Berkhamsted Castle (5 miles)
A good spot for a picnic and opportunity to learn something of its history. The Visitor Room has panels telling of Castle’s history. Nearby canal shows working of locks and opportunity for brass rubbing of information panels. Excellent outside playground equipment at Canal Fields. Enjoyment for all ages.
Chiltern Open Air Museum (7 miles)
Chalfont St Giles
Chiltern Open Air Museum
Rescued and restored buildings from a bygone era, with traditional farmstead and plenty of farm animals. An imaginative trip for kids as they place themselves in the past.
Shaws Corner (12 miles)
Charming, National Trust maintained home of the famous author, now also hosting family days, craft days and more. By no means a full day, but a delightful and instructive stop off between thrills.
Welwyn Roman Baths (13 miles)
Welwyn Roman Baths
Hidden in a steel vault under the A1M, discover the remains of a Roman villa complete with hot and cold baths and under-floor heating system. Activities, dressing up, and a quiz bring the site to life for children. Lots of roman objects on display, including our mystery skeleton.
Wembley Stadium Tour (14 miles)
Wembley Stadium Tour
Stroll into the dressing room like a superstar. Limber up in the world's most exclusive warm-up zone. Stride through the tunnel towards the hallowed turf. Climb 107 steps, stand triumphantly in front of the Royal Box to the roar of the crowd. Great idea if you are looking for family days out in Lonlon.
Hughenden Manor (14 miles)
offers a vivid insight into the charismatic personality and colourful private life of the most unlikely Victorian Prime Minister, Benjamin Disraeli. Hands-on activities for children but a heavily educational visit.
Knebworth House Gardens and Park (15 miles)
Knebworth House Gardens and Park
Spend the day exploring extensive Gardens, Maze, Dinosaur Trail, a House full of treasures, Adventure Playground, (includes thrill slides, bouncy castle, Tarzan trails and more) Miniature Railway, Gift shop. Bring a picnic or visit our tea room. Special events throughout the year. All set in a 250 acre country park.
Hellfire Caves (16 miles)
A quarter of a mile of dimly lit passages and exciting caverns which can be explored endlessly. Originally excavated by hand in the 1750's and now with realistic waxworks and sound effects, this unique and historic place comes to life. Cool on a hot day, dry when it's raining.
History on Wheels Museum (17 miles)
History on Wheels Museum
Very limited opening but well worth a trip: within this Museum can be found a truly unique collection of Motors, both Military and Civilian, Militaria, from 1900 to the 1950s and Memories of wartime.
Windsor Castle (18 miles)
The largest and oldest occupied castle in the world, is one of the official residences of Her Majesty The Queen. Free family audio tour introduces you to the many magical characters who live at Windsor Castle!
Madame Tussauds (19 miles)
Filled with 14 exciting, interactive zones and the new Marvel Super Heroes 4D movie experience, this iconic attraction combines glitz and glamour with incredible history with over 300 wax figures. Good idea if you're looking for fun things to do in London with kids.
Kensington Palace (19 miles)
Significant history and spectacular architecture combined with family trails for an epic and affecting day out with educational undertones.
Twickenham Stadium Tour and Museum (19 miles)
Twickenham Stadium Tour and Museum
A great behind the scenes Guided Tour featuring breathtaking views from the top of the North Stand, a visit to the player tunnel and the famous England changing rooms with their 60 year old baths. there are lots of multi-media displays in the Museum of Rugby
Arsenal Emirates Stadium Tour (19 miles)
Highbury and Islington
Arsenal Emirates Stadium Tour
- has become one of London's most exciting tourist attractions and is a must for every football fan! Take a look behind the scenes at one of the world's most spectacular football stadiums and get a sense of what the Arsenal stars feel like on a matchday.
Royal Gunpowder Mills Secret Island (19 miles)
Royal Gunpowder Mills Secret Island
An exciting visitor attraction for all the family. Meet Professor Nitrate in his Mad Lab for fun-filled experiments and crazy science shows, head to the Test Range to fire rockets and try air-soft shooting or take a ride on the Military Truck to see secret parts of the site!
Rye House Gatehouse (20 miles)
Rye House Gatehouse
Explore this once fortified manor house. Built in 1443 by Sir Andrew Ogard and restored by Lee Valley Regional Park Authority, Rye House Gatehouse is one of the finest medieval moated sites in Hertfordshire and has a vibrant history: including an attempt to assassinate King Charles II.
Buckingham Palace (20 miles)
St James Park
the official London residence of Her Majesty The Queen and serves as both home and office. Use the special family audio guide to explore the Palace and then answer quizzes whilst following our garden activity trail.
Nelson's Column (20 miles)
Family days out in London wouldn't be complete with a visit to Trafalgar Square, with lots of other sights such as the National Gallery right next to it.
The Royal Mews (21 miles)
The Royal Mews
One of the finest working stables in existence, the Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace houses the State vehicles used for official engagements and provides a unique insight into the department of the Royal Household that provides transport by road for The Queen and other members of the Royal Family.
Westminster Abbey (21 miles)
is one of the most visited churches in all the world. It remains primarily a place of Christian worship and pilgrimage. Fun children's trail available to help keep them interested, plus dress as a monk in the museum!
London Dungeon (21 miles)
- invites you to delve into the capital's most horrible history. Come face to face with live actors, experience three thrilling rides, interactive shows and special effects as you're transported back to those black, bleak times - are you brave enough to face 90 minutes of London's dark past?
House of Parliament Tour (21 miles)
House of Parliament Tour
The tour starts by following the route taken by The Queen at the State Opening of Parliament and moves throughout the galleries and chambers with informed narrative. 75 mins long.
St Paul's Cathedral (21 miles)
St Paul's Cathedral
This is where people and events of overwhelming importance to the country have been celebrated, mourned and commemorated. Visit Nelson's Tomb, test the unique acoustics of Whispering Gallery and climb up to the Golden Gallery to enjoy a panoramic view of London that is second to none.
Shakespeares Globe Exhibition and Tour (21 miles)
Shakespeares Globe Exhibition and Tour
The Globe Theatre is a faithful reconstruction of the Elizabethan playhouse. Throughout the year, a fascinating guided tour of the theatre is included in your visit to Shakespeare's Globe Exhibition, bringing this extraordinary space to life. Fantistic idea for a family day out in London.
Churchill War Rooms (22 miles)
Churchill War Rooms
Deep beneath the bustle of London lie the original Cabinet War Rooms, today part of the Churchill War Rooms, which sheltered the people at the heart of Britain's wartime government during the Blitz.
London Bridge Experience (22 miles)
London Bridge Experience
- and The London Tombs are two horrific and gruesome London tourist attractions not to be missed. Whether you are looking for somewhere scary to take the family, a terrifying destination for a school trip, corporate event, celebrate Halloween or a treacherous tourist attraction, you've come to the right place!
HMS Belfast (22 miles)
Tells the stories of life on board this warship during the Second World War and beyond. Explore the interactive Operations Room, hear veterans’ stories in the Life at Sea exhibition, and immerse yourself in the midst of a battle in the Gun Turret Experience.
Tower of London (22 miles)
Tower of London
Today the Tower of London is one of the world's most famous and spectacular fortresses. Discover its history as a royal palace and fortress, prison and place of execution, mint, arsenal, menagerie and jewel house.
Churchills Britain at War Experience (22 miles)
Churchills Britain at War Experience
Explore the everyday hardships of people living and working in war-torn Britain during World War Two. View film footage of that era and view exhibits about evacuation, food & clothes rationing, bomb disposal, air-raids and much more. Finish with a walk through the Blitz!
SEE IT! FEEL IT! BREATHE IT!
Tower Bridge Exhibition (22 miles)
Tower Bridge Exhibition
Learn all about the bridge and the history behind it while inside the famous bridge and enjoy the great panoramic views from the walkways high above the river Thames. A great kids day out in London
Hampton Court Palace (23 miles)
Hampton Court Palace
Hampton Court Palace promises a magical journey back through 500 years of royal history. Discover the magnificent State Apartments of Henry VIII and William III, explore 60 acres of immaculate riverside gardens and lose yourself in the world-famous maze.
Valentines Mansion and Gardens (25 miles)
Valentines Mansion and Gardens
Country house and gardens with recreated period rooms including Victorian kitchen and a dedicated Family Room. Enjoy the house and gardens through special trails and borrow a free backpack to explore the mansion and outdoors. Special events run throughout the year with a FREE family Sunday once a month.
Thames Barrier Info and Learning Centre (27 miles)
Milton Keynes City Discovery Centre (27 miles)
Milton Keynes City Discovery Centre
A beautiful medieval site with public access for walks and picnics. We run family-focused events through the year, whether it's history, wildlife and environment or archaeology, thereâs something for everyone to learn and have fun too!
The Roman Sandy (29 miles)
The Roman Sandy
is an open exhibition free to all which displays locally discovered Roman artefacts in an interesting fashion.
Royston Cave (30 miles)
Unique in Europe, it is a man-made cavern in the shape of a beehive. Its most remarkable feature is an extensive range of wall carvings - a knights templar cave in the middle of Hertfordshire?
Bromham Mill (30 miles)
Guided Tours, Baking and craft activities for pre booked groups available throughout the year. Picnic area and plenty of space to just play. Please note limited opening times.
Chislehurst Caves (31 miles)
Grab a lantern and get ready for an amazing adventure! Your whole family can travel back in time, on an exciting lamp-lit tour of the labyrinth that is Chislehurst Caves. Hear tales of Druids, Romans and Saxons; see the Caves Church, Druid Altar, Haunted Pool and a whole lot more!
Mountfitchet Castle (31 miles)
The only motte and bailey castle in the world that has been faithfully reconstructed on its original site.
A unique time capsule that is steeped in history, enabling the visitor to travel back to Norman England and experience life as it was in 1066.
Kelvedon Hatch Nuclear Bunker (31 miles)
Kelvedon Hatch Nuclear Bunker
Come and witness the three lives of the bunker starting with its role as an RAF ROTOR Station, then a brief period as a civil defence centre through to its most recent life as a Regional Government HQ. Designed for up to 600 military and civilian personnel, possibly even the Prime Minister!
Thanks for all the great things to do and Historical and Educational Attractions near Kings Langley 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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