Trips, Tips and Places to Visit in London & the UK for all Ages.

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  • Its the holiday season!
  • Spend some time in London.
  • Ask Granny has  the BEST list of what to do and where to go when travelling with the family to London and the UK. This list is updated on a regular basis too!
  •  If you are not  sure what to do in LONDON this time with the kids Click here to find an up to date list of whats on for pre-teenagers.
  •  For older kids, All In London has plenty of suggestions~ Click Here to Visit the Site

 

Enjoy walking around to visit the London Hot Spots with a walking guide.This is a great way to visit London and take some exercise at the same time!

  •  Here is a UK guide for all the family. Find out where to go and what to see.
  • Look for interesting things to do and see this year in your town or county. Plenty of family-friendly choices for day and weekend trips…. make plans for next month too!
  • www.wherecanwego.com ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • Choose a place to visit with all the family in the UK this year.
  • Need to save? The English countryside, is the best places to be during part of the holidays. Grandparents, parents, visitors from overseas… book a holiday in the Uk this year!
  • The English Holiday Guide ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • A complete website for tourists in England.
  • Probably one of the best all-round sites for locating information on short or long trips in England. It contains a lot of information on activities, a user-friendly map format for finding things in specific areas and a top ten to help you find out just what you want.
  • Enjoy England ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • Visit London this weekend with the kids or friends.
  • This site offers a what’s what of what goes around in London. Kids will love the fun way it is set out while also being easy for us grandparents to navigate. A really good first stop for everything that goes on in the nation’s capital. Time Out has up to date info on all the historical places you want to visit in London… Take all the family on a day trip.
  • Time Out ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • A comprehensive site for all holidays in UK and abroad
  • Including a comprehensive directory for all the home nations this will also allow you to venture further afield with the kids, allowing you to map out each day with fun-packed activities and visits.
  • Travel for Kids ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • Arrange a family – sailing holiday
  • Some great sailing holidays around the UK with courses for kids to develop what is a challenging and peaceful pastime!! Also, check out the Sun Sailing Club resorts world wide. Choose from exotic locations …. the Mediterranean, Caribbean or the Bahamas!
  • Sunsail ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • Find out what is on offer on skiiing holidays for kids
  • First Choice sets out its skiing holidays for kids and activities to keep them entertained throughout your time on the slopes.
  • First Choice Holidays ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • A fast flowing fun way to go down the Thames!
  • Check out this fast way to visit London down the Thames by speedboat! Recommended by various UK publications and sure to be a thrill for you and your grandkids.
  • London RIB Voyages ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • Go and meet Peter Rabbit and all his friends!
  • Take your younger grandchildren to the magical world of Beatrix Potter in the Lake District. A great throwback to this cult TV series. A Granny Look favourite!
  • The World Of Beatrix Potter and Friends ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • Theatre for all at the Old Vic
  • Varying shows depending on the season but definitely one to look out for when something interesting comes out!
  • The Old Vic ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • Whats on for kids in and around London
  • Spectacular new shows for children from the BBC
  • Catch up with the live shows BBC is organising in the capital with this website. Incorporates kids’ favourites the CBeebies!
  • BBC Live Shows ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • All the latest tips for child-friendly places to visit and eat at with the kids
  • Lots of ideas for the family for child-friendly days out in many parts of the UK. Many ages and tastes covered by this hit site!
  • Raring to Go ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • Three Big days out for the price of two!
  • Visit Banham Zoo, Africa Alive! and Dinosaur Adventure. Visit three of these exciting attractions and only pay two! A great offer if you are travelling to Norfolk!
  • The Big Three ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • An easy-to-use website giving info on kids’ activities in UK
  • A family website that gives you lots of ideas for great family days out with the children. Very well designed so even your kids will find navigation easy!
  • Day Out with the Kids ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • Family-Friendly ideas for trips all over the world.
  • Choose a city in UK or anywhere in the world and then click on Family-Friendly to find out loads to see and do with the children.
  • Viator ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • A favourite choice for holidays with the family…
  • Discover the famous resorts in more than 100 destinations worldwide such as ASIA, EUROPE, USA or AUSTRALIA and other CLUBMED activities such a club med gym, club med world and other club med sites.
  • Club Med ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • This website includes link categories such as companies, education and research, studying dance, merchandise, and ticket outlets.
  • English National Ballet ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • Visit one of the best family theme parks!
  • Paultons Family Theme Park in Hampshire offers a great family day out with over 50 different attractions. With a great variety of things to do, Paultons will entertain the whole family!
  • Paultons Family Theme Park ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • A great day out for kids to learn about wildlife. Visit the WWT centre at Barnes, near London!
  • The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is a leading UK conservation organisation saving wetlands for wildlife and people across the world. This very lively website with many moving components is designed with children in mind, entertaining while informing. Also make use of lots of fun and games too!
  • Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • Birdworld – The Bird Park and Gardens – Situated 3 miles south of Farnham, Surrey
  • The Bird Park and Gardens – Situated only 3 miles south of Farnham, Surrey, this is a rare occasion to sample the delights of a bird world often hidden to us humans. Sure to be a eco-awareness lesson for kids as well as entertaining all-round experience.
  • Birdworld ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • Thorpe Park- a theme park for all
  • Ask Granny enjoys taking grandchildren to this park, which includes rollercoasters, water rides and rides for younger children.
  • Thorpe Park ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • Kent attraction: Wild animal park; adoption and conservation – Totallywild
  • Working with animals to help them from extinction and moving to secure the help of other partners in its projects, this is a great idea for a day out so close to London!
  • Totally Wild ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • Mid-Hants Railway (Watercress Line) Official Website – Index
  • A throwback to times when trains arrived on time and people wore great hats. Take your grandchildren and bathe in the nostalgia of bygone days.
  • The Watercress Line ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • Bluebell Railway – A Steam Railway in Sussex, UK
  • The Bluebell Railway takes you back to the days of the old railway engines of the when Great Britain really was great. A great treat to enjoy for you and your grandkids.
  • The Bluebell Railway ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • The Custom House – Restaurant, Children’s Play Centre, Party Venue and more
  • A great place to have a great dinner while kids bustle their way through the action-packed laser tag team site. Combines activities for the more and less mature visitors as well as party facilities
  • The Custom House ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • Kids Play…
  • Kids activity centre for all ages where children can trampoline around, climb or learn in outdoor and indoor facilities. With 12 years in the business and centres around the country you have plenty of options to keep the kids happy all year round.
  • Where Kids Play ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • Wildwood Trust’s animal kingdom near Canterbury
  • Find out about how foxes, wolves and squirrels live in the wild while making the most of this trust-driven animal sanctuary thats brings to life UK fauna in Kent.
  • Wildwood Trust ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • Welcome to the new Theme Park Insider!
  • If you want to know everything there is to know about theme parks then look no further. This site give you all the information you need and more, allowing you the inside info on what is happenning in the world of theme parks!
  • Theme Park Insider ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • Welcome to Drusillas Park on the south coast
  • Located six miles from Eastbourne, the park includes the Thomas the Tank Engine theme park, always a big hit with kids, as well as various animal exhibits to keep them happy all day.
  • Drusillas Park ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • Kew Bridge Steam Museum, London – Home
  • Visit the world-renowned Kew Bridge Steam Museum in London. Hearken back to the years when coal, not oil, chugged our population as the main transport system around the country. A great educational trip Granny Look still loves!
  • Kew Bridge Steam Museum ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • Bekonscot Model Village and Railway- A great family day out near London
  • The world-famous model village dating back to the 1930s era is a must-see for children, especially considering profits go to charity and it contains a model train track which runs around the six model villages in the one and a half acre mini-landscape.
  • Bekonscot Model Village and Railway ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • SEA LIFE Centres – liquid fun
  • A colourful and well laid-out website showing events at the watery theme park located all over the world. Lively action with some of the most playful animals in the world.
  • Sea Life Europe ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • MERLIN GROUP – home of various top attractions
  • Explore not just legoland but other spots like SeaLife and the London Eye. Some of the most interesting attractions in the UK are hosted on this webpage.
  • Merlin Group ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • The Rare Breeds Centre for full family fun
  • For a good time with the kids which allows their creativity to flow while allowing them to explore a whole host of rare breeds of animals check this fun-packed site.
  • The Rare Breeds Centre ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • Eagle Heights – Kent’s Bird of Prey Centre
  • Giving a home to over 150 injured or rescued birds, the centre is sure to attract kids for the universal appeal birds of prey have to children, images of them soaring above the land beneath firmly engraved in their heads
  • Eagle Heights ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • National Railway Museum – the home of railways
  • Let your grandchildren in joy the wonders of the National Railway story. Discover how rail travel became what it is with the young ones and enjoy a day of reminiscing!
  • National Railway Museum ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • Whipsnade Wild Animal Park – see wonderful cheetahs
  • Incoporating Cheetah Rock, a sealion exhibit and elephants kids can learn and have fun at Whipsnade Zoo explorin the animal kingdom.
  • Whipsnade Wild Animal Park ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • Budget Family Breaks
  • Cheap and cheerful holidays for all the family around the UK. This website can be fine-tuned to give you the right holiday at the right price while also providing special offers to some fave destinations!
  • Budget Family Breaks ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • The Dinosaur Museum – Britain’s unique dinosaur museum
  • From the T-Rex to the Triceratops, the dinosaur world has always fascinated kids, their awesome power and terror-striking features filling the imaginations of kids everywhere. Visit the only museum dedicated solely to dinosaurs in the UK, situated in the heart of Dorset just 7 miles from the Jurassic Coast.
  • The Dinosaur Museum ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • Eddie Catz Entertainment Centres
  • Eddie Catz promotes what they call edutainment, mixing education with entertainment and providing kids with a means to make new friends and explore new things. Also includes a boucy castle!
  • Eddie Catz ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • Welcome to Perform – Drama workshops for Children 4-8 years old, in the London, South East and M25 areas
  • Increase the self-confidence and awareness of your grandchildren with this marvellous site! More than just drama, activities include singing and dancing, sure to help them express themselves like never before!
  • Perform ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • Cruise Ireland : Cruise Hire Shannon and Erne Waterways : Boating Holidays: River Cruise Carrick-on-Shannon Banagher Knockninny Enniskillen
  • Enjoy luxury boating holidays on Ireland’s River Shannon and Lough Erne. Travel on more than just an old barge – these yachts will make the stay more upmarket than ever!
  • Cruise Ireland ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • Woodlands Leisure Park
  • With centres in Leicestershire and Devon, this park allows you to take your grandkids on an adventure of a liftetime with new possibilities at every turn! Explore the activities and rides that will make any holiday special!
  • Woodlands Leisure Park ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • Twinlakes Leisure Park in Melton Mowbray
  • Twinlakes has various interesting attractions and includes 125,000 square foot of indoor games to ensure you have a great time no matter what the weather. A beautiful park which bring a smile to your grandchild’s face!
  • Twinlakes Leisure Park ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • FamilyFun: Tips on traveling with your grandchildren – and More Family Fun
  • An interesting article on the benefits of ‘grandtripping’. Going on holidays with kids is something which can be rewarding and enjoyable experience. Check it out for yourself!
  • Family Fun ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • UK Family Holidays and Family Caravan Parks
  • This extensive list of caravan parks will show you which is the spot for you. Granny Look would go here if she was looking for a caravan park.
  • All For Kids ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • The official website for English tourism : Enjoy England
  • If you really want to enjoy England and find out what it has to offer for you or children of all ages just check this website for more information!
  • Enjoy England ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • Childfriendly.net : Child friendly places in the UK
  • A great directory website to find out anything that is going on in the UK for kids. Well-organised and updated frequently you can find out more about everything here!
  • Childfriendly.net ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • WhereCanWeGo.com – Britain’s What’s On Events Guide
  • Using easy to enter search criteria, this site allows users to find events anywhere in Britain, be they free or paying and also gives an opportunity to enter your own activity for free! A unique resource and growing community.
  • Where Can We Go? ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • Science Museum – Visit the museum – Age 8-11
  • Children of ages 8-11 can participate in a host of activities such as a motion simulator, loads of interactive games and the IMAX cinema screenings held in the Science Museum.
  • Science Museum ~ Click Here to Visit the Site
  • Those three mime-artists covered in thick blue paint can make for an interesting night of entertainment with your grand kids. Try them out next time they are in the UK.
  • Blue Man Group ~ Click Here to Visit the Site

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