As parents, we all want our kids to grow up and travel the world to gain as much knowledge as possible. But there are always some places which provide a lifetime of experience if they are visited as kids. Let me highlight some of those places which your kids will simply love to visit. Remember, given the vastness of this world, this list is not an exhaustive one.
Harry Potter Studio
If your kid is a fan of Harry, Hermione and Ron, then a tour of the Harry Potter Studio in Hertfordshire is a must. It is a great place to visit wherein ‘wannabe wizards’ can rush around Dragon Alley or get into the exemplary Great Hall of Hogwarts. During the tour, you can also see various behind the scene exclusives and movie props. It will make your kid’s day (and also your day) truly magical.
Cheddar Gorge gives you the chance to indulge in an unforgettable adventure with your kids as you explore the caves by heading underground. Gough’s cave is brought to life through audio guides while there is Cox’s cave that lets you encounter mirror pools and mountains not seen before. If you are traveling with family, make sure to be a part of the Crystal Quest which will let you find out new secrets of the world underground.
This recreational trail stretches from the St Breward village at the Bodmin Moor edge to Padstow, along the old railway line. In order to enjoy this 17 mile trail, it would be best to hire bikes or any other two-wheeler, especially when you are traveling with family. To make the experience all the more enjoyable, try out chips and fish at the harbor, take a stroll at Hawkers Cove or try some crabbing.
A number of cast iron dinosaurs belonging to 1852, peek out of the south London Park. Yes, they are quite friendly, simply hanging out and ready to greet curious guests over the Dinosaur Lake. Taking a short roundabout walk around the dinosaurs reveals to kids different aspects of our prehistoric friends. Again, there are information boards that are a great source of knowledge for children, especially those who are obsessed by dinosaurs. Apart from the dinosaurs, other attractions of the park include a nice café and a quite popular playground.
My kid simply loves this! A lot of fun activities are there at Legoland, to help kids enjoy themselves to the fullest extent. The concept is built with 3-12 years aged kids in mind, and offers a brilliant experience taking your kids to a world beyond their imagination. There are indeed a lot of things to do, including traveling through the Legoland Castle depths, getting wet across the Pirate Falls and being a part of the Star Wars Miniland Experience. There’s a lot more fun than simply playing with colorful, large blocks. Nearby there are hotels, where you can stay.
It is Britain’s most well-known open-air theatre. This magnificent theatre is positioned in Cornwall within the granite cliffs of Porthcurno. The entire structure along with the views it offers are immensely impressive. Moreover, the shows conducted in the theatre during the spring and summer months are commendable and include family-oriented performances and story-telling. Also, when you are taking the kids to the theatre, do not forget to visit Land’s End. Your kids can proudly tell their friends that they have been to the earth’s end.
Enter into the Viking centre in York and take a walk with your kids through the restructured Viking-Age streets. The place gives you an awesome simulated experience of the actual Viking era, with its 1,000 year old houses under your feet and excavated objects gathered before you.
National History Museum
Overflowing with captivating dinosaur fossils, bones and interactive games, the Natural History Museum in London is a wonderful place of visit for every kid. Your children will definitely be awestruck as they tread beneath the colossal T-Rex just upon arrival to the place and will be mesmerized by the characters and model that they will encounter as they visit the entire museum. The best thing about this museum is that you get to visit it totally free of cost.