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.
Play Wembley (5 miles)
Brand new contemporary and innovative indoor soft play centre situated in the heart of Wembley Park with 3 tier play frame, football pitch and separate toddler area.
Jurassic Encounter (5 miles)
18 holes of high adventure for brave kids of all ages with water features, cave holes and 9 enormous animatronic dinosaurs! More available for older, serious types too.
Buckingham Palace (5 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 Queens Gallery (5 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!
Westminster Cathedral (5 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.
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...
Sunday Stroll Skating (5 miles)
Hyde Park Corner
Sunday Stroll Skating
A mass skate every Sunday, which is designed for beginner skaters and kids accompanied by an adult, where the music is vetted to ensure no profanity or adult content appears (unlike the Friday Night Skate).
Madame Tussauds (5 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.
The Guards Museum (5 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.
St Johns Wood Playground (5 miles)
St Johns Wood
Eddie Catz (6 miles)
- is more than a Children's Play centre: it combines an ample play structure, multi-purpose sports pitch as well a great restaurant and grown up lounge area.
Wacky Warehouse - Kiss Me Hardy (6 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Ballot Box (6 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Ballot Box
Whether you're looking to meet up with friends, get messy with your kids during our arts and craft sessions, book a birthday party or simply relax with a magazine or coffee, whilst your child plays, Wacky Warehouse the indoor play centre is the perfect venue for you!
Hamleys (6 miles)
An iconic flagship toy store that has developed an international reputation for its magical atmosphere and spectacular window displays. Activities in the holidays as well as tours around the store available.
Oasis Go Kart Track (6 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.
St James Park (6 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.
Curious About Trafalgar Square (6 miles)
Curious About Trafalgar Square
is a unique experience: 2 treasure-hunt style walks of discovery to keep the whole family intrigued and amused. Answer clues and match pictures, whilst reading stories about this historic area. Buy or download the booklet then explore in your own time.
Deen City Farm (6 miles)
Deen City Farm
is a unique, educational resource in SW London, open free of charge. The opportunity to learn about the animals and contribute to a Working Farm.
The Regents Park (6 miles)
The Regents Park
One of the Royal Parks offering iconic landscaping, boating lake with pedalo hire, natural wildlife garden and London's largest Rose Garden.
Westminster Abbey (6 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!
Churchill War Rooms (6 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. Great idea for things to do in London with kids.
London Zoo (6 miles)
Over 720 species including some of the world’s most impressive and inspiring animals. Enjoy interactive, immersive exhibits the family can explore together including Rainforest Life, Gorilla Kingdom featuring their newest addition Kumbuka the silverback, and the popular Animal Adventure Children's...
Partyman World Wembley (6 miles)
Partyman World Wembley
is an indoor play centre which provides lots of fun and play for everyone on the huge themed play structures, football area, fantastic slides. There is also a specially designed toddler area for little guests who are under 3 years of age!
The Household Cavalry Museum (6 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.
Houses of Parliament Tour (6 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.
Hampton Pool (6 miles)
Outdoor heated swimming facility with main and learner pools also offering pre-bookable classes in everything from life saving to kids' yoga. There is also a sun deck cafe.
The National Gallery (6 miles)
The National Gallery
Plenty of talks, workshops, and holiday fun for all ages at this iconic British day trip location. children truly welcome and a great many facilities made for them.
Rascals Soft Play (6 miles)
Rascals Soft Play
for under 5s offers a multi level physical activity play frame full of features plus a brand new bouncy castle, ball pool and ride-on toys.
Mums Play Shop (6 miles)
Mums Play Shop
is an indoor soft play centre in Hampton with two soft play frames suiting babies to seven. Soft play includes a climbing wall, slides and ball pool with interactive features plus a large outside area. Birthday parties are exclusive use.
Vauxhall City Farm (6 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.
City Cruises (6 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.
Grant Museum of Zoology (6 miles)
Grant Museum of Zoology
Visit the only remaining university zoological museum in London, with around 67,000 samples covering the whole animal kingdom, including lots of skeletons. Free to visit.
Tate Britain (6 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.
Hampton Court Palace (6 miles)
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.
Morden Park Pool (6 miles)
Morden Park Pool
Competition size pool with serious diving pit and teaching pool. Diving may be restricted to the public at times best to check ahead.
London Dungeon (6 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?
Namco Funscape London (6 miles)
Namco Funscape London
Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Great idea for fun things to do in London with kids.
The London Eye (6 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.
Sea Life London Aquarium (6 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 feature is the...
Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology (6 miles)
Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
Learn about the history of life in the Nile Valley from prehistory through to the Islamic period. Thousands of objects to look through including ancient papyrus and carvings. Free to visit.
Oasis Swimming Pools (6 miles)
Oasis Swimming Pools
has 2 pools, 1 indoor pool and also a stunning outdoor pool surrounded by 2 seperate patio areas for adults and families.
Wellcome Collection (6 miles)
A free museum that explores what is means to be human plus the connection between life, medicine and art. Plenty of interactive displays to enjoy on a variety of subjects.
Bushy Park (6 miles)
The second largest of the Royal Parks, home to iconic landscaping, free roaming deer, a great children's adventure playground including sandpit and seasonal events.
Vertical Chill Ice Wall Covent Garden (6 miles)
Vertical Chill Ice Wall Covent Garden
The internal temperature ranges from -5C to -7C. The wall is 8m in height and ranges in steepness from a pleasant slab to a drastic overhang! Strict lower age limit of 13 years old, with conditions.
British Museum (6 miles)
Explore the world under one roof: whether you come to the British Museum for the whole day or just a couple of hours, there is always something free for families to do together.
Heathrow Gym (6 miles)
Has Climbing Frames, Foam Pits, Trampoline, Bars, Beams, Climbing Wall and Soft Play Equipment and Aladdins Cave of magic is a unique Sensory Room designed for interactive learning and relaxation with a variety of activities, involving sound, touch and smell.
Northala Fields Park (6 miles)
Northala Fields Park
This brand new very striking park was born out of the rubble of the old Wembley Stadium and White City Shopping Centres and has lots for kids to do of an afternoon
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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