With school out and summer in full swing, entertaining the little ones is easy at Bluewater. From fun events to exciting activities, you'll find everything you need and more...
Looking for a bit of adventure this summer? Located on the stunning Bluewater cliffs, Hangloose, home to Skywire, England’s longest and fastest zipline, provides the perfect activity for adrenaline junkies. The minimum age is 8 years old and there’s no upper age limit! For a fun day out, book your place now.
Hamley’s Summer Games
Entertainment for little ones is easy this school break, as Hamley’s is providing a summer of sporting fun and games to families inspired by the Euros, Wimbledon and the Olympics. Join in the non-stop fun and visit the Finest Toy Shop in the World for your chance to follow the leader and learn some brand new moves to all your favourite tracks. Join us on Saturdays at 2pm and 4pm to discover more. Discover more about Hamley's here.
Catch the latest movies
The wait is over – cinemas are back! On rainy summer days, a trip to the flicks can be a life-saver and with some amazing new releases to suit the entire family. ‘Spirit Untamed’ by DreamWorks follows a girl's adventure with a wild horse and stars Julianne Moore and Jake Gyllenhaal. Screening from the end of July at Showcase. And don’t forget the snacking essentials! Head to the Showcase website to book tickets.
Must-visit events at Lego
The LEGO store is your ticket to family fun while school’s out! The store is running some fun and free events all summer long, so pop in and see for yourself. Plus, while you’re there, little ones can pick up a free LEGO passport and start their collection now!
A spot of lunch
Treat the kids to a fun lunch out and give yourself a break from cooking with a meal at Bluewater – whether you fancy a slice of pizza, a delicious burger, some flame-grilled chicken, or a spot of sushi, there are tons of delicious options to choose from. Find our full list of restaurants here.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar interactive storytelling trail
Little ones can follow The Very Hungry Caterpillar™-themed signs to explore the lakes, play areas, bug hotels, stepping logs and hopscotch in our wonderful Nature Trail! Amidst their adventures, children will also discover an incredible, giant wooden sculpture of The Very Hungry Caterpillar crafted by local sculptor Steven Porchmouth. There’s also a spider climbing frame! Find out more here.
With three storeys of fantastic soft-play, you and your little ones can climb, crawl, jump and slide to your heart’s content! Dinotropolis also features draw-alive to make your dinosaurs come to life, and more! Complete with a café for those who want to relax while the kids run around, it’s a complete collection of fun for all of the family.
Gravity trampoline park
Bounce to your hearts content at Gravity between the interconnected trampolines, challenge your friends to a game of slam-dunk or dodgeball, hone your skills on the big air bag – or just sit back and watch the kids exhaust themselves from the viewing gallery whilst enjoying a coffee.