Dragons Den Playcentre (< 1 mile)
Dragons Den Playcentre
features 2 large slides a ball pool under 4 soft play separate from main play area. It is 12m x 8m two storey play frame. Plus cafe, seating area, baby changing and wifi. Cater for children’s parties with prices to suit every budget.
Llangollen Railway (< 1 mile)
Take a 16 mile round trip through the beautiful Dee Valley on a fantastic steam train, on the only stanard gauge heritage railway in North Wales. It could be like going back in time as you pass through the stations!
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.
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Visitor Centre (3 miles)
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Visitor Centre
An exciting and unique family day out at a World Heritage Site that provides one of the best ways to view the expansive valley surrounding the river Dee. Walk along the top, which is a dazzling height of 125ft (38.1m)!
Springhill Farm Riding Stables (5 miles)
Springhill Farm Riding Stables
A BHS approved equestrian centre that offers riding lessons, pony sessions, hacking and tracking, plus riding holidays, including ones for kids aged 12 and older. All sessions led by qualified staff.
Llandegla Laser Combat (7 miles)
Llandegla Laser Combat
Cool outdoor laser tag game for over 7s, played with harmless infra red weaponry in a natural and spacious setting for a realistic combat experience! Open weekends for walk ins or weekday bookings available.
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.
The Venue (9 miles)
is an Indoor Play Centre a soft play area, designed with the under 8s in mind. The Venue is home to an 8 lane bowling alley ideal for families, friends and couples.
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.
Oswestry Town Museum (9 miles)
Oswestry Town Museum
A lovely little museum dedicated to the history of Oswestry and the surrounding countryside, from B.C. to present day. Run by friendly volunteers, quiz for the kids and free to visit!
Plassey (9 miles)
is a unique attraction for all the family. There’s plenty to keep the kids occupied with our new action-packed Welsh castle themed adventure play-park, shops, golf, games room, nature trails, conservation lake and picturesque picnic areas.
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, with 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.
Crazy Knights (10 miles)
Multi level medieval themed soft play area with balancing equipment, ball pits, slides and more, all safely enclosed in netting. An excellent way for kids to develop their motor skills, and enjoy fun interaction with other kids.
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.
Runaround at Jumping Jacks (17 miles)
Runaround at Jumping Jacks
Small but perfectly formed, their twin level main play frame is top notch in terms of decor and they also boast unusually large and well stocked toddler and baby zones, plus particularly impressive parties!
Muddy Good Fun (17 miles)
Muddy Good Fun
An outdoor activity centre with an aerial ropes course, a climbing wall, Family Puzzles, Crazy Golf and Segway Safari. You can also go for a rib ride around local islands or go mountain biking.
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!
The Boardroom Climbing Ltd (17 miles)
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The Boardroom Climbing Ltd
An absolutely wicked climbing venue with some really cool and challenging problems. Taster sessions, inductions and kids club available with brilliant instructors. For ages 5 and older.
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
The size of 140 football pitches, somewhere in here there's are orienteering trails, a highwayman's cave, impressive sandstone outcrops, an iron age hill fort and trails of all kinds, all you've got to do is find them!
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.
Cheshire Military Museum (19 miles)
Cheshire Military Museum
A museum telling the story of the Cheshire soldiers through time from the 17th century to present day. Really interesting and interactive displays with plenty to see and learn about these brave men.
Grosvenor Museum (19 miles)
Discover the history and natural history of Chester, plus its silver and art heritage. A number of galleries to see and a Period House. Year round programme of events and special exhibitions. Free to visit.
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 hands-on room: goodus funnus!
The Chester Treasure Trail (19 miles)
The Chester Treasure Trail
is a self guided Treasure Hunt which will have you and the kids exploring this beautiful and historic city whilst solving clues to locate the long lost Treasure!
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!
Chester Cathedral (19 miles)
A cathedral with a fascinating and rich heritage that has welcomed visitors for almost a 1000 years! Beautiful windows, artwork and mosaics to see. Free to visit but a charge for the guided tour.
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.
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.
City Sightseeing Chester Open Top Tour (20 miles)
City Sightseeing Chester Open Top Tour
is an open top bus tour which is great fun for the kids, it’s educational and you get to sit down and relax. Tickets are valid from 10am to 5pm and you can hop on and off all day!
Funky Town (20 miles)
Caters for children aged between 0 to 10 with everything from baby sensory rooms, ball pits, climbing frames, huge wavy slides, toddler and disco zones and so much more!
Doodle Alley (20 miles)
is a hub of all things creative! A pottery painting and canvas art studio with over 40 different beautiful pottery pieces to choose from and nearly 30 colours the possibilities are endless. Available for drops ins and parties!
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)
also known as The Castle Of The Rock. Climb to the top of this impressive crag with incredible views over 8 counties, from the Pennines to the Welsh mountains!
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
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 North Wales can enjoy the great day out as well.
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