Summer in London is a time when the city truly comes alive!
From outdoor concerts and festivals to picnics in the park and rooftop bars, there are endless possibilities for fun activities during this time of year.
Make sure to head out and enjoy all that London has to offer this summer:
Visit a Rooftop Bar
London has a number of amazing rooftop bars, which are perfect for sipping cocktails while enjoying the sunshine and stunning views of the city. One of the best rooftop bars in London is Skylight, their branch in Peckham is beautiful and their live music on a Thursday is not to be missed! Make sure to also add the Radio Rooftop Bar to your list of "must visit”, situated on the 10th Floor of ME London it provides panoramic views of the city.
Take a Walk in the Parks
London is home to some of the most beautiful parks in the world, and with summer’s gorgeous late sunsets, they are the perfect destination for a summer walk. Hyde Park, Regent's Park, and Greenwich Park are just a few of the spots that are ideal for picnics, sunbathing, and taking a leisurely stroll.
Explore the Markets
London's markets are a true reflection of the city's diverse culture, and they are a great place to spend a lazy summer weekend. From the famous Borough Market, which offers a variety of gourmet food and drink, to the Brick Lane Market, known for its vintage clothing and unique street art, there really is something for everyone.
Attend a Music Festival
Summer in London is synonymous with music festivals, and there are a number of great ones to choose from. The Wireless Festival, which takes place in July, features a lineup of some of the biggest names in hip-hop, R&B, and grime, while the All Points East Festival, which takes place in Victoria Park, offers a more diverse lineup of indie, rock, and electronic music.
Go on a River Cruise
A river cruise along the Thames is one of the best ways to see the city's iconic landmarks from a new perspective. There are a variety of cruises to choose from, including sightseeing cruises, dinner cruises, and even afternoon tea cruises.
Visit an Outdoor Cinema
During the summer months, London's outdoor cinemas offer a unique way to enjoy a movie under the stars. The Luna Cinema, which operates across various outdoor locations, including Kensington Palace and Hampton Court Palace, offers a range of classic and modern films. Pack some popcorn and grab some friends to enjoy this special activity outdoors
Enjoy the Festivals
London's summer festival calendar is packed with events celebrating everything from food and drink to culture and music. The Notting Hill Carnival - a Caribbean festival that has taken place in London since 1966 will be happening again this August, it is one of the city's most famous festivals, while the Taste of London Festival offers the chance for some sampling of some of the city's best food and drink.
All in all, London is a vibrant and exciting city during the summer months, and there is no shortage of fun activities to enjoy. So, get out there and make the most of the sunshine and warm weather while it lasts!
All our co living London tenants can enjoy these events taking place ‘on their doorsteps’.
If you too want to be in the heart of what's happening in London, join us. We offer furnished flats to rent in Wembley and all over the city. Looking to head further afield? Check out our flats to rent in Leeds. Form your own community with your neighbours while exploring all that the cities have to offer.