Schools out for summer!

Summers here which mean the kids have broken up from school. Don’t worry parents here’s a quick guide of places to visit to keep the little ones entertained throughout the 6 week holidays.

Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary
Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary is a pure volunteer based, non profit group of volunteers.The flying display give you the visitors, Children & Adults, the chance to participate in the flying display and have our birds land on your gloved hand as they fly to you for their food.

Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary

Avenham and Miller Parks

Just a stones throw away from No.10 Preston, Avenham Park is possibly the most popular park in Preston.
This park is created from a natural amphitheatre and has a famous Japanese Rock Garden with a wide variety of unusual ornamental plants, together with beautiful water features. Avenham Colonade, the splendid riverside Ribble Walk, The Belvedere and majestic Derby Walk are amongst a few of the features to be found.

Brockholes Nature Reserve

Brockholes is a new kind of nature reserve, an unreserved reserve. Everyone is welcome at Brockholes, whether you’re a naturalist or a beginner, we have something for you to enjoy and lots of chances for you to get close to nature! On the site of an old quarry, the Lancashire Wildlife Trust have used their expertise to create habitats for lots of different wildlife.

Harris Museum and Art Gallery

A great day out for all the family, the Harris Museum Art Gallery & Library is a treasure trove of fantastic art and fascinating objects for all the family. Explore the remarkable collections of fine art, contemporary art, fashion, textiles, ceramics, glass and history, all housed in a stunning Grade I listed building in the heart of Preston … and it’s completely free to visit!

Harris Museum, Preston City Centre

Energi Trampoline Park

BUMP, CLIMB, FLIP, TWIST, DODGE, DUNK AND SO MUCH MORE! Energi Jump is filled with over 100 wall-to-wall trampolines, games, foam pit, slam dunk, airbag, parkour, dodge ball, climbing wall and an amazing cafe to refuel. Perfect to keep the kids entertained on a rainy day.

Ribble Steam Railway and Museum

Ribble Steam Railway and Museum, is tucked away in the heart of Preston’s old Industrial Docklands and has been greeting visitors since 2005. Every Sunday 10:30 until 17:00 their committed team of enthusiastic volunteers ready to help you during your visit whether its sharing their extensive and varied knowledge of engines or the explaining the inner workings of the steam and diesel engines.

All of these trips will keep your family entertained throughout the summer. If you’ve got family visiting during the summer, why not try Preston’s newest hotel, prices start from only £79 per night.

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