London’s fickle weather won’t spoil your fun. Even when it’s raining, the city offers a multitude of exciting activities, with a wide range of themes to choose from! Here are ten experiences to savour to make the most of your stay, whether or not the clouds are in the sky… or not
London in the rain is, of course, the perfect opportunity to curl up in the warmth of a pretty tea room and enjoy a delicious English-style cup of tea, but it’s not the only option!
Wander the aisles of London’s department stores
What better way to brighten up a rainy day than with a shopping trip (without necessarily consuming anything!)? London’s shopping streets invite you to discover some very eclectic boutiques. Take the opportunity to explore some of the most iconic stores, like the famous Harrods!
Tate Britain: a must-see!
Tate Britain, on the banks of the River Thames, is a veritable artistic gem. Immerse yourself in British heritage through a collection ranging from the 16th century to the present day. Masterpieces and cultural treasures await you, all free of charge
London’s art galleries
London is home to over 200 art galleries. Explore the majestic National Gallery, home to pictorial treasures ranging from the 13th to the 19th century, and enjoy an extraordinary artistic experience
Borough Market: a feast for the senses
Borough Market, near London Bridge, is a gourmet’s paradise. Stroll through stalls brimming with artisanal products and a variety of dishes… A unique tasting adventure in one of the largest and oldest food markets in the world
Dive into history at the British Museum in London
The British Museum is a must-see, rain or shine. This place steeped in history boasts a rich collection of over eight million objects. From the Rosetta Stone to Egyptian mummies, every nook and cranny of this exceptional museum reveals a fascinating piece of the past
Tate Modern: (re)discovering contemporary art
Tate Modern, the UK’s most visited museum, celebrates international modern and contemporary art from every angle. Discover a captivating artistic universe, from paintings to installations, and admire the panoramic view over the Thames from its terrace
The Jack the Ripper Museum in London
The title could be misleading, as this place bears little resemblance to a conventional museum. In fact, authentic exhibits are rare, and the exhibition focuses mainly on hypothetical stagings. The complexity lies in the fact that Jack the Ripper was never apprehended..
If the mystery of this ‘case’ and the world of serial killers intrigue you, this visit is sure to pique your curiosity. Nestled in the heart of Whitechapel, where the killer was active at the end of the 19th century, the entrance to this unusual museum is in a modest house
The historic underground Churchill War Rooms
Under the cobbles of London, discover the history of the Churchill War Rooms. These underground passageways, where Winston Churchill planned the actions of the Second World War, offer a thrilling immersion in this period of British history
Covent Garden or an artistic and gourmet escape
In Covent Garden, let yourself be seduced by the street art, original boutiques and cultural events that never stop! And don’t forget to enjoy a beer in one of the district’s historic pubs
London from the sky with the London Eye
With a magnificent panoramic view over the city, the London Eye is an experience not to be missed. Take advantage of this aerial journey to contemplate London’s icons from a unique angle..
In London, rain is just an excuse to explore the city in a new light. Between art, gastronomy, history and entertainment, the opportunities are numerous, so make the most of your visit without worrying about bad weather!