London is a haven for tourists, but it is a jackpot if you get to move there!

Whether it is for work or for academic purposes, you shouldn’t bury your head in the respective workloads and go explore the town sometimes.

London has in store all the creme de la creme sites, which will be enough to destress you from all the week’s work.

Although coliving London life is jam-packed with all the fun party places to enjoy with all your like-minded roommates, today we will specifically discuss the relaxing places which you can visit in London. There is so much to do other than the London Eye!

So, sit back and relax and read to find a place, even more relaxing for your taste.

Best Relaxing Places In London

To relax in London is having a day without an itinerary. It is all about diving into the rich culture and history of the city or taking a lazy walk down the river Thames because the breeze is amazing.

London is also known as the culinary capital of Europe so you should certainly check out some of its best places to eat in Canary Wharf.

Here are our best picks when you just want to have a lazy afternoon on an off day.

1. Kensington Garden

Opening Hours – 6 am to Dusk

In the busy hassles of London life, if you want an afternoon that can immediately transport you back to the upper-class Regency era, then Kensington Garden should be your first pick.

It covers a span of 275 acres and is undoubtedly one of London’s most royal and historical parks.

If you are a fan of Pride & Prejudice, you might even get a little touch of ‘Pemberly’ with the beautiful dutch garden, which dates back to the 18th century. The flower gardens and fountains are also there to welcome their guests throughout the four seasons.

2. Hyde Park

Opening Hours – Daily 5 am to 12 pm

Hyde Park is another excellent site that will escort you outside the chaos of the city. This is right beside Kensington Park, so you can plan a day to visit both.

This is one of the four iconic royal parks in London, and Kensington has its own somber gardenia beauty.

This park is known for its horse rides, lake views, and picnic spots. Plus, you can even take a dip in the lake in the summers.

Or, just sit with your favorite Austen novel under the tree.

Just imagine the number of debutants taking a stroll with their potential suitor right before the debutante ball in London in the 18th century!

3. Afternoon Tea

You are in London!

You want to relax!

You can never miss out on an afternoon with tea and biscuits just once. You should do it like the royals.

The Grande Royal, located near Hyde Park, is one of the main attractions when it comes to having a luxurious tea experience.

All the flavors of the history and amenities of the modern world, and you have the perfect combination for the ultimate relaxation.

Some of the other sites where you can enjoy delicious tea and English snacks are Brigit’s Afternoon Tea Bus.

Afternoon tea on the iconic red double-decker bus!

4. Art River Cruise

The River Thames is undoubtedly the biggest attraction in London, but it is also situated right alongside the busiest place in the city.

How will you sneak in an hour or two of peace and relaxation when the busy hustle and bustle of the city?

The perfect solution would be the state of Art River Cruise which will give you relaxation on the prominent water body known in history.

The mellow breeze will take away all your burnout.

5. London Shard Viewing Platform

What could be better than moving to a height of 1,016ft above ground level and relaxing with the entire view of the London city as a sight to the sore eyes?

London Shard Viewing Platform is one of the most legendary buildings of the Viewing Skyline.

Even imagining the sunset gives you chills from this beautiful glass building!

6. Sea Life London Aquarium

Opening: Monday to Friday 10am-4pm; Thursday 11am-4pm; Saturday 9:30am-6pm; Sunday 10am-5pm.

If water is the element that gives you peace and relaxation, then the city has something for you as well.

Explore the wondrous depth of the beautiful ocean closely in the Sea Life London Aquarium. It is also one of Europe’s largest aquariums with the highest number of marine life.

Dolphins and fishes will all be accompanying your relaxing hours!

7. London Natural History Museum

Opening: 10am – 5.50pm

It is not just one of the most famous museums in the town; it is also the perfect place to stroll through and take all the academics and art in without anyone disturbing your peace.

Taking in the mesmerizing architecture of the building and the rich history filled after the afternoon is the best way to detox from all your week’s stress.

From 70 million specimens of historical species to all the dinosaur skeletons, if you are a fan of the history and universe, you are in for a treat.

I mean, could there be anything more relaxing than examining the skeleton of a T-Rex!

8. West End Broadway Show

For all the literature buff out there, there could be nothing more relaxing than catching a show of ‘Les Miserables’ on the West End Broadway.

Yes, there is a crowd, but they are all art enthusiasts who are there to enjoy the amazing show and not indulge in stressful and unnecessary conversations.

You can also catch up with other amazing and classic broadway shows like ‘Phantom Of The Opera’ and ‘The Lion King.’

9. London Eye

Opening: Monday to Friday 11am-6pm; Saturday to Sunday 10am-8:30pm

There is something mesmerizing about having your own private pod for thirty long minutes while you enjoy the mesmerizing view of the London city.

An entire rotation takes up to thirty minutes, so you have enough time. You can enjoy this tour alone or with someone.

A perfect way to end the perfect London day out!

A Day For Yourself!

If you are someone residing alone or even with someone, a relaxing and peaceful day around the city should be limited to a solo tour.

There is nothing more relaxing than knowing you are all alone and you have to entertain no one as you take a stroll through these beautiful places.






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