Visiting London with Kids

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London is the perfect venue for a family visit. There are many options to keep the young, and young at heart, interested, educated and having a great time. Because some of the most popular attractions among the young ones (and adults too) are a bit pricey, we include tips and advice on how to get discounts or even pay nothing at all!  Many of our pay-what-you-wish tours are suitable for children, especially our food tours – they gobble them right up! 

Also, since you will likely be taking the Tube, take a look at our post about Navigating the London Underground. Did you know that children under 11 can travel FREE with a ticket holding adult? 

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London Night Tours

What to Do In London At Night

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This post covers things to do in London at night, including a top 10 list, as well as free things to do, family-friendly fun and what is going on tonight. This post also gives ideas for late night museums and art galleries and of course nightlife.   

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London Fish and Chips

Best Fish and Chips in London

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Ahhh, the great British tradition of fish and chips. As tour guides (and hungry Londoners) if we get one question more than any other, it has to be “where is the best fish and chips in London?” This is a question that we all enjoy getting – and the query that we love researching! The ever-increasing popularity of this classic dish is why we have compiled the most comprehensive guide to London’s fish and chips that has ever been written!

In the post below we are going to tell you absolutely everything you need to know about fish and chips. Starting with their storied past, we’ll then tell you exactly what you can expect on a fish and chips plate, and finish with a list of the best – and most unusual- places in London to eat this truly British classic. By the time you’ve finished this post, you’ll be a true expert and know how to find the most delicious, affordable and authentic fish and chips that London has to offer.

Top 5 Fish & Chips in London

What to put on Fish & Chips

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Guide to a London Tower – Tickets and Tours

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This post covers how to visit the Tower of London, including tips on tickets, discounts as well as an overview of what you could see.   You can skip this post and purchase tickets to the Tower of London and Crown Jewels here.

 

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London Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace Tours

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This post covers how to take a tour of Buckingham Palace. We’ll offer tips on how to get there, what you will see, and how to make the most of your visit. While the palace itself is only open for tours during the summer, the Queen’s Gallery is open all year. Be sure to read our master post on Things to do in London.

 

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How is the Weather in London in May

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This post is a summary of the London weather in May, with tips on what to pack and things to do (updated for 2018).  In May, there’ll be flowers, and football, and a Royal Wedding! Towards the end of the month, you may have to share London with a few more visitors, but for most of the month, you and the locals have a lot to see and do. For details on the May weather, click on the links below. If you are coming at the start or end of the month, you may want to read our posts on London weather in April and June.



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The Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in London

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This post tells you how you can participate in the celebration of the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Find out the details of how you can watch this highly anticipated event on May 19, 2018.

Royal Wedding Details
Where You Can Watch
How to Visit Windsor Castle
St. George’s Chapel
Other Things to Do in May
Free Tours by Foot

 

 


TIP: While the Royals can afford to splurge on this wedding, us ‘commoners’ aren’t always so fortunate. For ways to save money during your visit to London, read our Guide to London on a Budget. Also, you may want to consider one of the many tourist passes and discount cards. Our post London City Passes | Which Tourist Pass is Best? can help you figure out which pass, if any, is right for you.


Royal Wedding Details

At midday, on May 19th of this year, the couple will wed at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle. Unlike the huge, lavish wedding of Prince William & Kate Middleton (now the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge), this will be a more intimate event at a much smaller venue. Prince Harry and Ms. Markle have commented that they want the public “to feel part of the celebrations, too” which means there will be quite a few ways to feel involved in this highly anticipated royal event. 

 

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Things To Do in London in May

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This post is our list of the best things to do in London in May! London is great all year long and there are many other things happening throughout all the months but this post is just focusing on things taking place in, or throughout the month of May. For more ideas for any time of the year, read our master post on things to do in London.

 

 


TOP 10 THINGS TO DO IN MAY

If you are considering visiting many top attractions, then you should consider a tourist discount card or a bus tour combo ticket.  These tickets and bundles could save you some serious money, but it depends on several factors.  Read our post to help you understand if a tourist discount pass is for you. Read more »

London walking tours | Free Tours by Foot

Visiting London Tower Bridge

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This post is about planning a visit to London’s Tower Bridge, including tips on opening and closing times, on the Tower Bridge Experience, and on other things to do in the area.  

 

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