Top Things To Do In London in Spring (2023)
No matter what time of year it is, a visit to London is always great fun but springtime is one of the best times to visit. The weather is milder, the streets, shops and attractions aren’t too busy and the days are longer which means you can pack in way more activities! Check out our recommendations for things to do in London in spring and get planning your next trip.
1. Treat yourself to a rooftop brunch
Spring has arrived in London and that means one thing – it’s time for a rooftop brunch. There are plenty of brunch spots to choose from but now that the weather has warmed up, we recommend a visit to Bar Elba in Waterloo for their unforgettable bottomless brunch!
2. Dance under the stars in Brixton
3. Hike around Hampstead Heath
It’s hard to beat a nice springtime stroll with a hot chocolate in hand – especially when you can soak up some of the most beautiful scenery London has to offer at the same time. Best of all, Hampstead Heath is only a short tube Journey away from Kings Cross so you can save energy for the hike.
4. Try a VR experience
What better way to forget about your worries than with an immersive virtual reality experience? At Otherworld, all 14 rooms are linked via ‘The Otherworld’, the custom-built island, where you will be reunited with your friends and strangers alike and be free to roam the four distinct areas each featuring its own weather system. And don’t worry Black Mirror fans, we’ve tested out the experience – there are no unwanted surprises.
5. All aboard Grand Dutchess
If you’re looking for a truly unique dining experience in London then a dinner date at the Grand Dutchess will not disappoint. The Grand Dutchess is a luxurious restaurant barge situated in Paddington that offers a scrumptious seafood menu as well as epic riverside views, you might even spy the occasional duckling paddling alongside.
6. Explore Kew Gardens
Kew Gardens has the world’s largest collection of plants so expect plenty of things to be blooming when you visit this spring. Why not grab yourself a picnic and make a day of it?
7. Attend the 2023 London Marathon
The annual London Marathon is one of the biggest spring events in the city. Every year, tens of thousands of runners brave the 26-mile route to raise money for charity and enjoy the unique experience of running through the city. The 2023 London Marathon will take place on the 17th April, and is sure to be a fantastic event for all involved.
8. Visit the Chelsea Flower Show
The world-famous Chelsea Flower Show is an annual event in London held every May. It’s an opportunity to explore the best in horticulture from across the globe, with exhibitors displaying stunning floral displays. In 2023, the event will be held on the 18th May and is sure to be a beautiful and exciting experience.
There you have it, our top things to do in London in spring. If you stumble across any other fun activities don’t forget to give us a message on Instagram or Facebook. We can’t wait to see you!