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See Paddington by boat with GoBoat

25 Great Things to Do in London: April 2021

Of course, most of April will be spent alfresco dining, hanging out in beer gardens or browsing non-essential shops, but just in case you fancy giving something else a go, here’s our pick of great things to do in post-lockdown London

Mayfair outdoor art trail: See Through by Morag Myerscough

17 Great Things to Do in London on Easter Weekend

Hoorah, there are actual IRL things to do in London this Easter weekend! While restrictions remain in place, outdoor food markets, art trails and Easter egg hunts can take place, but please be mindful of social distancing and Covid-secure safety measures

Alfresco dining in south west London: The Ivy Cafe, Wimbledon

19 of the Best Alfresco Dining Spots in South West London

When the sun shines, there’s only one thing to do – don the shades and dine alfresco. From Battersea to Balham and Wimbledon to Wandsworth, there’s no shortage of pubs and restaurants with lovely outdoor dining areas in south west London. Here’s The Resident’s top alfresco spots…

Fulham garden centre: The Palace Gardener, Bishops Park

5 of the Best Garden Centres in South West London

Those green fingers getting twitchy? Time for a trip to your local garden centre, and south west London has some of the best in London…

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… 

Trude's Grocery is due to open in Clapham on 5 December 2020

21st Century Grocery Store Opens in Clapham

In the year that eating in became the new eating out and we all discovered a new love for our local shops, Clapham’s new independent grocer couldn’t have opened at a better time…

London’s Best Igloos for Cosy Winter Drinking & Dining

London’s winter igloos are back! And it just so happens that the cosy domed structures are perfect for getting together in your social bubble

Where to buy a Christmas tree in London

Where to Buy a Christmas Tree in London

Where to buy Christmas trees in north, south, east and west London. This year, many Christmas tree stores offer home delivery, decorating services and even collection and recycling

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

Best winter walks in London: Christmas at Kew is a hugely popular attraction, but the gardens are wonderful for a stroll all year round

48 Things to Do in London in November 2020

Things to do in November in London from Christmas markets to art exhibitions, immersive theatre and festive light festivals like Christmas at Kew