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Things To Do & Days Out near Brixton
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Brockwell Park Miniature Railway (< 1 mile)
Brockwell Park Miniature Railway is a 7 and a quarter inch gauge ride on railway for children and adults. The railways runs for a quarter mile return trip between the Herne Hill Gates and the World Famous Brockwell Lido! Hooray!
Brockwell Lido (< 1 mile)
Brockwell Lido Full Olympic size outdoor pool with scenic surrounds and other features inside for much older types. Swimming lessons and summer holiday activity days on offer too. Lido open even in winter!
Oasis Go Kart Track (1 miles)
Oasis Go Kart Track Motorised and pedal karting activities for kids, and uniquely they also also offer kids the chance to marshal too. Nice educational bias here, plus they're experienced with special needs guests.
Belair Park (1 miles)
Belair Park A pretty park with pretty awesome facilities including a skate park, an adventure play area,tennis courts, a lake, sports pitches and a wildlife area!
Peckham Pulse (2 miles)
Peckham Pulse Featuring a colourful indoor play facility split into under and over 4s, featuring all pools, crash mats, obstacle courses and plenty more to excite, exercise and exhaust the kids!
Vauxhall City Farm (2 miles)
Vauxhall City Farm This City Farm has lots of animals to cuddle, stroke and feed, horses to ride and they are a venue for birthdays too.
Tate Britain (2 miles)
Tate Britain 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.
Pottery Cafe (2 miles)
Pottery Cafe Bring the children along to our pottery decorating studio and have fun decorating your own beautiful Emma Bridgewater pottery. If you're not feeling up to painting freehand we have a range of easy to use decorating sponges to help you along, everything from pirates and princesses, to dinosaurs and...
Adventure Zone (2 miles)
Adventure Zone 2 storey Adventure Zone facility for children aged 1 – 8 years within the Latchmere Leisure Centre where there is also a main and teaching pool if you fancy a splash.
Go Ape Battersea Park (2 miles)
Go Ape Battersea Park is an award winning high wire tree top adventure in the centre of London!
London Palace Superbowl (2 miles)
London Palace Superbowl Classic family friendly tenpin bowling. Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Great family fun!
Horniman Museum and Gardens (2 miles)
Horniman Museum and Gardens A free museum with extensive collections of anthropology, natural history and musical instruments? And an aquarium? You won't find such an unusual and eclectic collection elsewhere in London, a fantastically fascinating family experience!
Battersea Park Childrens Zoo (3 miles)
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.
Streatham Ice Rink (3 miles)
Streatham Ice Rink Hit their cool 60 x 30m ice pad for public sessions or professional lessons in ice hockey, ice dancing and figure skating! Plus disco sessions too; full skate hire available.
Namco Funscape London (3 miles)
Namco Funscape London This huge family entertainment centre is 3 floors of fun, with bowling and techno bowling, laser maze, arcade and Europe's fastest bumper cars!
Westminster Cathedral (3 miles)
Westminster Cathedral Explore the awesome tower 210 feet above the street, discover the genuine treasure trove and amazing artworks and sculptures. Welcoming to respectful families of all faiths, free to visit excluding the Treasures Exhibition.
Houses of Parliament Tour (3 miles)
Houses of Parliament Tour A visit to the Houses of Parliament offers a memorable day out for families with children. Inside one of the worldâs most iconic buildings, you can travel through one thousand years of history and stand in places where important events continue to take place.
Westminster Abbey (3 miles)
Westminster Abbey 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!
The Royal Mews (3 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.
ThamesJet (3 miles)
ThamesJet ThamesJet offers the most exhilarating sightseeing thrill ride on the River Thames. A sightseeing experience you won't forget in a hurry!
Sea Life London Aquarium (3 miles)
Sea Life London Aquarium Home to one of Europe's largest collections of global marine life - the experience takes visitors on an immersive and interactive journey along the Great Oceanic Conveyor. Newest addition is the Frozen Planet interactive experience!
London Duck Tours (3 miles)
London Duck Tours London Duck Tours is an offroad tour of London with a big difference!
Saatchi Gallery (3 miles)
Saatchi Gallery 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.
Thames Rockets (3 miles)
Thames Rockets Fast, fun sightseeing speedboat trips for all ages. The whole family will love this fast paced adventure whilst our comedian guides make learning about our great city entertaining. Toddlers, children and their grannies will all love this capital experience. Great idea for fun things to do in London with kids.
Churchill War Rooms (3 miles)
Churchill War Rooms Deep beneath the bustle of London lie the original Cabinet War Rooms, which sheltered the brave people at the heart of Britain's wartime government during the Blitz. Great idea for things to do in London with kids, especially school agers.
The Guards Museum (3 miles)
The Guards Museum Learn about the five regiments of Her Majesty’s Foot Guards in this great little museum. Museum trail to follow, with hidden objects to find. Lots of medals and uniforms to check out. Free entry for kids under 16.
Shreks Adventure (3 miles)
Shreks Adventure You're in the for a Shrek of a day with 10 awesome live and immersive fairytale shows that include rides, animation and serious adventure!
The London Eye (3 miles)
The London Eye is the world's tallest observation wheel with 40 kilometre panoramic views on a clear day. The Eye has become an iconic image for London and is a must for any tourist trip. Great idea for fun things to do in London with kids.
London Dungeon (3 miles)
London Dungeon 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?
City Cruises (3 miles)
City Cruises Take a leisurely cruise through London's illustrious history from a half an hour to a whole afternoon, with informative commentary, plus refreshments and the necessary facilities available. Great idea for fun things to do in London with kids.
Crystal Palace Park Dinosaurs (3 miles)
Crystal Palace Park Dinosaurs The world's first formal dinosaur sculptures have lurked here since the 1850s, now refurbished and accompanied by adventure playground, sand play zone, fun maze and great swathes of woodland. Brilliant for exploring!
BFI Film Funday (3 miles)
BFI Film Funday is a family friendly cinema plus kid friendly workshops.
BFI London IMAX Cinema (3 miles)
BFI London IMAX Cinema The state-of-the-art cinema shows 2D and 3D films on the largest cinema screens in the UK, transporting viewers to the world's greatest places, from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of outer space.
TeamSport Indoor Karting Tower Bridge (3 miles)
TeamSport Indoor Karting Tower Bridge This one’s for the big kids, or adults alike as our charged up electric track in the centre of London awaits you. Boasting two floors and 400m of circuit, ages 12 and older can enjoy our fastest karts.
St James Park (3 miles)
St James Park One of the Royal Parks offers a children's adventure play area, a way marked royal history walk and great cycle and hike routes.
The Queens Gallery (3 miles)
The Queens Gallery Iconic gallery laden with artistic treasures, really welcoming of families and those with special needs. Visit a mock Georgian coffeehouse, pick up a Family Activity Pack, and listen to a story from the talking hats!
Banqueting House (3 miles)
Banqueting House Banqueting House has played host to kings and queens for hundreds of years, and now you can visit too! Plus Kids Go Free!
Jeppe Hein Appearing Rooms (3 miles)
Jeppe Hein Appearing Rooms Dart through the rising and retreating walls of water created by playful jets as designed by Jeppe Hein at this free entry interactive play fountain. How wet you get is up to you! Mostly... Seasonally available.
Buckingham Palace (3 miles)
Buckingham Palace - 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. Great idea for things to do in London with kids.
The Household Cavalry Museum (3 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 View from The Shard (3 miles)
The View from The Shard Offering stunning panoramic views up to 40 miles across the capital, with flexi timed tickets, step-free option, bonus bus tour and free return tickets in the event of bad weather. Handy!
London Bicycle Tour Company (3 miles)
London Bicycle Tour Company We operate guided tours of London by bike, as well as bicycle hire, including a range of children's bikes, seat attachments, helmets and accessories. Cycling around London is a safe, fun, active and enjoyable day out. Come to us for friendly service and advice, even free maps! Open 7 days.
Tour for Muggles (3 miles)
Tour for Muggles Come and visit many of the stops around London that either inspired Rowling or appeared in the films, including Grimmauld Place! Fun for over 7s, taking around 2 hours.
Gambado (3 miles)
Gambado is family entertainment with a twist! Giant play-frame, dodgem cars, didi cars, carousel ride, free weekly activity classes, reading corner, and LOADS more! All this plus lots comfortable seating with free internet and wireless access.
Tate Modern (3 miles)
Tate Modern 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...
The London Ghost Bus Tour (3 miles)
The London Ghost Bus Tour Join the journey into London's dark side aboard the Necrobus: a haunted chariot with costumed actors performing gothic comedy between sites of serious spiritual unrest! Older braver types will love it!
London Bridge Experience (3 miles)
London Bridge Experience - and The London Tombs are two horrific and gruesome London tourist attractions not to be missed. Good idea for fun things to do in London for kids - older kids that is!
The Golden Hinde (3 miles)
The Golden Hinde is a full-sized reconstruction of Sir Francis Drake’s famous Tudor galleon, Golden Hinde, on which visitors have a unique opportunity to learn more about British Maritime History.
Green Park (3 miles)
Green Park One of the Royal Parks, less child friendly than the others with no kids' features, but plenty of pleasingly landscaped space for traditional outdoor games, exploration and picnicking. Open all year, and free to visit.
Shakespeares Globe Exhibition and Tour (3 miles)
Shakespeares Globe Exhibition and Tour 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. Great idea for a fun family day out in London.