The kids are in for a treat if you’re planning a family trip to London. The city is packed full of fun and interesting things to do for youngsters that will give them something to tell their friends about back home. Whatever your little ones are into, you won’t have any trouble keeping them entertained in such a vibrant city.
One of the must-see spots in London, if you’re taking the kids, is the famous Hyde Park. As one of the biggest Royal Parks of London, it’s surrounded by all sorts of fun things to do and see. Luckily our Grand Royale London Hyde Park Hotel is just around the corner, which means you’ll have more than enough time to tick some of these fun family attractions off your London bucket list.
Princess Diana Memorial Fountain
Hyde Park, London
When the weather is nice and the sun is shining there’s no better place to spend an afternoon than London’s most famous park. At the heart of the grounds, you’ll find the beautiful fountain that was built in memory of the beloved Princess Diana. The unique design of the fountain was intended to reflect the openness of Diana. You’ll often see families sat on the grass around the fountain, with children paddling in the cool water. This unique landmark is just a short walk from the Grand Royale London Hyde Park Hotel, making it an ideal place for the family to spend an afternoon in the sun.
Hyde Park Playground
Hyde Park, London
If your kids like getting active and struggle to sit still for more than five minutes at a time, head over to the Hyde Park Playground and let them burn off all that excess energy. With all of the classic playground toys and obstacles, this spot is ideal for parents looking to sit and relax while their young ones run around and have fun. A trip to the playground is also a great way to let your kids interact with others and make new friends on their London adventure.
Shepherd’s Bush, London
Kidzania is an experience like no other where your children are put in charge of running an entire city. The huge indoor arena has been built to replicate a busy city and kids are in charge of it all. From fire stations to hospitals, there are all kinds of things to do once you get inside. Not only is it a lot of fun, it’s also a great learning experience that will teach your kids the importance of working together. With over 60 different activities and challenges for youngsters to tackle, Kidzania will create memories your children will never forget.
Hyde Park Stables
Bathurst Mews, London
This is a great opportunity for promising young horse riders to make some new four-legged friends. The Hyde Park Stables offer regular riding lessons for people of all ages. Hop on the back of a horse or pony with your little ones and make your way around the park in style. The lessons are available to people of all abilities, which means you can still enjoy this wonderful experience even if you’ve never ridden a horse before.