Lazer World (< 1 mile)
A fun laser tag war gaming experience with harmless ray guns, cool maze and fun effects for everyone over 6 years. Plus great autism friendly session once a month!
Brighton Pier (20 miles)
A great Victorian pier with fairground attractions, 3 bars, over 30 food kiosks, traditional seaside stalls, 2 amusement arcades, rides suitable for all the family and a world famous fish and chip restaurant. Great idea for things to do in Brighton with kids.
The Worthing Lido (22 miles)
The Worthing Lido
is a free entry Amusement Park situated on Worthing seafront 200yds from the pier. There are is something to do for all the family including outdoor kid’s rides, family arcade, souvenir shop and a café with superb sea views.
Knockhatch Adventure Park (25 miles)
Knockhatch Adventure Park
This diverse attraction offers Playgrounds, Birds of Prey, Rowing Boats, Animals, Reptiles, Giant Sky Leap Slide, Indoor Soft Play, Toboggans, Trampolines, Crazy Golf, plus lots more. At extra cost and weather permitting, Go-Karts, Laser Adventure Game, Driving School and Rodeo Bull!
The London Eye (27 miles)
The London Eye
is the world's tallest observation wheel with 40 kilometre panoramic views on a clear day. The Eye has become an iconic image for London and is a must for any tourist trip. Great idea for fun things to do in London with kids.
Jeppe Hein Appearing Rooms (28 miles)
Jeppe Hein Appearing Rooms
Dart through the rising and retreating walls of water created by playful jets as designed by Jeppe Hein at this free entry interactive play fountain. How wet you get is up to you! Mostly... Seasonally available.
The View from The Shard (28 miles)
The View from The Shard
Offering stunning panoramic views up to 40 miles across the capital, with flexi timed tickets, step-free option, bonus bus tour and free return tickets in the event of bad weather. Handy!
Muggle Tours (28 miles)
Come and visit many of the stops around London that either inspired Rowling or appeared in the films, including Grimmauld Place! Fun for over 7s, taking around 2 hours.
Hamleys (28 miles)
An iconic flagship toy store that has developed an international reputation for its magical atmosphere and spectacular window displays. Activities in the holidays as well as tours around the store available.
Trial a Bite Rock and Fossil Tours (28 miles)
Trial a Bite Rock and Fossil Tours
Guided rock and fossil hunting trips at venues Kent and Sussex. Like exploring the outdoors? Want to try something different at the seaside? Fascinated by dinosaurs and pre-historic plant and animal life? Always wanted to have a go at fossil hunting?
Potter Platform at Kings Cross Station (29 miles)
Potter Platform at Kings Cross Station
One for particular Potter-heads only, as it's essentially a photo opportunity with no features, but has a fantastic themed shop adjacent well worth your perusal!
Go Ape Forest Segway (31 miles)
Go Ape Forest Segway
You can enjoy our forest Segway experience in the beautiful Swinley Forest, Bracknell. From two legs to two wheels: for the ultimate forest experience on a rugged all-terrain Segway. It's a unique way to tackle the trails in the forest.
Sobell Leisure Centre (31 miles)
Highbury and Islington
Sobell Leisure Centre
Multi level adventure play for under 10s, but the centre also features ice skating, trampolining, climbing wall and great range of sports facilities. Terrific for families with multiple age ranges to accommodate!
Fort Fun (31 miles)
Indoor play, outdoor play, water play, sand play, rides, live shows, role-play village and a fabulous splash park! More fun than you can shake a stick at!
Extreme Motion (32 miles)
Artfully landscaped crazy golf, wacky family zorbing, and, if you're brave enough, the Bungee Trampoline! Plus cycle hire, coffee shop, and the rest of the park to enjoy.
Alexandra Palace (34 miles)
is a year round destination for all kinds of family fun. Including an indoor ice rink, soft play centre, a boating lake, pitch and putt course, deer enclosure and of course plenty of park land. Throughout the year there are plenty of events to choose from too.
Go Ape Forest Segway (34 miles)
Go Ape Forest Segway
You can enjoy our forest segway experience in the beautiful Black Park Country Park. From two legs to two wheels: for the ultimate forest experience on a rugged all-terrain Segway. It's a unique way to tackle the trails in the forest.
Jungle Paradise Adventure Golf (34 miles)
Jungle Paradise Adventure Golf
features a nicely themed adventure putting course with water features and a raft ride, crashed plane, beasties in the bushes and a naughty elephant! Plus a foot golf course!
Footgolf (34 miles)
at the home of the Jungle Paradise Adventure Golf Course, is a special bonus for afternoons only: a multi holed oversized golf course played with feet and football!
Diggerland Kent (34 miles)
Digger related day out for the junior vehicle lover - children get to drive and ride full size diggers - 18 rides to get round
Tottenham Hotspur Stadium Tour (34 miles)
Tottenham Hotspur Stadium Tour
Explore all the key parts of the club and grounds with a professional tour guide and see behind the scenes whilst hearing fascinating anecdotes and black and white videos of when Spurs were good.
Footgolf Rickmansworth (38 miles)
The principles of golf with the applied sports play of football, this is simple but addictive and a gentle par 3 course so great for beginners and adults fearing shame! Kids' holiday camps too!
Apollo Archery (42 miles)
An archery activity day out for all the family. Onsite training available to challenge children and parents alike. Set in beautiful private grounds, there's an outdoor practice range and another course featuring 3D-targets of different distances, set over rough terrain.
Rayleigh Megaplay (47 miles)
Home of awesome atmospheric Megazone Laser Tag, plus MegaPlay Soft Play, Music Rooms, Theatre and S-Kape Youth Centre! Loads!
Adventure Island (49 miles)
Southend on Sea
Situated on Southend Seafront on both sides of the world famous pier, the park boasts over 40 rides and attractions!
Scotts Grotto (49 miles)
A labour of love spanning thirty years of labour, some ten thousand pounds and an inestimable weight of shells and coloured glass adorning the walls of this 67ft set of charming underground tunnels. Please note the limited opening times.
Southend Pier and Train (49 miles)
Southend On Sea
Southend Pier and Train
Apparently the longest pleasure pier in the world, featuring pier train and transport museum, fishing and sightseeing.
Sandown Pier (53 miles)
A whole day's fun in one! Lost world adventure golf. Free entrance to pier and then pick and choose from Magic Island fantasy and fun, Superbowl, dodgems, snake slide, amusements and more.
Summer Arcade (55 miles)
Family friendly tenpin bowling plus indoor go karts and super arcade! Within the same strip there is also an indoor play area, more go karts and new crazy golf!
Shanklin Chine (55 miles)
Historic gorge with dramatic waterfalls and nature trail to explore. Heritage Centre with Exhibition "The Island, Then and Now" featuring flora of the Island, together with PLUTO (Pipe Line Under the Ocean) display.
The Pleasure Park (55 miles)
The Pleasure Park
Classic fun includes Trampolines, Roundabout, Helter Skelter, Swing Boats, Snake and Bumpy Slides plus mini train. Features for all ages.
Soft Play Centre (56 miles)
Soft Play Centre
Multi level soft play centre, based in Dunstable Leisure Centre. Open daily, with plenty of features to keep the kids entertained for a couple of hours. They do birthday parties too.
Godshill Model Village (57 miles)
Godshill Model Village
Be giants for the day as you tower over the one tenth scale models of Godshill and Shanklin Old Villages, plus visit the children’s photo area, and pick up a fun family quiz sheet!
Colmans Play and Farm Park (58 miles)
Colmans Play and Farm Park
offers a cool farmyard themed indoor play barn with hayloft, zip slide, tyre swing, slides, tunnel, pits, climbing wall, pedal tractor park, model railway and an area for smaller kids. Plus of course the oodles of friendly animals for cuddling and peeking at!
Harbour Park (26 miles)
is a free entry Adventure Park situated next to the award winning sandy beach at Littlehampton. Rides and attractions for all the family including outdoor rides, family arcade and an indoor soft play area.
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 (14 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)
Tulleys Farm (3 miles)
Mini mazes, giant games, illusions and entertainments, explore the larger mazes at night by torch light and enjoy rides, trampolines and frisbee golf course! Loads of seasonal bonus fun plus animal patch and tea room. Lovely!
Washbrooks Family Farm (13 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 (15 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 (3 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
Friendly museum telling the history of Horsham through a series of changing exhibitions plus permanent classic like the Gallery Of Toys and the cabinet of curiosities! A good little all weather attraction that is free to visit, great for grandparents.
Amberley Working Museum (21 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 (22 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 (30 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 (31 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.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Kids Fun near Crawley 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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