Best things for Newborn BabyThe Best Things For Newborn Baby
Hints for a visit to London with infants and young children
Kids under the age of five free London rail and airfare. Breastfeeding in places open to the general public by law is widely acceptable. A wide range of small children's entertainment is available, such as baby disco, children's theatre, municipal farm, zoo, park and free admission to many popular events for kids under five. It is a wonderful cosmopolitan town with many great gardens and open areas as well as first rate baby and toddler attraction.
It is recommended that you avoid peaks as much as possible when using local transportation, as train and bus stops can be packed. Nearly all other types of London transportation are also available. Kids under the age of five free on all London bus services, but companions need a Visitor Oyster or Oyster Cards.
While many of London's top 10 top 10 rides are open to kids and grown-ups equally, kids under the age of three usually get free admission to paying rides such as the London Eye, the Tower of London (free admission up to five) and Madame Tussaud's (free admission up to four). Ask each attraction for further information and see the London travel schedule for an infant.
Please see our London Children's Trips Handbook for more information and older child care groups. All over London it is legally and generally acceptable for a woman to breast feed her baby openly. There are also some great places for young and old. In addition to boating spots on the Thames (the shores are all fenced off by robust fences), there are outdoor wells, road artists and road artist.
The SEA LIFE London and the Tate Modern are family-friendly nearby aquariums (free admission for children under three years of age). The Southbank Centre offers a diverse program of shows and entertainment for families, often in the Centre's Clore Ballroom. On the south shore there are also many child-friendly eateries such as Wagamama and Giraffe, which provide highchair, children's menu and changing room.
If you are coming to London, we suggest you download it: Widowmum app that enumerates baby changing rooms, activity, park and more. To find your way around London in general, read our Top 10 Free London App Guides. Childrens adore pets and Zoo's are a great goal for families of small (and not so small) childrens.
The ZSL London Zoological Garden provides an ingenious daily routine with slippery trails and stepless accessibility everywhere, changing rooms in all lavatories, family-friendly meals and a children's playground with a children's playground and fountain. The Battersea Park Children's Theatre is a favourite place for something more private, with a preheated maternity and baby food room.
It is in these areas of civic countryside that they see a variety of livestock, among them horse, goat, sheep, chicken, pig and duck. There are many good Central London theme and play parks for infants and youngsters. The Hyde Park has three playgrounds: near Caster Gate, Westbourne Gate and Edinburgh Gate as well as the Princess Diana Memorial Well, which is very popular with them.
Some of the other good playground attractions are Battersea Park, Hampstead Heath, Greenwich Park, Clapham Common, Clissold Park in Stoke Newington, Finsbury Park and Wimbledon Common. There is a special guide for older childrens with adventurous London games. The majority of London restaurateurs are permissive of parenting who bring their child to dinner (bringing the child to a local bar for dinner is even more acceptable).
In some of the more noble places and licenced locations such as bars, it is advisable to verify that the booking includes child admissions. Visit the London based familiy restaurant for some good ideas. It has some stunning children's theaters. Ranging from Little Angel puppet shows to seasonally tour reproductions of famous works such as The Gruffalo, Peppa Pig, The Wiggles and more (book your ticket for future children's shows here)....
Several London locations have also picked up on the increasing baby disco movement, a place where young children can relax on the dance floor. The top baby disco commercials are Baby Love's Disco at the Dalston Junction Arcola Theatre and Disco Loco at the Hackney Showroom. Visit our family site for more child-friendly London outings.