Blow away the cobwebs of 2019 and stretch your legs whilst discovering some of London's most picturesque spots. And when you're done feeling all smug and wholesome? Head to the pub and warm yourself by the fire with a with a glass of something strong. It is a bank holiday after all...
Fun Things To Do On New Year's Day In London
Whatever state you wake in come 1st January 2022, the capital has a wealth of activities fit for all types of hangover. Whether you're looking to ease that headache with a bottomless brunch and your besties, or take the day a little slower with a wintry walk and a warming pint, we've rounded up some of the festive and fun things to do on New Year's Day in London.
After a week of sleeping on a blow-up mattress with only your childhood sleeping bag for cover, it's no wonder family tensions can start to boil over by January the 1st. Instead of remote control battles and pass-agg comments, however, relieve the stress with some good old-fashioned games. From Monopoly to ping pong, these bars promise to be an awful lot cheaper than family therapy, and probably more fun too.
Head to one of London's stunning ice rinks to kick off 2020 Torvill and Dean style. From the impressive surroundings of The Natural History Museum and Somerset House to Hyde Park favourite, Winter Wonderland, all offer the chance to show off your skills and get some cracking festive content for the 'gram while you're at it.
One of the best fun New Year's day activities in London, Flight Club is bringing you a winning combo of tasty food, drinks and social darts. Ease the hangover on free-flowing pizza and a bottle of bubbly, before taking to your own private oche and trying for a bullseye.
The Brixton Courtyard won't let a little hangover stop them from having fun on New Year's Day. In fact, they're keeping the drinks flowing and the good times rolling with their daytime celebration, featuring Plump DJs, Krafty Kuts and Freestylers.
Escape the Mailbox is an all-new online escape room that's sure to add a dash of fun to your New Year's Day at home. Not only is the game totally free to join, but it's sure to help get those brain cells working after a heavy night with its problem solving storyline.
If you fancy celebrating New Year's Day at home, with a few handcrafted cocktails and maybe even a boozy brunch, this is the cocktail delivery service for you. MAP Labs are keeping you watered with their bar-quality signature serves, delivered straight to your door.
Pay a visit to Alcotraz on New Year's Day for a little hair of the dog and a few immersive thrills as you attempt to outwit the prison warden while smuggling in a few illicit sips. Once inside, the poison mixologists will whip up your very own bespoke cocktails.
Nothing cures a hangover quite like a boogie around the city, which is exactly what these guys are doing. Join the Boogies Shoes crew for their New Year's Day disco as you soak up the city, dance to old tunes and have a darn good time doing it.
Think you have what it takes to take down a criminal mastermind? Put your private investigator skills to the test this New Year's Day with the online immersive experience, Moriarty's Game: A Killer in the Hive. With problem solving and escape room elements, it's sure to be a thrilling ride.