Brentwood Park Ski and Snowboard Centre (16 miles)
Brentwood Park Ski and Snowboard Centre
Overlooking 54 acres of beautiful scenic woodland, the Centre offers an exciting variety of dry skiing and snowboarding to suit all ability levels from age 4. They also incorporate other exciting facilities such as a go-Karting track, golf driving range.
Gosling Sports, Ski and Board Park (18 miles)
Welwyn Garden City
Gosling Sports, Ski and Board Park
Dry ski and nursery slopes with beginner sessions available and many courses to improve. Adventure soft play inside the sports centre, and many sporting opportunities.
Sandown Ski Centre (18 miles)
Sandown Ski Centre
Opportunities for kids to get started with a few lessons and progress to open ski sessions. Snowboarding available for older children.
The Snow Centre (22 miles)
The Snow Centre
The perfect slope, the perfect snow, the perfect location; this is Britain's premier indoor snowsports destination. Designed to deliver the alpine conditions every skier and snowboarder dreams of, you'll find a huge 160m main slope as well as the largest indoor lesson slope in the UK. Both our slopes are over 30m wide and maintained with the perfect snow surface.
Chatham Ski and Snowboard Centre (30 miles)
Chatham Ski and Snowboard Centre
The longest artificial slope in the Kent and the South East and the premier wintersports facility in the region. Skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing, sno-tubing and more!
Christs College Ski Club (30 miles)
Christs College Ski Club
Winter sporting for the over 9s, from skiing lessons and open sessions to 'donut'ing! Safe, professional and child friendly instructors are there to lend a hand.
Bracknell Ski Slope and Ice Rink (33 miles)
Bracknell Ski Slope and Ice Rink
Ice rink and ski centre - what are you stil doing sitting there - get your skates on!!! Great idea if you are looking for family days out in Berkshire.
Bowles Snowsports Centre (35 miles)
Bowles Snowsports Centre
With activity facilities including two outdoor floodlit ski slopes, numerous climbing ropes courses and, an indoor heated swimming pool, this outdoor centre takes your breath away with both its beauty and the learning outcomes that visitors achieve.
Alpine Snowsports Centre (36 miles)
Alpine Snowsports Centre
For absolute beginners upwards they have 3 fantastic slopes: the 'Donut Area', 'Learners Hill' and 'The Wall'! Try your hand at skiing, snowboarding or just cruising on an inflatable donut!
Skiplex Endless Indoor Ski Slope (36 miles)
Skiplex Endless Indoor Ski Slope
Is an ideal way to teach skiing and boarding to beginners, or challenge pros. Our revolving slopes mean you can do turn after turn, forgetting the hassle of lift queues, crowds and bad weather. Suitable for 5 year olds upwards, all equipment and instruction included in the cost
Bassingbourn Snowsports Centre (38 miles)
Bassingbourn Snowsports Centre
Runs skiing lessons throughout the year. Junior Club caters for tots up to late teens at all levels of ability, with friendly, experienced instructors.
Xscape Skislope Milton Keynes (45 miles)
Xscape Skislope Milton Keynes
Xscape Milton Keynes - indoor real snow skislope in Milton Keynes. A great family days out in Buckinghamshire idea.
Knockhatch Ski and Snowboard Centre (49 miles)
Knockhatch Ski and Snowboard Centre
Skiing and Boarding with the new Powderpac Softer Surface 110m main slope along with Nursery Runs and Drag Lifts. Child friendly, over 8yrs catered for.
Suffolk Ski Centre (62 miles)
Suffolk Ski Centre
Special sessions provided for absolute beginners over 4, general access to slopes is at age 7. Activities include kindergarten ski play, race training, ski toboggan and snowboard parties, and Ringos!
Folkestone Ski Centre (62 miles)
Folkestone Ski Centre
All year round dry ski slope offering a vast range of activities for ski, snowboard and toboggan. Suitable for beginners and experts alike.
Alpine Snowsports Centre Southampton (73 miles)
Alpine Snowsports Centre Southampton
An outdoor artificial ski slope in Southampton, we cater for all abilities and ages! Skiing, snowboarding and ringos (inflatable rubber rings that slide down the slope) its great fun for everyone! We do lessons, practice sessions, birthday parties and more!
Sea Life London Aquarium (4 miles)
Sea Life London Aquarium
Home to one of Europe's largest collections of global marine life and the jewel in the crown of the 28 Sea Life attractions in the UK and Europe. Situated in the heart of London, the experience takes visitors on an immersive and interactive journey along the Great Oceanic Conveyor.
London Zoo (4 miles)
Over 720 species on display including some of the world’s most impressive and inspiring animals in interactive and immersive exhibits Rainforest Life, Gorilla Kingdom and the Animal Adventure Children's Zoo. Daily live animal shows include MegaBugs,Tigers and Penguins.
Battersea Park Childrens Zoo (7 miles)
Battersea Park Childrens Zoo
- invites you to check on the monkeys, crawl down the tunnel to see the meerkats, talk to the parrots and mynah birds, on to the farm to say hello to the goats, donkeys, pigs, emus etc. Playground which includes climbing frames,large sandpit with water toys, swings and roundabouts etc.
Hackney City Farm (1 miles)
Hackney City Farm
Hackney City Farm boasts a wide variety of animals on the farm - they keep as full a range as possible of traditional farm livestock and you can usually expect to see pigs, cattle, sheep, chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys, rabbits, guinea pigs and other small animals.
Freightliners Farm (2 miles)
Come and enjoy a taste of country life in the city, in the heart of Islington. An exciting opportunity for you to experience a real working farm in action. Great idea if you're looking for things to do with kids in London.
Brooks Farm (2 miles)
Brooks Farm is a wonderful visitor's attraction based inside Skeltons Lane Park.
Mudchute Park and Farm (5 miles)
Isle of Dogs
Mudchute Park and Farm
32 acres of countryside in the middle of the Isle of Dogs to share with friendly furry and feathered creatures. There is also an outdoor play area in Milwall Park which is adjacent.
Belmont Childrens Farm (8 miles)
Belmont Childrens Farm
Kids can interact with the animals either in petting sessions or helping with their care, plus tractor rides available through the hidden valley.
Deen City Farm (11 miles)
Deen City Farm
Deen City Farm is a unique, educational resource in SW London, open free of charge.Our aim is to give people the opportunity to learn from their visit or contribution to a Working Farm.
Hounslow Urban Farm (16 miles)
Hounslow Urban Farm
With lots of farm animals and cuddly pets to meet, Hounslow Urban Farm is a fun place for children and their families. There are alpacas, sheep, goats, pigs, ponies, donkeys, rabbits, chipmunks and activities include pig racing and animal handling sessions.
Museum of Childhood (2 miles)
Museum of Childhood
Houses the national childhood collection which includes: dolls' houses, dolls, puppets, toys and games, children's clothes and furniture. The galleries are designed to be accessible to both adults and children of all ages. A great london family day out.
Bank of England Museum (3 miles)
City of London
Bank of England Museum
This highly interactive Museum traces the history of the Bank of England since 1694 to the present day. There’s something for everyone, with attractions including activity sheets for children of all ages, banknote jigsaws, a roller ball game, touch screens and the opportunity for some safe cracking!
Museum of London (3 miles)
Museum of London
Explore one of the world's largest urban history museums knowing the kids are as interested as you are, thanks to the Under 5s' Explorer Bags, 4 to 11s' Family Activity Bags, and over 10s may borrow an ipad to join an interactive gallery adventure.
London Canal Museum (3 miles)
London Canal Museum
invites families to discover the fascinating facts and history of the city's hidden waterways. Take part in fun activity days, set sail on the Regent's canal and hear the stories of those who have lived and worked on the canals since the 1820s brought to life.
Design Museum (3 miles)
All family visitors to the the Design Museum get an Explore Design Museum Family Trail featuring The Thinkerer. With the help of The Thinkerer kids, and adults, can get the most from their visit to the museum.
Britain at War Experience (3 miles)
Britain at War Experience
Get the closest possible insight into what life was really like. The Britain at War Experience recreates the London Blitz in all its fury with special effects highlighting the sights and sounds, the artifacts, and even the dust and smoke of an air raid at its height.
Museum of London Docklands (3 miles)
West India Quay
Museum of London Docklands
Explore London's connections with the rest of the world through an epic 2000-year story of trade, expansion and immigration.
Tate Modern (3 miles)
is the most popular gallery of modern art in the world. Located on the Thames, it is a landmark site for everyone visiting London. But did you know that it is not only child friendly but encourages families and children to visit with free activities and art trails? Plus interactive multimedia experiences and hands on games.
British Museum (4 miles)
Explore the world under one roof: whether you come to the British Museum for the whole day or just a couple of hours, there is always something free for families to do together.
London Transport Museum (4 miles)
London Transport Museum
See a bus so old it was pulled along the street by horses. Get behind the driver's seat of our tube train simulator, experience journeys of a bygone era.. Your only problem will be trying to fit it all in! Great fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do in London with kids.
The National Gallery (4 miles)
The National Gallery
Plenty of talks, workshops, and holiday fun for all ages. A great place to go - really exciting when you are a little one walking around looking at the fab old pictures - and there's trafalgar square outside - and it's free!! One of the Top 10 London Tourist Attractions
London Film Museum (4 miles)
London Film Museum
London's only museum dedicated to film. An interactive experience for all the family with props and costumes from films such as Superman, Star Wars, and Batman. Meet Rexy the dinosaur from Night At The Museum 2 as well, but don't get too close as you never know what might happen!
The Household Cavalry Museum (4 miles)
The Household Cavalry Museum
A most unusual living museum, where amongst other things you can watch troopers working with horses in the original 18th century stables through a huge glass partition.
Imperial War Museum London (4 miles)
Imperial War Museum London
New developments include Horrible Histories family exhibition, Explore History Centre and new First World War Galleries to mark the 100-year anniversary of the start of the First World War.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Dry Ski Slopes and Indoor Skiing near Hackney 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 Greater London can enjoy the great day out as well.
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