Let’s Go and have an Astounding August!

Let’s Go have an Astounding August!

With the summer in full swing now is the time to embark on adventures with the kiddies, making memories which will last a lifetime.
That’s often easier said than done, so we’re here to give you a helping hand!
Here is our round up of the BEST places to make memories this summer….

Multiple Locations

jumpin inflatables

Jumpin Inflatables

Head to the inflatable theme park that offers enough wall to wall bouncing fun for just about anyone, of any age! Located in Sussex, with Derby and Salisbury opening August 2019. Check their website for full details.


Diggerland girl driving tractor


Diggerland is the Ultimate Adventure Theme Park Experience where children and adults alike can ride, drive and operate REAL diggers, dumpers and other full- size construction machinery. Located in Kent, Devon, Durham and Yorkshire, Diggerland UK Theme park is the perfect destination for action, fun and thrill packed family days out. Plus they have a 20% off voucher!


jump in

Jump In

In a summer bid to get kids off their screens and onto our trampolines Jump In have a summer festival planned with extra events every day! Just Boing, bound Leap and drop Spin around And air-hop to Jump In Trampoline & Activity Parks this summer.




Launch your summer into the stratosphere with epic experiences for the whole family at Xscape. Experience out-of-this-world activities, EPIC offers and FREE slime workshops. Get your hands on summer offers and packages on the likes of sledging, adventure golf, laser tag and trampolining.


The North

light water valley

Lightwater Valley

With over 35 rides and attractions for thrill seekers of all ages, Lightwater Valley in Ripon, North Yorkshire is bursting with adventures for the whole family. Don’t miss the daily summer entertainment including UV puppet shows, farmyard fun and live music on Saturdays! Book online to SAVE!


sundown adventureland

Sundown Adventureland

Sundown Adventureland is a uniquely designed theme park for the under 10’s. Families can run, jump, swing and explore many rides and attractions. Join Honey, Sunny, Koko and Kiki for dancing, games and loads of fun in our biggest ever Summer Event for the whole family!


magna science centre

Magna Science Centre

This summer spark the kid’s imaginations at Magna Science Adventure Centre. With a full programme of weekly workshops including Magna’s Rocket Show, Volcanoes or Hot Air Balloons, plus outdoor fun with a huge adventure playground and splash park, Magna really is a great family day-out, whatever the weather!



motor museum

British Motor Museum

This summer explore the Museum’s new exhibition, ‘The Car. The Future. Me.’ and enjoy a selection of futuristic themed family activities, including their Science Shows every Wednesday at 11.45am and 2.15pm.

Join the ‘mad scientists’ Professor Pickle and Doctor Pumpkin and discover why they are ‘In a pickle over petrol!’



Adventure Land

Visit Adventure Land and enjoy the UK’s largest JCB Young Drivers Zone, bounce on the huge, suspended Skynet in the Tree Top Village, try your luck at Gold Panning and Dino Golf, then relax at Springy’s Beach or ride on the miniature train. You can stay and play all day!


audley end miniature railway

Audley End Miniature Railway

The Summer Festival returns to Audley End Miniature Railway this summer! Jam-packed with activities and entertainment for all the family, this spectacular summer-long festival offers everything to ensure a day full of excitement and wonder for children and adults alike. Running every day from the 20th July to 8th September.


South and East of England

oxford castle

Oxford Castle and Prison

See if your little ones have what it takes to become medieval warriors in our Knight School programme! The hour long session covers the essential skills needed for combat; including sword fighting, jousting and archery. Knight school is perfect for children aged 5 – 10 years-old, with workshops running 3 times a week.



Paradise Wildlife Park

If you are looking for a wild family day out, why not visit Paradise Wildlife Park?

Paradise Wildlife Park is voted Hertfordshire’s No.1 Outdoor Attraction by Trip Advisor and set in the beautiful surrounding of Broxbourne Woods in the Heart of the Hertfordshire Countryside. At Paradise they are home to over 800 wonderful animals and over 30 life size, moving animatronic Dinosaurs.




Visit Flambards Theme Park in Cornwall and enjoy rides and attractions for all the family, come rain or shine. PLUS don’t miss late night opening, entertainment and Firework Spectaculars on Mondays and Wednesdays in August from the 7th. Visit the website for opening hours and book online to SAVE!


ardingly activity centre

Ardingly Activity Centre

There are lots of water sport, water-based activities and tuition at this exciting centre, situated at the beautiful Ardingly Reservoir. Children will be able to have a go at sailing, windsurfing, canoeing or raft building too!


family selfie at indoor ski slope

Snow Centre

There is something magical about snow and something even more thrilling about it when taking part in snow-related activities. So what better place to go to than The Snow Centre in Hemel Hempstead, one of Britain’s premium Snowsport destinations and the closest real snow to London for fun in the snow.


city cruises, london

City Cruises

Daily boats departing every 40 minutes.

Enjoy the freedom of the river on one of their sightseeing boats, whether you decide to be on the open deck or in the saloon with big windows. Sail across the Thames and take in the amazing London’s riverside landmarks. Don’t forget kids go free with their Family River Pass.


lee valley

Lee Valley Regional Park

Make Lee Valley your own this summer. Discover the acres if green spaces in Lee Valley Regional Park – get outdoors with picnics, kick abouts, disc golf, orienteering, bug hunts, bike rides and walks the list goes on. Stuck for ideas, visit their website for inspiration and downloadable activity sheets. Get exploring today!


Valentine’s Mansion and Gardens 

Brighten up the school holidays with a trip to Valentines Mansion this summer. Explore the 320 year old Mansion, get dressed up in costume, take a walk in the gardens, visit the animal corner & enjoy an ice cream in the lovely café, you’ll have a great day out! Free entry!


gruffalo, stage show

The Gruffalo Live on Stage

A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood…

Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood in Tall Stories’ magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Songs, laughs and monstrous fun for children aged 3 and up and their grown-ups, in the WEST END this summer as part of a UK tour!


port lympne

Port Lympne

Head to Port Lympne Reserve this summer to see their adorable new lion cubs, Kent’s only giraffes on their authentic safari experience and over 700 amazing animals, plus travel back in time as you explore Dinosaur Forest. See their website for special offers, events and more!




See incredible animals at Howletts Wild Animal Park this summer, including the UK’s only honey badgers and largest herd of African elephants, including adorable calf, Nusu. Explore Animals of the Ice Age, enjoy free animal talks and feeds plus other activities. See their website for special offers and more!

Coronavirus Notice

Stay safe. Coronavirus advice is being updated daily and most attractions are closed. Feel free to browse for future trips. Let’s Go with the Children is still open and are here to help and support families with ideas and information to keep you safe and your kids entertained at home.