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Things for Active Kids to do near to Bowness-on-Windermere
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Treetop Trek (3 miles)
Windermere
Treetop Trek Family tree top fun with 35 exciting challenges to climb, fly, balance and swing your way through in an ancient woodland canopy. Discover views normally reserved for squirrels: awesome!
Treetop Nets (3 miles)
Windermere
Treetop Nets An amazing adventure in the treetops, with no need for a harness. Giant trampolines, walkways and tunnels suspended above the ground. For ages 3 and up, so all the family can play.
Go Ape Tree Top Junior (4 miles)
Hawkshead
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 Grizedale (4 miles)
Hawkshead
Go Ape Grizedale Go Ape is the UK's No.1 Forest Adventure. Take to the trees and speed down zip slides. They’re part of an exciting course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and crossings; all set high above the forest floor.
Fitz Park BMX Track and Playground (19 miles)
Keswick
Fitz Park BMX Track and Playground Public green space with parklands, playground and new BMX track, all free to everyone.
Go Ape Whinlatter (20 miles)
Keswick
Go Ape Whinlatter Go Ape is the UK's No.1 Forest Adventure. Take to the trees and speed down zip slides. They’re part of an exciting course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and crossings; all set high above the forest floor.
The Centre at Halton (21 miles)
Lancaster
The Centre at Halton We have a great skatepark, 2 playgrounds, ball park and boules facility. Open 24h7d and free of charge. Friendly Coffee Shop and indoor hall for activities and events including family fun nights, music festivals, skatepark and junior football competitions plus band nights.
LazerZone (21 miles)
Barrow in Furness
LazerZone Over 8s are welcome to get stuck into the cool zero combat gaming with infra red laser guns, played in an atmospheric multi level arena packed with special effects! What are you still standing there for? Let's go!
Eden Rock (36 miles)
Carlisle
Eden Rock is an indoor climbing centre catering for kids' birthday parties and have kids' clubs running every day of the week. It doesn’t matter if they haven’t climbed before; our fully qualified instructors will supervise the whole session; so you can just sit back and enjoy a coffee.
Ramp City (40 miles)
Blackpool
Ramp City A 29,000 square foot indoor skatepark boasting a terrific number of high quality features including the only wooden indoor fullpipe in the UK! They also regularly welcome bikes.
Battlestorm Clitheroe (40 miles)
Clitheroe
Battlestorm Clitheroe is a state of the art indoor Laser combat attraction for all the family, featuring a wide variety of missions, interactive features, tactics and above all fun. Your can choose to turn up with friends, book a private group or just come on your own and jump in a game!
Teesdale Sports Centre (42 miles)
Barnard Castle
Teesdale Sports Centre Swimming, skateboarding, climbing, and an indoor play area, within a modern, family friendly sports centre.
How Stean Gorge (45 miles)
Lofthouse
How Stean Gorge A small gorge that cuts its way through limestone with narrow paths, caves and foot bridges. Plenty of trails to follow and lots of wildlife. There is also an Outdoor Activity Centre, campsite and a cafe.
Boulder UK (46 miles)
Blackburn
Boulder UK is an indoor bouldering centre with a dedicated kids' climbing room. Bouldering is a form of climbing which is no more than 4m high with matting for protection. No ropes required!
7stanes Dalbeattie (52 miles)
Dalbeattie
7stanes Dalbeattie Family friendly mountain biking trail with a wide range of gentle to exhilarating rides and with a skills and warm up area plus local bike hire.
Go Ape Rivington (53 miles)
Bolton
Go Ape Rivington Go Ape is the UK's No.1 Forest Adventure. Take to the trees and speed down zip slides. They’re part of an exciting course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and crossings; all set high above the forest floor.
The Barn (55 miles)
Bingley
The Barn - is a climbing and activity centre with climbing walls up to 8 metres high and a bouldering area of over 500 sqm.
Aerial Extreme Bedale (57 miles)
Bedale
Aerial Extreme Bedale is a high ropes adventure course involving a series of challenging obstacles set at varying heights above the ground. You'll find yourself tackling fun obstacles such as rope bridges, scramble nets, zip wires, swinging logs and balance beams, plus many more!
Log Heights (59 miles)
Harrogate
Log Heights - is an exhilarating outdoor ropes challenge based in the grounds of the stunning Ripley Castle Estate. You could be jumping into the sky to catch a trapeze, climbing a giant ladder or walking a high beam. An exhilarating outdoor activity for both children and adults.
Durham Climbing Centre (59 miles)
Durham
Durham Climbing Centre Family friendly indoor climbing and bouldering centre suitable for ages 2 and up. Parent and Toddler sessions, dedicated Junior bouldering area, obstacle course, plus games and activities. Birthday party package available.
Northern Swimming Pool (60 miles)
Ramsey
Northern Swimming Pool A family friendly and fun place for a splash about with different sessions and activities for all ages, including parent and toddler sessions. Also home to a swim school if you want lessons.
Mags On Ramps (60 miles)
Ovenden
Mags On Ramps Multi level skate facility with modern skate features plus street course.
Predator Experience (3 miles)
Lake District
Predator Experience Not a falconry centre, and are not open to causal visitors. They specialise in pre-booked interactive experiences for the adventurous of spirit, and those who are just fascinated by birds of prey!
Lakes Aquarium (6 miles)
Ulverston
Lakes Aquarium See things that swim, things that fly and things that bite! Lakes Aquarium allows you to visit the lakes of the world, along with those a little closer to home- making it a captivating centrepiece to the Lake District. Walk through our incredible underwater tunnel, home of the breath taking diving ducks.
Lakeland Wildlife Oasis (13 miles)
Milnthorpe
Lakeland Wildlife Oasis is a unique and exciting blend of exotic wildlife and interactive 'hands-on' displays, which take you through 3,000 million years of evolution and follow the development of life on Earth - from magic molecules to mischeivous monkeys.
South Lakes Wild Animal Park (17 miles)
Dalton-in-Furness
South Lakes Wild Animal Park Prepare to be truly amazed with penguins, lions, tigers, giraffes, rhinos, hippos, kangaroos, lemurs, monkeys and much much more: you will not experience anything like this anywhere else in the UK!
Wetheriggs Zoo and Animal Sanctuary (21 miles)
Penrith
Wetheriggs Zoo and Animal Sanctuary We are a small family run zoo and animal rescue centre with a wide range of animals to see including donkeys, goats, raccoons, bats, free flying parrots, reptiles, meerkats, hedgehogs, chickens and much more. Cafe and kids' playground on site.
Lake District Wildlife Park (26 miles)
Keswick
Lake District Wildlife Park Home to hundreds of friendly animals including traditional favorites, endangered species, birds of prey and reptiles. A great deal is under cover including play areas so rain need not spoil your visit!
Lake District Coast Aquarium (34 miles)
Maryport
Lake District Coast Aquarium A well stocked aquarium showcasing the Cumbrian coastline, plus cool adventure playground, radio controlled boats, 14 hole mini golf and educational displays in the Wild Solway Centre.
Lakeland Maze and Farm Park (9 miles)
Kendal
Lakeland Maze and Farm Park Plenty to do on this Childrens Farm with large and small Maize Mazes in the summer months plus the working farm with animals to see and to feed and plenty of other activities and fun inside and out.
The Gincase Farm Park (38 miles)
Silloth
The Gincase Farm Park Farm Park made up of 16 paddocks where you can see and pet familiar, rare and unusual farm animals and poultry plus a huge Play Barn with Crazy Town soft play area, Blacksmiths Shop playhouse, an outdoor Playground, an Animal Barn, a pedal go-kart track, and motorised Quad Bike track.
Walby Farm Park (40 miles)
Carlisle
Walby Farm Park is the all weather attraction near Hadrian's Wall! Cumbria's Large Visitor Attraction of the Year 2013 . Just 4 miles from Carlisle, you'll find Cumbria's largest indoor play area, exciting outdoor play areas, lots of animal friends and a nature trail.
Lakeland Motor Museum (7 miles)
Newby Bridge
Lakeland Motor Museum A diverse and unique road transpost collection of some 30,000 exhibits is thoughtfully displayed, in fully DDA compliant state-of-the-art premises with a beautiful riverside setting.
Dove Cottage and Wordsworth Museum (8 miles)
Grasmere
Dove Cottage and Wordsworth Museum Take a tour of Dove Cottage, home of Wordsworth, and take a look around the Wordsworth Museum and Art Gallery with special exhibitions and hands-on family activities.
Cumberland Pencil Museum (19 miles)
Keswick
Cumberland Pencil Museum Situated in the heart of the Lake District, it;¢ÂÂs a great all weather attraction for the whole family with lots of things to see and do. There'Âs a funky kids' art studio, the world's longest coloured pencil, and oodles of free events throughout the year too.
The Dock Museum (22 miles)
Barrow in Furness
The Dock Museum explore the fascinating history of Barrow-in-Furness, and discover how it grew from a tiny 19th Century hamlet to the biggest iron and steel centre in the world, and a major ship-building force, in just 40 years + kids adventure playground.
The Rum Story (30 miles)
Whitehaven
The Rum Story Museum transporting you back to 1785 and the story of Rum, with sights, sounds and smells from its Caribbean origins, on the Slave Ships and to the shops and cottages it would have bought and consumed.
The Beacon (30 miles)
Whitehaven
The Beacon This is a large museum next to the harbour and has changing exhibitions and activities for children.
Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery (37 miles)
Carlisle
Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery Discover, explore and enjoy award winning Tullie House, where historic collections, contemporary arts and family fun are brought together in one impressive museum and art gallery.
Shap Swimming Pool (15 miles)
Penrith
Shap Swimming Pool They have a 25m and toddler pool, at just under 1,000 ft is England's highest heated open air swimming pool! They also have a small paddling pool, benches and picnic tables.
Dalton Leisure Centre (18 miles)
Dalton-In-Furness
Dalton Leisure Centre New Splash Zone features overhead tipping buckets, spray rails, giant spraying snake and interactive play panels with indoor swimming and more available too.
Askham Outdoor Swimming Pools (18 miles)
Penrith
Askham Outdoor Swimming Pools Two outdoor public heated pools, one for small people and the other a serious 20 metres long with a qualified lifeguard on duty. The pools are surrounded by half an acre of green space bordered by trees.
Keswick Leisure Pool (19 miles)
Keswick
Keswick Leisure Pool warm waters, wave machine and 'black hole' flume there is fun for all the family
Swimming at the Park Leisure Centre (21 miles)
Barrow in Furness
Swimming at the Park Leisure Centre Main and leisure pool plus 20m waterside, water cannons and wave machine! Special Obliterator session for 8 to 15 year olds at weekends! Loads of other activities on this site, too.
Greystoke and District Outdoor Pool (22 miles)
Penrith
Greystoke and District Outdoor Pool offers an open-air swimming pool, a football playing field and two children’s play areas. The open-air swimming pool opens May to September.
Lazonby Swimming Pool (28 miles)
Penrith
Lazonby Swimming Pool Seasonal 17m by 6m heated outdoor pool offering general swimming, water polo and swimming lessons. With solar powered showers, playing field
The Fun Factory Bowness (< 1 mile)
Bowness on Windemere
The Fun Factory Bowness Loads of fun and exercise with all the modern classics like mega slide and ball lagoon with everything one would expect in between. Parties too and great views of Lake Windermere from the cafe.
Rufty Tuftys (5 miles)
Ambleside
Rufty Tuftys A large, indoor play centre offering adventure, exercise, exploration and excitement for children in a clean, safe, stimulating environment.
Play at Park Leisure Centre (21 miles)
Barrow in Furness
Play at Park Leisure Centre Play at the PlayMax adventure climbing maze with cool and unusual features like interactive musical hopscotch! The Youth Gym has junior sized and disability friendly equipment, plus WiiFit, interactive wall and sensory Inspiration suite for guests with disabilities. Loads more on site too!
The Custom House (21 miles)
Barrow in Furness
The Custom House An indoor play area for 2 to 8s with laser zone for over 8s, plus gem digging game for all.

Thanks for all the great things to do and Things for Active Kids to do near Bowness-On-Windermere 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 Cumbria can enjoy the great day out as well.



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