When I first moved to London four years ago, Peckham wasn’t the place you’d take a date (no offence Peckham). It probably still isn’t on a lot of people’s radar for the best date spots but one of my favourite watering holes is in Peckham, right by the overground. Continue reading
There aren’t many day trips that lend themselves to bad weather. Braving the rides on Brighton Pier is best saved for a sunny day, so if you want to get out of London when the weather isn’t playing ball, head down to Chislehurst Caves.
Pretty much every Londoner has their favourite viewpoint of the city. Mine is the walk across Waterloo Bridge: in one direction you have The London Eye and Houses of Parliament, in the other you can see St Pauls and the City just beyond. However, I don’t think your date would be too impressed if your grand plan for the day consisted of walking across one of London’s busiest bridges.
Drinks after work? Boring. Show your date a little originality and take them up the Heron Tower to Duck and Waffle.
Now this is a date for the forward planners. The Sky Garden in the City is one way to get a glorious view of London without having to pay sky-high prices – it’s free to enter! You just have to book in advance (at least two weeks).