Saltram House and Gardens (3 miles)
Saltram House and Gardens
A beautiful C18th mansion surrounded by landscaped park. The mansion features an array of things for its visitors to discover.
Plym Valley Railway (4 miles)
Plym Valley Railway
is a heritage railway centre where we are preserving steam and diesel locomotives, carriages, wagons, and other historic railway artefacts to recreate the atmosphere of a bygone age. We operate passenger trains on selected...
Tenpin Plymouth (4 miles)
is a bowling centre located in the Barbican Leisure Park. We have 24 modern fully computerised lanes, American and English Pool tables, Amusement Arcades all catered towards families and kids. There is also the Beach Road...
Plymouth Ski Centre (4 miles)
Plymouth Ski Centre
Offers skiers, snowboarders and bladers of all levels the facilities to practice and learn new skills, plus an exhilarating 650 meter toboggan run and exciting Sno Tube rides.
National Marine Aquarium (4 miles)
National Marine Aquarium
The visual spectacular of the Atlantic Ocean tank is a wow with kids: they're sure to get a unique and inspiring take on of what makes fish such fascinating animals from the menacing Sand Tiger and Nurse Sharks to the...
ClayArt (4 miles)
Paint Your Own Pottery Studio is an indoor activity and is great for sunny or rainy days. It is great fun for everyone and brings out your creative side!
Merchant's House Museum (5 miles)
Merchant's House Museum
'From Elizabethan privateers to four mini museums in one, the Merchant's House has an interesting history.'
Dartmoor Zoological Park (5 miles)
Dartmoor Zoological Park
There are over 200 animals at Dartmoor Zoological Park: from tiny stick insects to Ben our Brown Bear or Solomon our Lion, all set in over 30 acres of beautiful parkland. Discover something different, learn something amazing...
Curious About Plymouth (5 miles)
Curious About Plymouth
is a unique experience: two treasure hunt style walks of discovery to keep the whole family intrigued and amused. Keep the kids happy answering clues and matching pictures, whilst reading stories about this majestic maritime...
Tinside Lido (5 miles)
Open May to September the pool includes fountains, inflatable fun sessions, views across Plymouth Sound, a sunbathing terrace, lounger, deckchair and wetsuit hire and good disabled access.
Plymouth Pavillions Ice Rink (5 miles)
Plymouth Pavillions Ice Rink
boasts the only ice rink in the South West, the Swiss Lake Ice Rink is fitted with a state-of-the-art light and disco system so the regular ice discos held here have the best sound around.
Drakes Den (5 miles)
Multi level adventure play frame with dedicated toddler version plus face painting and other sides.
Crownhill Fort (6 miles)
Astonishingly well preserved and bound to get their little imaginations going, it's an inconspicuous looking hilltop with four fighting levels with placements for 32 cannons and six mortars, nearly a half mile of...
Mount Edgcumbe (6 miles)
Woodland, beach, park and pond if you're looking for nature you can't go wrong here, with added interesting bits in the form of boat trips, interactive sawmill and 'bat-cam'!
123 Jump Play Centre (6 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!
Mount Wise Swimming Pool (6 miles)
Bigbury on Sea Beach (7 miles)
Bigbury on Sea Beach
Blue Flag awarded sandy beach, with sea tractor visits to Burgh Island available.
Plymouth Miniature Steam (7 miles)
Plymouth Miniature Steam
Two 71/4â gauge Wren locomotives and 2 battery powered diesels provide the pulling power for a sweet little jaunt for train lovers of all ages.
Plymouth Karting and Laser Fighters (8 miles)
Buckland Abbey (10 miles)
'In the 13th century, Buckland Abbey was home to the Cistercian monks who built the Abbey and the incredible Great Barn and farmed the then vast estate. The Abbey, now a house with a combination of furnished rooms and...
Thurlestone Sands (10 miles)
A favourite spot for water sports including kayaking, windsurfing and diving. Swimming is safe too, and lifeguard cover is full summer.
The Art Cafe (12 miles)
The Art Cafe
is an Art and Craft Studio where you can enjoy getting creative in a fun and welcoming environment. Paint Your Own Pottery or Acrylic Canvas, try Decoupage. We are the perfect indoor activity for any age.
Morwellham Quay and Tamar Valley Trust (13 miles)
Morwellham Quay and Tamar Valley Trust
'An award-winning, evocative museum and visitor centre in the heart of the Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape World Heritage Site and Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Just four miles west of Tavistock...
Pennywell Farm (14 miles)
Treat your family to the very best with a full day of hands on animal action at Pennywell Farm near Buckfastleigh. With animal activities, shows and rides galore all included in the admission price, you won't waste a...
Dartmoor Prison Museum (14 miles)
Dartmoor Prison Museum
Dartmoor Prison has a long and fascinating history that has seen many changes in its fortunes. But it is also at the cutting edge of modern penal practice, developing ways to help offenders change their lives and to protect...
Play Planet (14 miles)
is an indoor soft play centre for kids aged 0 to 11. With ball pools, slides, nets and a dedicated toddler area there is plenty to keep children entertained. There is also a cafe where you can sit and relax with a coffee,...
Overbecks Museum and Garden (14 miles)
Overbecks Museum and Garden
'One of the most fascinating and exotic gardens in the South West; explore the banana garden, meander through the towering purple echiums or just relax beneath palms and soak up the spectacular panorama across miles of...
Meadowlands (14 miles)
features a family leisure pool with fabulous flume slide and interactive water fun features for children, plus length pool for serious swimming, exercise and development.
Dartmoor Treasure Trail (15 miles)
Dartmoor Treasure Trail
Looking for a fun and interesting way to explore Dartmoor? Why not try a Treasure Trail! These fun and exciting trails will teach you fascinating facts about the area and show you some beautiful scenery. Enjoy a fun family...
Buckfastleigh Swimming Pool (15 miles)
Buckfastleigh Swimming Pool
Heated outdoor swim facility in picturesque Victoria Park offering a variety of session types including Fun Inflatable! (open June to September)
Tree Surfers (15 miles)
Outdoor adventure for the whole family. Test yourselves on our tree top ropes trail with rope bridges, Tarzan swings and zip wires. Hire a bike to explore 30kms of woodland trails through the Tamar Valley, or see if you are...
Tamar Valley Donkey Park (15 miles)
Tamar Valley Donkey Park
Fun for all with Donkeys, Sheep, Pigs, Rabbits and Guinea Pigs to feed and pet plus a huge indoor play barn!
South Devon Railway (15 miles)
South Devon Railway
'The South Devon Railway is one of Devon’s and the West Country’s best loved tourist attractions and is the longest established steam railway in the south west.'
Buckfast Butterflies and Otter Sanctuary (15 miles)
Buckfast Butterflies and Otter Sanctuary
A tropical landscaped garden filled with exotic butterflies, beautiful birds, fish and terrapins, plus several species of otter. Make sure the bigger kids take a camera!
Dart Rock Climbing Centre (15 miles)
Dart Rock Climbing Centre
- is THE home of indoor rock climbing in the South West. Built by climbers for everyone, Dart Rock provides indoor and outdoor rock climbing activities to the highest of standards in an encouraging and fun atmosphere.
River Dart Country Park (16 miles)
River Dart Country Park
Located in the Dartmoor National Park, it has an award winning campsite and is open daily from Easter to the end of September for fun and adventurous days out for families. Set in 90 acres, with lakes, parkland and woods...
Callington Space Centre (16 miles)
Callington Space Centre
The Callington Space Centre is a project aiming to promote interest in astronomy and space science throughout the community.Based at Callington in Cornwall, UK the Space Centre is working hard, through education at Primary,...
Woodlands Leisure Park (16 miles)
Woodlands Leisure Park
- is an all-weather attraction, theres something for everyone nestled in 90 acres with various adventure playzones - perfect for entertaining children of all ages! Let off steam in massive Fun Factories, indoor rides, 2...
Totnes Castle (16 miles)
A classic Norman motte and bailey castle, founded soon after the Conquest to overawe the Saxon town. A later stone shell-keep crowns its steep mound, giving sweeping views across the town rooftops to the River Dart.
Totnes Rare Breeds Farm (17 miles)
Totnes Rare Breeds Farm
More than just a petting farm, this is a non-profit-making organisation, which relies on the work of volunteers and the great support of its customers. It aims to preserve endangered species of farm animals and the diversity...
The Monkey Sanctuary (17 miles)
The Monkey Sanctuary
Set in beautiful woodland overlooking the picturesque Cornish Coast, we have been offering a safe home to monkeys in need since 1964.
Much more than just monkeys, it's a great day out for the whole family, and you can rest...
Ashburton Swimming Pool (17 miles)
Ashburton Swimming Pool
Heated outdoor pool, some fun sessions. Usually opens daily late May through Early September.
KartWorld (17 miles)
Caters for all ages, with custom tracks and go karts for toddlers, children and adults!
Adrenalin Quarry (17 miles)
The Zip is the UK's Longest Zip Wire, hurling you over our flooded quarry at speeds that'll get your heart pumping. There's nothing like it anywhere in the UK and it's suitable for all ages.
Slapton Sands and Torcross Beach (18 miles)
Slapton Sands and Torcross Beach
offers a pebbly beach but it's offset by great water activities including surfing, windsurfing and canoeing with lifeguard cover May to September.
Shilstone Riding Centre (18 miles)
Widecombe in the Moor
Burrow Farm Gardens (18 miles)
Berry Pomeroy Castle (19 miles)
Berry Pomeroy Castle
Visit the most haunted castle in Devon! A historic site with a tale of love, deadly deeds and horror! A castle never completed, it now stands as a ruin amongst the woods and rocky outcrops of Berry Pomeroy. Let children...
Blackpool Sands (19 miles)
Blue Flag awarded beauty spot, great for swimming and water sports, many local amenities including a stunning historical garden nearby.
The Barn Indoor Climbing Wall (20 miles)
The Barn Indoor Climbing Wall
Youth climbing club based here at weekends will accept members as young as 7. Housed in a massive barn, this uniquely crafted climbing wall and free standing boulder provides a friendly and social place to train.
Thanks for all the great things to do in Brixton 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 Devon can enjoy the great day out as well.
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