Chessington World of Adventures (12 miles)
Chessington World of Adventures
With nine themed lands, over 1000 species of animals and a safari themed hotel, Chessington really is Britain's Wildest Adventure with too much to explore in just one day!
Legoland (21 miles)
Children aged 3-12 can take to the road, soar through the skies and sail the seas in complete safety. With over 50 interactive rides, attractions, live shows, building workshops and driving schools, not to mention over 55 million LEGO bricks, all set in 150 acres of beautiful parkland
Dickens World (31 miles)
is an exciting indoor attraction where you can learn all about the life, books and times of the famous author Charles Dickens. It will take you on a fun journey through Dickens lifetime as you step back into the streets, sounds and smells of the 19th century.
The Hop Farm Family Park (32 miles)
The Hop Farm Family Park
Outdoor action... Indoor fun... It's for everyone! Visit The Hop Farm for maximum fun at Kent's biggest and No 1 family attraction. The family park is packed full of new features and undercover wonders to entertain and fuel imaginations: come and enjoy a farm day out!
Gullivers Land (46 miles)
A family theme park designed to cater for families with children between the age of two and thirteen. All its rides and attractions are designed to offer the whole family a full day out of fun and excitement.
Knockhatch Adventure Park (47 miles)
Knockhatch Adventure Park
This diverse attraction offers Playgrounds, Birds of Prey, Rowing Boats, Animals, Reptiles, Giant Sky Leap Slide, Indoor Soft Play, Toboggans, Trampolines, Crazy Golf, plus lots more. At extra cost and weather permitting, Go-Karts, Laser Adventure Game, Driving School and Rodeo Bull!
Funland (60 miles)
offers the whole family a great day out with a wide range of fantastic attractions for young and old, both inside and out, including the supersonic, looping roller coaster, crazy golf, the Klondike and the white knuckle Drop Ride!
Wicksteed Park (66 miles)
- attracting one million visitors a year with 147 acres of lakes, parklands, over 35 rides and attractions including Rocky River Falls, our famous Waterchute, Train, Double Pirate ship and largest free playground in the UK offering a perfect day out for young and old. New for 2010 - Robert Brothers Circus shows every day! Also, come to see our Christmas Panto in the Big Top!
Paultons Family Theme Park (71 miles)
The New Forest
Paultons Family Theme Park
Now open - Peppa Pig World! A fully themed attraction with 7 fun rides and an Indoor Play Area! Paultons is the Best Value Family Theme Park with over 60 wonderful rides and attractions to suit all ages included in the admission price, such as the mighty Edge ride and the awesome Cobra rollercoaster. Offering a whole day out with something for all the family.
Dinosaur Isle (71 miles)
- is a fantastic dinosaur museum housed in a spectacular pterosaur shaped building watching over Sandown's blue flag beach. Walk back through fossilised time to the period of the dinosaurs and on a recreated landscape enhanced by sights, smells and sounds you will meet life sized dinosaurs including our animatronic Neovenator!
Battersea Park Childrens Zoo (< 1 mile)
Battersea Park Childrens Zoo
- invites you to check on the monkeys, crawl down the tunnel to see the meerkats, talk to the parrots and mynah birds, on to the farm to say hello to the goats, donkeys, pigs, emus etc. Playground which includes climbing frames,large sandpit with water toys, swings and roundabouts etc.
Sea Life London Aquarium (2 miles)
Sea Life London Aquarium
Home to one of Europe's largest collections of global marine life and the jewel in the crown of the 28 Sea Life attractions in the UK and Europe. Situated in the heart of London, the experience takes visitors on an immersive and interactive journey along the Great Oceanic Conveyor.
London Zoo (3 miles)
Over 720 species on display including some of the world’s most impressive and inspiring animals in interactive and immersive exhibits Rainforest Life, Gorilla Kingdom and the Animal Adventure Children's Zoo. Daily live animal shows include MegaBugs,Tigers and Penguins.
Freightliners Farm (5 miles)
Come and enjoy a taste of country life in the city, in the heart of Islington. An exciting opportunity for you to experience a real working farm in action. Great idea if you're looking for things to do with kids in London.
Hackney City Farm (5 miles)
Hackney City Farm
Hackney City Farm boasts a wide variety of animals on the farm - they keep as full a range as possible of traditional farm livestock and you can usually expect to see pigs, cattle, sheep, chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys, rabbits, guinea pigs and other small animals.
Deen City Farm (6 miles)
Deen City Farm
Deen City Farm is a unique, educational resource in SW London, open free of charge.Our aim is to give people the opportunity to learn from their visit or contribution to a Working Farm.
Mudchute Park and Farm (7 miles)
Isle of Dogs
Mudchute Park and Farm
32 acres of countryside in the middle of the Isle of Dogs to share with friendly furry and feathered creatures. There is also an outdoor play area in Milwall Park which is adjacent.
Brooks Farm (9 miles)
Brooks Farm is a wonderful visitor's attraction based inside Skeltons Lane Park.
Belmont Childrens Farm (9 miles)
Belmont Childrens Farm
Kids can interact with the animals either in petting sessions or helping with their care, plus tractor rides available through the hidden valley.
Hounslow Urban Farm (11 miles)
Hounslow Urban Farm
With lots of farm animals and cuddly pets to meet, Hounslow Urban Farm is a fun place for children and their families. There are alpacas, sheep, goats, pigs, ponies, donkeys, rabbits, chipmunks and activities include pig racing and animal handling sessions.
The National Army Museum (< 1 mile)
The National Army Museum
Discover how Britainâs past has helped to shape our present and our future, and the impact our Army has had on the story of Britain, Europe and the world. With four gallery displays, a changing range of exhibitions, events and activities, plus the interactive Kids Zone.
Victoria and Albert Museum (< 1 mile)
Victoria and Albert Museum
- has lots of exciting events and activities for families every holiday and many weekends. Activities are free and most do not need to be booked, which means you can stay for as long or as short a time as you like. One of the Top 10 London Tourist Attractions
Saatchi Gallery (< 1 mile)
- is geared towards introducing a younger audience of art students and enthusiasts to contemporary art. Come and discover the most innovative in contemporary art for free.
The Natural History Museum (< 1 mile)
The Natural History Museum
- promotes the discovery, understanding, enjoyment and responsible use of the natural world. Explore our world-class collections, fantastic exhibitions and cutting-edge research online, or visit our landmark building. Great idea for things to do in London with kids.
Science Museum (< 1 mile)
Where can you entertain adults and children alike with exhibitions, events and films, all under one roof? - you can do all this and more! Catch a 3D movie, jump on a simulator, visit an exhibition, and encounter the past, present and future of technology in 7 floors of galleries! One of the Top 10 London Tourist Attractions
The Queens Gallery (1 miles)
The Queens Gallery
Dedicated to changing exhibitions of items from the Royal Collection, this gallery is iconic and features fairly accessible themes that will captivate young imaginations.
The Household Cavalry Museum (2 miles)
The Household Cavalry Museum
A most unusual living museum, where amongst other things you can watch troopers working with horses in the original 18th century stables through a huge glass partition.
The National Gallery (2 miles)
The National Gallery
Plenty of talks, workshops, and holiday fun for all ages. A great place to go - really exciting when you are a little one walking around looking at the fab old pictures - and there's trafalgar square outside - and it's free!! One of the Top 10 London Tourist Attractions
Tate Britain (2 miles)
is the national gallery of British art, offering over 500 years of British art: all for free! Tate Britain has everything you need for a family day out: enjoy the galleries together, get exploring with free discovery trails and join in our special weekend and holiday events.
London Film Museum (2 miles)
London Film Museum
London's only museum dedicated to film. An interactive experience for all the family with props and costumes from films such as Superman, Star Wars, and Batman. Meet Rexy the dinosaur from Night At The Museum 2 as well, but don't get too close as you never know what might happen!
London Transport Museum (3 miles)
London Transport Museum
See a bus so old it was pulled along the street by horses. Get behind the driver's seat of our tube train simulator, experience journeys of a bygone era.. Your only problem will be trying to fit it all in! Great fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do in London with kids.
Imperial War Museum London (3 miles)
Imperial War Museum London
New developments include Horrible Histories family exhibition, Explore History Centre and new First World War Galleries to mark the 100-year anniversary of the start of the First World War.
British Museum (3 miles)
Explore the world under one roof: whether you come to the British Museum for the whole day or just a couple of hours, there is always something free for families to do together.
Tate Modern (3 miles)
is the most popular gallery of modern art in the world. Located on the Thames, it is a landmark site for everyone visiting London. But did you know that it is not only child friendly but encourages families and children to visit with free activities and art trails? Plus interactive multimedia experiences and hands on games.
Museum of London (4 miles)
Museum of London
- is one of the worldâs largest urban history museums and cares for over two million objects in its collection. The lower galleries are currently undergoing major redevelopment work which will see spectacular new galleries opening in spring 2010 telling the story of modern London from 1666 to the present day.
London Canal Museum (4 miles)
London Canal Museum
invites families to discover the fascinating facts and history of the city's hidden waterways. Take part in fun activity days, set sail on the Regent's canal and hear the stories of those who have lived and worked on the canals since the 1820s brought to life.
Britain at War Experience (4 miles)
Britain at War Experience
Get the closest possible insight into what life was really like. The Britain at War Experience recreates the London Blitz in all its fury with special effects highlighting the sights and sounds, the artifacts, and even the dust and smoke of an air raid at its height.
Bank of England Museum (4 miles)
City of London
Bank of England Museum
This highly interactive Museum traces the history of the Bank of England since 1694 to the present day. There’s something for everyone, with attractions including activity sheets for children of all ages, banknote jigsaws, a roller ball game, touch screens and the opportunity for some safe cracking!
Design Museum (4 miles)
All family visitors to the the Design Museum get an Explore Design Museum Family Trail featuring The Thinkerer. With the help of The Thinkerer kids, and adults, can get the most from their visit to the museum.
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum (5 miles)
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum
On 12th April 2006, the brand new Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum opened to the public. Highlights of the museum include the Championship Trophies, a 200° cinema screen and a 'walk-through' of the men's dressing room as it was in the 1980s, with John McEnroe.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Theme Parks near Chelsea with kids you keep sending in.
Now we have the easter and summer holidays fast approaching, we're trying to find the best days out and as many fun things to do with kids as possible, especially cheap and free family friendly places to visit this year - theme parks, waterparks and swimming pools, museums, indoor playcentres and softplay for toddlers, petting farms, wildlife parks and zoos, aquariums, horse riding, castles, steam railways, pottery making and ceramic cafes, roller and ice skating rinks, karting tracks, snowdomes, dry and indoor ski slopes, climbing walls, activity centres, outdoor play at the best local parks, ten pin bowling alleys and all the other best family tourist attractions, that you can visit at the weekend.
Also teachers may find the site useful for ideas for the best places to take their classes on school journeys with many historical and educational atractions listed
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