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Things To Do & Days Out near Newton
Coolplay Indoor Soft Play Centre (< 1 mile)
Coolplay Indoor Soft Play Centre Multi level adventure play frame inside; outside features include bouncy castle, trampolines, bungee run, sumo wrestling, gladiator duelling, pedal karts, inflatable assault course and ride on tractors.
Climb Aboard Indoor Play Centre (6 miles)
Climb Aboard Indoor Play Centre 3 Tier Adventure area plus Baby and Toddler area, Parents and Tykes Play Area, Sensory Room and Relaxed Cafe and Sofa Area. Suitable for under 10s.
Blandford Leisure Centre (7 miles)
Blandford Leisure Centre Water cannons, bubble bath, and the waterslide are just some of the exciting water features in the leisure during Water Wonderland Sessions.
Crazy Monsters (7 miles)
Crazy Monsters RoSPA inspected adventure soft play facility, with masses of slick slides and great classic features, and a separate 2 tier toddler zone exclusive to 4 years and under with their own slide and ball pit.
Gold Hill Museum and Garden (8 miles)
Gold Hill Museum and Garden Local life and history are portrayed here through artifacts, costume, photos, ceramics, tools, domestic items and the town’s first fire engine. Plus award winning garden.
Badger Watch Dorset (8 miles)
Badger Watch Dorset An evening in the country the kids will never forget: their high quality hides have recorded a 100% sightings record over the last three years, so you are virtually guaranteed to see some of these wonderful creatures foraging for food under the floodlights.
Pevlings Farm Riding and Livery Stables (9 miles)
Pevlings Farm Riding and Livery Stables Approved and accredited Riding Stables offering riding lessons and a variety of activities for kids, pony days, pony club, jumping, hacking, pony care beginners welcome. Groups or individuals. Some adults catered for.
Larmer Tree Gardens (10 miles)
Larmer Tree Gardens Beautifully landscaped grounds well described as an extraordinary example of Victorian extravagance. Extensive gardens with Fairy Door Trail to get kids; imaginations going.
Bush Farm Bison Centre (12 miles)
Bush Farm Bison Centre See Bison, Elk, Raccoons, Prairie Dogs & Guanacos, and loads more at Bush Farm Bison Centre. Attractive South Wiltshire farm with lakes and 30 acres of old oak woodlands to explore. You can camp here too!
Athelhampton House and Gardens (12 miles)
Athelhampton House and Gardens Stunning Tudor Great Hall and gallery with its own estate church and surrounding gardens with 9 metre tall pyramid yew trees, octagonal pond and lots of hidden corners to explore.
Stourhead (13 miles)
Stourhead World famous 18th-century landscape garden, magnificent lake shimmering with reflections of classical temples, mystical grottoes and rare and exotic trees. Families can collect tracker packs to make it more fun for the kids, too.
Old Wardour Castle (13 miles)
Old Wardour Castle Explore the set of Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves via self guided audio tour, with enchanting grotto and circular staircases, plus play and picnic space outside.
Yeovil Railway Centre (13 miles)
Yeovil Railway Centre Steam and diesel railway centre with visitor centre (and museum). Regular events where steam train rides and miniature railway rides are available and the turntable is demonstrated. Traditional family fun.
Ready2climb Adventure Zone (13 miles)
Ready2climb Adventure Zone A range of activities on offer for children over 4, including rocking climbing, caving, inflatables and mini golf. Varied activities for young and older children.
Haynes International Motor Museum (14 miles)
Haynes International Motor Museum UK's largest exhibition of the greatest cars from around the world. A living and working museum, with over 400 amazing cars and bikes from nostalgic classics of the 50's and 60's, glorious Bentleys and Rolls Royces to exciting super cars of today, like the Jaguar XJ220.
MFA Bowl Yeovil (14 miles)
MFA Bowl Yeovil Kids love bowling, and if they are small or struggling they can use the ramp, light balls and gutter guards to give themselves the edge. Great family fun!
Kingston Maurward Gardens & Animal Park (15 miles)
Kingston Maurward Gardens & Animal Park Modest domestic animal park and pleasant gardens to keep your little ones busy while your big ones use the college Adventure Days to try archery, orienteering, high and low ropes courses, canoeing and kayaking!
Dorset Teddy Bear Museum (15 miles)
Dorset Teddy Bear Museum Visit Edward Bear and his family of people sized bears, in loveable Teddy Bear House! It's really just bears… but there are loads and loads of them!
Dinosaur Museum (15 miles)
Dinosaur Museum Britain's only museum solely devoted to dinosaurs and their fascinating world.Actual fossils, skeletons, and life size dinosaur reconstructions combine with hands onand multimedia displays to excite, enthral, and entertain the visitor.
The Tutankhamun Exhibition (15 miles)
The Tutankhamun Exhibition Meticulously recreated chambers and treasures (plus the genuine articles too) provide a thrilling historical experience akin to discovering the tomb yourselves without the curses!
The Keep Military Museum (15 miles)
The Keep Military Museum Military Museum covering the history of the regiments of Devon and Dorset over three hundred years. A number of exhibits, including lots of medals and weapons. An excellent view from the top if you like heights
Dorchester Borough Gardens (15 miles)
Dorchester Borough Gardens Features fully enclosed play area which has facilities for all age groups including a summer splash pool! Other features include adult sized trim trail, tennis courts, ornate fountain and a cool sundial!
Dorchester Skatepark (15 miles)
Dorchester Skatepark Permanent concrete skatepark or BMX, scooter and inline skates as well as skateboards, with lots of features and set ups, creatively challenging to all riders whether novice or experienced.
Rug Ratz Indoor Play Centre (16 miles)
Rug Ratz Indoor Play Centre With three separate play areas, babies, toddlers and bigger children can all play safely in their own designated play zones on mazes, slides, ropeways, ball pools and much more.
Fleet Air Arm Museum (16 miles)
Fleet Air Arm Museum The 2nd largest naval aviation museum in the world has 4 Exhibition halls, over 90 aircraft, plus thousands of artefacts to discover, plus ‘The Aircraft Carrier Experience’ to enjoy. Exciting family activities and events held throughout the year.
Monkey World (16 miles)
Monkey World is a 65 acre woodland park which is home to over 230 rescued and endangered apes and monkeys! Keeper talks, guided tours and information on conservation work too.
The Tank Museum (16 miles)
The Tank Museum Houses the world's largest and finest collection of Armoured Fighting Vehicles from unique World War 1 tanks onwards. The Museum has a collection of almost 300 vehicles from over 26 countries.
StreetLight Centre (16 miles)
StreetLight Centre With a great skate park for the over 6s and a cool little play area for under 3s this is the ideal spot for a split age family to keep everyone happy, including you!
Farmer Palmers (16 miles)
Farmer Palmers Hands-on animal events, outdoor play, indoor soft play areas plus toddler and baby facilities. Serving home cooked food in large restaurant, your children will have a fun day whatever the weather!
Jungle Jungle Indoor Play Centre (16 miles)
Jungle Jungle Indoor Play Centre Enjoy the challenges of a specifically designed indoor adventure land where even the youngest can explore in a safe and secure environment. Great intermediate zone for adventurous toddlers.
Model Town at Wimborne Minster (16 miles)
Model Town at Wimborne Minster 50 year old superbly maintained 1/10th scale model town set in award winning gardens. Explore using the free family worksheet, plus wendy house play area, giant chess, putting lawn and model railway.
Dreamboats (17 miles)
Dreamboats is perfect for a relaxing family day out along the River Stour.
Montacute TV Radio Toy Museum (18 miles)
Montacute TV Radio Toy Museum Be amazed by this huge fun collection! See nostalgic vintage radios and TVs, enjoy your favourite programmes through TV and radio related toys, books, games full size characters and more: a wonderful experience for all the family!
Montacute House (18 miles)
Montacute House Stunning Elizabethan mansion surrounded by beautiful grounds. Explore the house and gallery, beautiful gardens and parkland with free guided tour. Live horsemanship demonstrations in the summer holidays!
Upton Country Park (18 miles)
Upton Country Park There are tree, nature and orienteering trails, plus harbourside bird hide, Segway Trail and a water feature which children are welcome to play in.
Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Rescue Centre (18 miles)
Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Rescue Centre As well as the rescued wildlife enjoy a Go-Kart Arena, Mini Pedal Tractors, Straw Fun Barn, Wooden Play Area, Sand Pit, Children's Fair Ground Rides (in season), and Toddlers' Toy Area. New features include the zip wire and a reptiliary house!
Longleat Safari and Adventure Park (19 miles)
Longleat Safari and Adventure Park Longleat is a perfect day out for all the family with its fantastic Animal Attractions, beautiful Stately Home and gardens, alongside its superb Safari Park . With its recent multi-million pound investment you can explore a whole world of new attractions including Penguin Island and Stingray Bay.
Wareham Boat Hire (19 miles)
Wareham Boat Hire is a boat hire company offering Motor Boats, Kayaks, Canoes, Paddle Boards and Rowing Boats for hire on the beautiful River Frome from Wareham. We also offer BCU courses, paddle power, cruises and boat trips!
Wessex Raceway Indoor Karting (19 miles)
Wessex Raceway Indoor Karting is a huge, family run indoor karting centre with top quality karts and professional staff who specialise in teaching children aged 8 and above how to kart on their 700m track.
Virtual Warfare Laser Combat (19 miles)
Virtual Warfare Laser Combat Is a huge, weatherproof indoor laser games facility. With 2 ultra realistic arenas, and including the latest, most reliable technology with 3 sizes of gun, air strikes, snipers and Zombies.
Lulworth Equestrian Centre (19 miles)
Lulworth Equestrian Centre BHS approved facility offering lessons for 4 years plus, largely off road hacking and cross country route with varying jumps.
Lemur Landings (20 miles)
Lemur Landings Giant soft play centre suitable for ages up to 11, including multi level play frame, with dedicated areas for under 5s.
East Somerset Railway (20 miles)
East Somerset Railway is an ex-Great Western Railway branch line running through the Mendip hills near Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. Steam trains run April through October and December with Santa Specials, with a 5 mile round trip.
Bowlplex Tower Park (20 miles)
Bowlplex Tower Park Truly family friendly tenpin bowling, with bumpers and ball ramps for the kids, disabled access and baby changing facilities. Older kids will love the Glow Bowl disco nights!
Splashdown (20 miles)
Splashdown With 12 fantastic flumes it's fun for all the family: the truly terrifying Screamer for Dad, short sharp Baron's Revenge for the boys, Colorado Coaster with its bends for the girls and the mighty Mississippi Drifter river ride for Mum. It's non-stop!
Durdle Door Beach (20 miles)
Durdle Door Beach Grand and famous landscape with sandy beach and acceptable swimming though no lifeguard cover.
Prevail Skatehouse (20 miles)
Prevail Skatehouse Equipment includes a street section, bowls, banks and extensions, verts, handrails with and without euro gaps, and a jumpbox section too.
Poole Museum and Scaplens Court museum (20 miles)
Poole Museum and Scaplens Court museum Free museum and interactive trail to experience the heritage and environment of the area. Access to Scaplen’s Court Museum and Herb garden late May to December
Salisbury City Guides (20 miles)
Salisbury City Guides Learn about the history, legends and myths of Salisbury with experienced guides, who love to share information about this medieval city. Tours include regular waling tour, cathedral and close, plus ghost tours! There are also 4 walks especially for kids.
Poole Pottery (20 miles)
Poole Pottery Watch the Master potter at work, browse the artistic creations and then try your own hand at the pot biz! A pleasing stop for creative types especially if you're as happy looking as you are painting.