With half term (Monday 30 May – Friday 3 June 2016) fast approaching, we have been busy searching for activities the whole family will enjoy. Whether you’re after a big day out in London or some free activities close by, we’ve got everything covered so that you and your family will never be bored. Here are our top five activities for this May half term:
1. Make it Amazing, intu Bromley
intu Bromley is offering kids a fun-filled week with free activities including pedal powered painting (creating unique abstract using pedal power on a special bike!), jewellery making and coding. With plenty of activities to get involved in, you can find Make it Amazing in the Main Atrium on the Lower Mall (next to M&S) from 30 May – 3 June between 11am-4pm.
intu Bromley, High Street, Bromley BR1 1DN
2. Picture Frames Trail, Knole Park
At Knole Park in Sevenoaks, children can explore the beautiful Knole House by taking part in a quiz to discover the craft and secret details of Knole’s extraordinary picture frames. Knole is bursting with activities besides this, including Tudor costume demonstrations and saying “Hi!” to the deer.
Prices start from £3.85 for children and £7.60 for adults
Knole Park, Sevenoaks, Kent TN15 0RP
3. Half term Activities, The Spa at Beckenham
From Monday 30 May till Friday 3 June, The Spa at Beckenham welcomes youngsters to join their special holiday classes, ranging from Mini Ballet to Trampolining. The gym also runs day camps every day from Tuesday 31 May where activities include games, sports, visits to the Buzz Zone (a soft play centre), swimming, arts & crafts, and much more.
Prices start from £5
The Spa at Beckenham, 24 Beckenham Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 4PF
4. Above and Beyond, National Maritime Museum
Experience the fantastic world of flight and aerospace innovation at Above and Beyond, an immersive exhibition offering a look at the past and future of the science behind flight. Expect interactive experiences using flight simulation, augmented reality and virtual reality.
Prices start from £6 for children and £9 for adults
National Maritime Museum, Romney Road, Greenwich, London SE10 9NF
5. The Wondercrump World of Roald Dahl, Southbank Centre
At the Southbank Centre, embark on a magical and interactive journey through The Wondercrump World of Roald Dahl and discover the secrets of a writer beloved by millions of children and adults across the globe. With interactive installations to spark the imagination and unique features from the Roald Dahl Museum, children can learn about the author’s extraordinary life and the inspiration for his most famous characters and stories.
Prices start from £8 for children and £10 for adults
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Rd, London SE1 8XX