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After all the fun and celebrations at the end of last year, our bank balances are still recovering! If you’re hibernating under your covers and spending all your free time at home bulking up your pockets again – stop! We don’t think you need to be spending any more time indoors because London has plenty to offer, without spending a fortune. Whether you’re looking for a night out or a casual way to spend your Sundays, we have something you can do for next to nothing. 

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Whether you’re a running pro or are looking to kick-start your exercise routine, London is not short of beautiful places to up your running game. So, with so much choice, there’s no need to get stuck running the same routes over and over again. Try these spots and get to know a new part of London at the same time.

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Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Stratford, E20 2ST

If you’re yet to visit the Olympic Park, grab your trainers and get on down there. The home to London 2012, what better place …

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The smell of barbecues has been wafting its way across London for a couple of weeks now, but without following the smells, it can be tricky to know where you can/can’t light one up. Not all parks have a license to grill, so make sure to check out our list so you’re in-the-know this summer.

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Highbury Fields
Highbury Hill, N5 1AR

When the sun comes out, the crowds flock to Highbury Fields like clockwork. Boasting large grassy areas, an adventure play area for the …

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It’s that time of year again. We’re thinking about posh sausage rolls and glasses of Prosecco while rolling around in the grass taking in all the sights, sounds and smells of this wonderful city.  But when there’s so much choice here in London Town, you need to make sure you’re packing your picnic and heading to the right spot. So, here are our favourite places in London to enjoy a picnic (and yes, a Boots Meal Deal counts).

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Brockwell Park, Lambeth, SE24

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It’s every Londoner’s worst nightmare; that moment when a friend from outside the M25 says they’re coming down to “see the sights”. You don’t want to fight your way through Oxford Street or stare at the Queen’s crown jewels, but your brain comes up blank for any alternatives. Well, worry no more as we’ve compiled a great list of quirky places that will leave any friend questioning why they don’t live here.

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DO: There’s so much to do in London, but where can you go to …

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