February half-term 2024: Things to do in London

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Keep the kids entertained over the school holiday with a fun-filled February half-term 2024 in London.

With exciting museums, interactive exhibitions and brilliant theatre shows on across the city, you’ll find plenty of things to do during the half-term week to suit all budgets and ages.

Unmissable events during half-term in London 

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  • Treat your little ones to 11 days of events and activities just for kids at Imagine Children's Festival. TBC
  • Spend the day exploring Hampton Court Palace enjoying a selection of half-term activities, from meeting Tudor cooks in the kitchens to taking on the hedge maze.
  • Journey to Cutty Sark and meet colourful characters and play games on the famous ship.

Check back nearer the time for more events, or take a look at 101 things to do with kids in London.  

Fun February half-term activities in London

A smiling family is taking a selfie with the city in the background on top the Up at the O2.

Find more exciting London attractions to enjoy this February half-term.

Top theatre shows for families

Dancers performing the lioness hunt on stage at the Lion King musical

Check back nearer the time for plays and musicals showing in February 2023.

February half-term in London for teens

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  • Older children will love ArcelorMittal Orbit, where they can brave the world’s tallest and longest tunnel slide.
  • Discover the world of London's transport system and abandoned stations with tours run by the London Transport Museum.
  • Take them on a street art tour around London and discover abstract art, modern murals, contemporary sculpture and quirky installations dotted across the capital.
  • Thrill seekers can go on a treetop adventure with panoramic views of London at Go Ape at Alexandra Palace.
  • Or make a splash with some fun water activities from white water rafting and hydrospeeding to canoeing and kayaking at the Lee Valley Regional Park.
  • Find the best photo spots in London to snap selfies and create FOMO, from amazing views to Instagrammable cafes.

Discover things to do with teenagers in London.

Free things to do with the family

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Discover even more budget-friendly activities with 101 free things to do in London.

Kid-friendly restaurants

Rainforest Cafe family birthday party with a cake and candles. Image courtesy of Rainforest Cafe.

  • Dine among tropical surroundings at Jungle Cave.
  • Enjoy a taste of the Deep South at the American themed Shrimp & Grill.
  • Try some delicious global flavours by the river at Giraffe Southbank
  • Eat and bowl in one sitting at All Star Lanes this half-term.
  • Play against your friends and family with hundreds of board games at Draughts London, before feasting on burgers and wraps.

Find even more family restaurants in London.

Find more year-round family ideas with this guide to London for kids, or see a roundup of 101 things to do with children in London.