Where to go in the Capital, this October Half Term


With October half term fast approaching, we’ve rounded up some of the best activities to keep the kids entertained in London.

1.     Oxygen Freejumping at the O2

Trampolining is the newest addition to the vast collection of activities at the O2. The trampoline park consists of interconnected trampolines, mega airbags, reaction walls and dodgeball courts. Free jumping is ideal for anyone over the age of three, who can bounce from wall to wall and use up that extra energy.

Price – From £12.50 

Location – The O2 

2.     BFI – London Film Festival

For the first time ever, the BFI London Film Festival will be accessible all over the UK with over 50 virtual premieres, free online events and cinema screenings. While the Film Festival may be taking place a week before half-term, it’s a great chance to get into a film frenzy mood. 
Price – £5 for ages 16-25 
Location – Online or BFI Southbank 

3.     Go Ape

For a challenging outdoor activity, there are a number of different Go Ape Adventures across the Capital. Offering tree-top climbing, breath-taking views and forest experiences, a day at Go Ape is an adrenaline filled day out. 
Price – From £28 
Location – Various across London 

4.     The Ghost Bus Tour

Ahead of the spooky season, The Ghost Bus tour is a fantastic way to see the top attractions in London, in a theatrical show experience. If you are interested in an hour and a half of non-stop laughs and spooks, the tour is available every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. 
Price – From £16 
Location – Trafalgar Square 

5.     Shrek’s Adventure! London

For Ogre loving fans, Shrek’s Adventure! Is a fantastic tour combining 10-laugh-out-loud live shows, classic sets from the films, a 4D ride and a chance to meet all the characters from the beloved films. 
Price – From £21 
Location – Southbank 

6.     Free Museums 

For a more budget friendly half-term, London has a spectacular array of free museums and galleries to entertain all ages. From artefacts at the National History museum to the Sailortown exhibition at  the Museum of London Docklands

Price – Free


* Each of these recommended venues are in line with the current Covid-19 Safety regulations, and we recommend following the official UK guidelines for staying safe outside of your home to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.

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