4 things to do with the kids in London during half term


If you’re looking for inspiration for what you can do with the family during the half term break, then a mini break or visit to London might be a good option. There are plenty of things to do in London with lots to keep the kids entertained and something to suit all budgets. There are sometimes a great choice of offers available when it comes to travel, attractions and accommodation so it’s one to consider!

Last minutes musicals

If it’s a musical you fancy doing then you can sometimes get some great deals on last minute tickets, it may just take some hunting around and good timing. Maybe make a list of the shows your family might want to see and keep an eye out for the tickets leading up to your visit, you can sometimes get lucky with deals online. Check out the visit London site for some more information on theatre tickets and other attractions.

Ignite their imaginations at the museum

Museum visits are a great option, especially for visiting London as there are so many to choose from. No matter if your child is into science, history or art there’s always an option and budget to suit everyone. This February, kids go free at the Natural History Museums exhibition, Whales: Beneath the surface which is a great exhibition which is sure to ignite your kid’s imaginations!

Take a staycation in London

If you don’t live close by to London, trying to squeeze all the activities into one day can be a bit of a push so it’s nice to be able to plan in a couple of days to make sure you get to see all the sights and activities. Although it can sometimes be a pricey visit bringing the family down to the capital, there are some great accommodation options that are suitable for families, such as YHA hostels in London which have the option of family rooms, sleeping up to 6 people. Having a couple of days to explore the city makes it feel more like a mini break and allows you to pack more into your visit.

Try something new with food

When it comes to food, it can be easy to gravitate towards the same places, you know they can be safe bets. However, London has plenty to offer when it comes to food, with choices to suit everyone’s tastes, it can be a great opportunity to try some new and exciting foods. With food markets within central London, offering a mixture of different cuisines why not take your kids to experience something different. South Bank has a lot to offer in terms of food, with great choices of restaurants and food stands, there’s something for everyone to try.


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