LET’S GO All Out This Half Term!

We’re going all out this half term, with a jam-packed issue of family ideas to keep the little ones – and bigger ones – entertained.

From theme parks and animal experiences, to theatrical shows and family getaways, the ideas below should certainly give you some food for thought!

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Paradise Wildlife Park, Hertfordshire

Visit Paradise Wildlife Park this October half term for Howl-o-ween!  Kids can win some yummy treats and also be in with a chance to win a family animal experience.

Get up close and personal with creepy crawly animals and take part in ghostly shows and games at the Safari Stage.  More…

Voucher alert! Save an EXTRA 10% with our exclusive discount.

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Twinlakes Park, Leicestershire

Twinlakes Family Scream Park, the award winning Halloween day out for the whole family. FREE pumpkins for kids to carve or paint, wicked workshops including children’s crafts.

Fancy-dress is optional but we love it when you do! Find the ghouls and ghosts in the mummy hunt and enter the NEW for 2018 Trick or Treat Witch Wagon. More…

Voucher alert! Save 20% on any day ticket with our unique voucher code.

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Wheelgate Park, Nottinghamshire

Lil’ Park of Horrors returns to take over Wheelgate all action, all weather family theme park this Halloween. With thousands of free pumpkins to carve, new and interactive activities, including the ‘Family Friendly Scare Barn’ crafts.

Meet & greet with special Halloween characters inc. Grizelda the Witch and Millie the friendly Monster! More…

Voucher alert! Save 20% on any day ticket with our unique code.

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Wet n Wild, Tyne & Wear

No more boredom this October Half Term – take the kids to Wet ‘n’ Wild – the North East’s largest indoor water park!

Open for TWO weeks: Saturday 20th October – Sunday 4th Nov, from 10am – 5pm every day, and ‘til 8pm on Fridays.

Bring the whole family and friends too! More…

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Mr Mulligans Adventure Golf, Multiple UK Locations

Mr Mulligans, the UK’s largest adventure golf group, continues to grow as Bournemouth location opens its doors.

The latest development is the 11th Mr Mulligans adventure golf venue, which vary from small outdoor courses to large scale restaurant and bars.

Click here to view locations: More…

Competition alert! WIN one of three passes to any Mr Mulligans venue.

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Kidspace, London

London might be brimming with options when it comes to indoor play centres, but nothing beats the award winning Kidspace Adventures.

Kidspace remains a cut above the competition thanks to its enormous play frame, Go-Karts, climbing zone, huge Toddler Village and Thunderball City.

Chuck in a load more cargo nets, rope bridges, tunnels, vertical mazes, exciting slides and cannons galore and you have a recipe for hours of fun and exercise in disguise.

What’s more, the ever popular Big Halloween Party takes place at the Romford centre, Friday 26th October 2018 from 7pm – 8:30pmMore…

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Tap Dogs, London

The rock stars of dance return to London – a visual extravaganza.

Experience high voltage, rugged, raw talent in the dance phenomenon which has taken the world by storm. Part theatre, part dance, part rock concert and part construction site, the show is crammed with high-energy dance, theatrical performance and music performed by the cast and live musicians in this unstoppable spectacular. More…

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Room on the Broom Live, London, West End

Join the witch and her friends on their mission to defeat the dragon in Tall Stories’ magical, musical adaptation of Room on the Broom Live, the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

Room on the Broom Live is playing at the Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, 23rd November – 13th January. More…


Family breaks at Roomzzz multiple UK locations

This half term, celebrate with some quality family time – extend your day with a stay at Roomzzz . More…

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Kids n Action, Berkshire

Kids’n’Action is a fantastic play and party centre for kids aged 1-16 years.

Featuring a giant soft play frame alongside unique imaginative role-play rooms where kids can enjoy educational activities through play. Pop in and play or book your child’s party from an exciting choice of 8 beautifully themed party rooms!  More…

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Roald Dahl Museum, Buckinghamshire

Celebrate the re-opening of the Roald Dahl Museum with a half term week brimful of Twits’ Tricks and Matilda Magic. More…

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The Tiger Who Came to Tea, Worcestershire

A musical play adapted and directed by David Wood, based on the book by Judith Kerr.

Direct from a smash hit West End season, The Tiger Who Came to Tea returns on tour, celebrating 50 years of Britain’s best-loved picture book!

Coming to Redditch Palace Theatre 29th-30th Oct, don’t miss The Tiger Who Came to Tea Live on Stage. The purrfect half term treat! More…

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Explore Learning, Multiple UK locations

With over 140 tuition centres nationwide, you may have seen Explore Learning on your high street or inside Sainsbury’s. They are vibrant & energetic, where all members can feel at home while they expand their mind. With flexible membership, there is no need to pre-book – simply drop in any time during opening hours for some inspiring maths and English tuition!

You can also explore fearless learning for your child with a free trial at your local tuition centre today – get in touch to find out more! More…

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360 Play, Multiple UK Locations

Rain or shine 360 is the place to play. Everything you need for a day of family fun is all under one roof and for one inclusive price.

There’s a full sized play frame, slides, role play, rides and messy play activities to enjoy. More…

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Forest Holidays, Multiple UK Locations

A Forest Holiday is the ideal setting for your UK family break. Whatever you want or need, from travel cots to bicycle hire, from pre-booked activities to movies in your cabin, they’ve got it covered.

All you have to do is gather your family and enjoy your break set within beautiful British woodlands. More…

Voucher alert! Save 10% at Forest Holidays when you book and holiday before 23rd December 2018.

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Whitehouse Farm Centre, Northumberland

We dare you to visit Whitehouse Farm Centre from 20th October until 2nd November 2018 for a hair raising Halloween Spooktacular Event!

Every day in the Ghostly Grim Grotto budding witches & wizards can cast a spell at Magic Merlin’s School & join in the Halloween themed games with prizes to be won. If you’re feeling brave, creep through the Walkway of Terror!

If Halloween isn’t your thing, then there are still lots of cute & friendly animals, as well as the Meerkat Feed & Talk, soft play barn,  adventure playground and lots more. Whatever the weather, a fang-tastic day is guaranteed! More…

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The Deep, Yorkshire

Was Snow White’s apple venomous or poisonous? Did Dory get bitten or stung? Delve into the lives of toxic creatures this half term (20th October – 4th November). Take part in the interactive presentation before heading down to make your own sticky slime to take home for just £1. More…

Looking for Halloween inspiration?


We’ve pulled together a fabulous selection of places to go and things to do with the kids – take a look here.


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