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Historical and Educational Attractions near to Linwood
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The Eling Experience (12 miles)
Totton
The Eling Experience Learn about tidal powered milling, site in an air raid shelter with sound effects, pirate play ship and picnic areas, plus historical and ecological walks.
Mottisfont Abbey and Garden (13 miles)
Romsey
Mottisfont Abbey and Garden An abbey was built here in 1201 and you can still see some of its remains. Have a peek in the dark and atmospheric vaulted Cellarium! The house boasts an impressive art collection and the garden is home to the National Collection of Historic Roses!
Beaulieu (13 miles)
Brockenhurst
Beaulieu In the heart of the New Forest this great family day out has something for everyone from motoring to heritage and history to rides. 250 vehicles in the motor museum, living history in Palace house and unlimited rides on the monorail and bus make a day for the whole family.
Mompesson House (13 miles)
Salisbury
Mompesson House Featured in the award-winning film Sense and Sensibility, the sumptuous setting is home to a variety of collections including 18th century drinking glasses. There is a children's guide available at reception and sculpture gardens to explore.
Tudor House and Garden (15 miles)
Southampton
Tudor House and Garden Gives a unique and atmospheric insight into the lives and times of both its residents through the years, and of Southampton itself. It appeals to visitors of all ages and interests, who find the family-friendly activities, interactive technology and fascinating displays a winning combination.
Fort Victoria (15 miles)
Yarmouth
Fort Victoria Comprising a Marine Aquarium, a Sea Bed Archaeology Exhibition, a Planetarium and a Model Railway. Plus seashore and woodland walks.
Poole Museum and Scaplens Court museum (16 miles)
Poole
Poole Museum and Scaplens Court museum Free museum and interactive trail to experience the heritage and environment of the area. Access to Scaplen’s Court Museum and Herb garden late May to December
Yarmouth Castle (16 miles)
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Castle The remains of a C16th coastal fort as well as a wonderful picnic spot, historic Yarmouth exhibition and a C16th shipwreck.
The Needles Old Battery (17 miles)
Alum Bay
The Needles Old Battery - overlooks the famous Needles rocks and lighthouse. Built in 1862 following the threat of a French invasion, the Old Battery has a fascinating military history. The Needles New Battery contains an exhibition about the secret rocket tests carried out there in the 1950s and 60s as part of Britainâs race...
Needles Park Sand Cliffs (17 miles)
Totland Bay
Needles Park Sand Cliffs Visit to view these jagged chalk stacks and lighthouse, the unique multi coloured sand cliffs and enjoy the Park's facilities, including the spectacular chairlift.
Newton Old Town Hall (19 miles)
Newton
Newton Old Town Hall Visit the mysterious little building that reveals the interesting and surprising historical importance of Newton.
Old Wardour Castle (19 miles)
Salisbury
Old Wardour Castle Explore the set of Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves via self guided audio tour, with enchanting grotto and circular staircases, plus play and picnic space outside.
Stonehenge (21 miles)
Amesbury
Stonehenge Stands as a timeless testimony to the people who built it, between 3000BC and 1500BC. An amazing feat of engineering and arguably the most sophisticated stone circle in the world, it remains a mystery. Fantastic new visitor centre!
Corfe Castle (22 miles)
Wareham
Corfe Castle Explore the ruins and enjoy regular costumed historical re-enactments. There is a family guide and a free children's quiz trail, plus extra activities laid on during the school holidays.
Osborne House (22 miles)
East Cowes
Osborne House Built by Queen Victoria as a family holiday home, this stunning Italianate palace offers a glimpse into the private life of the royal family. Take a peek into the royal nursery, see the bedroom in which Queen Victoria died and marvel at the exotic Indian-inspired Durbar Room.
Winchester Cathedral (22 miles)
Winchester
Winchester Cathedral For over a thousand years, people have come to seek inspiration in this magnificent Cathedral. Today, they welcome 300,000 visitors a year to share their worship, explore their heritage and attend their many events.
Carisbrooke Castle (23 miles)
Newport
Carisbrooke Castle a great place for children to explore with its towering keep to climb and battlements to march, there's lots to spark the imagination.
Calbourne Water Mill and Rural Museum (23 miles)
Calbourne
Calbourne Water Mill and Rural Museum 'Set in 10 acres of stunning rural landscape, Calbourne Water Mill contains one of the oldest working water mills in the country, dating back to the Domesday Book.'
Newport Roman Villa (23 miles)
Newport
Newport Roman Villa There are recreated scenes within the superb remains of the villa, and also outside there is a Roman herb garden as it would have been nearly 2000 years ago. A quiz booklet is available free of charge and the education room provides hands on activities including; Roman style clothes to try on, weaving and...
Fort Nelson (26 miles)
Fareham
Fort Nelson History from all ages and all over the globe brought vividly to life with an array of fun and exciting activities for all ages.
Athelhampton House and Gardens (27 miles)
Dorchester
Athelhampton House and Gardens Stunning Tudor Great Hall and gallery with its own estate church and surrounding gardens
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard (28 miles)
Portsmouth
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard - is a great day out for all the family! Offering a unique experience which spans 800 years of British Naval history and situated within a working Naval Base, the Historic Dockyard is the only place in the world to see the Royal Navy past, present and future
Spinnaker Tower (28 miles)
Portsmouth
Spinnaker Tower A 170 metre tall visitor attraction overlooking historical Portsmouth harbour and the Solent. Of the 2 viewing decks the first is a glass floored number so kids feel they're floating, the second houses the cafe and the third is open air.
Nunwell House and Gardens (29 miles)
Brading
Nunwell House and Gardens Visit the place where the ill-fated King Charles I spent his last night of freedom! A great historical and architectural interest.
Southsea Castle (29 miles)
Southsea
Southsea Castle A magnificent castle over 400 years old! Built by Henry VIII to protect Portsmouth it is a sight to be seen!
Whitchurch Silk Mill (30 miles)
Whitchurch
Whitchurch Silk Mill Silk has been woven here since the 1820 to 1830s. The Mill produces high quality silks to order for theatrical costume, interior designers and historic houses. Interactive exhibits and hands on opportunities.
Sustainability Centre (31 miles)
Petersfield
Sustainability Centre Award winning centre offering holistic education into environmentalism through interactive mediums and activities, plus a huge selection of parent child day classes including woodland sleepovers.
Crofton Beam Engines (34 miles)
Marlborough
Crofton Beam Engines Visit the oldest working steam engines in the world that are still performing the job they were built to do! Especially good on a steam day
Highclere Castle (35 miles)
Newbury
Highclere Castle Victorian Castle experience rich in history, with woodland garden surround, plus Egyptian Exhibition.
Nunney Castle (36 miles)
Nunney
Nunney Castle A French moated castle ruin in Somerset. Be prepared to have your breath taken away
Nothe Fort (36 miles)
Weymouth
Nothe Fort A thrilling labyrinth of underground passageways and outdoor areas with stunning views of the Jurassic Coast. Constructed on three levels accessed by lift, the Fort is filled with displays, mammoth guns and cinema areas that chart the history of this large and magnificent Victorian structure.
Silbury Hill (37 miles)
Marlborough
Silbury Hill Known as the English pyramid, this is the world's largest man made chalk deposit which does indeed rival the height of the pyramids. No access to hill itself but nice as a stop off if passing.
Portland Castle (38 miles)
Portland
Portland Castle The history of this fortress, which overlooks Portland harbour, is diverse and fascinating.
Walled Garden at Mells (38 miles)
Mells
Walled Garden at Mells An idyllic 17th century working garden dedicated to British plants with free entry. Welcomes families including dogs
Avebury Stone Circle (38 miles)
Marlborough
Avebury Stone Circle One of Europe's largest pre-historic stone circles!
Farleigh Hungerford Castle (38 miles)
Bath
Farleigh Hungerford Castle Partially ruined fortified mansion and gardens to explore with a variety of family friendly events and activities.
Basing House (40 miles)
Basingstoke
Basing House A historic adventure recreating the c16th with a museum, gift shop and battle reenactments!
Fishbourne Roman Palace (41 miles)
Chichester
Fishbourne Roman Palace The story of the Palace's modern rediscovery is told in an entertaining audio-visual programme and also in the site museum, with the addition of fascinating artefacts from the excavations along with plans, reconstruction drawings and models. Family events days sometimes held.
Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens (42 miles)
Nr Weymouth
Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens Beautiful and historic gardens, voted Garden of the Year 2012 by the Historic Houses Association Christie’s Garden. Dogs on leads welcome.
The Novium (42 miles)
Chichester
The Novium is a district museum built around the remains of a Roman bath house. Interactive hands-on displays help reveal the local stories from the past
South Downs Planetarium Science Centre (42 miles)
Chichester
South Downs Planetarium Science Centre Purpose built 100-seat Star Theatre, with planetarium projector and dome and many features. Enjoyable and informative, it'll be space space space til bedtime!
Montacute House (43 miles)
Montacute
Montacute House Stunning Elizabethan mansion surrounded by beautiful grounds. Explore the house and gallery, beautiful gardens and parkland.
Weald and Downland Open Air Museum (43 miles)
Chichester
Weald and Downland Open Air Museum The open air museum covers 50 acres, with nearly 50 original historic buildings dating from the 13th to 19th centuries, along with gardens, farm animals, walks and a lake. These help the museum bring to life the homes, farmsteads and rural industries of the last 500 years. Special children's activities...
Odiham Castle (43 miles)
Odiham
Odiham Castle One of King John's three strongholds, recently restored and open for visitors.
Chippenham Museum and Heritage Centre (43 miles)
Chippenham
Chippenham Museum and Heritage Centre is a local community museum. Explore the past with Alfred the Great or Mr Brunel. Try dressing up as a Saxon peasant or a Victorian child. For under 5’s try Messy Monday or Noisy Friday. Everyone is welcome in our children’s holiday workshops.
Roman Baths and Museum (44 miles)
Bath
Roman Baths and Museum See the water's source and walk where Romans walked on the ancient stone pavements. Excellent children's audioguide tour with some exhibitions.
Bath Postal Museum (44 miles)
Bath
Bath Postal Museum Follow the history of the British Postal System and communication in this tiny but great museum for all ages
The Bishops Palace (45 miles)
Wells
The Bishops Palace Sensory Trail, 10 metre willow dragon to discover, family activities and events, and workshops at this Grand Palace surrounded by 14 acres of gardens.
Wells Cathedral (45 miles)
Wells
Wells Cathedral A 12th Century Early English Gothic Cathedral boasting 296 Medieval groups of structure. One of England's most beautiful cathedrals.
Glastonbury Abbey (46 miles)
Glastonbury
Glastonbury Abbey 36 acres of beautiful parkland and history for every visitor to enjoy. Visit what was the largest and richest abbey in England for an amazing experience.

Thanks for all the great things to do and Historical and Educational Attractions near Linwood with kids you keep sending in.
Now we have the easter and summer holidays fast approaching, we're trying to find the best days out and as many fun things to do with kids as possible, especially cheap and free family friendly places to visit this year - theme parks, waterparks and swimming pools, museums, indoor playcentres and softplay for toddlers, petting farms, wildlife parks and zoos, aquariums, horse riding, castles, steam railways, pottery making and ceramic cafes, roller and ice skating rinks, karting tracks, snowdomes, dry and indoor ski slopes, climbing walls, activity centres, outdoor play at the best local parks, ten pin bowling alleys and all the other best family tourist attractions, that you can visit at the weekend.

Also teachers may find the site useful for ideas for the best places to take their classes on school journeys with many historical and educational atractions listed

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