Funland (20 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!
Dinosaur Isle (29 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!
Robin Hill Country Adventure Park (34 miles)
Robin Hill Country Adventure Park
The Island's biggest rides, absolutely loads of children's play features and areas of space to run free. Plus educational woodland centre, woodland gardens with sculpture trail, squirrel safaris and regular special events.
Knockhatch Adventure Park (34 miles)
Knockhatch Adventure Park
This diverse attraction offers Playgrounds, Birds of Prey, Rowing Boats, Animals, Reptiles, Giant Sky Leap Slide, Indoor Soft Play, Toboggans, Trampolines, Crazy Golf, plus lots more. At extra cost and weather permitting, Go-Karts, Laser Adventure Game, Driving School and Rodeo Bull!
Chessington World of Adventures (36 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!
Blackgang Chine (38 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.
Legoland (43 miles)
Children aged 3 to 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.
Paultons Family Theme Park (44 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! Plus over 60 wonderful rides and attractions to suit all ages included in one price, such as the mighty Edge ride and the awesome Cobra rollercoaster!
The Hop Farm Family Park (48 miles)
The Hop Farm Family Park
Outdoor action... Indoor fun... It's for everyone! Visit The Hop Farm for maximum fun at Kent's biggest and No 1 family attraction. The family park is packed full of new features and undercover wonders to entertain and fuel imaginations: come and enjoy a farm day out!
Bekonscot Model Village (53 miles)
Bekonscot Model Village
The Village depicts rural England in the 1930s and is a miniature wonderland which delights children of all ages. Buy a quiz (over 5s and under 5s) from our shop and enjoy answering the questions as you wander around.
Adventure Wonderland (57 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!
Dickens World (61 miles)
is a 90 minute journey of discovery. Your personal guide will walk and talk you through the amazing life and story of Charles Dickens as well as the tales of Victorian England. It is a chance to meet all of the nice and nasty characters that Charles Dickens loved and wrote about in his novels and short stories.
Dunreyth Alpacas (14 miles)
For a while now they have been training their young alpacas to walk to hand; thus enabling people to walk these young alpacas.
Huxleys Birds of Prey Centre (18 miles)
Huxleys Birds of Prey Centre
A wide range of birds from hawks to eagles, falcons to owls, and vultures to kites! Plus a gorgeous Japanese Water Garden. Note limited opening times.
Fishers Farm Park (13 miles)
Fishers Farm Park
Officially announced this year as one of the ‘Best Farm Attractions in the UK’, Fishers Adventure Farm Park offers visitors the ultimate family adventure! With Animals, Rides, Theatre Shows and more: and all included in your admission price!
Littlehampton Museum (3 miles)
A popular family attraction packed full of social history, inspiring art and fun interactive gadgets for all ages. Discover how Romans lived, learn about dramatic shipwrecks or enjoy one of our family friendly events! Group visits are welcomed, along with schools studying a wide range of topics, just contact Museum staff!
Amberley Working Museum (4 miles)
Amberley Working Museum
contains a wide range of exhibits, ranging from transported-based collections, such as the Southdown bus collection and the village garage, to industry based collections, also has narrow gauge train running round the site.
Tangmere Military Aviation Museum (7 miles)
Tangmere Military Aviation Museum
Here you can see priceless historic aircraft such as Neville Duke's world record breaking Hawker Hunter, flight simulators where you can try your hand at flying, a full sized replica of the very first Spitfire prototype and more. Much more!
Bognor Museum (7 miles)
All things Bognor, with almost every aspect of Bognor’s history is represented, from rocks and fossils millions of years old to the Ron Simpson Wireless Collection. Free admission.
Arundel Lido (< 1 mile)
offers a 25m main outdoor pool, 5m splash pool with easy entry steps and link to main pool and large separate children's paddling pool.
Splashpoint (9 miles)
With a main pool being 33 metres long and learner pool, diving boards, flume, sauna, steam room, sunbeds and, in the summer months, an outdoor Paddling Pool. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for the best things to do in Sussex with kids.
Westgate Leisure Centre (10 miles)
Westgate Leisure Centre
A magnificient complex which contains three pools: main pool, leisure pool and a toddlers' pool.
The Triangle (19 miles)
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 the main pool with water sprays, waterfalls, rapids and high-speed flume rides.
Hailsham Lagoon Leisure Centre (35 miles)
Hailsham Lagoon Leisure Centre
Comprising a fantastic soft play centre, ten pin bowling and indoor leisure pool with a separate toddler area and flume with splash dance pool party every friday night!
Flying Fortress (3 miles)
is a multi award-winning indoor children's activity centre with one of the most exciting playframes on the South Coast. Children just love the slides, the mangles, the monkey bars and mums and dads can have just as much fun as the kids! The Cafe serves great food too with plenty of healthy options!
Amazon Adventure (7 miles)
A great soft play centre, with a giant snake slide, aerial walkway, ball pool and dedicated toddler area. Height restriction: 4'11'' or 150 cm.
Pickles Burgess Hill (20 miles)
Pickles Burgess Hill
Multi level indoor adventure climbing maze packed with features, plus toddler area and outdoor play equipment.
Antics at The Triangle (20 miles)
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.
Treasure Chest Soft Play Centre (25 miles)
Pickles East Grinstead (30 miles)
Pickles East Grinstead
Multi level indoor adventure climbing maze packed with features, plus toddler area and outdoor play equipment.
Playworld at Kings Centre (30 miles)
Playworld at Kings Centre
Multi level adventure play facility and climbing structure with all the modern and classic features on expects from balls to tunnels via slides! Maximum height of 1.38 metres, with a separate area for entertaining under 3s.
Arundel Castle (< 1 mile)
There is nearly 1,000 years of history at this great castle, situated in magnificent grounds overlooking the River Arun in West Sussex and built at the end of the 11th century by Roger de Montgomery, Earl of Arundel.
Look and Sea Visitor Centre (3 miles)
Look and Sea Visitor Centre
Focused on the history of the river, harbour and seaside of Littlehampton, there are many interactive exhibits for children and adults alike.
South Downs Planetarium Science Centre (10 miles)
South Downs Planetarium Science Centre
Purpose built 100-seat Star Theatre, with planetarium projector and dome and many features. Enjoyable and informative, it'll be space space space til bedtime!
The Novium (10 miles)
is a district museum built around the remains of a Roman bath house. Interactive hands-on displays help reveal the local stories from the past
Fishbourne Roman Palace (11 miles)
Fishbourne Roman Palace
The story of the Palace's modern rediscovery is told in an entertaining audio-visual programme and also in the site museum, with the addition of fascinating artefacts from the excavations along with plans, reconstruction drawings and models. Family events days sometimes held.
Jill Windmill (18 miles)
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.
High Sports Midhurst (13 miles)
High Sports Midhurst
Indoor Climbing Centre with opportunities for the smaller climber - ring for more details. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do in Sussex with kids
Cobnor Activities Centre (14 miles)
Cobnor Activities Centre
Canoeing, rafting, sailing, climbing, archery, mountain biking. Don't worry if you don't know what you want, they can talk you through it and they also do taster sessions.
K2 Crawley (23 miles)
A staggering array of sports and leisure opportunities, from the under 8s leisure water, swimming and diving facilities, climbing rock, gynastics and martial arts rooms, football, squash, honestly whatever you want to do (so long as its energetic) they have it! And a creche! A day's worth, if you have the energy!
High Sports Crawley (23 miles)
High Sports Crawley
Indoor Climbing Centre with opportunities for the smaller climber - ring for more details. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with children
Ardingly Activity Centre (24 miles)
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.
Sussex Watersports (6 miles)
Fantastic outdoor activity and Watersports centre based right on the beach in Worthing, West Sussex offering exciting ringo rides and fun kayaks to hire.
Haredown Mountain Boarding Centre (8 miles)
Haredown Mountain Boarding Centre
Mountain boarding is the youngest and most exhilarating sport to hit the hills and mountains around the UK. It is really easy to pick up and in one lesson beginners will learn to comfortably stop, turn and control their board before whizzing down the hill with a huge grin on their face!
Chichester Golf (11 miles)
Family owned and family friendly, this superb facility comprises two 18-hole courses, driving range, 9-hole short course and crazy golf course. This is not your everyday public course; this is a magnificent golf complex that's open to everyone.
Go Ape Tree Top Junior (23 miles)
Go Ape Tree Top Junior
A fun filled experience of canopy exploring, trail blazing and obstacles for all to enjoy. You'll take on crossings over trails and finish with one awesome zip wire.
Go Ape Tree Top Adventure Crawley (23 miles)
Go Ape Tree Top Adventure Crawley
The classic and original Go Ape experience. We’ll brief you for safety before you fly down our zip-wires, leap off our Tarzan Swing and tackle our crossings whilst enjoying some of Britain’s most breathtaking scenery.
Laser Hub (24 miles)
a bruise-less, mess-less action combat game for over 7s, played in an atmospheric arena.
Deers Leap Bikes (29 miles)
Deers Leap Bikes
We are a mountain bike park that has 240 acres of trails ranging from family tracks to single track and even sections of north shore. With bikes for hire or test ride a new bike as well as a shop and service centre on site.
Westskates (37 miles)
Family friendly skateboard, skate and scooter park with a great main section and also a special area for learners under 6. Supervised with a first aider on site.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Theme Parks near Arundel 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 West Sussex can enjoy the great day out as well.
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