Days Out Ideas

What’s on this Weekend? 27 & 28th June 2015

Written by Claire

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This weekend I’m recommending 11 different events and attractions that are DEFINITELY worth a visit! From transport themed activities to keep little  ‘petrol heads’ entertained, to county fares, discos and more! Plus a couple of great money saving offers EXCLUSIVE to Days Out With Kids!

The London Bridge Experience and Tombs! **Exclusive Days Out With Kids Offer** 46% off! Family of 4 just £46! 5 * rated attraction ! BOOK HERE
SEE, HEAR and even SMELL what London Bridge was really like throughout the ages. Experience London’s gruesome history first hand with this educational  and 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. After this enter ‘The Vortex’ and experience the present day hell better known as ‘The London Tombs’. Walls dripping with blood, and other unspeakable terrors! Expect to be chased, surprised and amazed!

Museum of Transport, Manchester: 28th June, FREE
This fascinating museum is offering free rides on its heritage buses for the day transporting visitors from the local area to and from the museum! At the museum itself you will see an amazing collection of restored trams, buses and coaches that once graced the streets of Manchester. Check the website for details on departure times.

‘Tankfest’ at the Tank Museum, Dorset: 27-28 June, 10:00 – 17:00, Adult £20.50, Child £13.00
This promises to be an explosive weekend packed with exciting entertainment for an action packed two days dedicated to the history of tanks. There will be guest tanks and some old favourites too and for the first time a 38t built by the Czechs will be making an appearance! There will be lots of music from swing bands, singing groups and The Singing Spiv! Dan Snow the broadcaster and historian will be making a special appearance. Be sure not to miss the Douglas C-47 Dakota and Spitfire as they take to the skies over Tankfest on both days!

Britain’s Biggest Family Event at BST Hyde Park, London: 28 June, 11:30, tickets from £19.50, under 1’s are free
This promises to be an action packed day crammed with fabulous entertainment for all the family. There will be fantastic musical acts, comedy and street food. Top of the bill are the brilliant boy band Union J and BGT winners Collabro! Little ones will love seeing CBeebies favourite presenter Justin Fletcher and Sam and Mark will be making everyone laugh with their ‘On the Road Show’ packed with jokes, sketches and prizes. Kids can have photos taken with some much loved characters from Bart Simpson to Peppa Pig and for the older kids rising YouTube stars will take to the stage. There really is going to be something for everyone!

Paradise Wildlife Park, Broxbourne: Days Out With Kids Exclusive Offer! Adults £13, Child £11, Combo £44. BOOK HERE and SAVE!
Just outside of London this brilliant wildlife park that has plenty of amazing animals to see from monkeys to awesome big cats. They hold great daily shows and kids can get hands-on down on the farm. With plenty of playgrounds for the kids to go wild in and a fun miniature railway there promises to be something for everyone.

Hurst Show and Country Fayre, Hurst, Berks: 27-28 June, 10:00-17:00, Adults £3, Kids £1
This annual village show attracts thousands of visitors every year and offers a great weekend packed with dog shows, pony rides, a classic car show and much more. Kids will love being amazed by the Magician and the chance to hold an owl or take part in a good old fashioned tug of war. Ancient country skills will be demonstrated and plenty of other crafts and side shows making this a very enjoyable day out.

Fire Engine Rally at Lullingstone Castle, Eynsford, Kent: 27-28 June, 11:00-17:00, Adults £8, Child £4
Set in the beautiful Kent countryside this castle dates back to the time of the Domesday and this weekend it is home to an exciting fire engine rally with over 20 engines and carts dating back to Victorian and Edwardian times. There will be spectacular live fire displays showing how to put out all kinds of fires and kids can be hands-on and learn how to squirt the hoses! 50% of ticket sales go to the worthy Firefighters charity.

Monski Mouse Baby Disco Dance Hall at the Southbank Centre, London: various Sundays until 27 September, (From £7.40), for kids aged 0-5
Bring the little kids along for a fantastic disco dancing session hosted by the one and only Monski Mouse! Grown-ups get to join in too for a fun time that includes lots of dancing and play to a mix of brilliant songs and nursery rhymes.

Armed Forces Weekend at Wollaton Hall, Nottingham: 27-28 June, FREE
Bring the family along and join in with a free weekend of celebration and remembrance of Britain’s armed forces past and present. There will be plenty of entertainment and music for all the family to enjoy including K9 Dog Displays, forces equipment to try on, a fairground and so much more. Why not dress up the kids as evacuee’s to really get them in the swing of things!

Family Friendly Fun at the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow: 27-28 June, 13:00-16:00, FREE
Let the kids try their hand at being palaeontologists and archaeologists finding out what they hunt for and what tools they need to use. This great drop-in event is free and lets the kids dig seeing if they can discover ancient artefacts.

Horrid History Weekend at Mountfitchet Castle, Essex: 27-28 June, 10:00-17:00, Adults £9.95 Child £7.95
This Castle is quite unique as it is the only medieval Castle and Norman village in the world and this weekend there are lots of spooky goings on as ghost hunters, Sir Augustus Platt and his scary assistant Chip are going in search of phantoms, witches and other ghastly ghouls! Come along and join them and see what you can find!

Have a wonderful weekend! Remember you can SAVE on tickets to some fab attractions across the UK by booking through our TICKET PORTAL!


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