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Cheap and Budget Family Accommodation in London

London is expensive and if you prefer to spend your cash on the incredible experiences the city has to offer, rather than on a place to sleep, you’ll be looking for a great deal on cheap or budget family accommodation in London. This could be hotels, hostels, apartments, B&Bs or other family accommodation. Budget and …

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Luxury Family Apartment in Central London

This family apartment in Kensington,London, was so lovely that we just wanted to drop the packs and stay forever. It was in West Kensington, just a couple of minutes walk from West Kensington tube station. This area has a lot of huge old buildings and many have been converted into short let flats and apartments. …

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The Grant Museum of Zoology. A Great Free London Museum For Kids

You could spend a lifetime exploring London’s free museums, particularly if, like me, you have kids to educate. I’ve already posted about London’s biggest and best free museums that appeal to kids, The Science Museum, The V&A, The National Gallery, The British Museum, The Tate Modern and the V&A’s Museum of Childhood, but here’s another …

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The British Museum with Kids

The British Museum is billed as a place to see the world without leaving London, and it’s true. The museum is a treasure house of amazing art and ancient artifacts spanning all of human history and every culture, housed in a visually spectacular and historic building in Bloomsbury, Central London. I’ve lost count of the …

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Ripley’s London. Expect the Unexpected.

Here at World Travel Family we’re converts to Ripley’s Believe it or Not and Ripley’s London was a big hit with us all. You can book your Ripley’s London tickets and find out more about their dozens of global sites here. (link opens in new tab) We ventured into our first Ripley’s Odditorium in freezing New …

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How to Get to Greenwich, London and What To Do There

Admittedly, Greenwich is a little way out of central London and if time is tight you may have to skip her, but if you possibly can fit in just one day in this historic area, you’ll reap rich rewards. Greenwich has certainly been one of the highlights of our time in London and I wish …

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Platform 9 3/4 London. Tourist Trap or Fun?

We’ve known for a while that Platform 9 3/4, the secret platform accessible only to wizarding folk departing for Hogwarts, really does exist in London, but it’s taken us 6 months to actually get there. Why? My elder son is as big a Harry Potter fan as you could possibly imagine, claiming to have read …

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