Discover the best family friendly activities in London! From the best museums for free, West End theatre shows for families and the world’s biggest toy store in this handy round-up.
Winter Wonderland, Hyde Park
Open from 22 November 2018 from 4-10pm for a special public preview and until 6 January 2019, Winter Wonderland we be open every day from 10am – 10pm, except Christmas Day.
There's lots in store this year, including new attractions, Peter Pan on Ice, Teletubbies Christmas Show, Ice Sculpting Workshops, and our very own Comedy Club. Old favourites include an even bigger ice rink and jaw dropping acts in the Circus MegaDome! Winter Wonderland offers a huge selection of food and drink - from sit-down meals, a bite on the move, or festive drinks with family and friends – Winter Wonderland has something for everyone.
At Madame Tussauds in London you can take a selfie with Kim Kardashian and get up close and personal to David Beckham. Through this star-studded tour, you’ll get to meet your idols (and learn a little bit along the way). You can even impress your friends at home with a picture of you and Prince Harry (wax work!). At the Natural History Museum you can discover fascinating creatures, intriguing science, and enjoy fun, family-friendly activities.
Aladdin, the spectacular west end musical
The best London theatre show for kids is arguably Aladdin and you can watch this at Prince Edward theatre in London’s West End. Aladdin is a 1992 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The show uses breathtaking theatrical magic to tell the story of Aladdin, an Arabian street urchin, who finds a magic lamp containing a genie.
The London Dungeon
If you’re feeling brave, journey back in time to London’s most horrible historical moments at The London Dungeon. See, hear, smell and feel London’s darkest stories as they come to life before your eyes. There are even two London Dungeon rides – guaranteed to make you scream. Tickets to the London Dungeon start from £19 per adult.
While in London check out Hamleys the world’s biggest toy store. There are seven floors filled with fun, games and laughter. You’ll literally feel like a kids in a sweetshop, with a mixture of nostalgic traditional toys that are bound to send mum and dad down memory lane, and the latest gadgets and gizmos sure to thrill the kids. Explore the magical world inside the best toy store in London.
Luxury Shopping in Knightsbridge
Renowned as one of the most exclusive areas and best shopping destinations in London, Knightsbridge is famous for its luxury flagship stores, five-star hotels and the best restaurants in London. Here you’ll find London’s best department stores including Harrods Department Store and Harvey Nichols. Knightsbridge is within a 10 minute walk of Jumeirah’s hotels so you can shop ‘til you drop!
Why not stay at Jumeirah Carlton Tower in Knightsbridge, Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in Belgravia which are offering a the limited edition Summer Family Fun package, complete with a ‘Toy Butler.’ You can enjoy a full English breakfast, a picnic in the private gardens, a ‘Toy Butler’ on hand, personalised toy box on loan, a selection of sweet surprises, and a complimentary Jumeirah bear which will be waiting for the kids in their room.