7. Westonbirt Arboretum

If you’re looking for somewhere for the kids to let off a bit of steam, you can’t beat a trip to this fantastic arboretum. With acres of forest to explore, a pretty spectacular treetop walkway, complete with crow’s nest viewing platform if you’re feeling brave, and adventure playground, Westonbirt is the perfect place for kids of all ages to get back to nature and have a whole lot of fun. Rumour has it there’s even a Gruffalo hiding in the deep, dark wood…

Where: Westonbirt, Tetbury, Gloucestershire GL8 8QS
Cost: £10 per adult, £7 reduced entry (for students, jobseekers, those arriving by bicycle or public transport), £4 for children aged 5-18 and under 5s free. Rates reduced during December-February.

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