Best Things To Do & Days Out In London

Here at Where To Go With Kids we've found 104 fun things to do in London for you and the family to discover. Finding the right London 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 London 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.

Things to do in London

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Primary Tweens Teens Indoor Museum Free

Imperial War Museum, IWM London

Imperial War Museum London, Lambeth Road, London, London, SE1 6HZ

Things to do at Imperial War Museum London review The Imperial War Museum is a day out for those who want to learn more about history. It’s a pretty split museum, as many of the areas are perfect for children, though they do dive into more historically accurate...
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Primary Teens Tweens Outdoor Sightseeing

Tour For Muggles Harry Potter Walking Tour London

London Bridge Tube Station, London, London, SE1 2SW

Tour For Muggles Harry Potter Walking Tour London review Muggle Tours is a Harry Potter walking tour that takes you around central London showing you all the various locations that have a link to Harry Potter. Whether it's a film location, an area that inspires the book or one...
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Primary Teens Tweens Indoor Indoor Fun

Electric Gamebox London Southbank

Electric Gamebox London Southbank, Arch 3, 83 Scoresby Street, Southwark, London, SE1 0XN

Things to do at Electric Gamebox London Southbank review In London's Southbank you will find Electric Gamebox an immersive group gaming experience. Families can take park with children from the age of 8 in the world's smartest room. You could try mining for Martian materials, be graded by aliens,...
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All Ages Indoor Historical

Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge, Tower Bridge Road, London, London, SE1 2UP

Things to do at Tower Bridge review Tower Bridge is one of the most iconic landmarks in London. It's famous all around the world and when you think of London an image of Tower Bridge will usually come to mind. It was built between 1864 and 1894 and is one of...
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All Ages Indoor & Outdoor Museum

Tower of London

Tower of London, St Katharine's & Wapping, London, London, EC3N 4AB

Things to do at Tower of London review The Tower of London is one of the most iconic sites in London. It is full of history connected with Monarchs such as Henry VIII and prisoners such as Sir Walter Raleigh. William the Conqueror built the centre tower on...
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All Ages Indoor Aquarium Animals

SEA LIFE London Aquarium

Sea Life London, Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, London, London, SE1 7PB

Things to do at SEA LIFE London Aquarium review The SEA LIFE aquarium in London is a great family-friendly attraction and it is much bigger than it looks from the outside. They have some really lovely unique experiences and you can spend at least two hours there,...
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Primary Tweens Indoor Indoor Fun

Shrek’s Adventure London

Shrek's Adventure, Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Rd, London, London, SE1 7PB

Things to do at Shrek's Adventure London review Shrek's Adventure is located next to the Sea Life aquarium London and just a short walk from the London Eye. It is a great family-friendly attraction based on the Shrek films. It's a great immersive experience. You are part of the story! The first...
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All Ages Indoor Indoor Fun

The London Eye

The London Eye, Riverside Building, County Hall, South Bank, London, London, SE1 7PB

Things to do at The London Eye review Originally installed on the River Thames in London to celebrate the new Millenium The London Eye stands tall and is hard to miss. Located just a short walk from the Houses of Parliament and accessible on foot from a few of...
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Peppa Pig Afternoon Tea Bus Tour London

Peppa Pig Afternoon Tea Bus Tour London, Strand, London, London, WC2R 1LA

Things to do at Peppa Pig Afternoon Tea Bus Tour London review Brigit's Bakery now hosts Peppa Pig Afternoon tea bus tours of London. The tours depart from Somerset House are also brought to you by Entertainment One. The tours are Official Peppa Pig tours. The tour bus runs weekly...
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All Ages Indoor Museum

London Transport Museum

London Transport Museum, Covent Garden, London,  , WC2E 7BB

Things to do at London Transport Museum review Over half term, we visited the London Transport Museum. We went on an inset day so it wasn't as busy as I imagine it could get in the holidays, as with anywhere in London!. I hadn't been since I was...
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Hollywood Bowl Surrey Quays

Hollywood Bowl Surrey Quays, Surrey Quays Leisure Park, Surrey Quays Rd, London, London, SE16 7LW

Things to do at Hollywood Bowl Surrey Quays review Hollywood Bowl in the Surrey Quays Leisure park, London is a lively place with there's a lot to do! There are 28 lanes for tenpin bowling including star-studded VIP planes. There is an American themed diner, a bar and you can...
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All Ages Indoor & Outdoor Sightseeing

The Original Tour London Sightseeing Bus Tours

The Original Tour London, Trafalgar House, 17-19 Cockspur St, St James's, London, London, SW1Y 5BL

The Original Tour London Sightseeing Bus Tours review A Hop on Hop off bus tour is a great way of seeing London and learning more about England's capital city. Tickets are available for 24 hours, 48 hours of 72 hours, your ticket also includes a river tour boat, within the...
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All Ages Indoor Indoor Fun

All Star Lanes Brick Lane

All Star Lanes Brick Lane, 95 Brick Lane, London, London, E1 6QL

Things to do at All Star Lanes Brick Lane review All Star Lanes is located in Brick Lane, London, It is a retro-American boutique bowling centre with a restaurant. They have 6 bowling lanes in the main hall and you can hire The Penthouse room for private parties. One lane...
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Teens Indoor Indoor Fun Adventure

The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience London

The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience London, 22-32 Shaftesbury Ave, West End, London, London, W1D 7EU

The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience review 1990 to 1995 was the heyday of The Crystal Maze, Channel 4’s quirky game show on at tea time. If you don’t remember the Crystal Maze it’s a game show which takes place across four zones: Medieval, Aztec, Futuristic and Industrial.  Contestants in a team...
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All Star Lanes Holborn

All Star Lanes Holborn, Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place, London, London, WC1B 4DA

Things to do at All Star Lanes Holborn review All Star Lanes is located in Bloomsbury Place, London, It is a retro-American boutique bowling centre with a restaurant. They have 4 bowling lanes in the main hall and you can hire The Lodge room for private parties. One lane can...
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