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The ultimate list of things to do in the North this summer!

Written by Lewis Everrett

Experience some of the North’s best,
Put your family to the test.
With difficult challenges and endless fun,
Follow this list and you’ve already won!

What does the North have to offer?

Are you located in the North of England? There are so many action-packed activities for you to experience this summer! From difficult challenges testing your mentality to magnificent activities for your little ones, there’s something for everyone in the North. We’ve compiled a list of our favourite attractions so that you can make the most of your summer this year!

Lightwater Valley

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This summer you can enjoy the Dino weekend at Lightwater Valley from the 6th-7th of August! On Saturday there will be a live dino show as well as a meet and greet with your favourite dinosaurs! Then on Sunday, there is the opportunity to see Terry the T-Rex the 8-foot monster dinosaur! Why not have your photo taken with him whilst you’re there. There will also be lots of other activities such as face painting and a Dinosaur rave disco! Book here now with Picniq!

I’m a Celebrity Jungle Challenge

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 Embark on an adventure in the NEW I’m a Celebrity Jungle Challenge! Who will be crowned king or queen of the jungle!? Experience physical and mental challenges as you try to collect those stars and see who will complete the 5-star-rated trials? There’s also the main camp, the throne, and a winner’s bridge for you to see! Book here now with picniq!

Stockeld Park

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There is a new Playhive at Stockeld Park opening this summer which your little ones will love! It will be one of Europe’s largest indoor play centres and will open on the 23rd of July. There is also so much more to enjoy on your day out at Stockeld Park, such as the Magical Maze the Buccaneer boats, the pedal go-karts, outdoor inflatables, and lots more! Book here now with Picniq!

The Beatles story

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There are up to 7 workshops this summer at The Beatles Story for all the family to enjoy! Set in the discovery zone your little ones can learn about the lives of The Beatles, their music, and their legacy through interactive screens, a giant floor piano, and Karaoke on the new mini Cavern Club stage! Sing your favourite Beatles songs and it will be a day you’ll always remember! Why not also celebrate Ringo’s birthday on the 9th of July by heading to the Discovery Zone to enjoy some Ringo songs on the record player and many activities! Book your tickets here with Picniq!

Peter Rabbit explore and play

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This is a day out that your little ones will love. Enjoy five fluffy-tailed themed zones in a 45-minute adventure! Head to Jeremy Fisher’s sensory pond and make some music before venturing onto Mr Bouncer’s invention workshop and the secret treehouse! Meet all your favourite characters this summer by booking here with Picniq now!

Blackpool Tower Eye

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Take a trip to the top of the Blackpool Tower to experience the exciting SkyWallk! There is a five-centimetre-thick glass viewing platform that you can walk out onto if you dare! The views allow you to look out into the Irish Sea, the Blackpool Promenade, and the North West of England. On a clear summer’s day, you may even be lucky enough to see down to Liverpool and across to the Isle of Man! There’s also an immersive 4D cinema that you must visit before going to the top! Book here now with Picniq!

Blackpool Tower Dungeon

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For an experience elike no other head to Blackpool Tower Dungeons this summer! With theatrical actors, special effects, stages, scenes and rides there is so much to see on this day out! Descend into the Dungeons in the lift jester where you will learn the Dungeon rules and perhaps you may even get the chance to meet the Jester! You will then step into the Dark Chapel to hear stories from a monk, before heading to Plague Street where you must keep an eye out for the Black Death! There are also many shows to enjoy in the Dungeons! Book now with Picniq!

Madame Tussauds Blackpool

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Madame Tussauds Blackpool really does provide the best opportunities for that perfect selfie! Head to the I’m a Celebrity area or pose on stage at Strictly Come Dancing! See some of your favourite celebs this summer and perhaps even enjoy a drink with the cast members of Corrie at the Rovers Return pub! Book here now with Picniq!

SEA LIFE Blackpool

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Discover a world underwater in the interactive themed zones at Sealife Blackpool! Featuring huge sharks, mysterious stingrays, seahorses, and thousands of tropical fish, there is so much to see! Venture into the rock pools or take a walk down the Quayside to see some ocean giants such as Pollock, Brill, and Dogfish! You can also take a submarine ride to see some beautiful creatures such as Puffa fish and UFO-like jellyfish! With so much to do book now with Picniq!

Eureka The National Children’s Museum

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

Flamingo Land Resort

Have you ever wanted to see a Lau Banded Iguana or a laughing Kookaburra? Then Flamingo land resort is the place for you to visit this summer! There are also many daytime shows for all the family to enjoy such as the ‘pirates of Zanzibar’ and the ‘sea lion show’. Whilst you’re there why not also have a go on the rides, there are also kids rides for your little ones! Take a ride on the Dino roller, the runaway train, or the helitoys for guaranteed fun! Find out more here!

National Football Museum

This is one for the football fans in your family! See the new exhibition dedicated to the history of the women’s game which coincides with the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 tournament! The museum is collecting stories and objects from players, supporters, and communities to celebrate its perseverance, growth, and increased popularity. Within the museum, you can also find a penalty shootout, interactive games, as well as the opportunity to take a picture with the museum’s premier league trophy replica! Find out more here!

Treetop Adventure Golf

With family saver tickets, yummy pizza, the bonus 19th hole, and a photo booth, an epic summer day out is waiting for you at the Treetop Adventure Golf Museum! Go and play the two indoor golf courses and tackle the tropical trail and ancient explorer! When you have completed the course why not enjoy something yummy to eat in the buzzing market to see what’s cooking in the Amazonian village. Find out more here!

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