Children & Families

Christmas Trails 2019

Festive trails to light up the UK this Christmas

A host of attractions across the UK will stage illuminated light trails over the festive season, allowing groups to literally Step Into Christmas. 

European Waterways family charters

European Waterways introduces new ‘pick and mix’ charters

European Waterways has unveiled new family charters with a range of excursions for this year and next, allowing guests to ‘pick and mix’ their daily tours and activities.

Longleat's Festival of Light

Theme revealed for Longleat's Festival of Light 2019

The 2019 festival at Longleat in Wiltshire promises to take visitors on a thrilling odyssey with hundreds of illuminated lanterns. 

Bekonscot Model Village

Why this quintessential English village is a national treasure

Julie Peasgood on her trip to Bekonscot Model Village & Railway in Beaconsfield - a “little piece of history that is forever England”. 

Lord Vampyre at the LEGOLAND Windsor Resort

LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort to host Group Monster Weekend this summer

LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort is taking bookings for its Group Monster weekend on 23rd June to celebrate the launch of its latest ride The Haunted House Monster Party.

Longleat House, Wiltshire

Salisbury and Wiltshire: Celebrating landmarks & new attractions

We joined group travel organisers for a two-day trip taking in some of the many highlights in Salisbury and the surrounding area. 

Matthew Croke as Aladdin and Trevor Dion Nicholas as Genie in Aladdin

Family friendly theatre shows to see this year

With so many shows coming up this year, here is a selection of family-friendly productions to add to your diaries.

New prehistoric Ice Age exhibition

Travel back to the Ice Age in a new outdoor attraction

Tickets are now on sale for Ice Age: The Lost Kingdom, the new prehistoric attraction coming to the UK in April.

Goblin peering over a pile of gold at Warner Bros Studio London's new Gringotts Bank attraction

Step inside Gringotts at Warner Bros. Studio Tour

The Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter has announced that it will be opening a new attraction this spring – Gringotts Wizarding Bank.

Disney World Florida

Review: Is Florida still the entertainment capital?

Graham Yandell visited Orlando Florida back in April, his first in nine years, and found plenty of changes.

Thomas Land

Review: Celebrating Thomas Land’s 10th anniversary

Gavin Seljamae-Waite from Yandell Media, which publishes Group Leisure & Travel, reports back from a family day out at Drayton Manor Park’s Thomas Land as it celebrates a special milestone.

Drayton Manor

Fantastic family days out

From theme parks to zoos, here are 16 top attraction choices for groups seeking a day out that caters to families with children of all ages. 

LEGOLAND Windsor Resort

LEGOLAND: Here’s why groups with children need to go

Michelle Ingerfield from Yandell Media, which publishes Group Leisure & Travel, reports back from LEGOLAND.

LEGOLAND Miniland Explore The World

New LEGOLAND attractions open to the public

LEGOLAND Windsor Resort has now opened up its new features which include two new Miniland areas and LEGO Reef.

The Weasley Twins from Harry Potter

Goblet of Fire at Warner Bros. Studio Tour; more details revealed

From Easter, Warner Bros. Studio Tour London will launch a special feature dedicated to the Goblet of Fire.

Aquarium at Nausicaa in France

Major expansion planned for French National Sea Centre

On 19th May, a massive expansion of NAUSICAA, the French National Sea Centre in Boulogne-sur-Mer, will open to the public for the first time.

The Goblet of Fire

Goblet of Fire to return to Warner Bros. Studio Tour

Warner Bros. Studio Tour will celebrate all things Goblet of Fire-related in a feature running for almost five months next year.

The Great Hall

Harry Potter fans invited to Hogwarts’ Yule Ball

The Christmas season will see Warner Bros. Studio Tour introduce the Yule Ball to its collection of Harry Potter sets.

Ninjago at Legoland

Legoland introduces new themed world to park

Legoland in Windsor will be launching a brand new themed ‘world’ called Ninjago which will open in May this year.