The Pleasure Park (12 miles)
The Pleasure Park
Classic fun includes Trampolines, Roundabout, Helter Skelter, Swing Boats, Snake and Bumpy Slides plus mini train. Features for all ages.
Outburst Salisbury (17 miles)
Family fun facility comprising full size bowling alley, indoor adventure play zone and lazer tag combat game arena.
Southsea Model Village (27 miles)
Southsea Model Village
A quaint model village in a great location with over 40 models and a miniature railway.
Go Ape Forest Segway (27 miles)
Go Ape Forest Segway
You can enjoy our forest Segway experience in the most beautiful forests in the UK. From two legs to two wheels: for the ultimate forest experience on a rugged all-terrain Segway. It's a totally unique way to tackle the trails in the forest.
West Wight Alpacas (29 miles)
West Wight Alpacas
Our friendly alpacas would love you to join them for an Alpaca Trek. Walk along some of the spectacular scenic trails the Island has to offer. Alpaca Trekking is a fun, outdoor activity for you and your family to enjoy.
Sandham Rides (33 miles)
Sandown Pier (33 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.
Godshill Model Village (34 miles)
Godshill Model Village
The models depict Godshill and Shanklin Old Villages.
You can walk amongst our 1/10-scale models and maybe catch a little Islander at work or play. Be sure to take your camera for the children’s photo area, and pick up a family quiz sheet.
Model Town at Wimborne Minster (34 miles)
Model Town at Wimborne Minster
Built well over 50 years ago, the superb 1/10th scale models continue to surprise and amaze visitors from all over the world with their superb quality and realism.
Go Ape Forest Segway (34 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.
Jungle Adventure Golf (35 miles)
Shanklin Chine (35 miles)
Historic gorge with dramatic waterfalls and nature trail. Heritage Centre with Exhibition "The Island: Then and Now" featuring Flora of the Island, together with PLUTO (Pipe Line Under the Ocean) display.
Tower Park (35 miles)
With a 10 screen multiplex cinema to bingo, bowling and a water park with 12 of the UK's most exciting indoor and outdoor rides, Tower Park is a fun day out for all.
Bowood House & Gardens (36 miles)
Bowood House & Gardens
Children love Bowood! There's space to run and play and beautiful parkland and a waterfall to enjoy, but the main reason kids love Bowood is because it's home to one of the best adventure playgrounds in the country.
Sandbanks Crazy Golf (38 miles)
Sandbanks Crazy Golf
18 very challenging holes to entertain and frustrate you, but every hole has been holed in one at one time or another. Suitable for anyone with the patience from aged 3 to 103!
Hotham Park Sports Site (39 miles)
Pirate Island Adventure Golf (40 miles)
Pirate Island Adventure Golf
Swashbuckling fun for everyone! Treat the family to something different at our 18 hole Adventure Golf course. It’s festooned with obstacles, including a huge pirate ship, lakes, waterfalls, rafts, cannons and even our resident crocodile. Enjoy a bite to eat afterwards at the Hoebridge Cafe Bar and Grill.
Extreme Motion (42 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.
Harbour Park (43 miles)
- is a FREE entry Amusement Park situated right on award winning sandy beaches and adjacent to the working Harbour and Marina of Littlehampton. There is ample beach side parking and large grass picnic areas. The River Arun also provides relaxing walks and a great place to try your hand at crabbing.
Windrush Path Mosaic Trail (43 miles)
Windrush Path Mosaic Trail
A series of striking and individual mosaics to act as way-markers on a pleasant 2 mile trail. Keeps kids running about between looking for the next one and giving that pleasure of discovery.
Corfe Castle Model Village (44 miles)
Corfe Castle Model Village
Visit us and see what the castle and village would have looked like before its destruction by Cromwell’s troops in 1646. Set in an acre of landscaped gardens, we are the ideal place for a lazy few hours for both young and old alike.
Lammas Rec Ground and Mini Golf (44 miles)
Lammas Rec Ground and Mini Golf
Featuring crazy golf course, mini train, skate park, adventure playground, tennis courts, and modern splash park sprayground!
Go Ape Forest Segway (47 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.
Cogges Manor Farm (47 miles)
Cogges Manor Farm
Family fun at Oxfordshire Cotswolds historic Witney farmstead. Feed the farm animals, picnic in the orchard, make a den, swing, climb and slide on the zip wire and adventure play, cook in the Victorian kitchen, dig in the walled garden. Indoor soft play, cafe and shop.
Blenheim Pleasure Gardens and Train (51 miles)
Blenheim Pleasure Gardens and Train
can be reached by the miniature train, on foot or there is a small car park. It is the perfect place for families to while away an hour or two, watching exotic butterflies, muddling around the Marlborough Maze or letting off steam in the Adventure Playground.
Jungle Island Adventure Golf (51 miles)
Jungle Island Adventure Golf
is a brand new outdoor 18 hole Adventure Golf experience. With a hidden cave, waterfall and raft and an animatronic Gorilla and Snake. Crocodiles lurk in the lake. Jungle themed Childrens parties available.
Suitable for any age and any ability.
Jurassic Encounter Adventure Golf (54 miles)
Jurassic Encounter Adventure Golf
Navigate a prehistoric terrain with lush greenery, cascading waterfalls and hidden caverns, with 18 holes guarded by near life size animatronic dinosaurs!
The Old New Inn Model Village (56 miles)
The Old New Inn Model Village
Known all over the world for the fascinating and astonishingly accurate model village in the Inn's garden. The inn also has children's play areas.
Bourton Model Railway (56 miles)
Bourton Model Railway
Housed in a period farmhouse, established over 25 years a spectacular Model Railway Exhibition and traditional toyshop situated right in the centre of the picturesque Cotswold village of Bourton-on-the-Water.
SandWorld Sand Sculpture Park (56 miles)
SandWorld Sand Sculpture Park
A unique art gallery with a difference, relaxed, safe giant sandpit for families to get involved using all the tools at hand to create their own masterpiece. All under cover. NEW FOR 2013: SCIENCE FICTION SCULPTURES incl. Dr Who, Star Wars, Star Trek and The Avengers!
Pirate Bay Adventure Golf (56 miles)
Pirate Bay Adventure Golf
Elaborately fun yet accessible adventure golf. Putt your way around this fun filled theme park setting and when you cross onto the islands on the rafts and boats, watch out for the alligators!
Blooming Kids (58 miles)
Blooming Kids! is a creative, exciting indoor and outdoor play activity centre aimed at under 5s. They play in a safe and fun environment whilst you relax.
TopGolf Watford (58 miles)
Featuring for families a striking 18 hole adventure golf course that features ponds, streams, rocks, plants, waterfall and daring water hazard! Formal golf available.
Brighton Pier (58 miles)
A great victorian pier with fairground attractions, three bars, over thirty food kiosks, traditional seaside stalls, two amusement arcades, rides suitable for all the family and a world famous fish and chip restaurant.
Peter Pans Adventure Golf (59 miles)
Peter Pans Adventure Golf
An attractive and fairly easy 18 holes with half pipe tunnel, slopes and drop throughs for fun, right next to the Peter Pan's Playground. It's also close to a stop on the Volks Electric Railway, so it's easy to tie the whole lot together for a full day out!
Hamleys (61 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.
Cheddar Crazy Golf (61 miles)
Cheddar Crazy Golf
The natural golf course is built using stone obstacles around trees, shrubs and water features to make a truly appealing setting. There are no crazy characters etc., so it may not be what younger children are expecting.
The London Eye (61 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 (62 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.
Kelsey Park and Minigolf Course (63 miles)
Kelsey Park and Minigolf Course
Beautifully landscaped and featuring an enclosed kids' playground, tennis courts and a Crazy Golf course. The 18 hole mini golf is quite challenging, so probably for over 6s or clever clogs.
Soft Play Centre (66 miles)
Soft Play Centre
- the perfect place for your kids to have fun and just be kids. The Centre is full of activities for kids up to 4 foot tall to have fun and learn through creative play.
Labyrinthe (66 miles)
High adventure in the form of role-playing games where the players perform some or all of the physical actions of the characters they are playing, all within their maze of caverns and tunnels. Great for kids 11+.
Puxton Park (66 miles)
Weston Super Mare
From aerial climbing to the fast and furious slides, via cuddly animals and falconry displays, there is truly something for everyone including a fun toddler soft play area with ball pool. An absolutely enormous day out!
Go Ape Forest Segway (68 miles)
Go Ape Forest Segway
You can enjoy our forest segway experience in the beautiful Thetford Forest. 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.
Pirate Island Adventure Golf (69 miles)
Pirate Island Adventure Golf
Swashbuckling fun for everyone! Treat the family to something different at our 18 hole Adventure Golf course. It’s festooned with obstacles, including a huge pirate ship, lakes, waterfalls, rafts, cannons and even our resident crocodile. Enjoy a bite to eat afterwards at The Clubhouse at Abbey Hill.
Apex Leisure and Wildlife Park (69 miles)
Apex Leisure and Wildlife Park
Covering approximately 42 acres and a County wildlife site, there are many different sections to Apex, including fishing, a skate park, BMXing and many walking routes.
Zorbit (69 miles)
Recommended 8yrs plus, Zorbiting is a safe exciting high and a really unique experience.
Premier Leisure Weston Super Mare (70 miles)
Weston Super Mare
Premier Leisure Weston Super Mare
A great active kids' combination of three tiered karting, atmospheric family laser tag and kids' indoor paintball style war games. Differing age limits apply.
Jurassic Golf (70 miles)
is a thrilling 12 hole adventure golf course, complete with one roaring and moving Tyrannosaurus Rex and 11 static life size dinosaurs, artificial rocks, crushed military plan, stranded military jeep and lush vegetation located at Milton Keynes famous Shopping Mall: The Centre MK.
All Things Wild Nature Centre (71 miles)
All Things Wild Nature Centre
is an all-weather animal attraction with indoor and outdoor play areas and pedal tractors, a large variety of animals ranging from British wildlife to more exotic creatures (and dinosaurs!) and educational activities for you and your little ones to explore!
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
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 Hampshire can enjoy the great day out as well.
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