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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Westminster

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 1410 fun things to do in Westminster for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, museums and art galleries and tourist attractions. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 960 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Westminster day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Westminster with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

For teachers planning the next class trip, many places are educational and suitable for all ages, from babies and toddlers to teens. Never be stuck for what to do with the kids again!

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The Postal Museum

The Postal Museum

  • London
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

If you think The Postal Museum is just about getting your letters sent, think again! With a train ride, an adventure play zone and even a lion (?!),...

Girl walking across ladder at Go Ape

Go Ape Battersea Park3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • London
  • Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

Big city, bigger challenge; Go Ape Battersea Park is the most central forest experience in London. It may be twice the height and length of most othe...

Kids on Treasure Hunt Trail

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...

Map and booklet for The Westminster Spy Mission Trail in London

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...

People on the Harry Potter London Walk

Harry Potter London Walk

  • Westminster
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Cast a spell over the streets of London on a Harry Potter Walking Tour. The films captured the hearts of millions all over the world and now it’s you...

Big Ben

Big Ben

  • London
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Landmarks

There’s hardly another landmark more synonymous with London than the famous Big Ben. Whether you want to learn about the historic clock tower at the...

Passengers sightseeing on ThamesJet boat in London

ThamesJet

  • London
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Did you watch that speedboat chase in James Bond and think, ‘I could do that’? Then get your tux ready for a ride on ThamesJet! This high-speed thril...

The Mercia cruising Thames at Thames River Services in London

Thames River Services

  • Westminster
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Enjoy some of the best views London has to offer on a relaxing cruise with Thames River Services! Cruise from Westminster to Greenwich and the Thames...

Houses of Parliament Tour

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...

Invisible Superheroes

Invisible Superheroes

  • London
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Invisible Superheroes come in many shapes and sizes, and in this interactive exhibit, you’ll learn how they save the world every single day. Join the...

Outside view of Westminster Abbey

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...

Outside view of Churchill War Rooms in Westminster

Churchill War Rooms

  • Westminster
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

In 1940, shortly after becoming what would become Britain's most celebrated Prime Minister, Churchill stood in the War Cabinet Room and declared: 'Th...

Passengers on City Cruises passing London Bridge in Westminster

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...

Inside view of Banqueting House in London

Banqueting House

  • London
  • Indoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Through feast and famine, Banqueting House has been a hideaway for royalty over the centuries. Explore its feasting hall, the secret drinking den, pl...

Boy in costume at The Household Cavalry Museum in London

The Household Cavalry Museum

  • London
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Household Cavalry Museum is a living museum about real people doing a real job in a real place. Through a large glazed partition you can see troo...

Thames Rockets' Boat approach Thames Barriers in London

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...

Big Ben on huntfun London Westminster trail

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...

Lake at St James Park in London

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...

Kids exploring at Florence Nightingale Museum in London

Florence Nightingale Museum

  • London
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Enjoy an educational day out with the kids in London at the Florence Nightingale Museum. Take an inside look into the life of the most famous nurse i...

The London Ghost Bus Tour night bus

The London Ghost Bus Tour

  • London
  • Indoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

The London Ghost Bus Tour is a darkly theatrical sightseeing tour, showing you the sinister side of London while providing gothic comedy horror theat...

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