Amersham Museum (< 1 mile)
Come to our original Tudor building to find out about the history of Amersham through interactive displays, trails and special events. Enjoy our relaxing Herb Garden or join one of our Guided Walks around the town.
Bojangles Creative Cafe (< 1 mile)
Bojangles Creative Cafe
Bring the kids and get creating, in a super pottery studio and cafe with many activity options and a milkshake menu!
Chiltern Pools (< 1 mile)
Diving pool with one, three and five metre boards. Leisure pool has flumes, fountains and a water creek! Also has sporting opportunities such as the climbing wall.
The Climb (< 1 mile)
Is a state of the art climbing centre: it's active, dynamic, friendly and fun. They run a full range of activities for juniors aged 5yrs up and adults. There's something to suit everyone, whether your a beginner or an advanced climber
Chesham Heated Open Air Pool (2 miles)
Penn Woods (3 miles)
Come explore amongst the 200 year old trees, go minibeast hunting, leaf collecting, pond dipping, ladybird spotting or just see if you can find your way out again, ideal for explorer picnics!
Aescwood Farm Childrens Riding School (3 miles)
Aescwood Farm Childrens Riding School
BHS approved and superbly child friendly facility, offering lessons from 4 years with all weather options, woodland hacks, Fun Days and Horse Shows.
Chenies Manor (3 miles)
Child friendly, though we only recommend it for less boisterous children, with fascinating architecture, beautifully crafted gardens and yew and turf mazes to enjoy. It may intrigue older kids that there is supposedly a haunted staircase!
Chiltern Open Air Museum (4 miles)
Chalfont St Giles
Chiltern Open Air Museum
Rescued and restored buildings from a bygone era, with traditional farmstead and plenty of farm animals. An imaginative trip for kids as they place themselves in the past.
Bekonscot Model Village (4 miles)
Bekonscot Model Village
The Village depicts rural England in the 1930s and is a miniature wonderland which delights children of all ages. Buy a quiz (over 5s and under 5s) from our shop and enjoy answering the questions as you wander around.
Brawlings Farm Riding Centre (4 miles)
Rose Hall Farm (5 miles)
Rose Hall Farm
BHS approved all weather facility offering lessons from 5 years, plus off road hacking. Jumping and cross country lessons by arrangement.
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre (5 miles)
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre
- Intrepid story-makers enter through the chocolate doors into this great little award-winning and family-friendly Museum. We have two fun and fact-packed biographical galleries and a fantabulous interactive Story Centre.
The Rye (6 miles)
The region's second largest park features a huge adventure playground, football pitches, permit fishing and family size pleasure craft for hire. Children will love the little waterfall!
Wycombe Rye Lido (6 miles)
Wycombe Rye Lido
is a popular Lido located in the centre The Rye. The 2 heated outdoor pools and changing facilities have just been refurbished. The Lido has also been expanded to include gym, exercise studios, soft play and a cafe.
Wycombe Museum (6 miles)
Here you can enjoy hands-on activities, exhibitions and special events in a lively and friendly atmosphere. As members of the Thames Valley Museums Family Friendly campaign Wycombe Museum is committed to giving you a warm welcome whenever you visit. General entry to the Museum is FREE.
Rickmansworth Aquadrome Nature Reserve (7 miles)
Rickmansworth Aquadrome Nature Reserve
41 hectares of land, water, woodland and open space. A perfect spot to come for a picnic, fun in the play area, a drink at the cafe or just a run around in the sunshine.
Re Create (7 miles)
A variety of arts, crafts and creativity workshops and classes, pre-booking essential. Currently includes Kids' Drawing and GCSE Drama.
Berkhamsted Treasure Trail (7 miles)
Berkhamsted Treasure Trail
An imaginative and fun way for the family to explore somewhere new. An easy to follow route will enable you to solve the clues, whilst taking in some of the most fascinating sights and history along the way, includes a free outdoor play area, and is ideal for picnics.
AMF High Wycombe (7 miles)
AMF High Wycombe
Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Great family fun!
Odds Farm Park (7 miles)
Odds Farm Park
Meet plenty of furry friends, enjoy Animal Activities and Demonstrations and discover the Giant Indoor Playbarn! Guaranteed to give you the Ahhhh factor, there's stacks of animal fun and indoor play at Odds Farm Park.
Berkhamsted Castle (7 miles)
A good spot for a picnic and opportunity to learn something of its history. The Visitor Room has panels telling of Castle’s history. Nearby canal shows working of locks and opportunity for brass rubbing of information panels. Excellent outside playground equipment at Canal Fields. Enjoyment for all ages.
The Kidzone (7 miles)
Purpose built multi level play frame with highlights including giant Hamster Wheel and terrifying Drop Slide, plus giant dinosaur inflatable and recently refurbished toddler area.
The Pottery Project (7 miles)
The Pottery Project
is a child-friendly pottery painting cafe. We can help with birthday parties and baby prints or simply some creative fun. Choose from our selection of pottery; from plates to penguins or cups to cupcakes, there’s something for everyone! We also serve a range of food including delicious coffee and cake.
Bourne End Junior Sports Club (7 miles)
Bourne End Junior Sports Club
The Climbing section runs climbing sessions for ages 6-18, and they have a great kid friendly ethos to accompany this healthy activity.
Indoor Play at Wycombe Sports (8 miles)
Indoor Play at Wycombe Sports
Indoor soft play area suitable for ages 0 to 8 years that includes a large ball pool, two slides and a three level exciting play frame plus toddler area with features.
Play Train Kids Activity Centre (8 miles)
Play Train Kids Activity Centre
Outstanding indoor and outdoor facilities, with highlights including soft play, climbing wall, arts and crafts, visiting entertainers, sandpits, computer play zone and karaoke! They're going to sleep tonight!
Sportspace Hemel Hempstead (8 miles)
Sportspace Hemel Hempstead
is a sports centre with swimming pools, badminton courts, squash, and lots more. We have an extensive school holiday activities programme with sessions to suit all ages and abilities.
Jungle Mania (8 miles)
Giant Soft Play frame for children from 3 to 11 years. Separate Toddlers Soft Play frame for the under 3's plus Disco Room, Indoor sports pitch and Party rooms overlooking the entire play area.
Whippendell Woods (8 miles)
Get back to basics with a nature ramble through some ancient woodland, it's free, it's healthy, and if you've got picnic weather that's a whole day, there! It's famous for its stunning bluebells between the last week of April and the first week of May.
Cassiobury Park (8 miles)
There is lots to do with children in Cassiobury Park and most of it will cost you absolutely nothing! Swings, numerous climbing frames and slides, a granite stone maze and even a trampoline and zip wire are all on offer, and there is a younger style play ground for the smalls.
The Snow Centre (8 miles)
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.
Warner Bros Studio Tour London (8 miles)
Warner Bros Studio Tour London
is a walking tour that lets you explore the magic of the Harry Potter films: the most successful film series of all time. The tour takes you behind-the-scenes and showcases a huge array of beautiful sets, costumes and props, as well as special effects and animatronics.
Wendover Woods (8 miles)
Children are happy exploring in the undergrowth, hiding in trees and riding bikes, there is an adventurous children's play area set in the middle of the forest suitable for children up to 12 years old, with swings, slides, climbing frames and a challenging ropes trail.
The XC (9 miles)
Climbing, Bouldering, Skatepark, High Ropes and indoor caving system in this brand new extreme sports facility in Hemel Hempstead
Hellfire Caves (9 miles)
A quarter of a mile of dimly lit passages and exciting caverns which can be explored endlessly. Originally excavated by hand in the 1750's and now with realistic waxworks and sound effects, this unique and historic place comes to life. Cool on a hot day, dry when it's raining.
Wendover Treasure Trail (9 miles)
Wendover Treasure Trail
Looking for a fun and interesting way to explore Buckinghamshire? Don't just wander around aimlessly, do a Treasure Trail! These fun treasure hunts will teach you fascinating facts about the area and show you some beautiful scenery. Enjoy a fun family walk in the fresh air and solve an intriguing mystery...
Planet Ice Hemel Hempstead (9 miles)
Planet Ice Hemel Hempstead
Family friendly ice skating facility with penguin skating aids for very little ones, and a special Ice Toddlers session with toys and games.
Marlow Garden Centre Soft Play (9 miles)
Marlow Garden Centre Soft Play
Small indoor adventure soft play facility within the garden centre, so you can tire them out having fun and exercise rendering them passive for shopping!
Natural History Museum at Tring (9 miles)
Natural History Museum at Tring
Visit the galleries and come face to face with a full-sized gorilla, a huge anaconda or an extinct giant moa, just a few of the 4,000 animals on display!
Denham Country Park (9 miles)
Denham Country Park
The Park can be explored on foot and is home to a variety of wildlife. Along the river and canal banks herons are regularly seen and you may be lucky enough to see a kingfisher.
Tring Local History Museum (9 miles)
Tring Local History Museum
A lovely little museum that covers the local history of the small market town of Tring from its earliest days to the recent past. Dress up in Victorian costume and learn how to plait straw.
Cliveden Gardens and Maze (9 miles)
Cliveden Gardens and Maze
Significant collection of immaculately landscaped themed gardens, plus boat rides, family trail, guided tour and Gas Yard Cinema presentation, plus the lovely Storybook Play Den where kids can search the woods for hand carved storybook characters!
Black Park Country Park (9 miles)
Black Park Country Park
Green Flag awarded parkland with flat trackways great for prams, cycles and skates and a free children’s woodland adventure play area with equipment suitable for toddlers and younger children.
Cocksherd Bluebell Wood (9 miles)
Cocksherd Bluebell Wood
A charming local nature reserve supporting a wide variety of flora and fauna and known locally as Bluebell Wood. An interesting geological feature is the large hollow said to have been gouged out of the terrain by a glacier in the last ice age some 15,000 years ago. English bluebells are the star attraction...
The Ruislip Lido Railway (9 miles)
The Ruislip Lido Railway
A charming 12-inch gauge railway which runs through the woodlands skirting the lake from Woody Bay Station beside the beach, all the way round to Ruislip Lido.
AMF Hollywood Bowl Watford (9 miles)
Gambado Watford (9 miles)
A dodgems track, carousel, climbing wall (only open from 4pm Monday to Friday during term time), huge playframe, toddler sensory area, licensed Yum Yum cafe, serving healthy options or treats for all, adult lounge with free WiFi and internet access and the icing on the cake: fantastic party areas!
Go Ape Wendover (9 miles)
Go Ape Wendover
Go Ape is the UK's No.1 Forest Adventure. Take to the trees and speed down zip slides. They’re part of an exciting course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and crossings; all set high above the forest floor.
TopGolf Watford (9 miles)
Featuring for families a striking 18 hole adventure golf course that features ponds, streams, rocks, plants, waterfall and daring water hazard! Formal golf available.
Thanks for all the great things to do in Amersham 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 Buckinghamshire can enjoy the great day out as well.
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