From climbing the treetops at the UK’s largest native woodland to stepping back into over a thousand years of history. Make Worcestershire part of your story this summer holiday.
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1. GoApe Wyre Forest
Step outside your comfort zone and climb to the treetops of the UK’s largest native woodland. Designed specifically for the adventurers, you will be put through your paces on a choice of two high ropes experiences, Treetop Adventure and Treetop Challenge.
Take a big gulp of fresh air and hold on tight. You’ll be tackling canopy-height crossings, leaping off free-fall Tarzan swings and riding high-speed ziplines. This activity is for the whole family to enjoy, with savings of 15% off the Treetop Challenge with code FAMILY15
So what are you waiting for? Experience one of Worcestershire’s greatest outdoor spaces from 14m above ground.
Admission price – check website for details. 15% off the Treetop Challenge with code FAMILY15
2. The Commandery
August at The Commandery is jam-packed with fun for families with different themed sessions each week for children to enjoy!
Step back to medieval times and learn to launch a trebuchet catapult in the garden, test your juggling and giant bubble-making skills, and discover all there is to know about magnificent minibeasts.
Sessions run Tuesday to Thursday, 10.30am – 12noon, and are £5 per child.
Usual admission to The Commandery applies. You can get free admission to The Commandery if you have a season or residents’ pass
Admission Price – From £3.85 per person, as well as an excellent value family pass for £22 (up to two adults and three children). Themed sessions charged extra.
3. Hartlebury Castle
This summer, families can enjoy fantastic days out exploring Hartlebury Castle and get buzzing with creativity inspired by the natural world around the castle and beyond.
Dive under the sea, fly through the sky, and travel back in time to the age of the dinosaurs! There’ll be a new theme every week in August for children to get stuck into: Dinosaurs, Under the Sea, Birds of a Feather, Junk Art, and Bug Creations.
Children can make their own roar-some animal characters including crafty crabs and glow-in-the-dark dinosaurs, create mini bird houses, decorate wooden bug scenes and more to take home. There’s also an opportunity to become a Young Detective with an exciting cryptic trail around the castle and museum.
Admission price – From £7.50 per person
4. Churchfields Farm
There's so much to entertain the whole family this summer at Churchfields Farm near Droitwich. The Maize Maze is set to test your problem-solving skills, whilst visitors can also meet the friendly animals in the Fun Farm.
The fun does not stop there for youngsters (and parents!) with the adventure play adventure playground, bouncers and go-karts. Just some of the feature attractions at Churchfields Farm.
Don’t forget to try a local Churchfields ice cream after a busy day of family fun. The café also serves locally sourced meals straight from farm to fork.
Admission price – From £5 per person, Maize Maze charged extra.
5. Aztec Adventure
Adventure Activities, Experiences and Courses are just some of the things to do at Aztec Adventure this summer holiday.
If you a looking for a varied family day out which will keep the kids entertained for hours, check out the following…
Adventure Golf and Aerial Adventure Course at The Lost Valley
Aztec Aquaglide Aqua Park at Upton Warren
Boat Hire and Launch at Upton Warren and Lower Moor
Children's Sailing and Paddling Experiences at Upton Warren
Children’s Just Climb Experiences for 5-10 and 9-15 Years at Evesham Leisure Centre
Also on offer are a wide range of Adventure Courses. They offer Children’s Multi-Activity Day and Week School Holiday Courses and a range of nationally recognised accredited courses through the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) and British Canoeing (BC). These can be sessions booked for a day, a number of days, a series of sessions or one-on-one.
For Adventure Activity and Course availability, cost and to book online, see website.
Let Worcestershire be your destination of choice during the summer holidays.
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