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Website to provided assistance for parents and children and for the latter includes many ideas to keep them occupied during school holidays etc

Castles of Britain
Dedicated to the promotion and study of British Castles, the site includes comprehensive listings, photographs, locations, types as well as brief histories.

Days Out UK
An excellent site with a huge, comprehensive database of things to do and events in the UK. It is seached by location, type of attraction and keywords. For each attraction there is then a description, dates of special events, instructions on how to get there and money off coupons (where applicable). A link to the attraction/event's site is also provided where possible.

English Heritage
English Heritage exists to ensure that people, wherever they live and whatever their background, enjoy, understand and appreciate England's rich and diverse history. The site includes news and details of forthcoming events as well as information on all of the properties for which it is responsible. There is also a special section for children including events around the country as well as activities you can do at home.

Enjoy Britain
Directory of thousands of things to see and do in Britain divided by area and then by category.

National Trust
Official website of the National Trust covering places to visit, information on the National Trust, holidays, travel, hiring venues and properties etc.

Science Year
Excellent science site with lots of ideas (including downloadable Parents Packs) to keep children busy.

UK Childrens Directory
UK Childrens Directory provides a wealth of information which includes activities, days out for children and much more.

UK Museums and Galleries
Described as the UK gateway to museums, galleries and heritage attractions, included is a comprensive database searchable by type of collection. For each attraction the location, telephone numbers, opening hours, facilities and collection details are provided.

Visit Britain
The official site of the British Tourist Authority has information on over 15,000 attractions and events. An easy to use site, the database is seachable by location or by type and includes details of how to get there and where to stay.