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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.
Big Apple Rugby (1 miles)
Rugby
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)
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.
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 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)
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.
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 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)
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!
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 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)
Baginton
Lunt Roman Fort Come and explore this partially-reconstructed timber fort . Stand on the ramparts, explore the exhibition in the granary and imagine yourself training horses in the gyrus - a feature not found anywhere else in the Roman Empire.
Coton Manor (10 miles)
Northampton
Coton Manor 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)
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.
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.
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 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)
Coventry
War Memorial Park Approximately 48.5 hectares in size, the park consists of two distinct areas, the formal garden with the War Memorial and the sports facilities areas with playing fields, golf course, THE NEW Splash 'n' Play Park and play areas.
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.
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.
Holdenby Falconry Centre (13 miles)
Holdenby
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)
Nuneaton
Wacky Warehouse - Bermuda Park - follows the usual Wacky Warehouse formula. Has a great kids play structure which the ankle biters can run themselves silly on - while you sit down and have a well earned cup on tea.... aaaah!!
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!
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 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)
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.
Kenilworth Treasure Trail (14 miles)
Kennilworth
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)
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 running and rolling, adventure playground and a heated outdoor swimming pool in summer.
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.
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.
Foxton Locks Spy Mission Treasure Trail (15 miles)
Foxton
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)
Market Harborough
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)
Warwick
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)
Market Harborough
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
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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