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Family Days Out near to Rugby
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Side Fix (< 1 mile)
Rugby
Side Fix 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.
The Adventure Zone Soft Play and Party (1 miles)
Rugby
The Adventure Zone Soft Play and Party One play area for five to twelve years and another for the under fives. Bright and colourful, safe and age appropriate features.
Draycote Water Country Park (4 miles)
Rugby
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)
Coventry
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)
Coventry
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)
Daventry
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
Daventry Country Park Popular park with plenty to see and do like woodland paths and trails to follow, nature reserve, adventure playground, picnic areas, and loads of wildlife to watch. Walk the dog, go geocaching and orienteering, and much more! Free to visit.
Tenpin Coventry (8 miles)
Coventry
Tenpin Coventry 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.
Sector 7 Laser (8 miles)
Coventry
Sector 7 Laser Immersive and atmospheric, this is a 4D special effects enriched laser tag experience played in a cool futuristic arena! With infra red weapons you'll fight off the aliens and claim eternal glory without ever being in peril.
High Cross Riding School (9 miles)
Claybrooke Magna
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)
Daventry
Adventure World 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)
Coventry
Jam Jam Boomerang Loads of fun physical play equipment on 3 floors for under 12s, with a separate area for babies and under 4s. Highlights include the aerial glides, car track and the amazing DepthDrop Slide!
Ryton Pools Country Park (9 miles)
Coventry
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)
Coventry
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)
Baginton
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)
Daventry
Whilton Mill is ideal for beginners and those wanting to progress, with fully qualified instructors, full safety briefings and equipment, loads of age ranged Kids' Academies and Arrive and Drive options too. Vroom!
Mini Meadows Farm (10 miles)
Welford
Mini Meadows Farm Rare breeds poultry farm plus children's farm with cuddly (and not so cuddly!) domestic varieties and a modest playground all great for small kids. Many displays under cover!
Herbert Art Gallery and Museum (11 miles)
Coventry
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.
Coton Manor (11 miles)
Northampton
Coton Manor Peaceful 10 acre garden with loads of lovely features to enjoy, including orchard, woodland garden, kitchen garden, and bluebell wood. Also has large nursery, a garden shop, and a café. Open between April and October.
Coventry Cathedral (11 miles)
Coventry
Coventry Cathedral 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
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 crèche facilities.
Bruntingthorpe Aviation Museum (11 miles)
Lutterworth
Bruntingthorpe Aviation Museum Visit the home of a Cold War Jet collection that includes a Hunter, Victor, a Jaguar, plus a Nimrod MR2 and a Sea Harrier. 2 Open Days are held each year when you can see them in action!
Coventry Transport Museum (11 miles)
Coventry
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)
Coventry
Curious About Coventry is a brilliant way to discover Coventry and to be surprised and amazed by it! Our two treasure hunt style walks will keep everyone intrigued and amused answering clues, matching pictures, and reading stories. Buy or instantly download the booklet then explore at your leisure.
War Memorial Park (11 miles)
Coventry
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)
Coventry
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.
Laser Quest Coventry (11 miles)
Coventry
Laser Quest Coventry Exhilarating laser tag in a 21st century battle zone for ages 7 and up! Stalk your opponents with infra red equipment: no mess, no bruises, just fun! Plus Junior Commandos on Saturday mornings!
Witham Villa Riding Centre (11 miles)
Broughton Astley
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)
Leamington Spa
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.
Bedworth Leisure Centre (12 miles)
Bedworth
Bedworth Leisure Centre This family friendly swimming pool offers an epic 81m flume slide in it's main pool, plus a teaching pool in which they hold swimming lessons, aqua natal classes and more.
Holdenby Falconry Centre (12 miles)
Holdenby
Holdenby Falconry Centre Falconry centre offering a number of Experiences, including a half day with Owls and Hawks, and an Introduction to Falconry. Set in beautiful grounds of Holdenby House and Gardens. See a great range of owls, hawks, eagles, and falcons.
Althorp House (13 miles)
Northampton
Althorp House Visit the 500 year old home to 19 generations of the Spencer family, set withine 550 acres of walled parkland. Explore a wonderful house, remodelled gardens, magnificent parkland and more.
Wacky Warehouse - Bermuda Park (13 miles)
Nuneaton
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)
Leamington Spa
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)
Nuneaton
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!
Quarry Park Disc Golf (13 miles)
Leamington Spa
Quarry Park Disc Golf Up to 18 holes of quirky Disc Golf fun on a course designed to be enjoyed by players of all ability levels, with minimum interference between holes. The course is set in 6 hectares of beautiful countryside.
Wild Kidz (13 miles)
Hinckley
Wild Kidz 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)
Leamington Spa
Jephson Gardens 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)
Nuneaton
Playpit Nuneaton 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)
Leamington Spa
Potterin Craft Studio Pottery painting craft studio in the heart of Leamington Spa town, Warwickshire with a large selection of items to choose from. We also we make jewellery, decopatch, mosaic, and glass paint. We run kids' parties too!
Allesley Park (13 miles)
Coventry
Allesley Park 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
Victoria Park 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)
Leamington Spa
Mr Karting A very professional Karting outfit. Minimum age is 8 years and minimum height is 4'4'' (1.32 metres). Pre-booking is essential.
Tenpin Leamington Spa (14 miles)
Leamington Spa
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)
Kenilworth
Abbey Fields Play Park Grassy slopes for rolling and grass sledding, cool adventure playground and a heated outdoor swimming pool in summer. Pleasing historic surroundings to explore too.
Horse Play (14 miles)
Coventry
Horse Play Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Congo River Crazy Golf (14 miles)
Leicester
Congo River Crazy Golf offers 18 holes of mini golf here with simple holes and pleasing putting, with minor hazards and a bit of landscaping, plus a couple of Congo features.
Kenilworth Castle (14 miles)
Warwick
Kenilworth Castle 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)
Northampton
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.

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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