Dorset Snowsport Centre (30 miles)
Dorset Snowsport Centre
Set in acres of woodland at Warmwell Holiday Park, it boasts one of the UK's top ski and snowboard slopes. The slope is 110m and includes a 'Big Kicker', tabletop jumps, rainbow & straight rails and quarter pipe. Ringo sessions also available!
Torquay Alpine Ski Club (33 miles)
Torquay Alpine Ski Club
Skiing, snowboarding and ringo tubing: truly something for everyone at all levels of development, absolute beginners welcome too.
Avon Ski and Action Centre (37 miles)
Avon Ski and Action Centre
is a dry ski slope and outdoor activity centre located in North Somerset. We offer activities for the whole family and children from the age of 4. Activities include: skiing and snowboarding, tobogganing, archery, air rifle shooting, mountain boarding, power kiting and climbing.
Snowtrax (51 miles)
Set in an attractive alpine environment, this exciting kids' Alpine Activity Centre offers loads of fun, with a wide range of thrilling "turn up and ride" activities, there's something for everyone. Parents can join in, or relax and enjoy the beautiful views from our Alpine Bistro.
Plymouth Ski Centre (56 miles)
Plymouth Ski Centre
Offers skiers, snowboarders and bladers of all levels the facilities to practice and learn new skills, plus an exhilarating 650 meter toboggan run and exciting Sno Tube rides.
Alpine Snowsports Centre Southampton (69 miles)
Alpine Snowsports Centre Southampton
An outdoor artificial ski slope in Southampton, we cater for all abilities and ages! Skiing, snowboarding and ringos (inflatable rubber rings that slide down the slope) its great fun for everyone! We do lessons, practice sessions, birthday parties and more!
Crealy Great Adventure Park (20 miles)
Crealy Great Adventure Park
Voted Devon's best family attraction, don't miss the thrills and spills of the Adventure Park! Fly through the air, splash through flowing water, explore mystical woodland and meet the cutest creatures. Complete with wild rides, masses of indoor play, the regions friendliest animals and NEW attractions, capture more precious memories than ever before.
The Donkey Sanctuary (12 miles)
The Donkey Sanctuary
We are a registered charity working around the world protecting donkeys and promoting their welfare worldwide. Visitors can spend as much time as they wish meeting the donkeys and enjoying beautiful coastal and countryside walks. We have a maze, nature centre and donkeys to ‘adopt’, along with family picnic areas.
Devon Wildlife Centre and Hospital (35 miles)
Devon Wildlife Centre and Hospital
A real wildlife hospital and rehabilitation centre that will capture kids' hearts. By definition there is an ever-changing array of animals at the centre, but they always welcome families and offer a daily programme of keeper talks.
Paignton Zoo (37 miles)
With more animals than anyone else in the South West, you're in for a really wild time - A great day out for the kids and all the family. Looking for an exciting day out in Devon? Come in and get close to over two thousand creatures at one of the South Wests most exciting visitor attractions, but you'd better leave a whole day, you'll need it to explore our big wild world!
Miniature Pony Centre (38 miles)
Miniature Pony Centre
Animals, adventure, and discovery all set in 20 acres of beautiful parkland. A truly captivating family attraction in Devon, with miniature ponies and much much more. Set in an idyllic setting in the heart of scenic Dartmoor, there is plenty of beautiful countryside to explore.
Axminster Museum (2 miles)
Located in the courtroom of the old Police station built around 1860, discover Axminster's history!
Fairlynch Museum (19 miles)
Small quirky thatched museum detailing local social, maritime and prehistoric history, including smugglers' cellar
Exmouth Museum (23 miles)
Historic building commemorating and presenting Exmouth's history, come discover it for yourself!
Tiverton Museum (23 miles)
'Come along and explore some of our outstanding collections and trace the fascinating history of Mid Devon, its environment and the people who have lived and worked here.'
Bill Douglas Centre (History of Cinema) (24 miles)
Bill Douglas Centre (History of Cinema)
'Founded in 1994, the Centre contains an enormous collection relating to the history of film and visual media. From shadow puppets to Shirley Temple dolls, from magic lanterns to Marilyn Monroe postcards, there is something to fascinate every visitor.'
House of Marbles (34 miles)
House of Marbles
Featuring the largest marble run in the United Kingdom and possibly the world! Glass Making, Game and Marble Museums, push button marble runs, a GIANT floating marble, and a great new outdoor play structure to enjoy (3 to 12s).
Brixham Heritage Museum (37 miles)
Topsham Pool (22 miles)
Modern heated outdoor swimming facility, with giant inflatable and fun sessions. The pool water is 100% chlorine free and heated to 28 degrees or more.
Riverside Leisure Centre (25 miles)
Riverside Leisure Centre
The 25m main pool offers a full programme of activities throughout the week including casual swimming, Aquazone Lessons for children and adults, Aquafit Classes and Inflatable Fun Sessions. It can also be booked privately for special events and parties + Bumbers Backyard Soft Play Centre
Teignmouth Lido (29 miles)
Heated and welcoming outdoor pool with some kids' fun sessions offered. Usual season May through September.
Chudleigh Lido (30 miles)
Lido with lifeguards, all weather shelter, BBQ, heated pool and reasonable rates.
Kingsteignton Swimming Pool (32 miles)
Kingsteignton Swimming Pool
Heated outdoor pools, main and toddler. Plus fully equipped to cater for disabled swimmers, changing and shower facilities plus hoist and special steps for entry into pool.
Bovey Tracey Swimming Pool (34 miles)
Waves Leisure Pool (34 miles)
Waves Leisure Pool
No matter what the weather it's great fun for all the family! With its unique sloping floor, flume and wave machine you are guaranteed an enjoyable time. The pool is available for private hire, plus lessons and parent and toddler sessions. Plus NEW Water-Play Activity Centre and Toddler slide!
Splashdown Quaywest Waterpark (37 miles)
Splashdown Quaywest Waterpark
Choose from 8 different flumes from the gentle Surf Lagoon to the exhilarating Screamer or the wild Kamikaze. For the younger ones, there's the Submarine Splash and Tiddler's Fun Pool where they can paddle in safety.
Chagford Swimming Pool (38 miles)
Ashburton Swimming Pool (39 miles)
Ashburton Swimming Pool
Heated outdoor pool, some fun sessions. Usually opens daily late May through Early September.
Playdome Indoor Play (9 miles)
Playdome Indoor Play
An indoor play area with three designated areas for babies, toddlers and juniors up to the age of 10.
Monsters Mansion (22 miles)
We are a children's indoor soft play centre in Tiverton, Mid-Devon, so come along and join in the FUN indoors and out!
Bear Feet Playcentre (33 miles)
Bear Feet Playcentre
The play areas are sectioned into "Under 4's" and "Above 4's" and children are allowed to play up to the age of 12. There is also a small separated indoor basketball court and a ball blowing machine. Good idea if you're after things to do in Devon with kids.
Tumbling Teds Playhouse (33 miles)
Tumbling Teds Playhouse
Great indoor playcentre for the 6's and under containing slides, ball pool, playhouses, climbing equipment, treehouse and funbus.
Rainbow Funhouse (33 miles)
13,000 Sq ft of adventure - including: Race Track, Flumes and slides, Video Room - themed Rooms for parties- Pirates, Fairies or the Circus!
Play Cafe (34 miles)
An Indoor Play Centre that's great fun for kids of all ages !! we offer a variety of fun Including a multi level frame, lounge area, children's hair salon, computer suite, and party rooms for private hire.
Waie 2 Play (36 miles)
Waie 2 Play
Pleasingly large indoor and outdoor play areas with features like air cannons, zip wires and plenty of climbing frames.
Wizz Kidz (37 miles)
- try the 2 lane wavy slide or tube slide, score goals at the football courts, try our climbing wall or explore the specially designed play area for children between the ages of 0 and 3. If you're 3 and over use the multi level play frame.
Beer Quarry Caves (9 miles)
Beer Quarry Caves
Conducted tours by trained guides,give the visitor an hour-long tour of this vast man- made complex of underground caverns created by centuries of quarrying the famous Beer Stone. Most kids love family days out in tunnels and caves especially if they have a torch.
Exeters Underground Passages (24 miles)
Exeters Underground Passages
You are given a hardhat and expected to walk and crawl through some extremely narrow passages that wind around the city's aqueducts. There is also a brief film presentation about the passages. Very interesting family day out in devon, not suitable for the under 5s or those suffering from claustrophobia.
Kents Cavern (33 miles)
Take a guided tour around Britain's most important Stone Age Heritage site. These prehistoric caves, at over 500,000 years old are the oldest recognisable examples of human dwelling in the UK. Great if you're looking for fun family days out in Devon.
Jurassic Coast (8 miles)
'The Dorset and East Devon Coast World Heritage Site is England's first natural World Heritage Site - it is known as The Jurassic Coast. It covers 95 miles of truly stunning coastline from East Devon to Dorset, with rocks recording 185 million years of the Earth's history. '
Killerton (20 miles)
A historical home with costumes and comfortable country living! Enjoy the elegance of both the inside and outside of this country home, with a play park and scenic walks
Tiverton Castle (23 miles)
'Few buildings evoke such a feeling of history as venerable Tiverton Castle, which celebrated its 900th anniversary in 2006.'
Powderham Castle (24 miles)
Guided Castle Tours; Secret Garden; huge Play Fort for kids; Deer Park Safari and seasonal events located in a unique, picturesque setting beside the Exe estuary.
Exeter Woollen Trail (24 miles)
Exeter Woollen Trail
'Explore many of the key sites of Exeter's most important industry of the past, the woollen cloth trade.'
St Nicholas Priory (25 miles)
St Nicholas Priory
'Adorned with quality replica furniture and painted in the bright colours of the period, the Priory is presented as the 1602 home of the wealthy Hurst family. The display of Elizabethan items from the city's collection, the addition of modern amenities and new interpretation allows greater access to the Priory and gives a wonderful insight into Tudor life.'
Bygones Victorian Museum (33 miles)
Bygones Victorian Museum
Shopping as our grandparents used to shop. Memories of journeys on the romantic steam trains our parents knew. Escape into the magic lands of fantasy where every generation loves to go.
Tore Abbey (34 miles)
Welcome to the heart of Torquay – past, present and future. Imagine the silent prayers of the Abbey's medieval "White Canons". Picture the opulent lifestyle of the Cary family who transformed the Abbey into a fine country home. Today you can experience the many lives of Torre Abbey and experience its place, still at the heart of the English Riviera. Enjoy our impressive permanent art collection and lively programme of contemporary arts events. Visit the picturesque gardens, with exotic and exciting plants and even some mysteries to be solved.
Castle Drogo (37 miles)
Berry Pomeroy Castle (38 miles)
Berry Pomeroy Castle
Visit the most haunted castle in Devon! A historic site with a tale of love, deadly deeds and horror! A castle never completed, it now stands as a ruin amongst the woods and rocky outcrops of Berry Pomeroy. Let children discover the ruins and learn of a romantic history through the audio tour.
Quince Honey Farm (40 miles)
Quince Honey Farm
At this world famous Honey Farm you can stand and watch these wild and wonderful creatures from the distant past. The unique design of the indoor apiary allows close up viewing in complete safety. The glass booths expose the working colonies of honeybees without interfering with their natural lifestyle.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Dry Ski Slopes and Indoor Skiing near Churchill 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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