Adrenalin Rush Laser Combat (< 1 mile)
Adrenalin Rush Laser Combat
A cool outdoor laser tag arena with atmospheric objects to hide behind (or in!) and the latest in zero contact laser weaponry! Like hide and seek only so better much better, it's non aggressive in design and all about the gameplay.
Ceramics Cafe (1 miles)
Pottery painting fun for everyone! This is the original branch of Ceramics Cafe with room for 30 painters plus private hire area which seats another 35.
Kew Gardens (RBG) (1 miles)
Kew Gardens (RBG)
is a world renowned visitor attraction with over 300 acres of landscaped gardens, and plenty of family activities including the Rhizotron and Xstrata Treetop Walkway where you can climb high into the treetops. Treehouse Towers is Kew's tree-themed outdoor play area for 3 to 11s.
Brentford Fountain Leisure Centre (1 miles)
Brentford Fountain Leisure Centre
The centre has a leisure pool which features a 40m slide and a 25m fitness pool. Plus squash and badmington courts and 5 a side footy courts.
Ravenscourt Park (1 miles)
Medieval 13 acre park with numerous play areas best suited to under 5s and one larger for older, ducks on the lake and sports facilities including netball, tennis, football and bowls.
The Musical Museum (2 miles)
The Musical Museum
From the tiny clockwork Musical Box to the self playing ‘Mighty Wurlitzer’, the collection embraces an impressive and fascinating array that will enchant most children and most of the rest of you too!
London Museum of Water and Steam (2 miles)
London Museum of Water and Steam
Offering tours of the steam pumping engines, rides on London's only narrow gauge railway, education in the Waterworks interactive gallery, and the Splashzone hands on water engineering play lab!
TeamSport Indoor Karting West London (2 miles)
TeamSport Indoor Karting West London
- Kids and Adults can enjoy electric racing with our fantastic electric eco karts now available for kids too. This indoor karting circuit is the ideal venue for families looking for something different, whatever the weather!
Bishops Park (2 miles)
A unique offering for London with not only interactive splash pad, playgrounds, skate bowl and sports facilities, but also it's own urban beach! You can also enjoy river walks, meadow strolls, and moat, sculpture and rose gardens beside the ornamental lake.
Snakes and Ladders Play Centre (2 miles)
Snakes and Ladders Play Centre
- is back and better than ever after a £2 million redevelopment. With new play frames, special zones and more fun for everyone it is a fantastic day out for everyone!
Eddie Catz Putney (2 miles)
Eddie Catz Putney
Terrifically equipped and well thought out, physical adventure play and educational fun with interactive features and something special for every age range. Particularly baby friendly.
Adventure Zone (2 miles)
3 storey Adventure Zone facility for children aged 1 – 8 years with separate under 5s area within the Roehampton Sport and Fitness Centre.
Richmond Pools in the Park (2 miles)
Richmond Pools in the Park
Both a lido and an indoor main plus teaching pool, with swimming lessons, pool parties and lifeguard courses also available. Some toys and floats permitted too!
Pottery Cafe (2 miles)
Bring the kids 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 cupcakes.
Kidzania (3 miles)
A whopping 75,000sq.ft play space comprising a Bank, a Hospital, a Police Station, a Fire Station, an Aviation Academy and a Theatre! All of them offer unique role-play experiences where kids learn about careers, teamwork, independence and develop real-life skills!
Putt in The Park (3 miles)
Putt in The Park
A veritable London Oasis, with a tropical style putting course that looks straight out of Florida: bridges, water features, rockeries and lush landscaping, plus slick and simple green with show off options.
Richmond Park (3 miles)
One of England's Royal Parks, iconically landscaped, boasting several playgrounds, and over 700 wild deer within the grounds. Lots of wildlife to spot, great for walks, biking, and horse riding. Free to visit.
Holland Park Adventure Playground (3 miles)
Holland Park Adventure Playground
This great adventure playground has swings, aerial runway, mini climbing wall, climbing frames. Next to the adventure playground is an enclosed play area for little ones plus sports area.
Chelsea FC Museum and Stadium Tour (3 miles)
Chelsea FC Museum and Stadium Tour
- tells the story of Chelsea FC, ever since they were formed in 2003, through interactive exhibits, user-friendly touch screens and audio-visual shows - can be accessed independently or during a guided tour of the stadium.
Stag Lodge Pony Rides (3 miles)
Stag Lodge Pony Rides
BHS approved Pony Club and Riding Centre with lessons for overs 3s on Shetlands all the way up to dressage and jumping for much older types. Great riding in Richmond Park.
WestWay Climbing (3 miles)
Climbing is perfects for kids, and this centre offers a couple of different drop in sessions for kids as young as five to give climbing a try in a safe, friendly and supervised atmosphere.
Bramleys Big Adventure (3 miles)
Bramleys Big Adventure
London's Most Central kids' indoor play centre with Gift Shop and Family Cafe. Great London day out idea for small kids and toddlers.
Oxygen Free Jumping (3 miles)
Oxygen Free Jumping
150 interconnected trampolines plus an obstacle course, slamdunk basketball, airbag, Little O's kiddie class, dodgeball, teen only sessions and summer holiday camps! Boiiiiiing!
Kensington Memorial Park (3 miles)
Kensington Memorial Park
Offers many recreational activities including pleasant formal areas and a children’s playground, plus tennis, football and junior cricket facilities.
Tenpin Acton (3 miles)
is a bowling centre located in the Royale Leisure Park near Park Royal. We have 28 modern fully computerised lanes, American Pool tables, Amusement Arcades all catered towards families and kids. There is also the Beach Road Cafe Bar for some delicious meal and snack options.
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.
Adventure Zone (3 miles)
3 storey Adventure Zone facility for children aged 1 – 8 years within the Wandle Recreation Centre.
Ceramics Cafe (4 miles)
Choose from a great range of blain bisque ware just waiting for your colourful imprint to be made on them! Make a present, make a keepsake, make a mess (within reasonable limits!): just make an effort and you're sure to enjoy!
Kensington Palace (4 miles)
Significant history and spectacular architecture combined with family trails for an epic and affecting day out with educational undertones.
Bay Sixty 6 (4 miles)
Bay Sixty 6
With beginners sessions, after school clubs, group lessons and a varying wheel type schedule, this is the ideal spot for kids to get working on their skate, board and scoot skills!
Wimbledon Sprinkler Park (4 miles)
Wimbledon Sprinkler Park
Large park with a crazy golf course, 2 adventure playgrounds, water sports centre and beach volleyball, sports facilities and parkland, plus new summer interactive splash pad and sprinkler park!
Princess Diana Memorial Playground (4 miles)
Princess Diana Memorial Playground
Kids love to play, explore, dash about, and let their imaginations soar in this magical space. There is a sensory trail, teepees, a beach around the pirate ship and various toys and play sculptures. The design has created an area where less able and able-bodied children can play together.
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum (4 miles)
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum
Highlights of the museum include the Championship Trophies, a 200 degree cinema screen and a 'walk-through' of the men's dressing room as it was in the 1980s! Plus stand centre court!
The Mayhew Animal Home (4 miles)
The Mayhew Animal Home
Visit London's famous rescue and rehousing sanctuary for cats and dogs and learn oodles of detail about our furry friends and the important work of caring for them. Great place to adopt a new buddy!
Science Museum IMAX 3D Cinema (4 miles)
Science Museum IMAX 3D Cinema
For the ultimate movie going experience visit the Science Museum IMAX 3D Cinema. With a screen taller than four double decker buses and 3D effects you'll be totally immersed in the action! A great place for a kids day out in London.
Queens Ice and Bowl (4 miles)
Queens Ice and Bowl
Ice skating and tenpin bowling in one amazing venue, plus pay and play video games and amusements. The rink features art colour change lighting plus special effect light shows!
The Natural History Museum (4 miles)
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.
Queens Bowl and Ice (4 miles)
Queens Bowl and Ice
If you are looking for family days out in London, with ice skating being on TV all the time why not go for a session down at Queens where they have ice skating and bowling all under one roof. Great idea if you're looking for things to do with kids in London.
All Star Lanes Bayswater (4 miles)
All Star Lanes Bayswater
Small and friendly bowling alley with six lanes, one of which is bookable in advance. Extra light bowling balls; Bowling ramps; Bowling bumpers and Kids' party menu available.
Science Museum (4 miles)
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!
Wendys Workshop (4 miles)
Kingston upon Thames
Pottery Cafe where you can come anytime and paint pottery or join one of our scheduled different craft workshops for adults year round (except summer holidays) or for children during half term and school holidays. Suitable for all ages and abilities. Courtyard garden in the summer.
Victoria and Albert Museum (4 miles)
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
Its a Kids Thing (4 miles)
Its a Kids Thing
Well equipped soft adventure play over two floors for the under 7s, and a host of fun weekly activities for under 5s.
The Pod - YMCA Hawker Centre (4 miles)
Kingston upon Thames
Adventure Zone (4 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 Waterbus Canal Trips (4 miles)
London Waterbus Canal Trips
Trips of varying length on traditional canal narrow boats, three with Historic Ship Certificates, and all with weather protection and large opening windows for sunny days. Tickets sold on board.
Brent Lodge Park (4 miles)
Brent Lodge Park
With an adventure playground, family maze, and the always popular and well stocked animal centre, this is a lovely afternoon waiting to happen! Highlights for small kids include The Butterfly House, prairie dogs and riverside woodland with seasonal fleets of colourful dragonflies!
Saatchi Gallery (4 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.
Ridgway Stables (4 miles)
All over 4s welcome for lessons, hacking on Wimbledon Common and the Saturday Club's pony care sessions. The staff are great with nervous types and absolute beginners, the routes are simple, accessible and scenic. What can go wrong?!
Battersea Park Childrens Zoo (4 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.
Thanks for all the great things to do in Chiswick 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
So, if you've been for great days out with the kids, or a school trip, which isn't shown above, just send in an email and we'll add it on so people visiting on holidays and all the other children in Greater London can enjoy the great day out as well.
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