Winter Family Activities

As the cold weather sets in, it can become increasingly difficult to think of things to do as a family. If you are stuck for ideas on what to do with the kids this winter, then why not take a few minutes to read the following ideas for some of the best family activities around.

Join a gym

Many gyms offer family memberships, making them a great way to ensure that all of the family stays in shape. Most health clubs will offer child-friendly facilities as well as a host of activities and fitness classes for the kids to take part in. This will not only help you to make sure that everyone is fit and healthy, but also solve the conundrum of what to do with the kids on a rainy day.


Museums can be a fun and educational way to spend a day with the family, most importantly; they are indoors, so you can stay out of the cold and the rain!


In the run up to Christmas, there are usually a host of pantomimes at your local theatre, so why not take the kids along for a winter activity that all of the family can enjoy.

Board games

Playing board games is a great way to spend a wet afternoon. In some cases these can help children to improve their academic skills, making them both fun and educational. Bringing everyone together over a board game is one of the best winter family activities around.

Winter sports

There are many winter sports and activities that your family can enjoy. Ice skating, for example is a fun way to get some exercise and at this time of year, there are many outdoor ice rinks in towns and cities across the U.K. You could also try skiing, with dry ski slopes offering great practice for beginners before tackling the slopes.

More ideas from Candis

Each month, Candis is packed with ideas for fun family activities. In addition, members are offered special offers for a host of attractions across the U.K. Join Candis now to take advantage of these.

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