10 Family Attractions Worth Exploring on a Weekend in London

10 Family Attractions Worth Exploring on a Weekend in London

London is such a stunningly beautiful city. Walking along Waterloo Bridge on a winter evening is a great reminder of how truly lucky we are to be part of its vibrant culture. We do however need an occasional reminder of that. Therefore, we rounded up 10 great attractions which will get you to rediscover London with the family. 

Introducing the Top 10 Attractions your family must visit on any given weekend in London.  

1. Shakespeare’s Globe Tour

Shakespeare’s Globe offers exciting and educational activities for families and children all year round. The Globe Exhibition & Tour offers an opportunity for families and kids to learn more about Shakespeare and the theatre for which he wrote. Live demonstrations take place throughout the day exploring stage-fighting and Elizabethan clothing.Saturday & Sunday21 New Globe Walk, Bankside SE1 9DT

2. Cosmonauts: Birth of the Space Age

Discover the dramatic story of how Russia turned the dream of space travel into a reality and became the first nation to explore space in this once-in-a-lifetime exhibition. Come face-to-face with Vostok-6, the capsule flown by Valentina Tereshkova, the first ever woman in space, or examine the fascinating gadgets cosmonauts need to live in space, including a space shower, toilet, medical instruments and survival kits for crash landings.Saturday & SundayScience Museum, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 2DD

3. Churchill War Rooms

Find out more about the legacy of Sir Winston Churchill in the interactive Churchill Museum. Explore the historic rooms and hear about the secret history, military strategies and secrets that were discussed in these underground tunnels. Saturday & SundayClive Steps, King Charles Street , London SW1A 2AQ

4. London Dungeon

Visit the Tavern – the London Dungeon’s all new Victorian pub experience which will transport you back to 1896, where the gossip and scandal surrounding the local scoundrels, villains and working girls unravels around you.Saturday & SundayCounty Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB

5. The Height of Winter at The Shard

London’s own summit, The Shard will be transformed into an enchanting, sensory winter experience. Theatrical ice crystals and frost will charm guests 800ft above the city. Saturday & SundayJoiner Street, off St Thomas’ Street, London, SE1 3UD

6. Out of Town Trip

Visit Windsor Castle, Mysterious Stonehenge and Bath all in one great coach tour. Price includes entry to Windsor Castle, entrance to Roman Baths and Pump Rooms with Spa Water Tasting, free Lunch, pick-up from over 80 Central London hotels. Saturday & Sunday4 Fountain Square, 123-151 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W

7. St. Paul’s Cathedral

Whether St Paul’s is an old favourite, or you’re planning your first trip to the Cathedral, we can guarantee you won’t be disappointed. St Paul’s, with its world-famous Dome, is an iconic feature of the London skyline, but there is so much more to Sir Christopher Wren’s masterpiece than its impressive facade. Saturday & SundaySt Pauls Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD

8. Traditional Afternoon Tea

 Number Twelve Restaurant welcomes children of all ages which makes it a very special day out for all the family to enjoy. Saturday & Sunday12 Upper Woburn Pl , London WC1H 0HX

9. Star Wars at Madame Tussaud’s

Prepare to be transported to that galaxy, far, far awa. Star Wars at Madame Tussauds London is a unique, immersive experience featuring 16 of the most famous heroes and villains in scenes from some of the most iconic moments from the Star Wars universe.Saturday & SundayMarylebone Road, London NW1 5LR

10. Kew Palace and Gardens

Kew Palace was the family country home of King George III and setting for the film and play The Madness of King George. This cosy and intimate palace offers a unique insight into royal family life, with a number of rooms restored to the exact condition they would have been 200 years ago. Then step outside to enjoy the beauty of Kew Gardens. Two attractions in one great day out! Saturday & SundayKew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3AB