Plan fun family days out in London

Plan your family day out in the capital and find things to do in London with kids that are grouped by area, so you don't need to take your children too far if they're tired.
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Find activities that will suit the whole family, whether you're looking for things to do for your baby, toddlers, or even teens. Browse through ideas for a budget day outdoors or seek out gems to explore on a rainy day. 

Family days out in Greenwich

With so much to see and do in Greenwich no matter of the weather, this World Heritage Site has all the ingredients for a fun-packed family day out. Sail over to see the magnificent Cutty Sark, explore another world at the Royal Observatory and Peter Harrison Planetarium, stand astride the Prime Meridian Line, and browse the local markets.

Family day out around Regent's Park

Head to The Regent's Park for an exciting family day out in London that includes animal encounters, boating and a bit of celebrity spotting! Visit the penguins at London Zoo, take a trip along the Regent's Canal, or catch a spot of theatre in the open air. Later, meet the stars of sport, TV and movies at Madame Tussauds London.

Family day out on South Bank

South Bank and Bankside have plenty to entertain all ages, from world-class attractions to fascinating history and fun activities for kids. See London from above on the London Eye; discover creatures from the deep seas at the SEA LIFE London Aquarium; and get involved in a host of interactive exhibitions and events at the Southbank Centre.

Family day out in Kensington

Kensington boasts some of London's most famous museums and adventure playgrounds, perfect for family days out with kids. Blast off into space at the Science Museum; come face to face with dinosaurs at the Natural History Museum; and climb aboard a pirate ship at the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Playground.

Paddington Bear day out for families

Follow in the furry footsteps of Peru's most intrepid explorer, Paddington, who came to London on a voyage of discovery. Michael Bond's popular children's character made London his second home. Recreate some of his famous adventures from the book or the Hollywood movie. Having a bear in your family, however, is optional.

Rainy day activities for families in London

Rainy and windy outdoors? Don't worry! London has plenty of exciting and fun indoor activities for kids and the whole family that are completely weather-proof. Meet the dinosaurs, gaze up at the stars, catch a family show, go wild in a toy shop, and follow in the footsteps of the world's most famous wizard – only some of the things you can fill your day with on wetter days.
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