It’s raining, it’s pouring, your day feels really boring,
but don’t let the weather stop you from exploring!
From KidZania to SEA LIFE and Crystal Maze,
Here’s a list of great attractions for those rainy days!
1. Oxygen Freejumping, Multiple Locations
Enjoy bouncing fun with the whole family at Oxygen Freejumping in Southampton, Acton (London), Croydon, Leeds and Manchester! Expect everything from giant airbags, foam pits, dodgeballs courts to slam-dunk basketball! Plus with surrounding soft walls, you can rest assured that everyone will have a fun, yet safe, active experience! Book now.
2. DreamWorks Shrek’s Adventure! London
Dreamworks Shrek’s Adventure! London is a brilliantly fun, interactive walkthrough experience featuring all of your favourite Shrek characters! Enjoy live shows with actors, captivating storytelling and special effects as well as extraordinary Dreamworks animation allowing you to see, hear, touch, smell and feel the adventure along the way! Book now.
3. The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience, London/Manchester
Ever wanted to experience being part of a TV game show? Then The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience is calling your name! Located in both Manchester and London, test the whole family in a series of interactive and silly mental and physical challenges. With four different adventure zones to choose from, including Industrial, Futuristic, Medieval and Aztec, there’s one perfect for everyone! How many Crystals will your family win? Book here for London. Book here for Manchester.
4. Bond in Motion, London
Calling all 007 fans and vehicle enthusiasts alike! Head on down to Convent Garden’s London Film Museum and enjoy Bond in Motion, a family-friendly experience showcasing Bond-movie original vehicles, boats, gadgets and so much more! Even take a peek at never-before-seen storyboards, scripts and concept art revealing the incredibly detailed creative process behind almost 50 years of Bond movies. Book now.
5. The Beatles Story, Liverpool
Take a trip this August with the family to the award-winning Beatles Story Exhibition and learn how four ordinary lads from Liverpool became the extraordinary Fab Four. See personal memorabilia, original handwritten lyrics and replicas of famous sites. Explore the Discovery Zone, designed especially with kids in mind, where they can learn about the Beatles Music through interactive screens and even compose music on a giant piano! Book now.
6. KidZania, London
Does your kid dream about being a pilot, firefighter, radio presenter or police officer? During a 4-hour experience at KidZania, your children can independently choose from a number of real-life activities and test their skills in a variety of professions! With no other experience like it anywhere in the UK, kids will have hours of fun that’s for sure! Book now.
7. Fleet Air Arm Museum, Ilchester
Fleet Air Arm Museum is the perfect all-weather attraction that’s guaranteed to thrill all the family! Explore the 4 exhibition halls and get up close to Europes largest Naval Aviation Collection including some of the most powerful naval aircraft to have taken to the skies. Children will love the NEW adventure play area, which features a replica of the HMS Queen Elizabeth as well as a playground to swing, slide, jump and climb upon. Book now.
8. The London Bridge Experience, London
Bringing together history, horror, education and fun for a terrific family day out is The London Bridge Experience. Uncover the dark history of London Bridge with a truly immersive guided tour of the world’s most haunted bridge before descending into the unknown as you make your way through an unimaginable scare maze! Are you and the family brave enough? Book now.
9. SEA LIFE London
Treat the family to a fin-tastic day out a SEA LIFE London and marvel at over 500 different species of global aquatic life. Start your visit by walking over a glass window with incredible majestic creatures swimming below! Will you and the family be brave enough to walk over sharks? Pay a visit to the brand new Polar Adventure, where you will take a journey through ice landscapes, follow the footsteps of an augmented polar bear and face the thunderous Polar winds in the brand new Polar Adventure. Book now.
10. The Canterbury Tales Visitor Attraction, kent
Treat the family to a day at the award-winning Canterbury Tales Visitor Attraction which brings five of Geoffrey Chaucer’s engaging historic tales to life. Experience the fascinating sounds, smells and sights of medieval England during this fun themed adventure! Until the 1st September join in on an exclusive Knights Tournament in the Medieval Story Garden, whose battle skills will be the best… kids or the grown-ups? Book now.
11. Air Space, Stevenage
Fancy 60 minutes of jump time on 20 000 square ft trampolines? Get the family together and spring on down to Air Space Stevenage, the latest addition to the Air Space family. With a fantastic dodgeball court, basketball lane, performance wall, performance trampoline and a huge free jumping area, a fun-filled family outing is guaranteed! Book now.
12. BODY WORLDS, London
BODY WORLDS London is the perfect destination for kids this summer, brimming with fun and educational activities for the whole family to enjoy! Discover the mysteries that lie beneath the skin and learn how the human body works. This month check out the family trail featuring an interactive and activity-led route through the museum. Book now.
13. British Music Experience, Liverpool
The British Music Experience promises to take you and your family on a journey through the ages of British popular music! Check out instruments and costumes used and worn by the fab and famous! End the experience in the interactive studio, where you can all have a go at playing the drums and recording a hit in the vocal booth. Book now.
14. Medieval Banquet
Experience an evening and show like no other at ‘The Medieval Banquet’. Enjoy a 4-course meal and drink whilst watching live entertainment featuring acrobats, musicians, singers, dancers and court jesters! This is the perfect event for families who want to do something special this August! Book now.
15. Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N Cardiff
Head on down to Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N and delve into the workings and back story of each of the Avengers; Captain America, Hulk, Thor, Black Panther and Iron Man! Interactively assemble a case file on each of the characters as YOU and the family train to become an agent of the S.T.A.T.I.O.N! Book now.
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