London is a nice city and if your kids want to spend a summer there then surely you will go out of the pockets. The city has some surprises too.
As the kids get free from the exams and the schools, they surely deserve a summer break. In London there are many ways in which you can make the summer fun economical. The summer break will really not make your pockets empty. You can take your lunch from home instead of eating out or you can find out a cheap London accommodation. You can go to the free sites or see some free street shows. You can make sue of some cheap transport options. Here we have mentioned a few ideas that can really help you to save your money while you are in the city.
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Theatre is a great way to make most of your time at the tour. Some of the cinema halls are expensive and you can go there in the Kids Week to get some kids special discounts. You will also come to know that there are some shows that allow free entry to the kids those are below. The children must be with their parents. Two more kids can also get discounts up to fifty per cent. This is the way you can save lots of money and enjoy your time.
There are many sites and museums those go just for free. The Museum of London also offers some free exhibitions those are worth visiting. If the weather is cool and if you would like to try something different then you can go to the Hampstead Ponds and have a great dip. The entry to the fresh water ponds is very reasonable and you can have a great time in summer. You can also go to the parks for a day trip. The parks allow free entry and you can take your lunch with you so that you can save your money. You can take your own bats and balls to spend good time there. Your picnic kits can help you to make the tour really very exciting. London has many picnic spots and outdoor areas that you can select for your one-day tour.
Alexandra Park is a great park for a day trip. The views here are stunning and you can enjoy the natural beauty and real peace of mind. You can spend some good time at the pitch and putt course. Your kids can have a great time at the soft play area. There are also some lakes inside where you can have a great fun. You can enjoy boating there. After you are exhausted with the activities you can go to the outdoor eateries where you will not have to spend too much. They also have some offers in order to cut down on the cost. Once you are done with the hamper and still the stomach is not full then you can try some other eateries. You can also head to the weekly famers’ market and you can have a great meal there. There are many good hotels near the park like the London Shaftesbury hotels where you can have a great stay.
Crystal Palace Park is one more fun place for summer for your kids. It is a beautiful park with big idols of the dinosaurs. This place is a house to smart collection of some antediluvian monsters and also it is a playground, maze and petting farm too. Spending here an afternoon can be a fun activity. As always the Hyde Park is also a great fun time. This is a very big area with two lakes inside. There are some small gardens inside and also some tennis courts for those who like tennis. There is also a very good children’s playground and your kids will really have a good time there. Just take your swim suits with you if you would like to swim at the Serpentine Lido.
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There are many cheap accommodation options in the city. There are many good hotels that offer the best rates and some packages and Shaftesbury Premier London Paddington Hotel. You can have an economical stay there.
Art and culture
Regents Park Open-Air Theatre is arranging a great series of shows for the summer. From the puppet show to the music shows there will be everything for everyone who comes here. The National Maritime Museum is a place where you can see some exhibitions till the 15th of September. The exhibition features many good paintings and some good photographs.
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The London ships are worth a visit. This is the place where you can spend a great time with the whole family. The Imperial War Museum is also going to hold and exhibition on 29 of July by the name Horrible Histories Spies. You may get to learn a lot about the history here and also you may get to learn the spy techniques those were being used at the time of the Second World War. All over the summer vacations there will be some family events that you can take part in.
Covent Garden is a house to a latest burger restaurant by the name American chain Shake Shack. This is a place where you can get a quick bite. This is a best place where you can get the best quality of burgers at the best rates. You can sit inside or the outside and see some great views. There is also one better Italian restaurant by the name Italian chain Carluccios. It is a great chain and its restaurants are spread across the city. You can get best quality Italian food and some wine if you insist.
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So this is the way your kids will have great summer vacations and you will not have to make a big hole to your pockets, this is time to feel cool in summer.