Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust Highly ethical and significant trust with a splendid range of endangered wildlife to love and learn about. Serious business, saving lives: but fun for the smalls and super educational for the older ones.
Regs Garden An award winning garden that is a lovely place to relax with attractions for the kids such as wildlife and fairy gardens, squirrel rope walk and aviary. Open daily.
Hamptonne Country Life Museum Explore the orchard and learn about bygone crafts and quirky traditions from six centuries of rural history. Regular special events days.
Pallot Steam and Motor Museum Museum housing a collection of steam, farm
and other machinery, motor vehicles, vintage bicycles, a variety of organs plus steam train rides on Thursdays.
Maritime Museum Discover all about Jerseys maritime past in this uniquely interactive museum where you can see, touch, hear and even smell the exhibits!
Channel Islands Military Museum This museum displays a large personal collection of military memorabilia including a Flak 38 anti-aircraft gun and is all housed in one of Hitlers Atlantic Wall defences allowing you to experience the atmosphere of these enemy defences at first hand.
Fort Grey Shipwreck Museum is a Martello Tower on a small tidal islet housing a shipwreck museum, Roman Ship and loads of maritime information about this rugged coastline. Not for sensitive types as sinking ships crop up rather a lot!
Guernsey Museum and Art Gallery Follow the Story of Guernsey including hands-on activities from the past and dressing up in this family friendly museum, art gallery and surrounding victorian gardens complete with Victoria Tower to climb.
German Occupation Museum Get an insight into what it was like for the Channel Islanders to be occupied by the Germans during World War II.
Jersey Museum and Art Gallery Learn about the long history of Jersey, dating back 25,000 years up to the present day. Explore interactive exhibits, a Celtic coin hoard, audio visual displays, merchant house and collections of artefacts.
AquaSplash The serious swimmer can enjoy the variable depth 25m swimming pool. Whilst families can enjoy the leisure pool, flumes, tyre ride, inflatables, lazy river, and wave rave.
There really is something for everyone. We look forward to seeing you soon.
Beau Sejour The only public indoor 25 metre swimming pool on the island and includes a learner pool.
Havre Des Pas Bathing Pool Large unheated sea water pool: this splendid Victorian tidal swimming pool, free to the public, provides seasonal opportunity for a refreshing dip in the sea. Diving platform available.
The Cow Shed Indoor play frame and outdoor wooden adventure playground attached to The Farm House Pub and Restaurant.
The Monkey House A family friendly restaurant with not only indoor and outdoor play areas but a crazy golf course too! A brilliant place to both work up and satisfy an appetite.
Jersey War Tunnels Explore the immersive story of the Occupation in underground barracks, enjoy quiet moments in the Garden of Reflection or a woodland walk along the historic War Trail. Significant stuff, best for over 7s.
German Military Underground Hospital Visit the largest remaining structure from the German occupation that is almost invisible above the ground! An thought provoking underground complex that covers 7,000 square metres, and was hewn out of solid rock by slaves...
Castle Cornet Castle Cornet is Guernsey's stunning ancient harbour fortress, full of museums, art and living history.
Mont Orgueil Castle Explore the network of staircases, towers and rooms to discover hidden treasures. Life-size wooden soldiers guard the castle from attack.
Elizabeth Castle is a perfect place to spend a day exploring Jersey's history. Climb the battlements, explore the turrets and visit the exhibitions which explain the role of the castle in Jersey's History.
La Hougue Bie An ancient site of historical interest with a museum, access to a megalithic tomb within the mound and picnic areas.
Samares Manor Playground Particularly kid friendly features include the Family Nature Quiz, the Willow Labyrinth and Jungle Path plus the adventure playground. Display gardens, Manor House and Rural Life Museum to explore too: loads!
The Guernsey Tapestry Explore 1000 years of history in ten embroidered panels. Created by different communities in Guernsey.
The Little Chapel Possibly the smallest chapel in the world, decorated with seashells and pebbles
The Georgian House A Georgian town house, with volunteers in period costume, interactive displays and often food of the time to try.
Creepy Valley Activity Centre is an adventure company offering Aerial Trekking, Powerfan Jump, Zip Wire, King Swing, Archery, Paintball, SplatMaster, Zorbing, Nerf Combat, Medieval Combat, Bushcraft, Assault Course, Climbing and Abseiling and High and Low Development activities!
Les Mielles Activity Centre Outdoor activity centre featuring Segway Rally, Laser Clay Pigeon Shooting, Mini Golf, Bungee Trampolines Inflatable Slides and Spaceball Gyroscope. Bonkers!
Outdoor Guernsey Adventure activities with qualified guides specialising in providing explorations of the spectacular coastline around Guernsey by Kayak, Climbing, Abseiling and Coasteering plus loads more!
Jersey Bowl and Kids Zone 18 Bowling Lanes all AMF equipped so top standard, also has laser tag on site. Indoor play appears to be for parties only.
MFA Bowl offering 18 lanes of modern ten pin bowling with family friendly features, full size pool tables, video games and family dining! Bring on the rain: who cares!?
Karting Guernsey All weather karting track with computerised timing system. 2 fleets of sodikarts for ages 8 to 14, and 14 and older. A number of Arrive and Drive sessions available. On track race shop.
The Alderney Railway the only working railway in the Channel Islands. It opened in 1847 and runs for about two miles (3 km), mostly following a coastal route, from Braye Road to Mannez Quarry and Lighthouse.
Saumarez Park Saumarez Park is one of the Island's main social venues and centrally located in the Parish of Castel. A great park with plenty to see and do for all ages, plus it’s free to visit!
Coronation Park Features 2 large playgrounds one for over 5s and one for under, plus an outdoor paddling pool during summer months and grassy picnic and play area (no balls).
St Brelades Bay Beach This is one of Jersey's most popular and well equipped beaches, but it does get crowded quickly during summer weekends. Activities include swimming, volleyball, trampolines, pedals and canoeing.
Petit Bot Bay More for exploring than traditional beach behaviour this tiny bay boasts a waterfall, cliffs, and endless rockpools with woodland backing the beach.
Corblets Beach Popular with surfers and body boarders but no lifeguard cover or immediate facilities. Fort and rock pools to explore, and much local wildlife.
Shell Beach at Herm Only accessible on Herm Island by air or sea, it's an adventure to get to and a delight to discover white sands and rock pools, with shallows great for crabbing and snorkelling.
Cineworld Jersey 10 screen modern cinema in St Helier, great for those cold and rainy days of the year. Excellent place to introduce kids to the magic of cinema, especially with Movies for Juniors screenings. There are autism friendly screenings too.
Jungle House Trampolines, parties, race track, the junglehouse itself. Keep the young ones entertained.
Jerseys Living Legend Village Adventure golf, karting complex, traditional buildings, heritage and history displays and the craft and shopping village.
aMaizin Adventure Park and Farm Adventure play, baby farm animals, rides and more: all for one inclusive price. Definitely a whole day's worth if you have the weather!
Melrose Farm Riding School offers beach riding, lessons for tots upwards and pony activity days. The only BHS approved facility in the Channel Islands.
Thanks for all the great things to do in Channel Islands 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 Channel Islands can enjoy the great day out as well.
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