Posts Tagged ‘family day out edinburgh’

Win a family ticket (2 adults + 3 kids) for The Dungeons® worth up to £97.50!!

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

Family attraction in London

**THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED – THE WINNER IS  LYNN SAVAGE**

To celebrate the UK’s First 5D Laser Ride to be Unleashed at the London Dungeon on 28th May, Room for 5 have teamed up with The Dungeons to give away one lucky person a family ticket for 2 adults and 3 children for any of the Dungeons listed below*

A UK first, Vengeanceis only the third  5D ride in the world, it promises a unique and totally immersive experience which puts riders at the heart of the action.

Taking scare to a whole new level, this technologically groundbreaking 5D ride is a full scale assault on the senses. Guests will be transported to a séance set in Victorian times at 50 Berkeley Square, alleged to be the most haunted house in London at the time. Here riders will come face to face with one of the most famous and feared mediums of the age, Florence Cook, who will take them on the ultimate ghost hunt in a high octane battle of skill, speed and nerve.

This is definitely not a ride for the faint hearted and wusses should take the ‘escape door’ option!Win a Family Ticket!

Vengeance will join the London attractions action-packed mix of fun scares and twisted experiences. These include two other thrilling rides, gruesomely dark interactive shows featuring live actors, special effects and tongue in cheek humour – all bringing to life history’s most horrible bits.

To be in with a chance of winning this fab prize all you have to do is:

Click the like button on our facebook page and write on our FACEBOOK WALL telling us the answer to this simple question: How many 5D rides are there in the world?

*The lucky winner,  picked by random.org,  will receive a family ticket (2 adults and 3 children) to any of the Dungeons: London, York, Edinburgh, Amsterdam or Hamburg.

That’s it!  What have you got to lose?

Closing date is Friday 13th May 2011 (Mwwaaahaaaa!!) Entrants must be 18 years or over. There is no cash alternative.  Competition open to UK residents only.

Please click here to see all attractions available at  The Dungeons®

Tourist Attractions for a family day out in Edinburgh!

Sunday, March 14th, 2010

Here are a list of family attractions in Edinburgh to visit.

Edinburgh Zoo

In just one day, you can meet over 1,000 wonderful animals in the beautiful parkland setting on the outskirts of Edinburgh. There are some wonderful attractions for you to experience, plus you can also enjoy a wide range of visitor facilities and masses of events and daily activities throughout the year.

Family tickets for 5 available!

Website: http://www.edinburghzoo.org.uk

Gorgie City Farm

The farm, with it’s animals and gardens, has always been considered as a place to visit, relax and see what is new, and of course with no admission charge, people can call in for short visits, to have lunch, or just to take some fresh air even on the most dismal winter’s day.

 

Edinburgh Butterfly & Insect World

Free flying exotic butterflies in an indoor tropical rainforest. Bugs and Beasties exhibition, Reptile Room, Honeybee display. Cure your phobias with the daily ‘meet the beasties’ handling sessions. Also gift shop and garden centre.

Website: http://www.edinburgh-butterfly-world.co.uk/

Dalkeith Country Estate

Only 5 miles from Edinburgh city centre, Dalkeith Country Estate is your great centre for a fun family day out.  The exciting adventure playground has giant slides, tree tip walkways, rope swings and its famous flying fox zip slide.

Website: http://www.dalkeithcountryestate.com/

3D Lochness Experience

Discover real truths beneath the world’s most famous mystery.  Your chance to learn about the environment of the real Loch Ness and to investigate the legend of Nessie at the exhibition in Edinburgh.  What is the evidence? What are the problems?  Could it be true? … 1000 Eyewitness Accounts.  Photographs, Hoaxes, Illusions, Facts and Figures, Ecology, History & Mystery … and much more.

They have a family ticket that allows 2 adults and up to 3 children and saving for groups of 6 or more!

Website: http://www.3dlochness.com

Our Dynamic Earth

Our Dynamic Earth takes you on a journey through our planet’s past, present and future, with interactive exhibits and impressive technology. Beginning with the Big Bang, children and adults alike can witness the creation of the Earth, follow the planet through its evolution and even catch glimpses of its future.

Website: http://www.dynamicearth.co.uk

The Royal Yacht Brittania

Highlights of the tour of five decks include the Sun Lounge, the Queen’s bedroom, the State Dining and Drawing rooms which contrast with the working side of the ship, such as the Royal Marines’ Barracks, the Sick Bay and the Engine Room. There is something for everyone; whether you are interested in the Royal Family, the Royal Navy, history, or just having a great day out.

Website: http://www.royalyachtbritannia.co.uk

Calton Hill

Calton Hill is one of Edinburgh’s main hills, set right in the city centre. It is unmistakable with its Athenian acropolis poking above the skyline. In August, Calton Hill is a hub for Edinburgh festival shows, it offers excellent views of fireworks displays from the castle during Hogmanay and the grand finale of the Edinburgh Festival, the Festival Fireworks. On the last day of April, Calton Hill is the scene of the Beltane Fire Festival.

Edinburgh Open Top Bus Tours

There’s no better way to find out about Edinburgh’s majestic and inspiring history than by an open-top bus tour. Each tour is tailor-made to offer a distinctive and entertaining experience and provide a great introduction to Scotland’s capital city.

Website: http://www.edinburghtour.com/    http://www.edinburghtours.com

Camera Obscura

One of the most unusual Visitor Attractions in Edinburgh, experience a world of illusions & fun, interactive, hands on exhibits, great family fun.

Website: http://www.camera-obscura.co.uk/

If you know of more attractions in Edinburgh for families please comment below:)

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