Fourways Play Centre (< 1 mile)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
Hoar Park (4 miles)
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)
Pooley Country Park
Large park with canal-side patio cafe, adventure playgrounds, picnicking and fishing opportunities.
Planters Sky Trail Adventure (4 miles)
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.
Twycross Zoo (5 miles)
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)
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)
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)
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.
Kingsbury Water Park (6 miles)
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.
Bosworth Battlefield (6 miles)
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.
Broomey Croft Childrens Farm (6 miles)
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)
Echills Wood Railway
The train ride consists of a circular tour with optional change at Far Leys for adventure playground, summer paddle boats and car park, You can travel on a variety of 7 1/4 inch gauge steam, diesel and electric locomotives. The complete journey time is approx 20 minutes.
Lakeside SuperBowl Nuneaton (6 miles)
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)
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)
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)
Battlefield Line Railway
Running pleasing journeys between their 2 stations alongside Ashby Canal, with the HQ at Shackerston boasting loco shed and main rolling stock plus their Victorian Tea Room and Souvenir Shop. There's also a museum within a short walk. Lovely!
Tamworth Snowdome (7 miles)
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)
Namco Funscape Tamworth
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)
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)
Drayton Manor Theme Park
For total family entertainment visit the award-winning Drayton Manor Theme Park, near Tamworth, Staffordshire. Thomas Land is being expanded this year!
Drayton Manor also has Europeâs only Thomas Landâ¢, which features wonderful themed rides and attractions based on characters, including...
Bedworth Leisure Centre (8 miles)
Bedworth Leisure Centre
This family friendly swimming pool offers an epic 81m flume slide in it's main pool, plus a teaching pool in which they hold swimming lessons, aqua natal classes and more.
Wild Kidz (8 miles)
2 large separate play areas with 0-12 years catered for. Refreshments and food available. Babies go free up to 1 year old.
Ash End House Childrens Farm (8 miles)
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!
The Big Play Barn (8 miles)
The Big Play Barn
is an indoor soft play area with Big Slides, Ball Pits, Rope Bridges and Firemans Poles. With dedicated areas for under 4s and under 2s. Outside we also have a new Giant Jumping Pillow, water sorbing and huge inflatable obstacle course!
Jungle Madness (10 miles)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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.
Horse Play (11 miles)
Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
National Motorcycle Museum (11 miles)
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)
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)
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 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)
Curious About Coventry
is a brilliant way to discover Coventry and to be surprised and amazed by it! Our two treasure hunt style walks will keep everyone intrigued and amused answering clues, matching pictures, and reading stories. Buy or instantly download the booklet then explore at your leisure.
Coventry Sports and Leisure Centre (12 miles)
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 crÃÂ¨che facilities.
Caludon Castle Park (12 miles)
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)
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!
Coventry Cathedral (12 miles)
Climb the tower, visit the Blitz Experience Museum and explore this amazing building with the aid of Welcomers, Guides and Chaplains.
Ashby de la Zouch Castle (12 miles)
Ashby de la Zouch
Ashby de la Zouch Castle
A Royalist stronghold during the Civil War, the castle finally fell to Parliament in 1646, and was then made unusable. An underground passage from the kitchen to the tower can still be explored today.
Wyndley Leisure Centre (12 miles)
Wyndley Leisure Centre
Swimming facilities boasting diving pool with 1, 3 and 5m diving boards! There are also plenty of options of younger children including a playroom and kiddies' gym programme.
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
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