Looking for your familyís next weekend getaway? London is an excellent place to visit with children because there are many fun and child-friendly sites and activities. Plus, itís not too far away, so itís an easy destination to make into a weekend adventure. Here are a few family-friendly activities waiting for you in London.
A Harry Potter Tour
Diagon Alley in Leadenhall Market, Kings Cross Station, the Reptile House at the London Zoo...these are just a few well-known landmarks from the popular Harry Potter series. You can also visit the Warner Bros. studio and take a tour to see the costumes, props and sets, like Dumbledoreís office and the Hogwarts Great Hall. After your trip, stop by the bookstore and pick up a paperback copy of the book, which hopefully you can encourage your kids to read. Visiting places like these is a great way to help coax kids into the world of reading and show them how much fun books can be when you can see the landmarks mentioned in the books.