Days out in the UK


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Legoland Windsor

Lego is one of the most popular toy systems in the world, so much so that it has 8 theme parks round the world with another three planned by 2022. Legoland Resort Windsor brings together a theme park with a hotel complex, allowing you to stay and immerse yourself into Lego's world. The park has twelve differently themed zones full of rides and Lego based fun, including master-classes from the master builders who make thew models at the park. If you or your family love Lego, this is a great day out for all the family. Make the most of these Legoland deals to get the best possible price.

Edinburgh Castle

The iconic fortress dominates Edinburgh's skyline, and it is believed there has ben some kind of fortress here since the 2nd Century AD. After a study in 2014, it has been identified as “the most besieged place in the UK.” Most of the current castle was built in the 16th Century and is accessible today as a tourist attraction. The main attractions in the castle include the Great Hall, The Royal Palace and St. Margaret's Chapel, a 12th Century church and the oldest building in Edinburgh. Make a visit to see the Scottish Crown Jewels, the one o'clock gun and the Stone of Destiny, used to enthrone the monarch of Scotland. The castle is also home to the Edinburgh Militray Tattoo, hosted every year through the month of August and showcases the best of British Armed Forces, Commonwealth and International Military bands.

Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Blackpool is famous as a holiday destination with the Blackpool Illuminations and it's famous tower attracting visitors from all round the country. The other main draw is the Blackpool Pleasure Beach, offering thrill seekers an opportunity to ride white-knuckle rides with 11 rollercoasters, 15 family rides, 5 water rides and a Nickelodeon Land housing a dozen additional rides. Opening in 1896, the park is one of the oldest theme parks in the UK, and is amongst the top twenty most visited them parks in the world. So why not go to the seaside and enjoy the attractions including the some of the oldest rollercoasters in the UK, and some new favourites?

Brighton Pier

Brighton Palace Pier is an example of a victorian seaside pier, opening in 1899 and has become an iconic part of Brighton's seafront, featuring in major cultural works like The Who's Quadrophenia, Doctor Who and in the film Carry On at Your Convenience. At 525 m long it is an imposing sight on the seafront and houses rides for kids and adults, as well as concessions selling work form local jewellers and most importantly the British classic Fish and Chips, being called “the spiritual home of fish and chips by Heston Blumenthal in the 2000s. It is the most visited tourist attraction outside of London and is visited by a staggering 4.5 million people every year and is most famous for being a theme park attraction.