Entertaining the family when you’re staying at The Ritz couldn’t be easier. The central location of our world famous hotel means that we’re minutes from lots of top attractions. The Ritz has created a kid friendly guide of fun things to do in the city – guaranteed to keep both children and adults amused.
Hop aboard one of London Duck Tours’ distinctive yellow vehicles and enter the wonderful world of amphibious travel. It’s far more exciting than just an ordinary sightseeing bus tour or river trip and is just three miles from the Ritz.
For more information, go to: https://www.londonducktours.co.uk
Take a short stroll to the National Gallery and immerse yourself in the colourful world of art. During the holidays they run kids workshops and play-based activities so come and discover if your child has the potential to paint a masterpiece.
For more information, go to: https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/families/
Less than a mile from The Ritz is the breathtaking Buckingham Palace. Explore the Queen’s residence and watch the very British Changing the Guard ceremony.
For more information go to: https://www.buckinghampalace.co.uk
The Great Outdoors
We are quite literally a hop, skip and a jump away from the glorious Green Park – 40 acres of space for little ones to run around in. For a more relaxed approach hire a colourful deckchair and watch the world go by.
For more information, go to: https://www.royalparks.org.uk/parks/green-park
Get the kids grinning with a trip to the finest toy shop in the world. There will be something for everyone at nearby Hamleys which is set over 7 floors and has more than 50,000 toys on sale.
For more information, go to: https://www.hamleys.com
Have a hair-raising adventure and ride on the world’s longest, fastest, tallest tunnel slide. See the London skyline from up high – the ArcelorMittal Orbit is located in the Olympic Park – a short taxi journey from the hotel.
For more information, go to: https://arcelormittalorbit.com
Inspire young minds with a tour of The British Museum – just over a mile away from our five-star hotel. Discover Egyptian mummies and see the world famous Rosetta Stone in an awesome collection spanning over 2 million years of human history.
For more information, go to: https://www.britishmuseum.org
Just a few miles down the road is Madame Tussauds, a museum with life-size wax figures of famous celebrities and historic icons. Mingle with the stars and impress your friends at home with your holiday photos!
For more information, go to: https://www.madametussauds.com/london/en/
Enjoy a fun family sing along and book tickets to see a West End show. The hit musical Matilda at the Cambridge Theatre is a must see for any family and is only a mile away from The Ritz.
For more information, go to: https://uk.matildathemusical.com
Turn detective with a real life adventure game – and try and escape from a room in 60 minutes by solving puzzles and cracking codes. Jump in a cab and head to Can You Escape London? For a fantastic family trip.
For more information, go to: https://www.canyouescapelondon.com