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21 Family Friendly Things You Must Do In London

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2. Attend a Frozen Sing Along

This crowd pleaser is sure to be a hit for everyone in the family. Parents and kids will have a blast singing along to the popular Disney flick at the Prince Charles Cinema in Leicester Square. Getting dressed up and snapping a photo with Elsa and Anna will put the icing on the cake.

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4. Go on a guided treasure hunt through the city.

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Solve clues and hunt for prizes to keep the kids engaged on a London city tour. There are plenty of treasure hunts in London and beyond you can join for a unique and adventurous way to see the city. You can also download a self-guided map or join a tailored adventure with The Hidden City.

5. Have an out of this world day at the Peter Harrison Planetarium.

A visit to London's only planetarium is sure to make for a stellar day out. Educational and entertaining, the visit has plenty of wow factor, and after the amazing view of the universe you can step out into Greenwich Park for an amazing view of London.

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8. Follow in Harry Potter's footprints.

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There's no shortage of Potter-themed outings to thrill the whole family's inner-child. Check out memorable Potter locations around London at your own pace with this guide, take a Harry Potter Bus Tour, or even take a day trip to the Warner Brothers Studios.

10. Enjoy the view at the Horniman Museum.

The much underrated Horniman Museum and Gardens is the perfect place to spend a family day. With gorgeous outdoor views and varied exhibits featuring hands-on sections, the museum is very kid friendly and interesting for all ages.

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12. Make some furry friends at Hackney City Farm.

A trip to Hackney City Farm is about a lot more than saying hello to sheep and ducks (although that part's grand!). The community-run institution offers plenty of hands on workshops kids and adults can love from planting to crafting to music.

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14. Take a horseback lesson at Docklands Equestrian.

Dockland Equestrian offers affordable lessons, and groups of three can split a private shared lesson for a combined fee of £40/hour. More experienced riders can take advantage of Own-a-Pony days in the summers and have a full day riding excursion for £35.

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16. Find the perfect picnic spot. / Via Creative Commons / Ailbhe Malone / BuzzFeed

London's incredible selection of city parks means a day out doesn't have to be glamourous or pricey to be fun and memorable. Pack up your favourite snacks and toys in a picnic basket and head out to a new park to find a special spot.

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