Kid’s days out in London

Great family days out in London. Take your children to London Zoo, meet the stars at Madame Tussauds, see some ghouls at the London Dungeon, or take them on the London Eye.

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Days out in London for kids

> Battersea Park Kid’s Zoo
Battersea Park Children's Zoo has a collection of monkeys, meerkats, birds, and farmyard animals.
> BFI IMAX Cinema
The London BFI IMAX Cinema near Waterloo shows a mixture of 2D and 3D films on its huge screens.
> Golden Hinde
The Golden Hinde as the ship in which Francis Drake circumnavigated the world in the time of Elizabeth I.
> Hamleys
Hamleys toy shop in Regent Street is reportedly one of the largest toy stores in the world.
> Harry Potter Studio Tour
Explore the world of Harry Potter and see some of the beautiful sets and props, including Diagon Alley.
> HMS Belfast
HMS Belfast saw service in World War II, where it sunk the German battle cruiser Scharnhorst.
> London Aquarium
London boasts one of Europe’s largest aquariums, filled with 3,000 different kinds of marine life.
> London Dungeon
The London Dungeon celebrates everything that is grisly in the world of crime and punishment.
> London Eye
The British Airways London Eye – or ‘Millennium Wheel’ – is the largest ferris wheel in the world.
> London Zoo
London Zoo’s walk-through aviary and reptile house is home to every kind of living thing.
> Madame Tussauds
One of London’s most popular attractions, Madame Tussauds has over 400 waxworks.
> Natural History Museum
The Natural History Museum covers everything from long-dead dinosaurs to erupting volcanoes.
> Ripley’s Believe It Or Not!
Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! museum has hundreds of extraordinary and unusual exhibits on five floors.
> Royal Observatory
The Old Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London, marks the point where Greenwich Mean Time began.
> Science Museum
From the dawn of time to modern day marvels… with working exhibits and push-button displays.
> Shrek’s Adventure
Shrek’s Adventure will let your kids re-live scenes from the movie and meet all your favourite characters.

Upcoming events for kids


From:
Where:Prince Edward Theatre, London
Disney's "Aladdin" has been turned into a West End musical, and will be showing at the Prince Edward Theatre.


From:
Where:SSE Arena Wembley, Wembley
American basketball legends Harlem Globetrotters are back in London to show off their basketball skills at the SSE Arena.


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Where:Alexandra Palace, Wood Green
The Red Bull Soapbox Race is the world's craziest race, where amateurs race their homemade go-kart contraptions downhill.


From:
Where:O2 Arena, North Greenwich
The world famous Harlem Globetrotters are back in London at The O2 to show off their basketball skills.


From:
Where:Chelsea FC, Stamford Bridge, Chelsea
Walk in the footballing footsteps of your Chelsea heroes on a guided tour of Stamford Bridge and the Chelsea Museum.


From:
Where:Palace Theatre, London
Palace Theatre has snapped up the rights to "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" -- a brand-new story by JK Rowling.


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Where:Foyles, London
Take your little kids to see Peppa Pig at Foyles, who will be popping in to help celebrate World Book Day.

 

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