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Adventure Island

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Adventure Island

Adventure Island is perfect for a family day out and can even be extended for a weekend stay with lots of B&B’s and hotels available to stay. In terms of the theme park there is a ride to suit everyone with:

- Dodgems

- Bumper cars

- Thrill seeker rides

- Amusements

You can also enjoy some of the finest resturants and café’s and lots of places to grab an ice cream or a refreshing snack.

Adventure Island

Location

Western Esplanade

Southend-On-Sea

SS1 1EE

Contact info

Telephone: 01702 443400

Email: enquires@stockvale.co.uk

Adventure Island

Low season opening time: 11:00

Closing times between: 16:00-20:00

High season opening time: 11:00

Closing times between: 20:00-22:30

Adventure Island

Blue band:

For guests over 1.2 metres tall – allowing unlimited access to all blue, red and green band rides

£22.50

Green band:

For guests between 1m – 1.2m – allowing unlimited access to all green and red band rides if between the height of 1m and 1.2m you can not purchase the blue band and are required to have an adult with them on all green band rides

£18.75

Red band:

For guests below 1m and will have unlimited access to all red band rides only and will require an adult to go on all the red band rides

£15.00

ZSL London Zoo

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ZSL London Zoo

London Zoo is a great place for a family day out. Being able to get up close to a varied amount of animals and find out fun facts about them. The different sections in London Zoo aim to give you an experience you’ll never forget! Receive a map on entry which will then leave it open to you which part of the zoo you visit and in which order. Some of the animals you can expect to see are:

- Asiatic lions

- Squirrel, colobus and spider monkeys

- Camels

- Giraffes

- Okapis 

- Western lowland gorillas 

- Sumatran tigers 

- Crocodiles

- Lizards

- Frogs

- Snakes

- Humbolt penguins 

- Two-toed sloths

- Gibbons 

 

Not only does London zoo have the wow factor it also offers learning about these animals and their habitats, diets etc in a fun and interesting way.

If you came fully prepared with lunch and all there are some cool sitting areas for you and the family, if not there is also a restaurant to buy from and also a gift shop to bag yourself a gift for that special person.

ZSL London Zoo

Location

ZSL London Zoo

Regents Park

London

NW1 4RY

Contact info

Telephone: 0344 225 1826

Email: generalenquiries@zsl.org 

ZSL London Zoo

15th June-1 September 2020:

10:00-18:00

2nd September 2020 – 24th October 2020:

10:00-17:00

25th October 2020 – 12th February 2021:

10:00-16:00

Adventure Island

Peak:

£35.00 per adult 

£22.75 per child

Under 3’s go free

Standard:

£32.50 per adult

£21.12 per child

Under 3s go free

Off-peak:

£30.00 per adult

£19.50 per child

Under 3’s go free

 

Purchase a gold or silver membership and visit London zoo for free for a whole year (see all the details on how to purchase the memberships and what they involve on the website or contact via email or telephone).

London Transport Museum

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London Transport Museum

The London transport museum allows you and your children to enjoy a journey back in time to see how things have changed over the years and gives you all a chance to see all the changes to learn about all the modern day transport that we have today. 

As well as it being very educational this museum also has a restaurant, a gift shop, areas for to enjoy picnics, and a play area for the children to enjoy some transport themed fun! 

London Transport Museum

Location

Covent Garden 

London 

WC2E 7BB

Contact Info

Telephone: 0343 222 5000

Email: enquiry@ltmuseum.co.uk

London Transport Museum

Currently closed due to COVID 19

London Transport Museum

Adults

On the door: £18.00

Online purchase: £16.50

Concession 

On the door: £17.00

Online purchase: £15.50

Children and young people (17 and under) go FREE

Science Museum

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Science Museum

The science museum is up there with one of the most popular and most visited museums in London. 

There is something to fascinate each child and adults too! It’s a great day out as a family as well as it being an educational trip it is also a very interesting and exciting one too! There is also live science exhibitions that take place (which also require a ticket on arrival) and activites for children which involve a map of the museum and having to go and find out information on the different types of science and drawing.

 The gift shop has something for everyone as well as restaurant inside to grab a bite to eat and places to sit and enjoy your packed lunch.

Science Museum

The science museum is up there with one of the most popular and most visited museums in London. 

There is something to fascinate each child and adults too! It’s a great day out as a family as well as it being an educational trip it is also a very interesting and exciting one too! There is also live science exhibitions that take place (which also require a ticket on arrival) and activites for children which involve a map of the museum and having to go and find out information on the different types of science and drawing.

 The gift shop has something for everyone as well as restaurant inside to grab a bite to eat and places to sit and enjoy your packed lunch.

Science Museum

Currently closed due to COVID 19.

Science Museum

FREE????

V&A Museum

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V&A Museum

The V&A museum of childhood is a museum for children of all ages to find their creative side and get inspired. 

There is lots of history and information as well as art sculptures and paintings to help get your little ones creative side in full swing. With the nationals childhood collections at the heart the aim is to be an international leader in encouraging and engaging the audiences in the material culture and experiences of childhood. 

Well worth a visit!

V&A Museum

Location

Cambridge Heath Rd Bethnal Green

London 

E2 9PA

Contact Info

Telephone: 020 8983 5200

Email: moc@vam.ac.uk 

V&A Museum

Currently closed due to COVID 19.

V&A Museum

FREE????

Chessington World of Adventures

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Chessington World of Adventures

Chessington world of adventures offers exactly that! The zoo has some of the most stunning animals for you to walk around at your leisure and see them and get up close and personal. 

Also, the theme park offers fun and exciting rides for all the family. There are hotels at the resort if you did want to extend your day to maybe a weekend away with friends and family. 

Fantastic on site restaurants to eat and a great gift shop!

Chessington World of Adventures

Location

Leatherhead Rd

Chessington 

KT9 2NE

Contact Info

Telephone: 0871 663 4477

Live chat: Available between 10:00-16:00 everyday

Chessington World of Adventures

Zoo is currently open: 10:00 – 16:00

Theme park and hotels are currently closed but due to open 4th July - is there an update on this?!

Chessington World of Adventures

One day zoo entry only:

Individuals 3+: £12.00

Under 3’s go FREE

One day ticket for zoo & theme park:

 

Individuals 3+: £29.50

Under 3’s go FREE

Merlin premium annal pass: £189.00

Merlin standard pass: £139.00

Standard and premium passes allow you visit other places as well as Chessington and visit the theme park and zoo. See the Chessington website for full details.

Battersea Park and Children’s Zoo

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Battersea Park and Children’s Zoo

The Battersea park and zoo is one of the smaller zoos in London. Perfect for the toddlers that are not able to walk around for long periods of time. 

You will not find the big 5 animals here but none the less it is still an educated and fun day out for all the family. With the option to feed the farm animals also which the children will enjoy. 

Also, offering lots of different interactive play areas for different age groups.

Battersea Park and Children’s Zoo

Location

Battersea Park  

Chelsea Bridge

London 

SW11 4NJ

Contact Info:

Telephone: 0207 924 5826

Battersea Park and Children’s Zoo

Spring / Summer: 10:00 – 17:30

Autumn / Winter: 10:00 – 16:30

Open everyday except 25th and 26th December.

Battersea Park and Children’s Zoo

Adults (16+ years): £9.95

Children (2-16 years): £7.95

Under 2s go FREE

Family (2 adults & 2 children or 1 adult & 3 children): £32.50

Memberships available – please see website for details.

Children's Gardens at Kew Gardens

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Children's Gardens at Kew Gardens

Kew gardens is a fantastic day out with family adventure. 

A stunning, massive garden for children to learn more about how plants grow and what need to help them grow. 

Also, offering a 4m high tree-top walk so you can browse around the garden and experience a bird’s eye view look.

Children's Gardens at Kew Gardens

Location

Royal Botanic Gardens,

Kew 

Richmond

Contact Info

Telephone: 020 8332 5655

Email: info@kew.org

Children's Gardens at Kew Gardens

Monday – Sunday: 10:00-18:00

Children's Gardens at Kew Gardens

Adults (25 +): £16.50

Young person (16-24): £8.80

Child (4-15 years): £4.50

Family ticket for 3 (1 adult and 2 children): £24.50

Emirates Airline Cable Cars

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Emirates Airline Cable Cars

The emirates cable cars the River Thames and the royal docks. 

The best time to use the cable cars is when you can see all of London lit up – which is a beautiful sight. Its just as interesting during the day, inside the cable cars they play some music and slowly move clockwise around. 

Being right next to the O2 arena you can grab some lunch afterwards with the family. 

Emirates Airline Cable Cars

Location

27 Western Gateway, Royal Docks, 

London 

E16 1FA

Contact Info

Telephone: 0343 222 1234 

Emirates Airline Cable Cars

Monday – Thursday: 07:00 – 22:00

Friday: 07:00 – 23:00

Saturday : 08:00 – 23:00

Sunday : 09:00 – 22:00

Emirates Airline Cable Cars

Adults (18+): £4.50

Children (3-17 years): £3.20

Mudchute Park and Farm

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Mudchute Park and Farm

This urban park and farm is situated just south of Canary Whalf. This is a perfect day out for all the family, with 100 animals such as goats, pigs, cows. 

There are stables and places you can go and opportunity to feed and stroke some of the animals. 

As well as this being a fun day out there is also and educational element which is a great 2 in 1 idea! Benches and tables to seat and enjoy a packed lunch or something from the farm café. 

Lastly, the park side of mudchute offers a big open space to play with outdoor equipment such as climbing frame, slides and swings. 

Mudchute Park and Farm

Location

Mudchute Park & Farm

Pier Street

Isle of Dogs

London 

E14 3HP

Contact Info

Telephone:  020 3670 7515

Email: farm@mudchute.org 

Mudchute Park and Farm

Monday – Sunday: 09:00 – 17:00

Excludes bank holidays

Mudchute Park and Farm

FREE

Donations welcomed

Sealife London Aquairum

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Sealife London Aquairum

The sea life London aquarium is fun for all the family. 

There are over 500 species of marine life in 14 themed zones. Perfect for those not so sunny days as you will be inside getting up close with them all. 

Children can enjoy the gift shop and pick up a gift for a loved one. 

Also, there is a restaurant to eat in or you can come full equipped with your own lunch.

Sealife London Aquairum

Location

Riverside Building County Hall Westminster Bridge Road 

Bishop's

London 

SE1 7PB

Contact Info

Telephone: 0371 663 1679

Sealife London Aquairum

Currently closed due to COVID 19

Sealife London Aquairum

Adults (16+): £24.00

Child (3-15 years): £19.00

Under 3’s go FREE

Museum of London

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Museum of London

The museum of London offers you to experience the turbulent past! 

Prehistoric London can be discovered when you visit and gain an insight into how city changed under romans and saxon. 

You can take a stroll through the recreated pleasure gardens and get a feel for walking the Victorian streets in the galleries. 

A great way to educate your little ones but in a ‘fun day out ‘way.

Museum of London

Location

150 London Wall

London 

EC2Y 5HN

Contact Info

Telephone: 020 7001 9844

Museum of London

Monday – Sunday: 10:00 – 18:00

Museum of London

FREE

Bank of England Museum

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Bank of England Museum

The bank of England museum takes you through the history of the bank since its foundation in 1694. There are lots of fascinating, fun facts to learn about concerning money today in modern times. 

Also, work shops for the children to help give them a clearer concept of money and some fun money related games. 

For the slightly older children they can find out things such as why notes are so difficult to copy and why the building is one of top of the worlds largest stores of gold – maybe even some interesting and unknown facts for the adults too!

Bank of England Museum

Location

Bartholomew Lane

London 

EC2R 8AH

Contact Info

Telephone: 020 3461 4878

Email: enquiries@bankofengland.co.uk

Bank of England Museum

Monday – Friday: 10:00 – 17:00

Excludes bank holidays

Bank of England Museum

FREE!

Tower of London

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Tower of London

The tower of London is of the most popular places to visit in London today. The fascination is its hundreds and hundreds of years history. 

There are sculptures and pictures to see and read information on. Also get an up-close look at some of the crown jewels and find out fun facts about them. 

Tower of London is situated in the heart of London so you are able to sit outside to enjoy lunch and there is local food markets to choose from if you wanted to go all out.

Tower of London

Location

Tower of London 

London

EC3N 4AB

Contact Info

Telephone: 020 3166 6226 

Email: info@hrp.org.uk

Tower of London

Tuesday – Saturday: 09:00 – 17:30

Sunday – Monday: 10:00 – 17:30

Tower of London

Adults (18+): £28.90

Child (3-17): £14.40

National Railway Museum

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National Railway Museum

If trains are fascinating to your child then this museum is a winner. 

Find out about all the steam trains and facts about how they were made and when for example. Also, gain some knowledge on the cross-section of an engine and how it works. 

Even though this trip is out of London it can be a great place to go and visit when you are in Yorkshire.

National Railway Museum

Location

National Railway Museum

Leeman Road

York

YO26 4XJ

Contact Info

Telephone: 03330 161 010

Email: info@railwaymuseum.org.uk 

National Railway Museum

Currently closed due to COVID 19

National Railway Museum

To be confirmed on reopening of museum

Hollywood Bowl

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Hollywood Bowl

Looking for a weekend treat for all the family? Then this is perfect for you. 

Adults and children, Hollywood bowl has you covered. Including an amusement to enjoy with gaming and chances to win prizes such as toys and sweets. 

There is a restaurant that provides child friendly food as well as food for the adults too!

Hollywood Bowl

Location

Surrey Quays Leisure Park

Surrey Quays Rd 

London 

SE16 7LW

Contact Info

Telephone: 0844 826 1470

Hollywood Bowl

Currently closed due to COVID 19

Due to reopen on Sunday 12th July

Hollywood Bowl

Adult: £7.19 

Child: £5.94

Price is per person and for one game

Legoland Windsor Resort

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Legoland Windsor Resort

Enjoy a weekend away at lego land Windsor resort where you can experience lots of fun for all the family, some of things you can expect to experience here is:

- Theme park

- Lego studios 4D

- Miniland

- Splash safari

- Private falls, treasure chest

- Model making studio

- Lego games zone

And much more.

The resort offers a hotel to stay and meals can be included for additional price. See the website for more details on this.

Legoland Windsor Resort

Location

Winkfield Road

Windsor 

SL4 4AY

Contact Info

Telephone: 01753 626 416

Legoland Windsor Resort

Monday – Sunday: 10:00 – 18:00

Legoland Windsor Resort

Adult (16+): £35.00

Child (90cm – 15 years): £35.00

Peppa Pig World

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Peppa Pig World

Peppa pig world is out of this world and doesn’t disappoint in the slightest. there are lots of activities and things to such as:

- Family rides

- Thrill rides

- Water splash park

- Indoor and outdoor play areas

- Amusements park

- Animals 

Also, there is a resort where you and the family can stay if you wanted a family weekend away and entertainment.

Peppa Pig World

Location

Ower 

Romsey 

SO51 6AL

Contact Info

Telephone: 0238 081 4442

Peppa Pig World

Monday – Sunday: 10:00 – 17:30

Peppa Pig World

Family of 3 (1 adult and 2 children): £95.00

Family of 4 (2 adults and 2 children): £127.00

Family of 5 (2 adults and 3 children): £158.75

Jumping Giants Trampoline Park

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Jumping Giants Trampoline Park

Jumping giants is a great place for your engertic, active little ones. With a range of different sections to choose from, there is a section for all members of the family to enjoy! 

Some of the sections being:

- Dodgeball

- Basket ball

- Battle beams

- Ninja court 

- Foam zone

- Wipe out

- Open jump

Also, enjoy the courtside café where you can all grab a bite to eat after all the jumping. Can also be a great venue for you birthday parties and family days out.

Jumping Giants Trampoline Park

Location

J31 PARK 

Unit B3 

Motherwell Way Grays 

RM20 3XD

Contact Info

Telephone: 08444 141 141

Email: info@jumpgiants.com 

Jumping Giants Trampoline Park

Term Time 

Monday – Thursday: 12:00 – 20:00

Friday: 12:00 – 21:00

Saturday: 10:00 – 19:00

Sunday: 10:00 – 18:00

Summer Holidays 

 

Monday – Thursday: 10:00 – 20:00

Friday: 12:00 – 21:00

 

Saturday: 10:00 – 19:00

Sunday: 11:00 – ?????

Jumping Giants Trampoline Park

Junior Peak (3-13 years)

1 hour: £10.75

2 hours: £15.75

 

Senior Peak (14 years +)

1 hour: £12.00

2 hours: £17.00

Group Jump Peak (10+ jumpers)

1 hour: £10.75

2 hours: £15.75

Vue Cinema

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Vue Cinema

Vue cinema is one of the most popular cinemas in London today. 

Choose from a range of films for all age groups and enjoy on luxurious seating. 

Also, the snack bar provides lots of tasty treats to indulge in whilst watching your movie. 

Accessible for people with wheelchair use too!

Vue Cinema

Location

Several locations all over London. Visit the website to find the nearest Vue near you

Contact Info

Telephone: 0345 308 4620

Vue Cinema

Currently closed due to COVID 19

Vue Cinema

Prices to be confirmed on reopening of facilities

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