If you are in the process of moving to London with your family, you might be concerned at the thought of raising your children in the city. While living in London does have all of the elements of big city living, it is also a remarkably child friendly city. This is due to the fact that this is one of the world biggest tourist destinations and that means that the children need something to do and see. Once you are all settled into your London apartment, then you will probably want to get out and explore the city with your children.

London for Kids – Alton Towers

Although this attraction is not in London, it is still one of the most popular attractions in the United Kingdom and if you want to get away from the city for the day then this is the place to go. There are loads of attractions that are aimed at keeping kids of all ages entertained for hours. Alton Towers is one of the most visited attractions in London and the entire United Kingdom. This theme park will keep your kids busy for days, and we are not just talking about the ones under 18. Adults will have a great day our as well. This 500-acre amusement park has rides and attractions that will elicit screams of delight and loads of fun for the whole family. Part of the Merlin Entertainment group, these people know how to deliver fun for everyone. Being British, you will also find a dollop of history while you are there. Alton Towers is situated on the grounds of the country home of the Earl of Shrewsbury, and the Towers are open to the public to admire the art collection and the historic home.  Open from March to November, the theme park has over 29 rides that are divided among the themed entertainment areas. Catering for kids of all ages, they will be entertained and enthralled from the moment they step into this wonderland. If you want to make a holiday of it, you can stay at one of the hotels or spas that are found on the premises. In fact this might not be such a bad idea as you can’t get round all of the rides on one day and your kids will be begging you to come back so they can ‘ride the wave’ again and again. The best way to get into Alton Towers is to book online and take a train form central London.

Moving to London with our family can provide the whole family with an opportunity to grow and expand their knowledge and view of the world, as well as giving you the chance to do things together as a family. There is a huge amount of fun to be had in London if you are with children and you (and they) will look back on this time with nostalgia and fondness.

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