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Best Tourist Attractions In Greater London

We've rounded up the best tourist attractions in Greater London in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 176 Greater London tourist attractions to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including museums and art galleries. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the tourist attractions we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

Find your perfect day out

The Postal Museum

  • London
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Please note the kids play area is currently closed, and there is newly adapted technology in place due to COVID-19. If you think The Postal Museum is...

The St Katherine Docks Treasure Trail

  • London
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Make new discoveries on the St Katherine Docks self guided themed Treasure Trail as you hunt for the long lost treasure! Can you solve the clues and...

Thames Rockets

  • South Bank
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Indulge a need for speed with Thames Rockets: a turbocharged boat ride along the iconic River Thames. You’ll quite literally have to hold onto your h...

The London Eye

  • South Bank
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Planning a family day out in London? Experience UK’s most popular paid attraction -  the iconic Coca-Cola London Eye! From 135 metres high in the sky...

Huntfun London Westminster

  • Westminster
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Looking for ways to make your day out in town with the kids more entertaining? How about a quest to crack a mystery! Grab a treasure map and complete...

City Cruises

  • Westminster
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Make like a duck and take to the water on a Thames tour of London with City Cruises. It’ll take you all over the capital and you’re welcome to hop of...

The Westminster Spy Mission Trail

  • Westminster
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Explore the dark side of an iconic London spot on The Westminster Spy Mission Trail.  As secret agents, you’ll have to decide between fact and fictio...

Houses of Parliament Tour

  • Westminster
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The Houses of Parliament have created an audio tour especially for families with children! The commentary is delivered in the style of a 'live' news...



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London Waterloo Codebreaking Walk

  • London
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Discover the unexplored side of Waterloo with the London Waterloo Codebreaking Walk. Join forces with your kids and work as a team to find clues and...

Jeppe Hein Appearing Rooms

  • South Bank
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

At Jeppe Hein Appearing Rooms the work of Danish artist Jeppe Hein often combines sculpture with architecture and technology to playfully solicit dir...

Westminster Abbey

  • Westminster
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Westminster Abbey welcomes families. A Children's Trail, in English, is available free at the information desk as you enter the Abbey, and children a...

Zip Now London

  • London
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Craving adrenaline? Zip Now London is something you simply must experience! Situated right at the heart of London, this is the longest and fastest ci...

South Bank

  • London
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Enjoy a walk by the Thames along the beautiful riverside area of South Bank. Whether you want to take the kids for a spin on the Coca-Cola London Eye...

Garden Museum

  • London
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Arts and Crafts

Encourage your kids to connect with mother nature at The Garden Museum, and get them excited and passionate about all things green, whilst also learn...

Nelson's Column

  • Westminster
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Nelson's Column Raised in 1843 and now one of London`s best loved and most iconic monuments, Nelson's Column remembers the charismatic one-armed, one...

The Trafalgar Square Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Trafalgar Square
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

While Trafalgar Square is an iconic spot, there are more than a few mysteries hiding around every corner. Explore its secret underbelly on The Trafal...

St James Park

  • London
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

St James Park is London's oldest Royal Park and is surrounded by three palaces. St James Park provides fantastic green routes in London, taking cycli...

City Sightseeing London Hop On Hop Off Tour

  • London
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

London is the national centre for culture, politics and industry. See it all from the top of a bright red double-decker bus on a City Sightseeing Lon...

Somerset House

  • London
  • Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Fancy a day packed full of arts and inspiration? Somerset House may be in the heart of busy London, but this creative community and arts centre is a...

Imperial War Museum London

  • London
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Introduce your kids to the most important moments in history at Imperial War Museum London. Learn about the global impact of conflict from the First...

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