Six Of The Best Locations In England To ‘WOW’ The Kids

By: Lenore Pearson, ellaslist explorer

For such a small country, England is simply packed full of wonderful things to see. Abundantly rich in history and culture, your little ones will be amazed as seemingly over every hill and around every corner they are faced with something special – an imposing castle, ancient ruins, a mystical stone circle or an enchanted wood.

1. Ashdown Forest (East Sussex) – Winnie the Pooh country!


Go on an ‘expotition’ through the 100 Acre Wood. Visit ‘Pooh Corner’ shop to pick up a map of the area to visit locations that inspired the stories and a special souvenir.
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2. Oxford – Visit the birth place of Alice in Wonderland

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Visit Alice’s Shop, the place the real ‘Alice’ would frequent to buy sweets. Treat the kids to a special ‘Alice’ souvenir or collectable.
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3. Leeds Castle (Kent) – the loveliest castle in England!

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Straight from a fairytale, the grounds are stunning, the castle itself is surrounded by water and features including falconry demonstrations, ‘The Knights Realm’ playground and a much enjoyed hedge maze with a grotto at its centre. Sure to be a memorable visit for everyone.
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4. Legoland (Windsor)

Watch as your child’s face lights up as they are entertained with over 55 interactive rides and attractions, Lego building workshops, and beautiful parkland. For the ultimate experience, why not stay at the Legoland Windsor Resort Hotel!
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5. Longleat Safari Park (Wiltshire)


One of the UK’s most loved attractions for over 6o years and the first of its kind outside of Africa. With over 20 attractions including a hedge maze, a jungle cruise and one of the most stately homes in England, Longleat House.
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6. Jorvik Viking Centre (York) – Journey back to the age of Vikings


Travel around a Viking city and come face to face with a ‘Viking’ in this interactive display of 30 years of history.
MORE INFO HERE.

 

 

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