Family Attractions and Activities

With families increasingly reliant upon dual incomes teamed with increases in women returning to work, family time has become increasingly precious and memories of joyful and fun family days out being treasured for a life. From activity centres and adventure playgrounds, through to zoos and children's theme parks; family attractions and activity orientated businesses, these diverse markets continue to evolve.

  • Soft play centres
  • Petting Farms
  • Trampoline Centres
  • Children's party venues
  • Adventure Worlds
  • Zoo's
  • Theme Parks

The UK visitor attraction market comprises over 2200 tourist attractions which collectively welcome over 119 million domestic and overseas visitors each year. UK tourism is worth c£126 billion, equivalent to 9% of UK GDP and providing over 3 million employment posts the market provides c9.6% of all UK jobs.

Over the course of the past decade Christie & Co have provided valuation, consultancy and transitional services to a wide cohort  of clients, across a spectrum of incredibly diverse range of family attraction and activity businesses, including, Twycross Zoo, Pettitts Animal Adventure Park, Merrivale Model Village, Blackbrook Zoological Park, Gust Swim School, Partyman World of Play, Magic & Mayhem and Manor Adventure.   

Our family attractions and activities child centric team are aligned and collaboratively work alongside our multi award winning leisure team. Accredited with the accolade of being awarded “The UK’s most active agent in the leisure and hotel sector’ for five consecutive years they are UK ‘go-to’ advisor, with expertise across Leisure and Fitness clubs, Ten Pin Bowling Centres, Multiplex Cinema complexes, Holiday Parks and Golf Centres.


Courteney Donaldson  
Managing Director - Child Centric Sectors
T: +44 7831 099 985

Jon Patrick
Head of Leisure & Development
T: +44 7831 263 529