Pottery Painting Cafe (< 1 mile)
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)
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)
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)
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)
offers Karting, Paintball, Quad Bikes, Laser Tag and Ten-pin bowling! Cafe facilities are available on site.
Billinghay Swimming Pool (8 miles)
Billinghay Swimming Pool
Outdoor swim facility with main leisure pool featuring small slide and new Beach Sandpit Corner for the little uns! Hot drink and ice cream kiosk, regularly checked water, qualified lifeguards: all good!
Tattershall Farm Park (11 miles)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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.
Woodhall Spa Spy Mission Treasure Trail (13 miles)
Woodhall Spa Spy Mission Treasure Trail
Explore outdoors as secret agents on your mission to find the de-activation code and save the day! Great fun for all the family as you work together to solve the clues and crack the code!
Jubilee Park (13 miles)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
Suitable for over 8s, an all weather floodlit track with a top quality, high grip tarmac surface.
Lincoln Bowl (16 miles)
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.
Paint A Pot Place (16 miles)
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.
PlayZone Indoor Play Centre (16 miles)
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!
Bourne Outdoor Swimming Pool (16 miles)
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)
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!
Whisby Animal Centre (16 miles)
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.
Newark Air Museum (16 miles)
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...
Hartsholme Country Park (17 miles)
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)
Indoor play area with loads of slides and fun features plus dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Odeon Cinema Lincoln (17 miles)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
Now the family home of the 11th Duke and Duchess of Rutland and their family - the castle'ÂÂÂÂs 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)
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. Now free to visit!
Ellis Mill (17 miles)
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)
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)
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)
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!
The Newark Treasure Trail (18 miles)
The Newark Treasure Trail
There’ll be no time for the kids to get bored on this treasure hunt themed Trail - you’ll explore the town, the castle and the riverside on your quest to solve the clues and complete the mystery!
Riverside Park (18 miles)
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, too!
Yarborough Leisure Centre (18 miles)
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 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)
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)
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)
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)
Woodside Wildlife and Falconry Park
Come along and enjoy flying displays, tropical butterflies, snakes and reptiles, watch the wolves and big cats being fed and much more! Plus play area for the children and barn style tea rooms for grown ups. Ahhh!
North Scarle Miniature Railway (19 miles)
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.
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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