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Things To Do & Days Out near Rugby

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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.
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.
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!
Coventry
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre Contains displays 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 and Really Wild Birthday Parties!
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.
Lutterworth
Midlands Roller Arena Roller rink with open skate sessions, youth hockey league, disco nights, 80s themed nights and Ladies Only sessions. A wholesome family fun activity great for kids taking friends along too!
Daventry
Daventry Country Park Popular park with plenty to see and do like woodland paths and trails to follow, nature reserve, adventure playground and sensory garden, picnic areas, and loads of wildlife to watch. Walk the dog, or go geocaching and orienteering! Free!
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.
Claybrooke Magna
High Cross Riding School BHS and ABRS approved all weather facility offering lessons from 4 years in riding, plus dressage and show jumping training. No hacks, but regular competitions and events!
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!
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.
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.
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!
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!
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 seasonal cafe.
Coventry
Coventry Cathedral Climb the tower, visit the Blitz Experience Museum and explore this amazing building with the aid of Welcomers, Guides and Chaplains. Fascinating for both casual and spiritual visitors!
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 crÃÂĬche...
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
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!
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.
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.
Coventry
Planet Ice Coventry Get the kids out ice skating for an afternoon: just for fun, learning a discipline or fast and fun exercise. Great idea if you're looking for fun family days out in the Midlands.
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!
Broughton Astley
Witham Villa Riding Centre BHS approved all weather facility offering lessons for over 5s, plus cross country and show jumping facilities and great summer timetable offering pony camps for all ages!
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.
Sapcote
Paradise Found Educational Farm Park Over 1000 friendly animals waiting to be fed and petted, plus infant indoor play, reptile house, parties, a weekend train ride and more besides!
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
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 the beautiful grounds of Holdenby House with a great range of owls, hawks, eagles, and falcons!
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.
Nuneaton
Bermuda Adventure Indoor soft play centre. With a 2 story play frame, including bouncy castle, 4 lane racing slide, obstacles and rope bridge. Outside area with galleon ship, sand pit and family seating. Birthday party rooms. Cafe with delicious freshly cooked food.
Nuneaton
MFA Bowl Nuneaton Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. This Lakeside SuperBowl has 24 lanes!
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.
Nuneaton
Wacky Warehouse - Bermuda Park Their trademarked standard of adventurous indoor play equipment plus the tot zone. Attached to a family friendly restaurant.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kenilworth
Abbey Fields Play Park Grassy slopes for rolling and grass sledding, cool adventure playground, heated outdoor swimming pool in summer and indoor for the rest. Yay!
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.
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
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.
St Nicholas Park (15 miles)
Warwick
St Nicholas Park Park offering great play area, skate park, boating, paddling pool, both adventure and crazy golf, plus a children's amusement park! Loads of space to play, get active, or relax with a picnic. Open all year and free to visit!
Foxton
Foxton Locks Spy Mission Treasure Trail Can you solve the clues to complete a spy mission around Foxton on this self guided themed Treasure Trail? Discover and learn more about Foxton Locks and Village on this Trail.
At Day Out With The Kids, we've tried to put together as many great family days out & things to do with kids in Rugby as possible, especially those that are affordable for everyone. Popular attractions include The Adventure Zone Soft Play and Party and Draycote Water Country Park, although there are many more to discover. If you've been on a fun day out in the area you'd like to share, please contact us so other families visiting Rugby can enjoy it too!

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