Great Kids Days Out in England

Imagine that summer - and the school holidays - are approaching and your kids are still at home.

Chances are you're going to need some help filling up the holidays with fun activities for the kids to enjoy.

That's where Enjoy England come in. The official England Tourist Board site is a good place to pick up ideas for things to do with the kids.

Along with reviews and all the latest news, they have plenty of great days out in England for you to choose from.


South England

Adventure Wonderland in Bournemouth is great location for family days out in England. All the fun and excitement of Alice in Wonderland, and more, is included into this great theme park that is Dorset's favourite family attraction. With over 30 rides there is plenty to do for all ages and there are regular shows and seasonal attractions to keep everyone happy.

Great Kids Days Out in England: Chessington World of Adventures

Another of England's great theme parks is Chessington World of Adventures.

Based in Epsom, a short train or car ride from London, your biggest problem will be trying to fit it all in in one day.

On top of the amazing collection of rides and attractions, animal lovers will also be able to enjoy a recently added Sea Life Centre and Zoo. And if you book online, you can save 25% off the entrance fee!


Midlands & the East

Nothing inspires the imagination of youngsters like dinosaurs do. Dinosaur Adventure Park in Lenwade, East England, offers the perfect opportunity for the whole family to indulge in some pre-historic excitement. Great interactive adventures await.

You could also turn your dinosaur exploration trip into a short break and visit England's great coastline. Great Yarmouth is less than an hour's drive away!

If you have ever referred to your children as monkeys, then this attraction will put them to the test. The Climbing Works, near Sheffield, gives children as young as seven the chance to experience the world's biggest bouldering centre. Although it may sound intimidating, Climbing Works will provide the whole family with a safe and exciting clambering experience. There's also a dedicated kids area so all you need to worry about is having fun!


North England

If you're looking for an interactive animal experience then they don't come much better than the Blue Reef Aquarium. Are you ready for close-up encounters with sea creatures of all shapes and sizes? Based in Tyneside, the Blue Reef Aquarium offers an underwater safari experience like few other facilities in the world.

Children will watch with amazement as sharks dive for their lunch and even toddlers can get involved at the Blue Reef Nursery. A great family day out that will teach you a thing or two as well.

Days out in England: Liverpool, Albert Dock

Prefer a more cultural experience? Then Liverpool, the European Capital of Culture, should be your destination.

Take the Beatles tour to experience the childhood homes and the early days of the world famous Liverpudlians.

Other must see attractions include the Albert Dock where you'll find the Merseyside Maritime Museum which will unfold the fascinating story of this historic shipping town.

There is plenty of family fun to be had throughout England, for more information on great kids days out in England and other great activities visit EnjoyEngland.com