Summer holidays in London
Keep the kids entertained all summer long with our fail-safe ideas for things to do over the school holidays
- Top 10 outdoor activities
- Make time for a visit to the museum
- Camp Bestival
- Play fountains in London
- Scream if you wanna go faster!
Six weeks is a long time to keep anyone entertained, let alone your toughest critics. Don't panic, though, we've got this year's school summer holidays (Wed Jul 23 – Sun Aug 31 2014) sorted. Let the younger ones run wild at the zoo, send your teens to swot up at a museum or sit back and relax with a film for all the family.
- Natural History Museum Cromwell Road, SW7 5BD
- Tue Jul 22 - Sun Sep 14
- Science Museum Exhibition Rd, SW7 2DD
- Tue Jul 22 - Sun Aug 3
- Whitechapel Gallery 77-82 Whitechapel High St, E1 7QX
- Until Sun Aug 31
- London Wonderground Southbank Centre, Belvedere Rd, SE1 8XX
- Sun Jul 27 - Sun Sep 7
More ideas for the school holidays
Not all of London's fun is found inside. Here are the ten best outside events for children this summer.
Here are our recommendations for theatre that will suit the very little ones, the nearly big ones, and the grown ups.
Keep the little ones quiet at your local cinema. Find the best new movie releases for kids in the capital here.
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