for others the four-day weekend is an excuse for a mammoth party. Regardless of how you'd prefer to spend the weekend, London has lots of events, activities, and parties going on to...
16 Apr 2024
Where to go ice skating in London

Ice skating

Ice skating is one of the best wintertime activities, regardless of whether you’re out with your kids, your significant other or your mates. During winter and the festive period in particular, many new ice rinks pop-up at scenic spots around London, but year-round indoor ice skating is availab...
2 Apr 2024
Celebrating Mother's Day in London

Mother's Day

She loves you, supports you, and was literally responsible for keeping you alive at one point, so when Mother's Day rolls around each year your mum definitely deserves a treat. If you're looking for fun activities to do together, delicious meals to enjoy, or just the perfect gift to show her how spe...
16 Apr 2024
Guide to the Bakerloo line

Bakerloo line guide

The Bakerloo line, known as the brown line by most Londoners, stretches from Harrow and Wealdstone in suburban north-west London to Elephant & Castle in the south. It serves many of the city's popular destinations, like Trafalgar Square, Waterloo and Picadilly Circus, and offers easy access to c...
1 Dec 2023
Guide to parks in London

Parks

Despite being one of the world’s biggest urban jungles, London has plenty of green spaces to provide a bit of verdant relaxation. With the history of public parks in the city stretching back centuries, many of the capital’s parks have become iconic attractions in their own right, while o...
8 Apr 2024
The best VR experiences in London

VR experiences

If the real world has you feeling down, a journey to a virtual world of endless possibilities might be just the thing for you. From thrilling rides to mind-bending adventures, we've scoured the city to bring you the most immersive and unforgettable virtual reality experiences. Whether you're a VR no...
27 Mar 2024
Guide to karaoke bars in London

Karaoke bars

Maybe you’ve got the voice of an angel or perhaps you sing at a frequency that only cats and dogs can hear. Either way, doing karaoke in London can be a great way to have fun with friends and let off some steam. With private booths at many venues, you can channel your inner rock star even if y...
18 Apr 2024
Guide to the best libraries in London

Libraries

Libraries are great community spaces that you can use for a range of purposes, from carrying out your own research to ticking some books off your reading list or joining in with events. If you're looking for the best and most beautiful libraries around London for studying, reading, or simply browsin...
6 Mar 2024
Guide to creative activities in London

Creative activities

It doesn't matter whether you're a beginner or a pro, creative activities like life drawing and pottery are fun ways to express yourself and pick up new skills. London is certainly an artistic city and all over the capital you'll find places where you can try creative activities, whether you're inte...
5 Jan 2024
How to spend a day in Soho

A day in Soho

Soho is one of London's liveliest and most energetic areas, packed with great bars, world-class restaurants, boutique shops, theatres and thumping clubs. It's long been the epicentre of scandalous London fun, with a sordid history of controversial art, film, LBGTQ+ culture, music, drugs and sex. The...
15 Nov 2023
Guide to a weekend in London for history lovers

History-themed weekend

London's history stretches all the way back to Roman times, so it's no surprise that it's an exciting place to visit if you're fascinated by the past. Many of the city's pubs, restaurants, and venues have a rich history behind them, plus there are ample museums, historical sites and activities to di...
7 Mar 2024
The Harry Potter guide to London

Harry Potter experiences

There are many places in London where you can experience the magic of the Wizarding World without having to travel too far outside the city. The capital is teeming with wizarding wonders for ultimate Potterheads, from Leadenhall Market, which was used as one of the entrances to The Leaky Cauldron pu...
10 Apr 2024
Things to do on rainy days in London

Rainy day activities

Let’s be realistic – London gets more than its fair share of wet and rainy days. You might think that that’s one of the few downsides of living in the capital but there’s no need to let the weather stop you from having fun. There are lots of interesting things to do in London...
21 Feb 2024
Guide to activities in London for nature lovers

Activities in nature

Did you know London has so many trees that it falls within the UN definition of a forest? Yep, that's right; it's home to more than eight million of them, and 47% of the entire city is actually just vast green space, making London a haven for nature enthusiasts. From enjoying a peaceful walk in a ne...
6 Sep 2023
Guide to things to do with teenagers in London

Things to do with teenagers

Teens can be notoriously challenging to impress, but with a city as varied and vibrant as London, there's plenty to offer the discerning teenager looking to fill their time with something they're passionate about. Whether or not your teen knows what sparks their interest, this guide covers all bases...
20 Nov 2023
Great stag do ideas in London

Stag do ideas

It's that time of life – ya boy is about to get hitched and settle down into a more sedate family life. But before the knot gets tied, it's time for one final escapade with the lads, painting the town red in farewell. Whether you're the best man organizing the proceedings or a groom-to-be looking fo...
22 Mar 2024
Guide to fruit picking in and around London

Fruit picking

Escape the monotony of supermarkets and enjoy a more authentic and peaceful experience by picking your own produce at farms in and around London. Throughout the year, you can immerse yourself in fruit and vegetable picking, with each season offering something different, be it filling your punnet wit...
15 Apr 2024
Guide to summer activities in London

Summer activities

London in the summer is glorious, even if most years we don't get as many hot and sunny days as we might like. The city is also full of exciting summer events and activities, from music festivals to great places for walks and picnics, activities on the Thames, and fab ways to admire the city views o...
4 Apr 2024
Things to do for February half-term in London

February half-term activities

For children who go to school in London, 12-16th February is a great time – it's half-term. However, if you're the person responsible for keeping them entertained all week it might not be such a thrilling prospect. Finding affordable and enjoyable ways to keep kids occupied can be difficult. Luckily...
13 Feb 2024
Guide to walking tours in London

Walking tours

Because of the sheer scale of the city, many of us jump onto public transport without a thought. However, if you stop to take a walk, you'll discover famous sights and fascinating hidden gems all around the capital. If you really want to dive deep into London's present or its past, a walking tour is...
17 Jan 2024
Guide to the best outdoor activities in London

Outdoor things to do

The capital is overflowing with wonderful outdoor activities, from leisurely strolls through vast parks to taking a cold dip in a natural pond. Renowned as one of Europe's greenest cities, London has earned the prestigious title of the world's first National Park City thanks to its abundance of gree...
15 Apr 2024
Where to celebrate the Lunar New Year in London

Lunar New Year

Chinese New Year follows the moon's cycle, which means it falls every year on a different day. In 2024, it starts on 10 February and runs for 15 days, with the first day being the most important. It's the Year of the Wood Dragon, symbolising power, nobleness, honour, luck, and success. Chinese New Y...
25 Mar 2024
How to spend a day in King's Cross

A day in King's Cross

Thanks to a constant stream of travellers and commuters, large-scale redevelopment projects, and busy after-work crowds, King's Cross has become a bustling and eclectic hub in the heart of London. Combining rich history and exciting modern developments, King's Cross offers various attractions, from...
18 Dec 2023
Guide to the District line

District line guide

The District line, or as we Londoners know it, the green one, was the very first tube line ever built. Constructed in 1869, running from West Brompton to Mansion House purely by steam locomotives, it has played an integral role in London's transport system and continues to do so today. It's where th...
1 Dec 2023
Guide to immersive experiences in London

Immersive experiences

Drinks, dinner, exhibitions, games, and going to the theatre are all fun things to do in London, but if the usual activities just aren't cutting it for you, an immersive experience might be what you need. These experiences make you part of the action and take things to another level. If you're into...
22 Mar 2024