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Why not make the most of your weekends or summer holidays and have a day out to some of the fantastic attractions throughout the UK? Come rain or shine we've found some great attractions and events happening around the country that are a great summer day out for the entire family.
Oxford - Steeped in history, Oxford is a perfect city to stroll around and take in all it has to offer. If you're looking for something a little more adventurous then take a trip down the River Cherwell in a traditional Oxford punt boat. The Magdalen Bridge Boathouse offers punts, rowing boats and pedalos for hire.
Portsmouth - Whether you're looking for a day out at the beach or a day of shopping at Gunwharf Quays Outlet Shopping Centre, Portsmouth's a perfect destination for a day out. If sunbathing and shopping isn't really your thing, then this summer immerse yourself in some history at The Mary Rose Museum. During the summer, take a trip to the museum on a Friday for Free Friday Fun At The Mary Rose Museum, which offers traditional Tudor games and lots of different activities around the museum.
Nottingham - Have a day out in Nottingham and become accustomed with one of the most famous outlaws in English history, Robin Hood. Every Saturday during the summer, take the Robin Hood Town Tour, which is a walking tour around the city taking in some of Robin Hood's key places associated with the outlaw and also taking in some of the sites of the city.
Chester Zoo - From baby tiger cubs to 110 acres of award-winning gardens, Chester Zoo is a perfect summer day out for all the family. This summer the Zoo is opening its Mind-bogglingly Big Bugs attraction which features robotic giants including a stupendous 24 foot scorpion, an extra-large 10 foot ladybird and spiders.
Plymouth - Although there isn't a beach in the centre of Plymouth, there are some beautiful shingle beaches in easy reach by local transport. However, if you're looking to stay in the city then head to the Hoe for breathtaking views of the surrounding bays and a lovely spot to sit and have a picnic by the sea.
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Motor Safari, Cheshire
Ever fancied zooming through stunning countryside on a quad bike or 4x4? Now's your chance! Here's where you can learn to ride, before relaxing in accommodation ranging from bushcraft-style lodges to a five-star hotel.
Centre Parcs, UK-wide
Often billed as "the ultimate UK family adventure break" Centre Parcs blends the very best in both adventure and relaxation to offer the whole family the perfect break. A thrilling mix of outdoor activities, action challenges and watersports are complimented by relaxing saunas and spas, set in five beautiful locations across the UK, including Bedfordshire, Wiltshire, Suffolk, Nottinghamshire and Cumbria.
Go Ape, UK-wide
Get in touch with your inner Tarzan! If you're looking to live life a little more dangerously, while having fun with friends and family, this is the break for you. With 28 Go Ape adventures dotted around England's spectacular forests, all ages can enjoy Tree Top Adventures, Forest Segway Safaris and a forest-wide Zip Trekking Adventure.
English Riviera, Devon
Nestling along the 22 miles of English Riviera coastline are 20 breathtaking beaches and coves. This unique corner of the UK is home to naturally-growing palm trees, thanks to a Gulf Stream which brings a mild climate.
An award-winning mixture of white sand and pebble beaches, some secluded, guarantee fun for all the family. Each beach is a short stroll from classic British resorts such as Torquay, Paignton and Brixham, which are some of the most popular UK holiday destinations.
Weston Super Mare, Somerset
Boasting eleven beautiful beaches, Weston Super Mare is a popular UK day trip destination with a fantastic reputation for family fun.
A wide range of attractions are always nearby, including the Sea Aquarium, Wookey Hole Caves and Grand Pier; all of which mean you're guaranteed a great day packed with fun for all the family.
Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Lancashire
One of the most famous holiday destinations in the UK - and with good reason. Blackpool offers so much more than a traditional beach escape, and is definitely a must-visit location for anyone looking for a traditional taste of British holiday fun.
Miles of golden sands with donkey rides and Punch and Judy shows sit next to one of the world's wildest theme parks, Blackpool Pleasure Beach, which is full of rides for thrill-seekers, as well as cafes, shops and play areas for those looking for a more tranquil trip.
Drayton Manor, Tamworth, Staffordshire
One of Europe's most popular theme parks, with hundreds of rides suitable for everyone from toddlers to thrill-seekers. If thrill-seeking isn't your thing, it's easy to relax with a stroll around these 280-acre grounds of lakes and parkland. There's also no shortage of choice when it comes to dining, with fast food outlets and restaurants dotted throughout the site.
Chessington World of Adventures, Surrey
A wild time is guaranteed for all at one of Europe's most popular theme parks. Take a safari truck expedition into the mysterious African Kingdom with Zufari, the first ever theme park adventure with live animals including white rhino, giraffes and zebra. The zoo boasts more than 1000 animals from the exotic and endangered, at a venue that guarantees you a day out with a difference.
Thorpe Park, Surrey
Thorpe Park offers you some of the most extreme and exciting rides in the whole of Europe - it's a thrilling day out for adrenaline junkies. Loggers Leap - the UK's tallest log flume, and Stealth (Europe's highest and fastest launch rollercoaster) are just two of the many unique attractions at this ever-popular theme park.
The vibrant heart of Birmingham, England's second capital city, is just a comfortable coach journey away with our fantastic Day Return deals.
If you're looking to experience authentic British tradition, culture, shopping and entertainment, there's really no better place to visit than this lively, diverse city.
Packed with award-winning city centre attractions, breathtaking coast and countryside plus a cultural scene to rival the capital, you won't be short of things to do here.
A haven for shoppers, music fans and families seeking fun, Liverpool is a friendly city that welcomes millions of tourists each year.
As one of the most visited cities in the world, London needs little introduction. With such a wealth of attractions; from art and history to food and culture, you'll be spoiled for choice as to how to spend your day. From historic buildings such as Buckingham Palace and Tower Bridge and attractions like the London Eye and Madame Tussauds, London is a city that offers a memorable experience to any visitor.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Bath invites you to explore its unique mix of stunning architecture, rich heritage and rolling countryside.
From relaxing, natural spa's to high-octane family fun, acres of Royal gardens and picturesque coastlines and beaches, Bath offers the perfect break for visitors, no matter what you're looking for.
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