5 Outdoor Ideas to Banish the January Blues in London

5 Outdoor Ideas to Banish the January Blues in London

Christmas and New Year celebrations have been and gone, festive fun will have to wait for one more year. But fear not, there’s still plenty of outdoor fun to be had this winter with your little ones!

We've rounded up a couple of exciting outdoor ideas to try with your family. Make your winter super fun with these fantastic London events and adventures and banish the January blues.

1) Skate at Somerset House (until 12 Jan 2020)

Even though this may seem the perfect Christmas activity, you can still glide and slide under the stars. Take your little ones for a trip outdoors this weekend and have fun on the ice together. 

2) Winter Tree Walk at Beaulieu Hights - Saturday 11 January 2020

Join the London Wildlife Trust for a guided walk and learn how to identify trees in winter and spot as many types of trees as you can with your little ones. The event is free, no need to book (donations are welcome). 

3) Explore Epping Forest

As London's largest open space, Epping Forest covers around 2,400 hectares and stretches all the way from Manor House to north of Epping. With plenty of to see and do, all year round, winter is the perfect chance to blow out the cobwebs and explore one the best green spaces in London. We will definitely be visting this winter, will you? 

4) Explore the Zoo - London Zoo Nature Trail

Head to the London Zoo with your little explorers. Use the trail to find out about the local wildlife and learn what you can do to help local nature. 

5) WWT London Wetland Centre

Visit this wonderful wildlife reserve with your little explorers. Enjoy a long family walk among lakes and meadows and spot birds and other wildlife. London Wetland Centre is just 10 minutes from Hammersmith Tube Station and is home to rare birds and other fascinating species. Tickets from £7.11.  Our top picks for your winter outdoor adventures: - Blizzard Winter Jacket - Puddlestomper Welly Socks - Snow boots - 3-in-1 Scampsuit - Winter-ready mittens - Bobble hat  What does your family do to banish the January blues?
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