Family Holidays in London
With activities and attractions crammed into every street London is the perfect place for a getaway with everything you could ever want to do only a walk or tube ride away. With major historical attractions such as St Paul’s Cathedral and The Royal Opera House are two of a range of historical attractions on offer in London. If you’re looking to brush up on your history you can visit the National History Museum or the Imperial War Museum and view hundreds of exciting and interactive exhibits. After all these city sights you can escape the bustling streets and enjoy the 350 acres of Hyde Park with a tranquil walk or a picnic on the banks of the Serpentine Lake.
After lunch you can take the afternoon to enjoy the Tate Modern, home of international modern and contemporary art often housing events and exhibitions by some of the world’s most famous artists. If you’re looking for family days out then London is the perfect day out with a range of attractions for families. The ever popular Madame Tussauds is the ideal location housing hundreds of wax models of celebrities letting you get close to the stars. If you and the children are feeling brave the London Dungeons are a must-see attraction where you can watch the recreation of various gory historical events. With a range of walking and cycling routes around London you will never be stuck for ideas for attractions in London.
You’ll never be bored in London with a range of options for days out, if you’re looking for something to do while the children are busy a walk and picnic in Hyde Park is the perfect place to enjoy some peace and quiet in the heart of the bustling city. If you’re looking for a more active day out there are a plethora of walking and cycling trails that take you through the city centre and countryside surrounding London giving you the chance to get out of the city.
Whatever your family’s interests you’re sure to have a memorable family holiday in London.
Find out more about the attractions and activities taking place in the region in our Things to Do section, and use the Accommodation search to find family friendly pubs and inns offering bed and breakfast.
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