Need days out ideas or places to visit with the kids during your UK family holiday? Here you go…
A visit to GreenWood Forest Park will give you and your family a day out like no other. Set in 17 acres of woodland there's eco-fun for all ages and an adventure at the end of every leafy trail! Take a ride on our eco-friendly Green Dragon Rollercoaster and zoom down our 70m sledge run – the longest in Wales. Embark on a Jungle Boat Adventure before bouncing along to the big, bouncy Giant Jumper. Explore the timber turrets of TreeTop Towers, conquer the Crocodile Maze, and take a ride on Moon Karts. For something a bit more therapeutic, take off your shoes and walk barefoot over leaves, pebbles, bark and sand at Wales’s first BareFoot Trail.
The West Somerset Railway is Britain's longest Standard gauge steam Railway running from Bishops Lydeard (three miles from Taunton and the M5) to Minehead on the Exmoor coast. Stop at any of our ten stations and take in the sites and sounds of yester-year.
Belmont Children's Farm houses more than thirty animal varieties. These include traditional farm livestock such as chickens, turkeys, ducks, sheep, goats and pigs, along with the more unusual alpacas, wallabies, reindeer and not forgetting our Shetland pony! Here at Belmont we work hard to provide fun and education for all the family. Come and see the animals and at specific times throughout the day experience walking, petting and caring for them- without even getting your feet muddy! There is also the opportunity to hop on our Tractor-Trailer ride to view more of our animals and take in the breathtaking surroundings of the Belmont Valley. Please join us on facebook or twitter for daily updates, search: 'Belmont Children's Farm'
In the lovely green Glens of Antrim, Watertop Farm offers a boating lake, pony trekking, play areas, go-karting, a quad train, lovely walks to go on, demonstrations of sheep shearing and a small animal house with puppies, rabbits, chicks, piglets and lambs.
Visit the extraordinary historic ships of Britain's past and go on a boat tour of the harbour to see some important modern day vessels. The Royal Navy is based here in Portsmouth. A day of awe and wonder for children who love looking at and going on boats.
At Cannon Hall Farm, they describe themselves as 'the perfect family day out', with a farm, farm shop, delicatessen, tea room, adventure playground and toy and gift shop. Get up close to all the animals including piglets, donkeys and ponies! A lovely day out with reasonable admission prices.
East Links Family Park is a 20 acre small farm with lots of different farm animals and also an enormous range of play activities. There's something to suit everyone - soft play, a bouncy castle, go-karting and trampolines and toy tractors! Children of all ages are in their absolute element here.
Family fun situated right on the sandy beaches and adjacent to the Harbour & Marina in Littlehampton. Make a splash on the Log Flume and take a turn on the Caterpillar Rollercoaster. There are lots for young children, including Panning for Gold, Formula Car Circuit and Giant Slide. Enjoy traditional rides like the Waltzer, Dodgems and Adventure Golf. Inside attractions include the Kingdom of Fun, family arcades and the “all singing” chicken show!
Battersea Park Children’s Zoo can be found in leafy Battersea Park, London. It is an exciting animal experience that combines a zoo,animal encounters, large play area and relaxing café. You’ll see cheeky monkeys, leaping lemurs, nosy meerkats and some of your farmyard favourites! A great place to visit for the young & old alike!
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