Wotton Pool (4 miles)
Wotton Under Edge
Heated outdoor pool under cover, summer opening only.
Thornbury Leisure Centre (4 miles)
Thornbury Leisure Centre
Offers a wide range of activities such as swimming, creche, soft play, badminton, table tennis and squash and indoor bowls. The centre also run children’s holiday activities including full day camps, arts and crafts as well as sporting activities.
Berkeley Castle (5 miles)
is England's oldest inhabited castle and most historic home. Over 24 generations of Berkeley's have transformed a savage Norman fortress into a truly stately home full of treasures. Come and learn about murder, intrigue and mysterious events at the castle.
Cattle Country Adventure Park (5 miles)
Cattle Country Adventure Park
has a whole range of activities and many animals to see. Two huge barns house giant slides and loads of soft play equipment. Outdoor activities include Britain's biggest jumping pillow, a 14m climbing net, a giant castle, trampolines, ride on mini tractors, a mini train, a willow maze, a splash pool, mini golf and a boating lake to name just a few.
Old Down Country Park (6 miles)
Old Down Country Park
An ideal attraction to bring the whole family. From woodland walks, animal encounters. birthday parties, the adventure playground, the giant bouncy pillow, a cafÃ© selling delicious treats and the farm shop selling gifts for everyone: it really is a day out to remember and we are open all year round!
West Country Karting (7 miles)
West Country Karting
Minimum height 5ft for karting, but the quads are suitable for ages 6 to 12 year olds. Kids are capable of over 50mph and they race in ALL conditions on their floodlit track: so no excuses!
Forest Model Village (8 miles)
Forest Model Village
Hidden beneath a shady woodland canopy is an enchanted glade full of humour, history and entertainment.
Riverside Leisure Club (8 miles)
Riverside Leisure Club
Includes Mayhem: a giant 4 storey high soft play area incorporating a bouncy castle, ball ponds, slides and much more. Also houses a heated indoor pool.
Mayhem (8 miles)
is a 4 storey high, soft play area incorporating a bouncy castle, ball ponds, slides and separate play area for under 5s.
Wacky Warehouse Mill House (9 miles)
Wacky Warehouse Mill House
Indoor adventure soft play facility attached to a family friendly restaurant. Multi level play with enclosed toddler zone.
123 Jump Play Centre (9 miles)
123 Jump Play Centre
Featuring a fantastic play-frame, an enormous inflatable, an indoor football pitch and a zone just for toddlers. Adults are encouraged to go into the play frame with their kids, so wear socks!
Dean Forest Railway (9 miles)
Dean Forest Railway
A heritage railway featuring an 8 mile round trip into the historic Forest of Dean. The sights, sounds and smells of a steam train are magical to kids of all ages! The railway hosts events especially for kids like Days Out with Thomas, Easter Bunny Hunt, Halloween and Santa Specials.
AMF Hollywood Bowl Cribbs Causeway (10 miles)
Westonbirt The National Arboretum (10 miles)
Westonbirt The National Arboretum
The arboretum provides a natural playground. Discover stepping stones, balancing beams and den building areas. Pick up a trail from the Great Oak Hall or download one at www.forestry.gov.uk/westonbirt-families
Tearaways Funhouse (10 miles)
features a colourful multi level adventure soft play frame full of slides, climbs, balls and bounces, plus dedicated toddler zone with smaller versions of the big fun.
Whirlikidz (10 miles)
Whirlikidz boasts a large indoor play structure with slides, tunnels and plenty more to explore. There are also mother and toddler sessions which include free squash and snack, arts and crafts, story time and singing.
Boing (11 miles)
Indoor play facility for the under 5s, with messy play, building section, and custom built soft play structure within sight of the cafe tables. Designated nursing area.
Castaways Indoor Play (11 miles)
Castaways Indoor Play
Kids can explore the two levels of the purpose built play system, which include ramps, a slide and lots of random spongy shapes and places to hide. Thereâs also a ball pit which is another great place to hide from Mum or Dad.
Cheeky Monkeys Indoor Soft Play Centre (11 miles)
Cheeky Monkeys Indoor Soft Play Centre
Inflatable soft play Jungle for climbing, hiding and bouncing with ball pits, slides, puzzles, animal shapes etc and various other soft play accessories. We also have a baby corner.
Blaise Castle and Play Area (11 miles)
Blaise Castle and Play Area
Castle, museum, two age sectioned play areas and some truly beautiful woodland walks, this is a great day out for all age groups.
Hop Skip and Jump (11 miles)
Hop Skip and Jump
A special play and support centre for children with special needs and their families.
Rimandos Soft Play Coffee Lounge (12 miles)
Tintern Old Station (12 miles)
Tintern Old Station
The site features a riverside walk and meadows, children's play area, picnic site with barbeques, tearoom, souvenir shop, tourist information and a secluded basic camp site. The signal box houses changing exhibitions from local artists and crafts people.
Go Bananas Indoor Softplay Centre (12 miles)
Go Bananas Indoor Softplay Centre
Whiz your way down the wavy Astra slide, swoosh down the half pipe into the ball pool, dare to cross the wobbly bridge and jump the star burst clouds and many more adventures await you!
Bristol Bowlplex (12 miles)
Bowling is the perfect activity for any occasion whether it's a family get together, birthday party or special treat during the school holidays. We are the ideal all weather venue with much more than just bowling. So, can we interest you in The Great Indoors?
Uglybugs Softplay (12 miles)
Bright and colourful adventure softplay for the under 5s, with fun features and age appropriate challenges in a safe and comfortable environment.
Kingswood Heritage Museum (12 miles)
Kingswood Heritage Museum
An exciting museum inside the 18th Century brass mill at Warmley, with its icehouse and windmill tower - and the gardens nearby, with grottoes, echo pond and huge statue of Neptune.
St Werburghs City Farm (12 miles)
St Werburghs City Farm
Provides high quality educational, recreational and environmental services and resources within a working farm. Kids can get up close with some of the animals, and they have regular events and activity days.
Go Ape! Forest of Dean (12 miles)
Go Ape! Forest of Dean
Go Ape is the UK's No.1 Forest Adventure. Take to the trees and speed down zip slides. They’re part of an exciting course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and crossings; all set high above the forest floor.
Dean Heritage Centre (12 miles)
Dean Heritage Centre
The history of the Forest of Dean including the Gruffalo woodland trail; a reconstructed Victorian cottage, an adventure playground; a chainsaw carving demonstration pitch; animals and an onsite gift shop and cafe. With a full programme of special events, exhibitions, art shows and educational workshops across the year.
Fuzzy Eds at The Wishing Well (12 miles)
Fuzzy Eds at The Wishing Well
Multi level adventure play frame with toddler zone, for children up to 4ft 9ins tall. Attached to a family restaurant.
Portico Play (12 miles)
Come with your under 5s and enjoy the play kitchens, the dressing up, the steering wheels, the magnetic wall and lots more.
Felix Road Adventure Playground (12 miles)
Felix Road Adventure Playground
Indoor and outdoor play with a wide range of good quality equipment and plenty of free play space. The outdoor seating is nicely shaded. Children must register on arrival.
Lawrence Weston Community Farm (13 miles)
Lawrence Weston Community Farm
Provides a range of innovative and exciting, educational, social, environmental, economic and recreational activities; plus the animals besides.
The Climbing Academy Boulder Club (13 miles)
The Climbing Academy Boulder Club
Bouldering is climbing on short walls above crash mats without harnesses! Boulder Club is for 8 to 16 year olds; From a Taster through level 1 to 5. We proved instructors, logbooks and certificates as you progress through the levels. It’s a great environment to climb whilst having fun with friends.
PlaySpace (13 miles)
Has seven different play zones, all carefully designed to challenge and stimulate children aged from 0 to 10 years. Includes a huge multi-level soft play structure with giant wavy slide and a separate baby area.
University of Bristol Botanic Gardens (13 miles)
University of Bristol Botanic Gardens
A beautiful garden filled with a huge diversity of plants, including many exotic species set in inspirational displays. One of many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Edinburgh
Jungle Rumble Adventure Golf (13 miles)
Jungle Rumble Adventure Golf
Two great 18 hole adventure golf courses - dare you to putt your way through our jungle course, complete with the live active volcano?
Clearwell Caves Ancient Iron Mines (13 miles)
Clearwell Caves Ancient Iron Mines
An impressive natural cave system, mined for over 4,500 years to form some of Britain's most atmospheric and intriguing underground mine workings. Nine caverns, geological and mining displays throughout.
Stratford Park Leisure Centre (13 miles)
Thanks for all the great things to do in Bibstone 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
So, if you've been for great days out with the kids, or a school trip, which isn't shown above, just send in an email and we'll add it on so people visiting on holidays and all the other children in Gloucestershire can enjoy the great day out as well.
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