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What age would you?

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intuition Tue 25-Apr-17 13:13:15

Drop your boys at a theme park and leave them there for a few hours?

purplecoathanger Tue 25-Apr-17 13:13:55

Early 20s.

petitdonkey Tue 25-Apr-17 13:21:11

purple grin

DS will be 13 in July (year 8) - last summer I would've said no bloody way. If he asked this summer, I wouldn't hesitate - he has grown up so much in the last few months. Trust your instinct.

irregularegular Tue 25-Apr-17 13:22:33

I looked into this for my daughter for her birthday. They won't let you until they are at least 16 I think.

irregularegular Tue 25-Apr-17 13:24:47

sorry, I take it back, it is lower than that for most parks, but there is a minimum. I guess daughter was younger than I remembered at the time!

booksandhearts Tue 25-Apr-17 13:25:58

I went to a theme park with the school I was in when I was 11/12,
This was 10 years ago mind, but they just left us in groups, no teacher following round etc, smile

somethingwitty3432 Tue 25-Apr-17 13:36:24

Depends on the kids in question & how savvy & sensible they are. Probably 15/16 but with guidelines - e.g. Don't leave the park area, meet me outside at the exact location at this time, no being silly on rides etc etc

irregularegular Tue 25-Apr-17 16:10:05

I think I would let both my yr 8 son (13) and yr 10 daughter (14). Definitely the daughter. Provided it was allowed by the parks. Some do have a minimum age of 14.

Justmadeperfectflapjacks Tue 25-Apr-17 16:12:12


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