Keeping the kids occupied and filling the holidays with fun activities can sometimes be exhausting as you run out of ideas. Below are just a few suggestions to help inspire your next family day trip in the UK:
- Go on a Tour Around Buckingham Palace
Buckingham Palace is famously known as being the official home of the royals. Currently, the queen of England, Queen Elizabeth II, lives there. At times, the palace is also used as a site for important events and receptions.
Although not all parts of the palace are available for the public eye, you can book onto a tour to explore the inside and the gardens. In the State Room, children can visit The Throne Room and The Ballroom. In addition, they can also dress up as royals and enjoy the ride with a rocking horse inside the Family Pavilion. At The Garden, little ones can enjoy the beauty of nature alongside animals like fishes, birds, and insects. The family can also order beverages to quench their thirst. If you’re lucky on your visit, you may even be fortunate enough to witness the changing of the guards.
- Go to Alton Towers
Perhaps it’s time for you to take that stress away by shouting at the top of your lungs as you ride the rollercoaster with your kids at Alton Towers. Alton Towers Resort offers a variety of fun rides that would definitely make your day-off with your kids worth it.
With a variety of rides, there is sure to be something for everyone and plenty of benches to sit on if you want to wait whilst the kids enjoy the rides!
- Enjoy the London Eye
The London Eye is fun for all the family as it lets kids have a bird’s eye view of London as they can spot all of the famous landmarks London has to offer.
The queue is often long, as expected due to its popularity among tourists, so if you do fancy a trip on the Eye, it may be worth reserving a ticket in advance.
- Visit Stonehenge
Stonehenge has been a popular destination for tourists for several years due to its prehistoric existence that leaves visitors in awe. After witnessing the Stonehenge, you can enjoy a picnic or head down to the visitor café to tuck into a sweet treat.
- Take Them on the Leeds-Liverpool Canal on a Canal Boat
Plan your canal boat adventure with your kids and experience a relaxing kind of travel as you witness some beautiful scenery along the way. There are several locations that you can visit during your tranquil adventure, each offering a different kind of impression amongst visitors. On a canal boat trip, there is all sorts to see and you can stop off to visit towns or villages whenever suits you!