Families

A Royal Day Out at Buckingham Palace

  Every Summer, Buckingham Palace, one of the last working Royal Palaces in the world, opens its doors for visitors to explore the stunning treasures held within. Your ‘Royal Day Out’ visit will allow you access to The Royal Mews, The Queen’s Gallery and also include viewing the 19 lavishly furnished and decorated State Rooms and the Throne Room. The impressive State Rooms contain the Queen’s private collection of paintings by Rembrandt, Rubens, Canaletto and Poussin along with many sculptures, beautiful Sèvres Porcelain and the most exquisite collection of fine English and French Furniture found together in the world.  ... View Article


The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebration

  There is no better place to be than London during this special, once-in-a-lifetime event – you won’t want to miss out! On 6th February this year Her Majesty The Queen became the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, marking 70 years of service to the people of the United Kingdom, the Realms and the Commonwealth. To celebrate this wonderful anniversary, events will take place throughout the year from Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th June! This two back-to-back Bank Holidays of celebrations will include public events and community activities, as well as national moments of reflection on The Queen’s... View Article


Hampton Court’s family-friendly Easter is all about chocolate, chocolate, chocolate

ENJOY THE LINDT GOLD BUNNY HUNT AT HAMPTON COURT PALACE THIS EASTER Hampton Court’s family-friendly Easter weekend — running through from 2nd April to 18th April —adds holiday chocolate lovers’ treats to the usual historic royal activities. A Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt around Henry VIII’s home and gardens will result in receiving a chocolate treat, once all the bunnies are found. There will also be the opportunity to decorate one’s own chocolate cup to be enjoyed at home, and a session on how the Georgians drank their chocolate. Strolling the palace grounds will be Henry and a pregnant Anne Boleyn... View Article


London Zoo Reopens

London Zoo is the first attraction to reopen its doors as the lockdown eases in London. To the delight of visitors, this mostly outdoor attraction has introduced several measures to ensure social distancing and the safety of visitors. In addition to pre-booked tickets and a daily limit on visitors, London Zoo has created three special one-way routes to visit all the outdoor enclosures, which are clearly signposted throughout the zoo. In addition, hand sanitizers and handwash stations are now available throughout the complex and all payment are now cashless and contactless, for the safety of visitors and staff. Keeper talks,... View Article


Half term London activities for teens

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If you’re stuck for ideas when looking for half term London activities for Teens, look no further than our handy guide. We can tell you what’s on and where’s cool to tempt them away from their smartphones – even if it is only for a few minutes House of Vans is an indoor skate park located beneath Waterloo station. Perfect for cool teens with a love of skating, sessions are organised on its ramps for skates, boards and BMX’s and there are regular live music, film and other events that are held on a regular basis, many of them free.... View Article