Calling all muggles: you won't want to miss this Harry Potter walking tour! Let the sorting hat determine your fate, before exploring famous film locations, like the Leaky Cauldron, Diagon Alley and Platform 9 3/4. Every Potterhead's ideal family friendly day out. There are other tours too if Harry Potter isn't your thing.
Things To Do With Kids in London
London can seem pretty darn big when you're just so little, but don't worry, there's plenty to be getting up to for all tiny nippers involved. From family friendly London events to thrilling days out and unique ventures for the little ones, London doesn't have to feel as big as it is when there's so much great stuff going on. Check out our recommendations for the best things to do with kids in London.
This nautical-themed riverside destination boasts ocean-inspired interiors, a bustling garden and a children's menu which is cheap as chips. If you weren't already drawn in by the cosy setting, then a main course and pudding for £7.25 should do it. Meat is sourced from award-winning butchers and a portion of the money from each meal goes to charity. What's not to love about this family friendly place in London?
If you're looking for fun things to do with kids in London, head to The Chesterfield Hotel for a sweetshop-themed afternoon tea. With homemade scones, sandwiches and pastries including jazzy lollipops and peanut butter cups, this is seriously sweet.
Fancy a party and dance with your little one? Then this Shoreditch spot is the place for you. Spend a day at a 90s and 00s hip-hop and RnB bash complete with face painting, a BBC 1XTRA DJ, street dance lessons and various games - keeping both you and your tot entertained throughout the Saturday.
If you're looking for something different, take your family to an exclusive magic show in the heart of London. Let the master magician cast a spell over you, with captivating sleight of hand, misdirection, and mind reading. A entertaining day out for the family in London.
This half term, get the kids moving and learning at this interactive, fun experience. You'll get to roam through the streets of London, hearing all about its incredible history and spotting landmarks, while soundtracked by classic anthems from the 70's right up to present day. Expect plenty of laughs, lots of facts and the occasional flash mob.
Take your little creatures to this afternoon of family-friendly bingo where the usual lingo is replaced with animal riddles and fun facts. You'll also get to bop along to a game of musical bingo and get your hands dirty in the lime making stations and face painting section, with all money going to a good cause.
For kids who stay glued to their smartphones, a trip to Inamo will surely capture their attention. Order unique pan-Asian food from tablets and use your interactive tables to play games, watch chef-cam, even draw on your table-top. Expect colourful, space-age decor at this innovative child-friendly restaurant that's perfect for things to do with kids in London.
Kids are on holidays? No worries, take them out for a fun day of mini golf. Designed with all ages in mind, this brilliantly quirky course in Battersea will provide plenty of enjoyment across rockeries, cascades and slopes with hanging canopies overhead.
Travel back in time with a medieval banquet fit for little princes and princesses alike. This immersive experience takes you on a journey with sword-fighting knights, magicians, jugglers and dancers, who encourage you to join to in as much as you like. Dress up and enjoy a 4-course feast, freshly prepared by the royal kitchen.