What to Do in London by Day or Night

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Daytime Things To Do see more daytime things to do in London

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Nighttime Things To Do see more nighttime things to do in London

As much fun as the nightlife can be, it’s important to note that there is no shortage of things to do in London any time of day. The daytime scene is thriving, from great shopping and bustling outdoor plazas to historical landmarks and spectacular royal parks.

Londoners don’t see the sun as much as they’d like, so they pounce on every opportunity to take advantage of the peaceful, well-manicured parks and their acres of lush greenery – the perfect refuge to enjoy a picnic, get some exercise, recover from the previous night’s partying, or enjoy various events.

Shoppers, meanwhile, will also have more than enough things to do, what with all the world-famous department stores, high-end boutiques, and mainstream retail stores that line the streets, not to mention the city’s celebrated outdoor markets that sell everything from household goods and fresh produce to clothing, jewelry, and antiques.

If that’s not enough, there are plenty of outdoor squares in London brimming with street entertainers, shops, and restaurants, as well as wonderful walks along the Thames and tons of historical sites to see.

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  1. Lucas

    Sports? Pub crawls? Rowdy bars? Good beer? Then check out these suggestions from Lucas:

    Regent's Park - Outdoor Activity | Park in London.

    All Ages / All Types

    Leicester Square - Culture | Landmark | Nightlife Area | Shopping Area | Square in London.

    All Ages / All Types

    Lucas Likes: Beer Sports Rowdy Casual Anything goes Bar Flirty

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  2. Adriana

    Exclusive hotspots? Chic crowds? Bottle service? Posh shopping? Then check out these suggestions from Adriana:

    Oxford Street and Regent Street - Outdoor Activity | Shopping Area in London.

    Affluent / All Ages

    Selfridges - Shopping Area in London.

    All Ages / Art

    Liberty London - Mall | Shopping Area in London.

    Affluent / All Ages

    Harrods - Landmark | Mall | Shopping Area in London.

    Affluent / All Ages

    Adriana Likes: Exclusive Nightclub Fashion Forward Shopping Jetsetter Lounge Hotel Bar High End / Exclusive

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  3. Jonah

    Eclectic crowds? Authentic bars? Live music? Nothing mainstream? Then check out these suggestions from Jonah:

    Ronnie Scott's - Jazz Club | Live Music Venue in London.

    30s / 40s

    Green Park - Outdoor Activity | Park in London.

    All Ages / All Types

    The Millennium Mile: Thames River Walk - Outdoor Activity | Tour in London.

    All Ages / All Types

    Camden Markets - Farmer's Market | Flea Market | Outdoor Activity | Shopping Area in London.

    All Ages / All Types

    Jonah Likes: Live Music Eclectic Indie Alternative Non-mainstream Laid back Conversational Creative / Art / Music Types

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  4. Emma

    Amazing drink deals? Unpretentious crowds? Karaoke with friends? Dancing all night? Then check out these suggestions from Emma:

    Holland Park - Outdoor Activity | Park in London.

    Affluent / All Ages

    Hyde Park - Landmark | Outdoor Activity | Park in London.

    All Ages / All Types

    Portobello Road Market - Market | Outdoor Activity | Shopping Area in London.

    All Ages / Anything goes

    Proud Camden - Art Gallery | Club | Historic Bar | Live Music Venue in London.

    30s / 40s

    Emma Likes: Happy Hour Culture Dancing Lively Budget-friendly Sightseeing Party Groups

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... or find things to do by interest

  • Happy Hour
  • Live Music
  • Creative / Art / ...
  • Exclusive
  • Dress Code
  • Free
  • Shopping
  • High Energy
  • Dancing
  • Conversational
  • Expensive
  • Bottle Service
  • Sightseeing
  • Budget-friendly
  • Students
  • Beer

Explore London Things to Do by Neighborhood

Covent Garden / Soho

Liberty London - Mall | Shopping Area in London. All Covent Garden / Soho Things To Do

Central London

Piccadilly Circus - Landmark | Outdoor Activity | Shopping Area | Square in London. All Central London Things To Do

Kensington / Chelsea

Hyde Park - Landmark | Outdoor Activity | Park in London. All Kensington / Chelsea Things To Do

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