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Family Days Out in Lincolnshire
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Fantasy Island
Skegness
Fantasy Island Britain's first fully themed indoor family resort and amusement park. A magical world of fun, thrills and experiences for all the family. Now including the indoor Galactic Play Zone!
Pleasure Island
Cleethorpes
Pleasure Island White knuckle and family rides, toddler fun and fantastic family shows, including live entertainment and animal antics. New Feature: Furry Friends Farm and Tractor Ride!
Natureland Seal Sanctuary
Skegness
Natureland Seal Sanctuary Everyone loves our resident seals and there are always plenty to been seen during their rehabilitation process. Loads more too! Penguins, Aquarium (find Nemo and friends), Tropical House (creepy crawlies), Tropical Butterflies (April to Oct) and Pets Corner too. Natureland is fun for all ages from toddlers to...
Woodside Wildlife and Falconry Park
Lincoln
Woodside Wildlife and Falconry Park Come along and enjoy flying displays, pig racing, tropical butterflies, snakes, reptiles, trout fishing and much more. Indoor and outdoor play areas for the children and barn style tea rooms for grown ups to relax.
The Jungle Zoo
Cleethorpes
The Jungle Zoo Centres around a Tropical House in a spectacular jungle-like setting which includes a large water feature containing Red Eared and other Terrapins. The outside exhibits include capuchin monkeys, meerkats, ring tailed lemur and more plus plenty of bird exhibits.
The Mablethorpe Seal Sanctuary
Mablethorpe
The Mablethorpe Seal Sanctuary A visit here offers a unique nature experience. Walk through two acres of sand dunes only fifty metres from the sea and gain first hand experience of some of the county's most stunning wildlife.
Parrot Zoo
Boston
Parrot Zoo Now the UK’s largest collection of parrots with nearly 2000 birds covering over 100 species, but there’s not just parrots here, you will also see Marmosets, Meerkats, Lemurs, Giant Tortoises, Snakes, Kookaburras and many more.
Squawk on the Wild Side
Skegness
Squawk on the Wild Side Here you will see Macaws, Chameleons, Marmoset Monkeys and many more exotic animals. Our tropical zone allows for an all weather attraction for the whole family. Daily Shows and Free Parking. NOW OPEN THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. CHEAPEST ANIMAL ATTRACTION IN SKEGNESS!!!
Rushmoor Country Park
Louth
Rushmoor Country Park All creatures great and small waiting to meet you and be picked up and cuddled! Large play areas, bouncy castle, ride on toys and tractors, plus pond walks and ice cream!
Rand Farm Park
Market Rasen
Rand Farm Park is an all weather fun farm experience for the whole family. Indoor play areas, adventure playground, lots of animals to see and cuddle, tractor and trailer rides and demonstrations daily. Plus great for residential and day school visits.
Tattershall Farm Park
Tattershall
Tattershall Farm Park A friendly farm park with a host of attractions for all ages. Including a petting farm, adventure playground, zip slide, trampolines, an all-weather indoor play barn, restaurant and shop. Also specialise in children's birthday parties. The park provides a safe environment perfect for little ones.
Whisby Animal Centre
Lincoln
Whisby Animal Centre A wide variety of animals for you to look at and feed. There is an outdoor play area for children under 8, a beach to play and build sandcastles for all ages, and an indoor ball pool and soft play for children under 5.
The Collection Museum
Lincoln
The Collection Museum brings together an award winning archaeology museum and one of the region's premier art galleries, the Usher Gallery, in the heart of historic Lincoln. Play at The Collection is an exciting free activity centre for younger visitors which encourages learning through play!
Stamford Leisure Pool
Stamford
Stamford Leisure Pool Leisure pool with flume and wave machine, plus 25 metre pool for swimming development and exercise.
Grimsby Swimming Pool
Grimsby
Grimsby Swimming Pool Main and teaching pools plus Diving Bay with a 1m spring board and 3m stage and inflatable slide open during fun sessions.
Yarborough Leisure Centre
Lincoln
Yarborough Leisure Centre Diving pool with 1m and 3m springboards and many other activities on site besides, some of which may need pre-booking.
Billinghay Swimming Pool
Lincoln
Billinghay Swimming Pool Outdoor swim facility with main leisure pool featuring small slide. The paddling pool is currently out of action.
Metheringham Swimming Pool
Lincoln
Metheringham Swimming Pool Community run, seasonal, open air heated pool. Lessons also available.
Embassy Outdoor Swimming Pool
Skegness
Embassy Outdoor Swimming Pool Provides a 25m, 6 lane, Indoor Swimming Pool with Flume and 25m, 6 lane, Outdoor Swimming Pool (open June to September).
Bourne Outdoor Swimming Pool
Bourne
Bourne Outdoor Swimming Pool There are two pools, one a paddling pool for the toddlers and the main pool which is 48m long and 12m wide. Open from May to September (weather permitting).
Jubilee Park
Woodhall Spa
Jubilee Park Beautiful park with a children’s play area open all year round. Our heated outdoor swimming pool and paddling pool is open May to September (please check the website for our timetable). We also have tennis, putting, bowls and croquet.
Meridian Leisure Centre
Louth
Meridian Leisure Centre Fun leisure Pool with ‘Discovery’ Galleon Pirate Ship and a thrilling flume for adults and children over 1m tall. Plus indoor and outdoor play equipment.
Harpers at Grantham Meres
Grantham
Harpers at Grantham Meres - offers 4 swimming pools: an 8 lane 25m pool, a learner pool, 2 fun pools, a flume and a Jacuzzi. Other sporting opportunities available.
The Pods
Scunthorpe
The Pods Eight lane, 25 metre swimming pool with teaching pool and family fun sessions for a simple splash about or some fun skill development.
Captain Kids Adventure World
Skegness
Captain Kids Adventure World Large safe indoor adventure area with lots of different obstacles and slides and ball pools. There is an area for toddlers too, separate from the main play area, where they can play safely.
Fun Farm
Grantham
Fun Farm Enter the all new Cave of Adventure and meet Barry the Bat in his Spooky Cave. Walk the amazing rope bridge, swim in the ball pools, experience the Snakey tube slides, net climbs and roller squeezes.
Fun Farm
Spalding
Fun Farm Come and meet Harry the Spider in his Spooky cave. There is a Super Wavey Waterfall Slide, a fun Log Maze and Snakey Tube Slides.
Playtowers
Boston
Playtowers is for children along with parents and is a great venue for birthday parties. Drive the suspended swivelling space balls in mid air, race your friends on the 3 lane hump slide or wade through ball pools!
Cheeky Chimps Playzone
Scunthorpe
Cheeky Chimps Playzone The main play structure is 3 levels high with 3 large racing slides (from the top all the way to the bottom) a shorter rapid slide and a curly spiral slide, lots of walkways with various obstacles, overhead slider and lots of little hideaways and a huge toddler zone. A fun physical challenge for children of...
The Play Barn
Spalding
The Play Barn The Springfields Centre offers gardens with display fountains and nature walks, indoor and outdoor play, plus new Jurassic Mini Golf with life sized dinosaurs in the beautiful landscaped prehistoric garden.
Wacky Warehouse - Old Farmhouse
Scunthorpe
Wacky Warehouse - Old Farmhouse Whether you're looking to meet up with friends, get messy with your kids during our arts and craft sessions, book a birthday party or simply relax with a magazine or coffee, whilst your child plays, Wacky Warehouse the indoor play centre is the perfect venue for you!
Wacky Warehouse - Game Keeper
Lincoln
Wacky Warehouse - Game Keeper Whether you're looking to meet up with friends, get messy with your kids during our arts and craft sessions, book a birthday party or simply relax with a magazine or coffee, whilst your child plays, Wacky Warehouse the indoor play centre is the perfect venue for you!
Crazee Bongos Indoor Playcentre
Sleaford
Crazee Bongos Indoor Playcentre Great soft play structure on 3 levels, featuring 3 fantastic slides - including the giant spiral snake slide !
Funtasia Fun House
Lincoln
Funtasia Fun House Great for the smaller fun seeker and very reasonably priced playcentre.
FunForest
Brigg
FunForest A huge four levels of soft play, providing a safe, secure and stimulating play environment, designed for children aged from 0 â€" 11 years, with dedicated play areas for babies, toddlers and juniors. Why not hold your child’s birthday party with us?
PlayZone Indoor Play Centre
Lincoln
PlayZone Indoor Play Centre Experience the thrill of the drop slide or the absolute mayhem of the maze - try your skill at the gladiator challenge - complete with family, friends or work colleagues on the assault course - or simply relax in Snack Zone
Pandas Palace Indoor Play Area
Skegness
Pandas Palace Indoor Play Area - this large indoor adventure play area is good when it's wet or gets too cold for the beach. Kids birthday parties can be held here
Lets Play
Bourne
Lets Play - a four storey Pirates Galleon full of slides, balls, climbing and swinging with separate play area for the under 4's
Dandi Lion Playzone
Scunthorpe
Dandi Lion Playzone An air conditioned multi-tiered soft play structure, providing a clean, safe, secure and stimulating play environment, catering for children from 0 to 10 years, with dedicated play zones for babies, toddlers and juniors.
Fun Farm
Lincoln
Fun Farm Ride the rocket, zoom the slides, climb the climbing wall and play football in the fully secured sports court all in the knowledge that your children will be safe and secure behind their electrically operated security gates. 12s and under.
Fuzzy Eds Funhouse
Grantham
Fuzzy Eds Funhouse - contains an indoor play structure along the lines of the Wacky Warehouse model
Fuzzy Eds
Boston
Fuzzy Eds Indoor play area with loads of slides and fun features plus dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Playhouse Gainsborough
Gainsborough
Playhouse Gainsborough Multi level adventure play for 4 to 12s plus toddler zone, sports area, sky glide and some super slick slides.
The Magical Castle
Cleethorpes
The Magical Castle Unique, imaginative and frankly HUGE indoor play structure themed beautifully around a fairytale castle with all the usual modern soft play features with a medieval twist!
Kids World
Skegness
Kids World Indoor play area situated on Skegness seafront. Suitable for children of all ages. Within the main play frame there is an area for under 5s. Perfect for all weather children can come and blow off steam whilst parents relax in our cafe area with a tea or coffee.
Time 4 Play
Grimsby
Time 4 Play is a children’s indoor soft play centre for children in the age range of 0 to 12 years old, height restrictions apply.
Lincoln Castle
Lincoln
Lincoln Castle A Norman Motte and Bailey castle built by William the Conqueror in 1068, home to a unique prison experience and an original Magna Carta.
Burghley House
Stamford
Burghley House The Garden of Surprises is a fantastic addition to the gardens at Burghley . Hidden inside a Yew hedge is an experience that will delight the senses. Mirrors exaggerate, mazes confuse, squirts of water distract, the dank moss house captivates, transforming sculptures dazzle, the grotto entices and the...
Grimsthorpe Castle Park and Gardens
Bourne
Grimsthorpe Castle Park and Gardens Beautiful stately home and gardens, including nine miles of cycle trails designed for families. Cycle hire is available (including buggies and tag alongs for little ones). Plus take part in the ;¢ÂÂFamily Cycle Challenge;¢ÂÂ. Grimsthorpe also has an adventure playground,shop...
National Fishing Heritage Centre
Grimsby
National Fishing Heritage Centre Navigate your way around Grimsby's Fishing Heritage Centre and discover what life was like for trawlermen in the 1950s. Experience the sights, sound and smells (really!) of the times that follow visitors through the interactive displays.
Tallington Lakes Leisure and Ski Centre
Stamford
Tallington Lakes Leisure and Ski Centre Lots of water sports, off road karting, dry slope for skiing, tobogganing and snowboarding, a climbing wall, water zorbing, adventure playground and heated outdoor pool. Wow!
Laser Storm
Spalding
Laser Storm Exciting indoor laser shoot out game with zero contact infra red equipment. For over 7s.
Labyrinth of Doralia
Cleethorpes
Labyrinth of Doralia The Labyrinth of Doralia is an interactive challenging experience taking lazer adventure to the next level, the largest laser adventure centre in the north. You can swing on ropes, scramble through ball pools and cargo nets, slide down a huge drain pipe to another level. Pumping music, flashing lights and...
Frontline Lasertag
Lincoln
Frontline Lasertag Accessible to children through birthday parties, school holiday clubs and pre booked groups, this is great bruise-less role play fun that kids' love. Very experienced staff.
High Ropes Adventure
Market Rasen
High Ropes Adventure is a ropes course in lincolnshire. We have archery, orienteering, accomodation and camping facilities too. 100 metre zip line, trapeze, tower and ring challenge. 3 different ropes courses. From 6 years old.
Boston Bowl
Boston
Boston Bowl Family friendly ten pin bowling with fun scoring system. The funky fun glow bowling and disco lights make for the most fun filled family nights out in Boston.
Ancaster Bowling
Grantham
Ancaster Bowling Classic family friendly tenpin bowling across an intimate 6 lanes with ball ramps and bumpers provided for kids. Elsewhere on site you can also do paintball, kart racing and quad biking!
Lincoln Bowl
Lincoln
Lincoln Bowl Family friendly tenpin bowling facility with bookable lanes and options for child bowlers like gutter guards, lightweight balls and the bowling ramp.
Lincoln Superbowl
Lincoln
Lincoln Superbowl We are so much more than just a ten pin bowling centre, it is an entertainment complex for the entire family, a place to hold your corporate event, a place that will make your birthday fantastic, a place for anyone and everyone!!
Alleycatz
Spalding
Alleycatz State of the art tenpin bowling facility with pinspotters and glow lanes, classic healthy family fun with kiddie leagues and special offers too.
MFA Bowl Scunthorpe
Scunthorpe
MFA Bowl Scunthorpe A modern family friendly tenpin bowling experience with state of the art facilities, youth league, seasonal special offers and events plus on site Bowl Bar with kids' menu.
Ancaster Karting
Grantham
Ancaster Karting Ancaster Leisure offer Karting, Paintball, Quad Bikes, Laser Tag and Ten-pin bowling. Cafe facilities are available on site.
Chequered Flag Karting
Grimsby
Chequered Flag Karting A superb 700m outdoor circuit with kiddie kart available. Minimum age 8 and height restrictions apply.
Original Lincoln Ghost Walk
Lincoln
Original Lincoln Ghost Walk Offer a costumed guided tour through the spookier history of the area, departing from the Tourist Information Centre in Castle Square.
Lincoln Treasure Trail
Lincoln
Lincoln Treasure Trail Looking for a fun and interesting way to explore Lincolnshire? The Lincoln Trail is one of many in the area. These fun mystery Trails will teach you fascinating facts and show you some beautiful scenery. Enjoy a family walk and solve an intriguing mystery.
Woodhall Spa Spy Mission Treasure Trail
Woodhall Spa
Woodhall Spa Spy Mission Treasure Trail is a fun way to explore this picturesque little town, famous as the home of the Dambusters, as you pit your wits against the evil Coca Pep. The Trail visits the numerous sights and attractions on offer around Woodhall Spa.
Lincolnshire Wolds Railway
Ludborough
Lincolnshire Wolds Railway We are the only standard gauge steam railway in Lincolnshire open to the public. The location is part of the original Great Northern Railway which opened in 1848.
North Scarle Miniature Railway
Lincoln
North Scarle Miniature Railway A cute ground level, five and seven and a quarter inch gauge track going some 2000ft. Scattered running days so always check before leaving, but they do also offer events and the classic Santa Special seasonally.
Scalextric Racing
Spalding
Scalextric Racing Race around recognisably world famous race tracks without having the risk of personal injury. 6000 Square feet of floor space for teeny tiny race frenzy!
Normanby Hall Country Park
Scunthorpe
Normanby Hall Country Park Set in the heart of undiscovered North Lincolnshire, the 300 acres of Normanby Hall Country Park provides the perfect day out for all the family.
Elsham Hall Country Park
Brigg
Elsham Hall Country Park An animal farm, art gallery, a working Blacksmith and a small farming museum plus acres of open space to play and picnic in. Regular events held.
Whisby Nature Park
Thorpe on the Hill
Whisby Nature Park Perfect for a family nature ramble: pack up the binoculars and take a wheelchair accessible and waymarked trail, using the 7 disabled access bird hides to catch sneaky peeks.
Hartsholme Country Park
Lincoln
Hartsholme Country Park Green Flag awarded Victorian landscaped gardens with Visitor Centre, children’s play area and cafe.
Central Beach Skegness
Skegness
Central Beach Skegness A popular seaside resort that caters for families with a fantastic pier, exciting rides at Fantasy Island as well as the seal sanctuary and indoor butterfly conservatory at Natureland.
Sutton On Sea Beach
East Lindsey
Sutton On Sea Beach Traditional, sandy and has good swimming in Blue Flag awarded waters, with a Pleasure Garden nearby which includes crazy golf.
Mablethorpe Beach
Mablethorpe
Mablethorpe Beach Award winning, soft golden sandy beach backed by grassy dunes, good for swimming too with summer lifeguard patrols.
Loewen Cinema
Mablethorpe
Loewen Cinema Watch out for the latest big screen releases showing at the two screen Loewen Cinema.
Odeon Cinema Lincoln
Lincoln
Odeon Cinema Lincoln Offering 9 screenmultiplex cinema showing all the latest releases.
Kinema In The Woods
Woodhall Spa
Kinema In The Woods A classic, truly old fashioned movie theatre with ice creams in the interval, organ music and fantastic retro decor. Plus the foyer is packed with vintage movie memorabilia.
Pots of Fun Ceramic Cafe
Stamford
Pots of Fun Ceramic Cafe Relax and unwind in our friendly Studio Cafe and create your very own masterpiece!. Have a tea or coffee and maybe a bite to eat. Great idea for kids parties too
Paint A Pot Place
Bourne
Paint A Pot Place is a ceramic painting café and craft studio providing a safe environment in which children and families can be creative. As well as painting pottery, we also do decopatch and children’s parties are a speciality.
Pottery Painting Cafe
Sleaford
Pottery Painting Cafe A friendly family run pottery painting studio where people of ALL ages can create their own masterpiece. Come and join us for a few hours of fun in a relaxed and informal setting.
Doodles Pottery Painting
Spalding
Doodles Pottery Painting is a pottery painting studio based just outside Spalding. We offer drop in and paint sessions as well as parties for adults and children. Enjoy coffee and cake while you paint from the onsite cafe too. Please note limited opening.
Live Love and Create
Brigg
Live Love and Create We are a paint it yourself pottery with a tea room and gift shop. We offer a wide range of pottery painting and Decopatch activities (paper based craft). In addition to our studio based sessions, we also run workshops, children's parties and programmes for schools and groups.
Skegness Pier
Skegness
Skegness Pier Bowling, Camel Racing, video games, indoor play area, laser tag and more, all on one glorious stretch!
Cleethorpes Discovery Centre
Cleethorpes
Cleethorpes Discovery Centre Mess about in boats, enjoy interactive exhibitions, guided walks and terrific views from the wildlife observatory, so take camera and binoculars!
The Wragby Maze
Wragby
The Wragby Maze A multicursal maze plus mini putting, regular events and varied fun and games on offer. The picnic areas and elevated walkways help fill out the afternoon.
Cleethorpes Boating Lake
Cleethorpes
Cleethorpes Boating Lake Two lakes include fishing zones and a waterfall, plus paddling pool, rowing boats and pedaloes, little zoo, and other small attractions close by.
Butlins - Skegness
Skegness
Butlins - Skegness Fancy the water ride of your life? Head for Splash Waterworld. Want to challenge your mates at football, basketball, crazy golf or go-karting - it's all just moments away. Great idea if you are looking for family days out in Lincolnshire.
Weelsby Park Riding School
Grimsby
Weelsby Park Riding School BHS approved all weather facility offering lessons for over 5s and welcome disabled riders, offering scenic hacks and cross country course, indoor schooling and outdoor menage.
Faldingworth Equestrian Centre
Faldingworth
Faldingworth Equestrian Centre BHS approved facility offering show jumping lessons and welcomes complete beginners from toddlers upward, starting with ground level 'jumps', with parent allowed to walk along with them.
Brook House Farm
Louth
Brook House Farm BHS approved all weather facility offering lessons, scenic hacking and Pony Club.

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



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