London is a great city with so much to see and do, from fast-paced thrills to lazy lunches on the River Thames, there’s something for everyone to enjoy and always somewhere new to explore.
If you’re looking for something exciting to do in London this summer and you’re not sure where to start, then why not take a look at some of the options below. Whether you have lived in London your whole life or you’re heading to the capital for a weekend away, there’s an activity to suit everyone
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If you haven’t heard of Escape Rooms then where have you been? Escape rooms is a new craze sweeping the UK and it’s popular with all ages. It’s a great activity to enjoy with a friend or group of friends and you can challenge yourself to different themed rooms and different difficulty levels.
It doesn’t matter if you’re a novice or an expert, horse riding is a sports everyone can enjoy. Why not head to the capital and enjoy a horse riding lesson if you’re a beginner or go out on a hack if you’re a more advanced rider.
Strong Hold Climbing Centre
This activity is perfect if the weather isn’t great. Head to Strong Hold where you can enjoy one of the UK’s largest indoor climbing centres, perfect for all ages and abilities. The centre includes a climbing area, yoga studio, changing and shower facilities and a lovely cafe for a bite to eat. This is the perfect activity for those with a head for heights and with energy to burn.
Whether you’re a sceptic or a believer, a London Ghost Tour is a different way to see London with friends while learning all about the capital city after dark. It’s something a little different than the norm and a lovely way to end an evening in the capital. Teams can consist of two, three, four, five or six people so it’s a great evening for a group of friends.
The Colour Run
Taking place on the 8th of July, The Colour Run takes place at Wembley Park and makes for a fun day out no matter what your age. The run is over a distance of 5k and along the way runners will come across colour stations where they will be covered with colourful powder. At the finish line runners will be all the colours of the rainbow.
Virtual Reality Experience
A modern-day twist on the arcade, enjoy a virtual reality experience with VR Champions where you can play solo or enjoy a group experience for up to four people. Players can choose from over 600 experiences including playing the drums, visiting famous landmarks, flying between highrise buildings and much much more.
Record a song
If you’re a budding artist or you think creating your own music track with friends would be a fun way to spend an evening then why not head to the recording studio where you can enjoy your very own Beyonce experience.
Underground treasure hunt
London is famed for its underground network but did you know you can go treasure hunting in the capital? Teams are given two hours to complete challenges and locate treasure hidden around the city.
Speedboat ride on the Thames
What could be better than seeing the sights of London from a speedboat on the River Thames? You can enjoy an exhilarating boat ride along the river at breakneck speed, perfect for those looking to see London from another perspective.
If you have never tried riding a segway then why not enjoy a 30 minute or 60-minute experience where you can explore the capital in a fun way. This is the perfect experience to enjoy with a partner or friend whilst enjoying the sights and sounds of London.