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Theme Parks near to Basingstoke
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Legoland (24 miles)
Windsor
Legoland 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 (29 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!
Bekonscot Model Village (31 miles)
Beaconsfield
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.
Funland (33 miles)
Hayling Island
Funland 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!
Chessington World of Adventures (34 miles)
Chessington
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! For 2014: climb with monkeys in AMAZU!
Robin Hill Country Adventure Park (40 miles)
Newport
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.
Dinosaur Isle (42 miles)
Sandown
Dinosaur Isle 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...
Adventure Wonderland (47 miles)
Christchurch
Adventure Wonderland 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! Indoor play open even when park is seasonally closed.
Blackgang Chine (47 miles)
Chale
Blackgang Chine 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.
Gullivers Land (57 miles)
Milton Keynes
Gullivers Land 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.
Marwell Wildlife (20 miles)
Winchester
Marwell Wildlife The 140 acre zoological park is home to over 200 exotic and charismatic species, in beautiful, landscaped surroundings. Be as active or as relaxed as you want. There are 3 play areas where children can run wild while you take a well-earned break.
The Hawk Conservancy Trust (21 miles)
Andover
The Hawk Conservancy Trust Over 150 birds of prey on view at this conservation and visitors centre with talks, feeds, flying demonstrations and other activities.
The New Forest Wildlife Park (31 miles)
Southampton
The New Forest Wildlife Park Amazing animals to see, from owls and otters to wolves, bison, wild boar, red deer, muntjac deer, Scottish wildcats, lynx, wallabies, water voles, foxes, polecats, pine martens and ferrets. Children love the harvest mice scurrying around their mini home. “Go Wild” Adventure Playgrounds for tots...
Blue Reef Aquarium (33 miles)
Portsmouth
Blue Reef Aquarium This award winning facility brings the magic of the undersea world alive. Come face to face with tropical sharks, rays, otters, seahorses and hundreds of other aquatic creatures. Highlights include walkthrough underwater tunnel, open top ray display and the Amazing Amphibians and Riveting Reptiles exhibition.
New Forest Reptile Centre (34 miles)
Lyndhurst
New Forest Reptile Centre Discover more about reptiles and amphibians here at this unique reptile centre located in the national park. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for the best things to do in Hampshire with kids
Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary (36 miles)
Newtown
Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary Spotting deer in the New Forest isn't always easy, but here there is a purpose built viewing platform overlooking a large meadow area where a herd of fallow deer regularly gather.
Manydown Family Fun (2 miles)
Basingstoke
Manydown Family Fun During the summer months we have the A-maizing Maize Maze! This year the theme is Owls... so it is bound to be a hoot! New for the 2014 season is the jumping pillow, and extended adventure play. We also have the very popular tractor and trailer ride, inflatables, animal handling, and farmyard animals as...
Finkley Down Farm Park (16 miles)
Andover
Finkley Down Farm Park A family run children's farm with all the character and creatures of a traditional farm plus indoor and outdoor play, pedal karts, trampolines, ride ons and more besides.
Longdown Activity Farm (31 miles)
Ashurst
Longdown Activity Farm A daily schedule of activities includes kid-goat and calf bottle feeding, small animal handling, duck feeding and meeting the pigs. Plus, there are lots more animals to see. There is a brilliant - and very bumpy tractor ride (ground conditions permitting). Five indoor and outdoor play areas means there's...
Milestones - Living History Museum (1 miles)
Basingstoke
Milestones - Living History Museum Imagine an open-air museum inside a massive modern building, a network of streets with shops, a village green and even a pub dating from Victorian times and the 1930s, it's fun: a surprise around every corner!
Curtis Museum (9 miles)
Alton
Curtis Museum One of the finest local history collections in Hampshire, exploring 100 million years of history Displays include prehistoric tools, Roman pottery reconstruction, Saxon burials, the Battle of Alton 1643, the notorious tale of Sweet Fanny Adams and Hop picking and brewing.
Farnborough Air Sciences Trust (15 miles)
Farnborough
Farnborough Air Sciences Trust Museum dedicated to aviation heritage and the areas significant contribution to air science and research with interactive exhibitions and a kids corner.
Winchester Science Centre (16 miles)
Winchester
Winchester Science Centre The all-weather family attraction featuring a Science Centre with 100 hands-on exhibits (big science toys really) and the UK's largest capacity Planetarium. So big you will feel like you are floating through space. Watch out you don't get sucked into a Black Hole!
Winchester Discovery Centre (17 miles)
Winchester
Winchester Discovery Centre Gallery, Theatre, Library and Social space with family oriented exhibitions, activities, performances and space to browse.
Museum of the Iron Age (17 miles)
Andover
Museum of the Iron Age Museum with reconstructions of life in the Iron Age plus links to Danebury Hill Fort which is well worth a visit as well.
Andover Museum (17 miles)
Andover
Andover Museum Discover permanent exhibitions from prehistoric times to the present day with lots to fire the imagination and with temporary exhibitions, including art, craft, photography, history plus a cafe and childrens activities.
Museum of Army Flying (22 miles)
Stockbridge
Museum of Army Flying Is home to an amazing collection of army aviation history including over 40 different aircraft. The Museum has a range of interactive displays, simulators and trails for children and big kids can enjoy.
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum (27 miles)
Swanwick
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum The last remaining steam driven brickworks in the country. Come and see our working machinery and the amazing buildings. Try your hand at making a brick. We have outdoor and indoor areas with lots of hands on activities.
SeaCity Museum (28 miles)
Southampton
SeaCity Museum A traditionally historical and educational museum experience, no kids' features so best for older types but a wealth of information supporting local maritime heritage and some outdoor trails to back it up.
Solent Sky Museum (28 miles)
Southampton
Solent Sky Museum A terrific range of aircraft and related artefacts, with special focus on the Supermarine aircraft company, based in Southampton, and its most famous products, the Supermarine S.6 seaplane and the Supermarine Spitfire.
Explosion! The Museum of Naval Firepower (31 miles)
Gosport
Explosion! The Museum of Naval Firepower Explosion! the Museum of Naval Firepower, is a hands on, interactive Museum set in the historic setting of a former gunpowder and munitions depot at Priddy's Hard, on the Gosport side of Portsmouth Harbour.
Royal Navy Submarine Museum (33 miles)
Gosport
Royal Navy Submarine Museum Dive into history and go onboard our submarines with a submariner to hear his stories about living beneath the waves. Peer into the only surviving WW2 midget submarine, climb inside the Royal Navy’s first submarine Holland 1 and relax in our harbour side coffee shop.
Portsmouth Natural History Museum (33 miles)
Southsea
Portsmouth Natural History Museum The museum tells the story of the wild things of the riverbank, marshes, woods and urban areas of Portsmouth. Many live exhibits including butterfly house.
D-Day Museum and Overlord Embroidery (33 miles)
Southsea
D-Day Museum and Overlord Embroidery was established in 1984 to tell the story of Operation Overlord from its origins in the dark days of 1940 to victory in Normandy in 1944 with evocative multi media and sensory exhibits.
Breamore House and Museum (36 miles)
Breamore
Breamore House and Museum A living museum which provides a fascinating insight into the days when a village was self sufficient, with full size replicas of period buildings and craft equipment. Plus big adventure playground which also boasts The Great British Maze!
Basingstoke Aquadrome (< 1 mile)
Basingstoke
Basingstoke Aquadrome With pools, flumes, fully equipped clean family changing rooms, free parking, a lively fun atmosphere and cafe, this is a great day out for any active family.
Alton Sports Centre (9 miles)
Alton
Alton Sports Centre Sports Centre with a 25m main pool, 12.5m teaching pool and a 9m diving pool including a 34 metre flume and 3 storey soft play facility for children aged up to 8 years.
The Aldershot Lido (15 miles)
Aldershot
The Aldershot Lido With its flumes, diving boards and toddler paddling pool it is a great place to exhaust the children, have a picnic and soak up the sun
Petersfield Pool (19 miles)
Petersfield
Petersfield Pool Outdoor heated pool with toddler pool and good disabled access features. Separate toddler paddling available in summer too.
Taro Leisure Centre (19 miles)
Petersfield
Taro Leisure Centre A playzone, toddler pool, leisure pool with rapids and slide and much more! An indoor retreat with something fun to offer to everyone! One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for the best things to do in Hampshire with kids
The Rapids (26 miles)
Romsey
The Rapids Experience a world of water, fun and adventure for all the family! Ride The Rapids, zoom the flume, explore the pirate galleon, dodge the tipping bucket or relax in the bubble seats. There's something for everyone!
Havant Leisure Centre (28 miles)
Havant
Havant Leisure Centre Main pool, diving area, splash and learner pool. Also has indoor play area.
The Quays Swimming and Diving Centre (28 miles)
Southampton
The Quays Swimming and Diving Centre Offering serious swimming facilities and international standard diving facilities with taster diving sessions for as young as 4 available, with a family session available too.
The Pyramids Centre (33 miles)
Portsmouth
The Pyramids Centre CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO FLOOD DAMAGE IN FEB14. Enjoyed by all ages, be entertained with our Fun Pools with funky flumes and wacky waves. Visit our exciting Indoor Soft Play Centre. Mums and Dads, take time out and relax in our Unique Spa Facilities.
Lymington Sea Water Baths (40 miles)
Lymington
Lymington Sea Water Baths Fully life guarded, sea water baths open daily to swimmers with children's paddling pool and sandpit. Inflatable water toys for age 7+. Kayaking, climbing, water zorbing and radio controlled yacht hire also available from March to November at extra cost.
JJ's World of Fun (< 1 mile)
Basingstoke
JJ's World of Fun 2 multi level play areas full of features plus a dedicated toddler zone. Up to 14 years old in the evenings!
Play Days Indoor Soft Play Centre (2 miles)
Basingstoke
Play Days Indoor Soft Play Centre Indoor play centre with multilevel play equipment with toddler and junior ship with cannon ball park, straight and spiral tubes, 4 lane astro slide, sky glide, spy holes and more. Activity panels and soft blocks for the little ones in a separate area.
Active Monkeys Play and Party Centre (11 miles)
Fleet
Active Monkeys Play and Party Centre 4 tiered play frame and separate baby area at this indoor play centre.
Run-About (12 miles)
Farnborough
Run-About Indoor activity centre with 3 level play frame for under 10s plus smaller separate 2 level play frame for toddlers.
Wizzy World (14 miles)
Farnborough
Wizzy World Multi level adventure climbing structure with huge slides and all the classic features, plus a dedicated under 3 zone.

Thanks for all the great things to do and Theme Parks near Basingstoke 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.

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