Nestled in a 100-acre wood close to York, this woodland fairy trail is the first of its kind in England. The eco-aware sanctuary is off grid and designed to appeal to adults as much as children.
At the National Coal Mining Museum this summer visitors can grab their bucket and spade and travel back in time to the 1960s to see how miners spent their summer holidays.
The summer holidays are a time for most kids to rejoice at limitless play-time, but for many parents it means having to think of things to do, to stop their little darlings turning into little monsters.
Riding on a fire engine, climbing aboard a full-sized lifeboat and getting up close and personal with one of the UK’s last horse-drawn ambulances are just some of the treats awaiting visitors to Sheffield’s National Emergency Services Museum this summer.
For a roar-some day out, look no further than Hull’s Dinostar to hear a raptor roar, touch triceratops bones and see a T-Rex skull!
With an enormous 6-foot wingspan, the UK's largest seabird - the gannet - is a sight to behold. But to watch diving gannets up-close and personal from the water is an even more spectacular experience.