Top 5 activities for children in London

Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Playground

Our 1st favourite activity is the Diana, Princess of Wales memorial playground. This children's park is simply the best for miles around. There is sandpit for toddlers and climbing frames, also there is an adventure playground for the older children.

Address: Nr Black Lion Gate, Broad Walk, London, W2 2UH

The Horniman Museum

Our 2nd favourite activity is the Horniman Museum. The museum has a traditional natural history gallery – where there is an overstuffed walrus! Also exhibits are displayed in traditional cases with no computer touch-screens in sight.

Opening times: Daily 10.30am-5.30pm. Gardens: daily 7.15am-dusk

Address:  100 London Rd, London, SE23 3PQ

Spitalfields City Farm

Our 3rd favourite activity is the Spitalfield farm. Sunday is always  fun day so you're  missing a trick not to visit this urban oasis built in a former railway goods depot.

Opening times: 10am-4.30pm Tue-Sun

Address: Buxton St, London, E1 5AR,

Free Family Events at Westminster Abbey

Our 4th favourite activity is the Westminster Abbey which is very popular for its summer holiday events.

Opening times: Tuesday 13, 15 20 August at 14:30.

Address: London, SW 1P 3PA

Thames Barrier Park

Our final favourite activity is the Thames barrier. This is a good place to relax and also have fun. There is a fountain area where children can play and take part in fun activities such as football.

Address: North Woolwich Rd, E16, 2HP

Opening times: daily from 7am, closing times vary by month

5 activities for children in london