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Theme Parks near to Elvaston
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Gullivers Kingdom (17 miles)
Matlock Bath
Gullivers Kingdom A family theme park designed to cater for families with children between the age of two and thirteen. All its rides and attractions are designed to offer the whole family a full day out of fun and excitement.
Alton Towers (22 miles)
Alton
Alton Towers Ranging from the world's first 14 looping roller coaster to Ice Age 4D Experience, there are many attractions for all ages including Cbeebies Land and the exciting new Enchanted Forest feature opening in April! Height restrictions 1.4m apply on many rides.
Twinlakes Park (23 miles)
Melton Mowbray
Twinlakes Park Discover fun round every corner at Twinlakes, the beautiful park tucked under the wolds. Packed with acres of action, rides, indoor playcentres an outdoor waterpark and animals galore. Guaranteed great day out for the whole family whatever the weather.
Drayton Manor Theme Park (24 miles)
Tamworth
Drayton Manor Theme Park For total family entertainment visit the award-winning Drayton Manor Theme Park, near Tamworth, Staffordshire. Thomas Land is being expanded this year! Drayton Manor also has Europeâs only Thomas Landâ¢, which features wonderful themed rides and attractions based on characters, including...
Sundown Adventureland (37 miles)
Retford
Sundown Adventureland The Theme Park especially designed for the under 10’s. We have Adventure play areas, Cafes, Shops, plus lots lots more including the NEW Angry Birds zone!
Cadbury World (39 miles)
Birmingham
Cadbury World Uncover a world of chocolate delights and enjoy a fascinating, fun packed day out at Cadbury World!
Wicksteed Park (45 miles)
Kettering
Wicksteed Park 147 acres of lakes, parklands, over 35 rides and attractions including Rocky River Falls, our famous Waterchute, Train, Double Pirate ship and largest free playground in the UK offering a perfect day out for young and old.
Wonderland (47 miles)
Telford
Wonderland The Award Winning big park for little people, an enchanting place where nursery rhymes and fairytales come to life. Endless rides and a giant indoor play area!
Legoland Discovery Centre (56 miles)
Manchester
Legoland Discovery Centre Step inside and it's like you have just jumped into the biggest box of Lego bricks ever! Enter Merlin's magical potion room and discover a Lego wizard's world of spells and sorcery. With over 2 million Lego bricks under one roof, what will you discover?
Matlock Bath Aquarium (18 miles)
Matlock Bath
Matlock Bath Aquarium offer a weird and exciting mix of public aquarium plus thermal carp pool, creepy petrifying well, shiny gemstone and fossil display, vintage chinaware collection, regional history exhibition and one of the largest public displays of Holograms in Europe!
Chestnut Conservation and Wildlife Park (37 miles)
High Peak
Chestnut Conservation and Wildlife Park From the giant otter to polecats and free-roaming deer, there's something for all the family at the Chestnut Centre. In beautiful grounds of the Derbyshire Peak district, with a stream running through the valley, home to four species of otter, owls, pine martens, foxes, Scottish wildcats, sika and...
Matlock Farm Park (21 miles)
Matlock
Matlock Farm Park is set in part of a 600 acre working farm, providing a varied selection of animals to see plus new mascot Mr Doodle Doo to meet! Kids will also enjoy the adventure playground and the go kart track!
Chatsworth Farmyard and Playground (25 miles)
Bakewell
Chatsworth Farmyard and Playground The famous garden contains spectacular waterworks, picnic and play areas. The farmyard and adventure playground welcomes young visitors and families and has special activities throughout the season.
Strutts North Mill (10 miles)
Belper
Strutts North Mill Discover how the town of Belper was turned into the world’s first factory community in this great mill and museum that is free to visit for under 16s. Family friendly hands on activities and exhibits.
Peak District Lead Mining Museum (17 miles)
Matlock
Peak District Lead Mining Museum Discover the history of lead mining in the Peak District and how it has shaped the landscape since Roman times. Interactive exhibits and climbing tunnels for the kids. Lots or relics to see, plus hundreds of rock and mineral specimens.
Buxton Museum and Art Gallery (33 miles)
Buxton
Buxton Museum and Art Gallery Discover the geology, archaeology and history of the Peak District through seven time zones, and experience the Wonders of the Peak Time Tunnel in this great museum and gallery that is free to visit.
Queens Park Sports Centre (24 miles)
Chesterfield
Queens Park Sports Centre Offers a 185ft flume style water slide, 33m main pool, diving boards, teaching pool and toddler pond, plus lessons, Swimfit and gymnastics or trampling elsewhere on site. You stopped reading after water slide didn't you?
Hathersage Open Air Heated Pool (32 miles)
Hope Valley
Hathersage Open Air Heated Pool Uniquely warm water for family swimming throughout the season from March to September. Playground and tennis facilities available.
Freddys Play Kingdom (2 miles)
Derby
Freddys Play Kingdom is a family run indoor play centre with children in mind, with a particularly large play area for smaller toddlers and babies who are unable to play on the ropes and slides. Along with 4 party rooms and lots of party options to help your little one have the best day!
Wacky Warehouse - Plank & Leggit (4 miles)
Sawley
Wacky Warehouse - Plank & Leggit Children up to 4ft 9ins tall are welcome to run themselves ragged on the bright and modern play equipment, perfect for the ankle biters to grab some fun exercise! Safe area set aside for babies and toddlers.
Tubby Bears Playzone (5 miles)
Derby
Tubby Bears Playzone features a three level play frame for older kids plus matted toddler area and toys.
Hickory Dickory's Playhouse (5 miles)
Derby
Hickory Dickory's Playhouse Locally unparalleled indoor children's adventure play with spacious, high quality, stylish fun that'll bring you back repeatedly! Featuring enormous slides, powerful ball cannons, trampolines and award winning menu.
Crazy Crocodiles Indoor Play Centre (7 miles)
Ilkeston
Crazy Crocodiles Indoor Play Centre is a family friendly indoor play and party centre which serves great coffee and fab food at affordable prices. Children can run off excess energy on our two tier play frame under your watchful eye. We also have a soft baby area and toddler play area for the younger ones.
Chucklebutties (10 miles)
Belper
Chucklebutties is an Award Winning indoor soft play area with a difference: adults love it too! With views from massive windows overlooking the beautiful Derwent and Belper River Gardens, adults can sit in comfort and relax while the children play!
Planet Happy (11 miles)
Ripley
Planet Happy Play centre offering a multi level, multi colour adventure climbing maze full of classic soft play features, plus a designated toddler area, kids' activity sessions and classes. A number of party packages available.
Jangala (12 miles)
Derby
Jangala offer multi level modern indoor adventure play with dedicated toddler section, football pitch, Wii room, free WiFi and large cafe with big sofas! Just what the doctor ordered!
Jungle Madness (13 miles)
Swadlincote
Jungle Madness Let the children enjoy themselves in the soft play area, which includes a 3 storey climbing structure with astra slide, ball pit, spiders catch, sky glide and much more.
Fun Factory - Castlewood Brewers Fayre (15 miles)
Alfreton
Fun Factory - Castlewood Brewers Fayre This Fun Factory attached to a family friendly pub is a multi-level play space with adventure equipment, ball ponds and a toddler zone and can also be booked out for childrens parties.
Lunar Lift-Off (16 miles)
Ashbourne
Lunar Lift-Off Cool multi level space themed adventure play structure with rockets, observation pods and alien landscapes, plus additional toys including role-play equipment, train table and book corner. Laser Tag held on Friday nights too: inside the play frame!
Tree Top Tumble (17 miles)
Matlock Bath
Tree Top Tumble Indoor play area for ages 6 years and under, includes Soft play area, mini race track with go karts, children’s rides, wendy house, toys, television and dvds. Only £1 per child, unlimited play.
The Play Mill (17 miles)
Bonsall
The Play Mill is an indoor play centre for children under 8yrs or 4ft tall. We have a climbing frame with a twin lane bumpy slide, a huge sandpit with sit on diggers and sand toys, an enclosed padded area for the under 3s and various sized sit and ride toys.
Chuckles Play Centre (19 miles)
Chesterfield
Chuckles Play Centre Indoor play centre with bouncy castles and ride-ons for kids aged under 10 years and with a separate enclosed area for toddlers under 2 years. Plus disco room!
The Jungle (26 miles)
Chesterfield
The Jungle A spacious indoor play facility with slides, tunnels and squashy assault course style features spread over several large floors. Their toddler zone is pretty good too and they also offer a toddler session with extra activities. Smalls rule ok!
Wacky Warehouse - Chequers (29 miles)
Dronfield
Wacky Warehouse - Chequers offering their recognised standard of indoor play with main and infant frames, craft sessions and free wifi.
Little Rascals (33 miles)
Buxton
Little Rascals Indoor soft play centre and party venue. We offer dedicated play areas for babies, toddlers and juniors aged 0 to 10 years. Our parties have been designed specifically with children and their parents in mind. Children play for 1 hour 20 mins and are then given 40 minutes to enjoy their food.
Temple Mine (17 miles)
Matlock Bath
Temple Mine Explore the crawl through mock up tunnels in the museum then head over the road and under the ground for a guided tour of the real thing! Fun, educational and immersive this pair of matched attractions will fill your day nicely and stick in the mind.
Creswell Crags (27 miles)
Worksop
Creswell Crags is a limestone gorge honeycombed with caves full of archeological treasures, now accompanied by a £7m Ice Age Exhibition Centre! Great idea for family days out in Nottinghamshire.
Poole's Cavern (33 miles)
Buxton
Poole's Cavern Discover an amazing hidden world of crystals, history and legend deep underground at Buxton's Poole's Cavern. Family friendly guided tours through the vast underground chambers, the home of cave dwellers. Also explore the beautiful woodland trails of Buxton Country Park.
Peak Cavern (35 miles)
Castleton
Peak Cavern The spectacular entrance is the largest to any cave in Britain. See rope making, the remains of an underground village and find out why it is called "The Devil's Arse"! Guided tours suitable for all ages. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for the best things to do in...
Speedwell Cavern (35 miles)
Castleton
Speedwell Cavern An incredible underground journey by boat! Descend 105 steps to an underground canal. Take a boat trip to visit the cathedral like cavern and see the 'Bottomless Pit', a huge subterranean lake!
Treak Cliff Cavern (36 miles)
Hope Valley
Treak Cliff Cavern An underground wonderland of stalactites, stalagmites, rocks, minerals and fossils. Home to Blue John Stone. The tour takes you to see Aladdin's Cave, Fairyland and the Dream Cave. The most famous formation is "The Stork". Events include an Easter Egg Hunt and at Christmas "Carols by Candlelight".
Elvaston Castle (< 1 mile)
Elvaston
Elvaston Castle The first county park in England, this has been gently entertaining and thoroughly inspiring young families for forty years. Interesting walks and gorgeous architecture, an interesting half day's worth.
The Donnington Grand Prix Collection (4 miles)
Derby
The Donnington Grand Prix Collection Visit the largest showcase of Grand Prix racing cars in the world, with over 130 exhibits. Trophy room, Motorbikes, plus the largest collection of McLarens and Williams F1 cars on display outside of a factory.
Kedleston Hall (8 miles)
Derby
Kedleston Hall There are an extensive collection of paintings, sculptures and original furnishings to explore, including the treasures in the Eastern Museum. Enjoy the grounds with your hounds or take the smalls to look at the flowers, but it's all exploration no play: fair warning!
Sir Richard Arkwrights Masson Mills (17 miles)
Matlock Bath
Sir Richard Arkwrights Masson Mills Experience the atmosphere of a working 18th century cotton mill. Self guided and fully guided tours available, plus half day experiences. Full of authentic working textile machinery and the largest bobbin collection in the world!
The Heights of Abraham (18 miles)
Matlock Bath
The Heights of Abraham Explore a unique Hilltop Park via a thrilling Cable Car ride. Once at the Summit enjoy going underground on tours of two Show Caverns. In the Exhibitions get to touch a dinosaur fossil and see video shows, then burn off energy on the 2 play areas!
Chatsworth House (25 miles)
Bakewell
Chatsworth House Grand house, splendid gardens and a working farm, all of which can be explored with a variety of buggy and trailer tours showing you the highlights of grounds and helping you get around! Loads of animal handling activities and more!
Swadlincote Ski and Snowboard Centre (11 miles)
Swadlincote
Swadlincote Ski and Snowboard Centre A large leisure facility and dry ski slope providing Skiing, Snowboarding, Toboggan and Sno-Tubing with a fully licensed bar and restaurant. Kids must be over 4 to take part in activities.
Rollerworld of Derby (5 miles)
Derby
Rollerworld of Derby The biggest maple floored rink in the UK with capacity for up to 499 - with Family Nights and Learn to Skate sessions. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for the best things to do in Derbyshire with kids.
Tree Tops Activity Centre (12 miles)
Riddings
Tree Tops Activity Centre is a multi level jungle themed adventure soft play facility, plus toddler area, jungle themed party room and bookable sports court. Unleash the little monkeys!

Thanks for all the great things to do and Theme Parks near Elvaston 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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