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Things To Do & Days Out near Balcombe
TeamSport Indoor Karting Crawley (< 1 mile)
TeamSport Indoor Karting Crawley Keep the kids active on an epic 400m indoor karting circuit in Crawley for kids from 8 years old. Our family and kids karting events are a great opportunity to get in the drivers seat and experience adrenaline-fuelled racing fun.
Treasure Chest Soft Play Centre (1 miles)
Treasure Chest Soft Play Centre Bright and colourful pirate themed adventure soft play with age appropriate sections up to the age of eleven.
Waterlea Adventure Playground (2 miles)
Waterlea Adventure Playground Adventure Play Ground with an Adventure Cove theme offers indoor and outdoor facilities, parents seating, picnic area, refreshments, sports, pool, art and craft, huge outdoor play structure and a programme of daily events.
Lazer World (2 miles)
Lazer World A fun laser tag war gaming experience with harmless ray guns, cool maze and fun effects for everyone over 6 years. Plus great autism friendly session once a month!
Hollywood Bowl Crawley (2 miles)
Hollywood Bowl Crawley Tenpin bowling plus for extra fun there's the Play For Prizes redemption gaming lounge, the modern video gaming arcade, the classic skill based amusements and an honest to goodness karaoke bar. Me-me-me-me-meee….
Mini Mayhem (2 miles)
Mini Mayhem A clean and friendly soft play area for children aged from 0 to 10 years, located in the County Mall in Crawley.
Cherry Lane Adventure Playground (2 miles)
Cherry Lane Adventure Playground Adventure Play Ground with a Wild West Town theme offers indoor and outdoor facilities, parents seating, picnic area, refreshments, sports, pool, art and craft, huge outdoor play structures and a programme of daily events.
Tulleys Farm (2 miles)
Tulleys Farm Mini mazes, giant games, illusions and entertainments, explore the larger mazes at night by torch light and enjoy rides, trampolines and frisbee golf course! Loads of seasonal bonus fun plus animal patch and tea room. Lovely!
Go Ape Tree Top Adventure Crawley (3 miles)
Go Ape Tree Top Adventure Crawley The UK's No.1 Forest Adventure. Award winning outdoor adventure activities. Families and friends can enjoy a day out like no other. Fly down zip wires, leap off Tarzan Swings and tackle obstacles whilst enjoying some of Britain’s most breathtaking scenery.
Tilgate Park (3 miles)
Tilgate Park Has so much to offer from stunning lakes, lawns and gardens to miles of woodland and bridleways for long leisurely walks. Adventure playground, maze, nature centre with animals and water sports opportunities too!
Go Ape Tree Top Junior (3 miles)
Go Ape Tree Top Junior A fun filled experience of canopy exploring, trail blazing and obstacles for all to enjoy. You'll take on crossings over trails and finish with one awesome zip wire.
K2 Crawley (3 miles)
K2 Crawley A staggering array of sports and leisure opportunities, from the under 8s leisure water, swimming and diving facilities, climbing rock, gynastics and martial arts rooms, football, squash, honestly whatever activity you want to do they have it!
Wacky Warehouse - Air Balloon (3 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Air Balloon Fantastic soft play structure with aerial runs, cargo nets and astro slides, plus there's a safe toddler area with squishy, squashy features for the small folk. Plus beer garden and great disabled access throughout.
Creasys Drive Adventure Playground (3 miles)
Creasys Drive Adventure Playground Adventure Play Ground with a Jungle theme offers indoor and outdoor facilities, parents seating, picnic area, refreshments, sports, pool, art and craft, huge outdoor play structures and a programme of daily events.
Millpond Adventure Playground (4 miles)
Millpond Adventure Playground Adventure Play Ground with a Castle theme offers indoor and outdoor facilities, parents seating, picnic area and toddler area, refreshments, sports, pool, art and craft, huge outdoor play structure and a programme of daily events.
Wings Museum (5 miles)
Wings Museum A World War Two remembrance museum with plenty of memorabilia and artefacts from that time to learn about and explore. Includes a plane fuselage and a bomb shelter to investigate.
Wakehurst Gardens (5 miles)
Wakehurst Gardens opens the door for children to learn all about nature through a series of fun challenges and adventures!
The British Wildlife Centre (5 miles)
The British Wildlife Centre A peaceful, relaxing place to see and learn about Britain's wonderful wildlife, from tiny harvest mice to magnificent red deer and everything in between! Over forty different native species are displayed in natural surroundings.
Deers Leap Bikes (6 miles)
Deers Leap Bikes We are a mountain bike park that has 240 acres of trails ranging from family tracks to single track and even sections of north shore. With bikes for hire or test ride a new bike as well as a shop and service centre on site.
Ardingly Activity Centre (6 miles)
Ardingly Activity Centre Patient and enthusiastic staff are waiting to teach your family to sail, windsurf, fish or canoe in this gorgeous reservoir. Pre booking essential. Most activities are suitable for kids aged 7 and older.
Ride the Hill (7 miles)
Ride the Hill As one of the Worlds top Mountainboard Centres, we have something for everyone, and a lift to take you back for more!!! And for the non-riders the lakeside location and nearby farm shop and plant centre make it an ideal place to while away a couple of hours.
Dish Ceramics Studio (8 miles)
Dish Ceramics Studio A paint your own pottery studio. Birthday parties, unique gifts, baby footprints. NCT and toddler groups, schools, women's groups, Brownies, Guides and Scouts: all welcome!
Reigate Caves (8 miles)
Reigate Caves Explore the Baron's Cave in the Castle Grounds and the East and West Caverns in Tunnel Road. Really limited public opening days but tours also available for groups.
Adventureland and Youth Gym (8 miles)
Adventureland and Youth Gym A small, specially designed indoor area for children 6 years and under, with slides, tubes and swing areas to keep children entertained. Swimming and a gym specifically for 11 to 15 year olds also here!
Godstone Farm (9 miles)
Godstone Farm Lots of friendly farm and pet animals for you to see and some to even stroke or hold. As well as that there's a large indoor playbarn and an enormous adventure playground, plus the new Chicken Run maze!
Huxleys Birds of Prey Centre (9 miles)
Huxleys Birds of Prey Centre A wide range of birds from hawks to eagles, falcons to owls, and vultures to kites! Plus a gorgeous Japanese Water Garden. Note limited opening times.
The Dolphin Haywards Heath (9 miles)
The Dolphin Haywards Heath Leisure Centre with main pool and toddler pool plus an elephant slide for extra splashing.
The Pavilions In The Park (9 miles)
The Pavilions In The Park Leisure centre with a 25m main pool, 12.5m teaching pool plus Leisure Waters with its heated indoor and outdoor pool areas, water channels, bubble beds, waterfall geysers and jets, flume, water confidence area, Jungle soft play area and cafe.
Horsham Park (9 miles)
Horsham Park Landscaped Park with a lake and several age range specific play areas including various slides, climbing frames, sand pit and many more.
Big Apple Horsham Superbowl (9 miles)
Big Apple Horsham Superbowl Simple but addictive to play, even the youngest of the party stands a fighting chance when you use the ball rolling ramps and the pop up gutter guards: classic family fun!
Ceramic Shack Pottery Painting Studio (9 miles)
Ceramic Shack Pottery Painting Studio is a family orientated Pottery Painting Studio, in the heart of Horsham. Choose an item to paint from our wide range, we also help you with hand and foot prints and birthday parties.
Laser Quest Horsham (9 miles)
Laser Quest Horsham Exhilarating laser tag in a 21st century battle zone for over 6s! Stalk your opponents through an exciting ultra violet labyrinth in this cool futuristic action game. Birthday party packages available too!
National Cat Centre (9 miles)
National Cat Centre isn't only a place to adopt cats - it also has a great Visitor's Centre and a Nature Trail too.
Horsham Museum and Art Gallery (9 miles)
Horsham Museum and Art Gallery Friendly museum telling the history of Horsham through a series of changing exhibitions plus permanent classic like the Gallery Of Toys and the cabinet of curiosities! A good little all weather attraction that is free to visit, great for grandparents.
Chesworth Farm (9 miles)
Chesworth Farm This 90 acre site is managed as a livestock farm, with numerous footpaths around. It is a great place for a car-free bike ride or walk and to experience the countryside and wildlife around you.
Ashdown Llama Farm (9 miles)
Ashdown Llama Farm Over 100 beautiful llamas and alpacas, a small herd of reindeer, horses, donkeys, sheep, pigs and poultry! Plus 2 adventure play areas and a bouncy castle, and you can walk with llamas or ride and walk donkeys!
Beech Hurst Park Miniature Railway (9 miles)
Beech Hurst Park Miniature Railway Half a mile track of 5" gauge train track which is elevated: the kids love it!! Only runs on weekends. Great idea if you are looking for family days out in west sussex.
Victoria Park Splashpad (9 miles)
Victoria Park Splashpad A brand new splashpad graces this classic park plus adventure play equipment, paddling pool, skatepark, basketball area, trim trail and a free use ping pong table: why are you still sitting there?
Fun Pots (10 miles)
Fun Pots Pottery painting studio. This is a creative, indoor activity for children and adults alike, offering the chance to make a special gift, or just take time out for yourselves. Children’s parties catered for too!
Little Crafters Pottery Studio (10 miles)
Little Crafters Pottery Studio has a motto: if it isn't messy, it isn't fun!
Manic Monsters (10 miles)
Manic Monsters Indoor play centre, big kid’s frame, with lots of slides and tunnels, climbing wall, go karts, ball sports area and new laser tag arena plus toddler frame and toddler kart track. Great restaurant facilities, great seating area and wifi.
Tandridge Leisure Centre (11 miles)
Tandridge Leisure Centre Superb family destination for a swim in a fun and safe environment. 25m fitness pool and a lagoon pool with wave rides, water cannons and mushroom fountain, plus an inflatable and a 70m slide!
Bedelands Farm Nature Reserve (11 miles)
Bedelands Farm Nature Reserve Ideal for a nature hike: oodles of wild flowers, and a diverse offering of improved, unimproved and coppice-managed woods to explore. Winner of 4 consecutive Green Flag Awards.
Bluebell Railway (11 miles)
Bluebell Railway Great Steam engine journeys through the Sussex countryside and offer many seasonal specials which appeal particularly to children.
The Arc (11 miles)
The Arc Indoor Soft Play for kids of all ages: swing, play, explore all under a magnificent 60 meter dragon! There's drama, dance and art classes plus a great cafe and bistro serving lunches, meals, drinks and snacks! Free parking, a warm welcome and friendly faces!
Skaterham (11 miles)
Skaterham Indoor and outdoor skate and bike facilities open to BMX, skateboard, scooter and inline, with special 11 and under sessions so you know your young ones won't get bashed about unduly.
Pooh Corner (11 miles)
Pooh Corner Home to the world's largest collection of 'Pooh-phernalia', Pooh Corner is also the 'gateway' to beautiful Pooh Country. To visit the actual 'Pooh Places', collect a FREE Map before you start your 'EXPOTITION' to find them. There are no charges and they are open...
The Triangle (11 miles)
The Triangle There's the shallow learner pool for toddler swimming with mum and dad. Small children can enjoy the beach area with a waterslide, animal water features and poolside spectator area plus thrill seekers get the main event: water sprays, waterfalls, rapids and high speed flume rides!
Antics at The Triangle (11 miles)
Antics at The Triangle Soft play for the under 8s on an exciting 3 tier frame with varying features and activities, and a dedicated area for the under 3s.
Southwater Country Park (11 miles)
Southwater Country Park 90 acres of Country Park with level surfaced paths for a lakeside walk and a selection of outdoor activities including an adventure-style play area, orienteering course, and tuition in canoeing and sailing.