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Family Days Out near to Croydon
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Kidspace Croydon (1 miles)
Croydon
Kidspace Croydon is a magical, award-winning indoor adventure park. There's something for everyone, including adults! A fantastic day out for all the family!
Tenpin Croydon (1 miles)
Croydon
Tenpin Croydon is a bowling centre located in the Valley Park leisure complex. We have 25 modern fully computerised lanes, 10 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!
Get Fired (2 miles)
Purley
Get Fired Choose the item you want to decorate from the wide range of bisque (unpainted pottery). There are mugs, plates, vases, animals and loads more. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do with children in Surrey
David Weir Leisure Centre (4 miles)
Carshalton
David Weir Leisure Centre Leisure Centre with a Play Zone including Rascals soft play for 2-10 years, Toddlers World and loads of activities you could try too.
High Sports Crystal Palace (4 miles)
Crystal Palace
High Sports Crystal Palace Indoor Climbing Centre with opportunities for the smaller climber - ring for more details. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with children
West Wickham Leisure Centre (4 miles)
West Wickham
West Wickham Leisure Centre As well as offering adult and junior swimming lessons and adult lane swimming they offer a varied swimming programme including aquafit, Kids' Splash and Swim Zone. There are also diving facilities with a 1m springboard!
The Spa at Beckenham (4 miles)
Beckenham
The Spa at Beckenham Centre with two swimming pools, gym and multi-purpose sports hall (available for badminton, basketball and private hire), 5 multi purpose studios, buzz zone - soft play area for children, a creche, cafe and meeting room.
Antics (4 miles)
Warlingham
Antics Bright, colourful and fun indoors and out, a social hotspot where the kids can exhaust themselves and the mums can do the opposite!
Sutton Superbowl (4 miles)
Sutton
Sutton Superbowl Classic family friendly tenpin bowling. Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Great family fun!
Kelsey Park and Minigolf Course (4 miles)
Beckenham
Kelsey Park and Minigolf Course Beautifully landscaped and featuring an enclosed kids' playground, tennis courts and a Crazy Golf course. The 18 hole mini golf is quite challenging, so probably for over 6s or clever clogs.
Sutton Tennis Academy (4 miles)
Sutton
Sutton Tennis Academy An indoor sports facility, offering tennis, fitness and dance courses and activities for children aged 3 to 16 years old. A highly qualified coaching team delivers an extensive range of programmes all year round. Courses run after school, at weekends and during holiday periods. Membership is not necessary.
High Sports Sutton (4 miles)
Sutton
High Sports Sutton Indoor Climbing Centre with opportunities for the smaller climber - ring for more details. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with children
Deen City Farm (5 miles)
Merton Abbey
Deen City Farm is a unique, educational resource in SW London, open free of charge. The opportunity to learn about the animals and contribute to a Working Farm.
Wacky Warehouse - Kiss Me Hardy (5 miles)
Colliers Wood
Wacky Warehouse - Kiss Me Hardy Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Morden Park Pool (5 miles)
Morden
Morden Park Pool Competition size pool with serious diving pit and teaching pool. Diving may be restricted to the public at times best to check ahead.
Eddie Catz (5 miles)
Wimbledon
Eddie Catz - is more than a Children's Play centre: it combines an ample play structure, multi purpose sports pitch as well a great restaurant and grown up lounge area.
Belair Park (5 miles)
Southwark
Belair Park Facilities include four tennis courts, a skate park, a play area, a lake, sports pitches and a wildlife area.
Village Ceramics (5 miles)
Sutton
Village Ceramics Lots of activities to keep the kids amused â€" from painting ceramics, mosaics, deco patch, clay modelling, arts and crafts, to birthday parties and lots more. Fully supervised, the studio can hold up to 40 people. Booking is essential and all refreshments and aprons provided
Holland Park Adventure Playground (5 miles)
Holland Park
Holland Park Adventure Playground This great adventure playground has swings, aerial runway, mini climbing wall, climbing frames. Next to the adventure playground is an enclosed play area for little ones plus sports area.
Horniman Museum and Gardens (5 miles)
Forest Hill
Horniman Museum and Gardens A free museum with extensive collections of anthropology, natural history and musical instruments? And an aquarium? You won't find such an unusual and eclectic collection elsewhere in London, a fascinating and fantastic experience.
Polka Theatre (5 miles)
Wimbledon
Polka Theatre is a theatre especially for children in Wimbledon! We spark the imagination and fuel a sense of discovery in children through our thrilling and playful world class theatre. We have a welcoming and stimulating environment with a theatre, playground and cafe: all dedicated to the needs to children.
The Arc (5 miles)
Caterham
The Arc Indoor Soft Play for kids of all ages- swing, play, explore all under a magnificent 60 meter dragon! There's drama, dance and art classes plus a great cafe and bistro serving lunches, meals, drinks and snacks! Free parking, a warm welcome and friendly faces!
Pod2 - YMCA Wimbledon (5 miles)
Wimbledon
Pod2 - YMCA Wimbledon Soft play facility within YMCA Wimbledon for active under 8s. Open 7 days a week, Pod2 is available for play sessions, private hire and children's parties.
Skaterham (5 miles)
Caterham
Skaterham Indoor and outdoor skate and bike facilities open to BMX, skateboard, scooter and inline, with special 11 and under sessions so you know your young ones won't get bashed about unduly.
Pavilion Leisure Centre (6 miles)
Bromley
Pavilion Leisure Centre Swimming pool with waterfall, wave machine, flume slides and beach area. Plus family play zone and ten pin bowling centre also on site!
Tots Landing (6 miles)
Wimbledon
Tots Landing Childrens play centre in the heart of Wimbledon where kids up to 6 years old can play all day, everyday!
David Lloyd Bowling (6 miles)
Raynes Park
David Lloyd Bowling Children Love Bowling, enjoy family fun in a modern, friendly club.
Brockwell Lido (6 miles)
Lambeth
Brockwell Lido The heated Olympic size 50 metre outdoor pool is surrounded by a superb Grade II listed art deco building also housing a state-of-the-art gym and studios.
Brockwell Park Miniature Railway (6 miles)
Herne Hill
Brockwell Park Miniature Railway is a 7 and a quarter inch gauge ride on railway for children and adults. The railways runs for a quarter mile return trip between the Herne Hill Gates and the World Famous Brockwell Lido.
Smarty Paints (6 miles)
Wandsworth
Smarty Paints We offer a fun day out painting ceramics and pottery. We have a studio cafe based in the Wandsworth/Clapham area. We also do parties, foot & hand prints, kid’s activities & classes and commissions/gifts. People of any age are welcome and no artistic skills needed!
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum (6 miles)
Wimbledon
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum Highlights of the museum include the Championship Trophies, a 200 degree cinema screen and a 'walk-through' of the men's dressing room as it was in the 1980s, with John McEnroe.
Rascals Soft Play (6 miles)
Motspur Park
Rascals Soft Play for under 5s offers a multi level physical activity play frame full of features plus a brand new bouncy castle, ball pool and ride-on toys.
Its a Kids Thing (6 miles)
Earlsfield
Its a Kids Thing Well equipped soft adventure play over two floors for the under 7s, and a host of fun weekly activities for under 5s.
Wimbledon Sprinkler Park (6 miles)
Merton
Wimbledon Sprinkler Park Offering a crazy golf course, 2 adventure playground, water sports centre and beach volleyball, sports facilities and parkland, plus new summer interactive splash pad and sprinkler park.
High Sports Brixton (7 miles)
Brixton
High Sports Brixton Indoor Climbing Centre with opportunities for the smaller climber - ring for more details. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with children
Pottery Cafe (7 miles)
Battersea
Pottery Cafe Bring the children along to our pottery decorating studio and have fun decorating your own beautiful Emma Bridgewater pottery. If you're not feeling up to painting freehand we have a range of easy to use decorating sponges to help you along, everything from pirates and princesses, to dinosaurs and...
Adventure Zone (7 miles)
Wandsworth
Adventure Zone 3 storey Adventure Zone facility for children aged 1 – 8 years within the Wandle Recreation Centre.
Labyrinthe (7 miles)
Chislehurst
Labyrinthe High adventure in the form of role-playing games where the players perform some or all of the physical actions of the characters they are playing, all within their maze of caverns and tunnels. Great for kids 11+.
Oasis Go Kart Track (7 miles)
Stockwell
Oasis Go Kart Track Motorised and pedal karting activities for kids, and uniquely they also also offer kids the chance to marshal too. Nice educational bias here, plus they're experienced with special needs guests.
Jellybugs (7 miles)
West Ewell
Jellybugs Little visitors aged 7 and under are welcome here, they have a colourful 2 story soft play frame and a new toddler soft play area and bouncy castle.
Peckham Pulse (7 miles)
Peckham
Peckham Pulse Featuring a colourful indoor play facility split into under and over 4s, featuring all pools, crash mats, obstacle courses and plenty more to entertain, exercise and exhaust the kids!
Surbiton Raceway (7 miles)
Worcester
Surbiton Raceway Features a Junior Cadet Track for children of 6 years to 11 years old. Measuring approximately 700m and with a rise of some 20ft at the paddock end the pro karts can obtain speeds of up to 68 mph.
Chislehurst Caves (7 miles)
Chislehurst
Chislehurst Caves Grab a lantern and get ready for an amazing adventure! Your whole family can travel back in time, on an exciting lamp lit tour of the labyrinth that is Chislehurst Caves. Hear tales of Druids, Romans and Saxons; see the Caves Church, Druid Altar, Haunted Pool and a whole lot more!
1st Bowl Lewisham (8 miles)
Lewisham
1st Bowl Lewisham Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Great family fun!
Adventure Zone (8 miles)
Battersea
Adventure Zone 2 storey Adventure Zone facility for children aged 1 – 8 years within the Latchmere Leisure Centre where there is also a main and teaching pool if you fancy a splash.
Beaver Water World (8 miles)
Tatsfield
Beaver Water World An animal rescue centre charity with loads to see and learn about. Quiz sheets available for the kids, plus tours and handling. Reasonably priced and open daily except for Christmas Day.
Once Upon A Time Soft Play (8 miles)
Epsom
Once Upon A Time Soft Play Homely soft play venue with a large supply of toys for the children to play with, from musical instruments to play pods plus a WowToys area.
Jungle Island Adventure Golf (8 miles)
Epsom
Jungle Island Adventure Golf is a brand new outdoor 18 hole Adventure Golf experience. With a hidden cave, waterfall and raft and an animatronic Gorilla and Snake. Crocodiles lurk in the lake. Jungle themed Childrens parties available. Suitable for any age and any ability.
Jupiter Jos (8 miles)
West Ewell
Jupiter Jos Soft Play Centre and Café with garden area. Open 7 days a week. We have a weekly activity programme and offer a party service. ***New Gourmet Coffees available,come and relax with a Latte, Cappaccino, Mocha or skinny versions for those counting the calories***
AMF Hollywood Bowl Tolworth (8 miles)
Surbiton
AMF Hollywood Bowl Tolworth Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Great family fun!

Thanks for all the great things to do in Croydon 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 Greater London can enjoy the great day out as well.



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