Royal Berkshire Show September 2015 (1 miles)
Royal Berkshire Show September 2015
is a hands-on countryside adventure for all the family. You can make bread, ride a skateboard, drive a tractor and get close to thousands of animals! Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th September 2015.
Krazy Klub (3 miles)
Soft play with kiddies' rock climbing wall, tube slide, adventure play, and toddlers' area with soft structure, to name but a few features. Everything is specifically designed to enhance motor neurone skills in the different age groups.
The Living Rainforest (3 miles)
The Living Rainforest
Discover the rainforest's wonders as you stroll between tropical trees and plants, among free roaming butterflies and birds. An outdoor play area allows kids to let off steam, while adults can relax on the sun terrace with a cappuccino. All weather attraction with on site parking, cafe and shop.
The Nature Discovery Centre (3 miles)
The Nature Discovery Centre
Set amid Thatcham Lake and reedbeds. Enjoy lakeside walks, feed the ducks and let off steam in our adventure playgrounds! Explore the interactive wildlife and natural history displays and games in our Centre and enjoy organic refreshments in our cafe.
Bucklebury Farm Park (4 miles)
Bucklebury Farm Park
A great family day out in the countryside with farm animals to meet, Pat a Pet area and other activities to enjoy. Tractor and trailer ride included in entry fee. Free entry for kids under 2 years old.
Northcroft Leisure Centre and Lido (4 miles)
Northcroft and Goldwell Parks (4 miles)
Northcroft and Goldwell Parks
Peaceful and attractive riverside park with lots of green space for informal play plus equipped play areas for toddlers and juniors, zip slide and BMX track.
Eddie Catz (4 miles)
One of the very best in indoor play, Eddie Catz is the place to bring your child to play, have a party, take a class or join a workshop or an event! Our fun, safe environment has something for every child to do.
4 Kingdoms Farm Adventure Park (6 miles)
4 Kingdoms Farm Adventure Park
is a farm park, petting farm, indoor soft play, outdoor play, nature park, wildlife encounters, adventure play, working farm, cafe, educational centre, rare breeds farm, adventure play, children’s birthday parties.
Basildon Park (8 miles)
An impressive Georgian mansion surrounded by glorious parkland, with woodland trails and garden games outside, Eye Spy trail inside and baking demonstrations in their 1950s kitchen! Fun and interesting.
Kennet Horse Boat Company (8 miles)
Kennet Horse Boat Company
Leave modern life behind and experience the leisurely travel of yesteryear along one of England’s finest canals. Open between Easter and September. Public trips and self drive day hire options available.
Beale Park (8 miles)
Space, fresh air, tranquility, fun, adventure, enchanting animals, exotic beauty and all this on the banks of the magical Thames. New Bertie's Bugs and Beasts exhibit!
Adventure Dolphin (9 miles)
Activity centre offering a wide range of outdoor and adventurous activities across West Berkshire. Primarily for 13 to 19 year olds, but many activities suitable for ages 8 and older. They do exciting birthday parties too!
Highclere Castle (9 miles)
Victorian Castle experience rich in history, with woodland garden surround, plus Egyptian Exhibition.
Didcot Wave Leisure Pool (11 miles)
Didcot Wave Leisure Pool
Swimming pool featuring a wave machine, giant flume ride, parent and toddler sessions and lane swimming.
The Tree House Play Centre (11 miles)
The Tree House Play Centre
offers a soft play frame that is designed for children upto 1.48m tall and we also have a specific toddler area for under 3s.
Didcot Railway Centre (11 miles)
Didcot Railway Centre
See the steam trains from the golden age of the Great Western Railway in the original engine shed, with a recreation of Brunel's broad gauge railway and a typical country branch line.
Krazy Play Days (11 miles)
Krazy Play Days
Multi level adventure play frame packed with modern soft play features and padded challenges plus slides, ball pits and more. Special needs sessions available.
Cholsey and Wallingford Railway (12 miles)
Cholsey and Wallingford Railway
A preserved former Great Western Railway branchline that links the national railway network at Cholsey with Wallingford. Trains run on selected weekends and bank holidays, often steam hauled.
Checkendon Equestrian Centre (12 miles)
Checkendon Equestrian Centre
BHS approved facility offering lessons from around 3, an equine swimming pool, scenic hacks, cross country riding and Pony Club. Toddlers can start with led woodland pony rides.
Island Farm Donkey Sanctuary (12 miles)
Island Farm Donkey Sanctuary
A registered charity which cares for and protects abused and ill-treated donkeys and other animals whom you may visit and sometimes pet and feed.
Riverside Pool (13 miles)
23m heated outdoor swimming pool with paddling pool. Campsite adjacent.
Active Tots (13 miles)
Indoor play area for babies and toddlers up to their fourth birthday or 1 meter tall whichever comes soonest. Set in a rural converted barn. In house country cafe with bibs, beakers etc.
Central Swimming Pool (13 miles)
Central Swimming Pool
Swimming complex with 4 separate pools (competition size, splash, teaching and diving) and a well balanced programme of lessons and sessions, including some especially for families, and toddlers.
The Mad House Play and Party World (13 miles)
The Mad House Play and Party World
The facilities include a main play frame complete with slides, ball pool, ball cannons and sports activity area. New management for 2014 so worth a revisit.
The Vyne (13 miles)
House and gardens to explore plus a tearoom to enjoy but the children will want to visit for the play area which is one of a kind!
Pendon Indoor Model Village and Railways (13 miles)
Pendon Indoor Model Village and Railways
Highly realistic models recall the landscape of the period and trains provide a fascinating record of the railways of the time and how they operated. Enjoy an informative and interactive 90 minute tour covering 3 indoor galleries.
Jurassic Golf Reading (13 miles)
Jurassic Golf Reading
is a thrilling 9 hole adventure golf course, complete with one roaring and moving Tyrannosaurus Rex and 10 other live size dinosaurs, artificial rocks, stranded military jeep and lush vegetation.
Reading Climbing Centre (13 miles)
Reading Climbing Centre
is a superb climbing facility just outside Reading town centre. We cater for children and families from 5 years and up. Our key sessions include Birthday Parties, Kids’ Casual Sessions and our Kids’ progressive Climbing Scheme.
The Reading Mystery Treasure Trail (13 miles)
The Reading Mystery Treasure Trail
Discover the hidden delights of Reading on this self guided mystery Trail. Our Reading Treasure Trail is one of a great selection of Trails in Berkshire so get exploring with the children today!
Reading Museum (13 miles)
Fantastic museum that is family friendly and free to visit! Discover over 1,000 years of history, from Reading’s Saxon beginnings to the hi tech town it is today. Includes Riverside Museum at Blake’s Lock.
Cloud Stables (14 miles)
BHS approved lessons from toddler upward; plus Pony Mornings, Days, Weeks and Camps; and Tots' Trots. Horsey goodness for all!
Outdoor Laser (14 miles)
Laser-gaming is a live combat entertainment experience using infra-red gaming guns for eight year olds and up. This one is outdoors, realistic, and played in all weathers!
High Ropes Oxford (14 miles)
High Ropes Oxford
Oxford’s only Tree Top Adventure, suitable for all monkeys 10 years and older. 3 Zones to explore, containing over 40 obstacles such as wobbly bridges, zip lines and cargo nets!
Manydown Family Fun (14 miles)
Manydown Family Fun
Kids farm with petting farm, crazy golf, jumping pillows and more. During the year there are a series of themed events. We also have a tractor and trailer ride, crazy golf, inflatables, animal handling, farmyard animals as well, loads of adventure play, swings, sandpit, bale mountain, trampolines.
Park Farm Equestrian Centre (14 miles)
Park Farm Equestrian Centre
BHS approved all weather facility offering riding and polo lessons for all ages plus private farmland hacks.
Basingstoke Golf Centre (15 miles)
Basingstoke Golf Centre
Very much real golf in miniature, this course is great for older types and those who enjoy the game itself. With loads of scope for progression on the driving range and more.
Planet Ice Basingstoke (15 miles)
Planet Ice Basingstoke
Great ice skating rink with open skating and family sessions, special children's sessions and birthday parties available.
Bowlplex Basingstoke (15 miles)
Family friendly tenpin bowling with bumpers and ball ramps for the kids, plus an under 5s' soft play facility and a video arcade as alternatives or add ons for older and younger. Bring everybody!
Milestones - Living History Museum (15 miles)
Milestones - Living History Museum
Imagine an open air museum inside a massive modern building, a network of streets with shops, a village green and even a pub dating from Victorian times and the 1930s, it's fun: a surprise around every corner!
Burley Lodge Equestrian Centre (15 miles)
The Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology (15 miles)
The Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology
The museum's 2000 objects include an exciting collection of Egyptian antiquities, including a funeral boat and a mummified cat's head! They also have exciting family events running during school holidays.
Play Days Indoor Soft Play Centre (15 miles)
Play Days Indoor Soft Play Centre
Indoor play centre with multilevel play equipment with toddler and junior ship with cannon ball park, straight and spiral tubes, 4 lane astro slide, sky glide, spy holes and more. Activity panels and soft blocks for the little ones in a separate area.
JJs World of Fun (15 miles)
JJs World of Fun
2 multi level play areas full of features plus a dedicated toddler zone. Plus they welcome up to 14 years old in the evenings when they play laser tag in the play frame! Cool!
REME Museum of Technology (15 miles)
REME Museum of Technology
Home of the Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers with lots of army related exhibitions and activities inside and out.
Ceramics Cafe (15 miles)
A Saturday treat for all ages and abilities: come and make a personal masterpiece from the wonderfully white ready made items and the wonderfully colourful range of art materials! Booking advised.
Wellington Country Park (15 miles)
Wellington Country Park
350 acres of beautiful parklands surrounding a 35 acre lake, with numerous activities including adventure play areas, animal farm and petting barn (seasonal) sand pits, water play, miniature railway, enchanted forest, maze, crazy golf plus more besides! Family events held throughout the season too.
Basingstoke Aquadrome (15 miles)
With pools, flumes, fully equipped clean family changing rooms, free parking, a lively fun atmosphere and cafe, this is a great day out for any active family.
Abbey Meadow Open Air Swimming Pool (15 miles)
Abbey Meadow Open Air Swimming Pool
Seasonal pool offering an interactive water feature in the main swim area plus learner pool for kids, plus changing with showers. Tennis, mini golf and playground nearby.
Snakes and Ladders (15 miles)
Snakes and Ladders
Bursting with indoor and outdoor adventure play, Snakes and Ladders is jam packed with fun! There's plenty for all ages including the massive 3 tier playframe with slides, tunnels, balls ponds and rope climbs, the huge dedicated zone for under 5s, water play, home corner, construction zone & more. And...
Thanks for all the great things to do in Curridge 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 Berkshire can enjoy the great day out as well.
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