Of London Parks and Festivals

The good thing about staying in budget hotels in North London is that they are located quite close to many of the city’s most breathtakingly beautiful attractions — its parks.

London may be known for its touristy landmarks — like Buckingham Palace, the Big Ben and River Thames — and wild party scenes but it is also home to beautiful royal gardens and open green fields.

Many of London’s nature haunts can be reached by a few minutes’ walk or commute from Best Western Palm Hotel London. If you want to have dinner under a romantic starlit sky with the beautiful city skyline as your backdrop, you can go to Primrose Hill for a picnic. If you want some quality quiet time with your partner, go to Golder’s Hill for a relaxing stroll.

Other lovely and relaxing places you may visit during your stay in the city are Hampstead Heath and Kenwood House. The number of lovely parks that you can visit in London is endless, and this laid back side of the city attracted so many nature-loving travelers from all over the globe.

For the very reason that many people love London parks, summer has become a favorite season for travel to England’s capital city where flowers are abloom and plants are at their lushest green. Summer is incidentally a time for art and music festivals, and these events are normally held on the spacious grounds of many of these London parks.

If you are a music enthusiast and nature lover at the same time then summer is the best time to visit London. Below are some of London’s most exciting summer events that can best enjoyed while staying at Budget Hotels in North London.

Citadel Festival

This one-day event is held every July in beautiful Victoria Park. Its colorful lineup of programs makes this event a Sunday well-spent for many families. It’s a day full of exciting activities, musical shows, tastiest foods and thirst-quenching drinks, talks, debates, fashion boutiques and family fun. Kids under the age of 18 must be accompanied by people aged 18 and over. Children aged 12 and under will need valid Child’s Ticket to gain entry.

Field Day

Field Day is an annual outdoor music festival held in Victoria Park. It has an interesting lineup of the world’s finest alternative artists and bands — from Aphex Twin all the way down to Whitney. Since there is no parking space in the vicinity of Victoria Park, people going to the music festival are advised to commute to the place instead.

51st State Festival

This dance festival is held every year for three years in a row at Trent Park, which is a country house estate in Cockfoster. The festival is all about House music that explores disco, soul, garage, dub, and more.

Love Box

The festival caters to mostly cool young party animals. This two-day festival is full of trendy lineups of electronic acts, live bands, art, and dance. What’s even cooler about this popular summer festival is its wild after parties. If you are traveling to London with teenagers, they are guaranteed to have an unforgettable summer festival experience at Love Box.