Outdoors

London's best alfresco terraces and rooftop bars: The Lido Cafe, The Lido Café, Herne Hill

THE LIDO CAFE LAUNCHES POOLSIDE SUMMER DINING

Celebrate summer with an urban beach BBQ at Brixton beach – The Lido Cafe in Herne Hill has launched a new summer menu to make the most of its Mediterranean-esque poolside space in Brockwell Park with cool cocktails and summery seasonal bites

British Summertime Festival takes place in Hyde Park

WIN TICKETS TO SEE MASSIVE ATTACK AT BST FESTIVAL

See Massive Attack and Patti Smith for free at the Barclaycard British Summer Time Hyde Park Festival!

Cabana Beach, South Bank

THE COPACABANA BEACH COMES TO THE SOUTH BANK

Get on the #RoadToRio without setting foot on a plane at the newly launched CopaCabana Brasilian beach on the South Bank

Graham & Green

OUTDOOR FURNITURE FOR A SPLENDID SUMMER GARDEN

Turn your garden into the envy of the neighbourhood this summer with the latest outdoor essentials. Whether you favour the colorfully eclectic or neutral chic, The Resident has picked out the latest must-have garden accessories for you…

Last year Madness brought 'Our House' down as they headlined OnBlackheath

SUGGS GEARS UP FOR MADNESS ON BLACKHEATH

OnBlackheath returns this September with an even bigger celebration of music, food and the arts. Suggs tells us what to expect when Madness takes to the stage on Sunday 13 September 2015 as part of their Grandslam Tour

battersea roof gardens

WHY OUTSIDE SPACE HAS NEVER BEEN SO VALUABLE

The premium for property with outside space has never been higher, with roof terraces as sought after as gardens, says Karen Tait If there was ever any doubt that outside space in a London home is highly valued, the latest raft of new developments surely prove this. From gardens in the sky – Battersea Roof […]

vista at the trafalgar

LONDON’S BEST OUTDOOR RESTAURANTS & BARS

There’s no better way to make the most of summer in London than eating and drinking outdoors. Here are the best alfresco restaurants and bars to enjoy when the sun is shining Broadway House, Fulham This smart members’ club has not one, but two, terraces, both offering views over Fulham and beyond. It’s a great rooftop spot for […]

Splash Safari at Legoland Windsor

FAMILY FUN IN SOUTH-WEST LONDON

Summer’s here! If you’re wondering how to entertain the kids over the school holidays wonder no more. Here we bring you nine of the best family friendly events in West and South-West London Battersea Park Children’s Zoo There are loads of events taking place this summer at the charming children’s zoo in Battersea Park. Tuesday […]

voga

OUTDOOR FITNESS: 12 GYM ALTERNATIVES IN LONDON

There’s no better way to stay in shape this summer than with an outdoor fitness class. Here’s our guide to the capital’s best alfresco workouts  British Military Fitness If you’re serious about getting into shape, British Military Fitness could be for you. As well as running around London’s iconic parks, you’ll get to work out […]

serpentine pavilion

LONDON’S BEST OUTDOOR EVENTS THIS SUMMER

Not many places in the world can compete when the sun is out in London. Here’s where you can truly make the most of it at the best outdoor events in the capital this summer  Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre We’ve already been this year to see the enchanting Peter Pan, and during August Regent’s […]