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5 Kid-Friendly Places Nannies and Children Should Visit in London

Want to make unforgettable memories with your charges? If you and the kids find yourselves in London, then you are in for a treat.

The capital of the United Kingdom is one of the largest cities in the world. The city is known for its rich history that includes the English monarchy.  London offers breathtaking spots, including parks, rivers, and historical attractions.

So if you find yourself in town and looking for things to do- here are JIC's Top 5 kid-friendly places nannies and their children should visit while in London.

 

Battersea Park Children’s Zoo

Battersea Park Children’s Zoo is designed specifically for younger kids. The property is not too big and would not require much walking, allowing children a more intimate space to interact with the animals. 

The zoo is home to smaller animals, including reptiles and birds. Kids who would love to participate in activities can feed the farm animals and spot the otter. The zoo also has different interactive play areas where children can drive a real tractor and fire engine. 

Visit their website here

 

Children’s Garden at Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens has a place specifically built for children ages 3 - 9. The Children’s Garden is as big as 40 tennis courts! Nannies and their children can explore and learn about all things related to how plants grow. However, unlike other places, Kew Gardens require children to go around by jumping on trampolines, crawling in a living bamboo tunnel, and going down “worm-hole” slides. 

If your charge loves adventures and engaging activities, the Children’s Garden will surely be a place they would never forget. 

Visit their website here

 

Emirates Air Line -  London’s Only Cable Car

The Emirates Air Line is a cable car that promises to take its passengers to the air. The route links across the River Thames, across Greenwich, and ends at the Royal Docks. 

The cable car takes up to 10 minutes each way. If you and your children want to enjoy some music and video while in the cabin, it is highly recommended to board after 7 PM. 

Visit their website here.

 

Holland Park and Kyoto Garden

Get a taste of Japan in the centre of London’s Holland Park. Situated in the middle of the 22-hectare park, the Kyoto Garden takes its visitors to a Japanese-inspired garden that is known for its tranquil and relaxing environment. 

Kyoto Garden is perfect for nannies who want to take their children for a relaxing summer picnic. Best of all, the park does not have any fees. 

Visit their website here.

 

V&A Museum of Childhood

The Museum of Childhood is a place of wonder for both adults and young children. For nannies, visiting this site would take you back through the years when your favourite childhood toy was made. Children who visit the museum can also see the most popular toys from the 1600s. 

Visit their website here

 

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