Top 5 things to do in London this Autumn
Exceptional events, themed tours and stunning scenery… this autumn, London is all set to be back to its best! From picnics in Hyde Park to royal exhibitions at Buckingham Palace, these London recommendations are not to be missed. So, let’s do London!
Take in the changing scenery of one of London’s most famous Royal Parks, Hyde Park. Located within 20 minutes walk from Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, the park is full of world-class events and quiet places to unwind. As the trees turn to incredible hues of burnt oranges, red and yellows, discover everything the park has to offer, including Kensington Palace, Diana Memorial Fountain, a whole host of events, and of course the stunning lakes and walkways.
Masterpieces from Buckingham Palace
Head to The Queen’s Gallery at Buckingham Palace to view the Royal Collection, featuring outstanding pieces from Rembrandt, Vermeer, Canaletto, Rubens and many more! Open until 13 Feb 22, this exhibition will leave you in awe of the Queen’s art collection, and bring you up close to some of the world’s greatest and best-known artists. The exhibition is open every day except on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Walking tours used to have a poor reputation, but not anymore! If you’re looking to delve into the exciting history of this incredible city, then look no further than a guided tour. There are a whole host of tour providers out there, including the fantastic Blue Badge Guides, foodie tours with sight-seeing, and themed tours including Harry Potter or Jack the Ripper. Check out Get Your Guide Originals to find the best tour for yourself!
Regents Canal, Little Venice and Camden
Soak up the misty early morning views along the stunning Regents Canal, and walk along the pathway towards Little Venice. Full of narrowboats, beautiful residential areas and local pubs, this area is perfect for an autumnal walk. You can even jump on a boat at Little Venice and take the scenic route to Camden, another great place to people-watch and to explore Camden Market with all its stalls and food markets.
Borough Market is a great place to visit year-round, but autumn has a whole different vibe going on. Think vibrant stalls, hot spiced cider, cosy lunches and amazing produce to try and buy. It can get busy, but this only adds to the atmosphere, and is a must for foodies and instagrammers! Borough Market is open daily, the working hours can be found here.
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