fantastic things to do in London in July

10 fantastic things to do in London in July

London in July is many people’s favorite place because of the long nights, fragrance of flowers, and various creative activities. London cannot compete with any other summer destination, and it does not have a sunny climate and beaches. But because of various fantastic opportunities and events, it covers up all.

London is full of surprises. From a hotel with Europe’s highest swimming pool to the hidden café in a crypt, you will agree that London is perfect for making your day full of fun and excitement.

1. Watch tennis at Wimbledon

Watch tennis at Wimbledon

Watching tennis at Wimbledon is more than just watching tennis; it does not have only the sporting aspect.  There are many other things which you can enjoy like a glass of Pimms, hanging out admiring the well-dressed crowd, eat traditional strawberries and cream. You can see the grass courts and the strict dress code assigned to Wimbledon, giving them a classic look. A ticket to watch tennis starts from £25 and if you book tickets in advance, you can get a handsome discount.

2. BBC Proms

This annual prom session will offer you to enjoy classical music in various venues across London. It runs for eight weeks throughout the summer. The shows at BBC Proms include classical concerts played by the world’s famous orchestras.

The largest event here is in the Royal Albert Hall in Kensington. All the events here take place every weekend in their unique form. History lovers, couples, and nightlife explorers should not miss these shows.

3. Open-air theatre at Regent’s park

Open-air theatre at Regent’s park

During summers, enjoying outdoor theatre is a very famous activity in London. A total of 5 plays are performed every evening throughout the summers. These include opera, children’s theatre, and Shakespeare shows.

You can buy the tickets for these shows where adults pay £23 and children to pay £11.50. All the performances begin from 7.15 pm onwards.

4. Swimming in the Serpentine

It is a huge manmade lake in Hyde Park, which has a separate swimming section known as Lido. It is the favorite place for Londoners to spend a summer afternoon.

After swimming you can have a drink at the café, take your kids to the playground, or you can simply relax on the sun loungers. You can also enjoy rowing boats on the opposite side of the lake.

5. Chelsea flower show

Royal Horticulture

The Royal Horticulture society hosts this show, which includes gathering the world’s finest landscape designers who compete to make the best flower garden.

Londoners can enjoy conceptual creations every year, and their results are incredible. You can also see the gardening advice and the presentation on the power of plant healing for conservation.

6. Open-air cinema screenings

During summers in London, you can enjoy open-air cinemas at various locations of London like the river Thames, Hyde Park, Trafalgar, and multiple rooftops. They offer unique options of enjoying horror movies in a cemetery etc.

7. Relax in the Hyde Park

Hyde Park


The de facto hangout spot for Londoners is the biggest park in London, i.e., Hyde Park. People often come here with their families for a picnic and to enjoy the beautiful weather. Here you can also enjoy various casual events like a pop-up food festival, film screenings, big screens showing sports and much more

8. Notting Hill Carnival

It is a colorful street festival that celebrates Caribbean culture in the largest streets of Europe. It follows a parade route in the various neighbourhood in west London. You can watch DJs, hordes of dancers floating with steel bands, and much more. You can also follow them if you like their style. Various Caribbean dishes and Jerk chicken is also available from the food truck moving along the parade.

9. Visit Stonehenge

Visit Stonehenge

If you are a historical person, you should visit Stonehenge, constructed between 3000 to 2000 BC, i.e. , at the beginning of the bronze era. The stones were bought from Wales in the south of England to make this structure.

10. See London from the Thames

To enjoy an entirely new perspective of London City, you should grab a boat tour of the River Thames. The tours at the Thames stop at various locations and describe the places.


Wrap Up

So, these are some of the must-visit places in London in July. All of the places are budget-friendly and can be accessed easily via public transport. So, what are you waiting for? Get ready, book a chauffeur and Go!


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