Stuck for ideas on how to keep the kids entertained this August Bank Holiday weekend? Check out our fun-packed activities below!
Farmarama at the National Forest Adventure Farm
There’s still time to visit the Festival of Fun at the National Forest Adventure Farm! Running until September 5th, Farmarama has something for all: navigate the maize maze, enjoy live shows, join the foam party, join the live Princess Sing-along and learn to swashbuckle at Pirate Training. See your heroes at our Mascot Meet and Greets and sparkle with glitter face paint. Get creative in the Craft Marquee and take a spin on the Tea Cup ride. All this plus animals, outdoor adventure play and indoor soft play. Click here to book.
‘Flushed’ Family Trail at Sharpe’s Pottery Museum
Follow the pipes and head on a journey of discovery through the ‘Evolution of Toilets’ this Summer at the museum with this fun family trail! The trail is open daily during the museum opening hours. £2 per person (Accompanying adults not participating Free). The Trail runs from 10am to 3pm until September 1st. www.sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk
The Darley Park Weekender
The Darley Park Weekender will be taking over the beautiful natural amphitheatre of Darley Park as it returns for its second year. After last year’s success the event has grown to Fri-Sun event, with music, fireworks and activities for the whole family! Click here for times and running order.
Wistow Maze – Leicestershire’s Top Attraction
To mark The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, Wistow Maze 2022 has been designed in the shape of the Coronation Crown. The giant 8 acre maize maze has a fun quiz trail hidden amongst its 3 miles of pathways, with high-level bridges and towers giving stunning panoramic views. With plenty of space, the maze offers great outdoor entertainment for young and old. Visitors can also take part in a variety of mini mazes and games in the Activity Funyard, which includes a space-hopper track, hoopla, beanbag throwing and a football shooting game. Across the road is the Wistow Rural Centre with its cafe, garden centre, model village, art gallery, wellbeing centre and numerous shops making it a great day out for all ages. Click here for more info.
Melbourne Animal Farm Bank Holiday Fun on 29th August at Melbourne Animal Farm, goat and lamb experiences included, guinea pig and rabbit handling and much more. The Common, Melbourne, Derby, DE73 8DH.