Side Fix (< 1 mile)
is an indoor extreme ramp park providing facilities for freestyle BMX, Skating, Inline and Roller Skates, Scooters and Skateboarding as well as balance bikes, micro scooters and trikes.
Big Apple Rugby (1 miles)
Big Apple Rugby
Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Great family fun!
The Adventure Zone Soft Play and Party (1 miles)
Draycote Water Country Park (4 miles)
Draycote Water Country Park
Whether you come to unwind or have fun, there's plenty for all at Draycote Water. Activities range from birdwatching and game fishing to walking and water sports. Dogs are only allowed in the Country Park.
Coombe Country Park (7 miles)
Coombe Country Park
We have a children's play area, climbing forest, picnic benches and barbecue areas, a bird hide, woodlands, open space for the children to play and of course plenty of ducks and swans to feed!
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre (8 miles)
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre
Contains displays, hands-on activities and information about the nature reserve, as well as a Tea Room and Shop. Open every day with lots of events and activities for everyone throughout the year.
Tigers Indoor Play (8 miles)
Tigers Indoor Play
This is a children’s indoor soft play centre suitable for children aged 0 to 12 years with a multi-level soft play frame and an under 4s' toddler area and party rooms.
Daventry Country Park (8 miles)
Daventry Country Park
Daventry Country Park - was created in 1968 as part of the nationwide Countryside Act. This movement sought to provide communities with green spaces to use and enjoy. The reservoir (130 acres of open water) was dug out and completed in 1804, taking eight years to finish.
Tenpin Coventry (8 miles)
is a bowling centre located Cross point business park, Olivier way. We have 34 modern fully computerised lanes, American and English 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.
High Cross Riding School (9 miles)
High Cross Riding School
BHS and ABRS approved all weather facility offering lessons from 4 in riding, plus dressage and show jumping training. No hacks, but regular competitions and events.
Adventure World (9 miles)
Includes slides, ball pool, tunnels, climbing and seating area for parents. Suitable for up to eight years old. Attached to a leisure centre.
Jam Jam Boomerang (9 miles)
Jam Jam Boomerang
Coventry's Biggest Indoor Play and Party place for children up to 12 years of age, with a separate area for babies and under 4's.
Ryton Pools Country Park (9 miles)
Ryton Pools Country Park
There's lots of fun to be had at this family friendly country park! With play areas, cycling and walking on surfaced paths and a large picnic meadow you can't go wrong for a family day out! Look out for our Events Calendar for Ranger-led activities throughout the year for the whole family.
Caludon Castle Park (9 miles)
Caludon Castle Park
It is a pleasant stretch of open grassland for running and frisbee-ing, with a Children's Playground.
The main feature is an imposing ruin of part of the castle, surrounded on three sides by a moat.
Midland Air Museum (9 miles)
Midland Air Museum
Exhibits range from the magnificent Avro Vulcan bomber through more than 30 other historic aircraft, both civil and military, aero engines and other artefacts, to a wide range of memorabilia. A good family day out for if your smalls like vehicles of any description!
Whilton Mill (9 miles)
An ideal place for kids of all ages to experience the thrills of karting in a safe environment. Their fully qualified instructors will guide your children through everything they need to know. They provide a full safety briefing before letting them out.
Lunt Roman Fort (10 miles)
Lunt Roman Fort
Guard the ramparts, explore the granary exhibition and learn about training horses in the gyrus: a unique feature for the Roman Empire!
Coton Manor (10 miles)
This peaceful ten acre garden occupies a hillside position extending down from the 17th century manor house, constructed of mellow Northamptonshire stone.
Herbert Art Gallery and Museum (11 miles)
Herbert Art Gallery and Museum
Visit us and immerse yourself in arts, history and culture. Winner of the Guardian Family Friendly Museum Award 2010 we have a selection of free galleries and exhibitions, which, with the array of ongoing workshops and events, makes for a great day out for the whole family to enjoy.
Coventry Cathedral (11 miles)
Climb the tower, visit the Blitz Experience Museum and explore this amazing building with the aid of Welcomers, Guides and Chaplains.
Coventry Sports and Leisure Centre (11 miles)
Coventry Sports and Leisure Centre
We are an indoor centre which provides a wide range of activities specifically suited to families - we have two swimming pools (one with flume ride and features), a large sports hall for ball games and racquet sports, a soft play area called Jungle Junction and crÃÂ¨che facilities.
Coventry Transport Museum (11 miles)
Coventry Transport Museum
The largest collection of British Road Transport in the world with over 230 cars and commercial vehicles, 250 cycles and 100 motorcycles. Fun for all the family!
Curious About Coventry (11 miles)
Curious About Coventry
is a unique experience: two treasure hunt style walks of discovery to keep the whole family intrigued and amused. Keep the kids happy answering clues and matching pictures, whilst reading stories about this surprising, often overlooked city. Buy the booklet from our website and explore in your own time.
War Memorial Park (11 miles)
War Memorial Park
Featuring a great summer splash park, plus year round adventure playground, family Pitch and Putt, a modern skatepark and facilities for tennis, bowls and football.
Planet Ice Coventry (11 miles)
Planet Ice Coventry
Get the kids out ice skating for an afternoon. Great idea if you're looking for fun family days out in the Midlands.
Witham Villa Riding Centre (11 miles)
Witham Villa Riding Centre
BHS approved all weather facility offering lessons for over 5s, plus cross country and show jumping facilities.
Ufton Fields Nature Reserve (11 miles)
Ufton Fields Nature Reserve
This 100 acre site is a wildlife haven with all weather footpaths providing access to varied habitats in every season. The site is noted for its abundance of butterflies, dragonflies, wild flowers and birds.
Holdenby Falconry Centre (13 miles)
Holdenby Falconry Centre
The Falconry Centre contains many species of birds of prey, flown by the resident Falconer. Some of the beautiful birds are pictured below. There may be a chance to fly them yourself.
Wacky Warehouse - Bermuda Park (13 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Bermuda Park
Their trademarked standard of adventurous indoor play equipment plus the tot zone. Attached to a family friendly restaurant.
The Play Farm (13 miles)
The Play Farm
A multi tiered soft play experience with all the classic and contemporary adventure features one expects from modern soft play and dedicated toddler zone besides.
Lakeside SuperBowl Nuneaton (13 miles)
Lakeside SuperBowl Nuneaton
Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. This Lakeside SuperBowl has 24 lanes!
Wild Kidz (13 miles)
2 large separate play areas with 0-12 years catered for. Refreshments and food available. Babies go free up to 1 year old.
Jephson Gardens (13 miles)
Flower filled park containing a sensory garden, an exotic glasshouse, a lake with ducks and swans, and a boating pond. There is also a nearby ship-themed adventure play area (see full details for information).
Playpit Nuneaton (13 miles)
For children from 6 months to 10 years, adventure soft play facility with separate areas for different ages with age appropriate equipment and a secure perimeter.
Leamington Spa Art Gallery (13 miles)
Royal Leamington Spa
Leamington Spa Art Gallery
Provides opportunities for everyone to benefit from, enjoy and participate in the creation, interpretation and preservation of the Arts and Heritage.
Potterin Craft Studio (13 miles)
Potterin Craft Studio
is a pottery painting craft studio based in the heart of Leamington Spa town Warwickshire. You can come to the studio to pottery paint, we have a large selection of items to choose. We also make jewellery, decopatch, mosaic, and glass paint. We run kids' parties, hen groups also.
Allesley Park (13 miles)
Crazy golf, children's play area, 18 hole golf course, and plenty of open space and garden walks: all recently refurbished and well maintained.
Victoria Park (13 miles)
Royal Leamington Spa
Offers several adventure play areas with a wide range of equipment, summer paddling pool and loads of sports space including 10 all weather tennis courts, bowls and cricket, plus the half mile circuit.
Mr Karting (14 miles)
A very professional Karting outfit. Minimum age is 8 years and minimum height is 4'4'' (1.32 metres). Pre-booking is essential.
Kenilworth Treasure Trail (14 miles)
Kenilworth Treasure Trail
is a fun way to explore the small and historic town of Kenilworth in the green heart of Warwickshire. Follow the Trail, solve the clues and see the sights!
Tenpin Leamington Spa (14 miles)
Tenpin Leamington Spa
is a bowling alley located in Shires Retail Park, Leamington Spa. We have fully modern computerised bowling lanes, American and English Pool Tables, Amusement Arcades all catered towards families and kids. There is also the Beach Road Cafe Bar and a fully licensed bar with Sky Sports for the grown ups too.
Abbey Fields Play Park (14 miles)
Abbey Fields Play Park
Grassy slopes for running and rolling, adventure playground and a heated outdoor swimming pool in summer.
Horse Play (14 miles)
Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Kenilworth Castle (14 miles)
With its impressive Norman keep, John of Gaunt's great hall, and the magnificent buildings raised for Queen Elizabeth I, it is among the largest castle ruins in England. Offers children's audio tours and activity packs to keep them keen.
Old Dairy Farm Centre (14 miles)
Old Dairy Farm Centre
Lambing weekends in the spring, monthly country food fayres, and they have their famous and unique 'living manger' prior to Christmas.
Foxton Locks Spy Mission Treasure Trail (15 miles)
Foxton Locks Spy Mission Treasure Trail
This exciting discovery Trail takes you round this famous site, with its flight of ten locks, the fantastic Inclined Plane Boat Lift and museum. The Trail then takes you along the towpath into the village of Foxton, before returning across country to the locks.
Foxton Canal Museum (15 miles)
Foxton Canal Museum
Models, interactive displays, and a wide range of waterway artefacts tell the story of the lift, the Locks, the waterways and the people who lived on the canals.
St Nicholas Park (15 miles)
St Nicholas Park
Offering great play area, skate park, boating, paddling pool, adventure AND crazy golf, and a children's amusement park!
Foxton Boat Services (15 miles)
Foxton Boat Services
Site of the Foxton Inclined Plane Boat Lift, a remarkable piece of Victorian engineering, soon to be undergoing restoration. Many hundreds of canal boats pass through the locks every year, providing a colourful attraction. Wildlife, flora and fauna thrive in the ideal habitat.
St Johns House Museum (15 miles)
St Johns House Museum
For the curious but less boisterous child you can't beat a kitchen full of drawers to open and cupboards to explore, a Discovery Room for the under 5's and a Victorian school room. Really experience how people lived in the past.
Thanks for all the great things to do in Rugby 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 Warwickshire can enjoy the great day out as well.
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