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Things To Do & Days Out near Oswestry
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Oswestry Town Museum (< 1 mile)
Oswestry Town Museum A lovely little museum dedicated to the history of Oswestry and the surrounding countryside, from B.C. to present day. Run by friendly volunteers, quiz for the kids and free to visit!
Fantastic Funhouse (< 1 mile)
Fantastic Funhouse is a large indoor soft play centre, located in Oswestry. 3 play frames of adventure, indoor football pitch and go-kart track. Adult and children’s menu available with hot drinks, cakes and snacks. Open 7 days a week. Parties also available with Peppa Pig.
Crazy Knights (1 miles)
Crazy Knights Multi level medieval themed soft play area with balancing equipment, ball pits, slides and more, all safely enclosed in netting. An excellent way for kids to develop their motor skills, and enjoy fun interaction with other kids.
Park Hall Countryside Experience (1 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 (1 miles)
The Venue 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 (1 miles)
Black Hawk Zero contact combat gaming using MP7 machine guns or M9 pistols all with realistic sound effects, between stands, hides, blockades, towers, bridges and bunkers.
Rednal Karting (5 miles)
Rednal Karting 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.
Springhill Farm Riding Stables (6 miles)
Springhill Farm Riding Stables A BHS approved equestrian centre that offers riding lessons, pony sessions, hacking and tracking, plus riding holidays, including ones for kids aged 12 and older. All sessions led by qualified staff.
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Visitor Centre (8 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)!
Nesscliffe Hill Country Park (8 miles)
Nesscliffe Hill Country Park The size of 140 football pitches, somewhere in here there's are orienteering trails, a highwayman's cave, impressive sandstone outcrops, an iron age hill fort and trails of all kinds, all you've got to do is find them!
Rapid Horizons (9 miles)
Rapid Horizons A family friendly place offering exhilarating river raft ride along the river Dee. Enjoy a mixture of stunning scenery and great white water rapids! For ages 6 and above. Tours led by fully qualified and experienced staff.
Dragons Den Playcentre (9 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 (9 miles)
Llangollen Railway 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 (9 miles)
Llangollen Wharf 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.
Plassey (11 miles)
Plassey is a unique attraction for all the family. There’s plenty to keep the kids occupied with our new action-packed Welsh castle themed adventure play-park, shops, golf, games room, nature trails, conservation lake and picturesque picnic areas.
Wacky Warehouse - Squire Yorke (12 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Squire Yorke Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Tenpin Wrexham (13 miles)
Tenpin Wrexham is a bowling centre located in Eagles Meadow. We have 29 modern fully computerised lanes, 9 American Pool tables, Amusement Arcades all catered towards families and kids. There is also the Beach Road Cafe Bar for some delicious meal and snack options!
Wrexham Waterworld (13 miles)
Wrexham Waterworld acilities include learner and function pools, a 65 metre slide, which is great for the family, as well a relaxing bubble pool and rapids river ride for the more adventurous! Plus lessons and more.
Run Around Playcentre (13 miles)
Run Around Playcentre One of the largest play zones in North Wales. Whether sliding down the Astra slide, going through the Blackout Tunnel or exploring the Look out Tower or playing in the toddler zone, there's something for everyone.
Round The Twist (14 miles)
Round The Twist Colourful multi level indoor adventure play with all of classic fun features from tunnels and scramble nets to slides! Separate toddler area well equipped for the smalls.
Plas Power Adventure (14 miles)
Plas Power Adventure Great range of activities available including High Ropes course, Archery, Climbing Walls with indoor and outdoor courses, bushcraft, orienteering and cool KMX Karts.
The Adventure Rope Course (14 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.
Long Mountain Pony Trekking Centre (15 miles)
Long Mountain Pony Trekking Centre Offering hourly rides tailored to suit you, pleasure rides, pony days, picnic rides and pony parties. Fully licensed family run centre, welcoming visitors of all ages and abilities.
Llandegla Laser Combat (15 miles)
Llandegla Laser Combat Cool outdoor laser tag game for over 7s, played with harmless infra red weaponry in a natural and spacious setting for a realistic combat experience! Open weekends for walk ins or weekday bookings available.
Alyn Waters Country Park (16 miles)
Alyn Waters Country Park The largest country park in the Wrexham area, with waymarked woodland, grassland and riverside trails within the beautiful Alyn Valley. The Llay side allows easy access to the Local Nature Reserve, an excellent adventure playground and Golf Driving Range.
Battlefield Falconry Centre (16 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.
Techniquest Glyndwr (16 miles)
Techniquest Glyndwr An interactive science extravaganza with over 60 hands on exhibits, seasonally varying exhibitions and live 45 minute long science shows that'll blow your mind! Learning doesn't get more amusing!
Quasar Shrewsbury (16 miles)
Quasar Shrewsbury 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 (16 miles)
AMF Shrewsbury 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 Two Henrys Playzone (16 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.
The Quarry Swimming and Fitness Centre (16 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.
The Shrewsbury Mystery Treasure Trail (16 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?!
Supercamps (16 miles)
Supercamps 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!
Shropshire Wildlife Trust (17 miles)
Shropshire Wildlife Trust The Saturday craft fairs at our Visitor Centre are free to enter and include activities for children. We also offer a weekday range of arts and crafts workshops for all, and operate activities in the garden just outside the Visitor Centre.
Doodle Alley (17 miles)
Doodle Alley is a hub of all things creative! A pottery painting and canvas art studio with over 40 different beautiful pottery pieces to choose from and nearly 30 colours the possibilities are endless. Available for drops ins and parties!
Funzone (18 miles)
Funzone is a children’s soft play centre and cafe. We have a separate baby, toddler and junior area suitable for children aged 0 to 12 years. Our cafe serves light snacks children’s and adult’s meals and a variety of hot and cold drinks.
Hawkstone Park Follies (18 miles)
Hawkstone Park Follies is an historic woodland fantasy with cliffs, crags, caves, deep woods and a series of extraordinary monuments built over 200 years ago
Cholmondeley Castle Gardens (20 miles)
Cholmondeley Castle Gardens A variety of classic and unusual gardening styles adorn this beautifully landscaped spot, with nature trails, playground and picnic facilities also on site. Please note the limited opening times.
Runaround at Jumping Jacks (22 miles)
Runaround at Jumping Jacks Small but perfectly formed, their twin level main play frame is top notch in terms of decor and they also boast unusually large and well stocked toddler and baby zones, plus particularly impressive parties!
Cheshire Ice Cream Farm (23 miles)
Cheshire Ice Cream Farm Features include panning for gold, an indoor play centre, adventure playground, mini golf and farm animals to visit, plus of course: The Ice Cream!
Greenacres Animal Park (23 miles)
Greenacres Animal Park Features include lots of farm and zoo animals to see, together with rides, amusements and more. Nestling among the more unusual farmyard inhabitants are Squirrel Monkeys, Lemurs, Llamas, Ostriches, Wallabies, Polecats and Chipmunks!
Cheshire Military Museum (24 miles)
Cheshire Military Museum A museum telling the story of the Cheshire soldiers through time from the 17th century to present day. Really interesting and interactive displays with plenty to see and learn about these brave men.
Wacky Warehouse - Gingerbread Man (24 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Gingerbread Man Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant with new pirate themed menu!
Grosvenor Museum (24 miles)
Grosvenor Museum Discover the history and natural history of Chester, plus its silver and art heritage. A number of galleries to see and a Period House. Year round programme of events and special exhibitions. Free to visit.
The Boardroom Climbing (24 miles)
The Boardroom Climbing is a dedicated indoor rock climbing and bouldering centre offering a range of activities for ages 5 and over. From kids' clubs and birthday parties to adult intro to climb and more!
Dewa Roman Experience (24 miles)
Dewa Roman Experience Step aboard a Roman Galley and sail back in time to revisit the streets of Roman Chester. Explore 3 metre deep archaeological excavations and handle 'dig' discoveries in the hands-on room: goodus funnus!
The Chester Treasure Trail (24 miles)
The Chester Treasure Trail is a self guided Treasure Hunt which will have you and the kids exploring this beautiful and historic city whilst solving clues to locate the long lost Treasure!
Fun4All (24 miles)
Fun4All A large play centre for 0 to 11 year olds with dedicated age specific play frames, Sports Zone and cafe.
Showboats of Chester (24 miles)
Showboats of Chester Cruise along the beautiful River Dee, passing the sights of the historic City of Chester aboard our luxury boats, Lady Diana and Mark Twain.
Beeston Castle (24 miles)
Beeston Castle also known as The Castle Of The Rock. Climb to the top of this impressive crag with incredible views over 8 counties, from the Pennines to the Welsh mountains!