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  • Science Museum London South Kensington
    Inspiration Kensington

    Science Museum, London

    Our Visits to the Science Museum London With Preschoolers The Science Museum London was founded way back in 1857. It is one of the city’s major tourist attractions, attracting over 3 million…

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    10 Tips for Art Gallery Family Fun!

    Who says art galleries are just for grown ups? London’s art galleries typically offer family events and regular activities. Make the trip more fun and less stressful by: 1: Finding out…

  • Kensington Gardens © Little Me Big City
    Kensington

    Kensington Gardens

    Directly adjacent to Hyde Park (they share the Serpentine Lake), Kensington Gardens is the home of Kensington Palace, two playgrounds (the famous Diana, Princess of Wales’ Memorial Playground and the more…

  • Hyde Park © Little Me Big City
    Kensington

    Hyde Park

    Hyde Park is the largest and perhaps the best known of the Royal Parks. There’s plenty of family friendly fun to be had here including swimming in or boating on the…

  • Serpentine Gallery © Charlotte Coneybeer - Baking Betsy
    Kensington

    Serpentine Galleries

    The Serpentine Galleries (there are actually two, one either side of the Serpentine) house wonderful contemporary installations are often huge and immersive and fascinate children and adults alike. Every summer an outdoor…

  • The Orangery © Little Me Big City
    Kensington

    Kensington Palace Orangery

    The Orangery is the restaurant at Kensington Palace though you don’t have to be visiting the Palace to eat there. It is a rather formal setting, though still relaxed and children…

  • Harrods-photos-from-their-website & social-media
    Kensington

    Harrods

    The famous up-market department store has made it to our list for it’s magical Disney Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique and as well as their Toy Kingdom department which offers a great opportunity…

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    Kensington

    Princess Diana Memorial Fountain

    The Memorial is a beautiful water feature, built using 545 pieces of Cornish granite, with the design aiming to reflect Diana’s life. Water flows from the highest point in two directions…

  • Family friendly dining at Comptoir Libanais - photo from the restaurant's website
    Kensington

    Comptoir Libanais | South Kensington

    Wholesome Lebanese dining serving delicious breakfasts, mezze (hot and cold), salads, wraps and tagines. The kids menu offers wraps, falafels, hummus or chicken – all for £5.45 including a dessert and flavoured…

  • Family-friendly dining at Gourmet Burger Kitchen (photos from their website)
    Kensington

    Gourmet Burger Kitchen South Kensington

    The original “posh burger” place, GBK serves a variety of hand-crafted burgers cooked to order. Interesting sides, veggie options, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and a kids’ menu (suitable for under 12s)…

  • Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Playground © Little Me Big City
    Kensington

    Diana Memorial Playground

    A wonderful playground within Kensington Gardens, inspired by the story of Peter Pan and commemorating Diana, Princess of Wales, who adored children. The main feature of the playground is a huge…