Enjoy thrilling rides at a theme park, zip through trees on a high wire, pet farm animals at a stately home or go deep inside a cave.
Here’s our guide to some of the best places to have a fun-filled adventure this summer.
5. West Park Leisure Centre, Long Eaton
Check out the Sky Adventure Trail which challenges families to navigate two levels of rope, bridge and beam course. There’s even a ‘dare you walk the plank?’ feature. To book go to www.leisurecentre.com/campaigns/sky-trail
6. Go Ape, Buxton
Fly through the trees on one of the tallest Go Ape courses in the country which is 1200ft high and boasts one of the biggest Tarzan swings and a host of zip wires. To book your place go to https://goape.co.uk/locations/buxton
7. Matlock Farm Park
Goats, pigs, donkeys, meerkats and wallabies are among the animals who star at this popular family attraction. Professor Paul Temple's Punch and Judy Show visits on July 23 and 30, August 6, 13, 20 and 27, The BIG Bubbleman on July 25, there's a Superhero Weekend on August 7 and 8 and the Peak District Highland Games on August 29. Go to www.matlockfarmpark.co.uk
8. Crich Tramway Village
Ride in an open-air tram, look at old Morris Minor cars on July 13 or MGB sports cars on August 1 or help to create a giant LEGO picture on August 9 and 10. Turn back time at the Memories of the Home Front weekend on August 14 and 15 which offers children's bootcamps and Forties-style singers. Go to www.tramway.co.uk