Cotswold Farm Park Children can interact closely with the animals and learn about farming, past and present. Sitting in the heart of the Cotswolds, Adam Henson's Cotswold Farm Park has a long-standing reputation for a fun filled day out.
Paradise Wildlife Park is most interactive Zoo in Britain. We have 3 outdoor adventure play areas, indoor soft play ‘Tumble Jungle’, Paradise Lagoon, Crazy Golf, Go Karting, Crazy Sands, loads of shows and talks to keep the whole family entertained.
Shepreth Wildlife Park See animals of all kinds, from tigers to creepy crawlies. Get hands on in our Discovery Centre. There are two indoor soft play areas and a cafeteria, as well as an outdoor adventure play with pirate ship and fort! Plus Keeper talks run throughout the day.
Ryeassic Adventure Park This is a great full day aimed at under 9s with indoor and outdoor adventure playgrounds, crazy golf, dinosaur mini maze, bouncy castle and trampolines, electric quads and racing boats! Woo Hoo!
Verulamium Museum Explore recreated Roman rooms and discover the hypocaust, get hands on with artefacts and use the touch screens, study fine mosaics and every second weekend hear a real Roman tactics talk! Plus natural wildlife garden with kids' trail.
Natural History Museum at Tring Visit the galleries and come face to face with a full-sized gorilla, a huge anaconda or an extinct giant moa, just a few of the 4,000 animals on display! 2015 welcomes Coral Reefs: Secret Cities of the Sea!
Tring Local History Museum A lovely little museum that covers the local history of the small market town of Tring from its earliest days to the recent past. Dress up in Victorian costume and learn how to plait straw.
De Havilland Aircraft Museum A small but interesting museum dedicated the de Havilland Aircraft, with a good selection of planes to investigate, including some made of wood. You can get pretty close to the planes and even inside the cockpit of some of them.
Mill Green Mill and Museum We're a working watermill and a local museum with lots to see and do. See how bread starts! Watch the mill grind wheat into flour. Exhibition galleries offer children;Â¢s activities, plus indoor and outdoor trails. Drop-in activities for children every school holiday plus special events...
British Schools Museum A museum of education in a unique complex of historic classrooms. Children of all ages can dress up in period costume to explore the classrooms, practice their writing in sand trays and on slates, play with Victorian toys and visit the Headmaster’s House to experience Victorian domestic life. Limited...
Hertford Museum Come and explore Hertford Museum! Discover our play shop, handle fossils and see moving old toys! We also have gallery trails and discovery bags comprising of objects and activities available to use free of charge and to accompany your visit.
The Henry Moore Foundation A great visit for all the family to the beautiful former home of artist Henry Moore. A 70-acre estate including outdoor sculpture gardens, restored house and studios, gallery, refreshments and shop. Please book your visit.
Royston Museum is a museum that celebrates local history and local people.
Hertfordshire Sports Village Offers great family fun all year round! Our climbing wall, 25m pool, indoor and outdoor facilities host the perfect location to teach and develop skills through sport. Our successful holiday programme is complemented by a range of activities available all year round.
Hatfield Swim Centre Swim and fitness centre with uniquely designed main pool, plus 2 splash pools, and a diving area with 2 springboards and a 5m platform. Birthday parties catered for. Numerous other activities available here for all ages and abilities.
Hitchin Swimming Centre Heated indoor and outdoor pools, with both types of toddler pool too plus custom Poolside Baby Seats! Lidos open May through September. Easy disabled access and disabled pool hoists.
The Priory Lido Heated outdoor main and teaching pools, with tennis and basketball courts adjacent. A pleasing summer afternoon's worth!
Letchworth Outdoor Pool Currently closed due to major flooding!
North Herts Leisure Centre Tropical Wave plus wacky Water Flume and Wave Machine pool. There is also a children's Swan Slide and Froggy Fountain Water Squirter.
Gambado Watford A dodgems track, carousel, climbing wall (only open from 4pm Monday to Friday during term time), huge playframe, toddler sensory area, licensed Yum Yum cafe, serving healthy options or treats for all, adult lounge with free WiFi and internet access and the icing on the cake: fantastic party areas!
DJ's Jungle Adventure Soft Play Centre is a huge indoor play centre with separate play areas for toddlers and bigger kids, so you can have a sit down and a cup of tea while the kids run themselves ragged.
Big Space Indoor Play Centre Boasting 300sqm of adventure play space plus a dedicated toddler zone and art wall, this is a great location to let the kids get energetic and imaginative, while enjoying fun exercise.
Parents Paradise Play centre that offers multi level play frames, a separate baby play area, go karting race track, a shooting gallery (on the main playframe) and private kids' party rooms.
London Colney Recreation Centre Includes Adventure World indoor playground, plus tots to teens multi sports training, a great range of activity camps, swimming and themed activity parties.
Adventure World soft play area caters for children aged 6 months to 11 years with 3 dedicated areas of fun, under 2s, under 5s and 5 to 11 years. Warm in the Winter and cool in the Summer it's the perfect place to escape whatever the weather!
Go Wild at the Galleria Multi level climbing structure full of fun features, with toddler sized version besides.
Freddies Den is an indoor soft play area suitable for up to 8 years old. Let the little ones explore our ball pit, crawl tube and infinity step, whilst you relax with an illy coffee and cake from Freddie’s Coffee Shop.
Hatfield Kids Funzone A Softplay Centre on three levels for Toddlers and Children to enjoy. There are slides, swings, climbs, giant balls, cargo nets and a hamster wheel to entertain them. Based in Birchwood Leisure Centre.
The Venue Underwater themed adventure soft play for under 8s including toddler zone, plus swimming elsewhere on site.
Welwyn Garden City
Jungle Mania Play Centre A massive 65 individual play features are involved in this epic 3 level play frame and they welcome kids up to 16 years old! Finally a play experience for literally the whole family!
Playzone at the Furzefield Centre Monster themed play area with many great and classic features for the under 8s, attached to a leisure centre and visible from the pool. Has separate toddler section, suitably equipped.
Partyman World Stevenage is an indoor play centre which provides lots of fun and play for everyone on the huge themed play structures, arts and crafts zone, make a bear, fantastic slides and much more! There is also a specially designed toddler area for little guests who are under 3 years!
360 Play Explore our huge indoor play centre, navigate the adventure play frame, drive the dodgems and ride the carousel. Visit 360 Street with Twizzles Garage, boutique and Luigis Pizza Parlour. Let your child be artistic, messy and mucky without it mattering. All included in one price, stay all day.
Little Rascals Indoor Play Party Centre Indoor Soft Play Centre with Multi-Zone Play Frame, Baby and Toddler area. Ball Pools, Wendy House, Slide and Lots of Toys. Term Time Activities, Birthday Parties, Discos and of course Coffee, Lunch, Snacks and Dinners too!
Space 2 Play We offer a spectacular and excitingly challenging 5 level play frame that reaches over 10m in height that is specifically designed with both children and adults in mind, as we strongly encouraging family members to get actively involved in play.
Woodys Play Barn offers multi level activity play frame with slides, balls and classic features, plus dedicated toddler zone with their own extras.
Logans Den Is Baldock’s cosy, fun filled soft play kids cafe. We welcome kids aged 0 to 9 to come and play in our indoor play area while parents and guardians relax in our cafe.
Adventure Island Play Barn Indoor children's play centre incorporating an underwater themed toddler area for the under 3's, soft play, slides, an aerial runway and ball ponds plus seasonal outside features.
Bury Lane Fun Barn Welcoming kids up to 13 years old, thus is a richly detailed farm themed finland with hoof print and tomato trails, cow print slides, duck pond ball pit, giant fruits and veg, balance beams, a sing-a-long Old Macdonald and loads more! Ooh-arr!
Royston Cave Unique in Europe, it is a man made cavern in the shape of a beehive. Its most remarkable feature is an extensive range of wall carvings: a knights templar cave in the middle of Hertfordshire?!
Berkhamsted Castle A good spot for a picnic and opportunity to learn something of its history. The Visitor Room has panels telling of Castle’s history. Nearby canal shows working of locks and opportunity for brass rubbing of information panels. Excellent outside playground equipment at Canal Fields. Enjoyment for all ages.
Shaws Corner Charming, National Trust maintained home of the famous author, now also hosting family days, craft days and more. By no means a full day, but a delightful and instructive stop off between thrills.
Welwyn Roman Baths Discover the secrets of the past, hidden in a steel vault deep under the A1(M) motorway! Here you will find the unique remains of a fascinating and once luxurious Roman bath house! Family activities, including dressing-up, bring the site to life.
Knebworth House Gardens and Park A great day out for all ages! Enjoy the lovely Gardens, and explore the Maze, Dinosaur Trail, a House full of treasures, Adventure Playground, Gift shop and country park. Bring a picnic or visit our tea room. Special events throughout the year.
Rye House Gatehouse Explore the Gatehouse and grounds, enjoy a picnic and visit the nearby Rye House Quay on the River Lee Navigation.
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.
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.
Planet Ice Hemel Hempstead Family friendly ice skating facility with penguin skating aids for very little ones, and a special Ice Toddlers session with toys and games.
Welwyn Garden City
Rollercity Large classic style rollerskating rink, offering loads of skate session types, including regular Family Jam sessions.
The XC features include a high end skate park, a 14m climbing wall, organic indoor caving systems, bouldering walls and a challenging high ropes course! Bring your energy!
Thanks for all the great things to do and Childrens Farms near Hemel Hempstead 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 Hertfordshire can enjoy the great day out as well.
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