Llanfair Slate Caverns (36 miles)
Llanfair Slate Caverns
Descend Jacobs ladder and wonder through the tunnels and chambers, and look for the old drilling holes, and the likeness of a human face in the mighty no 6 cavern. As you emerge from the caverns, you face the breathtaking view of Cardigan Bay.
Park Hall Countryside Experience (36 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 (36 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.
Black Hawk (36 miles)
Zero contact combat gaming using MP7 machine guns or M9 pistols all with realistic sound effects, between stands, hides, blockades, towers, bridges and bunkers.
Fuzzy Eds Funhouse (36 miles)
Fuzzy Eds Funhouse
Indoor play area with loads of slides and fun features plus dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Harlech Beach (37 miles)
Sandy beach with acceptable swimming (if you don't mind jellyfish), also offering locally a castle, nature reserve and promontory with an unusual abundance of sea shells.
Supercamps (37 miles)
Activity day camps for children aged 4 to 14 combining Sports and Arts into a fun fuelled programme keeping children active, alert, safe and happy during the Easter and Summer holidays!
Berrington Hall (37 miles)
Get creative in their den building area; join a garden, parkland or architecture tour; and explore the family rooms and see how the servants moved around the house unseen by the family and guests!
Harlech Castle (37 miles)
A combination of magnificent medieval architecture and breathtaking location, Harlech is an unmissable castle, a fact reinforced by its status as a World Heritage Inscribed site.
The Quarry Swimming and Fitness Centre (37 miles)
The Quarry Swimming and Fitness Centre
One of the biggest in the county at 33 metres long and has 6 lanes, 3 diving boards, a 50 metre flume and spectator gallery. The outdoor padding pool is available from June until September and is free to use.
Cantref Adventure Farm (37 miles)
Cantref Adventure Farm
With the large indoor play areas, outdoor play, great pet handling shows and children's entertainment there is something for the whole family to do come rain or shine!
The Shrewsbury Mystery Treasure Trail (37 miles)
The Shrewsbury Mystery Treasure Trail
Discover Shrewsbury with a difference! As you and the kids follow the directions and explore Shrewsbury, can you hunt out the answers to the clues on this self guided Mystery themed Treasure Trail and discover whodunit?!
Rednal Karting (38 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.
Llangorse Multi-Activity Centre (38 miles)
Llangorse Multi-Activity Centre
Absolutely tonnes to do inside and out, including climbing and bouldering with kiddie climb features; 3 differing levels of aerial assault course; 3km of zip lines and new BMX Pump Track. Your adventure is waiting!
New Quay Harbour (38 miles)
New Quay Harbour
Blue Flagged waters good for swimming and water sports, for which there is a centre by the harbour, with summer lifeguard cover. Excellent location to spot dolphins.
New Quay Boat Trips (38 miles)
New Quay Boat Trips
Take a trip along the beautiful Ceredigion Coast in one of theri passanger boats. You may get close to the local wildlife, dolphins, seals, porpoises and more.
Aberaeron South Beach (39 miles)
Aberaeron South Beach
Good swimming, surfing and canoeing territory, but not for sand castles or much swimming. Amenities are all in local town.
Grove Golf and Bowl (39 miles)
Grove Golf and Bowl
Eight state of the art bowling lanes using the latest computer technology, giving super accurate scoring and bowling speeds. Fully automated bumpers for the less experienced bowlers programmed to rise on their turn, so you hit a pin every time.
Dragons Den Playcentre (39 miles)
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 (39 miles)
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 (39 miles)
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.
Quasar Shrewsbury (39 miles)
Super modern Laser Tag for over 9s in an amazing 3 floor arena! Packing some serious looking fire power you can stalk your opponents through the atmospheric environment and zap each other with harmless infra red lasers! Groups only though!
AMF Shrewsbury (39 miles)
Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. This AMF has 20 lanes plus quasar game for groups, pool and arcade!
The Adventure Rope Course (40 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.
Portmeirion (40 miles)
Village built on a private peninsula on the coast of Snowdonia to show how a beautiful place could be developed, without spoiling it. Shops, cafes and sub tropical woodland gardens to explore. Free, guided tours given daily.
Queenswood Country Park (40 miles)
Queenswood Country Park
is an enormous green space with woodland children's play area, a selection of way marked nature trails with panoramic views, hidden sculptures and 1,200 rare and exotic trees in the Arboretum! Plus park cafe, picnic spots and BBQs.
Court Farm and Leisure (40 miles)
Court Farm and Leisure
features two forty peg fishing lakes with common and mirror carp, great Farm Shop and Pick Your Own fields to gather from, plus adventure playground and picnic area, and a Mountain Board Centre on the same site!
Ironsides Mountainboard Centre (40 miles)
Ironsides Mountainboard Centre
is a mountainboard centre in the centre of Herefordshire which offers tuition, boarder-x and freestyle riding to children and adults. It offers a giant foam pit for safe practice for mountainboards, BMX and dirt scooters.
The Two Henrys Playzone (40 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.
Battlefield Falconry Centre (40 miles)
Battlefield Falconry Centre
A friendly, family run business with a wonderful collection of over 30 birds of prey to see, including owls, hawks, and falcons. A number of experiences available for accompanied children aged 14 and older. They do parties too.
Glan Y Gors Park Karting (40 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.
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Visitor Centre (41 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)!
Ffestiniog Railway (41 miles)
Travel by steam train through the spectacular scenery of the Snowdonia National Park from Porthmadog to Blaenau Ffestiniog.
Welsh Highland Railway (41 miles)
Welsh Highland Railway
- is Snowdonia’s newest railway. Trains start a spectacular 25 mile scenic journey from beneath the castle walls at Caernarfon.
Grafton Farm Riding Centre (41 miles)
Grafton Farm Riding Centre
BHS approved all weather facility offering lessons from 4 years, escorted hacking for over 8s, recognised Pony Club and holiday activities.
Bounce Below (42 miles)
Ride the little train 100m underground into the old mine and you'll find amazing trampoline netting, slides and see through walkways suspended in the caving system for your bouncing pleasure! An absolutely unique and fantastic experience for over 7s!
Llechwedd Slate Caverns (42 miles)
Llechwedd Slate Caverns
is an underground slate mines tour. With outdoor play area. Underground adventures plus underground overground zip-wires planned to open Easter 2014.
The Silver Mountain Experience (42 miles)
The Silver Mountain Experience
A character touring experience with the Magic of Woo Hoo Wood and the terror of the Black Chasm as options, plus play areas, gem panning and more.
Zip World Titan (42 miles)
Zip World Titan
The largest zip line system in Europe, zipping you over 8km of countryside at up to 70mph! And seating 4 people at a time, you can do it together! Stop panicking, it's fun and 7 year olds do it!
Zip World Cavern (42 miles)
Zip World Cavern
Zip World's newest adventure takes you underground for more zip lines, rope bridges, obstacles and tunnels! For over 10s only and 3 hours long, this is the very definition of epic!
The Edge Adventure Activities (43 miles)
The Edge Adventure Activities
Enjoy a huge range of activities for over 6s, including Quad Biking, Mountain Boarding, Sniper Range, Archery and Clay Pigeon Shooting, with even more on offer for groups! With friendly, expert instructors.
National Showcaves Centre for Wales (43 miles)
National Showcaves Centre for Wales
There are 10 attractions all included in the 1 entry ticket, and there is plenty to see and do for all ages. The 3 different caves Dan-yr-Ogof, Cathedral Cave and Bone Cave each offer a unique underground experience!
Go Below (44 miles)
An amazing subterranean sporting experience for over 10s that'll take in a series of exciting challenges including elements of abseiling, zip lining, scrambling, traversing, boating and climbing, all deep underground beneath Snowdonia!
Llama Trekking at Old King Street Farm (44 miles)
Llama Trekking at Old King Street Farm
Llama trekking is fast becoming a 'must-do' activity. Bond with your llama, get to know him and take him on a walk in the glorious countryside of south west Herefordshire. If travelling from further afield, why not take a two day stay in one of our holiday cottages?
The Cider Museum Hereford (44 miles)
The Cider Museum Hereford
A charming museum where you can discover the many different aspects of the apple and what can be done with it, including the cider making process. Historical artefacts, vintage film clips, plus other memorabilia to see.
The Waterworks Museum (44 miles)
The Waterworks Museum
Trace the history of drinking water, from the time of cave dwellers to present day, through a number of great displays and wonderful working engines. A number of Open Days in Steam throughout the year.
Broomy Hill Miniature Railway (44 miles)
Broomy Hill Miniature Railway
Ride extensive twin track Miniature Railway supporting all gauges and boasting a fleet of cute miniature locomotives! Broomy Hill Station has a great hands on railway for the kids to play with and a museum too. All you've got to do is catch it open!
Play Planet Soft Playcentre (44 miles)
Play Planet Soft Playcentre
A 3 storey adventure climbing maze with all the classics features like slides, bridges, tunnels and balls, all with a nice outer spacey theme. Plus you can now play laser tag in the play frame after hours!
Manic Ceramics (44 miles)
Make and paint your own ceramic creations, with help from friendly, experienced staff.
MFA Bowl Hereford (44 miles)
MFA Bowl Hereford
offers 12 lanes of modern ten pin bowling with family friendly bowler support features, plus 12 holes of adventure mini golf too! Fun by the dozen!
Thanks for all the great things to do in Llanidloes 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 Mid Wales can enjoy the great day out as well.
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