Enjoy July things to do in London by visiting the many popular shows, Theatres and more…
July Things to do in London
One of the warmest month’s in the UK is July. There are loads of July things to do in London. This is the time to explore the outdoor events taking place all over the United Kingdom. The UK Tour Centre has a full list of affairs available here to plan your next vacation in July.
Make the most of the warm weather and head outdoors visiting the many London parks. Visit Hyde Park one of most tranquil open spaces available in the UK. See the flowers in bloom as there are different recreational areas available. Enjoy cycling, boating, skating, and swimming. Enjoy a game of tennis at the tennis court or enjoy a horse ride on the tracks. Take the kids to the fantastic playground to play out their energy.
Close to the lake, there are two restaurants you can enjoy a meal. Here you can find monuments and fine architecture. Two of the famous monuments are the Serpentine Bridge and the Dian Memorial Fountain. Alternatively, stand at the famous corner and listen to vocal orators sharing their opinion.
Take an Open Bus Tour
Visiting the parks are not the only things to do in London during July. Take an open-top bus tour and explore London at your own pace. There are over sixty stops and you can enjoy extras such as the free walking tours and a 24-hour Thames pass.
Another popular bus tour is the Ghost Bus Tour. Sample UKs best murder stories via the Routemaster bus and enjoy comedy with chilling facts of the past. Travel around the city, see murder sites, execution, and torture places revealing the ghosts of the city.
The Opening of Buckingham Palace
July things to do in London is not only taking a walk in the park or riding on a bus. One of the biggest events is the opening of Buckingham Palace to the public. This famous palace opens its doors on the 22nd July 2017 and remains open until the 1st October 2017. Go poke around and see the lavishness of this wonderful place. View the lovely furnished rooms and make sure to see the Royal Exhibition.
Other July Things to Do In London
After visiting the palace, see the world’s finest classical music event the BBC Proms taking place over eight weeks at the Royal Albert Hall. On the other hand, rock out at the London’s music festivals taking place throughout July. The majority of these events take place outdoors at the Victoria Park, Hyde Park, and Lovebox.
Do not miss the annual Pride in London parade as the capital’s LGBT community takes to the streets and gives a free show in Trafalgar Square. If you are into art take an unusual trip during Art Night for one night only. However, keep your eyes on information about the event as it moves around London every year from one location to another.
Make sure to be in London when the Holi Festival of Colours takes place. Have a good time while listening to banging tunes and throwing each other with a rainbow of colour. Further, you can enjoy more July things to do in London by visiting the many popular shows in the theatre world:
- Mosquitoes about sisterhood and tragedy, directed by Rufus Norris and takes place until September 28 at the National Theatre
- For a dark classic, the Road takes place at the Royal Court. The director of Harry Potter John Tiffany has revived this play dating back to 1986. You can see this play until the 9th September 2017.
- And lastly a comedy by F. Murray Abrahams the Mentor you can see up till the 2nd September 2017 at the Vaudeville Theatre
As you can see, there are loads of July things to do in London so plan your vacation with the UK Tour Centre to find the best hotel accommodation close to the major events.