London is a city which caters to all ages. Whether you’re on a romantic getaway or an educational tour, there will always be a plethora of events and sites for you to visit. This very fact means that whatever the reason for your visit there will be plenty for you to fill up your trip with. Of course, this can lead to complications, not everybody will want to do the same things during their trip to the city and especially when taking children to London. There’s only so many things which will keep a child’s interest, so finding the right attractions which will keep both you and the kids from falling asleep is vital for a successful holiday, creating long lasting memories to help all ages have a great holiday.
The London Eye
This is a great way to start a trip to London, whether taking advantage of London’s Hotel special offers or not, you’ll find the London Eye a great value way to get your bearings in the city. The Ferris wheel on London’s South Bank holds 30 capsules and gives you a stunning view over the city, making sure that you’re not only getting a great opportunity for photos, but also a half hour chance to experience first-hand the monumental vastness of the city.
A trip to the West End
London is the European hub for arts and theatre, making a trip to the West End a must for any family with even a slight interest in the glitzy world of show business. Prepare to whisked away to Oz with the magic of Wicked near Victoria Station, or alternatively prepare to be filled with suspense with Agatha Christie’s Mousetrap, the longest running show on London’s West End.
Based in Regent’s Park, London Zoo is a great way to spend the day. With a huge range of animals on display, you’ll be toe-to-toe with tigers, examine the majestic Komodo Dragon and slither and scuttle in the Reptile House. The zoo is a friendly, educational and expansive way to see some of the most fantastic animals in the world in an environment where both you and they are safe.
Based near Baker Street, Madam Tussauds is a world-famous wax works where you can see life size replicas of some of the most famous celebrities to ever grace the earth. Get a selfie with Angelina Jolie, the beautiful Queen, Brad Pitt and even the historic Hugh Bonneville.
Olympic Adventure Park
Standing where the London 2012 Olympics took place and a short train journey from hotels in Shoreditch, the Olympic Park takes up the area around Hackney and Stratford and is known for being one of the best places to find playgrounds, beautiful parkland and some amazing waterworks.
Harry Potter tour
Based in Leavesden’s Warner Brothers studio, this amazing tour of the sets and technology used to create the Harry Potter films is a perfect way to spend the day for any Potter fans. Pair it with a trip to the West End to see The Cursed Child and you’ve got yourself a day more magical than Hogwarts.