• 20 of the best indoor family activities for half-term

    2 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    From the UK's longest indoor ski slope to the Roald Dahl Museum, Rachel Dixon picks fun days out from her new book for children This fun-packed museum has six zones - covering topics such as the human body, nature and technology - with 400 interactive exhibits. The current temporary exhibition is devoted to digital art, and children can create their own animated creature. Over half-term, kids can enrol in Ghoul School, where terrifying teachers include Dr Frankenstein, a witch and a werewolf. Lessons cover potion-making and survival skills, and dressing up gets bonus marks. For adults...
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  • 20 of the best outdoor family days out for half-term

    2 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    From underground labyrinths to gazing at the stars, these autumnal activities are a great way to get the kids out and about Combine adrenaline thrills with autumn colour as you bounce, swing and zipline through the treetops at Zip World Fforest , which offers six “adventures” in woodland in the Conwy valley. The Treetop Nets, Europe's longest net walkway, and the Fforest Coaster are gentlest. Older children may prefer Plummet 2, which opens on 19 October, where they will be dropped 30 metres through a trapdoor, for a near free-fall experience, courtesy of two powerfans. And if that isn't...
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