Forget fussy gift recipients, London has all the stores…
Children in the UK will soon be enjoying a whole week off from school as the half-term commences. For parents, however, this can be a difficult time; coming up with endless activities to keep the children entertained far beyond their favourite TV show. But fear not, we have just the tickets!
This famous wax museum is home to countless famous faces with a celebrity to suit everyone’s tastes. Love One Direction? Check. Albert Einstein? He’s there too. Or perhaps Spider-Man and the rest of the Marvel Universe are top of your family’s hero list . Whatever the kids are interested in; they’ll find their inspiration at Madame Tussauds. Marylebone. Luckily for you, Madame Tussauds is situated on Baker Street, one of the most famous streets in London. Filled with delicious restaurants, you can always stop off for a bite to eat after your famous adventures with the stars!
Warner Bros. Studio Tour London
Enter the wizarding world of Harry Potter at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour. This incredibly popular attraction lets visitors into the secrets of the most successful film series of all time and the tour is an enchanting mix of authentic sets and props, special effects and behind the scenes insights. Dive into life at Hogwarts for Harry, Ron and Hermione during this spellbinding experience – it’s perfect for the budding magician! Watford.
Hampton Court Palace
This beautiful palace has a colourful past and is bursting with both Tudor and Baroque history. Loved by infamous King Henry VIII, Hampton Court Palace is a brilliant journey back in time. Kids will love exploring the sprawling gardens and getting lost in the UK’s oldest hedge maze. From 14 February, visitors can visit the recently uncovered Chocolate Kitchen to see where hot chocolate was made for King George I and George II! Surrey.
ZSL London Zoo
As the most famous zoo in the country, ZSL London Zoo does not disappoint on the entertainment factor. With an action-packed penguin beach with live feeds and a step into India in the Lion’s den, your whole family will be in for an animal adventure like no other. Whatever their favourite animal is, ZSL London Zoo has it all – giraffes, gorillas, a whole reptile house (full of terrifying snakes!) and a whole host of other fascinating creatures. London
These attractions are our pick of things to do with kids this half term but there are lots more on offer! Take a look at Golden Tours’ full range of tours and activities that might just be the thing you’re looking for this half term holiday.
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