With the summer break looming, all you Mums, Dads and Grandparents may be wondering how you’re going to keep the little ones entertained over six weeks. There’s only so many picnics, cinema trips and fort-building days you can handle – sometimes you need to think outside the box to keep them entertained!
Here at Cotels, we’ve put together five of our most favourite days out in Milton Keynes, to give inspiration to parents who might be at a loose end when thinking of child-friendly activities for the summer holidays…
Located just 2.5 miles from the Milton Keynes city centre, Gulliver’s Land is a must visit. From the Runaway Train in Discovery Bay to the Jungle River Ride, there are plenty of exciting rides to ensure that all the family have a fun day out, aimed at families with children aged 2 to 13. Prices are reasonable too, with tickets available in advance from £20 per person. Whether your children fancy facing the Drop Tower or prefer to ride a waterslide in the splash zone, there is something for everyone at Gulliver’s Land – even the Mums and Dads!
Mr Mulligan’s Lost World Golf
Fancy something close to the Milton Keynes city centre? Well, look no further because Mr Mulligan’s Lost World Golf is only 1 mile away and offers family passes for discounted prices on games. Sea creatures and strange beasts are hidden across 2 golf courses to challenge the kids to be brave and make it to the end. The venue also has a large restaurant to fill the tummies of your little explorers after a fun day of crazy golf.
Feel the rush of oxygen as you experience the force of Gravity! There is no better feeling, whatever your move or style, you can jump, bounce, hop and dance through the air on the extreme trampolines. With prices starting from just £6.00 for a parent & toddler session Gravity Active is a thrilling yet affordable day out to entertain your children.
Big Rock Climbing Centre
Just a 10-minute drive from Milton Keynes city centre and our serviced apartments, Big Rock climbing centre offers tailor-made programmes to entertain your little ones during school holidays. With trained instructors there to supervise, you can let the kids roam free and climb to the highest heights You can choose between 1-6 hour sessions, as well as a choice of activities such as family climbing, crazy climbing and cheeky monkey climbing.
Formula Fast Indoor Karting
Located in Bletchley just 10 mins drive from the centre of Milton Keynes, Formula Fast is the perfect place to take children who love a competitive challenge. With the opportunity in the school holidays to attend race academies, family karting and timed championships, Formula Fast provides plenty of challenges to keep your children entertained. There are also sessions which allow your children to meet those of similar ages and with similar personalities. With prices starting from £32.50 per person, be sure to go along this summer for a thrilling experience.
Whatever the weather, rain or shine, here’s a selection of activities perfect for family days out. Not only will they keep the kids active, but it’ll also give you a chance to relax and let the little ones explore.