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Where To Take The Kids When In Wales

Wales is jam-packed with amazing places to take your children on a day out.

1. National Waterfront Museum

Explore over 300 years of Welsh industry and innovation, as you step back in time. The museum lets you uncover the history of this great nation’s industries through cutting-edge technology right at your fingertips. The Made in Wales exhibition allows you to inspect objects and artefacts from the 1930s to Present Day.

The Museum is found in Swansea Marina – a fitting location, being situated in one of Wales’ largest Industrial towns.

2. Seaquarium

Sitting on the North Wales coastline this fantastic aquarium will make you feel like you are a few hundred feet further North in the ocean. Home to species from all over the world, Seaquarium has ten different zones with completely different species of marine life in each one. Don’t miss out on their star attraction though, their state of the art Seal enclosure (Seal Cove allows you to see underwater in their 330,000-litre pool.

3. Welsh Mountain Zoo

Home to over 140 species, The Welsh Mountain Zoo, also known as, the National Zoo of Wales. It started off as a small family business in 1963, making it the countries’ oldest and most established zoo. The zoo lives up to its name, occupying 37 acres of land overlooking Colwyn Bay and the Irish Sea.

4. Adventure Park Snowdonia

Although it is home to the ONLY guaranteed surf breaks in the UK in their world-first surf lagoon, don’t be fooled, Adventure Park Snowdonia has so much more to offer!

From Rock Climbing to Mountain Climbing, Adventure Park Snowdonia has your thrill-seeking needs covered and more.

5. Wales Ape & Monkey Sanctuary

The Wales Ape and Monkey Sanctuary definitely lives up to its name, they pride themselves in putting their conservation efforts above all else. Though during your visit you will see Chimpanzees, Gibbons, Baboons, Mandrills, Vervets, Capuchins, Macaques, Mangabeys, Spider Monkeys, Marmosets, Tamarins and Lemurs. You will also find some non-ape animals who the sanctuary took in because no one else would, like; Porcupines, Racoons, Wolf Dogs, Cattle, Horses, Donkeys, Pigs, Rabbits, Cats, Dogs and Ducks. The sanctuary sees every animal as part of its family no matter their species.

6. Oakwood Theme Park

Oakwood Theme Park definitely earned the title of “Wales’ Biggest Theme Park”. Set in 80 acres of Pembrokeshire countryside, Oakwood brings the whole family funs, thrills and spills. Here are some of their favourite rides; Megafobia (right), Speed (middle) and Drenched. Megafobia, the oldest of them all has been standing for 20 years, throughout its life it has been voted the UK’s Number One Wooden Rollercoaster multiple times.

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