Days Out Ideas

Free Days Out This Weekend 9th-10th January

Written by Louise Winter


Need something to keep the little ones occupied this weekend that isn’t going to break the bank? Look no further, we’ve found some super FREE days out, guaranteed to keep all the family happy. Don’t forget to check out our website for loads more days out ideas.

Portrait Detectives! Scottish National Portrait Gallery; Edinburgh, 10th January, 2-4pm

Collect a kit and put your detective hat on as you follow clues around the gallery to solve a mystery from many years ago. This is most suited to children aged between 4 and 12, and of course their parents!
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Horrible Histories: Blitzed Britains; Imperial War Museum North; Manchester, 9th and 10th January, 10am – 5pm

Get the kids learning about what life was like living in Britain during the war. This fantastic interactive exhibition inspired by the Horrible Histories is sure to be an exciting experience for all and includes over 200 objects, film clips and photos!
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Destination Space Show; The World Museum, Liverpool, 9th January, 2pm and 3pm

Come along to this family friendly show for all ages with science demonstrations galore! Find out what it’s like being an astronaut and living in space, and how on earth you get back to…well, earth!
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Clore Explorers; National Museum, Cardiff, 9th and 10th January, 2pm

As well as being able to explore this fantastic museum from paintings to dinosaurs, there are also fun craft activities going on to keep the little ones even more entertained!
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Back Packs! Victoria and Albert Museum; London, 9th and 10th January, 10:30am – 5pm

Grab a very special back pack which has loads of themed goodies inside and you can use it to explore this wonderful museum. There are even Agent Animal bags made especially for little ones under 5!
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Investigate for Families; Natural History Museum, London, 9th and 10th January, Drop-in from 11am-5pm

This event is perfect for those budding scientists in the family as they can examine real museum specimens and experience how a scientist works.
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Let us know what you are up to as we would love to hear from you. If you are having a day indoors with the kids, why not give these homemade jammy dodgers a go. They are fun, easy to make, and of course tasty to eat! 🙂 How ever you decide to spend your weekend, have a great one!


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