family days out

Family Days Out ? Let’s find some ideas of what to do and where to go with children.

Family Days Out- Hop on Hop off Buses

The famous hop-on-hop-off buses can be one of the options for family days out which offers an activity packs with a specialised commentary designed for children. Children from 4 to 16 years old can get the advantage of special half price rate which currently is £14. In addition, to complete the family days out there is a free river cruise that is included to hop-on-hop-off tickets and the visitors will get the opportunity experiencing the London from a totally different perspective. Besides providing easy transportation, this will give a broad overview of the whole city.

If Hop on hop off buses is not something that you are looking for, to reduce the travelling costs prepare your Oyster Card before you start your journey.

Museums in London can add special attraction for the family days out.

Write down the British Museum; the Science Museum and Horniman Museum on your list. Very few parents know that the Science Museum organises sleepover for the children featuring exciting workshops, science shows, and a sleepover at the museum followed by a tasty breakfast in the morning to complete your magnificent family days out plan.

‘Pattern Pod’ can be another interesting thing for family days out, where creating patterns in many different ways may seem funny to them.

The ‘Launchpad’ gallery is a special attraction and has hands-on activities every day.  Another considerable site for family days out is Horniman Museum and gardens.Kids will like the aquarium and huge collection of stuffed animals there.

More Attractions and Activities for Family Days Out with Kids

Tickets & sightseeing passes
The London Pass London Explorer
Skip the line 2 for 1 promotion
Most popular tours to outside London
Windsor, Stonehenge & Bath
Stonehenge & Bath
Stonehenge morning or afternoon
Cotswolds tours
Paris day tours & short breaks

The regular Busy Bees activity sessions can be another attraction for the kids and family days out. Horniman Museum is ultra child-friendly museum and entry free. Bees activity sessions are designed for under 5 years, old children. You can join this activity if you visit the museum on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

In good weather conditions, meeting animals in the Horniman Museum and gardens can be another interesting activity for family days out. In Huge gardens, children can meet animals such as rabbits, chicken, ferrets and goats.

In Madame Tussaud, children can discover some familiar faces in wax format. The London Dungeon can be another attraction.

Those who are interested in enjoying some amazing, unbelievable exhibition with the kids in family days out, visiting “Ripley’s Believe It or Not” can be a good option. The attraction really appeals to young and old alike through some original and breathtaking exhibitions at every twist and turn.

During the busy schedule for family days out, the kids may get tired and need fresh air to get away for a few moments from the noise and traffic. London offers a vast selection of public parks  such as centrally located Hyde Park and Regent’s Park. Just outside of the city limits, lies the Royal Botanical Gardens, one of the world’s most beautiful gardens. The London Zoo also can be a good choice for family days out, which is a substantial and modern zoo and you will find all the animals that the children are particularly catered for.

Kids have always the attraction for the toys. So, why should you disappoint them in the family days out? The most renowned toy shop is Hamleys, loaded with original creations and displays of the toys. 

Let’s go Sealife

Sealife London Aquarium which is largest collections of marine life on this planet is another great option for family days out. The good thing is you can buy combining tickets to save money. For instance, buy a ticket for Sea Life Aquarium and London Eye or London Dungeon or Madam Tussauds.

There are more and more places that we would like to recommend to you, which we will bring to your attention in future articles.