They say that life begins at forty, so too can London.

Welcome to London Begins at 40

They say that if you are tired of London then you are tired of life. They also say that life begins at 40. If you believe these sayings then London Begins at 40 is the website for you. With quality writing from our team of lifestyle, travel and music experts we hope to bring the irrespresible life of the most amazing and diverse metropolis to you.

Whether you are looking for a green space in which to chill, the best Sunday brunch (bottomless Bloody Mary optional) or afternoon tea, a gig for the weekend, or the latest art exhibition, we will provide you with the greatest ideas on how to enjoy your time in the UK capital, whether it be for a long weekend break or a lifetime. Let us show you the wonderful things to do in London.

London skyline

We believe the time is ideal for the launch of a new London lifestyle magazine. As Londoners are looking to get back to the future, London Begins at 40 is a retro online lifestyle website providing you with discerning opinions on both the best of London and things to do in London.

If you are looking for ideas on shopping in London, the best restaurants in London, the latest London news, or even information on what the unreliable London weather is going to be for the rest of the week, then London Begins at 40 is the website for you.

County Hall in the foreground with the London Eye, photo Marc Lamy / unsplash

Whether you are a Londoner or a visitor to the capital, our London A to Z section provides extensive mini-reviews, or listings, of the best of London’s attractions, from the wildlife at the London Zoo to the sky-high London Eye and the historic Tower of London, as well as the London theatre scene, art galleries, museums and sporting venues.

Our regular lifestyle features will take you through the Streets of London, as well as discovering the wonderful myriad of places to explore in the capital, such as the Royal Parks in London. We will review London restaurants and bars, and preview theatre and art openings. We will also talk with real Londoners in our London Voices section, and recommend our favourite places to drink in Pub Talk.

Our extensive calendar of all the events and festivals in London will ensure that you don’t miss out on anything.

What could be better than relaxing in a deckchair by the Serpentine?

Each month we will have opinion pieces scribed by our team of expert writers, each with their specific in-depth knowledge of London’s arts, sports, restaurant and music scenes.

In addition to all this, our travel section will provide you with handy tips on day trips from London, in case you wish to get out of the capital for a few hours.

With so much on offer, you might end up feeling tired at the end of the day, but you will never tire of London. Let London Begin at 40 for you today.


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