It’s finally springtime in London! The weather is getting warmer and there are plenty of activities to enjoy outdoors.
Here are some ideas of what to do in London during this season.
1. The parks
Visit one of the city’s many parks, such as Regent’s Park. Take a stroll, have a picnic, or go for a jog or cycle. Hyde Park is another fantastic park to visit in London during springtime.
This royal park is one of the largest in the city, and features plenty of green space, beautiful gardens, and even a lake. Be sure to check out Hyde Park’s website for information on events taking place during springtime.
2. Flower markets
Check out the numerous flower markets that pop up around London during springtime. Stock up on fresh blooms for your home or office, or simply enjoy browsing the vibrant displays.
3. Kew Gardens
Visit Kew Gardens to see over 30,000 different types of plants and flowers. This world-famous gardens is a must-see at any time of year
4. The pub
With warmer weather comes the perfect opportunity to enjoy a refreshing pint at one of London’s many pubs. Sit outside in the sunshine and people watch as you enjoy a cold beverage.
Read more: best pubs in Central London
5. South Bank
The South Bank is a great place to start exploring London’s many attractions. This area features world-famous landmarks such as the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, and the London Eye. Spring is a great time to visit the South Bank as there are often street performers and other entertainers out and about.
Read more: sightseeing in London
If you’re looking for something a bit more active, why not try your hand at paddle boarding or kayaking on the River Thames?
There are several companies that offer these services, and it’s a great way to see London from a different perspective.
6. Day trips
Go on a day trip to Brighton:
Just an hour south of London, Brighton is a popular seaside destination. With its sandy beaches, colourful beach huts, and lively pier, Brighton is the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of London for a day.
Go on a day trip to Oxford:
If you’re looking to explore more of England’s countryside, then a day trip to Oxford is a great option. This historic city is home to the world-famous University of Oxford, as well as plenty of charming pubs and cafes.
Check out my guide to the best day trips from London.
So, what are you waiting for? Get out there and enjoy all that London has to offer during this wonderful season!
No matter what you decide to do, springtime is a wonderful time to explore London. With so many activities and attractions to enjoy, you’re sure to have a memorable trip.