Entertaining and engaging activities for kids in London

When planning a trip, pre-planning goes a long way. It is even more helpful when you are planning a trip with your kids. The best thing to do is to plan a trip to a city that offers fun things for your kids. London is one of the most kid-friendly cities of the world. The forever buzzing city offers a lot of things for your kids to do all year through.


London offers kid–friendly parks, festivals, fairs, markets, events, restaurants and attractions that your kids will simply love. Seeing you kids enjoying and staying engaged in activities that are creative and knowledge will make your trip to London totally worth it.

The first thing you book after you tickets is an ideal place to stay and family-friendly place to stay in London. Exploring a city with kids will definitely make you super-tired. To overcome this overwhelming experience, you need a luxurious and comfortable place to relax. Providing you and your family unmatched comfort, the Park Grand London Paddington hotel is the most ideal place to book your stay. Providing all modern facilities and amenities, this hotel and its hospitable staff ensures you have a relaxing and memorable stay at the hotel. For more space and comfort you can book the suites at this Paddington hotel and enjoy your stay to the fullest. Centrally located, it offers the convenience of being a short walk away from the Paddington tube and train station. This station also provides connects you to Heathrow quickly via Heathrow Connect. Plus, this area is ever buzzing family-friendly restaurants, the Hyde Park and many popular London attractions. Once you are comfortably settled in this hotel it’s now time to venture out.

Here’s a list of things you can do and see with your kids in London

Natural History Museum

Best London Museums for kids

You will be surprised to see how creatively London museums engage, entertain and educate children. London is one of the few cities that offer a lot of prime museums free for its visitors or the entry fee is either free or discounted for children.

Here’s a list of museums that you must-visit when you are travelling with your kids

  • HMS Belfast
  • Bank of England Museum
  • British Museum
  • London Transport Museum
  • Museum of London
  • Science Museum
  • Natural History Museum
  • V&A Museum of Childhood


Best London Parks for kids

London is one of the rare cosmopolitan cities, managing to keep alive the park fashion in the most royal way possible. In these parks you can enjoy a nice picnic, a relaxing walk, boating, gardens, rides, theatre, festivals, fairs, cafes and more with your loved ones. Here’s a list of London’s most popular, massive and royal parks you can visit with your kids are:

  • Hyde Park
  • Regent’s Park
  • Victoria Park
  • St. James Park
  • Holland Park
  • Battersea Park
  • Hampstead Heath
  • Richmond Park

hyde park

Best festivals and fairs for kids

To make things more fun and exciting, here’s a list of kid-friendly events that place almost every year in London. Here’s the list of a few popular events you can plan your trip around

  • Winter Wonderland
  • Southbank Winter Festival
  • Winterville
  • Summer at Southbank

Best Musicals for kids

London is known for its spectacular Broadway shows all over the world. When visiting London you can’t miss seeing one of these breath-taking performances. We have selected a list of musicals that surely entertain your little one.

  • Lion King
  • Matilda
  • Aladdin
  • The curious incident of the dog in the night-time
  • Mama Mia
  • School of Rock
  • Wicked
  • Thriller
  • Harry Potter and the cursed child part one

Kids -friendly things to do

If the above don’t excite you and your family. You can indulge in these fun things to do.

Harry Potter

  • The Harry Potter Tour
  • Shopping at Hamleys
  • Hogwarts in the snow
  • Shrek’s Adventure
  • London Zoo
  • Sea life at the London aquarium
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