Discover 5 Magical Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in London with Kids


There’s nothing that comes close to the joy of celebrating New Year’s Eve in London with your family! If you’re travelling with kids, here are some of the best experiences to explore London and welcome the New Year in the most special and memorable way.

The Natural History Museum

Explore the legendary National History Museum of London. More than just a spectacular museum that takes you through 4.6 billion years of planet history, it’s a fun and educational playground for the kids. Reserve the most extravagant family stay at the luxurious Bayswater Inn Hotel Hyde Park and delight in the best fun-filled adventures and activities at some of London’s most popular landmarks near you.

At the National History Museum, solve mind-boggling mysteries of the planet, from the time of gigantic dinosaurs to the modern era. Take some photos by the famous Andy’s clock, meet incredible beasts at the Dinosaur Gallery and find a roarsome souvenirs at the museum shop here! Open all days of the week, the museum is one of the best places to visit with kids to kickstart the New Year with great memories!

Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens is the most enchanting botanical garden in the city, perfect to explore with kids. With its incredible living plants collection which is also one of the most diverse ones in the world, head in for a tranquil experience as you and the kids explore this magical garden.

Explore the hive and the Children’s Garden, a fun and interactive space dedicated to the little ones. If you’re visiting in the evening time, see the trees and trails illuminated with festive and cheerful light displays, making it an unforgettable experience for all. The scented garden here and the Kew Explorer Land Train tour make some of the best family-friendly adventures here.

The London Eye

The London Eye experience is an unmatchable introduction to the city for your kids! Celebrate New Year’s Eve in London as you and the kids enjoy the magnificent bird’s eye view over London. Just steps away from your accommodation near Hyde Park, have fun as you spot some of the most iconic monuments including the St. Paul Cathedral, the Shard and Big Ben. The best news is that this New Year’s Eve, you can also experience the iconic fireworks display at London Eye and make memories with your family and loved ones!

Remember: The London Eye is a very popular attraction so; it is best recommended to book your tickets in advance.

The London Aquarium

Opened in 1997, the Sea Life London Aquarium is one of the largest aquariums in Europe! You and the children are sure to have a great start to the New Year as you explore the special viewing tunnels at the Penguin Point where the kids can look through intriguing dome bubbles. With one of the luxe hotels near Kensington Palace as your ideal base in the city, visit the interactive Rockpool Zone here and stroke a starfish with friendly staff members to assist you.

With over 10,000 fascinating sea creatures, from majestic Sand Tiger Sharks to the famous clownfish ‘Nemo’ and Gentoo penguins, have the experience of a lifetime with the little ones at the Ocean Invaders!

Add these family-friendly adventures to your itinerary and let the kids’ imaginations run free as they have a tremendous time in the city with you! Look out for discounts on hotels in Hyde Park for an impeccable stay in the heart of the city’s festivities and New Year’s Eve buzz!