Big Pit National Coal Museum (25 miles)
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.
Big Pit National Mining Museum (25 miles)
Big Pit National Mining Museum
World-famous underground tour, go 300 feet underground with a real miner and see what life was like for the thousands of men who worked at the coal face. Plus new multi-media tours and exhibitions.
Tenpin Gloucester (26 miles)
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 (26 miles)
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 (26 miles)
Gloucester Ski and Snowboard Centre
One of the best and longest outdoor artificial ski slopes in the UK. From skiing and snowboarding to tubing and snow fun park, there's something to do for everyone!
Wyre Forest Discovery Centre (26 miles)
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 (26 miles)
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 (26 miles)
Go Ape Wyre
Go Ape is the UK's No.1 Forest Adventure. Take to the trees and speed down zip slides. They’re part of an exciting course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and crossings; all set high above the forest floor.
The Playmate Childrens Riding School (27 miles)
Dr Jenners House (27 miles)
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 (27 miles)
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 (27 miles)
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 (28 miles)
Pontypool Park (28 miles)
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 (28 miles)
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?
Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre (28 miles)
Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre
A visit to the Secret Hills exhibition will reveal some of the stories hidden in the landscape, offers a range of activities, past-times and opportunities for anyone and everyone.
Freddies Play Pad Droitwich (28 miles)
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.
Prinknash Bird and Deer Park (28 miles)
Prinknash Bird and Deer Park
- is set in a wooded valley once the hunting lodge of the Abbots of Gloucester and King Henry VIII. The park has been landscaped to resemble an 18th century park with traditional follies enhanced by beautiful birds and animals. You will see over 50 peacocks and waterfowl, golden pheasants, love birds, the...
The Play Barn (28 miles)
The Play Barn
Adventure, exercise and stimulation in a safe environment! Multi level adventure play frame with slides, balls, tunnels and all the other classic and contemporary features one expects from modern soft play.
Whirlikidz (28 miles)
Whirlikidz boasts a large indoor play structure with slides, tunnels and plenty more to explore. There are also mother and toddler sessions which include free squash and snack, arts and crafts, story time and singing.
Worcestershire County Museum (28 miles)
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 (29 miles)
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 (29 miles)
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 (29 miles)
Droitwich Spa Lido
Heated outdoor swimming pool with a beach area at one end and an integrated fountain, with a dedicated wet-play area besides the main pool.
Offas Dyke Path National Trail (29 miles)
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 (29 miles)
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 (29 miles)
Live the Adventure (29 miles)
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 (29 miles)
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 (29 miles)
West Midland Safari Park
The Park combines four-miles of self-drive safari, including UK's largest pride of White Lions, plus Elephant, Rhino, Cheetah, Giraffe, etc. Plus, Discovery Trail, Penguin Cove, African Village, Walk-through Lemurs, live shows, family rides, shops and restaurants. Voted the Best Attraction in the West...
The Play Farm (29 miles)
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 (29 miles)
Cantref Adventure Farm
With the large indoor play areas, outdoor play, great pet handling shows & children entertainment there is something for the whole family to do come rain or shine!
Cheltenham Montpellier Treasure Trail (29 miles)
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 (29 miles)
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 (29 miles)
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 await you!
Pittville Park (29 miles)
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.
Stratford Park Leisure Centre (30 miles)
The Paint it Yourself Pottery Co. (30 miles)
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.
Sandford Parks Lido (30 miles)
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 (30 miles)
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 (30 miles)
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 (30 miles)
The Eden Centre
Multi level adventure soft play plus sports facilities and kart track with dedicated baby zone.
Zoopadoopa (30 miles)
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 (30 miles)
Family friendly tenpin bowling, with bumpers and ball ramps for the kids.
Fantastico Indoor Play Area (31 miles)
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 (31 miles)
Museum of Carpet
- focuses on Kidderminster's international carpet supplying history and includes a great many textile examples plus informative displays and exhibits.
Rays Farm Country Matters (31 miles)
Rays Farm Country Matters
is a great place to bring the kids to meet our farmyard animals, follow the farmer as he feeds the deer and meet mythical creatures in Fairytale Forest. Older kids can lose energy in the outdoor playarea while toddlers play in the indoor playroom.
Greenmeadow Community Farm (31 miles)
Greenmeadow Community Farm
The farm has a wide variety of animals plus a tractor and trailer ride. There is also an adventure playground and an interactive play area where you can have a go at milking a life size demo cow after watching it done for real.
Coalyard Miniature Railway (31 miles)
Wyre Forest Glades (31 miles)
Wyre Forest Glades
Leisure pool with wave machine and 2 flumes. There is also a soft play facility on site. A great idea for family days out with the kids.
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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