Whether you’re eight or 80, exploring new places brings out the adventurer within us.
And in the UK we’re spoiled for choice, with hundreds of amazing attractions to spark the imagination.
Thrill seekers of all ages will find adrenaline-filled rides at Zip World, Thorpe Park, and Legoland (all of which have Halloween-themed events in October).
Those who prefer a more relaxing experience can enjoy the spectacular spectacle of autumn colors at places such as Kew Gardens, Cardiff Castle or the recently opened RHS Garden Bridgewater – a major horticultural project near Salford.
History buffs will love visiting the Gothic ruins of Whitby Abbey, Warwick or Stirling Castle, while animal lovers can meet Ruby the red panda, born in July at Edinburgh Zoo, or three adorable Tiger cubs at Highland Wildlife Park.
Click here to find out more about National Lottery Days and redeem your Â£ 25 voucher *.
And you can use a Loto ticket purchased from October 1, 2021 to claim a Â£ 25 * voucher to redeem when booking any of the hundreds of attractions.
Not only will you enjoy a discounted day trip, but you can be proud to have helped fund many of the sights and heritage that make the UK unique. By playing the National Lottery, you raise Â£ 30million for good causes every week.
National Lottery players have supported 94 of the 100 most visited tourist attractions in the UK **, from castles to wildlife parks, botanical gardens to museums and more.
Every adventure begins with a finger on a map. So where will yours land?
Highland Wildlife Park: Discover Shiny Beasts
Get up close to some endangered mountain and tundra animals of the world in the beautiful surroundings of Cairngorms National Park. From the comfort of your car, you’ll encounter bison, elk, and red deer, then visit polar bears and tigers (including three six-month-old cubs) on foot along the park’s trails. Many native (and previously native) animals are also present, including the capercaillie, European gray wolf, wolverine, lynx, Scottish wildcat, and beavers.
Edinburgh Zoo: meet special creatures
Spend a busy day at Edinburgh Zoo, home to Europe’s largest outdoor penguin pool, home to three species, including the endangered northern grasshoppers with spectacular yellow (eyebrow-shaped) feathers above of their eyes. Admire the Sumatran tigers from the new observation tunnel in their enclosure. Meet the UK’s only giant pandas and see if you can spot Ruby, the little red panda born in July. Stroll through the eucalyptus garden to see koalas up close, or get into the Halloween spirit on a spooky illuminated trail, booking now for selected dates in October.
Stirling Castle: Immerse yourself in the glamor of 16th century royal life!
Highlights include the Great Hall, built by James IV to host parties and dances, and the Stirling tapestries. After exploring the castle, soak up the serenity of Queen Anne Gardens.
Click here to learn more about National Lottery Days and redeem your â¬ 25 voucher *.
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** Source: Association of Main Tourist Attractions, 2018.