Alexandra Palace Way, Hornsey
Alexandra Palace (or “Ally Pally,” as London kids have nicknamed it), is like a park, rec center, and a concert venue wrapped into one Victorian package. As if that weren’t ...
Birdland Park & Jurassic Journey
Rissington Rd., Bourton-on-the-Water,
The center and recently opened wildlife reserve in the Cotswolds is set in a beautiful landscape. There are tons of activities and stations for kids to learn about the 500 species of birds t ...
Tavistock Hotel Basement, Bedford Way, Bloomsbury
While you can walk in and bowl, booking ahead is strongly recommended. This is a great place for parties.
Chelsea Physic Garden
66 Royal Hospital Rd., Chelsea
Beyond being a beautiful place in which to pass an afternoon, this is also London’s oldest botanical garden (it dates back to 1673). Don’t miss the newest addition, the Garden of ...
5A Clifton Villas, Maida Vale
This historical garden center—in existence since the 19th-century—is where Londoners go to start their urban oases. The variety is as endless as the knowledge of its kind staff. If you ...
Dennis Severs’ House
18 Folgate St., Whitechapel
What you’ll notice first, is that this is a beautiful Grade II* listed Georgian terrace house with a series of 10 striking rooms that appear to have stepped straight out of the 18th- a ...
Electric Cinema Kids Club
191 Portobello Rd., Notting Hill
Originally built in 1910, Electric Cinema is one of the oldest movie theatres in the UK: It’s been running on and off since that time, but it caught our attention when it was leased to ...
Everyman Screen on the Green
83 Upper St., Islington
This is one of Britain’s oldest independent theater groups—with cinemas in Hampstead, Belsize Park, Maida Vale, and more—and as such, they know how to entertain. Loved for their comfor ...
Swiss Cottage Sports Centre, Adelaide Rd., Camden
Rock climbing is a seriously intimidating sport for beginners, but High Sports team eases nerves with informal classes and supervised sessions targeted for newcomers. With gym locations all ...
Ilchester Place, Kensington
This beautiful and peaceful park is in the Royal Borough of Kensington—more precisely, in the posh neighborhood of Holland Park, which is known for its beautiful Victorian townhouses, tony ...
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