Take the kids to … the Fleet Air Arm Museum, Somerset

Chocks Away! This huge, family-friendly museum is packed with jets and helicopters that children can climb into – and an exhibition on women aviators

Take the kids to … West Midland Safari Park

Featuring A-listers of the animal kingdom, this safari park gets a thumbs up from the children – though adults may learn to regret a trip to the hard-to-dodge fun fair