Dad dot info
DAD.info form. Ask questions, get answers
DAD.info | Lifestyle | Play | Days Out | Days Out with the Kids | Active family days out for January

Active family days out for January

Stick to your resolutions and get the kids moving with these great UK days out…

Losing weight, getting in shape and staying fit always top New Year’s resolution lists, but that doesn’t have to mean excruciating workouts at the gym. Take a look at our list of suggestions to get yourself and the kids off the couch post-Christmas and start the year as you mean to go on…

Go Ape

Set in the breathtaking Tamar Valley in Devon, Tree Surfers offers a 50-foot-high treetop rope course of intricately constructed swings, bridges, wooden walkways and zip wires, that will leave you breathless even if the scenery doesn’t. Taking up to three hours to complete, some argue this is a tougher experience than Go Ape’s, but we’ll let you judge that for yourself. Most activities suitable for eight years and up.

For more information, visit tamartrails.co.uk

More climbing (in a controlled climate)

Kids love to climb, but it’s rather cold outside in January and some of you might rather not freeze to death while doing so. Rather than have your little chimps running riot through the house, using beds as trampolines and your sofa as a climbing frame, why not get out of the house and down to one of the nation’s many indoor rock-climbing clubs or adventure playgrounds? There seriously are too many to list, but a quick web search is sure to bring up some in your area.

The time for sitting on the sofa eating mince pies is over – get up and go out – you won’t regret it! 

Related entries

The Magic of the Movies

The Magic of the Movies

The Magic of the Movies - A Great Way to Spend Precious Time with Your Kids Sick of the same old cartoons (on repeat!) here at DAD.Info we have graduated our kids on to full-length films and have seen some unanticipated benefits. Films are great conversation starters...

Surviving Half-Term!

Surviving Half-Term!

It has only just begun and you’re already exhausted. The double whammy, a bank holiday weekend and then half-term. And no childcare! Argh! Half-term can be stressful. There’s an expectation that you will be on holiday whether you can afford it or not. Grandparents...

Latest entries

The Best Family Walks in Britain

The Best Family Walks in Britain

We could all do with exercise, fresh air and some lovely low-cost days out, not to mention some beautiful scenery. Charles Clinkard have put together a list of the 40 greatest walks for families in Britain, taking into account a number of helpful amenities such as...

How To Keep Your Child Safe Online

How To Keep Your Child Safe Online

As a parent of a 10 year old who is rapidly approaching the age where he will be getting his own phone, I’m concerned about ensuring he isn’t exposed to a cavalcade of disturbing things online. I’m worrying about bullying, about him being contacted or making friends...

Pin It on Pinterest