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Fun Family Events in the UK for 2016

27th Jan 2016

Families often don’t get much opportunity these days to spend a lot of quality time together, which is why most want to be able to enjoy some fun with the chance does arise. Planning some fun family events provides a great way to make the most of your family time whether it is at weekends or during the holidays. A little forward planning can go a long way when it comes to being able to enjoy fun times as a family, as you can get your arrangements sorted in plenty of time and start looking forward to the opportunity to kick back and relax with your loved ones.


There are some great events lined up over the course of this year across the UK, and many of these are perfect for a fun-packed family day out. From a day at the races through to air shows, adventure quests and more, there is something for all ages and tastes taking place around Great Britain over the coming months.

Some great events to enjoy as a family

Whatever sort of entertainment you are looking for as a family, you will find plenty to look forward to over the coming year. The next few months alone is packed with family oriented events in a variety of different areas so finding something close to you shouldn’t be too difficult.

One exciting event that is perfect for families is the up and coming Cheltenham Festival, which takes place between 15th and 18th March 2016. Both kids and parents alike can enjoy watching the jockeys saddle up and take in the excitement of the races. Adults can even enjoy heading to a Cheltenham betting site such as Coral in order to place a few bets and try their luck on picking a winner. There is plenty of fun and thrills for families to look forward to at this festival including musical entertainment, plenty of food and drink, and an incredible atmosphere.

The famous Cheltenham Racecourse is also known for another great family event in the form of the Wychwood Festival, which takes place from 3rd to 5th June 2016. This festival is now in its 12th year and has gone from strength to strength – it’s even been nominated every year for the ‘Best Family Festival’ at the UK Festival Awards. From great music and comedy to workshops and children’s literature, this is a great event for people of all ages.

If you are looking for a place to visit with the family over Easter, one great option is the Easter Adventure Questfrom English Heritage. These events take place over the Easter weekend in a wide range of different locations so you can find the one that is closest to you if you want to reduce travel times. From meeting character from a bygone era through exciting exploration and challenges, this is a wonderful way to treat the kids and have a wholesome family day out.

Whatever you decide to do, you will find that these events provide you with the ideal chance to create wonderful memories with your family.

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