Family Attractions

Our specialist childcare and education team support a wide range of clients, including owners, operators and investors across the independent schools and educational service business property markets.

Our expertise spans across a wide range of businesses that provide services for children, young people and families including family members clubs, soft play centres, trampoline centres, children’s party venues and petting farms.

Our Childcare & Education team works closely and collaboratively alongside Christie & Co’s multi award winning leisure team, led by Jon Patrick, Head of Leisure & Development. 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 a wide range of leisure pursuit sectors including health and fitness clubs, ten pin bowling centres, multiplex cinema complexes, holiday parks and golf centres.

With families increasingly reliant upon dual income, teamed with increases in women having returned to work, family time has become increasingly precious. Moments of adventure, joyful and fun filled family days out are so often core memories treasured for 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. 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.

Looking to buy a family attraction and leisure related business?

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Many of the businesses we sell are sold on a highly confidential basis while you can start your online search below, contact our team to discuss opportunities that are not being openly advertised or listed online.


Selling a family attraction or family leisure business

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Whether you’re contemplating a sale now or in the future our team are best placed to help you prepare and can provide you with a free, confidential appraisal.