Springtime in London brings the joy of beautiful blossoms, warmer weather, longer days and an array of fun things to do – indoor and outdoor! Here are some unmissable activities to enjoy while visiting London this spring!
Spring is blossom season in London. The trees and parks burst into beautiful life with many shades of petals. See cheery blossoms, bluebells, daffodils, crocuses, and tulips across the city. Greenwich Park, St Paul’s Cathedral, Osterley Park, and Kew Gardens – known for its stunning crocus carpet, and Kensington and Buckingham Palaces are just some of the places to soak in the beautiful sight of nature.
Join the fun and celebration of St George’s Day in Trafalgar Square. Enjoy live presentations from London chefs, taste traditional English foods, and dance to live music while watching performers on stilts! Bring the kids, there will be free children’s art workshop! For more details, click here.
While the official birthday celebration for the Queen is in June, her actually birthday is on April 21. London marks her actually birthday with a mini celebration – there will be gun salutes all over the city, go to Hyde Park! Our concierge at St Giles Heathrow hotel recommends marking the occasion with a visit to one of her favourite places, Windsor Castle – rumoured to be her fsavourite home. For more details on taking a tour of Windsor Castle, please click here.
Celebrate the Sikh New Year in Trafalgar Square by enjoying Sikh traditional food, turban tying session and a jam-packed programme of live performances and kirtan spiritual music sessions. For more details, click here.
Discover new grapes and enjoy vintage flavours with London Wine Week across 125 venues in London. There will be masterclasses, tutored tastings, supper clubs, meet the maker evenings, parties and pop-ups. For more details, please click here.
The warmer days of Spring means the start of the outdoor theatre season. Our concierge team at St Giles London hotel says this is an experience not to be missed for the unique atmosphere with the sounds of the city as a soundtrack. Watch actors bring many renowned plays to life, including Thornton Wilder’s Our Town at the Regents Park Outdoor Theatre and Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream at The Globe in South Bank. For dates, cost and other details, please click here.
Experience the colourful floral display of creative garden designs and horticultural exhibits at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. A tip for this year’s show from our concierge team at St Giles Heathrow hotel is not to miss the garden co-designed by Her Royal Highness, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge’s Garden, themed – Back to Nature. The garden celebrates nature and was designed to inspire everyone to go out and rediscover nature in its raw form and feel the mental and physical health benefits it has to offer. For more details on the 2019 RHS Chelsea Flower Show, please click here.
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