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11 Great ways to celebrate Family Day in London

Ali

International day of families, as proclaimed by the United Nations, is observed on 15th May every year.

To help you celebrate the occasion, we have some great suggestions for the whole family to enjoy.

1.  HMS Belfast

HMS Belfast is Europe’s only surviving Second World War cruises. It has a combination of activities for all the family members. You can explore its 9 decks and the operations room that allows you to plot your own course. The audio guide gives a captivating feel of the ship during its turbulent time in the past.

HMS Belfast entry: FREE with the London Explorer Pass. Adult from £15.45, kids £7.70, includes audio guide

Open: March – October: 10-6pm

Tube: London Bridge

2. Sea life Centre

Who is not astonished by the great marine life? This is a must see destination for the family. Sea life has the spectacular Shark Reef Encounter that can be viewed with other magnificent creatures through a glass walkway!

Sealife Centre London family ticket: adults from £19.38, children £15.49. Great savings to be made with a Merlin combo pass, buying 2, 3 or 5 attractions, valid for 90 days!

Open: 10-6pm weekdays, 9.30-7pm weekends and school holidays

Station: Waterloo. Located in County Hall, next to the Coca-Cola London Eye

3. Warner Bros Studio, London Tour

You can visit the fantastical sets of Harry Potter and delve into the enchanting world of Hogwarts! 

Visit the real sets used in the Harry Potter films and delve deeper into the magical world of Hogwarts! Highlights of the Studio include The Great Hall at Hogwarts, Diagon Alley, the Hogwarts Express and the Forbidden Forest. 

Warner Bros Studio Tour London Family Saver ticket: from £124

Open: 8.30-10pm

Mainline station: Watford Junction

4. London Eye

You can take your family and kids out to the London’s Millennium Wheel. They will definitely enjoy the iconic skyline of London. The London Eye 4D cinema experience is a part of its ticket price too. 

London Eye family ticket: adults from £22.95, children £18.70. Great savings to be made with a Merlin combo pass, buying 2, 3 or 5 attractions, valid for 90 days!

Open: 10am-8.30pm daily

Station: Waterloo

5. London Zoo

The famous London Zoo can be one of the best options perhaps for the family day out. It has daily events with free nature trail for children to tick off animals on their way around. From feeding the birds and the animals to animals showing off their skills and giraffe high tea, your family day adventure is pretty much sorted! 

London Zoo tickets: FREE with the London Pass. From £75.80 for a family of four

Open: From 10am to 6pm summer and 4pm winter

Station: Regent’s Park

6. Shrek’s Adventure

For some really silly family fun head to Shrek’s Adventure and board the magical flying 4D bus to Far Far Away. Along your way you’ll see characters such as Cinderella, Puss in Boots, Pinocchio and the Muffin Man. 

Shrek’s Adventure family ticket: from £84. Great savings to be made with a Merlin combo pass, buying 2, 3 or 5 attractions, valid for 90 days!

Open: 10-4pm Monday-Friday, 10-6pm Saturdays and school holidays, 10-5pm Sunday

Station: Waterloo. On the South Bank of the River Thames next to the Coca Cola London Eye

7. Science Museum

It is a great learning venue for all in the family. You can see a changing range of events, special exhibitions, IMAX 3D cinema, hands on activities and even simulators at the museum. In fact, there is so much to see and do at the Science Museum; you will need to come back!

Science Museum entry: FREE – donations welcome! FREE entry to the IMAX with a London Pass

Open: daily 10-6pm. Closed 24-26 December

Tube: South Kensington

8. Legoland

You can always head out to the very famous family theme park- Legoland. It has rides, shows and Lego models that will keep your excited kids and yourself engrossed through out.

Child Ticket- From £74 per ticket

Adult Ticket- From £79 per ticket

Open March- early November

9. Imperial War Museum, London

It is a popular spot for a learning family day out. Imperial War Museum is a set of five museums recording and showcasing experiences of modern conflict. These Museums help us explore the causes of war and its impact on people’s lives.

Free admission

10-6pm every day

Closed 24-26th December

10. Tooting Bec London

How about a fun filled swimming day? Explore South London’s iconic freshwater pool with pantone-coloured changing huts. It has a paddling pool for kids too.

Open May 1- September 30 (6am- 8pm)

Price- £4.60- £7.50

11. Madame Tussauds

The iconic waxwork museum in London featuring the Star Wars experience, your favourite superheroes from the Marvel Universe, the biggest boy bands and pop icons, A-list film stars and of course, in this year of Royal weddings, the popular Royal Family collection.

Madame Tussauds family ticket: adults from £27, children £22.50. Great savings to be made with a Merlin combo pass, buying 2, 3 or 5 attractions, valid for 90 days!

Open: 9am-6pm, Tuesday-Saturday, 9am-5pm, Sunday and Monday

Tube: Baker Street

Enjoy your leisure time with the family and leave your household chores to us. Book reliable professional cleaners now!

A very Happy Family Day from TidyChoice Team!