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Family Days Out in London: Places to visit & things to do

The capital of the UK and home to some of the most famous attractions across the globe, London is a popular destination for locals and tourists alike. Between tours of the city and top museums, London is full of family attractions everyone will love.

No matter whether you’ve got little ones or teens, you’re bound to find plenty of family activities for your next visit to London. Here are some of the best places to visit and things to do in London with the family. 

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British Museum for Kids & Families Semi-Private Tour 

If you’re having a family day out in London, you can’t go wrong with a tour of the British Museum. Featuring over 8 million exhibits, the museum has the biggest collection worldwide, including famous artefacts from the Parthenon in Athens, the Rosetta Stone, an Egyptian mummy, and plenty more! The semi-private tour for kids and families takes around two hours and is run by a professional museum guide. 


Harry Potter Black Taxi Tour of London  

Potterheads will be delighted by a private Harry Potter Black Taxi Tour of London. Your trusty cab driver will take you on a tour of Harry Potter sites around the city. From Diagon Alley to the Leaky Cauldron, young witches and wizards are sure to feel the magic throughout the experience. The tour is a must for any fans of the renowned books and movies and the ideal attraction if you’re looking for family activities in London. 

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London Highlights Family-Friendly Walking Tour 

If you’re looking for things to do in London with the family, the London Highlights Family-Friendly Walking Tour is a great start. Your expert guide will lead you on a private walk of the centre of London, with a schedule designed to be engaging and educational. Expect to see popular London attractions including Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, the Changing of the Guards, Downing Street, and plenty of other renowned sites. The tour takes around three hours, making use of public transport along the way. 


SEA LIFE London Aquarium

If you’re searching for London family attractions, you can’t go wrong with The SEA LIFE London Aquarium. Featuring over 50 captivating displays and more than 400 species to view, along with scheduled live feedings and talks, it’s the ideal way to keep everyone entertained on a family day out in London. We all know kids have little patience, but a special admission ticket will allow you to skip the queues and jump straight into your SEA LIFE experience!  

If you’re planning a few family fun days in London, check out our 2FOR1 offers to see if you can cut costs on your entry fees to some of the top London family attractions.


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