Avon Tyrrell Activity Centre, New Forest
Avon Tyrrell is a little gem nestled beautifully in the New Forest. They run an incredible selection of activities such as paddle boarding, a tree top trail, climbing and archery. It’s perfect for an adventurous day out or their camp site and woodland lodges make it easy to have a longer family break.
The centre is run by the charity UK Youth who are committed to making outdoor learning accessible to all, that means everything is well priced and they have a great range of adapted equipment for all abilities.
Brooklands Museum, Weybridge, Surrey
If you’re looking for somewhere to go this summer that guarantees lots to keep your little and big ones entertained, whilst ensuring that they burn off lots of energy in the outdoors, then Brooklands Museum is definitely the place for you.
The 32-acre site is home to British motorsport and aviation, where so many speed and flight achievements are recorded. Walk along the World’s first race circuit and go inside the workshops where Brooklands’ engineers built over 18,000 aircraft, including Wellington Bombers, Hurricanes and even Concorde. And fans of the Museum’s very own T.V series Secrets of the Transport Museum might even meet the stars of the episodes!
Summer of Fun at Godstone Farm
With lots of outdoor space to utilise Godstone Farm are planning a full on summer of fun with over 500 animals and adventurous play areas.
This summer they are also launching The World of Dinosaur Roar!
Discovery Trail! It will be fully launched from late June with 7 large scale models and interactive fun for any budding young palaeontologist, you’ll get a chance to meet Dinosaur Roar himself plus his little friend Squeak, so you’ll certainly have a ROAR-some time! You need to book in advance to make sure you visit their website for further details
A Ski and snowboard in Henfield? Summer ski camps in the South of England?
Nestled at the foot of the South downs, on the friendly Mackley Industrial Estate, you’ll find Moving Mountains Ski the largest indoor dry slope centre in the UK….
The brand new family run business offers transportation to the piste through two revolutionary endless slopes best described as giant treadmills, the technology offers the fastest way to learn to ski and snowboard. No lifts and no queues mean clients receive 8 times more active slope time than on a normal dry slope or in a snow dome. The additional aids of handrail and 2 - way mirror provide physical support and immediate visual feedback. Also enjoy a client:instructor ratio and maximum of only 3 to 1, plus they’re always close, providing regular feedback without disrupting your turns.
London Wetland Centre Summer
An array of ‘wild’ adventures at London Wetland Centre!
LEGO brick fans will enjoy exploring The GIANT LEGO® Brick Animal Trail at this incredible nature reserve, to find all of the 14 characters. This is the UK’s only collection of
wetland animals made from the world’s most popular toy.
Wetland Explorers are back from 24 July to 04 September! Take part on the fun-filled activities, from pond dipping to an intrepid scavenger hunt, 105 acres of award-winning nature reserve to explore and plenty of wildlife just waiting to be discovered. Book Online!
Splashdown Waterpark, Poole
Splashdown in Poole offers flumin’ great family fun with 13 thrilling indoor and outdoor flume rides and three splash zones for little ones.
If you love a tyre ride you won’t be disappointed as in the summer months Splashdown has 3 (2 at other times) where you can ride together and enjoy the twists and tumbles down small slides then and whirlpools!
When the sun’s shining you can dry off and chill out on the sun deck too!
Winchester Science Centre
A sensational summer of sound, science and stars awaits at Winchester Science Centre
Did you know that almost three quarters of the world’s surface is covered by water? But what lies beneath the deep blue seas and what sounds can be found? Between Saturday 17 July and Sunday 19 September, join an exciting new adventure squad and come on an exhilarating journey below the surface of the world’s oceans in a brand new free live science show, Underwater Agents. Discover how sound travels underwater, why human ears aren’t great at picking up sounds under the surface and what natural and man-made sounds might be found beneath the waves.
And that’s not
all there is to do at Winchester Science Centre over the summer months. The days may be longer but in the Planetarium the night sky is always putting on a show. Zoom through the summer night skies in Simply Space, a magical journey through the stars that’s perfect for younger visitors. And everyone will enjoy taking an adventure around the Solar System in The Planets Show.
Your Raring2go! team in the South are: