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Awesome Adventures Between Christmas and New Year

Written by Louise Winter


So that’s Christmas done and dusted for another year, and now we’re finding things to entertain the kids for another week! Well fear not, we’ve found some post-christmas days out which the kids and all the family will enjoy!

Ripley’s Christmas Trail, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! London – 14th November – 6th January – SAVE up to 59% when you book through Days Out With Kids

Pick up your map and follow the weird and wonderful festive trail which will get your senses working non stop with wacky experiences and fun facts! If you can answer all the questions, you may even get a festive treat!

Winter Walks and the Wishing Tree, Hever Castle and Gardens, Kent – 27th December – 3rd January

Wrap up in your new winter scarves and head to Hever Castle to enjoy the stunning castle and beautiful gardens. You can even make your new year wishes around the wishing tree! Cute!
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Festival of Light; Longleat Safari & Adventure Park, Wiltshire – 13th November – 3rd January  – SAVE up to 20% when you book through Days Out With Kids

Enjoy some extra special attractions at Longleat during their Festival of Light event. Marvel at the phenomenal display of Chinese lanterns, meet fairytale characters, and don’t miss the spectacular singing Christmas tree with its beautiful sparkling lights!

Winter Wellyteering, Gibside, Tyne and Wear – 28th December – 1st January

Don’t miss this fun welly boot twist on orienteering which all the family will love! And even better, it get the kids enjoying the great outdoors…win win!
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Fairy Tale Quest, Clumber Park, Nottinghamshire – 26th December – 3rd January

Head out for a magical day outdoors following a trail using an enchanted map with a fairy tale theme!
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The Beatles Story, Albert Dock, Liverpool – FREE Child with an Adult ticket purchased when you book through Days Out With Kids

Take the family on a Magical Mystery Tour and Come Together to visit The Beatles Story, Liverpool where you can show the kids what they missed out on!

Come and See Frosty and Daisy the Cow! Wynford Farm, Aberdeen – 28th December

Get the little ones involved in this fun day which includes lots of arts and crafts, face painting and party games! There may even be a very special appearance from Frosty and Daisy the cow!
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White Cliffs in Winter, The White Cliffs of Dover, Kent – 28th December – 3rd January

Take the kids for a spectacular walk across the stunning white cliffs. With breathtaking views, this is sure to be an experience they will remember forever no matter what the weather decides to do!
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The London Bridge Experience, London – SAVE up to 46% off tickets PLUS Kids go FREE when you book through Days Out With Kids

Experience the gruelling gruesome history of London with this exhilarating interactive character led tour. This is fun family entertainment, however we would not recommend it for the much younger audience. For young visitors who don’t want to miss out, there is a “Guardian Angel” tour. 🙂

The Roald Dahl Museum & Story Centre, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire – 1st – 31st December

There is plenty going on at this fabulous museum over the Christmas period but don’t miss the fun storytelling and party games at a very special New Years Eve party on 30th December!
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Family Winter Wonderland Explorers, Kedleston Hall, Derby – 30th December

Don’t miss this brilliant opportunity for the kids to learn great skills such as how to bake bread on an open fire, and survival in the great outdoors!
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Wind Down and Warm Up! Castle Drogo, Exeter, Devon – 27th December – 3rd January

The kids will enjoy exploring the grounds of this fantastic castle as they follow a winter trail, and the adults can burn off those extra Christmas calories! 😉
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Penguin Festival; Edinburgh Zoo, Edinburgh – 4th December – 6th January

See this spectacular exhibit which includes 120 black and white penguins stood in front of the mansion house. Then go on a hunt for five gold penguins which are hidden around the zoo! Watch the fantastic penguin parade and say hello to the resident penguins of Edinburgh Zoo.
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Sparkling Silver, Glittering Gold! Bank of England Museum, London – 21st -31st December

Go along and check out this fab museum over the Christmas period, and as a festive bonus the kids can make a gold money box to take home.
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We hope you enjoy these fun activities! Let us know what you are up to as we would love to hear from you!


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