AD | This is a collaborative post written by Gina Kay Daniel
Spring has come along so fast this year! It’s amazing to see all of the spring flowers starting to pop up everywhere, and with Easter Sunday fast approaching, trying to plan anything with the family can be an uphill struggle. With summer just around the corner, it might be time to start planning your 2018 summer family getaways while you can…
The sun can be evasive at the best of times here in the UK, but when the sun does come out to play, there are so many things we can do with the family to make the most of it! Hiring a large family car is one way to ensure a smooth trip to any of the following destinations, so why not check out PSD Car and Van Hire?
Star Wars Exhibition
If you’re heading to London for a weekend this summer, don’t miss the chance to immerse yourself in Star Wars trivia at the London 02, see some of the original costumes and even get a chance to explore the lives of Luke Skywalker like you never have before… This exhibition opens next month, and tickets start from £10.
Visit a Gaming Museum
If you and your family enjoy gaming, why not visit the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester, where you will find some of the most amazing exhibitions of your favourite games. You can even play games against loved ones, such as Mario, Pacman, and more.
Visit Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Known for Nickelodeon Land, Blackpool Pleasure Beach is somewhere for the whole family to enjoy! With a huge new ride due for reveal at the end of April, now is the best time to book your tickets for a day trip. Once you’ve explored all the rides and adventures, you can take a stroll on the beach, enjoying an authentic fish and chips!
Become Ocean Explorers at Sea Life Birmingham
Famous for their appearance on CBeebies, the Octonauts have landed at Sea Life Birmingham, and are ready to give you a tour of all things wonderful and magical about the ocean! See sharks, jellyfish and more.
Visit Alton Towers
Known for their amazing hotels, giant theme park rides and a forest full of mystery, Alton Towers has something for the whole family to enjoy. Whether you want to explore the thrill seekers rides, or you want to visit the smaller attractions for the little ones, you won’t be bored spending a weekend at Alton Towers! Tickets can be bought online, with promotions running all summer long.
Harry Potter Studio Tour
One for the bigger kids is the Harry Potter Studio Tour! Explore Diagon Alley, try butter beer and even grab your ticket for the Hogwarts Express. Based in Watford, the experience takes you behind the scenes of all the Harry Potter films, including Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. You will also learn how they made a lot of magical props, and you’ll get the chance to buy a huge range of souvenirs at the end of the tour.
Discover Prehistoric Lands
With Walking with Dinosaurs set to make its big summer comeback this summer, why not book tickets to see the magical display of dinosaurs at your local arena? Tickets tend to sell fast, but if you can get your hands on them it’s an experience not to be missed. Packed with information and beautiful costumes, it’s definitely something the whole family can enjoy.