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London, the beating heart of England. A city drenched in history, home to royalty and some of the most incredible landmarks on the planet. Enjoy London’s magnificent parks, fine dining, museums and theatre scene while giving your family a vacation to remember. London is a fabulous place to vacation with your children. When it comes …

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Would you like to grab your wand and tour all the Harry Potter sites in London? That’s exactly what we did. We visited some lesser-known London sites and Harry Potter movie locations while being entertained by our charismatic guide and discovering diverse trivia about movie making, London herself, and everything Potter. Sites included Death Eater Bridge, Gringotts …

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Richmond London, in England, is a pretty Thames-side town with stately architecture, passing rowers, great shops and dining, along with easy access to central London. It is a place well worth visiting or staying and its village feel and waterside setting make it a good place to live. Living in Richmond Upon Thames, UK, on …

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In this post we share the some of the cheaper family accommodation in London that we’ve used over the years. We include cheap hotels for families, hostels in London with family rooms, apartment style hotels, rentals and a few suggestions to save you money on accommodation in London with your family. London is expensive and …

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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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This post is about The Grant Museum of Zoology, one of London’s smaller museums but a fascinating place to fisit for an hour or two. 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, The Science …

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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 artefacts 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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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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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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We’ve spent 3 fabulous days down on the Thames at Greenwich. It’s a little bit of a hike for us to get there from Richmond, but it’s so worth it for the attractions, history and general ambiance of the place. There are a whole heap of free experiences, just strolling around the area is lovely …

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Life has gone full circle and here we are living in Twickenham again, on the outskirts of London. It’s where our kids were born and where we bought our first homes before emigrating to tropical North Queensland. I have to say I’m quite happy with that, it’s a nice place to call home and within …

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If you’re in London and want to discover what British food is all about, you need to visit Borough Market! This classic London Market, nestled beneath London Bridge, is very much worth visiting for all travellers interested in quality British produce and classic dishes. Food at Borough Market Since we’ve been back in the UK …

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The London Science Museum is one of the very best museums in London and is perfect with kids and interesting for adults. It is a short distance west of Central London and is easy to get to for most visitors to London. Our post covers, admission, tickets, how to get to the Science Museum, plus …

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