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Best Half Term Days out for Under 5’s!

Best Half Term Days Out For Children Under 5
Written by Rachel Cave

Give the little ones a day out they wont forget!
It could be the best one yet!
From Peppa Pig world, The Sealife centre and more,
There are great days out to explore!

Paultons Park- Home of Peppa Pig World! Romsey, Hampshire

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Paultons Park is a wonderfully fun day out for children under 5! Peppa Pig world is the perfect place for the little ones to ride on the slower paced rides such as Grandpa’s little train, George’s Dinosaur adventure, Miss Rabbit’s helicopter ride,  There is also a fantastic indoor soft play area the kids will love and so much more! You can even meet the characters from the popular kids TV show! In the main park there are also great rides and attractions for the younger children such as the ‘caterpillar coaster’ and the classic “Victorian carousel.’  This half term the little ones will love the newly developed zone ‘Little Africa’ Opening for half term, discover the amazing birds and animals of the Savanna, including; porcupines, meerkats, lizards and mongoose.

Admission: Adults and children over 1 metre: £29.25 (online price) Children under 1 metre go FREE- Family tickets are also available.

Museum of Childhood, London

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A great place to bring all of the family, the exhibitions will intrigues the little ones and also bring on nostalgia for the bigger kids (adults). There are interactive displays which are regularly changed relating to childhood, design, photography and fashion. With collections of artefacts spanning from the 1600’s to the present day. The museum organises loads of different activities for children and there is two different areas for them to do art activities and a sandpit for them to play.  This half term children can enjoy puppet shows, movies, book swap, story-telling and various craft activities across the week!

Sealife, Brighton

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For a fascinating day out, take the kids to Brighton Sea Life Centre! You’ll meet some extraordinary animals, including Zebra Shark, Ray, Octopus, Seahorse, Turtles and loads more. You’ll even see the wonderful Clownfish, which the little ones might recognise as Nemo! There are daily feeds and talks so you’ll get the chance to learn all about the wonderful creatures and see them have their lunch!

Vauxhall City Farm, London

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Bring the sights, sounds and smells of the countryside to London by spending the day at Vauxhall City Farm. The little ones will love meeting some wonderful creatures on your visit, including rare breed sheep, inquisitive goats, woolly alpacas and spotty pigs. There are also ferrets, rabbits, guinea pigs and riding stables that offer lessons to beginners, experienced and disabled riders. Look out for Jerry the alpaca!

CBeebies Land- Alton Towers, Stoke-On-Trent

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Alton Towers is not just about the big roller coasters!  Younger visitors will love Twirling Toadstool, Wobble World and Frog Hopper! There are Haunted Houses, live shows, and a 4D cinema! Visit the brand new CBeebies Land where the kids can help Postman Pat deliver his parcels, visit In The Night Garden, ride the Octonauts roller coaster, have your picture taken with Mike the Knight and much more!

Mattel Play!- Liverpool

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Toddlers will love this brilliant family play centre with its interactive themed zones! There is over 13,000 square feet of exciting entertainment and features well known characters Thomas and Friends, Fireman Sam and Bob the Builder. Kids can go on their own adventure around the zones and join in with different activities along the way. Don’t miss the interactive photo experience for an opportunity for the kids to have a memory captured with their favourite character!

The World of Beatrix Potter, Windermere

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Bring the kids here to explore the world of Beatrix Potter, where the stories are brought to life. The kids will love the activity booklet that they get to complete as they work their way around. Lots of different areas to make your way around including Jemima Puddle- Ducks woodland glade, Peter Rabbits Garden, Mrs Tiggy-winkle’s kitchen, Mr McGregor’s Greenhouse and of course the amazing shop.

Hounslow Urban Farm,

This urban farm will appeal to all the family. Spread over 29 acres families can explore paddocks full of a variety of different animals. Enjoy a list of daily events including pig Meet and Greet, Owl Displays or Animal Encounters, where everyone can get up close and personal with farmyard favourites or slightly more exotic residents. Kids can let off steam in the outdoor play area or on the bouncy castle.  The little ones will love watching the very entertaining Pig Race!

Do you know any more half term days out for under 5’s? We’d really love to know! Someone else might love it, and really want to give them a go! If you’ve got ideas, suggestions or reviews, you can shout all about it on whatever channel you choose!

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