London life

London is a dynamic city with lots of things to see and do.  The information below offers external links to useful websites that can help you find your way around the city.  Be sure to also explore the menu on the left for further details on finding your way around LSE, obtaining student travel and discount cards, and tips for using London's public transport system.

The LSE Students' Union also offers a variety of opportunities for involvement.  See Societies| for details.

Please note the links below are external sites and LSE will not be held responsible for any of their content.

General information on your locality by postcode

  • Up My Street                                                                                


Free Wi-Fi in London                                 

Cinemas, theatres, music and nightclubs   

Art and culture 

Eating and drinking


London for Free

International Students House (ISH)

Sport and leisure in London

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Street Skating

Parks in London

Martial Arts

Useful information

Time Out

  • Time Out's London Living Guide:  Provides a broad range of London-focused information for visitors and Londoners. Their pages include a sightseeing guide which covers all the usual attractions as well as less well-known places of interest around the borough of London. They have up-to-date events listings and reviews of restaurants and pubs.

London Tourist Board

  • Visit London:  The official web site for London run by the London Tourist Board


  • LondonNet:  An online magazine containing useful information about the city. Includes events listings and features on the city

This is London

  • This is London:  This website hosted by The Evening Standard, is updated daily. Their site includes news stories about London, a guide to London, listings and tickets and reviews.

London News and Radio Stations

Virtual London

  • Virtual London:  A site for people about to come to London for the first time. The site has information on how to get from major points of entry to central London, details of all the main tourist sites in London and a list of events happening over the next few months.

NUS Online

  •   National Union of Students' website - information and discounts for students.

Please note that LSE is not responsible for the content of external websites.