Last Minute Family Days Out - Ideas and Offers

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 Julia Holding

 CalendarClub Staff

The summer holidays are nearly over, so it's time to make the most of them!

Check out our last minute family attractions and offers featuring adventure days, theme parks, top zoos and exciting educational trips. 


Adventurous Days Out


Go Ape Forest Adventures - Various UK Locations

With 28 Tree Top Adventures in the UK, including Surrey, Kent, Buckinghamshire, Staffordshire, Aberdeenshire, Cheshire, Gloucestershire, Exeter Devon and more, there’s bound to be one in your neck of the woods.

OFFER - Treetop Adventures from just £17! Click here to book


Snozone UK - Milton Keynes & Castleford


Fed up of the summer already? Learn to ski or snowboard and go tubing and sledging on Snowzone's real snow slopes!

OFFER - Family private lessons are reduced to only £99 throughout the summer. Up to 4 people can receive private tuition tailored to their needs saving over £140! Click here to view offers.


Bounce Below - North Wales (Calendar Club Favourite!)


Set within a historic disused slate cavern in North Wales, huge trampoline like nets are hung at different levels with walkways and slides to get to each one... including the biggest - a 60 foot slide!

Make sure you book in advance to avoid disappointment. 


Tamar Trails Centre - Devon & Cornwall


Enjoy a fun day of adventure and discovery in the Tamar Valley. Explore the trails on bike or foot, try some outdoor activities or simply relax - a great place for family days out (close to the home of Calendar Club)!



Theme Park Days Out 


Alton Towers - Staffordshire

With white knuckle rides aplenty, Alton Towers hosts the infamous Oblivion, The Smiler, Ripsaw, Rita, Nemesis and more. If you have both older and younger children there's something to do for all, with family rides and the world's first CBeebies Land!

OFFER - 241 Tickets with National Express. Download the voucher here.


Chessington World of Adventures - Chessington

Go wild at Chessington World of Adventures Resort with 10 themed lands to explore with over 40 rides and attractions. Not only that... you can visit over 1000 amazing animals in the Zoo and SEA LIFE centres AND new for 2014 comes AMAZU - where you can play with real life monkeys!

OFFER - 241 Tickets with National Express. Download the voucher here. 


Thorpe Park - Surrey

Laugh harder, scream louder and let go at THORPE PARK! Get your thrills from rides like Stealth, The Swarm and Nemesis Inferno! Enjoy Rapids, Flumes and Family Fun or take a trip to Angry Birds Land, new for 2014, with the first Angry Birds 4D experience! Perfect if you have kids of all ages.

OFFER - Up to 40% off if you book in advance! Click here to view offers.  


Legoland Windsor Resort - Windsor

If you have younger children then this is the perfect day out! LEGOLAND Windsor Resort is a theme park dedicated to children aged 2-12 years old. With over 55 interactive rides, live shows, building workshops, driving schools and attractions, all set in 150 acres of beautiful parkland. 

OFFER - 241 Tickets with National Express. Download voucher here.  



Zoo Days Out 


Dartmoor Zoo - Dartmoor, Devon 

The zoo that inspired the Hollywood movie 'We Bought A Zoo' (starring Matt Damon and Scarlett Johansson), Dartmoor Zoo is a familt owned zoo set in 33 acres of beautiful woodland.  With tigers, lions, jaguar, lynx and cheetah (the largest collection of big cats in the region), bears, wolves, tapir, capybara, racoons, meerkats, monkeys, a fantastic collection of bugs and reptiles and much more!

OFFER - 20% off with First Great Western. Download voucher here. 


Chester Zoo - Cheshire

Officially the UK's No.1 Zoo! There are over 400 different species here at the zoo, including some of the most exotic and endangered animals in the world. So there's plenty to explore on your visit.

OFFER - Book in advance save 10%. Click here for more information.


Bristol Zoo Gardens - Bristol

Within their award-winning 12 acre gardens, you can explore and find over 400 species! With 9 undercover animal houses it's one of the best days out in Bristol whatever the weather. Also by visiting Bristol Zoo you will be directly contributing to the conservation of endangered species and habitats.

OFFER - 241 Tickets with First Great Western. Download voucher here. 


ZSL London Zoo - London

OFFER - 241 Tickets with National Express. Download voucher here. 

ZSL London Zoo has over 800 incredible species and exciting exhibits, it makes a perfect day out for all ages in London. Experience Tiger Territory, Penguin Beach and London's living rainforest all at ZSL London.



Educational Fun Days Out


 At Bristol Science Centre - Bristol

I've been as a kid and as an adult, and this place is FANTASTIC! Explore and get interactive with hundreds of hands-on exhibits, live shows and a Planetarium. At-Bristol is one of the UK’s biggest and most exciting interactive science centres.

OFFER - 241 Tickets with First Great Western. Download voucher here.


National Media Musuem - Bradford 

Explore 9 floors of galleries where you can learn how television is made, about your favourite films and more, or go to the Games Room to challenge your family and friends at classics like Pac-Man. Plus visit the IMAX screen cinema with Blood Ties starring Mila Kunis as this week's 'Film of the Week'.

Entry to the galleries and exhibitions is absolutely FREE, but prices apply for cinema admissions and some special events. Click here to find out more.


Tate Modern - London

View stunning and interesting collections, interact with digital projects and enjoy family activities every day in the Tate Modern. 

Admission to Tate Modern is free, except for special exhibitions. Click here to find out more. 


Cadbury World - Birmingham

Learn how your favourite confectionery is made and uncover the fascinating story of Cadbury chocolate. Play in chocolate rain and create your own delicious taste sensation covered in warm liquid Dairy Milk. Perfect day out for all chocoholics. 

OFFER - 30% off Ticket Price. Click here to view offers.


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