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Things To Do & Days Out near Belper
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Strutts North Mill (1 miles)
Strutts North Mill Discover how the town of Belper was turned into the world’s first factory community in this great mill and museum that is free to visit for under 16s. Family friendly hands on activities and exhibits.
Chucklebutties (1 miles)
Chucklebutties - is an Award Winning indoor soft play area with a difference: adults love it too! With views from massive windows overlooking the beautiful Derwent and Belper River Gardens, adults can sit in comfort and relax while the children play!
Planet Happy (2 miles)
Planet Happy Play centre offering a multi level, multi colour adventure climbing maze full of classic soft play features, plus a designated toddler area, kids' activity sessions and classes. A number of party packages available.
Midland Railway Centre (3 miles)
Midland Railway Centre It’s a day out for the whole family with model and miniature railways plus a country park as well as heritage steam and diesel locomotives operating and a host of other attractions. Sometimes you can see special visitors, be it Thomas the Tank Engine, a vintage Steam or historic Diesel Loco.
Crich Tramway Village (4 miles)
Crich Tramway Village Step aboard a vintage tram and travel back in time along a recreated village street complete with working pub. Explore fascinating exhibitions and watch trams being restored from the Workshop Viewing Gallery. Children's playground, tea rooms, shops, and Woodland Walk and Sculpture Trail.
Lanky Bill's Fun Shack (5 miles)
Lanky Bill's Fun Shack Bill might be Lanky but this is hardly a shack: there's a long multi level play frame, enclosed toddler zone plus a mini play frame, kitchen role play area and awesome mirrored disco room!
The Genesis Family Entertainment Centre (5 miles)
The Genesis Family Entertainment Centre As well as AMF Tenpin Bowling facilities they also have their themed Atlantis Indoor soft play centre for kids, a Sports Hall for local groups and individuals to hire and Community rooms.
Kedleston Hall (6 miles)
Kedleston Hall There are an extensive collection of paintings, sculptures and original furnishings to explore, including the treasures in the Eastern Museum. Enjoy the grounds with your hounds or take the smalls to look at the flowers, but it's all exploration no play: fair warning!
Lea Green Centre (6 miles)
Lea Green Centre is an outdoor activity centre with accommodation located in a 25 acre countryside site in the heart of Derbyshire. Join us for outdoor activities, indoor soft play and accessible activities for children with additional needs.
Rollerworld of Derby (6 miles)
Rollerworld of Derby The biggest maple floored rink in the UK with capacity for up to 499 - with Family Nights and Learn to Skate sessions. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for the best things to do in Derbyshire with kids.
Paint a Pot (7 miles)
Paint a Pot Discover how much fun painting ceramics can be. Choose from a fantastic range of tableware, figurines and wall plaques: over 150 different pieces. Set in Derby’s premier park, Markeaton. Just drop in, no need to book.
Tree Top Tumble (7 miles)
Tree Top Tumble Indoor play area for ages 6 years and under, includes Soft play area, mini race track with go karts, children’s rides, wendy house, toys, television and dvds. Only £1 per child, unlimited play.
Sir Richard Arkwrights Masson Mills (7 miles)
Sir Richard Arkwrights Masson Mills Experience the atmosphere of a working 18th century cotton mill. Self guided and fully guided tours available, plus half day experiences. Full of authentic working textile machinery and the largest bobbin collection in the world!
Chaddesden Park (7 miles)
Chaddesden Park Adventure playground plus BMX, football and cricket facilities. And a great new interactive water play area with loads of fun features now runs May through September.
Markeaton Park (7 miles)
Markeaton Park Well kept parkland with play centre, light railway, splash pool, pitch and putt golf, stunning horticultural displays, a fishing lake and football pitches.
The Climbing Unit (7 miles)
The Climbing Unit An indoor climbing experience for all ages. With children welcome anytime for miniature climbs and regular children’s sessions there’s always something to do. A dedicated group room includes roped climbing, keeping youngsters entertained for hours. Booking is essential.
Crazy Crocodiles Indoor Play Centre (7 miles)
Crazy Crocodiles Indoor Play Centre is a family friendly indoor play and party centre which serves great coffee and fab food at affordable prices. Children can run off excess energy on our two tier play frame under your watchful eye. We also have a soft baby area and toddler play area for the younger ones.
Megazone Derby (7 miles)
Megazone Derby An impressive arena with full UV paintwork and over 4k square feet of play space: this is Nexus Generation laser tag at it's finest! Play Elimination, Vampires, Base Flags, Zone Domination and Random Madness and mark your friends from your foes!
Gullivers Kingdom (7 miles)
Gullivers Kingdom A family theme park designed to cater for families with children between the age of 2 and 13. Discover roller-coasters, indoor play areas, shows and unique attractions.
Nerf Zone (7 miles)
Nerf Zone is an indoor attraction for children aged 6 and over. Sharpen your aim in the target range and then put your skills to the test in our battle arena.
MFA Bowl Ilkeston (8 miles)
MFA Bowl Ilkeston Kids love bowling, and if they are under 7 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. There are 16 lanes and good disabled access. Great family fun!
Curious About The Matlocks (8 miles)
Curious About The Matlocks Discover Matlock Bath and Matlock in a different way: our two unique treasure hunt style walks will keep everyone amused and entertained. Answer clues, match pictures, and read stories which tell you more. Buy online then get Curious About The Matlocks in your own time.
Peak District Lead Mining Museum (8 miles)
Peak District Lead Mining Museum Discover the history of lead mining in the Peak District and how it has shaped the landscape since Roman times. Interactive exhibits and climbing tunnels for the kids. Lots or relics to see, plus hundreds of rock and mineral specimens.
Temple Mine (8 miles)
Temple Mine Explore the crawl through mock up tunnels in the museum then head over the road and under the ground for a guided tour of the real thing! Fun, educational and immersive this pair of matched attractions will fill your day nicely and stick in the mind.
The Play Mill (8 miles)
The Play Mill is an indoor play centre for children under 8yrs or 4ft tall. We have a climbing frame with a twin lane bumpy slide, a huge sandpit with sit on diggers and sand toys, an enclosed padded area for the under 3s and various sized sit and ride toys.
Steeple Grange Light Railway (8 miles)
Steeple Grange Light Railway When you visit the railway you can enjoy a unique train ride through dramatic limestone scenery, discover fossils and wild flowers, learn about the railway and stare at the vintage rolling stock!
Fun Factory - Castlewood Brewers Fayre (8 miles)
Fun Factory - Castlewood Brewers Fayre This Fun Factory attached to a family friendly pub is a multi-level play space with adventure equipment, ball ponds and a toddler zone and can also be booked out for childrens parties.
Matlock Bath Aquarium (8 miles)
Matlock Bath Aquarium offer a weird and exciting mix of public aquarium plus thermal carp pool, creepy petrifying well, shiny gemstone and fossil display, vintage chinaware collection, regional history exhibition and one of the largest public displays of Holograms in Europe!
Tubby Bears Playzone (8 miles)
Tubby Bears Playzone offers a 3 level adventure climbing maze full of cool features and physical play fun for older kids plus matted toddler area and toys for the small folk. And parties, of course!
Bounce Revolution (8 miles)
Bounce Revolution is a family entertainment centre in the heart of Derby. With free parking, and different activities including a main arena, dodgeball area, basketball, total wipeout, sumo ring, battle beam, aeroball, drop zone, and licenced bar and cafe serving delicious food!
Escape Play (8 miles)
Escape Play Well equipped play areas for different age groups, go karts and sports area. One of many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Nottingham with kids.
Hickory Dickory's Playhouse (8 miles)
Hickory Dickory's Playhouse Locally unparalleled indoor children's adventure play with spacious, high quality, stylish fun that'll bring you back repeatedly! Featuring enormous slides, powerful ball cannons, trampolines and award winning menu.
Carsington Sports and Leisure (8 miles)
Carsington Sports and Leisure Try stand-up paddle boarding, sailing, windsurfing and kayaking in taster sessions, with proper tuition or out on your own for the semi pros! Plus comprehensive cycle hire and tracks along with orienteering and summer holiday events. Cool!
The Heights of Abraham (8 miles)
The Heights of Abraham Explore a unique Hilltop Park via a thrilling Cable Car ride. Once at the Summit enjoy going underground on tours of two Show Caverns. In the Exhibitions get to touch a dinosaur fossil and see video shows, then burn off energy on the 2 play areas!
Oxygen Freejumping Derby (8 miles)
Oxygen Freejumping Derby is a trampoline park with a difference, in the centre of Derby
Matlock Bath Treasure Trail (8 miles)
Matlock Bath Treasure Trail Discover the delights of Matlock Bath as you solve this self-guided mystery themed Trail. Follow the Trail, Solve the Clues, See the Sights!
Freddys Play Kingdom (8 miles)
Freddys Play Kingdom is a family run indoor play centre with children in mind, with a particularly large play area for smaller toddlers and babies who are unable to play on the ropes and slides. Along with 4 party rooms and lots of party options to help your little one have the best day!
Hall Leys Park (9 miles)
Hall Leys Park A great park in the heart of Matlock with bowling greens, children’s boating lake, interactive play area, miniature railway and a skateboard park. There are also tennis courts and a putting green. Free to visit.
Peak Rail (9 miles)
Peak Rail Welcomes you to journey back to a bygone age and experience the thrill of steam and diesel on their preserved railway.
Ashbourne Recreation Ground (9 miles)
Ashbourne Recreation Ground offers a fun recreation ground that has 2 sports pavilions, a cricket pitch, 2 football pitches, junior football and rugby pitches, plus a bowling green and a great children’s play area which includes a new set of interactive splash pads! Free to visit, too!
The Asylum Skatepark (9 miles)
The Asylum Skatepark is a clean, family friendly indoor skate park (14,000sq ft) catering for all sports, ages and abilities. Cafe available on site providing fresh home cooked meals.
The Kurburgring (9 miles)
The Kurburgring A unique venue offering a definitively outdoor karting experience indoors. They run junior sessions for kids over 8, adults karts for over 14s.
Tenpin Derby (9 miles)
Tenpin Derby is a bowling centre located in the Foresters Leisure Park near Osmaston Park. We have 26 modern fully computerised lanes, American 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 (9 miles)
Sector 7 Laser Pleasingly plot driven combat gaming, with zero contact and infra red guns, housed in a large and atmospheric arena boasting 4D effects of all kinds and a whole lot of aliens to zap!
Elvaston Castle (10 miles)
Elvaston Castle The first county park in England, this has been gently entertaining and thoroughly inspiring young families for forty years. Interesting walks and gorgeous architecture, an interesting half day's worth.
Chuckles Play Centre (10 miles)
Chuckles Play Centre Indoor play centre with bouncy castles and ride-ons for kids aged under 10 years and with a separate enclosed area for toddlers under 2 years. Plus disco room!
Oceans of Fun Indoor Play Centre (10 miles)
Oceans of Fun Indoor Play Centre Children's indoor soft play centre with a separate area for babies and under 4s. The main play frame accommodates up to 11 year olds. We have a modern cafe serving delicious lunches and snacks. The play frame has a large wavy slide. It is open and can be seen from all the seats in the cafe area.
Lammas Leisure Centre (10 miles)
Lammas Leisure Centre Family friendly ice skating rink with loads of other sporting opportunities besides within the leisure centre. Great fun for all ages and good for bonding while you watch mum and dad fall over.
Little Drivers Soft Play (10 miles)
Little Drivers Soft Play is a family orientated modern colourful soft play centre with a modern play frame. It is family run and offers bespoke party packages tailored to your needs. Now with laser tag too!