Finding something to do that will keep the kids entertained without mum and dad being bored out of their minds – or vice versa – can sometimes seem a tough challenge. Luckily there are plenty of attractions, sightseeing extravaganzas and experience days up and down Britain that will educate, amuse and dazzle the whole family.
Here are five of the best for your next family day out:
Legoland Discovery Centre, Manchester
Lego has captivated kids for generations and youngsters and adults alike will love the chance to dive into the biggest box of Lego bricks anywhere on the planet. Visitors of all ages will soon be making master creations with top tips from the expert guides, while there are rides and interactive attractions to set pulses racing including a laser ride and Lego race track.
Cadbury World, Birmingham
If you’ve got a sweet tooth then this magical chocolate factory will soon have you salivating with excitement. Learn the fascinating history of both chocolate and this most famous of chocolate makers as you travel through 14 interactive zones and get a glimpse of the working factory. Rides and interactive exhibitions will keep the children entertained, while mum and dad will be delighted to bag a bargain in the Cadbury shop. The surrounding picturesque village of Bournville, original built by the Cadbury family to house their workers, adds extra charm to your visit.
Warwick Castle, Warwickshire
An awe-inspiring medieval castle, visitors can lose themselves in 1,000 years of history, myths and legends. Beautiful gardens and intriguing tours which take in the ghastly dungeons and ghostly tales as well as the lavish state rooms, all making for an absorbing day out, while a busy schedule of popular events and shows including falconry displays and battle reenactments make this a winning day out throughout the year.
The National Space Centre, Leicester
Space has intrigued us earthlings since the dawn of time and adventurous beings young and old will love the chance to get up close to some of the secrets of the Solar System at the National Space Centre in Leicester. The UK’s largest planetarium transports you to outer space, while budding astronauts will love getting hands-on in the galleries and interactive exhibits and activities.
The London Dungeon, London
London is awash with experiences that will keep families entertained, but one of the most exciting has to be the infamous London Dungeon. Kids will cackle with glee at the gruesome tales and blood thirsty stories as costumed actors, devilish rides and scintillating special effects take you back through the ages and let you delve into some of the darkest chapters of London’s history.
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