Ah, London in June! The city comes alive with an energy that’s hard to describe. The skies are (hopefully) a bit bluer, the days a tad longer, and Londoners seem to have an extra spring in their step. If you’re planning a trip to the British capital in June, you’re in for a treat. There’s an abundance of exciting things to see and do, and I’m here to be your guide to a magical and music-filled month in London.

1. Get Lost in the Royal Gardens

Start your June journey with a leisurely stroll through the enchanting royal gardens. Hyde Park, Regent’s Park, and Kew Gardens are all bursting with colour this time of year. Pack a picnic, rent a rowboat, or simply bask in the beauty of the blossoms. Kew Gardens, in particular, is a horticultural wonderland, home to the world’s largest Victorian glasshouse.


2. Cheer on Wimbledon

Love tennis? Head to the world-famous Wimbledon Championships, where you can watch the pros battle it out on the pristine grass courts. Even if you’re not a tennis enthusiast, the atmosphere and strawberries and cream are worth the visit.

3. Go on a Foodie Adventure

London’s food scene is thriving in June. Explore the diverse food markets such as Borough Market and Maltby Street Market, where you can indulge in global flavours. Be sure to try the fresh summer produce and, of course, a proper fish and chips by the river.

4. Dance the Night Away at a Music Festival

June in London means its festival season. Events like All Points East and Camden Rocks Festival bring top-notch artists to the stage. Whether you’re into indie, rock, or electronic beats, there’s a festival for you. Soak up the sun and the tunes and get your groove on!

5. Discover Open-Air Theatre

The magic of Shakespeare comes alive in London’s open-air theatres during June. The Globe Theatre and Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre stage brilliant performances beneath the stars. There’s something truly special about watching a play in the open air, with the London skyline as your backdrop.

6. Take a Sunny Stroll

London boasts some of the most picturesque parks and gardens. Clapham Common, Hampstead Heath, and Primrose Hill are perfect for picnics and panoramic views of the city. Grab your sunglasses, a blanket, and soak up that summer sun!

7. Immerse Yourself in Art and History

June is a great time to explore London’s world-class museums and galleries. The British Museum, Tate Modern, and the National Gallery house some of the finest art and historical treasures. Plus, many offer late-night openings, so you can enjoy art in a cooler, quieter atmosphere.

8. Cruise the Thames

A cruise along the River Thames offers a unique perspective of London’s iconic landmarks. You’ll see the Tower of London, the Shard, the London Eye, and many other sights from the water. Throughout your cruise, you can enjoy informative and entertaining commentary from the captain shedding new light on each landmark, modern life and London’s great history. You’ll also have the opportunity to relax, take photos, and soak in the vibrant atmosphere of the city with the option to sit on our spacious open upper deck or in the comfortable indoor saloon, you’re guaranteed a panoramic view of London’s best sights, or you can opt for a sunset cruise for a truly magical experience.


9. Embrace the Evening in Soho

Finish your day with an exploration of London’s lively Soho district. Known for its diverse nightlife, you can find anything from intimate jazz clubs to buzzing bars and swanky cocktail lounges. Soho’s streets are a melting pot of culture, food, and fun.

June in London is a month of endless possibilities. Whether you’re a culture vulture, a music lover, or a foodie, the city offers something for everyone. So, pack your bags, put on your walking shoes, and get ready to savour every moment of this magical month in one of the world’s most dynamic cities. Happy travels