Are you looking for the perfect location for a family getaway? Have you previously considered a city break but got overwhelmed by the potential issues that arose with them? Well, by planning a family city break to London, you can arrange a fantastic trip for the whole family to enjoy. From educational opportunities to attractions and entertainment, London offers intrigue, history and fun for all ages. Start by checking out deals in Hotels near London Paddington and follow these tips to discover all the brilliant opportunities the area has to offer.
Fun for the Family
Paddington is a beautiful area of London. With pristine office buildings and gorgeous Georgian homes, these streets call you to explore. By basing yourself in accommodation near Paddington, you will have the opportunity to explore the area in a way that the whole family can enjoy. Take a stroll down the stunning waterside paths of the canals. Along here, you will come across Merchants Square. This is the perfect place to spend an afternoon. Bring a picnic and enjoy it on the square before trying to conquer the world’s first-ever water maze. Try to navigate the maze without getting wet to win this game that promises fun for the whole family.
Carry on to Little Venice and hop on the Puppet Theatre Barge. This marvellous vessel will carry you along the Thames and provide weird and wacky puppet entertainment that promises a hilarious evening for all. Return to the Devonshire Hotel Paddington for a delicious meal in their restaurant before heading to bed.
By basing yourself in one of the luxury boutique hotels London has to offer, you will wake up in lovely accommodation that’s in the ideal place to explore the city. However, before hopping on the tube, we recommend that you visit a certain creature in Paddington Station. On platform 1, just under the clock, you will find a beautiful sculpture of the
Much loved Paddington Bear. Starring in 2 blockbuster movies and of course, the classic children’s book, you can see Paddington sitting and waiting to be adopted by the Brown family. For a fun day of exploration, we recommend that you follow this with the pawprint tour. This is a great way to visit the major sites you want to see in the area while entertaining your children by challenging them to spot the bear across the city!
History and Science
If you’re after more of an educational visit, London has the places for you. By choosing accommodation near Paddington, you will be in an ideal location to reach some of the world-famous sites. Just a short tube ride away, you can enjoy the remarkable Science Museum, the amazing Natural History Museum or the stunning V&A. Conveniently, these are all situated very close to Hyde Park. This is brilliant, as you can take your kids to let off some steam in the beautiful park in-between these mind-broadening experiences. Before returning to the Devonshire Hotel Paddington, we recommend that you visit the Alexander Fleming Museum. This fascinating place allows you to learn all about this Nobel prize winner’s life and findings.