Best Things To Do & Days Out In London

Here at Where To Go With Kids we've found 141 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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Primary Tweens Outdoor Railway

Great Cockrow Railway

Great Cockrow Railway, 4 Hardwick Ln, Chertsey, Surrey, KT16 0AD

Things to do at Great Cockrow Railway review The Great Cockrow Railway is a 7+1/4 in gauge miniature railway located near Chertsey in Surrey. It isn't a large attraction but a lovely place for families especially those with younger kids. Please note - due to safety reasons children under...
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Black Park

Black Park, Black Park Road, Slough, Berkshire, SL3 6DS

Things to do at Black Park review Black Park is a giant woodland full of of pine trees – black pine which gives the park it's name and explains the name of the nearby Pinewood Studios. It is great for going for long walks, and it's absolutely beautiful...
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All Ages Indoor & Outdoor Historical Great Outdoors Outdoor Fun

Polesden Lacey

Polesden Lacey, Polesden Road, Great Bookham, Leatherhead, Surrey, RH5 6BD

Things to do at Polesden Lacey review Polesden Lacey is an Edwardian country house with a magnificent collection of antiques and vast parkland. Located on the North Downs near Dorking in Surrey it is one of the National Trust's most popular properties. There are many rooms within the house that...
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All Ages Indoor & Outdoor Outdoor Fun Great Outdoors Boat Trips

Runnymede Pleasure Grounds

Runnymede Pleasure Grounds, Windsor Road, Egham, Berkshire, TW20 0AE

Things to do at Runnymede Pleasure Grounds review This is a really lovely park with plenty of things to do to keep you busy for a few hours. It is located near Windsor in Berkshire and not too far from Legoland. There's a decent-sized playground next to the car...
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RHS Garden Wisley

RHS Garden Wisley, Wisley Lane, Wisley, Woking, Surrey, GU23 6QB

Things to do at RHS Garden Wisley review RHS Garden Wisley is a vast garden near Woking in Surrey. It has a glasshouse with 3 climatic zones, a fab play area and 240 acres of beautiful gardens to explore. It is home to one of the largest plant collections...
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Epping Ongar Railway

Epping Ongar Railway, Station Approach, Chipping Ongar, Ongar, Essex, CM5 9BN

Things to do at Epping Ongar Railway review Epping Ongar Railway is a heritage railway in south-west Essex. The length of the line today is six and a half miles. It was once part of the London Underground line although the line runs above ground, not under. The line passes...
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Stanborough Park

Stanborough Park, Stanborough Rd, Welywn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL8 6DF

Things to do at Stanborough Park review Stanborough Park is a beautiful countryside park with 2 lakes covering an area of 126 acres in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire. There are lots of different attractions at the park including trails, play area, water sports and more. You can take a walk...
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Riverhill Himalayan Gardens

Riverhill Himalayan Gardens, Riverhill, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 0RR

Things to do at Riverhill Himalayan Gardens review Riverhill Himalayans Gardens really is a hidden gem in Sevenoaks. Just outside Sevenoaks town centre it is open from March to November but please check their website for times and dates as they change with the seasons. You can spend a couple...
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Vertigo Adventures

Vertigo Adventures, Stanborough Park North, Stanborough Rd, Welwyn Garden city, Hertfordshire, AL8 6DF

Things to do at Vertigo Adventures review Vertigo Adventures is located in the popular family-friendly Stanborough Park in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire. Located at the South Lake where there are other activities such as watersports and orienteering. Activities include - Hawks View High Ropes. With over 20 challenging elements 30...
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Chiltern Open Air Museum

Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Ln, , Chalfont Saint Giles, Buckinghamshire, HP8 4AB

Things to do at Chiltern Open Air Museum review Chiltern Open Air Museum is a large picturesque site in Chalfont St Giles Buckinghamshire. It is home to over 30 rescued and reconstructed historic buildings that take you on a tour through time and history. Buildings include a reconstructed Iron...
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British Wildlife Centre

British Wildlife Centre, Eastbourne Road, Newchapel, Lingfield, Surrey, RH7 6LF

Things to do at British Wildlife Centre review The British Wildlife Centre is in the heart of the Surrey countryside in Lingfield. It is home to one of the finest collections of native British Wildlife with over 40 different native species. To help you get the most out of...
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All Ages Indoor & Outdoor Historical

Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 1NJ

Things to do at Windsor Castle review I was completely taken by surprise as we approached Windsor Castle. I should have done my research. I don't know why I didn't, it was just somewhere I have wanted to go for a long time especially as my girl's love...
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Ightham Mote

Ightham Mote, Mote Rd, Ivy Hatch, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 0NT

Things to do at Ightham Mote review Ightham Mote, a National Trust property near Sevenoaks in Kent, is one of the oldest surviving medieval manor houses in England, complete with its own moat. There is plenty to keep families occupied both inside the house and in the grounds, and...
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Hever Castle and Gardens

Hever Castle and Gardens, Hever Rd, Hever, Edenbridge, Kent, TN8 7NG

Things to do at Hever Castle and Gardens review Hever Castle located in Hever, Kent, is a charming castle with more than 700 years of history. It was the childhood home of Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII's second wife who once was the queen of England for 1,000 days (Anne...
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Hatchlands Park

Hatchlands Park, East Clandon, Guildford, Surrey, GU4 7RT

Things to do at Hatchlands Park review Hatchlands Park is a National Trust property with a red-brick country house and gardens in East Clandon, Surrey. The parkland spans over 400 acres. At Hatchlands you can explore the house with its dining room, saloon, garden hall, drawing room and music room....
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