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Things To Do & Days Out near Croydon

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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 and the tremendous range of colours, then get your art on! One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do with children in Surrey.
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.
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!
Bromley
Crystal Palace Park Dinosaurs The world's first formal dinosaur sculptures have lurked here since the 1850s, now refurbished and accompanied by adventure playground, sand play zone, fun maze and great swathes of woodland. Brilliant for exploring!
Beckenham
The Spa at Beckenham Centre with two swimming pools featuring inflatable Urban Dubdeck assault course! Plus 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.
Streatham
Streatham Ice Rink Hit their cool 60 x 30m ice pad for public sessions or professional lessons in ice hockey, ice dancing and figure skating! Plus disco sessions too; full skate hire available.
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!
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
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.
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.
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
Morden Park Pool Competition size pool with serious diving pit and teaching pool. Diving and special features like floats are available during Wet n Wild sessions only!
Eddie Catz (5 miles)
Wimbledon
Eddie Catz More than a Children's Play centre: it combines an ample play structure, multi-purpose sports pitch as well as a great restaurant and grown up lounge area.
Belair Park (5 miles)
Southwark
Belair Park A pretty park with pretty awesome facilities including a skate park, an adventure play area,tennis courts, a lake, sports pitches and a wildlife area!
Sutton
Village Ceramics Lots of activities to keep the kids amused, 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.
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 fantastically fascinating family experience!
Polka Theatre (5 miles)
Wimbledon
Polka Theatre 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. A welcoming and stimulating environment with a theatre, playground and cafe:
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.
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!
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.
Bromley
Quasar Elite Bromley Bring your warriors over 7 to enter the battlefield: packing infra red laser guns and backed up by your colour team you'll stalk and zap the opposition through an immersive maze, complete with light and sound effects. Seriously cool!
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!
Raynes Park
David Lloyd Bowling Children Love Bowling, enjoy family fun in a modern, friendly club.
Brockwell Lido (6 miles)
Lambeth
Brockwell Lido Full Olympic size outdoor pool with scenic surrounds and other features inside for much older types. Swimming lessons and summer holiday activity days on offer too. Lido open even in winter!
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! Hooray!
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! Outdoor play too!
Wandsworth
Eddie Catz Earlsfield is an indoor softplay centre in the heart of Earlsfield that offers a 2 tier play frame with slides and a maze like feel, perfect for little explorers and an area for our tiny crawlers, including a ball pit!
Earlsfield
Eddie Catz Earlsfield Well equipped soft adventure play over 2 floors for the under 7s, and a host of fun weekly activities for under 5s.
Ridgway Stables (6 miles)
Wimbledon
Ridgway Stables All over 4s welcome for lessons, hacking on Wimbledon Common and the Saturday Club's pony care sessions. The staff are great with nervous types and absolute beginners, the routes are simple, accessible and scenic. What can go wrong?!
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...
New Malden
Jurassic Encounter 18 holes of high adventure for brave kids of all ages with water features, cave holes and 9 enormous animatronic dinosaurs! More available for older, serious types too.
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! Plus stand centre court!
Merton
Wimbledon Sprinkler Park Large park with a crazy golf course, 2 adventure playgrounds, water sports centre and beach volleyball, sports facilities and parkland, plus new summer interactive splash pad and sprinkler park!
Adventure Zone (7 miles)
Wandsworth
Adventure Zone 3 storey Adventure Zone facility for children aged 1 – 8 years within the Wandle Recreation Centre.
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!
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.
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 excite, exercise and exhaust the kids!
Worcester
Surbiton Raceway has a cool 700m track where you'll get up to 68 mph! Features a Junior Cadet Track for children of 6 years to 11 years old which is available for parties, otherwise from 11 years old.
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.
Lewisham
MFA Bowl Lewisham is packing 24 modern tenpin lanes with gutter guards and auto scoring plus Pool Tables, Arcade Gaming and Air Hockey! What more do you, a family diner and a pro shop? Ok then!
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.
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.
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.
Biggin Hill
Foal Farm Animal Rescue Centre Rescued dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs and more are now safe and sound here and ready for you to visit! Learn about the great work they do with the animals and maybe even join in one of their projects like helping with bunny socialisation!
Jupiter Jos (8 miles)
West Ewell
Jupiter Jos Soft Play Centre and Cafe with garden area. Open 7 days a week. We have a weekly activity programme and offer a party service so there's never been more ways to have fun here!
Surbiton
Hollywood Bowl Tolworth this venue has 28 lanes with kiddie support features and also features a family diner and a fun amusement arcade! Take that, rainy day!
Wandsworth
Putt in The Park A veritable London Oasis, with a tropical style putting course that looks straight out of Florida: bridges, water features, rockeries and lush landscaping, plus slick and simple green with show off options.
At Day Out With The Kids, we've tried to put together as many great family days out & things to do with kids in Croydon as possible, especially those that are affordable for everyone. Popular attractions include Kidspace Croydon and Tenpin Croydon, although there are many more to discover. If you've been on a fun day out in the area you'd like to share, please contact us so other families visiting Croydon can enjoy it too!

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