We go away to relax, discover new places and have a great time. However, travelling with kids can be stressful so it is important when planning your next holiday itinerary to seek out kid-friendly activities and accommodation to ensure the trip is an enjoyable one for all family members. London is an excellent choice for a family city break. With an endless amount of attractions and sightseeing, you will never be short of things to do. Here are some kid-friendly recommendations to make your visit to London easy and fun!
Where to Stay
Finding accommodation that is family-friendly is always a good idea, especially when vesting a busy city like London. You don’t want to end up in a business hotel or one where there are no options such as kids menus and in-room necessities such as cots. Park International Hotel situated in the heart of South Kensington is an ideal family hotel. It offers a fantastic location close to major attractions and a wide selection of rooms ranging from triple and quad to beautiful suites. Walk to Kensington Palace and gardens or access other areas of the city through Gloucester underground station which is just around the corner from this gorgeous 4-star, family hotel.
What to See
There is an endless list of things to do in London to enjoy the ultimate family day out.
Take the whole family to London Zoo where you can get up close and personal with incredible creatures like chimps, lions, lemurs, meerkats and more. There is lots going on throughout the day at the zoo including Animals in Action show, Meerkat and Otter Snack Time and Penguin Beach Live. There is also a selection of dining options at the zoo, so you don’t even have to worry about packing a picnic.
Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter
Calling all Harry Potter fans to what has now become London’s most popular attraction. Step inside Hogwarts and learn about all the movie magic that went into making the famous films. Explore sets, props, costumes, special effects and much more. Whether you are a Potter fan or not, this is a truly unique experience that everyone will love.
The London Ghost Bus Tour
Step aboard the spooky double-decker London bus that is the London Ghost Bus Tour. A mysterious but light-hearted experience, it is a sightseeing tour with a twist. During the tour, you will learn all about the dark side of London’s history told by costumed actors with witty and gothic humour. This is a different but thrilling way to see London and don’t worry, its nothing to be afraid of!
Where to Eat
London offers lots of options to make eating out with the kids a fun-filled adventure.
Enter the exotic Amazon rainforest for a dining experience to remember. Waterfalls, aquariums and lifelike, robotic animals are just a few of the exciting features that make up this unique restaurant. At any time during your meal, the heavens might open, and a tropical thunder storm takes over. With lots of kid-friendly food options including the famous volcano cake, everyone is guaranteed to have a great time at the Rainforest Café.
All Star Lanes
Enjoy an active dinner at All Star Lanes where you combine dining and games. Feast on tasty diner-style food while taking part in an entertaining game of bowling. Offering meal and dining packages, the menu includes favourite dishes like burgers, fried chicken and vegetarian and gluten-free options. A dinner and game at All Star Lanes is the perfect way to end a busy day of exploring London.