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England with Kids is more than just tea and crumpets. Think knights and castles! Imagine your little ones sword-fighting in a real fortress. Or maybe they’re future wizards? Then it’s off to Harry Potter studios! Love the outdoors? The English countryside is a giant playground. Rolling hills for epic games of hide-and-seek. Beautiful beaches for sandcastle architects. And let’s not forget the iconic red buses. They’re basically moving Lego sets! Ready for an adventure that turns the Queen’s English into the kids’ playground? Let’s go

England is Europe’s most preferred travel destination, with so much to do for anyone of any age. That is why most families prefer to visit England to spend an enjoyable holiday in the English countryside.

1 Tower of London

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Firstly, The Tower of London is a significant attraction in England. The historic castle stands right before the majestic tower bridge and boasts a history of over 1000 years. Moreover, The White Tower is the oldest building of the castle and has an 11th-century chapel and an extensive collection of royal armories. 

Pro Tip : You can easily spend 2 to 3 hours exploring the castle. Also, it is included in many tourist passes and attraction packages.


Sunday and Monday
10.00 am to 5.30 pm
Tuesday to Saturday
9.00 am to 5.30 pm
AdultUS$ 36.84
ChildUS$ 18.36
The Tower of London timings and ticket prices

2 London Eye

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Secondly, The London Eye is an iconic landmark located along the River Thames in London. The 30-minute ride in this giant wheel provides you with a bird’s eye view of London. Further, you can spot significant buildings in the city, including Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, The Shard, and even Windsor Castle on a clear day.

In addition, you can easily reach the London Eye by taking the tube to Waterloo Station.

June to July – Daily10.00 am to 8.30 pm.
Aug to May – Daily 11.00 am to 6.00 pm
Ticket OnlineUS$ 37.66
Ticket at EntranceUS$ 49.39
The London Eye timings and ticket prices

3 The British Museum

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Next, The British Museum is where you can discover human history and culture that dates back over two million years. Further, it includes some of the world’s most popular objects, including the Parthenon sculptures, the Rosetta Stone, Egyptian mummies, and many more. 

The British Museum is open from 10.00 am to 5 pm every day except for Friday, from 10.00 am to 8.30 pm. . Furthermore, entry to the British Museum is free except for special exhibitions that require a fee.

Pro Tip : Get there early to avoid the crowds and be able to experience everything that the museum has to offer within 2 to 3 hours of exploring the place.

All Days Except Friday10.00 am to 8.30 pm
Ticket PriceFree
British Museum timings and ticket price

4 Tower Bridge

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The Tower Bridge is another one of the iconic landmarks in London. Naturally, it is the country’s most loved historic site and is open to the public 363 days a year. With its magnificent Victorian engine rooms, the Tower Bridge is a must-visit attraction when visiting England with your kids. Also, you can learn about the wonders of Victorian engineering while enjoying panoramic views across London, standing on a high-level walkway placed meters above the River Thames.

The Tower Bridge is open daily from 9.30 am to 6.00 pm, while the last admission is at 5.00 pm. Entrance tickets cost $14.67 for adults and $5.70 for children between 5 and 15 years old.

Pro Tip : The best time to visit the tower is during early mornings or late afternoons to avoid crowds. Plan to spend 1 to 2 hours enjoying the engineering magnificence of its construction and the panoramic views on top of it.

Daily9.30 am to 6.00 pm
Child (5-15 yrs)US$5.70
The Tower Bridge timings and ticket price

5 The Roman Baths

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The Roman Baths are one of Northern Europe’s most prominent historic sites. Hidden beneath the city of Bath lies the remains of one of the ancient world’s most splendid and well-preserved religious spas. It is open daily from 9.00 am to 6.00 pm, while the last admission is at 5.00 pm. Ensure to get there early to avoid crowds. Moreover, entrance for an adult costs $27.22 online and $30.85 at the entrance. Entrance for kids costs $16.66 online and $18.51 at the entrance.

Daily9.00 am to 6.00 pm
AdultOnline US $27.22
Entrance US $30.85
ChildOnline US $16.66
Entrance US $18.51
Roman Baths timings and ticket price

6 Natural History Museum

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The Natural History Museum is a must-visit site for visiting England with kids. It exhibits an expansive range of specimens of different ages of the natural world. Many interesting exhibits, including the wildlife garden, life and Earth galleries, and geological collections, take you back in time. The museum is open daily from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm and is free for all except for specific exhibitions and events.

Pro Tip – Visiting the museum during the early hours is best to avoid the crowds.

Daily10.00 am to 5.00 pm
Ticket PriceFree
Natural History Museum timings and ticket price

7 Buckingham Palace

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Buckingham Palace is a world-renowned attraction, the focal point of royal celebrations. It is also the place where Changing the Guard Ceremony is held. Further, you can explore the magnificent staterooms open to visitors for 10 weeks in summer and on specific days in winter and spring. In addition, these 19 staterooms are the venues for ceremonial occasions and official events held at the palace. 

The opening times are as follows:

14 July to 31 August

From Thursday to Monday: 9.00 am to 7.30 pm (last admission 5.15 pm)

1 September to 24 September

From Thursday to Monday: 9.00 am to 6.30 pm (last admission 4.15 pm)

Again, note that entry is on a timed basis, and you should arrive no later than 10 minutes before the entry time on your ticket. 

Ticket prices are as follows:

Ticket TypeAdvance On the day 
Adult $37.11$40.82
Young adult (18-24 years )$24.12$26.60
Child (5-17 years)$20.41$22.27
Child under 5 yearsFreeFree
Buckingham Palace timings and ticket price

8 London Underground

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The London Underground, or the London Tube, extends 402 km, serving 207 stations across 11 lines. Moreover, it is the world’s oldest underground railway network and one of this type’s largest. Also, it is the world’s first underground passenger railway. You’ve got to experience all this in one place, the London Underground.

What’s more, Tube services typically run from 5.00 am until midnight, with Night Tube services on some lines on Friday and Saturday evenings. Moreover, an adult ticket starts at $6.06 to travel a single zone.

9 Chester Zoo

Chester Zoo is an attraction that you must visit with your kids. Moreover, the zoo has more than 21,000 animals from 500 different species. Further, it attracts approximately 1.9 million visitors annually and is one of the UK’s largest zoos sprawling across 51 hectares. 

Finally, Chester Zoo is open daily from 10.00 am to 4.30 pm. Further, plan to spend more than 3 hours learning about the animals in this zoo. Ticket prices are as follows:

Timings Daily10.00 am to 4.30 pm.
AdultsFrom US $31.48
Family Ticket – (2 adults, 2 children)From US $118.05
Child (3-17 yrs)From US $23.62
Infant (2 and under)Free
Chester Zoo Timings and Ticket Price

10 Windsor Castle

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Windsor Castle is a significant castle, not only in England but around the world. Also, it is the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world. Besides, Windsor Castle is home to royalty and 1000 years of royal history. Furthermore, it was founded in the 11th century by William the Conqueror and has been the home of 40 monarchs.

Finally, Windsor Castle is open weekdays from 9.00 am to 6.00 pm and Saturdays from 9.00 am to 2.00 pm. Moreover, plan to spend about 2 hours exploring this historically important castle.

Ticket prices are as follows:

Ticket TypeAdvance On the day 
Adult $34.66$37.14
Young adult (18-24 years )$22.28$24.14
Child (5-17 years)$19.19$20.43
Child under 5 yearsFreeFree
Windsor Castle Timings and Ticket Price

Lastly, England is a beautiful country you must visit with your family. Further, it has fantastic things to do for people of every age. Besides, have you ever been to England? What are your favourite moments spent here? Leave us a comment below.


  • Imran AK

    Meet Imran AK, the globetrotting virtuoso of the senior travel scene. Whether it’s discovering hidden gems in far-flung locales or delving into the heart of ancient cultures, he revels in each journey as an exploration of life's rich tapestry.

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