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Things To Do & Days Out near Atherstone

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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...
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.
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.
Nuneaton
Hartshill Hayes Country Park Large park with cool, well equipped playground, also offers geocaching, rich woodland walk audio trail and visitor centre! Adventure starts here! Where's that picnic basket...
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.
Polesworth
Pooley Country Park The first mine to generate it's own electricity is an interesting stop in the park, plus there are adventure playgrounds, orienteering trails, miners' audio guideed walks and a miners' museum! Loads!
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sutton Coldfield
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.
Nuneaton
Wacky Warehouse - Bermuda Park Their trademarked standard of adventurous indoor play equipment plus the tot zone. Attached to a family friendly restaurant.
Nuneaton
MFA Bowl Nuneaton Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. This Lakeside SuperBowl has 24 lanes!
Nuneaton
Bermuda Adventure Indoor soft play centre. With a 2 story play frame, including bouncy castle, 4 lane racing slide, obstacles and rope bridge. Outside area with galleon ship, sand pit and family seating. Birthday party rooms. Cafe with delicious freshly cooked food.
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.
Shackerstone
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
Tamworth Snowdome A real indoor ski slope with 170m ski run. A great idea if you are looking for family days out in staffordshire
Tamworth
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)
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.
Tamworth
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
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)
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.
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!
Tamworth
The Big Play Barn is an indoor soft play area with Big Slides, Ball Pits, Rope Bridges and Firemans Poles. With dedicated areas for over 4s, 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)
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Coalville
The 1620s House And Garden 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. A lovely manor house surrounded by period gardens and woodland.
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!
Coventry
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
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 crÃÂĬche...
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.
Sapcote
Paradise Found Educational Farm Park Over 1000 friendly animals waiting to be fed and petted, plus infant indoor play, reptile house, parties, a weekend train ride and more besides!
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!
Sutton Coldfield
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.
Coventry
Coventry Cathedral Climb the tower, visit the Blitz Experience Museum and explore this amazing building with the aid of Welcomers, Guides and Chaplains. Fascinating for both casual and spiritual visitors!
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.
Claybrooke Magna
High Cross Riding School BHS and ABRS approved all weather facility offering lessons from 4 years in riding, plus dressage and show jumping training. No hacks, but regular competitions and events!
At Day Out With The Kids, we've tried to put together as many great family days out & things to do with kids in Atherstone as possible, especially those that are affordable for everyone. Popular attractions include Fourways Play Centre and Garlands Off Road Leisure, although there are many more to discover. If you've been on a fun day out in the area you'd like to share, please contact us so other families visiting Atherstone can enjoy it too!

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