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Finding good days out for the family is probably the main reason that you have come to look at this site. What makes a day out fun for you? Activities or relaxation? Hopefully we've tracked down some great ideas that you can look at on our easy-to-use map. Don't forget to stop by the nearby town page to see what one of our local bloggers is suggesting.

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Nature in Art, Gloucester
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Nature in Art is the world’s first museum and art gallery dedicated to art inspired by nature. At Nature in Art you will find a diverse range of world-class art: displays embrace two and three-dimensional work in all mediums and styles ranging from Picasso to Shepherd; spanning 1500 years, the collection contains work by 600 artists from over 50 countries. Read More...

Pen Museum, Birmingham
children at Pen Museum, Birmingham
The museum opened in 2001 and contains an amazing collection of over 5,000 objects related to the Birmingham Steel pen trades and the history of writing. The collections including items of factory machinery plus other hands-on objects are situated over three ground floor gallery spaces and includes a community meeting space which is available for hire. There are plenty of activities for families including a Victorian school room, special museum trails and interactive machines. We tell the story of Birmingham's part in the information revolution. Read More...

Williamson Park, Lancaster
families at Williamson Park, Lancaster
The park features the imposing Ashton Memorial, Edwardian Butterfly House, and the Pavilion Cafe with free wi-fi access for customers. Entry to the park grounds is free. Read More...

Our Red Letter Days trip up The Shard plus Lunch - by Andy
children at Our Red Letter Days trip up The Shard plus Lunch - by Andy
We were the proud recipients of a Red Letter Days voucher for Christmas and decided to use it to go for a visit to iconic London landmark, The Shard followed by lunch at a nearby Strada. The package cost £100 and you can see it here. Read More...

Coaley Peak, Nympsfield - by Mummytolittlee
children at Coaley Peak, Nympsfield - by Mummytolittlee
Coaley Peak is a picnic site and viewpoint to the south-west of Stroud, with breathtaking views over the Severn Vale and the distant Welsh Hills. Read More...


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Eureka! The National Children's Museum, Halifax
child friendly Eureka! The National Children's Museum, Halifax
Deep in the heart of Yorkshire there is a land where children rule and play is the only thing you have to do all day. Read More...

Dunbar Town House Museum and Gallery, Dunbar
child friendly Dunbar Town House Museum and Gallery, Dunbar
Built towards the end of the 16th Century, Dunbar Town House contains what is considered the olderst functioning Council Chamber in Scotland. The building has recently been given a 21st century makeover and is now a thriving museum and gallery exhibition space. Read More...

Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal
kid friendly Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal
Unlike most galleries, Abbot Hall did not start with a collection that needed somewhere to be displayed, but with a building that needed saving. It was the only Grade I listed building in Kendal, other than the Parish Church, and by the 1950s it was almost derelict and threatened with demolition. Read More...

Petersfield Museum and Flora Twort Gallery, Petersfield
children at Petersfield Museum and Flora Twort Gallery, Petersfield
Petersfield Museum and the Flora Twort Gallery hold exhibitions on local history, historic costume, and work by the local artist Flora Twort. The displays are made up from social, industrial and agricultural artefacts and archives. We also have a range of family activities and community events throughout the year. Read More...

CenterParcs_Weekend_Break_-_by_Andy
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We decided at the last minute to take a trip to CenterParcs Longleat for a couple of days of daddy/son bonding time with the 7 year old. CenterParcs prides itself on its massive year round occupancy rates and this weekend was no exception, with most accommodation types booked up despite it being the first weekend after the Christmas holidays when everyone should be feeling skint and rested. Read More...