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School's out - holiday fun in Hertfordshire

Sophie Hewitt
19th July 2018

School’s out for summer, so are you prepared to take on six weeks of entertaining little ones? No? Never fear, we’ve got plenty of ideas to keep the whole family smiling, and they are all right here in Hertfordshire!

From dinosaur discoveries, to farmyard frolics and cinema experiences in the great outdoors, this summer is packed with enough adventure to keep the kids away from the Xbox, so take peek and start planning the next six weeks! 

Summer Spectacular at Willows Activity Farm

An amazing maize maze, adventures with Peter Rabbit, sports day races and plenty of cuddles from adorable farmyard friends, the kids are in a for a spectacular day at Willows this summer. And if your little ones are hopping mad about Peter and friends, be sure to book up the VIP meet and greet experience!

Farmyard fun

Luna Cinema at Hatfield House

Fresh air and film await at Hatfield House! Choose from cinematic favourites from Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, to Spiderman and classics like Beauty and the Beast for a fun-filled afternoon in the sweeping grounds. When the credits roll, be sure to take a visit to Hatfield Park Farm for tractor rides, meet and greets with animals and adventures in the play area.

Lights, Camera…

Beautiful Butterflies at Natural History Museum, Tring

Flutter down to Tring during the holidays and let creativity run (or fly) wild! The search is on for the most beautiful butterfly creation, so take up the challenge, be inspired by wildlife from all around the world and craft your very own creature for the chance to win a bag of goodies!

Beauty in Tring

Knebworth House Dino Adventure

On 18th August, Knebworth will be going positively prehistoric! Little explorers and aspiring palaeontologists can take on the trail for sightings of 72 life-sized dinosaurs. Delve into the forest and keep an eye out for the mighty triceratops, the fearsome T-Rex and hidden dino eggs to claim your reward.

Walk the Jurassic trail

Kids Golf Free at the Grove

Is your junior golfer’s handicap starting rival your own? Put their swing to the test on the Grove’s Championship green for the tempting price of nothing when they play with a paying adult. With four teeing options, a round is the perfect way to master the game and set your budding Mcllroy on the path to becoming a champion.

Swing into summer

Family Fun at Frogmore Paper Mill

All the crafting without the clean-up, Frogmore Paper Mill’s summer sessions are a great way to encourage little ones to let their creative minds flourish. From paper masks to costumes and baskets, drop in this summer for fun mess-free creations!

Get creative

Summer Sleepover at Celtic Harmony

Give the kids a taste for history and step back in time to the days of the Celts! Gather your clan for a sleepover in your very own roundhouse and enjoy two days of historic happenings, including archery, warrior training, bat walks and storytelling.

A unique getaway

Watford Big Beach

Did you think you had to be coast-bound for a beach break? Think again! Watford Parade will once again transform into a tropical paradise this summer, complete with sand, water and (fingers crossed) sunshine, so pack up your beach bag and grab your sunglasses!

Sand and sea

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