Sadiq Khan has unveiled a new London Curriculum Family Explorer Trails specially designed for families to visit and learn about some of the most fascinating parts of the capital.
With the summer holidays well underway families from across the country will be making trips to the capital to explore all it has to offer.
And for those who want to turn their trip into a more knowledgeable affair new explorer trails have been announced with City of London, Knowledge Quarter, Creative Quarter and South Bank trails now available.
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, said: “London is one of the most diverse, thrilling and fascinating cities in the world. It is little wonder that it has inspired some of the greatest poets over the years, who have documented its infectious buzz so well. The capital’s unique atmosphere really comes to life over summer with the best festivals, sporting events, museums, attractions and lush green spaces around every corner.
“Over the school holidays, I’m encouraging families to make the most of the world of opportunity on your doorstep here in London – bring your children on a London Curriculum Family Explorer Trail or to a world-class attraction – there is no greater place on earth to explore. I’m saying loud and clear – London is open for business and open to everyone this summer.”
A new film has also been released giving you a glimpse of behind-the-scenes morning preparations at some of the capital’s best loved tourist attractions, from SEA LIFE London Aquarium to the Tower of London.
Spoken-word poet Suli Breaks narrates the film and recites some of the most famous quotes about London. Each of the lines from the celebratory narrative are from well know verses by famous poets or authors, including William Blake, Charles Dickens, William Dunbar and Anna Quindlen.
The film has been designed to celebrate the unique atmosphere in London during summer and to encourage everyone, especially families, to make the most of the huge range of world-class attractions in the capital over the school holidays.