Planet Ice Arena (15 miles)
Planet Ice Arena
Family friendly ice skating facility with penguin skating aids for very little ones, and a special Ice Toddlers session with toys and games.
Planet Ice Gosport (17 miles)
Planet Ice Gosport
is a large indoor ice rink which has many public sessions throughout the week for families to bring their children and have some fun. Great idea for family days out in Hampshire.
Planet Ice Basingstoke (42 miles)
Planet Ice Basingstoke
Great ice skating rink with open skating and family sessions, special children's sessions and birthday parties available.
Guildford Spectrum (55 miles)
Enjoy the complete leisure experience here! At one exciting venue there is tenpin bowling, an Olympic sized ice rink, four pools including a leisure pool, a soft play centre, sports arena, athletics stadium and health and fitness suite.
Bracknell Ice Rink and Ski Slope (58 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.
Link Leisure Centre Ice Skating (61 miles)
Link Leisure Centre Ice Skating
Comprising an ice rink, a 25 metre, deck level, pool, climbing facility, 5-a-side outdoor football pitches with floodlighting and a state of the art gym.
Slough Ice Arena (68 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.
Oxford Ice Rink (73 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.
Robin Hill Country Adventure Park (9 miles)
Robin Hill Country Adventure Park
The Island's biggest rides, absolutely loads of children's play features and areas of space to run free. Plus educational woodland centre, woodland gardens with sculpture trail, squirrel safaris and regular special events.
Blackgang Chine (12 miles)
40 acres of Victorian cliff-top gardens with a range of fantasy activities including cowboy town, nurseryland, dinosaurland, and pirate fort. Cliffhanger roller coaster and waterforce family boat slide. Exhibitions about local rural and coastal life.
Dinosaur Isle (16 miles)
- is a fantastic dinosaur museum housed in a spectacular pterosaur shaped building watching over Sandown's blue flag beach. Walk back through fossilised time to the period of the dinosaurs and on a recreated landscape enhanced by sights, smells and sounds you will meet life sized dinosaurs including our animatronic Neovenator!
Arreton Down Wildlife Reserve (7 miles)
Arreton Down Wildlife Reserve
Arreton Down is on downland which is part of the main chalk ridge which runs across the Isle of Wight from east to west. It consists of calcarious grassland, with some scrub edges. It contains archaeological features. There are extensive views across the Island from the higher parts of the down.
Owl and Monkey Haven (10 miles)
Owl and Monkey Haven
'We welcome you to come and get to know our friends and see for yourself their beauty,
charm and very different personalities!'
Butterfly & Fountain World (11 miles)
Butterfly & Fountain World
Comprising a series of stunning walk through under cover gardens themed around butterflies, fountains, small world fairytale grotto, Italian and Japanese gardens, and feeding talks at the Koi ponds.
Amazon World (13 miles)
An all-weather, family attraction! The Islands largest collection of rare and exotic animals! A great day out whatever your age!
Owl and Falconry Centre (13 miles)
Owl and Falconry Centre
A dazzling collection of some of the world's most beautiful and elegant birds awaits you, from eagles, hawks and falcons, to kestrels and sleepy owls, the centre is full of fascinating sights and flights. During flying displays the birds of prey soar above the sloping down land of the Appuldurcombe Valley, which is an 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty'.
Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary (14 miles)
Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary
'The Sanctuary was first established in 1987 to provide any donkey in distress or otherwise in need of care and attention, a safe and permanent home.'
Special events include the Grand Donkey Day out.
Isle of Wight Zoo (16 miles)
Isle of Wight Zoo
Situated alongside Yaverland beach, the zoo provides a fun, educational and wholesome day out for all the family. Specialising in tigers and lemurs, the zoo works to make conservation fun for everyone with talks, small animal handling and children's activities.
Flamingo Park Wildlife Encounter (17 miles)
Flamingo Park Wildlife Encounter
Packed full of fun, interactive animal experiences and Keeper presentations, penguin and meerkat encounters, filled to the brim with unbelievably tame feathered and furry friends!
Colemans Animal Farm (7 miles)
Colemans Animal Farm
150cc off road Buggies, indoor and outdoor play barns, plenty of farm animals and grooming and feeding opportunities too.
Fakenham Farm (17 miles)
Small children's farm with a neat range of animals to visit, some nature walks and a cafe.
Sunken Secrets (< 1 mile)
A centre where you can discover the wonders of Maritime history and archeology through artefact displays, videos, interactive games and activities.
Brighstone Village Museum (6 miles)
Brighstone Village Museum
Offers an evocative tableau and interesting exhibition on village life in the 19th century, in a picturesque setting.
Shipwreck and Maritime Museum (11 miles)
Shipwreck and Maritime Museum
including audio visual room showing action films. "Wreck and Rescue" Lifeboat Museum, featuring vintage 1887 "Queen Victoria" pulling/sailing lifeboat and RNLI archive material, Smuggling and Fishing displays
Isle of Wight Natural History Centre (12 miles)
Nostalgia Toy Museum (12 miles)
Nostalgia Toy Museum
An excellent collection of toy cars and lorries by Dinky, Corgi, Matchbox, Triang and Hornby. Recently added is a large display of 'Star Wars' toys from 1977-1985.
Ventnor Heritage Museum (15 miles)
Ventnor Heritage Museum
A small museum detailing the historic life of Ventnor with displays and exhibits that are changed yearly. There are also models of Ventnor Railway and various publications for sale.
Lilliput Antique Doll and Toy Museum (16 miles)
Bembridge Heritage Centre (18 miles)
Bembridge Heritage Centre
Displays cover much of Bembridge’s early history, not only in photographs, paintings, maps and written descriptions but also through the many artifacts and medals that have been donated.
JR Zone (9 miles)
JR Zone (formerly Jolly Roger's Plaice) is the Island's top indoor adventure play zone for all ages with stimulating toddler section, and for larger kids, a thrilling gigantic 3-level play zone with 4-Lane Astra slide, dual sky glides, Spooky zone, Football area and so much more.
JR Laser Storm interactive laser gun arena operates in the evenings (booking essential, groups of 10+ only)
Mouse World Indoor Play Centre (11 miles)
Mouse World Indoor Play Centre
With a large south-facing terrace and garden, indoor children’s soft play area and large outdoor playground, this is a truly great family eatery.
Space Island Indoor Soft Play Area (15 miles)
Space Island Indoor Soft Play Area
Challenging structure for ages 4 plus, 3 levels to explore with climbing walls, ball cannons, sky glides, giant astra slide, mini sports area and more.
Jungle Jims Adventure Play Area (15 miles)
Jungle Jims Adventure Play Area
A colourful multi level adventure play-area for children in a safe and fun environment. Also nearby: adventure golf, ten-pin bowling, cafe, go-karts and more.
Yarmouth Castle (< 1 mile)
The remains of a C16th coastal fort as well as a wonderful picnic spot, historic Yarmouth exhibition and a C16th shipwreck.
Fort Victoria (< 1 mile)
Comprising a Marine Aquarium, a Sea Bed Archaeology Exhibition, a Planetarium and a Model Railway. Plus seashore and woodland walks.
The Needles Old Battery (4 miles)
The Needles Old Battery
The Needles Old Battery overlooks the famous Needles rocks and lighthouse. Built in 1862 following the threat of a French invasion, the Old Battery has a fascinating military history. The Needles New Battery contains an exhibition about the secret rocket tests carried out there in the 1950s and 60s as part of Britain’s race for space!
Needles Park Sand Cliffs (4 miles)
Needles Park Sand Cliffs
Visit to view these jagged chalk stacks and lighthouse, the unique multi coloured sand cliffs and enjoy the Park's facilities, including the spectacular chairlift.
Newton Old Town Hall (4 miles)
Newton Old Town Hall
Visit the mysterious little building that reveals the interesting and surprising historical importance of Newton.
Carisbrooke Castle (8 miles)
a great place for children to explore with its towering keep to climb and battlements to march, there's lots to spark the imagination.
Calbourne Water Mill and Rural Museum (8 miles)
Calbourne Water Mill and Rural Museum
'Set in 10 acres of stunning rural landscape, Calbourne Water Mill contains one of the oldest working water mills in the country, dating back to the Domesday Book.'
Newport Roman Villa (9 miles)
Newport Roman Villa
There are recreated scenes within the superb remains of the villa, and also outside there is a Roman herb garden as it would have been nearly 2000 years ago. A quiz booklet is available free of charge and the education room provides hands on activities including; Roman style clothes to try on, weaving and mosaic making.
Osborne House (10 miles)
Built by Queen Victoria as a family holiday home, this stunning Italianate palace offers a glimpse into the private life of the royal family. Take a peek into the royal nursery, see the bedroom in which Queen Victoria died and marvel at the exotic Indian-inspired Durbar Room.
Nunwell House and Gardens (15 miles)
Nunwell House and Gardens
Visit the place where the ill-fated King Charles I spent his last night of freedom! A great historical and architectural interest.
Sandown Rocks Climbing Wall (15 miles)
Sandown Rocks Climbing Wall
With climbing tuition for all ages; Sandown Rocks offers an active experience for an excellent price! All children receive close tuition throughout their climb and all levels of ability are welcome.
West Wight Sports Centre (2 miles)
West Wight Sports Centre
'We are located in the centre of Freshwater, and have one of the newest sports and leisure facilities on the Isle of Wight.'
Medina Leisure Centre (10 miles)
Medina Leisure Centre
Participate in activities that range from swimming and climbing to Badminton and gym fitness training.
The complex has a range of leisure features as well as a theatre that doubles as a cinema.
Butterfly Paragliding School (11 miles)
Butterfly Paragliding School
A paragliding school where fantastic tuition means you can enjoy both tandem and solo paragliding. See the entire Island and even stay in the organic B&B or on the campsite for a greater experience.
Goodleaf Tree Climbing (15 miles)
Goodleaf Tree Climbing
is an award winning tree top experience like no other. Using rope and harness we teach you how to climb the rope into the canopy of our 20 metre high oak tree. At the top you can walk on branches, swing around or relax in our tree top hammock.
Ventnor Paddling Pool (15 miles)
Ventnor Paddling Pool
In the middle, rising out of the water is a model of the Isle of Wight which children can play on. The hills and inlets are physically modelled and the towns and roads (in red) are painted on. Very popular with smaller kids
Big Apple Ryde (15 miles)
Big Apple Ryde
22 lanes of computerised Tenpin Bowling, Fast Food Diner, Licensed Bar and Pavilion Restaurant, patio area, Large screen TVs, Pool Tables, Amusement machines.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Ice Skating Rinks and Rollerskating near Yarmouth 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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