Garwnant Visitor Centre (2 miles)
Garwnant Visitor Centre
A family friendly fun filled site, including woodland walks for any ability, animal puzzle trails, guided tours, woodland play area, low ropes course and a mini mountain bike track. There’s an onsite restaurant and coffee shop to relax, enjoy a barista style coffee, homemade cake or a light lunch.
Brecon Mountain Railway (3 miles)
Brecon Mountain Railway
Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the National Park from a narrow gauge train - one of Wales's most popular railways. They have a new childrens play area at Pontsticill which is proving very popular with young visitors.
Adventure Land (4 miles)
Kids indoor soft play centre - available for children's parties
Bounce Indoor Play Ltd (5 miles)
Bounce Indoor Play Ltd
Offers indoor play facilities for children aged 0 to 11 years. Visit them for a fun family day out, where kids can play on the state of the art equipment, in a safe and enjoyable environment.
Dragons Den (5 miles)
2 separate multi level play frames, plus enclosed toddler area with smaller versions of the big fun, plus disco and soccer areas.
Dizzy Kidz Indoor Playcentre (7 miles)
Dizzy Kidz Indoor Playcentre
- an Indoor Adventure Play Centre for children aged 0-11 years with a catering & party provision. Meet all our characters. Mickey & Minnie Mouse. Peppa Pig. Upsy Daisy. Bob the Builder & Ben 10
E2 Climbing and Activity Centre (8 miles)
E2 Climbing and Activity Centre
Delivers an adrenaline-soaked range of activities to kick-start your senses. One of the biggest indoor climbing walls in Europe, a man-made caving system, kayaking lakes, gorge walking, mountain biking, and it doesn’t stop there! From age 6.
Eskimo Joes (9 miles)
offers a fairly unique combination of state of the art children's multi level play area with a snow and ice theme, plus full size ice rink with full rentals.
Monster Madness (9 miles)
offer a huge multi level multi color adventure play frame plus dedicated toddler zone.
Rumble in the Jungle Indoor Playcentre (10 miles)
Rumble in the Jungle Indoor Playcentre
is the largest childrens indoor playcentre in RCT, catering for children aged 0-12 years, with huge 3 level playframe, large baby area with ball pond and softplay, sports arena and party rooms.
Cantref Adventure Farm (10 miles)
Cantref Adventure Farm
With the large indoor play areas, outdoor play, great animal shows including pig racing, bottle feeding the lambs and tractor and trailer rides; there is something for the whole family come rain or shine!
Rhondda Heritage Park (11 miles)
Rhondda Cynon Taff
Rhondda Heritage Park
The Rhondda Heritage Park based at the former Lewis Merthyr Colliery, Trehafod, is one of the top heritage and cultural visitor attractions in South Wales and provides a fun and interesting day out for individuals, groups, school children and students.
Kidzz Fun Indoor Playcentre (12 miles)
Kidzz Fun Indoor Playcentre
is an Indoor childrenâs play centre with cafe and lounge areas, sports court and play frame, even a funky car track. We also cater for children's parties in one of our 3 fantastic party areas.
Monkey Mania (12 miles)
Childrens indoor soft play centre in Gwent. Great place to go with the kids on a cold, wet or chilly day. Also great idea for kids party.
Pen-y-fan Pond (12 miles)
Parkland about a resevoir with flat open space for sports and kite flying, nature rambling and picnicking. There's a great Alien Invasion Trail around the park that's sure to keep them moving!
The Play Barn (12 miles)
The Play Barn
The Play Barn - an exciting indoor children's soft play facility
The Eden Centre (12 miles)
The Eden Centre
Multi level adventure soft play plus sports facilities and kart track with dedicated baby zone.
National Showcaves Centre for Wales (12 miles)
National Showcaves Centre for Wales
There are ten attractions all included in the one entry ticket, and there is plenty to see and do for all ages. The 3 different caves Dan-yr-Ogof, Cathedral Cave and Bone Cave each offer a unique underground experience.
Rhondda Bowl (13 miles)
14 lanes, all of which have a bumper facility to enhance the play of a child or of somebody with a lack of co-ordination.
Big Pit National Mining Museum (13 miles)
Big Pit National Mining Museum
World-famous underground tour - go 300 feet underground with a real miner and see what life was like for the thousands of men who worked at the coal face. Plus new multi-media tours and exhibitions.
Big Pit National Coal Museum (13 miles)
Big Pit National Coal Museum
Prepare to be lowered 300 feet down the mineshaft for our famous underground tour with a real miner! Wear the same equipment (helmet, cap lamp, battery) and see what life was like for thousands of men and boys who worked at the coalface.
Llangorse Multi-Activity Centre (13 miles)
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 those with some experience.
Lakeside Farm Park (14 miles)
Lakeside Farm Park
Nice area for hiking, flyfishing, picnicking and art or photography, with a well equipped outdoor play area and a Petting Farm coming soon.
Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway (14 miles)
Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway
Trains head north to the Whistle Inn, south to Blaenavon High Level Station (which is only a short walk from Blaenavon town centre) as well as to Big Pit Halt, which is adjacent to the Big Pit Mining Museum.
Pirate Island (15 miles)
is a small indoor play adventure facility with fun features, balls and slides.
Rascals Club House (15 miles)
Rascals Club House
Multi level adventure climbing maze with toddler version, plus ride on car track, disco stage, arts and crafts area, and sports pitch.
Afan Forest Park (15 miles)
Neath Port Talbot
Afan Forest Park
Great open space for all things cycle-able, base yourself at the visitor centre to go hiking, mountain biking, or an old fashioned family adventure. Take bears to hide!
South Wales Miners Museum (15 miles)
Neath Port Talbot
South Wales Miners Museum
Children can experience the dark room where there is no natural light, emulating the conditions underground. Cap lamps and helmets can be tried on and your imagination can enhance your experience of a time now very distant. This is a must see attraction in Afan Forest Park.
Cardiff Bowlplex (15 miles)
Bowling is the perfect activity for any occasion whether it's a family get together, birthday party or special treat during the school holidays. We are the ideal all weather venue with much more than just bowling. So, can we interest you in The Great Indoors?
Funtastic (16 miles)
offers several age ranged multi level play zones plus baby area, football and sports arena, and their NEW Go-Kart track is now open!
Caerphilly Castle (16 miles)
Stretching over a thirty-acre site in the centre of Caerphilly, this imposing Castle is a striking testament to the turbulent times of medieval Wales Exhibitions, medieval weapons - plenty to see and do..
Beacon Park Boats (16 miles)
Beacon Park Boats
Exceptionally quiet electric day boats on the Monmouthshire & Brecon canal
Kingdom Come (17 miles)
is a Childrens Indoor Play Centre for 0 to 11 years. This castle themed playcentre provides everything a child needs to keep them stimulated for their play session.
Aberdulais Tinworks and Waterfall (17 miles)
Neath Port Talbot
Aberdulais Tinworks and Waterfall
Set in a steep gorge, this place demonstrates the power of water and its impact on industry. It has the largest electricity-generating waterwheel in Europe, a stunning waterfall, and to get the most for kids ask about their tracker packs.
Jolly Jesters Playcentre (17 miles)
Jolly Jesters Playcentre
offers a multi level adventure climbing maze with fun features plus toddler version with smaller versions of the big fun.
Abergavenny Castle & Museum (17 miles)
Abergavenny Castle & Museum
Abergavenny Museum is set in the grounds of a 'ruined' Norman Castle, where you can enjoy a picnic during the summer and a brisk walk on colder days. The museum contains activity Room for children, where there is the opportunity to colour, cut and stick. At certain times they offer workshops led by museum staff.
Castell Coch (18 miles)
The marquess of Bute’s Gothic fairytale creation at Castell Coch, with its colourful interior and beautiful woodland setting, is a dream visit for your little prince or princess, and will inspire plenty of little adventures.
Greenmeadow Community Farm (18 miles)
Greenmeadow Community Farm
The farm has a wide variety of animals including sheep, goats, cattle, tortoises, deer and chickens. Visitors can see the cows being milked and enjoy a tractor & trailer ride. There are learning materials available for school children. There is also tractor an adventure playground and an interactive play area where you can have a go at milking a life-size demo cow!
Wacky Warehouse - Pentre Gwilym House (18 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Pentre Gwilym House
- the usual Wacky setup, have a sit down and a well deserved nice cup of tea, while the kids run round like loons in the great indoor play centre - lovely!! Great idea for kids partys as well.
Cheeky Monkeys Cwmbran Ltd (18 miles)
Cheeky Monkeys Cwmbran Ltd
Torfaen's newest and biggest Softplay Centre, that has both indoor and outdoor play.
Cheeky Monkeys offers 4 separate play areas: Toddler Zone, Junior Zone, Sports Zone and Outdoor Zone! All designed to provide a safe, fun and stimulating environment for children under 12 years of age!
Thanks for all the great things to do in East Town 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 Somerset can enjoy the great day out as well.
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