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Family trip to York with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

York will delight travelers with children with a wide selection of water parks and entertainment centers, interesting museums and attractions. One of the most original amusement parks not only in the city, but in the country as a whole, is the York Maze. In this landscape park, tourists can enjoy a lot of entertainment. There are live labyrinths, which are especially popular among children, equipped playgrounds, as well as special picnic areas. Every year, the park hosts a lot of interesting recreational activities, organize team games and sports competitions. Suitable entertainment is available for children of any age.
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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 with very friendly and harmless animals in the park.
With children of school age, it is worth looking into the theme park, Web Adventure Park. The choice of attractions in it is simply huge. The park is equipped with a lot of gymnastic equipment and obstacle courses, sports grounds, as well as playrooms for the youngest. In the center, there are interesting workshops for children. It will be interesting for fans of active entertainment, and fans of creativity to spend time here. Copyright
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For those who like water entertainment the most, the water park Water World can be recommended. It is quite small, but contains everything that is necessary for a comfortable holiday with the whole family. Visitors can enjoy a beautiful pool with slides, a relaxation area with a Jacuzzi and a cozy cafe. Those who like to relax in a quieter and less crowded environment should best visit the water park on a weekday as there are always a lot of people there on weekends.
York Guildhall There are several dozen museums in York, among which there are original children’s museum. The DIG museum is aimed at children. Interesting educational programs, master classes and recreational activities are held for them. In this museum, children will be able to learn about how difficult the work of archaeologists is, and independently find their first artifacts on a special site. They will also be able to learn a lot of interesting things about the world of nature, as well as see a collection of interesting natural science artifacts.
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There are many beautiful parks in the city that are sure to please lovers of nature and outdoor recreation. One of the most beautiful and interesting is the Askham Bryan Wildlife & Conservation Park. On its territory is a zoological garden. Therefore after a walk through the picturesque places, all visitors to the park can get acquainted with the amazing representatives of the wild world. Children will love to feed small meerkats, they will be able to hold turtles in their hands, as well as watch colorful parrots. In the park, there is a beautiful terrarium in which an extensive collection of exotic frogs is collected and also live crocodiles. This amazing park is very popular not only among tourists, but also among locals. It is literally created for a fascinating holiday surrounded by the most real wildlife.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in York and surroundings

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Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near York
♥   Amusement park 'Flamingo Land Resort' , 33.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Diggerland' , 33.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Lightwater Valley' , 40 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Sundown Adventure Land' , 74.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Gulliver’s Kingdom' , 98.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around York
♥   Water park 'Calypso Cove at the Barnsley Metrodome' Barnsley, South Yorkshire, 51.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Scarborough Alpamare Water Park' Scarborough, North Yorkshire, 57.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Wet N Wild' North Shields, Tyne and Wear, 117.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Alton Towers Waterpark' Staffordshire, 120.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Water World' Stoke-on-Trent, 127.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all oceanariums
Aquariums in York and nearby
♥   Aquarium 'The Deep' Kingston upon Hull, 55 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Sea Life Manchester Aquarium' , 99.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all zoos
Zoos and gardens in/near York
♥   Zoo 'Lotherton Hall Bird Garden' Aberford, Leeds, West Yorkshire, 22 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Harewood Bird Gardens' at Harewood House, West Yorkshire, 30 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Tropical World at Roundhay Park' Leeds, 30.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Flamingo Land Resort' North Yorkshire, 33.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Yorkshire Wildlife Park' Doncaster, 51.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Famous sights of York


From the series “The Last City-Fortresses Survived to This Day”
The main symbol of the fortress city is the fortress walls, that were built in the 14th century. These walls have 10 gates, some of them are the unique architectural monuments. A great number of palaces has been saved in the city. The Royal Theater, founded in 1765, has also been saved. Fans of walks will like the medieval district Shambles. Streets in this district have saved unchanged since the 15th century. There you can walk on picturesque and medieval streets. … Read further

The Deep Aquarium

From the series “The Coolest and Largest Oceanariums in the World”
Not only curious travelers are among its regular visitors, but also scientists from around the world. Interesting educational programs are offered to pupils and students here. The aquarium is famous for its rich collection of exotic fish. You can admire infinite flocks there. In addition, there are rare species of waterfowl. One of the most unusual sections is an aviary with penguins. The Deep Aquarium has long been one of the leaders among the UK landmarks. It is very popular among tourists with children. … Read further
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Interesting places to visit with children around York

Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in York - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of York, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. York for families with children. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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