Activities for children – what to do these holidays with your family

Need inspiration when it comes to activities for children in the holidays? We've rounded up the best local, national, cheap and free family-friendly activities, days out and games


Holidays… April was packed full of them and May is top-and-tailed with two bank holidays, and then  half-term. This basically means you’ve had a lot of hours to entertain your child in.


If you’re planning to travel during the holidays, head to our essential family travel guide.

If your family is planning on staying close to home, you’ll need a bunch of suggestions for days out and family activities close to hand! And of course, if you have any great holiday activity ideas or questions, make sure you share them with other local families.

Family activities in your local area

Find out more things happening in your area and more places to go in your neighbourhood.

Family activities across the UK

Activities and play ideas for rainy days


Holidays on a budget


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