Amerton Farm and Craft Centre (11 miles)
Amerton Farm and Craft Centre
Playbarn is a farmyard with indoor adventure play area. It has a tractor track, rope bridge and barns on stilts connected with raised walkways. There is also a soft play area for children under 3 years of age, plus fun days and farm activities.
Go Ape Forest Segway (18 miles)
Go Ape Forest Segway
You can enjoy our forest Segway experience in the beautiful Cannock Chase. 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.
Go Ape Forest Segway (26 miles)
Go Ape Forest Segway
You can enjoy our forest Segway experience in the beautiful Delamere Forest. From two legs to two wheels: for the ultimate forest experience on a rugged all-terrain Segway. It's a totally unique way to tackle the trails in the forest.
Supercamps (31 miles)
Activity day camps for children aged 4 to 14 combining Sports and Arts into a fun-fuelled programme keeping children active, alert, safe and happy especially during the Easter and Summer holidays!
Star City Birmingham (35 miles)
Star City Birmingham
A staggering array of family fun venues under one (enormous!) roof, from bowling and laser tag to mini golf and dodgems, to the cinema, football and indoor climbing!
Laser Quest (35 miles)
Laser Quest is the world's best known and most exciting brand of Laser Tag game. Plus Laser Matrix and The Rock climbing facility.
BBC Tour at MediaCityUK (35 miles)
BBC Tour at MediaCityUK
Kids can tour the halls behind their favourite shows, plus they have the chance to take part in their own television production in their interactive studio.
LomoWall Manchester (36 miles)
An actual physical wall, covered by thousands of snap shot-sized analogue photos, which when viewed from afar forms a fascinating mosaic artwork in its own right.
Manchester City FC Experience (36 miles)
Manchester City FC Experience
combines the rich sporting history of Manchester City Football Club with a 90 minute tour of the awe inspiring City of Manchester Stadium.
Stonerig Raceway (39 miles)
is a scalextric Attraction that has 7 large themed tracks you can race round each track offers different challenges. All the tracks are computerized with great features like F1 starting grid, recorded speed, and lap counting false start detection; there is plenty to keep you entertained.
Brimstage Maze (44 miles)
is a family friendly farm based day out. There's a giant maize maze with clues to find along the way. Indoor and outdoor activities all included in the price including indoor soft play barn, crazy golf, pedal go karts, tractor ride, inflatable assault course, inflatable maze, puzzles and games.
Four Ashes Golf Centre (44 miles)
Four Ashes Golf Centre
12 hole crazy putting course suitable for all the family, plus floodlit driving range, short game practice area and more.
The Echo Wheel of Liverpool (45 miles)
The Echo Wheel of Liverpool
This temporary treasure includes 42 fully enclosed and air-conditioned capsules and offers riders spectacular panoramic views of the city. Not a full day out but a memorable stop if you're in the area.
St Johns Beacon Viewing Gallery (45 miles)
St Johns Beacon Viewing Gallery
450 feet and offering stunning panoramic views as far away as the Lake District (really!) on a clear day. The building also houses several radio studios which you are located on the same level as the viewing gallery.
Go Ape Forest Segway (47 miles)
Go Ape Forest Segway
You can enjoy our forest Segway experience in the beautiful Sherwood Pines. 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.
Sherwood Forest Fun Park (49 miles)
New Palace and Adventureland (49 miles)
New Palace and Adventureland
Family fun-filled entertainment in New Brighton, Wirral, including Adventureland, one of the largest indoor children's play centres in the UK, the Bright Spot family amusement arcade, plus an outdoor Funfair.
Wellybobs (52 miles)
Wildlife, arts and crafts, sing alongs, Ladybug garden, adventure playground with zippy swing: a really good range.
Leamington Spa Art Gallery (54 miles)
Royal Leamington Spa
Leamington Spa Art Gallery
Provides opportunities for everyone to benefit from, enjoy and participate in the creation, interpretation and preservation of the Arts and Heritage.
Oswaldtwistle Mills (55 miles)
is home to a host of popular attractions for people of all ages! See inside for more details - great place to visit if you are looking for family days out in Lancashire.
Wistow Maze (55 miles)
A giant 8 acre maize maze with high level bridges and viewing towers. Follow the fun quiz trail and collect clues hidden amongst 3 miles of pathways.
Includes Activity Funyard with games and mini mazes for all the family. Open July-September. Winner of Leicestershire's "Best Visitor Attraction".
Shibden Hall (55 miles)
90 acres of parkland with attractions including woodland, walks, playground, an orienteering course, children's rides, miniature railway, pitch and putt and a boating lake. The Hall itself offers visitors a fascinating history of it's wealthy owners.
Stratford Minigolf (57 miles)
Stratford Upon Avon
Not to be mistaken for 'crazy' golf, minigolf is a test of skill, good fun with tricky hazards, bumps and ramps!
The Palace Fun Centre (60 miles)
Alexandra Palace (61 miles)
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.
Knightlys Fun Parks (61 miles)
Knightlys Fun Parks
is a family amusement park with a Fun Fair, Amusement Arcade, Bingo and Pub with huge outside entertainments are and outside bar. Plus many food outlets and shops. In addition we put on many free shows including magic shows and the famous Monkey show and more.
Cosmic Golf at Xplore (62 miles)
Cosmic Golf at Xplore
2 heavily themed courses brought to life with ultra-violet light, strange sounds and special effects.
Xscape Yorkshire (62 miles)
Offering a real wave simulating surf venue, 14 screen Cineworld Cinema, kids' soft play and party centre, climbing wall, aerial assault course, cosmic golf, laser games, 20 lane bowling and huge indoor real snow slope!
All Things Wild Nature Centre (62 miles)
All Things Wild Nature Centre
is an all-weather animal attraction with indoor and outdoor play areas and pedal tractors, a large variety of animals ranging from British wildlife to more exotic creatures (and dinosaurs!) and educational activities for you and your little ones to explore!
TGS Bowling (67 miles)
Seventeen lanes of 10-pin bowling; 12 holes of Adventure Golf; arcades; American bistro with wide-ranging menu; pool tables; party venue and bar - all under one roof!
Corby Boating Lake (69 miles)
Corby Boating Lake
The lake can boast a wide range of geese, ducks, water fowl and the resisdential swans. The recent environmental project has improved fishing stocks. There are also herons, gulls and kingfishers that visit the lake along with a host of woodland and garden birds.
Corby Laser Arena (70 miles)
Sol Central (74 miles)
Family features include kid friendly cinema and huge arcade.
Stockeld Park (74 miles)
Yorkshires brand new and original family day out - The Summer Adventure - is now open! Explore, climb and discover new adventure playground areas in our Enchanted Forest including Tangle Tree Climb, Woodsands Cove, Tepee Encampment, alongside go karts, electric scooters, retro roller rink, Inflatable Zone and lots more outdoor fun and indoor play and crafts.
Alton Towers (12 miles)
New attraction for 2013 The Smiler! The world's first 14 looping roller coaster! Also new Ice Age 4D Experience. Alton Towers has many attractions for younger and older kids - my kids favourites (9 and 11) Oblivion, Air and Sonic Spinball (NB. height restrictions 1.4m apply on many rides)
Drayton Manor Theme Park (31 miles)
Drayton Manor Theme Park
Bigger and better than ever with the addition of two brand new rides. Europe's first ever Ben 10 roller coaster ride, called Ben 10 Ultimate Alien, open too. Meanwhile, Thomas Land will also welcome a family-friendly ride to its existing offering.
Monkey Forest (2 miles)
Unique to the UK! The only place you can walk amongst 140 free roaming Barbary macaques in 60 acres of beautiful English forest. Guides are located on the three quarter mile path to inform you of all the monkeys’ behaviour ensuring you have an exciting and memorable day.
Gentleshaw Wildlife Centre (8 miles)
Gentleshaw Wildlife Centre
- a small sanctuary for unwanted and mistreated exotic animals and birds of prey. Home to a wide variety of creatures including, Owls, Hawks, Snakes, Monkeys, Raccoons, Wild cats, Lizards,Fruit bats, Falcons, Terrapins and much more it's a great afternoon out for the family.
Blackbrook Zoological Park (12 miles)
Blackbrook Zoological Park
They have a wealth of attractions on offer to see, including rare birds, unusual animals, reptiles, insects, kid's favourite Lemur Lodge, Pelican Cove, Swan Lake and the utterly charming World of Penguins!
Rodbaston Visitor Centre Animal Zone (19 miles)
Rodbaston Visitor Centre Animal Zone
Our Animal Zone houses a varied collection of animals and birds from around the world. See our own Meerkat family and count their babies, watch our Red Lemurs playing outside in their enclosure and see our Wallabies, Raccoon Dogs and all the other animals, which bring animals of the world into one place.
National Forest Adventure Farm (23 miles)
Burton Upon Trent
National Forest Adventure Farm
is open all year round offering exciting indoor play, outdoor play and farm animals. The adventure farm hosts many events throughout the year, including one of the largest Maize Mazes in Europe.
Ash End House Childrens Farm (33 miles)
Ash End House Childrens Farm
offer lots of friendly animals to feed and stroke.
Three Play areas, Indoor Toddlers Barn, Family Games Yard, Crazy golf and lots of fun activities for the children. Plus Jumping Pillow, Tractor and Trailer Rides and visit our new Falconry Centre!
Potteries Museum & Art Gallery (4 miles)
Stoke on Trent
Potteries Museum & Art Gallery
Travel back in time and discover the history of the Potteries and of Staffordshire. See the largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold ever found, the world's finest collection of Staffordshire ceramics and our very own WW2 Spitfire, plus our changing exhibition programme. you can also enjoy a light lunch in our CafÃ© Museum or browse in The Foyer shop.
Newcastle Borough Museum and Gallery (4 miles)
Newcastle Under Lyme
Newcastle Borough Museum and Gallery
Very family friendly museum inside the smashing Brampton Park. Highlights include their Victorian Street scene, the 1930s house and the toys gallery!
Sudbury Hall and Museum of Childhood (18 miles)
Sudbury Hall and Museum of Childhood
Explore the delights of 17th-century craftsmanship, featuring exquisite plasterwork, wood carvings and classical story-based murals. Then be a chimney sweep, a scullion or a Victorian pupil, and be captivated by archive film, interactives and displays.
Waterworld Stoke (4 miles)
Stoke on Trent
Experience the thrills and spills of the UK's 1st indoor water rollercoaster; plummet through the thunder and lightening in the black hole; speed through the thundering waters of the superflume; turn your world upside down and plunge into the deep blue water of the space bowl!
Dimensions (6 miles)
Stoke On Trent
A tropical water paradise with Dino the 65 metre dragon slide, plus rapids, fountains, spas, whirlpool, cascade pools and lots more family fun including a roller disco and table tennis!
The Alton Towers Waterpark (12 miles)
The Alton Towers Waterpark
Boasting hundreds of fantastic interactive water features, from lazy rivers and crazy cannons to the sensational speed of the Master Blaster water rollercoaster, this Caribbean lagoon offers gallons of excitement for kids of all ages, and is open all year round.
Fenton Fun Factory (2 miles)
Stoke On Trent
Fenton Fun Factory
Fun Factory is one of the largest indoor soft play and activity centre for children in Staffordshire. We have everything you need to entertain young and old and we are proud to of created an environment that will be as enjoyable for the parents as it is for the children.
Wacky Warehouse - New Florence (2 miles)
Stoke On Trent
Wacky Warehouse - New Florence
Fantastic soft play structure with aerial runs, cargo nets and astro slides, plus there's a safe toddler area with squishy, squashy shapes for little-ones.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Kids Fun near Trentham 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 Staffordshire can enjoy the great day out as well.
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