If you are a foster carer, you are probably constantly on the hunt for fun, exciting and family-friendly activities for you and your foster child to engage in. You want to try to introduce them to new experiences and provide them with memorable opportunities, but sometimes it can be difficult to come up with ideas. To help you out, here’s a look at four exciting fun outings that are perfect for your foster child to try in the South of England.
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Funland Hayling Island – All the Amusement Park Thrills
There is something so memorable about amusement parks, appealing to visitors of all ages. Taking your foster child to Funland Hayling Island means you’re in for a busy day of rides, entertainment, and fun. The amusement park has more than 18 rides that vary in the degree of thrill. There is an acute pirate-themed golf course, a massive outdoor play area for younger kids and, of course, places to grab a bite to eat. This amusement park has the classic carnival vibe that your foster child will love, and whether you go for a few hours or the whole day, they are sure to leave with a smile on their face.
Gravity – Perfect for the Adventurous Kid
If you’re fostering in Kent and are looking for something nearby then Gravity is the perfect place to check out. Gravity features indoor trampolining and is open to a wide range of ages, depending on the activity they want to take part in. While you can walk in and take part in open jumps, it is recommended you book ahead since it can get busy.
Be sure to also check out rock climbing, street golfing, bowling, AR digital darts, a gaming area, an arcade, and more. If you’re fostering a toddler, there are also parent and toddler events that could be perfect for burning off some energy and meeting other kids.
Crocodiles of the World Combines Fun and Learning
Here’s an opportunity to combine a fun experience with learning at Crocodiles of the World. Not only will kids get to check out crocodiles, but also other interesting animals and reptiles. There are alligators, otters, meerkats, a Komodo dragon, Galapagos tortoises and more. Check out the underwater viewing, animal feeds, educational talks and even animal encounters. This is the kind of attraction that kids will enjoy so much, they will likely want to come back.
A Chance to Get Up Close and Personal with the Wildlife
For kids who like more of the traditional zoo experience and want to get up close and personal with an array of animals, Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens is the ideal outing. This wildlife park was started back in 1970 and has grown to be one of the largest zoological collections in the whole of the UK. Kids can view a massive selection of birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians, primates and small mammals. Don’t forget to also check out the stunning gardens.
As you can tell by this list, you’ve got plenty of great kid-friendly outing options in England.