Other visits and attractions for children in London
In addition to the typical tourist routes and the most well-known monuments of London, there are many other interesting activities that we can do on a trip with children focused so that both they and the parents have fun. After a few days seeing historical buildings and works of art, children may de
In addition to the typical tourist routes and the most well-known monuments of London, there are many other interesting activities that we can do on a trip with children focused so that both they and the parents have fun.
After a few days seeing historical buildings and works of art, children may demand a more relaxed visit adapted to their tastes, that's why we offer different proposals for all ages in a small London guide.
Visits for children in London
The London Zoo is the oldest in the world, and brings together a wide variety of animals grouped by areas.
The beach of the penguins, the kingdom of the gorillas or the paradise of the butterflies are just some of the areas of the London Zoo, where children can have fun and experiment with nature.
The price of admission may vary according to the date, but in high season it is around 20 pounds for adults and 15 pounds for children. Children under 5 years old have free admission and there are family discounts.
Harry Potter Route
The popular saga of the magician Harry Potter, located in London, was the scene of the films shot based on the books of J.K. Rowling. Many of the locations devised by the author are located in the city.
There are several guided tours that offer visits to the locations where Harry Potter filmed. Some of the points that can not be missed are platform 9 and ¾ of King's Cross, The Australian Embassy (The outside of the magical bank of Gringott's),
In the same zoo in London was recorded one of the first scenes of the movie Harry Potter and the philosopher's stone, so there is a commemorative plaque there.
In the Westminster subway, the scenes that recreate the entrance of the Ministry of Magic were recorded, and in the market Leadenhall Market is the entrance to the famous Diagon Alley.
A fun park with terrifying attractions for children and adults. In a 90 minute visit you can enjoy 14 performances starring terrifying characters.
Characters such as Jack the Ripper or Sweeny Todd star in some of the most exciting adventures of the London Dungeons.
Admission costs 24 pounds for adults and 16 pounds for children under 15 years of age. There are special offers if you book on the web and combos with other entertainments like the wax museum.
The London Aquarium opened in 1997, since then it has become one of the favorite attractions of children.
In more than 350 tanks there are fish of all types of origin, up to a total of 500 different species that include several types of sharks.
The hours are from 10:00 to 18:00, and on weekends (Friday, Saturday and Sunday), one hour, until 7:00 p.m. The price is 7.50 pounds for adults and 5 pounds for children between 3 and 15 years old.
Noria London Eye
One of the most modern buildings in London is the so-called 'London Eye', a giant Ferris wheel located on the banks of the Thames and offering spectacular views of the city.
You can take a 30-minute walk to contemplate the panorama of London, and there is also the option of doing a small cruise on the Thames by buying the joint ticket.
The standard ticket is priced at 19 pounds for adults, 10 for children between four and fifteen years old (minors are free) and 58 pounds for a family.
From this price there are other more expensive fares that include the cruise or advantages such as fast queues and priority access.