Great Family Days Out in the UK

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To take advantage of your time in London, explore the historical buildings, gardens and museums including St Paul’s Cathedral, Kew Gardens, Tower Bridge Exhibition and the London Dungeon based in London Bridge for an informative and unforgettable experience.

Whilst in London, you do not want to miss out on the beautiful wildlife that London offers. The London Wetland Centre in Barnes shows off the scenic walkways set amongst the lakes, pools and meadows that are home to the wildlife. Visit the centre for you and your family to enjoy the peaceful atmosphere.

For a more educational trip, visit the Science Museum Imax Cinema located in South Kensington, to see 2D and 3D films come to life on a giant screen, for your whole family to enjoy.

For special and memorable family days out, take a cruise down the River Thames. City Cruises (located in London’s most popular tourist destinations: Westminster, Waterloo, Tower of London and Greenwich) will take you on a picturesque sightseeing tour of London giving you and your family a chance to take lots of photos as well as relax and enjoy the view.

Birmingham, the second largest city in the UK, has got lots to offer for a fun day out with your family. With the infamous Cadbury World located here, you can discover the history of one of the biggest chocolate manufacturers in the UK with many fun activities for the whole family to experience.

The North of England is popular for the Bolton Castle, a stunning mediaeval fortress, located in the heart of the beautiful Wensleydale Valley. You can spend your day looking around the spectacular castle and garden scenery.

Manchester, a popular northern city is the home to Manchester United Football Club based in Old Trafford. The Manchester United Museum will take you through the history of the club including information on the players and awards won by the team. You can also get a tour of the renowned football club which hosts over 230,000 visitors annually. With an educational and interactive visit, you’ll find out exclusive information on the world-class football team.

Your family adventure in South East England should start at Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth, Hampshire, the tallest viewing tower in Britain. The 170m high building gives you the chance to experience the unique perspective of the city and its surroundings as well as allowing you to almost walk on air at Europe’s largest glass floor home.

Visiting Scotland, you can take a trip down to Edinburgh Dungeon, a fascinating and frightful journey through the sinister dark side of Scotland’s past.

The National Sea Life Centre based all over the country, gives you the opportunity to explore the spectacular displays of the exotic animals in their natural habitat and get an insight into the magical mysteries of the sea.

With so much to see in the UK, you should definitely explore the sites with your family, so that you get to see the most beautiful places around the country. For details on all of the UK’s zoos and attractions, Smartsave recommends British zoos and British attractions websites.