Parents deserve a holiday just for keeping track of all the school holidays alone!

While it feels as if the Easter holidays were just last week, the next holiday, the May Half Term(May 27 to June 4), is less than a couple of weeks away.

If you’ve left it to the last minute to organise activities or a break, don’t worry, we’ve got you! Simply read through our list, book your choices and be the hero of the day.

Games from Across the Globe Coming to Eden

Top choices for the May Half Term breakThe Eden Project will be taken over by a wonderful world of games over May half-term.
Game On is a celebration of games for all ages and will be showcasing a huge variety of pastimes, including traditional playground games, classic board games and videogames ranging from old-school arcade classics to cutting-edge virtual reality experiences.
Activities from all over the world will also be available to play including Karrom, a table game of eastern Asian origin similar to billiards, and Mancala, a group of two-player strategy pursuits with localised versions around the world played with small stones, beans or seeds. A selection of classic board games and the iconic table-football title Subbuteo will also be available to play.

All Game On activities are included in the standard Eden admission price.

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Trip to Denmark’s Legoland Billund Resort

Top choices for the May Half Term break
Image Credit: Billund, Robert Lacy.

A family holiday in Denmark is a surprisingly cost-effective option these days if you are travelling with British Airways as they’re allowing KIDS GO FREE on flights between Heathrow and Billund from 1 June to 31 October 2017. With direct flights from Heathrow to Billund families can explore a treasure trove of history, landscapes, beautiful towns and stunning coastline in Southern Denmark. One such attraction is Legoland Billund Resort which consists of fun family adventures such as the world’s first LEGOLAND®, the massive waterpark in Lalandia® and exotic animals in GIVSKUD ZOO®. From coast to coast in mainland Jutland, you can rest assure that your family will not come short of things to do.

Top choices for the May Half Term break
Image Credit: Billund, Robert Lacy.


Go for a splash at the UK’s biggest aqua park in Away Resorts park

Top choices for the May Half Term breakThe UK’s biggest inflatable Aquaglide aqua park has opened at Tattershall Lakes Country Park in Lincolnshire, part of holiday village operator, Away Resorts.

The Aquaglide aqua park includes a floating assault course, a trampoline, a human catapult, a cyclone, Kaos, which is a big pillow that blasts people into the air, and the UK’s only volley ball court on water. Popular with kids of all ages, the Aquaglide park is a welcome addition to the other water sports available at Tattershall Lakes, which include cable wakeboarding, kayaking, paddle boarding, water-skiing and jet skiing.

Accommodation at Tattershall Lakes includes a brand-new Tribeca Village where seven nights (sleeps six) costs £1,353 from 26 May.

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Closer to home


STAR WARS Identities at the O2

Top choices for the May Half Term breakFans of the Star Wars franchise, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year will love a visit to ‘Star Wars’ film series at the O2. They can explore a collection of 200 original props, models, costumes and artworks from hit series. ‘Star Wars Identities’ will explore every corner of George Lucas’s massive universe, focusing on the psychology of the characters.  Visitors will even be able to discover their own ‘Star Wars’ identity and conjure up your own personalised ‘Star Wars’ character from one of 16 species.

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The Art of the Brick: DC Super Heroes

Top choices for the May Half Term breakBe their super hero for life by taking your kids to the world’s largest LEGO collection, and get extra points for it being a DC Super Heroes exhibition. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a truckload of Lego making its way to the South Bank. ‘The Art of the Brick: DC Super Heroes’, is a collection of larger-than-life sculptures of iconic comic book characters constructed entirely in Lego. Artist Nathan Sawaya used almost 2,000,000 bricks to recreate the heroes and villains of your childhood. It’s like seeing life in 8-bit.

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