13 ways to fall in love with London all over again

16th July 2015

Apparently, more people are tired of London than ever before. Samuel Johnson would not approve…

So we thought we’d put something together to inspire you into loving your city once more – whether you were thinking of leaving or not…

1. Watch the sunrise over the river.

Sun rise over London skyline

2. Walk through Trafalgar Square at night.

Trafalgar Square and National Gallery at night

Picture credit: Peter Trimming on Flickr / Creative Commons

3. Visit the ruins of St Dunstan-in-the-East gardens, which are almost 1,000 years old and are now covered in beautiful plants.

St Dunstan in the east gardens, London

4. You’re never far away from adventure: how about a scientific treasure hunt?

Friend Street, Islington, London

Photo credit: Jon Chan on Flickr / Creative Commons

5. Talk to some strangers at a social

Drinks in the pub - London social from thinking bob

6. …And turn those strangers into friends – London isn’t so big after all!

Pub social with thinking bob in london

7. London is 42% green space, so take advantage of it…

Hawthorn Blossoms at the Model Boating Pond, London

Picture credit: Laura Nolte on Flickr / Creative Commons

8. Read the beautiful messages for departed loved ones in Holland Park orangery…

Holland Park, London

8. …And then watch the waterfall in Kyoto Garden.

Kyoto Gardens, Holland Park, London

Picture credit: Ewan Munro on Flickr / Creative Commons

9. Visit an out-of-this-world cemetery…

Highgate Cemetery, London

Picture credit: Scott Wylie on Flickr / Creative Commons

10. Or a stunning staircase.

St Pancras Hotel, London

Picture credit: Nathan Siemers on Flickr / Creative Commons

11. Eat at the best food markets in the world every day of the week.

Borough Market food

Picture credit: Catherine Sharman on Flickr / Creative Commons

12. Remember when Londoners showed the world what community really means.

Post riot clean up

Picture credit: MattjHerring on Flickr / Creative Commons

13. Finally, watch this video and feel like the Tube isn’t so bad after all.

Gameshow pub quiz London

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