By far the most attractive building you’ll spot along the North Circular, this gleaming, ornate Hindu temple has to be seen IRL to be truly appreciated. Lucky for you, then, that admission and guided tours are both free.
Getting there: Take the Jubilee line to Neasden, then the 224 bus.
Other local bus routes: 112, 206, 611
NOTE: As this article was originally published in 2018, any specific event mentioned in this article has now passed.
Ever wondered what’s in Cockfosters, Ruislip and all those other places tube trains end up after you’ve alighted? An awful lot, actually, with a veritable goldmine of family-friendly activities along the way. And not only are London’s outer reaches great for fun days out but Transport for London’s ultra-affordable off-peak fares make getting the clan there simple and cheap too. So grab your Oyster card and round up the kids – it’s time to seek out some city secrets.
Remember to check TfL Journey Planner before you travel.
When the British summer is at its best, remember to carry a bottle of water with you while you make your journey, and use sunscreen with high SPF for kids!