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George Marshall Medical Museum is a free museum where the whole family can explore the history of medicine. Be terrified by our death masks and find out what an amputation looked like in the 19th century! Stop at the apothecary for a cholera remedy and have a go at our mystery object game.
Freddies Play Pad Worcester An exciting interactive soft play experience for babies, toddlers and pre school children. Includes a soft playzone centrepiece, a sensory area, and reading corner. They also have singing and dancing at the end of each session.
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre is a wildlife attraction offering families close encounters with exotic birds, mammals and amphibians. The attraction is in the beautiful setting of the Cotswolds and has views out to the Seven Estuary.
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.
Tenpin Gloucester is a bowling centre located in Centre Severn Barnwood. We have 26 modern fully computerised lanes, American and English Pool tables, Amusement Arcades all catered towards families and kids. There is also the Beach Road Cafe Bar and Costa Coffee for some delicious meal and snack options!
Jet Age Museum A museum dedicated to preserving the rich aviation history of Gloucestershire. Find out about the Gloster Aircraft Company and the first jet flight, plus stories of people and places that put the county at the head of the aerospace industry.
Gloucester Ski and Snowboard Centre Fun, Fast and Fantastic outdoor Winter experience in a little town in Gloucestershire! We offer Skiing, Snowboarding and tubing for all ages and abilities. Our services include private and group lessons, corporate events, children and adult parties.
Wyre Forest Discovery Centre hosts the "education centre of excellence". Curriculum linked activities and a variety of adult craft and wildlife focus days are available including high wires and muddy games!
Go Ape Tree Top Junior A fun filled experience of canopy exploring, trail blazing and obstacles for all to enjoy. You'll take on crossings over trails and finish with one awesome zip wire.
Go Ape Wyre 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 Playmate Childrens Riding School BHS approved all weather facility welcoming 2 to 12 year olds for fun style lessons, farm riding and show jumps, plus an outdoor play area.
Stokesay Castle Intriguing and atmospheric castle available for exploration! A great trip with smalls or history lovers in a fairytale setting with free audio guide, kiddie's story box, several buildings to explore and a moat walk. Cool!
Dr Jenners House The former country home of the scientist who invented a vaccine against smallpox, the greatest killer disease at the time. Discover the story of the ‘man who saved the world’!
Land of the Lost Content Museum A quirky little museum, with 3 floor that are jam packed with items from popular British Culture from Victorian times to present day. Fascinating for the kids, and possibly nostalgic for the adults!
Berkeley Castle is England's oldest inhabited castle and most historic home. Over 24 generations of Berkeley's have transformed a savage Norman fortress into a truly stately home full of treasures. Come and learn about murder, intrigue and mysterious events at the castle.
Cattle Country Adventure Park Is an Indoor and outdoor adventure park with loads of animals to see. Splash pool open from Whitsun to September. 2015 sees a new Cattle Trail activity!
Pontypool Park 64 Hectares of park and gardens playing host to a leisure centre, outdoor dry ski slope, pitch and putt, childrens play area suitable for younger and older kids plus lots more!
Mickey Millers Family PlayBarn The enormous multi level main frame is packed full of classic and contemporary adventure play features, including the terrifying 16 and 21ft Demon Drop Slides! Dare they? Dare YOU?
Freddies Play Pad Droitwich An exciting interactive soft play experience for babies, toddlers and pre school children. Includes a soft playzone centrepiece, a sensory area, and reading corner. They also have singing and dancing at the end of each session.
The Play Barn Adventure, exercise and stimulation in a safe environment! Multi level adventure play frame with slides, balls, tunnels and plenty of classic and contemporary features one expects from modern soft play.
Prinknash Bird and Deer Park Fowl, follies and family fun aplenty as you wander the exquisite grounds; plus mixed era monastic buildings either side of a wooded valley and a modern visitor centre. The follies include a charming traditional Wendy House to play in!
Whirlikidz With over and under 4s areas plus a multi sports zone there's plenty here to occupy all ages! Highlights include the 4 lane waterfall slide,
Painswick Rococo Garden with a maze, nature trail, tasteful hidden characters to find, a bug hotel, water features and gorgeous swathes of seasonal flowers, this is a fun yet soothing place to visit ideal for families.
Worcestershire County Museum Explore Worcestershire's past, find out how people worked and played. What was life like in the nursery and scullery? Get hands on in our Toys through Time Gallery, discover our wonderful collection of Gypsy Caravans in our Transport display, or try out the stocks!
Hartlebury Castle and Museum Whether you are looking for a trip down memory lane, a chance to learn something new, a peaceful stroll through nature or a nice cup of tea and a cake, Hartlebury Castle has it all. Hosting exciting events throughout the year a great day out for all the family.
Severn Valley Railway Historic rural railway line run with plenty for train enthusiasts to see and do. You may join the line from several stations, not just the one marked here as the address.
Droitwich Spa Lido is a rare open-air saltwater swimming pool; 40m pool with gently sloping beach area and wet play area with water cannons and fountains, plus sun terraces and cafe. Open May to September and heated to 23 degrees.
Offas Dyke Path National Trail A 177 mile (285km) long walking trail from Sedbury to Prestatyn, mainly through Wales. A borderland that is full of changing landscapes and historic towns, with great opportunities to see local wildlife like badgers and birds of prey.
Great Witcombe Roman Villa Visit the remains of a large villa that was built around AD 250 plus a shrine to a water spirit! Tricky terrain though, best for the fit and mobile. A short trip, but free!
Country Treks Equestrian Centre BHS approved facility offering lessons, trekking and trail rides. Plus recognised Pony Club, Pony Camps, Fancy Dress Days, Treasure Hunts and adventurous hacking past waterfalls, woodland and deer. Lovely!
Live the Adventure is an outdoor adventure centre. Children’s adventure days scheduled during school holidays. Full adventure activity programme from 10am to 4pm. Different activities daily scheduled on a weekly rotation. All day supervision by our team of qualified and experienced staff. Suitable for 8 to 16 year olds...
Leisure at Cheltenham Facilities include 3 pools, 2 sports halls, racquet sports, coached courses, athletics track, gymnastics, trampolining, soft play and drop in gymnastics sessions, free parking and free swimming for children when accompanied. Fully accessible with family and disabled changing spaces.
West Midland Safari Park Voted the Best Animal Attraction in the UK, the Park includes four miles of self-drive safari, Discovery Trail show casing Land of the Living Dinosaurs, animal exhibits, shows, African Village, walk-through lemurs, family Theme Park, shops and restaurants.
The Play Farm Indoor multi tiered soft play centre in farmyard themed surroundings. For kids aged up to 12 years, with play zones dedicated to different age groups. Toddler mornings held during term time.
Cantref Adventure Farm With the large indoor play areas, outdoor play, great pet handling shows and children's entertainment there is something for the whole family to do come rain or shine!
Cheltenham Montpellier Treasure Trail There’s a mystery to solve in Cheltenham as you explore on this self guided treasure hunt themed Treasure Trail. Can you find the clues and locate the long lost treasure?
Dizzy Kidz Indoor Playcentre is an Indoor Adventure Play Centre for children aged 0 to 11 years with a catering and party provision. Meet all our characters: Mickey and Minnie Mouse; Peppa Pig; Upsy Daisy; Bob the Builder and Ben 10!
Go Bananas Indoor Softplay Centre Whiz your way down the wavy Astra slide, swoosh down the half pipe into the ball pool, dare to cross the wobbly bridge and jump the star burst clouds and many more adventures will still await you!
Pittville Park is Cheltenham’s largest park with plenty to do for all ages, three play areas, one includes a pet’s corner and lots of open space to run around in and trees to explore. Other facilities include, boating lake, golf, tennis, skate park, on site toilets and award winning cafe.
The Paint it Yourself Pottery Co. Ceramic Cafe welcoming all ages for some messy, creative fun, with no experience required and plenty of inspiration and help on hand.
Stratford Park Leisure Centre Outdoor and indoor pools, various sporting opportunities. Outdoor pool open May to September.
Sandford Parks Lido Simply a children's paradise, with slides, a children's pool and a paddling pool. The 50 metre pool is also an ideal place to train, two lanes are reserved most days. Open spring through autumn.
Hidcote Manor Garden An Arts and Crafts garden with plenty for kids to do and see including secret gardens, plant house, orchard, Kitchen Garden and The Wilderness. You can play croquet or tennis on the new all weather court or pick up a free Hunter Pack for kids.
Gloucester Apollo Now a Vue Cinema! Enjoy all the latest releases at Vue Stroud (Apollo) surrounded by first class comfort and superior technology, with all the newest family feature films.
The Eden Centre Multi level adventure soft play plus sports facilities and kart track with dedicated baby zone.
Zoopadoopa is a zoo themed play frame with an under 3 area with car track. The main frame has a zebra and tiger slide with arial glide and ball cannon. We also have a sports court. Suitable for babies and children up to the age of 12 years.
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Bowlplex Cwmbran Choose from either traditional tenpin, modern UV Glow Bowling, or special Cwmbran Rock Nights! Plus arcade with video gaming and pool tables. Ramps and gutter guards for the kids mean it's anyone's game!
Rays Farm Country Matters A great place to bring the kids to meet, pet, and feed a variety of lovely farmyard friends. Build dens, spot sculptures in the Fairytale Forest, and conquer the outdoor log play! Indoor soft play for the little ones too.
Fantastico Indoor Play Area A fun and safe experience for your children in Kidderminster to enjoy themselves with a play area for all ages up to 10 and 4ft10.
Museum of Carpet focuses on Kidderminster's international carpet supplying history and includes a great many textile examples plus informative displays and exhibits. See the huge working looms!
Thanks for all the great things to do in Hereford 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 Herefordshire and Worcestershire can enjoy the great day out as well.
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