Best Family Activity Ideas in Bloomsbury London
London is known for its huge green parks, amazing shopping centers, spectacular rooftop restaurants, museums and so many trendy and exciting spots to discover and enjoy, even if it’s not your first trip to London. Colorful, classic, trendy and artsy, London is also known for its versatile and fun neighborhoods. Bloomsbury, a district in the West End of London, is a fashionable residential area, home to some of the capital’s best landmarks. With Covent Garden in the South, Regent’s Park and St. Pancras to the North, it is in close enough to all the iconic landmarks, yet far enough from the noisy and busy center. This amazing London neighborhood is full of great and fun activity ideas for the whole family and we have hand-picked the best indoor and outdoor activities for your spring and summer holidays.
Day at the park – Coram’s Fields
Occupying 7 acres, in the London borough of Camden, Coram’s fields is a great green park with playground, duck ponds, sand pits and café. The kids will absolutely love is and it will be a great break from the busy center and opportunity to enjoy London’s parks.
Travel and taste Asia in Chinatown
If you’re the family that enjoy Chinese takeaway nights, you will love Chinatown in West End, London. It is a fun, colorful and lively hub for Oriental cuisine. There is a great selection of restaurants like the Golden Dragon and for dessert try the Bubblewrapwaffle and many more Asian restaurants. There are also shops to buy all ingredients and prepare dinner in your fully-equipped kitchen.
Family Date Night
From Chinatown you can continue to an evening show of Aladdin, Mama Mia! or The Lion King musical. If you are interested in a more active, then head over to Bloomsbury bowling for a bit of family fun.
While Piccadilly Circus is probably the most popular square in London, Leicester Square does not fall far from awesomeness. On the way to iconic St. Paul’s Cathedral, through Flee Street and to Museum of London and in the South to Tower of London and Tower Bridge. You could easily spend a few hours exploring the area and grab lunch or dinner at the rooftop restaurant in St. Paul’s Cathedral with an amazing view of City of Westminster.
Underwater trip to Sea Life London Aquarium
Meet over 10,000 creatures at the Sea Life London aquarium, through the Shark Walk, to Octopus and amazing fish. The kids will be absolutely fascinated and we are sure you will enjoy this day out activity as much as they will.
Bloomsbury is a great area to stay in on your family trip, with fun things for the whole family. Whether you enjoy outdoor activities or need an idea for a relaxing family day, there are plenty of options in the area and in close proximity to the top landmarks and other areas to explore, Hyde Park, Camden town and City of Westminster and London Eye. Renting an apartment for short or mid-term stay in the area will make your family vacation complete. Our serviced apartments are in just a walking distance, in a quiet and beautiful London neighborhood, on Finchely Road, fully-equipped to host you and the kids for a wonderful family vacation. If you are looking for a place to call home, a relaxed environment, and enjoy the best of London, we have got a wonderful selection of homes away from home.