October Half Term Activities in London
Kids love an adventure by train. Even more so when there's something extra fun to look forward to at the end of it. If you're looking for affordable ways to keep the kids entertained and out of the house over the half term holidays then look no further. Here's our guide to the top October Half Term Activities in London, all easily accessible by train.
Best value fare - try our Family Travelcard
Kids travel for £1, weekdays and weekends and adults get 25% off too. Plus you get a Zones 1-6 travelcard included for hopping on and off London transport on.
Harry Potter: A History of Magic
When: 20 Oct - 28 Feb
How much? Tickets from £8
Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone with this extraordinary collection or rare books, pictures and manuscripts at the British Library.
How to get there: c2c to Barking then change for Hammersmith & City line to Kings Cross
The Gruffalo’s Child with live orchestra
When: 22 Oct
How much? £12-20
See The Gruffalo’s Child on the big screen, with live music performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra at The Royal Festival Hall on London's Southbank.
How to get there: c2c to Fenchurch street then change for District line to Temple
Get hands on at the Natural History Museum
When: October half term
How much? It's FREE
Head to the investigate Centre in the Natural History Museum this half term and give kids a feel for how scientists work by having a go themselves with real specimens.
How to get there: c2c to Fenchurch street then District line to South Kensington