If you know any other great things to do in Crossgates for kids not listed on DAYoutWITHtheKIDS - please get in contact - so we can add them to the site and share the fun places to go with other children - thanks a lot
Family Days Out near to Crossgates
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Quackers Indoor Soft Play Centre (5 miles)
Newbridge-on-Wye
Quackers Indoor Soft Play Centre We have a large indoor play area with drop slides, astro-slide, tube slide, rope bridge, spider's web, spinner ball cannons and more including a separate toddlers area. Also outdoor Go-Karts. There are no age restrictions on the equipment and plenty of seating for those who want to watch. Great indoor...
Gigrin Farm (7 miles)
Powys
Gigrin Farm The Red Kite Feeding Station. Wild Red Kites are fed at Gigrin Farm every day of the year. With breathtaking feats of aerial piracy red kites compete with buzzards and ravens for choice pickings. Feeding takes place at 2pm GMT, 3pm in summer & 2pm winter
Gilfach Nature Discovery Centre (8 miles)
Rhayader
Gilfach Nature Discovery Centre Set in the heart of the Marteg Valley in the Cambrian Mountains, about four miles north of Rhayader.
Lion Royal Hotel Trekking (8 miles)
Powys
Lion Royal Hotel Trekking BHS approved trekking facility offering a different route each day in the hills, valleys and woodlands around them.
Bryngwyn Riding Centre (11 miles)
Kington
Bryngwyn Riding Centre BHS approved facility offering disabled and able bodied lessons and a variety of hacks including some designed for children.
The Judges Lodging (14 miles)
Presteigne
The Judges Lodging Explore the fascinating world of the Victorian judges at this award-winning historic house with a fascinating and unique 'eavesdropping audio tour'!
Small Breeds Farm and Owl Centre (14 miles)
Kington
Small Breeds Farm and Owl Centre A magical place to experience animals, birds and all sorts of owls from all over the world. During winter months and in very wet weather the animals are displayed undercover.
Paddles and Pedals Canoe Hire (16 miles)
Hereford
Paddles and Pedals Canoe Hire Hire a Canadian Canoe or a Kayak and discover the tranquil beauty and natural wildlife of the River Wye. Contact in advance if booking with children.
Celtic Canoes (18 miles)
Brecon
Celtic Canoes Enjoy a family day out canoeing down the River Wye.
Herefordshire Raceway (20 miles)
Weobley
Herefordshire Raceway Anyone 14 years or older and 1.5 metres tall can drive the twin-engine pro-karts. Children over the age of 8 years and at least 1.3 metres tall may use the restricted twin engine pro-karts.
Croft Castle and Parkland (22 miles)
Leominster
Croft Castle and Parkland Really welcoming to children: indoors they can play with vintage toys and tinkle on the grand piano, plus explore the cellars and attics; outside there are several play areas and an orienteering course, plus bee hives, Iron Age Hill Fort and other structures to find and explore. Great family events and...
Oaker Wood Leisure (23 miles)
Leominster
Oaker Wood Leisure Outdoor Activity site offering wide range of children’s adventurous activities. Junior Quad Bike Treks through 175 acre woodland, Paintball (aged 11+), High Rope Tree Trekking, Super Swing, Climbing & Abseiling, Target Shooting, Low Rope Challenge Course, Raft Building. Holiday Activity Days,...
The Play Barn (23 miles)
Brecon
The Play Barn Adventure, exercise and stimulation in a safe environment! Multi level adventure play frame with slides, balls, tunnels and all the other classic and contemporary features one expects from modern soft play.
Llangorse Multi-Activity Centre (24 miles)
Brecon
Llangorse Multi-Activity Centre Llangorse Multi Activity Centre is the home of the largest indoor Climbing and Riding Centre in Wales. We cater for groups and individuals, whether experienced or novice, young or old. The Riding Centre offers Pony Rides for little ones (4-7 yrs), Trekking for the beginner or novice rider and riding for...
Mickey Millers Family PlayBarn (24 miles)
Craven Arms
Mickey Millers Family PlayBarn The enormous multi level main frame is packed full of classic and contemporary adventure play features, including the terrifying 16 and 21ft Demon Drop Slides! Dare they? Dare YOU?
Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre (24 miles)
Craven Arms
Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre A visit to the Secret Hills exhibition will reveal some of the stories hidden in the landscape, offers a range of activities, past-times and opportunities for anyone and everyone.
Cantref Adventure Farm (24 miles)
Brecon
Cantref Adventure Farm With the large indoor play areas, outdoor play, great pet handling shows & children entertainment there is something for the whole family to do come rain or shine!
The Magic of Life Butterfly House (25 miles)
Ceredigion
The Magic of Life Butterfly House Come and see some of the largest and most colourful butterflies in the world!
Berrington Hall (26 miles)
Leominster
Berrington Hall Get creative in their den building area; join a garden, parkland or architecture tour; and explore the family rooms and see how the servants moved around the house unseen by the family and guests!
Court Farm and Leisure (26 miles)
Tillington
Court Farm and Leisure Court Farm and Leisure has Fishing Lakes, Farm Shop & Pick Your Own and a Mountain Board Centre.
Ironsides Mountainboard Centre (26 miles)
Tillington
Ironsides Mountainboard Centre is a mountainboard centre in the centre of Herefordshire which offers tuition, boarder-x and freestyle riding to children and adults. It offers a giant foam pit for safe practice for mountainboards, BMX and dirt scooters.
South Shropshire Leisure Centre (27 miles)
Ludlow
South Shropshire Leisure Centre 25 metre pool with 65 metre Flume Ride
Teme Ludlow (27 miles)
Ludlow
Teme Ludlow Swimming facility with diving pool and boards, leisure pools, plus 65m Flume Slide is open at weekends and in school holidays.
Grove Golf and Bowl (27 miles)
Leominster
Grove Golf and Bowl Eight state of the art bowling lanes using the latest computer technology, giving super accurate scoring and bowling speeds. Fully automated bumpers for the less experienced bowlers programmed to rise on their turn, so you hit a pin every time.
Ludlow Castle (27 miles)
Ludlow
Ludlow Castle Beautiful ruins, regular events and storytelling folk in costume - who says history can't keep them interested!?
Ludlow Treasure Trail (27 miles)
Ludlow
Ludlow Treasure Trail Ludlow and its castle are perched on a cliff above the picturesque River Teme in south Shropshire, one of the most unspoiled parts of rural England. By following this interesting and exciting Trail you will see and learn stuff that you haven't seen before even if you are local!
Shropshire Hills Mountain Bike Centre (27 miles)
Church Stretton
Shropshire Hills Mountain Bike Centre 4 acres of scenic road and off road riding trails with fantastic range of cycles available for hire and a reassuring breakdown rescue service offered too! They also offer camping options here, including heated camping pods.
Broomy Hill Miniature Railway (27 miles)
Broomy Hill
Broomy Hill Miniature Railway Extensive Miniature Railway in 3 1/2, 5 and 7 1/4 inch gauges. Picnic areas and the clubhouse's hands on railway help keep kids interested.
Queenswood Country Park (27 miles)
Leominster
Queenswood Country Park Woodland children's play area, easy access path and waymarked trails, panoramic views, season events, licensed cafe and seasonal tourist info centre
Machinations (27 miles)
Llanbrynmair
Machinations has the only miniature rabbit village and mechanical model museum in the country! Also has a cafe, shop and an indoor play centre.
Acton Scott Working Farm (27 miles)
Church Stretton
Acton Scott Working Farm Has long provided the opportunity to become familiar with the country life of yesteryear. Its Historic Working Farm is a wonderful visitor attraction with daily activities and special events. You will see traditional 19th century farm life unfold daily, while the land around is worked by heavy horses.
Llama Trekking at Old King Street Farm (29 miles)
Hereford
Llama Trekking at Old King Street Farm Llama trekking is fast becoming a 'must-do' activity. Bond with your llama, get to know him and take him on a walk in the glorious countryside of south west Herefordshire. If travelling from further afield, why not take a two day stay in one of our holiday cottages?
Long Mountain Pony Trekking Centre (29 miles)
Shrewsbury
Long Mountain Pony Trekking Centre Offering hourly rides tailored to suit you, pleasure rides, pony days, picnic rides and pony parties. Fully licensed family run centre, welcoming visitors of all ages and abilities.
Rheidol Riding Centre (30 miles)
Ceredigion
Rheidol Riding Centre BHS and RDA approved all weather facility offering lessons, show jumping and cross-country course, and fantastic trekking and hacking around the Rheidol Valley. Welcomes disabled and able bodied riders too.
Play Planet Soft Playcentre (30 miles)
Hereford
Play Planet Soft Playcentre Play Planet is Hereford’s newest and biggest indoor children’s play centre, offering a three tier space themed soft play experience.
Grafton Farm Riding Centre (30 miles)
Tenbury Wells
Grafton Farm Riding Centre BHS approved all weather facility offering lessons from 4 years, escorted hacking for over 8s, recognised Pony Club and holiday activities.
Manic Ceramics (30 miles)
Hereford
Manic Ceramics Make and paint your own ceramic creations, with help from friendly, experienced staff.
MFA Bowl Hereford (30 miles)
Hereford
MFA Bowl Hereford offers 12 lanes of modern ten pin bowling with family friendly features, plus adventure mini golf.
The Herefordshire Trail (30 miles)
Hereford
The Herefordshire Trail is a long distance path using existing public rights of way to give a circular tour around the county. Along the way are pretty rural churches, castle ruins and other historic features together with country inns and farmhouses offering bed and breakfast.
Hereford Museum and Art Gallery (30 miles)
Hereford
Hereford Museum and Art Gallery Hereford Museum and Art Gallery, housed in a spectacular Victorian gothic building, has been exhibiting artefacts and works of fine and decorative art connected with the local area since 1874. Although the exterior of the building has changed very little the museum and gallery have kept up with the times.
Caeiago Horse Riding Holiday Centre (30 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.
Hereford Leisure Pool (30 miles)
Hereford
Hereford Leisure Pool - has a wave machine and water slide, a 'beach' area and various water features and a whirlpool, as well as the usual leisure pool
Gone Potty Paint Your Own (31 miles)
Hereford
Gone Potty Paint Your Own You can have lots of fun painting your own designs onto pottery, making it personal to you and your family creating a unique gift for you to use everyday or to keep as a treasured memento.
Dolaucothi Gold Mines (31 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.
Bro Ddyfi Leisure Centre (31 miles)
Machynlleth
Bro Ddyfi Leisure Centre is a Leisure Centre offering something for the whole family including swimming, badminton, climbing, bowls and squash.
Bro Ddyfi LC Pool and Water Slide (31 miles)
Machynlleth
Bro Ddyfi LC Pool and Water Slide is a 20m leisure swimming pool with 30ft flume slide. There are a range of activities for all ages and abilities. The pool is available for private hire and provides the ideal venue to celebrate a birthday or group party.
Herefordshire Nature Trust (31 miles)
Tupsley
Herefordshire Nature Trust Herefordshire is often described as England's most rural county, with a rich mosaic landscape of small fields, ancient hedgerows and wooded hills.
AJ Activities (32 miles)
Hereford
AJ Activities Combat play activities for older children. Paintball site minimum age is 12 years old. Laser Tag site is 8.
Bishops Meadow (32 miles)
Hereford
Bishops Meadow This parkland on the banks of the River Wye in the centre of Hereford is great for quiet recreation whatever the time of year. It has Tennis Courts and a Putting green and borders King George V Playing Fields.
Shortwood Family Farm (32 miles)
Bromyard
Shortwood Family Farm Milk a cow by hand; take part in their Animal Feeding Tour; watch the machine milking; Visit Mini Farm World, Pets' Corner and the Play Area; follow the Farm Trail; take a trailer ride around the farm; and admire the panoramic views across four counties!

Thanks for all the great things to do in Crossgates 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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