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Activity Centre near to Grasmere
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Ambleside Climbing Wall (3 miles)
Ambleside
Ambleside Climbing Wall Indoor climbing for most ages and all abilities, specialising in bringing new climbers into the sport through expertly instructed Adult Taster Sessions and Super Fun Kidsâ Sessions. Situated in the Heart of the Lakes and at the Centre of Ambleside youâll never be stuck without something to do.
Windermere Quays (8 miles)
Bowness-on-Windermere
Windermere Quays Marina on Windermere offering private boat hire, half day family cruises and with Quayside Kids Soft Play area within the restaurant for when you want to relax.
Climb 365 (8 miles)
Lake District
Climb 365 - offer family adventure days which are specifically designed around the ages, abilities and needs of your family
Keswick Climbing Wall (10 miles)
Keswick
Keswick Climbing Wall Boasting over 40 top rope climbs up to 8m high, plus large bouldering area. Parents get trained to belay so you can stay involved! Also offers outdoor sports sessions like kayaking. archery and high ropes course: loads!
King Kong Climbing Centre (11 miles)
Keswick
King Kong Climbing Centre A new climbing centre with several types of wall, including those for beginners to expert, plus an Ice Wall. Indoor Caving, Hard and Soft Play areas. Outdoor courses including Ghyll Scrambling and Outdoor Climbing available too.
Lakeland Climbing Centre (14 miles)
Kendal
Lakeland Climbing Centre Get your first taste of climbing in their unique centre with it's great indoor wall, on one of our beginners courses, taster sessions or with an experienced friend. There are a wide range of regular sessions and clubs for young people from 6 years upwards.
Kendal Via Ferrata (14 miles)
Kendal
Kendal Via Ferrata is an indoor, aerial adventure. Following a cable, the adventurer navigates physical and mental climbing challenges whilst always staying attached to the cable. Suitable for older children aged 10 +.
Newton Rigg Sports and Wall (18 miles)
Penrith
Newton Rigg Sports and Wall 10m lead wall, top roping and bouldering, suitable for older kids with supervision, subject to an assessment and induction.
Eden Wall at Penrith Leisure Centre (18 miles)
Penrith
Eden Wall at Penrith Leisure Centre 8m leading walls (one overhanging by 1.5m) another with overhanging prow. An extension of Penrith's swimming pool and fitness centre rather than a climbing centre in its own right. Suitable for older children, but check in advance about age related restrictions.
Cockermouth Sports Centre (19 miles)
Cockermouth
Cockermouth Sports Centre Offering junior sports courses, football courses, climbing, gymnastics, Sky High activity camp and swimming pool.
Appleby Under 18s Climbing Facility (23 miles)
Appleby
Appleby Under 18s Climbing Facility They offer fun and social sessions, suitable for ages 3+, supervised by qualified instructors, where parents are welcome to join in the fun.
Climbing at Park Leisure Centre (25 miles)
Barrow In Furness
Climbing at Park Leisure Centre For proficient climbers only, age matters less than competency, and you must bring your own equipment. So we're guessing not under six!
The Sands Centre (31 miles)
Carlisle
The Sands Centre No posted lower age limit but competency is required. Up to 7m lead/toprope wals in curved resin with bolt-ons. Bendcrete moulded concrete bouldering section. 60 sq m of wall surface.
Kaos Indoor High Wire Adventure (50 miles)
Lytham
Kaos Indoor High Wire Adventure Indoor Ropes Course for all the family. Our qualified instructors will lead you through a safety briefing and then fit you with a full body harness. Once clipped on you will have an hour to “play” with our 18...
Rock UK Whithaugh Park (51 miles)
Newcastleton
Rock UK Whithaugh Park Zip wires, low ropes courses, mountain biking, indoor swimming, grass sledging, inflatable games and so much more: a terrific range of thrilling, bonding family adventures!
Galloway Activity Centre (59 miles)
Parton
Galloway Activity Centre is an Outdoor Activity Centre based on the banks of Loch Ken in South West Scotland. We offer a range of outdoor activities that include, sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, wobbly water park, laser quest, climbing, archery and mountain biking. We offer anything from a family fun day to a week’s residential.
Rock Antics (60 miles)
Newton Aycliffe
Rock Antics Offer simulated rock surfaces and textures, ranging from easy to extreme, for all ages and abilities with a great supportive attitude making it a great place to start as well as to improve.
Predator Experience (5 miles)
Lake District
Predator Experience Not a falconry centre, and are not open to causal visitors. They specialise in pre-booked interactive experiences for the adventurous of spirit, and those who are just fascinated by birds of prey!
Lakes Aquarium (13 miles)
Ulverston
Lakes Aquarium See things that swim, things that fly and things that bite! Lakes Aquarium allows you to visit the lakes of the world, along with those a little closer to home- making it a captivating centrepiece to the Lake District. Walk through our incredible underwater tunnel, home of the breath taking diving ducks.
Lake District Wildlife Park (17 miles)
Keswick
Lake District Wildlife Park Home to hundreds of friendly animals including traditional favorites, endangered species, birds of prey and reptiles. A great deal is under cover including play areas so rain need not spoil your visit!
Wetheriggs Zoo and Animal Sanctuary (18 miles)
Penrith
Wetheriggs Zoo and Animal Sanctuary We are a small family run zoo and animal rescue centre with a wide range of animals to see including donkeys, goats, raccoons, bats, free flying parrots, reptiles, meerkats, hedgehogs, chickens and much more. Cafe and kids' playground on site.
South Lakes Wild Animal Park (21 miles)
Dalton-in-Furness
South Lakes Wild Animal Park Prepare to be truly amazed with penguins, lions, tigers, giraffes, rhinos, hippos, kangaroos, lemurs, monkeys and much much more: you will not experience anything like this anywhere else in the UK!
Lakeland Wildlife Oasis (22 miles)
Milnthorpe
Lakeland Wildlife Oasis is a unique and exciting blend of exotic wildlife and interactive 'hands-on' displays, which take you through 3,000 million years of evolution and follow the development of life on Earth - from magic molecules to mischeivous monkeys.
Lake District Coast Aquarium (26 miles)
Maryport
Lake District Coast Aquarium A well stocked aquarium showcasing the Cumbrian coastline, plus cool adventure playground, radio controlled boats, 14 hole mini golf and educational displays in the Wild Solway Centre.
Lakeland Maze and Farm Park (17 miles)
Kendal
Lakeland Maze and Farm Park Plenty to do on this Childrens Farm with large and small Maize Mazes in the summer months plus the working farm with animals to see and to feed and plenty of other activities and fun inside and out.
The Gincase Farm Park (30 miles)
Silloth
The Gincase Farm Park Farm Park made up of 16 paddocks where you can see and pet familiar, rare and unusual farm animals and poultry plus a huge Play Barn with Crazy Town soft play area, Blacksmiths Shop playhouse, an outdoor Playground, an Animal Barn, a pedal go-kart track, and motorised Quad Bike track.
Walby Farm Park (33 miles)
Carlisle
Walby Farm Park is the all weather attraction near Hadrian's Wall! Cumbria's Large Visitor Attraction of the Year 2013 . Just 4 miles from Carlisle, you'll find Cumbria's largest indoor play area, exciting outdoor play areas, lots of animal friends and a nature trail.
Dove Cottage and Wordsworth Museum (< 1 mile)
Grasmere
Dove Cottage and Wordsworth Museum Take a tour of Dove Cottage, home of Wordsworth, and take a look around the Wordsworth Museum and Art Gallery with special exhibitions and hands-on family activities.
Cumberland Pencil Museum (11 miles)
Keswick
Cumberland Pencil Museum Situated in the heart of the Lake District, it;¢ÂÂs a great all weather attraction for the whole family with lots of things to see and do. There'Âs a funky kids' art studio, the world's longest coloured pencil, and oodles of free events throughout the year too.
Lakeland Motor Museum (14 miles)
Newby Bridge
Lakeland Motor Museum A diverse and unique road transpost collection of some 30,000 exhibits is thoughtfully displayed, in fully DDA compliant state-of-the-art premises with a beautiful riverside setting.
The Rum Story (23 miles)
Whitehaven
The Rum Story Museum transporting you back to 1785 and the story of Rum, with sights, sounds and smells from its Caribbean origins, on the Slave Ships and to the shops and cottages it would have bought and consumed.
The Beacon (24 miles)
Whitehaven
The Beacon This is a large museum next to the harbour and has changing exhibitions and activities for children.
The Dock Museum (26 miles)
Barrow in Furness
The Dock Museum explore the fascinating history of Barrow-in-Furness, and discover how it grew from a tiny 19th Century hamlet to the biggest iron and steel centre in the world, and a major ship-building force, in just 40 years + kids adventure playground.
Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery (30 miles)
Carlisle
Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery Discover, explore and enjoy award winning Tullie House, where historic collections, contemporary arts and family fun are brought together in one impressive museum and art gallery.
Keswick Leisure Pool (11 miles)
Keswick
Keswick Leisure Pool warm waters, wave machine and 'black hole' flume there is fun for all the family
Askham Outdoor Swimming Pools (15 miles)
Penrith
Askham Outdoor Swimming Pools Two outdoor public heated pools, one for small people and the other a serious 20 metres long with a qualified lifeguard on duty. The pools are surrounded by half an acre of green space bordered by trees.
Shap Swimming Pool (15 miles)
Penrith
Shap Swimming Pool They have a 25m and toddler pool, at just under 1,000 ft is England's highest heated open air swimming pool! They also have a small paddling pool, benches and picnic tables.
Greystoke and District Outdoor Pool (16 miles)
Penrith
Greystoke and District Outdoor Pool offers an open-air swimming pool, a football playing field and two children’s play areas. The open-air swimming pool opens May to September.
Dalton Leisure Centre (22 miles)
Dalton-In-Furness
Dalton Leisure Centre New Splash Zone features overhead tipping buckets, spray rails, giant spraying snake and interactive play panels with indoor swimming and more available too.
Lazonby Swimming Pool (24 miles)
Penrith
Lazonby Swimming Pool Seasonal 17m by 6m heated outdoor pool offering general swimming, water polo and swimming lessons. With solar powered showers, playing field
Swimming at the Park Leisure Centre (25 miles)
Barrow in Furness
Swimming at the Park Leisure Centre Main and leisure pool plus 20m waterside, water cannons and wave machine! Special Obliterator session for 8 to 15 year olds at weekends! Loads of other activities on this site, too.
Rufty Tuftys (3 miles)
Ambleside
Rufty Tuftys A large, indoor play centre offering adventure, exercise, exploration and excitement for children in a clean, safe, stimulating environment.
The Fun Factory Bowness (8 miles)
Bowness on Windemere
The Fun Factory Bowness Soft play centre in the heart of Bowness. Watch your children have a great time whilst you relax in the lounge and enjoy the spectacular view over Lake Windermere.
Pirates of Penrith (18 miles)
Penrith
Pirates of Penrith The play area offers a separate toddler section for the under threes; a sports court for those wanting to play ball and a two level pirate ship for more adventurous play-pirates.
Jordans Jungle Fun House (19 miles)
Cockermouth
Jordans Jungle Fun House Imaginative jungle themed indoor adventure play, with lifesize animal characters and tonnes of cool features to entertain and exhaust under 12s.
Jungle Jacks (23 miles)
Whitehaven
Jungle Jacks Located within Whitehaven Sports Centre. Bright, safe and colourful adventure soft play for under 10s. Creche also on site.
Billy Bears Fun Centre (24 miles)
Whitehaven
Billy Bears Fun Centre For under-sixes, climbing frames, bouncy castle, slides, cars, baby walkers. Small and friendly
Funtastic (24 miles)
Workington
Funtastic 10,000 square feet of play time, with ball cannons, a daring 9m slide, plus all the classic indoor play features.
Monkey Madhouse (25 miles)
Workington
Monkey Madhouse A bright, colourful and safe environment for the kids to run themselves ragged on the custom equipment. Suitable for 0 to 10s, Height Restriction 1.40 metres.
Play at Park Leisure Centre (25 miles)
Barrow in Furness
Play at Park Leisure Centre Play at the PlayMax adventure climbing maze with cool and unusual features like interactive musical hopscotch! The Youth Gym has junior sized and disability friendly equipment, plus WiiFit, interactive wall and sensory Inspiration suite for guests with disabilities. Loads more on site too!

Thanks for all the great things to do and Activity Centre near Grasmere 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 Cumbria can enjoy the great day out as well.



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