Summer adventures for families in London

Looking for things to do with the kids in London this summer? Whether you’re planning your staycation or a grand day out, our places offer countless ways to spend your time that won’t break the bank. There are lawn games and nature trails at Ham House and Garden in Richmond. You can take to two-wheels and tackle the new cycle trails at Osterley Park and House or get wild in the wetlands of Morden Hall Park. When you stop by with the family this summer, you help us look after our places all year round.

Children climbing trees at Morden Hall Park

Morden Hall Park 

Go wild in the suburban wilderness of Morden Hall Park this summer. The iconic bridges across the River Wandle make for a great game of pooh sticks, before settling down for a picnic in the sunshine.

Family playing games at Ham House and Garden

Ham House and Garden 

Enjoy a fun filled day with the family at Ham House and Garden this summer. Play traditional games from Jaques of London on the lawn, then try your hand at den building at this riverside treasure house.

Children playing in the meadow at Osterley Park and House

Osterley Park and House 

Discover outdoor family adventure in abundance at Osterley Park and House, where weekly 50 things themes mean you'll have your list checked off in no time. A summer sports chest and new cycle trails are also on-hand to keep even in the most active little adventurers occupied.

Playing outside at Sutton House, London

Sutton House and Breaker's Yard 

Join us for a read-along trail of the Elves and the Shoemaker throughout 500 year old Sutton House. Then enjoy a family adventure in our breakers yard garden where you can build a sandcastle, get in front of the wheel of our big green bus or build your own stories using our puppets, costumes and toys.

Families enjoying the Rainham Hall gardens

Rainham Hall 

Roll down a really big hill in the family hot-spot that is the community gardens at Rainham Hall this summer. If you are not too dizzy you can sit a make daisy chains and hunt for stag beetles in the long grass.