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Educational Days out

Educational Days out

Warwick Castle – Warwick
1. A grand medieval castle located in Warwickshire with lots to see and do for the whole family. The history is brought to life through shows and displays. There is lots to see and do and this year they have the Horrible Histories live show and for little ones Mike the Knight  has return to Warwick Castle until September with a host of chivalrous activities and a multitude of mediaeval missions.

Ensure you book your tickets online as there are some good discounts and the rainy day guarantee on day passes.

2.  Eureka! The National Children’s Museum – Halifax

Eureka!is the fun interactive children’s museum and educational charity based in Halifax, West Yorkshire. It has hundreds of interactive, hands-on exhibits designed to inspire children up to the age of 11 to learn about themselves and the world around them through play and discovery.

The museum regularly runs special themed events for the whole family so make sure you visit their website

3. The Roman Baths - Bath

The Roman Baths are one of the finest historic sites in Northern Europe.
They have Family activities on throughout the year and special events are organised in the school holidays and children of all ages can find out about life in Roman times. There is a lot to see and do and they recommend you allow at least two hours to get the most from your visit.

4. HMS Belfast – London

HMS Belfast is a cruiser which saw action in both the Second World War and the Korean War and is situated just just a short walk from London Bridge. You can discover exciting stories of those who served on the ship through an engaging experience. They have special events and activities that really bring to life the ship’s history.

It’s a popular attraction for all the family and entry for children is free when accompanied by an adult.

5. National Space Museum – Leicester

The National Space Centre is an all-weather attraction for all the family, situated in the heart of the Midlands, located just two miles from Leicester city centre. Crammed full of space suits, rockets, satellites and meteorites.  You can enjoy six hands-on galleries, over 150 interactive challenges, the UK's largest planetarium and discover the amazing history of space exploration, past, present and future in air conditioned comfort free from any issues with the British weather.

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