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July Inspiration

With the summer holidays just around the corner, we've got lots of travel tips to help you plan exciting family adventures. The fun starts before you reach your destination when you travel by train, click here for games that the whole family can play to pass the time.

This month


Visit the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum to learn more about the history of the tournament and get close to the artefacts and memrobillia on display.

Lllangollen Fringe Festival

13th - 23rd July 2017
The Festival includes an eclectic mix of performance based events including punk, reggae, rock, poetry, art and film.

Underbelly Festival

Underbelly Festival continues to bring the best in live circus, comedy, cabaret and family entertainment to the heart of London.

Hertford Castle Teddy Bear's Picnic

16 July
Held in the Castle Grounds; the day will include a teddy bear parade and Punch and Judy show.

Bristol Harbour Festival

21-23 July
Arts, circus, dance, music, boats and more! This free event is perfect for a weekend in the city.

2FOR1 Picks

Get 2FOR1 entry with a Days Out Guide voucher when you travel by train!

  1. London Eye
  2. Trajal Harrell
    Hoochie Koochie
  3. HMS Belfast
  4. Cupcake & Macaron Tour of London
  5. Stomp


Brighton Beach & Seafront

Voted one of the Top 10 city beach break destinations in the world, Brighton & its beachfront are legendary.

Great Yarmouth

The Greater Yarmouth coastline stretches along 15 miles of beautiful sandy beach and seaside amusements.

Barmouth, Wales

Located on the west coast of Snowdonia, with a long sandy beach and a picturesque harbour.


Theme Parks

Alton Towers

Alton Towers is a fun day out for all the family and home to CBeebies Land. If you're seeking more thrills then hop on a thrilling rollercoaster to get your heart racing!

Blackpool Pleasure Beach

A beautiful beach along with an amusement park with lots of cool rides. Kids will also love to see their favourite characters at Nickelodeon Land!

Chessington Resort

There are over 40 rides and attractions to visit as well as a Zoo and Sea Life Centre with lots of animals and creatures to discover.

Thorpe Park

There's a range of heart-stopping rides with plenty of twists and turns for you adrenaline junkies out there.

Drayton Manor

Little ones will love Thomas Land with the famous blue Tank Engine and his pals. Drayton Manor is also home to a zoo which has over 100 species from all over the world.

  • Did you know as a Railcard holder you also get 1/3 off day ticket prices for unlimited bus and tram travel for your to or from station destination? Ideal for exploring on days out. Simply buy along with your train ticket at a station or online. For more details and T&C’s click here
  • Check out some fantastic 2FOR1 offers across Great Britain available when you travel by rail at daysoutguide.co.uk
  • Plan your journey at National Rail Enquiries