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Family-friendly days out in England

Castles and country estates, museums and musicals, themeparks and treetop adventures… England has something to appeal to kids of all ages. The following are some of our favourite days out around the country (often with special discounts or deals), but English Heritage and National Trust properties are always a fail-safe bet – along with good outdoors fun, you can be happy in the knowledge that your entry fees are helping to maintain important historical sites. And with more than 27,000 parks and 10 National Parks, there's always a great green space at hand, wherever you happen to be.

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  • The Bear Grylls Adventure

    Active children aged 11 years+ can challenge their mental and physical skills at The Bear Grylls Adventure, taking on Bear to beat the clock!.

  • Chessington World of Adventures

    A family-favourite theme-park, animal park and sealife centre a short hop from London.

  • Brand New this Christmas - Step Aboard The Elf Express - Kids' Tour

    Hop on board the Elf Express this Christmas and see London sparkle in all its glory.

  • Wicksteed Park

    Child-friendly theme park rides, adrenaline-fuelled activities for older kids, indoor play for younger kids, parklands to relax and play, animals plus you can stay overnight on-site.

  • The BIG London Cluster Ticket

    Visit London's top family attractions with one ticket that you can use over 90 days; a great way to save money.

  • Family Theatre - Wicked

    A family-friendly musical production about the early friendship between the young Good Witch and the Wicked Witch of the West. Suitable for 7 years+

  • Warwick Castle

    Relive Horrible Histories in the grounds of one of England's greatest castles.

  • Cadbury World

    The wonderful world of chocolate in the UK's second largest city.

  • The London Dungeon

    Sitting beneath the streets of London, the London Dungeon offers a deliciously scary experience for older members of the family.

  • Peppa Pig World at Paultons Park

    Themed rides and character meet-and-greets within a family-friendly themepark suitable for all ages.

  • Go Ape!

    Treetop adventures for ages 4+ in 30 woodland locations around the UK, plus the Forest Segway Experience, ideal for older kids and adults.

  • Family Theatre - Mamma Mia

    The ultimate feel-good show, especially popular with mums and daughters. Suitable for children aged 6 years+

  • Blackpool Pleasure Beach

    A longstanding favourite on the northwest coast, with rides for all ages, live shows and more.

  • Tate Modern

    Modern and contemporary art from around the globe, presented with an eye for families and free to boot.

  • Stonehenge

    This UNESCO-listed ancient site retains its power to intrigue young and old alike.

  • Eden Project

    An iconic Cornish venue where where you can expand your knowledge of nature through exhibits and interactives.

  • London Eye

    The best views over the British capital are offered during a 30-minute ‘flight’ on the iconic London Eye.

  • Alton Towers Resort

    The biggest themepark in England, with attractions for everyone from tots to thrill-seekers.

  • Family Theatre - The Lion King

    Disney's famous tale comes to vivid life on the London stage; with amazing visuals and music to boot. Suitable for 6 years+

  • Tatton Park

    A place worthy of a big day out, with a farm, an adventure playground, lovely gardens and a vast estate to explore by bike or other means.

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