Matchams Karting (3 miles)
The 160cc Formula K Fun Karts are operated on a purpose built 100 metre track, these karts are perfect for the younger driver and reach speeds of up to 25mph. Cadets start from 7 years old.
Wessex Raceway Indoor Karting (11 miles)
Wessex Raceway Indoor Karting
Is a huge, family run indoor karting centre with top quality karts and professional staff who specialise in teaching children aged 8 and above how to kart on their 700m track.
Thruxton Kart Centre (26 miles)
Thruxton Kart Centre
Brilliant outdoor kart centre suitable for kids aged 8 and older. Great way to experience what real karting is like but with all the safety features you'd expect for children. Arrive and Drive, Junior Sprint Races and more available.
Wight Karting (30 miles)
Purpose built 500m all weather karting track for adrenalin junkies aged 8 years and over. Great for beginners and offers Arrive and Drive, Junior Driving Academy and Cadet Driver School! Vroom!
Drive Tech Ltd (48 miles)
Drive Tech Ltd
Kids Karting in Wiltshire for children aged 10 to 15 years old (min 4'8", 142cm in height). Here young drivers can learn top class racing skills, under the professional supervision of their marshals and experienced instructors. Parties catered for too.
M4 Karting (49 miles)
An awesome indoor Karting and Mini Moto centre for ages 7 and up. Arrive and Drive sessions, plus Birthday party packages. Specialised kart for 7 to 13 year olds. An exciting and challenging track, that gives a thrilling race experience.
South West Karting (51 miles)
South West Karting
With a fleet of 200cc Biz Karts reaching speeds of up to 45mph, and one of the few tracks to offer Twin Seater Kart - providing safer karting for younger children and the disabled - this is an Indoor Karting Centre to suit all ages and abilities.
Ignition Racing (52 miles)
Race Car simulation centre with 12 individual racing pods, using professional race simulation software to create simulated racing events for 1 to 12 drivers over the age of 11.
Racetrac (59 miles)
Virtual driving and karting race venue.
Paultons Family Theme Park (13 miles)
The New Forest
Paultons Family Theme Park
Now Open: Critter Creek: a new mini-land of weird and wonderful discoveries! Plus over 60 wonderful rides and attractions to suit all ages included in one price, such as the mighty Edge ride and the awesome Cobra rollercoaster!
Funland (35 miles)
offers the whole family a great day out with a wide range of fantastic attractions for young and old, both inside and out, including the supersonic, looping roller coaster, crazy golf, the Klondike and the white knuckle Drop Ride!
Libertys Owl Raptor and Reptile Centre (1 miles)
Libertys Owl Raptor and Reptile Centre
A privately run centre with a number of Birds of Prey, several reptiles and other creepy crawlies. Flying displays are held daily whatever the weather. Daily reptile shows are held during Summer holidays.
Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary (6 miles)
Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary
Spotting deer in the New Forest isn't always easy, but here there is a purpose built viewing platform overlooking a large meadow area where a herd of fallow deer regularly gather.
New Forest Reptile Centre (9 miles)
New Forest Reptile Centre
Discover more about reptiles and amphibians here at this unique reptile centre located in the national park. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for the best things to do in Hampshire with kids
The New Forest Wildlife Park (13 miles)
The New Forest Wildlife Park
Amazing animals to see, from owls and otters to wolves, bison, wild boar, red deer, muntjac deer, Scottish wildcats, lynx, wallabies, water voles, foxes, polecats, pine martens and ferrets. Children love the harvest mice scurrying around their mini home. “Go Wild” Adventure Playgrounds for tots...
Marwell Wildlife (24 miles)
The 140 acre zoological park is home to over 200 exotic and charismatic species, in beautiful, landscaped surroundings. Be as active or as relaxed as you want. There are 3 play areas where children can run wild while you take a well earned break.
The Hawk Conservancy Trust (27 miles)
The Hawk Conservancy Trust
Over 150 birds of prey on view at this conservation and visitors centre with talks, feeds, flying demonstrations and other activities.
Blue Reef Aquarium (31 miles)
Blue Reef Aquarium
This award winning facility brings the magic of the undersea world alive. Come face to face with tropical sharks, rays, otters, seahorses and hundreds of other aquatic creatures. Highlights include walkthrough underwater tunnel, open top ray display and the Amazing Amphibians and Riveting Reptiles exhibition.
Longdown Activity Farm (13 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...
Manor Farm and Country Park (22 miles)
Manor Farm and Country Park
See costumed characters doing traditional things, cuddle and feed the animals, see the history buildings and farm machinery, then play on the adventure area and explore the rest of the park as you like! A charming trip.
Finkley Down Farm Park (30 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.
Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum (8 miles)
Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum
This spectacular motorcycle museum houses over 350 rare and classic motorcycles, many being the only remaining examples in the World! There is also a tearoom, a number of gift shops, children’s play area, plus friendly animals to meet.
Breamore House and Museum (9 miles)
Breamore House and Museum
A living museum which provides a fascinating insight into the days when a village was self sufficient, with full size replicas of period buildings and craft equipment. Plus big adventure playground which also boasts The Great British Maze!
SeaCity Museum (17 miles)
A traditionally historical and educational museum experience, no kids' features so best for older types but a wealth of information supporting local maritime heritage and some outdoor trails to back it up.
Solent Sky Museum (18 miles)
Solent Sky Museum
A terrific range of aircraft and related artefacts, with special focus on the Supermarine aircraft company, based in Southampton, and its most famous products, the Supermarine S.6 seaplane and the Supermarine Spitfire.
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum (22 miles)
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum
The last remaining steam driven brickworks in the country. Come and see our working machinery and the amazing buildings. Try your hand at making a brick. We have outdoor and indoor areas with lots of hands on activities.
Museum of Army Flying (23 miles)
Museum of Army Flying
Is home to an amazing collection of army aviation history including over 40 different aircraft. The Museum has a range of interactive displays, simulators and trails for children and big kids can enjoy.
Winchester Discovery Centre (26 miles)
Winchester Discovery Centre
Gallery, Theatre, Library and Social space with family oriented exhibitions, activities, performances and space to browse.
Winchester Science Centre (27 miles)
Winchester Science Centre
The all weather family attraction featuring a Science Centre with 100 hands-on exhibits (big science toys really) and the UK's largest capacity Planetarium. So big you will feel like you are floating through space. Watch out you don't get sucked into a Black Hole!
Andover Museum (28 miles)
Discover permanent exhibitions from prehistoric times to the present day with lots to fire the imagination and with temporary exhibitions, including art, craft, photography, history plus a cafe and childrens activities.
Museum of the Iron Age (28 miles)
Museum of the Iron Age
Museum with reconstructions of life in the Iron Age plus links to Danebury Hill Fort which is well worth a visit as well.
Explosion! The Museum of Naval Firepower (29 miles)
Explosion! The Museum of Naval Firepower
Explosion! the Museum of Naval Firepower, is a hands on, interactive Museum set in the historic setting of a former gunpowder and munitions depot at Priddy's Hard, on the Gosport side of Portsmouth Harbour.
Royal Navy Submarine Museum (30 miles)
Royal Navy Submarine Museum
Dive into history and go onboard our submarines with a submariner to hear his stories about living beneath the waves. Peer into the only surviving WW2 midget submarine, climb inside the Royal Navy’s first submarine Holland 1 and relax in our harbour side coffee shop.
Portsmouth City Museum (31 miles)
Portsmouth City Museum
Explore different aspects of Portsmouth’s rich and varied history in this informative and well laid out free museum. A good introduction to the city in a really cool building.
D-Day Museum and Overlord Embroidery (31 miles)
D-Day Museum and Overlord Embroidery
was established in 1984 to tell the story of Operation Overlord from its origins in the dark days of 1940 to victory in Normandy in 1944 with evocative multi media and sensory exhibits.
D Day Museum (31 miles)
D Day Museum
The only museum in Britain that is solely dedicated to covering all aspects of the D Day landings. Kids aged 17 and under get in free when accompanied by an adult.
Portsmouth Natural History Museum (32 miles)
Portsmouth Natural History Museum
The museum tells the story of the wild things of the riverbank, marshes, woods and urban areas of Portsmouth. Many live exhibits including butterfly house.
Royal Marines Museum (33 miles)
Royal Marines Museum
A museum exploring the history of the Royal Marines since their creation in 1664 to present day. Family events held during school holidays. Free entry for kids under 5 years of age.
Lymington Sea Water Baths (13 miles)
Lymington Sea Water Baths
Fully life guarded, sea water baths open daily to swimmers with children's paddling pool and sandpit. Inflatable water toys for children/adults. Kayaking, paddle boarding, climbing, water zorbing and radio controlled yacht hire also available from March to November at extra cost.
The Rapids (16 miles)
Experience a world of water, fun and adventure for all the family! Ride The Rapids, zoom the flume, explore the pirate galleon, dodge the tipping bucket or relax in the bubble seats. There's something for everyone!
The Quays Swimming and Diving Centre (17 miles)
The Quays Swimming and Diving Centre
Offering serious swimming facilities and international standard diving facilities with taster diving sessions for as young as 4 available, with a family session available too.
The Pyramids Centre (31 miles)
The Pyramids Centre
Reopening 27th September 2014! Enjoyed by all ages, be entertained with our Fun Pools with funky flumes and wacky waves. Visit our exciting Indoor Soft Play Centre. Mums and Dads, take time out and relax in our Unique Spa Facilities.
Havant Leisure Centre (35 miles)
Havant Leisure Centre
Leisure centre with 25m main pool, diving area, splash pool, and learner pool. Also has indoor play area, that cates for parties, and a great programme for kids during school holidays.
Petersfield Pool (39 miles)
Outdoor heated pool with toddler pool and good disabled access features. Separate toddler paddling available in summer too.
Taro Leisure Centre (40 miles)
Taro Leisure Centre
Leisure centre offering activities for all ages, from babes to grandparents! A number of pools to enjoy, including one for toddlers, plus loads of fun activities for everyone. They have a great soft play zone too!
Wacky Warehouse Vine Inn (13 miles)
Wacky Warehouse Vine Inn
Large air conditioned multi level play frame with toddler zone attached to family friendly restaurant. Good disabled access, accommodation available, free WiFi provided.
Frankies Fun Factory (16 miles)
Frankies Fun Factory
Offers a massive playcentre with giant slides, ball pits, zip wire, rope bridge and tunnels spread through a multi level adventure structure.
Jungle Jeans (17 miles)
A truly magical experience awaits you at Jungle Jeans. Discover the sights and sounds of the play frame jungle while the adults sit back, relax and enjoy refreshments from the Tree Top Cafe or let them join in the fun too!
Wacky Warehouse - Netley Grange (19 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Netley Grange
Their usual good standard of indoor play area with loads of slides, balls and fun features for big kids plus dedicated toddler zone with it's own activities. Attached to a family restaurant.
Kids2day Indoor Soft Play Centre (19 miles)
Thanks for all the great things to do and Go Karting Tracks near Ringwood 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 Hampshire can enjoy the great day out as well.
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