Family Day Out Review Bekonscot Model Village And Miniature Railway Beaconsfield view across model village

Family Day Out Review: Bekonscot Model Village And Miniature Railway, Beaconsfield

What’s It All About? Regarded as the oldest original Model Village in the world, Bekonscot in Beaconsfield gives a unique view into the past. With nearly two acres of grounds filled with small scale buildings and characters depicting 1930’s England, an impressive Gauge 1 Miniature Railway and other kid-friendly attractions like a playground and ride-on train, it’s a fab – and […]

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Family Day Out Review Graveley Fruit Farm pick your own Hitchin Hertfordshire entrance and cafe

Family Day Out Review: Graveley Fruit Farm, Graveley

What’s It All About? Graveley Fruit Farm near Hitchin, Hertfordshire offers pick your own fruit during the summer months from their two acres of polytunnels which house fresh strawberries, raspberries, blackcurrants and redcurrants. What’s more, there’s also a cafe, a decent outdoor play area, tractor rides and pigs, which help to make it a fun place to visit for a […]

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Family Day Out Review Woodside Animal Farm Slip End entrance

Family Day Out Review: Woodside Animal Farm, Slip End

What’s It All About? Woodside Animal Farm is a great day out for the family in Slip End, Bedfordshire, which provides an alternative to some of the larger, more expensive, activity farms. As well as a large range of animals that you can stroke, hold and feed, there’s a surprising number of other things for the kids, including indoor and […]

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Family Day Out Review Mead Open Farm Billington Bedfordshire Sky Trail

Family Day Out Review: Mead Open Farm, Billington

What’s It All About? Mead Open Farm is an activity-filled day out for the entire family in Bedfordshire. With the chance to get hands-on with the farmyard animals, play in the large, indoor (and newly added to) Shaggy’s Playworld, or explore the sand pits, jumping pillows, go-karts, high ropes and more outside, you and the children won’t be short of […]

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Family Day Out Review ZSL Whipsnade Zoo Dunstable sign and shop

Family Day Out Review: ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, Dunstable

What’s It All About? With over 3,500 animals, across 200 species, living in 600 acres of stunning countryside atop the Chiltern Hills, ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is the largest – and arguably one of the best – zoos in the UK. You’ll not only find Elephants, Giraffes, Lions, Rhinos, Tigers, Bears and more living in huge enclosures, but there’s also a Butterfly […]

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Family Day Out Review College Lake Nature Reserve Tring lake view

Family Day Out Review: College Lake Nature Reserve, Tring

What’s It All About? College Lake is a flagship nature reserve offering a great place for the family to get outside and explore nature. Enjoy a wildlife walk around the lake and through the grasslands, watch out for rare water birds from one of 11 bird hides and explore the hands-on exhibitions covering everything from geology to agriculture to wildlife. […]

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Family Day Out Review Berkhamsted Castle view from outside

Family Day Out Review: Berkhamsted Castle, Berkhamsted

What’s It All About? One of the oldest Norman motte-and-bailey castles in the UK, Berkhamsted Castle provides a nice place to have a picnic, play with the kids or walk the dog against a backdrop of historical significance. What Do We Think? Berkhamsted Castle – run by English Heritage – provides a decent spot to pass away a few hours […]

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Family Day Out Review Stockwood Discovery Centre Luton Discovery Hall

Family Day Out Review: Stockwood Discovery Centre, Luton

What’s It All About? Stockwood Discovery Centre is a gem of a place with a little bit of everything. There’s themed gardens showcasing a variety of plants and flowers, exhibitions crammed with local historic collections, a decent outdoor play area and even an observation beehive. A pleasantly surprising and entertaining day out, which is made even better by the fact […]

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