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Things To Do & Days Out near Bishops Castle
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The House on Crutches Museum (< 1 mile)
The House on Crutches Museum A museum set in a remarkable building that holds an extensive collection that covers the many aspects of life and social history in Bishop’s Castle and the surrounding area. Free to vist. Restricted opening times as run by volunteers.
Mickey Millers Family PlayBarn (7 miles)
Mickey Millers Family PlayBarn The enormous multi level main frame is packed full of classic and contemporary adventure play features, including the terrifying 16 and 21ft Demon Drop Slides! Dare they? Dare YOU?
Shropshire Hills Mountain Bike Centre (7 miles)
Shropshire Hills Mountain Bike Centre 4 acres of scenic road and off road riding trails with fantastic range of cycles available for hire and a reassuring breakdown rescue service offered too! They also offer camping options here, including heated camping pods.
Land of the Lost Content Museum (8 miles)
Land of the Lost Content Museum A quirky little museum, with 3 floor that are jam packed with items from popular British Culture from Victorian times to present day. Fascinating for the kids, and possibly nostalgic for the adults!
Stokesay Castle (8 miles)
Stokesay Castle Intriguing and atmospheric castle available for exploration! A great trip with smalls or history lovers in a fairytale setting with free audio guide, kiddie's story box, several buildings to explore and a moat walk. Cool!
Acton Scott Working Farm (8 miles)
Acton Scott Working Farm Has long provided the opportunity to become familiar with the country life of yesteryear. Its Historic Working Farm is a wonderful visitor attraction with daily activities and special events. You will see traditional 19th century farm life unfold daily, while the land around is worked by heavy horses.
Long Mountain Pony Trekking Centre (11 miles)
Long Mountain Pony Trekking Centre Offering hourly rides tailored to suit you, pleasure rides, pony days, picnic rides and pony parties. Fully licensed family run centre, welcoming visitors of all ages and abilities.
Teme Ludlow (14 miles)
Teme Ludlow Swimming facility with diving pool and boards, leisure pools, plus 65m Flume Slide is open at weekends and in school holidays.
The Ludlow Mystery Treasure Trail (15 miles)
The Ludlow Mystery Treasure Trail Can you and the kids solve the mystery surrounding feuding chefs Pepe Roni and Brad Wurst? You’ll need your detective hats on to solve the clues around Ludlow and figure out this mystery!
Ludlow Castle (15 miles)
Ludlow Castle Beautiful ruins, regular events and storytelling folk in costume - who says history can't keep them interested!?
The Judges Lodging (15 miles)
The Judges Lodging Explore the fascinating world of the Victorian judges and their prisoners at this award-winning historic house with a unique 'eavesdropping' audio tour and hands-on elements! Great countryside to explore nearby too.
Monkey Mania Ludlow (15 miles)
Monkey Mania Ludlow is a Children's Soft Indoor Play Area with Cafe Barista Coffee and a Kitchen Serving food all day Party Hire for Birthdays and Private Hire for Functions.
Croft Castle and Parkland (16 miles)
Croft Castle and Parkland Really welcoming to children: indoors they can play with vintage toys and tinkle on the grand piano, plus explore the cellars and attics; outside there are several play areas and an orienteering course, plus bee hives, Iron Age Hill Fort and other structures to find and explore. Great family events and...
Supercamps (17 miles)
Supercamps Activity day camps for children aged 4 to 14 combining Sports and Arts into a fun fuelled programme keeping children active, alert, safe and happy during the Easter and Summer holidays!
Oaker Wood Leisure (18 miles)
Oaker Wood Leisure Woodland outdoor activity centre offering quads, paintball, raft building, high ropes, zip wires, low ropes, assault course, clay pigeon shooting and target shooting. Children’s multi-activity days in school holidays, birthday parties and family days out.
The Quarry Swimming and Fitness Centre (18 miles)
The Quarry Swimming and Fitness Centre One of the biggest in the county at 33 metres long and has 6 lanes, 3 diving boards, a 50 metre flume and spectator gallery. The outdoor padding pool is available from June until September and is free to use.
The Shrewsbury Mystery Treasure Trail (18 miles)
The Shrewsbury Mystery Treasure Trail Discover Shrewsbury with a difference! As you and the kids follow the directions and explore Shrewsbury, can you hunt out the answers to the clues on this self guided Mystery themed Treasure Trail and discover whodunit?!
Shropshire Wildlife Trust (19 miles)
Shropshire Wildlife Trust The Saturday craft fairs at our Visitor Centre are free to enter and include activities for children. We also offer a weekday range of arts and crafts workshops for all, and operate activities in the garden just outside the Visitor Centre.
Berrington Hall (19 miles)
Berrington Hall Get creative in their den building area; join a garden, parkland or architecture tour; and explore the family rooms and see how the servants moved around the house unseen by the family and guests!
Nesscliffe Hill Country Park (20 miles)
Nesscliffe Hill Country Park The size of 140 football pitches, somewhere in here there's are orienteering trails, a highwayman's cave, impressive sandstone outcrops, an iron age hill fort and trails of all kinds, all you've got to do is find them!
The Edge Adventure Activities (20 miles)
The Edge Adventure Activities Enjoy a huge range of activities for over 6s, including Quad Biking, Mountain Boarding, Sniper Range, Archery and Clay Pigeon Shooting, with even more on offer for groups! With friendly, expert instructors.
Quasar Shrewsbury (20 miles)
Quasar Shrewsbury Super modern Laser Tag for over 9s in an amazing 3 floor arena! Packing some serious looking fire power you can stalk your opponents through the atmospheric environment and zap each other with harmless infra red lasers! Groups only though!
AMF Shrewsbury (21 miles)
AMF Shrewsbury Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. This AMF has 20 lanes plus quasar game for groups, pool and arcade!
Monkland Cheese Dairy (21 miles)
Monkland Cheese Dairy Learn all about how cheese is made through a guided tour of a working dairy, and get to try some of it too. Cheese Experience Days offered for those who want to have a go themselves.
Small Breeds Farm and Owl Centre (21 miles)
Small Breeds Farm and Owl Centre A magical place to experience animals, birds and all sorts of owls from all over the world. During winter months and in very wet weather the animals are displayed undercover: handy!
The Two Henrys Playzone (21 miles)
The Two Henrys Playzone Soft play at the Two Henrys, part of the Eating Inn group and offers a three level play frame plus family friendly dining and a garden area.
The Adventure Rope Course (22 miles)
The Adventure Rope Course Huge range of activities from archery, bushcraft and fencing to high ropes, abseiling, leap of faith and adventure tunnelling plus LOADS more! For over 8s, minimum group booking is 6 people.
Battlefield Falconry Centre (22 miles)
Battlefield Falconry Centre A friendly, family run business with a wonderful collection of over 30 birds of prey to see, including owls, hawks, and falcons. A number of experiences available for accompanied children aged 14 and older. They do parties too.
Severn Valley Quad Trekking (22 miles)
Severn Valley Quad Trekking is an exciting off-road quad biking experience for children over 8 years old and adults.
Country Treks Equestrian Centre (22 miles)
Country Treks Equestrian Centre BHS approved facility offering lessons, trekking and trail rides. Plus recognised Pony Club, Pony Camps, Fancy Dress Days, Treasure Hunts and adventurous hacking past waterfalls, woodland and deer. Lovely!
Live the Adventure (22 miles)
Live the Adventure is an outdoor adventure centre. Children’s adventure days scheduled during school holidays. Full adventure activity programme from 10am to 4pm. Different activities daily scheduled on a weekly rotation. All day supervision by our team of qualified and experienced staff. Suitable for 8 to 16 year olds...
Herefordshire Raceway (23 miles)
Herefordshire Raceway Anyone 14 years or older and 1.5 metres tall can drive the twin-engine pro-karts. Children over the age of 8 years and at least 1.3 metres tall may use the restricted twin engine pro-karts.
Grafton Farm Riding Centre (23 miles)
Grafton Farm Riding Centre BHS approved all weather facility offering lessons from 4 years, escorted hacking for over 8s, recognised Pony Club and holiday activities.
Enginuity (23 miles)
Enginuity Interactive science fun. Find out how a little ingenuity will let you pull a 10 ton locomotive or generate electricity from flowing water. Look at familiar objects with new eyes using the giant X ray machine, build an earthquake proof tower and challenge their robotic arm!
Shropshire Raft Tours (23 miles)
Shropshire Raft Tours is great for young families seeking a complete fun-filled Ironbridge Gorge mini-adventure. Lots to see outdoors whilst on the Severn river for children to enjoy cruising downstream. Largest rafts in the UK! Any age of children welcome.
Millie Meerkats Playbarn (24 miles)
Millie Meerkats Playbarn 2 levels of play including an indoor basketball and football area, giant slide, nets, bumpers and large bouncy castle. Learn to interact with spiders, chinchillas, meerkats and more in our animal encounter!
Ironbridge Gorge Museums (24 miles)
Ironbridge Gorge Museums Help the kids to explore your industrial past along the extensive scenic walk taking in the full ten Ironbridge Gorge Museums!
Grove Golf and Bowl (24 miles)
Grove Golf and Bowl Eight state of the art bowling lanes using the latest computer technology, giving super accurate scoring and bowling speeds. Fully automated bumpers for the less experienced bowlers programmed to rise on their turn, so you hit a pin every time.
Rays Farm Country Matters (25 miles)
Rays Farm Country Matters A great place to bring the kids to meet, pet, and feed a variety of lovely farmyard friends. Build dens, spot sculptures in the Fairytale Forest, and conquer the outdoor log play! Indoor soft play for the little ones too.
Majestic Cinema (25 miles)
Majestic Cinema a fine and all too rare example of a really artistic cinema, and families are given the opportunity to enjoy an atmosphere of genuine luxury through their entertainment.
Crazy Knights (25 miles)
Crazy Knights Multi level medieval themed soft play area with balancing equipment, ball pits, slides and more, all safely enclosed in netting. An excellent way for kids to develop their motor skills, and enjoy fun interaction with other kids.
Bridgnorth Cliff Railway (25 miles)
Bridgnorth Cliff Railway This remarkable funicular railway is the oldest and steepest inland electric cliff railway in the country! It's been ferrying families up and down the 111ft high sandstone cliffs for over a century!
Telford Steam Railway (25 miles)
Telford Steam Railway A classic and quite delightful working Steam Railway, which allows you to enjoy travel of a variety of diesel and steam traction, with services running between Spring Village, Horsehay and Dawley, plus a new extension to Lawley.
Gigrin Farm (25 miles)
Gigrin Farm Watch wild Red Kites, buzzards and ravens swarm in to the feeding station daily in numbers up to a whopping 600 birds! There are 5 large hides to watch from: a fantastic experience.
Rednal Karting (25 miles)
Rednal Karting Face a challenging 1km outdoor track on Honda powered 270cc Biz Karts with top speeds of around 90kmph! For over 8 years and 1.25m.
Gilfach Nature Discovery Centre (25 miles)
Gilfach Nature Discovery Centre offers you all the nature you can handle including sneaky nest box CCTV, signposted and off path walking trails, byre and longhouse to explore, with oodles of birds to spot and loads of space for running about.
Lion Royal Hotel Trekking (25 miles)
Lion Royal Hotel Trekking BHS approved trekking facility offering a different route each day in the hills, valleys and woodlands around them.
Telford Snowboard and Ski Centre (25 miles)
Telford Snowboard and Ski Centre The 85 metre slope (and nursery slope facility) provides skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing, ice skating and snowblading activities for adults and juniors of all ages and abilities throughout the year.
Wacky Warehouse - Bridge Builder (25 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Bridge Builder An indoor play frame attached to a pub - the usual Wacky Warehouse set-up.
Bryngwyn Riding Centre (26 miles)
Bryngwyn Riding Centre BHS approved facility offering disabled and able bodied lessons and a variety of hacks including some designed for children.