Discover London’s movie magic!

Looking for something different to do this Summer?

Why not take a movie themed trip to London, we’ve sought out some of the best experiences in the capital which bring to life your all-time favourite movies. A guaranteed fun and different day out!

Start your day on board the train and arrive in the heart of London ready for your adventure.

Harry Potter’s Platform 9 ¾

On arrival at the grand St Pancras Station, grab your broomstick and make your way to Kings Cross where you may just spot a very important wizard. Look out for Platform 9 ¾, where Harry and Ron leave the muggle world behind to board the Hogwarts Express. You can have your photograph on the famous platform for free. Why not pop into the the Harry Potter themed store while you’re there.

Shrek’s Southbank Adventure

If you travel with us you can get 2 for 1 tickets for Shrek’s Adventure that will whisk you off to a kingdom far, far away. Board the Dreamworks Tour Bus for a 4D experience with cheeky Donkey as your hilarious guide.You’ll be taken through 10 live, fairytale-themed shows including Shrek’s Swamp and a mirror maze.Entry prices start from £19 for adults and £15.30 for children*

Build your Lego movie moment

Bring to life your favourite Lego movie characters at the new store in Leicester Square, which is the largest Lego store in the world. Along with loads of toy models from the hit movies, there’s also a very impressive 6m Big Ben built with 200,000 bricks and a life sized underground Lego train car. Thursday is the best day to visit the Lego store with children, on the first Thursday of every month from 4 – 6pm you can learn how to build a cool mini Lego model and take it home for free*

Fly away to Neverland with Peter Pan

Just like Peter Pan, don’t grow up for the day and let your imagination run wild in Neverland. The Diana memorial playground is inspired by the stories of Peter Pan, not only does it have a giant land locked pirateship there are tipis to play in as well. Entry is free, and you will be close to lots more outdoor fun with Hyde Park just a stones throw away.

Find Paddington and his suitcase

A certain bear made his grand arrival at London’s iconic Paddington Station, complete with a suitcase and ‘please look after this bear’ label. See if you can spot this little bear and seek out the bench where he was discovered by Mr. Brown.

Meet the Hollywood Greats

Almost everyone can have a selfie with one of their movie favourites at Madam Tussauds. You can hangout with Spiderman in the Marvel experience and get up close with your favourite Star Wars characters.You may even spot a royal or two. Madam Tussauds is another great attraction that can be booked with the East Midlands Trains 2 for 1 offer, entry for two adults is just £24.50*.

Save money on your adventure

Travel with East Midlands Trains and make the journey part of your movie themed adventure, not only do we have 2 for 1 on loads of London attractions but under 5s also travel free.

Planning ahead? You can travel for less by booking up to 12 weeks in advance to get our cheapest tickets.

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*Prices, dates and times for all attractions correct at the time of publishing in June 2018 and are subject to change.