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Cathy Winston
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Single parents in London

Our verdict:

London’s a great city for families, but finding the top child-friendly experiences can be overwhelming. Along with the capital’s top sights, Family Twist’s tailored days out range from playing detective to multicultural food tastings or learning about street art. Ideal for single parents looking for more unusual ideas for younger children.

Recommended company: Family Twist

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Family Twist says

Even it’s only for a day, it can be hard to engage younger children in a big city like London. If you want to do more with your offspring than wheel them around Hamleys, check out our fantastic range of experiences in London. Each one is crafted to inspire and create a memorable day out, with our expert guides and facilitators.

  • London and Paris
  • for kids aged 5 to 16
  • guided experiences for single parents

Play detective for a day with real Scotland Yard detectives, using fingerprinting and other forensic techniques to catch a thief.

Take them to the British Museum where we’ll bring Ancient Egypt and Greece to life with games, clue-solving and riddles.

You won’t just see the Crown Jewels at the Tower of London, our guide will share all sorts of secrets about this former palace and gruesome prison.

If your child is a budding artist, how about spending a morning or afternoon with a street artist – plus the chance to create your own street art.

On our multicultural London experience, you will join our expert guide on an assault on the senses, visiting China Town, Brick Lane and Brixton Market – with food tastings galore.

Check out our full range of family experiences in London and also in Paris. Other services include accommodation bookings and added extras such as a chauffeur for a special occasion.

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