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Things To Do & Days Out near Glen Parva
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Kenilworth Castle (25 miles)
Kenilworth Castle With its impressive Norman keep, John of Gaunt's great hall, and the magnificent buildings raised for Queen Elizabeth I, it is among the largest castle ruins in England. Offers children's audio tours and activity packs to keep them keen.
Holme Pierrepont Country Park (25 miles)
Holme Pierrepont Country Park An Activity Centre that offers water sports such as White Water Rafting, Canoeing, Kayaking and Sailing. Other activities include Laser Tag, Sky Trail, Activity Course, Segways, and more! School holiday activities such as Treasure Hunts and Raft building also available.
National Motorcycle Museum (25 miles)
National Motorcycle Museum Recognised as the finest and largest motorcycle museum in the world, it is a place where "Legends Live On" and it is a tribute to and a living record of this once great British industry that dominated world markets for some sixty years.
Tenpin Derby (25 miles)
Tenpin Derby is a bowling centre located in the Foresters Leisure Park near Osmaston Park. We have 26 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!
Sector 7 Laser (25 miles)
Sector 7 Laser Pleasingly plot driven combat gaming, with zero contact and infra red guns, housed in a large and atmospheric arena boasting 4D effects of all kinds and a whole lot of aliens to zap!
Nottingham Industrial Museum (25 miles)
Nottingham Industrial Museum A museum covering the industrial history of Nottingham from lacemaking to motorcycle manufacture. Steam day on the last Sunday of every month, plus a calendar of changing events during the year.
Wollaton Hall and Park (25 miles)
Wollaton Hall and Park Set in over 500 acres of historic deer park, Wollaton Hall is a spectacular Tudor building home to the city's Natural History Museum. Also see the Industrial Museum, Steam Engine House, Wollaton Visitor Centre and the Yard Gallery, plus exhibitions exploring art and the environment.
Nottingham Castle Caves (25 miles)
Nottingham Castle Caves Beneath the Castle a labyrinth of manmade caves and tunnels continue to tell the turbulent story of this historic site. Come along for a memorable tour and discover the secret passageways, King David's legendary dungeon, the Duke of Newcastle's Wine Cellar or Mortimer's Hole.
Curious About Nottingham (25 miles)
Curious About Nottingham is a unique way to find out things you didn’t know about Nottingham. Two treasure hunt style walks of discovery to keep the kids intrigued answering clues, matching pictures, and reading stories. Buy or instantly download and explore in your own time.
Nottingham Castle (25 miles)
Nottingham Castle is a magnificent 17th Century ducal mansion built on the site of the original Medieval Castle, with spectacular views across the city. A vibrant museum and art gallery housing collections of silver, glass, armour and paintings, plus fifteen centuries of Nottingham history.
Claymills Victorian Pumping Station (25 miles)
Claymills Victorian Pumping Station Historic Victorian industrial building with many rare original engines and boilers. Children’s trail to follow, plus a Visitor Centre and mini museum to explore. Steaming Days held throughout the year.
Galleries of Justice (25 miles)
Galleries of Justice is home to the Villainous Sheriff of Nottingham and is the only Museum of its kind in Europe. Based at Nottingham's old county gaol the Museum portrays Nottingham's horrible history and crime and punishment through the ages in a fun and interactive environment. Many tours are actor led making the...
City of Caves (25 miles)
City of Caves Discover a hidden world beneath your feet underneath the streets of Nottingham. Explore original sandstone caves with our actor led tours and meet our friendly characters Archie and Annie the Archaeologists or wander through at your own pace with our fantastic audio tour. You will be taken on an...
The Nottingham Ghost Walk (25 miles)
The Nottingham Ghost Walk A story-telling walking tour all about ghosts! Where they haunt, why they haunt, a bit of gore, some heritage and history - and you might even spot the real ghost who haunts our tours!
Northampton Trampoline Centre (25 miles)
Northampton Trampoline Centre is a purpose built trampoline centre welcoming all ages and abilities. Reach for the sky as you bounce on our Olympic sized trampolines. Our expert instructors will teach you how to perform awesome skills and tricks in a safe environment.
The Adrenalin Jungle (25 miles)
The Adrenalin Jungle The largest outdoor activity centre in Nottingham, offering Junior Archery, Assault course, Laser Tag, Sumo, and Jungle Challenge. Woodland Quad Trek, Indoor and Outdoor Karting for older kids. Children’s parties available, plus special activities during school holidays.
Quarry Park Disc Golf (25 miles)
Quarry Park Disc Golf Up to 18 holes of quirky Disc Golf fun on a course designed to be enjoyed by players of all ability levels, with minimum interference between holes. The course is set in 6 hectares of beautiful countryside.
Wacky Warehouse - Mill House (25 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Mill House Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
National Ice Centre (25 miles)
National Ice Centre There are a range of ice skating sessions on offer to suit all ages and abilities, from the loudest disco to quieter sessions for beginners and families, plus seals and penguins to hang on to!
Greens Windmill and Science Centre (25 miles)
Greens Windmill and Science Centre Fascinating displays and a few hands on experiments inspired by local mathematical physicist George Green, housed in his families' working windmill. Really interesting stuff plus lots of community and family events like seasonal crafts and cooking classes.
Quasar Nottingham (25 miles)
Quasar Nottingham Painless bruiseless laser tag, the gentler way to get the thrills of shoot 'em ups in a live action role play setting.
MFA Bowl Nottingham (25 miles)
MFA Bowl Nottingham with an amazing 48 lanes spread over 2 floors this is the UK's biggest alley and it's also backed up by 2 bars, a separate family diner and huge amusement and arcade area! Bring your pocket money!
Branston Water Park (25 miles)
Branston Water Park There is a small visitor centre, children's play area and toilets on site. Look out for the great range of birds, animal and insects which inhabit their varied habitats.
Shobnall Leisure Complex (25 miles)
Shobnall Leisure Complex WIth indoor and outdoor sports facilities to pre book, crazy golf and pitch n putt to drop in on, and a playground, paddling pool and skatepark to access for free, this place has loads to do for kids of all ages! Adapted Cycling Centre also on site!
The Lost City Adventure Golf (25 miles)
The Lost City Adventure Golf The first indoor course of its kind in the East Midlands, The Lost City will give intrepid pioneers of all ages the opportunity to test their skills at the state-of-the-art adventure golf complex. The Lost City features two 18-hole courses with dramatic interactive features such as talking Inca statues
Si5 Spymissions Nottingham (25 miles)
Si5 Spymissions Nottingham is the exciting spy themed action adventure centre in Nottingham for ages 6 and above. Your Mission: to infiltrate the ship and stop the missile being launched! The mission ends with an adrenalin pumping escape: you and your friends will feel like real spies!
The Barton under Needwood Treasure Trail (25 miles)
The Barton under Needwood Treasure Trail Explore on a Treasure Trail and enjoy a great family day out as you work together to solve the clues on this self-guided mystery walk.
The National Memorial Arboretum (25 miles)
The National Memorial Arboretum A living tribute to people who have fallen in duty to the country. Over 50,000 stunning trees, a variety of habitats, which are full of wildlife including skylarks, otters, brown hares and more. Daily programme of activities. Free to visit.
Berzerk Indoor Play (25 miles)
Berzerk Indoor Play Family owned and run, this is a home away from home except with loads more stuff to play with! Big slides, deep ball pools and lots to climb on, this is just what the doctor ordered to get them a good night's sleep!
Stonebridge City Farm (26 miles)
Stonebridge City Farm is an urban farm in the middle of Nottingham! Free to visit and open every day, with a number of animals both big and small; which you can feed, pet and handle; play park and picnic area; plus amenities such as cafe, shop and toilets.
Planet Bounce (26 miles)
Planet Bounce Next generation trampolining with dodgeball and aeroball courts, stunt jump airbag, slam dunk run and 50 end to end tramps in the main park. Cadets sessions for small ones, After Dark party nights for old ones, fun for all!
Hullabaloo (26 miles)
Hullabaloo Expansive play frame and stylish play area featuring 3 different slides and masses of activities you won't find anywhere else. Parents welcome in to play too and Laser Tag on site too!
Sywell Aviation Museum (26 miles)
Sywell Aviation Museum Discover the history of aviation in Northamptonshire, both civilian and military, with plenty to see, including aircraft cockpits, uniforms, photos, dioramas and more! Free parking, free entry and aircraft viewing area...perfect for the kids!
Chaddesden Park (26 miles)
Chaddesden Park Adventure playground plus BMX, football and cricket facilities. And a great new interactive water play area with loads of fun features now runs May through September.
Fermyn Woods Country Park (26 miles)
Fermyn Woods Country Park Situated in the heart of the Rockingham Forest, the park offers access to fantastic woodlands, meadows, thickets, marshes and ponds to explore.
Jephson Gardens (26 miles)
Jephson Gardens Flower filled park containing a sensory garden, an exotic glasshouse, a lake with ducks and swans, and a boating pond. There is also a nearby ship-themed adventure play area (see full details for information).
Toplodge Fineshade Wood (26 miles)
Toplodge Fineshade Wood is a popular family visitor attraction in the heart of the Rockingham Forest. With 2 great play areas, new Superworm Trail and a whole wood to explore, families can play, picnic, walk or cycle and then hit the cafe!
Leamington Spa Art Gallery (26 miles)
Leamington Spa Art Gallery Provides opportunities for everyone to benefit from, enjoy and participate in the creation, interpretation and preservation of the Arts and Heritage.
TeamSport Nottingham (26 miles)
TeamSport Nottingham is a chance to race round the track with your family and friends, zooming over flyovers and coming first!
The Climbing Unit (26 miles)
The Climbing Unit An indoor climbing experience for all ages. With children welcome anytime for miniature climbs and regular children’s sessions there’s always something to do. A dedicated group room includes roped climbing, keeping youngsters entertained for hours. Booking is essential.
The Play Farm (26 miles)
The Play Farm A multi tiered soft play experience with all the classic and contemporary adventure features one expects from modern soft play and dedicated toddler zone besides.
Ufton Fields Nature Reserve (26 miles)
Ufton Fields Nature Reserve This 100 acre site is a wildlife haven with all weather footpaths providing access to varied habitats in every season. The site is noted for its abundance of butterflies, dragonflies, wild flowers and birds.
Victoria Park (26 miles)
Victoria Park Offers several adventure play areas with a wide range of equipment, summer paddling pool and loads of sports space including 10 all weather tennis courts, bowls and cricket, plus the half mile circuit.
Wacky Warehouse at the Fradley Arms (26 miles)
Wacky Warehouse at the Fradley Arms offers their trademark standard of indoor adventure play, with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant with separate kids' menu. Plus big beer garden, accommodation and great disabled access throughout.
Tenpin Northampton (26 miles)
Tenpin Northampton is a bowling centre located located in Sixfields Leisure, Weedon Road. We have 26 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.
Haystacks Play Barn (26 miles)
Haystacks Play Barn A family run indoor activity centre for kids aged up to 8 years of age. A range of soft play and fun sensory activities, plus an outdoor play area. They do birthday parties too!
Nottingham Climbing Centre (26 miles)
Nottingham Climbing Centre 800 square metres of climbing wall! The centre offers Bouldering, Top Roping and Leading Facilities; as well as running courses for beginners or improvers, starting from age 7.
Wacky Warehouse - Fort Jester (27 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Fort Jester Indoor play area with particularly excellent disabled facilities throughout, featuring loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant. Plus outdoor children's play area too!
Tubby Bears Playzone (27 miles)
Tubby Bears Playzone offers a 3 level adventure climbing maze full of cool features and physical play fun for older kids plus matted toddler area and toys for the small folk. And parties, of course!
Belvoir Castle (27 miles)
Belvoir Castle The castle's splendid interior contains many beautiful treasures from great works of art, to fine furniture and beautiful tapestries. Children can enjoy the delightful Regency Nursery and School Room, the adventure playground and gardens.