Fun Family Days Out with the Children

October 16 2011No Commented

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Keeping kids entertained can often be a tricky undertaking, all the time, especially during the long school summer holidays. Here are a few alternative ideas to help those struggling to find something to do and are searching for suggestions.

Visit the Seaside

In England there are many seaside resort towns and kids love a day out at the seaside. Besides having the ability to play on the beach there are the entertainment arcades, fun fairs and other seaside attractions to make the most of. For those looking for a family day out in Lancashire you can’t go far wrong by going to the seaside resort of Blackpool. This historic and much loved resort is home to the famous Blackpool Tower, Pleasure Beach, piers, and offers a fantastic family fun day out no matter what your age.

Indoor childrens play centers

At times when the weather may not be ideal for going outside you can always find an indoor soft play centre nearby to occupy the youngsters. The kids love them because they can run about readily, climb, play games and have a great time. The parents like them as they can relax.

Animal Farms

Fancy some fresh air? Then hunt down a local animal farm experience that will offer the kids the opportunity to get close to a number of farm animals like pigs, goats, sheep and rabbits and Guinea pigs. Many farm experiences feature playgrounds and sometimes other attractions like tractor and train rides.

Zoos and Wildlife parks

Along the same lines as an animal farm, if you want something a little more exotic then visit a local zoo or wildlife park. People of every age love zoos and they give an excellent opportunity for youngsters to see and learn more about other much bigger animals like monkeys, elephants, giraffes and tigers. An ideal day out for your little monkeys.


Another choice for a rainy day is to visit a museum, there are plenty about which cover a variety of subjects from wildlife and environmental centres, transport museums, those covering historic matters, science and industry. They make a brilliant day out and with so many to choose between you can visit them time and time again.

Rascals Play and Party Centre is a popular soft play centre in Lancashire and is an ideal place to have a good time, play and have kids parties in Lancashire Preston, Chorley and Blackburn areas.

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