Things To Do With Kids In London

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

Last updated on 23rd August 2022

Over at Sticks 'n' Sushi on Kings Road, they're hosting kids masterclasses. Suitable for 8 to 12 year olds, this interactive activity sees your child creating a kappa hosomaki roll, a pink Alaska uramaki roll and a shake nigiri. They'll even get a certificate, bandana and treats to take home with them.

The Heathcote and Star

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Need to entertain the little ones? We thought so. Head along to Leyton favourite, The Heathcote and Star for some non-stop fun. Whether it's parents and baby wine tasting or top-notch drawing events with complimentary drinks, this gorgeous boozer is bound to impress. 

Events @ Pizza Pilgrims

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Pizza Pilgrims' 'The Little Slice' masterclasses are helping your little ones whip up tasty slices for themselves throughout the holidays. They'll get the chance to decorate their chef's hat, before making their meal and munching on an ice cream sandwich.

Blue Boat

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Located in Hammersmith, this nautical-themed riverside restaurant boasts ocean-inspired interiors, a bustling garden and a children's menu to rival any. Think battered fish and chips or kid-sized beef burgers for just £7 - with 50p from every meal going towards the Special Olympics. 

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. 

Babylon Park

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This fun indoor experience is set in galactic space, featuring two floors of rides and games in a Camden venue. Think a mini roller coaster, bumper cars and carousels for all ages and whatever the weather at Babylon Park.

The Magic Hour

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Not sure how to spend an evening in London with kids? This epic private magic show is sure to impress the whole family. Enjoy mind-boggling tricks that promise to thrill and excite, all in the comfort of a luxury location.

This quirky event is dedicated to the flyest kids in London. Take your little ones to a FLY-KID party and you'll find a haven for dancing to hip-hop, RnB and soul from live DJs, with themed face painting, games and more all lined-up.

See Your City

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See Your City's magical movie tours promise to take you on a whirlwind adventure through London's most famous streets. Wander down the road that inspired Diagon Alley, peer into Bridget Jones' flat and follow in the footsteps of James Bond, learning thrilling facts along the way.