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 26th November 2020




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. 

See Your City

49 user reviews 4

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.

Secret London Runs

152 user reviews 5

Get the little ones off the sofa and into their sneakers this 31st October as these fun runs offer you one of the best things to do with kids in London at Halloween. Who needs trick or treating when they can embark on a cross-city treasure that can be played with family and friends in other parts of the country.

The Magic Hour

717 user reviews 5

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.

Blue Boat

17 user reviews 4

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. 

The Exhibit Cinema

95 user reviews 4

The Exhibit is screening all the year's biggest films in its gorgeous and cosy cinema. Grab a sofa and settle in for the show at one of their family-friendly screenings, which take place across the weekend.