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Things To Do & Days Out near Beeston
The Roman Sandy (< 1 mile)
The Roman Sandy is an open exhibition free to all which displays locally discovered Roman artefacts in an interesting fashion.
The Lodge (1 miles)
The Lodge An RSPB reserve with minor exhibitions and seasonal, child oriented events in The Lodge itself, as well as outdoor trails and bird or wildlife spotting. Be sure to pick up an RSPB Explorer Backpack!
Jungle Jims Playland (2 miles)
Jungle Jims Playland 2 separate play zones for differing age ranges, with loads of features in both and terrific additional activities during school holidays. Smaller kids' zone also had daily led activities of it's own.
The Shuttleworth Collection (2 miles)
The Shuttleworth Collection Aircraft hangers chocablock with a massive collection of aeroplanes, loads of events going on all year, a must for the budding wright brothers in your house! Now with new historic bus collection!
Jubilee Play Centre (3 miles)
Jubilee Play Centre High activity equipment for older children, plenty of adventure play fare for kids and much has designed to be suitable for every level of physical ability or disability. Plus Aircraft Collection and Vintage Garden to explore!
Cafe Kidz (3 miles)
Cafe Kidz Indoor play fun for under 7s with a main climbing maze and features plus an enclosed crawlers' domain. Crawl, hdd, run and slide your way to fun and fitness on loads of multi colour multi use play equipment. Parties too: hooray!
Danish Camp (4 miles)
Danish Camp Relaxing days on the riverbank with live jazz music, river trips and boat hire, barbeques and bouncy castle, weather permitting! In winter, stunning views, snowy boat trips and hot food in the family lodge restaurant.
Baulk Wood (5 miles)
Baulk Wood Wonderful stretch of reclaimed woodland and meadows festooned with mini beasts and boasting a large natural style play area with logs, boulders and stepping stones. Den building encouraged!
Summerfields Miniature Railways (6 miles)
Summerfields Miniature Railways On public running days children and parents alike can come and watch and ride on real miniature steam trains. There are 3 separate outdoor tracks for different gauges of train. It is run by the Bedford Model Engineering Society.
Birds of Prey Centre (6 miles)
Birds of Prey Centre A centre with over 200 birds of prey from around the world with flying displays and other activities. Experience Days available, including some that are especially for kids.
The Hive (6 miles)
The Hive Indoor Activity Play Centre for children 0 to 10 years. Where they can escape & let their imaginations run away with them while playing and parents you can sit down, relax with your friends in the Honey Pot Cafe!
Brewsters Fun Factory (6 miles)
Brewsters Fun Factory Indoor play facility attached to a family restaurant, with a multi level adventure play zone featuring the classics like climbing and sliding plus dedicated toddler area.
Priory Country Park (6 miles)
Priory Country Park is a wildish green area of 360 acres, made up of lakes, meadows and woodland. Activities include Walking; Fishing; Dog walking; Cycling and Kite Flying plus Sailing and Canoeing with Viking Kayak club!
Leos Funzone (7 miles)
Leos Funzone Indoor play centre with multi levels packed with fun features such as slides, swings, and spinning panels, climbing walls, wobble floors, ball pools, interactive games, and much more! Separate stimulating play area for babies and toddlers.
Oasis Beach Pool (7 miles)
Oasis Beach Pool Water Flumes, Yellow Screamer and Flume of Doom sound good for a start, combine this with an outdoor pool, lazy river ride, wild waves and parent and toddler sessions!
The Stables Equestrian Centre (7 miles)
The Stables Equestrian Centre offers friendly tuition in general riding, show jumping, dressage and cross-country. Lessons begin at 4 years but pony rides are available for over 2s!
The Bunyan Sports Centre (7 miles)
The Bunyan Sports Centre Sports Centre offering a number of sporting activities with kids' sessions and lessons available. Junior Gym, Family Roller Skating Sessions and Birthday parties available. Sports include squash, badminton, basketball and more!
Embankment Gardens and Russell Park (7 miles)
Embankment Gardens and Russell Park There's a play area, putting green, tennis and petanque courts, elegant promenades, water meadows, boating lake, cafe and bandstands, and more besides. Lovely!
Bedford Treasure Trail (7 miles)
Bedford Treasure Trail Children and adults alike will love hunting for the answers to the clues to find the long lost treasure on this Treasure Trail walk!
John Bunyan Museum (8 miles)
John Bunyan Museum A must for kids studying local history, a visit will let you help out with their schoolwork and spend some quality time together. Special quizzes and hands-on trails take them through Bunyan's amazing life at their own pace
Kids World (8 miles)
Kids World is a paradise for energetic kids! A fantastic range of steps to climb up, walk ways to scramble over and slides to whizz down. They let off steam in the play centre whilst you take a break, catch up with friends and have a well earned coffee.
Laser World (8 miles)
Laser World Play pro laser tag using high tech equipment in a Mayan themed arena! Option to play all day, plus dedicated sessions for younger players during holidays and weekends. For over 7s.
The Kiln (8 miles)
The Kiln is great for adults and children, so come along to our studio and have fun decorating your own beautiful piece of pottery.
CreArtIvity (8 miles)
CreArtIvity is a pottery painting and craft studio aimed at all ages and abilities. We want you to relax, create, make memories and most of all have fun.
St Neots Museum (8 miles)
St Neots Museum Find out all about St Neots in this small but fascinating museum. A number of hands on activities for kids plus police cells to visit! Free entry for local residents.
Crafty Monkey (8 miles)
Crafty Monkey Pottery painting and build a bear studio brings the fun factor to St. Neots. Great for family outings (babies to great grandparents will enjoy!), for baby hand and footprints, for personalised gifts and to make your very own cuddly toy. It's also a fantastic birthday party venue.
Bedford Park (8 miles)
Bedford Park Green Flagged park with everal play areas, a skateboard facility, wildlife area, multi use games area and BMX zone, plus areas for football, rugby, tennis, cricket, basketball, rounders and bowls! Wow!
Robinson Pool (8 miles)
Robinson Pool situated in the stunning grounds of Bedford Park, boasting the main competition pool, the diving pool with varying high boards and a beginners' teaching pool.
Eat n Bowl (8 miles)
Eat n Bowl The 16 lane bowling alley set across 2 floors offers Moonlight Bowl on Friday and Saturday nights from 7pm, where bowlers can enjoy a real party atmosphere with ultra-violet lights and dance tunes.
Addison Howard Park (8 miles)
Addison Howard Park Play area and frame suited for under 8s, plus sand play, sit on toys, and it's very popular with squirrels so an excellent place to wildlife spot.
Kempston Outdoor Centre (9 miles)
Kempston Outdoor Centre Activities on offer include climbing and abseil tower, high ropes course, canoeing and kayaking; orienteering and navigation and archery.
Eat n Play (9 miles)
Eat n Play Part of Eat 'n' Bowl bowling alley, they have slides, rides, mammoth balls and a separate baby area. Kids welcome under 147cm.
Hitchin Lavender (10 miles)
Hitchin Lavender Enjoy the sight and smell of lavender as you wander through over 15 acres of a plant that has been grown in Hitchin for hundreds of years. Free entry for under 14s.
Playhouse (10 miles)
Playhouse is a soft play area for your kids to let loose in with a multi level climbing maze and separate toddler play, both bits filled with fun activities!
Bromham Mill (10 miles)
Bromham Mill Guided Tours, Baking and craft activities for pre booked groups available throughout the year. Picnic area and plenty of space to just play. Please note limited opening times.
Teamworks Karting Letchworth (10 miles)
Teamworks Karting Letchworth For 8+. A fleet of karts are specially designed to allow youngsters to race at their own pace. They can limit the power for younger drivers as they learn how to drive, and teach all the skills needed to win on the track. They also do parties!
Howard Park and Gardens (10 miles)
Howard Park and Gardens Features a large adventure play area which includes a water play zone with fountains! Enjoy the splash pad, nest and tractor swings, climbing forest, clambering boulders, sand snake, wobble dish and bouncing flowers!
Logans Den (10 miles)
Logans Den Is Baldock’s cosy, fun filled soft play kids cafe. We welcome kids aged 0 to 9 to come and play in our indoor play area while parents and guardians relax in our cafe.
Wimpole Home Farm (10 miles)
Wimpole Home Farm Hidden amongst the trees, the Adventure Playground is a popular spot with those who love to climb, slide, scramble and swing, while tiny tots enjoy their own play area and mini pedal tractors. Rare breeds animals and seasonal events.
North Herts Leisure Centre (11 miles)
North Herts Leisure Centre Tropical Wave plus wacky Water Flume and Wave Machine pool. There is also a children's Swan Slide and Froggy Fountain Water Squirter.
Space 2 Play (11 miles)
Space 2 Play We offer a spectacular and excitingly challenging 5 level play frame that reaches over 10m in height that is specifically designed with both children and adults in mind, as we strongly encouraging family members to get actively involved in play.
Ampthill Spy Mission Treasure Trail (11 miles)
Ampthill Spy Mission Treasure Trail Can you and the kids solve the Ampthill self guided spy mission Treasure Trail? Follow the Trail as you hunt out the answers to solve the clues as you explore Ampthill and save the day!
Marston Vale Millenium Country Park (11 miles)
Marston Vale Millenium Country Park 250 acres of woodland, wetland and grasslands excellent for family rambles and exploration, hunting mini beasts and playing outdoor games near hard surfaced cycle paths. New Tower Hide and Woodland Walkway too!
Box End Park (11 miles)
Box End Park offers the frankly awesome new Aqua Park giant inflatable obstacle course for adventurers over 3ft6! Plus a great venue for open water swimming, cable or boat tow rides, off road cycling and generally exploring.
Pots of Art Ceramics Studio - Hitchin (12 miles)
Pots of Art Ceramics Studio - Hitchin Paint your own pottery studio, build a bear parties and decopatch. There is so much to do at Pots of Art - one of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Hertfordshire
Hitchin Swimming Centre (12 miles)
Hitchin Swimming Centre Heated indoor and outdoor pools, with both types of toddler pool too plus custom Poolside Baby Seats! Lidos open May through September. Easy disabled access and disabled pool hoists.
Marston Vale Forest Centre (12 miles)
Marston Vale Forest Centre A visitors' centre and cafe in the Millennium Country Park at the heart of the Forest of Marston Vale. Bike hire, outdoor adventure playground and treetop walkways!
Canoe Trail (12 miles)
Canoe Trail A company for canoeing, kayaking and stand up paddleboarding. Crafts for hire, plus tuition and guided tours available.
Brook Stables Riding School (12 miles)
Brook Stables Riding School is a Riding School and Pony Club Centre. We have a great team of horses and ponies to suit both children and adults of all abilities. Peaceful setting with direct access to miles of woodland trails.
British Schools Museum (12 miles)
British Schools Museum A museum of education in a unique complex of historic classrooms. Children of all ages can dress up in period costume to explore the classrooms, practice their writing in sand trays and on slates, play with Victorian toys and visit the Headmaster’s House to experience Victorian domestic life. Limited...