Gay Cruising Areas in London

In olden times, London had quite a lot public restrooms all over the city. It is not a meaningless matter. When bringing up the fact that London´s parks are large and every where and if we considering the strength the gay movement has  traditionally had in the British capital, we realised how much potential the gay cruising areas had in London. It is well known how busy they were. Not in vain, they were the only meeting point for a gay community which was just starting the difficult task of leaving the closet. Despite the fact that nowadays many websites and mobile applications have become the most used ways to meet people, the gay cruising areas still have a loyal public. Here you can find some of the main gay cruising areas in London.


Hampstead Heath

It is not only one of the biggest parks but also the best gay cruising area in London. We may need to travel back to a long past to find out when Hampstead Heath became the epicentre of the gay cruising. It is certainly the ideal place for it. It is huge and plenty of forest, which gives a plus of discretion. Besides, many Londoners go to Hampstead Heath during the summer, up to a sun bath and to enjoy its beautiful swimming ponds. When the sun goes down, some of these visitors, decide is pretty early to go back home and prefer to get lost in the park´s forest. While the summer evenings are the best time to visit this gay cruising area, you can find it busy during the whole year. The men who go there are very mixed, so you can find mature guys as well as young guys, fit sport men and muscle clubbers, neighbours who lived around this magnificent park…


Hyde Park

During the day it is one of the most tourist places in the city: a lot of green acres plenty of trees in the heart  of one of the biggest metropolis around the continent. Despite it closes its gates during the night, as soon as the sun has gone, it becomes a popular gay cruising area in London. The perfect place where to find some fun without any need to leave the city centre. There are gay cruisers all along the year in Hyde Park, even though it is more popular during the summer.


Liverpool Street Station

The first thing you see when going to the toilets in this busy station is that you have to pay few pence to access and that there are some workers taking care of the place. It could look the last place where gay cruising happen. However, if you observe what goes on in the restroom you will realised it is (still) a gay cruising are in London. Luckily for gay cruising lovers, the staff takes the job in a very relax way. It is a popular host spot for many business men who work around the area and had a bit of spare time before their trains depart. It is also conveniently close to the Chariots Sauna, so it happens quite often that the place becomes a meeting point and then the fun moves to the sauna.


Clapham Common

This park is one of the oldest gay cruising areas in London. During the last years it has lost some of its appeal. However, it still hides gay cruisers between its trees.