Children’s events in London 1st Jan, New Year’s Day

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Childrens events in London on New Year’s Eve, Sun 1st January

Our guide to childrens events in London on New Year’s Eve, Sunday 1 January 2017.

Childrens event in London at Battersea Park Children’s Zoo

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Battersea Park Children’s Zoo Battersea Park Children's Zoo is a good place to visit for families with young kids, with plenty of small animals and birds.
Childrens event in London at Wembley Stadium

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Wembley Stadium Join a Wembley Stadium Tour and see the changing rooms, the pitch, and climb up to the Royal Box and lift the FA Cup.
 
Childrens event in London at Namco Funscape

 

Namco Funscape The Namco Centre has has three floors of arcade games, bowling lanes, bumper-cars, pool tables, sports TV and a bar.
Childrens event in London at London Eye

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London Eye Every tourist should spend an hour riding the London Eye at the start of their break, as it gives a great overview of the city.
 
Childrens event in London at London Duck Tours

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London Duck Tours Enjoy an amazing amphibious adventure by both land and sea... with one of London Duck Tours sightseeing boats.
Childrens event in London at The Emirates Air Line (Cable Car)

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The Emirates Air Line (Cable Car) This cable car offers fantastic views as it carries you across the Thames from The O2 to the ExCel Centre in five minutes.
 
Childrens event in London at BFI IMAX Cinema

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BFI IMAX Cinema Go and watch a 3D-movie at the BFI IMAX with state-of-the-art surround sound, and the largest cinema screen in the UK.
Childrens event in London at Harry Potter Studio Tour

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Harry Potter Studio Tour Explore the magical world of Harry Potter at Warner Bros Studios, and see some of the props and sets from the movies.
 
Childrens event in London at Madame Tussauds

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Madame Tussauds Rub shoulders with the stars at Madame Tussauds, where you'll meet Royalty and have your photo taken with the Queen.
 at Hampton Court Palace, London
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Child-friendly ghost tour of Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace Take your kids to Hampton Court Palace and spend a spooky night listening to some spine-tingling ghost stories.
 
Snowman at Peacock Theatre, London
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Raymond Briggs’ “The Snowman”

Peacock Theatre Fly through the sky with the magical snowman, as the much-loved children's book "The Snowman" comes to the Peacock.
Childrens event in London at The Shard

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The Shard Enjoy the stunning views from the top of The Shard -- London's tallest skyscraper -- more than 1000-feet above the city.
 

That’s all the events for children, but there are plenty more 1 January events in London, including:

Boat trip down the Thames, with City Cruises1 JanuaryCity Cruises offer one-way, return or all-day boat trips between Westminster and Greenwich, stopping off at Tower Bridge.

See the view from the top of Wellington Arch1 JanuaryThe balconies on Wellington Arch have views of Constitution Hill, Apsley House and part of Buckingham Palace’s gardens.

Great view of St. Paul’s at One New Change1 JanuaryOne New Change is a shopping centre close to St. Paul’s Cathedral, which offers some great views from their roof terrace.

Enjoy the view from Primrose Hill1 JanuaryPrimrose Hill is a lot higher than it looks, and boasts one of the finest views of the London skyline from anywhere in the city.

TRS river cruise, from Big Ben to Greenwich1 JanuarySpend a leisurely afternoon on a TRS river cruise from Big Ben to Greenwich, and see some of the sights along the river.

Guided tour around Lord’s Cricket Ground1 JanuaryCricket fans will love having a look around the home of cricket, with this tour of Lord’s Cricket Ground and the MCC Museum.

A leisurely stroll around Little Venice1 JanuaryHave a nice walk around Little Venice, past all the pretty houseboats, and stop for a cup of tea in one of the nice cafes.

Ride an old-style double-decker bus1 JanuaryRelive London’s history, and ride a 1960s double-decker bus (the ones with a conductor and an open platform at the back).

See London by night — on a sightseeing bus1 JanuaryThe ‘See London By Night’ bus tour will show you London’s most famous landmarks beautifully lit up in the night sky.

 
 
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