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Family Friendly Attractions near Scunthorpe

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Forest Pines Hotel & Golf Resort is located within close proximity to famous UK attractions such as Fantasy Island, The Jungle Zoo and Lincoln Castle making it the perfect choice for your next family break.

From theme parks to historical points of interest we've got it covered and if the typical british weather takes a turn for the worse, there's no problem as we've a couple of indoor attractions for rainy days.

Scroll below to view our recommendations for things to do during your family break at Forest Pines Hotel & Golf Resort.

Theme Parks

Fantasy Island - 55 miles (1 hour and 20 minutes drivetime)

Located on the east coast of Lincolnshire near to Skegness and a stone's throw from the beach, Fantasy Island is the perfect destination for all the family. 

They've got extreme rides and coasters for thrillseekers' and plenty of rides, arcades and other attractions for something more family-friendly. There are lots for the little ones to enjoy too, including rides, a soft play area and live character shows during the high season.

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Historical Attractions

North Lincolnshire Museum - 5.5 miles (13 minutes drivetime)

Featuring a range of permanent galleries and a changing exhibition gallery, the North Lincolnshire Museum is the perfect location for a family day out with its award winning collections and interactive displays. In 2016 they opened a brand new room for under-fives which offers a fun and safe environment for children to play and learn. 

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Normanby Hall Country Park - 14 miles (21 minutes drivetime)

Set in a beautiful 300 acre estate, Normanby Hall Country Park is the regions top visitor attraction. The park offers a range of picturesque sites from wildflower meadows to mature woodland. There's fun for all the family as well with the Deer Park, Adventure Playground and Victorian Walled Garden. Open to the public every day of the year, it's the perfect backdrop to your day out.

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Lincoln Castle - 23 miles (21 minutes drivetime)

A symbol of power and seat of justice, visit Lincoln castle and discover 1000 years of history as you get to explore the Medieval Wall Walk, the Victorian Prison and the Magna Carta story.

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Elsham Hall - 8.8 miles (13 minutes drivetime)

Enjoy a family day out at Elsham Hall as there's something for the whole family to do from an adventure playground for the kids to lakeside gardens for the adults.

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Indoor Attractions

Natureland Seal Sanctuary - 55 miles (1 hour and 15 minutes drivetime)

Renowned for its ability to return orphaned and injured seals back into the wild, visit Natureworld to witness the amazing journey of these infant seals. Plus you can also discover a collection of specialised species including penguins, tropical butterflies, tropical birds, reptiles and creepy crawlies.

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The Jungle Zoo - 27 miles (48 minutes drivetime)

Located around a Tropical House, this jungle like setting includes a large water feature and other Terrapins from North America. No matter the weather, there's always something for you to discover at the UK's latest interactive zoo from Caiman alligators, large lizards to toucans and more!

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The Deep - 25 miles (30 minutes drivetime)

Interested in all things under the sea? Well, The Deep is surely to ignite your passion.  Home to a whopping 3,500 fish including sharks, rays, turtles and penguins, what more could you possibly want!?

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The Pink Pig Farm - 3.7 miles (30 minutes drivetime)

This real life working farm welcomes over 70,000 visitors a year. With indoor and outdoor activities, take the kids to enjoy the likes of their Zip Wires, Hungry Caterpillar Mazes, tractor trailer rides, giant sandpits with diggers and frisbee golf. You can also get a bite to eat as they serve up good, homemade, real food.

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Outdoor Activities

Woodside Wildlife and Falconry Park - 27 miles (37 minutes drivetime)

Walk the woods, join the shows and indulge in some local made food as you take the family out on a fun day. Watch as the children get to hold the slippery snakes, meet the fearless tigers and listen to the howling wolves. This action packed day is perfect for the whole family.

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Yorkshire Wildlife Park - 28 miles (40 minutes drivetime)

With over 300 animals and 60 different species of animal, the Yorkshire Wildlife Park has become one of the most innovative and fastest growing wildlife attractions. The Park offers a unique view into the world of animals with walkthrough areas for Polar Bears and two critically endangered black rhinos.

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Cleethorpes Seaside Resort - 24 miles (33 minutes drivetime)

Take a trip to the seaside and enjoy the sandy beaches of Cleethorpes. There's lots of family fun to keep you entertained from donkey rides, a paddling pool and a boating lake. You can even take a stroll into their award-winning gardens on the promenade. 


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​Elsham Activity Centre - 7.4 miles (10 minutes drivetime)

Set within the beautiful woodlands and fields, this family run activity centre has a range of activities for the whole everyone to get involved in. From Paintballing, Laser Tag, Quad Biking, Archery and Air Rifling there's plenty to choose from. 


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