It\u2019s no secret that London is full of large, small and unusual art galleries, many of which are free to visit. There's also a plethora of art walks and outdoor art trails in London. You can explore contemporary art at a leisurely pace whilst visiting the city's landmarks, parks and walkways at the same time. All of these outdoor trails are free to visit too. The Line Art Walk Website: the-line.org Where: Between Stratford and Greenwich When: Permanent The Line is the OG public art trail in London. It opened in 2015 and features large-scale and site specific public art by a mix of established past and contemporary artists like Anish Kapoor, Tracey Emin, and Abigail Fallis, alongside newer works by lesser-known artists. There are currently 20 works and pieces are added every year. The trail runs along the riverside path between the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and The 02 Arena. It\u2019s great for a weekend wander or leisurely walk, although going at less busy times will be better for art appreciation. Highlights include A Bullet from a Shooting Star, a 35 m sculpture by British artist Alex Chinneck made from an upside down pylon. It looks quite impressively menacing, looming large over a desolate patch of the Greenwich Peninsula. But it\u2019s not just sculpture, there are mixed media and sound pieces too. Check out Sanko-time by British-Ghanaian artist Larry Achiampong, reflecting on the impact of the British Empire on the area local to The Line. Sculpture in the City Website: sculptureinthecity.org.uk Where: City of London When: Spring It would be tempting to write off The City of London as a cultural wasteland, inhabited by be-suited bankers. But, it\u2019s also home to the Barbican, the Museum of London and a whole lot of public art. Sculpture in the City is an annual event that uses the financial district as a rotating gallery, turning urban spaces into temporary sculpture park. Download a map from the website or pick up a physical copy from the City Information Centre in St Paul\u2019s or at Blend Caf\u00e9 at 22 Bishopsgate where you can grab a coffee and pastry to have on your walk. E17 Art Trail Website: e17arttrail.co.uk Where: Walthamstow When: 1-18 June E17 Art Trail is a community festival created by local Walthamstow residents and coordinated by the local arts development organisation, Artillery. It\u2019s been running every July for over 17 years showcasing work by local artists and makers. It\u2019s not just an art trail, it\u2019s also a place for creatives to sell their work. The trail includes studios, artist\u2019s homes, schools, community centres and caf\u00e9. The festival hub and annual exhibition is at Gnome House on Blackhorse Lane where you can pick up a trail guide. You can also join either a walking tour or cycling tour and do something Londoners rarely do - have impromptu conversations with people they don\u2019t know - really, try it! They\u2019re a friendly bunch in E17. Broadgate Art Trail Website: broadgate.co.uk\/art\/trail Where: Broadgate When: Permanent Although Sculpture in the City is a seasonal trail, you can still get your art in the City of London fix all year round at Broadgate Art Trail. There are around 16 artworks displayed inside and outside the buildings around Broadgate, moments away from Liverpool Street Station. They include the large-scale rusting sculpture Fulcrum by Richard Serra that looms large at 55ft high over Broadgate Circle and you walk through it to explore it from any angle. Morph\u2019s Epic Art Adventure Website: morphsadventurelondon.com\/art-trail\/ Where: Central London When: 19 June-20 August Morph is a beloved 80s stop-motion clay children\u2019s character who is now enjoying a comeback thanks to a crowdfunding campaign. This summer, children\u2019s wheelchair charity Whizz-Kidz is putting on a free, Morph sculpture trail in wheelchair-accessible locations around London landmarks. The trail will feature 56 human-sized (6ft) brightly-designed, cheery Morphs, around landmarks including St Paul\u2019s, Tate Modern, Tower of London, Shakespeare\u2019s Globe and Borough Market. You can download an app and trail map, and each Morph will have a QR code with facts about the artists who made him. The trail will also feature a series of \u2018Mini Morphs\u2019 created by schools. Kensington and Chelsea Art Week Website: kcaw.co.uk\/ Where: Kensington When: 22 June-2 July Kensington and Chelsea Art Week started in 2018 and has become a regular fixture in the west London borough. A big part of the week is the KCAW Art Trail of temporary installations across the borough. This year\u2019s theme is The Art of Change and the committee includes internationally-renowned artists such as Ai WeiWei , Peter Morris, Misha Milovanovich, and Josephine Chime. As well as the Art Trail, there will be guided double-decker bus tours, as well as talks and other events. The event is free, but you can get tickets in advance. Leytonstone Arts Trail Website: leytonstoneartstrail.org\/ Where: Leytonstone When: 1-9 July Like the event in nearby Walthamstow, Leytonstone Arts Trail is a community-focused event. It\u2019s similar to the local open studios events across London, which connects local artists, businesses and residents. Artists\u2019 work will be on display across the area in homes, caf\u00e9s, shops, community halls and outdoors. Expect a mix of photography, ceramics, sculpture, painting and mixed media. Details of the full trail and participating artists and venues will be published on the event website and social channels. Frieze Sculpture Website: frieze.com Where: Regent\u2019s Park When: 20 Sept-29 Oct 2023 The free part of the annual Frieze London art fair where massively un-Cheapo artworks are exhibited \u2013 Frieze Sculpture is a sculture trail in Regent\u2019s Park. Each year, large scale sculptures by international artists are brought to the park. Previous years have included works by Brazilian Artist Solange Pessoa and the late British Sculptor Anthony Caro. Exploring the colourful and interesting sculptures is a great way to enjoy Autumnal London too. BEAT (Borough of Ealing Art Trail) Website: ealingbeat.org.uk Where: Ealing When: 9-10 and 16-17 September 2023 BEAT is an annual art trail that takes place in Ealing across two consecutive weekends in September. Much like the E17 Art Trail, BEAT has a local art focus. It's run by local artists who open their homes, studios and other venues to exhibit and sell their work across the west London borough. Over 200 artists are expected to display work across over 63 venues selling a mix of art works including paintings, ceramics, sculptures and photography. Art On The Estate Website: canarywharf.com\/whats-on\/art-on-the-estate\/ Where: Canary Wharf When: Permanent With its soaring corporate towers and soulless developments, Canary Wharf isn\u2019t the first place you\u2019d think of going to see art. But as well as the high-rise office buildings and bustling, besuited commuters \u2014 the area is actually home to London\u2019s largest collection of outdoor public art. There are currently over 100 artworks on permanent display including sculptures and architectural pieces. You can follow the trail and find out about the artists on display by downloading a map from the website. Artworks include a large stone sculpture Vanishing Point by Jay Battle, an intricate metal installation Gate by Giusseppe Lund both on Canary Riverside and a light installation Pattern for Democracy by Emma Biggs in Cabot Place Mall.