Monday 14 August 2017, 12:10 PM

Terry Hawkins
Digital Marketing Executive , LifeSearch

The great outdoors; It's not the kid’s first choices of place to be when they could be attached to their games console. 

This collection of fun places to visit around the UK should give the kids enough incentive to pull the plug on the games and get outside. 
From Geocaching to giant slides, It's all here for a great family day out. 

Crocky Trail,

Crocky trail definitely worth a visit with the whole family.
an action packed day for all ages. 
Not only is there the expected famous Crocky Trail scrambling through trees, climbing over crooked bridges and swinging over the fast flowing Crocky stream with added challenges.
There are also plenty of rides and huge slides for kids (and adults too!) Including:
Titanic, Flusher, Spinning disk, Giant Slides, Vertical Roundabout, Sand pits, Magic roundabout and even an 'It’s a knock out' style course.

Kids under 5 are free and prices are reasonable.
A full pricing guide can be found here.

Yorkshire Dales National Park,

Geocaching is becoming increasingly popular after the likes of pokemon go getting a huge portion of the uk public walking through a fun app. 
start by downloading a geocache app and use the GpS on your smartphone to locate hidden treasure. geocaching trail around the Malham area starts at the spectacular Malham Cove
Click here for more info.

New Forest 

For walks and bike rides, the New Forest is hard to beat. It is also a great place to ride a horse,
Why not go looking for wildlife, or even have a picnic under a 1000 year old tree! 
The region is most commonly known for heathland, forest trails and native ponies!
Find more info here.


A family fun forest filled with adventure.
This award winning forest hosts zipwires, a treehouse, jungle bridges, boat trips and storytelling. 

(PS Don’t forget your wellies!)

For more info on pricing look here

Peak District

Get the cameras out! 
Britain's first National Park has 34 miles of family-friendly trails and nearly 200 square miles of open access land there are plenty of photo opportunities of dramatic heather moorland hills and rock edges in the north, limestone dales and rivers in the south! 

Why not camp too? 
Marshmallows over the fire anyone?
Also with lots of family activities available to check out here.


For more summer fun ideas check out our other #SummerRules.


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