Giles Guide: School holidays in London

children playing in the park


As the school holidays are approaching, we have created a list of some great things to do with the whole family during your trip to London. Now is the perfect time to spend some quality time with the kids, so make the most of these things to do in London this spring.


  1. Catch one of the many free events put on at the Southbank Centre. So many family friendly, cultural and educational shows and events during this spring time. Don’t forget to stop by the food market for a delicious lunch or a quick snack during your day out in London

  2. Visit Young V and A for a day full of fun and activities for the kids. Sparking creativity and inspiring imagination, enjoy a day full of fun and adventure for the whole family. 

  3. Take a day outside enjoying the fresh air at St James Park. Soak in the nature surrounding you in this stunning green spot in the centre of the busy city. Take a picnic or take a gentle stroll along the gorgeous scenery of the parks and the lake.

  4. Discover beautiful landmarks in the area around Covent Garden. Wander around the market between the fashion and food, and don’t forget to take that iconic picture of the piazza.

  5. Meet all of your favourite celebrities and famous figures in the Madame Tussauds museum of wax figures. Take a selfie with David Beckham and Ed Sheeran during your trip to this unique museum. 


Conveniently located in the heart of London, amongst each of these activities, why not upgrade your trip with a stay at the St Giles London hotel. Enjoy comfortable accommodation and modern amenities during your visit. Make the most of the great savings available now, book directly to save.