Days Out with Kids this Summer

A whole 6 weeks to fill with fun-filled adventures you say? Look no further, following our affordable activities to keep little ones occupied last month, we’ve scoped out some fun days out with kids to enjoy across the UK this Summer!

A family day out with kids in summer


The Edinburgh Treasure Trail: Give your little ones a taste of culture and explore the beautiful city of Edinburgh with this ingenious and engaging treasure trail! From just £6.99, it’s a bargain and will provide hours of fun!


Ayr Farm Park: Nothing can beat a day at the farm – both educational and lots of fun! Ayr Farm Park had lots of activities including slides, trampolines, sand pits and more! Not to mention the animals your little ones will meet; from camels, llamas and iguanas through to donkeys, guinea pigs and wallabies! Family tickets from £45.

Yorkshire and North East/West

Eureka! Children’s Museum: Totally dedicated to children from newborn up to 11 years, the Eureka! Children’s Museum is well worth a visit! With over 400 interactive exhibits, children will learn lots – about themselves and the world around them!


Imagine That, Liverpool: Lots of fun activities to discover for little ones 2 years + at Imagine That. Lots of science and craft activities to keep the whole family occupied! Previously known as Underwater Street.


Legoland Discovery Centre, Manchester: Who doesn’t love lego? (That goes for adults and little ones alike!) Offering all the Lego fun of the bigger Legoland but in a condensed version. Includes 4D Cinema, build and play zones, rides and more! From £14pp.


National Sea Life Centre, Birmingham: Dive into an exciting underwater adventure and show your little one all there is to see in marine life at the National Sea Life Centre, Birmingham. From £17.95pp.


National Space Centre, Leicester: Holding the UK’s largest planetarium, a 3D Simulator Experience and the iconic 42m high Rocket Tower, this Space Centre is a must-have visit, especially for little science fans! A great option for a day of out of this world fun on a rainy day! From £14pp.


The Doctor Who Experience: Are your children fans of Doctor Who? Take them to this interactive journey through time and space, exploring the world of Doctor Who! Ideal for a rainy summer’s day! From £41 for a family.

Penrhyn Castle

Penrhyn Castle: Steeped in history, take a trip to the National Trust 19th century Penrhyn Castle to inspire your little ones and enjoy the outdoors! From £29.50 a family ticket.

East of England

Punting in Cambridge

Punting, Cambridge: Make the most of the sunny British rays in Cambridge by going punting! Try it for yourself or hire a chauffeur! Don’t forget to bring a picnic and look out for the sights!

BeWILDerwood in Norfolk

BeWILDerwood, Norfolk: Home to the much-loved book series ‘A Boggle at BeWILDerwood, this imaginative adventure ground encourages parents to play alongside their little ones. Who said you were too old for magic? From £14.50pp.

London and the South East

London Zoo: You can never beat a day at the Zoo! With plenty of animals to see from lions through to giraffes, lemurs and butterflies, you can spend a full day at this iconic London attraction! You can evenbring a picnic with you to save the pennies!

Hyde Park in London

London’s Hyde Park: Make the most of summer sunshine with a visit to Hyde Park, home to a number of landmarks including the Serpentine Lake and the Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain. With lots of activities available including swimming, boating, cycling and horse riding, there really is something for all the family! Don’t forget your sun cream!


Brighton Beach: Take a trip to the beautiful beaches of Sussex and explore a day out in Brighton! Enjoy a paddle in the sea, a walk on the pier, fish and chips on the beach and a ride on the Brighton Wheel! You really can’t beat a day at the beach!

South West

Lappa Valley, Cornwall: Jump aboard a classic steam engine train and journey into the Lappa Valley Leisure Park full of fun including; crazy golf, a canoeing lake, play areas and more! Family tickets from £43.


Go Ape, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire: Now, there are Go Ape venues across the UK, but travelling through the treetops of the Forest of Dean, what could be better! Little ones can explore the forest below while mum/dad takes older siblings to the Go Ape challenge! From £25pp.


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