With the weather getting warmer and the flowers in bloom, there’s never been a better time for Londoners to truly appreciate the great weather. And even though London is known as a concrete city, there are in fact many places to rest your head and relax that burst with colour. One of the the English’s favourite past times in the son is to have barbeques and picnics; as soon as the son is out every beach, every park and every garden is full of burgers, beer, sandwiches and salads because we can’t help[ but be drawn into the sunshine and we can never ignore our hearty appetites. Guests at Luxury Hotels in London may have noticed this very British trend, and may want to get involved. And to beat the crowds we’ve given you a few handy tips for the best spots to dine outside.
Rising to a spectacular 213 feet, Primrose Hill is located in Regent’s Park in Camden and gives a stunning vista over a London cityscape. What’s more, the surrounding area is one of the classiest in London, meaning that you’ll often be eating your picnic or barbeque surrounded by London’s high society. Not only is this a great place for tourists to get a taste of the literal London high life with a bottle of champagne or wine whilst dining on artisan sandwiches from the nearby cafes and markets, but you’ll also be looking out over one if the best views in the city. This could be one of those Grand Luxury Experiences that London is so renowned for and Primrose Hill is definitely the best place to snack in style.
Hyde Park is one of London’s Royal Parks and finds itself slap bang in the middle of London. This is perfect for guests at the centrally located Montcalm brewery hotel on chiswell street London looking for a nearby place to take a picnic. With acres of green space and beautiful botanical plants and trees, Hyde Park has a range of attractions including the iconic Speaker’s Corner where many of today’s great thinkers and debaters give across their views on current affairs. If you’re visiting with kids there is always the Diana Memorial Playground whilst you sit back and relax in the sun as well as the Serpentine Lake where, if you have any bread left over, you can always feed the ducks and swans.
Victoria Park is London’s oldest park, having been opened in 1845. Located in Eastern-most part of North East London, Victoria Park is lined by Regent’s anal where you can spot house boats cruising up and down the beautiful park side water roads, some of which work as market stalls and beverage vendors. Victoria Park is lined with trees and large open fields, giving you plenty of space to relax for a barbeque or picnic.
Richmond Park is located in West London and is one of the largest parks in London, with an astounding 8.5 kilometres range. The park is also a reserve for deer, once being one fo the Royal Parks in which past kings would hunt for sport and therefore having deer introduced. This means that you may have to be careful when leaving your food lying around but also means that you’ll be eating in a beautiful area, surrounded by incredible wild life and very old trees indeed. There’s plenty of walking to be done through the thick natural wildlife, whilst the Isabella Plantation is rich with flora and fauna, let to grow naturally over the past two centuries. This makes Richmond Park one fo the largest and most natural reserves in the whole of London.