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Most popular tourist attractions in the UK
1. National Sea Life Centre
Located in Birmingham, the National Sea Life Centre has over 1,000 creatures for the kids to admire, including otters, rays and sharks. There’s plenty to keep children busy all day, with creature talks, an interactive rockpool and VIP feeding experiences that the whole family are bound to enjoy.
2. Longleat Safari Park
Going to a safari park gives the kids the chance to get up close to a whole range of animals, so why not visit the country’s first ever Safari Park at Longleat. Children will love to see how many animals they can spot roaming the East African Reserve, and the Monkey “Drive-Thru” is a memorable experience if you dare to brave the antics of the Longleat monkeys!
3. Go Ape!
If you’re looking for a day out packed with adventure, look no further than Go Ape! Older kids can enjoy trying out the different activities in the forest, including the classic Tree Top Adventure, Forest Segway experiences and the all new Zip Trekking Adventure. There’s even a Tree Top Junior course for younger ones who still want the chance to swing through the trees!
4. Knight’s Quest at Alnwick Castle
Alnwick Castle in Northumberland gives kids the chance to explore a whole castle, but if that’s not enough then they’ll love Knight’s Quest, where they’ll get to dress up in medieval attire and see what it was like to be a medieval knight or princess! The whole family can join in the fun with costumes for adults too, so you and the family can enter a medieval world.
5. Wicksteed Park
This theme park for children is a great day out with lots of family fun to be had. Designed for kids, the park is located in Kettering, Northamptonshire, and your kids can enjoy a whole host of rides including the Tower of Terror, Enchanted Tea Cups and Creepy Clown. There’s plenty of fun to be had for older children too, with thrill rides such as the Ghostly Galleon and Paraspooker.