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Family Days Out near to Carmarthen
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National Botanic Garden of Wales (7 miles)
Llanarthne
National Botanic Garden of Wales Offering pond dipping, the adventure zone, land train, bee garden, mini farm, discovery centre, gift shop, fountains, fun and frolics in more than 500 acres.
Llyn Llech Owain Country Park (10 miles)
Llanelli
Llyn Llech Owain Country Park 158-acre expanse of woods and lakeland near Cross Hands with nature and cycling trails, an adventure area including wooden adventure playground, toddler playground, cafe and visitor centre.
Pembrey Country Park (12 miles)
Pembrey
Pembrey Country Park Loads of great things for a family day out including horse riding, dry ski slope, train ride, pitch and putt, adventure playground and the longest toboggan run in Wales!
The PlayKing (14 miles)
Llanelli
The PlayKing Extensive adventure facility offering specially equipped areas for babies, under 5 and over 5s, with standout features like the Double Sky Glide, Giant Interactive Ball Pool and loads of slides. Also offer bowling and go karts.
Llanelli Leisure Centre (14 miles)
Llanelli
Llanelli Leisure Centre Featuring a water slide which leaves the building and re-enters for splashdown! Also main and teaching swimming facilities plus diving pool with 1m and 3m springboards, and if they're still not tired a sports hall and an astro turf pitch! Wow!
Funsters Fun Factory (15 miles)
Swansea
Funsters Fun Factory Plenty of clean bright obstacles and challenges to exhaust and entertain throughout a multi level adventure play zone.
Llanelli WWT National Wetland Centre (16 miles)
Llanelli
Llanelli WWT National Wetland Centre This wetland centre gets you up close and personal with loads of wildlife, feeding the birds, canoeing on the water, cycling or spotting in hides as well as four different play areas for big and little ones to let off steam.
Cenarth Adventure Centre (16 miles)
Newcastle Emlyn
Cenarth Adventure Centre Featuring outdoor laser tag for over 5s: the zero contact combat game played with high tech infra red equipment that works in all weathers! Plus paintball for over 6s.
Battlefield Live Pembrokeshire (17 miles)
Llanteg
Battlefield Live Pembrokeshire We use infra-red (as used by the military & law enforcement agencies). Battlefield Live is one of the few exciting outdoor activities that the whole family can play together. From grandsons to grandfathers, grand-daughters to grandmothers, all can play in the same game - a real family 'battle'.
The Creative Cafe (19 miles)
Narberth
The Creative Cafe We are paint your own pottery studio with a difference: where YOU can be the artist, whether you're artistic or not! Come and create your very own ceramic masterpiece in one of our three studios. We also produce high quality fingerprint jewellery in solid silver. Food and drink available.
Dolaucothi Gold Mines (19 miles)
Llanwrda
Dolaucothi Gold Mines You'll be taken on guided underground tours with miners hats and lamps and panning for gold. The tours will take in the Roman and more recent workings.
Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo (20 miles)
Kilgetty
Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo Discover a treasure trove of family attractions including a zoo, adventure park, farm and funfair. Our sheltered attractions make Folly Farm a great place to visit, even in the rain. Experience an award winning animal adventure like no other.
Rhossili Bay Beach (20 miles)
Swansea
Rhossili Bay Beach Sandy and beautiful, hard to reach but worth it! Tidal Island to explore if you time it right, surfing is popular as is swimming though there is no lifeguard cover. Recent Award Winner.
Skidz Karting (20 miles)
Swansea
Skidz Karting Swansea's only indoor karting track with karts for all ages and abilities and tracks to challenge all types of drivers from 4 years onwards.
Saundersfoot Beach (21 miles)
Saundersfoot
Saundersfoot Beach There are several beaches along the bay, each with its own distinctive charm, from the busy and active to the more secluded and sedate. Nice waters for swimming at all, and all sandy. Blue Flag awarded area.
Dyfed Shire Horse Farm (21 miles)
Crymch
Dyfed Shire Horse Farm Plenty of animals, plenty of activities and demonstrations, and plenty of play areas include crazy golf, trampolines and indoor and outdoor playgrounds.
Dynamic Rock (21 miles)
Swansea
Dynamic Rock Their youngest club starts at 8 years old, learning the basic skills and moves in a friendly, safe environment with full supervision and instruction.
The Welsh Wildlife Centre (21 miles)
Cadigan
The Welsh Wildlife Centre Indoor Centre set in Nature Reserve for Welsh Wildlife Discovery, including Learning through Play Area, live Webcams, Films, Gift shop, Cafe; with themed Walking/Cycling Trails and Hides for exploring the Wildlife Habitats of a River, Ponds, Reedbeds, Meadows and Woodland; an Adventure Playground and an...
Poppit Sands (21 miles)
Cardigan
Poppit Sands Blue Flagged beach good for swimming, as well as buggying, land boarding, kite boarding and power kiting.
Gower Heritage Centre (21 miles)
Swansea
Gower Heritage Centre Visitor attraction and rural life museum based around a working 12th century water-mill with craft shops, craft activities, old fashioned games arcade, sandpit area, adventure playground, soft play area, tractor play area, an animal farm with chicks, ducks, baby rabbits, guinea pigs, goats, sheep and horses...
Caeiago Horse Riding Holiday Centre (21 miles)
Llandovery
Caeiago Horse Riding Holiday Centre BHS approved facility welcoming day trail riders as well as holiday makers for tailored horse experiences in superb Welsh countryside.
Tudor Merchants House (21 miles)
Tenby
Tudor Merchants House Step back 500 years and discover how the Tudor merchant and his family would have lived in this fascinating three-storey house, situated close to the harbour within the historic walled town of Tenby. Features of the house include a fine 'Flemish' round chimney and the original scarfed roof trusses.
Ocean Commotion (22 miles)
Tenby
Ocean Commotion is open all year round and provides the perfect escape from the sun in the summer and the cold in the winter! Parents can relax in the licensed family bar and restaurant whilst the children entertain themselves with the vast facilities available to them. Ocean Commotion has 3 different zones over 5 levels of...
Teifimania Indoor Play Centre (22 miles)
Ceredigion
Teifimania Indoor Play Centre With a large multi level soft play frame and a sports court area most kids will find plenty to keep them occupied whilst the adults supervise in a comfortable atmosphere and enjoy refreshments from the cafe.
Tenby Treasure Trail (22 miles)
Tenby
Tenby Treasure Trail is a walking trail with a mystery element and your task is to follow the Trail, solve the clues and unravel the fishy mystery of what became of poor Olly Oyster. Explore Tenby the fun and exciting way!
Oxwich Bay Beach (22 miles)
Swansea
Oxwich Bay Beach Sandy beaches with good swimming and water sports opportunities, dunes to hide behind a nature reserve with elevated walkways and two castles nearby to explore. They'll sleep tonight!
Cardigan Heritage Centre (22 miles)
Cardigan
Cardigan Heritage Centre Display on the history of Cardigan and its port and changing local history displays. Interactive computer, cafe on riverside terrace. Art activities for younger children plus family quizzes.
Playzone Indoor Soft Play Centre (22 miles)
Swansea
Playzone Indoor Soft Play Centre Classic multi level adventure play with slides, tunnels, rope swings, walkways and bridges, plus a vertical drop slide, laser game and dedicated toddler zone.
Blue Lagoon Waterpark (22 miles)
Narberth
Blue Lagoon Waterpark Ride high on a rapid river, spiralling your way in and out of the building at speed or glide gently along a winding river stopping at weirs and pools. Rolling rapids, slides, wave, spa and bubble pools will soak you in 101 different ways. And when you’re ready to take a break lie back on a lounger and gaze...
Castell Henllys Iron Age Hill Fort (22 miles)
Crymych
Castell Henllys Iron Age Hill Fort Step back in time at Castell Henllys, a unique Iron Age hill fort recreated with fantastic replica Iron Age roundhouses, built right on top of the excavated remains of an existing hill fort, dating back 2,400 years.
Oakwood Theme Park (22 miles)
Narberth
Oakwood Theme Park is one of the top paid-entry attractions in Wales that receives close to the 400,000 visitors each year. A great idea for a family day out with the kids with a great range of wet and dry rides for all age groups over 2 years.
Singleton Park (22 miles)
Swansea
Singleton Park Park with a boating lake, a 18 hole crazy golf course, a childrens adventure playground and the Egypt Centre where you can see lots of Egyptian treasures.
Blackpill Lido (22 miles)
Swansea
Blackpill Lido Outdoor water park with a paddling pool, childrens play area, climbing rock and picnic facilities amongst other facilities along Swansea Prom.
Tenpin Swansea (23 miles)
Swansea
Tenpin Swansea is a bowling centre located in Parc Tawe. We have 26 modern fully computerised lanes, 1 American Pool tables, 2 English pool tables and Amusement Arcades catered towards families and kids. There is also the Beach Road Cafe Bar for some delicious meal and snack options!
Plantasia (23 miles)
Swansea
Plantasia From insects, reptiles, fish and monkeys to bananas, pineapple plants, prickly cacti and giant bamboo: Plantasia has it all! Feel like a proper explorer with crazy plants and a variety of climates!
Pembrokeshire Coast Path National Trail (23 miles)
Cardigan
Pembrokeshire Coast Path National Trail A 186 miles (300km) National Trail walking route that twists and turns along breathtaking Welsh coastline. Watch for dolphins, porpoises and seals, explore hidden coves or wide sandy beaches. Some great historic sites too. Between St. Dogmaels and Amroth.
Dinosaur Park (23 miles)
Tenby
Dinosaur Park Loads of dinosaurs roam in the woods, indoor and outdoor adventure playgrounds, Volcanic Adventure Golf, pets corner, maze, activity centre, tube run and all manned rides are included with admission.
LC Waterpark (23 miles)
Swansea
LC Waterpark Make waves in our fantastic family-friendly WATERPARK, an exciting network of pools, rides and slides including the one-of-a-kind Boardrider. Plus visit ™ our aquatic themed interactive PLAY AREA which will keep young adventurers entertained for hours. Newest feature: Volcano Bay!
Swansea Treasure Trail (23 miles)
Swansea
Swansea Treasure Trail is an exciting way to explore the recently developed waterfront area of Swansea and see lots of ships and boats, locks and bridges, museums and murals.
National Waterfront Museum (23 miles)
Swansea
National Waterfront Museum Where the technology of today puts the past at your fingertips, we tell the story of industry and innovation in Wales now and over the last 300 years. Explore our industrial and maritime heritage via cutting-edge, interactive technology as well as traditional displays.
Manor House Wild Animal Park (23 miles)
Tenby
Manor House Wild Animal Park - nature experience where kids can interact with animals rather than just view them in cages. Whether you want to see gibbons, playful lemurs, gangs of foraging meercats or gaceful zebras, there is something for everyone.
Heatherton World of Activities (23 miles)
Tenby
Heatherton World of Activities is a Family Fun Sports Park near Tenby in Pembrokeshire, with so much going on for all ages. Activities range from Go-Karts, Bumper-Boats and Archery to Paintball, High Ropes and Zorbing.
Aberaeron South Beach (24 miles)
Ceredigion
Aberaeron South Beach Good swimming, surfing and canoeing territory, but not for sand castles or much swimming. Amenities are all in local town.
Clerkenhill Adventure Farm (24 miles)
Haverfordwest
Clerkenhill Adventure Farm Adventure farm trail, undercover play area with tractor track, beach, animals to meet, numerous large play areas, and a summer house cafe and shop.
Mwnt Beach (24 miles)
Cardigan
Mwnt Beach Green Flag Awarded sandy beach with safe swimming and cliff top walks. Take binoculars as you may often spot bottle-nosed dolphins, seals and porpoise.
Langland Bay Beach (24 miles)
Swansea
Langland Bay Beach A sandy beach with rocky outcrops, very popular for swimming, surfing and families, and offers summer lifeguard cover. Holds Blue Flag and Seaside Awards.
Cardigan Island Coastal Farm Park (24 miles)
Cardigan
Cardigan Island Coastal Farm Park See bottlenose dolphins, Atlantic grey seals, seal pups, harbour porpoises and sea-birds, plus friendly farm animals including pigs, sheep, goats, cows, ponies, rabbits and guinea pigs.
Gower Coast Adventures (24 miles)
Swansea
Gower Coast Adventures Their aim is to provide a breathtaking, interactive tour of the South Gower Coast, to watch birds, porpoises, seals and even occasionally dolphins at play in their natural habitat.
New Quay Boat Trips (25 miles)
Glanmor Tce
New Quay Boat Trips Take a trip along the beautiful Ceredigion Coast in one of theri passanger boats. You may get close to the local wildlife, dolphins, seals, porpoises and more.
Carew Karting (25 miles)
Tenby
Carew Karting Children are given a very thorough safety briefing before their session begins. The minimum age for children is 8 yrs old and a minimum height of 1.35 meters. Please note limited times in winter.

Thanks for all the great things to do in Carmarthen 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 Mid Wales can enjoy the great day out as well.



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