Fun Things To Do Near Me

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Have you ever wanted to do something different? Go to an attraction that’s really fun and daring, creative and thrilling or just have to fantastic time and make the best memories with your family? Don’t look any further, because we’ve created a list of activities that are the best fun things to do near you!

Fun Things To Do

See the Terrific Titus: T-Rex is King

When: Currently until August 2022

If you have little archaeologists or kiddies that love dinosaurs, then this exclusive event is perfect for them. At Wollaton Hall, there’s an extraordinary exhibition featuring the first real Tyrannosaurus Rex to ever be displayed in England, for over a century! Get up close and personal with the magnificent beast that ruled the lands millions of years ago. You don’t want to miss out on this!

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Info & Pricing

  • Location Wollaton Hall. Nottingham
  • Price Child (under 3) free. Child (3-15) £8.75 and Adult £13.00

Discover Doctor Who: Worlds of Wonder

When: from 27th May

Any Doctor Who fans? Big or small, if you love Doctor Who, you’ll want to see this. Opening on the 27th May 2022, an immersive experience set to amaze you with its incredible world premiere exhibition at Liverpool’s World Museum. Gaze at the epic monsters, costumes and props that made your favourite episodes come to life. Engage with original artefacts, sets and the science behind it all. Explore the past, present and future of the Earth in the world of Doctor Who!

Book tickets here

Info & Pricing

  • Location Liverpool’s World Museum. William Brown St. Liverpool. L3 8EN
  • Price Child (0-5) free. Child (6-17) from £8.00 and Adult from £14.00

Beatrix Potter: Drawn to Nature

When: Open now!

For those who adore Beatrix Potter and her creations of the naughty Peter Rabbit, this will be a fun thing to do! Go and witness the artwork that inspired Potter’s stories, characters and the world she created. From her beloved rabbits to the hedgehogs too. Explore her life as a scientist and conservationist too. A family-friendly fun thing to do.

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Info & Pricing

  • Location The Porter Gallery. V&A Museum. London
  • Price from £14.99

Tomb Raider: The LIVE Experience

When: Open now!

Suitable for ages 12+, experience the enthralling, adrenaline-pumping adventure with Lara Croft. Dive deep into the world of Tomb Raider and save the world. Travel through Finland, sinking ships, abandoned caves, tropical jungles, ancient tombs and much more! It’s definitely a memorable experience and an unforgettable fun thing to do this year.

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Info & Pricing

  • Location Camden. London
  • Price from £66.00 per person

Peter Rabbit – Explore & Play at Blackpool

When: Open now!

Take your kids to the new Peter Rabbit™: Explore and Play in Blackpool! For five fluffy-tailed themed zones, your kids will step into an oversized world and will journey with the cuddly rabbit and his friends on an adventure!

They’ll need to think like a rabbit, be like a rabbit and become creative and intelligent like a rabbit! Can you reach the secret treehouse? It’s one of the newest fun things to do with kids!

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Info & Pricing

  • Location 91 Promenade. Blackpool. Lancashire. FY1 5AA
  • Price Child (1-14) from £12.50 and Adult from £9.50

Deer Shed Festival – North Yorkshire

When: 29th – 31st July 2022

Ever wanted to take your kids to a festival? A fantastic opportunity to immerse your family in the music vibe but suitable for all ages, Deer Shed Festival is the place to be!

With lots of incredible family-friendly activities for everyone to get stuck into like, crafty sensory workshops, sporty fields to let steam off, music for everyone to dance too, comedy shows to get some giggles and plenty more!

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Info & Pricing

  • Location Baldersby Park. Topcliffe. North Yorkshire. London
  • Price prices vary please check the website

Gruffalo Discovery Trail

When: Open now!

A brand new attraction at the beloved Twycross Zoo! Where the story of The Gruffalo is brought to life, as you wander through the deep dark wood and encounter all the characters from the story! Have a bite to eat at the Oh Crumbs! Cafe and then venture out to the zoo.

A family adventure that should definitely be on your list of fun things to do!

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Info & Pricing

  • Location Burton Road. Atherstone. Warwickshire. CV9 3PX
  • Price Adults (17+): £21.95. Child (2-16): £17.40. Infants (under 2): FREE and Concession (60+): £19.75

Shrek’s Adventure!

When: Tickets are available up until the end of the year!

Get outta your swamp and into Shrek’s! With Shrek’s Adventures, you can go on a bonkers, interactive and Shrek-tastic walkthrough experience in Far Far Away. Add it to your family bucket list because it’ll be ana an exciting adventure! Get the 4D experience and see, hear, touch and smell the adventure by exploring 10 fairytales themed live shows, and interact with your favourite characters, including Donkey and Princess Fiona!

You’ll need to collect special ingredients that will help you find Shrek and make it back safely. A fun thing to do with the entire family this year!

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Info & Pricing

  • Location Riverside Building. County Hall. Westminster Bridge Rd. London. SE1 7PB
  • Price Child (under 3) free. Child (3-15) £19.00 and Adult (16+) £24.00

Godshill Model Village

When: Open now!

Have your kids be giants for the day at Godshill Model Village. Watch them tower over the one-tenth scale model of the Godshill and Shanklin Old Villages and you discover a little Islander at work! A detailed landscape garden with lots of bonsai trees planted to maintain the building’s scale!

A host of incredibly fun things to do that your kids, the parents and grandparents will absolutely love!

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Info & Pricing

  • Location High Street. Godshill. Isle of Wight. PO38 3HH
  • Price Adult: £4.50. Child: £3.50. Under 2s: Free and Family: £15.00


When: Open 7 days a week!

Hobbledown is a mystical farm park adventure full of adorable animals and crazy characters! Perfect for kids with a larger than life imagination. With so many exciting activities that are full of wonder, your kids will be transported to another world. Climb the high ropes like a fearless explorer. Go zorbing in the Spring – who doesn’t love a race in an inflatable ball?!

And you can also head over to the mystical Fern’s Castle, a climbing area packed full of character, with tunnels, towers, slides and a dragon atop!

Find out more here

Info & Pricing

  • Location Horton Lane. Epsom. Surrey. KT19 8PT
  • Price from £15.00

For those of you who are 18+ or just for the parents only check out below, I couldn’t leave without adding this in!

Arkham Asylum

When: Autumn 2022

Calling all Batman fans, this one is for you. An 18+ immersive event not for the fainthearted. Set in the notorious psychiatric hospital, Arkham Asylum, accompanied by futuristic technology and interactive theatrics, you’ll come face to face with the heroes and villains of Gotham City.

Are you brave enough?

Find out more here and prebook tickets!

Info & Pricing

  • Location London
  • Price from £66.50

We hope you’ve found something fun to do with your kids here! It’s time to venture outside and make creative, magical and fun-tastic memories! Check out some more fun things you do can with your kids below:

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