It’s half term in the UK, the kids are under your feet and complaining they are bored…
It’s that time of the year again, when the kids are already waking you up in the early hours of the morning with boundless energy. So, instead of them building a pillow fortress in your living room, why not head outside and do some engaging and educational with them. Here are five entertaining and affordable ideas for things to do with your children in London.
1. The Science Museum
Learn about space rockets, watch a 3D movie, get involved in a hands-on exhibition for teenagers or visit the art gallery. The nearest tube station is South Kensington.
2. Buckingham Palace:
See the changing of the guards at Buckingham Palace. The times vary but this colourful ceremony is usually held between 11:15 am and 11:30 am. The nearest tube station is Victoria Street.
3. Hyde Park
Visit a green space, stroll along the Serpentine River or have a picnic. The nearest tube station is Hyde Park Corner.
4. Covent Garden
Enjoy loads of free entertainment such as: buskers, human statues, musicians. The nearest tube station is Covent Garden.
5. Natural History Museum
Explore the world of animals: see life-size dinosaurs, blue whales and crocodiles and much, much more. Entry is free.
See www.visitlondon.com for other events in London.
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