London Waterbus Canal Trips (10 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.
Team Sport North London (10 miles)
Team Sport North London
From ages 8 upwards kids sessions and parties are a great way to have fun and let tomorrow's budding stars shine. Kids are fully briefed and taught how to handle their specially adapted kart before they even touch the circuit.
Battersea Park Childrens Zoo (10 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.
Original London Sightseeing Tour (10 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.
The National Army Museum (11 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.
Smarty Paints (11 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!
London Zoo (11 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.
Parliament Hill Lido (11 miles)
Parliament Hill Lido
A 60 x 27 metre uncovered, unheated swimming pool at Parliament Hill, near the adults' swimming ponds.
Hyde Park (11 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.
Princess Diana Memorial Playground (11 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.
Archway Leisure Centre (11 miles)
Archway Leisure Centre
Free form leisure pool with a sloping beach and water kept at a tropical 30 degrees. There are a flume, two spa pools, a river run, water jets and wave machine.
Thurrock Museum (11 miles)
Here you can explore the history of Thurrock through 40 permanent display cases and 20 temporary display cases, containing over 1,500 objects, interpreting 250,000 years of Thurrock's past.
Pottery Cafe (11 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.
Victoria and Albert Museum (11 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
Kidz Adventure Zone (11 miles)
Kidz Adventure Zone
Awesome play frame, made to excite and entertain 21st century kids in an air conditioned atmosphere, with a separate baby and toddler areas for safe play for younger children.
Park Road Leisure Centre (11 miles)
Park Road Leisure Centre
Features a main pool, learner pool and outdoor lido, with swimming and diving lessons available.
Lee Valley Athletics Centre (11 miles)
Lee Valley Athletics Centre
Athletics is fun, everyone can do it and itâs a great way to keep fit! Take part in after school classes and school holiday programmes and be trained by experienced coaches.
Science Museum IMAX 3D Cinema (11 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 (11 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
The Natural History Museum (11 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.
The Play Centre at Edmonton Leisure (11 miles)
The Play Centre at Edmonton Leisure
Colourful double level main frame with sports arena, containing all the classic features from balls to slides via tunnels! It's not enormous which means you can see your little ones most of the time.
St Johns Wood Playground (11 miles)
St Johns Wood
Gambado (11 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.
Hampstead Ponds (11 miles)
Laser Mayhem (12 miles)
Laser combat games are great fun and ideal for active kids between the ages of 8 and 12. All the fun of paintball without the mess! Plus they have an indoor arena incase of bad weather.
Kensington Palace (12 miles)
Significant history and spectacular architecture combined with family trails for an epic and affecting day out with educational undertones.
Alexandra Palace Ice Rink (12 miles)
Alexandra Palace Ice Rink
Offers classic ice skating plus a wide range of activities suitable for all ages and covering every aspect of ice sports, Ballet Classes and Dance Clubs. New inflatable play area too!
Little Dinosaurs (12 miles)
Indoor and outdoor play areas for year round gentle family fun in a friendly and nurturing atmosphere. Perfect for parties and great fun whatever the weather.
Queens Ice and Bowl (12 miles)
Queens Ice and Bowl
Ice skating and tenpin bowling in one amazing venue, plus pay and play video games and amusements.
Queens Bowl and Ice (12 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 (12 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.
Tenpin Croydon (12 miles)
is a bowling centre located in the Valley Park leisure complex. We have 25 modern fully computerised lanes, 10 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!
Zebra Ceramics (12 miles)
Stylish and contemporary Ceramic Studio with high quality cafe and indoor and outdoor play area.
Visit us for a ceramic painting session or try our specialist hand and foot print service using ceramics & clay as well as silver fingerprint jewellery, capturing those precious little prints, creating unique mementos and keepsakes.
Kidzbiz Indoor Playcentre (12 miles)
Kidzbiz Indoor Playcentre
3 level multi activity frame with slides, aerial runways, rope climbs, ball pond- for toddlers: bouncy castle, ball pond, climbing areas and toy cars.
Its a Kids Thing (12 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.
Brentwood Karting (12 miles)
This is an outdoor circuit, 825m in length, with plenty of options for the younger karter from Bambino School to Junior Raceway.
Weald Country Park (12 miles)
Weald Country Park
500 acres of glorious parkland that's over 700 years old! Ranger led activities for children vary from investigating flowers and insects to kite making and Halloween walks.
Brentwood Park Ski and Snowboard Centre (12 miles)
Brentwood Park Ski and Snowboard Centre
Overlooking 54 acres of beautiful scenic woodland, the Centre offers an exciting variety of dry skiing and snowboarding to suit all ability levels from age 4. They also incorporate other exciting facilities such as a go-Karting track, golf driving range.
Pottery Cafe (12 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.
Epping Forest and Visitor Centre (12 miles)
Epping Forest and Visitor Centre
As well as being a popular area for recreation and enjoyment it is also of national and international conservation importance with two thirds of it being designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest and a Special Area of Conservation.
Colmar Farm Riding School (12 miles)
Colmar Farm Riding School
BHS approved all weather facility offering lessons, plus scenic hacks in South Weald Park. Educational facility also offering horse care and qualifications.
Wacky Warehouse - Kiss Me Hardy (12 miles)
AMF Gravesend (12 miles)
Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Great family fun!
Kidspace Croydon (12 miles)
- is a magical, award-winning indoor adventure park. There's something for everyone, including adults! A fantastic day out for all the family!
Bay Sixty 6 (12 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!
Go Bananas (13 miles)
Offers indoor and outdoor play frames and equipment, plus dedicated toddler zone. Other outdoor activities include Banana Balls (zorbing), pedal kart track and golf buggies!
Eddie Catz (13 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.
Deen City Farm (13 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.
Thorndon Country Park (13 miles)
Thorndon Country Park
This beautiful all access country park contains a diverse range of habitats and is managed both for people and for its precious wildlife. Get out your bug and bird books, binoculars and sketchbook and have a great old fashioned family nature walk!
Golders Hill Park (13 miles)
Golders Hill Park
Facilities include an animal enclosure, butterfly house, a bandstand, children's play area, cafe, toilets. Sports facilities include grass and hard tennis courts, golf practice nets and croquet.
Thanks for all the great things to do in Plumstead 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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