London is a wonderful city to explore with the kids. However, the city’s weather is quite unpredictable. If you’re planning a holiday with the little ones in the capital city, here’s our selection of places to escape the weather and keep the kids entertained on a rainy day!
Bring your little explorers on board this iconic London landmark and get a sneak peek into what life was like on board the Second World War Royal Warship. With stunning views of the Thames, fun interactive displays, and family activities, you are sure to have an unforgettable day out at HMS Belfast! Discover the ship’s globe-trotting history as you navigate your way around the floating city rooms and climb ladders to visit all nine decks. Also, don’t forget to indulge yourself in the refreshed exhibition spaces and intriguing crew member stories. Book your stay at the opulent Montcalm Brewery Hotel London, offering bespoke service and exquisitely comfortable rooms. Make the most of your family getaway filled with great experiences at the city’s most popular attractions near you for kids and adults!
The Tower Bridge Experience
Explore one of the most iconic landmarks in London and experience the unparalleled thrill of watching London life through the glass floors. You and the kids are sure to love the panoramic views from the high-level walkways, so make sure to snap some great pictures to look back at while you’re here. To add to your experience, follow in the footsteps of the heroes of Tower Bridge as you uncover interesting stories backing this gem and explore the fantastic Victorian Engine Rooms!
Natural History Museum
Take some time to browse through the most diverse range of artefacts at the National History Museum and delve into Earth’s history through the museum’s immersive galleries spanning 4.6 billion years. Look out for the best London hotel packages and make sure to click some fun photos with the kids by the famous Andy’s Clock at the museum, do T-Rex impressions at the Dinosaur Gallery, and admire the mind-blowing blue whale skeleton named Hope, which everyone raves about! The museum is free to enter, and you can also attend one of its latest exhibitions for an experience like no other on a rainy day in London!
SEA LIFE London Aquarium
Escape the rainy weather as you discover an awe-inspiring underwater world with your little ones at London’s Sea Life Aquarium. There is so much to learn and admire here, that you’ll find yourself spending a few hours taking a peaceful stroll through its 14 unique zones with a range of corals, sharks, jellyfish and so much more. Make sure to include this incredible experience to your list, open throughout the week and dive into a world of wonders with 500 species from all over the globe, spanning across three floors! Spot majestic creatures at the immersive polar and rainforest adventures and have a great time!
Plan your visit to the DIVR Lab in Westfields shopping centre in West London, only moments away from your 5-star hotel in London, where virtual reality is equivalent to an unforgettable experience! Escape the rain and enjoy the ultimate virtual reality experience in the 150-metre square arena. Kids aged seven years and above are allowed here. So, make sure to indulge in the thrilling face-to-face experience with a life-sized T-rex or even explore a secret underground lab! As the arena allows all your senses to focus on the 4D elements, come and experience in-house designed games that transport you through space and time.
There’s no shortage of amazing indoor experiences for the whole family to enjoy and love in London. So, keep an eye out for Montcalm hotel deals and don’t let the weather stop you from having fun!