Enjoy a rewarding cultural and historical experience on a trip to London! There’s so much heritage in this British city – from landmarks like The Tower of London and Big Ben to a visit to the Harry Potter Studios to a traditional English teatime. There is sure to be something in London to delight every member of your family. Learn about the history of the Royal Family on a visit to Buckingham Palace, Kensington Palace, Hampton Court Palace, or Windsor Castle. Give your children a chance to blow off steam in the famous Princess Diana Memorial Playground, located in Kensington Gardens. Go shopping at world-renowned retailers like Harrods Department Store or Hamleys (a toy store with a whopping seven floors). Take some time for tea at the pretty pink storefront of Peggy Porschen. Have a look through fabulous museums like the Victoria & Albert, the National Gallery, or the British Museum. See a show in London’s theatre district. Take a cruise down the River Thames. Hear what locals have to say at the Speakers’ Corner in Hyde Park. Whether you embark on a guided tour or explore the city yourself, London will not disappoint.
Plan Your Perfect Family Vacation
Families Who Love To Travel contributor Dana Fennell gives her suggestions on places to visit outside of London’s city center
There’s nothing more quintessentially British than afternoon tea! If you’re planning a trip to London with little ones, don’t miss out on this cultural experience because of the perception that tea time is for “adults.” Here, we’ve rounded up the best kid-friendly places in London for a spot of afternoon tea.
Here is our round-up of the best blog posts about things to do in London with kids to help you plan your next trip to the UK
By Megan Tucker Hotels We love the Bloomsbury area. It’s walkable to many central sites and well-situated next to Kings Cross/Euston for broader train travel. The best location we’ve personally stayed at is what is now the Kimpton Fitzroy, right on Russell Square. There’s also a Holiday Inn adjacent to the Brunswick Centre which has…