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 edited by Kiera Chapman

Last updated on 5th July 2024




Moonshine Saloon: Western Cocktail Experience

@ Moonshine Saloon on Various dates from Saturday 20th July 2024

Step off the streets of London and enter the thrilling world of the Wild West at the Moonshine Saloon. This immersive experience in a secret location will have you become a butt-kicking cowboy, all while you sip on cocktails and attempt to make a fortune from smuggling bootleg liquor. 

Bounce

Growing up isn't always easy, but you know what is? Having fun. Join Bounce for buckets full of the stuff, as not only are they touting a cool UV vibe alongside craft beers and cocktails aplenty, but they're also upping your game with table tennis tables and beer pong aplenty.

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. But that's not all, as you can also plunge head-first into a ball pit or head along one evening for some midweek fun.

plonk

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.

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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.

Sandbox VR London

If you're looking to exercise your big kid needs, then head to Sandbox VR in Holborn for the ultimate free-roam virtual reality experiences. Grab your mates and take on the likes of zombies, aliens and even Squid Game, then asses how you did on the leader board (you won, right?).

Reztron

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.

Darkfield

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.

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.

Pizza Pilgrims Canary Wharf

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16 person foosball, huge slices of pizza and vintage video games; sounds like the ultimate big kid experience, right? Pizza Pilgrims are offering that and more in their Canary Wharf-based site. The famous pizza chain have made a name for themselves by creating stunning Neapolitan pizzas topped with the freshest ingredients around.

The Magic Hour

@ Sheraton Grand Park Lane on Friday 26th July 2024 and 22 other Fridays

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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.

Neverland London

Neverland London is basically a fantastic adult playground, complete with seasonal themes, mouthwatering street food and killer cocktails. But that's not all, as it also has shuffleboard, darts, beer pong, drag bingo and wicked DJ sets.

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.

Crazy Boules

@ Between The Bridges on Various dates from Saturday 20th July 2024

Calling all kids of the adult kind, big and small. Prepare for some wild and wacky fun at Between The Bridges in Southbank with Crazy Boules. For just £14, get ready to dive into a zany combo of the classic French game and off-the-wall golf. Navigate through crazy twists on this totally unique course that makes for a seriously hilarious, fun-filled evening.

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.

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. 

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.

Barry's Bonus Buzzer Bingo @ The Star

@ The Star By Liverpool Street on Friday 26th July 2024

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Play+Drink! Barry's Bonus Buzzer Bingo is coming to The George IV in Chiswick this August. Not only is this a fully interactive comedy gameshow, but you'll enjoy whacky races, rounds of bingo, the chance to win prizes and more.

The Four Thieves

There's plenty to do at The Four Thieves in Clapham for those who are looking to feed their inner child. You'll find heaps of retro arcade games, such as Dance Revolution and House Of The Dead IV, as well as VR experiences and a high-energy Moonshine Raceway. If that wasn't enough, the buzzing venue runs quiz nights throughout the week and even hosts a bottomless brunch on Saturdays. 

Trapped

If you're a big kid, then nab a ticket for Trapped in Greenwich. This escape room-style venue has a boatload of quirky themes, with everything from being locked up behind bars in a prison van to zombie and spy-inspired experiences.

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.

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.

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?

Junkyard Golf Club - Shoreditch

@ Junkyard Golf Club Shoreditch on Various dates from Saturday 20th July 2024

Prepare for a wild and wacky golfing adventure at Junkyard Golf Club in Newcastle. This place has it all - four quirky 9-hole courses, funky cocktails, and crazy golf setups that will leave you in stitches. Take your pick from themed courses like Bozo, Gary, or Pablo, and make sure to grab a cocktail at the bar to keep your spirits high while you show off your putting skills. Tickets start at just £9.50, so come on down and get ready to tee off in style.