Colemans Animal Farm (2 miles)
Colemans Animal Farm
150cc off road Buggies, indoor and outdoor play barns, plenty of farm animals and grooming and feeding opportunities too.
Longdown Activity Farm (16 miles)
Longdown Activity Farm
A daily schedule of activities includes kid-goat and calf bottle feeding, small animal handling, duck feeding and meeting the pigs. Plus, there are lots more animals to see. There is a brilliant - and very bumpy tractor ride (ground conditions permitting). Five indoor and outdoor play areas means there's...
Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Rescue Centre (29 miles)
Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Rescue Centre
As well as the rescued wildlife enjoy a Go-Kart Arena, Mini Pedal Tractors, Straw Fun Barn, Wooden Play Area, Sand Pit, Children's Fair Ground Rides (in season), and Toddlers' Toy Area. New features include the zip wire and a reptiliary house!
Putlake Adventure Farm (30 miles)
Putlake Adventure Farm
30 acres of fun, lots of farm animals with feeding opportunities, 3 level indoor play centre, bouncy castles, trampolines, 9 hole crazy golf, pedal tractors and full size tractor trailer rides.
Farmer Palmers (34 miles)
Hands-on animal events, outdoor play, indoor soft play areas & toddler/baby facilities. Serving home cooked food in large restaurant, your children will have a fun day whatever the weather! - The best, value for money, visitor attraction for children 8yrs and under
Finkley Down Farm Park (37 miles)
Finkley Down Farm Park
A family run children's farm with all the character and creatures of a traditional farm plus indoor and outdoor play, pedal karts, trampolines, ride ons and more besides.
Cholderton Charlies Farm (38 miles)
Cholderton Charlies Farm
We’re a Rare Breeds Farm with lots of exciting things to do, for kids of all ages; both indoor and outdoor. We have a large playbarn, as well as 4 outdoor play areas, plus animal petting and walking sessions, pig races and tractor trailer rides* and so much more!
Manydown Family Fun (40 miles)
Manydown Family Fun
Go karts and mini tractors, Tractor and trailer ride, Arts and crafts, Animals on the Farm, Adventure play, Inflatable fun, Woodland walk and lots more!
Open for Easter Lambing 29th March - 21st April and then Summer Maize Maze 19th July - 7th September
Fishers Farm Park (43 miles)
Fishers Farm Park
Officially announced this year as one of the ‘Best Farm Attractions in the UK’, Fishers Adventure Farm Park offers visitors the ultimate family adventure! With Animals, Rides, Theatre Shows and more: and all included in your admission price!
4 Kingdoms Farm Adventure Park (47 miles)
4 Kingdoms Farm Adventure Park
is a farm park, petting farm, indoor soft play, outdoor play, nature park, wildlife encounters, adventure play, working farm, cafe, educational centre, rare breeds farm, adventure play, children’s birthday parties.
Bush Farm Bison Centre (48 miles)
Bush Farm Bison Centre
See Bison, Elk, Raccoons, Prairie Dogs & Guanacos at Bush Farm Bison Centre, an attractive south Wiltshire farm with lakes and 30 acres of old oak woodlands.
Amners Farm and Minature Railway (52 miles)
Amners Farm and Minature Railway
Visit the famous farm for the lambing weekends and have a truly unique experience! Ride the miniature railway and enjoy homemade refreshments!
Washbrooks Family Farm (53 miles)
Washbrooks Family Farm
A great environment for young children (up to the age of 8) to meet all their favourite farm animals under one roof and enjoy hours of play time in the large indoor and outdoor play areas.
Abbotsbury Childrens Farm (55 miles)
Abbotsbury Childrens Farm
Children can cuddle the guinea pigs, ride the ponies, race the tractors, play in the large undercover play area and bottle feed the baby goats. The baby goats also race around a track twice a day, after the race the children are invited to take a goat for a warm down walk on a lead.
Spring Barn Farm (59 miles)
Spring Barn Farm
- is a farm which is oozing with fun. With indoor and outdoor play activities and facilities including super speedy slides, pedal tractors, go karts and jumping pillows; plus a host of wonderfully cute and friendly animals, we can’t wait to meet you.
Bocketts Farm (59 miles)
Bocketts Farm is a working family farm with animals and play areas, both inside and out.
Arreton Down Wildlife Reserve (1 miles)
Arreton Down Wildlife Reserve
Arreton Down is on downland which is part of the main chalk ridge which runs across the Isle of Wight from east to west. It consists of calcarious grassland, with some scrub edges. It contains archaeological features. There are extensive views across the Island from the higher parts of the down.
Owl and Monkey Haven (3 miles)
Owl and Monkey Haven
'We welcome you to come and get to know our friends and see for yourself their beauty,
charm and very different personalities!'
Butterfly & Fountain World (3 miles)
Butterfly & Fountain World
Comprising a series of stunning walk through under cover gardens themed around butterflies, fountains, small world fairytale grotto, Italian and Japanese gardens, and feeding talks at the Koi ponds.
Amazon World (5 miles)
An all-weather, family attraction! The Islands largest collection of rare and exotic animals! A great day out whatever your age!
Owl and Falconry Centre (6 miles)
Owl and Falconry Centre
A dazzling collection of some of the world's most beautiful and elegant birds awaits you, from eagles, hawks and falcons, to kestrels and sleepy owls, the centre is full of fascinating sights and flights. During flying displays the birds of prey soar above the sloping down land of the Appuldurcombe Valley,...
Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary (6 miles)
Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary
'The Sanctuary was first established in 1987 to provide any donkey in distress or otherwise in need of care and attention, a safe and permanent home.'
Special events include the Grand Donkey Day out.
Isle of Wight Zoo (8 miles)
Isle of Wight Zoo
Situated alongside Yaverland beach, the zoo provides a fun, educational and wholesome day out for all the family. Specialising in tigers and lemurs, the zoo works to make conservation fun for everyone with talks, small animal handling and children's activities.
Flamingo Park Wildlife Encounter (9 miles)
Flamingo Park Wildlife Encounter
Packed full of fun, interactive animal experiences and Keeper presentations, penguin and meerkat encounters, filled to the brim with unbelievably tame feathered and furry friends!
Robin Hill Country Adventure Park (1 miles)
Robin Hill Country Adventure Park
The Island's biggest rides, absolutely loads of children's play features and areas of space to run free. Plus educational woodland centre, woodland gardens with sculpture trail, squirrel safaris and regular special events.
Blackgang Chine (7 miles)
40 acres of Victorian cliff-top gardens with a range of fantasy activities including cowboy town, nurseryland, dinosaurland, and pirate fort. Cliffhanger roller coaster and waterforce family boat slide. Exhibitions about local rural and coastal life.
Dinosaur Isle (8 miles)
is a fantastic dinosaur museum housed in a spectacular pterosaur shaped building watching over Sandown's blue flag beach. Walk back through fossilised time to the period of the dinosaurs and on a recreated landscape enhanced by sights, smells and sounds you will meet life sized dinosaurs including our...
Shipwreck and Maritime Museum (3 miles)
Shipwreck and Maritime Museum
including audio visual room showing action films. "Wreck and Rescue" Lifeboat Museum, featuring vintage 1887 "Queen Victoria" pulling/sailing lifeboat and RNLI archive material, Smuggling and Fishing displays
Brighstone Village Museum (5 miles)
Brighstone Village Museum
Offers an evocative tableau and interesting exhibition on village life in the 19th century, in a picturesque setting.
Nostalgia Toy Museum (5 miles)
Nostalgia Toy Museum
An excellent collection of toy cars and lorries by Dinky, Corgi, Matchbox, Triang and Hornby. Recently added is a large display of 'Star Wars' toys from 1977-1985.
Isle of Wight Natural History Centre (5 miles)
Lilliput Antique Doll and Toy Museum (8 miles)
Ventnor Heritage Museum (8 miles)
Ventnor Heritage Museum
A small museum detailing the historic life of Ventnor with displays and exhibits that are changed yearly. There are also models of Ventnor Railway and various publications for sale.
Sunken Secrets (9 miles)
A centre where you can discover the wonders of Maritime history and archeology through artefact displays, videos, interactive games and activities.
Bembridge Heritage Centre (10 miles)
Bembridge Heritage Centre
Displays cover much of Bembridge’s early history, not only in photographs, paintings, maps and written descriptions but also through the many artifacts and medals that have been donated.
JR Zone (2 miles)
JR Zone (formerly Jolly Roger's Plaice) is the Island's top indoor adventure play zone for all ages with stimulating toddler section, and for larger kids, a thrilling gigantic 3-level play zone with 4-Lane Astra slide, dual sky glides, Spooky zone, Football area and so much more.
JR Laser Storm interactive...
Mouse World Indoor Play Centre (7 miles)
Mouse World Indoor Play Centre
With a large south-facing terrace and garden, indoor children’s soft play area and large outdoor playground, this is a truly great family eatery.
Space Island Indoor Soft Play Area (7 miles)
Space Island Indoor Soft Play Area
Challenging structure for ages 4 plus, 3 levels to explore with climbing walls, ball cannons, sky glides, giant astra slide, mini sports area and more.
Jungle Jims Adventure Play Area (8 miles)
Jungle Jims Adventure Play Area
A colourful multi level adventure play-area for children in a safe and fun environment. Also nearby: adventure golf, ten-pin bowling, cafe, go-karts and more.
Carisbrooke Castle (< 1 mile)
a great place for children to explore with its towering keep to climb and battlements to march, there's lots to spark the imagination.
Calbourne Water Mill and Rural Museum (< 1 mile)
Calbourne Water Mill and Rural Museum
'Set in 10 acres of stunning rural landscape, Calbourne Water Mill contains one of the oldest working water mills in the country, dating back to the Domesday Book.'
Newport Roman Villa (1 miles)
Newport Roman Villa
There are recreated scenes within the superb remains of the villa, and also outside there is a Roman herb garden as it would have been nearly 2000 years ago. A quiz booklet is available free of charge and the education room provides hands on activities including; Roman style clothes to try on, weaving and...
Newton Old Town Hall (4 miles)
Newton Old Town Hall
Visit the mysterious little building that reveals the interesting and surprising historical importance of Newton.
Osborne House (5 miles)
Built by Queen Victoria as a family holiday home, this stunning Italianate palace offers a glimpse into the private life of the royal family. Take a peek into the royal nursery, see the bedroom in which Queen Victoria died and marvel at the exotic Indian-inspired Durbar Room.
Nunwell House and Gardens (7 miles)
Nunwell House and Gardens
Visit the place where the ill-fated King Charles I spent his last night of freedom! A great historical and architectural interest.
Yarmouth Castle (8 miles)
The remains of a C16th coastal fort as well as a wonderful picnic spot, historic Yarmouth exhibition and a C16th shipwreck.
Fort Victoria (9 miles)
Comprising a Marine Aquarium, a Sea Bed Archaeology Exhibition, a Planetarium and a Model Railway. Plus seashore and woodland walks.
The Needles Old Battery (11 miles)
The Needles Old Battery
- overlooks the famous Needles rocks and lighthouse. Built in 1862 following the threat of a French invasion, the Old Battery has a fascinating military history. The Needles New Battery contains an exhibition about the secret rocket tests carried out there in the 1950s and 60s as part of Britainâs race...
Needles Park Sand Cliffs (11 miles)
Needles Park Sand Cliffs
Visit to view these jagged chalk stacks and lighthouse, the unique multi coloured sand cliffs and enjoy the Park's facilities, including the spectacular chairlift.
Planet Ice Arena (8 miles)
Planet Ice Arena
Family friendly ice skating facility with penguin skating aids for very little ones, and a special Ice Toddlers session with toys and games.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Childrens Farms near Middleton 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 Isle of Wight can enjoy the great day out as well.
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