Fun Things To Do On New Year's Day In London

Whatever state you wake in come 1st January 2023, 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. 

Last updated on 6th January 2022




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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 the 1st of January. 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.

  E-Scooter Around London

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@ ScooTours Starting Location on Various dates from Friday 27th May 2022

ScooTours London's exploration of the city will see you discover all of its hidden mysteries and secrets, as you're taken through little-known locations on an e-scooter. You'll start at Finsbury Circus Gardens and be taken through the Barbican Centre, Smithfield market to uncover 800-year-old pubs and secret societies.

Get Your Skates On

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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.

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary: Shoreditch on Various dates from Friday 27th May 2022

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.

Play Darts At Flight Club

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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.

Shuffle Into The New Year

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Prosecco? Bottomless pizza? Electric Shuffle London is really delivering the goods on New Year's Day, getting 2022 off to a flying start with a mountain of food, booze and friendly competition. Go for shuffleboard glory against all your mates; you know you want to.