Legoland (30 miles)
Children aged 3-12 can take to the road, soar through the skies and sail the seas in complete safety. With over 50 interactive rides, attractions, live shows, building workshops and driving schools, not to mention over 55 million LEGO bricks, all set in 150 acres of beautiful parkland
Gullivers Land (35 miles)
A family theme park designed to cater for families with children between the age of two and thirteen. All its rides and attractions are designed to offer the whole family a full day out of fun and excitement.
Chessington World of Adventures (47 miles)
Chessington World of Adventures
With nine themed lands, over 1000 species of animals and a safari themed hotel, Chessington really is Britain's Wildest Adventure with too much to explore in just one day!
Paultons Family Theme Park (51 miles)
The New Forest
Paultons Family Theme Park
Now open - Peppa Pig World! A fully themed attraction with 7 fun rides and an Indoor Play Area! Paultons is the Best Value Family Theme Park with over 60 wonderful rides and attractions to suit all ages included in the admission price, such as the mighty Edge ride and the awesome Cobra rollercoaster. Offering a whole day out with something for all the family.
Longleat Adventure Park (55 miles)
Longleat Adventure Park
Separate to the Safari Park but on the same site, this is their latest multi million pound attraction with classic redeveloped features mixed with brand new experiences.
Wicksteed Park (55 miles)
- attracting one million visitors a year with 147 acres of lakes, parklands, over 35 rides and attractions including Rocky River Falls, our famous Waterchute, Train, Double Pirate ship and largest free playground in the UK offering a perfect day out for young and old. New for 2010 - Robert Brothers Circus shows every day! Also, come to see our Christmas Panto in the Big Top!
Cadbury World (59 miles)
- is choc loads of fun, in Bournville. Come and experience the magic, making and history of Cadbury chocolate. With the world's largest Cadbury shop, Cadabra ride and much more, you couldn't ask for a more scrumptious day out.
Funland (63 miles)
offers the whole family a great day out with a wide range of fantastic attractions for young and old, both inside and out, including the supersonic, looping roller coaster, crazy golf, the Klondike and the white knuckle Drop Ride!
Adventure Wonderland (67 miles)
If you're a would-be Pirate, an intrepid Explorer, a Mad Hatter or just a plain old fashioned Fun Lover, then you and your family have got a real treat in store at this all inclusive theme park!
Wookey Hole Caves (67 miles)
Wookey Hole Caves
Britain's most spectacular caves. Valley of the Dinosaurs featuring King Kong - Magical fairy garden - Victorian Penny Arcade - Magical Mirror Maze - Hall of Crazy Mirrors - Cave Museum - Pirate Zap Zone - Big Top Restaurant
Drayton Manor Theme Park (68 miles)
Drayton Manor Theme Park
Bigger and better than ever with the addition of two brand new rides. Europe's first ever Ben 10 roller coaster ride, called Ben 10 Ultimate Alien, open too. Meanwhile, Thomas Land will also welcome a family-friendly ride to its existing offering.
Dinosaur Isle (70 miles)
- is a fantastic dinosaur museum housed in a spectacular pterosaur shaped building watching over Sandown's blue flag beach. Walk back through fossilised time to the period of the dinosaurs and on a recreated landscape enhanced by sights, smells and sounds you will meet life sized dinosaurs including our animatronic Neovenator!
Blackgang Chine (75 miles)
40 acres of Victorian cliff-top gardens with a range of fantasy activities including cowboy town, nurseryland, dinosaurland, and pirate fort. Cliffhanger roller coaster and waterforce family boat slide. Exhibitions about local rural and coastal life.
Crocodiles of the World (14 miles)
Crocodiles of the World
See more than 70 crocodiles, alligators and caimans, often through underwater viewing enclosures for eye-to-eye encounters! Talks, tours, feeding demonstrations and photo opportunities available. Please note the limited opening times.
Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens (18 miles)
Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens
has over 260 animal species in over 160 acres of stunning gardens and parkland. Giraffe Walkway, Lemur Walk-through exhibit, Train, Adventure Playground, Picnic Areas, Children's Farmyard, Brass Rubbing, Tropical House, Reptile House, Bat House and Insect House.
Millets Farm Centre (4 miles)
Millets Farm Centre
A variety of interesting farm zoo animals which originate from across the world including camels, adventure playground, plus let the kids pick their own fruits and vegetables.
Island Farm Donkey Sanctuary (6 miles)
Island Farm Donkey Sanctuary
A registered charity which cares for and protects abused and ill-treated donkeys and other animals whom you may visit and sometimes pet and feed.
Farmer Gows Activity Farm (14 miles)
Farmer Gows Activity Farm
Meet the Animals is held every day at 11 am and again at 2 pm, bottle and hand feeding of lambs and kids all year round, plus feeding the pigs and cattle, egg collecting, goat and ferret walking. A wonderful hands on experience and great fun.
Waterfowl Sanctuary and Childrens Farm (24 miles)
Waterfowl Sanctuary and Childrens Farm
The sanctuary has a 'cuddle corner' where adults and children (with strict adult supervision)
may handle baby rabbits, chicks, ducklings, kittens and new born mice and gerbils (when in season). A great place to take toddlers if you are looking for family days out in Oxfordshire.
Pendon Indoor Model Village and Railways (3 miles)
Pendon Indoor Model Village and Railways
At Pendon we aim to recapture, in detailed and colourful miniature, scenes showing the beauty of the English countryside as it used to be in the years around 1930.
Modern Art Oxford (6 miles)
Modern Art Oxford
Lots of family related things to do: The Modern Art Trolley introduces children of all ages to the Gallery through a range of fun and creative activities. Family Guides are available for most exhibitions and can be enjoyed by all family members. The guide encourages a creative pathway around the exhibition and suggests activities to try out at home plus loads more family days out activities.
Museum of the History of Science (6 miles)
Museum of the History of Science
A free to view unrivalled collection of early scientific instruments and exciting modern exhibitions in the world’s oldest surviving purpose-built museum building. One of many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Oxford
Science Oxford Live (6 miles)
Science Oxford Live
Science Oxford Live is a great place for children to discover science by playing. All exhibits are interactive and families can go at their own pace, with the help of one of our friendly guides.
The Ashmolean (6 miles)
is packed full of archaeology and art works from all over the world. Families can discover mummies in ancient Egypt, find coins from ancient Greece, and travel through time to find modern paintings, statues and more.
Oxford Univ Museum of Natural History (6 miles)
The Pitt Rivers Museum (6 miles)
The Pitt Rivers Museum
is a great place for family days out. It is famous for it’s period atmosphere and outstanding collections from many world cultures, past and present. Due to building works only the ground floor is currently open.
Oxford Bus and Morris Motors Museums (11 miles)
Oxford Bus and Morris Motors Museums
All aboard! See how engines work; what buses are made of; go aboard some; see old tickets and uniforms once used. View the workshop and on special days ride on a vintage bus.
Morris Museum: see a 1970s police car; 1920s Bullnose Morris and a Mini in the original style.
The Oxfordshire Museum (13 miles)
The Oxfordshire Museum
A wide range of natural and social history exhibits, the more exciting of which include the interactive dinosaur gallery and gardens, and the special family drop-in sessions.
Abbey Meadow Open Air Swimming Pool (< 1 mile)
Hinksey Outdoor Pool (5 miles)
Hinksey Outdoor Pool
A much-loved local landmark, this heated outdoor pool has been providing family summer fun and great memories since 1934.
Large outdoor pool with fun areas for the kids. Sun-beds, play areas and refreshments make this the ideal summer destination.
Didcot Wave Leisure Pool (5 miles)
Didcot Wave Leisure Pool
Swimming pool, wave machine, sunbeds, aqua action, giant flume ride, creche, parent and toddler, lane swimming, children's parties.
Riverside Pool (9 miles)
23m heated outdoor swimming pool with paddling pool. Campsite adjacent.
Woodstock Open Air Heated Pool (13 miles)
Bicester Leisure Centre (17 miles)
Bicester Leisure Centre
offers a 25m, 6 Lane Pool for serious swimming, plus a 15m Play 'n' Teach leisure pool which amongst other things features enchanting artwork, interactive squirter jets and a giant tap.
The Lido (22 miles)
Set in safe, secure and well maintained grounds overlooking the countryside this environmentally friendly 25m pool of crystal clear water has a water slide at the deep end.
Woodgreen Leisure Pool (27 miles)
Woodgreen Leisure Pool
50m outdoor swimming pool with flume and outdoor aquasplash area with fun interactive water play.
Snakes and Ladders (< 1 mile)
Snakes and Ladders
Bursting with indoor and outdoor adventure play, Snakes and Ladders is jam packed with fun! There's plenty for all ages including the massive 3 tier playframe with slides, tunnels, balls ponds and rope climbs, the huge dedicated zone for under 5s, water play, home corner, construction zone & more. And whilst the kids let off steam adults can relax on comfy leather sofas with a snack from the cafe.
The Tree House Play Centre (5 miles)
The Tree House Play Centre
offers a soft play frame that is designed for children upto 1.48m tall and we also have a specific toddler area for under 3s.
Crazy Colosseum Indoor Playcentre (10 miles)
Crazy Colosseum Indoor Playcentre
The indoor play arena, Crazy Colosseum, is a soft arena with 3 floors filled with all the latest play equipment, including Ball Pool, Huge Slide, Climbing Bridges to guarantee a fun and crazy time for 0-8 year olds. Children of all abilities will love this play area.
WhizzKidz (14 miles)
The indoor play area consists of a giant play frame, toddler play frame,sports arena, bouncy castle and much more. Outside there is another play frame and a sandpit, with further outdoor attractions too.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Theme Parks near Abingdon 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
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