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Top tips for visiting our attraction this summer

  • Friday July 28th 2023

Shrek's Adventure! London Game Show Mirror Mirror 2

Schools out! What better way to bring in the sunshine than a trip down to Far Far Away? Check out our top tips for visiting Shrek's Adventure! London this summer


  1. Before
  2. During
  3. After 

1. Before


DreamWorks Shrek's Adventure! London allows you to book with our confidence guarantee. The ticket allows you the opportunity to book your ticket with the ease of knowing you can change it if anything interrupts your plans - you don't have to worry about missing the magic!

Your ticket is protected in the event of:

  • The attraction you have booked is closed
  • UK Government restrictions on travel
  • You are unable to travel due to sickness and/or isolation 

With the booking portal you are able to change your booking dates - details for the booking portal can be found on your e-ticket. With the booking guarantee you able able to change an attraction ticket up to 5 time including up to 24 hours before your arrival time.

For more information see here


Directions and Parking 

When planning one of the best family activities in London it's important to consider directions and parking.

Shrek's Adventure! London is located on the South bank of the river Thames, within the County Hall building. The attraction is right next to the London Eye across from Westminster bridge where Big Ben and the London Eye are located. 

There is a variety of ways to get to Shrek's Adventure! London, but public transport is recommended. 

Waterloo station is the nearest train station and tube station to Shrek's Adventure! London. From Waterloo follow the exit signs for the South Bank and walk towards the London Eye. Shrek's Adventure! London is in County Hall, next to the London Eye.

For more information on directions and parking including car, bus, foot and taxi see here


Opening hours 

  • Monday: 10am - 5pm
  • Tuesday: 10am - 5pm
  • Wednesday: 10am - 5pm
  • Thursday: 11am - 5pm
  • Friday: 10am - 5pm
  • Saturday: 10am - 5pm
  • Sunday: 10am - 5pm


Please note, these times are subject to change - for any updates please see our website.


Where to stay near Shrek's Adventure! London

When visiting our attraction, there's lots of cool, comfortable spots around the area for the family to get the perfect nights sleep after a day of magical fun!

  • Premium Inn County Hall

County Hall, Westminster Bridge Rd, London SE1 7PB

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  • Premium Inn Waterloo

85 York Road, Waterloo, London SE1 7NJ

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  • Marriott Hotel County Hall

County Hall, Westminster Bridge Rd, London SE1 7PB

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  • Park Plaza County Hall

1 Addington St, London SE1 7RY

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  • Park Plaza Waterloo

6 Hercules Road, London SE1 7DU

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2. During

Before we discuss some of our most useful FAQs to help enhance your Shrektastic experience here at the attraction - don't miss your opportunity to be crowned the next monarch of Far Far Away and come down to meet Prince Charming for a limited time only this summer!


For a limited time, heroes can step up to the challenge to see if they will be crowned the next King monarch of Far Far Away!

While on your royal visit, young heroes can test their strength to try and remove the sword from the stone! Once guests have tested their strength they can step up to the throne and be crowned the next Monarch of Far Far Away!

Meet Charming

We have put together a list of useful FAQs to help enhance your experience at Shrek's Adventure! London

Do you have baby-changing facilities?

Yes, we do have baby changing facilities which are located after our admissions area but before you start your experience.

Can I bring my buggy into Shrek's Adventure! London?

Buggies are not permitted onto the tour at Shrek's Adventure London. 

There is a buggy park provided on the first floor of Shrek’s Adventure before your tour begins.

In the interests of all guests health and safety, you will need to leave buggies and push chairs in the buggy park and not take them through the tour as some of the areas of Far Far Away can be narrow and we don’t want anybody getting stuck in the Spooky Forest or down the Village Streets.


Is there a gift shop?

You can visit the DreamWorks Tour's: Shrek's Adventure! London gift shop either before of after you enter the attraction. The gift shop is located at the end of the tour.

Even if you do not want to visit Shrek and Donkey. you can still visit the gift shop. You do not need to purchase an entrance ticket.

Can I access Wi-Fi within Shrek's Adventure! London?

Unfortunately Shrek's Adventure! London does not have Wi-Fi.

For more useful information and FAQs regarding your trip to Shrek's Adventure! London, see here


Helpful information for disabled guests and guests with special requirements 

We want all our guests to have a Shrek-tastic time at our attraction, and that means ensuring Shrek's Adventure! London is accessible for all.

Majority of the facilities at Shrek's Adventure! London are accessible for all. Unfortunately however, the magic bus ride may not be accessible for all guests.

We also advise that all wheelchair users book a wheelchair reservation before they visit the attraction.


Wheelchair users

All wheelchair users are advised to pre-book a wheelchair timeslot accompanied with an attraction ticket. However, if you are not able to book a wheelchair timeslot and an attraction ticket at the same time, then we encourage guests to visit at the time of their wheelchair slot. 

  • We admit 1 wheelchair user per hour, at each quarter past the hour.
  • We currently do not have wheelchairs available for hire.
  • Wheelchairs must not be over the width of 27 inches wide and must be able to navigate tight angles and uneven flooring.
  • Unfortunately we are unable to admit mobility scooters.

Head on over to our main page to access our full accessibility guide

3. After

Interested in more fun and games in London?

Southbank has lots to offer! If you and the family are in the mood for more laughs and giggles after visiting Shrek's Adventure London, why not visit some of the other cool attractions Southbank has to offer:


Dive into the wonder under London at SEA LIFE London Aquarium

This summer, grab a patrol book and join the turtle rescue mission at SEA LIFE London Aquarium.

With several cool zones to explore, kick off your fin-tastic adventure in the Atlantic ocean zones, Rainforest Adventure, Coral Kingdom and much more!

Find out more here


See the sights from the London Eye 

Explore the sights of London up high on the London Eye. On Europe's tallest cantilevered observation wheel - see as far as 20 miles away, highlighting several beautiful London sites including Big Ben, the Shard, Houses of Parliament and Windsor Castle. 

For the best rates, book online today and guarantee your entry here


Cruise through the Thames on the River Cruise London 

Set sail on your destination along one of London's top rated boat tours - the River Cruise London! This wonderful tour lasts roughly 40 minutes and here you will experience lots of fun sights around the River Thames where you can see, Big Ben, the London Eye, St Paul's Cathedral and many other beautiful architectural sites!

The cruise is a circular tour therefore it doesn't stop at other pieces during the excursion.

Many people enjoy combining their tickets with a visit to the London Eye 


Hop on the Big Bus and explore London

Big Bus is a hop-on-hop-off bus tour that allows you to see some of the more iconic sights in London including Tower Bridge, Buckingham Palace, Big Ben and St Pau's Cathedral with loads of cool photo opportunities!

There are 3 different hop-on-hop-off routes to choose from with free WiFi and complimentary earphones to enjoy entertaining pre-recorded commentary in 5 different languages and 3 guided walking tours



Feeling Hungry?

When planning a day out in London, whilst visiting Shrek's Adventure! London, don't forget to feed those hungry bellies! 

Where to eat near us:

Great British fish and chips

Pizza Express


  • Behind the Royal Festival Hall, London SE1 8XX




If you still have a question which hasn't been answered check out our Shrek-cellent FAQs