Kent & East Sussex Railway (25 miles)
Kent & East Sussex Railway
Enjoy 10 miles of pure nostalgia on England's finest rural light railway. Beautifully restored coaches and locomotives dating from Victorian times enable visitors to experience travel and service from a bygone age. The picturesque line weaves between Tenterden and Bodiam terminating in the shadow of the...
Shinewater Park (5 miles)
- is Eastbourne's newest park and combines purpose built recreation facilities within a country park atmosphere
Princes Park (8 miles)
2012 and13 Green Flag awarded, this extensive park offers multiple play areas, model boat racing, and water sporting opportunities. Cafe pavillion also on site, and regular events are held.
Wilderness Wood (9 miles)
A family-run award-winning 62-acre woodland in the beautiful Sussex Weald, with family events and activities throughout the year. Get out there and enjoy a taste of rural sustainability in action!
Broad Oak Park (11 miles)
Bexhill On Sea
Broad Oak Park
Best enjoyed with other features for a full day out, this is nonetheless a lovely park and ideal for picnicking, hiking and outdoor games.
Egerton Park (11 miles)
Bexhill on Sea
Recently refurbished with features including tennis courts, bowls green, boating lake, outdoor gym, play-zone for all ages, refreshment kiosk with outdoor seating, sculptures, picnic area, lawns, gardens and lakes with ducks and moorhens all within a few minutes’ walk of the seafront and town centre.
Peter Pans Playground (15 miles)
Peter Pans Playground
Small but excellently equipped, this is a fully-enlcosed adventure playground with slides, water spouts, and climbing apparatus suitable for small children. One of the stops on the Volks Electric Railway.
Preston Park (16 miles)
The largest urban park in the city with a great children's adventure playground, four football pitches and two cricket fields, bowling greens, tennis courts, velodrome and more.
Alexandra Park (16 miles)
Features include a boating lake, bowls green, cafe, adventure playground, tennis courts, multi play area, formal flower and rose gardens, reservoirs for fishing, natural woodland and a miniature railway.
Kings Road Playground (16 miles)
Kings Road Playground
Set on the seafront so oodles of sand with a great selection of climbing frames etc., aimed at under 7s. There's a huge old fashioned paddling pool too and parents can hire deck chairs and get drinks from the cafe between the two.
Bewl Water (17 miles)
- is the southeast's largest reservoir. Today it is one of the top tourist destinations in Kent and Sussex. New are Tree Climbing and Model Boating. You can also enjoy our playground, children's fishing and high adrenaline activities such as Hydroballing, Fan Descender, Zip Wire and 3G swing.
Hove Park (17 miles)
Features include a number of sports pitches and facilities, an adventure playground, a climbing boulder and miniature railway, as well as the intriguingly named Goldstone and Fingermaze...
Rye Harbour Nature Reserve (25 miles)
Rye Harbour Nature Reserve
A heady mix of terrains to explore, this is an SSSI due to it's unusual flora and fauna, and also offers visitor centres, bird hides, vintage military forts and stunning natural features: basically an adventure waiting to happen!
Petworth House and Park (37 miles)
Petworth House and Park
Ideal picnic territory: splendid scenery, local wildlife, an art gallery, and lots and lots of room to run around in. Regular family events during the summer.
Birling Gap (8 miles)
Chalk and shingle beach good for rock pools, fossil hunting and safe paddling, very popular with surfers and kite fliers, excellent local walks with loads of butterflies in season.
Eastbourne Beach (8 miles)
Sand, shingle and pebble beach with water sports and swimming opportunities. Many local features.
Seaford Bay (8 miles)
Shingle beach with a few features to explore and good water for swimming with some lifeguard cover.
Brighton Beach (15 miles)
Long pebbly beach in a cove with safe shallow swimming and protection and natural windshield.
Hastings Beach (16 miles)
Sand and shingle beach with good swimming and lifeguard cover. Many features and facilities at one end, quiet at the other. Connected to Pelham Beach.
Camber Sands (23 miles)
Mountainous sand dunes and vast expanses so even when it's busy you can find a space for yourselves. Good amenities.
Climping Beach (33 miles)
Shingle beach popular with windsurfers, summer lifeguard cover provided. Quite an isolated beach but connected to the East Beach which holds several awards
Peter Pans Adventure Golf (15 miles)
Peter Pans Adventure Golf
An attractive and fairly easy 18 holes with half pipe tunnel, slopes and drop throughs for fun, right next to the Peter Pan's Playground. It's also close to a stop on the Volks Electric Railway, so it's easy to tie the whole lot together for a full day out!
Brighton Pier (15 miles)
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.
Hastings Adventure Golf (17 miles)
Hastings Adventure Golf
Features three 18 hole courses which include waterfalls, fountains and even a cave to negotiate around!
Pebsham Equestrian Centre (13 miles)
Bexhill On Sea
Pebsham Equestrian Centre
Hire A Pony days during school holidays, fun with horses, mucking out, grooming and of course horse riding, a chance for children aged 5 to13 years to experience life at the stables.
Petley Wood Equestrian Centre (14 miles)
Petley Wood Equestrian Centre
BHS approved facility welcoming nervous 3 year olds upwards for a variety of lessons, plus woodland hacking and competitions for all levels.
Treblers Ponies (18 miles)
BHS approved facility providing lessons, off road hacking, mini cross country, indoor school, outdoor school, own a pony days and much more.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Pottery Making and Arts and Crafts near Upper Dicker 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 East Sussex can enjoy the great day out as well.
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