Looking for the best place to go for an exciting week-long family holiday for the Easter break? Look no further, here is Schooldays.ie breakdown of the top five theme parks in the UK next April.
Whether you’re looking for a week-long break, or just a few days away from home, the UK is a great option for families with kids. While you won’t be guaranteed sunny days and warm weather, flight time from Dublin to most UK airports is around an hour, meaning less travelling and less stress! Irish Ferries and Stenaline also offer up to 16 daily ferry crossings from Ireland to Britain, giving you even more options for getting there if you want to take the car.
The UK is home to a huge number of fantastic theme parks, with many of them holding special events to keep kids entertained during the Easter school break.
Theme parks are a great option for a fantastic day out for the whole family, with lots of rides and attractions for kids (and adults!) of all ages. Lots of theme parks offer two-day or week-long passes, for short and long trips. With most of the top theme parks offering package deals on local hotels and ticket prices, a theme park family holiday doesn’t have to break the budget.
Buying tickets online in advance will dramatically reduce the price you pay for admission, so make sure to check out the theme park website for online ticket deals.
Here are our top 5 UK theme park picks:
Alton Tower’s is the UK’s most popular theme park for families taking short breaks away. The park offers a huge range of rides, attractions, restaurants and hotels as well as a waterpark and spa. Alton towers boasts rides and attractions catering for all ages, from the worlds first 14 looping roller coaster to an ‘In the Night Garden’ magical boat ride.
Just 20 miles from Central London, Thorpe Park is the perfect location for a day of family fun outside of the city. With lots of roller coasters, water rides and swimming pools, theres lots to do at Thorpe Park. The park is geared towards a teenage/young adult audience and so, is an option for families with slightly older kids. Angry Birds Land is a newly opened area in the park, themed on the extremely popular video game franchise. With lots to do and see, Thorpe Park provides a fantastic family fun day out.
More ideas for Easter Family Breaks in Ireland and Abroad
For travel agents specialising in some UK Theme Parks check out Midland Travel offers here
Add your suggestions below on Theme Parks for families visiting the UK