Exciting and Free Family-Friendly Activities to Enjoy in London


London is packed with the most diverse range of family-friendly adventures that are sure to make your holiday a memorable one! Explore the city’s rich cultural heritage by visiting free museums and enjoy the beauty of London’s lush greenspaces and playgrounds that offer endless fun for kids. If you are looking for some fun and free activities to enjoy with the kids in the capital city, read on to create the perfect list!

Explore Young V&A

Formerly known as the V&A Museum of Childhood, Young V&A is home to one of the world’s finest collections of children’s toys, costumes, games, and dollhouses! The incredible museum has been amassing childhood-related objects since 1872 and is worth visiting for all families with kids. Explore an extraordinary collection of archives capturing childhood culture and design and attend one of the museum’s regular exhibitions for the ultimate fun-learning experience! Enjoy a relaxing stay in the heart of London at The Montcalm London City at The Brewery Hotel, perfect for fun-filled family getaways.

P.S. Japan: Myths to Manga is one of the museum’s latest exhibitions about the influence of Japan’s rich folklore on anime, video games and more!

Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Playground

Walk in the footsteps of royalty at London’s Kensington Gardens, only moments away from the best family hotels in London and the popular Diana Memorial Playground is sure to catch your eye! The commemorative play area is perfect for the kids to while away a few hours spotting the sea monster sculpture, storyteller’s chair, Daniel Cordell’s tree carving and of course, the giant wooden pirate ship! Compete for control of the ship’s escapades and then walk the tree-house encampment walkways to complete a memorable experience! With delightful play sculptures hidden in the greenery, a café, seating for parents and equipment designed for children with special needs, the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Playground has tons to offer for kids up to the age of 12!

Spend Time at the Spitalfields City Farm

Spending time with animals is always a joyful experience! Spitalfields City Farm located close to London’s square mile is the perfect place to meet rare breeds of animals, spend a relaxing morning at the farmyard and pick vegetables while the kids have a great time running free in the gardens and exploring the Tea Hut. Make the perfect addition to your list with this urban oasis and conclude your day as you relax in luxurious Montcalm Club double rooms to fuel up for future adventures!

Soak in the Culture at Southbank 

Spending a day soaking in London’s culture with the kids is an absolute must! Plan your day right as you enjoy a stroll in the vibrant Southbank area and take in the panoramic views of the Thames and stunning bridges with your family. Look out for an amazing free event at the Southbank Centre and relish a scrumptious meal at the Montcalm Restaurant for a wholesome experience! You can also explore the historic Borough market where the kids will love snacking on fresh street food delights and aromatic baked goods!

So, what are you waiting for? Explore and have fun with your little ones in London!