Outdoors

Dodgems at Somerset House: Dodge is a new Covid-proof winter playground at Somerset House with food and drink

New Winter Playground with Interactive Dodgems is Headed for London

One of London’s most famous ice rinks might have hit the skids this year, but high-tech bumper cars that trigger light and sound displays are set to take its place…

Canary Wharf Winter Lights 2020: Hawthorn will have two light installations on Canary Wharf this winter, Newfound Reflections and Neon Tree

Canary Wharf to Launch Covid-Secure Winter Lights Event

With the annual Winter Lights festival postponed this year due to coronavirus, Canary Wharf is launching a scaled-back, more Covid-secure version of the luminous event called Connected by Light.

The Ship, Wandsworth, has one of the best alfresco terraces in the south west London (photo: @TheShipWandsworth)

Ad Feature Alfresco Dining in Wandsworth Town: Mapped

The best places for alfresco drinking and dining in Wandsworth Town, even as temperatures plummet, all marked on a handy map

Competition: Win a patio parasol from Moda Furnishings worth nearly £600

Ad Feature Competition: Win a Patio Parasol from Moda Furnishings

The Resident has teamed up with Moda Furnishings to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a stylish new patio parasol!

Watch films in a boat at London's new Openaire Float-In Cinema in Paddington

Watch Titanic from a Boat at London’s New Float-In Cinema

So far in our stop-start summer of fun, it’s been all about the drive-in cinema, but now, there’s a float-in coming to town…

Alfresco dining in Islington: The Albion garden

9 of the Best Alfresco Dining Spaces in Islington

Unwind in a green oasis and lap up the sun at one of The Resident’s favourite alfresco dining spaces in Islington

West London beer gardens: 197 Chiswick Fire Station has a gorgeous rear courtyard

West London’s Best Alfresco Dining & Drinking Spots

The best places in west London for alfresco drinking and dining, from waterside terraces in Ladbroke Grove to suntraps in Shepherd’s Bush and hidden rooftops in Hammersmith

London's best lidos: Brockwell Lido is a popular spot for winter swims

London’s Best Lidos & Outdoor Swimming Spots

Fancy a cool dip in the pool after a long hot day on the city streets? Luckily, London has a variety of brilliant outdoor pools and lidos… 

The Ninth BBQ Box: Jun Tanaka has launched gourmet BBQ boxes for home delivery in London

10 of the Best BBQ Boxes for Delivery in London

Barbecuing is great, but shopping ain’t… so make the most of the top restaurants, butchers and suppliers pivoting during lockdown to deliver brilliant BBQ boxes right to your door

Underbelly Launches Socially Distanced Summer Pop-Up Series

One of London’s top summer pop-up festivals returns with the new socially distanced StreetEat concept from Underbelly