4 Things To Do In London Once The Sun Sets


London has many faces.

It’s a city of incredible culture, stunning landmarks, iconic buildings, and amazing food.

It’s world renowned for many things, but there is one thing in particular that makes it super unique- London truly comes alive after the sun sets.

It is famed for its amazing nightlife and incredible pubs, bars and clubs. But in actuality there is an awful lot on offer besides the strong drinking scene in the city.

Once the sun sets and the buildings are illuminated, a whole new set of activities becomes available.

If you consider yourself a night owl then book a room in the stunning Park Grand London Hyde Park Hotel; not only is it one of the very best Hotels Near Hyde Park and home to one of the best Hyde Park Restaurants, it’s also perfectly situated for you to explore the city streets by night.

Let’s take a look at some of the awesome things you can enjoy in London once the night has taken hold.

London’s Pubs & Bars

We can’t talk about London after dark without talking about the London pub scene.

There are thousands of pubs in the city and they fill pretty much every night as the sun begins to set.

You can enjoy roaring fires, gorgeous beer gardens, rooftop terraces, gastro-pub food, locally brewed drinks, dancing, and much more.

There really is no better party than the party every weekend on the streets of London.

Catch a West End Show

The West End is one of the most famous theatre districts in the world, and is home to some of the world’s greatest performances.

You can see the likes of The Lion King, Les Miserables, The Woman in Black, Wicked and many other shows in some of the world's most historic playhouses.

From your Hyde Park Hotels you are never too far from a great show, so get out there and explore the theatre district for yourself.

The Natural History Museum at Night

This is probably one of the coolest experiences in the entire city.

You’ll actually get to attend an adults only sleepover in the Natural History Museum. There will be a movie marathon, drinks, snacks, comedy shows and even a live animal experience with a zoologist.

Spend the night living out your childhood dreams and then wake beneath the world famous blue whale suspended from the ceiling!

After Dark Walking Tours

There are many incredible walking tours in London, and exploring the city’s history and its streets is a great way to get to grips with the capital.

But some of the best tours happen once the sun goes down.

Join a Jack The Ripper tour and get on the trail of one of history's most notorious murderers, explore the most haunted parts of the city on the ghost bus, or simply enjoy the best light displays and most stunning nocturnal areas in the city on the night photography tour.

After Hours London

So there you have it; some of the best things London has to offer its guests once the sun goes down.

There is arguably just as much to do at night in this stunning city as there is in the day; so get your sleep during the daylight hours, and get out there to experience London by night.