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Things for Active Kids to do near to Bowness-on-Windermere
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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.
Megazone Laser Adventure (20 miles)
Morecambe
Megazone Laser Adventure Experience the ultimate laser adventure with the ultimate laser gear.
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 The interactive LazerZone arena offers kids an exciting place to play where they will enjoy a multi level indoor maze with special effects and themed zones.
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.
Battlefield LIVE Pennine (51 miles)
Chorley
Battlefield LIVE Pennine Authentic combat entertainment experience using military grade infra-red gaming guns for anyone over 7 years old.
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.
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 45 carefully themed and informative aquatic displays + Adventure playground, radio controlled boats and mini golf.
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.
Duckys Park Farm (14 miles)
Grange over Sands
Duckys Park Farm There's plenty to do at Ducky's. Meet a large variety of animals and enjoy hands on petting, have a go at the farm trail and play on the trampolines and huge indoor play frame with separate toddlers area.
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
The Park Leisure Centre (21 miles)
Barrow in Furness
The Park Leisure Centre The Park Leisure Centre has two pools, both heated to a warm 29 degrees C. The Main Pool is a 25m, six lane deck pool that ranges in depth from 0.9m to 2.0m. The Leisure Pool is free form with a wave machine, water Cannons and an exciting 20m water slide.
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.
The Fun Factory Bowness (< 1 mile)
Bowness on Windemere
The Fun Factory Bowness Soft play centre in the heart of Bowness. Watch your children have a great time whilst you relax in the lounge and enjoy the spectacular view over Lake Windermere.
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.
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.
Wacky Warehouse - Owl and Pussycat (21 miles)
Barrow In Furness
Wacky Warehouse - Owl and Pussycat Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Pirates of Penrith (22 miles)
Penrith
Pirates of Penrith The play area offers a separate toddler section for the under threes; a sports court for those wanting to play ball and a two level pirate ship for more adventurous play-pirates.
Jordans Jungle Fun House (27 miles)
Cockermouth
Jordans Jungle Fun House Imaginative jungle themed indoor adventure play, with lifesize animal characters and tonnes of cool features to entertain and exhaust under 12s.
Rustys Childrens Playcentre (27 miles)
Cockermouth
Rustys Childrens Playcentre Children's indoor softplay area - awaiting more details
Jungle Jacks (30 miles)
Whitehaven
Jungle Jacks Located within Whitehaven Sports Centre. Bright, safe and colourful adventure soft play for under 10s. Creche also on site.
Billy Bears Fun Centre (30 miles)
Whitehaven
Billy Bears Fun Centre For under-sixes, climbing frames, bouncy castle, slides, cars, baby walkers. Small and friendly
Funtastic (32 miles)
Workington
Funtastic 10,000 square feet of play time, with ball cannons, a daring 9m slide, and all the classic indoor features we all know and love.

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.

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