Best Things To Do & Days Out In London

Here at Where To Go With Kids we've found 191 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.

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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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The Postal Museum

The Postal Museum, 15-20 Phoenix Pl, London, London, WC1x 0DA

Things to do The Postal Museum review At the Postal Museum in London, you can ride through hidden tunnels and discover unique pieces of British history. There are exhibitions packed full of incredible objects, exciting stories and lots of fun-filled interactive displays. In the Postal Museum exhibitions, you can explore...
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Monopoly Lifesized

Monopoly Lifesized, The Courtyard, 213-215 Tottenham Court Road, London, London, W1T 7PS

Things to do at Monopoly Lifesized review Recently opened on Tottenham Court Road in the heart of London. Monopoly Lifesized is an immersive, on-your-feet edition of the world's favourite game. The game will last for 75 minutes and it will be played on a 15-metre x 15-metre board. The...
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Cutty Sark Royal Museums Greenwich

Cutty Sark, King William Walk, London, London, SE10 9HT

Things to do at Cutty Sark review The Cutty Sark was a clipper ship used for transporting tea, it was one of the fastest of its kind. It is now situated next to the River Thames in the Greenwich area of London. You have the option to pick up an audio guide...
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Horniman Museum and Gardens

Horniman Museum and Gardens, 100 London Road, London, London, SE23 3PQ

Things to do at Horniman Museum and Gardens review The Horniman Museum and Gardens are free to visit and are located on London Road in South London. It first opened in 1901 and has displays of anthropology, natural history, taxidermied animals and musical instruments. The building is Grade II...
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National Maritime Museum Greenwich

National Maritime Museum, Park Row, Greenwich Peninsula, London, SE10 9NF

Things to do at National Maritime Museum London review The National Maritime Museum in London is located in Greenwich close to the river Thames. This is a fantastic free museum and it has developed a lot since we last visited. It is a lot more modern now in that...
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Natural History Museum London

Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London, SW7 5BD

Things to do at Natural History Museum London review The fact this vast museum is FREE is pretty amazing. Even walking up to the building itself is an experience as it's so iconic. We arrived 10 minutes before the building opened and there was already a queue of...
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Royal Observatory Greenwich

Royal Observatory Greenwich, Blackheath Ave, Greenwich, London, SE10 8XJ

Things to do at Royal Observatory Greenwich review The Royal Observatory in Greenwich stands at the top of a steep hill with wonderful far-reaching views of London. At the Royal Observatory, you can stand on the Meridian line and have one foot in the east and the other foot in the...
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Hollywood Bowl at the O2

Hollywood Bowl O2, Peninsula Square, Greenwich, London, SE10 0DX

Things to do at Hollywood Bowl at the O2 review Located inside the O2 this Hollywood Bowl venue has a stylish London vibe making it a great stop off for some food, fun and games. It is home to 12 state-of-the-art bowling lanes including some star-studded VIP lanes. These lanes...
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Old Royal Navy College

Old Royal Navy College, King William Walk, London, London, SE10 9NN

Things to do at Old Royal Navy College - The Painted Hall review The Old Royal Navy College buildings are described by UNESCO as being of "outstanding universal value" and are said to be the "finest and most dramatically sited architectural and landscape ensemble in the British Isles". They...
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The View From The Shard

The View From The Shard, 32 London Bridge St, London, London, SE1 9SG

Things to do at The View From The Shard review You can experience London's highest and best views from the top of The Shard. Located on floors 68, 69 and 72 and at almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in the capital. Visitors are given unparalleled...
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Terrible Thames Horrible Histories

Terrible Thames Horrible Histories, Tower Bridge Quay, London, London, E1Q 1LD.

Things to do at Terrible Thames Horrible Histories review New for 2021 is the Horrible Histories themed Terrible Thames tour. This is a riverboat cruise on the Thames in London. The boat sails from Tower Bridge Quay, next to Tower Bridge. Onboard the boat be prepared to hear the...
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London In The Sky

London in the sky, The O2, Peninsula Square, London, London, SE10 0DX

Things to do at London In The Sky review London in the Sky is quite an extreme experience and isn't an activity for all the family. Please note that there is a minimum age of 12 or a height of 1.4m applies. Under 18s need to be accompanied by...
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Sky Garden London

Sky Garden, 1 Sky Garden Walk, London, London, EC3M 8AF

Sky Garden London review Located just a short walk from The Monument and London Bridge stands a modern and very tall building. At the top of this building, you will find the wonderful Sky Garden. The best thing about visiting is that it is FREE. There are not...
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Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey, 20 Deans Yard, London, London, SW1P 3PA

Things to do at Westminster Abbey review Westminster Abbey is one of London's most famous and iconic buildings, notably used by the Royal family. It is a large, mainly Gothic abbey church close to the Houses of Parliament. The abbey is the burial site of more than 3,300...
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