With sparkling Lidos, parakeets in the parks and Olympic slides, London with kids is always brilliant. And the good news is it can totally be done on a budget in Covid, even in the rain. It is harder to plan than usual and you need back-ups at your finger tips Here are my top tips for how to navigate setting up an itinerary with a few lessons learned along the way.
Top tips for your family UK city breaks. Anecdotes, realism and children.
How much can you pack into a London itinerary with kids without finishing them off? Quite a bit it turns out! We managed sitting glass floor at Tower Bridge, balancing lorikeets on your head and seeing Queen Victoria’s actual crown.
Looking for top things to do in Bristol with kids in Lockdown? Can I suggest sliding over slippy rocks, giant head hunting, sledging down ski slopes and climbing over monkeys?
Travel in time from the Stone Age at the Henge, through the Norman Conquest at Windsor Castle and into the laser shooting Ninjago Lego-ride future by way of castles real and fantastic.
Ferry cross the Mersey, past the half cormorant/half eagle Liver Birds and selfies on the psychedelic Tate floors- a rainy November day out in Liverpool.
A varied few days in London with kids doing the Lambeth walk, meeting John Bercow and his mace, visiting an Easter Island Head, being startled by a very Hallowe’eny organ blast in St Paul’s and witnessing the founding of America and the Holocaust.