Royal Air Force Museum London (2 miles)
Royal Air Force Museum London
This world-class collection of over 100 aircraft and aviation memorabilia offers a fun, educational day out for all the family. Why not make 2013, the 70th anniversary of the Dambusters campaign to visit the Museum? Fuel their imaginations and let them navigate their way through the history of aviation from...
Barnet Copthall Leisure Centre (3 miles)
Barnet Copthall Leisure Centre
WIth main, learner and activity pools plus the Tom Daley Diving Academy, this is a step above and beyond the normal family swim. Parent Toddler Exclusive Sessions often held in activity pool.
Belmont Childrens Farm (3 miles)
Belmont Childrens Farm
Kids can interact with the animals either in petting sessions or helping with their care, plus tractor rides available through the hidden valley.
Aldenham Country Park (3 miles)
Aldenham Country Park
Amazing adventure playground for young people with special educational needs and disabilities. Plus rare breeds farm, woodland walks, sailing, fishing, meadows, reservoir, annual craft fairs and events, refreshments kiosk, picnic area.
Dinosaur Safari Adventure Golf (3 miles)
Dinosaur Safari Adventure Golf
18 holes of adventure golf in lush surrounds with pleasing hazards, water features, tropical plants and oodles of dinosaurs, some of whom move!
The Venue (3 miles)
Underwater themed adventure soft play for under 8s including toddler zone, plus swimming elsewhere on site.
Fired Treasures Pottery and Arts Studio (3 miles)
Fired Treasures Pottery and Arts Studio
is a pottery painting and arts studio offering an exciting range of fun creative activities for kids, teens and adults alike. Walk in tables, parties and workshops available.
Playgolf (4 miles)
floodlit 9 hole ‘Nautical’ Adventure Golf Course with water features, natural style obstacles and bunkers as well as excellent landscaping. Plus 'real' golf course, driving range and coaching for all ages.
Topsy Turvy World (4 miles)
Topsy Turvy World
is a gigantic new concept in indoor soft play. It's the ultimate jump tumble, slide and fun, play system.
Wembley Stadium Tour (4 miles)
Wembley Stadium Tour
Stroll into the dressing room like a superstar. Limber up in the world's most exclusive warm-up zone. Stride through the tunnel towards the hallowed turf. Climb 107 steps, and stand triumphantly in front of the Royal Box to the roar of the crowd! Great idea if you are looking for family days out in...
GoKids N20 (4 miles)
Massive colourful multi level playframe for under 8s with high level rope bridges and a drop slide for the more adventurous child! Toddler soft play section too so bring baby along!
Play Wembley (4 miles)
Brand new contemporary and innovative indoor soft play centre situated in the heart of Wembley Park with 3 tier play frame, football pitch and separate toddler area.
Creativity Crazy (5 miles)
is an arts and craft studio located in the heart of Finchley. The studio is a bright, fun and relaxing place where you are welcome to come along and try the variety of arts and crafts on offer.
Partyman World Wembley (5 miles)
Partyman World Wembley
is an indoor play centre which provides lots of fun and play for everyone on the huge themed play structures, football area, fantastic slides. There is also a specially designed toddler area for little guests who are under 3 years of age!
Hollywood Bowl Finchley (5 miles)
Hollywood Bowl Finchley
offers 26 lanes of bowling with auto scoring, gutter bumpers and rolling ramps, plus modern arcade. Big fun!
Finchley Lido (5 miles)
With not only a seasonal lido but also an indoor facility boasting wave machine, rapids, water cannons and air jets, this is a full on family fun destination for lovers of the wet stuff!
Farmyard Funworld (5 miles)
Small Farmyard with a selection of farm animals, many friendly and able to be handled, small pets, plus feeding sessions.
Also Close Encounters sessions with reptiles and more. Plus several play areas and laser tag.
Parents Paradise (5 miles)
Play centre that offers multi level play frames, a separate baby play area, go karting race track, a shooting gallery (on the main playframe) and private kids' party rooms.
Malibus Soft Play (5 miles)
Malibus Soft Play
A neat little play area for under 7s with loads of classic play equipment on a double decker play frame and dedicated baby zone, plus a bouncy castle and BBQs outside in summer! Watch out for their live mascot!
Golders Hill Park (5 miles)
Golders Hill Park
Facilities include a free public zoo, butterfly house, a bandstand, children's play area, cafe, toilets. Sports facilities include grass and hard tennis courts, golf practice nets and croquet.
Wacky Warehouse - Ballot Box (5 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Ballot Box
Whether you're looking to meet up with friends, get messy with your kids during our arts and craft sessions, book a birthday party or simply relax with a magazine or coffee, whilst your child plays, Wacky Warehouse the indoor play centre is the perfect venue for you!
Clown Town Indoor Playcentre (5 miles)
Clown Town Indoor Playcentre
3 level multi activity frame with slides, aerial runways, rope climbs, ball pond and a full toddler zone, plus new 5D cinema for over 4s! 5D! Has effects including motion, water sprays, breezy winds, smoke and bubbles!
Laser Planet Watford (6 miles)
Laser Planet Watford
Tag your opponents in the murky arena with a bright bolt from your cool laser gun and romp home to victory over the bodies of your enemies! Well, beat their score, anyway. High tech hijinks for over 7s!
TopGolf Watford (6 miles)
Featuring for families a striking 18 hole adventure golf course that features ponds, streams, rocks, plants, waterfall and daring water hazard! Formal golf available.
Wacky Warehouse - Myllet Arms (6 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Myllet Arms
Modern indoor adventure play area with dedicated toddler zone, drop in arts and crafts sessions plus a beer garden. All attached to a family restaurant.
Zebra Ceramics (6 miles)
Stylish and contemporary Ceramic Studio with high quality cafe and indoor and outdoor play area.
Visit us for a ceramic painting session or try our specialist hand and foot print service using ceramics & clay as well as silver fingerprint jewellery, capturing those precious little prints, creating unique...
De Havilland Aircraft Museum (6 miles)
De Havilland Aircraft Museum
A small but interesting museum dedicated the de Havilland Aircraft, with a good selection of planes to investigate, including some made of wood. You can get pretty close to the planes and even inside the cockpit of some of them.
Playzone at the Furzefield Centre (6 miles)
Playzone at the Furzefield Centre
Monster themed play area with many great and classic features for the under 8s, attached to a leisure centre and visible from the pool. Has separate toddler section, suitably equipped.
Hampstead Ponds (7 miles)
Tenpin Acton (7 miles)
is a bowling centre located in the Royale Leisure Park near Park Royal. We have 28 modern fully computerised lanes, 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.
Cassiobury Park (7 miles)
There is lots to do with children in Cassiobury Park and most of it will cost you absolutely nothing! Swings, numerous climbing frames and slides, a granite stone maze and even a trampoline and zip wire are all on offer, and there is a younger style play ground for the smalls too!
Alexandra Palace (7 miles)
is a year round destination for all kinds of family fun. Including an indoor ice rink, soft play centre, a boating lake, pitch and putt course, deer enclosure and of course plenty of park land. Throughout the year there are plenty of events to choose from too.
Little Dinosaurs (7 miles)
Indoor and outdoor play areas for year round gentle family fun in a friendly and nurturing atmosphere. Perfect for parties and great fun whatever the weather.
Alexandra Palace Ice Rink (7 miles)
Alexandra Palace Ice Rink
Offers classic ice skating plus a wide range of activities suitable for all ages and covering every aspect of ice sports, Ballet Classes and Dance Clubs. New inflatable play area too!
Go Ape Tree Top Adventure (7 miles)
Go Ape Tree Top Adventure
The UK's No.1 Forest Adventure. Award winning outdoor adventure activities. Families and friends can enjoy a day out like no other. Fly down zip wires, leap off Tarzan Swings and tackle obstacles whilst enjoying some of Britain’s most breathtaking scenery.
The Ruislip Lido Railway (7 miles)
The Ruislip Lido Railway
A charming 12 inch gauge railway, which runs through the woodlands skirting the lake, from Woody Bay Station beside the beach, all the way round to Ruislip Lido. All locomotives are wheelchair, pushchair, and buggy friendly.
Northala Fields Park (7 miles)
Northala Fields Park
with 2 adventure playgrounds, 6 fishing lakes, 3 wildlife ponds, a hidden art project and a modern visitor centre with refreshment and loo facilities, this place ticks all the boxes for a traditional family day out.
AMF Hollywood Bowl Watford (7 miles)
AMF Hollywood Bowl Watford
Alongside the 26 lanes of modern bowling (but no glow nonsense) you can find redemption and video arcade zones, Harry's Kitchen diner and exciting Pink Pin Friday sessions!
Gambado Watford (7 miles)
A dodgems track, carousel, climbing wall (only open from 4pm Monday to Friday during term time), huge playframe, toddler sensory area, licensed Yum Yum cafe, serving healthy options or treats for all, adult lounge with free WiFi and internet access and the icing on the cake: fantastic party areas!
Park Road Leisure Centre (7 miles)
Park Road Leisure Centre
Features a main pool, learner pool and outdoor lido, with swimming and diving lessons available.
Parliament Hill Lido (7 miles)
Parliament Hill Lido
Lovely Art Deco outdoor, unheated pool, with paddling pool for under 5s, plus hot showers. Open all year (if you’re brave enough!), lovely in summer but it can get pretty chilly at other times so bring your wetsuit!
Whippendell Woods (7 miles)
Get back to basics with a nature ramble through some ancient woodland, it's free, it's healthy, and if you've got picnic weather that's a whole day, there! It's famous for its stunning bluebells between the last week of April and the first week of May.
Archway Leisure Centre (7 miles)
Archway Leisure Centre
Free form leisure pool with a sloping beach and water kept at a tropical 30 degrees. There are a flume, two spa pools, a river run, water jets and wave machine.
Willows Farm (7 miles)
Farmyard animals adventure play, fun fair rides, children’s shows, falconry displays and tractor rides, indoor adventure soft play too and seasonal activities.
Kentish Town City Farm (7 miles)
Kentish Town City Farm
City Farm with lots of hands-on farming activities to get stuck in to plus events and activities held regularly to encourage volunteers and help fund this charity project.
Kidzbiz Indoor Playcentre (7 miles)
Kidzbiz Indoor Playcentre
3 level multi activity frame with all the favourites plus large snake flume slide and immense waterfall drop slide! With toddler areas, book zone and free play section too there's room for everyone to do everything!
London Colney Recreation Centre (7 miles)
London Colney Recreation Centre
Includes Adventure World indoor playground, plus tots to teens multi sports training, a great range of activity camps, swimming and themed activity parties.
Dinosaur Escape (7 miles)
offers 18 holes of adventure golf basically themed around Jurassic Park! Loads of dinosaurs and tropical landscaping to enjoy, a nice activity for families with all age ranges.
Kidz Adventure Zone (7 miles)
Kidz Adventure Zone
Awesome play frame, made to excite and entertain 21st century kids in an air conditioned atmosphere, with a separate baby and toddler areas for safe play for younger children.
Adventure World (7 miles)
soft play area caters for children aged 6 months to 11 years with 3 dedicated areas of fun, under 2s, under 5s and 5 to 11 years. Warm in the Winter and cool in the Summer it's the perfect place to escape whatever the weather!
Thanks for all the great things to do in Edgware 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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