2020 Bucket List: London Edition
Posted on 27 January 2020
You may already have a huge bucket list filled with a lifetime of milestones to reach and adventures to go on but have you ever created a bucket list for just one year? On your lifetime bucket list, you may have things such as seeing the northern lights or jumping out of a plane. But why not create a condensed version of this that you can complete in 2020 to make this the best year yet?
We have put together a London bucket list full of fun things you can do in and around the big city.
Run the London Marathon
Are you a keen runner and fancy a challenge? Maybe you’ve already signed up?
Running a marathon comes top on many people’s bucket lists. Pushing yourself to new limits and training towards an end goal seems to be appealing to many. There are marathons all over the country but London remains the most well-known.
This year, the London Marathon takes place on Sunday 26th April. It’s too late to sign up for this year’s marathon, but if you already have your place…good luck, you’ll smash it! Check out our must-have gym essentials so you can train for the big day in style.
Dine in the sky
If you see yourself as a bit of an adrenaline junkie, this is ideal for you. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks with London in the Sky. This unique dining experience lifts you a massive 100 feet into the air offering great food and unreal views of the London skyline.
Located right next to the O2, this is the perfect gift or celebration if you have the budget to spend a little extra on the meal of a lifetime.
Explore the pop-ups
London is an amazing city with plenty on offer all year round. A quirky aspect of the city is the variety of shops, restaurants and bars dotted around. Pop-ups add to this even more, giving independent businesses a chance to shine for a limited time. If you are interested (we defo are), check out Box Park Shoreditch – a large pop-up space with a variety of businesses coming in and out for you to experience with your mates.
There are also smaller shops all around the city. Big brands like Rekorderlig and Pimms tend to create cosy pop up bars on London’s Southbank.
Be a prisoner for the day
London has a whole host of unique experience bars. The latest craze is the Alcotraz Prison Cocktail Bar inspired by America’s most infamous prison. With locations in Shoreditch and Covent Garden, you will be put in your booked cell and fully kitted out in orange overalls; think Orange is the New Black vibes. This may seem like a weird concept to some but it makes for a great night out and you’ll be sure to get a quirky Insta pic out of it.
Hit the festivals
During the summer months, London has plenty of music festivals to offer. Depending on your vibe, you may want to check out…
- All Points East, Victoria Park, 22-31 May
- Lovebox, Gunnersbury Park, 12-14 June
- Wireless Festival, Finsbury Park, 3-5 July
- South West Four, Clapham Common, 29-30 August
With some amazing line-ups in prime locations in London, you defo don’t want to miss out! Be sure your outfit is on point and you have all the festival essentials you need to guarantee a brill time with your mates. We’ll see you there!
See a West End show
Fancy trying something a little different? Why not see a theatre show in the West End. With breath-taking performances and unique storytelling, there are some amazing shows out there making it a cute date idea.
Some of the best include…
- Pretty Woman: The Musical
- Dear Evan Hansen
- The Book of Mormon
- Cirque de Soleil
- Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
…and plenty more to choose from!
With all of these options to add to your 2020 London bucket list, you defo shouldn’t find yourself bored this year. Check out our collection and make sure you’re kitted out for whatever get up to and spam your Insta feed with snaps of these amazing experiences!