There’s a lot of family fun to be had in England’s capital. Whether you want to get closer to nature, play like a pirate or take a selfie with a celebrity, London has a family activity for you. Explore the glamorous Madame Tussauds, the incredible Science Museum and much more.
Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds

Get up close and personal with the rich and famous at Madame Tussauds. Meet the Queen, time travel to the past for a selfie with Churchill, play footie with some of the greats and even join the dark side of the force with Darth Vader. Not bad for an attraction that’s over 200 years old!

 

Where to find it? Marylebone Road, Baker Street, London, Greater London, NW1 5LR

How much? Adult: from £33, Child (4 to 15 yrs): from £28.80


Madame Tussauds
Cutty Sark

Cutty Sark

Equal parts historical learning and maritime fun, the Cutty Sark clipper ship was the fastest in her time. Now that she isn’t busy carrying precious cargo across the seas, the Cutty Sark spends her days in Greenwich. Visitors can have a turn at the helm, climb below decks and even meet Nannie the Witch, the ship’s infamous figurehead!


Where is it? King William Walk, Greenwich, Greater London, SE10 9HT, England

How much? Adults: £13.50, Kids: £7.00


Cutty Sark
Science Museum

Science Museum

 The London Science Museum is a must-visit attraction in London – even if you think you don’t like science! Stimulate your brain with a huge selection of interactive exhibitions. Go on a virtual reality trip to space, meet the ISS crew on IMAX 3D screen, relive the lunar landings of 60s and 70s and much more!


Where is it? Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London, SW7 2DD

How much? Free!

The Science Museum
ZSL London Zoo

ZSL London Zoo

Feed your family’s appetite for the wild side and spend the day at the world’s oldest scientific zoo, ZSL London Zoo.  Opened in 1828, it’s home to over 700 different animal species. Elephants, giraffes, lions, tigers and hippos await you. Watch feeding time and learn about habitats – because you’re in the city doesn’t mean you can’t connect with nature!


Where is it? Outer Circle, Regents Park, Greater London, NW1 4RY, England

How much? Adults: £21.50, Kids: £17.25

 


ZSL London Zoo
Go Ape in Alexandra Palace

Go Ape in Alexandra Palace

Little monkeys need a place to climb about, so take yours to Go Ape at Alexandra Palace. Scale the trees in one of the most iconic parks in London and clamber across tree-top walkways, bridges, tunnels and then plunge down a 43m zip wire – beautifully complemented by exquisite views of our capital city. Phew!


Where is it? Alexandra Palace Way, London, N22 7AY

How much? £20


Go Ape
Sea Life London Aquarium

Sea Life London Aquarium

Darling it’s better down where it’s wetter, and if your family agrees, maybe a trip to the Sea Life London Aquarium is due? Giant sea turtles, penguins, the odd octopus and over 10,000 sea creatures hide within the watery depths. Feeling daring? Take a stroll down the Shark Walk and explore the sublime beauty of underwater life.

Where is it? County Hall in Riverside Building, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, Greater London, SE1 7PB

How much? Adults: £24.50, Kids: £18.10

 

Sea Life

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