6 Family Days Out For This Summer


July 28, 2017

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So the kids have left school for the summer and you now have six weeks of trying to figure out what to do with them. Thankfully, it looks like we’re in for a good summer of weather so there are plenty of awesome family days out to snap up!

And because there’s so much to choose from, we’ve narrowed it down to six awesome family day out ideas for you and the little ones, to give them something to tell their friends about when they go back to school.

1. Meet The Gruffalo At Chessington World Of Adventures Resort

The Gruffalo River Ride Adventure at Chessington World Of Adventures Resort

Brand new at Chessington World of Adventures Resort for 2017 is The Gruffalo River Ride Adventure! Follow the little brown mouse down the lazy river, escaping Fox, Owl and Snake on your way to meet The Gruffalo!

The floaty story-telling ride is perfect for kids and Gruffalo fans of all ages! Plus, check yourself in to the new Gruffalo-themed hotel rooms!

2. Become a master of Spinjitzu at LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort

Ninjango at LEGOLAND Windsor Resort

Join your favourite heroes and take on awesome training activities as you prepare for the ultimate test of your ninja skills on LEGO® NINJAGO™ The Ride! The new ride is an amazing interactive 4D family experience, enabled and operated on your hand gestures!

Take your seat and battle against snake tribes, ghosts of skeletons, and the King of the Skulkuns, before taking on the giant serpent, The Great Devourer!

Work with your ninja buddies and use your hands to direct your shots and your expert Spinjitzu moves! All of your ninja skills will be put to the test as you battle through ice, wind and fire!

3. The Furchester Hotel and Go Jetters comes to Cbeebies Land at Alton Towers Resort NEW for 2017

GoJetters at Alton Towers Resort

Go Jetters Vroomster Zoom is a brand new ride at Cbeebies Land at Alton Towers this year. It’s an exciting spinner which gives guests control of the up-and-down motion, so they can be as thrill-seeking as they want!

Also be sure to check out The Furchester Hotel – the TV show comes to life in an interactive show where guests can sing and dance along to the rock-a-doodle-do hit, Tail Feather Shake.

4. Take on the “Is7and Extremes Challenge” at THORPE PARK Resort

Tidal Wave at THORPE PARK Resort

New for 2017, you can now take on the Is7and Extremes Challenge at THORPE PARK Resort and earn yourself a FREE ticket to go back!

All you have to do download the Thorpe Park app, brave one ride in each of the seven Island territories, check yourself in at each one and you’ll be given a code that lets you book your second visit for free.

Plus, don’t forget to grab and share a selfie as you conquer the Island for your chance to WIN more exciting prizes!

Do you have what it takes to complete the Is7and Extremes challenge?

5. Wars Of The Roses! LIVE at Warwick Castle

Jousting Horses- War of the roses live at Warwick Castle

The historic Warwick Castle is a firm favourite for families looking for education as well as entertainment, and this year Warwick Castle have a live-action, heart pumping The War of the Roses! LIVE exhibition to join!

With stunt riders, fearless jousting and state of the art special effects, the battle for the English throne will keep you on the edge of your seat! The War of the Roses! LIVE show runs until September 3rd.

6. Take on Big 6 Challenge at Alton Towers Resort

Galactica at Alton Towers Resort

Finally, here’s something pretty awesome – we’re going to tell you how to get a free visit to Alton Towers Resort when you complete the Big 6 Challenge.

They have six big rides waiting for you and a special treat for you if you can handle them! Ride The Smiler, TH13TEEN, Rita, Oblivion, Nemesis and Galactica in the same day and you’ll get a FREE return for September!

You need to download the official Alton Towers Resort app to keep track of how you’re doing, but it sounds like the most fun challenge for the speed demons this summer!

There should be a few things in this list to excite and inspire not only the kids, but also the grownups too! There’s certainly plenty to be discovering, learning, riding, doing and exploring all through the summer! (Don’t forget to top up the tan while you’re doing it!)
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