London Neighborhoods Big On Fun
Theatre is what it’s all about in the West End! This is a London neighborhood big on fun. It’s teeming with some of the best stage productions in the world! Let the kids sleep in a bit, or play in Leicester Square Gardens while one person sets off to hunt down the best theatre tickets you can afford.Or better yet, buy them in advance and avoid the que!
There are many shows suitable for families so don’t pass up taking your kids to the theatre! It’s a great option if the weather turns wet and you need an engaging activity for indoors.
The London for Families City Cuide – The West End shows you how to get cheap theatre tickets, and spend the day in this neighborhood enjoying the markets, gardens and walking tours while you wait for the curtain to go up! Check out my post London Castles, Theatre and Royals for even more family travel tips.
If you are headed to Windsor for castle tours and seeing the Lady Diana Exhibition, plan time for the kids to play in the Lady Diana Memorial Park. You can walk thru the castle gardens & even enjoy a picnic lunch. Make the most of the Windsor & nearby neighborhoods by enjoying the outdoors. If the castle & gardens are a bit out of your price range, grab your Oyster Card and catch the next tube, train or bus to Richmond Park, Bushy Park or Runnymede (these parks are free). Here’s more info on more the great places to let the kids run, play and explore the outdoors in London.
Did I mention Legoland is in Windsor too?
This Windsor neighborhood, which is on you way to Heathrow Airport, has so much to offer families. For even more information, check out the London for Families City Guide – Richmond, Chiswick & Windsor.
Science is what’s on tap in Greenwich. From astronomy to nautical navigation and exploration. They even boast an art gallery & historical museum! So what’s not to love about Greenwich? Open space to play, engaging interactive exhibits and the Royal Observatory – the window to the stars! Plan a science & history packed day for your whole family! Grab the guide for all the details on what else the Greenwich, London neighborhood has to offer.
There’s so much fun in London! That was just 3 neighborhoods, can you believe it? Here’s a few more London neighborhoods big on fun. Whet your London appetite and then plan your family’s trip to some great London neighborhoods:
- London – Bloomsbury, Kensington, Westminster
- 3 of London’s Neighborhoods Up Close – South Bank, Lambeth, City of London