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Five Cool Things in the UK to Show the Kids this Year

March 29th, 2012 by Emily
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Family holidays are undoubtedly one of the highlights of the year for young children, and for their parents. But you don’t have to take them on a long, expensive plane flight to ensure that it’s an experience they’ll never forget. Right here in the UK, you’ll find some truly awesome things, perfect for visiting during weekend breaks or week-long holidays. Here are five of the best to help fire off your imagination.

London museums and landmarksLondon has such a high concentration of cool things that it would be unfair to pick out one in particular, but highlights include The British Museum, Natural History Museum, Tower of London and Buckingham Palace.

Stonehenge – The mysterious stone circle of Stonehenge in Wiltshire is around five thousand years old, and to this day no-one is truly sure who built it or why.

Alton Towers – Located in Staffordshire and one of the UK’s premier theme parks, why not treat the kids to some thrills and spills at Alton Towers this summer?

Edinburgh Castle – Few cities can boast a backdrop as romantic and magical as Edinburgh Castle, which overlooks much of the city. Take your little ones for a tour around the castle, and then explore the rest of the exciting Scottish capital while on an Edinburgh city break.

Mt. Snowdon – The tallest mountain in Wales, an ascent of Mt. Snowdon is sure to thrill your budding mountaineers. If you’re lucky with the weather you just might get a fabulous view of beautiful Snowdonia far below.

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