Best Things To Do & Days Out In London

Here at Where To Go With Kids we've found 196 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 Ages Indoor CInema and Theatre

ODEON Luxe Leicester Square

ODEON Luxe Leicester Square, Leicester Square, London, London, WC2H 7LU

Things to do at ODEON Luxe Leicester Square review The ODEON Luxe Leicester Square is located in the heart of the city of London. ODEON Cinema is one of the UK's biggest cinema chains and they show the latest movies plus other classics from the past decades of films. The cinema...
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All Ages Indoor Sightseeing

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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Cineworld London Leicester Square

Cineworld London Leicester Square, 5-6 Leicester Square, London, London, WC2H 7NA

Cineworld London Leicester Square review Located in the heart of London at Leicester Square is one of a number of Cineworld Cinemas in London. It is a 9 screen cinema served by great transport links. Cineworld is one of the leading UK multiplex cinema chains. They show the latest...
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ODEON Luxe West End

ODEON Luxe West End, 38a Leicester Square, London, London, WC2H 7DX

Things to do at ODEON Luxe West End review The ODEON Luxe West End is located in the heart of London in the popular leisure area of Leicester Square. The Cinema is part of one of the UK's biggest chains of cinemas. They show the latest movies plus other classics...
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Thames Clippers Uber Boat

Thames Clippers Uber Boat, The Queens Walk, London, London, SE1 7PB

Things to do at Thames Clippers Uber Boat review The Thames Clippers Uber Boats are a fantastic way to get around the main sites close to the River Thames in London. You can purchase tickets for their Hop On Hop Off River Roamer via the booking link below....
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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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ODEON Luxe Haymarket

ODEON Luxe Haymarket, 11/18 Panton St, London, London, SW1Y 4DP

Things to do at ODEON Luxe Haymarket review The ODEON Luxe Haymarket, London is located close to the National Gallery and Covent Garden. ODEON Cinema is one of the UK's biggest cinema chains and they show the latest movies plus other classics from the past decades of films. The cinema has...
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London Dungeon

London Dungeon, The Queens Walk, London, London, SE1 7PB

Things to do at London Dungeon review The London Dungeon is a tourist attraction located close to the River Thames in London. It is mostly aimed at tweens and teens (and adults) but some older primary children may be brave enough to visit. The experience is pretty full-on...
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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 & 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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Thames Rockets

Thames Rockets, Boarding Gate One, The London Eye, Millennium Pier, London, London, SE1 7PB

Things to do at Thames Rockets review This is how to see London on a fast and exhilarating ride along the Thames. Thames Rockets is a high-speed boat ride on a rigid inflatable boat. They offer a number of different adventures ranging in length from 40 to 80...
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Bubba Gump Shrimp Co London

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co London, 13 Coventry St, London, London, W1D 7AB

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co London review The Bubba Gump Shrimp Co restaurant is a family-friendly seafood restaurant themed on the fabulous film Forest Gump. The restaurant has a fishing-boat themed setting and it is located close to Piccadilly Circus. The food is excellent and the restaurant is big and...
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Rainforest Cafe London

Rainforest Cafe London, 20-24 Shaftesbury Ave, London, London, W1D 7EU

Rainforest Cafe London review The Rainforest Cafe is located in the heart of the West End at Piccadilly Circus, first established in 1997. It is designed as an exotic jungle that recreates the sights and sounds of the Amazon rainforest (with a bit of creative license). They also have...
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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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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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