As Easter fast approaches, the dread of keeping your kids occupied during the seemingly-endless holidays can grow. To help you keep sane and them entertained, we’ve collated our top family activities to do this Easter in London.
If adventure’s what you’re after then GoApe Battersea has you covered. Here you’ll find the Tree Top Adventure, which is the smaller and less challenging version of the Tree Top Challenge, a 730 metre long course. Make a day of it and take the kids to Battersea Park where you’ll find crazy golf and Battersea Park Children’s Zoo.
If you’re looking for an exciting way to experience London’s iconic riverside landmarks, then Thames Rockets is perfect for you. This hugely popular guided tour on the River Thames’ fastest speedboat experience is fun for the whole family, with sessions ranging from 15 minutes to a full 80 minute package.
For a more relaxed experience, Rosewood London have launched a van Gogh inspired art afternoon tea that includes a carefully considered special version for children aged 4-11. Prices start at £60 for adults and £35 for children.
Visit The Making of Harry Potter studio tour to immerse yourself in the wizarding world. As well as stepping into the forbidden forest and meeting its mystical creatures, from 6th April visitors will, for the first time, be able to walk through Gringotts, meeting a gallery of goblins and visiting the Lestrange vault.
Jump on board the Cutty Sark this Easter. Let the little ones explore beneath the hull of the fastest ship of her time and get to know the colourful crew, and after enjoy a refreshing afternoon tea with your loved ones.
Open daily asides from 24th April.
Kidzania is always sure to entertain the kids, and this Easter is no different with an array of fantastic pop-ups and activities. Your kids can create their own trainers with Nike’s Department of Unimaginable and create their own WWE Superstar to celebrate WrestleMania 35. There is also an Easter egg hunt with Nintendo’s Yoshi where kids can win goodies including a Nintendo Switch.
Department of Unimaginable (ends 5th May), WWE Academy (ends 22nd April), Yoshi’s Easter Egg Hunt (ends 21st April).
If you’ve got the urge to indulge, then head to Kensington Palace’s Lindt Gold Bunny hunt. Explore the home and garden of Kensington Palace while tracking down the gold bunny statues with a chance to win your very own chocolate Lindt bunny.
6-22 April 2019.
Head down to the Southbank Centre for an abundance of events – many of which are free. You’ll also find music and theatre shows, highlights include Fun DMC, daytime block party, and the Afro Dance Party with HomeBros.
9th – 22nd April 2019.