With so much happening in real life and a somewhat different festive season to the one we would normally have. What The Dad Said insisted that we make it out and about on my birthday – despite me wishing to hide from the world. However, it’s always important to celebrate for the sake of the children if nothing else. With this in mind and our new Merlin Annual Passes in hand, we opted for a family day down on London’s Southbank.
Let’s be honest, you can have a whole lot of fun in Cornwall without visiting any attractions at all. Coastal walks, building castles in the sand, perfecting watersport techniques, the outdoorsy options are truly endless. That said, if you are looking to fill your family time with some top local attractions, here are five that you simply must visit:
As the charming capital of Scotland, Edinburgh has oodles to offer families who are looking for a busy yet somehow tranquil city break. Unlike many of the main UK cities, Edinburgh’s quaint Reformation-era buildings and cobbled streets will capably transport you and your youngsters back to medieval times.
Although you may be quite happy marvelling in the wonder of Loch Lomond’s landscapes, from time to time a day out can enhance your family adventure. Of course, you will want to stick with the theme of nature, and Loch Lomond attractions certainly know the score.
Whether you’re visiting County Wicklow on family jaunt or you’ve set up home in an abode nestled between the mountains, you’ll be amazed at how much there is to do with the kids nearby. To those who aren’t in the know, County Wicklow may well seem like an area of Ireland with little family attractions to offer. Frankly, you couldn’t be more wrong
Often considered the friendliest county of the UK, North Yorkshire is a great place to live and visit. With a huge handful of cities providing superb family attractions, nestled neatly in amongst the stunning Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors, it offers the best of both worlds.
You’re heading into the Big Smoke with the children? You’re in for a thrilling trip! The capital is a hustling, bustling adventure for all ages, that’s for sure. Zipping around on the underground is certain to excite, and the fun’s only just starting.
Whether you live in Manchester, Salford, Trafford, or nearby cities, such as Bolton, or you’re visiting the area with your children, you’ll find loads to do in the North’s capital. With Man United tours, the central football museum and the Chill Factore and Vertical Chill Ice Wall near to Old Trafford, you could make a long weekend out of United match alone.