Half-term fun you can plan at the last minute
Half term is upon us! But the weather forecast so far is, well, pretty grim.
But don’t let the dismal outlook keep you indoors! Take a look at these suggestions for days out where you’ll stay dry whatever the weather.
Plus when you book any of these attractions through AttractionTix you’ll get your an tickets instantly by email, and once you’ve made your booking, many of our tickets can be used on any day over half-term – so if the weather changes last-minute, your plans can too!*
Sea Life Centres (UK-Wide)
We humans don’t like it when it’s wet, but there are lots of other creatures who do! Come and see the weird and wonderful underwater world of the SEA LIFE centres in Manchester, Birmingham, Blackpool and London.
- Book tickets to Birmingham SEA LIFE Centre
- Book tickets to Manchester SEA LIFE Centre
- Book tickets to Blackpool SEA LIFE Centre
- Book tickets to London SEA LIFE Aquarium
What’s guaranteed to brighten up a rainy day? Chocolate of course! And you’ll be in chocolatey paradise on a visit to the original Cadbury’s factory!
Journey back in time to and discover York’s more sinister side. Everything you see is based on real historical events – with all the gory bits left in!
Blackpool Tower Circus
The perfect place for a family day out, with slapstick comedy, spectacular feats of strength, jaw-dropping balancing and daring acts – it’s everything a circus should be!
When the weather is chilly, embrace it wholeheartedly and head to the UK’s longest indoor snow slope! Even if you’re not a skier or snowboarder there are loads of other fun snow sports to try.
Old Trafford Tour
Footy fans will have a blast exploring the stadium of the world’s most famous football club, as well as seeing lots of the team’s coveted silverware in the Manchester United Museum.
Harry Potter Studio Tour
See the actual props, costumes and effects from the world-famous Harry Potter movies as well as uncovering some behind-the-scenes secrets – this is a seriously magical experience for both kids and grown-ups!
London Bridge Experience
See, hear, feel, taste and even smell what London Bridge was like over the ages, and uncover the dark secrets that lie beneath the world’s most famous and most haunted bridge!
*Please note that once your tickets are booked, some attractions require you to phone 48 hours in advance to confirm your date and time slot.
About the author
Phill is a member of the Marketing team at AttractionTix. Her first love is travel, but it’s followed closely by cheese and wine! Her ultimate holiday is touring California, from theme parks like Disneyland to Alcatraz in San Francisco and not forgetting the Napa Valley vineyards!