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Things to do during October half-term in London

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Treat the kids to top family-friendly attractions, interactive activities and fun October events in London during the October half-term school break. Read More


Keep the kids entertained (and on your side) during October half-term 2020 in London with our pick of the capital’s best family activities and events over the school holidays.

Whether it's with teenagers or toddlers, pack your London October half-term holiday with fun activities, Halloween events and unique experiences. And with so many things to do over half-term in London, make sure you stay for the whole break: these family-friendly hotels and top restaurants for kids will help you plan your visit.

The week-long half-term holiday differs across the UK, with some regions choosing one week and other regions opting for the following week.

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Try October half-term activities in London

  • Head to the child-sized city of Kidzania in Westfield London, where little ones can enjoy more than 60 interactive activities.
  • Look out for school holiday activities at more of London’s children's museums and attractions during the half-term break, including sleepovers and arts and crafts.

Discover more family fun with our 101 things to do with kids in London

Get your spook on at Halloween in London

Look out for other spooky children's Halloween activities across the city.

Book the best kids half-term London shows

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If you're visiting London in and around half-term, check out our pick of the best things to do in autumn, including key October events. And keep an eye out for family-friendly activities with our guides to what's on this weekend and things to do today.

Book tickets to family-friendly attractions in advance, to save money and guarantee entry.

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