Spring Days Out

As the days get longer and longer and family days out are back on the horizon again, it’s time to start planning some spring days out! From awesome animals and epic theme park rides to life-sized dinosaurs and crazy illusions, we’ve got a list of some of the best family days out for spring 2022.

Remember to always follow the latest government advice around social distancing and to stay local, and always check before you travel.

  1. Mother Shipton’s Cave, North Yorkshire

    a family visiting Mother Shipton's Cave

    Head off on a magical adventure through a historic woodland trail at Mother Shipton’s Cave. Packed full of great things for the whole family, discover the secret powers of the water in the Petrifying Well, and little adventures will love exploring the fantastic adventure playground. Plus, before you leave don’t forget to make a wish in Mother Shipton’s magical well!

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  2. Paultons Family Theme Park, Hampshire

    One of the new rides at Paultons Family Theme Park

    Get ready for the grand opening of Tornado Springs at Paultons Family Theme Park! Set in a midwest desert resort town in America in the 1950s, you can explore 8 fantastic new rides, including a spinning coaster and a driving school. This brand new world is set to open on 12th April 2021 along with the rest of the park, including Peppa Pig World!

    Visit Tornado Springs

  3. Trentham Monkey Forest, Staffordshire

    a little girl looking at a monkey at Trentham Monkey Forest

    Ready to take a walk on the wild side? Release your inner monkey at Trentham Monkey Forest and walk among the monkeys! Home to 140 free-roaming Barbary Macaques, you can wander around the 60 acres of woodland and meet these adorable animals as they would be in the wild – it’s the perfect day out for any little animal lovers.

    Walk with the monkeys

  4. Beaulieu, Hampshire

    The outside of Beaulieu

    Fancy a stroll in the sunshine? The grounds and gardens at Beaulieu are reopening from 29th March for local visitors to enjoy a peaceful stroll and take in all of the glorious sights of spring. Set off on a walk through the beautiful Victorian Gardens or the Wilderness Gardner, and Little Beaulieu will be open too, plus loads more!

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  5. Paradise Wildlife Park, Hertfordshire

    A lion at Paradise Wildlife Park

    Home to over 800 awesome animals, Paradise Wildlife Park is your one-stop-shop for any animal lovers. From ferocious tigers and snow leopards to stripey zebras and terrific Brazilian Tapirs, plus did we mention they’ve even got all your favorite prehistoric friends? Head over to their dinosaur section to see life-like models of all the best-known dinosaurs, plus some you might not know!

    Meet the animals

  6. BeWILDerwood Cheshire grand openingDiscover an enchanting world packed full of magic and adventure at BeWILDerwood Cheshire! The brand new site is opening on 12th April 2021, and much like the existing site in Norfolk, this one is based on the awesome books by Tom Blofeld and promises to be an epic outdoor adventure.

  7. Treasure Trails

    Ready for a local adventure? A downloadable Treasure Trails map is the perfect way to make the most of the warmer spring days and head off on an exciting walk with a clue-solving twist, will you be able to solve all of the puzzles and find the hidden treasure?

  8. GO Laser Tag London – Forest Laser Tag, Surrey

    What’s a better way to blow off those winter cobwebs than an epic game of Laser Tag in a Forest? Run wild at GO Laser Tag London and enjoy a fun-filled game of laser tag that the whole family can get involved with.

  9. Odds Farm Park, Buckinghamshire

    Enjoy the spring air with a trip to Odds Farm Park, fingers crossed you’ll be able to see some adorable lambs on your visit! Plus, don’t forget you can even play a round of mini-golf at Marmalades Mini Golf too.

  10. West Midland Safari Park, West Midlands

    West Midland Safari Park are throwing open their gates once again from 12th April, so hop in your car and discover the roar-some safari park, plus thrill-seekers will have a great time exploring the theme park too!

  11. Flambards, Cornwall

    Calling all thrill-seekers! Flambards is reopening on 12th April and it’s the perfect stop for any adventurers in Cornwall. With plenty of family-friendly rides from the Dino Express to the Space Shuttle, explorers of all ages will have a great day.

  12. Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure, Norfolk

    If you’ve got dino mad little ones, then Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure should definitely be on your list for things to do this spring! Set off on an adventure into the woods and explore the Dinosaur Trail, where you’ll come face-to-face with gigantic life-sized dinosaur models!

  13. Congo Falls Adventure Golf, Bristol

    Fancy a round of crazy golf? Congo Falls Adventure Golf in Bristol is an outdoor crazy golf course packed full of wobbly bridges and gushing rapids, and with 18 holes to putt your way around it’s sure to be a fantastic family day out!

  14. Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, Edinburgh

    Get ready to have your minds blown at the Camera Obscura and World of Illusions in Edinburgh! Explore 5 whole floors packed full of wacky illusions, including funky mirrors and an epic vortex tunnel, plus don’t forget to climb to the very top for a fantastic 360 view of the city!

  15. Tumblestone Hollow grand opening at Stonor Park, Oxfordshire

    Based on the exciting kids’ book “The Legend of Tumblestone Hollow”, the brand new outdoor adventure play area at Stonor Park is great for kids with active imaginations, packed full of awesome bridges and high-level walkways, it’s perfect for any little adventurer.

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