Take full advantage of living in one of the world’s oldest and most charming cities by having an outdoor date. Here are some ideas for some fun outdoor activities to do in London.
1. Acklam Village Market
Tucked away in Portobello Road, is the Acklam Village Market. Head there for some of the finest international street food that West London has to offer. All year round, you can taste flavours from Africa, China, English, Poland, Morrocan and beyond.
2. Kew Gardens
Take a stroll through the showstopping botanical display at Kew Gardens. As the most biodiverse place in the world, there are over 50,000 plants sitting pretty and waiting to be explored.
3. Cycle through Dulwich Park
Hire a Santander bike and take a scenic bike ride through Dulwich Park. The escape from the hustle and bustle of the city will relax you both and help you to connect.
4. Alfresco dining at Covent Garden
Head to Henrietta Street in Covent Garden. There, you’ll find The Ivy Market Grill serving up quintessential British cuisine, right on the street.
5. Wander Art
Dotting the neighbourhood of Mayfair and Belgravia, the Wander Art exhibition has some of the best-curated outdoor installations by world-renowned artists. Follow the trail and immerse yourself in a world of innovative art and design. And the best part is that the experience is a great conversation starter.
6. Alexandra Palace Sunday Farmer’s Market
Held every Sunday at Alexandra Palace, the Farmers Market is a firm favourite of the locals. You will find the very best selection of local crafts and hot foods.
7. The Barbican Conservatory
Explore the beautiful tropical oasis of the Barbican Conservatory. The second biggest conservatory in London is home to some 1,500 species of trees and plants. The species, some of which are rare and endangered in their native homes are a vibrant mix, ranging from the rocky deserts of South Africa to the coastline of Brazil.