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Jungle Paradise Adventure Golf features a nicely themed adventure putting course with water features and a raft ride, crashed plane, beasties in the bushes and a naughty elephant! Plus a foot golf course!
Footgolf at the home of the Jungle Paradise Adventure Golf Course, is a special bonus for afternoons only: a multi holed oversized golf course played with feet and football!
The Worthing Lido is a free entry Amusement Park situated on Worthing seafront 200yds from the pier. There are is something to do for all the family including outdoor kid’s rides, family arcade, souvenir shop and a café with superb sea views.
Brighton Pier A great Victorian pier with fairground attractions, 3 bars, over 30 food kiosks, traditional seaside stalls, 2 amusement arcades, rides suitable for all the family and a world famous fish and chip restaurant. Great idea for things to do in Brighton with kids.
Lazer World A fun laser tag war gaming experience with harmless ray guns, cool maze and fun effects for everyone over 6 years. Plus great autism friendly session once a month!
Sandown Pier 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.
Summer Arcade Family friendly tenpin bowling plus indoor go karts and super arcade! Within the same strip there is also an indoor play area, more go karts and new crazy golf!
Shanklin Chine Historic gorge with dramatic waterfalls and nature trail to explore. 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 Be giants for the day as you tower over the one tenth scale models of Godshill and Shanklin Old Villages, plus visit the children’s photo area, and pick up a fun family quiz sheet!
Colmans Play and Farm Park offers a cool farmyard themed indoor play barn with hayloft, zip slide, tyre swing, slides, tunnel, pits, climbing wall, pedal tractor park, model railway and an area for smaller kids. Plus of course the oodles of friendly animals for cuddling and peeking at!
Knockhatch Adventure Park This diverse attraction offers Playgrounds, Birds of Prey, Rowing Boats, Animals, Reptiles, Giant Sky Leap Slide, Indoor Soft Play, Toboggans, Trampolines, Crazy Golf, plus lots more. At extra cost and weather permitting, Go-Karts, Laser Adventure Game, Driving School and Rodeo Bull!
The Pleasure Park Classic fun includes Trampolines, Roundabout, Helter Skelter, Swing Boats, Snake and Bumpy Slides plus mini train. Features for all ages.
David Lloyd Bowling and Laser Quest boast 20 Ten Pin bowling lanes and a terrific multi floor Laser Quest Arena! Plus American style Pool, Cafe and Sports Bar. Open Everyday from 9:30am to 11pm.
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.
Fort Fun Indoor play, outdoor play, water play, sand play, rides, live shows, role-play village and a fabulous splash park! More fun than you can shake a stick at!
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.
Extreme Motion 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.
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 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 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 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.
The View from The Shard Offering stunning panoramic views up to 40 miles across the capital, with flexi timed tickets, step-free option, bonus bus tour and free return tickets in the event of bad weather. Handy!
Muggle Tours Come and visit many of the stops around London that either inspired Rowling or appeared in the films, including Grimmauld Place! Fun for over 7s, taking around 2 hours.
Potter Platform at Kings Cross Station One for particular Potter-heads only, as it's essentially a photo opportunity with no features, but has a fantastic themed shop adjacent well worth your perusal!
Trial a Bite Rock and Fossil Tours Guided rock and fossil hunting trips at venues Kent and Sussex. Like exploring the outdoors? Want to try something different at the seaside? Fascinated by dinosaurs and pre-historic plant and animal life? Always wanted to have a go at fossil hunting?
Sobell Leisure Centre Multi level adventure play for under 10s, but the centre also features ice skating, trampolining, climbing wall and great range of sports facilities. Terrific for families with multiple age ranges to accommodate!
Outburst Salisbury Family fun facility comprising full size bowling alley, indoor adventure play zone and lazer tag combat game arena!
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.
Footgolf Rickmansworth The principles of golf with the applied sports play of football, this is simple but addictive and a gentle par 3 course so great for beginners and adults fearing shame! Kids' holiday camps too!
Alexandra Palace is a year round destination for all kinds of family fun. Including an indoor ice rink, soft play centre, a boating lake, pitch and putt course, deer enclosure and of course plenty of park land. Throughout the year there are plenty of events to choose from too.
Tottenham Hotspur Stadium Tour Explore all the key parts of the club and grounds with a professional tour guide and see behind the scenes whilst hearing fascinating anecdotes and black and white videos of when Spurs were good.
Harbour Park is a free entry Adventure Park situated next to the award winning sandy beach at Littlehampton. Rides and attractions for all the family including outdoor rides, family arcade and an indoor soft play area.
Earnley Butterflies, Birds and Beasts Walk among Tropical Butterflies, see exotic Birds and get close to many Beasts while being protected from the British weather.
Dunreyth Alpacas For a while now they have been training their young alpacas to walk to hand; thus enabling people to walk them about happily without training or experience.
Woods Mill Nature Reserve A mixture of woodland and wetland habitats to explore plus the headquarters of the Sussex Wildlife Trust. There is always something to see, whatever the season. Free to visit.
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 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!
Washbrooks Family Farm A great environment for young children (up to the age of 8) to meet all their favourite farm animals under one roof and enjoy hours of play time in the large indoor and outdoor play areas.
Tulleys Farm Mini mazes, giant games, illusions and entertainments, explore the larger mazes at night by torch light and enjoy rides, trampolines and frisbee golf course! Loads of seasonal bonus fun plus animal patch and tea room. Lovely!
Littlehampton Museum 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...
Amberley Museum and Heritage Centre is a working museum with hands on activities for children and adults. Have fun riding on our train and buses around the museum; try your hand at printing, craft workshops and much more. Fun for all ages!
Bognor Museum 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 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!
Worthing Museum and Art Gallery Family friendly museum with lots to see including costumes, toys, a Victorian childrens nursery and lots of workshops and activities for families.
Horsham Museum and Art Gallery Friendly museum telling the history of Horsham through a series of changing exhibitions plus permanent classic like the Gallery Of Toys and the cabinet of curiosities! A good little all weather attraction that is free to visit, great for grandparents.
Wings Museum A World War Two remembrance museum with plenty of memorabilia and artefacts from that time to learn about and explore. Includes a plane fuselage and a bomb shelter to investigate.
Arundel Lido offers a heated 25m outdoor pool, 5m splash pool with easy entry steps and link to main pool and large separate children's paddling pool.
Leisure centre with a 25 metre x 8 Lane Main Pool, a Teaching Pool with Disabled Access, a Flume Ride, the Waterside Cafe, and Oscars Soft Play Area.
Findon Swimming Pool Supervised, heated, outdoor pool with a waterslide open annually from May and September. Extremely limited hours!
Westgate Leisure Centre A magnificient complex which contains 3 pools: main pool, leisure pool with 55m water slide and a dedicated 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
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 West Sussex can enjoy the great day out as well.
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