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Must Do: May Half-Term

Must Do May Half Term
Written by Lottie


Let’s go on a fab day out this magical May Half Term,
There’s so much for us to explore, see and learn!
From zoos, theme parks and enchanted forests too,
You’ll be spoilt for choice with so many fun things to do!

Longleat, Warminster

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Explore Longleat’s incredible attractions; Jungle Kingdom, Safari Drive Adventure, Penguin Bay, Adventure Park, Longleat House and much, much more! A full-on fun-packed day for all the family! BOOK HERE.

Rhino Week, West Midland Safari Park, Bewdley

27th May – 4th June

Come and celebrate all things rhino and raise some funds for their conservation with West Midland Safari Park! Become a Rhino Ranger and run riot on the Discovery Trail, with special prizes waiting for you at the end! Find out more.

Illuminasia, Church Street, Blackpool

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Visit the world’s largest indoor illuminations and see wonders from around the globe light up before your very eyes! Combining traditional Chinese lantern methods with the latest in lighting technology, Illuminasia creates a family friendly, educational and awe-inspiring day out. BOOK HERE.

Otter Weekend, Paradise Wildlife Park, Broxbourne

27th – 28th May
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This weekend you can learn all about cute otters! Show your support for these adorable little creatures and find out some amazing facts about them too! BOOK HERE.

Time Travellers, Beaulieu Motor Museum, Hamphire

27th May – 4th June

This half-term bring the kids along for some time travel themed fun with lots of brilliant activities from the past and future. Live life as a monk, dress up like a Victorian or design a futuristic vehicle. Over the May bank holiday there is a special 999 show celebrating all that the emergency services do for us all. Find out more.

KidZania, Shepherd’s Bush Westfield, London

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At KidZania London the kids take charge! Children can let their imaginations run wild as they test the out real jobs in this mini city, such as being a pilot, firefighter, radio presenter, banker, police officer and many more! After all that work they can use their hard earned ‘KidZos’ to buy themselves some treats! BOOK HERE.

Tabbalabba, Gullivers Warrington, Matlock and Milton Keynes

27th May – 4th June

Set over nine glorious days, everyone young or old can join in with fantastic festivities, including a Sock Puppet Parade to Gulliver’s very own ‘Cake-Off’! In advance kids can create their own sock puppets to show off in the parade and every child wearing won gets a free return ticket! Find out more.

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Piccadilly Circus, London

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Enter a world of the truly unbelievable, bizarre and amazing! Ripley’s London houses over 700 fascinating artefacts, spread over 5 floors and covering a wide range of themes. Whether it’s amazing art, incredible nature, absorbing history, people and culture or simply the weird and wonderful that intrigue you, Ripley’s will not disappoint. BOOK HERE.

Enchanted Fairy Forest, Tropical Butterfly House, Sheffield

27th May – 4th June

Half-term magic awaits all the family where everyone can explore cute pixie dwellings and fairy hideaways  with the help of Fairy Guides! See daily bird of prey displays and have fun meeting the lemurs and cheeky meerkats. Find out more.

The London Bridge Experience, London

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Experience London’s gruesome history first hand with this interactive character led adventure tour! Be prepared for thrills, laughs and frights as you are regaled with stories from the past. Meet some of London’s most horrifying characters as they lurk in the ‘lanes’ including Jack the Ripper and Ben Crouch. BOOK HERE.

Up at The O2, London

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Take in a stunning view of London from 52m above the ground when you enjoy this exhilarating guided expedition over the roof of The O2! This is a thrilling 90 minute experience over the 380m long O2 walkway, which, at it’s steepest point, has a 28° incline on the way up and 30° on the way back down! BOOK HERE.

Dear Zoo, ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, Dunstable

27th May – 4th June
** Get up to 21% off of tickets when you book with Picniq! **

It’s ‘Dear Zoo’ week this May half term where kids are invited to follow a fun trail throughout the zoo searching for stamps, exploring the storytelling hub as well as meeting some of the animals for real that feature in the book! BOOK HERE.

Cheddar Gorge, Cheddar, Somerset

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At Cheddar Gorge explore stunning stalactite caverns and see the dramatic cliffs which rise 450ft above the ground. There are two very different caves to explore, a museum, cliff top walk, open top bus tour and lookout tower! BOOK HERE.

Summer Half Term, Marwell Zoological Park, Winchester

24th May – 4th June

This half term kids can go on an adventure searching for hidden stamps and answering questions for a chance to win an annual membership! Don’t forget to visit the latest new born residents, Norbert the pygmy hippo and the baby leopard and tiger cubs. Find out more.

Lightwater Valley, Ripon, North Yorkshire

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Action packed excitement and adventure for the whole family! Ride Europe’s longest rollercoaster, The Ultimate! Spin above the treetops on Apollo and discover the mysterious subterranean world of Raptor Attack’s and take to the skies in the powerful grip of the Eagles Claw! BOOK HERE.

Rhino Week, West Midlands Safari Park, Bewdley

27th May – 4th June

It’s Rhino week so bring the family to celebrate all things rhino and help raise valuable funds to help with the conservation of these fantastic animals. Find out more.

 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Adventure Wonderland, Bournemouth

31st May
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Those cheeky rascals Raph and Leo are returning for meet and greet sessions so don’t forget to take a camera when you visit! BOOK HERE.

Go Ape, Various Locations

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Go Ape offers the perfect day out for an adventurous family! Swing, zip, balance and jump your way through the trees on the Tree Top Adventure courses, suspended high above the forest floor. Younger adventurers will love Tree Top Junior, a lower and easier version. BOOK HERE.

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