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Family Days Out near to Sleaford
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Pottery Painting Cafe (< 1 mile)
Sleaford
Pottery Painting Cafe A friendly family run pottery painting studio where people of ALL ages can create their own masterpiece. Come and join us for a few hours of fun in a relaxed and informal setting.
Crazee Bongos Indoor Playcentre (< 1 mile)
Sleaford
Crazee Bongos Indoor Playcentre Cool adventure play facility with 3 epic slides and a nice big toddler zone, with staff led activities every weekday which include music and singing and messy play!
Cogglesford Mill (< 1 mile)
Sleaford
Cogglesford Mill Step back in time at this historic working watermill in peaceful surroundings of pasture fields and trees by the river Slea. Local goods including flour to buy. Free to visit.
Ancaster Bowling (6 miles)
Grantham
Ancaster Bowling Classic family friendly tenpin bowling across an intimate 6 lanes with ball ramps and bumpers provided for kids. Elsewhere on site you can also do paintball, kart racing and quad biking!
Ancaster Karting (6 miles)
Grantham
Ancaster Karting offers Karting, Paintball, Quad Bikes, Laser Tag and Ten-pin bowling! Cafe facilities are available on site.
Billinghay Swimming Pool (8 miles)
Lincoln
Billinghay Swimming Pool Outdoor swim facility with main leisure pool featuring small slide. The paddling pool is currently out of action.
Tattershall Farm Park (11 miles)
Tattershall
Tattershall Farm Park A friendly farm park with a host of attractions for all ages. Including a petting farm, adventure playground, zip slide, trampolines, an all-weather indoor play barn, restaurant and shop. Also specialise in children's birthday parties. The park provides a safe environment perfect for little ones.
Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Centre (12 miles)
Coningsby
Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Centre A guided tour of the historic aircraft used during the Battle of Britain and a chance to see the technicians maintaining them in the hangar. A unique experience for the family.
Fun Farm (12 miles)
Grantham
Fun Farm With all the usual adventure play features and more besides scattered around a good size climbing maze, plus bonuses like the Spooky Cave feature! With outdoor play too, it's an all season treat hard to beat!
Fuzzy Eds Funhouse (12 miles)
Grantham
Fuzzy Eds Funhouse Great multi level soft play centre attached to a family friendly pub with baby changing facility and free wi fi. Baby area for kids aged 0 to 4 years old, play frame for kids aged 5 to 12 years.
The Bubblecar Museum (12 miles)
Boston
The Bubblecar Museum A museum with over 50 micro cars from the 50s and 60s, plus scooters on display, a row of recreated shops to explore, and loads of memorabilia to look at.
Harpers at Grantham Meres (12 miles)
Grantham
Harpers at Grantham Meres - offers 4 swimming pools: an 8 lane 25m pool, a learner pool, 2 fun pools, a flume and a Jacuzzi. Other sporting opportunities available.
Jubilee Park (13 miles)
Woodhall Spa
Jubilee Park Beautiful park with a children’s play area open all year round. Our heated outdoor swimming pool and paddling pool is open May to September (please check the website for our timetable). We also have tennis, putting, bowls and croquet.
Kinema In The Woods (14 miles)
Woodhall Spa
Kinema In The Woods A classic, truly old fashioned movie theatre with ice creams in the interval, organ music and fantastic retro decor. Plus the foyer is packed with vintage movie memorabilia.
Grimsthorpe Castle Park and Gardens (15 miles)
Bourne
Grimsthorpe Castle Park and Gardens Beautiful stately home and gardens, including nine miles of cycle trails designed for families. Cycle hire is available (including buggies and tag alongs for little ones). Plus take part in the ;¢ÂÂFamily Cycle Challenge;¢ÂÂ. Grimsthorpe also has an adventure playground,shop...
Easton Walled Gardens (15 miles)
Grantham
Easton Walled Gardens Fantastically family friendly with permanent themed gardens and amazing displays at certain times. Loads of seating throughout plus cunning shortcuts to the tea rooms and loos mean a stress-less trip with all ages, ideal for bringing grandparents along.
Wacky Warehouse - Game Keeper (15 miles)
Lincoln
Wacky Warehouse - Game Keeper Whether you're looking to meet up with friends, get messy with your kids during our arts and craft sessions, book a birthday party or simply relax with a magazine or coffee, whilst your child plays, Wacky Warehouse the indoor play centre is the perfect venue for you!
Fun Farm (16 miles)
Lincoln
Fun Farm Ride the rocket, zoom the slides, climb the climbing wall and play football in the fully secured sports court all in the knowledge that your children will be safe and secure behind their electrically operated security gates. 12s and under.
Elk Motorsports (16 miles)
Newark
Elk Motorsports Suitable for over 8s, an all weather floodlit track with a top quality, high grip tarmac surface.
Lincoln Bowl (16 miles)
Lincoln
Lincoln Bowl Family friendly tenpin bowling facility with bookable lanes and options for child bowlers like gutter guards, lightweight balls and the bowling ramp.
Whisby Nature Park (16 miles)
Thorpe on the Hill
Whisby Nature Park Super adventure playground with unusual natural play elements to enjoy and 6 way marked nature trails scattered with bird hides, plus fun family events and activities at the Natural World Centre.
PlayZone Indoor Play Centre (16 miles)
Lincoln
PlayZone Indoor Play Centre 10,000 square feet of assault course styled play frame, with a selection of epic slides, ball cannons, spooky maze, and loads more. And best of all parents can play too!
Paint A Pot Place (16 miles)
Bourne
Paint A Pot Place is a ceramic painting caf;© and craft studio providing a safe environment in which children and families can be creative. As well as painting pottery, we also do decopatch and childrenâs parties are a speciality.
Bourne Outdoor Swimming Pool (16 miles)
Bourne
Bourne Outdoor Swimming Pool There are two pools, one a paddling pool for the toddlers and the main pool which is 48m long and 12m wide. Open from May to September (weather permitting).
Lets Play (16 miles)
Bourne
Lets Play Featuring a 4 storey pirate galleon themed playframe, a separate toddler soft play area, electric go karts, mini sports court and cafe, this is an all weather day saver to keep the kids fit and happy!
Newark Air Museum (16 miles)
Newark
Newark Air Museum The UKâs largest volunteer managed aviation museum with 75 aircraft and cockpit sections from across the history of aviation. 2 large Display Hangars housing more than 50 airframes; engine / artefacts displays; caf;© and large shop. Regular special events and education programmes available for...
Whisby Animal Centre (16 miles)
Lincoln
Whisby Animal Centre A wide variety of animals for you to look at and feed. There is an outdoor play area for children under 8, a beach to play and build sandcastles for all ages, and an indoor ball pool and soft play for children under 5.
Lincoln Superbowl (17 miles)
Lincoln
Lincoln Superbowl We are so much more than just a ten pin bowling centre, it is an entertainment complex for the entire family, a place to hold your corporate event, a place that will make your birthday fantastic, a place for anyone and everyone!!
Hartsholme Country Park (17 miles)
Lincoln
Hartsholme Country Park even off season the range of slides, climbing walls, swings and roundabouts are more than sufficient to keep most kids happy but you can also check out annual events and seasonal specials in this Green Flag Awarded park.
Fuzzy Eds (17 miles)
Boston
Fuzzy Eds Indoor play area with loads of slides and fun features plus dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Odeon Cinema Lincoln (17 miles)
Lincoln
Odeon Cinema Lincoln 9 screen cinema in the city centre showing the latest releases daily. Special pocket money priced kids’ screenings on weekend mornings, and throughout the school holidays. There are also dedicated screenings for parents and guardians of young babies.
The Collection Museum (17 miles)
Lincoln
The Collection Museum brings together an award winning archaeology museum and one of the region's premier art galleries, the Usher Gallery, in the heart of historic Lincoln. Play at The Collection is an exciting free activity centre for younger visitors which encourages learning through play!
Original Lincoln Ghost Walk (17 miles)
Lincoln
Original Lincoln Ghost Walk Offer a costumed guided tour through the spookier history of the area, departing from the Tourist Information Centre in Castle Square.
The Lincoln Mystery Treasure Trail (17 miles)
Lincoln
The Lincoln Mystery Treasure Trail Explore the hidden treasures of Lincoln on this self guided mystery themed Treasure Trail. Follow the route and solve the clues to discover whodunnit!
Lincoln Castle (17 miles)
Lincoln
Lincoln Castle Reopened April 1st 2015 after full refurbishment: how exciting! Climb the towers, walk the walls, take tour picnic in the grounds and catch a Summer Fun activity day!
Belvoir Castle (17 miles)
Grantham
Belvoir Castle Now the family home of the 11th Duke and Duchess of Rutland and their family - the castle'€™s splendid interior contains many beautiful treasures from great works of art, to fine furniture and beautiful tapestries. Children can enjoy the delightful Regency Nursery and...
Museum of Lincolnshire Life (17 miles)
Lincoln
Museum of Lincolnshire Life Great local museum providing interesting information about the rich and varied history of the area and its people. A number of exhibits, plus an interactive gallery. History Hunter trail and playground for the kids. Free to visit.
Ellis Mill (17 miles)
Lincoln
Ellis Mill A restored, working 18th century tower windmill to explore, with a guided tour from a friendly volunteer. See it working, if it’s windy enough! Free to visit. Open at weekends only.
Arty Pots (17 miles)
Newark
Arty Pots is a paint your own pottery studio in the heart of historic Newark. You can paint your own pottery pieces, have a party, make hand and footprint gifts or order a celebration gift to be painted for you.
Boston Bowl (18 miles)
Boston
Boston Bowl Family friendly ten pin bowling with fun scoring system. The funky fun glow bowling and disco lights make for the most fun filled family nights out in Boston.
Playtowers (18 miles)
Boston
Playtowers is for children along with parents and is a great venue for birthday parties. Drive the suspended swivelling space balls in mid air, race your friends on the 3 lane hump slide or wade through ball pools!
Riverside Park (18 miles)
Newark
Riverside Park This park's vast open spaces are perfect for family fun, picnics and games as well as their regular events. Gorgeous sensory park nearby if you have younger children.
Yarborough Leisure Centre (18 miles)
Lincoln
Yarborough Leisure Centre Diving pool with 1m and 3m springboards and many other activities on site besides, some of which may need pre-booking.
Metheringham Swimming Pool (18 miles)
Metheringham
Metheringham Swimming Pool This beautiful heated outdoor pool is a local treasure: with lane swimming and early birds sessions for those who want the peace and quiet, that leaves the rest of the open time for freestyle family fun and sunlit exercise. Lovely!
Alleycatz (18 miles)
Spalding
Alleycatz State of the art tenpin bowling facility with pinspotters and glow lanes, classic healthy family fun with kiddie leagues and special offers too.
The Play Barn (18 miles)
Spalding
The Play Barn The Springfields Centre offers gardens with display fountains and nature walks, indoor and outdoor play, plus new Jurassic Mini Golf with life sized dinosaurs, remote control boats, bumper cars and mini diggers!
Jurassic Golf (18 miles)
Spalding
Jurassic Golf The Springfields Centre offers Jurassic Mini Golf with life sized dinosaurs, indoor and outdoor play, and gardens with display fountains and nature walks. Plus new remote control boats, bumper cars and mini diggers! Loads!
Woodside Wildlife and Falconry Park (19 miles)
Lincoln
Woodside Wildlife and Falconry Park Come along and enjoy flying displays, pig racing, tropical butterflies, snakes, reptiles, trout fishing and much more. Indoor and outdoor play areas for the children and barn style tea rooms for grown ups to relax.
North Scarle Miniature Railway (19 miles)
Lincoln
North Scarle Miniature Railway A cute ground level, five and seven and a quarter inch gauge track going some 2000ft. Scattered running days so always check before leaving, but they do also offer events and the classic Santa Special seasonally.
Fun Farm (19 miles)
Spalding
Fun Farm Come and meet Harry the Spider in his Spooky cave. There is a Super Wavey Waterfall Slide, a fun Log Maze and Snakey Tube Slides.

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



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