Fun Things To Do Outdoors In London

Whether you're after a sun-soaked outing or an exciting activity, we've got all the alfresco events from canal cruises to rooftop brunches and outdoor cinema screenings. So when the temperature's rising, put on your finest summer outfit and get down to the best things to do outdoors in London. And for when it's not? We've got great winter events too.

Last updated on 22nd March 2023


Head for the skies with this unique bar in Tobacco Dock. Enjoy panoramic views of the city while you sip on cocktails or check out their top-notch alfresco affairs - we mean rooftop brunches complete with endless Hennessey and hip hop.

London Boat Party

All aboard London Boat Party, a fun booze cruise serving up tasty food, drinks and banging tunes from a DJ. Gather your mates and let your hair down while taking in some the city's most iconic sites at this unmissable outdoor experience. 


@ Urban Food Fest Shoreditch on Saturday 29th April 2023 and 22 other Saturdays

Outdoor events in London are topped off by the return of Urban Street Food Fest's Saturday bottomless brunches. Expect to munch through your choice of street food dish from the varied traders and wash it down with unlimited cocktails or prosecco.

London Premier Walking Tours

If you're on the hunt for nature things to do in London, head to one of these Premier Walking Tours. You'll get to learn a tonne of knowledge while visiting iconic landmarks and getting stuck into their fun themes such as Shakespeare or Sweeney Todd.

BucketRace Scavenger Hunts

If you fancy getting a bit of fresh air, try your hand at one of BucketRace's fantastic scavenger hunts. With different themes, you and your team will be sent on a mission to discover new places and hidden gems for the chance to win great prizes.


For outdoor happenings in the city, it doesn't get better than Neverland's Little Kyoto pop-up featuring the most stunning cherry blossom decor. Get stuck into free-flowing fondue, beach parties based on Bondi and epic spring break extravaganzas at this cool outdoor pop-up.

Game of Stones Treasure Hunts

An alfresco activity that'll take you all over Kingston and Richmond, Game of Stones will challenge you and your pals  to crack head-scratching clues, unravel riddles and take funny photos while testing your brain. Get it done in time and you may just win a secret prize.

The Big Bakes

Baking is so in right now, so why not get your friends together and compete? All in a cute marquee, you'll be provided with the ingredients and 90 minutes to come up with the best bake, all in an effort to be crowned the winner in your group (and London if you wanna go that far). 


Going above and beyond the usual crazy golfing experience, Plonk is easily one of the best things to do outdoors in London. If you're in the mood for a little fresh air? Head on over to their outside course and get a little competitive with your pals. 

London Craft Cruises

For an outdoor event in the city, head to The London Craft Beer Cruise for an awesome boat experience around the Thames. Enjoy the views while learning from the best sommeliers and eating yummy pub grub.

Urban Missions

Like the idea of playing London's most immersive adventure trail? Urban Missions is an thrilling game across Lambeth and Westminster, in which players will race against the clock to solve riddles sent directly to their phones and attempt to crack the case before time runs out. 

Rooftop Gentleman's Afternoon Tea with a cigar and whiskey

@ Karma Sanctum Soho Hotel on Various dates from Friday 24th March 2023

If you're looking for outdoor activities in Central London, how about a Gentlemen's Afternoon Tea on Karma Sanctum Soho Hotel's exclusive rooftop? Expect the likes of Wagyu beef sliders and slow-cooked pork Hirata buns, all washed down with the venue's signature whiskey or paired with a Davidoff cigar.


Discounts available on certain events

Looking for the best outdoor events in London? Check out what fun things Supa Dupa Fly have in store, from rooftop celebrations to boozy brunches. We recommend heading to their summer party this May for epic tunes from DJ Emily Rawson.

Barrio Bars

For an outdoor bottomless brunch in London, then Barrio Shoreditch is a great place to start. Their La Isla Bonita offering is bringing the best in 80s tunes, with tickets include a two-course feast, free-flowing sangria or fizz and live musical bingo, hosted by Tequila Maria and DJ Limão.

Brixton Jamm

For fun things to do in London, make your way to Brixton Jamm for an epic carnival-themed party, complete reggae, dancehall and bashment tunes. This 9th of April, you'll get to enjoy jerk chicken BBQ and rum cocktails while soaking up the sun on their terrace.

Brunch With A View In London

Make the most of blue skies and the balmy days of summer with a beautiful brunch. Alongside alfresco restaurants and waterside spots, you'll also find rooftop stunners that are serving up steaming coffees, bottomless fizz and eggs galore against a gorgeous backdrop.