Category: Days out

Planet Ice

Planet Ice

| December 6, 2012 | Reply

  Part of a chain of centres, Planet Ice at Peterborough is about a 30 minute drive from Huntingdon and offers something different if you are looking for something to do with the kids.  As well as regular public skate times, they run learn to skate courses and birthday parties . Parent & toddler sessions suitable from […]

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Wicksteed Park

Wicksteed Park

| December 6, 2012 | Reply

The home of children’s play, which combines a wide range of attractions for all ages, some of the oldest thrill rides in the UK and the largest free playground in Europe. Wicksteed Park is a large, well known theme park in Kettering, about a half hour drive from Huntingdon.  It is a huge site, with some activities […]

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Thurleigh Farm Centre

Thurleigh Farm Centre

| December 6, 2012 | Reply

  Based about half an hours drive from Huntingdon, Thurleigh Farm Centre offers a variety of activities and events to keep your children happy and amused.  First and foremost is of course the large selection of farm animals on display, from rabbits to llamas, pygmy goats to pigs as well as ducks and lambs.  In […]

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The Raptor Foundation

The Raptor Foundation

| December 6, 2012 | Reply

  The Raptor Foundation is in Woodhurst, about a 20 minute drive from Huntingdon.  They provide a rescue service and a care and rehabilitation centre for raptors that are injured and unable to return to the wild. There are a number of activities for your children to enjoy, the most obvious being the numerous raptors in display and the […]

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Shepreth Wildlife Park

Shepreth Wildlife Park

| December 6, 2012 | Reply

  Based in the village of Shepreth, between Cambridge and Royston and about 40 minutes drive from Huntingdon, Shepreth started out in 1979 as a private wild animal sanctuary.  Today visitors can enjoy a range of activities including a big cat house, meerkats, hands on bug experiences, a nocturnal house and bunny land. At an additional cost, […]

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Pigeons Farm Children’s Activity Centre

Pigeons Farm Children’s Activity Centre

| December 6, 2012 | Reply

  Based in Thorney, about 40 minutes drive from Huntingdon, Pigeons Farm Children’s Activity Centre offers a variety of activities for your children: Animals & Birds – lots of different animals and birds for the kids to get up close to, including piglets, sheep, goats, mini Shetland ponies and chickens. Bottle feeding the lambs - from Spring to Summer, children can help […]

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Nene Valley Railway

Nene Valley Railway

| November 29, 2012 | Reply

  Nene Valley Railway is is the UK’s leading steam engine and locomotive attraction.  It covers Nene Valley, Ferry Meadows, Orton Mere, Yarwell Junction and Wansford stations.  It is open all year round, offering visitors the chance to ride in a real steam (or diesel) engine. Timetables available on the website www.nvr.org.uk Santa Specials are […]

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Hamerton Zoo

Hamerton Zoo

| October 10, 2012 | Reply

  If your kids like animals then a day out at Hamerton Zoo will be a great way to keep them entertained. Easily accessible from both the A1(M) and the A14, the zoo is about 20 minutes drive from Huntingdon.  There are a variety of animals to see on the ‘stroll-a-safari’, including big cats, lemurs, monkeys and […]

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Sacrewell Farm Centre

Sacrewell Farm Centre

| May 20, 2012 | Reply

A farm that you can visit for the day or even stay overnight at their campsite. Lots of animals to meet and feed, as well as tractor rides, a barn where the kids can try on historic consumes, a straw bale maze, outdoor play areas, a kart track, a restaurant, a working watermill and an indoor playbarn. At […]

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Wood Green Animal Centre

Wood Green Animal Centre

| March 7, 2012 | Reply

Located just outside of Godmanchester, this animal centre makes a nice family day out (of half day out as it is so close!). Predominantly a re-homing centre, there are horses and other field animals, dogs, cats and other small animals to look at, as well as a couple of outdoor play areas. There is also […]

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