Fun Things to do With Kids in London During Half-Term
Looking for half-term things to do in London? Look no further! Discover fun things to do in London with children and join our Kids’ Club to enjoy London’s finest attractions on our bus tours!
Original Tour – Kids’ Club
Our Kids’ Club is included free with their ticket for our sightseeing bus tours. This includes access to a unique commentary channel for children between 5 and 11 years old and has been designed to be both educational and entertaining.
Available for collection from our Visitor Centre, every child also receives an activity pack which includes exciting games and quizzes that are sure to keep them entertained.
And, for a truly immersive experience, why not hop off at Shrek’s Adventure? With 10 live fairy tale-themed shows and iconic sets from the Shrek film franchise, there is plenty to delight adults and children alike.
SEA LIFE London
Situated just next to the London Eye, SEA LIFE London is visited by families from all over the world who flock to see nearly 5,000 amazing sea creatures in action.
From jelly fish, penguins, rays and sharks to the interactive rockpool where you can touch starfish, sea anemones and crabs, the aquarium is sure to leave your children wide-eyed for hours.
Don’t forget, you can receive an exclusive discount on the SEA LIFE London Aquarium by combining it with your Original Tour bus ticket.
Treat the kids to a day at the zoo where they can see all of their favourite animals up close! The ZSL London Zoo promises to be a great day out for the whole family. Centrally located in Regents Park, the London Zoo is easy to reach and lots of fun to explore.
Stroll through the spider exhibit, get closer to lemurs than ever before or venture into the Land of the Lions. There are plenty of talks, shows and animal feedings throughout the day as well as an animal trail and children’s playground.
With so much to see and do, the London Zoo is one of the great things to do in London during half-term.
Do you want to have lunch at one of the most famous restaurants in London?
Recently awarded the Best Child-Friendly Restaurant in London by the Bookatable Awards, there is plenty to see at Planet Hollywood to keep the kids entertained while they eat.
They can check out real film props and costumes, such as a life-size Arnie from Terminator 2: Judgment Day and the red Power Ranger costume, whilst tucking into authentic American cuisine.
Our adult lunch menu includes Planet Hollywood's Classic Burger and Cheeseburger, while children can tuck into spaghetti with meatballs, fish goujons and much more!
The Natural History Museum
If you’ve yet to discover just how amazing the Natural History Museum (NHM) is, this half term is your chance to put it right!
If your children are into natural wonders, then why not let them be scientists for the day at the NHM’s science centre? This hands-on experience will let them discover hundreds of real-life specimens, with Science Educators on hand to guide them along the way.
Throughout half term, you can also see what’s on and catch the latest events and exhibits in the museum. These are designed to be immersive experiences which capture the imagination of your little ones and allow them to explore the science for themselves.
Explore London’s Parks
With over 35,000 acres of public parks in addition to woodlands and gardens, London is one of the greenest capital cities in the world. Discover one of the top 20 parks in London for a wonderful day outdoors.
A visit to Hyde Park, for example, provides plenty of half-term activities in London that children will love. You can hire pedal boats on the serpentine, paddle in the Royal Diana Memorial Fountain, tackle adventure play parks and much, much more.
If you are looking for more things to do with kids in London during half-term, don’t forget to make the most of your trip with The Original Tour’s 24-hr and 48-hr bus tickets. With over 80 conveniently located bus stops across the city, it makes both getting around and sightseeing much easier and cheaper.