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Free and fun things to do with the kids in London


London may be one of the most expensive cities in the world, but there are still amazing experiences to be had for free.

1. Coram’s Fields

From early childhood play to older children, Croam’s Fields provides an exciting mix of play equipment and environment.

2. Granary Square

The main attraction of this spectacular square is the fountains. In the summer months, you can relax by the green carpeted steps and enjoy a nice picnic, whilst watching the boats go by.

3. Mudchute

Experience a slice of countryside in the city. Mudchute, is a farm with a children’s nursery, offering a wide selection of educational activities.

4. Imagine Children’s Festival

A family festival to keep the children busy during the February mid-term breaks. The Imagine Children’s Festival at the South Bank Centre is jam-packed with over 100 activities, half of which are completely free.

5. Deen City Farm

Visit the happy residents of Deen City Farm. Located in South London, there are over 120 animals to meet and greet.

6. Tate Kids

Head to the kids section at the Tate museum for creative and inspired fun activities. From painting and drawing workshops to art and technology, you’ll find something to satisfy even the fussiest of creatives.

7. Royal Academy

The Royal Academy has an impressive range of artist-led workshops and activities. And the best part is that kids under 16 go free to all RA exhibitions.

8. Changing of the Guard

Head to Buckingham Palace to see the changing of the Guards. Be sure to check out the times before you go so that you don’t have to wait for long.