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Saundersfoot Beach There are several beaches along the bay, each with its own distinctive charm, from the busy and active to the more secluded and sedate. Nice waters for swimming at all, and all sandy. Blue Flag awarded area.
Barafundle Bay One of the most esteemed beaches in the world but difficult to access. Good swimming but no lifeguard cover or facilities.
Marloes Sands Remote sandy beach with fantastic fossil hunting and bookable trips across to the nature reserve islands. No immediate facilities or activities.
Abermawr Beach Blue Flag awarded sand and pebble beach with a prehistoric forest submerged just offshore. Isolated, so no facilities or lifeguard cover, but good swimming, angling and surfing.
Whitmore Bay Blue Flag awarded with soft golden sand, idea for sunbathing or sandcastle building. Also now caters for surfing, windsurfing, sea kayaking and beach volleyball!
Dinosaur Park Loads of dinosaurs roam in the woods, indoor and outdoor adventure playgrounds, Volcanic Adventure Golf, pets corner, maze, activity centre, tube run and all manned rides are included with admission.
Greenmeadow Community Farm Reopening end of February 2016 with tractor trailer rides, adventure playground and life size milk-able cow.
Gigrin Farm Watch wild Red Kites, buzzards and ravens swarm in to the feeding station daily in numbers up to a whopping 600 birds! There are 5 large hides to watch from: a fantastic experience.
Cefn Mably Farm Park is a huge, 20,000 sq ft all weather family farm attraction and soft play in one. Set in rolling countryside in between Cardiff and Newport, we offer a unique mixture of farm animals and soft play areas: the park is designed for families with toddlers to teens.
Fantasy Farm Park The very definition of a family day out: animals, rides, go karts, adventure play, family friendly restaurant and open green space to play in! Huzzah!
Warren Mill Farm They have a large selection of animals ranging from: Tiny Guinea Pigs, Miniature Cattle, Rabbits, Rare Breeds Of Sheep, Ponies, Llamas, Alpacas, Wallabies, Red Squirrels, and lots more. Also a fishery.
Dyfed Shire Horse Farm Plenty of animals, plenty of activities and demonstrations, and plenty of play areas include crazy golf, trampolines and indoor and outdoor playgrounds.
Amelia Trust Farm The many friendly farm animals are accessible to the public all year round, either in the Animal Centre during the cold winter months, or out in the special paddocks during the rest of the year.
Wiggleys Fun Farm Featuring indoor and outdoor adventure play plus toddler zone and babies' barnyard, mini racetrack, animal paddocks, pigs' corner, and woodland walks with occupied duck ponds.
Museum of Welsh Life One of Europe's biggest and most exciting open-air museums. Wales' journey from rural tradition to industrial powerhouse is traced throughout extensive galleries and 100 acres of beautiful parkland.
National Museum Cardiff From moon rock, meteorites and volcanoes to dinosaurs and woolly mammoths (up close!), journey millions of years through time from the Big Bang to present day. See our basking shark, hump-backed whale and the world's largest leatherback turtle in our natural history collection, plus amazing paintings in...
Newport Museum and Art Gallery Since 1888 Newport Museum and Art Gallery has been collecting evidence of Newport's history, culture and environment.
St Fagans National History Museum One of Europe's leading open-air museums and Wales's most popular heritage attraction. It stands in the grounds of the magnificent St Fagans Castle and offers traditional crafts, native livestock and exhibitions.
South Wales Miners Museum Children can experience the dark room where there is no natural light, emulating the conditions underground. Cap lamps and helmets can be tried on and your imagination can enhance your experience of a time now very distant. This is a must see attraction in Afan Forest Park.
National Roman Legion Museum Meet the Romans! The Museum and surrounding town of Caerleon has enough stuff about the Romans to keep all budding soldiers and gladiators happy. With ruins of buildings, Roman objects, dressing up, trails and plenty of events and activities throughout the year.
Big Pit National Coal Museum Prepare to be lowered 300 feet down the mineshaft for our famous underground tour with a real miner! Wear the same equipment (helmet, cap lamp, battery) and see what life was like for thousands of men and boys who worked at the coalface.
The Cardiff Story Museum From interactive gallery exhibits to the Object Theatre and Dinky Dragons tots' activity days, there's a lot of fascinating facts to learn and interesting things to do, and it's all free!
Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Art Gallery Grand castellation mansion housing a large and varied collection of artefacts spanning 2,000 years of the history of Merthyrs. Free entry for under 16s and over 60s. 160 acres of parkland with lake, formal gardens, children’s play area, and tearoom.
Bridgend Recreation Centre boasts an extra large leisure pool complete with hydro slide and awesome wave machine, plus a gentler beach area with baby slide. So bring everyone!
Llanishen Leisure Centre A fun family oriented leisure pool with a tropical lagoon style which features a pretty nifty flume slide and a cool wave machine: terrific fun and exercise for of all ages! Plus room to actually swim, too!
Newport Centre features a tropically themed leisure pool with a cool spiralling flume slide and a wave machine! The shallow beach area is great for kids with it's own mini slides and a safe play to enjoy the waves from. Fun for literally everyone!
Llanelli Leisure Centre Featuring a water slide which leaves the building and re-enters for splashdown! Also main and teaching swimming facilities plus diving pool with 1m and 3m springboards, and if they're still not tired a sports hall and an astro turf pitch! Wow!
Cardiff International Pool Main swimming, learner and leisure pools plus 3 terrific slides plus a tipping bucket play area and loads of gym, cycling and spa style spaces for older types. Yay!
Fuzzy Eds at Pentre Gwilym House Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Adventure Land 2 play frames for over and under 4s, plus another soft play section and 3 ball pits.
Kidzz Fun Indoor Playcentre is an Indoor children's play centre with cafe and lounge areas, sports court and play frame, even a funky car track. We also cater for children's parties in one of our 3 fantastic party areas.
Rumble in the Jungle Indoor Playcentre is the largest childrens indoor playcentre in RCT, catering for children aged 0 to 12 years, with huge 3 level playframe, large baby area with ball pond and softplay, sports arena and party rooms.
Dizzy Kidz Indoor Playcentre is an Indoor Adventure Play Centre for children aged 0 to 11 years with a catering and party provision. Meet all our characters: Mickey and Minnie Mouse; Peppa Pig; Upsy Daisy; Bob the Builder and Ben 10!
Ants Inya Pants Play Centre A fairly small adventure play facility still surprisingly full of slick slides, deep ball pits, winding tunnels, ball cannons and nippy zip lines! Plus parties and dedicated Special Needs sessions.
Whirlikidz With over and under 4s areas plus a multi sports zone there's plenty here to occupy all ages! Highlights include the 4 lane waterfall slide,
Adamsdown Play Centre Enjoy a variety of play activities from cooking, arts and crafts to sports and also has indoor and outdoor play facilities plus den building. For 5 to 14s.
Cheeky Monkeys Cwmbran - both indoor and outdoor play. Cheeky Monkeys offers 4 separate play areas: Toddler Zone, Junior Zone, Sports Zone and Outdoor Zone! All designed to provide a safe, fun and stimulating environment for children under 12 years of age!
Adventure Island A play and party centre with separate areas for younger and older children. Fun, safe and weatherproof!
Coconuts Play Centre Adventure soft play and party centre with a large play frame, and classic fun features to stimulate the imagination, and burn up some energy. Spacious cafe with good visibility of play area. Several party pacakages available.
Zoopadoopa is a zoo themed play frame with an under 3 area with car track. The main frame has a zebra and tiger slide with arial glide and ball cannon. We also have a sports court. Suitable for babies and children up to the age of 12 years.
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The Eden Centre Multi level adventure soft play plus sports facilities and kart track with dedicated baby zone.
The PlayKing Extensive adventure facility offering areas for babies, under 5 and over 5s, with standout features like the Double Sky Glide, Giant Interactive Ball Pool and slides. Also offer bowling and go karts with new longer hours!
Dragons Den 2 separate multi level play frames, plus enclosed toddler area with smaller versions of the big fun, plus disco and soccer areas.
Three Horseshoes With Fun Fort play areas in and outside, the kids are sure to work up an appetite for the great family menu whatever weather you've got! Slides, climbing frames, balls and swings: there's nothing there that isn't fun!
Funtastic offers several age ranged multi level play zones plus baby area, football and sports arena, and their new Go-Kart track is now open!
Jolly Jesters Playcentre offers a multi level adventure climbing maze with fun features plus toddler version with smaller versions of the big fun.
Rascals Club House Multi level adventure climbing maze with toddler version, plus ride on car track, disco stage, arts and crafts area, and sports pitch.
Wacky Warehouse New Inn offers a colourful multi level adventure soft play frame full of features, plus dedicated toddler zone with smaller versions of the big fun. Attached to a family friendly restaurant.
123 Jump Play Centre Featuring a fantastic play-frame, an enormous inflatable, an indoor football pitch and a zone just for toddlers. Adults are encouraged to go into the play frame with their kids, so wear socks!
Toots Play Centre and Balloon Emporium Multi level adventure play frame with 6 slides, loads of features and dedicated toddler zone, plus new indoor ice skating rink.
Pebbles Soft Play Area Adventure soft play area for children age 7 and under in Cardiff. It has everything from cargo nets with mouse holes, to mirror chicanes and perspex floors! Obstacles and challenges allow children to explore and play in a safe environment.
Bijou Exciting 3 level play structure in a comfortable cafe environment, with a Play Station Corner. Plenty to keep the kids amused, while adults can enjoy free WiFi, newspapers... and relax!
Jungle Jacks is in the town centre with a 2 storey play frame, separate toddler zone, cafe and offers a variety of party options.
Once Upon A Playtime Play Centre with an educational focus with large 3 tiered play structure and sports area for big kids plus an area dedicated to babies and tots that offers a smaller play frame, ball pool and car track.
Dizzys Castle Indoor adventure play facility with all the classic and contemporary features one expects, including a dedicated under 3s zone.
Zone Playcentre is an indoor soft play centre with a party area, baby and toddler sections and a large children’s play frame with ball pools, rope bridges, tunnels, wavy slides, drop slide, play houses, little tikes cars and much more! Plus great cafe.
Tiny Tumblers A double decker climbing maze for kids under 7 years plus the cool tots' sensory zone for the wee ones! Loads of traditional adventure play features in bright friendly colours, plus a range of parties on offer too.
Kingdom Come A richly castle themed play centre with several structures, loads of features including all the kids' favourites and a truly epic slide!
JumpINGym Classic adventure play facility on a plus size scale: 3 epic floors of pleasing chaos with big slides and all the other physical play features kids love. Plus water park and climbing wall on site too!
Sadie and Franks A smaller than average main frame but bigger than average toddler zone: ideal for adventurous smalls and the quieter big jobs with loads of slides and fun features, plus reading, role play and imaginative thinking areas.
Caerphilly Castle Stretching over a 30 acre site in the centre of Caerphilly, this imposing Castle is a striking testament to the turbulent times of medieval Wales Exhibitions, medieval weapons and dramatic scenery to enjoy.
Caldicot Castle Explore the Castle and its beautiful setting of tranquil gardens and a wooded country park. Lots for kids to do including activity station and activities and workshops throughout the year.
Abergavenny Castle & Museum Set in the grounds of a 'ruined' Norman Castle, where you can enjoy a picnic during the summer. The museum contains activity Room for children, where there is the opportunity to colour, cut and stick. At certain times they offer workshops led by museum staff.
Cardiff Castle Let the past come alive when you visit Cardiff Castle. Over the last 2000 years, the Castle has been home to the Romans, Normans and Victorians. Each group left exiting stories of amazing adventures which you can learn all about whilst exploring the spectacular grounds, Norman Keep and Castle Apartments.
Pembroke Castle Idyllically set on the banks of the river estuary, this mighty fortress is largely intact, and its endless passages, tunnels and stairways are great fun to explore! Plus there are super exhibitions, brass rubbing and
Tudor Merchants House Step back 500 years and discover how the Tudor merchant and his family would have lived in this fascinating three-storey house, situated close to the harbour within the historic walled town of Tenby. Features of the house include a fine 'Flemish' round chimney and the original scarfed roof trusses.
Rhondda Heritage Park One of the top heritage and cultural visitor attractions in South Wales. A fun and interesting day out with Underground Experience tours, and Energy Zone Children’s Play Area to enjoy!
Cosmeston Medieval Village Meet the villagers, all dressed in period costume, and experience how they lived. Take a tour, book a party or enjoy one of the special events that take place throughout the year! New features include the byre and the Herbalist's Hovel.
Castell Henllys Iron Age Hill Fort Step back in time at Castell Henllys, a unique Iron Age hill fort recreated with fantastic replica Iron Age roundhouses, built right on top of the excavated remains of an existing hill fort, dating back 2,400 years.
Castell Coch The marquess of Bute's Gothic fairytale creation at Castell Coch, with its colourful interior and beautiful woodland setting, is a dream visit for your little prince or princess, and will inspire plenty of little adventures.
Aberdulais Tinworks and Waterfall Set in a steep gorge, this place demonstrates the power of water and its impact on industry. It has the largest electricity-generating waterwheel in Europe, a stunning waterfall, and to get the most for kids ask about their tracker packs.
Techniquest Purpose built Science Centre and Planetarium providing over 120 cool interactive science experiences making science fun to everyone!
Blaenavon Ironworks A day out and history lesson in one at this Ironworks with cottages furnished to the periods and an exhibition plus the cast house and the foundry, a balance tower and the pay office of the works to view.
Llancaiach Fawr Manor Step inside this Manor House restored and furnished as it would have been in 1645 and with colourful characters to tell you about life in the house and the locale. There are interactive displays and plenty to explore in the house and gardens plus a gift shop and cafe.
Cardiff Ski and Snowboard Centre An outdoor dry ski slope offering skiing, snowboarding and tubing and welcoming kids and families from beginner upward.
Ice Arena Wales is a family friendly ice skating rink in the heart of Cardiff’s Sports Village hosting a variety of different sessions, activities and courses throughout the week for all ages and abilities! Penguin skating aids are available for little ones.
Boulders Climbing Centre Offers fun beginners' and family sessions for 90 minutes on their climbing walls with friendly expert tutelage. A fit, fun new hobby awaits!
Go Ape Margam The UK's No.1 Forest Adventure. Award winning outdoor adventure activities. Families and friends can enjoy a day out like no other. Fly down zip wires, leap off Tarzan Swings and tackle obstacles whilst enjoying some of Britain’s most breathtaking scenery.
Celtic Quest Coasteering Explore the Pembrokeshire coast in style, with cliff jumping, climbing, swimming, and a number of cool water features. All equipment included in price, and safety briefing is given before you start. A fun and exciting adventure with fully qualified guides.
Cardiff International White Water (CIWW) is an exciting, on demand white water adventure centre for families, located only a few miles from Cardiff’s bustling city centre.
Neath Afan Gymnastics Centre Is a fun, friendly activity centre where children of all ages are encouraged to love activities for life.
Develop Agility, Balance, Coordination and Discipline for a healthy, active lifestyle. Improve fundamental movement patterns and core stability for ALL SPORTS. Fully qualified coaches, fantastic...
Celtic Manor is a family friendly resort featuring a range of activities for kids of all ages including ‘Forest Jump’ High and Low Ropes Adventure, ‘On Target’ Archery and Crossbow, indoor ‘Laser Combat’ and Adventure Golf.
Forest Jump at Celtic Manor High and low ropes courses for kids, for adults, for everybody! This aerial assault course up in the tree canopy offers 30 challenging features, while the lower down version still boasts 16.
Go Air Super trampolining fun for all ages with epic dodgeball, supersize foam pits, basketball run, slack line, fidget ladder and wicked parties! Boing!!
Infinity Trampoline Park Epic bounce park with interconnected trampolines, slam dunk run, foam pit, dodgeball court and special sessions for Under 6s, Free Running (Parkour), Open Jump and an Autism Friendly slot too. Cool!
Bowlplex Nantgarw Beginners can use the rolling ramps and gutter guards, old hands can join the leagues and everyone in between can bowl, glow bowl, party and use the arcade! Something for everyone: strike!
Hollywood Bowl Cardiff 26 lanes of healthy competitive tenpin plus arcade and bonus family fun days in the school holidays with treasure hunts and face painting. Briiliant!
South Wales Karting Centre They have a range of karts to suit both the novice driver or to test the more experienced, plus twin seaters so you can take a little passenger along! Minimum age 8 years.
TeamSport Indoor Karting Cardiff an indoor karting experience packed out with awesome junior and adult go-karts for guaranteed family fun! Fantastic deals to get yourselves in the driver’s seat and enjoy 500m of adrenaline-fuelled racing!
Cardiff Spy Mission Treasure Trail Explore Cardiff with a self guided themed Treasure Trail. As you follow the route can you and the kids find the answers the clues to crack the code and save the day?!
The Swansea Treasure Trail Take the kids on a self-guided treasure hunt and solve the clues as you explore the quayside and Maritime Quarter of Swansea - can you solve the mystery?
Beacon Park Boats Exceptionally quiet electric day boats on the Monmouthshire and Brecon canal, allowing you to get closer to the natural wildlife. Day, half day and hourly boat hire. No experience is required for either as full training will be given!
Brecon Mountain Railway Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the National Park from one of Wales' most popular railways, plus enjoy the new childrens play area at Pontsticill, and some great walks to enjoy. You can even bring the dog with you!
Thousand Islands Expeditions Wildlife adventure boat trips on our exciting jet boat or traditional boat with a wildlife guide on board. Explore the bays for seals and pups, look for porpoise in the white water, watch the seabirds on the cliffs and in the caves, explore the RSPB Nature Reserve on Ramsey Island.
Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway Trains head north to the Whistle Inn, south to Blaenavon High Level Station and to Big Pit Halt, by the Big Pit Mining Museum. The serene day out you should choo-choo-choose!
Bridgend Miniature Railway A miniature railway located in 4 acres of picturesque nature reserve, where we offer train rides behind steam, diesel and electrically powered miniature trains. We have model railways on display, as well as a steam powered traction engine.
Cosmeston Lakes Country Park Cosmeston Lakes Country Park is a haven for local wildlife. Its flat, even paths are easily accessible to everyone, making the park very popular, especially with young families who also visit the Medieval Village.
Glamorgan Canal Nature Reserve A very nice spot for a nature ramble with binoculars, or doing bird and wildlife photography, by nature quite wild and isolated so no amenities.
Pen-y-fan Pond Parkland about a resevoir with flat open space for sports and kite flying, nature rambling and picnicking. There's a wonderful Alien Invasion Trail around the park that's sure to keep them moving and get imaginations going!
Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes An important wildlife habitat for quiet contemplation of nature... next to a series of enormous sand dunes down which you can sled!
Afan Forest Park Great open space for all things cycle-able, base yourself at the visitor centre to go hiking, mountain biking, or an old fashioned family adventure. Take bears to hide!
Garwnant Visitor Centre A family friendly fun filled site, including woodland walks for any ability, animal puzzle trails, guided tours, woodland play area, low ropes course and a mini mountain bike track. There’s an onsite restaurant and coffee shop to relax, enjoy a barista style coffee, homemade cake or a light lunch.
Parc Slip Nature Reserve Wildlife Trust nature reserve with a variety of habitats and over 10km of safe paths where children can discover wildlife. Grasslands, wetlands and woodlands are home to many animals. There is a Visitor Centre and Coffee Shop on site.
Dare Valley Country Park offers 500 acres of stunning countryside packed with wildlife, flora and fauna. It boasts a children’s adventure and toddler playground, nature trails, family events from magicians to willow-weaving, cosy cafe, picnic spots, camping and caravanning, outdoor sports including a climbing wall, fantasy...
Barry Sidings Countryside Park is a stunning countryside park. Dotted with wildlife walks and fascinating trails, the park is home to a BMX track, duck pond, picnic and barbecue area, seasonal cafe and one of the best children’s playgrounds around!
Ynysangharad War Memorial Park is a stunning outdoor venue packed with events, sports and activities. Reptiles, magicians and pop bands are among the attractions offered during the programme of events. Make your own fun with the park’s children’s adventure playground, tennis courts, cricket field, pitch and putt golf, football...
Bryngarw Country Park 113 acre country park with woodland, grassland, formal gardens, adventure playground and loads of water features including ponds, lakes and a river.
Margam Country Park 1000 acres of countryside with a deer park, visitors' centre, lake, castle, orangery, narrow gauge train, farm trail, Fairytale Village and adventure playground!
Pontypool Park 64 Hectares of park and gardens playing host to a leisure centre, outdoor dry ski slope, pitch and putt, childrens play area suitable for younger and older kids plus lots more!
Cyfarthfa Park and Miniature Railway Remember to take your swimwear and towels to this 150 acre park of woodland and gardens where a Family Play Zone and Splash Pad is sure to tempt the kids as well as the 1000 ft Miniature Railway.
Cwmcarn Forest Unique fun day out by car, bike or on foot along the stunning seven miles of Cwmcarn Forest Drive with scenic stop off points with car parks. Visitor Centre with a gift shop, and cafe to enjoy.
Gnoll Estate Country Park 240 acres of woodland and open space including water features and ruins to explore, visitors' centre and 2 playgrounds, picnic spots and pitch and putt course, plus orienteering or geocaching opportunities!
Llanelli WWT National Wetland Centre This wetland centre gets you up close and personal with loads of wildlife, feeding the birds, canoeing on the water, cycling or spotting in hides as well as four different play areas for big and little ones to let off steam.
Porthkerry Country Park A real all-rounder: woods and meadows, beaches and cliffs, historic landmarks and surreal staircase, plus pitch and putt golf, playground, nature trails plus picnic and BBQ spots.
Doctor Who Experience This interactive journey takes you and the Doctor on a spectacular adventure through time and space! Bring your jelly beans. And your scarf. And your fez!
Manic Ceramics Create your own pottery masterpieces, with help from friendly, experienced staff. Make cool presents or great keepsakes, and great for all ages!
Ceramic Shack A great way to explore your creativity with paint and ceramics. Create unique gifts and ornaments. A memorable visit for all ages. Just drop in and have some fun! We also do parties! Booking essential for large groups!
Dotty Pots Ceramic Painting Studio is a family friendly ‘paint your own pottery’, art and craft studio, located in the heart of Penarth. Pottery painting is a fun and absorbing activity that is suitable for all ages and abilities.
Ladybird Pottery is a Paint your own Pottery shop. We do hand and foot imprints, personalised pottery, workshops and sell handmade crafts.
Parc Has indoor, undercover and outdoor play areas so whatever the weather the fun continues! Separate areas for differing age groups.
The Welsh Wildlife Centre Indoor Centre set in Nature Reserve for Welsh Wildlife Discovery, including Learning through Play Area, live Webcams, Films, Gift shop, Cafe; with themed Walking/Cycling Trails and Hides for exploring the Wildlife Habitats of a River, Ponds, Reedbeds, Meadows and Woodland; an Adventure Playground and an...
Barry Island Pleasure Park Plenty of classic thrill rides for the older guys, plus tea cups, trampolines, minicoaster, paratrooper, fun house, mirror maze, swinging chairs, pony ride and blow up slide for the young ones.
Battlefield Live Pembrokeshire We use infra-red (as used by the military & law enforcement agencies). Battlefield Live is one of the few exciting outdoor activities that the whole family can play together. From grandsons to grandfathers, grand-daughters to grandmothers, all can play in the same game - a real family 'battle'.
Laser Quest Cardiff now a Superbowl UK, they're proud to offer Laser Quest: the ultimate sci-fi action adventure! Score points by tracking down and then ‘taking out’ your opponents before they do the same to you!
Celtic Manor Laser Tag Cool laser tag arena great for beginners over 6 years, with the futuristic infra red equipment we all know and love by now! Zap each other without mess or fuss, and we all know who's going to win. You!
Celtic Manor Adventure Golf is a family friendly resort featuring a range of activities for kids of all ages including 2 Adventure Golf courses!
Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf Put the shiver back in your timbers at Smugglers Cove and enjoy 12 holes of pirate themed adventure golf, featuring shipwreck, crocodile, water features, life sized buccaneers and putter to suit everyone. Yar!
Treetop Adventure Golf is Wales’s first indoor mini golf attraction with two 18 hole rainforest themed courses and featuring singing frogs, talking toucans, a mystic river and a host of cheeky rainforest characters.