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Family Favourites Awards

2018 Winners

You've cast your votes, and now it's time to reveal the winners! 20,000 real families voted for their favourite attractions in our first ever Family Favourites Awards, making this one very exciting event.

There were hundreds of amazing days out in the running across the country but after a nail-biting competition with lots of close categories, the numbers have been crunched and the official list of 2018 Winners is here! Each winner is linked to underneath their region and category below.

We'd like to take this opportunity to give a big thanks to all the attractions who entered this year and all the members of the public who voted. We couldn't have done it without you! 

The fun isn't over just yet though! We still have the national awards to give out. Our panel of will be deciding who should take the category title for the whole of the UK group. Knowing who’s in the running, it won’t be an easy task!

Our national winners have also been announced.

London

Best FREE family day out
The Natural History Museum

Best event at an attraction
Kew Gardens - Christmas at Kew

Best day out for under 5s
The Postal Museum

Best animal day out
ZSL London Zoo

Best educational day out
London Transport Museum

Best active day out
Dinosaur Safari Adventure Golf


South East

Best FREE family day out
Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary

Best event at an attraction
Electric Woods at Robin Hill Country Park

Best day out for under 5s
Paultons Park

Best animal day out
Monkey Haven

Best educational day out
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Best active day out
Diggerland Kent 


South West

Best FREE family day out
Haldon Forest Park

Best event at an attraction
The Milky Way Adventure Park - Halloween Hocus Pocus School for Wizards and Witches

Best day out for under 5s
Cotswold Farm Park

Best animal day out
Noah's Ark Zoo Farm

Best educational day out
Exmoor Zoo

Best active day out
Puzzlewood 


Midlands

Best FREE family day out
Lapworth Museum of Geology

Best event at an attraction
Dippy on Tour at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

Best day out for under 5s
Children’s Play Village

Best animal day out
West Midland Safari Park

Best educational day out
Black Country Living Museum

Best active day out
CONKERS 


East

Best FREE family day out
High Lodge Thetford Forest Centre

Best event at an attraction
Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure (Dinos at Night)

Best day out for under 5s
Leisure Island Fun Park

Best animal day out
ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Best educational day out
SEA LIFE Great Yarmouth

Best active day out
Rollercity 


North West

Best FREE family day out
Otterspool Adventure

Best event at an attraction
Wild Worlds at Chester Zoo

Best day out for under 5s
Legoland Discovery Centre

Best animal day out
Knowsley Safari Park

Best educational day out
Otterspool Adventure

Best active day out
Treetop Trek Manchester


North East

Best FREE family day out
Hardwick Park

Best event at an attraction
Beamish Open Air Museum - Easter Fun

Best day out for under 5s
Little Land Play

Best animal day out
Northumberland Country Zoo

Best educational day out
Beamish Open Air Museum

Best active day out
Beamish Wild Adventure Park 


Yorkshire

Best FREE family day out
National Railway Museum

Best event at an attraction
Mother Shipton's - Peter Rabbit Easter Adventure

Best day out for under 5s
Scarborough Sea Life Sanctuary

Best animal day out
Flamingo Land Resort

Best educational day out
Eden Camp

Best active day out
Snozone Castleford


Scotland

Best FREE family day out
Museum of Childhood Edinburgh

Best event at an attraction
Almond Valley Heritage Centre - DEN-BUILDING ADVENTURES

Best day out for under 5s
KIDZ TOWN role-play , Stirling

Best animal day out
Edinburgh Zoo

Best educational day out
Maid of the Forth

Best active day out
Conifox Adventure Park


Wales

Best FREE family day out
St Fagans National Museum of History

Best event at an attraction
Oakwood Theme Park - Annual fireworks spectacular

Best day out for under 5s
Folly Farm

Best animal day out
Folly Farm

Best educational day out
St Fagans National Museum of History

Best active day out
Go Ape Margam 


Northern Ireland

Best FREE family day out
Carnfunnock Country Park

Best event at an attraction
Belfast Zoo - Boo at the Zoo

Best day out for under 5s
Roar and Explore

Best animal day out
Streamvale Open Farm

Best educational day out
Ulster Museum at the Botanic Gardens

Best active day
Roar and Explore

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Awards Regions

Click below to see all the attractions we list in each area of the awards.

 

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