Winter fun on the South Bank, London

What’s the best thing to do on the last day of November, when the schools are strike-closed and sitting at your desk all day is not an option?

Throw caution to the wind and head down to the South Bank, that’s what…

Funky hats at London Southbank Christmas Market
Chocolate fountain-tastic (don’t dribble over the counter, boys)
Yum, yum and thrice yum
Seriously, ’nuff sweets at this market
Seasonal bath bombs – boom!
Scrooge comes to town
The Eye looking majestic in the late autumn sun
Sand sculptured fun on the beach courtesy of dirtybeach.tv
The lads had to get in on the act…
Junior Fashion Detective gets cosy
Who says you can’t have fun on the river in November?
Big coat, little beach
The beach boys

Spot the boy: Proof that it is still autumn
On to Tate Modern: FILM by Tacita Dean in Turbine Hall
One big egg
The kids loved the atmosphere and scale of this “11-minute silent 35mm film projected onto a gigantic white monolith standing 13 metres tall at the end of a darkened Turbine Hall”
St. Paul’s looking beautiful as night falls
High tide
The Clink prison museum
A touch of Halloween in The Clink’s window
The gorgeous Golden Hind
Boys love big boats – FACT
Old meets new: The Shard looms large above Southwark Cathedral
We love The Shard – seeing it up close was the perfect end to the day

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Written by Johanna Payton