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Things To Do & Days Out in Shropshire
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Wonderland The Award Winning big park for little people, an enchanting place where nursery rhymes and fairytales come to life. Endless rides and a giant indoor play area!
Battlefield Falconry Centre A friendly, family run business with a wonderful collection of over 30 birds of prey to see, including owls, hawks, and falcons. A number of experiences available for accompanied children aged 14 and older. They do parties too.
Rays Farm Country Matters A great place to bring the kids to meet, pet, and feed a variety of lovely farmyard friends. Build dens, spot sculptures in the Fairytale Forest, and conquer the outdoor log play! Indoor soft play for the little ones too.
Park Hall Countryside Experience Loads to do including milking, lamb feeding, pony grooming, and cart rides. Huge indoor play arena with toy tractor circuit and bouncy castles. Vintage Garage and Welsh Guards Museum. Exciting extras: Junior Driving School and quad bikes. Great Tearooms and picnic areas.
Acton Scott Working Farm Has long provided the opportunity to become familiar with the country life of yesteryear. Its Historic Working Farm is a wonderful visitor attraction with daily activities and special events. You will see traditional 19th century farm life unfold daily, while the land around is worked by heavy horses.
Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom Shropshire based petting farm and zoo with over 150 different species of animal. Indoor and outdoor demonstrations take place daily including lamb feeding, sheep racing; meet the meerkats and egg collecting. The farm also has an indoor and outdoor play area, cafe and gift shop.
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford One of the largest aviation collections in the UK with over 70 historic aircraft on display in 3 wartime hangars and within the National Cold War Exhibition. Free to visit, and full of fantastic interactive exhibits that everyone will enjoy.
Ironbridge Gorge Museums Help the kids to explore your industrial past along the extensive scenic walk taking in the full ten Ironbridge Gorge Museums!
Land of the Lost Content Museum A quirky little museum, with 3 floor that are jam packed with items from popular British Culture from Victorian times to present day. Fascinating for the kids, and possibly nostalgic for the adults!
Oswestry Town Museum A lovely little museum dedicated to the history of Oswestry and the surrounding countryside, from B.C. to present day. Run by friendly volunteers, quiz for the kids and free to visit!
The House on Crutches Museum A museum set in a remarkable building that holds an extensive collection that covers the many aspects of life and social history in Bishop’s Castle and the surrounding area. Free to vist. Restricted opening times as run by volunteers.
The Quarry Swimming and Fitness Centre One of the biggest in the county at 33 metres long and has 6 lanes, 3 diving boards, a 50 metre flume and spectator gallery. The outdoor padding pool is available from June until September and is free to use.
Teme Ludlow Swimming facility with diving pool and boards, leisure pools, plus 65m Flume Slide is open at weekends and in school holidays.
Severn Centre is a community centre that offers indoor and outdoor facilities for children. Outdoor heated swimming pool, outdoor playpark, indoor sports hall, clubs in school holidays, library and cafe.
Wacky Warehouse - Bridge Builder An indoor play frame attached to a pub - the usual Wacky Warehouse set-up.
Funzone is a children’s soft play centre and cafe. We have a separate baby, toddler and junior area suitable for children aged 0 to 12 years. Our cafe serves light snacks children’s and adult’s meals and a variety of hot and cold drinks.
Millie Meerkats Playbarn 2 levels of play including an indoor basketball and football area, giant slide, nets, bumpers and large bouncy castle. Learn to interact with spiders, chinchillas, meerkats and more in our animal encounter!
Wacky Warehouse - Gingerbread Man Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant with new pirate themed menu!
Mickey Millers Family PlayBarn The enormous multi level main frame is packed full of classic and contemporary adventure play features, including the terrifying 16 and 21ft Demon Drop Slides! Dare they? Dare YOU?
Fantastic Funhouse is a large indoor soft play centre, located in Oswestry. 3 play frames of adventure, indoor football pitch and go-kart track. Adult and children’s menu available with hot drinks, cakes and snacks. Open 7 days a week. Parties also available with Peppa Pig.
The Two Henrys Playzone Soft play at the Two Henrys, part of the Eating Inn group and offers a three level play frame plus family friendly dining and a garden area.
Piggs Playbarn Be it rain or shine, Pigg’s Playbarn is an excellent place to bring the children with indoor and outdoor play areas. We offer adventure, exercise, exploration and excitement for babies and young children in a safe, clean and stimulating environment.
Jungle Land A great multi level adventure play area with 3 age zones packing all the latest physical play equipment, plus a real little train to ride! Plus mini golf and laser tag too.
Crazy Knights Multi level medieval themed soft play area with balancing equipment, ball pits, slides and more, all safely enclosed in netting. An excellent way for kids to develop their motor skills, and enjoy fun interaction with other kids.
Monkey Mania Ludlow is a Children's Soft Indoor Play Area with Cafe Barista Coffee and a Kitchen Serving food all day Party Hire for Birthdays and Private Hire for Functions.
The Venue is an Indoor Play Centre a soft play area, designed with the under 8s in mind. The Venue is home to an 8 lane bowling alley ideal for families, friends and couples.
Pirates and Princesses Top notch indoor play facility with an especially great sensory room for smalls and those with disabilities. Standard adventure play fun too with all the trimmings and parties of the side!
Hawkstone Park Follies is an historic woodland fantasy with cliffs, crags, caves, deep woods and a series of extraordinary monuments built over 200 years ago
Enginuity Interactive science fun. Find out how a little ingenuity will let you pull a 10 ton locomotive or generate electricity from flowing water. Look at familiar objects with new eyes using the giant X ray machine, build an earthquake proof tower and challenge their robotic arm!
Ludlow Castle Beautiful ruins, regular events and storytelling folk in costume - who says history can't keep them interested!?
Stokesay Castle Intriguing and atmospheric castle available for exploration! A great trip with smalls or history lovers in a fairytale setting with free audio guide, kiddie's story box, several buildings to explore and a moat walk. Cool!
Telford Snowboard and Ski Centre The 85 metre slope (and nursery slope facility) provides skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing, ice skating and snowblading activities for adults and juniors of all ages and abilities throughout the year.
Telford Ice Rink Whether you are a complete novice or a regular we are always happy to see you. What are you waiting for?...get your skates on. Our friendly staff and accessible Town Centre location makes for lots of fun, for you and the family, all year round.
The Edge Adventure Activities Enjoy a huge range of activities for over 6s, including Quad Biking, Mountain Boarding, Sniper Range, Archery and Clay Pigeon Shooting, with even more on offer for groups! With friendly, expert instructors.
Live the Adventure is an outdoor adventure centre. Children’s adventure days scheduled during school holidays. Full adventure activity programme from 10am to 4pm. Different activities daily scheduled on a weekly rotation. All day supervision by our team of qualified and experienced staff. Suitable for 8 to 16 year olds...
The Adventure Rope Course Huge range of activities from archery, bushcraft and fencing to high ropes, abseiling, leap of faith and adventure tunnelling plus LOADS more! For over 8s, minimum group booking is 6 people.
Quasar Shrewsbury Super modern Laser Tag for over 9s in an amazing 3 floor arena! Packing some serious looking fire power you can stalk your opponents through the atmospheric environment and zap each other with harmless infra red lasers! Groups only though!
Shropshire Hills Mountain Bike Centre 4 acres of scenic road and off road riding trails with fantastic range of cycles available for hire and a reassuring breakdown rescue service offered too! They also offer camping options here, including heated camping pods.
Severn Valley Quad Trekking is an exciting off-road quad biking experience for children over 8 years old and adults.
AMF Shrewsbury Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. This AMF has 20 lanes plus quasar game for groups, pool and arcade!
Tenpin Telford is a bowling centre located in the Telford superbowl. We have 26 modern fully computerised lanes, American Pool tables, Amusement Arcades all catered towards families and kids. There is also the Beach Road Cafe Bar for some delicious meal and snack options.
Rednal Karting Face a challenging 1km outdoor track on Honda powered 270cc Biz Karts with top speeds of around 90kmph! For over 8 years and 1.25m.
The Shrewsbury Mystery Treasure Trail Discover Shrewsbury with a difference! As you and the kids follow the directions and explore Shrewsbury, can you hunt out the answers to the clues on this self guided Mystery themed Treasure Trail and discover whodunit?!
The Ludlow Mystery Treasure Trail Can you and the kids solve the mystery surrounding feuding chefs Pepe Roni and Brad Wurst? You’ll need your detective hats on to solve the clues around Ludlow and figure out this mystery!
Bridgnorth Cliff Railway This remarkable funicular railway is the oldest and steepest inland electric cliff railway in the country! It's been ferrying families up and down the 111ft high sandstone cliffs for over a century!
Telford Steam Railway A classic and quite delightful working Steam Railway, which allows you to enjoy travel of a variety of diesel and steam traction, with services running between Spring Village, Horsehay and Dawley, plus a new extension to Lawley.
Woodseaves Miniature Railway A lovely miniature steam railway that runs on Sundays from the beginning of March to September. There is also a lovely 16mm gauge model railway to enjoy. Inexpensive, old fashioned fun.
Shropshire Raft Tours is great for young families seeking a complete fun-filled Ironbridge Gorge mini-adventure. Lots to see outdoors whilst on the Severn river for children to enjoy cruising downstream. Largest rafts in the UK! Any age of children welcome.
Weston Park 1,000 acres of parkland plus special attractions including miniature railway, Woodland Adventure Playground, dress up and games room, woodland walks, lakes and follies to explore, as well as an entertaining guided tour around the house itself.
Shropshire Wildlife Trust The Saturday craft fairs at our Visitor Centre are free to enter and include activities for children. We also offer a weekday range of arts and crafts workshops for all, and operate activities in the garden just outside the Visitor Centre.
Nesscliffe Hill Country Park The size of 140 football pitches, somewhere in here there's are orienteering trails, a highwayman's cave, impressive sandstone outcrops, an iron age hill fort and trails of all kinds, all you've got to do is find them!
Majestic Cinema a fine and all too rare example of a really artistic cinema, and families are given the opportunity to enjoy an atmosphere of genuine luxury through their entertainment.
Odeon Telford 10 screen cinema in the city centre showing the latest releases daily. Special pocket money priced kids’ screenings on weekend mornings, and throughout the school holidays. There are also dedicated screenings for parents and guardians of young babies.
Doodle Alley is a hub of all things creative! A pottery painting and canvas art studio with over 40 different beautiful pottery pieces to choose from and nearly 30 colours the possibilities are endless. Available for drops ins and parties!
Supercamps Activity day camps for children aged 4 to 14 combining Sports and Arts into a fun fuelled programme keeping children active, alert, safe and happy during the Easter and Summer holidays!
Long Mountain Pony Trekking Centre Offering hourly rides tailored to suit you, pleasure rides, pony days, picnic rides and pony parties. Fully licensed family run centre, welcoming visitors of all ages and abilities.
Springhill Farm Riding Stables A BHS approved equestrian centre that offers riding lessons, pony sessions, hacking and tracking, plus riding holidays, including ones for kids aged 12 and older. All sessions led by qualified staff.
Lazerland Welcoming over 5s to next generation hide and seek: played with laser guns in a futuristic arena full of special effects, this isn't how the game goes at granny's! Combat gaming: zero contact, maximum thrill!
Black Hawk Zero contact combat gaming using MP7 machine guns or M9 pistols all with realistic sound effects, between stands, hides, blockades, towers, bridges and bunkers.