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Kids Fun near to Swanley
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Trial a Bite Rock and Fossil Tours (5 miles)
Bexleyheath
Trial a Bite Rock and Fossil Tours Guided rock and fossil hunting trips at venues Kent and Sussex. Like exploring the outdoors? Want to try something different at the seaside? Fascinated by dinosaurs and pre-historic plant and animal life? Always wanted to have a go at fossil hunting?
Labyrinthe (5 miles)
Chislehurst
Labyrinthe High adventure in the form of role-playing games where the players perform some or all of the physical actions of the characters they are playing, all within their maze of caverns and tunnels. Great for kids 11+.
Go Bananas (6 miles)
Longfield
Go Bananas Offers indoor and outdoor play frames and equipment, plus dedicated toddler zone. Other outdoor activities include Banana Balls (zorbing), pedal kart track and golf buggies!
The London Eye (15 miles)
South Bank
The London Eye is the world's tallest observation wheel with 40 kilometre panoramic views on a clear day. The Eye has become an iconic image for London and is a must for any tourist trip. Great idea for fun things to do in London with kids.
Jeppe Hein Appearing Rooms (15 miles)
South Bank
Jeppe Hein Appearing Rooms Dart through the rising and retreating walls of water created by playful jets as designed by Jeppe Hein at this free entry interactive play fountain. How wet you get is up to you! Mostly. Seasonally available.
Hamleys (16 miles)
London
Hamleys An iconic flagship toy store that has developed an international reputation for its magical atmosphere and spectacular window displays. Activities in the holidays as well as tours around the store available.
Potter Platform at Kings Cross Station (16 miles)
Kings Cross
Potter Platform at Kings Cross Station One for particular Potter-heads only, as it's essentially a photo opportunity with no features, but has a fantastic themed shop adjacent well worth your perusal!
Sobell Leisure Centre (17 miles)
Highbury and Islington
Sobell Leisure Centre Multi level adventure play for under 10s, but the centre also features ice skating, trampolining, climbing wall and great range of sports facilities. Terrific for families with multiple age ranges to accommodate!
Jurassic Encounter (18 miles)
New Malden
Jurassic Encounter 18 holes of high adventure for brave kids of all ages with water features, cave holes and 9 enormous animatronic dinosaurs! More available for older, serious types too.
Alexandra Palace (19 miles)
London
Alexandra Palace is a year round destination for all kinds of family fun. Including an indoor ice rink, soft play centre, a boating lake, pitch and putt course, deer enclosure and of course plenty of park land. Throughout the year there are plenty of events to choose from too.
Zorbit (23 miles)
Waltham Cross
Zorbit Recommended 8yrs plus, Zorbiting is a safe exciting high and a really unique experience.
Rayleigh Megaplay (23 miles)
Rayleigh
Rayleigh Megaplay Home of awesome atmospheric Megazone Laser Tag, plus MegaPlay Soft Play, Music Rooms, Theatre and S-Kape Youth Centre! Loads!
Adventure Island (25 miles)
Southend on Sea
Adventure Island Situated on Southend Seafront on both sides of the world famous pier, the park boasts over 40 rides and attractions!
Southend Pier and Train (26 miles)
Southend On Sea
Southend Pier and Train Apparently the longest pleasure pier in the world, featuring pier train and transport museum, fishing and sightseeing.
Scotts Grotto (30 miles)
Ware
Scotts Grotto A labour of love spanning thirty years of labour, some ten thousand pounds and an inestimable weight of shells and coloured glass adorning the walls of this 67ft set of charming underground tunnels. PLEASE NOTE the limited opening times.
Go Ape Forest Segway (33 miles)
Wexham
Go Ape Forest Segway You can enjoy our forest segway experience in the beautiful Black Park Country Park. From two legs to two wheels: for the ultimate forest experience on a rugged all-terrain Segway. It's a unique way to tackle the trails in the forest.
Extreme Motion (35 miles)
Windsor
Extreme Motion Artfully landscaped crazy golf, wacky family zorbing, and, if you're brave enough, the Bungee Trampoline! Plus cycle hire, coffee shop, and the rest of the park to enjoy.
Knockhatch Adventure Park (36 miles)
Hailsham
Knockhatch Adventure Park This diverse attraction offers Playgrounds, Birds of Prey, Rowing Boats, Animals, Reptiles, Giant Sky Leap Slide, Indoor Soft Play, Toboggans, Trampolines, Crazy Golf, plus lots more. At extra cost and weather permitting, Go-Karts, Laser Adventure Game, Driving School and Rodeo Bull!
Go Ape Forest Segway (39 miles)
Bracknell
Go Ape Forest Segway You can enjoy our forest Segway experience in the beautiful Swinley Forest, Bracknell. From two legs to two wheels: for the ultimate forest experience on a rugged all-terrain Segway. It's a unique way to tackle the trails in the forest.
Brighton Pier (42 miles)
Brighton
Brighton Pier A great victorian pier with fairground attractions, three bars, over thirty food kiosks, traditional seaside stalls, two amusement arcades, rides suitable for all the family and a world famous fish and chip restaurant. A must-do for things to do in Brighton with kids.
Soft Play Centre (46 miles)
Dunstable
Soft Play Centre - the perfect place for your kids to have fun and just be kids. The Centre is full of activities for kids up to 4 foot tall to have fun and learn through creative play.
Royston Leisure Centre (47 miles)
Royston
Royston Leisure Centre Modern swimming facility with a regular giant inflatable session, plus Creepy Crawly Club programming for under 5s offering games, musical sessions and baby gym.
Hoo Hill Maze (49 miles)
Shefford
Hoo Hill Maze 30 metre square 6 foot high maze with paths suitable for wheel and push chairs so no-one is left out of this gentle family adventure.
Clacton Pavilion (50 miles)
Clacton on Sea
Clacton Pavilion Exciting fun park choose from Adventure Golf, Dodgems, 5D Cinema, Terror Tower, 360 Dance party, Bungee Trampolines, Gold Mine Roller Coaster, State of the Art Ten Pin Bowling and fabulous Bar & Restaurant
Clacton Pier (50 miles)
Clacton on Sea
Clacton Pier Experience 360 Meters of All Weather all year fun and Rides including The new Lanes Tenpin Bowling. From Tiny Tot Rides to The return of The Stella Rollercoaster Families will have hours of fun and memories.
Harbour Park (51 miles)
Littlehampton
Harbour Park is a free entry Amusement Park situated right on award winning sandy beaches and adjacent to the working Harbour and Marina of Littlehampton. There is ample beach side parking and large grass picnic areas. The River Arun also provides relaxing walks and a great place to try your hand at crabbing.
Dover Leisure Centre (53 miles)
Dover
Dover Leisure Centre Provides lots of fun and engaging activities for kids and families. The centre has 2 swimming pools, indoor sports hall, workout classes and much more. Join our award winning cheerleading squad: the Vista Twisters!
Mistley Place Park (55 miles)
Manningtree
Mistley Place Park Animal sanctuary and tea rooms. An educational day out where you can feed the animals and teach the kids something important.
HULA Animal Rescue (56 miles)
Milton Keynes
HULA Animal Rescue An educational trip into the sad necessity to rescue animals, with plenty of happy, loved and rehabilitated furry guests to visit with.
Danish Camp (57 miles)
Bedford
Danish Camp Relaxing days on the riverbank with live jazz music, river trips and boat hire, barbeques and bouncy castle, weather permitting! In winter, stunning views, snowy boat trips and hot food in the family lodge restaurant. Not a full day's worth in winter.
Walton Pier (57 miles)
Walton on the Naze
Walton Pier Take a ride on the Red Baron, be thrilled on the Waltzer, ride into the sunset on the Gallopers, release that road rage on the Dodgems or play some classic tenpin bowling: or all of it!
Dickens World (16 miles)
Chatham Maritime
Dickens World - is a 90 minute journey of discovery. Your personal guide will walk and talk you through the amazing life and story of Charles Dickens as well as the tales of Victorian England. It is a chance to meet all of the nice and nasty characters that Charles Dickens loved and wrote about in his novels and short...
The Hop Farm Family Park (16 miles)
Paddock Wood
The Hop Farm Family Park Outdoor action... Indoor fun... It's for everyone! Visit The Hop Farm for maximum fun at Kent's biggest and No 1 family attraction. The family park is packed full of new features and undercover wonders to entertain and fuel imaginations: come and enjoy a farm day out!
Eagle Heights (2 miles)
Eynsford
Eagle Heights A small animal park based in the beautiful Darent Valley, near Brands Hatch in Kent. There are over 100 Birds of Prey to see, plus Reptile House, Meerkats, Otters, Goats, Donkey, Pony, Pigs and much more. Playarea, Gift Shop and Tearoom. Free Parking. Experience Days available.
Beaver Water World (10 miles)
Tatsfield
Beaver Water World An animal rescue centre charity with loads to see and learn about. Quiz sheets available for the kids, plus tours and handling. Reasonably priced and open daily except for Christmas Day.
Groombridge Enchanted Forest (19 miles)
Tunbridge Wells
Groombridge Enchanted Forest The Enchanted Forest has giant tree swings, teepees, a pirate ship and board walk with zip wire and rope swings. See the Zedonk, watch birds of prey and take a canal boat ride. Beautiful gardens with a giant chess set.
Kent Life (16 miles)
Maidstone
Kent Life Come and explore 28 acres of fun for every generation, from hands on activites for kids to age old farming traditions that bring back memories of way back when. We've got animals to cuddle, tractors to ride, play areas to go wild in and cafe's to relax in.
Kentish Town City Farm (18 miles)
Kentish Town
Kentish Town City Farm City Farm with lots of hands-on farming activities to get stuck in to plus events and activities held regularly to encourage volunteers and help fund this charity project.
Rare Breeds Centre (35 miles)
Ashford
Rare Breeds Centre From the exotic Butterfly tunnel to the delights of the Discovery Garden; woodland walks to the Secret Lake; plus two play parks, falconry displays, a tube maze and indoor soft play barn: there is something for everyone.
Kent Police Museum (16 miles)
Chatham
Kent Police Museum The history of the Kent Police Force from it's start through to modern times, with fascinating displays a trove of memorabilia including vintage uniforms and an original police box! Closed during winter.
Royal Engineers Museum (16 miles)
Gillingham
Royal Engineers Museum A museum dedicated to the history of the Royal Marine Corps. A chance to see Wellington’s map of Waterloo, plus a number of cool vehicles including a Harrier jump jet and bridge laying tanks.
Maidstone Museum and Bentlif Gallery (17 miles)
Maidstone
Maidstone Museum and Bentlif Gallery Housed in an Elizabethan manor house, our museum is one of the best in the South-East. See our 2,500 year old Egyptian mummy; journey through time to when dinosaurs walked the Earth (and Maidstone) as well as local, archaeological and regimental history. There’s always something to see and do!
The Historic Dockyard Chatham (19 miles)
Chatham
The Historic Dockyard Chatham is a unique, 80 acre, maritime heritage destination offering exciting maritime galleries, attractions and an amazing programme of temporary exhibitions and school holiday activities.
Finchcocks Musical Museum (23 miles)
Goudhurst
Finchcocks Musical Museum Probably best for the less boisterous types, those who have an interest in music will be enthralled by the wonderful historic collection of instruments, and can arrange to play some by request. Please note the limited public opening times.
Lashenden Air Warfare Museum (26 miles)
Ashford
Lashenden Air Warfare Museum One of the longest established aviation museums in the country, offering a vast array of aviation exhibits.
White Oak Leisure Centre (< 1 mile)
Swanley
White Oak Leisure Centre With 2 super cool flume rides plus inflatable lazy river, diving boards up to 5m, teaching pool and then soft play and sports facilities, this is a full day out waiting to happen!
Belvedere Splash Park (7 miles)
Belvedere
Belvedere Splash Park Apparently the largest free access public wet play park in the United Kingdom. Children can paddle in a lagoon surrounding a desert island and play on a huge safety surfaced beach equipped with water sprinklers, showers, bubble jets and sprays.
Pavilion Leisure Centre (7 miles)
Bromley
Pavilion Leisure Centre Swimming pool with waterfall, wave machine, flume slides and beach area. Plus family play zone and ten pin bowling centre also on site!
West Wickham Leisure Centre (8 miles)
West Wickham
West Wickham Leisure Centre As well as offering adult and junior swimming lessons and adult lane swimming they offer a varied swimming programme including aquafit, Kids' Splash and Swim Zone. There are also diving facilities with a 1m springboard!
Cascades (10 miles)
Gravesend
Cascades offers a great swimming pool and learner pool plus weekend access to their flume slide and wave machine!

Thanks for all the great things to do and Kids Fun near Swanley 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 Kent can enjoy the great day out as well.



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