Dragons Den Playcentre (< 1 mile)
Dragons Den Playcentre
Two large slides a ball pool under 4 soft play separate from main play area. It is 12m x 8m two storey play frame. We also have cafe, seating area, baby changing facilities and wifi. Cater for children’s parties with prices to suit every budget.
Llangollen Wharf (< 1 mile)
Experience for yourself the pleasure of a horse drawn boat trip on the beautiful Llangollen Canal, or a motorised cruise which takes you across the famous Pontcysyllte Aqueduct.
Llangollen Railway (< 1 mile)
Take a sixteen mile round trip through the beautiful Dee Valley on a fantastic steam train, it could be like going back in time as you pass through the stations.
Ceffyl Gwyn Stables (3 miles)
Ceffyl Gwyn Stables
is a small, friendly horse riding stables offering riding activities for all ages and abilities. As well as lessons and hacks we hold regular Pony Days, special themed events, birthday parties and Bushcraft activities.
Plas Power Adventure (8 miles)
Plas Power Adventure
Great range of activities available including High Ropes course, Archery, Climbing Walls with indoor and outdoor courses, bushcraft, orienteering and cool KMX Karts.
Wacky Warehouse - Squire Yorke (9 miles)
Park Hall Countryside Experience (9 miles)
Park Hall Countryside Experience
Loads to do including milking, lamb feeding, pony grooming, and cart rides. Huge indoor play arena with toy tractor circuit and bouncy castles. Vintage Garage and Welsh Guards Museum. Exciting extras: Junior Driving School and quad bikes. Great Tearooms and picnic areas.
Fantastic Funhouse (9 miles)
is a large indoor soft play centre, located in Oswestry. 3 play frames of adventure, indoor football pitch and go-kart track. Adult and children’s menu available with hot drinks, cakes and snacks. Open 7 days a week. Parties also available with Peppa Pig.
Tenpin Wrexham (9 miles)
is a bowling centre located in Eagles Meadow. We have 29 modern fully computerised lanes, 9 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!
Wrexham Waterworld (9 miles)
acilities include learner and function pools, a 65 metre slide, which is great for the family, as well a relaxing bubble pool and rapids river ride for the more adventurous. Plus lessons and more.
Round The Twist (10 miles)
Round The Twist
Colourful multi level indoor adventure play with all of classic fun features from tunnels and scramble nets to slides! Separate toddler area well equipped for the smalls.
Alyn Waters Country Park (10 miles)
Alyn Waters Country Park
The largest country park in the Wrexham area and has waymarked woodland, grassland and riverside trails within the beautiful Alyn Valley. The Llay side allows easy access to the Local Nature Reserve, an excellent adventure playground and Golf Driving Range.
Run Around Playcentre (11 miles)
Run Around Playcentre
One of the largest play zones in North Wales. Whether sliding down the Astra slide, going through the Blackout Tunnel or exploring the Look out Tower or playing in the toddler zone, there's something for everyone.
Rednal Karting (13 miles)
Face a challenging 1km outdoor track on Honda powered 270cc Biz Karts with top speeds of around 90kmph! For over 8 years and 1.25m.
Planet Mayhem (15 miles)
Three levels of fun in this 3000 sq feet play area. Please ring b4 you go - as their website is down
Greenacres Animal Park (17 miles)
Greenacres Animal Park
Features include lots of farm and zoo animals to see, together with rides, amusements and more. Nestling among the more unusual farmyard inhabitants are Squirrel Monkeys, Lemurs, Llamas, Ostriches, Wallabies, Polecats and Chipmunks!
Boogles Barn (17 miles)
Multi-level soft adventure play with giant Astra Slides and Helipad, Toddlers area, Indoor electric go-karts, Creation Station pottery painting. Full day care, creche and out of school club child care facilities. Boogle'ÂÂs Pit-stop cafe serving a wide selection. Themed parties and...
Wizz Kidz Playcentre (17 miles)
Wizz Kidz Playcentre
The play centre is full of fun for all ages including a fab toddler area with a ball blower, a funky rainbow astra slide, a dance zone and even a football table for the older kids!
Nesscliffe Hill Country Park (18 miles)
Nesscliffe Hill Country Park
Nesscliffe hill is a sandstone escarpment & is now a country park with various footpaths through the woods. To the north of the hill the ramparts of an old hill fort are present. An old sandstone quarry face forms a spectacular cliff, popular for rock climbing. Cut into the cliff face is a cave reputedly the...
Glan Y Gors Park Karting (18 miles)
Glan Y Gors Park Karting
This is an outdoor circuit with an overall length of 1100 metres. The minimum age for drivers is 9 years old.
Cywain Heritage Centre (18 miles)
Cywain Heritage Centre
A host of indoor and outdoor exhibitions which celebrate rural skills. Also boasts an exciting and adventure packed new play area!
Fun4All (19 miles)
A large play centre for 0-11 year olds with dedicated age specific play frames, Sports Zone and cafe.
Dewa Roman Experience (19 miles)
Dewa Roman Experience
Step aboard a Roman Galley and sail back in time to revisit the streets of Roman Chester. Explore 3 metre deep archaeological excavations and handle 'dig' discoveries in the 'Finds' room.
Chester Treasure Trail (19 miles)
Chester Treasure Trail
is a fun way to explore Chester. Don’t rely on following your nose! Treasure Trails are a fantastic way to get the whole family out exploring. Turn a family walk into a fun walk in the fresh air. Follow the Trail, solve the clues and see the sights together.
Ghost Hunter Trail (19 miles)
Ghost Hunter Trail
If you think, what on earth is this doing on a family days out website, well some kids like ghost stories and some kids don't, you know your own kids, so you decide: more details available!
Showboats of Chester (19 miles)
Showboats of Chester
Cruise along the beautiful River Dee, passing the sights of the historic City of Chester aboard our luxury boats, Lady Diana and Mark Twain.
National White Water Centre (19 miles)
National White Water Centre
Guided white water rafting and canoeing on the incredible River Tryweryn for over 10s. Canyoning and other options available for over 12s.
Funny Bones Indoor Soft Play Centre (19 miles)
Funny Bones Indoor Soft Play Centre
a great purpose built play structure which incorparates a Twin lane astra slide, spiral slide, dizy disk, rollers and more. There is a purpose built car track has a great range of Little Tykes Cars - to keep those young ones busy.
Grosvenor Park Miniature Railway (19 miles)
Grosvenor Park Miniature Railway
is a 7 and a quarter gauge railway located in the beautiful surroundings of Chester's Grosvenor Park and is only a few minutes walk from the city centre. Fun for all the family and popular with young and old alike it has become one of Chester's top tourist attractions.
Northgate Arena (20 miles)
has a beach type effect swimming pools which has small slides for the younger visitor and a full size flume for the more adventurous, plus loads more sport facilities. Great idea if you are looking for family days out in Cheshire.
Blacon Adventure Playground (20 miles)
Blacon Adventure Playground
Large enclosed site for 8 to 16s includes large adventure play structures, a city farm, environmental play areas and a large indoor play barn. One of many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Chester with kids.
Sandy Lane Aqua Park (20 miles)
Sandy Lane Aqua Park
Includes 10 pieces of water equipment operated by sensory touch pads. These are in place in the summer months and are replaced by play equipment in the winter period.
Funky Town (20 miles)
Caters for children aged between 0-10 with everything from baby sensory rooms, ball pits, climbing frames, huge wavy slides, toddler and disco zones and so much more!
Crocky Trail (21 miles)
An outdoor adventure trail one mile in length with loads of activities along the way, such as mazes, swings, slides, bridges, tunnels etc, though there is always a way around the more challenging obstacles.
Cholmondeley Castle Gardens (21 miles)
Cholmondeley Castle Gardens
A variety of classic and unusual gardening styles adorn this beautifully landscaped spot, with nature trails, playground and picnic facilities also on site. Please note the limited opening times.
Funzone (21 miles)
is a children’s soft play centre and cafe. We have a separate baby, toddler and junior area suitable for children aged 0 to 12 years. Our cafe serves light snacks children’s and adult’s meals and a variety of hot and cold drinks.
Chester Zoo (21 miles)
With 110 acres to explore, there are 8000 animals at the award winning Chester Zoo: voted one of the top zoos in the world and the UK's number one charity.
Greenfield Valley Heritage Park (22 miles)
Greenfield Valley Heritage Park
An attractive collection of original and reconstructed local buildings, which provide a fascinating insight into times past. For younger children there are farm animals, an adventure playground and special children's activities.
Beeston Castle (23 miles)
Beeston Castle in Tarporley, Cheshire is also known as the the formidable ‘Castle of the Rock’. Climb to the top of this impressive crag with incredible views over eight counties, from the Pennines to the Welsh mountains.
The Adventure Rope Course (23 miles)
The Adventure Rope Course
Huge range of activities from archery, bushcraft and fencing to high ropes, abseiling, leap of faith and adventure tunnelling plus LOADS more! For over 8s, minimum group booking is 6 people.
Long Mountain Pony Trekking Centre (23 miles)
Long Mountain Pony Trekking Centre
Offering hourly rides tailored to suit you, pleasure rides, pony days, picnic rides and pony parties. Fully licensed family run centre, welcoming visitors of all ages and abilities.
Hawkstone Park Follies (23 miles)
Hawkstone Park Follies
- is an historic woodland fantasy with cliffs, crags, caves, deep woods and a series of extraordinary monuments built over 200 years ago
Blue Planet Aquarium (23 miles)
Blue Planet Aquarium
Has over 100 living displays in six themed areas showcasing a spectacular variety of life from the deep. Visit our Caribbean Reef display, complete with 230ft underwater tunnel, which houses Europe's largest collection of sharks - including the Jawsome three metre long Sand Tiger Sharks.
Vue Cinema - Ellesmere Port (24 miles)
Vue Cinema - Ellesmere Port
16 screens, a games room, Baskins and Robbins ice cream and is set near several different restaurants and bars.
Tenpin Cheshire Oaks (24 miles)
Tenpin Cheshire Oaks
is a bowling centre located in the Coliseum Leisure Park. We have 24 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 as well as Sector 7 Quasar game.
Fuzzy Eds Funhouse (24 miles)
Fuzzy Eds Funhouse
Indoor play area with loads of slides and fun features plus dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Crazy Town (24 miles)
is a fun filled play and party centre packed full of classic adventure soft play features spread across their multi storey play frame.
Mini Monsters Fun House (24 miles)
The Two Henrys Playzone (24 miles)
The Two Henrys Playzone
Soft play at the Two Henrys, part of the Eating Inn group and offers a three level play frame plus family friendly dining and a garden area.
AMF Shrewsbury (24 miles)
Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. This AMF has 20 lanes!e
Thanks for all the great things to do in Llangollen 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
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