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Top 30 family attractions

Written by Eleanor Weeks

If you’re looking for Half Term events which can’t be missed,
Check out our wonderful attraction list!
Find the perfect one for little ones to explore, 

With so many options little ones are sure to adore!

Tickets for all attractions MUST be booked in advance to guarantee your entry as availability is restricted at this time!

SEA LIFE London Aquarium

EXCLUSIVE up to 45% off tickets when you book through Picniq!

🌟Picniq Exclusive🌟 Half Term dates available for our family fun ticket just £55 for 4! Float your way through the spectacular SEA LIFE London Aquarium and marvel at over 500 different species of global aquatic life! BOOK HERE!

DreamWorks Tours: Shrek’s Adventure! London

EXCLUSIVE up to 61% off tickets when you book through us!

🌟Picniq Exclusive🌟 Half Term dates available for our family fun ticket just £40 for 4! DreamWorks Tours: Shrek’s Adventure! London is a brilliantly fun, walk though experience, featuring all of your favourite Shrek characters! BOOK HERE!

Chessington World of Adventures Resort

Howl’o’ween, 17th Oct – 1st Nov 2020
Save up to 43% off tickets when you book through Picniq!

Wander into The Forgotten Forest and encounter enchantment, Chessington’s NEW attraction The Forgotten Forest! Let your little pumpkins discover its quirky inhabitants! Enjoy your favourite rides at dusk, plus watch some of them come ALIVE, including the fearsome Vampire and terror-ific Tomb Blaster. BOOK HERE!

LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort, Windsor

Brick or Treat, selected dates 15th Oct – 8th Nov 2020

Save up to 41% off tickets when you book with us!

This October Half Term, Lord Vampyre invites you to Brick or Treat at the LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort for the most spooktacular time of the year… Halloween! The park will be transformed into a pumpkin-themed wonderland packed with fun Halloween activities new for 2020! BOOK HERE!

Lastminute.com London Eye

EXCLUSIVE save up to 54% off when you book through Picniq!

🌟Picniq Exclusive🌟 Half Term dates available for our family fun ticket just £55 for 4! Treat the family to an unforgettable flight on the multi-award winning Lastminute.com London Eye – the world’s tallest observation wheel – and see London as you’ve never seen it before! BOOK HERE!

KidZania London, Shepherds Bush Westfield

Kids go half price when you book with us!

🌟 Exclusive Offer🌟  Kids go half price during afternoon sessions this October Half Term at KidZania London! Choose from 60 real-life role-play scenarios such as taking to the stage as an actor or dancer, learning the financial literacy required to be a banker or the skills needed to become a police officer and SO much more! BOOK HERE!

Spinnaker Tower

Spooky i-Spy, 17th Oct – 1st Nov 2020
Exclusive up to 21% off + free photo when you book through Picniq!

This Half Term, Emirates Spinnaker Tower is inviting families to join them for a game of sky-high spooky i-spy as they explore the tower and the view! Children can look… if the dare, out through the floor to ceiling windows, 100 metres above Portsmouth to spy fascinating places in the view! BOOK HERE!

Adventure Wonderland, Bournemouth

Half Term Halloween Fun, 24th Oct – 1st Nov 2020
Save up to 15% off tickets when you book with us!

Between the 24th October – 1st November enjoy tricks, treats and meet and greets at Adventure Wonderland!👻 Plus, enjoy all of your favourite rides and attractions, The Cheshire Cat’s Pumpkin Party Show and ‘Into the Woods’ scary maze too!! BOOK HERE!

Longleat, Warminster

EXCLUSIVE up to 20% off when you book with Picniq!

Enjoy a fun-on-fun packed day for all the family at Longleat this October half term! See creatures from around the world, from the majestic and the exotic to the cute and cuddly, there is always another animal adventure just around the corner. BOOK HERE!

Alton Towers, Staffordshire

Save up to 41% off tickets when you book with us!

With over 4o rides and attractions, from adrenaline-pumping coasters to family-fun rides, there is something exciting for everyone to enjoy this October Half Term at Alton Towers Resort!- the UK’s biggest theme park! BOOK HERE!

The London Dungeon, London

EXCLUSIVE up to 54% off tickets when you book through Picniq!

🌟Picniq Exclusive🌟 Half Term dates available for our family fun ticket just £49.99 for 4! With nineteen scarily true stories and two thrilling rides The London Dungeon is a uniquely thrilling attraction. Plus, the perfect place to visit this Halloween with the family! BOOK HERE!

Madame Tussauds London

EXCLUSIVE up to 58% off tickets when you book with us!

🌟Picniq Exclusive🌟 Half Term dates available for our family fun ticket just £55 for 4! Spanning over 14 exciting zones, more than 150 impressive lifelike wax figures await your visit! This breath-taking attraction combines glitz and glamour with incredible history, offering you the opportunity to get right under the spotlight for a snap with your favourite celeb! BOOK HERE!

Ash Valley Golf Course, Hertfordshire

30% off tickets when you book through Picniq!

The family package (unique package offered by Picniq) delivers a full day of fun for the family offering you: breakfast, followed by 9 holes on the ‘Little Links’ course, lunch with a glass of process for the adults and soft drinks for the kids, followed by a round of footgolf and boules! BOOK HERE!

Up at the O2, London

Save up to 12% off tickets when you book with us!

Treat the family to a climb at Up at the O2 this Half Term! This exhilarating guided expedition will take around 90 minutes to complete and you’ll find yourself taking in the views of London from 52 metres above the ground! BOOK HERE!

The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience

Manchester & London
Save up to 60% off tickets when you book through Picniq!

The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience is 1¼ hours of daft and frantic fun that’s open to anybody aged 13 and over. Run around four adventure zones – industrial, Futuristic, Medieval and Aztec and in each zone, test your skills, solve mysteries and face mental and physical challenges. Book here for London! Book here for Manchester!

British Airways i360, Brighton

Save up to 15% off tickets when you book with us!

Take a 360-degree view of Brighton’s beautiful South Coast this October with a flight in Brighton’s i360 as you glide up 138 metres above sea level. The glass pod glides up gently taking you to your destination in the sky where you will spend 15-20 minutes marvelling at the sites of the South Coast of England. BOOK HERE!

Liberty’s Owl, Raptor and Reptile Centre, Hampshire

41% off family tickets when you book through Picniq!

This amazing attraction is home to and named after one of the Alaskan Bald Eagles, Liberty as well as a large collection of other birds of prey, reptiles and creepy crawlies! Plus, this October Half Term save 41% off family tickets! BOOK HERE!

Hovertravel, Southsea

56% off family return tickets when you book with us!

Take advantage of an incredible 54% saving on a family day return ticket across the Solent from Southsea to the Isle of Wight on an exciting Hovertravel hovercraft ride! With its stunning sandy beaches, picturesque countryside and award-winning attractions, the Isle of Wight is the perfect family destination at any time of year. BOOK HERE!

The Beatle Story, Liverpool

Adult + Free Child when you book through Picniq!

Roll up for a magical history tour into the world of John, Paul, George and Ringo at The Beatles Story! Learn how four ordinary lads from Liverpool became the extraordinary Fab Four through rare memorabilia, forgotten photographs, personal artefacts, replicas of the Casbah, the Cavern, and more. BOOK HERE!

Mighty Claws Adventure Golf, Bournemouth

17% off family tickets when you book with us!

Round up your little dino hunters this October Half Term for a roarsome adventure golf rampage around a Jurassic landscape filled with moving dinosaurs, steaming volcanoes and thundering waterfalls in the heart of beautiful Bournemouth countryside. BOOK HERE!

Thames Rockets, Canary Wharf London

EXCLUSIVE 25% off tickets when you book through Picniq!

Blow the cobwebs away and let the fresh air flow through your hair with a ride on Thames Rockets ‘Captain Kidd’s Canary Wharf Voyage’. Plus, Picniq can offer an exclusive 25% off family tickets making it the perfect day out this Half Term. BOOK HERE!

Sherlock: The Game Is Now, London

Child goes FREE when you book with us!

The Game Is Now, is the Official Sherlock Live Game, exciting immersive experience for the family, from the makers of the hit BBC series. Located in W12 Shopping Centre in Shepherds Bush, London, this is an escape room experience like no other! BOOK HERE!

Kew Gardens, London

FREE £5 Picniq voucher when you book through Picniq!

Kew is not only the World’s most famous botanical gardens, it’s also the largest UNESCO World Heritage site in London! Marvel at the beautiful landscapes, glasshouses, historic buildings and the largest and most diverse collection of plants in the World. BOOK HERE!

The View From The Shard, London

Save up to 46% off tickets when you book through us!

***Flash Sale*** For a limited time only standard tickets are available to book for 2020 visits for just £15pp!! Treat the family this October Half Term to a bird’s eye view of London and beyond from The Shard, the tallest building in Western Europe. Look out over the city’s most iconic landmarks from The Shard’s 360° unobstructed view observation deck which sits at almost twice the height of any other London viewpoint. BOOK HERE!

St Paul’s Cathedral, London

Save up to 15% off tickets when you book through Picniq!

Located at the top of Ludgate Hill, this iconic cathedral has survived much of London’s turbulent past and is steeped with history. Enjoy a visit and explore the stunning interiors, marvel at its treasures and climb the famous dome which dominates London’s skyline. BOOK HERE!

Royal Collection Trust, various locations

FREE £5 Picniq voucher when you book through us!

Enjoy a day out at Windsor Castle, the Palace of Holyroodhouse and The Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace this October and receive a FREE £5 Picniq voucher!
Book here for Windsor Castle! Book here for the Palace of Holyroodhouse! Book here for The Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace!

Kensington Palace, London

10% off tickets when you book through Picniq!

Take the family to see the official home of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, as well as the lovely Prince George and Princess Charlotte – built in 1605 and a royal residence since the 17th century, starting with King William III and Queen Mary II. BOOK HERE!

Tower of London, London

FREE £5 Picniq voucher when you book through us!

Treat the family to a fun and educational day at one of the UK’s most visited attractions – the Tower of London! Home to the Crown Jewels, Yeoman Warders and the Tower ravens, the world’s most famous fortress has served as a royal palace, prison, armoury, and even a zoo since its commission in 1066 by William the Conqueror. BOOK HERE!

ArcelorMittal Orbit Skyline Views & Slide

FREE £5 Picniq voucher when you book with Picniq!

Climb the UK’s tallest sculpture and ride the world’s tallest, longest and fastest tunnel slide when you visit the ArcelorMittal Orbit! Enjoy 178 metres of twists and turns as you take in London’s skyline at speed going down the slide. BOOK HERE!

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

FREE £5 Picniq voucher when you book with us!

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is now open with a range of new safety measures in place. Now when you visit the dockyard, you can also visit the Mary Rose Museum with our new Ultimate Explorer tickets, a great day out for the whole family to experience. BOOK HERE!

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