Let’s Go see dinosaurs!

Dinosaurs may have walked the earth many millions of years ago, but you can see them today! Spend the day getting lost in the prehistoric world with your family this summer. Whether you’d like to see the Tyrannosaurus, Velociraptors or Triceratops – there is something for everyone in the world of dinosaurs!

Read below to find out our top picks on where to discover dinosaurs this summer…

Paradise Wildlife Park - Velociraptor amongst trees eating

Paradise Wildlife Park, Hertfordshire

This attraction also has a spectacular animatronic dinosaur attraction set in acres of natural woodland. World of Dinosaurs features over 40 life-size, moving and roaring dinosaurs – a real thrill for any dinosaur adventurer!



Dinosaurs Alive! at Hatton Adventure World, Warwickshire

Enjoy meet and greets, take part in Dino Ranger training, visit the Baby Dinosaur Petting Zoo and watch a dinosaur show! Animatronics, puppetry and special effects have brought the dinosaurs back to life for the school summer holidays.


East of England


Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure, Norfolk

Set in 85-acres of Jurassic woodland, families can enjoy a day out at this all-inclusive dinosaur themed adventure park.


Knebworth House, Hertfordshire

See life-sized dinosaurs and prehistoric creatures along the Dinosaur Trail in the Wilderness Garden. The information boards give an explanation about these different pre-historic creatures.


South West England

dinosaur fossils

Dinosaurland Fossil Museum, Dorset

With a spectacular collection of local Jurassic marine fossils, ranging from the tiniest microfossil to the largest Ichthyosaur and most things in between, you can see over 10,000 specimens on permanent display.


Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Bristol

On the First Floor of this free museum, young dinosaur hunters can discover Bristol’s very own dinosaur, a Thecodontosaurus antiquus found in 1834 by local quarry workers and some of the best-preserved dinosaurs ever found in Britain.


Birdland & Jurassic Journey, Gloucestershire

Home to over 500 magical birds, Birdland has the exciting Jurassic Journey trail through woodland.


girl looking in dinosaur mouth at Wookey Hole

Wookey Hole, Somerset

Look forward to a close encounter with some magnificent prehistoric beasts at Wookey Hole’s Dinosaur Grove.


South East England

 The Oxfordshire Museum, Oxfordshire

The interactive Dinosaur Gallery at this family-friendly and free museum has dinosaur fossils, themed activities and lots of facts.



entrance to park

Gulliver’s Dinosaur & Farm Park Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

Venture into the Lost World of the Living Dinosaurs to see and learn about over 30 tail-thrashing prehistoric giants!



Wellington Country Park, Berkshire

Are you brave enough to talk back to a dinosaur? In addition to the adventure play areas, animals and other activities, this fun-filled venue has over 30 dinosaurs to see in an immersive zone with the Lost World Sound Experience.



children running through maize maze at PLAY @ Lower Drayton Farm

Dino Discovery Maize Maze at PLAY @ Lower Drayton Farm, Staffordshire

Solve the dino mystery as you find your way through five acres of maize from 1st August to 4th September. There will also be a smaller maze for younger visitors, dinosaur-themed activities and a sandpit for fossil hunting.



girl looking at dinosaur skeleton at National Museum Cardiff

National Museum Cardiff, Cardiff

Young explorers can find themselves face to face with dinosaurs and woolly mammoths in the fascinating ‘Evolution of Wales’ galleries at this free museum in the centre of Cardiff. Discover how life evolved and see fossils, skeletons and footprints.



National Showcaves Centre for Wales, Powys

The Dinosaur Park at this award-winning attraction in mid Wales is home to over 220 life-sized dinosaur models, including a terrifying Tyrannosaurus rex and massive Brachiosaurus.



Fonmon Castle Park & Gardens, Vale of Glamorgan

Take a prehistoric woodland walk to see a collection of life-sized dinosaurs, find the hidden fossilised dinosaur in the Dinosaur Dig Pit, test your courage in the Raptor Pit and help find the lost dinosaur.


North East

Dinosaur Discovery Trail at Raby Castle in Durham 

From 1st July until 4th September your young explorers can join the dinosaur discovery trail at High Force. Search high and low through the woodlands and collect all the clues to complete the puzzle.


North West

dinosaur kids visit this summer

Dinosaur World Live at Blackpool Grand Theatre in Lancashire

Discover a pre-historic world of astonishing dinosaurs on stage in the roar-some interactive show at Grand Theatre Blackpool on 8th and 9th November.


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