The Look Out Discovery Centre
The Look Out Discovery Centre
Has over 90 hands-on science and nature activities, fun for everyone! Leave your shadow on the wall, make a mini animation, dam up "The Stream" and much more! Plus, a fantastic adventure play area, coffee and gift shops and 1000 hectares of Crown Estate woodland.
Go Ape Bracknell
Go Ape Bracknell
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.
Go Ape Forest Segway (< 1 mile)
Go Ape Forest Segway
You can enjoy our forest Segway experience in the beautiful Swinley Forest, Bracknell. From two legs to two wheels: for the ultimate forest experience on a rugged all-terrain Segway. It's a unique way to tackle the trails in the forest.
Coral Reef Bracknells Water World (< 1 mile)
Coral Reef Bracknells Water World
Fun filled leisure pool with pirate ship, 3 giant water slides, rapids, volcano and geysers. For the younger kids there are shallow waters a beach area and small slides.
Westmorland Park (< 1 mile)
Come and enjoy some peace and quiet in this calm rural setting and bring the children for a fun day out! This welcoming park of nearly 9 hectares is located to the north-east of Bracknell where a wide variety of activities are catered for through its paths, open spaces, play area and pavilion.
AMF Hollywood Bowl Bracknell (2 miles)
AMF Hollywood Bowl Bracknell
Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. This AMF is air conditioned, has 28 lanes and boasts a diner, arcade and more besides. Aces!
Pinewood Miniature Railway (2 miles)
Pinewood Miniature Railway
The railway has been running miniature steam trains for 25 years, taking passengers for half mile rides through a woodland setting. Why not come along and have a ride!
Bracknell Ski Slope and Ice Rink (3 miles)
Bracknell Ski Slope and Ice Rink
International standard ice rink and ski centre, welcoming families and also providing tube runs, toboggans and lessons of all sorts.
Bracknell Ice Rink and Ski Slope (3 miles)
Bracknell Ice Rink and Ski Slope
With an Olympic sized ice rink plus a ski and snowboard centre offering lessons and clubs as well as open sessions! Great idea if you are looking for family days out in Berkshire.
Jakes Childrens Indoor Playworld (3 miles)
Jakes Childrens Indoor Playworld
Indoor and (weather dependent) outdoor play areas, with masses of features and toys, giant bouncy castle and play equipment. Plus free wifi, AND a pet's corner!
Oakwood Youth Challenge (3 miles)
Oakwood Youth Challenge
Outdoor activity centre suitable for ages 8 offering activities days daily during school holidays.
Jakes Childrens Indoor Playworld (3 miles)
Pope's Meadow (3 miles)
Come and explore this 13.7 hectare park where 18th Century poet Alexander Pope spent much of his childhood! The parkland is a Local Wildlife Site and includes a pond, copse and open grassland in addition to an outdoor children's play area. Picnic tables and benches are also located throughout the site.
Pottery Pals (3 miles)
They are a very well established studio based in Wokingham, with 60 painting places available and with there range of over 180 different items to paint, it makes them the best place to visit for some quality time with the family or friends.
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Bowlplex Camberley (4 miles)
Younger kids can use the gutter guards and rolling ramps to give themselves an edge, bigger jobs can enjoy disco Glow Bowling, join a league or take down the arcade by winning everything!
Shepherd Meadows (4 miles)
As neighbouring sites on the River Blackwater in Sandhurst, the children's play area, multi-sport area and skate park at the Memorial Park, combined with a network of paths around the rare habitats of Shepherd Meadows, ensure that a great day out will be had by all!
Horseshoe Lake Activity Centre (4 miles)
Horseshoe Lake Activity Centre
offers canoeing, dinghy sailing, kayaking, windsurfing, stand up paddleboarding dragon boating and raft building. Instructional and supervised activity sessions available to participants aged 8 and above.
Gravity Force (4 miles)
is a indoor trampoline park suitable for all ages. A unique and fun activities to be enjoyed by all the family with activities such as dodgeball, basketball, foam pit or main court. It’s fitness made fun!
Carnival Pool (4 miles)
25m swimming pool including flume and water features, plus teaching and beach entry pools.
Big Apple Wokingham (4 miles)
Big Apple Wokingham
An entertainment centre for all the family. Offering Tenpin bowling with glow in the dark 'Cosmic' lighting at the weekends, Laserquest laser tag arena, video games, pool tables, bar and cacilities.
Laser Quest Berkshire (4 miles)
Laser Quest Berkshire
Cool high tech laser tag, the shoot em up participation game played with infra red guns and sensors! Make your way through the atmospheric maze environment and shoot everyone you come across, yes, even mum! Unless of course you're playing the team version, then it's you guys against the world!
Little Street Play Centre (5 miles)
Little Street Play Centre
Play Centre based on a scaled down version of a typical town, inspiring children to explore life in the world around them.
Monkey Mates Indoor Play Centre (6 miles)
Monkey Mates Indoor Play Centre
We have an indoor area containing slides, ball pools and ball cannons and also an outdoor area complete with swings, frame, roundabout and sit and ride cars etc. we will soon be adding a traversing wall to the outside area. we have full catering facilities Serving tasty food and drinks.
California Country Park (6 miles)
California Country Park
In the summer a great big paddling pool is opened up, there is a large adventure play area, great nature walks and the California Dreaming Cafe, plus occasional events such as guided mini beasting.
Frimley Lodge Park and Miniature Railway (6 miles)
Frimley Lodge Park and Miniature Railway
The main circuit is multi gauge, ground level and caters for 3 and a half, 5 and 7 and a quarter inch gauge. It is approximately 1km long and is used to give rides to the public on the first Sunday of each month between March and November.
Legoland (7 miles)
Children aged 3 to 12 can take to the road, soar through the skies and sail the seas in complete safety. With over 50 interactive rides, attractions, live shows, building workshops and driving schools, not to mention over 55 million LEGO bricks, all set in 150 acres of beautiful parkland. Heartlake City...
Dinton Pastures Country Park (7 miles)
Dinton Pastures Country Park
Huge park offering lakes, meadows and rivers for exploration, plus a multi activity centre and adventure playground. Incorporates a proper 9 hole golf course please note not crazy or mini golf though beginners welcome.
The Jungle at Farnborough Leisure Centre (7 miles)
Basingstoke Canal Visitor Centre (7 miles)
Basingstoke Canal Visitor Centre
Information point and gift shop, tearoom, picnic area, childrens play area and starting point for John Cale Canal cruises and exploring the Basingstoke Canal.
Mizens Railway (7 miles)
A passenger carrying miniature railway with station, depot and picnic area. All aboard for a kid sized retro day out with a number of locomotives, including a few steam engines.
The Royal Landscape. (7 miles)
The Royal Landscape.
35 acres of ornamental gardens and woodland full of beauty and colour. A good venue for plenty of different family activities. Children under 6 get in free. Dogs are welcome.
Kids n Action (7 miles)
Kids n Action
Play and party centre for 0 to 12 year olds with four exciting and unique play areas: adventure park, role play high street, video games room and sports arena
Farnborough Air Sciences Trust (7 miles)
Farnborough Air Sciences Trust
Museum dedicated to aviation heritage and the areas significant contribution to air science and research with interactive exhibitions and a kids corner.
Museum of Berkshire Aviation (8 miles)
Museum of Berkshire Aviation
Museum of local aviation history with much for the interested eye to feast on. Possibly best indulged on the same day as other attractions for a FULL day out.
Ignition Racing (8 miles)
Race Car simulation centre with 12 individual racing pods, using professional race simulation software to create simulated racing events for 1 to 12 drivers over the age of 11.
Run-About (8 miles)
Indoor activity centre with 3 level play frame for under 10s plus smaller separate 2 level play frame for toddlers.
Laser Run (8 miles)
Laser Rifle Battle Arena for over 6s to charge about with Laser guns and play zero contact war games. Grown ups can play too so why not team up as a family and win some missions!
Skiplex Endless Indoor Ski Slope (8 miles)
Skiplex Endless Indoor Ski Slope
Is an ideal way to teach skiing and boarding to beginners, or challenge pros. Our revolving slopes mean you can do turn after turn, forgetting the hassle of lift queues, crowds and bad weather. Suitable for 5 year olds upwards, all equipment and instruction included in the cost
Jungle Mania (8 miles)
Play Centre with 3 level play structure plus separate toddler area, and coffee bar.
HaaHoos Ceramics (8 miles)
Have a fun session with us doing our fantastic pottery painting or decopatch activities. Relax in our large, friendly and open studio with a tea/coffee and piece of cake and be creative! We also have a selection of great birthday party packages.
Aldershot Military Museum (8 miles)
Aldershot Military Museum
150 years of British army history housed in a Victorian barracks, this museum tells the story of both soldier and civilian since 1854.
Active Monkeys Play and Party Centre (8 miles)
Braywick Nature Centre (8 miles)
Braywick Nature Centre
Family friendly nature centre promoting awareness of the natural environment. Displays and exhibitions on local history, wildlife, and sustainability. Plenty to see and do, including adventures with Chase the squirrel, and hainging out in the tipi! Free to visit.
Hands-on Art Adventures (9 miles)
Hands-on Art Adventures
Rediscover your creativity: boys or girls, toddler or grown up, there is an Art Adventure for everybody at our Arts and Crafts Studio in Old Windsor, Berkshire.
Pop in and Paint at any time or Make your own Pottery at one of our clubs, courses or Potter's Wheel Events;
Arts and Crafts Workshops:...
Windsor Leisure Centre (9 miles)
Windsor Leisure Centre
Aqua thrills for everyone; with Monsoon and Cyclone the two Giant Slides,Wild Water Creek, Water Cannons, interactive water diving bell and splash features plus the brand new AQUAPLATFORM with junior slide,squirtums and drench bucket.Toddlers enjoy splashing about on the Beach and sliding into the warm water...
French Brothers Boats Runnymede (9 miles)
French Brothers Boats Runnymede
French Brothers boat trips from Runnymede aboard our replica paddle steamer always spark children’s imagination! A short cruise on this
charming vessel is available to board from the Runnymede Boathouse, excellent for parking and access for the less able passengers.
Extreme Motion (9 miles)
Artfully landscaped crazy golf, wacky family zorbing, and, if you're brave enough, the Bungee Trampoline! Plus cycle hire, coffee shop, and the rest of the park to enjoy.
REME Museum of Technology (9 miles)
REME Museum of Technology
Home of the Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers with lots of army related exhibitions and activities inside and out.
Curious About Windsor (9 miles)
Curious About Windsor
is an exciting way to explore Windsor. Keep the family involved and intrigued with our unique treasure hunt style walks: answer clues, match pictures, and read tales of people, events and places. Buy or instantly download the booklet then explore in your own time.
Windsor Duck Tours (9 miles)
Windsor Duck Tours
It’s Time for Splash Down in our New Amphibious Vehicle: Fun Tours of Windsor by Road then with a SPLASH on The River Thames! Live guides include information on Windsor Castle, The Great Park and other sights around Windsor. Suits Groups, Families, Children of All ages.
Thanks for all the great things to do in Bracknell 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 Berkshire can enjoy the great day out as well.
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