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Family Days Out near to Peterborough
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Peterborough Lido (< 1 mile)
Peterborough
Peterborough Lido Three outdoor heated pools: a 50m, a teaching and a paddling pool in a Grade II listed building. Seasonal opening for a family splash about! Also a large lawn area with play facilities, balcony and refreshment area. What better way is there to enjoy the summer sun?
Regional Fitness Swimming Centre (< 1 mile)
Peterborough
Regional Fitness Swimming Centre Swimming pool with diving facilities, standard and teaching pools, synthetic pitch and hydro health spa suite for mum!
Grasslands Equestrian Centre (< 1 mile)
Peterborough
Grasslands Equestrian Centre BHS approved facility offering lessons from 4 years, scenic hacking available, recognised Pony Club Centre.
Railworld (< 1 mile)
Peterborough
Railworld A large Wildlife Haven and habitat creation project, steam engines in the process of restoration, the worlds first 100MPH hover train, a large garden railway, and an amazing 7 track OO gauge model railway.
Lakeside SuperBowl Peterborough (< 1 mile)
Peterborough
Lakeside SuperBowl Peterborough Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Great family fun!
Laserforce (< 1 mile)
Peterborough
Laserforce An exciting, participation fantasy game allowing players to be the space hero that they have always wanted to be, in a safe environment.
Activity World (1 miles)
Peterborough
Activity World Featuring an exciting multi level indoor play area for children upto 1.55m (max age 12)and Toddler World for children up to 1m.
New Ark Adventure Playground (2 miles)
Peterborough
New Ark Adventure Playground We have sand play, swings, slides, rocking logs, tyre swing, cable ride and Peterborough's only American Swing
Big Sky Adventure Play (2 miles)
Peterborough
Big Sky Adventure Play Features huge indoor play areas for over and under 4s plus rides and amusements mostly included in the price, like Skyrider, Pedal Karts and Track, trampolines and bouncy castle.
The Hampton Brewers Fayre (2 miles)
Hampton
The Hampton Brewers Fayre features a colourful multi level adventure soft play frame full of slides, climbs, balls and bounces, plus dedicated toddler zone with smaller versions of the big fun.
Andronicas Ceramics Studio (2 miles)
Peterborough
Andronicas Ceramics Studio Create a unique piece of art by you at our ceramics studio! Choose from dragons, fairies, bowls, cars and loads more. Design and paint it, then weâll do all the hard bits for you to make it special. Our coffee shop downstairs also means you can enjoy food and drink while you paint. Yum!
AMF Peterborough (2 miles)
Peterborough
AMF Peterborough Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. This AMF has 24 lanes!
Peterborough Adventure Playcentre (3 miles)
Peterborough
Peterborough Adventure Playcentre As well as the indoor play area if you pre-book you can try your hand at a large range of adventurous activities including high and low ropes, mountain biking, orienteering, archery, aerial runway, slippery slope, outdoor peg-pole wall, indoor bouldering wall and problem solving activities.
Ferry Meadows Country Park (3 miles)
Peterborough
Ferry Meadows Country Park With meadows, lakes and woodland to explore, Ferry Meadows Country Park gives you the space to relax, enjoy an exhilarating cycle ride, walk in the woods and experience nature and the great outdoors.
Peterborough Skydome Ice Rink (3 miles)
Peterborough
Peterborough Skydome Ice Rink Offering open skate, disco and parent and toddler session types to welcome families from all angles.
Teamworks Karting Peterborough (3 miles)
Peterborough
Teamworks Karting Peterborough is a state-of-the-art kart circuit featuring sensationally speedy but child-friendly go-karts. Featuring catering and party facilities as well as the best-trained staff and safe, responsive and speedy karts: 7 days a week!
Rainbow Crazy Ceramic Cafe (5 miles)
Whittlesey
Rainbow Crazy Ceramic Cafe is an indoor activity where children and adults can come and choose a piece of pottery and paint their own design making it unique. We have a wide range of pottery to choose from, suitable for all ages. We have now introduced Woodart to our studio giving you more choice.
Nene Valley Railway (6 miles)
Peterborough
Nene Valley Railway Enjoy a vintage train ride, explore the travelling post office, and learn the difference between diesel and traction engines. And for good reasons, their Thomas is considered the 'official' Thomas The Tank Engine!
Thorney Heritage Museum (7 miles)
Thorney
Thorney Heritage Museum Concentrates on the time from the first settlement by these monks, but relates human life to the geology and water courses of the natural world.
Pigeons Farm (7 miles)
Peterborough
Pigeons Farm Children's Farm with hands on daily activities where children really do get close to the animals. Feed the animals, collect the eggs, enjoy the indoor and outdoor play areas, petting barn, Jumping Pillow, bale climbing, and Gobots
Sacrewell Farm and Country Centre (8 miles)
Peterborough
Sacrewell Farm and Country Centre Feed the friendly animals, hop on our bumpy Tractor Ride, explore the Straw Bale Maze, discover the 18th century working Watermill and play in our indoor Activity Barn. Come rain or shine, experience an action-packed, fun-filled day.
Tallington Lakes Leisure and Ski Centre (9 miles)
Stamford
Tallington Lakes Leisure and Ski Centre Lots of water sports, off road karting, dry slope for skiing, tobogganing and snowboarding, a climbing wall, water zorbing, adventure playground and heated outdoor pool. Wow!
Burghley House (10 miles)
Stamford
Burghley House The Garden of Surprises is a fantastic addition to the gardens at Burghley . Hidden inside a Yew hedge is an experience that will delight the senses. Mirrors exaggerate, mazes confuse, squirts of water distract, the dank moss house captivates, transforming sculptures dazzle, the grotto entices and the...
Stamford Leisure Pool (12 miles)
Stamford
Stamford Leisure Pool Leisure pool with flume and wave machine, plus 25 metre pool for swimming development and exercise.
Pots of Fun Ceramic Cafe (12 miles)
Stamford
Pots of Fun Ceramic Cafe Relax and unwind in our friendly Studio Cafe and create your very own masterpiece!. Have a tea or coffee and maybe a bite to eat. Great idea for kids parties too
Rascals The Fun Factory (12 miles)
Stamford
Rascals The Fun Factory Indoor play centre for children up to the age of 10. Has cafe and baby changing facilities.
Hamerton Zoo Park (12 miles)
Hamerton
Hamerton Zoo Park Terrific and well cared for collection of animals, they also recently built two excellent standard completely new play areas, one for babies and toddlers and the other for older children.
Barnwell Country Park (12 miles)
Oundle
Barnwell Country Park Three way marked waterside trails, numerous picnic spots, a wealth of wildlife and facilities. There are also a children's play area and an orienteering trail and two wheelchair accessible bird hides.
Oundle Treasure Trail (12 miles)
Oundle
Oundle Treasure Trail is a walk about 2.2miles long and should take about two and a half hours to complete. Oundle is a picturesque town, steeped in history. The trail includes a walk through the town, across the water meadows, along the river bank and ends in the beautiful Barnwell Country Park.
Bowl 2 Day (13 miles)
Wisbech
Bowl 2 Day Bowling is a fantastic social activity suitable for all ages and abilities. It's a great way to exercise gently, develop balance, co-ordination and burn calories: get off the couch, get onto a lane!
Play 2 Day (13 miles)
Wisbech
Play 2 Day Children's play and activity centre for 0 to 11 year olds, plus tenpin bowling and laser tag.
Toplodge Fineshade Wood (13 miles)
Corby
Toplodge Fineshade Wood is a popular family visitor attraction in the heart of the Rockingham Forest. With two great play areas and a whole wood to explore; families can play, picnic, walk or cycle and then recharge their batteries at the cafe.
Lets Play (15 miles)
Bourne
Lets Play - a four storey Pirates Galleon full of slides, balls, climbing and swinging with separate play area for the under 4's
Bourne Outdoor Swimming Pool (15 miles)
Bourne
Bourne Outdoor Swimming Pool There are two pools, one a paddling pool for the toddlers and the main pool which is 48m long and 12m wide. Open from May to September (weather permitting).
Rally Karting (15 miles)
Huntingdon
Rally Karting Driving age limit around ten to twelve depending on height, contact for information. For safety they generally recommend those drivers less than 12 years old should only be on the track with youngsters of similar ages.
Johnsons Old Hurst (15 miles)
Huntingdon
Johnsons Old Hurst By no means a full day but a fun stopover if you're after a gambol around the field and playground or, er, sausages! Farm shop and tea rooms with play area and fort, and visual access to farm animals including crocodiles!
Lakeside Lodge Golf and Bowling (15 miles)
Huntingdon
Lakeside Lodge Golf and Bowling Family friendly tenpin bowling alley with four full size lanes and animated graphics. Booking advised. Kids love bowling!
Paint A Pot Place (15 miles)
Bourne
Paint A Pot Place is a ceramic painting café and craft studio providing a safe environment in which children and families can be creative. As well as painting pottery, we also do decopatch and children’s parties are a speciality.
Skylark Maize Maze and Funyard (15 miles)
March
Skylark Maize Maze and Funyard Jungle Safari Maize Maze and Giant Funyard! Complete the Monkey Maze and the Jungle Bungle challenge to win Monkey Nuts. Plus: Go Karts, Pesky Pigeon Tractor Ride, Zip Wire, Pig Racing, Bouncy Castles, Happy Hands Trail, Giant Sand Pit with Mini-Diggers and more!
Scalextric Racing (15 miles)
Spalding
Scalextric Racing Race around recognisably world famous race tracks without having the risk of personal injury. 6000 Square feet of floor space for teeny tiny race frenzy!
Alleycatz (16 miles)
Spalding
Alleycatz State of the art tenpin bowling facility with pinspotters and glow lanes, classic healthy family fun with kiddie leagues and special offers too.
Metheringham Swimming Pool (16 miles)
Lincoln
Metheringham Swimming Pool Community run, seasonal, open air heated pool. Lessons also available.
Doodles Pottery Painting (16 miles)
Spalding
Doodles Pottery Painting is a pottery painting studio based just outside Spalding. We offer drop in and paint sessions as well as parties for adults and children. Enjoy coffee and cake while you paint from the onsite cafe too. Please note limited opening.
Leos Funzone (16 miles)
Huntingdon
Leos Funzone There are multi levels packed with climbing walls, slides, swings, spinning panels, wobble floors, ball pools, interactive games and much more. For babies and toddlers there is a separate stimulating play area.
The Play Barn (17 miles)
Spalding
The Play Barn The Springfields Centre offers gardens with display fountains and nature walks, indoor and outdoor play, plus new Jurassic Mini Golf with life sized dinosaurs in the beautiful landscaped prehistoric garden.
The Raptor Foundation (17 miles)
Woodhurst
The Raptor Foundation A bird of prey sanctuary and hospital. It is a unique and exciting place for children and adults alike to meet and learn about owls, falcons, hawks and buzzards in a 30 acre site.
Cromwell Museum (17 miles)
Huntingdon
Cromwell Museum The purpose of the Cromwell Museum is to interpret his life and legacy through portraits, documents and objects associated with Cromwell. Impressively impartial!
Fermyn Woods Country Park (17 miles)
Brigstock
Fermyn Woods Country Park Situated in the heart of the Rockingham Forest, the park offers access to fantastic woodlands, meadows, thickets, marshes and ponds to explore.
Fun Farm (17 miles)
Spalding
Fun Farm Come and meet Harry the Spider in his Spooky cave. There is a Super Wavey Waterfall Slide, a fun Log Maze and Snakey Tube Slides.
Houghton Mill (17 miles)
Huntingdon
Houghton Mill Follow the family Cat and Rat trail around the mill, enjoy the hands on activities, and explore the five storey historic building. Please note the limited opening times.

Thanks for all the great things to do in Peterborough 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 Cambridgeshire can enjoy the great day out as well.



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