We highlight 6 places to spend your time this Autumn
Get up close to over 300 years of fascinating history. Explore giant halls full of trains and railway legends. Jump on board awe inspiring locomotives, watch engineers at work in The Workshop and uncover hidden treasures in The Warehouse and let off steam within the outdoor play area.
Maritime city - check. Kids - check. Strange sea monsters - check. The Deep is always a winner of a family day out, this award-winning aquarium is home to over 5000 animals. So dive in and explore, see the only pair of Green sawfish in the UK, amazing sharks and rays, Loggerhead sea turtles and a colony of Gentoo penguins! Take a walk through the viewing tunnel and take a glass lift ride through the 10m deep tank.
A fun filled family day whatever the weather. Whether you’re a complete novice or at home on the slopes, have a go on the adjustable ski simulators, scale new heights in the adventure climb zone or take to the air for the ultimate family thrill with aerial trek. It’s a breathtaking experience high-up in the centre.
Visit Pixel, Victor and Nissan, at Project Polar, one of the largest Polar bear reserves in the world. Don’t miss the pride of Yorkshire at Lion Country, home to the famous rescued Romanian Lions and meet some of the most beautiful and endangered animals in the world, including Amur tigers at Land of the Tiger.
Step into the shoes of the lead character in the popular CBeebies children’s programme Old Jack’s Boat. Grab a free, fun sticker trail from cafés and shops all around Staithes. A great outdoor activity for youngsters to really immerse themselves in the fictional world of their favourite programme.
Discover active sports such as quad biking and Segways or enjoy a relaxing family activity such as the Woodland Kingdom. There are all kinds of things for the children to enjoy with slides, swings, ropes course, climbing walls, an assault course and a giant treehouse fort. There’s even a sand pit for the little ones.
This article was taken from our Autumn 2016 Guide.