Self Care City Guide: London

London is a wild city – for many people it is their best loved city in the world. However, it can be an overwhelming place. Just try taking the tube in zone 1 at rush hour! That’s why we’ve put together our self care city guide London tips for you!

Self care city guide London tips

I lived abroad in the UK for four years and during that time I found some go to self care experiences in London. This is just a short selection!

Catch a yoga class at TriYoga

There are tons of yoga studios to choose among in London, but my long-time favorite is TriYoga, with locations in SoHo, Chelsea, Camden, and Shoreditch. Here, you receive top-notch instruction in traditional yoga, from some of the UK’s best teachers. You can even arrange your visit to coincide with one of their amazing workshops from internationally loved yoga teachers such as Kino MacGregor or Kathryn Budig.

See the skyline for free from Sky Garden

Why pay an exorbitant amount to go up The Shard, when you can see the views from Sky Garden for free? Just make a reservation ahead of time, and head to Sky Garden for an amazing indoor conservatory and views of the city.

Have the highest brunch in London at Duck and Waffle

My personal favorite for London brunch is Duck & Waffle, located at the top of the Bishopgate building, offering the best views in the city. Duck & Waffle is also open 24/7 so why not pop in for sunrise? Our recommendation is a fresh squeezed orange juice, paired with an almond-milk cappuccino, and a gluten free caramelized banana waffle. Make sure to make reservations if you go for brunch!

Take a ride in a hot tub with HotTug

Put a self-care spin on your mandatory London city tour. With HotTug, you can relax in a freshwater hot tub (with a few of your besties), as you’re tugged down a quintessential London canal. 

Grab a bite at Deliciously Ella’s Weighhouse Street Vegetarian Deli

Instagram-famous Deliciously Ella opened her own brick and mortar space on a quiet corner near bustling Oxford Street. Head to her Weighhouse Deli for a fully vegetarian menu, with tons of gluten free and vegan options too. We recommend the ‘golden roots’ cold pressed juice paired with a warming cauliflower and lentil dal. 

Try any of these places for a quintessential self care experience in London. Make sure to give yourself time to wander the streets, soaking it all up. Don’t rush yourself to see all the top sights, just try to enjoy the moment.


Do you have any favorite self care locations in London? Let us know in the comments!

Wellness, Travel, LifestylePerryn Ford