Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust (3 miles)
Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust
Highly ethical and significant trust with a splendid range of endangered wildlife to love and learn about. Serious business, saving lives: but fun for the smalls and super educational for the older ones.
Regs Garden (4 miles)
An award winning garden that is a lovely place to relax with attractions for the kids such as wildlife and fairy gardens, squirrel rope walk and aviary. Open daily.
Maritime Museum (< 1 mile)
Discover all about Jerseys maritime past in this uniquely interactive museum where you can see, touch, hear and even smell the exhibits!
Pallot Steam and Motor Museum (2 miles)
Pallot Steam and Motor Museum
Museum housing a collection of steam, farm
and other machinery, motor vehicles, vintage bicycles, a variety of organs plus steam train rides on Thursdays.
Hamptonne Country Life Museum (4 miles)
Hamptonne Country Life Museum
Explore the orchard and learn about bygone crafts and quirky traditions from six centuries of rural history. Regular special events days.
Channel Islands Military Museum (7 miles)
Channel Islands Military Museum
This museum displays a large personal collection of military memorabilia including a Flak 38 anti-aircraft gun and is all housed in one of Hitlers Atlantic Wall defences allowing you to experience the atmosphere of these enemy defences at first hand.
German Occupation Museum (29 miles)
German Occupation Museum
Get an insight into what it was like for the Channel Islanders to be occupied by the Germans during World War II.
Guernsey Museum and Art Gallery (30 miles)
Guernsey Museum and Art Gallery
Follow the Story of Guernsey including hands-on activities from the past and dressing up in this family friendly museum, art gallery and surrounding victorian gardens complete with Victoria Tower to climb.
Fort Grey Shipwreck Museum (30 miles)
Fort Grey Shipwreck Museum
This Fort is a Martello Tower built on a small tidal islet. It is connected to the shore by a raised causeway and houses a shipwreck museum and a small gift shop.
Havre Des Pas Bathing Pool (< 1 mile)
Havre Des Pas Bathing Pool
Large unheated sea water pool: this splendid Victorian tidal swimming pool, free to the public, provides seasonal opportunity for a refreshing dip in the sea. Diving platform available.
AquaSplash (< 1 mile)
The serious swimmer can enjoy the variable depth 25m swimming pool. Whilst families can enjoy the leisure pool, flumes, tyre ride, inflatables, lazy river, and wave rave.
There really is something for everyone. We look forward to seeing you soon.
Beau Sejour (27 miles)
The only public indoor 25 metre swimming pool on the island and includes a learner pool.
The Cow Shed (5 miles)
The Cow Shed
Indoor play frame and outdoor wooden adventure playground attached to The Farm House Pub and Restaurant.
The Monkey House (5 miles)
The Monkey House
A 2 level play frame within a child friendly pub restaurant and including a helter-skelter slide and climbing nets.
Jersey War Tunnels (3 miles)
Jersey War Tunnels
Explore the immersive story of the Occupation in underground barracks, enjoy quiet moments in the Garden of Reflection or a woodland walk along the historic War Trail. Significant stuff, best for over 7s.
Samares Manor Playground (2 miles)
Samares Manor Playground
Particularly kid friendly features include the Family Nature Quiz, the Willow Labyrinth and Jungle Path plus the adventure playground. Display gardens, Manor House and Rural Life Museum to explore too: loads!
La Hougue Bie (2 miles)
La Hougue Bie
An ancient site of historical interest with a museum, access to a megalithic tomb within the mound and picnic areas.
The Georgian House (2 miles)
The Georgian House
A Georgian town house, with volunteers in period costume, interactive displays and often food of the time to try.
Mont Orgueil Castle (4 miles)
Mont Orgueil Castle
Explore the network of staircases, towers and rooms to discover hidden treasures. Life-size wooden soldiers guard the castle from attack.
Elizabeth Castle (5 miles)
is a perfect place to spend a day exploring Jersey's history. Climb the battlements, explore the turrets and visit the exhibitions which explain the role of the castle in Jersey's History.
Castle Cornet (27 miles)
Castle Cornet is Guernsey's stunning ancient harbour fortress, full of museums, art and living history.
German Military Underground Hospital (28 miles)
German Military Underground Hospital
Visit the largest remaining structure from the German occupation that is almost invisible above the ground! An thought provoking underground complex that covers 7,000 square metres, and was hewn out of solid rock by slaves...
The Little Chapel (28 miles)
St Peter Port
The Little Chapel
Possibly the smallest chapel in the world, decorated with seashells and pebbles
The Guernsey Tapestry (28 miles)
St Peter Port
The Guernsey Tapestry
Explore 1000 years of history in ten embroidered panels. Created by different communities in Guernsey.
Les Mielles Activity Centre (3 miles)
Les Mielles Activity Centre
Outdoor activity centre providing Segway Rally, Laser Clay Pigeon Shooting, an 18-Hole Realistic Mini Golf, Bungee Trampolines Giant Inflatable Slides and a Spaceball Gyroscope.
Outdoor Guernsey (31 miles)
Adventure activities with qualified guides specialising in providing explorations of the spectacular coastline around Guernsey by Kayak, Climbing, Abseiling and Coasteering.
Jersey Bowl and Kids Zone (4 miles)
Jersey Bowl and Kids Zone
18 Bowling Lanes all AMF equipped so top standard, also has laser tag on site. Indoor play appears to be for parties only.
MFA Bowl (28 miles)
offering 18 lanes of modern ten pin bowling with family friendly features, full size pool tables, video games and family dining! Bring on the rain: who cares!?
Karting Guernsey (28 miles)
All weather karting track with computerised timing system. 2 fleets of sodikarts for ages 8 to 14, and 14 and older. A number of Arrive and Drive sessions available. On track race shop.
The Alderney Railway (28 miles)
The Alderney Railway
the only working railway in the Channel Islands. It opened in 1847 and runs for about two miles (3 km), mostly following a coastal route, from Braye Road to Mannez Quarry and Lighthouse.
Coronation Park (3 miles)
Features 2 large playgrounds one for over 5s and one for under, plus an outdoor paddling pool during summer months and grassy picnic and play area (no balls).
Saumarez Park (29 miles)
Saumarez Park is one of the Island's main social venues and centrally located in the Parish of Castel. A great park with plenty to see and do for all ages, plus it’s free to visit!
St Brelades Bay Beach (3 miles)
St Brelades Bay Beach
This is one of Jersey's most popular and well equipped beaches, but it does get crowded quickly during summer weekends. Activities include swimming, volleyball, trampolines, pedals and canoeing.
Petit Bot Bay (27 miles)
Petit Bot Bay
More for exploring than traditional beach behaviour this tiny bay boasts a waterfall, cliffs, and endless rockpools with woodland backing the beach.
Shell Beach at Herm (28 miles)
Shell Beach at Herm
Only accessible on Herm Island by air or sea, it's an adventure to get to and a delight to discover white sands and rock pools, with shallows great for crabbing and snorkelling.
Cineworld Jersey (< 1 mile)
10 screen modern cinema in St Helier, great for those cold and rainy days of the year. Excellent place to introduce kids to the magic of cinema, especially with Movies for Juniors screenings. There are autism friendly screenings too.
aMaizin Adventure Park and Farm (4 miles)
aMaizin Adventure Park and Farm
Adventure play, baby farm animals, rides and more: all for one inclusive price. Definitely a whole day's worth if you have the weather!
Jerseys Living Legend Village (4 miles)
Jerseys Living Legend Village
Adventure golf, karting complex, traditional buildings, heritage and history displays and the craft and shopping village.
Jungle House (29 miles)
Trampolines, parties, race track, the junglehouse itself. Keep the young ones entertained.
Melrose Farm Riding School (26 miles)
Melrose Farm Riding School
offers beach riding, lessons for tots upwards and pony activity days. The only BHS approved facility in the Channel Islands.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Things for Active Kids to do near St Helier 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 Channel Islands can enjoy the great day out as well.
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