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Holiday Activities

Fun activities for all the family during the holidays. . .

Beale Park
On the banks of the River Thames, Beale Park has a variety of gardens to explore, a fascinating collection of mammals and birds as well as plenty of play areas and activities for the little ones to enjoy. You can hop on the train for a sightseeing trip around the park, visit the pets’ area where you can meet and greet some of the furry residents and take a wonderful river cruise along the Thames.

Only the wealthiest nobles could afford to be a knight. They needed very expensive armor, weapons, and a powerful war horse.

Enjoy fun free events this summer where kids of all ages can join in with activities dressing up as knights, handling replica armour and lots of other great arts and crafts.

 

Opening Times
1st Aug – 27th Aug

11:00 – 16:00

0118 971 3330

Directions
Castle Hill, Windsor, Berkshire
SL4 1NJ

From the M4 take junction 12 and follow the brown tourist signs to Pangbourne, A329 towards Oxford.

 

 

The Living Rainforest
Explore the Rainforest without leaving the UK. During your visit you will learn about ongoing research in to the rainforests and how they will be in years to come.
You will discover an array of animals including butterflies, lizards, birds and over 300 species of plants. Every year The Living Rainforest’s acclaimed education programme welcomes over 22,000 school children.

Opening Times
Open all year.
Daily 10:00 – 17:00
Closed 24 – 26 Dec
01635 202444
Directions
Hampstead Norreys, Thatcham, Berkshire RG18 0TN
The Living Rainforest is clearly signposted from the A34 / M4 Junction 13 intersection at Chieveley (look for the brown Tourist Information signs).

 

 

Superhero Academy Whipsnade

This incredible zoo needs help! Calling all Superhero’s to join a special academy to learn amazing animal powers to help thwart the plans of Plastico and his accomplices, who are trying to threaten the world’s wildlife! Kids have fun but also become wise to the struggles that our wildlife endure today.

Opening Times
21st Jul – 2nd SepOpen from 10:00am
03442 251826
Directions
Whipsnade, Dunstable,
Bedfordshire LU6 2LF

TeamSport
Indoor Karting
This exciting multi-level course will get the whole family racing around like Jenson Button or Lewis Hamilton. This perfect indoor venue means it’s a brilliant place to visit come rain or shine. There are Family Madness sessions where family and kids’ groups will race it out over 3 x 15-minute timed race sessions to see who the fastest family member is. For the children there are junior track days aged 8 -15 years. They will get a safety briefing, driving skill sessions with an instructor, qualifying sessions, grid started races with prizes for the top children of every group and a meal and soft drinks are included! There are also sessions for teenagers.

Opening Times
Open 7 days a week – Please call attraction for times
08449 980000
www.team-sport.co.uk
Directions
Barton Park, Chickenhall Lane, Eastleigh, Hampshire SO50 6RR
Nearest Train station is Eastleigh

 

 

Go Ape
Itchen Valley
For a fun and active fun day out for the family take them here to this fantastic outdoor activity set in his 440 acres of beautiful woodland and meadows close to the River Itchen. With 5 sections, 40 crossings and the longest zip wire being 193m it will get the adrenaline going!

Opening Times
Check Online for availability
www.goape.co.uk
08432 497343
Directions
Itchen Valley Country Park,
Allington Lane, Southampton, Hampshire SO30 3HQ

 

Enjoy fun free events this summer where kids of all ages can join in with activities dressing up as knights, handlin

g replica armour and lots of other great arts
and crafts.

Only the wealthiest nobles could afford to be a knight. They needed very expensive armor, weapons, and a powerful war horse.

Opening Times
1st Aug – 27th Aug
11:00 – 16:00
0118 971 3330
Directions
Castle Hill, Windsor, Berkshire
SL4 1NJ
From the M4 take junction 12 and follow the brown tourist signs to Pangbourne, A329 towards Oxford.