Best Things To Do & Days Out In London

Here at Where To Go With Kids we've found 147 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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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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Hollywood Bowl Finchley

Hollywood Bowl Finchley, Leisure Way, High Road, Finchley, London, N12 0GL

Things to do at Hollywood Bowl Finchley review Hollywood Bowl in Finchley, London has 26 lanes to bowl along, a designated VIP area, an american inspired diner, a brilliant bar and a exciting amusements area. Their bowling lanes all have access to ramps for the little ones. You can also choose...
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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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Hollywood Bowl Dagenham

Hollywood Bowl Dagenham, Cook Rd, Dagenham, London, RM9 6UQ

Things to do at Hollywood Bowl Dagenham review Hollywood Bowl in Dagenham, East London has four brand new VIP lanes, giving visitors the star treatment in a plush roped off area, themed around Hollywood legends. Any of the Centre’s 20 lanes can be pre-booked, and with lots of different areas...
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TeamSport Go Karting Mitcham

TeamSport Go Karting Mitcham, Unit 18 Mitcham Industrial Estate, Streatham Rd, Mitcham, London, CR4 2AP

Things to do at TeamSport Go Karting Mitcham review Race your family and friends on their two multi-level 400-metre go-kart tracks in Mitcham, South London. TeamSport has a number of venues across the UK. There are two 400 metre multi-level circuits at south London's Mitcham venue. An average lap time is...
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TeamSport Go Karting North London

TeamSport Go Karting London, 30 Nobel Rd, Edmonton, North London, London, N18 3BA

Things to do at TeamSport Go Karting North London review Race your family and friends on their multi-level 800-metre go-kart track in Edmonton, North London. TeamSport has a number of venues across the UK. The twists and turns of their North London circuit are certainly a challenge with nine testing corners...
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TeamSport Go Karting London Docklands

TeamSport Go Karting London Docklands, 3 Herringham Rd, Greenwich Peninsula, London, London, SE7 8NJ

Things to do at TeamSport Go Karting London Docklands review Race your family and friends on their multi-level 800-metre go-kart track in London Docklands. TeamSport has a number of venues across the UK. Their epic track located next to the banks of the Thames offers the ultimate karting experience with first-class...
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TeamSport Go Karting West London

TeamSport Go Karting West London, 20 Allied Way, Acton, London, W3 0RQ

Things to do at TeamSport Go Karting West London review Race your family and friends on their multi-level 500-metre go-kart track in Acton, West London. TeamSport has a number of venues across the UK. Take on big sweeping turns in their speedy electric karts. The Teamsport track in west London is...
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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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Royal Air Force Museum RAF

Royal Air Force Museum London, Grahame Park Way, London, London, NW9 5LL

Things to do at Royal Air Force Museum RAF London review The RAF Museum in London is a huge venue with 6 hangars full of aircraft and interactive displays.  In the first hangar, you can learn about the RAF and its many different job roles. There’s a uniform dress-up area,...
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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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Eltham Palace and Gardens

Eltham Palace and Gardens, Court Yard, London, London, SE9 5QE

Things to do at Eltham Palace and Gardens review We did both Chiselhurst Caves and Eltham Palace in one day, but you can spend longer at Eltham Palace and make a day of it, especially in the summer with a picnic. They have a playground and cafe along with...
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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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Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens, The Harbarium Kew Green, Richmond, London, TW9 3AE

Things to do at Kew Gardens review Kew Garden is a place where you could just get lost. There are tons of events happening - I’ve been to the Chihuly feature and their yearly Orchid Festival, but the garden itself also has a lot to offer! Hidden in...
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Chessington World of Adventures Resort

Chessington World of Adventure, Leatherhead Rd, Chessington, London, KT9 2NE

Things to do at Chessington World of Adventures Resort review Chessington World of Adventures is described as being ‘Britain’s wildest adventure’. Chessington is a family theme park, zoo and hotel complex all rolled into one. Chessington is aimed at families with more gentle rides and family fun than...
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