Get a city cab and enjoy one of the best months of the year, as June in London is fabulous!
The month lasts for 30 days, and in June 21st is the summer solstice, marking the longest day of the year. This is a great time to celebrate the arrival of summer, hopefully with many sunny days. If you want to get closer to the hot spots, book a city cab in advance and travel safely.
June in London is best to be spent outdoors and making the most of the gardens, parks and countryside. There are many things to do this month; therefore below we made a selection you can choose from.
Open Garden Squares 8-9 June
Get a ticket for the second weekend of June and start exploring London’s hidden gardens. Usually closed for visitors, now you have the chance to visit over 200 private gardens. Gather your family and enjoy some quality time spent in nature. Here are a few of them:
The Regent’s Park Allotment Garden
Carlton House Terrace – Waterloo Place East Garden
Providence Row Rooftop Garden
World Naked Bike Ride 8 June
For this one skip involving the kids, get only your bike (literally) and you are ready to go. This event is a cycling protest campaign, taking place since 2004. It attracts annually over 1000 of participants and is promoting a healthful environment and safer cycling. The distance to be traveled is of 9 miles and the duration approximately 4 hours. You won’t need a city cab for this!
Trooping the Color: The Queen’s Birthday Parade 8 June
Over 1400 troopers, 200 horses and 400 instrumentalists will gather together in celebration to mark officially The Queen’s birthday. You can salute members of the Royal Family riding from the Buckingham Palace to Horse Guard’s Parade and admire the Royal Air Force fly-past. A 41-firearm tribute is also fired in Green Park to mark the occasion.
Father’s Day in London 16 June
Get advantage of this special occasion and do visit your father. If you need some outing ideas, you can plan for a day away from home or just have a meal at the pub. Take your father driving a rally car or why not, an airplane. If you prefer, you can also get him a game of golf or a cricket lesson. Whatever you do, make this day special.
Royal Ascot 18-22 June
Ascot, Berkshire is located about six miles from Windsor Castle and is famous for the horse races hosted. The Ascot Racecourse is dating back to 1711, while Royal Ascot to 1911. Every year, the race is attended by Queen Elizabeth II and members of the Royal Family. In 2016, the prize money exceeded GBP6,000,000. The Royal Ascot is all about fine outfits, fine hats, fine dining, and fine attendees. A city cab will take you there in style!
Experience the Chinese culture without giving up on London. More than 10 years ago, London Chinatown Lions Club hosted the first Dragon Boat Festival in the London Docklands as a fundraiser for the Chinese schools. Enjoy a great family day out with a carnival twist.
London in June is amazing, make the most of the sunny days spending as much time as possible outdoors.