Hi there :)
I'm travelling with 3 kids (aged 2, 3 and 11) and we need some suggestions how to have a nice day in London while waiting for the next flight.
Plan is such:
Arrive Gatwick 9AM. Maybe on to two hours for passport check, luggage drop (to left luggage), some breakfast? Reasonable?
Heading to town.It's sunday, so hopefully no peaks hours. Which is the easiest (and reasonably cheap of course) way to travel to and in the city? I went to the southernrailway.com website and there's a possibility to buy travel card which says: Origin:Gatwick Airport
Destination:London Zones 1-6. Is it ok to buy, can we have tran as well as city transport with that? I see my two youngest travel for free, which ticket should I get for the 11-years-old? I wanna buy online and have everything planned and ready in advance, since it's not gonna be easy with kids :)
In London the plan is to visit Science museum for few hours (is it very crowed on Sundays? Best way to find it?) Then have something to eat and maybe find a playground to spend another hour.
Next flight is scheduled to 19:50, so have to back in GaTWICK BY 18. Leaving town around 17. It leaves us maybe 5-6 hours in the city, so I'm not really sure if any more sightseeing can be squeezed in, but any suggestions suitable for a bunch of maybe-not-behaving kids is welcome :)
Thanks in advance :)