Rollacity (13 miles)
offers a classic, healthy family zip about on quad or inline skates. Great for balance and skill building, good exercise, plus they offer varying session types with differing music and games.
Silver Blades Ice Rink (13 miles)
Silver Blades Ice Rink
This family friendly frost fest boasts a full size ice pad with seating for over 1,000 people within the arena, in bright modern surroundings. They offer penguin skate aid hire for little ones.
Riverside Ice and Leisure Centre (14 miles)
Riverside Ice and Leisure Centre
The latest in sound and lighting effects combine with a lively disco atmosphere in Riverside's ice rink to get some great family skating done.
Sk8rs at Madison Heights (17 miles)
Sk8rs at Madison Heights
Family friendly roller rink and skate hire, an excellent fun and healthy activity for the whole family. Other activities available on site.
Lee Valley Ice Rink (20 miles)
Lee Valley Ice Rink
If you have 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? Fab family day out in London.
Brixton Planet Ice Arena (24 miles)
Brixton Planet Ice Arena
Family friendly ice skating rink with penguin skating aids available for younger kids and beginners to make picking up the skills that much easier.
Alexandra Palace Ice Rink (25 miles)
Alexandra Palace Ice Rink
The Alexandra Palace Ice Rink offers a wide range of activities suitable for all ages and covering every aspect of ice sports, Ballet Classes and Dance Clubs. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in London with children
Queens Bowl and Ice (27 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.
Rollerworld (33 miles)
Classic family friendly roller skating plus laser tag, the no contact combat game played with infra red.
Rollercity (33 miles)
Welwyn Garden City
Large classic style rollerskating rink, offering loads of skate session types, including regular Family Jam sessions.
Planet Ice Hemel Hempstead (41 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 (45 miles)
Slough Ice Arena
General Skating sessions take place during the day and night. However, if you're looking for something a little louder then our Disco Skate sessions on Tue, Friday and Saturday nights may be just what you're looking for.
Guildford Spectrum (47 miles)
Enjoy the complete leisure experience here! At one exciting venue there is tenpin bowling, an Olympic sized ice rink, four leisure pools including a leisure pool, a soft play centre, sports arena, athletics stadium and health and fitness suite. A choice of catering is available.
CurveMotion (52 miles)
Bury St Edmonds
- is an exciting interactive indoor venue offering roller skating, roller disco, soft play centre, mega slides, including a vertical drop slide, as well as a range of different party options and a high quality bistro.
Bracknell Ice Rink and Ski Slope (53 miles)
Bracknell Ice Rink and Ski Slope
Ice rink and ski centre - what are you stil doing sitting there - get your skates on!!! Great idea if you are looking for family days out in Berkshire.
Planet Ice (62 miles)
Great idea for a family day out in Bucks - you must remember your first time ice skating, exciting or what!
Planet Ice Basingstoke (69 miles)
Planet Ice Basingstoke
- great ice skating rink with special childrens sessions and birthday parties available. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for the best things to do in Hampshire with kids
Oxford Ice Rink (74 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 as it's right in the heart of Oxford; just a short walk from Oxford City centre and railway station.
Tropical Wings World of Wildlife (11 miles)
Tropical Wings World of Wildlife
- prides itself on its reputation for providing all weather fun for the whole family, it is set within acres of attractive gardens and features one of the finest tropical butterfly houses in the UK. Throughout the day the Zoo offers a programme of animal encounters, animal feeds and fun activities this along with great competitions to enter ensures there’s something for everyone
Sealife Adventure (13 miles)
From sharks to seahorses, starfish to stingrays, it’s all here in a family friendly environment with fascinating ‘Talks’ and presentations by their knowledgeable aquarists throughout the day.
Ada Cole Rescue Stables (22 miles)
Ada Cole Rescue Stables
Kids can meet more than 50 rescued horses, ponies, donkeys and mules, and learn an important lesson about how we treat our fellow creatures.
Colchester Zoo (29 miles)
One of the finest zoos in Europe with over 250 species of animals set in 60 acres of beautiful parkland and lakes. Includes the unique chance to help feed the elephants and giraffes yourself!
Seaquarium at Clacton Pier (36 miles)
Clacton on Sea
Seaquarium at Clacton Pier
An informative, educational, fun learning opportunity to appreciate from an up close perspective some of the intriguing creatures surrounding our coastal areas.
Barleylands Farm Park (5 miles)
Barleylands Farm Park
A farm park, craft village and bird of prey centre. We have two indoor play areas and two outdoor adventure playgrounds, one with a giant bouncy pillow and zip wire.
Hopefield Animal Sanctuary (9 miles)
Hopefield Animal Sanctuary
is a child friendly sanctuary provides a safe haven to animals that need it. They include horses, donkeys, goats, pigs, chinchillas and Max the bull, who loves nothing more than being tickled between his horns!
Marsh Farm Country Park (11 miles)
Marsh Farm Country Park
With so many different play activities across 20 acres of fun, there’s just so much to do! From the outdoor adventure play area to milking demonstrations or the tractor and trailer ride, there really is something for all the family at Marsh Farm.
Harlow Town Park (22 miles)
Harlow Town Park
A grand adventure playground plus large paddling pool (open in the summer) and a Pets’ Corner home to a variety of animals including fish, sheep, llamas and reindeer.
Lee Valley Park Farms (22 miles)
Lee Valley Park Farms
If you want to get the kids out of the house and are looking for something that is fun, interesting and educational, Lee Valley Park Farms in Waltham Abbey has all of this and more! With lots of different farm animals to meet and others you wouldn't expect to meet - charming meerkats, cheeky marmosets, reptiles and llamas!
Boydells Dairy Farm (29 miles)
Boydells Dairy Farm
Provides a fun-packed and educational visit for children and adults alike. Try your hand at milking a cow or sheep, feeding hens, riding a donkey cart or outstaring a llama!
Clacton Zoo (36 miles)
Clacton on Sea
- a children's petting zoo with animals you can feed, stroke and interact with. We have many different friendly animals that the children can learn about including alpacas, goats, micro pigs and various birds. 80 metres from Clacton sea front and 200 metres from Clacton pier.
Thurrock Museum (6 miles)
Here you can explore the history of Thurrock through 40 permanent display cases and 20 temporary display cases, containing over 1,500 objects, interpreting 250,000 years of Thurrock's past.
The Cater Museum (6 miles)
The Cater Museum
A series of accurately set up Victorian rooms which is great to help kids studying the period visualise it better. They also host displays on local history and have a World War II exhibition room and Victorian garden.
Castle Point Transport Museum (8 miles)
Castle Point Transport Museum
Home to over thirty old and rare buses and coaches alongside vintage commercials, military and emergency vehicles. Great for kids into all things 'vroom'!
Battlesbridge Antiques Centre (9 miles)
Battlesbridge Antiques Centre
Over 80 dealers housed in a variety of old buildings and courtyards, and a vintage motorcycle museum. Great for quieter kids who'll just love all the mysterious stuff!
Central Museum (12 miles)
Southend on Sea
Houses the collections of local and natural history and archaeology, and tells the story of Southend’s growth as a major seaside destination.
Chelmsford Museum (13 miles)
Set in a park with an adventure play area, the museum offers a nice variety of exhibits, from a fine collection of fossils, a living beehive and British wildlife galleries, to the history of the Essex Regiment and the Essex Yeomanry.
North Weald Airfield and Museum (17 miles)
North Weald Airfield and Museum
Still a very active airfield and on most summer weekends visitors can see some of the veteran and classic aircraft based on the airfield in action. The museum focuses on local service personnel and civilian histories.
The Museum of Harlow (22 miles)
The Museum of Harlow
Uses objects, text and pictures to tell the story of the area now known as Harlow from ancient times to the present day. Free quizzes and trails for kids available.
The House on the Hill Toy Museum (28 miles)
The House on the Hill Toy Museum
This is the largest privately-owned toy museum in Europe with over 80,000 individual items
of mixed antiquity on display, based on the collection of one man who started in 1946 by buying a Hornby train set with his pocket money.
Natural History Museum Colchester (32 miles)
Natural History Museum Colchester
A fascinating chance to get closer to nature. Find out about wildlife habitats, biodiversity and climate change in a family friendly environment full of hands on activities.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Ice Skating Rinks and Rollerskating near Stanford-le-Hope 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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