Whether you are looking to entertain a toddler, a bored teenager or a noisy ten-year-old. You will find plenty of things to do in London.
Even better, many of the greatest places for families are free to visit, stretching your budget further for those must-do attractions that aren't.
Explore the Peter Pan theme play area next to Kensington Palace. It is specially designed to suit children of all physical abilities and the playground includes a beach, sculptures, teepees for make-believe games, and even a sensory trail. It’s free to enjoy, but be aware that at busy times there might be a queue to get in.
Ride a Shetland pony across Richmond Park with Stag Lodge Stables. They provide horse rides for visitors of all ages and abilities. Don't worry even children 3 - 6 years old can take part on a more manageable Shetland pony.
Delve into the icy Antarctic at Sea Life Aquarium, here you will discover adorable Gentoo penguins living on land and water.
Take a visit to the The zoological museum, the only one of it's kind. You will be amazed at the transporting effect of seeing avenues of display cases stuffed to the gunnels with animal skeletons, taxidermy specimens and creatures preserved in fluid, like a true Victorian wunderkammer. From a jar of tiny moles to a huge elephant skull, there is plenty here to draw gasps of amazement.
Become a knight in shining armour at the Wallace Collection, the free to enter museum is full of excellent furniture, porcelain and gold boxes. The Arms and Armour collection collection fascinates pint-sized warriors and children can play fancy dress during the regular free family activity sessions at weekends.
Book a night stay now at Mercure London Hyde Park and have a fun-filled Easter weekend in the capital.