Children playing in the fountain at Summer on Screen in Wembley Park

Family guide to Wembley Park

Planning the perfect family day out can be tricky and finding free things to do in London for kids is almost impossible. Look no further than Wembley Park with its great transport links, plenty of free things to do, baby-change facilities, and family-friendly restaurants!

Here, in north-west London, you’ll be able to keep everyone happy, from frazzled parents to tantruming toddlers and terrible teens. Use our new guide for the best things to do in Wembley for kids!

Eat and drink

When it comes to eating out, children know what they like and they like what they know. So if you’re looking for family-friendly restaurants in in London, head to LDO, where you’ll find all their high-street favourites including Nando’s, Wagamama, Pizza Express and Frankie & Bennie’s.

For youngsters with more adventurous palates, introduce them to a whole world of delicious street food at Boxpark Wembley. They’ll love the laid-back vibe and the chance to sample new flavours including spicy jerk from Mama Jacq’s, north-Indian flatbreads from Koolcha, fresh sushi from Mitsurya or award-winning traditional burgers from Nanny Bill’s.

Go on a spending spree

Parents planning family days out in West London will jump at the chance of a spot of retail therapy. Get yourself to the London Designer Outlet and grab yourself a bargain or let the kids go on a spree! Style-conscious youngsters will be in shopping heaven at the LDO, where all their favourite brands nestle under one roof, with discounts of up to 70% off RRP. Treat them to some cool kicks at Nike, kit them out in new gear from Tommy Hilfiger

Kids, pick up some jewellery and hair accessories at Claire’s and top it all off with a sugar rush in the UK’s first Haribo Store!

Kid's lantern making workshop at The Yellow
Kids playing in the fountain outside The SSE Arena, Wembley at Wembley Park

Enjoy some art

Wembley Park has a brand new public art trail that children will love - and it's all free. Full of vibrant murals, interactive installations and larger than life sculptures, your kids will love playing with all the artwork. You can find out more here.

Save the world at meetSPACEvr

Sure, it may look like an empty room, but meetspaceVR at Boxpark Wembley offers a lot more than first meets the eye. For all the families with kiddies 12 years and above, you can take part in some epic adventure as you explore multiplayer virtual reality universes and play out your wildest gaming fantasies.

Child enjoying the slide in the all weather play park in Wembley Park
Kids playing in Wembley Park