London gets fully lit up over the dark winter months, from central London to the suburbs: winter illuminations pour colour and sparkle over the city. New illuminations are popping up in and around London in a bid to be this year’s best display. We’ve covered everything from the Canary Wharf Winter Lights to Lightopia —so wrap up warm and take a wander to one of these London winter illuminations.
Here are some of our favourite picnic spots in London for rolling out blankets with our best-loved snacks.
London is a notoriously expensive city, but with a few tips you can spend a week here for no more than £200.