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Family friendly travelling in London

London is a city famous for cathedrals, bridges, and banks, but England’s regal capital is also home to a huge array of action-packed entertainment for visitors of all ages, from zoos and parks to dozens of child-friendly museums. Family vacations in London offer the perfect blend of daytime thrills for the kids and evening fun for Mom and Dad. Visit scary dungeons, deep within medieval fortresses or go and see the opulent palaces where princes and princesses spend their days. As evening falls, catch the latest hit show at the world-famous West End or dine at one of the city’s multitude of ethnic eateries.

Things to see in London

Start off your fun-filled family stay in London with a visit to the iconic Harrods department store in Knightsbridge. This mammoth emporium is a multi-sensory shopping experience with over 1 million square feet of selling space including a veritable toy kingdom. Live dance routines, a big-top candy store, and an enchanted forest will keep the kids enthralled as you browse around this iconic store. Just down the road from Harrods in Kensington Gardens you’ll find another world of family fun at the Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Playground. Designed based on the popular British children’s story Peter Pan, the park contains teepees, sculptures, a beach, and Captain Hook’s huge pirate ship. For a more modern take on family entertainment, visit the Science Museum, which has an array of interactive exhibits and a giant 3-D IMAX movie theater the size of 4 double-decker buses!

Family-friendly hotels in London

There are a large number of family-friendly accommodation options in London to ensure you have the perfect base for a fun-filled vacation. Whether you’re on a weekend break or a two-week adventure, you’ll find a large selection of family hotels in London that cater for children of all ages. In-room cots for toddlers, babysitting services, and child-friendly restaurants are among the amenities you can expect to find at your family-friendly hotel, and some even provide games, bike hire, and even a kids’ concierge service!

Where to stay in London

London is an enormous city, home to around 10 million people and so it is vital to find a hotel in the right area of the British capital to get the most from your stay. Kensington is one of the city’s most stylish neighborhoods where you’ll find a variety of family accommodation options to suit all tastes and budgets. A stay in the Tower Bridge area of the city puts you within walking distance of many of the most popular London tourist attractions, which is great when you’ve got kids in tow. The area around Waterloo Station is particularly handy for visits to the London Eye.

How to get to London

Transportation in London is the epitome of British organization making it both easy to get to and to get around. The city is served by 6 major airports, which handle upwards of 100 million passengers every year. The gigantic Heathrow airport—one of the world’s busiest—is where you’ll likely fly to from long-haul destinations, while Stansted, on the city’s north-eastern outskirts, is a good option for good-value travel to an array of European countries. London is also connected by rail with the continent via the Channel Tunnel, making family train journeys to other European capitals a possibility.

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