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Family Days Out in East Sussex
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Brooklands Go Karts Mini Moto Circuit
Worthing
Brooklands Go Karts Mini Moto Circuit A flexible use track with choice of two circuits suitable for learner and advanced, so if they're new to it don't fear! Also have two kart sizes to suit junior and adults.
TeamSport Go Karting Brighton
Brighton
TeamSport Go Karting Brighton Impressive indoor Karting track for kids of 8 years and older. Family events available. Great for adrenaline junkies and speed demons. Pedal to the metal!
Drusillas Park
Alfriston
Drusillas Park Widely regarded as the best small zoo in the country - with brilliant play areas, Thomas the Tank Engine and close encounters in Lemurland and Lory Landing. Hello Kitty Secret Garden also offers the UKs first themed Hello Kitty attraction with 3 theme park rides, a Hello Kitty bedroom and a beauty parlour.
Brighton Sea Life Centre
Brighton
Brighton Sea Life Centre offers a fun and educational day out whatever the weather. With over 150 species and 57 displays, you will be hard pressed to find a more enjoyable day for the whole family! Great idea for things to do in Brighton with kids.
Blue Reef Aquarium Hastings
Hastings
Blue Reef Aquarium Hastings Take the ultimate undersea safari at Blue Reef Aquarium. Enjoy close encounters with seahorses, native sharks, giant octopus and hundreds of other amazing aquatic creatures. Don't miss the amazing tropical underwater walkthrough tunnel! Informative, entertaining talks and feeding displays throughout the...
Blackberry Farm
Near Lewes
Blackberry Farm Loads of friendly animals plus tremendous outdoor play area with loads of fun features, huge undercover adventure play barn with baby area and sensory zone. This place is awesome!
Ashdown Llama Farm
Forest Row
Ashdown Llama Farm Over 100 beautiful llamas and alpacas, and a small herd of reindeer. Lovely views, picnic area, adventure play area, museum, Alpaca Knitwear and South American Crafts Gift Shop, Coffee Shop, Walking with Llamas (pre booking required).
Seven Sisters Sheep Centre
East Dean
Seven Sisters Sheep Centre The farm is packed full of animals and with loads of things to do, you can be sure that adults and children alike will have a great experience to remember.
Spring Barn Farm
Lewes
Spring Barn Farm - so much to see and do! With indoor and outdoor play, daily activities schedule and facilities including MEGA speedy slides, pedal tractors, go karts and jumping pillows; plus a host of wonderfully cute and friendly animals, we canât wait to meet you.
How We Lived Then
Eastbourne
How We Lived Then The Museum has over 100,000 exhibits, collected over the past 50 years and now displayed on FOUR floors of authentic shops, room-settings and various displays covering 100 years of retail and social history from 1850 to 1950.
Yesterdays World
Battle
Yesterdays World The whole family will enjoy discovering 150,000 nostalgic British artefacts from the past 125 years including virtual and interactive exhibits. Journey through history with superbly recreated life size street scenes and shop displays, with evocative sounds and smells of the past.
Toy and Model Museum
Brighton
Toy and Model Museum Underneath the arches at Brighton Railway Station there is a veritable treasure trove of toys! There are over 10,000 toys and models on display with a priceless model train collection and many period antique toys.
Brighton Museum And Art Gallery
Brighton
Brighton Museum And Art Gallery Set in the heart of the city's cultural quarter, Brighton Museum is located in the Royal Pavilion gardens. Its rich collections and exciting exhibits are dynamically displayed in stimulating surroundings. Entrance is free.
Hove Museum and Art Gallery
Hove
Hove Museum and Art Gallery one of the most family friendly and accessible museums in the south east with an unusual Indian gateway in its grounds. It houses one of the finest craft collections in the country plus the Wizard's Attic!
Bexhill Museum
Bexhill On Sea
Bexhill Museum Main galleries include Costume and Motor Racing heritage as well as local archaeology and history, dinosaurs and fossils, natural history and geology, social history and cultures of other lands, local arts and crafts.
Hastings Museum and Art Gallery
Hastings
Hastings Museum and Art Gallery A varied and exciting collection spanning many themes and ages. There are plenty of special features for children, with fossils that transform into dinosaurs, prehistoric crocodiles and fish, a diorama of local animals and birds and much more.
Shipwreck Museum
Hastings
Shipwreck Museum With fascinating family friendly exhibits of local historic shipwrecks, and a Cretaceous gallery with everything from dioramas and footprints to fossils and a preserved 138 million year old fish!
Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum
Lewes
Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum A woodland where you can wander amongst a collection of prehistoric reconstruction buildings. A woldfowl reserve with an amazing collection of ducks, geese, swans and a Motor Museum with a superb collection of vintage and classic cars.
Fishermans Museum
Hastings
Fishermans Museum Housed in a disused church this is a wonderfully atmospheric exhibition of local maritime history including a full size lugger and a wealth of art and artefacts.
The Mill Toy and Pedal Car Museum
Northiam
The Mill Toy and Pedal Car Museum A museum with one of the largest collections of pedal cars in Europe (see the Guinness Book of Records!), plus a variety of collectable toys. Free entry for kids who are under 3 years old.
Seaford Museum
Seaford
Seaford Museum A deceptively small looking museum housed in a tower that was part of the defences built against the threat of Napoleon. Reasonably priced all weather attraction.
Rye Castle Museum
Rye
Rye Castle Museum A small independently run museum set in an early 14th century building with medieval gardens. Under 16s get in free. Activities include a Captain Pugwash treasure hunt and dressing up in the basement.
Uckfield Leisure Centre
Uckfield
Uckfield Leisure Centre Tropical leisure pool and waterslide, bubble pool and more typical leisure centre facilities besides.
Sovereign Centre Leisure Pools
Eastbourne
Sovereign Centre Leisure Pools Featuring fun pool with waves and flume, 25m gala pool and diving pool! Plus kids activities, parties, swim lessons and loads more during the school holidays.
King Alfred Leisure Centre
Hove
King Alfred Leisure Centre Lots of family fun sessions available in this pool, plus ride the large flume water slide, but only if you're over 8.
Freedom Leisure
Hailsham
Freedom Leisure On site there is a large swimming pool, soft play area that can accommodate children from birth to 11 years old. There is also a state of the art 8 lane bowling alley.
Bexhill Leisure Centre
Bexhill on Sea
Bexhill Leisure Centre offers a great swimming experience for the whole family. The pool has a flume and wave machine making it the ideal place for having fun in the water - they also offer soft play, parties and kids activities.
Saltdean Lido
Brighton
Saltdean Lido Outdoor swimming facility with a cascade in the centre and a diving board. With its tea terrace, sun deck, cafe and distinctive styling it's the only lido to be featured in the Design Museum in London. Classy!
The Pells Outdoor Swimming Pool
Lewes
The Pells Outdoor Swimming Pool Heated outdoor pool with kids' rafts and other fun elements. Also has children's paddling pool, sunbathing terrace and a cafe. Open May to September.
Super Splash
Eastbourne
Super Splash Come down and have fun in the sun on the multiple slides, tilting buckets, interactive play panels, sprinkle showers, wet play structure, snake tunnels and loads more!
Clambers Indoor Soft Play Centre
Hastings
Clambers Indoor Soft Play Centre With climbing frame, scramble nets, tarzan ropes, swing bags, ball ponds and a slide with a special play area for the smaller customer. Plus seasonal outdoor play area.
Monkey Bizness Indoor Play Centre
Lewes
Monkey Bizness Indoor Play Centre is an indoor childrens multi-activity centre incorporating three play frames for 0-2s, 2-5s and a 5-12s all of which have been designed by Europe's leading soft play manufacturer.
Funplex
Brighton
Funplex A 3 level playframe which includes a 4 lane astra slide, a softball cannon arena and a maze area with a spiral slide. For toddlers there is a 2 level playframe with its own slide, a ball pool and a large baby area.
Ocean Adventure Indoor Play Area
Lewes
Ocean Adventure Indoor Play Area A fun-packed soft play area over three levels for children under 8, with interactive sounds and a dedicated area for toddlers
PlayZone Indoor Play Centre
Seaford
PlayZone Indoor Play Centre A new indoor football pitch or a ZigZag interactive walls party. With a bouncy castle and climbing frame plus baby area, there's something for everyone
Jumbos
Bexhill On Sea
Jumbos Classic soft and colourful adventure play for ages 2 to 8 or under 4ft7, inside a centre offering children's sports courses and more.
Treasure Island
Eastbourne
Treasure Island Spacious indoor adventure play, parkland with paddling lagoon and shipwreck adventure playground, plus 8 hole golf with extraordinary themed landscaping: all with a pirate theme. Yar!
The Play Station Eastbourne
Eastbourne
The Play Station Eastbourne Let your children spend hours in their kaleidoscope of colours amongst super slides, tremendous tunnels and other fun but challenging obstacles with a dedicated toddler zone.
Leos Play Den
Eastbourne
Leos Play Den Multi level adventure play frame with all the classic and contemporary features from slides and balls to swings, climbing, tunnels and more. Separate toddler spot and sports area too.
Westows Adventure Play Area
Hove
Westows Adventure Play Area Indoor play centre with lots of space to run around including a 2 level soft play area, separate under 4s area, football pitches, bouncy castle and toys.
Barneys Playbarn
Uckfield
Barneys Playbarn Play frames and features for 5 to 12s, plus sensory room for children and young adults with learning disabilities.
Brighton Sewer Tours
Brighton
Brighton Sewer Tours Fit over 11s welcomed to explore the 150 year old tunnels beneath the city, learning the fascinating history of the sewers.
Smugglers Adventure
Hastings
Smugglers Adventure Join notorious smuggler Hairy Jack as he leads you through acres of underground caverns, passages and tunnels on a voyage back through time to the heyday of smuggling!
Pooh Corner
Hartfield
Pooh Corner Home to the world's largest collection of 'Pooh-phernalia', Pooh Corner is also the 'gateway' to beautiful Pooh Country. To visit the actual 'Pooh Places', collect a FREE Map before you start your 'EXPOTITION' to find them. There are no charges and they are open...
Newhaven Fort
Newhaven
Newhaven Fort offers an exciting and varied day out at this award winning attraction. The massive walls, ramparts, tunnels and gun emplacements all fire the imagination and help visitors experience what life was like living in a Victorian Fortress, as well as understanding and learning about the First and Second World Wars.
Lewes Castle
Lewes
Lewes Castle Climb to the top of this 1000 year old Norman Castle for stunning panoramic views across Sussex. Next door, in barbican house museum, you'll be able to learn more about the history of the area through interactive and static displays.
Michelham Priory and Gardens
Hailsham
Michelham Priory and Gardens Historic house, gardens, forge and watermill surrounded by a beautiful moat. Explore 800 years of history, with hands-on activities and living history displays. Many activity days throughout the year and have a go archery every weekend. Free parking, playground, picnic area and cafe.
Booth Museum of Natural History
Brighton
Booth Museum of Natural History Get really hands-on with natural history in the interactive Discovery gallery and at the many events and activities for families and children.
Battle Abbey
Battle
Battle Abbey Here you can walk the site of the battle of Hastings and stand on the very spot where King Harold met his fate. There are atmospheric abbey ruins to explore and especially for the children there is an 1066' themed out door play area (suitable for 4 - 12 year olds).
Camber Castle
Rye
Camber Castle Accessible by guided tour only, this historic castle is bound to get kids' imaginations going as well as teach them something, plus monthly guided walks round Rye Harbour Nature Reserve.
Royal Pavilion
Brighton
Royal Pavilion A royal pleasure palace and gardens with a mixture of British and Indian architecture. Multimedia guides included in entry price. Free entry for local kids. Family activities available.
Redoubt Fortress and Military Museum
Eastbourne
Redoubt Fortress and Military Museum Visit a Napoleonic Fortress that is over 200 years old, with the largest military collection of its kind in the South of England. Tours are included in entry price and are run twice per day.
Observatory Science Centre
Hallsham
Observatory Science Centre A famous astronomical observatory with a range of events and activities for all. Plenty of hands on and interactive exhibits for all ages to enjoy. Daily telescope tours held during Summer holidays.
Knockhatch Ski and Snowboard Centre
Hailsham
Knockhatch Ski and Snowboard Centre Skiing and Boarding with the new Powderpac Softer Surface 110m main slope along with Nursery Runs and Drag Lifts. Child friendly, over 8yrs catered for.
Evolution Climbing
Crowborough
Evolution Climbing Bouldering, abseiling, a leap of faith, top rope training: their friendly and experienced staff are on hand to support anyone who wants to give it a go over 6 years old. Bouldering has bouncy crash mats, so absolute beginners will be safe!
Knockhill MBC (Mountain Board Centre)
Hailsham
Knockhill MBC (Mountain Board Centre) Mountainboarding combines elements from snowboarding, skateboarding and mountain biking, they can be ridden anywhere from grassy hills, and woodland areas to the concrete jungles of big cities. Plus grass sledges for the young ones.
Fun Abounds Trampoline Centre
Uckfield
Fun Abounds Trampoline Centre Trampolining classes and courses to suit all ages and abilities. Keep fit on the trampoline, birthday parties,play sessions for all and a cafe area so you can have a break and stop wobbling!
Westskates
Eastbourne
Westskates Family friendly skateboard, skate and scooter park with a great main section and also a special area for learners under 6. Supervised with a first aider on site.
Hunger Games Training Camp
Crowborough
Hunger Games Training Camp Outdoors in beautiful woodland and based around the story of the film, a fun packed day for all the family, you;¢ll not only learn you how to survive the game but it;¢s also educational, including first aid, wildlife identification and much more.
Lloyds Lanes Eastbourne
Eastbourne
Lloyds Lanes Eastbourne The little ones love knocking down a skittle or two and there's so much more here, a great idea during the cold and rainy weather and another option for kids' parties.
Freedom Leisure Bowl
Hailsham
Freedom Leisure Bowl On site there is a state of the art 8 lane bowling alley. There is also a large swimming pool, and soft play area that can accommodate children from birth to 11 years old.
Bowlplex Brighton
Brighton
Bowlplex Brighton Family friendly tenpin bowling, with bumpers and ball ramps for the kids.
The Brighton Treasure Trail
Brighton
The Brighton Treasure Trail Go on a treasure hunt in Brighton with this self guided themed Treasure Trail. The route will lead you and your family on a merry adventure as you explore the seafront and solve the clues.
Curious About Hastings
Hastings
Curious About Hastings is a unique experience: 2 treasure hunt style walks of discovery to keep the whole family intrigued and amused. Answer clues and match pictures, whilst reading stories about this glorious seaside town. Buy or download the booklet then explore in your own time.
Lewes Treasure Trail
Lewes
Lewes Treasure Trail If you are looking for something new to do with kids then why not try a self-guided, themed Treasure Trail! They offer an imaginative and fun way to explore, and learn about, the great outdoors.
Bluebell Railway
Uckfield
Bluebell Railway Great Steam engine journeys through the Sussex countryside and offer many seasonal specials which appeal particularly to children.
Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway
Eastbourne
Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway Adventure Park. One eighth scale Steam and diesel train journeys for nearly a mile around the beautiful park.
The Lavender Line
Uckfield
The Lavender Line The line is now just a mile long and starts at Isfield station, stopping at the new Little Horsted station before returning.
Cliff Railways
Hastings
Cliff Railways The charming West Hill Lift is the UK's steepest funicular railway and a source of immense local pride.
East Hill Cliff Railway
Hastings
East Hill Cliff Railway Provides access to Hastings Country Park which overlooks the Old Town and Rock a Nore. The lift provides views over the Stade, home to the largest beach launched fishing fleet in Europe.
Volks Electric Railway
Brighton
Volks Electric Railway The world's oldest operating electric railway offers a scenic jaunt along the beach for one and a quarter miles, stopping at an aquarium and a great playground.
Wilderness Wood
Uckfield
Wilderness Wood A family-run award-winning 62-acre woodland in the beautiful Sussex Weald, with family events and activities throughout the year. Get out there and enjoy a taste of rural sustainability in action!
Shinewater Park
Eastbourne
Shinewater Park - is Eastbourne's newest park and combines purpose built recreation facilities within a country park atmosphere
Princes Park
Eastbourne
Princes Park 2012 and13 Green Flag awarded, this extensive park offers multiple play areas, model boat racing, and water sporting opportunities. Cafe pavillion also on site, and regular events are held.
Hove Park
Hove
Hove Park Features include a number of sports pitches and facilities, an adventure playground, a climbing boulder and miniature railway, as well as the intriguingly named Goldstone and Fingermaze...
Broad Oak Park
Bexhill On Sea
Broad Oak Park Best enjoyed with other features for a full day out, this is nonetheless a lovely park and ideal for picnicking, hiking and outdoor games.
Preston Park
Brighton
Preston Park The largest urban park in the city with a great children's adventure playground, four football pitches and two cricket fields, bowling greens, tennis courts, velodrome and more.
Alexandra Park
Hastings
Alexandra Park Features include a boating lake, bowls green, cafe, refurbished adventure playground, tennis courts, multi play area, formal flower and rose gardens, reservoirs for fishing, natural woodland and a miniature railway. Yay!
Peter Pans Playground
Brighton
Peter Pans Playground Small but excellently equipped, this is a fully enclosed adventure playground with slides, water spouts, and climbing apparatus suitable for small children. One of the stops on the Volks Electric Railway.
Kings Road Playground
Brighton
Kings Road Playground Seafront adventure playground with natural sandpits, play equipment and a huge paddling pool May through September, plus cafe and deckchair hire. Bliss!
Egerton Park
Bexhill on Sea
Egerton Park Recently refurbished with features including tennis courts, bowls green, boating lake, outdoor gym, play-zone for all ages, refreshment kiosk with outdoor seating, sculptures, picnic area, lawns, gardens and lakes with ducks and moorhens all within a few minutes’ walk of the seafront and town centre.
Rye Harbour Nature Reserve
Rye
Rye Harbour Nature Reserve A heady mix of terrains to explore, this is an SSSI due to it's unusual flora and fauna, and also offers visitor centres, bird hides, vintage military forts and stunning natural features: basically an adventure waiting to happen!
Seaford Bay
Seaford
Seaford Bay Shingle beach with a few features to explore and good water for swimming with some lifeguard cover.
Eastbourne Beach
Eastbourne
Eastbourne Beach Sand, shingle and pebble beach with water sports and swimming opportunities. Many local features.
Hastings Beach
Hastings
Hastings Beach Sand and shingle beach with good swimming and lifeguard cover. Many features and facilities at one end, quiet at the other. Connected to Pelham Beach.
Camber Sands
Rye
Camber Sands Mountainous sand dunes and vast expanses so even when it's busy you can find a space for yourselves. Good amenities.
Birling Gap
Eastbourne
Birling Gap Chalk and shingle beach good for rock pools, fossil hunting and safe paddling, very popular with surfers and kite fliers, excellent local walks with loads of butterflies in season.
Brighton Beach
Brighton
Brighton Beach Long pebbly beach in a cove with safe shallow swimming and protection and natural windshield.
The Painting Pottery Cafe
Brighton
The Painting Pottery Cafe - is a fun place for all ages. Choose pottery ranging in price from £5 to £40 and decorate. We glaze and fire then you collect a couple of days later or have it posted. Can’t wait? Then use acrylic paints! Help is on Hand!
Knockhatch Adventure Park
Hailsham
Knockhatch Adventure Park This diverse attraction offers Playgrounds, Birds of Prey, Rowing Boats, Animals, Reptiles, Giant Sky Leap Slide, Indoor Soft Play, Toboggans, Trampolines, Crazy Golf, plus lots more. At extra cost and weather permitting, Go-Karts, Laser Adventure Game, Driving School and Rodeo Bull!
Brighton Pier
Brighton
Brighton Pier A great victorian pier with fairground attractions, three bars, over thirty food kiosks, traditional seaside stalls, two amusement arcades, rides suitable for all the family and a world famous fish and chip restaurant. A must-do for things to do in Brighton with kids.
Treblers Ponies
Hartfield East
Treblers Ponies BHS approved facility providing lessons, off road hacking, mini cross country, indoor school, outdoor school, own a pony days and much more.
Pebsham Equestrian Centre
Bexhill On Sea
Pebsham Equestrian Centre Hire A Pony days during school holidays, fun with horses, mucking out, grooming and of course horse riding, a chance for children aged 5 to13 years to experience life at the stables.
Petley Wood Equestrian Centre
Battle
Petley Wood Equestrian Centre BHS approved facility welcoming nervous 3 year olds upwards for a variety of lessons, plus woodland hacking and competitions for all levels.
Laser Quest Eastbourne
Eastbourne
Laser Quest Eastbourne An adrenaline pumping game, combining the classic game of tag and hide and seek with a high tech twist. Hit sensors on your opponents pack to gain warrior status in our two storey dungeon themed arena. Anyone from 6 years to 100 can join in and battle against family and friends.
LaserZone
Brighton
LaserZone Tackle multiple opponents in this 3k sq ft arena, where everyone is armed to the teeth with infra red phasers! No mess, no bruises, no contact: just a living computer game you'll never forget playing! Awesome!
Battlezone Laser Hastings
Hastings
Battlezone Laser Hastings An awesome outdoor laser tag venue offering realistic war games: hide in the undergrowth, find a sniper spot in a tree, and hit the dirt when the smoke bombs go off! Played with harmless infra red rays in all weathers!
Peter Pans Adventure Golf
Brighton
Peter Pans Adventure Golf An attractive and fairly easy 18 holes with half pipe tunnel, slopes and drop throughs for fun, right next to the Peter Pan's Playground. It's also close to a stop on the Volks Electric Railway, so it's easy to tie the whole lot together for a full day out!
Hastings Adventure Golf
Hastings
Hastings Adventure Golf Features 3 differing 18 hole courses which include waterfalls, fountains and even a cave to negotiate around! With Adventure, Crazy and Mini Golf options there are picks for the picky and a feast for the rest!

Thanks for all the great things to do and Go Karting Tracks in East Sussex with kids you keep sending in.
Now we have the easter and summer holidays fast approaching, we're trying to find the best days out and as many fun things to do with kids as possible, especially cheap and free family friendly places to visit this year - theme parks, waterparks and swimming pools, museums, indoor playcentres and softplay for toddlers, petting farms, wildlife parks and zoos, aquariums, horse riding, castles, steam railways, pottery making and ceramic cafes, roller and ice skating rinks, karting tracks, snowdomes, dry and indoor ski slopes, climbing walls, activity centres, outdoor play at the best local parks, ten pin bowling alleys and all the other best family tourist attractions, that you can visit at the weekend.

Also teachers may find the site useful for ideas for the best places to take their classes on school journeys with many historical and educational atractions listed

So, if you've been for great days out with the kids, or a school trip, which isn't shown above, just send in an email and we'll add it on so people visiting on holidays and all the other children in East Sussex can enjoy the great day out as well.



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