There are plenty of ways to entertain your inner child in London. The city is packed full of action-packed, fun-filled activities that will take you back to your childhood and give you a chance to let loose on your city break.
London is a giant playground for kidults if you know the right places to go and the right things to do. Our hotels near Hyde Park are the perfect places for you to have fun and discover a new side of London. Check out our ultimate list of nostalgia-fuelled activities for a trip you’ll never forget.
Bateman Street, London
Get ready for an evening of 90s nostalgia at this ultra-retro gaming bar in the heart of Soho. Simmons has become a hotspot for geeks and gamers who want to take a trip down memory lane and play some of the old-school games they enjoyed as kids. The best thing about being an adult is enjoying the fun games you played when you were young while being old enough to drink. The cocktail menu at Simmons will have you buzzing with excitement. Enjoy a delicious drink while you bash the buttons on classic gaming consoles such as Sega Megadrive and SNES.
Plonk Crazy Golf
Victoria Park Road, London
Grab hold of your putter and aim for a hole in one at this fun-filled adventure golf experience in the heart of London. There’s nothing more fun than a bit of friendly competition with your pals and the courses at Plonk are the best places for it. Make your way through neon jungles and colourful rainforests as you try to edge out your competitors with your trusty putter. There are plenty of extreme sports in London but a classic game of mini golf is a nostalgia trip like no other. Be sure to check out the multiple Plonk venues dotted around the city.
Kendal Avenue, London
There’s nothing quite as fun as jumping around and flinging yourself into the air so go and let your inner child bounce off the walls at this fun-filled trampoline park. Big kids of all ages are welcome at the Oxygen Freejumping Park, which is just a Tube ride away from our hotels near Hyde Park. It’s a great way to stay active and break a sweat while having heaps of fun at the same time. There are fitness classes available throughout the week or you can hop on the trampolines during open sessions and go freestyle.
Acton Mews, London
Hidden underneath a railway arch in the heart of Hackney you’ll find one of the most quirky bar/cafes in London. After ordering your drink grab a set of dice and browse the huge selection of classic board games. When you were a kid there was nothing as exciting, and sometimes dangerous, as sitting down to play a game of Monopoly or Frustration. This nostalgic hotspot in Hackney is the perfect place for an evening of fun with your friends so be sure to check it out while you’re in the area.