Close Close
Mother and Baby

Child-friendly days out in Wales

Child-friendly days out in Wales

Wales gives the best value for money for family days out, according to a new report, and now is the perfect time to visit with preschoolers…

It’s already known for its rugged landscapes, crumbling castles and wide, sandy beaches, but Wales now has another outstanding attribute.

According to the website promotionalcodes.org.uk it also gives the best value for money for a family of four on days out. The site took five popular family activities: a visit to a theme park, a day at the beach, a visit to a stately home, a day at a museum and a trip to the zoo. The average price in regions across the UK was totted up to find the total spend. Wales came in considerably cheaper than any other area, with the total for all five activities costing just £94.01. 

The best child-friendly places to visit in Wales

Portmeirion

This purpose-built tourist village in an Italian style in Gwynedd looks like the backdrop for a fairytale. Kids will love the beach and playground. Children under five get free entry. Entry for adults is £10, £6.50 for children aged five to 15. Save 30% on the full admission price if you go after 3.30pm, closes 7.30pm; portmeirion-village.com

Greenwood Forest Park 

The Little Forest Play Barn and the Tunnel Warren play area are just some of the attractions for under-threes at this park in Snowdonia. Voted the best family attraction in North Wales for four years running. Under-threes go free, £7.90 for adults, £7.65 for kids aged three to 15; greenwoodforestpark.co.uk

Roath Park

Let your toddler run around to her heart’s content at this park in the centre of Cardiff. There are plenty of chances to point out the wonders of nature with birds on the lake, including mallards, cormorants and herons. There’s also a Victorian glass house with tropical plants, koi carp and terrapins. Entry is free; cardiff.gov.uk

 
Related content:

Comments

No comments have been made yet.


It’s Christmas!
It’s Christmas!

From the best Advent Calendars, to festive pyjamas, and all the best Christmas gift guides... Plus our favourite Elf on the Shelf photos! 

A mum’s wisdom: Baby’s first Christmas!
A mum’s wisdom: Baby’s first Christmas

In part two of her new blog, mum Natasha talks about baby’s first Christmas. Brought to you by Palmer's. 

Subscribe to Mother&Baby!
Subscribe to Mother&Baby

Be the best mum you can be and let Mother & Baby guide you along the way. Each issue is jam packed with REAL advice from mums just like you. Subscribe today & get a free welcome gift!

Ovulation Calculator
Ovulation calculator
Trying for a baby? Work out when you're most fertile to increase your chances of getting pregnant with our easy-to-use ovulation calculator.
Pregnant woman
Due Date Calculator

When is your baby due? If you’re having trouble remembering dates and counting up the days on your fingers and toes, don’t worry – use our due date calculator.

Get M&B in your inbox!

Sign up to Mother&Baby today and get news and advice about your body and your baby straight to your inbox every week.