Go Ape Forest Segway (4 miles)
Go Ape Forest Segway
You can enjoy our forest Segway experience in the beautiful Sherwood Pines. 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.
Sherwood Forest Fun Park (6 miles)
Sherwood Forest Fun Park
A family operated children's fair located in Sherwood Country Park with plenty for the small and mid range kids to play on from the caterpillar roller coaster and the ghost train to the classic tea cup ride and big slide.
The Maize (8 miles)
Get lost this summer in ‘The Maize’ a huge 4 acre maze set against the stunning backdrop of Kelham Hall and Country Park. With tricky challenges throughout the maize and a game for children it is perfect for all the family.
Peak Llamas (31 miles)
Llama trekking in the Peak District is the ideal way to spend a day out with a difference. These graceful animals are the perfect walking companion, and they can carry your bags for you too!
Wistow Maze (38 miles)
A giant 8 acre maize maze with high level bridges and viewing towers. Follow the fun quiz trail and collect clues hidden amongst 3 miles of pathways.
Includes Activity Funyard with games and mini mazes for all the family. Open July-September. Winner of Leicestershire's "Best Visitor Attraction"
Xscape Yorkshire (43 miles)
Offering a real wave simulating surf venue, 14 screen Cineworld Cinema, multi level kids' soft play and party centre, indoor climbing wall, aerial assault course, cosmic golf, laser games, tenpin bowling and huge indoor real snow slope! Plus new trampoline park!
Dinosaur Discovery (44 miles)
is an interactive educational and fun indoor dinosaur exhibition and attraction. Including animated displays which can be controlled by the children themselves. Plus a separate ‘Last day of the dinosaurs’ exhibition, which includes jump scares through a dark maze.
Diggerland Yorkshire (44 miles)
offers loads of differing vehicle related rides and interactive joys, like driving a full size digger! Awesome fun for transport fans around 6 to 9.
Corby Boating Lake (45 miles)
Corby Boating Lake
The lake can boast a wide range of geese, ducks, water fowl and the resisdential swans. The recent environmental project has improved fishing stocks. There are also herons, gulls and kingfishers that visit the lake along with a host of woodland and garden birds.
Go Ape Forest Segway (46 miles)
Go Ape Forest Segway
You can enjoy our forest Segway experience in the beautiful Cannock Chase. 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.
Emma Bridgewater Factory (47 miles)
Stoke On Trent
Emma Bridgewater Factory
Join us in the historic Potteries: take a tour of our atmospheric Victorian factory, see our beautiful wares being made, then try your hand at decorating your own pot in our studio. Relax in the cafe, wander in the walled garden, then shop for factory seconds or delightful gifts.
New Ark Adventure Playground (50 miles)
New Ark Adventure Playground
A centre offering traditonal adventure play with sand, swings, slides, rocking logs, tyre swing, cable rides and more. There is also an Eco Centre with sensory garden, orchard, and woodland area. They also have a city farm!
Alcumlow Hall Farm (51 miles)
Alcumlow Hall Farm
Adventure playground, quad and pod ride, with lots of curio and craft shops to explore, plus a pottery studio, toy shop and ice cream parlour.
Stonerig Raceway (52 miles)
Scalextric attraction that has 9 large themed tracks you can race round, each offering different challenges. All the tracks are computerized with great features like F1 starting grid, recorded speed, and lap counting. Plenty to keep everyone entertained!
Cleethorpes Discovery Centre (52 miles)
Cleethorpes Discovery Centre
Visit our sandpit and build a sandcastle fit for a king and let the kids run wild on the shipwreck adventure playground, or make a splash at the nearby paddling pool!
Cleethorpes Boating Lake (52 miles)
Cleethorpes Boating Lake
Two lakes include fishing zones and a waterfall, plus paddling pool, rowing boats and pedaloes, little zoo, and other small attractions close by.
Star City Birmingham (54 miles)
Star City Birmingham
A staggering array of family fun venues under one (enormous!) roof, from bowling and laser tag to mini golf and dodgems, to the cinema, football and indoor climbing!
Manchester City FC Experience (55 miles)
Manchester City FC Experience
Combine the rich sporting history of Manchester City Football Club with a 90 minute tour of the awe inspiring City of Manchester Stadium. A must for fans of all ages!
Shibden Hall (55 miles)
90 acres of parkland with attractions including woodland, walks, playground, an orienteering course, children's rides, miniature railway, pitch and putt and a boating lake. The Hall itself offers visitors a fascinating history of it's wealthy owners.
LomoWall Manchester (56 miles)
An extremely artistic wall covered in thousands of images which form a mosaic from a distance; well worth seeing if you're in the area but not the basis for an entire day trip. Inspiring stuff!
The Ice Factor (56 miles)
The Ice Factor
Glide on the North of Englands largest outdoor ice rink or for those who prefer to watch, there is a raised viewing platform. Part of Yorkshire winter Wonderland that includes a fairground and wintery cafes, restaurants and shops.
Craftplay (57 miles)
A creative play project where kids can discover messy and sensory activities, play with unusual materials, and stretch their imaginations! Weekly family groups, plus dedicated sessions for younger kids, and additional sessions at weekends and during school holidays.
BBC Tour at MediaCityUK (57 miles)
BBC Tour at MediaCityUK
Kids can tour the halls behind their favourite shows, plus they have the chance to take part in their own television production in their interactive studio.
CBBC Tour at MediaCityUK (57 miles)
CBBC Tour at MediaCityUK
Kids age between 6 and 15 years will love this tour behind the scenes of their favourite shows, plus they have the chance to take part in their own television production in their interactive studio!
Skegness Pier (58 miles)
Bowling, Camel Racing, video games, indoor play area, laser tag and more, all on one glorious stretch!
Stockeld Park (60 miles)
is a family attraction set within beautiful woodland surroundings, open every school holiday providing outdoor adventure and indoor play with roller rink, interactive playgrounds, electric scooter trail, huge maze and loads more!
Wheelgate Adventure Park (1 miles)
Wheelgate Adventure Park
A land of thrilling rides, amazing attractions and exhilarating activities and the terrific new Robin Hood’s Waterpark and Splash Land! 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 including the NEW Angry Birds zone!
White Post Farm Centre (< 1 mile)
White Post Farm Centre
As well as meeting the animals and enjoying the walk in aviary, you can zoom around on go-karts, catch a seasonal show, do a little shopping or even pick up a new pet!
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. As well as the Animal Farm Park, there is a Maize Maze, open from the end of July to October.
Ferry Farm Country Park (8 miles)
Ferry Farm Country Park
A farm with plenty of animals to meet and handle, such as piglets, lambs, pygmy goats and more. Adventure playground, go karts and tractors, indoor soft play, and pony rides. Under 2s visit free.
Stonebridge City Farm (11 miles)
Stonebridge City Farm
is an urban farm in the middle of Nottingham! Free to visit and open every day, with a number of animals both big and small; which you can feed, pet and handle; play park and picnic area; plus amenities such as cafe, shop and toilets.
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 home to the city's Natural History Museum. Also see the Industrial Museum, Steam Engine House, Wollaton Visitor Centre and the Yard Gallery, plus exhibitions exploring art and the environment.
Nottingham Industrial Museum (13 miles)
Nottingham Industrial Museum
A museum covering the industrial history of Nottingham from lacemaking to motorcycle manufacture. Steam day on the last Sunday of every month, plus a calendar of changing events during the year.
Water Meadows (7 miles)
Leisure Lagoon features include Wave Machine; 50m Twister Flume; Geysers and Water Cannons; Falling Rapids Ride and Fast Drop Flume! Plus Pirate Galleon for kiddlywinks.
Playmania Indoor Playcentre (8 miles)
Playmania Indoor Playcentre
A great location for an indoor adventure with 3 massive floors of play equipment and fun features, plus a spacious toddler zone and parent toddler sessions offered with bonus activities. Grown ups welcome to play too, so don't forget your socks!
Tumble Town Indoor Playcentre (8 miles)
Tumble Town Indoor Playcentre
3000 sq ft of indoor play area including climbing frames, a helter-skelter, slides, bouncing castle, soft play ball pools and supervised play. For under 7s.
King and Miller Playzone (8 miles)
Sutton In Ashfield
King and Miller Playzone
Soft play in the King and Miller, part of the Eating Inn group and offers a three level play frame plus family friendly dining and a garden area.
Jimmy Beans (8 miles)
Sutton in Ashfield
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.
Wacky Warehouse - Ferry Boat Inn (10 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Ferry Boat Inn
Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant situated in a lovely spot on the Rive Trent.
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
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 with kids.
Eden Softplay (12 miles)
- is a large indoor play centre for under 10s situated in the building of Saviour’s Church, Nottingham. Our huge 4 tier play area will provide hours of fun while parents relax in the comfortable cafe area.
The Goose Playzone (13 miles)
The Goose Playzone
Soft play at the Goose, part of the Eating Inn group and offers a three level play frame plus family friendly dining and a garden area.
Lanky Bill's Fun Shack (14 miles)
Lanky Bill's Fun Shack
Bill might be Lanky but this is hardly a shack: there's a long multi level play frame, enclosed toddler zone plus a mini play frame, kitchen role play area and awesome mirrored disco room!
Run Riot (14 miles)
The Rushcliffe Arena is now closed but a new Leisure Centre is being built with planned opening January 2017!
Kids Zone (14 miles)
Indoor Children’s Play Centre with a separate toddler area. Large play frame with 4 lane slide, tunnels and netting. Military style fitness exercise on offer. Mum and Toddler sessions during term time. A number of birthday party packages available.
Denz Indoor Playcentre (14 miles)
Denz Indoor Playcentre
Massive adventure climbing maze plus cool sky glide feature overhead, great toddler zone and optional kids' classes like musical play and kiddie art. Loads of fun!
Thanks for all the great things to do and Kids Fun 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
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