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Things to do on a Saturday in London

Saturdays are, without a doubt, the best day to explore London. The city is bustling, with the perfect mix of locals and tourists all excited to begin their weekend.  But you don’t just want any old Saturday in London do you?  Answer = no.  You’re after a Saturday that’s filled with adventure and fun things …

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Time to Explore: Carnaby Street

Carnaby Street is colourful, pedestrianised, and perfect for selfies. It’s also home to some of the best quirky boutiques, pubs and restaurants in London. But it wasn’t always that way. The history of Carnaby Street is full of surprises.  It was the birthplace of William Blake, a plague pit in the 1500s and 1600s, and …

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14 Beautiful Parks in East London You Should Discover

Looking for the best parks in East London? Look no further.  Whilst it’s fun to explore the cultural melting pot that is East London, when the hot weather hits, you’ll be ready to visit some of these impressive parks and spend a day in one of London’s many green spaces. Whether you’d like to splash …

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The Prettiest London Mews You Need to Visit

London’s mews are all the rage. Who can resist the allure of these pretty enclaves dotted around bourgeois parts of the city? But what exactly is a mews? And why are they found in classy areas like Kensington, Belgravia and Notting Hill? It turns out, London’s mews are not only gorgeous, but also a bit …

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Weekend Getaways from London for Your Next Break

Let’s face it, we’re all in need of a break. These cheeky weekend trips away from London are the perfect spots to unwind, take time out and discover a new destination. I mean, when’s the last time you got out of the city? That’s right, you deserve a little holiday. So, here’s a guide to …

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Best Outdoor Swimming and Lidos in London

London’s lidos and outdoor swimming spots are the perfect places to get wet and wild(ish).  After all, what’s better than a refreshing dip when the sun’s blazing?  Answer: practically nothing.  Whether you’re looking to relax in a heated pool, take a few leisurely strokes in a lido or dip your toes on cold water adventures, …

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38 Fabulous Things to do in London This Summer

Ready to rock the city we love so well? Summer is here! Freedom beckons! Whilst hot weather can’t be guaranteed, there is no shortage of brilliant things to do in London in summer 2021. The sun is (hopefully!) shining, the parks are filled with families enjoying picnics, and the famously grumpy commuters may even crack …

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Time to Discover: Regent’s Canal

A peaceful stretch of water in central London? You might think that it sounds impossible but it really does exist. Regent’s Canal is hidden away in Paddington and runs all the way to Limehouse Basin.  Stroll along the nine-mile length of the canal and you will see your fair share of landmarks – Regent’s Park, …

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Pickering Place: Discovering London’s Smallest Square

Pickering Place is one of Mayfair’s hidden gems – the smallest square in London is hidden down an unremarkable alleyway.  Don’t let the size fool you though – this quaint spot has seen more than its fair share of bad behaviour over the years.  It’s a little-known fact that Mayfair’s well-to-do reputation hides a rather …

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