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Things To Do & Days Out near Newport
Newport Museum and Art Gallery (< 1 mile)
Newport Museum and Art Gallery Since 1888 Newport Museum and Art Gallery has been collecting evidence of Newport's history, culture and environment.
Newport Centre (< 1 mile)
Newport Centre features a tropically themed leisure pool with a cool spiralling flume slide and a wave machine! The shallow beach area is great for kids with it's own mini slides and a safe play to enjoy the waves from. Fun for literally everyone!
Wacky Warehouse New Inn (2 miles)
Wacky Warehouse New Inn offers a colourful multi level adventure soft play frame full of features, plus dedicated toddler zone with smaller versions of the big fun. Attached to a family friendly restaurant.
National Roman Legion Museum (2 miles)
National Roman Legion Museum Meet the Romans! The Museum and surrounding town of Caerleon has enough stuff about the Romans to keep all budding soldiers and gladiators happy. With ruins of buildings, Roman objects, dressing up, trails and plenty of events and activities throughout the year.
Tredegar House (3 miles)
Tredegar House is a historic house in Newport that has 90 acres of parkland, 3 gardens to explore, kids' activities and a play area.
Celtic Manor Laser Tag (3 miles)
Celtic Manor Laser Tag Cool laser tag arena great for beginners over 6 years, with the futuristic infra red equipment we all know and love by now! Zap each other without mess or fuss, and we all know who's going to win. You!
Celtic Manor (3 miles)
Celtic Manor is a family friendly resort featuring a range of activities for kids of all ages including ‘Forest Jump’ High and Low Ropes Adventure, ‘On Target’ Archery and Crossbow, indoor ‘Laser Combat’ and Adventure Golf.
Celtic Manor Adventure Golf (3 miles)
Celtic Manor Adventure Golf is a family friendly resort featuring a range of activities for kids of all ages including 2 Adventure Golf courses!
Forest Jump at Celtic Manor (3 miles)
Forest Jump at Celtic Manor High and low ropes courses for kids, for adults, for everybody! This aerial assault course up in the tree canopy offers 30 challenging features, while the lower down version still boasts 16.
Cheeky Monkeys Cwmbran (4 miles)
Cheeky Monkeys Cwmbran both indoor and outdoor play. Cheeky Monkeys offers 4 separate play areas: Toddler Zone, Junior Zone, Sports Zone and Outdoor Zone! All designed to provide a safe, fun and stimulating environment for children under 12 years of age!
Bowlplex Cwmbran (5 miles)
Bowlplex Cwmbran Choose from either traditional tenpin, modern UV Glow Bowling, or special Cwmbran Rock Nights! Plus arcade with video gaming and pool tables. Ramps and gutter guards for the kids mean it's anyone's game!
Lollipops and Ladybirds (5 miles)
Lollipops and Ladybirds is the perfect place to allow your creative side to flourish!
Zoopadoopa (5 miles)
Zoopadoopa is a zoo themed play frame with an under 3 area with car track. The main frame has a zebra and tiger slide with arial glide and ball cannon. We also have a sports court. Suitable for babies and children up to the age of 12 years. Cwmbrans' Premier Children's Indoor Play Centre. We...
Greenmeadow Community Farm (5 miles)
Greenmeadow Community Farm Reopening end of February 2016 with tractor trailer rides, adventure playground and life size milk-able cow.
Cefn Mably Farm Park (6 miles)
Cefn Mably Farm Park is a huge, 20,000 sq ft all weather family farm attraction and soft play in one. Set in rolling countryside in between Cardiff and Newport, we offer a unique mixture of farm animals and soft play areas: the park is designed for families with toddlers to teens.
Cwmcarn Forest (7 miles)
Cwmcarn Forest Unique fun day out by car, bike or on foot along the stunning seven miles of Cwmcarn Forest Drive with scenic stop off points with car parks. Visitor Centre with a gift shop, and cafe to enjoy.
Pontypool Park (8 miles)
Pontypool Park 64 Hectares of park and gardens playing host to a leisure centre, outdoor dry ski slope, pitch and putt, childrens play area suitable for younger and older kids plus lots more!
Ants Inya Pants Play Centre (9 miles)
Ants Inya Pants Play Centre A fairly small adventure play facility still surprisingly full of slick slides, deep ball pits, winding tunnels, ball cannons and nippy zip lines! Plus parties and dedicated Special Needs sessions.
Rascals Club House (9 miles)
Rascals Club House Multi level adventure climbing maze with toddler version, plus ride on car track, disco stage, arts and crafts area, and sports pitch.
Infinity Trampoline Park (9 miles)
Infinity Trampoline Park Epic bounce park with interconnected trampolines, slam dunk run, foam pit, dodgeball court and special sessions for Under 6s, Free Running (Parkour), Open Jump and an Autism Friendly slot too. Cool!
Pebbles Soft Play Area (9 miles)
Pebbles Soft Play Area Adventure soft play area for children age 7 and under in Cardiff. It has everything from cargo nets with mouse holes, to mirror chicanes and perspex floors! Obstacles and challenges allow children to explore and play in a safe environment.
Boulders Climbing Centre (9 miles)
Boulders Climbing Centre Offers fun beginners' and family sessions for 90 minutes on their climbing walls with friendly expert tutelage. A fit, fun new hobby awaits!
Go Air (9 miles)
Go Air Super trampolining fun for all ages with epic dodgeball, supersize foam pits, basketball run, slack line, fidget ladder and wicked parties! Boing!!
TeamSport Indoor Karting Cardiff (10 miles)
TeamSport Indoor Karting Cardiff an indoor karting experience packed out with awesome junior and adult go-karts for guaranteed family fun! Fantastic deals to get yourselves in the driver’s seat and enjoy 500m of adrenaline-fuelled racing!
Llanishen Leisure Centre (10 miles)
Llanishen Leisure Centre A fun family oriented leisure pool with a tropical lagoon style which features a pretty nifty flume slide and a cool wave machine: terrific fun and exercise for of all ages! Plus room to actually swim, too!
Fuzzy Eds at Pentre Gwilym House (10 miles)
Fuzzy Eds at Pentre Gwilym House Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
123 Jump Play Centre (10 miles)
123 Jump Play Centre Featuring a fantastic play-frame, an enormous inflatable, an indoor football pitch and a zone just for toddlers. Adults are encouraged to go into the play frame with their kids, so wear socks!
Caerphilly Castle (10 miles)
Caerphilly Castle Stretching over a 30 acre site in the centre of Caerphilly, this imposing Castle is a striking testament to the turbulent times of medieval Wales Exhibitions, medieval weapons and dramatic scenery to enjoy.
Pen-y-fan Pond (10 miles)
Pen-y-fan Pond Parkland about a resevoir with flat open space for sports and kite flying, nature rambling and picnicking. There's a wonderful Alien Invasion Trail around the park that's sure to keep them moving and get imaginations going!
The Eden Centre (10 miles)
The Eden Centre Multi level adventure soft play plus sports facilities and kart track with dedicated baby zone.
Adamsdown Play Centre (11 miles)
Adamsdown Play Centre Enjoy a variety of play activities from cooking, arts and crafts to sports and also has indoor and outdoor play facilities plus den building. For 5 to 14s.
Caldicot Castle (11 miles)
Caldicot Castle Explore the Castle and its beautiful setting of tranquil gardens and a wooded country park. Lots for kids to do including activity station and activities and workshops throughout the year.
Funtastic (11 miles)
Funtastic offers several age ranged multi level play zones plus baby area, football and sports arena, and their new Go-Kart track is now open!
National Museum Cardiff (11 miles)
National Museum Cardiff From moon rock, meteorites and volcanoes to dinosaurs and woolly mammoths (up close!), journey millions of years through time from the Big Bang to present day. See our basking shark, hump-backed whale and the world's largest leatherback turtle in our natural history collection, plus amazing paintings in...
Kidzz Fun Indoor Playcentre (11 miles)
Kidzz Fun Indoor Playcentre is an Indoor children's play centre with cafe and lounge areas, sports court and play frame, even a funky car track. We also cater for children's parties in one of our 3 fantastic party areas.
Treetop Adventure Golf (11 miles)
Treetop Adventure Golf is Wales’s first indoor mini golf attraction with two 18 hole rainforest themed courses and featuring singing frogs, talking toucans, a mystic river and a host of cheeky rainforest characters.
The Cardiff Story Museum (11 miles)
The Cardiff Story Museum From interactive gallery exhibits to the Object Theatre and Dinky Dragons tots' activity days, there's a lot of fascinating facts to learn and interesting things to do, and it's all free!
Cardiff Castle (11 miles)
Cardiff Castle Let the past come alive when you visit Cardiff Castle. Over the last 2000 years, the Castle has been home to the Romans, Normans and Victorians. Each group left exiting stories of amazing adventures which you can learn all about whilst exploring the spectacular grounds, Norman Keep and Castle Apartments.
Doctor Who Experience (11 miles)
Doctor Who Experience This interactive journey takes you and the Doctor on a spectacular adventure through time and space! Bring your jelly beans. And your scarf. And your fez!
Hollywood Bowl Cardiff (11 miles)
Hollywood Bowl Cardiff 26 lanes of healthy competitive tenpin plus arcade and bonus family fun days in the school holidays with treasure hunts and face painting. Briiliant!
Laser Quest Cardiff (11 miles)
Laser Quest Cardiff now a Superbowl UK, they're proud to offer Laser Quest: the ultimate sci-fi action adventure! Score points by tracking down and then ‘taking out’ your opponents before they do the same to you!
Wales Millennium Centre (11 miles)
Wales Millennium Centre has already established its reputation as one of the World's iconic arts and cultural destinations. The vision of the Centre is to be an internationally significant cultural landmark and centre for the performing arts, renowned for inspiration, excellence and leadership.
Cardiff Spy Mission Treasure Trail (11 miles)
Cardiff Spy Mission Treasure Trail Explore Cardiff with a self guided themed Treasure Trail. As you follow the route can you and the kids find the answers the clues to crack the code and save the day?!
Portishead Open Air Pool (12 miles)
Portishead Open Air Pool A 33m heated outdoor pool situated at the Lakegrounds in Portishead, with stunning views of the Bristol Channel from the sun terraces.
Portishead Lake Grounds (12 miles)
Portishead Lake Grounds As well as the lake, there is a children's playground and tennis courts and bowls and, during the summer, rowing boats are available for hire. Portishead Open Air Pool is open during the summer months.
Clevedon Pier (12 miles)
Clevedon Pier Visit the only fully intact, Grade 1 listed pier in the country. There are boat trips, fishing, an art gallery, and events throughout the year. Free to visit but some individual attractions and events may charge.
Parc (12 miles)
Parc Has indoor, undercover and outdoor play areas so whatever the weather the fun continues! Separate areas for differing age groups.
Techniquest (12 miles)
Techniquest Purpose built Science Centre and Planetarium providing over 120 cool interactive science experiences making science fun to everyone!
Castell Coch (12 miles)
Castell Coch The marquess of Bute's Gothic fairytale creation at Castell Coch, with its colourful interior and beautiful woodland setting, is a dream visit for your little prince or princess, and will inspire plenty of little adventures.
Glamorgan Canal Nature Reserve (12 miles)
Glamorgan Canal Nature Reserve A very nice spot for a nature ramble with binoculars, or doing bird and wildlife photography, by nature quite wild and isolated so no amenities.