If you know any other great things to do in cooksbridge for kids not listed on DAYoutWITHtheKIDS - please get in contact - so we can add them to the site and share the fun places to go with other children - thanks a lot
Family Days Out near to Cooksbridge
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The Lavender Line (4 miles)
Uckfield
The Lavender Line The line is now just a mile long and starts at Isfield station, stopping at the new Little Horsted station before returning.
The Pells Outdoor Swimming Pool (4 miles)
Lewes
The Pells Outdoor Swimming Pool Heated outdoor pool with kids' rafts and other fun elements. Also has children's paddling pool, sunbathing terrace and a cafe. Open May to September.
Lewes Castle (4 miles)
Lewes
Lewes Castle Climb to the top of this 1000 year old Norman Castle for stunning panoramic views across Sussex. Next door, in barbican house museum, you'll be able to learn more about the history of the area through interactive and static displays.
Ocean Adventure Indoor Play Area (5 miles)
Lewes
Ocean Adventure Indoor Play Area A fun-packed soft play area over three levels for children under 8, with interactive sounds and a dedicated area for toddlers
Bluebell Railway (5 miles)
Uckfield
Bluebell Railway Great Steam engine journeys through the Sussex countryside and offer many seasonal specials which appeal particularly to children.
Monkey Bizness Indoor Play Centre (5 miles)
Lewes
Monkey Bizness Indoor Play Centre is an indoor childrens multi-activity centre incorporating three play frames for 0-2s, 2-5s and a 5-12s all of which have been designed by Europe's leading soft play manufacturer.
Spring Barn Farm (5 miles)
Lewes
Spring Barn Farm - so much to see and do! With indoor and outdoor play, daily activities schedule and facilities including MEGA speedy slides, pedal tractors, go karts and jumping pillows; plus a host of wonderfully cute and friendly animals, we canât wait to meet you.
Pickles Burgess Hill (5 miles)
Burgess Hill
Pickles Burgess Hill Multi level indoor adventure climbing maze packed with features, plus toddler area and outdoor play equipment.
Antics at The Triangle (5 miles)
Burgess HIll
Antics at The Triangle Soft play for the under 8s on a three tier frame with varying features and activities, and a dedicated area for the under 3s.
Apollo Lasertag (5 miles)
Burgess Hill
Apollo Lasertag Lasertag arena and party centre offering pay and play tag with a large arena for you to run about shooting your opponents like a loon!
Bedelands Farm Nature Reserve (5 miles)
Burgess Hill
Bedelands Farm Nature Reserve Ideal for a nature hike: oodles of wild flowers, and a diverse offering of improved, unimproved and coppice-managed woods to explore. Winner of 4 consecutive Green Flag Awards.
Barneys Playbarn (5 miles)
Uckfield
Barneys Playbarn Play frames and features for 5 to 12s, plus sensory room for children and young adults with learning disabilities.
JJs Play Cafe (6 miles)
Haywards Heath
JJs Play Cafe is an indoor soft play and cafe designed with the 0 to 5 in mind but suitable for 0 to 9. Has a large baby area, ball pools, free play area and frame. Private breast feeding room. Free WiFi and Private parties also available.
Fun Pots (6 miles)
Haywards Heath
Fun Pots is a pottery painting studio. This is a creative, indoor activity for children and adults alike. You select a piece of white unglazed pottery to paint. We then glaze and fire the painted items in our studio kiln, ready for collection within a week.
Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum (6 miles)
Lewes
Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum A woodland where you can wander amongst a collection of prehistoric reconstruction buildings. A woldfowl reserve with an amazing collection of ducks, geese, swans and a Motor Museum with a superb collection of vintage and classic cars.
Jill Windmill (6 miles)
Hassocks
Jill Windmill A working windmill, built in 1821, located in the South Downs National Park. Jill grinds flour when wind permits. Most suited to children over 7 years old. Recommended as PART of your full day out.
Victoria Park Splashpad (6 miles)
Haywards Heath
Victoria Park Splashpad A brand new splashpad graces this classic park plus play equipment, paddling pool, skatepark and basketball area.
Fun Abounds Trampoline Centre (6 miles)
Uckfield
Fun Abounds Trampoline Centre Trampolining classes and courses to suit all ages and abilities. Keep fit on the trampoline, birthday parties,play sessions for all and a cafe area so you can have a break and stop wobbling!
Beech Hurst Park Miniature Railway (6 miles)
Haywards Heath
Beech Hurst Park Miniature Railway Half a mile track of 5" gauge train track which is elevated - the kids love it!! Only runs on weekends. Great idea if you are looking for family days out in west sussex.
The Triangle (6 miles)
Burgess Hill
The Triangle For those just starting out in the water there's the shallow learner pool, where children can take their first steps to swimming with mum and dad nearby. Small children can enjoy the beach area with a waterslide, animal water features and poolside spectator area. Finally, thrill seekers can venture into...
Uckfield Leisure Centre (6 miles)
Uckfield
Uckfield Leisure Centre Tropical leisure pool and waterslide, bubble pool and more typical leisure centre facilities besides.
The Dolphin Haywards Heath (7 miles)
Haywards Heath
The Dolphin Haywards Heath Leisure Centre with main pool and toddler pool plus an elephant slide for extra splashing.
Washbrooks Family Farm (7 miles)
Hassocks
Washbrooks Family Farm A great environment for young children (up to the age of 8) to meet all their favourite farm animals under one roof and enjoy hours of play time in the large indoor and outdoor play areas.
Funplex (7 miles)
Brighton
Funplex A 3 level playframe which includes a 4 lane astra slide, a softball cannon arena and a maze area with a spiral slide. For toddlers there is a 2 level playframe with its own slide, a ball pool and a large baby area.
Ardingly Activity Centre (8 miles)
Ardingly
Ardingly Activity Centre Patient and enthusiastic staff are waiting to teach your family to sail, windsurf, fish or canoe in this gorgeous reservoir. Pre booking essential.
Preston Park (8 miles)
Brighton
Preston Park The largest urban park in the city with a great children's adventure playground, four football pitches and two cricket fields, bowling greens, tennis courts, velodrome and more.
Booth Museum of Natural History (9 miles)
Brighton
Booth Museum of Natural History Get really hands-on with natural history in the interactive Discovery gallery and at the many events and activities for families and children.
Toy and Model Museum (9 miles)
Brighton
Toy and Model Museum Underneath the arches at Brighton Railway Station there is a veritable treasure trove of Toys and Models. There are over 10,000 toys and models on display with a priceless model train collection and many period antique toys.
The Painting Pottery Cafe (9 miles)
Brighton
The Painting Pottery Cafe - is a fun place for all ages. Choose pottery ranging in price from £5 to £40 and decorate. We glaze and fire then you collect a couple of days later or have it posted. Can’t wait? Then use acrylic paints! Help is on Hand!
Volks Electric Railway (9 miles)
Brighton
Volks Electric Railway The world's oldest operating electric railway offers a scenic jaunt along the beach for one and a quarter miles, stopping at an aquarium and a great playground.
Peter Pans Playground (9 miles)
Brighton
Peter Pans Playground Small but excellently equipped, this is a fully-enlcosed adventure playground with slides, water spouts, and climbing apparatus suitable for small children. One of the stops on the Volks Electric Railway.
Peter Pans Adventure Golf (9 miles)
Brighton
Peter Pans Adventure Golf An attractive and fairly easy 18 holes with half pipe tunnel, slopes and drop throughs for fun, right next to the Peter Pan's Playground. It's also close to a stop on the Volks Electric Railway, so it's easy to tie the whole lot together for a full day out!
Bowlplex Brighton (9 miles)
Brighton
Bowlplex Brighton Family friendly tenpin bowling, with bumpers and ball ramps for the kids.
Brighton Sewer Tours (9 miles)
Brighton
Brighton Sewer Tours Fit over 11s welcomed to explore the 150 year old tunnels beneath the city, learning the fascinating history of the sewers.
Brighton Beach (9 miles)
Brighton
Brighton Beach Long pebbly beach in a cove with safe shallow swimming and protection and natural windshield.
Brighton Museum And Art Gallery (9 miles)
Brighton
Brighton Museum And Art Gallery Set in the heart of the city's cultural quarter, Brighton Museum is located in the Royal Pavilion gardens. Its rich collections and exciting exhibits are dynamically displayed in stimulating surroundings. Entrance is free.
Brighton Treasure Trail (9 miles)
Brighton
Brighton Treasure Trail Looking for a fun and interesting way to explore Brighton seafront? The Treasure Hunt Walking Treasure Trail will show you fascinating facts about the area and take you by places to play and have fun. Take a picnic with you, a bat and ball, Frisbee, beach ball, basketball or football.
Brighton Sea Life Centre (9 miles)
Brighton
Brighton Sea Life Centre offers a fun and educational day out whatever the weather. With over 150 species and 57 displays, you will be hard pressed to find a more enjoyable day for the whole family! Great idea for things to do in Brighton with kids.
Hove Park (9 miles)
Hove
Hove Park Features include a number of sports pitches and facilities, an adventure playground, a climbing boulder and miniature railway, as well as the intriguingly named Goldstone and Fingermaze...
Brighton Pier (9 miles)
Brighton
Brighton Pier A great victorian pier with fairground attractions, three bars, over thirty food kiosks, traditional seaside stalls, two amusement arcades, rides suitable for all the family and a world famous fish and chip restaurant. A must-do for things to do in Brighton with kids.
Kings Road Playground (9 miles)
Brighton
Kings Road Playground Set on the seafront so oodles of sand with a great selection of climbing frames etc., aimed at under 7s. There's a huge old fashioned paddling pool too and parents can hire deck chairs and get drinks from the cafe between the two.
Ashdown Llama Farm (10 miles)
Forest Row
Ashdown Llama Farm Over 100 beautiful llamas and alpacas, and a small herd of reindeer. Lovely views, picnic area, adventure play area, museum, Alpaca Knitwear and South American Crafts Gift Shop, Coffee Shop, Walking with Llamas (pre booking required).
Westows Adventure Play Area (10 miles)
Hove
Westows Adventure Play Area Indoor play centre with lots of space to run around including a 2 level soft play area, separate under 4s area, football pitches, bouncy castle and toys.
Hove Museum and Art Gallery (10 miles)
Hove
Hove Museum and Art Gallery Hove Museum is one of the most family friendly and accessible museums in the south east with an unusual Indian gateway in its grounds. It houses one of the finest craft collections in the country.
Wilderness Wood (10 miles)
Uckfield
Wilderness Wood A family-run award-winning 62-acre woodland in the beautiful Sussex Weald, with family events and activities throughout the year. Get out there and enjoy a taste of rural sustainability in action!
King Alfred Leisure Centre (10 miles)
Hove
King Alfred Leisure Centre Lots of family fun sessions available in this pool, plus ride the large flume water slide, but only if you're over 8.
Newhaven Fort (11 miles)
Newhaven
Newhaven Fort offers an exciting and varied day out at this award winning attraction. The massive walls, ramparts, tunnels and gun emplacements all fire the imagination and help visitors experience what life was like living in a Victorian Fortress, as well as understanding and learning about the First and Second World Wars.
Drusillas Park (11 miles)
Alfriston
Drusillas Park Widely regarded as the best small zoo in the country - with brilliant play areas, Thomas the Tank Engine and close encounters in Lemurland and Lory Landing. Hello Kitty Secret Garden also offers the UKs first themed Hello Kitty attraction with 3 theme park rides, a Hello Kitty bedroom and a beauty parlour.
Hunger Games Training Camp (11 miles)
Crowborough
Hunger Games Training Camp Outdoors in beautiful woodland and based around the story of the film, a fun packed day for all the family, you;¢ll not only learn you how to survive the game but it;¢s also educational, including first aid, wildlife identification and much more.
Michelham Priory and Gardens (11 miles)
Hailsham
Michelham Priory and Gardens Historic house, gardens, forge and watermill surrounded by a beautiful moat. Explore 800 years of history, with hands-on activities and living history displays. Many activity days throughout the year and have a go archery every weekend. Free parking, playground, picnic area and cafe.

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



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