November is here! There’s so much to explore,
Days out to farms, museums and so much more,
So much fun for you and me,
And the best part is they are totally FREE!
Freightliners Farm, London
Bring the whole family for a day of fun on the farm. Visit the farmyard animals and get a chance to pet rabbits, chickens and goats. Learn all about the farm, animal care and horticulture. Find out more.
Golders Hill Park Zoo, London
Bring the kids to this free zoo, which has a collection of rare and exotic birds and mammals including kookaburras, ring tailed lemurs andring tailed coatis. The park itself is beautiful and spacious with an ice cream parlour, large pond, woodlands and even a butterfly house. Find out more.
Callendar House, Falkirk
Little budding historians will love stepping back in time at this 14th century house, which is full of displays showing the houses history covering the 11th to the 19th centuries. Fascinating displays include The Antonine Wall, Rome’s Northern Frontier, and Falkirk; Crucible of Revolution 1750-185 and so much more! The family will love the woodland park, crazy golf and go karts too! Find out more.
National Railway Museum, York
With over a million objects that cover 200 years of history, the National Railway Museum is the perfect day out for little train lovers! You’ll get to see giant halls full of engines and railway legends, including Mallard, the world’s fastest steam locomotive and an array of luxurious royal carriages. There’s even an outdoor play area for them to blow of some steam, as well as live science shows, interactive exhibits and so much more! Find out more.
Attenborough Nature Centre, Nottinghamshire
Opened by Sir David Attenborough in 2005, this award-winning attraction is well worth a trip. Surrounded by a nature reserve, there are a number of trails to follow and many hides where even in the winter you can see waterfowl. Find out more.
BBC Birmingham Public Space, Birmingham
Inside the Mailbox in Birmingham is a fun interactive space. You can have a go at reading and recording the news or weather report, watch the real presenters in the studios or even get your photo taken with Doctor Who’s Tardis and a Darlek. Find out more.
Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery, Exeter, Devon
Explore the fascinating story of Exeter and Devon from the prehistoric to the present. There are exhibitions on global exploration and collecting in the 18th and 19th centuries, as well as insects, exotic birds and animals on display. Find out more.
Great Notley Country Park, Essex
With over 100 acres of open space for the family to discover, as well as two fantastic wooden play areas for the children, there is plenty for all the family to enjoy the great outdoors. You will also find football pitches that can be hired, fishing is permitted and there are a range of great walks. Find out more.
Towner Art Gallery, Sussex
Stockwood Discovery Centre, Luton, Bedfordshire
Inside this museum you will find collections of archaeology, geology and rural crafts, as well as local social history. Outside there are beautiful gardens for you to explore and a children’s play area for the kids. Find out more.
Ragged School Museum, London
Take the children to experience life as a Victorian where they can visit a classroom that has been restored as if it were the 1870’s! Equipped with authentic school desks, blackboards, easels, writing slates and even dunce hats, the kids will absolutely love it! There’s also lots of information on housing, education and work in the East End from the 1800’s to 1900. Find out more.
Marylebone Playground, London
Take the little ones to this outdoor playground to burn off some energy! Equipped with with exciting slides, play towers and tunnels as well as a popular sand pit. The kids will have so much fun in the play area as well as the surrounding 410 acres of land that is Regent’s Park. Find out more.
Natural History Museum, London
Your little budding archaeologists will love getting the chance to learn all about the natural world through amazing exhibitions and displays! Head to the Darwin Centre where you will discover science in action and collections. The Attenborough Studio is a fascinating audio-visual venue where you can learn all about life on earth. Find out more.
Poole Museum, Dorset
This museum, which is set within a converted 19th Century warehouse on the quayside in Poole Town Centre, offers displays from across the ages. These include an Iron Age Poole longboat, a vast collection of Poole Pottery and regular exhibitions. Why not go for a walk along the quay once you’ve finished browsing to take in some stunning views of the harbour! Find out more.
Fancy’s Family Farm, Portland, Dorset
Bring the whole family for a wild day out admiring fascinating wildlife and dazzling flowers! Children will enjoy visiting the wonderful selection of animals including goats, pigs, chickens, donkeys, sheep and even wallabies! Find out more.
Pistyll Rhaeadr, Wales
Take the family to see this stunning waterfall which cascades 240ft from top to bottom – making it the tallest in the UK! Explore the beautiful scenery which surrounds the waterfall, and grab some refreshments in the café afterwards. Find out more.
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