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.

Battersea Park First Thing In The Morning Is Absolutely Glorious

Battersea Park First Thing In The Morning Is Absolutely Glorious

Set your alarms, it's worth it. | By Rami Abukalam
Where To Watch Fireworks On Bonfire Night 2018 In London

Where To Watch Fireworks On Bonfire Night 2018 In London

Celebrate Guy Fawkes with a bang. | By Laura Reynolds
Anchors Away! Boat Down One Of The Most Scenic Stretches Of The Thames

Anchors Away! Boat Down One Of The Most Scenic Stretches Of The Thames

A million miles away from the city... | By Londonist Staff
Unique Chance To Touch A Dinosaur*

Unique Chance To Touch A Dinosaur*

Crystal Palace dinosaurs open to free tours. | By M@
Londonist Reviews... Fish And Chips In A Park

Londonist Reviews... Fish And Chips In A Park

Kennedy's and King Square Gardens, to be precise. | By Rami Abukalam
Trafalgar Square Is Getting A Fifth Lion, And It'll Roar Poetry At You

Trafalgar Square Is Getting A Fifth Lion, And It'll Roar Poetry At You

Crimson lion to spew poetry all over square. | By M@
8 Seaside Towns In Sussex To Visit From London

8 Seaside Towns In Sussex To Visit From London

Pack a picnic and head to the beach. | By Laura Reynolds
Where Does Winnie The Pooh Live? Near Edgware

Where Does Winnie The Pooh Live? Near Edgware

Pooh Corner is inside the M25. | By M@
8 Things That'll Happen In London When It Finally Rains

8 Things That'll Happen In London When It Finally Rains

Hugh Grant and Rita Ora's wellies. | By M@
Move Over Ultimate Frisbee, Disc Golf Has Arrived In London And It's Blimmin' Addictive

Move Over Ultimate Frisbee, Disc Golf Has Arrived In London And It's Blimmin' Addictive

Free to play, too. | By Londonist Staff
Holy Smokes! Vintage Steam Train Rides Every Weekend, Just Outside Of London

Holy Smokes! Vintage Steam Train Rides Every Weekend, Just Outside Of London

Rush hour? What rush hour? | By Will Noble
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