Si5 Spy Missions (< 1 mile)
Si5 Spy Missions
- is the exciting spy themed action adventure centre near Cambridge suitable for anyone aged 6 and above. Your Mission: to infiltrate the ship and stop the missile being launched without getting caught! The mission ends with an adrenalin pumping escape - you and your friends will feel like real spies!
Johnsons Old Hurst (10 miles)
Johnsons Old Hurst
By no means a full day but a fun stopover if you're after a gambol around the field and playground or, er, sausages! Farm shop and tea rooms with play area and fort, and visual access to farm animals including crocodiles!
Royston Leisure Centre (14 miles)
Royston Leisure Centre
Modern swimming facility with a regular giant inflatable session, plus Creepy Crawly Club programming for under 5s offering games, musical sessions and baby gym.
Danish Camp (18 miles)
Relaxing days on the riverbank with live jazz music, river trips and boat hire, barbeques and bouncy castle, weather permitting! In winter, stunning views, snowy boat trips and hot food in the family lodge restaurant. Not a full day's worth in winter.
Hoo Hill Maze (21 miles)
Hoo Hill Maze
30 metre square 6 foot high maze with paths suitable for wheel and push chairs so no-one is left out of this gentle family adventure.
New Ark Adventure Playground (26 miles)
Go Ape Forest Segway (30 miles)
Go Ape Forest Segway
You can enjoy our forest Segway experience in the beautiful Thetford Forest. From two legs to two wheels: for the ultimate forest experience on a rugged all-terrain Segway. It's a unique way to tackle the trails in the forest.
Scotts Grotto (31 miles)
A labour of love spanning thirty years of labour, some ten thousand pounds and an inestimable weight of shells and coloured glass adorning the walls of this 67ft set of charming underground tunnels. PLEASE NOTE the limited opening times.
HULA Animal Rescue (32 miles)
HULA Animal Rescue
An educational trip into the sad necessity to rescue animals, with plenty of happy, loved and rehabilitated furry guests to visit with.
Soft Play Centre (34 miles)
Soft Play Centre
- the perfect place for your kids to have fun and just be kids. The Centre is full of activities for kids up to 4 foot tall to have fun and learn through creative play.
Corby Boating Lake (35 miles)
Corby Boating Lake
The lake can boast a wide range of geese, ducks, water fowl and the resisdential swans. The recent environmental project has improved fishing stocks. There are also herons, gulls and kingfishers that visit the lake along with a host of woodland and garden birds.
Si5 Spymissions (37 miles)
- is the exciting spy themed adventure centre in Northampton for anyone over 6 years. Your Mission: infiltrate the ship and stop the terrorists from launching the missile! The mission ends with an adrenalin pumping escape, you and your friends will feel like real spies!
Zorbit (40 miles)
Recommended 8yrs plus, Zorbiting is a safe exciting high and a really unique experience.
Alexandra Palace (46 miles)
is a year round destination for all kinds of family fun. Including an indoor ice rink, soft play centre, a boating lake, pitch and putt course, deer enclosure and of course plenty of park land. Throughout the year there are plenty of events to choose from too.
Sobell Leisure Centre (48 miles)
Highbury and Islington
Sobell Leisure Centre
Multi level adventure play for under 10s, but the centre also features ice skating, trampolining, climbing wall and great range of sports facilities. Terrific for families with multiple age ranges to accommodate!
Mistley Place Park (50 miles)
Mistley Place Park
Animal sanctuary and tea rooms. An educational day out where you can feed the animals and teach the kids something important.
Wistow Maze (50 miles)
A giant 8 acre maize maze with high level bridges and viewing towers. Follow the fun quiz trail and collect clues hidden amongst 3 miles of pathways.
Includes Activity Funyard with games and mini mazes for all the family. Open July-September. Winner of Leicestershire's "Best Visitor Attraction"
Potter Platform at Kings Cross Station (50 miles)
Potter Platform at Kings Cross Station
One for particular Potter-heads only, as it's essentially a photo opportunity with no features, but has a fantastic themed shop adjacent well worth your perusal!
Hamleys (52 miles)
An iconic flagship toy store that has developed an international reputation for its magical atmosphere and spectacular window displays. Activities in the holidays as well as tours around the store available.
Jeppe Hein Appearing Rooms (52 miles)
Jeppe Hein Appearing Rooms
Dart through the rising and retreating walls of water created by playful jets as designed by Jeppe Hein at this free entry interactive play fountain. How wet you get is up to you! Mostly. Seasonally available.
The London Eye (52 miles)
The London Eye
is the world's tallest observation wheel with 40 kilometre panoramic views on a clear day. The Eye has become an iconic image for London and is a must for any tourist trip. Great idea for fun things to do in London with kids.
Rayleigh Megaplay (53 miles)
Home of awesome atmospheric Megazone Laser Tag, plus MegaPlay Soft Play, Music Rooms, Theatre and S-Kape Youth Centre! Loads!
Go Ape Forest Segway (55 miles)
Go Ape Forest Segway
You can enjoy our forest segway experience in the beautiful Black Park Country Park. From two legs to two wheels: for the ultimate forest experience on a rugged all-terrain Segway. It's a unique way to tackle the trails in the forest.
Trial a Bite Rock and Fossil Tours (55 miles)
Trial a Bite Rock and Fossil Tours
Guided rock and fossil hunting trips at venues Kent and Sussex. Like exploring the outdoors? Want to try something different at the seaside? Fascinated by dinosaurs and pre-historic plant and animal life? Always wanted to have a go at fossil hunting?
Thomley Activity Centre (57 miles)
Thomley Activity Centre
- is an indoor and outdoor activity centre for disabled children, their family and friends. Including play fort, zip wire, park, cycle track, bikes, soft play area, play rooms, art room, sensory room, computer room, imagination room and fully accessible toilets.
Adventure Island (58 miles)
Southend on Sea
Situated on Southend Seafront on both sides of the world famous pier, the park boasts over 40 rides and attractions!
Thursford Collection (58 miles)
The world’s largest collection of steam engines and organs is delightfully combined with play facilities, silent movies, fairground rides and some spectacular Christmas events to make a truly memorable day out.
Clacton Pavilion (58 miles)
Clacton on Sea
Exciting fun park choose from Adventure Golf, Dodgems, 5D Cinema, Terror Tower, 360 Dance party, Bungee Trampolines, Gold Mine Roller Coaster, State of the Art Ten Pin Bowling and fabulous Bar & Restaurant
Clacton Pier (58 miles)
Clacton on Sea
Experience 360 Meters of All Weather all year fun and Rides including The new Lanes Tenpin Bowling. From Tiny Tot Rides to The return of The Stella Rollercoaster Families will have hours of fun and memories.
Southend Pier and Train (58 miles)
Southend On Sea
Southend Pier and Train
Apparently the longest pleasure pier in the world, featuring pier train and transport museum, fishing and sightseeing.
Extreme Motion (60 miles)
Artfully landscaped crazy golf, wacky family zorbing, and, if you're brave enough, the Bungee Trampoline! Plus cycle hire, coffee shop, and the rest of the park to enjoy.
Jurassic Encounter (60 miles)
18 holes of high adventure for brave kids of all ages with water features, cave holes and 9 enormous animatronic dinosaurs! More available for older, serious types too.
The Raptor Foundation (8 miles)
The Raptor Foundation
A bird of prey sanctuary and hospital. It is a unique and exciting place for children and adults alike to meet and learn about owls, falcons, hawks and buzzards in a 30 acre site.
Linton Zoo (15 miles)
There is a wealth of rare and exotic creatures to see including Grevy's Zebra, Snow Leopards, Tigers, Lions, Tapirs, Lemurs, Binturongs, Owls, Parrots, Giant Tortoises, Tarantula Spiders and many others.
Hamerton Zoo Park (18 miles)
Hamerton Zoo Park
Terrific and well cared for collection of animals, they also recently built two excellent standard completely new play areas, one for babies and toddlers and the other for older children.
Wimpole Home Farm (8 miles)
Wimpole Home Farm
Hidden amongst the trees, the Adventure Playground is a popular spot with those who love to climb, slide, scramble and swing, while tiny tots enjoy their own play area and mini pedal tractors. Rare breeds animals and seasonal events.
Pigeons Farm (26 miles)
Children's Farm with hands on daily activities where children really do get close to the animals. Feed the animals, collect the eggs, enjoy the indoor and outdoor play areas, petting barn, Jumping Pillow, bale climbing, and Gobots
Sacrewell Farm and Country Centre (30 miles)
Sacrewell Farm and Country Centre
Feed the friendly animals, hop on our bumpy Tractor Ride, explore the Straw Bale Maze, discover the 18th century working Watermill and play in our indoor Activity Barn. Come rain or shine, experience an action-packed, fun-filled day.
Kettles Yard (5 miles)
Family friendly, on top of the fantastic exhibitions they also offer an Education Room where the kids (4+) can make their own artwork from a selection of free materials! Loads of cool events too!
Museum of Cambridge (5 miles)
Museum of Cambridge
is a local social history museum housed in a 17th-century timber-framed building, which operated as the White Horse Inn for 300 years. The wonderful and varied collections are displayed in nine room settings, including a children’s attic playroom, each filled with intriguing objects, some dating back to...
Whipple Museum of the History of Science (5 miles)
Whipple Museum of the History of Science
holds a pre-eminent collection of scientific instruments and models, dating from the Middle Ages to the present including microscopes and telescopes, sundials, early slide rules, teaching and demonstration equipment, pocket electronic calculators and laboratory apparatus!
Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences (5 miles)
Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Varying range of exhibitions, encompassing more than 500 million years of Earth's history, plenty of it dinosaur related. Try the Trail after!
The Fitzwilliam Museum (5 miles)
The Fitzwilliam Museum
Houses world class collections of works of art and antiquities spanning centuries and civilisations. Enjoy tales of mighty rulers, warrior kings and powerful armies from Ancient Egypt and closer to home.
Cambridge Museum of Technology (6 miles)
Cambridge Museum of Technology
The museum shows the history of power through the ages, collections include letterpress-printing and pump station equipment, information and artefacts from local industries.
Centre for Computing History (6 miles)
Centre for Computing History
is a hands on, interactive computer and video games museum dedicated to the history of the technology that has changed our lives! Many of the computers can be played with and we have programming guides for you to follow and learn to code!
The Farmland Museum and Denny Abbey (8 miles)
Cromwell Museum (10 miles)
The purpose of the Cromwell Museum is to interpret his life and legacy through portraits, documents and objects associated with Cromwell. Impressively impartial!
Imperial War Museum Duxford (12 miles)
Imperial War Museum Duxford
One of the world's most spectacular aviation heritage complexes with 200 aircraft, the American Air Museum and a fine collection of military vehicles plus special exhibitions including, the Normandy Experience and Monty. The Museum holds four Air Shows, a Military Vehicle Show plus other events...
St Neots Museum (12 miles)
St Neots Museum
Find out all about St Neots in this small but fascinating museum. A number of hands on activities for kids plus police cells to visit! Free entry for local residents.
Burwell Museum (13 miles)
Learn local history; visit the windmill and other authentic buildings. Vintage vehicles, mobile butcher’s shop and interactive Victorian schoolroom, plus dressing up in the Nissen hut. Free for under 5s.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Kids Fun near Bar Hill 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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