London is full of adventures waiting to happen. These come in all shapes and sizes, from a fairy-tale afternoon tea to an exotic zoo. So, if you’re looking for a place to visit this half term, London might be the best place for your family. Really, there is no limit to the number of fun things children can do.
Here, we will explore five family-friendly activities you can enjoy in London this half-term.
- Enjoy a picnic in Hype Park
Contrary to popular belief, spending time in London with your family doesn’t need to cost a fortune. There are lots of activities you can enjoy the cost very little or nothing at all. A picnic in the park is a great choice for children of all ages, and where better to go than Hyde Park? The grassy fields span over 350 acres and include the picturesque Serpentine Lake.We all know that the weather in London can be unpredictable. To prepare for any occasion, you can pack a pair of adult’s and kid’s umbrella. Then, come rain or shine, the whole family can enjoy a picnic in the park this half-term.
- Discover the wonders of wildlife at ZSL London Zoo
Children are curious at heart, The zoo is an ideal place for both young adventures and animal enthusiasts. So, where better to go this half-term than ZSL London Zoo? From ginormous giraffes to lounging lions, there are lots of wildlife waiting to discovered. This is family-friendly activity suitable for anytime of the year. including a rainy February afternoon.
- Explore the wizarding world of London
Harry Potter may be a fictional universe, but that doesn’t mean we can’t experience the wizarding world for ourselves. London is teeming with magical activities for the whole family, children and adults alike. To start, you can visit the Warner Bros. Studio Tour and see the familiar films sets for yourself.
The fun doesn’t have to stop there. After a day full of chocolate frogs and butter beer, you can explore Shaftsbury Avenue and see the live production of Harry Potter and Curse Child– what could be better than that? If you’re leaving the city at King’s Cross, don’t forget to take a picture by platform 9 3/4 and buy collectables from the Harry Potter store.
- Dine on sweet treats at Mad Hatter’s Afternoon Tea at Sanderson
After a day full of family-friendly activities, you might want to settle down and have a meal at the table-rather than on a picnic blanket. Whether you’re looking for savoury dinners or sweet treats, London has an assortment of restaurant suitable for any child. After all, they may be small, but they do work up a feisty appetite.
Every child has dreamed of attending the Mad Hatter’s tea party. Well, those wishes are sure to come true at Sanderson. The Mad Hatter’s Afternoon Tea is perfect for those with a sweet tooth- the cakes are irresistibly good. This is also a great opportunity for adults to sit back, relax, and have a cup of English Breakfast tea.
- Work as a team at The Crystal Maze LIVE London Experience
The Crystal Maze is an experience like no other. This is chance for adults and children over 13 years old to work as a team and complete challenges that aren’t a part of everyday life. Whether your child is an aspiring athlete or an expert coder, there is an activity here for everyone to enjoy.
These are five examples, but there are lots other things you can do in London. The city is filled to the brim with family-friendly fun. It doesn’t matter if they’re a bookworm or sports star, children are able to find activities that suit them and their wonderful personalities. Which slice of fun do you fancy today?
- Enjoy a picnic in Hype Park