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Things To Do & Days Out near Ford
Flying Fortress (1 miles)
Flying Fortress is a multi award winning indoor children's activity centre with one of the most exciting playframes on the South Coast. Children just love the slides, the mangles, the monkey bars and mums and dads can have just as much fun as the kids! The Cafe serves great food too with plenty of healthy options!
Arundel Riding Centre (2 miles)
Arundel Riding Centre Offering lessons, hacking, lead rein introductory hacks and pony parties! BHS approved.
Arundel Lido (2 miles)
Arundel Lido offers a heated 25m outdoor pool, 5m splash pool with easy entry steps and link to main pool and large separate children's paddling pool.
Arundel Castle (2 miles)
Arundel Castle There is nearly 1,000 years of history at this great castle, situated in magnificent grounds overlooking the River Arun in West Sussex and built at the end of the 11th century by Roger de Montgomery, Earl of Arundel.
Jewels Stables (2 miles)
Jewels Stables Approved by the Association of British Riding Schools, offering private woodland hacking, lessons, Own A Pony days plus pony care courses and stable management training.
Climping Beach (2 miles)
Climping Beach Pebbly beach popular with windsurfers, with summer lifeguard cover provided. Cafe, loos, fish and chips and windsurf school all on hand. Sorted!
Arundel Wetland Centre (2 miles)
Arundel Wetland Centre Visitor attraction and conservation area with wildfowl from around the world and birds tame enough hand feed. A superb setting to stroll round with picnic and children's activity areas, pond dipping and free daily crafts during summer holidays. Free boat rides through the Wetlands Discovery area too!
The Arundel Mystery Treasure Trail (2 miles)
The Arundel Mystery Treasure Trail There’s something fishy going on in Arundel and it’s up to you and the kids to solve the clues and reveal the truth behind the mystery on this self-guided detective themed Treasure Trail.
Look and Sea Visitor Centre (2 miles)
Look and Sea Visitor Centre Focused on the history of the river, harbour and seaside of Littlehampton, there are many interactive exhibits for children and adults alike.
Littlehampton Museum (2 miles)
Littlehampton Museum A popular family attraction packed full of social history, inspiring art and fun interactive gadgets for all ages. Discover how Romans lived, learn about dramatic shipwrecks or enjoy one of our family friendly events! Group visits are welcomed, along with schools studying a wide range of topics, just contact...
Harbour Park (2 miles)
Harbour Park is a free entry Adventure Park situated next to the award winning sandy beach at Littlehampton. Rides and attractions for all the family including outdoor rides, family arcade and an indoor soft play area.
Sharksville Adventure Golf (2 miles)
Sharksville Adventure Golf is a 9 hole Mini Adventure Golf course for the whole family. Shipwreck themed and situated on the beachside. Challenge the whole family and see who can get closest to par.
Norfolk Gardens Mini Golf (3 miles)
Norfolk Gardens Mini Golf offering a 9 hole pitch and putt course plus a separate 9 hole crazy golf course, plus tennis courts, exotic gardens and a cute miniature railway connecting to Mewsbrooke Park.
Mewsbrooke Park (3 miles)
Mewsbrooke Park With miniature railway, pedal boats on the lake, adventure playground, kids' quiz trail, conservation area with info panels and 9 years of Green Flag Awards, this place is a treasure!
Out of Bounds (3 miles)
Out of Bounds is a family entertainment centre that offers Clip n’ Climb, TenPin Bowling, Soft Play, FootGolf, Laser Tag, Parties and Pitch and Putt. In addition our Basecamp cafe contains both Pizza Oven and Coastal Coffee.
The Base (4 miles)
The Base A friendly hotspot for skaters, bladders, boarders and scooter riders to shred it up on a spacious range of equipment suited for everyone from complete beginners to hard kneed pros! Plus bonus Nerf Nights!
Inspire Felpham (4 miles)
Inspire Felpham Leisure centre with a 25 metre x 8 Lane Main Pool, a Teaching Pool with Disabled Access, a Flume Ride, the Waterside Cafe, and Oscars Soft Play Area.
Butlins - Bognor Regis (5 miles)
Butlins - Bognor Regis Including Splash Waterworld, live entertainment in the Skyline Pavillion, fun fair, go karts, crazy golf, Discovery Studio and Character Theatre! Day guests welcome when space is available, so why not have a mini holiday!?
Hotham Park (5 miles)
Hotham Park Crazy golf, miniature railway, boating lake, kids adventure play and full putting green! Plenty to keep small to medium sized munchkins happy for an afternoon!
Amberley Museum and Heritage Centre (5 miles)
Amberley Museum and Heritage Centre is a working museum with hands on activities for children and adults. Have fun riding on our train and buses around the museum; try your hand at printing, craft workshops and much more. Fun for all ages!
Waterloo Square Crazy Golf (5 miles)
Waterloo Square Crazy Golf is an 18 hole miniature golf course with various hazards including windmill and lighthouse, plus family bowling greens with coaching available just behind. Run by Inspire Leisure.
Bognor Museum (5 miles)
Bognor Museum All things Bognor, with almost every aspect of Bognor’s history is represented, from rocks and fossils millions of years old to the Ron Simpson Wireless Collection. Free admission.
Tangmere Military Aviation Museum (6 miles)
Tangmere Military Aviation Museum Here you can see priceless historic aircraft such as Neville Duke's world record breaking Hawker Hunter, flight simulators where you can try your hand at flying, a full sized replica of the very first Spitfire prototype and more. Much more!
Bignor Roman Villa (6 miles)
Bignor Roman Villa The remains of a Roman villa, set in the centre of South Downs National Park. Home to some of the best preserved mosaics in England and nature filled walks nearby.
Amazon Adventure (8 miles)
Amazon Adventure A great soft play centre, with a giant snake slide, aerial walkway, ball pool and dedicated toddler area. Height restriction: 4'11'' or 150 cm. Swimming and football here too!
High Salvington Windmill (8 miles)
High Salvington Windmill A working post mill dating from the early 18th century, which still produces and sells flour. Children can visit for free and it's a charming leg stretch stop on the way to other things!
Findon Swimming Pool (8 miles)
Findon Swimming Pool Supervised, heated, outdoor pool with a waterslide open annually from May and September. Extremely limited hours!
South Downs Planetarium Science Centre (9 miles)
South Downs Planetarium Science Centre Purpose built 100 seat Star Theatre, with planetarium projector dome and many fascinating features. Enjoyable and educational with excellent disabled access, plus library, workshop and image galleries. To infinity… and beyond!
Art-Ful (9 miles)
Art-Ful is a Pottery Painting Cafe. Clay Workshops, Pottery Painting Parties, Build a teddy bear. Drop in cafe with great food and music. Baby hand and foot imprints in clay. After school clay clubs. Decopauge.
The Novium (9 miles)
The Novium District museum built around the remains of a Roman bathhouse. Interactive hands on displays help reveal the local stories from the past. Great views of the city from the top. Free to visit.
Chichester Treasure Trail (9 miles)
Chichester Treasure Trail Suitable for the whole family, explore Chichester with this self guided themed Treasure Trail. Follow the Trail whilst searching for the answers to the clues to find the location of the long lost treasure!
The Chichester Ship Canal (9 miles)
The Chichester Ship Canal Runs 4 miles from the Southgate basin to the Chichester Harbour at Birdham. This tranquil haven starts within easy walking distance from the railway station, bus terminus and city centre. A wide range of birds and fish inhabit the canal area.
Jungle Paradise Adventure Golf (9 miles)
Jungle Paradise Adventure Golf features a nicely themed adventure putting course with water features and a raft ride, crashed plane, beasties in the bushes and a naughty elephant! Plus a foot golf course!
Footgolf (9 miles)
Footgolf at the home of the Jungle Paradise Adventure Golf Course, is a special bonus for afternoons only: a multi holed oversized golf course played with feet and football!
South Downs Light Railway (9 miles)
South Downs Light Railway is a miniature railway where real steam engines pull trains with sit-in carriages. In the waiting room teddy bears sit ready to be taken on a train ride. On the journey you’ll see Snow White and other favourite children’s characters. Each journey takes about 7 minutes running every 15 minutes.
MFA Bowl (9 miles)
MFA Bowl Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. This MFA Bowl (previously Lakeside Superbowl) has 16 lanes!
Westgate Leisure Centre (9 miles)
Westgate Leisure Centre A magnificient complex which contains 3 pools: main pool, leisure pool with 55m water slide and a dedicated toddlers' pool.
Activus Worthing (9 miles)
Activus Worthing Now Activus Worthing! New indoor play adventures for all!
AMF Bowling Worthing (9 miles)
AMF Bowling Worthing Modern 26 lane bowling centre offering first class facilities. With automatic scoring, lane bumpers, Pro Shop, snack bar, amusements and a fully licensed bar.
Worthing Museum and Art Gallery (9 miles)
Worthing Museum and Art Gallery Family friendly museum with lots to see including costumes, toys, a Victorian childrens nursery and lots of workshops and activities for families.
The Worthing Lido (9 miles)
The Worthing Lido is a free entry Amusement Park situated on Worthing seafront 200yds from the pier. There are is something to do for all the family including outdoor kid’s rides, family arcade, souvenir shop and a café with superb sea views.
Weald and Downland Open Air Museum (9 miles)
Weald and Downland Open Air Museum The open air museum covers 50 acres, with nearly 50 original historic buildings dating from the 13th to 19th centuries, along with gardens, farm animals, walks and a lake. These help the museum bring to life the homes, farmsteads and rural industries of the last 500 years.
Splashpoint (10 miles)
Splashpoint With a main pool being 33 metres long and learner pool, diving boards, flume, sauna, steam room, sunbeds and, in the summer months, an outdoor Paddling Pool! One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for the best things to do in Sussex with kids.
Lavant House Stables (10 miles)
Lavant House Stables Our Open Mornings are an opportunity to look around the Stables, meet the team plus ponies, horses, donkeys and find out more about all the things we do! Entry and fun family activities are all Free at our Open Mornings!
Fishbourne Roman Palace (10 miles)
Fishbourne Roman Palace What kid won't love the story of a buried palace discovered by accident? With audio visual displays, excavated treasures, the UK's largest collection of Roman mosaics and an authentic Roman Garden, this is one to explore ad arbitrium!
Brooklands Go Karts Mini Moto Circuit (11 miles)
Brooklands Go Karts Mini Moto Circuit A flexible use track with choice of two circuits suitable for learner and advanced, so if they're new to it don't fear! Also have two kart sizes to suit junior and adults.
South Downs National Park (11 miles)
South Downs National Park Vast landscape welcoming family rambles, bike rides and exploration, plus for the more adventurous, there are paragliding, hang-gliding, golf, zorbing, mountain-boarding and a range of water sports available.
TeamSport Indoor Karting Brighton (11 miles)
TeamSport Indoor Karting Brighton providing an indoor karting experience for ages 8 and above, to come and enjoy 450m of racing on a fantastic track. Activity days include tuition and competitions which run through the school holidays!
Earnley Butterflies, Birds and Beasts (12 miles)
Earnley Butterflies, Birds and Beasts Walk among Tropical Butterflies, see exotic Birds and get close to many Beasts while being protected from the British weather.
Solar Heritage (13 miles)
Solar Heritage Welcome aboard our solar powered catamaran. Take a trip through Chichester Harbour Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with an informative commentary. On-board the engines are virtually silent as you glide along admiring the view and getting up close to the wildlife and habitats that make this place so special.