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Outdoor Attractions in London

Outdoor Attractions in London

London City gives perfect excuse to its visitors to relax and sooth their senses in its outdoor attractions. Visitants will find it away from the hustle and bustle of city life. A line up of these recreational activities can be indulged by one and all. Go closer to the nature inhaling the fresh air around. Apart from the sightseeing options in the capital city, these activities can also be enjoyed, going as per your budgetary constraints. Here is shedding light on some of these:

Outdoor Shopping
London is strewn with shopping markets. Shopping enthusiasts can find anything from garments, accessories, shoes, home décor stuff, food items, electronic gadgets, books, paintings, and much more. Many flea markets can be accessed, giving you hordes of cheap but quality material. A bargain or a two is sure to be grabbed with no bounds limit on the stuff. A prolific range of 80 markets can be traced here, opened 7 days a week. Oxford Street,  Regent Street, Petticoat Lane Market are among some of the famous markets while stores like Harrods, Selfridges and Hose of Fraser draw travellers from world over. 

Outdoor Dining
Enjoy the terrace or road side eateries or cafes for digging in sumptuous cuisines. What could be better than enjoying your meal soaking in warm sunlight and fresh air around? A plethora of such outdoor restaurants and bars can be discovered, ideal for a time out in London.  Garden and river side café and restaurants can also be enjoyed for its tranquillity and flavours. Some of the popular restaurants of London are The Ivy, Tom Aikens, Orso, Paramount  and Kensington Roof Gardens among many more. 

Picnic Spots
You can arrange an outing for your entire family in one of these outdoor attractions. The parks of London will allure you with their lush greenery and panorama around. The infectious giggles of your children will resonate in your ears, for a long time to come. Some of the examples are Regents Park, Hyde Park, among many others.

City Farms of London
You can have a taste of the rural life of London while living within the city with the aid of city farms of London. You will love the sight of rare species roving freely on the lush stretches of the land. A visit to these city farms like Hackney City Farm, Vauxhall City Farm, Deen City Farm, Hounslow Urban Farm, should be tried to know more about them.

Boating and Swimming
With the onset of summers, travellers to the city can try their hand with activities of boating on River Thames. Avoid those heavy lines of vehicles while witnessing the ethereal landmarks of London. Besides this opulent river, many other lakes and ponds offer services of boating in their waters. Children and adults can take a dip in the outdoor swimming pools and bathe in serenity. Tooting Bec Lido and Hampston Heath Pond, and many parks offer outdoor pools to take pleasure in.