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Family Days Out in Herefordshire and Worcestershire
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Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo
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
West Midland Safari Park Voted the Best Attraction in the West Midlands by Kids and Parents, thePark combines four-miles of self-drive safari, including UK’s largest pride of White Lions, plus Elephant, Rhino, Cheetah, Giraffe, etc. Plus, Discovery Trail, Penguin Cove, African Village, Walk-through Lemurs, live shows, family...
Llama Trekking at Old King Street Farm
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?
Small Breeds Farm and Owl Centre
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.
Shortwood Family Farm
Shortwood Family Farm Milk a cow by hand; take part in their Animal Feeding Tour; watch the machine milking; Visit Mini Farm World, Pets' Corner and the Play Area; follow the Farm Trail; take a trailer ride around the farm; and admire the panoramic views across four counties!
Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings
Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings An outdoor museum of buildings in rural Worcestershire with a full and varied family events programme. Enjoy our natural setting and see some of our exciting buildings, including the Windmill, our interactive National Telephone Collection (including a TARDIS!) and the ever-popular outside toilet!
The Commandery
The Commandery has exciting stories to tell you about power, greed, war, wealth, romance, death, society and industry. Step back in time to catch a glimpse of the lively characters that have inhabited this ancient building during the past seven centuries.
Bewdley Museum
Bewdley Museum a surprise around every corner! Situated in the heart of the picturesque Georgian town of Bewdley, the museum offers a friendly welcome and entertaining experience for the whole family. Great idea if you're looking for fun family days out in the Midlands.
Hereford Museum and Art Gallery
Hereford Museum and Art Gallery Hereford Museum and Art Gallery, housed in a spectacular Victorian gothic building, has been exhibiting artefacts and works of fine and decorative art connected with the local area since 1874. Although the exterior of the building has changed very little the museum and gallery have kept up with the times.
The Transport Museum Birmingham
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
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
Museum of Carpet - focuses on Kidderminster's international carpet supplying history and includes a great many textile examples plus informative displays and exhibits.
Worcestershire County Museum
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!
Wyre Forest Glades
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
Hereford Leisure Pool - has a wave machine and water slide, a 'beach' area and various water features and a whirlpool, as well as the usual leisure pool
Droitwich Spa Lido
Droitwich Spa Lido Heated outdoor swimming pool with a beach area at one end and an integrated fountain, with a dedicated wet-play area besides the main pool.
Fantastico Indoor Play Area
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
Play Planet Soft Playcentre Play Planet is Hereford’s newest and biggest indoor children’s play centre, offering a three tier space themed soft play experience.
Juggler Soft Play Centre
Juggler Soft Play Centre Jugglers soft play centre is a children's soft play area, suitable for a wide age range of children. The play centre is in a convenient area of Bromsgrove and has lots of parking, jugglers is a safe place for children to play whilst parents sit back and enjoy a hot drink and watch their children having fun.
Imagination Street
Imagination Street An absolutely enormous adventure play area with five levels at some points, role play area, racetrack and football pitch.
Imagination Street
Imagination Street Brilliantly equipped role play zone, kids' library, computer and play station rooms and immense adventure play structure with zip slides, climbing nets, interactive computers and the largest slides in Worcestershire.
Wacky Warehouse - Horse and Jockey
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
Wacky Warehouse - New Tardebigge Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Parents Paradise
Parents Paradise Play centre that offers multi-level play frames, a separate baby play area, go karting race track, a shooting gallery (on the main playframe) and private kids party rooms.
Cheeky Monkeys
Cheeky Monkeys Classic multi level adventure soft play facility crammed with features and a separate area for toddlers. Max height 135cm.
Eastnor Castle
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 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
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
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 orienteering course!
Croft Castle and Parkland
Croft Castle and Parkland Stroll through the parkland up to the Iron Age hill fort and view 14 of the old counties, go wild in the castle-themed play area (under 11s), explore the miles of woodland trails and visit their new 1920s Saloon and have a tinkle on the ivories.
Malvern Hills GeoCentre
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.
High Green
Croome Restored to its 18th century beauty, fascinating statues, follies and temples are hidden around every corner of the garden for the kids to discover on the Family Trail. Intrigue older ones with the fact it was a secret wartime air base!
Ice Quest Malvern
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
Paddles and Pedals Canoe Hire
Paddles and Pedals Canoe Hire Hire a Canadian Canoe or a Kayak and discover the tranquil beauty and natural wildlife of the River Wye. Contact in advance if booking with children.
Go Ape Wyre
Go Ape Wyre Go Ape is the UK's No.1 Forest Adventure. Take to the trees and speed down zip slides. They’re part of an exciting course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and crossings; all set high above the forest floor.
AJ Activities
AJ Activities Combat play activities for older children. Paintball site minimum age is 12 years old. Laser Tag site is 8.
Oaker Wood Leisure
Oaker Wood Leisure Outdoor Activity site offering wide range of children’s adventurous activities. Junior Quad Bike Treks through 175 acre woodland, Paintball (aged 11+), High Rope Tree Trekking, Super Swing, Climbing & Abseiling, Target Shooting, Low Rope Challenge Course, Raft Building. Holiday Activity Days,...
Evesham Leisure Centre Climbing Wall
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.
Grove Golf and Bowl
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.
MFA Bowl Worcester
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
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.
Area 7 Karting and Laser Combat
Area 7 Karting and Laser Combat is an indoor Karting and Laser Combat centre which can be enjoyed by kids and adults all year round! We have junior karts for kids (8 to 14yr olds) and even bigger karts for mums and dads! We run family track sessions too so kids you can really show mum and dad how its done!
Malvern Hills Spy Mission Drive Trail
Great Malvern
Malvern Hills Spy Mission Drive Trail The Malvern Hills are a famous beauty spot, with scenic views over both Herefordshire and Worcestershire. This circular driving Spy Mission Trail around the North Malvern Hills takes about 2.5 hours. There are 5 stopping places where clues can be found to crack the code and save Malvern’s water!
Avonbelle River Boat Trips
Upton Upon Severn
Avonbelle River Boat Trips Enjoy a 35 minute boat ride on our waterbus Avonbelle. Try out our fun quiz and see what riverside wildlife you can spot! We have seen herons, cormorants, kingfishers, pike, otters and more! Parents can relax with a cuppa while the kids enjoy the quiz and scenery.
Kingfisher River Cruises
Symonds Yat East
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
Broomy Hill
Broomy Hill Miniature Railway Extensive Miniature Railway in 3 1/2, 5 and 7 1/4 inch gauges. Picnic areas and the clubhouse's hands on railway help keep kids interested.
Severn Valley Railway
Severn Valley Railway Historic rural railway line run with plenty for train enthusiasts to see and do. PLEASE NOTE that you may join the line from several stations, not just the one marked here as the address.
Evesham Vale Light Railway
Evesham Vale Light Railway is a narrow gauge steam railway running regular passenger trains every weekend and main school holidays throughout the year.
Coalyard Miniature Railway
Coalyard Miniature Railway Kid size railway for a pleasing jaunt up and down the line, open most weekends.
Queenswood Country Park
Queenswood Country Park Woodland children's play area, easy access path and waymarked trails, panoramic views, season events, licensed cafe and seasonal tourist info centre
Herefordshire Nature Trust
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
Court Farm and Leisure Court Farm and Leisure has Fishing Lakes, Farm Shop & Pick Your Own and a Mountain Board Centre.
Wyre Forest Discovery Centre
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
Bishops Meadow This parkland on the banks of the River Wye in the centre of Hereford is great for quiet recreation whatever the time of year. It has Tennis Courts and a Putting green and borders King George V Playing Fields.
The Herefordshire Trail
The Herefordshire Trail is a long distance path using existing public rights of way to give a circular tour around the county. Along the way are pretty rural churches, castle ruins and other historic features together with country inns and farmhouses offering bed and breakfast.
Tintern Old Station
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.
Manic Ceramics
Manic Ceramics Make and paint your own ceramic creations, with help from friendly, experienced staff.
Gone Potty Paint Your Own
Gone Potty Paint Your Own You can have lots of fun painting your own designs onto pottery, making it personal to you and your family creating a unique gift for you to use everyday or to keep as a treasured memento.
Glazydayz Pottery
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
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 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!
TGS Bowling
TGS Bowling Seventeen lanes of 10-pin bowling; 12 holes of Adventure Golf; arcades; American bistro with wide-ranging menu; pool tables; party venue and bar - all under one roof!
River Severn and Meadows
Ross on Wye
River Severn and Meadows 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.
All Things Wild Nature Centre
All Things Wild Nature Centre is an all-weather animal attraction with indoor and outdoor play areas and pedal tractors, a large variety of animals ranging from British wildlife to more exotic creatures (and dinosaurs!) and educational activities for you and your little ones to explore!
Bryngwyn Riding Centre
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
Holme Lacy
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
Noakes Farm Riding Centre offers children's, adults and family lessons from age 4; scenic farmland hacks, plus jumping, dressage and games.
Grafton Farm Riding Centre
Tenbury Wells
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
Country Treks Equestrian Centre BHS approved facility offering lessons, trekking and trail rides. Plus recognised Pony Club.
Oakley Farm Stables
Oakley Farm Stables BHS approved facility offering lessons for all ages, off road scenic hacking and regular competitions.

Thanks for all the great things to do in Herefordshire and Worcestershire 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 Herefordshire and Worcestershire can enjoy the great day out as well.

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