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Child-friendly days out

Holly Loftus
11th January 2024

Whether you’re looking for weekend plans with the family or need a little inspiration on where to take your kids in the next school holidays, we’ve compiled a list of the very best child-friendly days out here in Hertfordshire. From thrilling experiences to magical days out, if you’re looking to keep the kids entertained, we’ve got just the thing…

Drift Limits

We have to kick things off with Drift Limits, because no doubt this one will be top of their list. With passenger experiences available to anyone over the age of 5 your little one will be sure to have an experience of a lifetime as they drift the track and ride shot gun beside a professional racing driver. Drift Limits also offers Under 17 experiences to 11-17 years olds to provide them with essential driving skills… so which will it be?

Paradise Wildlife Park becomes Hertfordshire Zoo!

From February 10th, this popular Hertfordshire attraction will reopen its gates as Hertfordshire Zoo, ready to welcome back you all to see the exciting new upgrades around the park, and we know your little ones can't wait! From Zoo Experiences to discovering the World of Dinosaurs, if you and the family have yet to visit, there couldn't be a better time.

Keep an eye out on their social media for exciting updates about the reopening!

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter

2024 tickets are now available to the award-winning Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter. With the exciting Magical Mischief running from 20th January – 16th April 2024, where all is revealed about the impressive trickery that is seen on screen, as well as Dark Arts which arrives later in the year when the spookier months are upon us. But let’s not forget about the always on experiences like Professor Sprouts Greenhouse, Hogwarts Express and Diagon Alley. If you have little wizards at home that LOVE the popular film series, then a visit to experience the magic firsthand will make a wonderful day out for all.

The Snow Centre

Time to get your helmets and gloves on because The Snow Centre is ready to welcome you and your little ones for some fun in the snow! If you’re looking to visit in the school holidays, then be prepared for a variety of exciting experiences, from junior ski and snowboarding holiday camps to private lessons and whizzing down the Ringo Slide. Whether you’re a beginner or a complete pro, no matter your ability there’s something for all at The Snow Centre.

Treasure Map Trails

Oh, don’t we all love a treasure hunt (even you adults!). With Treasure Map Trails there’s 13 different maps of Hertfordshire all with a different missions, mysteries, or treasure hunts that are ready to be uncovered. You might be in Hitchin looking to help the ghostly resident locate his lost head! Or perhaps you’re in Watford on the hunt for the wizard's spell book… What’s more, whilst your little ones are deep into their trail, you can be exploring Hertfordshire alongside them!

Natural History Museum Tring

Book your tickets for Natural History Museum Tring and get ready for your little nature lovers to be right in their element as they learn the scientific history and facts about our earth and nature. With events and guided tours also on offer, this museum makes for the perfect fun, educational day out so be sure to add it to your list.

Celtic Harmony

Winners of The School Travel Awards 2023 for Best Education/Learning Team of the Year, Celtic Harmony is another unmissable educational experience for your little ones. Offering creative hands-on activities and experiences all whilst developing your child’s understanding of our ancient history. With 13 acres of beautiful native woodland, there’s plenty of space for the whole family to come along and see what it’s all about!

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