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10 Unexpected Days Out (With Kids!) in London

Written by Claire

If you want a day out with a difference, then nothing beats the variety of attractions on offer in London! From Museums to Palaces, Tombs to Play Areas, London really does have it all!

Ripley’s Believe it or Not! – Special Offer £44 for 4 tickets plus a guidebook and fast track entry!

Ripleys Believe it or Not London on #Daysoutwithkids

Enter a world of the truly unbelievable, bizarre and amazing! Ripley’s London houses over 700 fascinating artefacts, all spread over 6 different floors and covering a wide range of themes. Whether it’s amazing art, incredible nature, absorbing history, people and culture or simply the weird and wonderful that intrigue you, Ripley’s will not disappoint.
Price: Book via Days Out With Kids and SAVE!! Just £22.95 for 2 people – BOOK HERE

Discover Children’s Story Centre

Discover Children's Centre on #Daysoutwithkids

This place is BRILLIANT if you have young children and you’ll enjoy making stories as a family. There’s an indoor trail where you can slide down a tower, dance on musical spots and hide in a cave! There’s even an outdoor story area where you can glide away in a ship or enjoy a story in the Story Glade. Alongside this there is always a packed programme of fun family events!
Price: £5
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Vauxhall City Farm

Vauxhall-City-Farm on #Daysoutwithkids

A slice of the countryside in central London! If you have an hour or two to spare then head to this city farm, just a stone’s throw from Vauxhall station. Home to some very friendly sheep, rabbits, horses and even alpacas!
Price: Free
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The London Bridge Experience and Tombs! –  **Exclusive Days Out With Kids Offer** 46% off! 

london bridge experience on #Daysoutwithkids

This one is best for families with older kids and teenagers. Discover London’s gruesome and terrifying history as you discover the past of this infamous haunted bridge! You will be lead by costumed characters on an  interactive ‘story telling’ tour and whilst they regale stories from the past you will also, see, smell and taste it!! Are you brace enough?
Our EXCLUSIVE Prices: Adult £13, Child £10, Family £46

Madame Tussaud’s


Get ready for a star studded day out meeting your favourite celebrities and even royalty at this world famous waxwork museum! Have your picture taken with 1D and Prime Minister David Cameron. Kids will love ‘meeting’ their favourite characters including Mickey Mouse and Shrek.
Price: Adult £34 Child £29.50
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Coram’s Fields

Corams Fields on #Daysoutwithkids

One of the most child friendly spaces in central London! You can only get through the gate if you have a child under 16 with you! At the park you will find a giant sandpit, an array of climbing frames to suit all ages, wheeled toys that can be borrowed, plus a city farm, all set within a walled garden!
Price: Free
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Tower of London – **Save up to 16% off tickets when you book through Days Out With Kids**


You’ll be absolutely stunned by the amazing crown jewels on display at this iconic landmark.  Make sure you take one of the guided tours, which really brings the history to life. Pick up a family trail at the Welcome Centre when you arrive and keep an eye out for the famous Ravens!
Price: Adult £18.35, Child £8.25, Family £48.95

British Museum

British Museum on #Daysoutwithkids

At this spectacular museum you will see the amazing collections of artefacts that span over 2 million years of human history. Free tours take place throughout the days and during the weekend and school holidays families can borrow activity backpacks for children. (There is a £10 deposit, there is a large choice of backpacks to suit all ages- perfect for helping with school project research!)
Price: Free
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UP! at the O2

Up at the o2 on #Daysoutwithkids

Adventurous families with children over 10 can become explorers as they complete the challenge to climb the roof of this iconic landmark. You will be given a full safety kit including a suit, boots and of course a harness. Climbs can be made at various times of the day and even at night! This is definitely one for the family bucket list!
Price: From £28pp
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Chelsea Physic Garden


Nestled beside the Thames this haven of green is best know for growing medicinal plants. It also features the worlds oldest Rock Garden, made from flint, bricks and stones from the Tower of London. There are plenty of activities for families to enjoy including Sunday Fun-days every week!
Price: Adults £10.50, Children £6.95, under 5’s FREE
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Have a great day out, remember there are lots more days out ideas on our website and FREE London Days out in our London City Guide!



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