Guildford Spectrum (17 miles)
Enjoy the complete leisure experience here! At one exciting venue there is tenpin bowling, an Olympic sized ice rink, four pools including a leisure pool, a soft play centre, sports arena, athletics stadium and health and fitness suite.
Sunday Stroll Skating (26 miles)
Hyde Park Corner
Sunday Stroll Skating
A mass skate every Sunday, which is designed for beginner skaters and kids accompanied by an adult, where the music is vetted to ensure no profanity or adult content appears (unlike the Friday Night Skate).
Queens Bowl and Ice (26 miles)
Queens Bowl and Ice
If you are looking for family days out in London, with ice skating being on TV all the time why not go for a session down at Queens where they have ice skating and bowling all under one roof. Great idea if you're looking for things to do with kids in London.
Lee Valley Ice Rink (31 miles)
Lee Valley Ice Rink
If you've been ice skating before, you'll know its one of the coolest ways to enjoy yourself. If you haven't, what are you waiting for?
Slough Ice Arena (31 miles)
Slough Ice Arena
General Skating sessions take place during the day and night. However, if you're looking for something a little louder then our Disco Skate sessions on Tue, Friday and Saturday nights may be just what you're looking for.
Bracknell Ice Rink and Ski Slope (32 miles)
Bracknell Ice Rink and Ski Slope
With an Olympic sized ice rink plus a ski and snowboard centre offering lessons and clubs as well as open sessions! Great idea if you are looking for family days out in Berkshire.
Alexandra Palace Ice Rink (32 miles)
Alexandra Palace Ice Rink
Offers classic ice skating plus a wide range of activities suitable for all ages and covering every aspect of ice sports, Ballet Classes and Dance Clubs. New inflatable play area too!
Silver Blades Ice Rink (38 miles)
Silver Blades Ice Rink
This family friendly frost fest boasts a full size ice pad with seating for over 1,000 people within the arena, in bright modern surroundings. They offer penguin skate aid hire for little ones.
Planet Ice Basingstoke (40 miles)
Planet Ice Basingstoke
Great ice skating rink with open skating and family sessions, special children's sessions and birthday parties available.
Planet Ice Hemel Hempstead (44 miles)
Planet Ice Hemel Hempstead
Family friendly ice skating facility with penguin skating aids for very little ones, and a special Ice Toddlers session with toys and games. Reopening 20th February.
Solent Arena (46 miles)
boasts a marvellous modern multi use rink 40m long and 20m wide, which supports not only loads of fun open skate sessions and roller discos but also box lacrosse and inline hockey! Super cheap, too!
Planet Ice Gosport (47 miles)
Planet Ice Gosport
With supportive skating aids for beginners, expert led classes in 3 specialist skating disciplines for the pros in the making plus fun open and disco sessions for everyone else! School holiday extras too!
Rollercity (47 miles)
Welwyn Garden City
Large classic style rollerskating rink, offering loads of skate session types, including regular Family Jam sessions.
Planet Ice Isle of Wight (50 miles)
Planet Ice Isle of Wight
Family friendly ice skating facility with penguin skating aids for very little ones, open date or disco sessions plus lessons in figure skating, ice dancing or ice hockey available. Cool! Literally!
Rollacity (51 miles)
Great venue for a classic, healthy family zip about on quad, or inline skates. Ideal for balance and skill building, good exercise, plus they offer varying session types with differing music and games.
Riverside Ice and Leisure Centre (51 miles)
Riverside Ice and Leisure Centre
The latest in sound and lighting effects combine with a lively disco atmosphere in Riverside's ice rink to get some great family skating done. A variety of sessions and events.
Sk8rs at Madison Heights (57 miles)
Sk8rs at Madison Heights
Family friendly roller rink and skate hire, an excellent fun and healthy activity for the whole family. Other activities available on site.
Huxleys Birds of Prey Centre (7 miles)
Huxleys Birds of Prey Centre
A wide range of birds from hawks to eagles, falcons to owls, and vultures to kites! Plus a gorgeous Japanese Water Garden. Note limited opening times.
Woods Mill Nature Reserve (15 miles)
Woods Mill Nature Reserve
A mixture of woodland and wetland habitats to explore plus the headquarters of the Sussex Wildlife Trust. There is always something to see, whatever the season. Free to visit.
Dunreyth Alpacas (34 miles)
For a while now they have been training their young alpacas to walk to hand; thus enabling people to walk them about happily without training or experience.
Earnley Butterflies, Birds and Beasts (37 miles)
Washbrooks Family Farm (14 miles)
Washbrooks Family Farm
A great environment for young children (up to the age of 8) to meet all their favourite farm animals under one roof and enjoy hours of play time in the large indoor and outdoor play areas.
Fishers Farm Park (14 miles)
Fishers Farm Park
Officially announced this year as one of the ‘Best Farm Attractions in the UK’, Fishers Adventure Farm Park offers visitors the ultimate family adventure! With Animals, Rides, Theatre Shows and more: and all included in your admission price!
Wings Museum (5 miles)
A World War Two remembrance museum with plenty of memorabilia and artefacts from that time to learn about and explore. Includes a plane fuselage and a bomb shelter to investigate.
Horsham Museum and Art Gallery (7 miles)
Horsham Museum and Art Gallery
Museum telling the history of Horsham through a series of exhibitions and collections that changes throughout the year. A good little all weather attraction that is free to visit.
Amberley Working Museum (22 miles)
Amberley Working Museum
Open air museum dedicated to industrial heritage, with a wide range of excellent exhibits, resident traditional crafts persons such as a blacksmith and potter, nature trails, plus an activity backpack for the kids. Something for all ages to enjoy!
Worthing Museum and Art Gallery (23 miles)
Worthing Museum and Art Gallery
Family friendly museum with lots to see including costumes, toys, a Victorian childrens nursery and lots of workshops and activities for families.
Littlehampton Museum (26 miles)
A popular family attraction packed full of social history, inspiring art and fun interactive gadgets for all ages. Discover how Romans lived, learn about dramatic shipwrecks or enjoy one of our family friendly events! Group visits are welcomed, along with schools studying a wide range of topics, just contact...
Tangmere Military Aviation Museum (29 miles)
Tangmere Military Aviation Museum
Here you can see priceless historic aircraft such as Neville Duke's world record breaking Hawker Hunter, flight simulators where you can try your hand at flying, a full sized replica of the very first Spitfire prototype and more. Much more!
Bognor Museum (32 miles)
All things Bognor, with almost every aspect of Bognor’s history is represented, from rocks and fossils millions of years old to the Ron Simpson Wireless Collection. Free admission.
The Pavilions In The Park (7 miles)
The Pavilions In The Park
Leisure centre with a 25m main pool, 12.5m teaching pool plus Leisure Waters with its heated indoor and outdoor pool areas, water channels, bubble beds, waterfall geysers and jets, flume, water confidence area, Jungle soft play area and cafe.
The Dolphin Haywards Heath (10 miles)
The Triangle (12 miles)
There's the shallow learner pool for toddler swimming with mum and dad. Small children can enjoy the beach area with a waterslide, animal water features and poolside spectator area plus thrill seekers get the main event: water sprays, waterfalls, rapids and high speed flume rides!
Findon Swimming Pool (20 miles)
Findon Swimming Pool
Supervised, heated, outdoor pool with a waterslide open annually from May and September.
Splashpoint (23 miles)
With a main pool being 33 metres long and learner pool, diving boards, flume, sauna, steam room, sunbeds and, in the summer months, an outdoor Paddling Pool. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for the best things to do in Sussex with kids.
Arundel Lido (24 miles)
offers a 25m main outdoor pool, 5m splash pool with easy entry steps and link to main pool and large separate children's paddling pool.
Hailsham Lagoon Leisure Centre (26 miles)
Hailsham Lagoon Leisure Centre
Comprising a fantastic soft play centre, ten pin bowling and indoor leisure pool with a separate toddler area and flume with splash dance pool party every friday night!
Inspire Felpham (30 miles)
Leisure centre with a 25 metre x 8 Lane Main Pool, a Teaching Pool with Disabled Access, a Flume Ride, the Waterside Cafe, and Oscars Soft Play Area.
Westgate Leisure Centre (32 miles)
Westgate Leisure Centre
A magnificient complex which contains 3 pools: main pool, leisure pool with 55m water slide and a dedicated toddlers' pool.
Treasure Chest Soft Play Centre (1 miles)
Mini Mayhem (2 miles)
A clean and friendly soft play area for children aged from 0 to 10 years, located in the County Mall in Crawley.
Playworld at Kings Centre (9 miles)
Playworld at Kings Centre
Multi level adventure play facility and climbing structure with all the modern and classic features on expects from balls to tunnels via slides! Maximum height of 1.38 metres, with a separate area for entertaining under 3s.
JJs Play Cafe (11 miles)
JJs Play Cafe
is an indoor soft play and cafe designed with the 0 to 5 in mind but suitable for 0 to 9. Has a large baby area, ball pools, free play area and frame. Private breast feeding room. Free WiFi and Private parties also available.
Antics at The Triangle (12 miles)
Antics at The Triangle
Soft play for the under 8s on an exciting 3 tier frame with varying features and activities, and a dedicated area for the under 3s.
Westows Adventure Play Area (20 miles)
Westows Adventure Play Area
Indoor play centre with lots of space to run around including a 2 level soft play area, separate under 4s area, football pitches, bouncy castle and toys.
Play Leisure Agility Youth (23 miles)
Amazon Adventure (23 miles)
A great soft play centre, with a giant snake slide, aerial walkway, ball pool and dedicated toddler area. Height restriction: 4'11'' or 150 cm.
Flying Fortress (27 miles)
is a multi award winning indoor children's activity centre with one of the most exciting playframes on the South Coast. Children just love the slides, the mangles, the monkey bars and mums and dads can have just as much fun as the kids! The Cafe serves great food too with plenty of healthy options!
Jill Windmill (16 miles)
A working windmill, built in 1821, located in the South Downs National Park. Jill grinds flour when wind permits. Most suited to children over 7 years old. Recommended as PART of your full day out.
High Salvington Windmill (21 miles)
High Salvington Windmill
A working post mill dating from the early 18th century, which still produces and sells flour. Children can visit for free.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Ice Skating Rinks and Rollerskating near Colgate 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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