Outdoor events in London October 2016

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Outdoor events in London in October

Our guide to outdoor events in London during October 2016.

Highgate Cemetery

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Highgate Cemetery Have a guided tour around Highgate Cemetery, and enjoy one of the most atmospheric and historic cemeteries in London.
 at St. James’s Park, London
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Hire a deckchair in one of London’s parks

to St. James’s Park Have a nice, relaxing sit-down and doing a bit of people-watching in one of London's Royal parks, by hiring out a deckchair.
 
 at Serpentine, London
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Hire a pedal boat on the Serpentine lake

to Serpentine Spend a pleasant afternoon pedalling around in a little hire boat on the Serpentine, or catch the sun-powered SolarShuttle.
 at The City, London
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Explore some of the City’s finest gardens

The City Explore some of the prettiest and most historic gardens and churchyards in the City of London, on this 2-hour walking tour.
 
 at Buckingham Palace, London
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Buckingham Palace Tour, with Garden Highlights

to Buckingham Palace Did you know that you can combine a visit to the Buckingham Palace Summer Opening with a tour of the gardens as well?
Free event in London at Little Venice

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Little Venice Have a nice walk around Little Venice, past all the pretty houseboats, and stop for a cup of tea in one of the nice cafes.
 
Free event in London at Primrose Hill

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Primrose Hill Primrose Hill is a lot higher than it looks, and boasts one of the finest views of the London skyline from anywhere in the city.
Free event in London at Parliament Hill

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Parliament Hill Enjoy London's skyline from the top of Parliament Hill, which takes in the Gherkin, London Eye, St Paul's and Canary Wharf.
 
Free event in London at Hampstead Observatory

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to Hampstead Observatory Hampstead Observatory has a small six-inch refractor inside a rotating dome, and is very popular with amateur astronomers.
 at Brompton Cemetery, London
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Bird spotting walk around Brompton Cemetery

Brompton Cemetery Have a walk around Brompton Cemetery in the company of some bird spotting experts from the RSPB.
 

That’s all the outdoor events, but there are plenty more days out in October including:

The Classic & Sports Car Show — at the Ally PallyOctober 2016The Classic & Sports Car Show will have some of the world’s most glamorous cars on show, with exhibitions and an auction.

Boat trip on the Thames — Fire and ArchitectureOctober 2016The Museum of London is putting on a boat trip down the Thames to show us how the city emerged after the Great Fire of London.

Ride an old-style double-decker busOctober 2016Relive London’s history, and ride a 1960s double-decker bus (the ones with a conductor and an open platform at the back).

Have a ride on the Docklands Light RailwayOctober 2016The driverless Docklands Light Railway lets you to sit right at the front of the train, giving you a fantastic view of the track.

11 — London’s cheapest sightseeing busOctober 2016If you don’t fancy spending 25-30 pounds on a sightseeing bus, then there’s a much cheaper alternative… the No.11 bus.

Jason’s Trip, from Little Venice to CamdenOctober 2016Jason’s Trip runs a beautiful painted 100-year old canal boat down the Regent’s Canal, from Little Venice to Camden Lock.

Paul Merton and the Comedy Store PlayersOctober 2016“Have I Got News For You” star Paul Merton will be appearing with the Comedy Store Players at London’s Comedy Store.

Arsenal FC — Guided tour of the Emirates StadiumOctober 2016Walk in the footsteps of your Arsenal heroes on a guided tour of the Emirates Stadium, the pitch, and the Arsenal Museum.

400 voices singing Orff’s ‘Carmina Burana’October 2016Hear Carl Orff’s “Carmina Burana” sung like you’ve never heard it sung before — with 400 voices at the Royal Albert Hall.

 
 

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