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Portsmouth, England The UK is ideal for families with children. There is no exhausting heat even in summer months. The average air temperature in July is about 17C. There are a lot of fascinating sights and ancient castles, which children will surely like at any age. The entrance to most museums of the country is free, which will be another surprise for fans of sightseeing. Throughout Great Britain, there is a huge number of different themed parks and indoor water parks, which can be visited all year round.
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The fascinating amusement facility, Thorpe Park, is located just 30 minutes from London, in Surrey. This one is one of the five most extreme parks in Europe. Here, you could find a whole batch of adrenaline and get an unforgettable experience. One of the eeriest rides is called after the Saw movie. That’s a horror corridor. At Stealth, tourists will have to go down a steep cliff at a speed of 120 kmph. For young children, there are less extreme rides and water slides. You can have fun in Thorpe Park all day. After a portion of extreme, you can relax in a cafe or restaurant.
In Staffordshire, there is a park for family recreation. Drayton Manor has a zoo and rides, most of which are suitable for young children. The park is divided into 9 themed zones. There is a pirate bay, a fishing pier, an active entertainment park, a McCall farm, a zoo and a dinosaur route among them. The zoo houses more than a hundred animals, including reptiles and tigers. A similar park is situated in the small village of Owslebury in Hampshire. There is a zoo on its territory, as well as a lot of rides and water slides. It will be interesting to young guests to visit one of the various thematic shows and performances. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Windsor has one of the largest theme parks in Great Britain, Legoland. All the streets and rides in the park are made of lego items. There are a lot of entertainment options for children from 3 years old. There is a helipad, where you can ride a helicopter, assembled from cubes. Alton Towers in Staffordshire can rightfully be called one of the most popular themed parks in the country. The facility occupies a huge territory with an amusement park, an aquapark, a garden area and a hotel complex. Above the park, there is a cable car featuring scenic views of the beautiful gardens in the protected area. During the Halloween, Festival of Horrors is held there. That’s one of the most spectacular and large-scale events in the district.
The Flamingo Country Park is a great place for a family vacation. It consists of a zoo and an amusement park for children of all ages. The zoo is inhabited by various animals, including African lions, flamingos, giraffes, as well as meerkats, camels, and tigers. On the site dedicated to the history of dinosaurs, children can take part in the reconstructed archaeological excavations and find their own dinosaur. Fans of water rides should go to Pleasure Beach in Blackpool. This park is one of the oldest in the country; it was founded in the 19th century. Another water park in Blackpool, Sandcastle, has the longest water slide in the country.
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One of the fascinating museums for children in the UK is the Children's Museum in Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. It contains a huge collection of children's clothes and toys from different eras. An excursion to the Madame Tussauds museum in London will be exciting. The facility offers a lot of amazing meetings with legendary personalities. Fans of Harry Potter story will be able to visit the museum dedicated to this character. The place is also situated in London. Children will be able to plunge into the wonderful world of magic and fairy tales. Kids will feel like the characters of their favorite books and films. London Zoo is the oldest scientific zoo in the world. It presents more than 700 different species of animals and more than 16 thousand birds.
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Map of all zoos
Zoos and gardens in Great Britain
♥   Zoo 'Africa Alive' East Anglia. On the map   Photos
♥   Zoo 'Amazon World Zoo' Isle of Wight. On the map   Photos
♥   Zoo 'Amazona' East Anglia. On the map   Photos
♥   Zoo 'Amazonia World of Reptiles' East Anglia. On the map   Photos
♥   Zoo 'Banham Zoo' East Anglia. On the map   Photos
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Water attractions in Great Britain
♥   Water park 'Alton Towers Waterpark' Staffordshire. On the map   Photos
♥   Water park 'Brean Splash' Brean, Somerset. On the map   Photos
♥   Water park 'Calypso Cove at the Barnsley Metrodome' Barnsley, South Yorkshire. On the map   Photos
♥   Water park 'Sandcastle' Blackpool. On the map   Photos
♥   Water park 'Scarborough Alpamare Water Park' Scarborough, North Yorkshire. On the map   Photos
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Amusement parks in Great Britain
♥   Amusement park 'Adventure Island' . On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Adventure Wonderland' . On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Alton Towers Resort' . On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Barry’s Amusements' . On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Blackgang Chine' . On the map   Photos
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Aquariums in Great Britain
♥   Aquarium 'Anglesey Sea Zoo' Isle of Anglesey. On the map   Photos
♥   Aquarium 'Blackpool Tower Aquarium' Blackpool. On the map   Photos
♥   Aquarium 'Blue Planet Aquarium' Ellesmere Port. On the map   Photos
♥   Aquarium 'Blue Reef Aquarium' Newquay. On the map   Photos
♥   Aquarium 'Cannon Aquarium' Manchester. On the map   Photos

Pictureque places in Great Britain

Bath Abbey

From the series “Gothic Architecture – Magnificent Monuments”
You can see Bath Abbey in Somerset. It was founded in the 7th century. It was reorganized 300 years later. Large-scale reconstruction of the monastery began in the 12th century. It is almost unknown what the original Abbey buildings were. The Anglican Church became a spectacular example of the Gothic style after numerous alterations. The church, which visitors can see today, was completed in 1611. It took more than a hundred years to build it.

The building impresses not only with its rich facade design but also with its incredible scale. Up to 1,200 parishioners can stay in the Abbey at a time. The old church has long been used not only for religious services. It has become a real cultural center for residents. Classical music concerts and various lectures, as well as other significant … Read all

Charles Dickens Museum Apartment

From the series “Apartment-museums of great celebrities”
Fans of the famous English writer Charles Dickens should definitely take a walk along Doughty Street in London. The old house is located here. Apartments of the famous writer were once in it. This is the only surviving house in the city where the writer ever lived. That is why it was decided not to demolish the old building. The museum was opened there in 1923. Members of the Dickens society managed to save the historic building. It was founded in the early 20th century.

Mostly students of philological faculties were representatives of this club at that time. Also, several high-ranking figures from among the writers of Great Britain were members of the club. They managed to buy the historic building. The museum organized by them continues to attract the attention of tourists even today. … Read all
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Top cities of Great Britain for children

London
A visit to the Sea Life London Aquarium will be no less interesting. The aquarium is located not far from the Ferris wheel. Here visitors have a unique opportunity to see the underwater world in its splendor, watch colorful fish in aquariums, and make a walk in a transparent tunnel. While walking in the tunnel, you will see different species of fish right above the head. Shark feeding remains one of the most thrilling and popular activities, during which visitors can see how professional staff … Read more
Edinburgh
While staying in Edinburgh together with family, don’t forget to visit the most famous cinema in the city – Filmhouse Cinema – and take children with you. Several times a month this cinema shows cartoons for children of different age. Adults can watch them with kids or wait for children in a special relaxation area. Affordable prices are another advantage of these events, so they are very popular with locals. Therefore, it’s important to buy tickets in advance. Children of school age, … Read more
Blackpool
You can get acquainted with the diverse inhabitants of the underwater world during the excursion to the Aquarium Sea Life, Blackpool. Also among its features, it is worth noting the presence of a transparent tunnel, in which during a walk, one can observe floating sharks above ones’ head. The aquarium’s collection includes dozens of species of fish, jellyfish, skates and sea horses, which will be of interest not only to children, but also to adults. The most popular amusement park in … Read more
Manchester
One of the most eye-catching attractions for family visit is the Manchester Museum. The museum contains a rich collection of natural science exhibits. Young visitors will be interested to see large models of dinosaurs. Furthermore, they will be offered the opportunity to play with a collection of minerals and get acquainted with various interactive exhibits. This serious scientific museum is largely focused on children. A tour of the museum promises to be cognitive even for adults. It will … Read more
York
A lot of impressions is guaranteed from visiting the park, Creepy Crawlies Adventure Playsite, which is also aimed at children of different ages. In this entertaining center there are indoor pavilions with playrooms for children of various ages, and on the adjoining territory, there is an equestrian center in which very lovely ponies live. In the warm season, the young visitors of the park will have the opportunity to play in the sandbox and on various playgrounds. There is also a small zoo … Read more
Glasgow
With children of school age, you should definitely go to the entertainment center Climbzone Braehead. Here, various very extreme rides are equipped for visitors. In the center, it is possible to walk on the rope bridges equipped at height, pass various bands of obstacles or to learn the skill of rock-climbing. All entertainments in the center are carried out in special safety equipment and visitors are followed by experienced instructors. Travelers who enjoy winter sports should definitely … Read more
Birmingham
The best place to relax in nature is the Lickey Hills Country Park. The locals come here for a morning run, while tourists are attracted by the opportunity to take a walk in a quiet park, watch the birds living in it and feed the squirrels. The park is located on a small hill. From its landscape areas, opens a wonderful panorama of the city. Among the dense thickets of trees, are equipped comfortable benches for visitors and playgrounds for children. The entertainment center Cadbury World … Read more
Liverpool
Underwater Street Children's Discovery Centre is a no less interesting entertainment center. This is the place where children can not only have fun but also learn much interesting about the world, different professions and sciences. Boys will have an opportunity to become builders for some time, and creative children will be happy to participate in various artistic and handcrafting master classes. The center offers various educational programs for children of all ages, so parents with both … Read more

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