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Things To Do & Days Out near Scropton
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Scropton Riding For The Disabled (< 1 mile)
Scropton Riding For The Disabled BHS approved all weather facility specialising in riding opportunities for the disabled, plus RDA and able bodied lessons.
Jangala (2 miles)
Jangala offer multi level modern indoor adventure play with dedicated toddler section, football pitch, Wii room, free WiFi and large cafe with big sofas! Just what the doctor ordered!
Eland Lodge Equestrian (3 miles)
Eland Lodge Equestrian BHS approved facility best suited to intermediate riders, offering menage plus 3km of on site hacking covering all terrains including walk through streams! No lessons.
Sudbury Hall and Museum of Childhood (3 miles)
Sudbury Hall and Museum of Childhood Explore the 17th century dream house; be a chimney sweep, a scullion or a Victorian pupil; play with toys and interactive displays plus let out their fizz in the woodland play area!
National Forest Adventure Farm (4 miles)
National Forest Adventure Farm Meet and feed the animals, explore the Funfield and take on the huge indoor playbarn. Special events for Easter, Halloween and Christmas and the famous Maize Maze from July to September.
Wacky Warehouse - Mill House (5 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Mill House Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Shobnall Leisure Complex (5 miles)
Shobnall Leisure Complex WIth indoor and outdoor sports facilities to pre book, crazy golf and pitch n putt to drop in on, and a playground, paddling pool and skatepark to access for free, this place has loads to do for kids of all ages! Adapted Cycling Centre also on site!
Claymills Victorian Pumping Station (5 miles)
Claymills Victorian Pumping Station Historic Victorian industrial building with many rare original engines and boilers. Children’s trail to follow, plus a Visitor Centre and mini museum to explore. Steaming Days held throughout the year.
Branston Water Park (6 miles)
Branston Water Park There is a small visitor centre, children's play area and toilets on site. Look out for the great range of birds, animal and insects which inhabit their varied habitats.
Cinebowl (7 miles)
Cinebowl offers 8 lanes of bowling fun attached to this great cinema show family friendly flicks. Great idea for a cold and wet afternoon for a family day out in Staffordshire.
CineBowl iSKATE (7 miles)
CineBowl iSKATE Classic family friendly ice skating rink with open skate and family sessions plus lessons available in skating, ice hockey and actual dancing on ice. Yes really! Wait for it: 'Let it go, let it goooo...'
Uttoxeter Leisure Centre (7 miles)
Uttoxeter Leisure Centre Offers a multi purpose sports hall plus 25m main pool, squash court and creche. The leisure centre offers a large range of different activities on both a casual pay and play basis and membership basis.
The Barton under Needwood Treasure Trail (7 miles)
The Barton under Needwood Treasure Trail Explore on a Treasure Trail and enjoy a great family day out as you work together to solve the clues on this self-guided mystery walk.
Rosliston Forestry Centre (9 miles)
Rosliston Forestry Centre Discover a woodland wonderland full of natural wildlife. From quiet walks to action packed family fun with laser tag and adventure play, uncover nature at its best. Free to visit, charges for some activities.
Hickory Dickory's Playhouse (9 miles)
Hickory Dickory's Playhouse Locally unparalleled indoor children's adventure play with spacious, high quality, stylish fun that'll bring you back repeatedly! Featuring enormous slides, powerful ball cannons, trampolines and award winning menu.
Markeaton Park (9 miles)
Markeaton Park Well kept parkland with play centre, light railway, splash pool, pitch and putt golf, stunning horticultural displays, a fishing lake and football pitches.
Lunar Lift-Off (9 miles)
Lunar Lift-Off Cool multi level space themed adventure play structure with rockets, observation pods and alien landscapes, plus additional toys including role-play equipment, train table and book corner. Laser Tag held on Friday nights too: inside the play frame!
Kedleston Hall (10 miles)
Kedleston Hall There are an extensive collection of paintings, sculptures and original furnishings to explore, including the treasures in the Eastern Museum. Enjoy the grounds with your hounds or take the smalls to look at the flowers, but it's all exploration no play: fair warning!
Swadlincote Ski and Snowboard Centre (10 miles)
Swadlincote Ski and Snowboard Centre A large leisure facility and dry ski slope providing Skiing, Snowboarding, Toboggan and Sno-Tubing with a fully licensed bar and restaurant. Kids must be over 4 to take part in activities.
Paint a Pot (10 miles)
Paint a Pot Discover how much fun painting ceramics can be. Choose from a fantastic range of tableware, figurines and wall plaques: over 150 different pieces. Set in Derby’s premier park, Markeaton. Just drop in, no need to book.
Tubby Bears Playzone (10 miles)
Tubby Bears Playzone offers a 3 level adventure climbing maze full of cool features and physical play fun for older kids plus matted toddler area and toys for the small folk. And parties, of course!
The National Memorial Arboretum (10 miles)
The National Memorial Arboretum A living tribute to people who have fallen in duty to the country. Over 50,000 stunning trees, a variety of habitats, which are full of wildlife including skylarks, otters, brown hares and more. Daily programme of activities. Free to visit.
Tenpin Derby (10 miles)
Tenpin Derby is a bowling centre located in the Foresters Leisure Park near Osmaston Park. We have 26 modern fully computerised lanes, American 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 (10 miles)
Sector 7 Laser Pleasingly plot driven combat gaming, with zero contact and infra red guns, housed in a large and atmospheric arena boasting 4D effects of all kinds and a whole lot of aliens to zap!
Megazone Derby (10 miles)
Megazone Derby An impressive arena with full UV paintwork and over 4k square feet of play space: this is Nexus Generation laser tag at it's finest! Play Elimination, Vampires, Base Flags, Zone Domination and Random Madness and mark your friends from your foes!
Bounce Revolution (11 miles)
Bounce Revolution is a family entertainment centre in the heart of Derby. With free parking, and different activities including a main arena, dodgeball area, basketball, total wipeout, sumo ring, battle beam, aeroball, drop zone, and licenced bar and cafe serving delicious food!
Wacky Warehouse at the Fradley Arms (11 miles)
Wacky Warehouse at the Fradley Arms offers their trademark standard of indoor adventure play, with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant with separate kids' menu. Plus big beer garden, accommodation and great disabled access throughout.
Alton Towers (11 miles)
Alton Towers Ranging from the world's first 14 looping roller coaster to Ice Age 4D Experience, there are many attractions for all ages including Cbeebies Land and the exciting new Enchanted Forest feature now open! Height restrictions 1.4m apply on many rides.
The Alton Towers Waterpark (11 miles)
The Alton Towers Waterpark Boasting hundreds of fantastic interactive water features, from lazy rivers and crazy cannons to the sensational speed of the Master Blaster water rollercoaster, this Caribbean lagoon offers gallons of excitement for kids of all ages, and is open all year round.
Sandybrook Go Active (11 miles)
Sandybrook Go Active is chock-full of activities the whole family can take part in!
Rollerworld of Derby (11 miles)
Rollerworld of Derby The biggest maple floored rink in the UK with capacity for up to 499 - with Family Nights and Learn to Skate sessions. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for the best things to do in Derbyshire with kids.
Conkers (11 miles)
Conkers Adventures in the forest. Explore over 120 acres including the 13 piece assault course, adventure play area, barefoot walk and train linking the Discovery and Waterside Centres. Indoors discover the Enchanted Forest Adventure Play Zone, over 100 interactive exhibits, cafes and gift shop.
The Climbing Unit (11 miles)
The Climbing Unit An indoor climbing experience for all ages. With children welcome anytime for miniature climbs and regular children’s sessions there’s always something to do. A dedicated group room includes roped climbing, keeping youngsters entertained for hours. Booking is essential.
Oxygen Freejumping Derby (11 miles)
Oxygen Freejumping Derby is a trampoline park with a difference, in the centre of Derby
Midland Karting (12 miles)
Midland Karting a number of options for children at our track. From Birthday Parties to a Karting Championship, a relaxed regular club to family sessions and courses designed for children to learn about motorsport and circuit driving. There is something to suit every child and family. We also offer part packages that include...
Staunton Harold Reservoir (12 miles)
Staunton Harold Reservoir A wildlife habitat offering many outdoor and leisure activities, such as a couple of good adventure playgrounds, fishing, bird watching, sailing and cycling, plus Visitor Centre, Ranger’s Office, toilets, and seasonal refreshment kiosk. Open all year and free to visit.
Chaddesden Park (12 miles)
Chaddesden Park Adventure playground plus BMX, football and cricket facilities. And a great new interactive water play area with loads of fun features now runs May through September.
Wolseley Centre (12 miles)
Wolseley Centre 26 acres of wildlife packed grounds, full of display gardens, woodland, meadows, 3 lakes, a boardwalk and a network of accessible paths. Play trail with features such as musical sculptures and a welly splash bridge! Free to visit.
Cotton Dell (13 miles)
Cotton Dell A pretty reserve set within a secluded river valley, with flower rich grassland and ancient woodland. Plenty of nature for the kids to enjoy, from butterflies and bees, to bare ground and boggy bits!
Jungle Madness (13 miles)
Jungle Madness Let the children enjoy themselves in the soft play area, which includes a 3 storey climbing structure with astra slide, ball pit, spiders catch, sky glide and much more.
Amerton Farm and Craft Centre (13 miles)
Amerton Farm and Craft Centre Playbarn is a farmyard with indoor adventure play area. It has a tractor track, rope bridge and barns on stilts connected with raised walkways. There is also a soft play area for children under 3 years of age, plus fun days and farm activities.
Windmill Farm Play Barn (13 miles)
Windmill Farm Play Barn A farmyard Play Barn with indoor and outdoor play areas. Great opportunities to bounce, jump and climb, plus a soft play area. There is also a rope bridge, barns on stilts, a tractor racetrack, and a sand pit.
Amerton Railway (13 miles)
Amerton Railway is a mile long 2 foot gauge line with spectacular seasonal specials, regular open days great for family trips, a railway museum and tours available of the Locomotive Shed. Get your trainspotters into their anoraks!
Paint a Pot Craft Studio (13 miles)
Paint a Pot Craft Studio offers an opportunity to paint your own pottery!
Hicks Lodge National Forest Cycle Centre (13 miles)
Hicks Lodge National Forest Cycle Centre 16km (almost 10 miles) of exciting off road cycle trails, plus Forest Trails and a Gruffalo Trail for the kids between October and February. Play Area with scramble nets, climbing frames, balance courses and more.
Freddys Play Kingdom (13 miles)
Freddys Play Kingdom is a family run indoor play centre with children in mind, with a particularly large play area for smaller toddlers and babies who are unable to play on the ropes and slides. Along with 4 party rooms and lots of party options to help your little one have the best day!
Hood Park Outdoor Pool (13 miles)
Hood Park Outdoor Pool Outdoor heated pool with other goodies nearby.
Ashby de la Zouch Museum (13 miles)
Ashby de la Zouch Museum Local history museum with special events for families and children. Open all the year round with interesting exhibitions, models and children's activity sheets. Specially designed hands-on activities available including a new audio feature to the cartoon timeline!
Elvaston Castle (13 miles)
Elvaston Castle The first county park in England, this has been gently entertaining and thoroughly inspiring young families for forty years. Interesting walks and gorgeous architecture, an interesting half day's worth.
Ashby de la Zouch Castle (13 miles)
Ashby de la Zouch Castle A Royalist stronghold during the Civil War, the castle finally fell to Parliament in 1646, and was then made unusable. An underground passage from the kitchen to the tower can still be explored today.