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Kids entry only 1p for London Bridge Experience
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.
Brockwell Lido (< 1 mile)
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)
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)
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.
Crazy Chimps (2 miles)
Currently closed for full refurbishment, reopening later in 2015. Watch this space!
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.
Pottery Cafe (2 miles)
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)
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.
London Palace Superbowl (2 miles)
Elephant and Castle
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)
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)
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.
Sea Life London Aquarium (3 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. Newest addition is the...
Saatchi Gallery (3 miles)
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.
London RIB Voyages (3 miles)
London RIB Voyages
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)
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)
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)
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.
BFI Film Funday (3 miles)
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.
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!
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)
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.
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!
Muggle Tours (3 miles)
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)
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)
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!
A Complete History of London Show (3 miles)
A Complete History of London Show
Interesting information about London’s history delivered in a very accessible and comical manner. Fun characters such as Dick Wittington’s Cat and Roman Builders make appearances, and the whole family will leave knowing more about London than you ever imagined.
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.
The London Time Tours (3 miles)
The London Time Tours
A theatrical sightseeing extravaganza through history with time travelling guide from future in an historic bus from the past! Exciting, educational, surprising and compelling, one of the greater ways to see the capital for school agers!
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!
Green Park (3 miles)
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.
Design Museum (3 miles)
Museum dedicated to contemporary design in all its forms. Family friendly with free Family Trail to follow, plus plenty of chances to get creative with the kids. Brilliant varied calendar of exhibitions, activities and events to enjoy throughout the year.
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.
Nelson's Column (3 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. A must do for things to do in London with kids.
HMS Belfast (3 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.
Curious About Trafalgar Square (3 miles)
Curious About Trafalgar Square
Discover the area around Trafalgar Square in a novel way: two treasure hunt style walks to keep all the whole family involved and intrigued, hunting for clues, matching pictures and reading facts and tales. Buy or download the booklet then explore at your leisure.
Thanks for all the great things to do in Brixton 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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