Visiting the South East this summer?
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Banbury Museum A family friendly museum with a busy programme of events and activities for all ages. A number of Prize trails to follow, an ArtCart to use plus activity backpacks for the little ones. Free to visit.
MFA Bowl Banbury Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. This Lakeside SuperBowl has 20 lanes!
Emberton Country Park With the timeline wall, habitat and church trails, adventure play areas and wide open country side, if you've got kids that like to run and run this one is for you!
Leighton Buzzard Railway A heritage steam railway and working museum, we offer a relaxing 70 minute return train ride, hauled in most cases by a historic steam locomotive. Discover our own fascinating history, dating back to the dark days of the First World War, and experience the vanished world of narrow-gauge light railways.
Rugrats and Half Pints Indoor Play A new concept in indoor sensory and soft play activities for children aged between 0 to 10 years (inclusive). Dedicated sensory area for babies. Soft play structure, trampolines, dressing up costumes, playhouse and various classes for the older children.
Woodgreen Leisure Pool 50m outdoor swimming pool with flume and outdoor aquasplash area with fun interactive water play.
Thomley Thomley is a place for people of all abilities and disabilities. We bring disabled people, their families, carers and friends together with experienced and nurturing staff that understand their needs.
The Pinnacle There are lots of ways to get kids involved in climbing at the Pinnacle. They welcome all from absolute beginners just looking for a taste of climbing, to expert climbers working towards national competitions. With sessions for all ages and abilities, please get in touch for more information.
Si5 Spymissions is the exciting spy themed adventure centre in Northampton for anyone over 6 years. Your Mission: infiltrate the ship and stop the terrorists from launching the missile! The mission ends with an adrenalin pumping escape, you and your friends will feel like real spies!
Tiggywinkles Wildlife Hospital Visitors A place to learn about the specialist wildlife work done by the hospital and to meet some of the rescued animals. Activities and Talks held during school holidays. Educational Trail to follow.
Tenpin Northampton is a bowling centre located located in Sixfields Leisure, Weedon Road. 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.
Wacky Warehouse - Lakeside Wacky Warehouse - Lakeside - There are indoor and outdoor play areas for the younger visitors, the Wacky is a purpose built building with safe play equipment for kids under 4ft 9ins tall.
Woburn Abbey and Gardens Visit a historic 16th century abbey and 28 acres of beautiful grounds. 22 rooms to investigate, some amazing gardens and a deer park. A relaxing and interesting place to take the kids.
Woburn Open Air Swimming Pool is a seasonal, heated lido. The pool is a good size, 22m x 10m, 1 to 2m deep, in a lovely setting adjoining the Estate with plenty of space for picnics, sunbathing and games.
Laserforce An exciting, participation fantasy game allowing players to be the space hero that they have always wanted to be! An amazing 6 zones on 3 levels to explore: awesome!
Northampton Museum and Art Gallery Discover the history of Northampton and its importance in the footwear industry. See LOTS of shoes (they have over 12,00!), plus decorative and fine arts, and an archeology display. Free to visit.
Go Ape Woburn 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.
Mead Open Farm With 30 acres of action-packed play indoors and out, as well as "hands-on" farmyard fun, there's so much to discover.
Broughton Castle A hugely popular and impressive house and grounds, beautifully furnished and lovingly restored, with fascinating historical artifacts throughout.
Woburn Safari Park Come to Woburn Safari Park and meet the wildlife, with over 80 species of wild animals roaming in 300 acres of beautiful parkland.
The Bucks Goat Centre A lovely little centre with a number of friendly farm animals to meet and feed, such as sheep, pigs, cows, chicks, and a donkey. They also have rabbits and guineapigs. Animal handling sessions are available every day too!
Abington Museum A free museum with an intriguing Victorian Cabinet of Curiosities, historic fashion gallery, displays on the Northamptonshire Regiment and huge collections of leather works including some really interesting costumes!
Hullabaloo Expansive play frame and stylish play area featuring 3 different slides and masses of activities you won't find anywhere else. Parents welcome in to play too and Laser Tag on site too!
Brampton Valley Way 14 mile linear park linking Northampton and Market Harborough with beautiful scenery, including woodland spinneys, traditional hedgerows and ancient meadows. Great for a family walk or bike ride. Open all year and free to visit!
Waterfowl Sanctuary and Childrens Farm The sanctuary has a 'cuddle corner' where adults and children may handle baby rabbits, chicks, ducklings, kittens and new born mice and gerbils (when in season). A great place to take toddlers if you are looking for family days out in Oxfordshire.
Abington Park Big park with historical features and duck pond, plus big playground and over 7s' fitness trail, the Abingdon Museum and a sensory garden! Loos, cafe and bowling greens too.
WhizzKidz With giant play frame, toddler play frame, sports arena, bouncy castle and much more inside, plus another play frame and a sandpit outside, you'll find everything you need to entertain and exercise your smalls right here!
Riverside Hub The largest indoor play frame in the country, full of fun activities for kids aged 0 to 13 years. Dedicated soft baby area, Toddler Village, Climbing Tree, Go Karts and more in this exciting and educational world of play.
Woodstock Open Air Heated Pool 25 meter pool (heated to 29 degrees) with separate toddlers' paddling pool plus diving board and changing with showers.
Wacky Warehouse - Quays Billing There are indoor and outdoor play areas for the younger visitors, the Wacky is a purpose built building with safe play equipment for kids under 4ft 9ins tall. Pub now known as Quay's Billing.
Billing Go Karting Motoring experiences up to 40mph on their cool 300m outdoor circuit! The minimum age for driving is 10 years old plus minimum height of 1.2 meters. Family race sessions and parties too!
Cutteslowe Park and Miniature Railway A great park with things to do for all the family including a skate park and miniature golf! Ride the miniature railway for a great experience!
Go Ape Wendover 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.
The Oxfordshire Museum A wide range of natural and social history exhibits, the more exciting of which include the interactive dinosaur gallery and gardens, and the special family drop in sessions.
Blenheim Pleasure Gardens and Train can be reached by the miniature train, on foot or there is a small car park. It is the perfect place for families to while away an hour or two, watching exotic butterflies, muddling around the Marlborough Maze or letting off steam in the Adventure Playground!
Blenheim Palace is a World Heritage site with over 300 years of history and 2000 acres of Parkland and Formal Gardens, including the family friendly Pleasure Gardens. Enjoy a whole host of events, exhibitions and entertainment throughout the year.
Marston Vale Forest Centre A visitors' centre and cafe in the Millennium Country Park at the heart of the Forest of Marston Vale. Bike hire, outdoor adventure playground and treetop walkways!
College Lake Nature Reserve Get back to nature at this reserve, with over 1000 species recorded, there is always something to see. Wildlife Centre with exhibition, trails to follow and a Bee Centre to investigate.
Cherwell Boat House Rowing boats, canoes and punts for hire: what a great idea for a bit of family fun while you are in Oxford.
The Wendover Mystery Treasure Trail A great family activity where you’ll have to put your detective hats on to solve this self guided Mystery themed Trail around Wendover as you and the kids hunt for clues along the route.
Whilton Mill is ideal for beginners and those wanting to progress, with fully qualified instructors, full safety briefings and equipment, loads of age ranged Kids' Academies and Arrive and Drive options too. Vroom!
Northampton Trampoline Centre is a purpose built trampoline centre welcoming all ages and abilities. Reach for the sky as you bounce on our Olympic sized trampolines. Our expert instructors will teach you how to perform awesome skills and tricks in a safe environment.
Wendover Woods Children are happy exploring in the undergrowth, hiding in trees and riding bikes, there is an adventurous children's play area set in the middle of the forest suitable for children up to 12 years old, with swings, slides, climbing frames and a challenging ropes trail.
Berzerk Indoor Play Family owned and run, this is a home away from home except with loads more stuff to play with! Big slides, deep ball pools and lots to climb on, this is just what the doctor ordered to get them a good night's sleep!
Daventry Country Park Popular park with plenty to see and do like woodland paths and trails to follow, nature reserve, adventure playground and sensory garden, picnic areas, and loads of wildlife to watch. Walk the dog, or go geocaching and orienteering! Free!
Marston Vale Millenium Country Park 250 acres of woodland, wetland and grasslands excellent for family rambles and exploration, hunting mini beasts and playing outdoor games near hard surfaced cycle paths. New Tower Hide and Woodland Walkway too!
Rock Solid Climbing Wall Modern ope climbing facility with kids' clubs and courses from age 7 upwards. Features include bouldering room, bottom rope wall and Walltopia lead tower.
Dunstable Riding School BHS approved lessons, livery and scenic hacks of varying length. Their friendly experts pride themselves on welcoming absolute beginners.
Tring Local History Museum A lovely little museum that covers the local history of the small market town of Tring from its earliest days to the recent past. Dress up in Victorian costume and learn how to plait straw.
Brook Stables Riding School is a Riding School and Pony Club Centre. We have a great team of horses and ponies to suit both children and adults of all abilities. Peaceful setting with direct access to miles of woodland trails.
Thanks for all the great things to do in Buckingham 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 Buckinghamshire can enjoy the great day out as well.
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