Free things to do in London this summer

For many the best season of the year is now happening, time to spend time with the kids (who are now on holiday), family or just friends to hang out and travel to amazing cities such as London, which offers lots of different things to do and many of them are free!

Outdoor Film screenings in Leicester Square (August 8-11)

Leicester Square, WC2H 7D leicestersquare.london

Usually it can be very expensive to go to the cinema and even more if you go with family or friends, for this reason you can catch this opportunity where you can see familiar movies like Mary Poppins, E.T and many others.

Hampstead Heath and Kenwood House

Hampstead Lane, Hampstead, Greater London, NW3 7JR english-heritage.org.uk

Hampstead Heath and Kenwood House is one of the jewels of London with lots of green parkland areas outside, and stunning art collections inside with a classical british interior design. You can go for free and also you can get involved in some of the activities they do.

Outdoor gaming in Merchant Square (May 20- September 9)

Paddington Basin London, W2 1JS merchantsquare.co.uk

Every Monday and Friday from 12-2pm you can go with friends or work mates to play traditional games Mario Kart of Mario Sports in a giant screen completely free

Smithfield Street Party (August 29)

Grand Ave, Farringdon, London EC1A 9PS culturemile.london

An enjoyable day where the street is transformed into an amazing festival scene where you can learn more about taking care of animals and learn to dance like a bee witness aerialists swing from the rafters of Smithfield Market s and many other different activities.

Hands-on discovery at the V&A

Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL vam.ac.uk

Try a different experience in the Victoria & Albert Museum where you can find different objects from around the world that you can touch; for this you will need to follow the hands-on symbols and find costumes you can try and a lot more.

Kids go free to where is Peter Rabbit? (Until September 1)

18 Suffolk St, London SW1Y 4HT peterrabbitlive.com

The story of Beatrix Potter comes alive with puppets of the playful bunny, Jemima Puddle-Duck and Mrs Tiggy-Winkle, the kids go for free for every adult ticket.

Summer at the Science Museum

Kensington, London, SW7 2DD sciencemuseum.org.uk

Discover secret spy gadgets shown for the first time at the museum like the encryption key used by the Queen to do private calls and more rare pieces not to be missed.

Hampstead Beach (Until September 1)

341-351 Finchley Road, London, NW3 6ET jw3.org.uk

If you cannot go to the sea, you can visit the place the most similar to a beach, with golden sand and a pool for kids, it’s a good place to catch the sun.


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