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Family Favourites Awards Winners

Since launching in 2018, you've helped us to crown hundreds of top days out in our annual Family Favourites Awards! From top for toddlers to the best places to see animals, days out with big thrills and those that are great value for families, our awards are bigger and better each year!

Click on a section below to see our previous winners, or find out more about the DOWTK Family Favourites Awards

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2019 Regional Winners

London & South East

Best FREE Family Day Out - The National History Museum 

Best Attraction Event - Christmas at Kew - Kew Gardens

Best for Little Kids - Paultons Park, home of Peppa Pig World

Best for Big Kids - Warner Bros. Studio Tour London

Best Animal Day Out - Drusillas Park

Best for Thrills - THORPE PARK Resort

Best Educational Day Out - London Transport Museum

Best Activity Day Out - New Forest Activities

South West

Best FREE Family Day Out - Haldon Forest Park

Best Attraction Event - Firework Spectaculars at Flambards

Best for Little Kids - Noah's Ark Zoo Farm

Best for Big Kids - The International Centre for Birds of Prey

Best Animal Day Out - Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre

Best for Thrills - Crealy Theme Park Resort

Best Educational Day Out - Oceanarium

Best Activity Day Out - Wookey Hole Caves and Attractions

Midlands

Best FREE Family Day Out - Sherwood Forest Country Park

Best Attraction Event - Drayton's Magical Christmas at Drayton Manor Theme Park

Best for Little Kids - CBeebies Land at Alton Towers Resort

Best for Big Kids - Alton Towers Resort

Best Animal Day Out - West Midland Safari Park

Best for Thrills - Alton Towers Resort

Best Educational Day Out - Black Country Living Museum

Best Activity Day Out - CONKERS 

East

Best FREE Family Day Out - Natural History Museum Colchester

Best Attraction Event - Dinos at Night at ROARR! Dinosaur Adventure

Best for Little Kids - BeWILDerwood

Best for Big Kids - Hilltop Outdoor Centre

Best Animal Day Out - Banham Zoo

Best for Thrills - Pleasurewood Hills

Best Educational Day Out - IWM Duxford

Best Activity Day Out - Dotty Pottery

North West

Best FREE Family Day Out - Stanley Park

Best Attraction Event - Christmas at Dunham Massey

Best for Little Kids - The Ice Cream Farm

Best for Big Kids - The Blackpool Tower Dungeon

Best Animal Day Out - Blackpool Zoo

Best for Thrills - Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Best Educational Day Out - Science and Industry Museum

Best Activity Day Out - Chill Factore

North East

Best FREE Family Day Out - Discovery Museum

Best Attraction Event - Kynren

Best for Little Kids - Whitehouse Farm Centre

Best for Big Kids - Inflata Nation Newcastle

Best Animal Day Out - Whitehouse Farm Centre

Best for Thrills - Beamish Wild Adventure Park

Best Educational Day Out - Beamish Open Air Museum

Best Activity Day Out - Beamish Wild Adventure Park

Yorkshire

Best FREE Family Day Out - National Railway Museum

Best Attraction Event - Halloween at Flamingo Land Resort

Best for Little Kids - Cannon Hall Farm

Best for Big Kids - Flamingo Land Resort

Best Animal Day Out - Cannon Hall Farm

Best for Thrills - Flamingo Land Resort

Best Educational Day Out - Eureka! The National Children's Museum

Best Activity Day Out - York Maze

Scotland

Best FREE Family Day Out - National Museum of Scotland

Best Attraction Event - Dippy on Tour at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Best for Little Kids - Heads of Ayr Farm Park

Best for Big Kids - The Real Mary King's Close

Best Animal Day Out - Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park

Best for Thrills - Landmark Forest Adventure Park

Best Educational Day Out - Dynamic Earth

Best Activity Day Out - Forth Boat Tours

Wales

Best FREE Family Day Out - St Fagans National History Museum

Best Attraction Event - Museum Sleepover 'Dino Nights' at National Museum Cardiff

Best for Little Kids - Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo

Best for Big Kids - Heatherton World of Activities

Best Animal Day Out - Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo

Best Educational Day Out - Techniquest

Best for Thrills - Oakwood Theme Park

Best Activity Day Out - Zip World Fforest

Northern Ireland

Best FREE Family Day Out - Ulster Museum

Best for Little Kids - Roar and Explore

Best for Big Kids - Let's Go Hydro

Best Animal Day Out - Streamvale Open Farm

Best Educational Day Out - W5

Best Activity Day Out - We Are Vertigo

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2019 National Winners

Best FREE family day out in the UK - National Railway Museum

Best educational day out - Beamish Open Air Museum

Best activity day out - Zip World Fforest

Best animal day out - West Midland Safari Park

Best for big kids - Warner Bros. Studio Tour London

Best for little kids - Folly Farm Adventure Park & Zoo

Best for thrills - Alton Towers Resort

Best attraction event - Christmas at Kew, Kew Gardens

Best for exploration - Treasure Trails

Best value family day out - Drayton Manor Theme Park

Best family attraction brand - SEA LIFE

Best family dining chain - Harvester