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Family Days Out in South Wales
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Dinosaur Park
Tenby
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
Torfaen
Greenmeadow Community Farm The farm has a wide variety of animals plus a tractor and trailer ride. There is also an adventure playground and an interactive play area where you can have a go at milking a life size demo cow after watching it done for real.
Gigrin Farm
Powys
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
Cardiff
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 ideal place for action packed days out with the kids, birthday parties, schools, and groups. The park...
Fantasy Farm Park
Dyfed
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!
Warren Mill Farm
Cowbridge
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
Crymch
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
Barry
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.
Hendrewennol Fruit Garden
Cowbridge
Hendrewennol Fruit Garden Pick Your Own fruit farm with a summer Maize Maze, huge sand pit, Willow Domes and Hay Bales.
Wiggleys Fun Farm
Bridgend
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.
Big Pit National Mining Museum
Torfaen
Big Pit National Mining Museum World-famous underground tour, go 300 feet underground with a real miner and see what life was like for the thousands of men who worked at the coal face. Plus new multi-media tours and exhibitions.
Museum of Welsh Life
Cardiff
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
Cardiff
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
Newport
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
Cardiff
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
Neath Port Talbot
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
Newport
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
Torfaen
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
Cardiff
The Cardiff Story Museum fun, free and interactive galleries to engage kids' interest in local history.
Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Art Gallery
Merthyr Tydfil
Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Art Gallery A grand castellated mansion set in beautiful parkland, Cyfarthfa Castle is now a free museum housing a large collection of artefacts spanning 2000 years of Merthyrs history.
Bridgend Recreation Centre
Bridgend
Bridgend Recreation Centre Bridgend Recreation Centre boasts the area’s largest leisure pool complete with hydro-slide, wave machine and beach area with baby slide.
Llanishen Leisure Centre
Cardiff
Llanishen Leisure Centre Leisure pool with tropical lagoon and wave machine, offering fun for children of all ages.
Newport Centre
Newport
Newport Centre The Newport Centre has a leisure pool with slide, wave machine and beach area.
Penarth Leisure Centre
Penarth
Penarth Leisure Centre Pool and heath suit currently closed for works.
Cardiff International Pool
Cardiff
Cardiff International Pool Main swimming, learner and leisure pools plus 3 terrific slides!
Fuzzy Eds at Pentre Gwilym House
Cardiff
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
Merthyr Tydfil
Adventure Land 2 play frames for over and under 4s, plus another soft play section and 3 ball pits.
Kidzz Fun Indoor Playcentre
Ystrad Mynach
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
Rhondda
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
Tredegar
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
Cardiff
Ants Inya Pants Play Centre Ants Inya Pants is a great place for children to explore. It is full of slides, ball-pits, tunnels, cannons and zip-lines! It is a great place in Cardiff to go on a huge adventure, whilst grown ups can enjoy a coffee and relax... or better still, join in the adventure!
Whirlikidz
Chepstow
Whirlikidz Whirlikidz boasts a large indoor play structure with slides, tunnels and plenty more to explore. There are also mother and toddler sessions which include free squash and snack, arts and crafts, story time and singing.
Adamsdown Play Centre
Cardiff
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.
Cafe Junior
Cardiff
Cafe Junior Child oriented eatery with imagination and creative play areas. Health and fun conscious! One of many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Cardiff with kids, particularly if you're hungry!
Jazzy Jungle
Cardiff
Jazzy Jungle Adventure soft play for the under 10s with special section for under 3s. One of many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Cardiff with kids.
Cheeky Monkeys Cwmbran
Cwmbran
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
Barry Island
Adventure Island A play and party centre with separate areas for younger and older children. Fun, safe and weatherproof!
Coconuts Play Centre
Barry Island
Coconuts Play Centre Adventure soft play and party centre with classic fun features and a great cafe.
Zoopadoopa
Cwmbran
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. Cwmbrans' Premier Children's Indoor Play Centre. We...
The Eden Centre
Aberbeeg
The Eden Centre Multi level adventure soft play plus sports facilities and kart track with dedicated baby zone.
The PlayKing
Llanelli
The PlayKing Extensive adventure facility offering specially equipped areas for babies, under 5 and over 5s, with standout features like the Double Sky Glide, Giant Interactive Ball Pool and loads of slides. Also offer bowling and go karts.
Dragons Den
Aberdare
Dragons Den 2 separate multi level play frames, plus enclosed toddler area with smaller versions of the big fun, plus disco and soccer areas.
Funtastic
Caerphilly
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
Pontyclun
Jolly Jesters Playcentre offers a multi level adventure climbing maze with fun features plus toddler version with smaller versions of the big fun.
Monster Madness
Pentre
Monster Madness offer a huge multi level multi color adventure play frame plus dedicated toddler zone.
Wacky Warehouse New Inn
Newport
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
Cardiff
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
Neath
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
Cardiff
Pebbles Soft Play Area climbing 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 allows children to explore and play in a safe environment.
Bijou
Cowbridge
Bijou 3 level play structure in a comfortable cafe environment with a Play Station Corner will keep kids amused while adults can enjoy free WiFi, newspapers... and relax!
Jungle Jacks
Barry
Jungle Jacks Jungle Themed Softplay Centre in the town centre with a two storey play frame, separate toddler zone, cafe and offers a variety of party options.
Once Upon A Playtime
Bridgend
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
Bridgend
Dizzys Castle Indoor adventure play facility with all the classic and contemporary features one expects, including a dedicated under 3s zone.
Zone Playcentre
Cardiff
Zone Playcentre is an indoor soft play centre. We have a Party area, baby and toddler area 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 and special parties!
Caerphilly Castle
Caerphilly
Caerphilly Castle Stretching over a thirty-acre site in the centre of Caerphilly, this imposing Castle is a striking testament to the turbulent times of medieval Wales Exhibitions, medieval weapons - plenty to see and do..
Caldicot Castle
Caldicot
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
Abergavenny
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
Cardiff
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
Pembrokeshire
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, which tell the tale of its medieval life.
Tudor Merchants House
Tenby
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
Rhondda Cynon Taff
Rhondda Heritage Park - based at the former Lewis Merthyr Colliery, Trehafod, is one of the top heritage and cultural visitor attractions in South Wales and provides a fun and interesting day out for individuals, groups, school children and students.
Cosmeston Medieval Village
Penarth
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
Crymych
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
Cardiff
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
Neath
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
Cardiff
Techniquest Purpose built Science Centre and Planetarium providing interactive science experiences making science accessible to everyone.
Blaenavon Ironworks
Pontypool
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
Treharris
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
Cardiff
Cardiff Ski and Snowboard Centre outdoor dry ski slope offering skiing, snowboarding and tubing.
Planet Ice Cardiff
Cardiff
Planet Ice Cardiff Family friendly ice skating facility with penguin skating aids for very little ones, and a special Ice Toddlers session with toys and games for kids 18 months to 5 years olds.
Eskimo Joes
Rhondda
Eskimo Joes offers a fairly unique combination of state of the art children's multi level play area with a snow and ice theme, plus full size ice rink with full rentals.
E2 Climbing and Activity Centre
Treharris
E2 Climbing and Activity Centre Delivers an adrenaline-soaked range of activities to kick-start your senses. One of the biggest indoor climbing walls in Europe, a man-made caving system with a waterfall inside, kayaking lakes, gorge walking, mountain biking, and it doesn'™t stop there! From age 6.
Go Ape Margam
Port Talbot
Go Ape Margam 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.
Battlefield Live Pembrokeshire
Llanteg
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'.
Celtic Quest Coasteering
Haverfordwest
Celtic Quest Coasteering Wriggle into a wetsuit, fasten up your safety kit, whack on an old pair of trainers, listen to the safety brief and you're off. Scramble climbing along the rocks, adventure swimming, cliff jumping, exploring caves, a fun and exciting outdoor adventure activity - exploring the Pembrokeshire coast in style.
Cardiff International White Water
Cardiff
Cardiff International White Water (CIWW) is an on demand white water facility and indoor surf centre, in the International Sports Village, only a few miles from Cardiff’s bustling city centre.
Neath Afan Gymnastics Centre
Neath
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...
Ferndale Skate Park
Ferndale
Ferndale Skate Park is a charity skate park especially for young people. Aside from the indoor ramps and outdoor bmx pump track, we have a café and a viewing area. We have bands play now and then and we hold skating competitions when we can. We keep our prices as low as possible.
Celtic Manor
Newport
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.
Bowlplex Nantgarw
Caerphilly
Bowlplex Nantgarw Family friendly tenpin bowling, with bumpers and ball ramps for the kids.
South Wales Karting Centre
Bridgend
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.
Team Sport Cardiff
Cardiff
Team Sport Cardiff From ages 8 upwards kids sessions and parties are a great way to have fun and let tomorrow's budding stars shine. Kids are fully briefed and taught how to handle their specially adapted kart before they even touch the circuit.
Cardiff Spy Mission Treasure Trail
Cardiff
Cardiff Spy Mission Treasure Trail is a walking trail with a mystery element and your mission is to go and solve the clues and crack the code. Explore Cardiff Bay the fun and exciting way!
Porthcawl Spy Mission Treasure Trail
Porthcawl
Porthcawl Spy Mission Treasure Trail is a walking trail with a mystery element and your mission is to go and solve the clues and crack the code. Explore Porthcawl the fun and exciting way!
Beacon Park Boats
Abergavenney
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
Merthyr Tydfil
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.
Thousand Islands Expeditions
St Davids
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
Torfaen
Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway Trains head north to the Whistle Inn, south to Blaenavon High Level Station (which is only a short walk from Blaenavon town centre) as well as to Big Pit Halt, which is adjacent to the Big Pit Mining Museum.
Cosmeston Lakes Country Park
Penarth
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
Cardiff
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
Caerphilly
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
Bridgend
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
Neath Port Talbot
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
Merthyr Tydfil
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
Bridgend
Parc Slip Nature Reserve is a 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
Aberdare
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
Trehafod
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
Pontypridd
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
Bridgend
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
Port Talbot
Margam Country Park 1000 acres of countryside with a castle, orangery, deer park, visitors centre, lake, narrow gauge train, farm trail, Fairytale Village and adventure playground.
Pontypool Park
Pontypool
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!
Pontypool Park
Pontypool
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!
Pontypool Park
Pontypool
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!
Pontypool Park
Pontypool
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
Merthyr Tydfil
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
Caerphilly
Cwmcarn Forest Unique fun day out by car, bike or on foot along the stunning seven miles of Cwmcarn Forest Drive with car park stop off points offering artwork to absorb, BBQ and picnic sites and at Car Park 3 a wooden playground where children can follow the Wizards Walk full of magical figures on the way. A visitors...
Gnoll Estate Country Park
Neath
Gnoll Estate Country Park Country Park with 240 acres of woodland and open space including loads of water features and ruins to explore, plus a visitors centre and playgrounds, suitable for younger and disabled children and separate adventure playground for older children.
Llanelli WWT National Wetland Centre
Llanelli
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
Barry
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.
Saundersfoot Beach
Saundersfoot
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
Stackpole
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
Milford Haven
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
Haverfordwest
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
Barry Island
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!
Doctor Who Experience
Cardiff
Doctor Who Experience This interactive journey takes you and the Doctor on a spectacular adventure through time and space.
Manic Ceramics
Abergavenny
Manic Ceramics Create your own pottery masterpieces, with help from friendly, experienced staff. Make cool presents or great keepsakes, and great for all ages!
Parc
Cardiff
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
Cadigan
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
Barry Island
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.
Three Horseshoes
Barry
Three Horseshoes is a family friendly restaurant featuring a multi level indoor adventure play area with plenty of fun features and an outdoor play fort including slide.

Thanks for all the great things to do in South Wales 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 South Wales can enjoy the great day out as well.



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