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Local Child-friendly Fun

All LifeCare Residences are ideally placed nearby to child-friendly attractions for plenty of family summer fun. Somerleigh Court has the added bonus of being situated in Dorset with its stunning beaches and also gets more sun than most places with approximately 364 more hours than the national average which means more opportunities to enjoy an ice-cream or two! Those with visiting grandchildren are spoilt for choice with the many historical sites to visit, some of which date back to pre-Roman Britain, as well as the nearby Maumbury Rings monument which is regularly used for open-air concerts, festivals and historical re-enactments. Children will love being taken to the Teddy Bear Museum, the Dorset Country Museum or even the Dinosaur Museum. Dorchester and Dorset have a fascinating Jurassic past that really does appeal to all generations.

From free museums and family-friendly restaurants to fun kids’ activities, there are plenty of things to do in London with children. Residents at Battersea Place are fortunate to have everything that London has to offer, right on their doorstep with a diverse mix of history and culture to treat the grandchildren to. There are museums and galleries a plenty such as the Tate, the Victoria and Albert Museum as well as the London Eye and world-famous aquarium to name but a few. Grandparents keen to treat their little visitors are spoilt for choice as London is considered to be the shopping capital of the world with its famous shopping destinations such as Bond Street, Oxford Street, as well as the two Westfield Shopping Centres.

Grove Place is ideally situated by the New Forest which offers a wealth of fun days out with the grandchildren. From there families can explore the great outdoors and marvel at the acres of woodlands and heathlands or discover local history at one of the fascinating museums. There are numerous theme parks and activity centres on the doorstep, including Paulton’s Family Theme Park and Peppa Pig World, New Forest Waterpark, and Go Ape Moors Valley. There are the Exbury Gardens and Steam Railway to enjoy as well as many animal parks and sanctuaries to visit such as Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary and New Forest Wildlife Park. Families are spoilt for choice!