With all the holidays and weekends it’s easy to very quickly feel like you’ve completely run out of ways to keep the kids entertained. You’ve exhausted all the usual museums, parks and cafes, so it’s time to go on a treasure hunt for some of London’s more hidden gems.
Top-secret historical sites, quirky art installations and unusual eateries – there’s plenty weird and wonderful ideas on offer which are sure to score top points for a great family day out…
London Mithraeum – Cannon Street – Open Tuesday – Sunday
Did you know that you could visit a Roman Temple in the middle of London? Descend through Bloomberg’s new European headquarters to below the city streets and discover the shrine to Mithras the bull-slayer. This amazing space from the 3rd century AD is a totally free wonder of the history of our city, where you can visit the ancient temple and wonder at unearthed artifacts, including the earliest hand-written document in Britain and a series of contemporary art.
Admission is FREE but to guarantee entry advanced booking is advised