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.

Beautiful Photo Book Pays Tribute To The Brutalist Palace That Is Barbican Centre

Beautiful Photo Book Pays Tribute To The Brutalist Palace That Is Barbican Centre

Ode to the concrete fortress. | By Londonist Staff
Where To Watch The London Marathon 2019

Where To Watch The London Marathon 2019

The spectators' guide to the London Marathon. | By Victoria Thomas
The Greenground: A Tube Map Of Parks And How To Get Between Them

The Greenground: A Tube Map Of Parks And How To Get Between Them

Map connects London's green spaces. | By M@
Where To See Wisteria In Bloom In London This Season

Where To See Wisteria In Bloom In London This Season

The capital's best 2019 wisteria hysteria spots. | By Laura Reynolds
The Parakeeting Of London Goes Gonzo On Our Green Birds

The Parakeeting Of London Goes Gonzo On Our Green Birds

SQUAWK SQUAWK SQUAWK SQUAWK SQUAWK | By M@
There's A Heck Of A Lot More Living In The Thames Than You Realise, Says ZSL

There's A Heck Of A Lot More Living In The Thames Than You Realise, Says ZSL

This worthwhile project gets our *seal* of approval. | By Laura Reynolds
20,000 Tulips Will Bloom In This South London Garden This Month

20,000 Tulips Will Bloom In This South London Garden This Month

What a sight. | By Laura Reynolds
Wheeee! Speed Over London On A Huge Zip Wire This Summer

Wheeee! Speed Over London On A Huge Zip Wire This Summer

Zip Now London returns for 2019. | By Laura Reynolds
12 Magical Day Trips From London This April

12 Magical Day Trips From London This April

Flowers in bloom, transport festivals, and a magical grotto. | By Laura Reynolds
 London Will Be Plunged Into Darkness This Saturday

London Will Be Plunged Into Darkness This Saturday

The countdown to Earth Hour begins. | By Maire Rose Connor
This Gorgeous Free Flower Festival Returns In May

This Gorgeous Free Flower Festival Returns In May

50 flower installations to be seen - all for free. | By Laura Reynolds
Fairies And Pixies Spotted Across Islington

Fairies And Pixies Spotted Across Islington

A puckish stump in Canonbury. | By M@
Beautiful Photos Of Cherry Blossom Season In London

Beautiful Photos Of Cherry Blossom Season In London

The capital's looking pretty in pink. | By Laura Reynolds
Nostalgic Video Compares 1970s Regent's Canal To Modern Day

Nostalgic Video Compares 1970s Regent's Canal To Modern Day

No Camden Market. | By M@
18 London Buses That Take You Beyond The M25

18 London Buses That Take You Beyond The M25

Get adventurous. | By Sam Cullen
Where (And When) To See Cherry Blossom In London

Where (And When) To See Cherry Blossom In London

The best spots for snapping sakura. | By Laura Reynolds
London's Saddest Statue... But Who Is He?

London's Saddest Statue... But Who Is He?

Let's see if we can cheer him up. | By M@
Big London Night Walk: Register Now, To Help Big Issue Vendors

Big London Night Walk: Register Now, To Help Big Issue Vendors

Walk through the night for charity. | By M@
A New Roof Garden Just Opened In The City Of London

A New Roof Garden Just Opened In The City Of London

And it's completely free. | By Harry Rosehill
London National Park City Is Happening, But Needs Your Help

London National Park City Is Happening, But Needs Your Help

Spread the green word. | By M@
In London On Wednesday? Prepare To Hear Some Very Loud Bangs

In London On Wednesday? Prepare To Hear Some Very Loud Bangs

103 of them, to be precise. | By Laura Reynolds
Let It Snow (drop)! London's Going Snowdrop Crazy This Month

Let It Snow (drop)! London's Going Snowdrop Crazy This Month

The flower that's about to take over your Instagram feed. | By Laura Reynolds
6 Of The Best Romantic London Days Out

6 Of The Best Romantic London Days Out

London day trips, for lovers. | By Zoe Craig
Dazzling Photos Of Canary Wharf Winter Lights 2019

Dazzling Photos Of Canary Wharf Winter Lights 2019

Dancing fountains, angel wings, and a light maze. | By Laura Reynolds