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Family Days Out near to Atherstone
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Fourways Play Centre (< 1 mile)
Atherstone
Fourways Play Centre The Midlands' newest, most up-to-date children’s indoor soft play with a multi-tiered soft play centre, providing a safe, secure and stimulating play environment, catering for children from 0 to12 years, with dedicated play zones for babies, toddlers and juniors and comfortable seating for the...
Garlands Off Road Leisure (1 miles)
Atherstone
Garlands Off Road Leisure A great range of activities for over 8s, it's very far from just karting! Fantastic memory material for kids and a good bonding experience for the family doing new stuff together.
Harry Hedgehogs Fun Factory (2 miles)
Grendon
Harry Hedgehogs Fun Factory This family pub offers two soft play areas full of classic adventure play features, one for toddlers and the other for bigger kids.
Plantasia (2 miles)
Atherstone
Plantasia Explore the UK’s largest collection of permanent mazes, feed the carp, visit the animal field, clamber over the tree top trail, explore the woodland walk or just sit and enjoy the colours, sounds and smells of nature. Spread over 30 acres, there is plenty of room for all that energy.
Ace Karting (3 miles)
Nuneaton
Ace Karting An indoor go karting centre with junior and adult karts rurally situated in the midlands. All racewear is provided. Lap times printed after each session. There is an indoor viewing area, party rooms, toilets, outdoor patio and a cafe serving hot and cold snacks.
Hartshill Hayes Country Park (3 miles)
Nuneaton
Hartshill Hayes Country Park Large park with adventure playground, offering geocaching, rich woodland walk audio trail and visitor centre.
Hoar Park (4 miles)
Nuneaton
Hoar Park Including such gems as Arty Party, play areas and the Children's Farm this is easily an afternoon's worth if you have the weather.
Pooley Country Park (4 miles)
Polesworth
Pooley Country Park Large park with canal-side patio cafe, adventure playgrounds, picnicking and fishing opportunities.
Planters Sky Trail Adventure (4 miles)
Tamworth
Planters Sky Trail Adventure is a high ropes adventure course you wear a cool full body harness and slingline to help you conquer your fears, experience high level thrills and get to the top of our 30ft course. The whole family can navigate around our two level rope, bridge and beam course.
Tamworth Karting Circuit at Priory Park (5 miles)
Tamworth
Tamworth Karting Circuit at Priory Park Closed - awaiting removal
Twycross Zoo (5 miles)
Atherstone
Twycross Zoo Set in 80 acres of parkland and known worldwide for its apes and monkeys this conservation centre breeds endangered species and many more to observe. Make sure you see the Penguins at feeding time and check out the Lemur Walk-through enclosure, the Amur leopard exhibit, Sri Lankan elephant walkway, Himalayan...
Rainbow Playworld (5 miles)
Tamworth
Rainbow Playworld Offers a triple tier play frame and kiddie version, electric go karts with mini track, air hockey and pool tables, face painting parties and a great multi sports arena with more balls than you can shake a boot at!
Bosworth Water Trust (6 miles)
Market Bosworth
Bosworth Water Trust Experience the seaside inland on the golden sands of our man-made beach. It’s the ideal place to relax, go paddling or build sandcastles. Looking for adventure? Let the kids go wild in our pirate adventure playground or hire some boating equipment and take them out on the water.
Playpit Nuneaton (6 miles)
Nuneaton
Playpit Nuneaton For children from 6 months to 10 years, adventure soft play facility with separate areas for different ages with age appropriate equipment and a secure perimeter.
Bosworth Battlefield (6 miles)
Nuneaton
Bosworth Battlefield Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre and Country Park is a unique day out for all the family. Relive this famous turning point in British history, the death of a King and the birth of the all powerful Tudor dynasty.
Kingsbury Water Park (6 miles)
Sutton Coldfield
Kingsbury Water Park Over 600 acres of countryside to explore with woodland, lakes and meadows. A safe place to explore on foot or bicycle with surfaced, level paths. Two adventure play areas, bird hides and miniature railway. Have a go at our Orienteering course or try fishing.
Broomey Croft Childrens Farm (6 miles)
Sutton Coldfield
Broomey Croft Childrens Farm A nice little farm where you can meet and feed a variety of animals, including sheep,goats, pigs and chickens. Indoor play barn, pedal tractors, plus tractor and trailer rides around the farm. Dedicated area for children’s parties.
Echills Wood Railway (6 miles)
Sutton Coldfield
Echills Wood Railway Circular tour with optional change at picnic station for trains to Far Leys car park, using a variety of 7 and quarter inch gauge steam, diesel and electric locomotives.
Lakeside SuperBowl Nuneaton (6 miles)
Nuneaton
Lakeside SuperBowl Nuneaton Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. This Lakeside SuperBowl has 24 lanes!
Wacky Warehouse - Bermuda Park (7 miles)
Nuneaton
Wacky Warehouse - Bermuda Park Their trademarked standard of adventurous indoor play equipment plus the tot zone. Attached to a family friendly restaurant.
Ice Skating at Tamworth SnowDome (7 miles)
Tamworth
Ice Skating at Tamworth SnowDome Ice skating rink, ice track, real snow slopes, tobogganing, adrenalin and standard tubing and the amazing children's snow play zone. For over 3s.
Battlefield Line Railway (7 miles)
Shackerstone
Battlefield Line Railway Jump aboard a steam train which runs along Ashby canal for a lot of the journey - is nearby Bosworth Battlefield Country Park wich is worth a visit
Tamworth Snowdome (7 miles)
Tamworth
Tamworth Snowdome A real indoor ski slope with 170m ski run. A great idea if you are looking for family days out in staffordshire
Namco Funscape Tamworth (7 miles)
Tamworth
Namco Funscape Tamworth Is the perfect destination for a family and friends day out. We have 26 Bowling Lanes, a brand new Pac-Man Play Soft Play area for kids up to 8yrs old and a fantastic collection of Amusement Machines. Our restaurant serving Costa Coffee is a convenient place to satisfy everyone's hunger.
Tamworth Castle (7 miles)
Tamworth
Tamworth Castle Is a Norman Motte and Bailey Castle located in the centre of Tamworth surrounded by the Castle Pleasure grounds. The oldest parts of the Castle are believed to date from the 1180s. There are 15 period rooms to explore with many hands-on activities for all ages.
Drayton Manor Theme Park (7 miles)
Tamworth
Drayton Manor Theme Park For total family entertainment visit the award-winning Drayton Manor Theme Park, near Tamworth, Staffordshire. Drayton Manor also has Europeâs only Thomas Landâ¢, which features wonderful themed rides and attractions based on characters, including Thomas the Tank Engine, Cranky the Crane and...
Wild Kidz (8 miles)
Hinckley
Wild Kidz 2 large separate play areas with 0-12 years catered for. Refreshments and food available. Babies go free up to 1 year old.
The Big Play Barn (8 miles)
Tamworth
The Big Play Barn - a indoor soft play area with Big Slides, Ball Pits, Rope Bridges and Firemans Poles. With dedicated areas for under 4's and under 2's. Outside we also have a new Giant Jumping Pillow, water zorbing and GIANT inflatable obstacle course.
Ash End House Childrens Farm (8 miles)
Tamworth
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!
Jungle Madness (10 miles)
Swadlincote
Jungle Madness Let the children enjoy themselves in the soft play area, which includes a 3 storey climbing structure with astra slide, ball pit, spiders catch, sky glide and much more.
Oak Farm Park (10 miles)
Bagworth
Oak Farm Park Friendly farm animals; indoor play including bouncy castle and trampolines; outdoor play including more trampolines, slide mountain, pedal karts and sandpit.
Hicks Lodge National Forest Cycle Centre (11 miles)
Ashby-de-la-Zouch
Hicks Lodge National Forest Cycle Centre 16km (almost 10 miles) of exciting off road cycle trails, plus Forest Trails and a Gruffalo Trail for the kids between October and February. Play Area with scramble nets, climbing frames, balance courses and more.
Wacky Warehouse - Fort Jester (11 miles)
Birmingham
Wacky Warehouse - Fort Jester Indoor play area with particularly excellent disabled facilities throughout, featuring loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant. Plus outdoor children's play area too!
Tropical Birdland (11 miles)
Desford
Tropical Birdland Come and see hundreds of beautiful and exotic birds. Wander around their walk through aviary. There is a new adventure playground, also several way marked trails around the 6 acres of woodland, plus explore the koi pond and water gardens.
Allesley Park (11 miles)
Coventry
Allesley Park Crazy golf, children's play area, 18 hole golf course, and plenty of open space and garden walks: all recently refurbished and well maintained.
Conkers (11 miles)
Swadlincote
Conkers Adventures in the forest. Explore over 120 acres including the 13 piece assault course, adventure play area, barefoot walk and train linking the Discovery and Waterside Centres. Indoors discover the Enchanted Forest Adventure Play Zone, over 100 interactive exhibits, cafes and gift shop.
Tenpin Coventry (11 miles)
Coventry
Tenpin Coventry is a bowling centre located Cross point business park, Olivier way. We have 34 modern fully computerised lanes, American and English Pool tables, Amusement Arcades all catered towards families and kids. There is also the Beach Road Cafe Bar for some delicious meal and snack options.
Sector 7 Laser (11 miles)
Coventry
Sector 7 Laser Immersive and atmospheric, this is a 4D special effects enriched laser tag experience played in a cool futuristic arena! With infra red weapons you'll fight off the aliens and claim eternal glory without ever being in peril.
Rosliston Forestry Centre (11 miles)
Swadlincote
Rosliston Forestry Centre Discover a woodland wonderland full of natural wildlife. From quiet walks to action-packed family fun with laser tag and adventure play, uncover nature at its best.
Horse Play (11 miles)
Coventry
Horse Play Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
National Motorcycle Museum (11 miles)
Solihull
National Motorcycle Museum Recognised as the finest and largest motorcycle museum in the world, it is a place where "Legends Live On" and it is a tribute to and a living record of this once great British industry that dominated world markets for some sixty years.
Heath Manor House (12 miles)
Coalville
Heath Manor House Step back in time and experience how people really lived in Medieval, Tudor and Stuart times in this preserved manor house which dates back to 1280.
Beehive Farm Woodland Lakes (12 miles)
Swadlincote
Beehive Farm Woodland Lakes In this most southerly part of rural Derbyshire, Beehive Farm Woodland Lakes offers visitors lots of fun ways to enjoy a very special corner of the New National Forest . They have over 66 acres of emerging young woodland to explore with thriving wildlife, fishing lakes and a family-friendly animal farm.
Coventry Transport Museum (12 miles)
Coventry
Coventry Transport Museum The largest collection of British Road Transport in the world with over 230 cars and commercial vehicles, 250 cycles and 100 motorcycles. Fun for all the family!
Curious About Coventry (12 miles)
Coventry
Curious About Coventry is a unique experience: two treasure hunt style walks of discovery to keep the whole family intrigued and amused. Keep the kids happy answering clues and matching pictures, whilst reading stories about this surprising, often overlooked city. Buy the booklet from our website and explore in your own time.
Coventry Sports and Leisure Centre (12 miles)
Coventry
Coventry Sports and Leisure Centre We are an indoor centre which provides a wide range of activities specifically suited to families - we have two swimming pools (one with flume ride and features), a large sports hall for ball games and racquet sports, a soft play area called Jungle Junction and crèche facilities.
Caludon Castle Park (12 miles)
Coventry
Caludon Castle Park It is a pleasant stretch of open grassland for running and frisbee-ing, with a Children's Playground. The main feature is an imposing ruin of part of the castle, surrounded on three sides by a moat.
Laser Quest Coventry (12 miles)
Coventry
Laser Quest Coventry Exhilarating laser tag in a 21st century battle zone for ages 7 and up! Stalk your opponents with infra red equipment: no mess, no bruises, just fun! Plus Junior Commandos on Saturday mornings!
Ashby de la Zouch Treasure Trail (12 miles)
Ashby-de-la-Zouch
Ashby de la Zouch Treasure Trail is a fun way for all the family to explore this historic market town. Ashby is steeped in history, from Civil War battles and sieges between Roundheads and Cavaliers to Victorian Spa splendour.
Coventry Cathedral (12 miles)
Coventry
Coventry Cathedral Climb the tower, visit the Blitz Experience Museum and explore this amazing building with the aid of Welcomers, Guides and Chaplains.

Thanks for all the great things to do in Atherstone 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 Warwickshire can enjoy the great day out as well.



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