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...
Hyde Park (5 miles)
One of London's iconic parklands, the activities on offer include lido and paddling pools; row, pedal boats and the UK's first Solarshuttle and fantastic cycling routes - great idea if you're looking for fun things to do in London with kids!
Wacky Warehouse - Myllet Arms (5 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Myllet Arms
Modern indoor adventure play area with dedicated toddler zone, drop in arts and crafts sessions plus a beer garden. All attached to a family restaurant.
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.
Tots Landing (5 miles)
Childrens play centre in the heart of Wimbledon where kids up to 6 years old can play all day, everyday!
Pod2 - YMCA Wimbledon (5 miles)
Pod2 - YMCA Wimbledon
Soft play facility within YMCA Wimbledon for active under 8s. Open 7 days a week, Pod2 is available for play sessions, private hire and children's parties.
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.
Tour of Lords and MCC Museum (5 miles)
St Johns Wood
Tour of Lords and MCC Museum
Visit one of the oldest sporting museums in the world or go behind the scenes on a tour of Lords Cricket Ground.
Polka Theatre (5 miles)
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. A welcoming and stimulating environment with a theatre, playground and cafe:
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 reptile 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.
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.
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. Open all year, and free to visit.
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 free, mass skate every Sunday, which is designed for beginner skaters and families!
Madame Tussauds (5 miles)
Filled with 14 exciting, interactive zones and the new Star Wars Legends 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.
Royal Academy of Arts (6 miles)
Royal Academy of Arts
- offers a well rounded educational art experience: world class collections, family based events and practical workshops, Art Detectives Family Trail and great facilities. Very welcoming!
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.
Eddie Catz (6 miles)
More than a Children's Play centre: it combines an ample play structure, multi-purpose sports pitch as well as 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.
Curious About Trafalgar Square (6 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.
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.
The Regents Park (6 miles)
The Regents Park
One of the Royal Parks, offering iconic landscaping, children's boating lake with pedalos, refurbished play areas and London's largest Rose Garden. Outdoor activities and events throughout the year, plus London Zoo, and an Open Air Theatre! Loads!
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.
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.
Ripleys Believe Or Not (6 miles)
Ripleys Believe Or Not
Be prepared to have your mind repeatedly blown! Collections of utterly amazing natural, artistic and cultural wonders from all around the globe and many periods in history alongside the super modern. Simply one of the best things to do in London, if not the world!
Churchill War Rooms (6 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.
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!
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.
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...
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.
Nelson's Column (6 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.
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.
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.
The London Time Tours (6 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!
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! Outdoor play too!
The London Ghost Bus Tour (6 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!
Laser Tag Star Command (6 miles)
Laser Tag Star Command
After years of confrontation, Federation Troopers and Alliance Commandos come together in a final battle to win control of the sector's primary hub Star Command! Laser Tag is a fun, fast paced, team game that is great for all ages.
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.
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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