Great Outdoors

Londonist's guide to  things to do in London including everything from the best parks to summer events, activities, open-air cinema, outdoor and more.

Visit This Olde English Garden Lying In The Shadow Of The Barbican

Visit This Olde English Garden Lying In The Shadow Of The Barbican

Tours are taking place this summer. | By Will Noble
This Incredible Farm Has A Whole Acre Of Beautiful Flowers... And You Can Pick Them

This Incredible Farm Has A Whole Acre Of Beautiful Flowers... And You Can Pick Them

A haven of colours and smells. | By Laura Reynolds
Discover This Secret Moroccan Garden, Tucked Away Behind A Chocolate Shop

Discover This Secret Moroccan Garden, Tucked Away Behind A Chocolate Shop

A tiny, green paradise. | By Laura Reynolds
Statues Of The US President In London: Can You Name All Eight?

Statues Of The US President In London: Can You Name All Eight?

POTUS photos. | By M@
The 2018 Sculpture In The City Is The Best Yet

The 2018 Sculpture In The City Is The Best Yet

19 sculptures to spot in the Square Mile. | By M@
The Square Mile Has TWO New Parks

The Square Mile Has TWO New Parks

Aldgate smartens up. | By M@
How Many Of These Stylish Benches Have You Spotted?

How Many Of These Stylish Benches Have You Spotted?

A dog bench on Houndsditch. | By M@
How The View From Waterloo Bridge Has Changed Beyond Recognition

How The View From Waterloo Bridge Has Changed Beyond Recognition

14 years makes all the difference. | By M@
Forget France - London Has Its Own River Moselle

Forget France - London Has Its Own River Moselle

The campaign for a London wine valley starts here. | By David Fathers
Could You Escape Crystal Palace's Fiendish Maze? There's Only One Way To Find Out

Could You Escape Crystal Palace's Fiendish Maze? There's Only One Way To Find Out

See you on the other side. | By M@
After 16 Years, London Bridge Water Feature Is Filled In

After 16 Years, London Bridge Water Feature Is Filled In

No more ankle twists, but still a sorry loss. | By M@
Forget The Harry Potter Tour – Watford Is Magical Enough Already
Opinion

Forget The Harry Potter Tour – Watford Is Magical Enough Already

Nostalgia is waiting at the end of the Metropolitan line. | By James FitzGerald
Fancy Whizzing Over The Capital At Speeds Of Up To 50kph? Now's Your Chance To Get Zipped In

Fancy Whizzing Over The Capital At Speeds Of Up To 50kph? Now's Your Chance To Get Zipped In

Then plummet back to earth with the 'Mega Drop'. | By Robert Greene
Roof East Is Smashing Summer Out Of The Park With Booze, Views And Games Aplenty

Roof East Is Smashing Summer Out Of The Park With Booze, Views And Games Aplenty

This Stratford car park has never looked so good. | By Eleana Overett
North London's Best Beer Gardens

North London's Best Beer Gardens

Al fresco up north. | By M@
Take A Walk Through The City Of London's Pocket Parks

Take A Walk Through The City Of London's Pocket Parks

Oases in the city. | By M@
How To Visit 30 Towns In One Afternoon

How To Visit 30 Towns In One Afternoon

Marvellous museum, just off the M25. | By M@
Secret Gardens, Private Islands And Wildlife Aplenty... All At The End Of A TfL Bus Route

Secret Gardens, Private Islands And Wildlife Aplenty... All At The End Of A TfL Bus Route

Stunning views over the Kent countryside. | By Laura Reynolds
Six Ways The Return Of Floating Walkways Would Improve London

Six Ways The Return Of Floating Walkways Would Improve London

We're peddling pedways. | By Harry Rosehill
How To Queue For Wimbledon

How To Queue For Wimbledon

There are rules. Lots of them. Thank goodness. | By Londonist Staff
TfL Wants Londoners To Get Off The Tube And Walk

TfL Wants Londoners To Get Off The Tube And Walk

Anyone up for a self-proclaimed odyssey? | By Harry Rosehill
See A Spitfire And Typhoon In Guildhall Yard, Right Now

See A Spitfire And Typhoon In Guildhall Yard, Right Now

Chocks away! | By M@
Sensational Butterflies Has Landed In Kensington And It's Absolutely Magical

Sensational Butterflies Has Landed In Kensington And It's Absolutely Magical

Get up close to the winged wonders. | By Laura Reynolds
This Giant, Inflatable Obstacle Course Is Coming To London And It Looks Epic

This Giant, Inflatable Obstacle Course Is Coming To London And It Looks Epic

300m of bouncy fun. | By Londonist Staff