7 Activities In London For This Autumn

by Maddy de Winter 11th September, 2019

It's official, Autumn has hit. Last week the weather drastically changed from the mid 30 degrees heat we were experiencing only a few weeks ago, and I think it is fair to say that... Winter is coming. 

Now that you've swapped your Birks for your Docs and the jackets and winter coats are starting to emerge, it's time to start looking for some fun and different activities that you can do indoors that don't revolve around idillic weather conditions. 

We've done some of the hard work for you and shortlisted a variety of different activities in London, and here they are: 

Backyard Cinema is a multi-sensory theme-changing cinema. It has live music, backyard drinks terrace, artisan pizza, theatrics, an exotic cocktail lounge, vegan street food, craft beer bar, and much more. Their Winter Night Garden returns - inside you will find a world full of mystery, explore the enchanted forest, and rediscover your favourite films at their new venue in Wansdworth. Read more here!

Ballie Ballerson is the one and only ball pit cocktail bar in London, and it is like no other bar you’ve been to! It is a world famous venue featuring over ONE MILLION balls, it will transport you right back to the fun of the playground. The venue describe their big, pumping bar as the perfect place to drink unique retro cocktails and eat their tasty food. The bar is situated in Hackney, read more about the venue here!

Bounce is Europe's largest purpose-built 'Social Ping Pong Club' in one of London's most fun & vibrant destinations: Old Street and Farringdon. They have lots of ping pong tables, great food and an array of beverages from the bar including cocktails, a great wine lists, craft and draft beers. It's the makings for a perfect evening out! Visit their website here!


Clip 'n' Climb is an all-weather climbing arena where adults and kids can enjoy some healthy, action-packed fun! Located in the heart of Chelsea, London SW6. Clip ‘n Climb Chelsea is somewhere both adults and children can enjoy fun activities and some healthy competition, while improving their fitness. Test your courage and fitness across 21 exhilarating climbing challenges here!

Streatham Ice and Leisure Centre, has been the home of ice skating in London for over 80 years, it is the only Olympic-sized skating rink in the city. It's not just about watching the professionals, they have programmes for all ages and abilities covering everything from Ice Skating, Ice Skating Lessons and Courses, Ice Hockey and much more. So if you fancy a slightly different, more wintery activity this weekend then this is bound to be lots of fun with friends an family. Visit their site here

Swingers is a venue that combines crazy golf, street food and amazing drinks into an incredible social experience at two stunning venues right in the heart of London. Who doesn't love a bit of competitive socialising!? Swingers has two locations, one in the heart of the City and one in the West End. Find out more about them here


The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosity is a tiny museum showcasing a unique collection of objects, including a 2-headed kitten & occult artwork. It is the Country's only Curiosity Museum. If you're after an slightly weird yet wonderful day out, the museum's natural history collection includes dodo bones and extinct bird feathers, as well as much taxidermy and the skeleton of a giant anteater! As well as a museum housing all the weird and wonderful, it also has a bar where you can enjoy cocktails! Read more about them here!