Attraction to take your children to over October half term

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Attraction to take your children to over October half term

The October half term is the perfect opportunity to spend some quality time with your children. It doesn’t have to be done abroad, though. There are plenty of kid-friendly attractions in the UK that your little ones will relish visiting.

The mid-term school break is a chance to do a trip solely for the kids, putting the freedom in their hands and doing something that they’d really enjoy. Who knows, you might up enjoying yourself more than you think!

Here are some of the top UK family attractions in the UK that you could visit with your children this October half term:


A theme park made with 80 million Lego blocks, that’s just as impressive for adults as it is the children! Set in over 150 acres of Windsor parkland, there are interactive rides, live shows and plenty of attractions. Don’t forget to visit the Lego City Driving School so your child can earn their Lego driving licence!

National History Museum

This is the museum to end all other museums. The historic beautiful building matched with the educational and impressive exhibits makes the Natural History Museum a must-visit for all ages.
Whilst Legoland has over 80 million building blocks, the Natural History Museum is home to over 80 million amazing plants, animals, fossils, rocks and minerals. Prepare for a day exploring Earth’s millions of years of history.

Warner Bros Studios

If your children have read the books or watched the films, a trip to Harry Potter Warner Bros. Studio is a must! The studios where all eight movies were made, children can explore theGreat Hall and board the Hogwarts Express. Visitors can go behind the scenes for secrets about the filming and have a look at iconic props at costumes.

Alton Towers

For the adrenaline-seeking family, why not visit Alton Towers? The theme park is packed with the UK’s fastest and most-advanced rides. Spins, twists and turns all spell fun for even the most cynical teenagers. If you’ve got really young children, there is CBeebies land on site which has accessible rides and a CBeebies themed hotel for those who want to stay the night.

National Space Centre

Found in Leicester, the National Space Centre is a haven for children. Space is a fascination for every child and this attraction is as educational as it is fun. The centre has six interactive galleries, a planetarium, a 3D-simulator experience and 42m high rocket tower.

UK car hire

With 20 locations around the UK, you’re never too far from one of our branches and we have car hire available in many of the most popular tourist destinations. For more information about the range of vehicles available, browse our online booking platform. 

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