Playgolf (< 1 mile)
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.
Partyman World Wembley (2 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!
Wacky Warehouse - Ballot Box (2 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!
Wembley Stadium Tour (3 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...
Play Wembley (3 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.
Wacky Warehouse - Myllet Arms (3 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.
Northala Fields Park (3 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.
Dinosaur Escape (4 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.
Royal Air Force Museum London (4 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...
Tenpin Acton (4 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.
The Ruislip Lido Railway (4 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.
Topsy Turvy World (5 miles)
Topsy Turvy World
is a gigantic new concept in indoor soft play. It's the ultimate jump tumble, slide and fun, play system.
Ceramics Cafe (5 miles)
Choose from a great range of blain bisque ware just waiting for your colourful imprint to be made on them! Make a present, make a keepsake, make a mess (within reasonable limits!): just make an effort and you're sure to enjoy!
Brent Lodge Park (5 miles)
Brent Lodge Park
With an adventure playground, family maze, and the always popular and well stocked animal centre, this is a lovely afternoon waiting to happen! Highlights for small kids include The Butterfly House, prairie dogs and riverside woodland with seasonal fleets of colourful dragonflies!
Barnet Copthall Leisure Centre (5 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.
Aldenham Country Park (5 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.
Belmont Childrens Farm (5 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.
Fired Treasures Pottery and Arts Studio (6 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.
Farmyard Funworld (6 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 (6 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.
Golders Hill Park (6 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.
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!
The Venue (6 miles)
Underwater themed adventure soft play for under 8s including toddler zone, plus swimming elsewhere on site.
Dinosaur Safari Adventure Golf (6 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!
Hillingdon Sports and Leisure Complex (6 miles)
Hillingdon Sports and Leisure Complex
One of the top leisure facilities in the country with 50m indoor competition pool, leisure pool, outdoor lido, sauna, steam room, 100 station gym, wide range of exercise classes, athletics stadium and track, 3G floodlit pitches, sports hall, cafe, creche, meeting rooms and much more.
London Museum of Water and Steam (6 miles)
London Museum of Water and Steam
Offering tours of the steam pumping engines, rides on London's only narrow gauge railway, education in the Waterworks interactive gallery, and the Splashzone hands on water engineering play lab!
WestWay Climbing (6 miles)
Climbing is perfects for kids, and this centre offers a couple of different drop in sessions for kids as young as five to give climbing a try in a safe, friendly and supervised atmosphere.
Brentford Fountain Leisure Centre (6 miles)
Brentford Fountain Leisure Centre
The centre has a leisure pool which features a 40m slide and a 25m fitness pool. Plus squash and badmington courts and 5 a side footy courts.
Kensington Memorial Park (7 miles)
Kensington Memorial Park
Offers many recreational activities including pleasant formal areas and a children’s playground, plus tennis, football and junior cricket facilities.
The Musical Museum (7 miles)
The Musical Museum
From the tiny clockwork Musical Box to the self playing ‘Mighty Wurlitzer’, the collection embraces an impressive and fascinating array that will enchant most children and most of the rest of you too!
Bramleys Big Adventure (7 miles)
Bramleys Big Adventure
London's Most Central kids' indoor play centre with Gift Shop and Family Cafe. Great London day out idea for small kids and toddlers.
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!
Denham Country Park (7 miles)
Denham Country Park
Alive with birds, butterflies, dragonflies and wildflowers, this park is a real treat and the visitor centre will help you plan your day, give you maps and tell you how to use your river dipping net kit!
Bay Sixty 6 (7 miles)
Bay Sixty 6
With beginners sessions, after school clubs, group lessons and a varying wheel type schedule, this is the ideal spot for kids to get working on their skate, board and scoot skills!
Ceramics Cafe (7 miles)
Pottery painting fun for everyone! This is the original branch of Ceramics Cafe with room for 30 painters plus private hire area which seats another 35.
Kew Gardens (RBG) (7 miles)
Kew Gardens (RBG)
is a world renowned visitor attraction with over 300 acres of landscaped gardens, and plenty of family activities including the Rhizotron and Xstrata Treetop Walkway where you can climb high into the treetops. Treehouse Towers is Kew's tree-themed outdoor play area for 3 to 11s.
Snakes and Ladders Play Centre (7 miles)
Snakes and Ladders Play Centre
is back and better than ever after a £2 million redevelopment. With new play frames, special zones and more fun for everyone it is a fantastic day out for everyone!
Finchley Lido (7 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!
Hollywood Bowl Finchley (7 miles)
Hollywood Bowl Finchley
offers 26 lanes of bowling with auto scoring, gutter bumpers and rolling ramps, plus modern arcade. Big fun!
Creativity Crazy (7 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.
Rickmansworth Aquadrome Nature Reserve (7 miles)
Rickmansworth Aquadrome Nature Reserve
41 hectares of land, water, woodland and open space. A perfect spot to come for a picnic, fun in the play area, a drink at the cafe or just a run around in the sunshine.
TopGolf Watford (7 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.
Ravenscourt Park (7 miles)
Medieval 13 acre park with numerous play areas best suited to under 5s and one larger for older, ducks on the lake and sports facilities including netball, tennis, football and bowls.
GoKids N20 (7 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!
Hampstead Ponds (7 miles)
London Waterbus Canal Trips (7 miles)
London Waterbus Canal Trips
Trips of varying length on traditional canal narrow boats, three with Historic Ship Certificates, and all with weather protection and large opening windows for sunny days. Tickets sold on board.
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.
All Star Lanes Bayswater (8 miles)
All Star Lanes Bayswater
Small and friendly bowling alley with six lanes, one of which is bookable in advance. Extra light bowling balls; Bowling ramps; Bowling bumpers and Kids' party menu available.
Tour of Lords and MCC Museum (8 miles)
St Johns Wood
Tour of Lords and MCC Museum
Visit one of the oldest sporting museums in the world or go behind the scenes on a tour of Lords Cricket Ground.
Jungle Versatile Indoor Play (8 miles)
Jungle Versatile Indoor Play
The new and improved indoor soft playcentre in Hounslow, catering for ages from 0 to 10years. With designated 0 to 2 years, 2 to 4 years and 5 years+ zones. Open 7 days a week 10am to 6pm! Entry prices starting from £4.50. Under 12 months are free!
Thanks for all the great things to do in Harrow 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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