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Dry Ski Slopes and Indoor Skiing near to Swindon
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Gloucester Ski and Snowboard Centre (27 miles)
Robinswood Hill
Gloucester Ski and Snowboard Centre One of the best and longest outdoor artificial ski slopes in the UK. From skiing and snowboarding to tubing and snow fun park, there's something to do for everyone!
Skiplex Endless Indoor Ski Slope (38 miles)
Reading
Skiplex Endless Indoor Ski Slope Is an ideal way to teach skiing and boarding to beginners, or challenge pros. Our revolving slopes mean you can do turn after turn, forgetting the hassle of lift queues, crowds and bad weather. Suitable for 5 year olds upwards, all equipment and instruction included in the cost
Bracknell Ski Slope and Ice Rink (43 miles)
Bracknell
Bracknell Ski Slope and Ice Rink International standard ice rink and ski centre, welcoming families and also providing tube runs, toboggans and lessons of all sorts.
Alpine Snowsports Centre Southampton (46 miles)
Southampton
Alpine Snowsports Centre Southampton An outdoor artificial ski slope in Southampton, we cater for all abilities and ages! Skiing, snowboarding and ringos (inflatable rubber rings that slide down the slope) its great fun for everyone! We do lessons, practice sessions, birthday parties and more!
Mendip Snowsport Centre (48 miles)
Churchill
Mendip Snowsport Centre 250 acre multi-activity centre with a 165 metre floodlit dry slope complete with bends, moguls, jumps and quarter pipe for skiing or snowboarding plus a separate dedicated tobogganing slope for 4 to 12s. Lessons and party packages available.
Alpine Snowsports Centre (49 miles)
Aldershot
Alpine Snowsports Centre For absolute beginners upwards they have 3 fantastic slopes: the 'Donut Area', 'Learners Hill' and 'The Wall'! Try your hand at skiing, snowboarding or just cruising on an inflatable donut!
Snowtrax (54 miles)
Christchurch
Snowtrax Set in an attractive alpine environment, this exciting kids' Alpine Activity Centre offers loads of fun, with a wide range of thrilling "turn up and ride" activities, there's something for everyone. Parents can join in, or relax and enjoy the beautiful views from our Alpine Bistro.
Xscape Skislope Milton Keynes (54 miles)
Milton Keynes
Xscape Skislope Milton Keynes Indoor real snow skislope in Milton Keynes. Lessons available plus the Wacky Races kiddie sledging tournaments, plus Snocamps for 7 to 15 years old. A great family days out in Buckinghamshire idea.
Christs College Ski Club (55 miles)
Guildford
Christs College Ski Club Winter sports activities for the over 5s, from skiing lessons and open sessions to donutting! Safe, professional and child friendly instructors are there to lend a hand.
The Snow Centre (57 miles)
Hemel Hempstead
The Snow Centre The perfect slope, the perfect snow, the perfect location; this is Britain's premier indoor Snowsports destination. Designed to deliver the alpine conditions every skier and snowboarder dreams of, you'll find a huge 160m main slope as well as the largest indoor lesson slope in the UK.
Stanton Park (2 miles)
Swindon
Stanton Park A local nature reserve and country park with a large lake and extensive woodland. A fairly wild sort place with natural features only, but a wonderful environment to explore, and free!
Longleat Safari and Adventure Park (35 miles)
Warminster
Longleat Safari and Adventure Park Longleat is a perfect day out for all the family with its fantastic Animal Attractions, beautiful Stately Home and gardens, alongside its superb Safari Park . With its recent multi-million pound investment you can explore a whole world of new attractions including Penguin Island and Stingray Bay.
Roves Farm Visitor Centre (3 miles)
Swindon
Roves Farm Visitor Centre A full programme of events throughout the day including: Meet and Feed the Animals, Free Tractor and Trailer Rides, Children's Craft Sessions, Animal Racing, 2 Acre Willow Maze and Indoor and Outdoor Adventure Play Areas. Themed weeks during school holidays.A great family day out, come rain or shine.
Farmtastic Animal Farm (9 miles)
Chippenham
Farmtastic Animal Farm Get hands on with our animals, including alpacas, llamas, miniatures, farmyard favourites, birds as well as rare and unusual breeds. Plus tractor trailer rides and play area.
Cholderton Charlies Farm (27 miles)
Salisbury
Cholderton Charlies Farm We’re a Rare Breeds Farm with lots of exciting things to do, for kids of all ages; both indoor and outdoor. We have a large playbarn, as well as 4 outdoor play areas, plus animal petting and walking sessions, pig races and tractor trailer rides* and so much more!
River Bourne Community Farm (35 miles)
Salisbury
River Bourne Community Farm A working farm that is free to visit with traditional animals plus fruit and vegetables growing. A good place to learn about where food comes from.
Bush Farm Bison Centre (39 miles)
West Knoyle
Bush Farm Bison Centre See Bison, Elk, Raccoons, Prairie Dogs & Guanacos at Bush Farm Bison Centre, an attractive south Wiltshire farm with lakes and 30 acres of old oak woodlands.
Museum of Computing (1 miles)
Swindon
Museum of Computing There is a mixture of permanent and temporary displays. Collections on display range from vintage handheld video games and antique typewriters through to modern Robot Revolution exhibit with state of the art technology involved. Please note the limited opening hours.
STEAM - Museum of the GWR (2 miles)
Swindon
STEAM - Museum of the GWR Follow the incredible story of the GWR through lots of imaginative displays and plenty of hands-on exhibits. Build a bridge and shunt wagons. Have a go at putting a locomotive together. Take a ride on our train-driving simulator.
Alexander Keiller Museum (11 miles)
Avebury
Alexander Keiller Museum Significant prehistoric archaeological collections and informative displays on this World Heritage Site.
Atwell Wilson Motor Museum (14 miles)
Caine
Atwell Wilson Motor Museum A small friendly museum with an impressive collection of classic cars and motor memorabilia.
Athelstan Museum (15 miles)
Malmesbury
Athelstan Museum A museum capturing the history of Malmesbury.
Wiltshire Heritage Museum (18 miles)
Devizes
Wiltshire Heritage Museum Has an international reputation and attracts visitors from all over the world. There are great activities for Children as you walk around the museum which includes dressing up boxes, brass rubbing, and puzzles, find the face walk round game, re-build Stonehenge and much more.
Trowbridge Museum (26 miles)
Trowbridge
Trowbridge Museum You will discover the story of Trowbridge from its early days as a Saxon settlement. The town's position as the Manchester of the West and beyond. Itâs here that you will find out about the textile industry, the lives of everyday folk and its famous residents such as Isaac Pitman and George Crabbe.
Boscombe Down Aviation Collection (33 miles)
Salisbury
Boscombe Down Aviation Collection is a collection of historic fast jets and planes from MOD Boscombe Down. Lots of Jet Cockpits to get into, some powered, including Jaguar, Hawk and Harrier jets. Hear engine noise and air traffic control. Model aircraft and WW2 Display.
The Wardrobe Military Museum (35 miles)
Salisbury
The Wardrobe Military Museum A firmly educational stop best for over 8s, with collection and archives relating to the Infantry Regiments of Berkshire and Wiltshire from 1748 to the current regiment, The Rifles.
Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum (35 miles)
Salisbury
Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum Offering interactive galleries and workshops for children, the Museum provides entertainment and an educational experience for children of all ages.
Oasis Leisure Centre (1 miles)
Swindon
Oasis Leisure Centre Indoor Lagoon themed swimming pool with pirate ship play feature for under 8s, 3 giant water slide, wave machine, watercannon and hydroslide.
Highworth Recreation Centre (5 miles)
Swindon
Highworth Recreation Centre Indoor or outdoor pools depending on weather, diving facilities, Wet 'n' Wild sessions and more besides.
Trowbridge Sports Centre (27 miles)
Trowbridge
Trowbridge Sports Centre Swimming facilities and diving pool, depth 4m, with 1m and 3m springboards and a 5m platform.
Five Rivers Leisure Centre (34 miles)
Salisbury
Five Rivers Leisure Centre The beach pool boats a large flume style water slide and other water play features ideal for children. Plus 25m, 8 lane pool for proper swimming, plus teaching pool.
Jolly Roger Adventure (< 1 mile)
Swindon
Jolly Roger Adventure has got bouncy castles, and an amazing soft adventure play area with classics including ball pools, plus 'The Drop' slide: 31 ft long. And one of the biggest indoor astra slides in the country!
Space Play (3 miles)
Swindon
Space Play A great soft play area for children aged up to 9years, available for the older ones is a fantastic LaserQuest area!
Kidz About Adventure Play (4 miles)
Swindon
Kidz About Adventure Play Multi level play equipment up to 6.5m including enormous slides, plus sports areas, toddler zones and more. New feature: activity assault course Bouncy Castle!
Bonkers Childrens Indoor Play Centre (5 miles)
Swindon
Bonkers Childrens Indoor Play Centre is an interactive indoor play area within a craft village and adjacent to Butterfly World and a garden centre. Lots of activities for all ages within the play area and around it. Cannons, bogglers, ball feeders, lots to keep you entertained within a compact space.
Churchill Playzone (5 miles)
Swindon
Churchill Playzone Soft play at the Churchill, part of the Eating Inn group and offers a three level play frame plus family friendly dining.
Jesters Adventure Play (13 miles)
Caine
Jesters Adventure Play Offers all year round, all weather fun for children under 12 years old. With play over three levels, your kids can explore, play and make new friends in total safety whilst you relax.
Coral Cove Party and Adventure Centre (17 miles)
Devizes
Coral Cove Party and Adventure Centre Offering multi level adventure play plus toys, games and activities. Also offers daycare nursery plus holiday and after school clubs.
Boomerang Play Centre (22 miles)
Melkesham
Boomerang Play Centre Kids indoor play centre with a separate area for toddlers.
Larkhill Space Station (26 miles)
Salisbury
Larkhill Space Station is a multi level adventure climbing facility with classic features from balls and slides to tunnels and bridges, plus a dedicated toddler zone.
Funways (30 miles)
Warminster
Funways Children’s activity centre and soft play in Warminster lots of attractions: 3 separate soft play areas; pool and table tennis room; Playstation move and computers. Activities for your amusement include youth club, monthly disco nights, bingo, classes with creche.
Little Urchins Softplay (31 miles)
Warminster
Little Urchins Softplay is a Pirate themed indoor adventure play facility boasting three separate soft play areas for different age ranges and their huge pirate ship is the highlight of the show!
Avebury Stone Circle (11 miles)
Marlborough
Avebury Stone Circle One of Europe's largest pre-historic stone circles!
Silbury Hill (11 miles)
Marlborough
Silbury Hill Known as the English pyramid, this is the world's largest man made chalk deposit which does indeed rival the height of the pyramids. No access to hill itself but nice as a stop off if passing.
Crofton Beam Engines (16 miles)
Marlborough
Crofton Beam Engines Visit the oldest working steam engines in the world that are still performing the job they were built to do! Especially good on a steam day.
Chippenham Museum and Heritage Centre (17 miles)
Chippenham
Chippenham Museum and Heritage Centre is a local community museum. Explore the past with Alfred the Great or Mr Brunel. Try dressing up as a Saxon peasant or a Victorian child. For under 5’s try Messy Monday or Noisy Friday. Everyone is welcome in our children’s holiday workshops.
Great Witcombe Roman Villa (24 miles)
Great Witcombe
Great Witcombe Roman Villa Visit the remains of a large villa that was built around AD 250 plus a shrine to a water spirit! Tricky terrain though, best for the fit and mobile. A short trip, but free!
Stonehenge (27 miles)
Amesbury
Stonehenge Stands as a timeless testimony to the people who built it, between 3000BC and 1500BC. An amazing feat of engineering and arguably the most sophisticated stone circle in the world, it remains a mystery. Fantastic new visitor centre!
Mompesson House (35 miles)
Salisbury
Mompesson House Featured in the award-winning film Sense and Sensibility, the sumptuous setting is home to a variety of collections including 18th century drinking glasses. There is a children's guide available at reception and sculpture gardens to explore.
Old Wardour Castle (39 miles)
Salisbury
Old Wardour Castle Explore the set of Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves via self guided audio tour, with enchanting grotto and circular staircases, plus play and picnic space outside.

Thanks for all the great things to do and Dry Ski Slopes and Indoor Skiing near Swindon 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 Wiltshire can enjoy the great day out as well.



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