Sunday Stroll Skating (5 miles)
Hyde Park Corner
Sunday Stroll Skating
A mass skate on Sundays, which is designed for beginner skaters and kids accompanied by an adult, where the music is vetted to ensure no profanity/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.
Jurassic Encounter Adventure Golf (5 miles)
Jurassic Encounter Adventure Golf
Navigate a prehistoric terrain with lush greenery, cascading waterfalls and hidden caverns, with 18 holes guarded by near life size animatronic dinosaurs!
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, they're serious about wringing everything from the experience.
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.
Deen City Farm (6 miles)
Deen City Farm
Deen City Farm is a unique, educational resource in SW London, open free of charge.Our aim is to give people the opportunity to learn from their visit or contribution 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 Zoo. Daily live animal shows too.
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!
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.
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.
House of Parliament Tour (6 miles)
House of Parliament Tour
The tour starts by following the route taken by The Queen at the State Opening of Parliament and moves throughout the galleries and chambers with informed narrative. 75 mins long.
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.
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.
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 unique Shark Reef Encounter!
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.
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 -5°C to -7°C. The wall is 8m in height and ranges in steepness from a pleasant slab to a drastic over-hang! 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
London Transport Museum (6 miles)
London Transport Museum
See a bus so old it was pulled along the street by horses. Get behind the driver's seat of our tube train simulator, experience journeys of a bygone era.. Your only problem will be trying to fit it all in! Great fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do in London with kids.
High Sports Brixton (6 miles)
High Sports Brixton
Indoor Climbing Centre with opportunities for the smaller climber - ring for more details. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with children
Jeppe Hein Appearing Rooms (6 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.
London Duck Tours (6 miles)
London Duck Tours
is no ordinary sightseeing tour, you get a guided tour by road including a trip along the river, without ever leaving the comfort of your seat. Nothing compares to the thrill of driving from the road straight into the Thames. A great idea if you are looking for family days out in london.
London RIB Voyages (6 miles)
London RIB Voyages
Fast, fun sightseeing speedboat trips for all ages. Kids will love this fast paced adventure whilst our comedian guides make learning about our great city entertaining for all ages. Toddlers, children and their grannies will all love this capital experience. Great idea if you're after fun things to do in London with kids.
Crazy Chimps (6 miles)
An exciting but safe indoor play house top modern equipment available, including soft slow moving and educational play equipment, offering a space for children AND adults to explore, play and bond.
The Crafty Cafe (6 miles)
The Crafty Cafe
is a large, modern, relaxed paint-your-own-pottery studio, fun for all ages and creative abilities. Create personalised gifts for family and friends, capture your baby’s footprints on pottery or just come in for some fun.
London Waterbus Canal Trips (6 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.
BFI Film Funday (6 miles)
BFI Film Funday
Film Fundays kick off with a series of themed workshops; kids can enjoy an array of activities from film-making and creating their own storyboards, to face painting and fancy dress. The fun follows with a special screening each month.
BFI London IMAX Cinema (7 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.
All Star Lanes Holborn (7 miles)
All Star Lanes Holborn
Small and friendly bowling alley with four lanes, one of which is bookable in advance. Extra light bowling balls; Bowling ramps; Bowling bumpers and Kids' party menu available.
Imperial War Museum London (7 miles)
Imperial War Museum London
New developments include Horrible Histories family exhibition, Explore History Centre and new First World War Galleries to mark the 100-year anniversary of the start of the First World War.
Brixton Planet Ice Arena (7 miles)
Brixton Planet Ice Arena
Family friendly ice skating rink with penguin skating aids available for younger kids and beginners to make picking up the skills that much easier.
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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