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Family Fun Days Out & Weekend Breaks

If you’re planning a “staycation,” short family weeknd break or searching for family days out and things to do with kids, there’s no better place than the beautiful South of England.  

Over recent years the South East has worked tirelessly to ensure it remains an ideal holiday destination for families.  With a multitude of blue flag beaches, great value holiday parks and free festivals and events; the South East offers parents and children an unforgettable UK holiday without breaking the bank.

What's on for families this weekend?

See our list of family events to see what's happening close to you this week and use the map view to find something nearby. There are many free things to do with attractions also putting on extra activities during school holidays and other special occasions.

Best fun family days out & things to do with kids in 2015

  • Hampshire


    View things differently from Britain’s best viewing tower. Explore and discover fascinating facts and incredible views from the Spinnaker Tower with our brand new family trail. This is an ideal day out for all the family that adults can enjoy too!

  • Sussex


    Announced as the ‘Best Family Day Out 2013’ Fishers Adventure Farm Park is arguably the number one all-year attraction in the heart of Sussex. A unique mixture of up-close animal adventures and exhilarating indoor and outdoor play, it’s no wonder that Fishers is still “Where The Family Comes First”!

  • Berkshire


    The Look Out Discovery Centre is a fantastic place to meet up with friends. Plenty to do for the children including over 90 hands-on science activities. THE DINOSAUR SHOW, Gift and Coffee Shops and Adventure Play area.

  • Kent


    Port Lympne Reserve near Ashford & Howletts Wild Animal Park near Canterbury offer a 10% discount when booking online. Port Lympne is Kent's only safari experience while at Howletts, kids and adults alike can come face to face with 456 animals of 51 species across 90 acres of land.

  • Windsor


    The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead has it all. A castle, a theme park, the River Thames, bus, boat, bike and duck tours, shopping, dining and fun! Far too much for a day's visit, Windsor is an ideal destination for family weekend breaks.

  • Surrey


    Kew Gardens boasts one of the best days out for families in the UK and guaranteed warmth within the world's largest Victorian glasshouse. A fun, unique and memorable experience awaits.

Bodiam Castle, 1066 Country

Managed by our colleagues at the National Trust, Bodiam Castle is one of England's most perfectly preserved moated castles. This short film shows off just a few of its unique charms....

Singles Night at Winchester Science Centre

Singles Night at Winchester Science Centre

Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium is pleased to be hosting a series of Singles Events with the aim to allow local single...