Top Places To Visit In London With Kids
Are you planning a holiday in London with kids? Or you are seeking best places that can fit both adults and kids in the city. This list highlights some of the enthralling spots which can impress your young ones.
Mud chute Park & Farm
Nestled in the south of Canary Wharf, Cubit town on the isle of dogs, Mud chute farm provides home to over 100 animals and fowls.
This 32-acre area is among the largest farms in Europe. It includes a children’s nursery with a range of educational activities. To add on, the park awards bird’s eye views of London city.
V&A Museum of Childhood
This is a branch of the V&A group of museums. It is meant to exhibit all different types of toys that existed from the 1600s.
For adults, you will see the toys you used in your childhood.
Then for kids, it’s amazing to be exposed to toys that breathed before you. The on-site Rachel White read artwork place showcases a community of around 150 dolls.
Battersea Park Children’s Zoo
Not too big in size and just within the city, Battersea Park is mainly designed for kids.
This Zoo is home to reptiles, different bird species and small animals; you cannot find big fives here. On a visit, children usually feed animals and engage in various plays.
Children’s Garden at Kew Gardens
This includes a huge children’s garden that is approximated to 10000 square metres.
Besides the tranquil atmosphere, visitors to the area (adults and kids) enjoy the available water pumps, wormhole, windflowers, hammocks, periscopes and water slides.
Diana Memorial Gardens – Kensington Gardens
Positioned near the Kensington Palace, these gardens are intended for the less able-bodied children.
It includes a playing area that consists of a pirate ship surrounded by a sand beach. Other things in place embody teepees, sculptures, sensory trail and plants. There are all perfect for kids.
Renowned as London’s public garden, the Sky Garden is set at the top of the Walkie Talkie building.
It consists of a remarkable viewing platform that rewards awe-inspiring views of the city.
On arrival, you will first go through a security check-up and later move by a lift up to level 35 to immerse the available gardens and terraces. The locality is packed with restaurants and bars.
ZSL London Zoo
There is a lot to marvel in this locale; it is a true delight for both kids and adults. ZSL is inclusive of the oldest zoos in London. It shelters over 650 animal species.
Other than having a spider experience in this area, you can visit the Gorilla Kingdom, Penguin Beach, Tiger territory, Land of lions and the Rain-forest life.
It is awesome for kids and adults to meet face to face with some wild animals like Lions.
The Kensington Museum
This is a three in one destination; it includes a science Museum, the Natural history Museum and V&A.
The science museum has plenty of multi-sensory activities that are quintessential for kids.
The Natural History Museum has dinosaurs and a big blue whale skeleton. You can end the visit in the V&A, a place that runs varied hands-on workshops, artworks, games and live performances.
Emirates Air Line – Cable Car
Treat your kids to more excitements with a ride on the Emirates Air Line. This cable car links Greenwich to the Royal Docks.
It offers spectacular views of London city. It takes about ten minutes, but if you wish for an extended night flight, then you have to board after 7 pm.
Holland Park & Kyoto Garden
Kyoto Garden is located just within the centre of Holland Park; it consists of a tiered rock waterfall, stone lanterns, Japanese maple trees, and a pond full of koi carp, peacocks which are all must admire for kids. This tranquil garden is best suited for picnics.
London Transport Museum
To those after knowing more about the history of London’s transport network from the 1800s up to date, the London Transport Museum is the best.
Apart from that, you will enjoy with your kids the bus and tube simulator rides. There are also interactive kids’ workshops.
Royal Observatory & Planetarium
There is no better place for a family day out in London than Greenwich Park. This UNESCO site is home to the Royal Observatory and the Planetarium.
Both areas are perfect for kids; while in the Planetarium you will journey through space, explore the universe and its 360 degrees cinema.
Sea Life London Aquarium
If you are looking for some of the best places for kids in London, Sea Life London Aquarium is one of them. It consists of 14 themed zones that shelter over 500 marine species.
Two million liters of water favors the growth of seven shark species; you can immerse these species while on a shark walk. The walk along the ocean tunnel and the shark reef offer panoramic views of numerous sea creatures.
In case you need more details about this remarkable city, don’t wait to read our travel guide to London.