School is out for Summer and London has plenty in store for everyone to enjoy!
With plentiful unique experiences and activities that would truly be unforgettable, what better place to celebrate your summer than in London. With so many new iconic and fan favourite attractions it’s hard to decide what to do! Here are a few ideas that’ll put you on the right track!
Sightseeing Cruise on the River Thames
As you may know, London has some of the most famous tourist attractions in the world and people travel far to come see them! Did you know that almost all of London’s major tourist sights can be seen from the Thames? A sightseeing cruise on the River Thames is the best way to see the sights from a different view! Providing you with all the perfect photo opportunities and it’s a great thing to do with kids, as you don’t need to worry about them wandering off or walking too far and getting tired.
When I grow up, I want to be…
Welcome to Kidzania, where your children can immerse themselves in exciting real-life activities! They can explore different careers and essential life skills, based in Westfield London, Shepherd’s Bush, children aged four to fourteen are welcome to the indoor city where there are many jobs available for kids to discover, from an airline pilot to an actor, firefighter to DJ. Kids can work, play, earn and learn while having fun!
Inspired by the hit DreamWorks franchise, don’t miss Shrek’s adventure! An indoor walk and ride attraction that is brilliantly bonkers where the whole family can journey through the land of Far Far Away and meet and interact with various famous characters! Don’t miss out on their summer activity and meet Puss in Boots!
Come to Greenwich and step on board the famous Cutty Sark and discover what life was like on board this iconic sailing ship! There’s so much for kids to explore on board Cutty Sark: meet the cast of colourful characters, play interactive games, take a selfie on the main deck, touch the hull of the ship and see how the crew lived and worked at sea.
London Transport Museum
The London Transport Museum based in Covent Garden is the home for anything related to the rich heritage of London’s transport. The Museum is inviting families to go on a Green Journey this summer. Until 1 September, discover their brand-new, interactive installation exploring global warming and its effects on London, some of the available solutions to help tackle it – from Transport for London’s hydrogen buses to the active travel choices we can all make to make our journeys greener – as well as new green jobs and skills needed to solve these problems.
Families can also join in hands-on, fun workshops, where they can meet real-life innovators and create their own climate change superhero or create Family Action Cards to get inspired to take action to make London a greener city. All workshops are drop-in and free with museum admission, and kids go free!
See London at the speed of Thamesjet! Experience an exhilarating day out on the Thames and see the best sights of London and enjoy a 50-minute ride of adrenaline-inducing fast paced twists and turns, James Bond style!
Begin your ride at Westminster to Tower Bridge before the boat picks up speed and powers through the water at an exciting ride to Canary Wharf. Once you’ve caught your breath, it’s a smooth ride back to Westminster to take in the sights and snap some pictures. London sightseeing deals don’t get better than this, tickets starting from £42!
Jicho la London
It is Europe’s tallest cantilevered observation wheel and is the most popular paid tourist attraction in the United Kingdom with over 3 million visitors annually! Come visit the London Eye and witness the views of London at a great height!
The boardgame that may have caused many family arguments at Christmas has become life-sized! Come and play the iconic life-sized board and you can complete challenges, build houses, charge rent, escape jail and even control London’s waterworks as you travel around the life-sized board earning as much money as you can by completing escape room style challenges.
Calling all Stranger Things fans! Dive in the town of Hawkins for a very special episode starring you! The experience throws you into your favourite show, then explore an 80’s-themed Mix-Tape medley with food & drinks, special merchandise, photo ops, and much more.