childrens favourites

There is plenty on offer here in Dacorum for all the family what ever their ages.

XC, Hemel Hempstead

Adrenaline is at the core of XC.  This world class facility boasts an impressive skate park, a 14m climbing wall, one of the world’s largest organic indoor caving systems, bouldering and a challenging high rope course.  Parties and corporate pacages are also available – so there really is something for everyone!

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The Snow Centre,
Hemel Hempstead

The Snow Centre in Hemel Hempstead is the newest Snowsports destination in the UK with perfect snow conditions.  With a 160m main slope & largest indoor lesson slope, the centre hosts a range of Skiing/Snowboarding lessons, Lift Passes, Freestyle & Sledging! 

The Lodge overlooking the slopes offer a delicious menu and licenced bar.

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Quasar, Hemel Hempstead

Here at Quasar we boast the worlds only multi theme Quasar laser tag arena.  With one large laser tag arena split into five different zones, you will explore them all in an exciting game of Quasar. 

Come along and join the fun.  Whether it be for childrens birthday party, group booking or just a few friends that want to zap each other, we have the answer.

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Kidzone, Berkhamsted

The Kidzone is a fabulous indoor adventure playground which offers a minimum of two hours of fun and exciting play for all children up to 12 years old.

Our magnificent multi level indoor play frame includes ball ponds, rope bridges, a giant hamster wheel, slides, rollers, a daring drop slide, a giant dinosaur bouncy castle and much much more! Perfect for play, parties and get-togethers!

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Ashridge Estate, Ashridge

5000 acres of countryside designated both SSSI and AONB with miles of footpaths to guide you through ancient woodland, open parkland and chalk downland. 

Relax and unwind in idyllic picnic sports, sample freshly made food at the Brownlows Cage or indulge some retail therapy at the National Trust Shop.

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Tring Reservoir, Tring

Tring Reservoir is a haven for wildlife and among the best bird watching in Southern England.

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Empire Cinema,
Hemel Hempstead

Empire is very much a local multiplex where we put customers at the heart of the visit with a view to helping you relax and escape reality for a few hours.  We believe in offering the best value in the area too to help ease the burden on your pocket.

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The Pottery Project,

The Pottery Project in Berkhamsted is a great place to meet friends, bring the kids or just indulge yourself in creativity.

We have an extensive range of plain white pottery ready for you to decorate, from children's ornaments to a full dinner service. Our paints range from delicate pastels to vibrant primary colours, which means we have something for all budgets, tastes and abilities.

We serve a great range of food and drink including delicious cakes. You don't even have to paint any pottery!

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The Natural History Museum, Tring

The Natural History Museum at Tring in Hertfordshire opened in the late 1800's to house the collections of Lionel Walter Rothschild.

Visitors can enjoy a glimpse into the fascinating world of a Victorian collector, and see a huge variety of wild, weird and wonderful specimens from across the animal kingdom - from armadillos to zebras.

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Frogmore Paper Mill, Apsley,
Hemel Hempstead

Frogmore Paper Mill is the world's oldest mechanised paper mill. In 1803 Paper's Industrial Revolution started here when the first "Fourdrinier" paper machine was installed and operated at the mill.

Today, paper is still produced commercially, but the mill is now run by a charity as a visitor centre where you can see paper being made, make your own paper by hand as well as learning about printing and many other paper arts and crafts.

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Planet Ice, Hemel Hempstead

Enjoy a trip to Planet Ice in Hemel Hempstead.

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Whipsnade Zoo, Dunstable

Have a wild day at the UK's largest Zoo.

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Butterfly World, St Albans

Visit Butterfly World is educational, environmental and really great fun, enjoy butterflies and so much more.

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Go Ape, Wendover Woods

Set high up on the Northern crest of the Chiltern escarpment, at Go Ape Wendover Woods you can enjoy the spectacular and idyllic views and wild landscape across Aylesbury Vale from high up in the trees.  With a smattering of tree-top high wires, high ropes crossings and a wind-in-your-face zip wire, you’ll want to swing by this outdoor adventure.

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Warner Bros. Studio Tour, London

Step on to authentic sets, discover the magic behind spellbinding special effects and explore the behind the scenes secrets of the Harry Potter film series.

Tread the original stone floor of the iconic Hogwarts Great Hall, encounter animatronic creatures and wander down Diagon Alley. Located at the studios where all 8 films were produced.

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The capital and all its attractions are on our doorstep, with the M23 and M1 only a stone’s throw away.  Alternatively taking the train couldn’t be easier as we have direct routes from Dacorum’s five train stations to London Euston which is only 30 minutes away.

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Willows Farm Village, St Albans

Willows Farm Village – where acres of fun begin! Farm animals, adventure play, fun fair rides, indoor play barn and seasonal events make this a great family day out whatever the weather. 

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Wobburn Abbey and Gardens

Woburn Abbey and Gardens, Woburn

Set in a 3000 acre deer park, Woburn Abbey has been made home to the Dukes of Bedford for nearly 400 years.  Discover the history of the Russell Family, see where a Prime Minister wrote his speeches and find where Queen Victoria stayed.  Esplore the award-winning gardens, inspired by Humphry Repton.

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Knebworth House, Gardens and Park, Knebworth

One of England’s most beloved stately homes, Knebworth House is famous worldwide for its rock concerts and as the home of Victorian novelist Edward Bulwer.  This beautiful gothic mansion is situated 29 miles north of London off the A1 (M) at Stevenage.

Knebworth Park offers a great day out for all the family, with fun activities for kids, and lots to do for all ages including Adventure Playground, Dinosaur Trail, a walk through history in Knebworth House and Gardens and special events throughout the summer.  Our licensed self- service restaurant offers a delicious selection of home made and locally sourced lunch and teatime treats.

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Hatfield House, Park and Gardens, Hatfield

Hatfield House is the home of the 7th Marquess and Marchioness of Salisbury and their family. The Estate has been in the Cecil family for 400 years. Superb examples of Jacobean craftsmanship can be seen throughout the House.

In the Park, an oak tree marks the place where the young Princess Elizabeth first heard of her accession to the throne. Visitors can enjoy extensive walks in the park with woodland trails and a wonderful spring bluebell display.

The garden at Hatfield House dates from the early 17th century when Robert Cecil employed John Tradescant the Elder to collect plants for his new home. Tradescant was sent to Europe where he found and brought back trees, bulbs, plants and fruit trees, which had never previously been grown in England.

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St Albans

St Albans Cathedral, St Albans

St Albans Cathedral is the oldest site of continuous Christian worship in Britain. It stands over the place where Alban, the first martyr, was buried after giving his life for his faith over 1700 years ago – more than 200 years before St Augustine arrived in Canterbury.

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St Albans,

St Albans, Hertfordshire’s only city, has been welcoming visitors from far afield for over 2,000 years. First known as Verlamion, the Romans changed the name to Verulamium.

By the early Middle Ages the city had become known as St Albans, after the first British Christian martyr, St Alban, who is reputed to be buried on the site where the Cathedral & Abbey Church now stands.

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