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Things To Do & Days Out in Herefordshire and Worcestershire
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Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo Experience the delight of nature's most serene and beautiful wildlife. At the Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo you can walk with free flying exotic butterflies and see them supping nectar, finding their mates and laying eggs.
West Midland Safari Park Voted the Best Animal Attraction in the UK, the Park includes four miles of self-drive safari, Discovery Trail show casing Land of the Living Dinosaurs, animal exhibits, shows, African Village, walk-through lemurs, family Theme Park, shops and restaurants.
Llama Trekking at Old King Street Farm Llama trekking is fast becoming a 'must-do' activity. Bond with your llama, get to know him and take him on a walk in the glorious countryside of south west Herefordshire. If travelling from further afield, why not take a two day stay in one of our holiday cottages?
All Things Wild Nature Centre is an all-weather zoo, nature centre and family attraction. Our facilities include our "Step Through Time" dinosaur attraction, indoor beach, barefoot walk and soft play areas. Check out our daily itinerary for fun, educational and hands-on adventures!
Small Breeds Farm and Owl Centre A magical place to experience animals, birds and all sorts of owls from all over the world. During winter months and in very wet weather the animals are displayed undercover: handy!
Shortwood Family Farm A family friendly traditonal working farm full of fantastic farmyard animals to meet, feed, and pet. Admission includes 2 hour feeding tour, plus tractor rides. Animals include cows, donkeys, goats, chickens, ducks, pigs and more, all free range!
Newbridge Farm Park Family friendly farm fun with indoor and outdoor play areas including zip wire and play forts, pet handling barn, kiddie and full size tractor rides and animal feeding sessions throughout the day! Open March to September.
Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings An award winning museum with a collection of 30 buildings that have been rescued from destruction and carefully rebuilt on Avoncroft's beautiful rural site. There is a 19th century windmill, which can still be used today, the National Telephone Kiosk Collection, a Medieval Town House and lots more!
The Commandery is a historic building which has been inhabited by monks, Tudors, Charles II's Royalist army and many other people over the past 800 years.
Hereford Museum and Art Gallery housed in a spectacular Victorian gothic building, offering works of fine and decorative art plus hands on elements and varying art exhibitions.
The Transport Museum Birmingham Extensive collections of buses, and battery electric vehicles. Cafe/Shop/Picnic area. Kids Kabin activities. On event days (bank holidays etc) there are classic bus rides and a miniature steam railway.
George Marshall Medical Museum is a free museum where the whole family can explore the history of medicine. Be terrified by our death masks and find out what an amputation looked like in the 19th century! Stop at the apothecary for a cholera remedy and have a go at our mystery object game.
Museum of Carpet focuses on Kidderminster's international carpet supplying history and includes a great many textile examples plus informative displays and exhibits. See the huge working looms!
Worcestershire County Museum Explore Worcestershire's past, find out how people worked and played. What was life like in the nursery and scullery? Get hands on in our Toys through Time Gallery, discover our wonderful collection of Gypsy Caravans in our Transport display, or try out the stocks!
The Almonry Heritage Centre Loads of displays on different angles of history, spread across 12 interesting rooms and the garden. Join the Junior Almoners' Club for bonus trails and activities.
The Waterworks Museum Trace the history of drinking water, from the time of cave dwellers to present day, through a number of great displays and wonderful working engines. A number of Open Days in Steam throughout the year.
The Cider Museum Hereford A charming museum where you can discover the many different aspects of the apple and what can be done with it, including the cider making process. Historical artefacts, vintage film clips, plus other memorabilia to see.
Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum See an amazing range of objects relating to the city of Worcester through a collection that covers Natural History, Archaeology, Social History, Geology, and more. Activity Space for all the Family and free to visit.
Malvern Museum of Local History A small museum packed with fascinating information, and full of fun things to do and see. Dress up as a monk, build a castle, see an observation beehive and more. Free audio guide available.
Forge Mill Needle Museum and Bordersley Discover the rich history of the needle and fising tackle industries, and explore the ruins of the medieval Bordesley Abbey and the Visitor Centre. A chance to see the last water powered scouring mill in the world.
Wyre Forest Glades Leisure pool with wave machine and 2 flumes. There is also a soft play facility on site. A great idea for family days out with the kids.
Hereford Leisure Pool With a fearsome wave machine, a great water slide and a whirlpool feature, they'll be doing less swimming than shrieking but it's going to be lots of fun!
Droitwich Spa Lido is a rare open-air saltwater swimming pool; 40m pool with gently sloping beach area and wet play area with water cannons and fountains, plus sun terraces and cafe. Open May to September and heated to 23 degrees.
Fantastico Indoor Play Area A fun and safe experience for your children in Kidderminster to enjoy themselves with a play area for all ages up to 10 and 4ft10.
Play Planet Soft Playcentre A 3 storey adventure climbing maze with all the classics features like slides, bridges, tunnels and balls, all with a nice outer spacey theme. Plus you can now play laser tag in the play frame after hours!
Imagination Street Brilliantly equipped role play zone, kids' library, computer and play station rooms and immense adventure play structure, interactive computers and big slides. Plus new Baby Sensory Room and Interactive Football Zone!
Wacky Warehouse - Horse and Jockey Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Wacky Warehouse - New Tardebigge Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Cheeky Monkeys Classic multi level adventure soft play facility crammed with features and a separate area for toddlers. Max height 135cm.
Freddies Play Pad Bromsgrove An exciting interactive soft play experience for babies, toddlers and pre school children. Includes a soft playzone centrepiece, a sensory area, and reading corner. They also have singing and dancing at the end of each session.
Freddies Play Pad Worcester An exciting interactive soft play experience for babies, toddlers and pre school children. Includes a soft playzone centrepiece, a sensory area, and reading corner. They also have singing and dancing at the end of each session.
Eastnor Castle Fairytale Georgian castle in magical surroundings, with Deer Park, Lake and Arboretum, Children's Adventure Playground and Assault Course, Knight's Maze and Burma Bridge Tree Top Walkway!
Goodrich Castle Goodrich stands majestically on a wooded hill commanding the passage of the River Wye into the picturesque valley of Symonds Yat, waiting to be explored!
Berrington Hall Get creative in their den building area; join a garden, parkland or architecture tour; and explore the family rooms and see how the servants moved around the house unseen by the family and guests!
Brockhampton Estate The house is surrounded by a moat which is a big success with any kid to start! Plus follow the nature trail and spot wildlife from the bird-hide, have fun in the natural play area and discover new areas of the estate on their 3 orienteering courses!
Croft Castle and Parkland Really welcoming to children: indoors they can play with vintage toys and tinkle on the grand piano, plus explore the cellars and attics; outside there are several play areas and an orienteering course, plus bee hives, Iron Age Hill Fort and other structures to find and explore. Great family events and...
Malvern Hills GeoCentre is the official visitors' centre of the Geopark way. Attractions include interactive iPads and wall maps encouraging kids to learn all about the geology, archaeology, history and water of the Malvern Hills. The Cafe stocks a wide range of local food and drink and has free WiFi and parking.
Croome Restored 18th century park with fascinating statues, follies and temples are hidden around every corner of the garden for the kids to discover, and the Visitor Centre with museum used to be a secret wartime base!
Monkland Cheese Dairy Learn all about how cheese is made through a guided tour of a working dairy, and get to try some of it too. Cheese Experience Days offered for those who want to have a go themselves.
Worcester Cathedral Visit one of England’s loveliest cathedrals with medieval cloisters, royal tombs, and an ancient crytpt to explore. Guided tours available, including one to the top of the tower. Free to visit, but there is a charge for the tours.
Harvington Hall A medieval Elizabethan manor house, with it’s own moat, plus priest holes and walled gardens to explore. There is also a Visitor Centre in the old Malt House. Audiovisual and interactive displays help bring the history to life.
Hanbury Hall and Gardens Rich and eminently explorable interiors plus extensive gardens and vast swathes of parkland, with kids' favourites being the family trail, the spooky Gothic Corridor, musky mushroom house and of course the adventure playground!
Ice Quest Malvern They do ice skating sessions to suit all ages and standards, from Disco Nights with the Big Party Atmosphere, to quieter sessions for families, parent and toddlers
Wyedean Canoe and Adventure Centre A centre offering a number of exciting outdoor activities, such as rock climbing, abseiling, caving, archery, raft building and more. Suitable for kids aged 8 and older. Canoe trips are good for families with kids as young as 4.
Go Ape Wyre 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.
AJ Activities Combat play activities for older children. Paintball site minimum age is 12 years old. Laser Tag site is 8.
Oaker Wood Leisure Woodland outdoor activity centre offering quads, paintball, raft building, high ropes, zip wires, low ropes, assault course, clay pigeon shooting and target shooting. Children’s multi-activity days in school holidays, birthday parties and family days out.
Evesham Leisure Centre Climbing Wall is a 17 rope climbing wall with over 50 coloured routes. The climbing wall also features animal themed climbing holds. Junior climbing courses, climbing taster sessions are climbing parties are available for children aged 5 and up.
Go Ape Tree Top Junior A fun filled experience of canopy exploring, trail blazing and obstacles for all to enjoy. You'll take on crossings over trails and finish with one awesome zip wire.
The Core A community hub offering activities such as rollerskating, futsal, laser tag, and archery. Junior roller derby club runs twice weekly and there is a Gaming Club every Sunday. Available to rent for parties.
Redpoint Worcester is a climbing centre that welcomes parents and kids and anyone who wants to climb!
MFA Bowl Hereford offers 12 lanes of modern ten pin bowling with family friendly bowler support features, plus 12 holes of adventure mini golf too! Fun by the dozen!
Grove Golf and Bowl Eight state of the art bowling lanes using the latest computer technology, giving super accurate scoring and bowling speeds. Fully automated bumpers for the less experienced bowlers programmed to rise on their turn, so you hit a pin every time.
Bowl Xtreme Classic tenpin bowling, fun for young and old and great in the wet weather! Plus their unique Glow Track helps bowlers adjust their shots more easily resulting in higher scores, and there are ramps and bumper rails for the kids.
MFA Bowl Worcester Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. This MFA Bowl has 16 lanes!
Herefordshire Raceway Anyone 14 years or older and 1.5 metres tall can drive the twin-engine pro-karts. Children over the age of 8 years and at least 1.3 metres tall may use the restricted twin engine pro-karts.
Karting and Laser Combat Worcester is an indoor Go Karting and Laser Combat centre which can be enjoyed by kids and adults all year round! Great for all ages and ideal for parties! We have kids and adult karts and run lots of family sessions in the laser arena too!
Malvern Hills Spy Mission Treasure Trail Solve the clues around the Malvern Hills and discover the deactivation code to complete your mission! Be a spy for the day as you follow the route on this self guided spy themed Treasure Trail.
Curious About Hereford Discover Hereford in a novel way with two treasure hunt style walks. Find clues, match pictures and read stories: everyone will be amused whilst learning more about this intriguing city. Buy or instantly download the booklet then explore in your own time.
Symonds Yat Treasure Hunt Trail Follow the Trail and solve the clues on this fantastic self-guided treasure hunt! Great fun for all the family can be found here as you explore and discover more!
Kingfisher River Cruises Join the river wending its way through Symonds Yat gorge and village, dividing it into East and West for a 40 minute boat trip with informed history and nature commentary.
Broomy Hill Miniature Railway Ride extensive twin track Miniature Railway supporting all gauges and boasting a fleet of cute miniature locomotives! Broomy Hill Station has a great hands on railway for the kids to play with and a museum too. All you've got to do is catch it open!
Severn Valley Railway Historic rural railway line run with plenty for train enthusiasts to see and do. You may join the line from several stations, not just the one marked here as the address.
Evesham Vale Light Railway - is a narrow gauge steam railway running regular passenger trains every weekend and main school holidays throughout the year.
The Handsam Boat Company Offering jaunts down the River Avon either by guided covered group tour, private hire motor boat or a family sized row boat. Departing from the award winning Abbey Park.
Broadway Tower Country Park Explore a unique folly with graphic display floors, plus the park itself with natural wildlife and stunning views. One of England's outstanding viewpoints at 1024 feet (312m) above sea level.
Queenswood Country Park is an enormous green space with woodland children's play area, a selection of way marked nature trails with panoramic views, hidden sculptures and 1,200 rare and exotic trees in the Arboretum! Plus park cafe, picnic spots and BBQs.
Herefordshire Nature Trust Herefordshire is often described as England's most rural county, with a rich mosaic landscape of small fields, ancient hedgerows and wooded hills.
Court Farm and Leisure features two forty peg fishing lakes with common and mirror carp, great Farm Shop and Pick Your Own fields to gather from, plus adventure playground and picnic area, and a Mountain Board Centre on the same site!
Wyre Forest Discovery Centre hosts the "education centre of excellence". Curriculum linked activities and a variety of adult craft and wildlife focus days are available including high wires and muddy games!
Bishops Meadow is on the quiet banks of the River Wye and offers tennis courts and a putting green, a rounders pitch and a charming foot bridge over to the historic Castle Green and Castle Pool.
The Herefordshire Trail is a long distance path giving a circular tour around the county. Along the way are pretty rural churches, castle ruins and other historic features to discover and explore.
Tintern Old Station The site features a riverside walk and meadows, children's play area, picnic site with barbeques, tearoom, souvenir shop, tourist information and a secluded basic camp site. The signal box houses changing exhibitions from local artists and crafts people.
Haugh Woods Butterfly Trails Nearly 350 heactares of ancient woodland that is full of butterflies and moths. 2 trails have been set up so that everyone can enjoy them. Information boards along the way provide details of the species that you may see.
Abbey Park A lovely park that is free to visit and has plenty to keep everyone amused, including children’s play area, skate park, a bandstand, boat trips on the river, and water play fountains!
Gheluvelt Park A great park with a formal area, plus a wildlife conservation area. It also has a brook, duckpond, bandstand, and playgrounds with separate areas for different ages. Splashpad for kids in the summer. Free to visit.
The Knapp and Papermill Nature Reserve One of 13 flagship nature reserves in the area with a beautiful trail that starts in an apple orchard, and passes a brook and a meadow. Lots of wildlife to enjoy, including woodpeckers, nuthatches, and otters. Family trail guide available.
Beaconwood and the Winsel Woodland containing a great variety of wildlife, plus wonderful carpets of bluebells every spring. Look out for tawny owls, red foxes, and the 250 year old oak. Open all year and free to visit.
Manic Ceramics Make and paint your own ceramic creations, with help from friendly, experienced staff.
Honeybourne Pottery We offer a wide range of exciting hands-on pottery activities suitable for all ages and abilities with a potters' wheel, Relax at our studio and have fun working with clay either on the potterâs wheel, hand-modelling or ceramic painting.
Glazydayz Pottery Paint Your Own Pottery - Great fun for kids, relaxing for adults. Choose from over 400 items - the biggest choice of any studio in the Herefordshire, Worcestershire & Gloucestershire area. Indoor kids' play area, plenty of free parking right outside our door, refreshments available
Eastnor Pottery and The Flying Potter is an indoor pottery studio where you learn how to make things from clay. Try the art of the potterâs wheel. Model your favourite animal or figure. Create a mug, bowl or vase. 100âs of exciting projects and pottery making techniques. Creative, fun and suitable for all ages and abilities.
The Amazing Hedge Puzzle The scale and fun of the amazing Hedge Puzzle has made it Herefordshire's most popular private tourist attraction. Other features include a mini golf course and butterfly zoo plus new Laser Ops outdoor laser tag!
Symonds Yat West Leisure Park There are many attractions and activities available by the Severn, including boats to hire, a modern and exciting children's play area, river cruises, crazy golf, a putting green, go-kart's, a paddling pool, skateboard park, plus many amusements.
Bryngwyn Riding Centre BHS approved facility offering disabled and able bodied lessons and a variety of hacks including some designed for children.
The Equestrian Centre at Holme Lacy BHS approved all weather facility, beginners to competition riders over 10 years old welcome. Scenic hacks and BHS exam training offered.
Noakes Farm Riding Centre Riding Centre, based on working farm, offering children's, adults and family lessons for ages 4 and over. Set in 250 acres of beautiful countryside, Centre provides scenic farmland hacks, plus jumping, dressage, and games.
Grafton Farm Riding Centre BHS approved all weather facility offering lessons from 4 years, escorted hacking for over 8s, recognised Pony Club and holiday activities.
Country Treks Equestrian Centre BHS approved facility offering lessons, trekking and trail rides. Plus recognised Pony Club, Pony Camps, Fancy Dress Days, Treasure Hunts and adventurous hacking past waterfalls, woodland and deer. Lovely!
Cotswolds Riding A riding school offering lessons and great hacks, with a choice of over 50 horses, plus ponies for children. Suitable for all levels of ability. Regular fun rides held throughout the year.
Wye Valley Warfare Laser Ops Exciting laser tag in Wye Valley. Mission Alpha is great for families and friends to play, and Mission Bravo can be booked for groups. Also offer cadet training. Suitable for kids aged 8 years and older.
Laser Combat and Karting Worcester is an indoor Laser Combat and Go Karting centre which can be enjoyed by kids and adults all year round! We have kids' and adults' karts and run lots of family sessions in the laser arena too! Great for all ages and ideal for parties!
Wye Valley Miniature Golf A 12 hole roman themed mini golf course with ball lifting aids, and short or soft putters so that even toddlers can play. Part of a small group of attractions at Wye Valley.
Adventure Golf at MFA Bowl offers 12 holes of jungle themed novelty putting greens, with comedy hazards and challenges plus plenty of pretty wild distractions! Kids will love the decor, fun for all ages.