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Family Days Out near to Hereford
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The Play Barn (28 miles)
Brecon
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)
Chepstow
Whirlikidz 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)
Kidderminster
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
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)
Bewdley
Severn Valley Railway Historic rural railway line run with plenty for train enthusiasts to see and do. PLEASE NOTE that you may join the line from several stations, not just the one marked here as the address.
Droitwich Spa Lido (29 miles)
Droitwich
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.
Great Witcombe Roman Villa (29 miles)
Great Witcombe
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)
Kidderminster
Country Treks Equestrian Centre BHS approved facility offering lessons, trekking and trail rides. Plus recognised Pony Club.
Live the Adventure (29 miles)
Stottesdon
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)
Cheltenham
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)
Bewdley
West Midland Safari Park Voted the Best Attraction in the West Midlands by Kids and Parents, thePark 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...
Cantref Adventure Farm (29 miles)
Brecon
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
Cheltenham Montpellier Treasure Trail Is a fun way to explore one of the most delightful parts of Cheltenham, bustling with charming and sophisticated shops, wine bars and restaurants. Follow the Trail, solve the clues and see the sights.
Dizzy Kidz Indoor Playcentre (29 miles)
Tredegar
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)
Stroud
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)
Cheltenham
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.
Stratford Park Leisure Centre (30 miles)
Stroud
Stratford Park Leisure Centre Outdoor and indoor pools, various sporting opportunities. Outdoor pool open May to September.
The Paint it Yourself Pottery Co. (30 miles)
Cheltenham
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)
Cheltenham
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)
Chipping Campden
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)
Stroud
Gloucester Apollo 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)
Aberbeeg
The Eden Centre Multi level adventure soft play plus sports facilities and kart track with dedicated baby zone.
Zoopadoopa (30 miles)
Cwmbran
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. Cwmbrans' Premier Children's Indoor Play Centre. We...
Bowlplex Cwmbran (30 miles)
Cwmbran
Bowlplex Cwmbran Family friendly tenpin bowling, with bumpers and ball ramps for the kids.
Fantastico Indoor Play Area (31 miles)
Kidderminster
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)
Kidderminster
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)
Bridgnorth
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)
Torfaen
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)
Kidderminster
Coalyard Miniature Railway Kid size railway for a pleasing jaunt up and down the line, open most weekends.
Wyre Forest Glades (31 miles)
Kidderminster
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.
Severn Centre (31 miles)
Shropshire
Severn Centre Solar panel heated outdoor pool with toddler pools.
Cheeky Monkeys Cwmbran (31 miles)
Cwmbran
Cheeky Monkeys Cwmbran - both indoor and outdoor play. Cheeky Monkeys offers 4 separate play areas: Toddler Zone, Junior Zone, Sports Zone and Outdoor Zone! All designed to provide a safe, fun and stimulating environment for children under 12 years of age!
Pen-y-fan Pond (31 miles)
Caerphilly
Pen-y-fan Pond Parkland about a resevoir with flat open space for sports and kite flying, nature rambling and picnicking. There's a wonderful Alien Invasion Trail around the park that's sure to keep them moving and get imaginations going!
Acton Scott Working Farm (31 miles)
Church Stretton
Acton Scott Working Farm Has long provided the opportunity to become familiar with the country life of yesteryear. Its Historic Working Farm is a wonderful visitor attraction with daily activities and special events. You will see traditional 19th century farm life unfold daily, while the land around is worked by heavy horses.
Shropshire Hills Mountain Bike Centre (32 miles)
Church Stretton
Shropshire Hills Mountain Bike Centre 4 acres of scenic road and off road riding trails with fantastic range of cycles available for hire and a reassuring breakdown rescue service offered too! They also offer camping options here, including heated camping pods.
Caldicot Castle (32 miles)
Caldicot
Caldicot Castle Explore the Castle and its beautiful setting of tranquil gardens and a wooded country park. Lots for kids to do including activity station and activities and workshops throughout the year.
National Roman Legion Museum (32 miles)
Newport
National Roman Legion Museum Meet the Romans! The Museum and surrounding town of Caerleon has enough stuff about the Romans to keep all budding soldiers and gladiators happy. With ruins of buildings, Roman objects, dressing up, trails and plenty of events and activities throughout the year.
Thornbury Leisure Centre (32 miles)
Bristol
Thornbury Leisure Centre Offers a wide range of activities such as swimming, creche, soft play, badminton, table tennis and squash and indoor bowls. The centre also run children’s holiday activities including full day camps, arts and crafts as well as sporting activities.
Celtic Manor (32 miles)
Newport
Celtic Manor - is a family friendly resort featuring a range of activities for kids of all ages including ‘Forest Jump’ High and Low Ropes Adventure, ‘On Target’ Archery and Crossbow, indoor ‘Laser Combat’ and Adventure Golf.
Quackers Indoor Soft Play Centre (32 miles)
Newbridge-on-Wye
Quackers Indoor Soft Play Centre We have a large indoor play area with drop slides, astro-slide, tube slide, rope bridge, spider's web, spinner ball cannons and more including a separate toddlers area. Also outdoor Go-Karts. There are no age restrictions on the equipment and plenty of seating for those who want to watch. Great indoor...
Jungle Chums Soft Play Centre (32 miles)
Milbury Heath
Jungle Chums Soft Play Centre is an indoor soft play centre hosting a jungle themed play structure suspended largely in the air with a sports court big enough to let off some steam! We’ve also got a lovely designated baby and toddler area with plenty of free play toys to keep you little ones busy too.
Brecon Mountain Railway (33 miles)
Merthyr Tydfil
Brecon Mountain Railway Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the National Park from one of Wales' most popular railways, plus enjoy the new childrens play area at Pontsticill.
Wotton Pool (33 miles)
Wotton Under Edge
Wotton Pool Heated outdoor pool under cover, summer opening only.
Old Down Country Park (33 miles)
Bristol
Old Down Country Park An ideal attraction to bring the whole family. From woodland walks, animal encounters. birthday parties, the adventure playground, the giant bouncy pillow, a cafe selling delicious treats and the farm shop selling gifts for everyone: it really is a day out to remember and we are open all year round!
Evesham Leisure Centre Climbing Wall (33 miles)
Evesham
Evesham Leisure Centre Climbing Wall is a 17 rope climbing wall with over 50 coloured routes. The climbing wall also features animal themed climbing holds. Junior climbing courses, climbing taster sessions are climbing parties are available for children aged 5 and up.
The Handsam Boat Company (33 miles)
Evesham
The Handsam Boat Company Offering jaunts down the River Avon either by guided covered group tour, private hire motor boat or a family sized row boat. Departing from the award winning Abbey Park.
The Almonry Heritage Centre (33 miles)
Evesham
The Almonry Heritage Centre Loads of displays on different angles of history, spread across 12 interesting rooms and the garden. Join the Junior Almoners' Club for bonus trails and activities.
Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings (33 miles)
Bromsgrove
Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings An award winning museum with a collection of 30 buildings that have been rescued from destruction and carefully rebuilt on Avoncroft's beautiful rural site. There is a 19th century windmill, which can still be used today, the National Telephone Kiosk Collection, a Medieval Town House and lots more!
Cwmcarn Forest (33 miles)
Caerphilly
Cwmcarn Forest Unique fun day out by car, bike or on foot along the stunning seven miles of Cwmcarn Forest Drive with car park stop off points offering artwork to absorb, BBQ and picnic sites and at Car Park 3 a wooden playground where children can follow the Wizards Walk full of magical figures on the way. A visitors...
Wacky Warehouse - Strawberry Field (33 miles)
Evesham
Wacky Warehouse - Strawberry Field The usual Wacky Warehouse scenario: you have a rest while the kids run themselves ragged on the multi level play structure, with separate toddler zone.

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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