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5 Wallet Friendly Activities in London to do with the Kids This Half Term

February 2017

Entertaining this kids this half term does not have to break the bank! Keep it low cost, with our 5 wallet friendly activities in London to do with the kid this half term.

Wander Along the South Bank

Perfect for the whole family, wrap up and take a wander along the beautiful London South Bank. The South Bank has everything to make your family day out great. Meander your way through knick-knack stalls and street food vendors, as you take in the stunning view of the city lined Thames. Be entertained by the street entertainers and performers, and have a much welcomed break in one of the coffee shops.

If your little ones are into skateboarding, the South Bank is well known for its undercroft skate park. So whether they want to be the next big skateboarder, or just want to watch from the side, they are sure to have bundles of fun with a day out to the city's South Bank.

Sky Sunset People Tree

Get Stuck in With London Museums

Let your kids minds wander and explore with a visit to some of London's top museums. London has an array of incredible child friendly museums. Full of interaction, the Science Museum, the British Museum, and the Natural History Museum (just to name a few), are ideal places to entertain and educate your children this half term.

Soar High Over the Thames

Soar high over one of the world's most well-known cities, with a ride on the Emirates Air Line Cable Cars. The cable cars will give you a 360° view of the capital, as you move your way across the River Thames. Turn your trip into a game, seeing who can be the first to point out popular landmarks such as The O2, Canary Wharf, and The Royal Observatory.

Explore Markets

Full of colour, life, and variety, there really is nothing better than roaming around the markets of London. Camden Market is lined with stalls selling clothes, bags, shoes, and accessories, while at Borough Market, you can enjoy a day out sampling different and unique food and drink. Spitalfields Market can be found in Horner Square, selling everything from music to jewellery, children's toys to fashion. Boredom is certainly not an option when it comes to the never-ending markets of London.

Open Top Bus Tour

What better way to see and get to know some of the city's most famous attractions, than a guided open top bus tour? Fun for all of the family, many tour operators will take you to top tourist attractions, giving you panoramic views of Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, Trafalgar Square, and The Tower of London.

Skyline View London Thames River

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