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Things To Do & Days Out near Alfreton
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The Genesis Family Entertainment Centre (< 1 mile)
The Genesis Family Entertainment Centre As well as AMF Tenpin Bowling facilities they also have their themed Atlantis Indoor soft play centre for kids, a Sports Hall for local groups and individuals to hire and Community rooms.
Fun Factory - Castlewood Brewers Fayre (2 miles)
Fun Factory - Castlewood Brewers Fayre This Fun Factory attached to a family friendly pub is a multi-level play space with adventure equipment, ball ponds and a toddler zone and can also be booked out for childrens parties.
Midland Railway Centre (3 miles)
Midland Railway Centre It’s a day out for the whole family with model and miniature railways plus a country park as well as heritage steam and diesel locomotives operating and a host of other attractions. Sometimes you can see special visitors, be it Thomas the Tank Engine, a vintage Steam or historic Diesel Loco.
The Kurburgring (3 miles)
The Kurburgring A unique venue offering a definitively outdoor karting experience indoors. They run junior sessions for kids over 8, adults karts for over 14s.
The Asylum Skatepark (3 miles)
The Asylum Skatepark is a clean, family friendly indoor skate park (14,000sq ft) catering for all sports, ages and abilities. Cafe available on site providing fresh home cooked meals.
Planet Happy (4 miles)
Planet Happy Play centre offering a multi level, multi colour adventure climbing maze full of classic soft play features, plus a designated toddler area, kids' activity sessions and classes. A number of party packages available.
Lammas Leisure Centre (5 miles)
Lammas Leisure Centre Family friendly ice skating rink with loads of other sporting opportunities besides within the leisure centre. Great fun for all ages and good for bonding while you watch mum and dad fall over.
Crich Tramway Village (5 miles)
Crich Tramway Village Step aboard a vintage tram and travel back in time along a recreated village street complete with working pub. Explore fascinating exhibitions and watch trams being restored from the Workshop Viewing Gallery. Children's playground, tea rooms, shops, and Woodland Walk and Sculpture Trail.
Chuckles Play Centre (5 miles)
Chuckles Play Centre Indoor play centre with bouncy castles and ride-ons for kids aged under 10 years and with a separate enclosed area for toddlers under 2 years. Plus disco room!
Lanky Bill's Fun Shack (5 miles)
Lanky Bill's Fun Shack Bill might be Lanky but this is hardly a shack: there's a long multi level play frame, enclosed toddler zone plus a mini play frame, kitchen role play area and awesome mirrored disco room!
Jimmy Beans (6 miles)
Jimmy Beans Offering a vast array of bespoke, modern and professionally designed adventure play equipment, there is something for every child aged from newborn to ten years old!
Lea Green Centre (6 miles)
Lea Green Centre is an outdoor activity centre with accommodation located in a 25 acre countryside site in the heart of Derbyshire. Join us for outdoor activities, indoor soft play and accessible activities for children with additional needs.
Steeple Grange Light Railway (7 miles)
Steeple Grange Light Railway When you visit the railway you can enjoy a unique train ride through dramatic limestone scenery, discover fossils and wild flowers, learn about the railway and stare at the vintage rolling stock!
Strutts North Mill (7 miles)
Strutts North Mill Discover how the town of Belper was turned into the world’s first factory community in this great mill and museum that is free to visit for under 16s. Family friendly hands on activities and exhibits.
Chucklebutties (7 miles)
Chucklebutties - is an Award Winning indoor soft play area with a difference: adults love it too! With views from massive windows overlooking the beautiful Derwent and Belper River Gardens, adults can sit in comfort and relax while the children play!
Newstead Abbey (8 miles)
Newstead Abbey A beautiful and historic house, surrounded by a number of stunning gardens and parkland. Water features, Tree Trail to follow, plus ducks, swans and peacocks to befriend. Once home to Lord Byron. Dogs on leads welcome in the grounds.
Escape Play (8 miles)
Escape Play Well equipped play areas for different age groups, go karts and sports area. One of many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Nottingham with kids.
Mansfield Superbowl (8 miles)
Mansfield Superbowl Classic family friendly tenpin bowling with kiddie assists like gutter guards, lighter balls and bowling ramps. It's not just bowling: It's Superbowling.
Playmania Indoor Playcentre (8 miles)
Playmania Indoor Playcentre A great location for an indoor adventure with 3 massive floors of play equipment and fun features, plus a spacious toddler zone and parent toddler sessions offered with bonus activities. Grown ups welcome to play too, so don't forget your socks!
Water Meadows (8 miles)
Water Meadows Leisure Lagoon features include Wave Machine; 50m Twister Flume; Geysers and Water Cannons; Falling Rapids Ride and Fast Drop Flume! Plus Pirate Galleon for kiddlywinks.
Oceans of Fun Indoor Play Centre (8 miles)
Oceans of Fun Indoor Play Centre Children's indoor soft play centre with a separate area for babies and under 4s. The main play frame accommodates up to 11 year olds. We have a modern cafe serving delicious lunches and snacks. The play frame has a large wavy slide. It is open and can be seen from all the seats in the cafe area.
Curious About The Matlocks (8 miles)
Curious About The Matlocks Discover Matlock Bath and Matlock in a different way: our two unique treasure hunt style walks will keep everyone amused and entertained. Answer clues, match pictures, and read stories which tell you more. Buy online then get Curious About The Matlocks in your own time.
Tree Top Tumble (8 miles)
Tree Top Tumble Indoor play area for ages 6 years and under, includes Soft play area, mini race track with go karts, children’s rides, wendy house, toys, television and dvds. Only £1 per child, unlimited play.
Sir Richard Arkwrights Masson Mills (8 miles)
Sir Richard Arkwrights Masson Mills Experience the atmosphere of a working 18th century cotton mill. Self guided and fully guided tours available, plus half day experiences. Full of authentic working textile machinery and the largest bobbin collection in the world!
Ashbourne Recreation Ground (8 miles)
Ashbourne Recreation Ground offers a fun recreation ground that has 2 sports pavilions, a cricket pitch, 2 football pitches, junior football and rugby pitches, plus a bowling green and a great children’s play area which includes a new set of interactive splash pads! Free to visit, too!
Matlock Bath Aquarium (8 miles)
Matlock Bath Aquarium offer a weird and exciting mix of public aquarium plus thermal carp pool, creepy petrifying well, shiny gemstone and fossil display, vintage chinaware collection, regional history exhibition and one of the largest public displays of Holograms in Europe!
Peak District Lead Mining Museum (8 miles)
Peak District Lead Mining Museum Discover the history of lead mining in the Peak District and how it has shaped the landscape since Roman times. Interactive exhibits and climbing tunnels for the kids. Lots or relics to see, plus hundreds of rock and mineral specimens.
Matlock Bath Treasure Trail (8 miles)
Matlock Bath Treasure Trail Discover the delights of Matlock Bath as you solve this self-guided mystery themed Trail. Follow the Trail, Solve the Clues, See the Sights!
Temple Mine (8 miles)
Temple Mine Explore the crawl through mock up tunnels in the museum then head over the road and under the ground for a guided tour of the real thing! Fun, educational and immersive this pair of matched attractions will fill your day nicely and stick in the mind.
Gullivers Kingdom (8 miles)
Gullivers Kingdom A family theme park designed to cater for families with children between the age of 2 and 13. Discover roller-coasters, indoor play areas, shows and unique attractions.
Nerf Zone (8 miles)
Nerf Zone is an indoor attraction for children aged 6 and over. Sharpen your aim in the target range and then put your skills to the test in our battle arena.
Hall Leys Park (8 miles)
Hall Leys Park A great park in the heart of Matlock with bowling greens, children’s boating lake, interactive play area, miniature railway and a skateboard park. There are also tennis courts and a putting green. Free to visit.
Peak Rail (8 miles)
Peak Rail Welcomes you to journey back to a bygone age and experience the thrill of steam and diesel on their preserved railway.
The Heights of Abraham (8 miles)
The Heights of Abraham Explore a unique Hilltop Park via a thrilling Cable Car ride. Once at the Summit enjoy going underground on tours of two Show Caverns. In the Exhibitions get to touch a dinosaur fossil and see video shows, then burn off energy on the 2 play areas!
Chesterfield Bowl (9 miles)
Chesterfield Bowl 16 lane bowling centre - including glow in the dark bowling at selected times at weekends. Kids love bowling, well worth a go if you haven't tried it.
The Play Mill (9 miles)
The Play Mill is an indoor play centre for children under 8yrs or 4ft tall. We have a climbing frame with a twin lane bumpy slide, a huge sandpit with sit on diggers and sand toys, an enclosed padded area for the under 3s and various sized sit and ride toys.
Matlock Farm Park (9 miles)
Matlock Farm Park is set in part of a 600 acre working farm, providing a varied selection of animals to see plus new mascot Mr Doodle Doo to meet! Kids will also enjoy the adventure playground and the go kart track!
Crazy Crocodiles Indoor Play Centre (9 miles)
Crazy Crocodiles Indoor Play Centre is a family friendly indoor play and party centre which serves great coffee and fab food at affordable prices. Children can run off excess energy on our two tier play frame under your watchful eye. We also have a soft baby area and toddler play area for the younger ones.
Queens Park (9 miles)
Queens Park Boasting boating lake, miniature railway, huge adventure playground, cricket facilities and plenty of open space for traditional family games.
Queens Park Sports Centre (9 miles)
Queens Park Sports Centre Queen's Park Sports Centre has an 80 station fitness suite, 8-court multi-functional sports hall suitable for a large range of activities such as; badminton, table tennis, five-a-side football, bowls and indoor cricket, as well as facilities for hosting sports events or for private hire. There are two...
MFA Bowl Ilkeston (10 miles)
MFA Bowl Ilkeston Kids love bowling, and if they are under 7 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. There are 16 lanes and good disabled access. Great family fun!
Jungletastic (10 miles)
Jungletastic An exciting children's indoor soft play centre providing fun and safe entertainment for children aged up to 11 years. One of many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Nottingham with kids.
Rapid Horizons (10 miles)
Rapid Horizons A family friendly place offering river Rafting and Tubing for kids aged 14 and above, plus , kayaking (including tandem), for kids aged 6 and older, along the river Derwent. Tours led by qualified staff.
Papplewick Pumping Station (10 miles)
Papplewick Pumping Station A surprisingly beautiful and fascinating Victorian Pumping Station, that is still operational on ‘steam days’. Learn how it supplied Nottingham with water during the early 1880s and visit the underground reservoir. Surrounded by landscaped grounds and ornamental Cooling Pond.
Derbyshire Pony Trekking (10 miles)
Derbyshire Pony Trekking is a complete off road Pony Trekking Centre. All Weather riding all year round, even in the snow! Disabled customers catered for, Treks suitable for all levels of rider available, We cater for ages 4 upwards.
Carsington Sports and Leisure (12 miles)
Carsington Sports and Leisure Try stand-up paddle boarding, sailing, windsurfing and kayaking in taster sessions, with proper tuition or out on your own for the semi pros! Plus comprehensive cycle hire and tracks along with orienteering and summer holiday events. Cool!
Sherwood Forest Railway (12 miles)
Sherwood Forest Railway Take a ride on this fun narrow gauge railway that trundles through the heart of Sherwood Forest, running for 1 mile through the area’s farm land, with 2 crossings, a tunnel, and a couple of cute 5 8ths scale locomotives the kids will love, pulling open carriages behind them.
Rollerworld of Derby (12 miles)
Rollerworld of Derby The biggest maple floored rink in the UK with capacity for up to 499 - with Family Nights and Learn to Skate sessions. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for the best things to do in Derbyshire with kids.
The Jungle (12 miles)
The Jungle A spacious indoor play facility with slides, tunnels and squashy assault course style features spread over several large floors. Their toddler zone is pretty good too and they also offer a toddler session with extra activities. Smalls rule ok!