Johnsons Old Hurst (4 miles)
Johnsons Old Hurst
By no means a full day but a fun stopover if you're after a family lunch or, er, sausages! Farm shop and tea rooms with play area and fort, and visual access to farm animals including crocodiles!
Lakeside Lodge Golf and Bowling (4 miles)
Rally Karting (6 miles)
Driving age limit around ten to twelve depending on height, contact for information. For safety they generally recommend those drivers less than 12 years old should only be on the track with youngsters of similar ages.
The Raptor Foundation (6 miles)
The Raptor Foundation
A bird of prey sanctuary and hospital. It is a unique and exciting place for children and adults alike to meet and learn about owls, falcons, hawks and buzzards in a 30 acre site.
Leos Funzone (7 miles)
There are multi levels packed with climbing walls, slides, swings, spinning panels, wobble floors, ball pools, interactive games and much more. For babies and toddlers there is a separate stimulating play area.
Houghton Mill (7 miles)
Follow the family Cat and Rat trail around the mill, enjoy the hands on activities, and explore the five storey historic building. Please note the limited opening times.
Cromwell Museum (8 miles)
The purpose of the Cromwell Museum is to interpret his life and legacy through portraits, documents and objects associated with Cromwell.
Rainbow Crazy Ceramic Cafe (8 miles)
Rainbow Crazy Ceramic Cafe
is an indoor activity where children and adults can come and choose a piece of pottery and paint their own design making it unique. We have a wide range of pottery to choose from, suitable for all ages. We have now introduced Woodart to our studio giving you more choice.
Central Park (9 miles)
Green Flag Award winning park with many children's play and swim features and events ranging from concerts, open air theatre productions, sports courses, teddy bears picnics and fun days.
Mepal Outdoor Centre (9 miles)
Mepal Outdoor Centre
A unique Activity Centre set on the shores of a 20 acre lake in the Cambridgeshire Fens, offering a wide range of affordable water and land based activities for families.
The Hampton Brewers Fayre (9 miles)
The Hampton Brewers Fayre
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.
Hamerton Zoo Park (10 miles)
Hamerton Zoo Park
There's more than just seeing their collection of animals, they also recently built two excellent standard completely new play areas, one for babies and toddlers and the other for older children.
Crystal Lakes Play Barn (10 miles)
Crystal Lakes Play Barn
Has it all for kids from 11 months to 10 years. Non-stop fun in the spectacular Farm themed inside and the action packed Outback themed ouside.
Skylark Maize Maze and Funyard (10 miles)
Skylark Maize Maze and Funyard
Jungle Safari Maize Maze and Giant Funyard! Complete the Monkey Maze and the Jungle Bungle challenge to win Monkey Nuts. Plus: Go Karts, Pesky Pigeon Tractor Ride, Zip Wire, Pig Racing, Bouncy Castles, Happy Hands Trail, Giant Sand Pit with Mini-Diggers and more!
Big Sky Adventure Play (10 miles)
Big Sky Adventure Play
Features huge indoor play areas for over and under 4s plus rides and amusements mostly included in the price, like Skyrider, Pedal Karts and Track, trampolines and bouncy castle.
Activity World (10 miles)
Featuring multi level indoor play and extensive outdoor play areas, the unique Discovery Dig gem finding game, crazy golf, huge sandpit, maze, trampolines and Tunnel Land!
Regional Fitness Swimming Centre (10 miles)
Peterborough Lido (10 miles)
Three outdoor heated pools: a 50m, a teaching and a paddling pool in a Grade II listed building. Seasonal opening for a family splash about! Also a large lawn area with play facilities, balcony and refreshment area. What better way is there to enjoy the summer sun?
Railworld (11 miles)
A large Wildlife Haven and habitat creation project, steam engines in the process of restoration, the worlds first 100MPH hover train, a large garden railway, and an amazing 7 track OO gauge model railway.
Lakeside SuperBowl Peterborough (11 miles)
Witcham Equestrian Centre (11 miles)
Laserforce (11 miles)
An exciting, participation fantasy game allowing players to be the space hero that they have always wanted to be, in a safe environment.
Grasslands Equestrian Centre (11 miles)
New Ark Adventure Playground (11 miles)
Ferry Meadows Country Park (11 miles)
Ferry Meadows Country Park
With meadows, lakes and woodland to explore, Ferry Meadows Country Park gives you the space to relax, enjoy an exhilarating cycle ride, walk in the woods and experience nature and the great outdoors.
Andronicas Ceramics Studio (12 miles)
Andronicas Ceramics Studio
Create a unique piece of art by you at our ceramics studio! Choose from dragons, fairies, bowls, cars and loads more. Design and paint it, then we’ll do all the hard bits for you. Our coffee shop downstairs also means you can enjoy food and drink while you paint. Yum!
Dave the Clowns Fun House (12 miles)
Pigeons Farm (12 miles)
Children's Farm with hands on daily activities where children really do get close to the animals. Feed the animals, collect the eggs, enjoy the indoor and outdoor play areas, petting barn, Jumping Pillow, bale climbing, and Gobots
Thorney Heritage Museum (13 miles)
Thorney Heritage Museum
Concentrates on the time from the first settlement by these monks, but relates human life to the geology and water courses of the natural world.
Peterborough Adventure Playcentre (13 miles)
Peterborough Adventure Playcentre
As well as the indoor play area if you pre-book you can try your hand at a large range of adventurous activities including high and low ropes, mountain biking, orienteering, archery, aerial runway, slippery slope, outdoor peg-pole wall, indoor bouldering wall and problem solving activities.
AMF Peterborough (13 miles)
Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. This AMF has 24 lanes!
Peterborough Skydome Ice Rink (14 miles)
Bowl 2 Day (14 miles)
Bowl 2 Day
Bowling is a fantastic social activity suitable for all ages & abilities. It’s a great way to exercise gently, develop balance, co-ordination and burn calories – get off the couch, get onto a lane!
Play 2 Day (14 miles)
Play 2 Day
Children's play and activity centre for 0 to 11 year olds, plus tenpin bowling and laser tag.
Sedgeway Equestrian Centre (14 miles)
Sedgeway Equestrian Centre
BHS approved facility offering all weather lessons from 5 years plus, with off road hacking and cross country obstacle trail available.
Teamworks Karting Peterborough (14 miles)
Teamworks Karting Peterborough
is a state-of-the-art kart circuit featuring sensationally speedy but child-friendly go-karts. Featuring catering and party facilities as well as the best-trained staff and safe, responsive and speedy karts: 7 days a week!
Si5 Spy Missions (14 miles)
Si5 Spy Missions
- is the exciting spy themed action adventure centre near Cambridge suitable for anyone aged 6 and above. Your Mission: to infiltrate the ship and stop the terrorists from launching the missile without being caught! The mission ends with an adrenalin pumping escape - you and your friends will feel like real spies!
Whale of a Time (14 miles)
Whale of a Time
Children's indoor softplay centre with two separate state of the art challenging and stimulating play frames, along with two dedicated party areas decorated with all the kids' favourite cbeebies characters. All supported by an upmarket cafe serving high quality hot and cold food and drinks.
Treetops Soft Play (15 miles)
Treetops Soft Play
offer a huge multi level jungle themed adventure play frame full of classic features plus dedicated zone for toddlers and crawlers with smaller versions of the big fun.
Nene Valley Railway (15 miles)
Nene Valley Railway
Enjoy a vintage train ride, explore the travelling post office, and learn the difference between diesel and traction engines. And for good reasons, their Thomas is considered the 'official' Thomas The Tank Engine!
Eat n Play (15 miles)
Eat n Play
Part of Eat 'n' Bowl bowling alley, they have slides, rides, mammoth balls and a separate baby area.
Barnwell Country Park (15 miles)
Barnwell Country Park
Three way marked waterside trails, numerous picnic spots, a wealth of wildlife and facilities. There are also a children's play area and an orienteering trail and two wheelchair accessible bird hides.
Oundle Treasure Trail (16 miles)
Oundle Treasure Trail
is a walk about 2.2miles long and should take about two and a half hours to complete. Oundle is a picturesque town, steeped in history. The trail includes a walk through the town, across the water meadows, along the river bank and ends in the beautiful Barnwell Country Park.
Eat n Bowl (16 miles)
Eat n Bowl
The 16-lane bowling alley set across two floors offers Moonlight Bowl on Friday and Saturday nights from 7pm, where bowlers can enjoy a real party atmosphere with ultra-violet lights and dance tunes.
The Farmland Museum and Denny Abbey (16 miles)
Crafty Monkey (16 miles)
Pottery painting and build a bear studio brings the fun factor to St. Neots. Great for family outings (babies to great grandparents will enjoy!), for baby hand and footprints, for personalised gifts and to make your very own cuddly toy. It's a fantastic birthday party venue. Let your kids monkey around with their creative side!
Planet Zoom (16 miles)
Imaginative play facility offering the youngsters the chance to run amok in complete safety and security.
Ely Cathedral (16 miles)
Very impressive Cathedral built in 1082 and steeped in history, guided tours available
Strikes (16 miles)
Kiddie friendly ten pin bowling with adventure soft play also on site.
Ely Walking Spy Themed Trail (16 miles)
Ely Walking Spy Themed Trail
With so much to see and to do, Ely makes a great tourist destination. Looking for a perfect family day out? Then look no further than treasure trails! These fun activities will teach you fascinating facts about the area and show you some beautiful scenery. Enjoy a fun family walk in the fresh air and solve an intriguing mystery at the same time.
Thanks for all the great things to do in Bury 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 Cambridgeshire can enjoy the great day out as well.
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