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Railways and Transport Attractions near to Grimsby
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Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway (3 miles)
Cleethorpes
Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway is a popular miniature steam railway situated in Cleethorpes that is two miles long. Trains run every weekend and school holiday throughout the course of the year. With a gift shop, cafe, pub and a museum will keep the kids occupied!
Lincolnshire Wolds Railway (8 miles)
Ludborough
Lincolnshire Wolds Railway We are the only standard gauge steam railway in Lincolnshire open to the public. The location is part of the original Great Northern Railway which opened in 1848.
Arctic Corsair (16 miles)
Hull
Arctic Corsair Come aboard Hull'™s last sidewinder trawler the Arctic Corsair and let the crew take you on a guided tour and capture their imagination. You'™ll hear all about life at sea and the dangers deep sea trawlermen faced in the Icelandic fishing grounds.
Hornsea Mere (24 miles)
Hornsea
Hornsea Mere 2.5m depth ideal for sailing beginners. Day sailing without membership is available with safety cover, and the options are vast from classes to Regattas.
North Scarle Miniature Railway (37 miles)
Lincoln
North Scarle Miniature Railway A cute ground level, five and seven and a quarter inch gauge track going some 2000ft. Scattered running days so always check before leaving, but they do also offer events and the classic Santa Special seasonally.
Newark Air Museum (43 miles)
Newark
Newark Air Museum The UKâs largest volunteer managed aviation museum with 75 aircraft and cockpit sections from across the history of aviation. 2 large Display Hangars housing more than 50 airframes; engine / artefacts displays; caf;© and large shop. Regular special events and education programmes available for...
Cycle the Solar System (50 miles)
York
Cycle the Solar System Great added interest on this cycle track from York to Selby where a scale model of the Solar System is spread out along 6.4 miles of the old East Coast main-line railway.
York Boat (50 miles)
York
York Boat Options include sightseeing, lunch and dinner cruises, private hire, self drive motor boats, disco cruises and Christmas cruises.
Sherwood Forest Railway (50 miles)
Edwinstowe
Sherwood Forest Railway Take a ride on this fun narrow gauge railway that trundles through the heart of Sherwood Forest which runs for one mile through the areas farm land with two crossings a tunnel and a couple of stations cute 5 8ths scale locomotives the kids will love pulling open carriages behind them.
Scarborough North Bay Railway (52 miles)
Scarborough
Scarborough North Bay Railway An historic 20" gauge railway, connecting Peasholm Park with Scalby Mills and the Sea Life Centre. This picturesque railway meanders almost a mile through woodland and lakeside scenery. With four 1930's steam outline locomotives, it is a delight for all ages.
Scalextric Racing (54 miles)
Spalding
Scalextric Racing Race around recognisably world famous race tracks without having the risk of personal injury. 6000 Square feet of floor space for teeny tiny race frenzy!
Diggerland (55 miles)
Castleford
Diggerland An adventure park for kids and adults to drive their own dumper trucks, diggers and more! Children under 90cm high get in free but have limited access to rides.
North Yorkshire Moors Railway (55 miles)
Pickering
North Yorkshire Moors Railway Britain's most popular Heritage Railway carrying over 300,000 passengers a year. Travelling through 18 miles of beautiful North York Moors National Park from the market town of Pickering to Grosmont. On many days throughout the year you can now continue your journey along the scenic Esk Valley to our...
Wells Harbour Railway (56 miles)
Wells-next-the-Sea
Wells Harbour Railway - a 10 and a quarter guage railway, running approximately a mile from the Town and Harbour, to the Pinewoods Holiday Park, adjacent to the beautiful sandy beach, and pinewoods which are home to many rare birds.
Wells and Walsingham Light Railway (58 miles)
Wells Next-the-Sea
Wells and Walsingham Light Railway Visit the longest 10 and a quarter inch narrow gauge steam railway in the world and see the unique Garratt locomotives "Norfolk Hero" and "Norfolk Heroine" which were especially built for this line. A great adventure for all the family in the delightful countryside of the North Norfolk coast.
Lynnsport Miniature Railway (59 miles)
Kings Lynn
Lynnsport Miniature Railway is a 5” and 7.25” gauge miniature railway in King's Lynn, offering rides to the general public on Sunday afternoons from Easter to October.
Pleasure Island (3 miles)
Cleethorpes
Pleasure Island White knuckle and family rides, toddler fun and fantastic family shows, including live entertainment and animal antics. New Feature: Furry Friends Farm and Tractor Ride!
Fantasy Island (31 miles)
Skegness
Fantasy Island Britain's first fully themed indoor family resort and amusement park. A magical world of fun, thrills and experiences for all the family. Now including the indoor Galactic Play Zone!
The Jungle Zoo (3 miles)
Cleethorpes
The Jungle Zoo Centres around a Tropical House in a spectacular jungle-like setting which includes a large water feature containing Red Eared and other Terrapins. The outside exhibits include capuchin monkeys, meerkats, ring tailed lemur and more plus plenty of bird exhibits.
The Mablethorpe Seal Sanctuary (20 miles)
Mablethorpe
The Mablethorpe Seal Sanctuary A visit here offers a unique nature experience. Walk through two acres of sand dunes only fifty metres from the sea and gain first hand experience of some of the county's most stunning wildlife.
Woodside Wildlife and Falconry Park (24 miles)
Lincoln
Woodside Wildlife and Falconry Park Come along and enjoy flying displays, pig racing, tropical butterflies, snakes, reptiles, trout fishing and much more. Indoor and outdoor play areas for the children and barn style tea rooms for grown ups to relax.
Squawk on the Wild Side (31 miles)
Skegness
Squawk on the Wild Side Here you will see Macaws, Chameleons, Marmoset Monkeys and many more exotic animals. Our tropical zone allows for an all weather attraction for the whole family. Daily Shows and Free Parking. NOW OPEN THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. CHEAPEST ANIMAL ATTRACTION IN SKEGNESS!!!
Natureland Seal Sanctuary (33 miles)
Skegness
Natureland Seal Sanctuary Everyone loves our resident seals and there are always plenty to been seen during their rehabilitation process. Loads more too! Penguins, Aquarium (find Nemo and friends), Tropical House (creepy crawlies), Tropical Butterflies (April to Oct) and Pets Corner too. Natureland is fun for all ages from toddlers to...
Parrot Zoo (34 miles)
Boston
Parrot Zoo Now the UK’s largest collection of parrots with nearly 2000 birds covering over 100 species, but there’s not just parrots here, you will also see Marmosets, Meerkats, Lemurs, Giant Tortoises, Snakes, Kookaburras and many more.
Rushmoor Country Park (13 miles)
Louth
Rushmoor Country Park All creatures great and small waiting to meet you and be picked up and cuddled! Large play areas, bouncy castle, ride on toys and tractors, plus pond walks and ice cream!
Hall Farm Park (16 miles)
South Kelsey
Hall Farm Park Superb facilities: indoor and outdoor animals and play zones, crazy golf, bouncy castle, ringo slope, tractor rides, hands on seasonal jobs and frankly too much more to fit in here! Read on!
Rand Farm Park (21 miles)
Market Rasen
Rand Farm Park is an all weather fun farm experience for the whole family. Indoor play areas, adventure playground, lots of animals to see and cuddle, tractor and trailer rides and demonstrations daily. Plus great for residential and day school visits.
Pink Pig Farm (22 miles)
Scunthorpe
Pink Pig Farm Indoor and outdoor play, animals to visit and absolutely loads besides, like Zip Wires, Mazes, tractor trailer rides, giant sandpits with diggers, frisbee golf and the Hungry Caterpillar Maze!
Tattershall Farm Park (32 miles)
Tattershall
Tattershall Farm Park A friendly farm park with a host of attractions for all ages. Including a petting farm, adventure playground, zip slide, trampolines, an all-weather indoor play barn, restaurant and shop. Also specialise in children's birthday parties. The park provides a safe environment perfect for little ones.
Whisby Animal Centre (34 miles)
Lincoln
Whisby Animal Centre A wide variety of animals for you to look at and feed. There is an outdoor play area for children under 8, a beach to play and build sandcastles for all ages, and an indoor ball pool and soft play for children under 5.
North Lincolnshire Museum (24 miles)
Scunthorpe
North Lincolnshire Museum is a truly family friendly museum with loads of drop in artsy and fun sessions plus interactive elements in all their exhibits. Family trails, toddler sessions and plenty more to keep kids happy and interested. Free, too!
The Collection Museum (30 miles)
Lincoln
The Collection Museum brings together an award winning archaeology museum and one of the region's premier art galleries, the Usher Gallery, in the heart of historic Lincoln. Play at The Collection is an exciting free activity centre for younger visitors which encourages learning through play!
Grimsby Swimming Pool (< 1 mile)
Grimsby
Grimsby Swimming Pool Main and teaching pools plus Diving Bay with a 1m spring board and 3m stage and inflatable slide open during fun sessions.
Meridian Leisure Centre (17 miles)
Louth
Meridian Leisure Centre Fun leisure Pool with ‘Discovery’ Galleon Pirate Ship and a thrilling flume for adults and children over 1m tall. Plus indoor and outdoor play equipment.
The Pods (24 miles)
Scunthorpe
The Pods Eight lane, 25 metre swimming pool with teaching pool and family fun sessions for a simple splash about or some fun skill development.
Jubilee Park (29 miles)
Woodhall Spa
Jubilee Park Beautiful park with a children’s play area open all year round. Our heated outdoor swimming pool and paddling pool is open May to September (please check the website for our timetable). We also have tennis, putting, bowls and croquet.
Yarborough Leisure Centre (29 miles)
Lincoln
Yarborough Leisure Centre Diving pool with 1m and 3m springboards and many other activities on site besides, some of which may need pre-booking.
Embassy Outdoor Swimming Pool (34 miles)
Skegness
Embassy Outdoor Swimming Pool Provides a 25m, 6 lane, Indoor Swimming Pool with Flume and 25m, 6 lane, Outdoor Swimming Pool (open June to September).
Billinghay Swimming Pool (34 miles)
Lincoln
Billinghay Swimming Pool Outdoor swim facility with main leisure pool featuring small slide. The paddling pool is currently out of action.
Time 4 Play (< 1 mile)
Grimsby
Time 4 Play is a children’s indoor soft play centre for children in the age range of 0 to 12 years old, height restrictions apply.
The Magical Castle (3 miles)
Cleethorpes
The Magical Castle Unique, imaginative and frankly HUGE indoor play structure themed beautifully around a fairytale castle with all the usual modern soft play features with a medieval twist!
FunForest (16 miles)
Brigg
FunForest A huge four levels of soft play, providing a safe, secure and stimulating play environment, designed for children aged from 0 â€" 11 years, with dedicated play areas for babies, toddlers and juniors. Why not hold your child’s birthday party with us?
Dandi Lion Playzone (24 miles)
Scunthorpe
Dandi Lion Playzone An air conditioned multi-tiered soft play structure, providing a clean, safe, secure and stimulating play environment, catering for children from 0 to 10 years, with dedicated play zones for babies, toddlers and juniors.
Cheeky Chimps Playzone (25 miles)
Scunthorpe
Cheeky Chimps Playzone The main play structure is 3 levels high with 3 large racing slides (from the top all the way to the bottom) a shorter rapid slide and a curly spiral slide, lots of walkways with various obstacles, overhead slider and lots of little hideaways and a huge toddler zone. A fun physical challenge for children of...
Wacky Warehouse - Old Farmhouse (25 miles)
Scunthorpe
Wacky Warehouse - Old Farmhouse Whether you're looking to meet up with friends, get messy with your kids during our arts and craft sessions, book a birthday party or simply relax with a magazine or coffee, whilst your child plays, Wacky Warehouse the indoor play centre is the perfect venue for you!
Playhouse Gainsborough (30 miles)
Gainsborough
Playhouse Gainsborough Multi level adventure play for 4 to 12s plus toddler zone, sports area, sky glide and some super slick slides.
PlayZone Indoor Play Centre (30 miles)
Lincoln
PlayZone Indoor Play Centre Experience the thrill of the drop slide or the absolute mayhem of the maze - try your skill at the gladiator challenge - complete with family, friends or work colleagues on the assault course - or simply relax in Snack Zone
Fun Farm (33 miles)
Lincoln
Fun Farm Ride the rocket, zoom the slides, climb the climbing wall and play football in the fully secured sports court all in the knowledge that your children will be safe and secure behind their electrically operated security gates. 12s and under.
Funtasia Fun House (33 miles)
Lincoln
Funtasia Fun House Great for the smaller fun seeker and very reasonably priced playcentre.
Captain Kids Adventure World (34 miles)
Skegness
Captain Kids Adventure World Large safe indoor adventure area with lots of different obstacles and slides and ball pools. There is an area for toddlers too, separate from the main play area, where they can play safely.

Thanks for all the great things to do and Railways and Transport Attractions near Grimsby 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 Lincolnshire can enjoy the great day out as well.



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