The Best UK Family Days Out for Families of Children with Autism

Do you feel overwhelmed by the summer holidays?

 

Do you want a day out with the kids but need some inspiration?

 

Me too. Filling six weeks can seem a bit overwhelming but you’ve come to the right place. I’ve put together a summer guide for days out in the UK which are suitable for families of children with additional needs.

 

This post contains ideas for days out across Yorkshire as well as Merseyside, Norfolk, Cornwall, Cheshire, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, plus Edinburgh and Thomas Land. I’ll add to it as I post new places on the blog so do keep checking back.

 

On a tight budget? Check out 15 Ways To Save Money On Summer Fun with Additional Needs

 

 

Yorkshire

 

Free Family Days Out With A Max Card

 

Shipley SEN Parenting Network has a brilliant SEN Summer Fun Ideas List 2019, which will give you ideas for activities in West Yorkshire day by day throughout the holidays.

 

Not SEN specific, but Yorkshire Tots’ Ultimate List of Summer Family Days Out In & Around West Yorkshire contains over 200 fabulous family days out for the summer

 

Do you have a Max Card? If not, follow the link to the website and consider getting one as if offers discounts on days out for families with additional needs. 8 FREE Days Out in West Yorkshire with a Max Card

 

7 FREE Days Out in North Yorkshire with a Max Card

 

4 Family Days Out in East Yorkshire with a Max Card

 

9 of the Best Days Out in South Yorkshire with a Max Card

 

Heading to the coast? Here’s What To Do In Scarborough When It’s Raining

 

Or 5 Great Things To Do With The Kids in Bridlington

 

Fancy a weird and wonderful adventure? Here’s the SEND Family Guide to Forbidden Corner in Leyburn, North Yorkshire

 

Or for a gorgeous day out at the National Trust, try The SEND Family Guide To Fountains Abbey

 

If marine life is more your thing, check out The SEND Family Guide to The Deep in Hull

 

 
 

Greater Manchester

 

17 Of The Best Days Out In Greater Manchester With A Max Card

 

Do you have a Max Card? Here are 17 of the Best Days Out in Greater Manchester with a Max Card

 
 

Merseyside

 

 
 

If you have little ones who love Thomas & Friends, Bob the Builder and Fireman Sam, check out Mattel Play! in Liverpool. For tips on how to get the best out of a day out, check out A Visit to Mattel Play! Liverpool

 

Do you have a Max Card? Find out where to use it 5 of the Best Days Out in Merseyside With A Max Card

 
 

Cheshire

 

 

Do you have a Max Card? Here are 14 of the Best Days Our in Cheshire With A Max Card

 
 

Durham

 

Free Days Out In Durham With A Max Card

 

If you have a Max Card, check out 4 FREE Days Out in Durham With A Max Card

 
 

Northumberland

 

 

If you have a Max Card, check out 6 FREE Days Out in Northumberland With A Max Card

 
 

Tyne & Wear

 

5 Free Days Out In Tyne And Wear

 

If you have a Max Card, check out  5 FREE days out in Tyne & Wear With A Max Card

 
 

Edinburgh

 

 

Earlier this year we went on our first family city break to Edinburgh. To find out what we got up to and for ideas on where to go, check out Edinburgh With Autism: Our First Family City Break

 

 

Staffordshire – Thomas Land

 

Visit Thomas Land With Autism

 

For an autism-friendly guide to Thomas Land this summer, check out Visit Thomas Land With Autism 

 
 

Norfolk

 

 

If you’re heading to North Norfolk this summer, take a look at 5 Brilliant Days Out in North Norfolk

 

BeWILDerwood is a wild and imaginative adventure park which we loved. Check out The SEND Family Guide to BeWILDerwood

 
 

Cornwall

 

 

If you’re heading to Cornwall this summer, a good place to start your research for days out is 7 Fantastic Things To Do In Cornwall With Young Children

 

The Eden Project in St Austell hosts fantastic relaxed sessions during the holidays which made for a great day out for us. An Autism Guide to the Eden Project

 

  • Where is your favourite family day out? Let me know in the comments below.

 

 

 

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