Harbour Park (2 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.
Hotham Park Sports Site (5 miles)
Brighton Pier (19 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 (20 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!
Southsea Model Village (22 miles)
Southsea Model Village
A quaint model village in a great location with over 40 models and a miniature railway.
Sandham Rides (28 miles)
Sandown Pier (28 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.
Jungle Adventure Golf (29 miles)
Shanklin Chine (29 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.
Godshill Model Village (33 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.
Pirate Island Adventure Golf (33 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.
The Pleasure Park (37 miles)
The Pleasure Park
Classic fun includes Trampolines, Roundabout, Helter Skelter, Swing Boats, Snake and Bumpy Slides plus mini train. Features for all ages.
Jungle Island Adventure Golf (38 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.
West Wight Alpacas (38 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.
Go Ape Forest Segway (39 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.
Lammas Rec Ground and Mini Golf (42 miles)
Lammas Rec Ground and Mini Golf
Featuring crazy golf course, mini train, skate park, adventure playground, tennis courts, and modern splash park sprayground!
Jurassic Encounter Adventure Golf (42 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!
Extreme Motion (45 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.
Kelsey Park and Minigolf Course (47 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.
Labyrinthe (49 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+.
Go Ape Forest Segway (49 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.
The London Eye (51 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 (51 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.
Hamleys (51 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.
Hastings Adventure Golf (51 miles)
Hastings Adventure Golf
Features three 18 hole courses which include waterfalls, fountains and even a cave to negotiate around!
Go Bananas (53 miles)
Offers indoor and outdoor play frames and equipment, plus dedicated toddler zone. Other outdoor activities include Banana Balls (zorbing), pedal kart track and golf buggies!
Outburst Salisbury (55 miles)
Family fun facility comprising full size bowling alley, indoor adventure play zone and lazer tag combat game arena.
Go Ape Forest Segway (56 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.
Pirate Cove Adventure Park (56 miles)
Pirate Cove Adventure Park
With two 18-hole mini golf courses, an aerial assault course, pirate pedalos and remote controlled galleons, Pirate Cove is probably the best adventure golf centre in Europe!
TopGolf Watford (59 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.
Sandbanks Crazy Golf (60 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!
Tower Park (60 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.
Model Town at Wimborne Minster (62 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.
Zorbit (63 miles)
Recommended 8yrs plus, Zorbiting is a safe exciting high and a really unique experience.
Corfe Castle Model Village (66 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.
Celtic Harmony Camp (68 miles)
Celtic Harmony Camp
Enjoy a great day out for all the family, with Archers, Farmers, Warriors, Storytellers and Woodsmen. There's plenty of exciting hands-on activities to keep everyone busy and good food in a real Iron Age village, set in beautiful woodland.
Please note limited summer only opening.
Scotts Grotto (72 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.
Windrush Path Mosaic Trail (72 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.
Soft Play Centre (73 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.
Adventure Island (74 miles)
Southend on Sea
Situated on Southend Seafront on both sides of the world famous pier, the park boasts over 40 rides and attractions!
Arnold Palmer Crazy Golf (75 miles)
Southend On Sea
Arnold Palmer Crazy Golf
18 hole crazy golf course with fun features and amusing challenges for the whole family to play together.
Dunreyth Alpacas (13 miles)
For a while now they have been training their young alpacas to walk to hand; thus enabling people to walk these young alpacas.
Huxleys Birds of Prey Centre (20 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.
Fishers Farm Park (14 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!
Littlehampton Museum (2 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 Museum staff!
Amberley Working Museum (5 miles)
Amberley Working Museum
contains a wide range of exhibits, ranging from transported-based collections, such as the Southdown bus collection and the village garage, to industry based collections, also has narrow gauge train running round the site.
Bognor Museum (5 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.
Tangmere Military Aviation Museum (6 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!
Arundel Lido (2 miles)
offers a 25m main outdoor pool, 5m splash pool with easy entry steps and link to main pool and large separate children's paddling pool.
Westgate Leisure Centre (9 miles)
Westgate Leisure Centre
A magnificient complex which contains three pools: main pool, leisure pool and a toddlers' pool.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Kids Fun near Ford 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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