Top Ten things to do during August bank holiday in London

There are so many things to do in London during August Bank Holiday. Here are our top recommendations:

1) Notting Hill Carnival

What? This is Britain’s biggest street party, Nottinghill goes mad! Expect to see Caribbean music and flavours

When? 24th-26th August 2019

Price: Free

2) Thames Rib experience

What? Blast down the river Thames on a fast boat, you will be sure to be blown away!

Price? Prices vary from £35 to £70 per person

3) Visit the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace

What? During the summer months, Buckingham Palace opens its doors to visitors. You will be able to visit up to nineteen magnificent state rooms and see how the queen lives!

When? 20th July – 29th September 2019

Price? Tickets start at £21.50 per person Click here to book a ticket

5) Visit the Tate Britain

What? Tate Britain is the home of British Art from 1500 to the present day. Bank holiday should be a little quieter, therefore a perfect time to visit British masterpieces!

Price? Free

6) Enjoy Picnic in Eccleston Square Garden

What? Eccleston Square Hotel is offering the opportunity for guests to take a picnic in our private residential garden, Eccleston Square. We will supply picnic basket with lots of goodies as well as a blanket (there are also chairs and tables available in the square).

Price? £55 for picnic box (serves 2)

7) Enjoy a beer on Tamesis Dock

What? Tamesis boat is a converted 1930s Dutch barge, moored permanently between Lambeth and Vauxhall Bridge and now used as a floating pub, live music and events space. You can also sit outside and enjoy a beautiful view on the Houses of Parliament!

8) Enjoy open air cinema at Luna Cinema

You will find open air cinema in different iconic locations across London

9) BBC Proms

This is a classic music festival which takes place from 19th July to 14th September 2019

10) Visit London’s Park

Read our blog recommending which parks to visit in London: top-london-parks-to-visit-this-spring

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