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Fun days out this September to fight the summer blues!

Written by Annabel Middleton

This September let’s get the family together for some fun,
Bring Mum and the Grandparents, theres something for everyone!
From Camel Creek to BeWILDerwood and more,
There are so many fun places to explore!

I’m a Celebrity Jungle Challenge

Family of 4 ticket £80 with Picniq!

Take on a tropical challenge this September at The Crystal Maze Live Experience! Tackle the trials and collect as many stars as you can in the challenges! Who will be the King or Queen of the indoor Jungle? Head to London this weekend for the chance to see The Main Camp, The Throne and The Winner’s Bridge at the I’m a Celebrity Jungle Challenge! Book here!

The Crystal Maze Live Experience

Family of 4 ticket £200 with Picniq!

Experience an immersive adventure at The Crystal Maze Live Experience in London! Take your friends and run around with no worries or shout like there’s no tomorrow! Let off some steam as you complete a variety of challenges! You’ll even get to wear your very own satin bomber jacket, book here!



Photo credit: BeWILDerwood Cheshire Facebook

Embark on a day of enchanting family fun in the forest! Enjoy the wooden play structures, aerial ropewalks, climbing walls, balancing logs, and muddled mazes in the amazing forest! BeWILDerwood is based on the children’s books written by local author Tom Blofeld and is a magical day out for all! Are you ready to brave the broken bridge? Find out more here!

Coronation Street: The Tour

Stretford, Manchester

Save up to 31% off with Picniq!

Are you a Coronation Street fan? If so, then this is your chance to go behind the scenes! You can walk the cobbled streets as well as learn off-air secrets and interesting facts about the show’s characters and history! Head to Manchester this weekend to stroll past The Roy’s Rolls Café, wander past The Kabin or visit The Rover’s Return! Book here!

Camel Creek


Save 20% off tickets with Picniq!

This is a great day out for both the daring members of your family and those who just want to have fun! There’s the classic teacup ride on Dina’s Dancing flowers or the bumpy Clown Coaster for those who enjoy rides! For those who like animals, the reptile house will be for you! You can see a crocodile or snake and say hello to the cheeky meerkats and farm animals at Camel Creek! You may even need to be prepared to get splashed if you venture onto Creeky’s Water Rush! Book here!

Chessington World of Adventures Resort


Family fun ticket from £115 for 4 with Picniq!

Have the adventure of a lifetime this September at Chessington World of Adventures! Venture onto the legendary Vampire and soar through the skies with your legs dangling below you or experience the new jaw dropping ride, Croc Drop! For the little ones in your group you can explore the rainforests of the world by road, river and the treetop canopy. They can also take to the wheel on the Jungle Rangers, spotting creatures along the way! Book here!

Madame Tussauds London


Family fun ticket from £55 for 4 with Picniq!

See more than 150 incredible lifelike wax figures this September! Head to Madame Tussauds London to see the likes of Zendaya, The Rock, The Beckhams and many more!  You’ll experience the glitz and glamour as well as history and icons! What better way to spend the weekend than getting a selfie with your favourite celebrity!? Book here!

ArcelorMittal Orbit Skyline Views and Slide

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London

Family of 4 ticket £52 with Picniq!

Built in honour of the 2012 Olympic Games, this is one of the most iconic landmarks in the UK and you can climb it! Climb to the top before sliding down the world’s longest and fastest tunnel slidewith 178 metres of twists and turns you’ll just about get a glimpse of Londons skyline! Book here!

Food Forever at Kew Gardens

Richmond, London

Save up to 23% off tickets with Picniq!

Until the 18th September you can explore the future of food with Kew Gardens! You’ll go on a thought-provoking journey as you learn about our daily eating habits and how they impact the world around us! This event will feature contributions from pioneering scientists at Kew as well as large-scale art installations, screenings and talks! Book here!

West Midland Safari & Leisure Park

Bewdley, Worchestershire

Photo credit: West Midland Safari Park Facebook

Stroll up to elephants, giraffes and white rhinos this September! See them explore their new home and look out for the youngest rhinos! You can even see some red pandas or head to the adventure park! From the congo carousel and flying lion kings to the desert convoy and rescue fire rangers, there’s so much for your little ones to enjoy! Find out more here!

THORPE Park Resort

Chertsey, Surrey
Family fun ticket from £125 with Picniq!

Get ready to yodel loud at Oktoberfest this autumn from the 2nd to the 25th of August! Taste some yummy German food and traditional Oktoberfest beer whilst listening to some Bavarian beats! Plus, you can still take a ride on some rollercoasters so why not soar on the UK’s only winged rollercoaster The Swarm! Get your family and friends on board and book here!

The Tank Museum

Wareham, Dorset

With nine exhibitions The Tank Museum is the place to visit this September with your little ones! You’ll learn about the tank story from 1915 to the present day and there’s even a gaming zone which your kids will be enamoured by! Plus, head to the museum on the 17th September for Tiger Day dedicated to the world’s most infamous tank, Tiger 131! See Tiger I in action as well as a WW2 tank display, living history and much more! Find out more here!

Totally Thames


From the 1-30th September London is celebrating the River Thames! There will be arts events, active adventures, environmental initiatives as well as heritage and education programmes. On the 22nd September the River Net event will display a time lapse video looking at synthetic and natural matter, the relationships we have with materials we produce, and their consequent impact on the river. This super interesting event is not one to miss. Find out more here!

Shrek’s Adventure! London

Family fun ticket from £55 for 4 with 2 FREE slushies when you book with Picniq!

Meet all your favourite Shrek characters this September! Board the Dreamworks Tours Magical Flying Bus and journey to ‘Far Far Away’. You’ll see Cinderella, Puss in Boots and even Doneky! Along the way you’ll also enjoy live shows with special effects and animation where you can see, hear, touch, smell and feel the adventure and Donkey’s cheekiness! You’ll be laughing all the way along this interactive walk through experience! Book here!

Buckingham Palace Tours


Don’t miss out on a Buckingham Palace tour only open until October 2nd! The amazing State Rooms of the Queen’s home will be open for visitors as well as the immaculate gardens! You could even see the Palace tennis courts where King GeorgeVI and Fred Perry played in the 1930s! Find out more here!

Blakemere Village


Photo credit: Blakemere Village Facebook

This is the perfect day out for all the family. There are loads of exciting activities such as pottery painting, archery, crazy golf, a miniature railway plus many more! The experiences are also both indoors and outdoors making it the perfect place for all weather conditions! The bird of prey experience and segway activity will make your September the best yet! Find out more here!

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Exclusive family saver ticket £85 for 4 with Picniq!

Visit the UK’s biggest zoo set amongst 600 acres of amazing countryside! With over 10,000 fantastic animals to discover, you and your family could see elephants, tigers, lions, cheetahs, and many more this September! There’s also a new Hullabazoo outdoor play area where your kids can burn off some energy after meeting all the wildlife! On the 24-25th of September, there’s also the Sense-sational Festival welcoming children with learning difficulties and their families. There will be increased specialist facilities and a number of staff, as well as sensory interactive events! Book here!

Africa Alive!

Lowesoft, Suffolk
Family of 4 ticket from £45 with Picniq!

See the spectacular centerpiece that is the ‘Plains of Africa’ this September! You can spot five amazing species of African savannah animals such as giraffes and rhinos! Plus, on the 22nd September it’s World Rhino Day and to celebrate why not head to Africa Alive to learn more about the fascinating creatures and how we can help save them! There’s also the opportunity to get a close-up view of the lions from the ‘Lookout Lodge’ viewing point! Book here!

Eureka! The National Chidlren’s Museum


Photo credit: Eureka! The National Children’s Musuem Facebook

Discover the six unique zones for kids aged 0-11 at Eureka! The National Children’s Museum! Take a look around and give your little ones the opportunity to find out about themselves and the world around them through interactive exhibits! Find out more here!

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