In a busy, built-up city, finding outdoor venues London or green space in the city can be tricky. A great outdoor venue is like gold dust so we thought you might like a helping hand.

We’ve uncovered the best outdoor venues London has to offer. Why not hire one for your summer party or wedding venue? From rooftops to gardens and even churchyards, London’s outdoor venues are truly amazing.

1. Front Lawns, Geffrye Museum

Geffrye museum garden outdoor venues London
The Geffrye Museum is a famous, longstanding East London landmark.

Nestled away on the famous Kingsland Road. The front lawns are one of the best outdoor venues London has to offer. And one of a handful of green spaces in such close proximity to the city. 
The Geffrye Museum is surrounded by the iconic almhouse buildings.
The Front Lawns are dotted with beautiful, sprawling London Plane trees and is an iconic outdoor garden venue in East London.

A beautiful outdoor venue in London. The Space can accommodate over 500 people for private party event.
Making it a gorgeous destination for your outdoor wedding or summer party.

Make the Space your own this summer with plenty of room for production. Famously, the Front Lawns has hosted outdoor film screenings, barbecues and garden parties. Now you can hire the Space as your next party venue in London.

2. Gardens, Laban Building 

Laban Building Gardens outdoor venues London
Set within a truly unique and contemporary landscape, the Laban Gardens were designed by Vogt Architects.

The 200-seat amphitheatre is one of the most impressive outdoor venues London has to offer. 
Although it was designed originally as a performance area, the amphitheatre is also a striking Space for your own open-air functions.
Including private parties, performances, product launches and cocktail receptions. So, why not hold your summer party here for a Space with a difference?
The building’s façade provides a unique and dynamic backdrop for any special event. With the opportunity to project digital imagery onto the polycarbonate outer skin of the building.

This outdoor venue offers a wealth of creative potential in a truly inspiring setting.

3. The Secret Garden, The Prince Albert

the secret garden outdoor venues London

The beautifully designed Bridge Bar & Dining Room at The Secret Garden offers a fantastic large private Space.

Whether it’s a seated banquet or standing reception there are several options available making it perfect for any occasion!

Take advantage of the cosy setting overlooking Battersea Park with this amazing outdoor venue in London. Fully equipped with a 3M wide, HDMI-ready projector screen and an auxiliary connection so you can be your own DJ.

The Secret Garden can accommodate up to 45 guests in this roped-off area in the buzzing London pub garden. And is one of the most laid back outdoor venues London has, so go check it out. 

4. Garden, Royal Over-Seas League

royal overseas league outdoor venues London
With the high price of real estate in the capital, many people might think that garden party venues in London are impossible to come across. However, they would be very much mistaken.
The Garden at the Royal Over-Seas League is situated in a private space overlooking Green Park. This Space is available for semi-private hire during the summer season for barbeques and receptions. You could even hire this Space as an outdoor wedding venue in London.
With a range of catering options for numbers from 40 to 80, serving both hot and cold dishes, light bites and platters.
Hire the outside area for the perfect garden party venue or wedding reception in true al fresco style. The Royal Over-Seas League offers a sanctuary from the bustle of London.  

5. The Garden at K+K Hotels

garden area at K+K Hotel

The Garden at K+K Hotels George is an oasis of peace and tranquility in the centre of the city. For a classy soiree try this stylish outdoor venue London.

Located in the prestigious Kensington and Chelsea Borough of London. Your Guests can experience a relaxing, country-feel garden in the centre of the city.

This outdoor venue in London is an award-winning garden in the city. The ideal location to hold a summer party, a celebratory drinks event, or a summer product launch.


6. The Garden Bar

outdoor venues London at garden bar

The Garden Bar in Notting Hill has hosted many functions both large and small. From summer parties to music nights, the garden marquee can accommodate up to 200 people.

Well equipped to deal with any event, The Garden Bar can arrange parties, corporate evenings and bespoke events. And can accommodate between 40 – 400 people.

A Space full of character and charm, The Garden Bar is a lovely outdoor venue in London offering some restbite from the busy London streets.

7. The Harmony Roof Garden

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The Harmony Roof Garden is an outdoor venue with a difference. Featuring the largest open roof deck on the river Thames, the Harmony is a venue that is sure to impress.

The open, grassy deck provides an ideal vista to soak up the last few rays of sun as it sets on the horizon. Decorated with trees and outdoor furniture this is an outdoor venue in London with a difference.

The Harmony Roof Garden package is ideal for a summer event. Take a three-hour cruise departing from any central London pier on The Harmony Roof Garden. A quintessentially British experience and the perfect way to appreciate the capital.

Enjoy a unique view of the city on board the Harmony, a great outdoor party venue. 

8. Churchyard Southwark Cathedral

churchyard of Southwark cathedral overlooking The Shard
A churchyard might seem like a surprising outdoor venue, but wait until you see The Churchyard at Southwark Cathedral.
The prestigious location, in an amazing central location, is best suited for drinks receptions and private parties.
With ample Space and fully equipped with all the necessary equipment, it’s a great place to impress your Guests.
Located on the south side of the Cathedral, the Churchyard is a beautiful garden. A mix of lawn and paved areas, plus stunning greenery and gardens make up the venue. 
Able to accommodate up to 600 people for a canapé reception the outdoor venue in the city is a charming setting. Watch the sun go down behind The Shard behind you as you enjoy this beautiful outdoor venue in London.  

So, there you have it, our favourite outdoor venues you can hire in London. The best Spaces in the city which give you that much needed green Space. Which one will you choose?

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