Activities Days Out Ideas

Awesome attractions to visit!

Written by Eleanor Weeks

Spring is here and at last we can go out,
Treat the kids and give them something to shout about.
Fun places to explore, to delight and please,
Our guide to them all will give you the inspiration you need!

👣Stonor Park, Oxfordshire👣

Adults £8.50, children from £9

Kids will love following Stonor Park’s annual Easter Trail, exploring and playing as they go! The trail leads around Tumblestone Hollow and the Gardens at Stonor, with all participants receiving a treat when they solve the puzzle and bring it back to the Visitor Centre! The trail runs every day from Good Friday through until 18th April. More info here!

🦁Longleat, Wiltshire🦁

Reopening 12th April
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A wild day of fun for the whole family! Tickets include spectacular animal sightings in the Drive-Through Safari, as well as access to lots of fun on-foot attractions including Koala Creek, the Family Farmyard and the ever-popular Jungle Cruise. Explore Longleat grounds and gardens and take a trip on The Longleat Railway, making time to get lost in the Hedge Maze!

🎢Chessington World of Adventures, Greater London🎢

Reopening 12th April
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A jam-packed day of fun awaits at Chessington, whether you’re looking for a thrill at the Theme Park or an encounter with your favourite animal at the Zoo and SEA LIFE Centre. Split your day between all three, the challenge is fitting it all in!

🧗‍♂️Up at The O2, Central London🧗‍♂️

Reopening 14th April
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Set their sights high and take a walk like no other this Easter, with Up at The O2! Enjoy views across London from 52 metres above ground – butterflies in tummies guaranteed! Save an exclusive 12%, book here!

🐊Banham Zoo, Norfolk🐊

Reopening 12th April
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Banham Zoo is an award-winning family attraction and one of the most exciting wildlife attractions in the country, with over 2,000 animals from around the world and set in 50 acres of beautiful parkland and gardens.

🎡LEGOLAND, Windsor🎡

Reopening 12th April
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The rides at LEGOLAND will keep kids of every age entertained, from the enchanted Fairy Tale Brook boat trip to the classic Jolly Rocker swinging pirate galleon! Lego lovers will go mad for Miniland, where scenes from around the world have been created with nearly 40 million LEGO bricks!

🌺Kew Gardens, Richmond🌺

Open now! Book Here!

Let the kids run wild in nature at Kew, where the Gardens are open every day! Take a picnic and enjoy the world’s most famous botanical gardens this Easter holiday, or refuel al fresco at one of the onsite cafes!

️⛳️Mighty Claws Adventure Golf, Bournemouth️⛳️

Open now!
Family tickets £26.10

Go on a roarsome adventure at Mighty Claws, where moving dinosaurs, thundering waterfalls and steaming volcanoes surround you as you swing your best shots on their immersive 18-hole crazy golf course!
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🦉Liberty’s Owl, Raptor & Reptile Centre, Hampshire🦉

Reopening 12th April
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Animal lovers of all ages will marvel at Liberty’s bird of prey displays and the residents of their popular Reptile House! While adults enjoy a takeaway coffee, kids can let off some steam on the outdoor play area and sandpit!

🚤GoBoat, Paddington and Kingston🚤

Open now!
Hourly hire for £79 (up to 6 people)

Let your little ones be captain for your own special family voyage with GoBoat! Set course along the Regent’s Canal from their location in Paddington, passing Little Venice and through the Maida Hill Tunnel, or cast off from Kingston and enjoy cruising along a stunning non-tidal section of the Thames! BOOK HERE!

🦒Africa Alive🦒

Reopening 12th April
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Africa Alive! is set in 100 acres of stunning Suffolk countryside and is the perfect day out for the whole family. The spectacular centrepiece of this beautiful park is the ‘Plains of Africa’, a perfect place to spot five species of African savannah animals, including graceful giraffes and heavyweight rhinos.

🎠Woodlands Theme Park, Devon🎠

Reopening 12th April
Adults £14.50, children £9.50 (kids under 92cm are 50p!)

There’s something for everyone at Woodlands, the largest theme park in Devon!  Kids have 90 acres of outdoor fun to enjoy, including thrilling water rides and a zoo farm. The youngest visitors can explore Pedal Town, while the oldest brace themselves for the excitement of the Sea Monster Zone! BOOK HERE!

🚜Diggerland, Kent, Durham, Devon and West Yorkshire🚜

Reopening 12th April
Adults and children 90cm or over £22.80

Grant your truck-loving kids the ultimate wish, and take a swing in a giant JCB scoop! This is just one of the 20 fantastic rides and drives on offer at Diggerland, where visitors can ride, drive and operate real diggers, dumpers and other full-size construction machinery! BOOK HERE!

🏆Gullivers (various locations)🏆

Reopening 12th April
Adults and children from £15

Set off on an adventure with Gully, and enjoy a family day out at one of the Gullivers parks! Depending on your location, there are wild rides in Western World and thrilling ones in Smugglers Wharf, not to mention fun for all ages in Gully’s Grand Prix and Ellie’s Animal Merry Go Round! BOOK HERE!

🏂Snowtrax, Christchurch🏂

Open now!
Prices are activity dependent

Give your kids a taste of the real thing at Snowtrax, where families can enjoy an alpine adventure at this outdoor activity centre! Fly down the slope on a ringo or skibob, or practice your skiing and snowboarding skills ready for next winter! Skiing and snowboarding lessons with expert instructors are also bookable for visitors or all ages and abilities. BOOK HERE!

🌳BeWILDerwood, Cheshire and Norfolk🌳

Reopening 12th April
Adults & children over 105cm £19.50, children 92cm-105cm £17.50 (kids under 92cm go free!)

Every child loves a good story, and visiting BeWILDerwood is like entering a living world of make believe! Set in the enchanted world of Twiggles and Boggles, the wild at heart can spend the day clambering on sustainable wooden play structures, from aerial ropewalks to climbing walls, balancing logs and muddled mazes in a beautiful forest setting. BOOK HERE!

🐒Birmingham Wildlife Park🐒

Open now!
Adults £7.25, children £3.65

This little zoo on the edge of Cannon Hill Park is the ideal spot to give your animal-lovers an Easter treat. Your mini-Attenboroughs will delight in the park’s unique collection of wildlife from across the globe, including meerkats, reptiles and a large collection of monkeys! BOOK HERE!

🐰Willows Activity Farm, St Albans🐰

Reopening 12th April
Tickets £6.95

Lovers of the book and CBeebies classic Peter Rabbit will feel right at home at this well-loved family activity farm. With 300 animals to see, 40 rides to enjoy and live shows from Peter and his friends, the day will whizz by with fun around every corner! BOOK HERE!

🐧Edinburgh Zoo🐧

Open now!
Adults £21.95 Children £12.80

Take a walk on the wild side and catch sight of many of your favourite animals, from giant pandas, to penguins and koalas! Learn more about them with the zoo’s engaging animal talks, where kids can quiz the keepers and find out fun facts! BOOK HERE!

🚘Woburn Safari Park, Bedford🚘

Reopening 12th April
Adults £26, children £20

Take the whole family on a no-fly safari this Easter, at Woburn’s 300-acre drive-through wildlife park! See some of the worlds most magnificent beasts from the comfort of your own car, and then continue the journey on foot where you will discover more about them and their habitats. Swan Boats, Great Woburn Railway and outdoor play areas are all open too! BOOK HERE!

🌲Go Ape (Various Locations)🌲

Open now!
Prices are activity dependant.

Little monkeys will go bananas for a day out at Go Ape, where they can swing among the trees in fantastically fun treetop rope courses. Set in beautiful woodlands, there are activities for all ages, with wooden playgrounds for the youngest visitors, the Treetop Adventure for everyone and Treeptop Challenge for bigger guests! BOOK HERE!

🐦Bird World, Farnham🐦

Reopening 12th April
Adults £16.95, children £14.95

There is no need to take flight to show your family these feathered friends from around the world! Dotted around 26 acres of landscaped gardens are Flamingo Cove, Outback Island and Penguin Beach to name a few, not to mention the park’s lovely Jenny Wren Farm! BOOK HERE!

🦜️Tropical Butterfly House, Sheffield 🦜️

Reopening 12th April
Adults £13.75, children £12.50

Who could resist marching along the dinosaur trail taking in owls, parrots and meerkats along the way? Encounter the exotic this Easter and enjoy a day of fresh air in this wildlife and falconry centre, with outdoor play are too! BOOK HERE!

🐭Mountain View Ranch, Cardiff🐭

Open now!
Activity trails, adults and children £7.50

Set off on a quest like brave little Mouse and explore the Ranch’s Gruffalo Activity Trail! Use your map and navigate around the Ranch, completing activities and collecting stamps are you go. BOOK HERE!

🏰Blackpool Model Village & Gardens, Lancashire🏰

Reopening 12th April
Adults £7.50, children £6

Your little ones will feel like giants for a day, as you wander around hundreds of creative village scenes all designed to spark your imagination! From tiny castles to markets and farmyards, visitors can follow the Model Village’s quiz so you don’t miss any of them! BOOK HERE!

👟Oaker Wood, Herefordshire👟

Open now!
Prices are activity dependent

Get your muddy clothes on and take the family quad trekking or on the new and exciting Woodland Krypton Trail! Oaker Wood is even offering an ingenious Bubble Adventure for kids, so they can enjoy time with their friends in the great outdoors building dens and on the fun ropes courses! BOOK HERE!

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