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.

This Is Why You Should Put London Wetland Centre On Your Spring/Summer To Do List

This Is Why You Should Put London Wetland Centre On Your Spring/Summer To Do List

Escape the city. | By Londonist Staff
Behind The Tourist Trap: 10 Secrets Of Tower Bridge

Behind The Tourist Trap: 10 Secrets Of Tower Bridge

Prepare to be riveted... | By Londonist Staff
Would You Jump 160ft From A Giant Crane Next To The O2 Arena?

Would You Jump 160ft From A Giant Crane Next To The O2 Arena?

One for the daredevils. | By Robert Greene
Are These London's Most Instagrammable Houses?

Are These London's Most Instagrammable Houses?

The vibrant streets of Primrose Hill. | By Londonist Staff
Watch The Snow Sweep Into London In This Beautiful Timelapse Footage

Watch The Snow Sweep Into London In This Beautiful Timelapse Footage

And a marvellous sunset to boot. | By Londonist Staff
Behind England's Largest Listed Building: The Alexandra And Ainsworth Estate

Behind England's Largest Listed Building: The Alexandra And Ainsworth Estate

A brutalist masterpiece. | By Harry Rosehill
Never Been To Hampstead Heath? This Is What You're Missing Out On

Never Been To Hampstead Heath? This Is What You're Missing Out On

Make some memories. | By Londonist Staff
The Singing Grave In Islington You're Actually Invited To Dance On

The Singing Grave In Islington You're Actually Invited To Dance On

Most fitting for a clown. | By Londonist Staff
The Story Of The Beautiful London Graveyard Created By A Famous Author

The Story Of The Beautiful London Graveyard Created By A Famous Author

It has an incredible history. | By Harry Rosehill
Ever Wondered How Canal Boats Move Upstream In London?

Ever Wondered How Canal Boats Move Upstream In London?

Patience is key. | By Robert Greene
The 8 Best Sledging Hills In London

The 8 Best Sledging Hills In London

Weeeeee!! | By Stuart Black
Never Been To Windsor? Here's What You're Missing

Never Been To Windsor? Here's What You're Missing

A quick jaunt outside the M25. | By M@
Have You Seen The Canary Wharf Roundabout With Over 75 Traffic Lights?

Have You Seen The Canary Wharf Roundabout With Over 75 Traffic Lights?

Beautiful yet... confusing. | By M@
Did You Know This Is Tucked Away Beneath Waterloo Station?

Did You Know This Is Tucked Away Beneath Waterloo Station?

You might even see the artists at work. | By Harry Rosehill
This Is Why You Should Absolutely Put Spitalfields City Farm On Your To-Do List

This Is Why You Should Absolutely Put Spitalfields City Farm On Your To-Do List

You might even get a feline guide. | By Londonist Staff
St James's Park, 300 Years Ago

St James's Park, 300 Years Ago

An historical view of the royal park. | By M@
Things To Do With Kids On A Rainy Day In London

Things To Do With Kids On A Rainy Day In London

Don't let the British weather get to you. | By Londonist
The Heritage Routemaster Bus That's Perfect For London Sightseeing

The Heritage Routemaster Bus That's Perfect For London Sightseeing

All for the regular Oyster card fare. | By Laura Reynolds
Have You Spotted This Replica Of Sir Francis Drake's Ship?

Have You Spotted This Replica Of Sir Francis Drake's Ship?

Right next to Borough Market. | By Jordan Waite
Looking For The Best View Of St Paul's Cathedral? Try This Roof Terrace

Looking For The Best View Of St Paul's Cathedral? Try This Roof Terrace

Bonus points: it's free! | By Jordan Waite
The Little Oasis Of Calm In The Shadows Of Canary Wharf

The Little Oasis Of Calm In The Shadows Of Canary Wharf

And breathe... | By Jordan Waite
Why We Love Roundwood Park: The Willesden Treasure Favoured By Locals

Why We Love Roundwood Park: The Willesden Treasure Favoured By Locals

First opened in 1895. | By Lydia Manch
Discover This Secret Garden In A Bombed Out Church

Discover This Secret Garden In A Bombed Out Church

We'll show you the way. | By M@
How And Where To See The Pelicans Of St James's Park

How And Where To See The Pelicans Of St James's Park

Say hello to Louis, Vaclav and Gargi. | By M@