Big Apple Horsham Superbowl (< 1 mile)
Horsham Treasure Trail (< 1 mile)
Horsham Treasure Trail
Looking for a fun and interesting way to explore Horsham? The Spy Walking Treasure Trail will show you fascinating facts about the area and take you through beautiful scenery and places to play and have fun. Take a picnic with you, a bat and ball, Frisbee or football.
Huxleys Birds of Prey Centre (1 miles)
Huxleys Birds of Prey Centre
A wide range of birds from hawks to eagles, falcons to owls, and vultures to kites! Plus a gorgeous Japanese Water Garden. Note limited opening times.
Little Gems Pottery Painting (6 miles)
Little Gems Pottery Painting
Simply pick a pre-made ceramic piece and paint and decorate it however you wish. You can paint your babies hands or feet and print them onto a mug. We also offer birthday parties! Our paint your own pottery studio is suitable for children and adults of all ages.
K2 Crawley (6 miles)
A staggering array of sports and leisure opportunities, from the under 8s leisure water, swimming and diving facilities, climbing rock, gynastics and martial arts rooms, football, squash, honestly whatever you want to do (so long as its energetic) they have it! And a creche! A day's worth, if you have the energy!
High Sports Crawley (7 miles)
High Sports Crawley
Indoor Climbing Centre with opportunities for the smaller climber - ring for more details. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with children
Tilgate Park (7 miles)
Has so much to offer from stunning lakes, lawns and gardens to miles of woodland and bridleways for long leisurely walks. Adventure playground, maze, nature centre with animals and water sports opportunities too!
Go Ape Tree Top Junior (7 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 Tree Top Adventure Crawley (7 miles)
Go Ape Tree Top Adventure Crawley
The classic and original Go Ape experience. We’ll brief you for safety before you fly down our zip-wires, leap off our Tarzan Swing and tackle our crossings whilst enjoying some of Britain’s most breathtaking scenery.
AMF Hollywood Bowl Crawley (7 miles)
Fishers Farm Park (7 miles)
Fishers Farm Park
Officially announced this year as one of the ‘Best Farm Attractions in the UK’, Fishers Adventure Farm Park offers visitors the ultimate family adventure! With Animals, Rides, Theatre Shows and more: and all included in your admission price!
Laser Hub (8 miles)
a bruise-less, mess-less action combat game for over 7s, played in an atmospheric arena.
Wilderness Wood (8 miles)
A family-run award-winning 62-acre woodland in the beautiful Sussex Weald, they run family events and activities throughout the year. Get out there and enjoy a taste of rural sustainability in action!
Treasure Chest Soft Play Centre (8 miles)
Captain Cranleighs Adventure Island (9 miles)
Captain Cranleighs Adventure Island
Imaginative multi level adventure soft play for youngsters and also a creche, within a leisure centre with swimming pools. Height restrictions apply: chldren under 1.42m only allowed.
Team Sport Crawley (9 miles)
Team Sport Crawley
From ages 8 upwards kids sessions and parties are a great way to have fun and let tomorrow's budding stars shine. Kids are fully briefed and taught how to handle their specially adapted kart before they even touch the circuit.
The Triangle (10 miles)
For those just starting out in the water there's the shallow learner pool, where children can take their first steps to swimming with mum and dad nearby. Small children can enjoy the beach area with a waterslide, animal water features and poolside spectator area. Finally, thrill seekers can venture into the main pool with water sprays, waterfalls, rapids and high-speed flume rides.
Beech Hurst Park Miniature Railway (10 miles)
Beech Hurst Park Miniature Railway
Half a mile track of 5" gauge train track which is elevated - the kids love it!! Only runs on weekends. Great idea if you are looking for family days out in west sussex.
Ardingly Activity Centre (10 miles)
Ardingly Activity Centre
Patient and enthusiastic staff are waiting to teach your family to sail, windsurf, fish or canoe in this gorgeous reservoir. Pre booking essential.
Wacky Warehouse - Air Balloon (11 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Air Balloon
Fantastic soft play structure with aerial runs, cargo nets and astro slides, plus there's a safe toddler area with squishy, squashy shapes for little-ones.
Victoria Park Splashpad (11 miles)
Victoria Park Splashpad
A brand new splashpad graces this classic park plus play equipment, paddling pool, skatepark and basketball area.
Fun Pots (11 miles)
is a pottery painting studio. This is a creative, indoor activity for children and adults alike. You select a piece of white unglazed pottery to paint. We then glaze and fire the painted items in our studio kiln, ready for collection within a week.
Bedelands Farm Nature Reserve (11 miles)
Bedelands Farm Nature Reserve
Ideal for a nature hike: oodles of wild flowers, and a diverse offering of improved, unimproved and coppice-managed woods to explore. Winner of 4 consecutive Green Flag Awards.
South Downs Light Railway (11 miles)
South Downs Light Railway
is a miniature railway where real steam engines pull trains with sit-in carriages. In the waiting room teddy bears sit ready to be taken on a train ride. On the journey you’ll see Snow White and other favourite children’s characters. Each journey takes about 7 minutes running every 15 minutes.
Antics at The Triangle (11 miles)
Antics at The Triangle
Soft play for the under 8s on a three tier frame with varying features and activities, and a dedicated area for the under 3s.
Pickles Burgess Hill (11 miles)
Pickles Burgess Hill
Multi level indoor adventure climbing maze packed with features, plus toddler area and outdoor play equipment.
Millie Moos Pottery Painting (12 miles)
Millie Moos Pottery Painting
is a family fun indoor activity, you select an unglazed piece of pottery to paint, we glaze and fire your item ready to be collected within a few days. We also offer parties and a bookable late night, we also offer hand and footprints.
High Sports Redhill (12 miles)
High Sports Redhill
Indoor Climbing Centre in Surrey with opportunities for the smaller climber - ring for more details. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with children in Surrey.
Petworth House and Park (13 miles)
Petworth House and Park
Ideal picnic territory: splendid scenery, local wildlife, an art gallery, and lots and lots of room to run around in. Regular family events during the summer.
Jill Windmill (13 miles)
A working windmill, built in 1821, located in the South Downs National Park. Jill grinds flour when wind permits.
Most suited to children over 7 years old.
Recommended as PART of your full day out.
Chocolart (13 miles)
You'll all have fun making your own chocolates, moulding, dipping and decorating. Fingers may be licked at will! We also include soft drinks for them, hot drinks for you and a chocolate fountain for all.
Reigate Caves (13 miles)
Explore the Baron's Cave in the Castle Grounds and the East and West Caverns in Tunnel Road. Limited public opening days but tours also available for groups.
Dish Ceramics Studio (13 miles)
Dish Ceramics Studio
A paint your own pottery studio. Birthday parties, unique gifts, baby footprints. NCT and toddler groups, schools, women’s groups, Brownies, Guides and Scouts, corporate teambuilding – all welcome.
Outwood Windmill (14 miles)
Outwood Windmill is the oldest windmill in Britain which is still working. The windmill can be visited by private pre-arranged bookings only.
Deers Leap Bikes (14 miles)
Deers Leap Bikes
We are a mountain bike park that has 240 acres of trails ranging from family tracks to single track and even sections of north shore. With bikes for hire or test ride a new bike as well as a shop and service centre on site.
Polesden Lacey (14 miles)
Discover nature and history surrounded by breathtaking views of the Surrey Hills with family activities and play area, kids' trail and quiz plus family activity packs and Tracker packs.
The British Wildlife Centre (14 miles)
The British Wildlife Centre
A peaceful, relaxing place to see and learn about Britain's wonderful wildlife, from tiny harvest mice to magnificent red deer and everything in between! Over forty different native species are displayed in natural surroundings.
Amberley Working Museum (14 miles)
Amberley Working Museum
contains a wide range of exhibits, ranging from transported-based collections, such as the Southdown bus collection and the village garage, to industry based collections, also has narrow gauge train running round the site.
Adventureland and Youth Gym (14 miles)
Adventureland and Youth Gym
A specially designed indoor area for children 6 years and under, with slides, tubes and swing areas to keep children entertained. Swimming and a gym specifically for 11 to 15 year olds also here.
Pickles East Grinstead (15 miles)
Pickles East Grinstead
Multi level indoor adventure climbing maze packed with features, plus toddler area and outdoor play equipment.
Ride the Hill (15 miles)
Ride the Hill
As one of the Worlds top Mountainboard Centres, we have something for everyone, and a lift to take you back for more!!! And for the non-riders the lakeside location and nearby farm shop and plant centre make it an ideal place to while away a couple of hours.
Playworld at Kings Centre (15 miles)
Playworld at Kings Centre
Multi level adventure play facility and climbing structure with all the modern and classic features on expects from balls to tunnels via slides! Maximum height of 1.38 metres, with a separate area for entertaining under 3s.
Bluebell Railway (15 miles)
Great Steam engine journeys through the Sussex countryside and offer many seasonal specials which appeal particularly to children.
Hatchlands Park (15 miles)
Home of Wizard Wix's Willow Warren, the all natural adventure area for children. Also boasts Europe’s largest collection of keyboard instruments associated with famous composers.
Heaven in Nutfield (15 miles)
Heaven in Nutfield
They regularly change their toys, equipment and activities regularly to ensure interest and encourage development of a range of skills. You can always expect a good selection of dress up stuff, construction kits, arts and crafts, doll house and car games. For under 5s.
Clandon Park (15 miles)
A fairly rare Palladian mansion open to tours with a breathtaking Marble Hall, also boasting within the grounds the only historic Maori meeting house in the UK. The natural play area and children's trails inside and out help keep kids' attention.
Farncombe Funzone (15 miles)
Fun soft play suitable for children from 6 months up to about 8 years. Separate area for babies less than 15 months
Ashdown Llama Farm (16 miles)
Ashdown Llama Farm
Over 100 beautiful llamas and alpacas, and a small herd of reindeer. Lovely views, picnic area, adventure play area, museum, Alpaca Knitwear and South American Crafts Gift Shop, Coffee Shop, Walking with Llamas (pre booking required).
Crazy Tots Soft Play (16 miles)
Crazy Tots Soft Play
A large soft play area within a leisure centre incorporating a wide range of educational physical play equipment for children aged eight years and under.
Guildford Town Riverside Treasure Hunt (16 miles)
Guildford Town Riverside Treasure Hunt
This one and a half mile self guided treasure hunt around the town and riverside area of Guildford will ensure that the kids have fun looking for hidden clues while grown ups will enjoy solving the questions, some easy, some a little sneaky. Healthy educational fun for all ages.
Thanks for all the great things to do in Horsham 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 West Sussex can enjoy the great day out as well.
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