Outdoors

Best walks in London: Little Venice, west London

18 Of The Best Winter Walks in London

Walking is good for you, so bundle up and go get some fresh air on one of these scenic walks in London. From Hampstead Heath to the Royal Parks, The Resident picks out some of the best strolling spots

Snowdrops in Dulwich (photo: Adam Swain Photo)

Where to See Snowdrops in London

Snowdrops are one of the first flowers to bloom towards the end of winter, meaning spring is on the way! Where can you see them in the urban jungle that is London? The Resident has a few ideas… 

London’s Best Outdoor Cinemas for Summer 2021

London’s best outdoor cinema pop-ups screening films everywhere from Crystal Palace to Kensington Palace and Crouch End to Greenwich Peninsula, plus London’s only floating cinema at St Katherine Docks

Alfresco terraces in the City: SushiSamba has one of the best views in the City

85 of London’s Best Rooftop Bars & Alfresco Terraces

85 of London’s best rooftop bars and alfresco terraces across the City, south London, north London, east and west

Open gardens in south London: 51 The Chase, Clapham, is an award-winning garden

5 of the Best NGS Open Gardens to See in London

The National Garden Scheme’s Open Gardens event is back, offering access to some amazing private green spaces across London this spring and summer. Here’s 5 of the best…

Underbelly Festival heads for London Wonderground this year

Summer Fest with Alfresco Bars & City Beach Heads for West London

A new festival playground with outdoor bars, street food, live shows, vintage fairground rides and a beach is headed for west London this summer

Luxury alfresco dining in London: The Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park London dining terrace is an opulent setting for a Heston Blumenthal experience

25 of London’s Most Luxurious Alfresco Dining Terraces

With outdoor dining set to be hotter than ever this year (thanks, Covid), it’s time to elevate your alfresco experience at one of London’s more opulent offerings, from top hotels to Michelin-starred restaurants 

Glass pavilions floated up the Thames: The London Project arrives in Canary Wharf

Canary Wharf to Offer Floating Dining Experience ‘Like No Other’

Two floating pavilions have arrived in Canary Wharf’s docks to offer Londoners a new public space and dining experience ‘like no other’ 

The Lighterman is one of the best places for alfresco dining in King's Cross

London’s Best Neighbourhoods for Alfresco Dining

Alfresco dining was popular enough before Covid came along and make it practically compulsory. So where to head? London isn’t short of options, but if you want that grand piazza feel, it’s best to head for a neighbourhood that’s geared up for dining outdoors

Caribbean Beach Club Pops Up on the South Bank for Summer

Can’t fly to the beach this summer? Then let the beach come to you with the latest pop up to hit the South Bank with sand, soca beats and cocktails in coconuts