Teens in London

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If you’re planning a holiday or a family trip it can be hard enough trying to organise the travel and accommodation, let alone the itinerary. Planning events that the whole family will enjoy can be very difficult, especially if you have teenagers. The teen years can be quite difficult and a lot of kids that age have very specific tastes, or at least very specific distastes.

One thing you won’t have to worry about is finding quality Shoreditch Hotels because we offer some of the best family-friendly suites in London. The M Montcalm Shoreditch will put you right at the heart of London’s most vibrant area, full of exciting things to see. The city is teeming with alternative venues and activities that are sure to please any teenager. Follow our guide and you’ll be the coolest parent around.

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Shoreditch, London

Thanks to alternative artists like Banksy and Shepard Fairey, the urban art scene has exploded in recent years. Grafitti has become so popular that it’s now recognised as legitimate art by countless prestigious institutions around the world. The Shoreditch area in London is a hotspot for urban artwork. Just around the corner from the M Montcalm Shoreditch, you’ll find some of the best spray paint masterpieces in London. Hipster teens and alternative art fans will love exploring the area. If you really want to see the best street art in Shoreditch be sure to check out some of the local walking tours.

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Apple Store

Regent Street, London

Technology has taken over the world and is now at the forefront of pop culture. Teenagers are always on their mobile phones and are always looking to get their hands on the latest tech gadgets. Apple has become more than just a technology brand and in recent years their stores have become more like museums than retail outlets, with hundreds of people queuing outside for the opening of new branches. The Apple shop on Regent Street is the London flagship store and offers a technological playground for teens looking to get their fix of apps and gadgets.

Speedboat tour

If your teenage son or daughter wants to experience something a little more thrilling on their trip to London, a fast-paced trip along the Thames is sure to get their hearts racing. Watch the famous buildings and landmarks of the city fly by as you zoom along the famous London waterway. If your itinerary is claimed to be boring, this is sure to change your kids’ tune and will give them something to tell their friends about when they get home.

Vintage shopping

Teenagers always seem to be on the forefront of the latest fashion trends so your kids will be happy to know that London is a treasure trove of shops, boutiques, and marketplaces which offer some of the best threads money can buy. The latest fashion fad sweeping the country is vintage clothing from eras as far back as the 1920s. If you’re travelling with teens be sure to head over to places like Camden and Hoxton for some of the best vintage shops in London. Be careful though, you may end up spending a lot more time and a lot more money than you planned for.