With highs of up to 30C expected in the East Midlands, people will be out and about making the most of the sunshine.
Here are 11 ideas for a great family day out around Mansfield to enjoy the beautiful weather.
5. White Post Farm
For ‘free-range fun for all the family’, this is the place to be. There are hundreds of species of animals to see and feed and educational talks and activities throughout the day. There is a variety of play equipment, go-carts and shops to browse.
6. Wheelgate Theme Park and Waterpark
With a range of rides and attractions - from the Alien Galaxy and Land of the Pharaohs, to the log flume and mining zone – Wheelgate is a great theme park for children. The park is also home to a farm and several shops and eateries.
7. Sherwood Forest Railway
Home of Nottinghamshire’s only narrow gauge steam railway nestled in a valley in between Mansfield and the historic village of Edwinstowe. Trains run regularly from 11am until 4.30pm daily. Adults £3, children £2.50. Website: www.sherwoodforestrailway.com
8. Nottingham Raceway Karting
The raceway boasts a 550-metre track which is quite technical and requires great skill to get a good lap time, while the design is also great for the novice drivers. There are karts available for all ages. Website: www.nottinghamraceway.com/track-and-karts