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 family days out and family activities are treasured for a lifetime. From activity centres and adventure playgrounds, through to zoos and children's theme parks, businesses across the family attractions and activities market are diverse and becoming increasingly innovative.
Soft play centres
Children's party venues
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.
A diverse Market which includes family leisure parks, zoos, activity farms, children’s theme parks, trampoline centres, indoor play and outdoor adventure centres the market continues to evolve.
Over the course of the past decade Christie and Co have provided valuation, consultancy and transitional services to a wide range of clients with diverse assets across the Family Activities and Attractions sector 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.
Managing Director - Childcare & Education
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