Show some love for London and the amazing places that make up the city during lockdown.
It's still possible to visit local outdoor attractions for exercise, order a takeaway or delivery from your favourite pubs, restaurants and cafes, and pick up essentials or click-and-collect from shops in your neighbourhood.
Remember to follow the latest London lockdown rules by staying at home and acting responsibly when out and about for exercise or essential journeys.
If you're not able to visit London yet, you can continue to experience the capital from your sofa with our Virtually London guide. London looks forward to welcoming you back soon!
What's open in London?
Shopping in London
You can continue to visit COVID-secure shops, supermarkets, pharmacies, garden centres and market stalls in your local area to pick up all your essentials.
All non-essential shops in London must temporarily close during lockdown. However, many places are offering click-and-collect and delivery services, so you can support all your favourite places and local businesses in your neighbourhood.
Tips for safe shopping in London
When visiting shops and markets in London, you can expect to find special safety measures including socially distanced queuing, hand sanitiser stations, one-way systems and a limit on in-store capacity.
It is mandatory to wear a face covering in all public indoor settings, including shops and supermarkets.
Food and drink
Although hospitality venues aren't able to open during lockdown, many places are still running takeaway, click-and-collect and delivery services. Treat yourself to tasty takeaway treats, pick up some snacks to-go and discover new favourites in your neighbourhood.
Outdoor exercise in London
Stay local and spot some outdoor art in your area on your daily stroll, including the Illuminated River, The Line running from Queen Elizabeth Park to The O2, Connected by Light in Canary Wharf, Winter Light on the South Bank and Tate Britain's Winter Commission.
Get some fresh air and book ahead to visit the outdoor attractions allowed to remain open in your neighbourhood, including the gorgeous gardens of Kew Gardens, Ham House, Eltham Palace and Kenwood House.
What's not open in London?
Many businesses must close while London is subject to national lockdown restrictions.
Places that have been asked to temporarily close their doors include London attractions and entertainment venues including museums, galleries and theatres; non-essential shops and market stalls; hospitality venues including pubs, bars, cafes and restaurants; leisure facilities including gyms and swimming pools; personal care services including spas, barbers and hair salons; and accommodation for leisure purposes across the city.
Exhibition halls and nightclubs remain closed until further notice.
Help your small local businesses and encourage them to sign up to the Pay it Forward crowdfunding platform. Plus, treat yourself to a London gift voucher, which can be used for amazing experiences across the city.
It is mandatory to wear a face covering on public transport, in taxis and private-hire vehicles, and in many indoor settings including shops and supermarkets.
Look out for the "We’re Good to Go" and "See it Safely" marks, which indicate that the businesses you’re planning to visit are following UK government guidelines and have coronavirus safety measures in place.
Find the latest official UK coronavirus information, which includes guidance on how to stay safe outside of your home.