Oxford Ice Rink (5 miles)
Oxford Ice Rink
Great fun for all the family at the newly renovated Ice Rink. General session, family sessions and lessons for children of all abilities. The rink is very
easy to reach: right in the heart of Oxford; close to Oxford City centre and railway station.
Planet Ice Milton Keynes (26 miles)
Planet Ice Milton Keynes
Fully refurbished and now part of a major brand, this is the new home of MK Lightning and your new favourite all weather day trip! Hit the open skate session or go along with other families, learn to stand still or learn to seriously show off, they'll help you achieve your frosty goals and so will the...
Link Leisure Centre Ice Skating (30 miles)
Link Leisure Centre Ice Skating
Comprising an ice rink, a 25 metre, deck level, pool, climbing facility, 5-a-side outdoor football pitches with floodlighting and a state of the art gym.
Bracknell Ice Rink and Ski Slope (35 miles)
Bracknell Ice Rink and Ski Slope
With an Olympic sized ice rink plus a ski and snowboard centre offering lessons and clubs as well as open sessions! Great idea if you are looking for family days out in Berkshire.
Planet Ice Hemel Hempstead (36 miles)
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.
Slough Ice Arena (36 miles)
Slough Ice Arena
General Skating sessions take place during the day and night, plus Disco Skate sessions, Ice Dancing, Figure Skating, Formula Freeze go karting!
Planet Ice Basingstoke (39 miles)
Planet Ice Basingstoke
Great ice skating rink with open skating and family sessions, special children's sessions and birthday parties available.
Planet Ice Coventry (42 miles)
Planet Ice Coventry
Get the kids out ice skating for an afternoon: just for fun, learning a discipline or fast and fun exercise. Great idea if you're looking for fun family days out in the Midlands.
Rollercity (46 miles)
Welwyn Garden City
Large classic style rollerskating rink, offering loads of skate session types, including regular Family Jam sessions.
Midlands Roller Arena (46 miles)
Midlands Roller Arena
Roller rink with open skate sessions, youth hockey league, disco nights, 80s themed nights and Ladies Only sessions. A wholesome family fun activity great for kids taking friends along too!
Solihull Ice Rink (48 miles)
Solihull Ice Rink
Full sized indoor skate rink offering Family and Disco Sessions, Skating lessons, Parent and Toddler classes, plus Children’s birthday parties! Open daily throughout the year. So no excuses get your skates on for some fantastic family fun!
Ice Quest Malvern (49 miles)
Ice Quest Malvern
They do ice skating sessions to suit all ages and standards, from Disco Nights with the Big Party Atmosphere, to quieter sessions for families, parent and toddlers
Guildford Spectrum (50 miles)
Enjoy the complete leisure experience here! At one exciting venue there is tenpin bowling, an Olympic sized ice rink, four pools including a leisure pool, a soft play centre, sports arena, athletics stadium and health and fitness suite.
Queens Bowl and Ice (52 miles)
Queens Bowl and Ice
If you are looking for family days out in London, with ice skating being on TV all the time why not go for a session down at Queens where they have ice skating and bowling all under one roof. Great idea if you're looking for things to do with kids in London.
Alexandra Palace Ice Rink (52 miles)
Alexandra Palace Ice Rink
Offers classic ice skating plus a wide range of activities suitable for all ages and covering every aspect of ice sports, Ballet Classes and Dance Clubs. New inflatable play area too!
Sunday Stroll Skating (53 miles)
Hyde Park Corner
Sunday Stroll Skating
A free, mass skate every Sunday, which is designed for beginner skaters and families!
Lee Valley Ice Rink (56 miles)
Lee Valley Ice Rink
If you've been ice skating before, you'll know its one of the coolest ways to enjoy yourself. If you haven't, what are you waiting for?
Streatham Ice Rink (57 miles)
Streatham Ice Rink
Hit their cool 60 x 30m ice pad for public sessions or professional lessons in ice hockey, ice dancing and figure skating! Plus disco sessions too; full skate hire available.
Ice Skating at Tamworth SnowDome (59 miles)
Ice Skating at Tamworth SnowDome
Ice skating rink, ice track, real snow slopes, tobogganing, adrenalin and standard tubing and the amazing children's snow play zone. For over 3s.
Crocodiles of the World (10 miles)
Crocodiles of the World
Crocodiles of the World is the UK's only crocodile zoo. We're home to more than 100 crocodiles, alligators and caimans from 14 different species of crocodilian. Crocodiles of the World is now open seven days a week from 10am to 5pm all year round including Bank Holidays; we are closed on Christmas...
Millets Farm Falconry (11 miles)
Millets Farm Falconry
Falconry Centre with several daily flying shows plus experiences available. Over 70 birds to see, plus a number of daily events including flying and feeding displays.
Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens (16 miles)
Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens
has over 260 animal species in over 160 acres of stunning gardens and parkland. Giraffe Walkway, Lemur Walk-through exhibit, Train, Adventure Playground, Picnic Areas, Children's Farmyard, Brass Rubbing, Tropical House, Reptile House, Bat House and Insect House. Skymaze coming soon, too!
Millets Farm Centre (11 miles)
Millets Farm Centre
A variety of interesting farm zoo animals which originate from across the world including camels, adventure playground, plus let the kids pick their own fruits and vegetables.
Fairytale Farm (13 miles)
features an enchanted walk, adventure playground and our collection of farm and exotic animals plus new Mouse Town! Everything is designed with disabled children in mind, but Fairytale Farm can be enjoyed by everybody.
Waterfowl Sanctuary and Childrens Farm (14 miles)
Waterfowl Sanctuary and Childrens Farm
The sanctuary has a 'cuddle corner' where adults and children may handle baby rabbits, chicks, ducklings, kittens and new born mice and gerbils (when in season). A great place to take toddlers if you are looking for family days out in Oxfordshire.
Island Farm Donkey Sanctuary (15 miles)
Island Farm Donkey Sanctuary
A registered charity which cares for and protects abused and ill-treated donkeys and other animals whom you may visit and sometimes pet and feed.
Farmer Gows Activity Farm (19 miles)
Farmer Gows Activity Farm
Meet the Animals is held every day at 11 am and again at 2 pm, bottle and hand feeding of lambs and kids all year round, plus feeding the pigs and cattle, egg collecting, goat and ferret walking. A wonderful hands on experience and great fun!
The Oxfordshire Museum (4 miles)
The Oxfordshire Museum
A wide range of natural and social history exhibits, the more exciting of which include the interactive dinosaur gallery and gardens, and the special family drop in sessions.
Oxford Bus and Morris Motors Museums (4 miles)
Oxford Bus and Morris Motors Museums
All aboard! See how engines work; what buses are made of; go aboard some; see old tickets and uniforms once used. View the workshop and on special days ride on a vintage bus.
The Pitt Rivers Museum (4 miles)
The Pitt Rivers Museum
is famous for it's period atmosphere and outstanding collections from many world cultures, past and present.
Oxford Univ Museum of Natural History (4 miles)
Oxford Univ Museum of Natural History
A classic series of collections housed in stunning architecture. Among its most famous features are the Oxfordshire dinosaurs, the dodo, and the swifts in the tower.
The Ashmolean (5 miles)
is packed full of archaeology and art works from all over the world. Families can discover mummies in ancient Egypt, find coins from ancient Greece, and travel through time to find modern paintings, statues and more.
Museum of the History of Science (5 miles)
Museum of the History of Science
A free to view unrivalled collection of early scientific instruments and exciting modern exhibitions in the worlds oldest surviving purpose-built museum building. One of many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Oxford
The Story Museum (5 miles)
The Story Museum
A gallery of rogues and rascals, wizards, witches and wild things unfolds throughout the atmospheric spaces of The Story Museum in our immersive exhibition '26 Characters'.
Modern Art Oxford (5 miles)
Modern Art Oxford
Introduces children of all ages to the Gallery for free through a range of fun and creative activities. Dedicated Family Guides encourages a creative pathway around the exhibition and suggests activities to try out at home plus loads more family days out activities.
Museum of Oxford (5 miles)
Museum of Oxford
- is a free museum about the history of Oxford and its people. Families can explore the interactive galleries and come along to monthly family craft workshops in the learning centre to handle real objects.
Pendon Indoor Model Village and Railways (13 miles)
Pendon Indoor Model Village and Railways
Highly realistic models recall the landscape of the period and trains provide a fascinating record of the railways of the time and how they operated. Enjoy an informative and interactive 90 minute tour covering 3 indoor galleries.
Banbury Museum (17 miles)
A family friendly museum with a busy programme of events and activities for all ages. A number of Prize trails to follow, an ArtCart to use plus activity backpacks for the little ones. Free to visit.
River and Rowing Museum (26 miles)
River and Rowing Museum
There are always family activities at the River and Rowing Museum, with lots of extra school holiday events. Many exhibitions, designed for all the family, including the stunning Wind in the Willows. Gallery trails and drawing activities are always available.
Woodstock Open Air Heated Pool (3 miles)
Woodstock Open Air Heated Pool
25 meter pool (heated to 29 degrees) with separate toddlers' paddling pool plus diving board and changing with showers.
Hinksey Outdoor Pool (6 miles)
Hinksey Outdoor Pool
A much-loved local landmark, this heated outdoor pool has been providing family summer fun and great memories in Summer since 1934.
Large outdoor pool with fun areas for the kids. Sun-beds, play areas and refreshments make this the ideal summer destination.
Bicester Leisure Centre (8 miles)
Bicester Leisure Centre
offers a 25m, 6 Lane Pool for serious swimming, plus a 15m Play 'n' Teach leisure pool which amongst other things features enchanting artwork, interactive squirter jets and a giant tap.
Abbey Meadow Open Air Swimming Pool (10 miles)
Abbey Meadow Open Air Swimming Pool
Seasonal pool offering an interactive water feature in the main swim area plus learner pool for kids, plus changing with showers. Tennis, mini golf and playground nearby.
The Lido (14 miles)
Set in safe, secure and well maintained grounds overlooking the countryside this environmentally friendly 25m pool of crystal clear water has a water slide at the deep end. Variety of swim sessions available.
Didcot Wave Leisure Pool (15 miles)
Didcot Wave Leisure Pool
Swimming pool featuring a wave machine, giant flume ride, parent and toddler sessions and lane swimming.
Riverside Pool (17 miles)
23m heated outdoor swimming pool with paddling pool. Campsite adjacent.
Woodgreen Leisure Pool (17 miles)
Woodgreen Leisure Pool
50m outdoor swimming pool with flume and outdoor aquasplash area with fun interactive water play.
Partyman World Oxford (8 miles)
Partyman World Oxford
is an indoor play centre which provides lots of fun and play for everyone on the huge themed play structures, Go Karts, make a bear, fantastic slides and much more! There is also a specially designed toddler area for little guests who are under 3 years!
Soft Play Barn at Hilltop Garden Centre (10 miles)
Soft Play Barn at Hilltop Garden Centre
includes a climbing wall, climbing net, games, net bridge, wavy slide, monkey bars plus more! There’s a separate area for children under 3 including a rocking frog, games, soft bricks, and a small soft slide.
Snakes and Ladders (10 miles)
Snakes and Ladders
Bursting with indoor and outdoor adventure play, Snakes and Ladders is jam packed with fun! There's plenty for all ages including the massive 3 tier playframe with slides, tunnels, balls ponds and rope climbs, the huge dedicated zone for under 5s, water play, home corner, construction zone & more. And...
Thanks for all the great things to do and Ice Skating Rinks and Rollerskating near Kidlington 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
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