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Family Days Out near to Salisbury
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River Bourne Community Farm (< 1 mile)
Salisbury
River Bourne Community Farm A working farm that is free to visit with traditional animals plus fruit and vegetables growing. A good place to learn about where food comes from.
Salisbury Treasure Trail (< 1 mile)
Salisbury
Salisbury Treasure Trail If you are looking for something new to do with kids then why not try a self guided, themed Treasure Trail: they offer an imaginative and fun way to explore, and learn about, the great outdoors.
Mompesson House (< 1 mile)
Salisbury
Mompesson House Featured in the award-winning film Sense and Sensibility, the sumptuous setting is home to a variety of collections including 18th century drinking glasses. There is a children's guide available at reception and sculpture gardens to explore.
Salisbury Cathedral (< 1 mile)
Salisbury
Salisbury Cathedral Visit one of the finest medieval cathedrals in Britain, which has the tallest spire in England! Holds the world’s best preserved copy of the Magna Carta and a medieval clock. Tower tours available.
Outburst Salisbury (< 1 mile)
Salisbury
Outburst Salisbury Family fun facility comprising full size bowling alley, indoor adventure play zone and lazer tag combat game arena!
Splash of Colour Ceramic and Craft Cafe (< 1 mile)
Salisbury
Splash of Colour Ceramic and Craft Cafe We are are ceramic cafe which is a walk in studio offering a wide selection of pottery from normal household pieces to fun and wacky things for kids. These are all white and unglazed just waiting to be painted with a design or picture.
The Wardrobe Military Museum (< 1 mile)
Salisbury
The Wardrobe Military Museum A firmly educational stop best for over 8s, with collection and archives relating to the Infantry Regiments of Berkshire and Wiltshire from 1748 to the current regiment, The Rifles.
Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum (< 1 mile)
Salisbury
Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum Offering interactive galleries and workshops for children, the Museum provides entertainment and an educational experience for children of all ages.
Five Rivers Leisure Centre (< 1 mile)
Salisbury
Five Rivers Leisure Centre The beach pool boats a large flume style water slide and other water play features ideal for children. Plus 25m, 8 lane pool for proper swimming, plus teaching pool.
Boscombe Down Aviation Collection (2 miles)
Salisbury
Boscombe Down Aviation Collection is a collection of historic fast jets and planes from MOD Boscombe Down. Lots of Jet Cockpits to get into, some powered, including Jaguar, Hawk and Harrier jets. Hear engine noise and air traffic control. Model aircraft and WW2 Display.
Breamore House and Museum (7 miles)
Breamore
Breamore House and Museum A living museum which provides a fascinating insight into the days when a village was self sufficient, with full size replicas of period buildings and craft equipment. Plus big adventure playground which also boasts The Great British Maze!
Heritage Cycle Tours (7 miles)
Salisbury
Heritage Cycle Tours A family business offering accompanied cycle tours through some of the UK’s most beautiful countryside. They even supply the bikes. One for the bigger kids.
Wessex Raceway Indoor Karting (7 miles)
Salisbury
Wessex Raceway Indoor Karting Is a huge, family run indoor karting centre with top quality karts and professional staff who specialise in teaching children aged 8 and above how to kart on their 700m track.
Virtual Warfare Laser Combat (7 miles)
Salisbury
Virtual Warfare Laser Combat Is a huge, weatherproof indoor laser games facility. With 2 ultra realistic arenas, and including the latest, most reliable technology with 3 sizes of gun, air strikes, snipers and Zombies.
Stonehenge (8 miles)
Amesbury
Stonehenge Stands as a timeless testimony to the people who built it, between 3000BC and 1500BC. An amazing feat of engineering and arguably the most sophisticated stone circle in the world, it remains a mystery. Fantastic new visitor centre!
Cholderton Charlies Farm (9 miles)
Salisbury
Cholderton Charlies Farm We’re a Rare Breeds Farm with lots of exciting things to do, for kids of all ages; both indoor and outdoor. We have a large playbarn, as well as 4 outdoor play areas, plus animal petting and walking sessions, pig races and tractor trailer rides* and so much more!
Larkhill Space Station (9 miles)
Salisbury
Larkhill Space Station is a multi level adventure climbing facility with classic features from balls and slides to tunnels and bridges, plus a dedicated toddler zone.
Salisbury City Guides (9 miles)
Salisbury
Salisbury City Guides Learn about the history, legends and myths of Salisbury with experienced guides, who love to share information about this medieval city. Tours include regular waling tour, cathedral and close, plus ghost tours! There are also 4 walks especially for kids.
Museum of Army Flying (11 miles)
Stockbridge
Museum of Army Flying Is home to an amazing collection of army aviation history including over 40 different aircraft. The Museum has a range of interactive displays, simulators and trails for children and big kids can enjoy.
Wacky Warehouse Vine Inn (12 miles)
Romsey
Wacky Warehouse Vine Inn Large air conditioned multi level play frame with toddler zone attached to family friendly restaurant. Good disabled access, accommodation available, free WiFi provided.
Thruxton Kart Centre (13 miles)
Andover
Thruxton Kart Centre Their 4bhp, 120cc Cadetkart, for 8-12 year olds, enables juniors to experience what real karting is like but with all the safety features you'd expect for children. These karts are fitted with adjustable seats, full wrap-around bodywork, double-adjustable pedals and variable electronic rev limiters.
Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Rescue Centre (13 miles)
Verwood
Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Rescue Centre As well as the rescued wildlife enjoy a Go-Kart Arena, Mini Pedal Tractors, Straw Fun Barn, Wooden Play Area, Sand Pit, Children's Fair Ground Rides (in season), and Toddlers' Toy Area. New features include the zip wire and a reptiliary house!
Old Wardour Castle (13 miles)
Salisbury
Old Wardour Castle Explore the set of Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves via self guided audio tour, with enchanting grotto and circular staircases, plus play and picnic space outside.
Paultons Family Theme Park (14 miles)
The New Forest
Paultons Family Theme Park Now open: Peppa Pig World! A fully themed attraction with 7 fun rides and an Indoor Play Area! Plus over 60 wonderful rides and attractions to suit all ages included in one price, such as the mighty Edge ride and the awesome Cobra rollercoaster!
White Horse Trekking Centre (14 miles)
Warminster
White Horse Trekking Centre BHS approved family friendly horse riding and lessons available year round, plus special seasonal jaunts which include Bluebell Rides and mock hunts.
The Hawk Conservancy Trust (14 miles)
Andover
The Hawk Conservancy Trust Over 150 birds of prey on view at this conservation and visitors centre with talks, feeds, flying demonstrations and other activities.
Frankies Fun Factory (14 miles)
Romsey
Frankies Fun Factory Offers a massive playcentre with giant slides, ball pits, zip wire, rope bridge and tunnels spread through a multi level adventure structure.
Mottisfont Abbey and Garden (14 miles)
Romsey
Mottisfont Abbey and Garden An abbey was built here in 1201 and you can still see some of its remains. Have a peek in the dark and atmospheric vaulted Cellarium! The house boasts an impressive art collection and the garden is home to the National Collection of Historic Roses!
The Rapids (14 miles)
Romsey
The Rapids Experience a world of water, fun and adventure for all the family! Ride The Rapids, zoom the flume, explore the pirate galleon, dodge the tipping bucket or relax in the bubble seats. There's something for everyone!
Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary (15 miles)
Newtown
Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary Spotting deer in the New Forest isn't always easy, but here there is a purpose built viewing platform overlooking a large meadow area where a herd of fallow deer regularly gather.
Larmer Tree Gardens (15 miles)
Tollard Royal
Larmer Tree Gardens Beautifully landscaped grounds well described as an extraordinary example of Victorian extravagance. Extensive gardens with Fairy Door Trail to get kids; imaginations going.
Sir Harold Hillier Gardens (15 miles)
Romsey
Sir Harold Hillier Gardens A beautiful Arboretum-style garden to enjoy and explore, a site boasting a restaurant and tea rooms as well as a giant tree-house play-area for adventurers of all ages.
Go Ape Forest Segway (15 miles)
Ringwood
Go Ape Forest Segway You can enjoy our forest Segway experience in the most beautiful forests in the UK. From two legs to two wheels: for the ultimate forest experience on a rugged all-terrain Segway. It's a totally unique way to tackle the trails in the forest.
Go Ape Tree Top Junior (15 miles)
Ringwood
Go Ape Tree Top Junior A fun filled experience of canopy exploring, trail blazing and obstacles for all to enjoy. You'll take on crossings over trails and finish with one awesome zip wire.
Go Ape Moors Valley (15 miles)
Ringwood
Go Ape Moors Valley Take to the trees and speed down zip slides. They’re part of an exciting course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and crossings; all set high above the forest floor.
Moors Valley Country Park (15 miles)
Ringwood
Moors Valley Country Park Adventure play with loads of outdoor equipment, narrow-gauge steam railway, extensive play trails, and the picturesque lake to explore, plus independent attractions inside.
Charlton Lakeside (16 miles)
Andover
Charlton Lakeside Leisure Centre with pitch and putt, crazy golf, pedalos and outdoor activities for kids in the holidays.
Libertys Owl Raptor and Reptile Centre (16 miles)
Ringwood
Libertys Owl Raptor and Reptile Centre A privately run centre with a number of Birds of Prey, several reptiles and other creepy crawlies. Flying displays are held daily whatever the weather. Daily reptile shows are held during Summer holidays.
Andover Leisure Centre (17 miles)
Andover
Andover Leisure Centre - the play structure is made up from 3 levels with a variety of fun features to include; 3 super slides, Sky Glide, 3 ball pools, cargo nets, ball cannon, spiders web, rope bridge, dark room, giant ball room and lots more.
New Forest Reptile Centre (17 miles)
Lyndhurst
New Forest Reptile Centre Discover more about reptiles and amphibians here at this unique reptile centre located in the national park. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for the best things to do in Hampshire with kids
Andover Museum (17 miles)
Andover
Andover Museum Discover permanent exhibitions from prehistoric times to the present day with lots to fire the imagination and with temporary exhibitions, including art, craft, photography, history plus a cafe and childrens activities.
Museum of the Iron Age (17 miles)
Andover
Museum of the Iron Age Museum with reconstructions of life in the Iron Age plus links to Danebury Hill Fort which is well worth a visit as well.
The Burley Treasure Trail (17 miles)
Burley
The Burley Treasure Trail If you are looking for something new to do with kids then why not try a self-guided, themed Treasure Trail: they offer an imaginative and fun way to explore, and learn about, the great outdoors.
Bagnum Riding Stables (17 miles)
Ringwood
Bagnum Riding Stables is a family run and family oriented riding centre offering Kids' Walk Outs, Pony Club and menage based lessons, Forest Hacking, Day Rides and Summer Night Rides, plus show jumping and dressage competitions are also held.
Burley Manor Riding Stables (17 miles)
Burley
Burley Manor Riding Stables Welcoming kids over 4 years old for 1 or 2 hour rides plus special events. Mounts and packages are tailored specifically to your group.
The New Forest Wildlife Park (17 miles)
Southampton
The New Forest Wildlife Park Amazing animals to see, from owls and otters to wolves, bison, wild boar, red deer, muntjac deer, Scottish wildcats, lynx, wallabies, water voles, foxes, polecats, pine martens and ferrets. Children love the harvest mice scurrying around their mini home. “Go Wild” Adventure Playgrounds for tots...
Longdown Activity Farm (17 miles)
Ashurst
Longdown Activity Farm A daily schedule of activities includes kid-goat and calf bottle feeding, small animal handling, duck feeding and meeting the pigs. Plus, there are lots more animals to see. There is a brilliant - and very bumpy tractor ride (ground conditions permitting). Five indoor and outdoor play areas means there's...
The Eling Experience (18 miles)
Totton
The Eling Experience Learn about tidal powered milling, sit in an air raid shelter with sound effects, play on a pirate ship playground with picnic areas, plus nature walks and free Smugglers info sheet!
Matchams Karting (18 miles)
Ringwood
Matchams Karting The 160cc Formula K Fun Karts are operated on a purpose built 100 metre track, these karts are perfect for the younger driver and reach speeds of up to 25mph. Cadets start from 7 years old.
Finkley Down Farm Park (18 miles)
Andover
Finkley Down Farm Park A family run children's farm with all the character and creatures of a traditional farm plus indoor and outdoor play, pedal karts, trampolines, ride ons and more besides.

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



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