Cenarth Adventure Centre (2 miles)
Cenarth Adventure Centre
Featuring outdoor laser tag for over 5s: the zero contact combat game played with high tech infra red equipment that works in all weathers! Plus paintball for over 6s.
Poppit Sands (8 miles)
Blue Flagged beach good for swimming, as well as buggying, land boarding, kite boarding and power kiting.
The Welsh Wildlife Centre (8 miles)
The Welsh Wildlife Centre
Indoor Centre set in Nature Reserve for Welsh Wildlife Discovery, including Learning through Play Area, live Webcams, Films, Gift shop, Cafe; with themed Walking/Cycling Trails and Hides for exploring the Wildlife Habitats of a River, Ponds, Reedbeds, Meadows and Woodland; an Adventure Playground and an...
Pembrokeshire Coast Path National Trail (10 miles)
Pembrokeshire Coast Path National Trail
A 186 miles (300km) National Trail walking route that twists and turns along breathtaking Welsh coastline. Watch for dolphins, porpoises and seals, explore hidden coves or wide sandy beaches. Some great historic sites too. Between St. Dogmaels and Amroth.
Mwnt Beach (10 miles)
Green Flag Awarded sandy beach with safe swimming and cliff top walks. Take binoculars as you may often spot bottle-nosed dolphins, seals and porpoise.
Cardigan Island Coastal Farm Park (10 miles)
Cardigan Island Coastal Farm Park
See bottlenose dolphins, Atlantic grey seals, seal pups, harbour porpoises and sea-birds, plus friendly farm animals including pigs, sheep, goats, cows, ponies, rabbits and guinea pigs.
Dyfed Shire Horse Farm (11 miles)
Dyfed Shire Horse Farm
Plenty of animals, plenty of activities and demonstrations, and plenty of play areas include crazy golf, trampolines and indoor and outdoor playgrounds.
Aberaeron South Beach (12 miles)
Aberaeron South Beach
Good swimming, surfing and canoeing territory, but not for sand castles or much swimming. Amenities are all in local town.
Castell Henllys Iron Age Hill Fort (12 miles)
Castell Henllys Iron Age Hill Fort
Step back in time at Castell Henllys, a unique Iron Age hill fort recreated with fantastic replica Iron Age roundhouses, built right on top of the excavated remains of an existing hill fort, dating back 2,400 years.
New Quay Boat Trips (13 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.
New Quay Harbour (13 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.
National Botanic Garden of Wales (19 miles)
National Botanic Garden of Wales
Offering pond dipping, the adventure zone, land train, bee garden, mini farm, discovery centre, gift shop, fountains, fun and frolics in more than 500 acres.
The Creative Cafe (20 miles)
The Creative Cafe
We are paint your own pottery studio with a difference: where YOU can be the artist, whether you're artistic or not! Come and create your very own ceramic masterpiece in one of our three studios. We also produce high quality fingerprint jewellery in solid silver. Food and drink available.
Battlefield Live Pembrokeshire (21 miles)
Battlefield Live Pembrokeshire
We use infra-red (as used by the military & law enforcement agencies). Battlefield Live is one of the few exciting outdoor activities that the whole family can play together. From grandsons to grandfathers, grand-daughters to grandmothers, all can play in the same game - a real family 'battle'.
Caeiago Horse Riding Holiday Centre (21 miles)
Kayak King Tours (21 miles)
Kayak King Tours
Caves, Waves and Family Fun Days! Kayaking Tours on the Pembrokeshire coast is a fun activity for the whole family. Exploring Caves and Playing on Waves. View the marine life and say hello to the friendly Atlantic Grey Seals. "Join us for a great day out"
Dolaucothi Gold Mines (22 miles)
Dolaucothi Gold Mines
You'll be taken on an exciting guided underground tours with miners hats and lamps and getting to pan for gold! The tours will take in the Roman and more recent workings; ideal for curious kids.
Fantasy Farm Park (22 miles)
Fantasy Farm Park
The very definition of a family day out: animals, rides, go karts, adventure play, family friendly restaurant and open green space to play in! Huzzah!
Blue Lagoon Waterpark (22 miles)
Blue Lagoon Waterpark
An epic water park offering 4 flumes of varying severity, Nippers' Cove family zone with baby and activity pools, awesome wave pool, lazy river and water cannons! Terrific stuff.
Clerkenhill Adventure Farm (23 miles)
Clerkenhill Adventure Farm
Adventure farm trail, undercover play area with tractor track, beach, animals to meet, numerous large play areas, and a summer house cafe and shop.
Oakwood Theme Park (23 miles)
Oakwood Theme Park
is one of the top paid-entry attractions in Wales that receives close to the 400,000 visitors each year. A great idea for a family day out with the kids with a great range of wet and dry rides for all age groups over 2 years.
Llyn Llech Owain Country Park (23 miles)
Llyn Llech Owain Country Park
158 acre expanse of woods and lakeland near Cross Hands with nature and cycling trails, an adventure area including wooden adventure playground, toddler playground, cafe and visitor centre!
Scolton Manor (23 miles)
Museum surrounded by 60 acres of park and woodland with a Green Flag Award promises plenty to do inside and outside including play areas, children's trail and displays to view.
Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo (23 miles)
Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo
Discover a treasure trove of family attractions including a zoo, adventure park, farm and funfair. Our sheltered attractions make Folly Farm a great place to visit, even in the rain. Experience an award winning animal adventure like no other.
Saundersfoot Beach (25 miles)
There are several beaches along the bay, each with its own distinctive charm, from the busy and active to the more secluded and sedate. Nice waters for swimming at all, and all sandy. Blue Flag awarded area.
Picton Castle (25 miles)
40 acres of some of beautiful woodland gardens and grounds, plus a 13th century castle with tours, children's woodland trail and
Hangar 5 (25 miles)
Side by side connected trampolines covering 10,000 square feet for crazy bouncing joy, plus disco sessions and an indoor play area for under 5s arriving shortly!
Pembrey Country Park (26 miles)
Pembrey Country Park
Loads of great things for a family day out including horse riding, dry ski slope, train ride, pitch and putt, adventure playground and the longest toboggan run in Wales!
Merlins Magic Childrens Play Centre (26 miles)
Merlins Magic Childrens Play Centre
Is one of Pembrokeshire's leading Children's Indoor Play Centres. Open all year round catering for children 0 to 11 years. We have an over 4s climbing frame, a separate under 4's, 2 unique brightly coloured play rooms filled with toys, a Childrens Party area and a Cafe all under one roof.
West Wales Karting (26 miles)
West Wales Karting
Kids over 8 can enjoy a 300m track on Honda Cadet karts with adjustable seats and pedals, fitted with fitted with off track speed controls for safety. Full instruction provided.
The Overhang Indoor Climbing Centre (27 miles)
The Overhang Indoor Climbing Centre
is an indoor climbing centre in Tenby, situated on the award winning Castle Beach. We are open all year round and offer instructor led sessions both on the wall and outdoors. It’s great fun for kids, adults, groups and parties.
Abermawr Beach (27 miles)
Blue Flag awarded sand and pebble beach with a prehistoric forest submerged just offshore. Isolated, so no facilities or lifeguard cover, but good swimming, angling and surfing.
Tudor Merchants House (27 miles)
Tudor Merchants House
Step back 500 years and discover how the Tudor merchant and his family would have lived in this fascinating three-storey house, situated close to the harbour within the historic walled town of Tenby. Features of the house include a fine 'Flemish' round chimney and the original scarfed roof trusses.
The Tenby Mystery Treasure Trail (27 miles)
The Tenby Mystery Treasure Trail
Can you and the kids unravel the fishy mystery of what became of poor Olly Oyster on this self guided detective themed Treasure Trail?! As you follow the Trail route around Tenby, hunt out the answers to the clues.
Manor House Wild Animal Park (27 miles)
Manor House Wild Animal Park
Highlights include the 3 Walk Through areas with free roaming animals around you; Valley Of The Apes and Mini Monkey Island; Adventure, Sand and Hay Play Areas and options to Be A Keeper and Look A Rhino In The Eye!
Ocean Commotion (27 miles)
Indoor playcentre that is open all year round and provides the perfect escape from the sun in the summer and the cold in the winter! Different zones for different age groups and 6 levels of play equipment!
Heatherton World of Activities (27 miles)
Heatherton World of Activities
is a Family Fun Sports Park near Tenby in Pembrokeshire, with so much going on for all ages. Activities range from Go-Karts, Bumper-Boats and Archery to Paintball, High Ropes and Zorbing.
Dinosaur Park (27 miles)
Loads of dinosaurs roam in the woods, indoor and outdoor adventure playgrounds, Volcanic Adventure Golf, pets corner, maze, activity centre, tube run and all manned rides are included with admission.
Lions Den (28 miles)
Provides families with a superior entertainment venue, with the opportunity to enjoy exciting, safe and adventurous play in a relaxed atmosphere. Suitable for kids 0 to 12.
Llanelli Leisure Centre (28 miles)
Llanelli Leisure Centre
Featuring a water slide which leaves the building and re-enters for splashdown! Also main and teaching swimming facilities plus diving pool with 1m and 3m springboards, and if they're still not tired a sports hall and an astro turf pitch! Wow!
The PlayKing (28 miles)
Extensive adventure facility offering areas for babies, under 5 and over 5s, with standout features like the Double Sky Glide, Giant Interactive Ball Pool and slides. Also offer bowling and go karts with new longer hours!
The LEC (28 miles)
Cool laser tag combat game for over 7s, played with harmless infra red weaponry in an atmospheric and futuristic arena! Stay stealthy and hit the targets before they hit you, be they the enemies' base camp or your mum!
Carew Karting (28 miles)
Children are given a very thorough safety briefing before their session begins. The minimum age for children is 8 yrs old and a minimum height of 1.35 meters. Please note limited times in winter.
Marloes Sands (29 miles)
Remote sandy beach with fantastic fossil hunting and bookable trips across to the nature reserve islands. No immediate facilities or activities.
The Vale of Rheidol Railway (31 miles)
The Vale of Rheidol Railway
is an unforgettable family experience, travel by steam train through the most scenic valley in wales in the heart of the Cambrian mountains. Enjoyed by all ages, follow the idyllic scenery for an hour each way to Devilâs bridge.
Newgale Sands (31 miles)
Sandy with a heavy pebble back, this is a flexible beach with busy spots available for waterspouts and quiet coves waiting to be discovered! Amenities at either end and no dogs in the middle: simples!
Pembroke Castle (32 miles)
Idyllically set on the banks of the river estuary, this mighty fortress is largely intact, and its endless passages, tunnels and stairways are great fun to explore! Plus there are super exhibitions, brass rubbing and
Rheidol Riding Centre (32 miles)
Rheidol Riding Centre
BHS approved all weather facility offering lessons, show jumping and cross-country course, and fantastic trekking and hacking around the Rheidol Valley. Plus Pony Club, Polocrosse, and Road Safety tuition!
Celtic Quest Coasteering (32 miles)
Celtic Quest Coasteering
Explore the Pembrokeshire coast in style, with cliff jumping, climbing, swimming, and a number of cool water features. All equipment included in price, and safety briefing is given before you start. A fun and exciting adventure with fully qualified guides.
Phoenix Bowl (33 miles)
Slipped in anywhere amongst your day out bowling can pick them up, calm them down and keep them busy: but above all it's oodles of fun and there's an indoor play place here too!
Thanks for all the great things to do in Newcastle Emlyn 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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