Sutton On Sea Beach (51 miles)
Sutton On Sea Beach
Traditional, sandy and has good swimming in Blue Flag awarded waters, with a Pleasure Garden nearby which includes crazy golf.
Central Beach Skegness (58 miles)
Central Beach Skegness
A popular seaside resort that caters for families with a fantastic pier, exciting rides at Fantasy Island as well as the seal sanctuary and indoor butterfly conservatory at Natureland.
Hornsea Beach (66 miles)
Sand and shingle beach good for collecting driftwood, exploring and swimming though irregular lifeguard cover. Cheap entertainment nearby.
Wheelgate Adventure Park (1 miles)
Wheelgate Adventure Park
A land of thrilling rides, NEW splashland for 2013, amazing attractions and exhilarating activities are waiting to be discovered. From the Runaway Mine Train roller coaster and challenging Mini Diggers, to the indoor soft play Pirate Ship and Tropical House the fun is endless!
Sundown Adventureland (16 miles)
The Theme Park especially designed for the under 10’s. We have Adventure play areas, Cafes, Shops, plus lots lots more.
White Post Farm Centre (< 1 mile)
White Post Farm Centre
- one of the biggest Farm attractions in the UK. A working farm growing every year that offers a fabulous day out for all the family.
Floralands Farm Park (7 miles)
Floralands Farm Park
There is play equipment, a picnic area and a wide variety of animals to see and feed.
Making It! Discovery Centre (7 miles)
Making It! Discovery Centre
- great for family fun - "hands on" interactive exhibits on two floors explaining how things are made. Each paying visitor receives a basket of component parts to make up one of ten kits - it's yours to take home. Open during Nottinghamshire school holidays. We have a programme of 2hr special events for children during the school hols - see website for details.
Wollaton Hall and Park (13 miles)
Wollaton Hall and Park
Set in over 500 acres of historic deer park, Wollaton Hall is a spectacular Tudor building, completed in 1588, it is now the home to the city's Natural History Museum. Wollaton's Courtyard Stables are home to the city's Industrial Museum, Steam Engine House, Wollaton Visitor Centre and the Yard Gallery, with a changing programme of exhibitions exploring art and the environment.
Water Meadows (7 miles)
Leisure Lagoon - Wave Machine - 50m Twister Flume - Falling Rapids Ride (only operates during peak times) - Fast Drop Flume (only operates during peak times) - Geysers & Water Cannons - 25m 6 lane Competition Pool. Great idea if you're looking for family days out in Nottinghamshire
Beechdale Swimming Centre (12 miles)
Beechdale Swimming Centre
Offering teaching, flume and middle pools plus standard lane swim facilities. Also home to a great indoor play zone.
Rainydays (7 miles)
Their recently refurbished equipment is suitable for children from birth right through to the teens.
Tumble Town Indoor Playcentre (8 miles)
Tumble Town Indoor Playcentre
Three thousand sq ft of indoor play area including climbing frames, a helter-skelter, slides, bouncing castle, soft play ball pools and supervised play.
Jimmy Beans (8 miles)
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Offering a vast array of bespoke, modern and professionally designed adventure play equipment, there is something for every child aged from newborn to ten years old!
Oceans of Fun Indoor Play Centre (9 miles)
Oceans of Fun Indoor Play Centre
Children's indoor soft play centre with a separate area for babies and under 4s. The main play frame accommodates up to 11 year olds. We have a modern cafe serving delicious lunches and snacks. The play frame has a large wavy slide. It is open and can be seen from all the seats in the cafe area.
Pirates Play Centre (10 miles)
Pirates Play Centre
Fantastic three level play area with giant slides, rope bridges, sky glide, rollers etc. Separate toddler and baby soft play area, free wifi in the parents' lounge.
Jungletastic (11 miles)
An exciting children's indoor soft play centre providing fun and safe entertainment for children aged up to 11 years. One of many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Nottingham
Hoods Hideout Soft Play Centre (12 miles)
Hoods Hideout Soft Play Centre
Hoods Hideout is a great fun indoor soft play area designed on a Robin Hood theme on three separate levels, packed with obstacles and features for children under the age of 12 years to enjoy. Great for tiring the smalls out on those cold afternoons!!
Escape Play (12 miles)
Well equipped play areas for different age groups, go karts and sports area. One of many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Nottingham
Lanky Bill's Fun Shack (14 miles)
Lanky Bill's Fun Shack
A large main frame for the 5 to 11 years and a separate area with frame and soft play for the 4’s and under.
Run Riot (14 miles)
Run Riot is an indoor playcentre for children aged between 2 and 10 years old. There are slides, ladders, aerial walkways, spinners, trolley ride, maze, ball pools and more. An area is set aside for the under 5s.
Denz Indoor Playcentre (14 miles)
Denz Indoor Playcentre
A large kids play area and a smaller one for the toddlers. A good indoor playcentre in Nottinghamshire.
Captain Jacks Adventure Play (15 miles)
Captain Jacks Adventure Play
Retford's fantastic soft play centre is an ideal place to relax while the kids burn off energy. We pride ourselves on our cleanliness, excellent customer service and our good food. With a separate area for toddlers and juniors and regular bouncy castles and games we aim to provide a fun and safe place to play and party for 0 to 13 year olds and a relaxing place for all adults!
Little Drivers Soft Play (16 miles)
Little Drivers Soft Play
is a family orientated modern colourful soft play centre with a modern play frame. It is family run and offers bespoke party packages tailored to your needs. Now with laser tag too!
Cyril's Nut Hut (18 miles)
Cyril's Nut Hut
is a fabulous indoor play centre, with adventure play and soft play equipment designed to keep kids of all ages happy - from tots just starting to crawl, right up to active kids of 11 years old
The Jungle (20 miles)
- has a three level soft play centre, mini football pitch, with HUUUUGGE slides and plenty of party rooms.
Southwell Minster (4 miles)
with its majestic Norman nave and glorious 13th-century chapter house—is one of the least known jewels in the crown of Nottinghamshire.
Greens Windmill and Science Centre (12 miles)
Greens Windmill and Science Centre
Test your brain power with the hands-on experiments in the Science Centre which explore electricity, magnetism and light, ideal for young children - attached to a working windmill which produces great flour?!
Bridlesmithgate Caves (12 miles)
Man-made caves used as a butcher's, a salting chamber and an apothecary's shop with a domed store cave and an ice house.
Galleries of Justice (12 miles)
Galleries of Justice
- home to the Villainous Sheriff of Nottingham and is the only Museum of its kind in Europe. Based at Nottingham’s old county gaol the Museum portrays Nottingham’s horrible history and crime and punishment through the ages in a fun and interactive environment. Many tours are actor led making the Galleries of Justice Museum an excellent family friendly attraction & a perfect day out for all ages.
City of Caves (12 miles)
City of Caves
Discover a hidden world beneath your feet underneath the streets of Nottingham. Explore original sandstone caves with our actor led tours and meet our friendly characters Archie and Annie the Archaeologists or wander through at your own pace with our fantastic audio tour. You will be taken on an archaeological journey under the cobbles of some of Nottingham’s most famous streets.
Nottingham Castle Caves (12 miles)
Nottingham Castle Caves
Beneath the Castle a labyrinth of manmade caves and tunnels continue to tell the turbulent story of this historic site. Come along for a memorable tour and discover the secret passageways, King David's legendary dungeon, the Duke of Newcastle's Wine Cellar or Mortimer's Hole.
Nottingham Castle (12 miles)
- is a magnificent 17th Century ducal mansion built on the site of the original Medieval Castle, with spectacular views across the city. A vibrant museum and art gallery housing collections of silver, glass, armour and paintings, plus fifteen centuries of Nottingham history.
Creswell Crags (13 miles)
is a limestone gorge honeycombed with caves and smaller fissures. Stone tools and remains of animals found in the caves by archaeologists provide evidence for a fascinating story of life during the last Ice Age between 50,000 and 10,000 years ago. Great idea for family days out in Nottinghamshire.
Sutton Leisure Centre (9 miles)
Sutton Leisure Centre
At the leisure centre you can do loads of sports including Ice Skating - short tennis and loads more - check weblink for details
Lammas Leisure Centre (9 miles)
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Lammas Leisure Centre
Family friendly ice skating rink with tonnes of other sporting opportunities besides within the leisure centre. Great fun for all ages and good for bonding while you watch dad fall over.
National Ice Centre (12 miles)
National Ice Centre
Ice skating is a cool experience whatever your age or ability and where better to give it a go than at the National Ice Centre: the UK's centre for excellence for ice sports. There are a range of ice skating sessions on offer to suit all ages and abilities, from the loudest disco to quieter sessions for beginners and families.
Nottingham Climbing Centre (11 miles)
Nottingham Climbing Centre
800 square metres of climbing wall! The centre offers Bouldering, Top Roping and Leading Facilities; as well as running courses for beginners or improvers, starting from age 7.
Go Ape! Sherwood Pines (4 miles)
Go Ape! Sherwood Pines
Go Ape is the UK's No.1 Forest Adventure. Take to the trees and speed down zip slides. They’re part of an exciting course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and crossings; all set high above the forest floor.
Kidsquadz (11 miles)
Quad biking fun for all the family, quad parties, family sessions, quad ramble adventures and inflatable quad track hire. Bike sizes to suit from 6 years and up. Based on the Yorkshire / Nottinghamshire border covering Sheffield, Leeds, Nottingham, Newark, Lincoln and track hire nationwide. Prices from ÃÂ¯ÃÂ¿ÃÂ½12 per person.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Best Beaches near Farnsfield 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 Nottinghamshire can enjoy the great day out as well.
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