There is plenty of kids fun and entertainment in the United Kingdom, with plenty of fun places to visit for the whole family.
You really don’t need to leave the United Kingdom albeit if you are just looking for a family day out, or if you are looking for somewhere to take the family for a few days.
There are some wonderful places that offer both a fun experience and at the same time are educational. Or there are places that are just plain fun! where the whole family can let their hair down.
If you have just settled in the United Kingdom and would love to take the family out to explore, then here are some of the more popular fun places for the whole family, in the United Kingdom.
Peppa Pig World
Peppa Pig is a little pig who lives in a house on top of a hill with Mummy Pig, Daddy Pig and her brother George — find them in their very own land of Peppa Pig World at Paultons Park. As well as Peppa Pig-themed rides and restaurants, she and George will also be around to say hello in this magical land.
Did you know: Peppa Pig’s favourite food is chocolate.
Cadbury World is a visitor attraction in Birmingham, England, featuring a self-guided exhibition tour, created and run by the Cadbury Company. The tour tells the history of chocolate, and of the Cadbury business.
Legoland Windsor Resort, also known as Legoland Windsor, is a child-orientated theme park and resort in Windsor, Berkshire in England, themed around the Lego toy system. The park opened on 17 March 1996 on the former Windsor Safari Park site as the second Legoland after Legoland Billund in Denmark.
Alton Towers Resort is a theme park in Staffordshire, England, near the village of Alton. The park is operated by Merlin Entertainments Group and incorporates a theme park, water park, spa, mini-golf, and hotel.
Rroar Dinosaur Adventure
Roarr Dinosaur Adventure
Visit the Roarr Dinosaur Park where you will find an exciting life-size dinosaur trail, animal enclosures, adventure playground, and deer park.
M&M’S World London is situated in the heart of Leicester Square. It is the world’s largest candy store at 35,000 square feet spread over four insanely colourful, M&M’S-filled floors.
M&M’S World London is home to the world’s biggest chocolate wall with over 100 M&M’S selections to choose from and has an extensive range of M&M’S chocolates and merchandise.
Guests can also print their faces on M&M’S Milk Chocolate Candies, so there’s some colourful fun for everyone to bring home.
Bewilderwood is an adventure park for families located in Horning, a parish in the English county of Norfolk.
Longleat Safari Adventure Park
Longleat Safari and Adventure Park
Longleat Safari and Adventure Park. Where lions roam. Tigers stalk. And monkeys swing. Travel through time in a grand stately home. Lose yourself in one of our magical mazes. Hold exotic creatures from the ends of the Earth.
The Eden Project
The Eden Project is a visitor attraction in Cornwall, England, UK. The project is located in a reclaimed china clay pit, located 2 km from the town of St Blazey and 5 km from the larger town of St Austell.
Warner Bros. Studio Tour
Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter is a walkthrough exhibition and studio tour in Leavesden, southeast England, owned by Warner Bros. and operated by their Studio Tours division.
National Railway Museum
The National Railway Museum is a museum in York forming part of the Science Museum Group. The museum tells the story of rail transport in Britain and its impact on society.
More fun places for the young ones
- Activity World Peterborough
- Boston Bowl
- JoJo Fun London
- Kidzania London
- 360 Play
- Creation Station Coventry
- Non Stop Kids Entertainment
- Big Sky Soft Play Peterborough
- Jabberjacks Nottinghamshire
How kids can earn a Blue Peter badge to bag free entry to 200+ attractions
Something fun for the children is that they can try and earn a Blue Peter Badge. They need to be aged 6 to 15 years of age to take part. They can tell Blue peter about something they have created, such as a cake, a model, or a piece of art. They then send photos of what they have made with their application.
There are 8 badges that can be earned:
Blue badges are awarded for sending in interesting letters, stories, makes, pictures, poems, good ideas for the programme, and for having appeared on Blue Peter. Find out how to post your application and what to include here.
Green Badges are awarded for becoming a Blue Peter Climate Hero and completing three pledges to help the environment, for at least two weeks. Upload your photos and artwork to show how much you care about nature, the environment and your planet. Apply online for yourself, or as part of a group. Find out how to apply for your Green Badge here!
Silver badges are awarded to Blue badge holders who go on to make an extra effort. For example, if you won a Blue badge for an interesting letter or email, you could win a Silver badge by sending us something different such as a make, picture or a poem. Find out how to post your application and what to include here.
Fan Club badge
Purple Fan Club badges are awarded for joining the Blue Peter fan club and answering some questions about the show and the website. Print off the Purple badge form, fill it in and send it in! Find out more about applying for a Fan Club badge.
The Music badge is a very special badge, designed by superstar Ed Sheeran. It’s awarded to those who show off their passion for music by learning a new instrument or being part of a musical performance.
The Sport badge is awarded for getting active and trying a sport or physical activity that you have never tried before. Each year a new limited edition badge is released that is only available during the summer. This means you can collect a new Sport badge every single year!
Orange badges are given to winners and runners up of Blue Peter competitions. To have a chance of winning one of these badges you have to enter a Blue Peter competition, which only run during certain times in the year. For more information on competitions and whether a competition is open or not, visit the competition page.
Gold badges are very rare indeed. Each year only a few are awarded in exceptional circumstances for outstanding achievements, for example being solely responsible for saving someone’s life, or showing amazing and unique bravery, courage and citizenship. Apply for a Gold badge. (You must already have at least one of the other badges).