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Publication: 30th July 2016

Tudor World

Historical Attraction ask for help

Help bring historical vision to life for educational attraction!

Publication: 26th July 2016

COMPETITION TIME! WIN a Family Ticket to Cadbury World!

Win you and your family a day out to Cadbury World, Birmingham, ideal for the summer holidays!

Publication: 25th July 2016

Dotty the Dragon lands at Hartlebury Castle

Blunderbus theatre are bringing their acclaimed family theatre production of Dotty the Dragon to Hartlebury Castle on Thursday 25th August.

Publication: 25th July 2016

Sharing a birthday with a turtle? Who'd have fort-y it!

Joint birthdays are a common party choice for many of us, but how many people can say they’ve had one with an exotic creature? Well now Sea Life enthusiast Christian Dale can, as he and Molokai, the Giant Green Sea Turtle at The National Sea Life Centre Birmingham teamed up to enjoy a fun filled joint 40th birthday bash.

Publication: 25th July 2016

Drayton Manor Zoo's Lemurs playing it cool in this scorching hot weather.

With today set to be the hottest day of the year so far, Drayton Manor Park's resident lemurs have been keeping themselves cool with some tasty ice lollies, courtesy of the staff at the award winning theme park. The lemurs were very appreciative of these treats as it set them up for a day of fun in the sun as they look forward to catching some rays!

Publication: 25th July 2016

Residents at The National Sea Life Centre Birmingham make the most of the ‘ot weather

The weather this week is set to be a scorcher and we’re not the only ones feeling the heat. The resident otters at The National Sea Life Centre Birmingham have been keeping themselves cool by tucking into some tasty lollipops, courtesy of the hardworking team at the attraction. Pictured are resident otters Mango and Starksy enjoying the specially made frozen fish creations.

Publication: 25th July 2016

New Arrivals at Dudley Zoo

We’ve had a number of new critters arrive at DZG over the last few days, but keepers don’t need to feed or care for these, in fact we need help catching them!

Publication: 18th July 2016

Enjoy an exciting summer adventure for the whole family at Drayton Manor Park

Families looking to inject some excitement to their summer break should check out the latest happenings at the Drayton Manor Park & Hotel in Staffordshire this season. With its wide range of new and popular attractions, there is definitely something entertaining for everyone, regardless of age or interest.

Publication: 14th July 2016

Trentham Monkey Forest

Visit the babies at Monkey Forest

Visit the new arrivals at Monkey Forest this summer.

Publication: 12th July 2016

Drayton Manor Park’s new attraction, VertiGO, takes visitors to the next level

Drayton Manor Park, near Tamworth, Staffordshire, has launched a brand new attraction that takes families on a gravity defying adventure. It’s time to climb high and face your VertiGO!

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