London with Kids
Free Things to Do in London with Kids
You might think that London is not a very child-friendly city but you'd be wrong. You may also think of London as an expensive city. Wrong again! There is always something going on for children and families and there are plenty of free things to do for in London children too.
Top 10 Stuff for Kids to Do in London
London can be a wonderful destination for a family vacation but it pays to do your research. Here are the top 10 ideas to entertain children in London.
Best Toddler-Friendly London Attractions
Bringing your toddler to London? These London attractions will keep your under 5 year olds entertained and the adults are sure to enjoy these London attractions as well.
Top 10 Things to Do in London With Teenagers
As your children grow up they want to do different things. What suits toddlers in London is unlikely to enthrall your fourteen year old. Thankfully, London has something for everyone so here are some ideas to keep the bigger kids happy.
Free Tube Travel for Children
Find out how to get free children's tube travel in London.
London Public Transport Day for Families and All
London transport is more than just the London Underground. Enjoy this London transport themed day out with family or friends.
Things to Do in London With Teenagers
London is a great city for all ages and I've put together the Top 10 Things to Do in London with Teenagers but I'm sure you know lots more ideas and it would be great if you'd share so other families can enjoy their time in the city too. Thanks!
London Museum Sleepovers
Ever wanted a 'Night in the Museum' experience? Find out which London museums offer sleepovers and explore after dark.
Family Day Out in Greenwich
Here's a one-day suggested itinerary for a day out with the family in Greenwich.
Bounce London is a fun place to play ping pong with friends. Sundays are off-peak rates all day and families are welcome.
Tour of the best to see and do in Greenwich, south London, where all time is measured from. This tour has been specifically put together with families in mind.
Fun Free Day Out for All The Family
Here's a great day for families with children of all ages. It starts at the British Museum, takes in a free children's playground, and visits spooky university museums.
Royal Albert Hall Family Victorian Experience Tour
The Royal Albert Hall is an iconic venue and has been in continuous use since 1871. This tour is led by two Victorian characters who take you back in time to explore the building.
Diana Memorial Playground
The Diana Memorial Playground in Kensington Gardens, next to Kensington Palace, the former home of Diana Princess of Wales, is a fabulous children's playground for kids up to 12 years. There's loads for kids to do in the Diana Memorial Playground including playing on the enormous wooden pirate ship.
Peter Pan Statue in Kensington Gardens
Directions on how do you find the Peter Pan statue in Kensington Gardens, plus further information about this delightful statue.
Outdoors in the City
Who would have have thought east London would have such a fun adventure activity center where kids (and adults) of all ages can do climbing, abseiling, high ropes and more.
Coram's Field - Children's Playground
Coram's Field is good for all age children and a great, free central London playground to visit at the end of a days sightseeing so the kids can go crazy for a while and you can relax with a coffee.
Museum of Childhood
Find out about the Museum of Childhood including history, contact details, and a review.
Kid's Zone at The National Army Museum
Kid's Zone is a fantastic play area for children under ten years old, within the National Army Museum.
The Cartoon Museum in London is dedicated to preserving the best of British cartoons, caricatures, comics, and animation.
Journey to Space
For 2013, Discover Children's Story Centre in Stratford, east London, has a fun 'Journey to Space' exhibition. I visited with my daughter and it got her seal of approval.
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre opened in 2005 to celebrate the life of this great children's author. It's a short train ride from London and here's all the information for need to plan a visit.
The Music House for Children
The Music House for Children in Shepherd's Bush, London has specialized in music and performing arts education since 1994.
London Eye With Small Children Review
How easy is it to travel on the London Eye with small children? They may well go free (under fives) but is it all too much of a nightmare to even contemplate? Actually, no. It's really easy but, as with everything with small children, you need to plan your trip well. Here's everything you'll need to know to make a flight on the Eye with small...
Shopping in London With Children
It can be a chore taking children shopping with you, particularly in a big city, as they can get easily bored. Keep them stimulated by adding a few of these shops into your day.
The Unicorn Theatre in London is the first ever purpose-built professional theatre for children in the UK.
Tips for London Sightseeing with Children
London is an expensive city for North Americans, especially when the exchange rate favors the English pound. Here are tips to help you do some great London sightseeing, with minimal hassles and reasonable cost.
The Golden Hinde is a replica of Sir Francis Drake's 16th century ship that circumnavigated the world twice. They have plenty of activities for kids, which often include being a pirate.
Horrible Histories: Spies - Imperial War Museum London
Horrible Histories: Spies is the major family exhibition at the Imperial War Museum London from 29 July 2013 to 4 January 2014.
Should You Bring Your Child's Stroller to London?
If you are unsure about whether to bring your child's stroller to use in London this information will help.