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ITINERARY (Full Day)

Crosstown Doughnuts

The Changing of the Guard

The Royal MewsBathroomStroller friendlyWheelchair friendlyRainy-day option

Camden MarketBathroom

Poppie's Fish & Chips

Chin Chin Labs

Dozo SushiBathroom

nugget’s Advice

Prepare in advance
Prepare in advance

This day out includes a visit to parts of a working palace, so do check online to make sure its open before you go.

Recommended day/time
Recommended day/time

Confirm opening times before you go.

About This Day

This full day out on your family trip to London offers something for everyone. Along the way you’ll witness English tradition and customs, see royal fairytale carriages and the horses that pull them in the Royal Mews. Plus, eat unique and delicious treats at every stop. And enjoy some shopping in Camden Town’s eclectic market. Begin your day in Soho by grabbing some yummy doughnuts and coffee at Crosstown Doughnuts. Next, check out the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace. A family trip to London isn’t complete without this experience. Then, see how her Highness gets around town at The Royal Mews. Afterward, a trip to London wouldn’t be complete without seeing Camden Market. While at Camden Market, pop in to Poppie’s Fish and Chips for a British staple. Wash it down with ice cream or other sweet treats at Chin Chin Labs. Lastly, after all the fun, food and sights, make your way back to Soho. Finish the day off with a great meal at Dozo Sushi. This is a perfect way to spend a day in London with kids, hitting some memorable sights, while treating yourself to excellent fare.

 

  • : History buffs| Castle lovers| Cultural immersion

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Crosstown Doughnuts
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Crosstown Doughnuts

4 Broadwick Street,
$$$
Delicious freshly made doughnuts and coffee. A perfect treat to grab and begin your day out in London.
DIRECTIONS Crosstown Doughnuts is located in the heart of Soho.
TIP The shop is quite small with limited seating, so plan to take your treats with you.
The Changing of the Guard
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The Changing of the Guard

Constitution Hill, Westminster
FREE
Start off your day with a viewing of the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace. A must-see while visiting London with kids.
DIRECTIONS St. James Park is the closest Underground station to Buckingham Palace.
TIP If you or your little ones don't have the patience to line up in front of the palace gates, consider arriving just in time to see the Queen’s soldiers marching down the street on their way back to the barracks.
The Royal Mews
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The Royal Mews

31 Royal Mews, London
$$$
BathroomStroller friendlyWheelchair friendlyRainy-day option
The Royal Mews is responsible for the transport of the Queen and other members of the royal family via horse-drawn carriage and motor car. During the visit, you are able to view many of the carriages including the Scottish and Irish State coaches, the Diamond Jubilee Coach and the Gold State Coach. You'll also see some motor cars and even some of the Queen's horses.
DIRECTIONS The Royal Mews is located on Buckingham Palace Road, and is walking distance from the palace.
TIP There is a free guided tour as well as a self-guided audio tour. The children's activity room is complete with games and craft activities.
Camden Market
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Camden Market

Camden Lock Place, London
FREE
Bathroom
Camden Town is a fun, quirky and popular North London neighborhood. Shops filled with everything imaginable line the streets, from mainstream brands to vintage treasures. In Camden Town you'll find Camden Market, a maze of wonderful stalls and shops filled to the brim with tasty treats, funky art, clothing, toys, housewares and so much more. Somehow this popular neighborhood has managed to keep it’s off-the-beaten path feel, while at the same time making itself completely accessible to everyone.
DIRECTIONS Take the Tube to the Westminster stop, a three-minute walk from the Royal Mews, and get off at Camden Town. It will be a four-minute walk to Camden Market from the tube station.
Poppie's Fish & Chips
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Poppie's Fish & Chips

30 Hawley Crescent, London
$$$
Poppie's Fish & Chips were perfectly cooked, making for a perfect and traditional lunch on a blustery afternoon.
DIRECTIONS Poppie's is located within Camden Market.
TIP Poppie's at this location is take-away only, but there are outdoor tables nearby.
Chin Chin Labs
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Chin Chin Labs

49-50 Camden Lock, London
$$$
Chin Chin Labs offers nitro ice cream and other delicious treats including cocoa with a giant toasted marshmallow.
DIRECTIONS Chin Chin Labs is located just across Camden Market from Poppie's Fish & Chips.
Dozo Sushi
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Dozo Sushi

32 Old Compton Street, London
$$$
Bathroom
We ended our day back where it began in Soho at Dozo Sushi. Both the food and service were excellent.
DIRECTIONS Take the Underground from the Camden Town Station to the Tottenham Court Road Station and its a quick walk to Dozo Sushi.
TIP Reservations are suggested for this popular restaurant.

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The Nadler Soho

The Nadler Soho

10 Carlisle Street, London
$$$$
WE LOVEDThe family-friendly rooms and the location.
WE DIDN'T LIKELack of windows in the lower floor rooms and no room service.
TIPIf you decide to stay at the Nadler request an upper floor.
STAYED01 July, 2016 with 8 year old, 13 year old

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