JTC VIP Area at Leicester Tigers (36 miles)
JTC VIP Area at Leicester Tigers
Kids can get involved in 2 hours of free activities every matchday when they sign up to free JTC membership. Anyone can join by going to the website or coming to the VIP Area on matchday. There are family tickets available for all games so there really is something for everyone.
Mini Meadows Farm (36 miles)
Mini Meadows Farm
Rare breeds poultry farm plus children's farm with cuddly (and not so cuddly!) domestic varieties and a modest playground all great for small kids. Many displays under cover!
Meridian Leisure Park (40 miles)
Meridian Leisure Park
Nine screen state-of-the-art Vue cinema. Also offers four family friendly restaurants, tenpin bowling, gym and indoor play.
Kinema In The Woods (41 miles)
Kinema In The Woods
A classic, truly old fashioned movie theatre with ice creams in the interval, organ music and fantastic retro decor. Plus the foyer is packed with vintage movie memorabilia.
Odeon Cinema Lincoln (47 miles)
Odeon Cinema Lincoln
9 screen cinema in the city centre showing the latest releases daily. Special pocket money priced kids’ screenings on weekend mornings, and throughout the school holidays. There are also dedicated screenings for parents and guardians of young babies.
Loewen Cinema (58 miles)
Watch out for the latest big screen releases showing at the two screen Loewen Cinema.
Hamerton Zoo Park (12 miles)
Hamerton Zoo Park
Over 20 acres of parkland, home to hundreds of incredible animals. Stop by our Coffee Shop or relax whilst the kids let off steam in our Play Area and don’t forget to pick up a souvenir in our Gift Shop!
The Raptor Foundation (17 miles)
The Raptor Foundation
A bird of prey sanctuary and hospital. It is a unique and exciting place for children and adults alike to meet and learn about owls, falcons, hawks and buzzards in a 30 acre site.
Linton Zoo (40 miles)
There is a wealth of rare and exotic creatures to see including Grevy's Zebra, Snow Leopards, Tigers, Lions, Tapirs, Lemurs, Binturongs, Owls, Parrots, Giant Tortoises, Tarantula Spiders and many others.
Sacrewell Farm and Country Centre (7 miles)
Sacrewell Farm and Country Centre
Feed the friendly animals, hop on our bumpy Tractor Ride, explore the Straw Bale Maze, discover the 18th century working Watermill and play in our indoor Activity Barn. Come rain or shine, experience an action-packed, fun-filled day.
Pigeons Farm (7 miles)
Children's Farm with hands on daily activities where children really do get close to the animals. Feed the animals, collect the eggs, enjoy the indoor and outdoor play areas, petting barn, Jumping Pillow, bale climbing and Gobots!
Wimpole Home Farm (31 miles)
Wimpole Home Farm
Hidden amongst the trees, the Adventure Playground is a popular spot with those who love to climb, slide, scramble and swing, while tiny tots enjoy their own play area and mini pedal tractors. Rare breeds animals and seasonal events.
Railworld (< 1 mile)
A large Wildlife Haven and habitat creation project, with steam engines in the process of restoration, the worldâs first 100MPH hovertrain, a large garden railway, and an amazing 7 track OO gauge model railway - REDUCED admission if you - Take a ride on the NVR Train and make a 'Delightful Day of...
Thorney Heritage Museum (7 miles)
Thorney Heritage Museum
Concentrates on the time from the first settlement by these monks, but relates human life to the geology and water courses of the natural world.
Cromwell Museum (17 miles)
The purpose of the Cromwell Museum is to interpret his life and legacy through portraits, documents and objects associated with Cromwell. Impressively impartial!
St Neots Museum (24 miles)
St Neots Museum
Find out all about St Neots in this small but fascinating museum. A number of hands on activities for kids plus police cells to visit! Free entry for local residents.
The Farmland Museum and Denny Abbey (26 miles)
Museum of Cambridge (29 miles)
Museum of Cambridge
Local social history museum housed in a 17th-century timber framed building, which operated as the White Horse Inn for 300 years. Wondeful, varied collections are displayed in nine room settings, each filled with intriguing objects, some dating back to the1600s.
Whipple Museum of the History of Science (30 miles)
Whipple Museum of the History of Science
holds a pre-eminent collection of scientific instruments and models, dating from the Middle Ages to the present including microscopes and telescopes, sundials, early slide rules, teaching and demonstration equipment, pocket electronic calculators and laboratory apparatus!
Cambridge Museum of Technology (30 miles)
Cambridge Museum of Technology
The museum shows the history of power through the ages, collections include letterpress-printing and pump station equipment, information and artefacts from local industries.
Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences (30 miles)
Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Varying range of exhibitions, encompassing more than 500 million years of Earth's history, plenty of it dinosaur related. Try the Trail after!
The Fitzwilliam Museum (30 miles)
The Fitzwilliam Museum
Enjoy tales of mighty rulers, warrior kings and powerful armies, plus explore world class collections of works of art and antiquities, and pick up a Fitz Kit full of adventurous activities for kids to embark on in the galleries!
Centre for Computing History (30 miles)
Centre for Computing History
is a hands on, interactive computer and video games museum dedicated to the history of the technology that has changed our lives! Many of the computers can be played with and we have programming guides for you to follow and learn to code!
Burwell Museum (32 miles)
Learn local history; visit the windmill and other authentic buildings. Vintage vehicles, mobile butcher’s shop and interactive Victorian schoolroom, plus dressing up in the Nissen hut. Free for under 5s.
Imperial War Museum Duxford (37 miles)
Imperial War Museum Duxford
One of the world's most spectacular aviation heritage complexes with 200 aircraft, the American Air Museum and a fine collection of military vehicles plus special exhibitions including, the Normandy Experience and Monty. The Museum holds four Air Shows, a Military Vehicle Show plus other events...
Peterborough Lido (< 1 mile)
Three outdoor heated pools: a 50m, a teaching and a paddling pool in a Grade II listed building. Seasonal opening for a family splash about! Also a large lawn area with play facilities, balcony and refreshment area. What better way is there to enjoy the summer sun?
Regional Fitness Swimming Centre (< 1 mile)
Jesus Green Pool (28 miles)
Jesus Green Pool
Unheated outdoor swim facility with natural windbreak. There are plenty of grassed and paved areas for sunbathing.
Parkside Pools (30 miles)
25m fitness pool and combined teaching and diving pool with moveable floor. They also have two flume rides: one single, and one suitable for two people, plus a children's leisure pool.
Cherry Hinton Water Play Area (32 miles)
Cherry Hinton Water Play Area
Free access pair of paddling pools with a connecting bridge and an attached adventure play area plus tennis court, May through September.
Activity World (1 miles)
Featuring an exciting multi level indoor play area for children upto 1.55m (max age 12)and Toddler World for children up to 1m.
Big Sky Adventure Play (2 miles)
Big Sky Adventure Play
Features huge indoor play areas for over and under 4s plus rides and amusements mostly included in the price, like Skyrider, Pedal Karts and Track, trampolines and bouncy castle.
The Hampton Brewers Fayre (2 miles)
The Hampton Brewers Fayre
Indoor Play Centre featuring a colourful multi level adventure soft play frame full of slides, climbs, balls and bounces, plus dedicated toddler zone with smaller versions of the big fun. Kid’s parties available too.
Peterborough Adventure Playcentre (3 miles)
Peterborough Adventure Playcentre
As well as the indoor play area if you pre-book you can try your hand at a large range of adventurous activities including high and low ropes, mountain biking, orienteering, archery, aerial runway, slippery slope, outdoor peg-pole wall, indoor bouldering wall and problem solving activities.
Play2Day Family Entertainment Centre (13 miles)
Play2Day Family Entertainment Centre
- is Fenland's Family Entertainment Centre, comprising an Indoor Adventure Play Centre, an 8 lane Ten Pin Bowling Centre and an exciting Lazer Tag Arena all conveniently situated under one roof.
Skylark Maize Maze and Funyard (15 miles)
Skylark Maize Maze and Funyard
Jungle Safari Maize Maze and Giant Funyard! Complete the Monkey Maze and the Jungle Bungle challenge. Plus: Go Karts, Pesky Pigeon Tractor Ride, Zip Wire, Pig Racing, Bouncy Castles, Happy Hands Trail, Giant Sand Pit with Mini-Diggers and more! 2015 MMA award winners!
Leos Funzone (16 miles)
There are multi levels packed with fun features for older kids (up to 9 years). For babies and toddlers there is a separate stimulating play area.
Wacky Warehouse Hartford Mill (17 miles)
Wacky Warehouse Hartford Mill
offer a triple level adventure play frame plus outdoors fun too! All the classic components from slides and balls to tunnels and bridges: go!
Eat n Play (22 miles)
Eat n Play
Part of Eat 'n' Bowl bowling alley, they have slides, rides, mammoth balls and a separate baby area. Kids welcome under 147cm.
Treetops Soft Play (23 miles)
Treetops Soft Play
offer a huge multi level jungle themed adventure play frame full of classic features plus dedicated zone for toddlers and crawlers with smaller versions of the big fun.
Whale of a Time (24 miles)
Whale of a Time
Children's indoor softplay centre with two separate state of the art challenging and stimulating play frames, along with two dedicated party areas decorated with all the kids' favourite cbeebies characters. All supported by an upmarket cafe serving high quality hot and cold food and drinks.
Leos Funzone (25 miles)
Indoor play centre with multi levels packed with fun features such as slides, swings, and spinning panels, climbing walls, wobble floors, ball pools, interactive games, and much more! Separate stimulating play area for babies and toddlers.
Planet Zoom (25 miles)
Imaginative play facility offering the youngsters the chance to run amok in complete safety and security.
Cracker Jacks (25 miles)
Multi level adventure play plus sensory room, gaming area and dedicated toddler and baby zones.
Brewsters Fun Factory (25 miles)
Brewsters Fun Factory
Indoor play facility attached to a family restaurant, with a multi level adventure play zone featuring the classics like climbing and sliding plus dedicated toddler area.
Funky Fun House (30 miles)
Funky Fun House
lots of fantastic facilities including big slides, a tubular helter skelter, some air cannons which fire foam balls, and lots of challenging climbing surfaces. The Toddler play frame, main play frame and sports area are designed to help the Physical Development of all children.
Cheeky Monkeys Play Barn (33 miles)
Cheeky Monkeys Play Barn
Come and have fun at the Playbarn where you can whiz down slides, climb across rope bridges, squeeze through the rollers, wriggle through the chimney stack or relax in the ball pit! Outdoors you can drive the play combine and tractors, explore the house or dig in the sandpit, jump on the sputnik or cuddle the...
The Spotted Giraffe (39 miles)
The Spotted Giraffe
3 level multi color adventure play frame which features all the classic fun features and padded equipment one expects plus a toddler zone.
Fossils Galore (14 miles)
Learn all about fossils and how to find them. A number of activities on offer such as a Dinosaur hunt and a fossil or crystal hunt in a sand pit. You can also pan for gold or break some geodes.
Houghton Mill (17 miles)
Follow the family Cat and Rat trail around the mill, enjoy the hands on activities, and explore the five storey historic building. Please note the limited opening times.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Childrens Entertainment near Peterborough 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 Cambridgeshire can enjoy the great day out as well.
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