5 of the Best Family-Friendly Attractions in the Lake District and Lancashire

5 of the Best Family-Friendly Attractions in the Lake District and Lancashire


With Easter soon upon us, parents around the UK are scrambling for great ideas on an Easter break for the family. When it comes to family-friendly attractions, the UK offers a plethora of choices all year round.


Based on popularity, these five choices in Lancashire and the Lake District will stir your ideas-pool, as you try to decide on the best attraction to visit this year.


  • Blackpool Pleasure Beach


The family owned amusement park has been a popular destination for many years. Set against the south shore of Blackpool, the park offers lots of rides including many differing types of roller coasters. The Big Dipper remains popular and Infusion will satisfy the thrill seeker in you. For younger children, there are numerous classic rides in Nickelodeon land.


  • The World of Beatrix Potter


How about allowing your child to enter the enchanting world of Beatrix Potter? The magic comes to life in the beautiful Lake District. The World of Beatrix Potter, in Bowness on Windermere, brings all the favourite characters to life such as Peter Rabbit. There is a character-themed cafe and gift shops so the attraction caters for all ages.


  • The Fun Factory

This offers a slightly different kind of family attraction with a colourful soft play adventure for all children in Bowness. Adults can relax in the cosy lounge next to Lake Windermere while watching the kids play. They also arrange parties for the children.


  • Climb 365


How about an adventure holiday that caters for you and the kids? Climb 365 in Windermere offers pitch climbing for kids as young as the age of six. There are scenic walks and for the adventurous adult, there is a rock scrambling and abseiling to challenge you to various heights.


  • Happy Mount Park


When it comes to something for everyone and that means all ages, Happy Mount Park in Morecambe offers boating, bowling, miniature golf, putting, paddling and a range of other playful activities such as Pirates in the Park birthday parties. There is an ice cream kiosk, a cafe and a picnic area for you, if you visit on a sunny day; and the park also attracts the best local musical talent during the summer months.

Bio: The article was written by Southlakeland Holidays who provide you with the very best in caravan, lodge, and touring accommodation for holidays in the Lake District and Lancashire. Visit www.slholidays.co.uk today to plan your perfect holiday; of which many of the parks are situated near these attractions.