Everybody loves a day out in London and Covent Garden for Kids at Christmas is the perfect place to be.
There is so much to do and it needn’t cost a fortune here are a few ideas some of which are free.
Hunt for Reindeer In and around Covent Garden
Eight reindeer are loose in Covent Garden and you have to find them. Download the Blipper app and collect prizes as you go, Unlock hints and clues and watch the reindeers come alive as you scan them.
Visit Santas Workshop built entirely of Lego.
Built with over 700,000 bricks, Santas’s workshop has been built by Duncan Titmarsh. Duncan is the only LEGO certified professional builder in the U.K.
It has taken 3 months to build, so pop inside and get your photo.
Meet Santa at 3 The Market building, Covent Garden.
Children can meet Santa this year in Covent Garden for free! You can book a place with one of Santas helpers up until the 23rd of December.
Children shopping delights
If you do want to take the kiddie winks shopping there are some great shops for christmas present ideas. You could try any of the following,
Don’t forget to check out the different markets in and around the Piazza for the likes of handmade children clothes, teddy bears and even a Magic trick stall.
Feeling Hungry or would like a snack?
There are many places to eat that kids will love Try some of these fun places for some sweet delights.
- Buy a Macaroon Laduree
- Treat yourself to some sweets in Hope and Greenwood
- Grab a cookie in Bens Cookies
- Demolish a Cupcake from Lolas Cupcakes
- Warm up with a Nutella Crepe in Gelatorino
- Have a freak shake and Ribs in Maxwells
- Munch on a burger in Byrons
- Check out the food stalls in the market.
If you have lots of time visit the London Transport Museum
Where you can Search for hidden elves as you make your way through the Museum’s Victorian Christmas galleries. Or visit Father Christmas who been on a journey on the Northern Line North Pole Express. (tickets purchased separately)
Children are free entry to the museum, adults are £17 but your ticket lasts for a year!
For a big treat Go to the Theatre and see Charlie and the chocolate factory
Charlie and the chocolate factory is ending in January. It would be great to Try and catch the fantastically spectacular treat before it disappears. Shows 6 days a week and two matinees.
Thank you for reading Covent Garden for Kids at Christmas, I hope you enjoy it as much as we do. Have a great Christmas.