Fun Activities for Big Kids in London

Thanks to London rent prices, the grinding misery of the daily commute and having to remortgage every time you want a pint of craft beer, we sometimes feel like going back in time. Return to the days of your childhood, when life was bill-free and fish finger-filled, thanks to these great things to do. Jump into ball pits or putt your way round a mad golf course with our guide to fun activities for big kids in London.

Last updated on 15th March 2023

Lucky Voice Karaoke - Venues in London

Let your inner child out with a singing sesh at London's hottest karaoke club. Not only are there 10 rooms for all sorts of capacities, but there's even live DJs come the weekend and a mouthwatering cocktail list every day. What more could you want?

Ballie Ballerson London

Ballie Ballerson is a haven for re-living those days spent at soft play centres. Once the weekend rolls around, you can sip on bottomless prosecco, porn star martinis and chomp on unlimited pizza, before plunging head-first into a ball pit, or head along one evening for some midweek fun.

BucketRace Scavenger Hunts

Unleash your inner child with BucketRace. The brand hosts all kinds of fun games and activities, including brilliant scavenger hunts that send you looking for hidden gems all over London, as well as cracking online quizzes and more.

AIM Escape

Promising something that's a little different from your average escape room, AIM is a premium experience with four thrilling areas of puzzle solving to get trapped in. Expect a thrilling combination of immersion and technology at this quirky activity. 

Game of Stones Treasure Hunts

A fun activity that'll have you running around London while taking quirky snaps in odd places, Game of Stones is a must for big kids. Perfect for you and your mates to let of a little steam, the event will also task you to work out riddles and crack clues.

Dabbers Bingo

Easily one of the best nights out for London's big kid contingent, Dabbers is the bonkers bingo experience that's helping you unleash your inner child. From open-air and virtual sessions to full-blown bottomless brunches, these quirky events are perfect for birthdays, hen dos and team get-togethers.

Babylon Park

Babylon Park is the ideal destination for big kids to let loose - whatever the weather. Here at this space-themed indoor fairground, you can enjoy rides and classic amusement park games or book a private karaoke room. Think carousels, a mini roller coaster and bumper cars.

Flight Club

For big kid activities in London, look no further than Flight Club's various venues. Go for the bullseye on their high-tech dartboards, play fun games against your pals, or get stuck into a pizza and prosecco brunch.

Badger Badger

Head over to Deptford where Badger Badger is bringing you a stunning selection of board games to get involved with. With hundreds of options to choose from, they're giving you three hours of playtime for just a fiver, alongside fresh pints and pan-Asian bites.

Mazer Zone

Big kid? We thought as much. Use that creative brain of yours to complete a boatload of challenges or riddles at Mazer Zone in Camden. This immersive experience will have you transported to another world with its high-tech gear and selection of stories.

London Shuffle Club

Grab your friends and live your best life at London Shuffle Club. Expect plenty of non-stop games to showcase your skills and, if you're feeling peckish, then check out their boozy bottomless brunches with prosecco and pizza galore.

Golf Kingdom Chadwell Heath

Golf Kingdom Chadwell Heath is the ideal place to get stuck into the UK's largest adventure golf course, or to try out FootGolf. Expect to get competitive alongside all your mates, where there's a 60-metre lagoon, an 8-metre waterfall and even a whale to navigate too.


A quirky experience designed for two, DARKFIELD is an audio performance that can be enjoyed by a pair at home. Sit across from one another, pop in your headphones and prepare to be immersed into a creepy, unnerving soundscape.

Blingo - Hip Hop Bingo

If you're a big kid and looking for a good ol' time, then be sure to check out Blingo. Hosted by the hilarious and potty-mouthed pensioner Grandma Flash, alongside her 87-year-old DJ and part-time lover, Harry Spelvin, you can expect an evening filled with plenty of tunes and bingo. 

Supercharged VR

@ SuperchargedVR on Various dates from Friday 24th March 2023

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Remember the days of racing games? Now you can be fully immersed into the action over at Supercharged VR in Leyton. Choose your car and track with your mates, then zoom around at high-speed in the hopes of being crowned champion.

The Magic Hour

Get ready to be bamboozled as you spend the evening just inches away from some of the world's most impressive sleight of hand performers. The Magic Hour's legendary lineup includes feats of impossible and mind-reading tricks that will leave you mesmerised for days after.

Hyper Reality

Fancy yourself as a gaming wiz? Head to Hyper Reality and you'll get the incredible opportunity to explore everything in two hours. From riding rollercoasters to chasing high scores and exploring new worlds, this is the ultimate adventure for London's big kids.


This is the ultimate golfing playground for big kids in London, offering state-of-the-art gameplay in wacky surroundings. Join Plonk for a round of golf and get a little competitive on a quirky date, birthday treat or fun day out, with golfing across multiple sites in Camden and beyond.


Take a trip down memory lane by playing all of the 80s and 90s games you used to love over at Reztron's events. These guys are holding bottomless SEGA brunches at Aquum in South and retro gaming socials at PocketSquare Skyline Bar in East.