Autumn Half Term

Its here, the Autumn Half term has arrived and just in time for those extra restrictions, curfews and bubbles! But fear not below you’ll find a selection a localish, socially distanced happenings to keep kids of all ages entertained. Most are free or carry a small charge

Autumn Half Term

Royal Observatory Q&A

Have you always wanted to know more about space? Or do you have a mini budding astronaut? Then join one of the Observatory’s live Q&A sessions with a real astronomer! Ages 7+ Book Here

Stanhill Farm Pumpkin Patch – Dartford

Stanhill Farm’s 150 acres are managed by brothers Toby and Max Williams and are ideally located just 17 miles from the centre of London, making it one of the capitals most local farms. This year’s Pumpkin patch must be booked. Full details here.

Ghost tours at Eltham Palace 

Do you dare explore Eltham Palace and Gardens in the dark this Halloween? Join our storytellers as they guide you on a bone-chilling, imagined journey through the past and back to the 1930s. Ages 16+ Book Here

Pollocks Toy Museum 

Take a trip back in time at Pollock’s Toy Museum. This museum and small toy shop housed in two atmospheric historic buildings in London’s Fitzrovia. You’ll find a host of traditional toys, toy theatre’s, books and cards. Booking essential.

Greenwich Park Autumn Walk

Get out and about among the trees this Autumn in our very own royal park. You’ll find Sweet Chestnut trees, squirrels and plenty of open space to run and just enjoy the outside as it turns to rust, gold and amber. Plus you can drop in at the Wildlife Centre on the 31st of October from 1 pm to 3 pm for some extra flora and fauna!

Tower Bridge Family Fun

Family activities are FREE with entry and are available throughout the day. Drop-in and join in on the fun. It is open to children of all ages but is particularly appropriate for those aged 6 to 10. This half term Discover the death-defying exploits of Frank McClean and others who have flown through Tower Bridge! 

Calling all Secret Agents!

Report into the Museum of London Docklands this half term and hone your secret agent skills and for the younger kids follow the Where’s Wally Spooky trial! For a very adventurous afternoon packed full of fun.

Canary Wharf Minigolf

Head over to Canary Wharf and you can grab yourself some free minigolf action With 9 holes to play through, including the classic ‘loop-de-loop’, the ‘death drop’, and many more trick shot opportunities. This is the perfect place to show off your minigolf. Bonus activities include the also free outdoor floor games for kids of all ages!

Over at Greenwich Theatre, you’ll find a family show inspired by the works of Roald Dahl. All around the world Roald Dahl’s words are disappearing, not only from books but children’s minds too! Now only an organisation known as the ancient guild of tale tenders can save the stories – and they need your help. Can you help? Book Here

Yoga with Poppy Woods

For Families looking for a more mindful activity for their children, Poppy Woods from has recently started virtual Children’s Yoga Classes. Especially for 5- 10year olds on a Sunday evening. These classes are perfect to help you child unwind for bed and prepare for the school week ahead. New term starts on the 1st November Book Here

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