Natural History Museum London with Kids – Enter via Exhibition Road The Natural History Museum London with kids was fun but not without its’ challenges! This is the most confusing museum layout we’ve ever encountered, with up and down levels randomly encountered, and it’s so easy to miss stuff. Definitely spend the £1 […]
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London is one of our favourite cities to visit with kids. Most families stick close to the centre, but you don't have to go far by the tube or train to find more unique, epic, amazing SUPER DOOPER FUN things for kids and families.
One of our favourites is Stratford - it's home to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, home of TWO amazing playgrounds, a pocket of sideshow-alley style rides, a GIANT Westfield shopping centre, and the best place for kids in London - Discover, Children's Story Centre. (Don't miss it!)
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Museum of Childhood London Review – Roam the Gnome visits! Museum of Childhood London Review – This place sits at the top of our list of SUPER FUN places to visit with the kids in London AND it’s FREE! Who could ask for more. The family can easily spend […]
Image credit Household Cavalry Museum – Let the Kids See Behind the Scenes of a Real Job! If your kids LOVE horses, you might like to take them behind the scenes to see the troopers from the Queen’s Life Guard ceremony working with the horses in the original 18th century stables. […]
Science Museum London – Head Straight to the THIRD FLOOR and the Launchpad Gallery for Kids aged 8 -14! World Schooling – teaching your kids as you travel! Do yourself a favour and head here first. This place is not just for kids 8 -14 as the brochure said – my boys […]
Image credit Watching the Changing of the Guards with Kids for British Pageantry at its’ finest! Changing of the Guards at Buckingham Palace is the ceremony where the Old Guard sentries hands over responsibility for protecting Buckingham Palace and St. James’s Palace to the New Guard sentries. The Guards themselves are immaculately […]
Brick Lane Market Sunday – A FEAST for the eyes AND tummy! You must wander through the Brick Lane Market Sunday is the best day to go because the Sunday Upmarket and Boiler House Food Hall is in full swing! Wedged in between Spitalfields and the actual Brick Lane road, it’s East […]
London Air Force Museum – Visit the Aeronauts Interactive Gallery for Kids Here’s a fun FREE thing to do for kids and families with an interest in planes and aircraft. Situated on the historic site of Hendon’s London Aerodrome in Colindale, the North London Museum is one of two sites belonging to […]
Candy Cafe Bubble Tea London – If you haven’t tried a Bubble Tea, you’re missing out! The Candy Cafe Bubble Tea London shop was one of the first places to offer Bubble Teas in London and while a thousand other ‘bubble tea’ chains have popped up since, nothing beats the original. […]