Kew Gardens (RBG) (1 miles)
Richmond Upon Thames
Kew Gardens (RBG)
is a world-renowned visitor attraction with over 300 acres of landscaped gardens, and plenty of family activities including the new Rhizotron and Xstrata Treetop Walkway where you can climb high into the treetops. Treehouse Towers is Kew's brand new 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.
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.
Kew Bridge Steam Museum (2 miles)
Kew Bridge Steam Museum
Explore the history of London’s water supply through hands-on exhibits, trails and special family events, and ride on London’s only steam railway!
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.
Richmond Pools in the Park (2 miles)
Snakes and Ladders Play Centre (2 miles)
Snakes and Ladders Play Centre
- is a huge indoor playground filled to the brim with climbing frames, ball ponds, cargo nets and slides. A ride on the electric motor bikes is also not to be missed. Kids can really let off steam while parents relax in our comfortable cafe. Great day out in london for small children and toddlers too.
Pottery Cafe (3 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.
Richmond Park (3 miles)
One of England's Royal Parks, iconically landscaped, boasting several playgrounds and over 700 wild deer within the grounds.
Pottery Cafe (3 miles)
Bring the kids along to our pottery decorating studio and have fun decorating your own beautiful Emma Bridgewater pottery. If youâre 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.
WestWay Climbing (3 miles)
They offer 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.
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.
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
A skateboard and BMX park so perfectly formed it's often used for film shoots. They offer reduced rate beginner sessions, so off you go!
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 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.
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.
Science Museum (4 miles)
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
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.
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
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.
Wimbledon Sprinkler Park (4 miles)
Wimbledon Sprinkler Park
Offering a crazy golf course, 2 adventure playground, water sports centre and beach volleyball, sports facilities and parkland, plus new summer interactive splash pad and sprinkler park.
The National Army Museum (4 miles)
The National Army Museum
Discover how Britain's past has helped to shape our present and the impact our Army has had on the world. With 4 gallery displays, a changing range of exhibitions, events and activities, plus the interactive Kids' Zone.
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 weekly activities for under 5s.
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.
Wimbledon Village Stables (4 miles)
Wimbledon Village Stables
BHS approved facility offering lessons for all ages and hacks across Wimbledon Common and Richmond Park, plus specialist Dressage and Jumping Courses.
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, with John McEnroe.
Brent Lodge Park (4 miles)
Brent Lodge Park
With an adventure playground, the Millennium Maze, and the always popular animal centre this is a lovely afternoon waiting to happen!
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.
Pottery Cafe (4 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 cupcakes.
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.
Hyde Park (5 miles)
One of London's iconic parklands, the activities on offer include lido and paddling pools, rowing and pedal boats available plus the UK's first Solarshuttle and fantastic cycling routes - good idea if you're looking for fun things to do in London with kids.
Wacky Warehouse - Myllet Arms (5 miles)
The Royal Mews (5 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.
Smarty Paints (5 miles)
We offer a fun day out painting ceramics and pottery. We have a studio cafe based in the Wandsworth/Clapham area. We also do parties, foot & hand prints, kidâs activities & classes and commissions/gifts. People of any age are welcome and no artistic skills needed!
Tenpin Kingston (5 miles)
Kingston Upon Thames
is a bowling centre located in Kingston-Upton-Thames. We have 16 modern fully computerised lanes, American and English 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.
Jellybugs (5 miles)
Kingston Upon Thames
Little visitors aged 7 and under are welcome here, they have a colourful 2 story soft play frame and a new toddler soft play area and bouncy castle.
Polka Theatre (5 miles)
is a theatre especially for children in Wimbledon! We spark the imagination and fuel a sense of discovery in children through our thrilling and playful world class theatre. We have a welcoming and stimulating environment with a theatre, playground and cafe: all dedicated to the needs to children.
Hounslow Urban Farm (5 miles)
Hounslow Urban Farm
With lots of farm animals and cuddly pets to meet, including alpacas, sheep, goats, pigs, ponies, donkeys, rabbits and chipmunks, plus activities include owl displays, pig racing and animal handling sessions.
Kingfisher Leisure Centre (5 miles)
Kingston Upon Thames
Kingfisher Leisure Centre
25m luxury swimming pool with a tropical feel, wave machine and beach entry, plus dedicated lane swimming times. Other pool based activities including parent and baby swim, water polo, synchronised swimming and diving.
Green Park (5 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.
Buckingham Palace (5 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.
The Queens Gallery (5 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.
David Lloyd Bowling (5 miles)
Wembley Stadium Tour (5 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, and 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 London.
Original London Sightseeing Tour (5 miles)
Original London Sightseeing Tour
Experience the best of London aboard famous red open-top buses. London's most popular sightseeing tour offers its guests the ultimate introduction to the capital. Entertaining live guides, six foreign-language commentaries, free walking tours, free River Cruise Pass, and exclusive Kids' Club are all included in the 24-hour ticket.
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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