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Spectre (12A)
Pan 3D (PG)
Hotel Transylvania 2 (U)
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 3D (12A)
The Good Dinosaur (PG)
Maya The Bee (U)
A Christmas Star (U)

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Christmas With The Coopers (12A)
From 17th December
Star Wars:The Force Awakens 3D (12A)


Need a stocking filler idea? How about a DVD! Here are our Top DVD picks for this year in age groups to make choosing easy.



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Plan your next family day out with Let's Go With The Children

For great places to go for a day out with the kids, look no further than Let's Go With The Children. We know how hard it is to find fun places to go for families of all ages, so we have gathered the best family-friendly attractions from all over the UK to help you discover where to go and what to do with under 5's, toddlers or pre-teens.

Just use our county search box to the left and choose where you want to go and what type of activity you would like to undertake. Our interactive map is also located further down the page.

Plus the Let's Go App is now available to download - find out more information here

Looking for cheap days out? Make sure you check our discount vouchers before you head out, you could get discounted entry or other freebies at many of your favourite attractions. Or why not try your luck and enter one of our many family competitions where you could win family entry tickets, DVDs, books, prize packages and many more great kids treats!

Christmas present guide

Where to see Father Christmas

Ideas for Great Family Christmas Presents

Here are some fabulous ideas for Christmas gifts for all the family. Here at Let's Go With The Children, we have gathered some wonderful and unusual Christmas gift ideas for your children and family.

Click here to see great ideas for Xmas Presents > 

Best Places to See Father Christmas

It's December but there's still time to plan a trip to see Santa! Here is the definitive guide to where to see Father Christmas this season before he sets off delivering presents around the world. So take a look and book in early to ensure you and the kids don't miss out this Christmas.

Click here for Where to See Santa Special >


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best family events for November and December

Ripleys Beleive it or not Christmas Trail

Meet Santa at Museum of London Docklands

Meet Santa in his secret grotto, explore a festive Victorian street by torchlight, or travel back in time with a family friendly production of Dickens’s A Christmas Carol. Plus join us for free storytelling, crafts, arts and interactive activities exploring London’s winter feasts and celebrations, past and present at the Museum of London this Christmas.

Museum of London Docklands >

Top Family Events for December

With so many events happening in the lead up to Christmas, how do you decide where to go this December? We've compiled a list of all of our favourite outings and adventures, so all you have to do is have fun enjoying them!

View What's On in December around the country >

Ripley's Believe it or Not! Christmas Trail

Test your festive knowledge with our new multi-sensory interactive Christmas trail throughout the attraction. Use your senses to see, feel, hear and smell all things festive and discover facts ranging from the curious to the unbelievable.

Ripley's Believe it or Not! >

where to take kids ice skating

Diggerland Christmas vouchers

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Where to go Ice Skating this Festive Season

Ice skating is such fun and children absolutely adore zooming around on the ice with thier friends! Check out our skating special for lots of ideas and ice rinks popping up for the festive season.

Ice Skating Special >

Diggerland Christmas Gift Vouchers on Sale!

Diggerland is an awesome construction-themed adventure park where kids and adults can ride, drive and operate earth-moving machinery.
Treat someone extra special & book today!

Diggerland Christmas Gift Vouchers >

Meet Baby Reindeer at Paradise Wildlife Park

Visit Santa in his NEW grotto this Christmas and meet his NEW little helper, our baby reindeer Aurora! Starting every weekend from the 28th November and every day from the 18th December.

Save £10 on Paradise Wildlife Park with LGWC2015 code! >

family competitions

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Santa Fun runs

Win Prizes in our Competitions!

Win family tickets to Bath on Ice this Christmas, or  ice skating tickets in Cambridge, Liverpool and Wembley, win a day at Diggerland, win an annual pass to Leeds Castle, a family trip on the West Somerset Railway and many more amazing days out, DVDs, books and goody bags.

Click here to see all our great competitions >

Big Discount Savings

Kids go FREE at Dudley Zoo, Tangmere Military Museum,  Kirklees Light Railway, Thackray Medical Museum plus 10% online at Port Lympne Reserve and Howletts Wild Animal Park, save money at Wildwood Trust, Lord's Museum and Tours, Wookey Hole, Birdworld, Thornton Hall Country Park and more attractions!

Family Discount Coupons >

Sign Up for a Santa Charity Fun Run! 

Sign up to a fabulous Santa Fun Run in the weeks before Christmas for some exercise before the BIG day and to help raise money for a worthy charity. We have collected a fabulous list of Santa Runs near you - pop on a red hat and go for it!

Santa Charity Fun Runs >


To Christmas films to see

Top DVDs for Christmas presents

Top pantomimes and shows for Christmas  

All-time Top Pick Family Christmas Films

What puts the holly into Hollywood for you? What is your favourite festive film to snuggle up on the sofa with over Christmas? Here is our pick of the Top 20 Xmas films. What would be your No.1?.

All-time Top Christmas Family Films >

Top Family DVD Christmas Present Ideas

As Christmas nears, DVDs of this year’s box office family hits and reissues of old favourites are a great idea for Christmas. Whatever age you’re buying for, to make choosing a little easier, here is the Let’s Go With The Children’s Top10 DVD picks.

Top 10 DVD Ideas  >

Best 20 Pantomimes and Shows Nationwide

With so many amazing pantomimes and shows to watch during the festive season, how to decide on a show that the whole family will enjoy? We've put together a comprehensive list of the top 20 shows that we think are truly magical!

Top Christmas Shows >


You can also select your chosen area on the map below to access our attraction database and get in-depth information about opening times, location details, events that are coming up and so much more. We’re confident that once you’ve used ‘Let’s Go With The Children’, you’ll agree with our growing list of parents who’ve found us to be one of the most comprehensive and invaluable sources of fantastic ideas for places to go with the kids.




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