Fun Things To Do With Kids In London

The capital city can seem pretty big when you're little, but don't worry, there's plenty of fun for the whole family. Whether you've got young muggles on the hunt for a Harry Potter-themed adventure, small adrenaline junkies with a need for speed or tiny ravers ready to dance, we've created a guide for fun things to do with kids in London, whatever the age of your children. You can thank us later (when they're sleeping peacefully).

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Last updated on 16th May 2024

Royal Afternoon Tea at The Rubens at The Palace Hotel

Royal Chelsea Flower Show Afternoon Tea

The Rubens At The Palace Hotel's Royal Afternoon Tea is perfect for a bit of family-friendly fun, with a Little Prince and Princess Tea available for those under 12. Your little ones can tuck into jam and peanut butter sarnies alongside sweet treats, paired with a milkshake or hot chocolate.

Boogie Shoes Silent Disco Walking Tours

Get the kids moving and learning at this interactive experience. You'll get to roam through the streets of London, hearing all about its incredible history and spotting landmarks, with a soundtrack of classic disco anthems. Expect plenty of laughs, lots of facts and the occasional flash mob. 

Brixton Recreation Centre

Brixton Recreation Centre is more than just a regular workout spot—it's a place where the whole family can have a good time. With six floors of awesomeness, there's something for everyone, from basketball to badminton and even spin classes. Not to mention their extensive range of group exercise options, as well as two private karaoke booths equipped with over 20,000 songs and swish mood lighting. Come down with the little ones and sing the day away.

The Great Kids Cabaret

@ Proud Cabaret City on Various dates from Sunday 2nd June 2024

Kids and adults alike, prepare to be wowed by The Great Kids Cabaret at Proud Cabaret City this summer, taking place throughout the holidays. This mesmerising performance includes talented singers, dancers magicians and circus acts, which are bound to delight and entertain all ages. And afterwards? Indulge in a tasty two-course brunch which features mini burgers, ice cream sundaes and more.

Swingers West End

Though you may know it as a cocktail bar, quirky crazy golf venue Swingers opens its doors to under 18s every single Sunday before 6pm. You and your kids can work your way around their wacky nine-hole course, with a fairground theme that includes ferris wheels and lighthouses. And if you're looking to plan a birthday? They're also offering a round of golf, party food, ice cream and a reserved area for 90 minutes, all for just £35 per person.

RSA House Events

RSA's Kids Cinema Club is helping you out over all those school holidays, promising movie screenings like Karate Kid, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Mary Poppins, Holes and more across a fun programme. General admission is only £2.50 too, so you won't break the bank keeping your mini me's entertained either.