Summer is the perfect time to go on a trip together,
Bring the whole gang along for some fun in any weather!
You can spend the night away or just take a trip for one day,
With this handy list to help, it will be fun either way!
Disneyland Paris, Paris
Could there be a more magical day out than Disneyland Paris? From action‐packed rides, magical shopping and luxurious dining, Disneyland Paris is definitely a fairy‐tale holiday destination! BOOK HERE.
KidZania, Shepherd’s Bush, London
Children can let their imaginations run wild at KidZania 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.
City Cruises – Harbour & Island Cruise, Poole, Dorset
Enjoy a relaxing 70 minute Poole Harbour and Brownsea Island cruise departing from Poole Quay at either 11am, 12.45pm, 14.30pm or 16.15pm. This is a lovely activity for the whole family to enjoy some amazing views and tranquil scenery around the famous Poole Harbour, which spans over 36 square kilometers. BOOK HERE.
Gulliver’s Explorers Retreat Stay and Play – Matlock, Bath
Enjoy a pirate themed ‘stay and play’ short break at Gulliver’s Explorers Retreat at Matlock Bath. Beautiful views, plus all of the fun of Gulliver’s Matlock Bath Theme Park included! These fun self contained suites are cosy retreats and suitable for up to 5 people and accommodation includes; Triple bunk beds, double bed, shower, toilet, microwave, mini‐fridge and a kitchen sink! BOOK HERE.
Red Panda Weekend – Paradise Wildlife Park, Hertfordshire
12th Aug 2017 – 13th Aug 2017
If you haven’t seen these adorable creatures before then head to Paradise Wildlife Park over this weekend to see and learn all about them. There’s going to be lots of fun activities for the family to enjoy. Find out more.
Bear Grylls Wild Survival Academy – ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, Dunstable
29th Jul 2017 – 3rd Sep 2017
Kids will love joining in with this brilliant, exciting Summer Academy, where they can become real life explorers and learn survival skills, attempt challenges and have a go at an assault course! There will be live shows demonstrating how animals and humans can survive in extreme conditions. Find out more.
AirSpace Trampoline Park, Various Locations
Spend a session bouncing, flipping and jumping at Air Space! This brand new attraction has over 100 interconnected trampolines all waiting for you to spring about on. As well as freestyle sessions you can join in with games such as dodgeball, football and basketball – just bouncier! Find out more.
Thames River Services, London
Take the family on a cruise from Westminster Pier to Greenwich Pier and back! The River Thames has a long and interesting history to be explored, as do all the fantastic landmarks along the way! You’ll get to see the likes of Cutty Sark, The O2 Arena, Tower Bridge, The Shard and more! BOOK HERE.
Longleat Safari and Adventure Park, Warminster
There is so much to see and do at this amazing safari and adventure park! Take a ride on the wild side with their Safari Drive, as well as walk with penguins, visit the meerkats and hop on a cruise to see the gorillas on Gorilla Island. You’ll be given the chance to feed some Rainbow Lorikeets, deer and even giraffes! BOOK HERE.
Dinomania! – Bristol Zoo Gardens, Bristol
27th May 2017 – 3rd Sep 2017
This magnificent dinosaur exhibition is the perfect entertainment for kids and it’s at the Zoo gardens until September if you don’t get chance over the half-term holiday! Follow the dino trail, dig for fossils and chat to experts who will be able to answer all your questions! Find out more.
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Portsmouth
Come and learn all about the Royal Navy as it is today and get an insight into what the future holds! Step on board historic ships such as HMS Victory and HMS Warrior 1860. You won’t want to miss the new‐look Mary Rose museum, which gives insight into Tudor life! BOOK HERE.
ArcelorMittal Orbit General Access and Slide, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London
Climb the UK’s tallest sculpture and ride the world’s tallest, longest and fastest tunnel slide. Enjoy the twists and turns as you take in London’s skyline at speed thought the ‘clear sections’. This is without a doubt, the best place to see the city from above, allowing you to discover a beautiful view of some of the country’s most famous landmarks! BOOK HERE.
The London Bridge Experience, London
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.
Kensington Palace Family Fantastical! – Kensington Palace
18th Aug 2017 – 20th Aug 2017
Once upon a time amazing performers and brilliant minds visited this palace to entertain the princesses that one lived there. Families can visit and be entertained watching the magnificent English National Ballet perform ‘Sleeping Beauty’ while the Science Museum will perform one of their fab shows guaranteeing plenty of fun and laughter! Find out more.
Oxygen Freejumping, Various Locations
Kids will be jumping for joy after a visit to this brilliant indoor trampoline park! They’ll get to bounce sky high in open jump sessions and burn off lots of excess energy! Find out more.
Cheddar Gorge, Somerset
Come and 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 and lookout tower! BOOK HERE.
Fleet Air Arm Museum, Ilchester
Get up close to Europe’s largest Naval Aviation Collection, featuring some of the most powerful and interesting naval aircraft to have taken to the skies! With the museum being located on a working naval air station there is even the chance of spotting real naval aircraft taking flight! BOOK HERE.
The Gruffalo and Friends: The Art of Axel Scheffler Family Trail – Mottisfont Abbey & Garden, Hampshire
15th Jul 2017 – 3rd Sep 2017
This Summer don’t miss the opportunity to bring the family here to explore the wonderful grounds and follow a fun family trail looking out for the Gruffalo in his den! Along the way there are puzzles and activities to join in with as well as a Stick Man climbing area the kids will love! Find out more.
The Great Brownsea Island Storybook Adventure Trail – Brownsea Island, Poole
4th Jul 2017 – 29th Oct 2017
This beautiful island is a perfect place for a family day out but over the Summer holidays if you visit you can follow an exciting adventure trail, that will take you all around the island discovering new twists to old tales! Find out more.
Amazing Animals! – Tropical Butterfly House, Wildlife and Falconry Centre, Sheffield
22nd Jul 2017 – 5th Sep 2017
Over the Summer holidays treat the kids to a day out at the zoo for a special treat and they can find out which animals have superhero skills! They will get to meet some brilliant animals up close in daily encounters and whatever the weather there is plenty of fun on offer in the Craft Centre. Find out more.
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