Days Out Ideas

Explore London from Kings Cross Station

Written by Elexa Rose

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London has so much to do and see that when you’re planning your perfect day out it can be difficult to squeeze it all in! So, we’ve created this super handy guide to help you explore the very best of what London has to offer in walking distance from Kings Cross, meaning that you can spend less time navigating your way around and more time having fun at these amazing locations!

You can now take this guide with you even if you can’t access the internet by downloading and printing out the PDF or saving the mobile version to your phone!

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1. Platform 9 and ¾ and Harry Potter Shop

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The Harry Potter Platform At Kings Cross Train Station In London

Come along to this famous platform… don’t forget your books and Hedwig! Pick up supplies you need, including souvenirs, wands and lots of other lovely film replicas.

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2. Granary Square

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London UK - May 23 2016 - Students and tourists walk through Granary Square and University of the Arts London campus.

Right in the heart of Kings Cross, this public square has over 1,000 choreographed fountains, restaurants and more. The fountains look amazing at night!

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3. British Library

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LONDON, UK - NOVEMBER 30, 2014: British museum. Interior of main hall with library in an inner yard

LONDON, UK – NOVEMBER 30, 2014: British museum. Interior of main hall with library in an inner yard

With over 150 million items, this amazing library is the perfect place for your little bookworms! There’s also lots of interesting exhibits to visit too.

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4. The Skip Garden

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This is an amazing community garden with a twist… it can move! With lots of wild flowers, vegetables and herbs, this is the perfect visit for your mini gardeners!

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5. House of Illustration

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This gallery, the first of its kind dedicated to the art of illustration, features animation to adverts, picture books to political cartoons and scientific drawings and fashion designs.

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6. Handyside Gardens Play Park

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This children’s play area, with swings, things to climb, a sandpit and a slide, as well as a running channel, is the perfect place to blow off steam after a day exploring the big smoke!

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7. SNUG: Soft Play, Lewis Cubitt Park

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This fun play activity allows little ones to build play landscapes with shapes. Create dens, tunnels, obstacle courses, trampolines, rockets, houses… and more!

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8. London Canal Museum

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Learn all about London’s canals in this fascinating museum. You can see inside a narrowboat cabin, as well as learn about the people that lived and worked inside them!

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9. Clue Quest

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child girl playing with a magnifying glass in the detective

This live escape game is perfect for families looking for a logical challenge! Whilst it’s fun for all ages, ClueQuest do recommend their challenges are best for children over 9 years old.

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10. HintHunt

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This fun escape game for 3 – 5 people. You have 60 minutes to climb a mountain of puzzles and mysteries in a tiny room!

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11. ZSL London Zoo

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Come along and meet cute some penguins, gorillas, baby tigers and more! ZSL also has lots of fun experiences, including the chance to stay overnight!

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12. The British Museum

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This fascinating museum offers an insight into the cultural, artistic and historical aspects of British life. Don’t forget to pick up a family activity pack!

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