Must Do

Must Do

Don’t miss: Ice Skate Vauxhall

For the first time ever Vauxhall’s famous park will host a vast rink – with a whole host of seasonal activities for non-skaters too

Must Do

Free Sunday? Cycle the Thames Path

There’s nothing like a country break to recharge the lungs and return to find London even more thrilling than you remembered


Free weekend? Explore secret Camberwell

Photographer and SE5 resident Tom Leighton shares his guide to “secret” Camberwell with us – the best but not best-known places locally to shop, eat, drink, listen or just hang around


Where are south London’s quietest spots?

Writer Siobhan Wall has discovered some perfect places on her global quest to find peace and quiet time in some of the world’s busiest cities


Free Weekend: is bread-making really that difficult?

Thought baking an impossible task? Newbie Sarah Fox tackles her fears head on


Free Weekend: Have a French holiday (without leaving south London)

With more French people living in here than in Bordeaux, Nantes and Strasbourg, London is technically France’s sixth biggest city. No surprise, then, that south …


Free Saturday Morning? Fill your boots at
Bermondsey’s Spa Terminus

Part of their strategy to avoid the Borough Market-fication is their policy of no hot food sales After tasting a bottle of the rather good …


Free Weekend? Head for the (Surrey) Hills

I love Peckham, but you don’t have to travel far to find yourself in rolling countryside with nary a Morley’s Chicken Shop in sight Short-break …


Free Saturday? Crystal Palace will keep you busy

A guide for those south Londoners that have yet to make it to the top of the hill


Free Weekend? The Only Way is Woolwich

Woolwich has dominated the news this past fortnight. And sadly, of course, not for positive reasons. But the strong community spirit that has shone through …