This October half-term (Mon Oct 26-Fri Oct 30 2015), London has enough fun lined up to have the family raring to leave the house. Whether you fancy a kid friendly event at one of London's many museums or attractions, or would rather embrace all things autumn and explore some outdoor London activities, we've got all your family-fun covered.
October half-term in London ideas
Top 10 half-term activities
A half-term spent hunched on the sofa is one wholly wasted
Top 10 museums for kids
Dinosaurs, mummies, rockets and planes – who said museums were just for grown ups?
City farms in London
Meet the animals at one of these urban green spots
Free indoor play spaces
We've sought out a few diverting ideas that are strictly for older kids
A few half-term highlights
Michael Rosen’s Bear Hunt, Chocolate Cake and Bad Things
Much-loved children's author Michael Rosen is behind this interactive family exhibition which reveals the inspiration behind his writing. Younger children will explore a Bear Hunt trail, while older kids can go on a mission to find facts which they can use for inspiration to write their very own poem to take home.
London's Night Owls Sleepover
Walk in the footsteps of Londoners past and explore the Museum of London by torchlight at these special after-hours events for ages seven to 11.
Bouncing Cats and Boom Boom Pups
Street culture is brought to life in this immersive storytelling adventure that unfolds in a purpose-built graffiti installation. Suitable for all ages but geared towards families with kids between four and 11.
Spooky Secret Island
Have a truly spooky Halloween this October half-term with a visit to Royal Gunpowder Mills, which will be providing science shows, experiments and gruesome activities.