Top Things to Do this May Half Term with the Kids
2017 is flying by! Summer is just around the corner and May half term is here! After all these bank holidays and Easter holidays you might be struggling to plan fun, cheap days with the kids. That’s why we’ve made sure there’s something for every family on our list of top things to do this half term, come rain or shine!
If you're like us and you like to be super organised (or at least pretend to be), then you will love our Half Term Planner! You can download it here, print it off and stick it on the fridge so all your fun family days are sorted this half term.
- Aerial Extreme
Aerial Extreme is the action-packed adventure day that lets your kids go wild! Amaze yourself as you take each of the challenges head on, from speedy zips, mid air jumps, suspended gravity defying climbing walls, and much more... Aerial Extreme is a fantastic day for the whole family to let off some steam in the glorious outdoors this half term.
- Flamingo Land - Party in the Park!
On Saturday 3rd June a night to remember is on the cards! Spend a sunny evening enjoying a glass of wine or an ice-cold beer whilst the kids dance away to X Factor favourites!
Flamingo Land are opening their gates up at 5pm on 3rd June for you and your kids to have a wild hour of fun in their theme park and zoo, rated Yorkshire's 'Most Magnificent' Attraction award 2015.
Followed by an evening of entertainment for the whole family including performances from X Factor's 5 After Midnight (5AM) and Sam Lavery, Jamie Miller from The Voice, acrobats, and many more!
All set in Flamingo Land's spectacular Riverside One entertainment area which also features bars, restaurants and alfresco eateries.
Book now to secure your place and kick off your summer with an evening of rollercoasters, animals, dancing and drinks!
Get nose to nose with nature this half term at Drusillas Park! Located in East Sussex, Drusillas is widely regarded as the best small zoo in the country, and has a range of activities going on this half term. On 29th May and 1st June you can meet Hello Kitty in her beautiful themed house and have a souvenir photo taken with the cutest girl herself. Meet and greet opportunities will operate at intervals throughout each day. On 31st May two of PAW Patrol's finest recruits, Chase and Marshall, also return to Drusillas Park. The heroic pups will be appearing in the Events Arena at intervals throughout the day.
- Laser Quest
For kids nearing the end of their school year, they need a fun, action packed day to burn off all that steam! Treat your kids to a day at Laser Quest where they can run around and have a blast, playing against their friends with laser guns in sci-fi themed battle zones.
Laser Quest brings your kids’ video games to life so they don’t have to be stuck in all half term on their Xbox!
- The Beatles Story (Liverpool)
Show your kids Beatlemania! The wonderful, award winning ‘The Beatles Story’ is the world’s largest Beatles exhibition, situated in Liverpool. You can enjoy a number of interactive experiences including a map of Great Britain allowing you to explore musical roots across the country, a video history booth to record your own memories and an exclusive Ringo Starr interactive drum lesson.
This is a fun, unique day out and one that all generations of the family will enjoy.
- Teddy Bear Museum (Dorchester)
A lovely day out awaits you and your family at the enchanting Teddy Bear Museum in Dorset. Your little ones will adore meeting their fluffy friends ranging from the earliest antique teddy bears to today's TV favourites, set in beautiful décor from the Edwardian times up to the present day.
This is a great idea for grandparents wondering how to spend some quality time with their grandchildren!
- TeamSport Karting
Give your kids the ultimate indoors go-karting experience this half term! TeamSport Karting have 21 tracks across the UK, featuring multi-levels, banked corners and ramps going all over the place! Don’t let the half term slip by without planning an awesome, action-packed day like this to give your kids the silly fun they deserve!
- Gulliver’s Theme Parks
Discover family rides, shows and a huge selection of entertainment at Gulliver’s Theme Parks and Resorts, perfect for children aged 2-13 years.
From 27th May onwards Gulliver’s are having a ‘Tabbalabba’ Festival! Including Springtime Festivities , The Big Bubble Show, The Sock Puppet Parade and The Gulliver's Cake-Off, Gulliver’s is looking like a great day out this half term!
Gulliver’s theme parks are located in Milton Keynes, Warrington and Matlock Bath.
What are you up to this half term? Share your favourite days out with us and other mums by using the hashtag #KidsPassDays in your posts. Enjoy your week, we hope you and your little ones have heaps of fun!