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Things To Do & Days Out near Mansfield
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Water Meadows (< 1 mile)
Water Meadows Leisure Lagoon features include Wave Machine; 50m Twister Flume; Geysers and Water Cannons; Falling Rapids Ride and Fast Drop Flume! Plus Pirate Galleon for kiddlywinks.
Mansfield Superbowl (< 1 mile)
Mansfield Superbowl Classic family friendly tenpin bowling with kiddie assists like gutter guards, lighter balls and bowling ramps. It's not just bowling: It's Superbowling.
Playmania Indoor Playcentre (< 1 mile)
Playmania Indoor Playcentre A great location for an indoor adventure with 3 massive floors of play equipment and fun features, plus a spacious toddler zone and parent toddler sessions offered with bonus activities. Grown ups welcome to play too, so don't forget your socks!
Jimmy Beans (2 miles)
Jimmy Beans Offering a vast array of bespoke, modern and professionally designed adventure play equipment, there is something for every child aged from newborn to ten years old!
Lammas Leisure Centre (3 miles)
Lammas Leisure Centre Family friendly ice skating rink with loads of other sporting opportunities besides within the leisure centre. Great fun for all ages and good for bonding while you watch mum and dad fall over.
Newstead Abbey (4 miles)
Newstead Abbey A beautiful and historic house, surrounded by a number of stunning gardens and parkland. Water features, Tree Trail to follow, plus ducks, swans and peacocks to befriend. Once home to Lord Byron. Dogs on leads welcome in the grounds.
Sherwood Forest Railway (4 miles)
Sherwood Forest Railway Take a ride on this fun narrow gauge railway that trundles through the heart of Sherwood Forest, running for 1 mile through the area’s farm land, with 2 crossings, a tunnel, and a couple of cute 5 8ths scale locomotives the kids will love, pulling open carriages behind them.
The Asylum Skatepark (4 miles)
The Asylum Skatepark is a clean, family friendly indoor skate park (14,000sq ft) catering for all sports, ages and abilities. Cafe available on site providing fresh home cooked meals.
The Kurburgring (4 miles)
The Kurburgring A unique venue offering a definitively outdoor karting experience indoors. They run junior sessions for kids over 8, adults karts for over 14s.
Go Ape Sherwood Pines (5 miles)
Go Ape Sherwood Pines The UK's No.1 Forest Adventure. Award winning outdoor adventure activities. Families and friends can enjoy a day out like no other. Fly down zip wires, leap off Tarzan Swings and tackle obstacles whilst enjoying some of Britain’s most breathtaking scenery.
Go Ape Forest Segway (5 miles)
Go Ape Forest Segway You can enjoy our forest Segway experience in the beautiful Sherwood Pines. From two legs to two wheels: for the ultimate forest experience on a rugged all-terrain Segway. It's a unique way to tackle the trails in the forest.
Go Ape Tree Top Junior (5 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.
Fun Factory - Castlewood Brewers Fayre (6 miles)
Fun Factory - Castlewood Brewers Fayre This Fun Factory attached to a family friendly pub is a multi-level play space with adventure equipment, ball ponds and a toddler zone and can also be booked out for childrens parties.
Derbyshire Pony Trekking (6 miles)
Derbyshire Pony Trekking is a complete off road Pony Trekking Centre. All Weather riding all year round, even in the snow! Disabled customers catered for, Treks suitable for all levels of rider available, We cater for ages 4 upwards.
Wheelgate Adventure Park (6 miles)
Wheelgate Adventure Park A land of thrilling rides, amazing attractions and exhilarating activities and the terrific new Robin Hood’s Waterpark and Splash Land! From the Runaway Mine Train roller coaster and challenging Mini Diggers, to the indoor soft play Pirate Ship and Tropical House the fun is endless!
Papplewick Pumping Station (6 miles)
Papplewick Pumping Station A surprisingly beautiful and fascinating Victorian Pumping Station, that is still operational on ‘steam days’. Learn how it supplied Nottingham with water during the early 1880s and visit the underground reservoir. Surrounded by landscaped grounds and ornamental Cooling Pond.
Robin Hoods Major Oak Treasure Trail (6 miles)
Robin Hoods Major Oak Treasure Trail Excite and inspire the kids with this self guided treasure hunt themed Treasure Trail. Learn about Robin Hood Country whilst following a scenic Trail route and hunting out the answers to the clues to solve the location of the treasure!
White Post Farm Centre (6 miles)
White Post Farm Centre As well as meeting the animals and enjoying the walk in aviary, you can zoom around on go-karts, catch a seasonal show, do a little shopping or even pick up a new pet!
Sherwood Forest Fun Park (7 miles)
Sherwood Forest Fun Park A family operated children's fair located in Sherwood Country Park with plenty for the small and mid range kids to play on from the caterpillar roller coaster and the ghost train to the classic tea cup ride and big slide.
Sherwood Forest Country Park (7 miles)
Sherwood Forest Country Park Take a walk to the mighty Major Oak, pick up a fun family nature trail, try the playground or just stand and admire the weird and wonderful shapes of the ancient oak trees, twisted by age and weathered into living sculptures.
Oceans of Fun Indoor Play Centre (7 miles)
Oceans of Fun Indoor Play Centre Children's indoor soft play centre with a separate area for babies and under 4s. The main play frame accommodates up to 11 year olds. We have a modern cafe serving delicious lunches and snacks. The play frame has a large wavy slide. It is open and can be seen from all the seats in the cafe area.
Amen Corner Karting (7 miles)
Amen Corner Karting Two small fun tracks providing arrive and drive for all ages.They also have a new 550m pro-kart circuit for over 17s. Drivers from 8, passengers from 4.
Sherwood Riding School (8 miles)
Sherwood Riding School is a Horse Riding School in Nottinghamshire. There are lots of activities for children at weekends and in the holidays such as own a pony mornings and birthday parties. You can learn in a group or on your own.
The Genesis Family Entertainment Centre (8 miles)
The Genesis Family Entertainment Centre As well as AMF Tenpin Bowling facilities they also have their themed Atlantis Indoor soft play centre for kids, a Sports Hall for local groups and individuals to hire and Community rooms.
Creswell Crags (9 miles)
Creswell Crags is a limestone gorge honeycombed with caves full of archeological treasures, now accompanied by a £7m Ice Age Exhibition Centre! Great idea for family days out in Nottinghamshire.
Chuckles Play Centre (9 miles)
Chuckles Play Centre Indoor play centre with bouncy castles and ride-ons for kids aged under 10 years and with a separate enclosed area for toddlers under 2 years. Plus disco room!
Lanky Bill's Fun Shack (10 miles)
Lanky Bill's Fun Shack Bill might be Lanky but this is hardly a shack: there's a long multi level play frame, enclosed toddler zone plus a mini play frame, kitchen role play area and awesome mirrored disco room!
Tumble Town Indoor Playcentre (10 miles)
Tumble Town Indoor Playcentre 3000 sq ft of indoor play area including climbing frames, a helter-skelter, slides, bouncing castle, soft play ball pools and supervised play. For under 7s.
Escape Play (10 miles)
Escape Play Well equipped play areas for different age groups, go karts and sports area. One of many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Nottingham with kids.
Midland Railway Centre (10 miles)
Midland Railway Centre It’s a day out for the whole family with model and miniature railways plus a country park as well as heritage steam and diesel locomotives operating and a host of other attractions. Sometimes you can see special visitors, be it Thomas the Tank Engine, a vintage Steam or historic Diesel Loco.
Jungletastic (11 miles)
Jungletastic An exciting children's indoor soft play centre providing fun and safe entertainment for children aged up to 11 years. One of many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Nottingham with kids.
Clumber Park (11 miles)
Clumber Park With 3,800 acres of parkland, gardens, woodlands and a lake, 20 miles of cycle routes and bike hire, plus a Discovery Centre, and a Woodland Play Park. Visit the Discovery Centre to see what childrens activities they are offering during the holidays. This National Trust managed Estate offers lots to do.
Floralands Farm Park (11 miles)
Floralands Farm Park There is play equipment, a picnic area and a wide variety of animals to see and feed. As well as the Animal Farm Park, there is a Maize Maze, open from the end of July to October.
Chesterfield Bowl (11 miles)
Chesterfield Bowl 16 lane bowling centre - including glow in the dark bowling at selected times at weekends. Kids love bowling, well worth a go if you haven't tried it.
The Holocaust Centre (11 miles)
The Holocaust Centre A centre that allows people from all backgrounds to explore the history and implications of the Holocaust. The small but significant collection is designed to tell the stories of those affected and ensure their experiences are not lost.
Southwell Minster (11 miles)
Southwell Minster with its majestic Norman nave and glorious 13th century chapter house, this is a great little stop to get the kids' imaginations going. An excellent audio tour is available too!
Pirates Play Centre (11 miles)
Pirates Play Centre Fantastic three level play area with giant slides, rope bridges, sky glide, rollers etc. Separate toddler and baby soft play area, free wifi in the parents' lounge.
Planet Happy (11 miles)
Planet Happy Play centre offering a multi level, multi colour adventure climbing maze full of classic soft play features, plus a designated toddler area, kids' activity sessions and classes. A number of party packages available.
Razzle Dazzle Pots Ltd (11 miles)
Razzle Dazzle Pots Ltd A fun family venue where you and your family can come and discover your creative side. We have a spacious studio downstairs where whilst painting your pottery you can relax and have delicious cake and coffee.
Queens Park (12 miles)
Queens Park Boasting boating lake, miniature railway, huge adventure playground, cricket facilities and plenty of open space for traditional family games.
Queens Park Sports Centre (12 miles)
Queens Park Sports Centre Queen's Park Sports Centre has an 80 station fitness suite, 8-court multi-functional sports hall suitable for a large range of activities such as; badminton, table tennis, five-a-side football, bowls and indoor cricket, as well as facilities for hosting sports events or for private hire. There are two...
Nottingham Climbing Centre (12 miles)
Nottingham Climbing Centre 800 square metres of climbing wall! The centre offers Bouldering, Top Roping and Leading Facilities; as well as running courses for beginners or improvers, starting from age 7.
Crazy Crocodiles Indoor Play Centre (12 miles)
Crazy Crocodiles Indoor Play Centre is a family friendly indoor play and party centre which serves great coffee and fab food at affordable prices. Children can run off excess energy on our two tier play frame under your watchful eye. We also have a soft baby area and toddler play area for the younger ones.
Kids Zone (12 miles)
Kids Zone Indoor Children’s Play Centre with a separate toddler area. Large play frame with 4 lane slide, tunnels and netting. Military style fitness exercise on offer. Mum and Toddler sessions during term time. A number of birthday party packages available.
Laser Labyrinth (12 miles)
Laser Labyrinth A brilliant laser tag venue, with a number of exciting zones to play in, plus a variety of game modes, from skillful Escape! to frantic solo tag matches. Friendly staff. Birthday parties available.
Crich Tramway Village (12 miles)
Crich Tramway Village Step aboard a vintage tram and travel back in time along a recreated village street complete with working pub. Explore fascinating exhibitions and watch trams being restored from the Workshop Viewing Gallery. Children's playground, tea rooms, shops, and Woodland Walk and Sculpture Trail.
Planet Bounce (13 miles)
Planet Bounce Next generation trampolining with dodgeball and aeroball courts, stunt jump airbag, slam dunk run and 50 end to end tramps in the main park. Cadets sessions for small ones, After Dark party nights for old ones, fun for all!
MFA Bowl Ilkeston (13 miles)
MFA Bowl Ilkeston Kids love bowling, and if they are under 7 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. There are 16 lanes and good disabled access. Great family fun!
The Lost City Adventure Golf (13 miles)
The Lost City Adventure Golf The first indoor course of its kind in the East Midlands, The Lost City will give intrepid pioneers of all ages the opportunity to test their skills at the state-of-the-art adventure golf complex. The Lost City features two 18-hole courses with dramatic interactive features such as talking Inca statues