In need of ways to keep the kids entertained this Summer Holiday? We have a few suggestions to make….
Jurassic World the Exhibition: if your kids are fascinated by dinosaurs and the Jurassic World franchise then this new exhibition at Excel London (from the 25th August) is the perfect place to visit. Allowing visitors to get up and close with some familiar dinosaurs, while exploring the science behind Jurassic World this exhibition is set to be extremely popular – so make sure you book your tickets in advance! You can book your tickets here.
Beatrix Potter: Drawn to Nature, Victoria and Albert Museum: for those with slightly younger children, why not delve into the world that Beatrix Potter created by paying a visit to this delightfully charming and family friendly exhibition. Exploring all of the author’s interests and how they helped her to become one of the most famous children’s authors of all time, this exhibition has plenty of opportunities for children to engage with what they are seeing.
Harry Potter: Visit the film locations: probably best suited for those who are slightly older as this two hour walking tour (which does require you to have a valid oyster or travel card) takes you to some of the many famous locations that feature in the Harry Potter films. Those who take part will be able to see sights including Leaky Cauldron, the entrance to the Ministry of magic, the cobblestone streets of Diagon Alley and Platform 9¾ among others, with a friendly guide who will take you along the way to offer fascinating facts about the films!
Disney’s Something Magical, Covent Garden: bringing the magic of Disney theatre productions out to Covent Garden, this free experience (on until the 4th September) is filled with activities that allows you to get up close and personal with West End productions such as Frozen, Beauty and the Beast, Mary Poppins and The Lion King. You can download the map here.
The Peter Rabbit Garden Adventure: if you fancy venturing out of London for the day, then pay a visit to Blenheim Palace to immersive yourself and your family in this experience in which you are tasked with trying to find Peter Rabbit. Combining live theatre and puppetry, nature activities and a Peter Rabbit Farm Shop – there is plenty to entertain those aged three and above!
Madame Tussauds: ever wanted a selfie with your favourite celebrity? Then don’t forget to pay a visit to this popular visitor attraction. Featuring over 150 famous faces, there are also plenty of special exhibitions to enjoy as well – ideal day out with your teenager!