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- Tangmere Military Aviation Museum was established on the old RAF Tangmere airfield. From its beginnings in 1916, through its illustrious service as one of Britain’s front line fighter bases during WW2 and on to its key role as home to the world speed record breaking aircraft of the High Speed Flight in the post war years it has occupied a unique place in aviation history. The museum contains priceless historic aircraft such as Neville Duke’s world record breaking Hawker Hunter, actual equipment used by the brave SOE agents who were carried into occupied France on ‘black Lysander’ flights from Tangmere, flight simulators where you can try your hand at flying, a full sized replica of the very first Spitfire prototype and more.
- The Living Legend is a village family attraction. The attraction includes:The Jersey Experience – a dynamic multi-media presentation and exhibition of Jersey’s history. Go-karting 3 acres of adventure golf courses, incorporate caves, lakes and waterfalls surrounded by beautiful gardens. Children’s adventure playground Indoor crèche, face painting or juggling. Musicians and mime artists also appear throughout the summer creating a colourful spectacle.
- The Beatles Story is located in the historic Albert Dock in Liverpool. This Liverpool attraction takes you through the lives of the Fab Four and includes 60’s replicas of the Casbah, Mathew Street and The Cavern. You can listen to the story through audio guides available in ten different languages.
- The Black Sheep Brewery is an ale brewery in the town of Masham in North Yorkshire. Set up by Paul Theakston in 1992 in an old maltings building which stood on the River Ure, the brewery now only makes beer from high quality raw materials. Their bottled beers and casked ales have won many awards. Black Sheep Brewery has an on-site visitor centre, shop and restaurant, as well as offering guided tours of the brewery.
- Archeolink takes you back ten thousand years and you travel from the Mesolithic era to Roman times through the use of with indoor and outdoor exhibitions. This is a living historical experience with hands on activities, workshops and guided tours everyday. Archaeolink is a multi award winning living history park and visitor attraction, with a central focus on education, participation and fun. Situated in the beautiful countryside of Aberdeenshire in the shadow of the dramatic Bennachie mountain range, the park occupies a central location in the diverse archaeological landscape of North East Scotland.
- Glen Lyn Gorge is situated in Lynmouth, is part of Exmoor National Park within a designated sight of special scientific interest. It is the site of the “Power of Water Exhibition” a visitor attraction where people can learn about renewable energy in a stunning natural setting. Learn about the devasting floods that ravaged the town in 1952
- The Benromach Distillery started in 1898 using the same spring water rising in nearby Romach Hills. Visitiors are guided around our boby mill, mash tun, wooden washbacks, 2 copper stills, spirit safe, filling room, dunnage warehouses and visitor centre with many mementoes. And, of course, you can enjoy a tutored tasting of our gorgeous classic Speyside Single Malt Whisky.
- The Dinosaur Museum in Dorchester is totally devoted to dinosaurs and is the only one of it’s kind in the United Kingdom. The life size reconstructions really get the kids going and they’re part of a multi media experience that includes sound and computer displays to find out more! The real fossils and skeletons help you to visualise the sheer enormity of these creatures and imagine their life on earth. It’s a perfect day out especially with the Jurassic Coast as part of the immediate neighbourhood! Take the kids fossil hunting later on and see what they find on the coastline of Dorset! Charmouth, Lyme Regis, Burton Bradstock – they’re all great places to find fossils and the beaches are stunning! Voted one of the best of Dorset’s attractions, the museum has been on television and in print making it one of the areas most famous attractions for all the family. OPENING TIMES – All year daily, including Sundays, January to March 10am to 4pm. April to September 10am to 5pm. October to December 10am to 4pm. Closed 13th to 26th December inclusive. FACILITIES – The ground floor of the Museum is accessible for people using a wheelchair (only one step with temporary ramp at the entrance). The two upstairs galleries are inaccessible to wheelchair users and to compensate a concessionary rate is charged. Car parking and a wide range of catering establishments can be found within easy walking distance of the Museum. Toilets are available in the Museum. THE DINOSTORE – The ‘Dinostore’ within the Museum is well stocked with a wide range of dinosaur toys, gifts and souvenirs. There is an extensive dinosaur book section with a range of dinosaur titles for kids, schools, and adults. SCHOOL VISITS – The Dinosaur Museum has an enviable reputation for its educational services. The Museum is extremely popular with schools linking various topics to the study of dinosaurs.
- Den and the Glen (formerly Storybook Glen) is a wonderful place for adults and children to remember what childhood is all about!Just 6 miles from Aberdeen, this 28 acres park is a giant play area for kids and parents alike full of your favourite nursery rhyme and fairy-tale characters like Postman Pat and Wee Willy Winkie!