Great Fun in Great Britain – An Exciting Family Holiday
Great Britain is chock-full of incredible activities for the entire family.
Hundreds of years of history and some of the world’s most historic landmarks reside here. Whether it is wandering through a castle or a trip to the awe-inspiring Stonehenge, kids and adults alike will find plenty of wonder in this amazing country.
If you really want to see London from every angle at once, there is no better way than to board the world-famous London Eye. A 30-minute ride offers panoramic views of this spectacular city from nearly 443 feet in the air. From Big Ben to Buckingham Palace, there is really no better way to take in the entire city in one fell swoop!
When visiting Windsor, a trip to Legoland will thrill the kids with 150 acres of park constructed with 80 million Lego bricks. Truth be told, Mom and Dad will probably find it pretty awesome as well! Offering Lego-themed roller-coasters as well as live shows, kids can also attend the Lego City Driving School to earn their Lego driving license. Of course, no trip to Legoland would be complete without a little shopping in the largest Lego shop in the country, located at the park’s exit.
Does your family love Harry Potter? If so, head to Hertfordshire and immerse yourselves in the magical Warner Bros. Studio Tour. What could be better than to embark on the Hogwarts Express or walking the Great Hall? Visit the backlot, filled with costumes and props from all eight films and learn behind-the-scenes secrets about all the special effects.
In Leicestershire, at the National Space Centre, is where young (and old) space enthusiasts can delve into an interesting and informational day of fun and learning. Interactive galleries and exhibits offer an engrossing experience for all. Be teleported beyond the stratosphere by the shows in the UK’s largest planetarium. Shoot to the top of the renowned, almost 138-foot-tall Rocket Tower in a glass elevator for the ultimate in exhilaration!
For a little medieval fun, Warwick Castle in Warwickshire will surely deliver on excitement with its jousting tournaments, live shows and interactive attractions. Tour the towers and ramparts or watch the launching of the massive trebuchet. If you are brave enough, visit the Castle Dungeon to see live actors and special effects bring to life some of the darkest days of Warwick Castle’s history.
Lake Windermere in Cumbria is England’s largest lake and definitely a great way to spend a relaxing day. Take to the water for some swimming, rowing or sailing and feel all your tension just melt away. If you prefer to stay on shore, enjoy a day of horse riding. A day spent soaking up the beauty of this magnificent lake will be just what you need before beginning your next adventure!
Whether you fancy royal-watching, shopping, visiting the landmarks or just basking in the natural splendor of the countryside, time spent at your holiday home in Great Britain will be an unforgettable vacation for the entire family!