The Amazing Hedge Puzzle (14 miles)
The Amazing Hedge Puzzle
The scale and fun of the amazing Hedge Puzzle has made it Herefordshire's most popular private tourist attraction. Other features include a mini golf course and butterfly zoo plus new Laser Ops outdoor laser tag!
Symonds Yat West Leisure Park (15 miles)
Symonds Yat West Leisure Park
There are many attractions and activities available by the Severn, including boats to hire, a modern and exciting children's play area, river cruises, crazy golf, a putting green, go-kart's, a paddling pool, skateboard park, plus many amusements.
Go Ape Forest Segway (20 miles)
Go Ape Forest Segway
You can enjoy our forest segway experience in the beautiful Thetford Forest. 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.
All Things Wild Nature Centre (38 miles)
All Things Wild Nature Centre
is an all-weather animal attraction with indoor and outdoor play areas and pedal tractors, a large variety of animals ranging from British wildlife to more exotic creatures (and dinosaurs!) and educational activities for you and your little ones to explore!
Bourton Model Railway (42 miles)
Bourton Model Railway
Housed in a period farmhouse, established over 25 years a spectacular Model Railway Exhibition and traditional toyshop situated right in the centre of the picturesque Cotswold village of Bourton-on-the-Water.
The Old New Inn Model Village (43 miles)
The Old New Inn Model Village
Known all over the world for the fascinating and astonishingly accurate model village in the Inn's garden. The inn also has children's play areas.
Parc (45 miles)
Has indoor, undercover and outdoor play areas so whatever the weather the fun continues! Separate areas for differing age groups.
Wales Millennium Centre (45 miles)
Wales Millennium Centre
has already established its reputation as one of the World's iconic arts and cultural destinations. The vision of the Centre is to be an internationally significant cultural landmark and centre for the performing arts, renowned for inspiration, excellence and leadership.
Supercamps (45 miles)
Activity day camps for children aged 4 to 14 combining Sports and Arts into a fun fuelled programme keeping children active, alert, safe and happy during the Easter and Summer holidays!
Craftplay (45 miles)
A creative play project where kids can discover messy and sensory activities, play with unusual materials, and stretch their imaginations! Weekly family groups, plus dedicated sessions for younger kids, and additional sessions at weekends and during school holidays.
Josephs Amazing Camels (48 miles)
Josephs Amazing Camels
A highly unusual, but enjoyable way to explore the Cotswolds , by camel! A great trek with friendly guides, who lead the camels at all times. Available throughout the year, but weather dependant.
Puxton Park (48 miles)
From aerial climbing to the fast and furious slides, via cuddly animals and falconry displays, there is truly something for everyone including a fun toddler soft play area with ball pool. An absolutely enormous day out!
Woodland Adventurers (48 miles)
is an outdoor activity centre for children and families offering woodland birthday parties, holiday clubs, day camps, home education, parent and toddler groups, school visits. Activities include farm animals, bushcraft, survival, games, hiking, playing, camp fires, den building.
Star City Birmingham (48 miles)
Star City Birmingham
A staggering array of family fun venues under one (enormous!) roof, from bowling and laser tag to mini golf and dodgems, to the cinema, football and indoor climbing!
Grand Pier (50 miles)
All weather indoor theme park, full of attractions and rides to entertain and amuse all ages! Over 500 arcade games, dodgems, ghost train, go karts, laser maze and loads more!
Mendip Frisbee Golf Course (50 miles)
Mendip Frisbee Golf Course
Use your Frisbee to traverse our exciting new 10 hole, woodland, disc golf course in the fewest number of throws! Our course winds through beautiful woodland and over rolling hills with stunning views. Great outdoor fun for all the family!
Premier Leisure Weston Super Mare (51 miles)
Premier Leisure Weston Super Mare
A great active kids' combination of three tiered karting, atmospheric family laser tag and kids' indoor paintball style war games. Differing age limits apply.
Bowood House & Gardens (51 miles)
Bowood House & Gardens
Children love Bowood! There's space to run and play and beautiful parkland and a waterfall to enjoy, but the main reason kids love Bowood is because it's home to one of the best adventure playgrounds in the country.
Barry Island Pleasure Park (51 miles)
Barry Island Pleasure Park
Plenty of classic thrill rides for the older guys, plus tea cups, trampolines, minicoaster, paratrooper, fun house, mirror maze, swinging chairs, pony ride and blow up slide for the young ones.
Studley Grange Garden and Leisure Park (51 miles)
Studley Grange Garden and Leisure Park
Watch items being skillfully created and have a go yourself in an interactive craft village. Tropical butterfly house to explore plus a paddock full of friendly animals to meet including meerkats, otters, and farmyard favourites. Inventive indoor play area too.
Leamington Spa Art Gallery (53 miles)
Royal Leamington Spa
Leamington Spa Art Gallery
Provides opportunities for everyone to benefit from, enjoy and participate in the creation, interpretation and preservation of the Arts and Heritage.
Cogges Manor Farm (56 miles)
Cogges Manor Farm
Feed the farm animals, see the miniature Shetland ponies, picnic area and welly walks, zip wire and adventure play fort and dressing up in the manor house. Indoor soft play, cafe and farm shop. Family fun at Oxfordshire Cotswolds historic Witney farmstead.
Go Ape Forest Segway (58 miles)
Go Ape Forest Segway
You can enjoy our forest Segway experience in the beautiful Cannock Chase. 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.
Apex Leisure and Wildlife Park (59 miles)
Apex Leisure and Wildlife Park
Around 42 acres including County wildlife site, with many different sections including fishing, a skate park, BMXing and many walking routes, plus adventure playground for juniors and Trim Trail for the more active! Fishing and bird watching popular here.
Windrush Path Mosaic Trail (60 miles)
Windrush Path Mosaic Trail
A series of striking and individual mosaics to act as way markers on a pleasant 2 mile trail. Keeps kids running about between looking for the next one and giving that pleasure of discovery!
Blenheim Pleasure Gardens and Train (60 miles)
Blenheim Pleasure Gardens and Train
can be reached by the miniature train, on foot or there is a small car park. It is the perfect place for families to while away an hour or two, watching exotic butterflies, muddling around the Marlborough Maze or letting off steam in the Adventure Playground!
Llama Trekking at Old King Street Farm (10 miles)
Llama Trekking at Old King Street Farm
Llama trekking is fast becoming a 'must-do' activity. Bond with your llama, get to know him and take him on a walk in the glorious countryside of south west Herefordshire. If travelling from further afield, why not take a two day stay in one of our holiday cottages?
Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo (14 miles)
Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo
Experience the delight of nature's most serene and beautiful wildlife. At the Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo you can walk with free flying exotic butterflies and see them supping nectar, finding their mates and laying eggs.
West Midland Safari Park (29 miles)
West Midland Safari Park
Voted the Best Animal Attraction in the UK, the Park includes four miles of self-drive safari, Discovery Trail show casing Land of the Living Dinosaurs, animal exhibits, shows, African Village, walk-through lemurs, family Theme Park, shops and restaurants.
Shortwood Family Farm (9 miles)
Shortwood Family Farm
A family friendly traditonal working farm full of fantastic farmyard animals to meet, feed, and pet. Admission includes 2 hour feeding tour, plus tractor rides. Animals include cows, donkeys, goats, chickens, ducks, pigs and more, all free range!
Newbridge Farm Park (10 miles)
Newbridge Farm Park
Family friendly farm fun with indoor and outdoor play areas including zip wire and play forts, pet handling barn, kiddie and full size tractor rides and animal feeding sessions throughout the day! Open March to September.
Small Breeds Farm and Owl Centre (16 miles)
Small Breeds Farm and Owl Centre
A magical place to experience animals, birds and all sorts of owls from all over the world. During winter months and in very wet weather the animals are displayed undercover: handy!
Hereford Museum and Art Gallery (< 1 mile)
Hereford Museum and Art Gallery
housed in a spectacular Victorian gothic building, offering works of fine and decorative art plus hands on elements and varying art exhibitions.
The Waterworks Museum (< 1 mile)
The Waterworks Museum
Trace the history of drinking water, from the time of cave dwellers to present day, through a number of great displays and wonderful working engines. A number of Open Days in Steam throughout the year.
The Cider Museum Hereford (< 1 mile)
The Cider Museum Hereford
A charming museum where you can discover the many different aspects of the apple and what can be done with it, including the cider making process. Historical artefacts, vintage film clips, plus other memorabilia to see.
Malvern Museum of Local History (17 miles)
Malvern Museum of Local History
A small museum packed with fascinating information, and full of fun things to do and see. Dress up as a monk, build a castle, see an observation beehive and more. Free audio guide available.
The Commandery (23 miles)
has exciting stories to tell you about power, greed, war, wealth, romance, death, society and industry. Step back in time to catch a glimpse of the lively characters that have inhabited this ancient building during the past seven centuries.
Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum (23 miles)
Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum
See an amazing range of objects relating to the city of Worcester through a collection that covers Natural History, Archaeology, Social History, Geology, and more. Actvity Space for all the Family. Free to vist.
George Marshall Medical Museum (25 miles)
George Marshall Medical Museum
is a free museum where the whole family can explore the history of medicine. Be terrified by our death masks and find out what an amputation looked like in the 19th century! Stop at the apothecary for a cholera remedy and have a go at our mystery object game.
Worcestershire County Museum (28 miles)
Worcestershire County Museum
Explore Worcestershire's past, find out how people worked and played. What was life like in the nursery and scullery? Get hands on in our Toys through Time Gallery, discover our wonderful collection of Gypsy Caravans in our Transport display, or try out the stocks!
Museum of Carpet (31 miles)
Museum of Carpet
- focuses on Kidderminster's international carpet supplying history and includes a great many textile examples plus informative displays and exhibits.
The Almonry Heritage Centre (33 miles)
The Almonry Heritage Centre
Loads of displays on different angles of history, spread across 12 interesting rooms and the garden. Join the Junior Almoners' Club for bonus trails and activities.
Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings (33 miles)
Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings
An award winning museum with a collection of 30 buildings that have been rescued from destruction and carefully rebuilt on Avoncroft's beautiful rural site. There is a 19th century windmill, which can still be used today, the National Telephone Kiosk Collection, a Medieval Town House and lots more!
Forge Mill Needle Museum and Bordersley (38 miles)
Forge Mill Needle Museum and Bordersley
Discover the rich history of the needle and fising tackle industries, and explore the ruins of the medieval Bordesley Abbey and the Visitor Centre. A chance to see the last water powered scouring mill in the world.
Hereford Leisure Pool (< 1 mile)
Hereford Leisure Pool
With a fearsome wave machine, a great water slide and a whirlpool feature, they'll be doing less swimming than shrieking but it's going to be lots of fun!
Droitwich Spa Lido (29 miles)
Droitwich Spa Lido
Heated outdoor swimming pool with a beach area at one end and an integrated fountain, with a dedicated wet-play area besides the main pool.
Wyre Forest Glades (31 miles)
Wyre Forest Glades
Leisure pool with wave machine and 2 flumes. There is also a soft play facility on site. A great idea for family days out with the kids.
Play Planet Soft Playcentre (< 1 mile)
Play Planet Soft Playcentre
A 3 storey adventure climbing maze with all the classics features like slides, bridges, tunnels and balls, all with a nice outer spacey theme. Plus you can now play laser tag in the play frame after hours!
Cheeky Monkeys (23 miles)
Classic multi level adventure soft play facility crammed with features and a separate area for toddlers. Max height 135cm.
Freddies Play Pad Worcester (25 miles)
Freddies Play Pad Worcester
An exciting interactive soft play experience for babies, toddlers and pre school children. Includes a soft playzone centrepiece, a sensory area, and reading corner. They also have singing and dancing at the end of each session.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Kids Fun near Hereford 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 Herefordshire and Worcestershire can enjoy the great day out as well.
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