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)
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)
Ancaster Leisure offer 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. The paddling pool is currently out of action.
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)
Enter the all new Cave of Adventure and meet Barry the Bat in his Spooky Cave. Walk the amazing rope bridge, swim in the ball pools, experience the Snakey tube slides, net climbs and roller squeezes.
Fuzzy Eds Funhouse (12 miles)
Fuzzy Eds Funhouse
- contains an indoor play structure along the lines of the Wacky Warehouse model
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
is a fun way to explore this picturesque little town, famous as the home of the Dambusters, as you pit your wits against the evil Coca Pep. The Trail visits the numerous sights and attractions on offer around Woodhall Spa.
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 (14 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...
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.
Funtasia Fun House (16 miles)
Funtasia Fun House
Great for the smaller fun seeker and very reasonably priced playcentre.
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.
PlayZone Indoor Play Centre (16 miles)
PlayZone Indoor Play Centre
Experience the thrill of the drop slide or the absolute mayhem of the maze - try your skill at the gladiator challenge - complete with family, friends or work colleagues on the assault course - or simply relax in Snack Zone
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.
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)
- a four storey Pirates Galleon full of slides, balls, climbing and swinging with separate play area for the under 4's
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...
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.
Lincoln Superbowl (17 miles)
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)
Hartsholme Country Park
Green Flag awarded Victorian landscaped gardens with Visitor Centre, children’s play area and cafe.
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)
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.
Lincoln Treasure Trail (17 miles)
Lincoln Treasure Trail
Looking for a fun and interesting way to explore Lincolnshire? The Lincoln Trail is one of many in the area. These fun mystery Trails will teach you fascinating facts and show you some beautiful scenery. Enjoy a family walk and solve an intriguing mystery.
Lincoln Castle (17 miles)
A Norman Motte and Bailey castle built by William the Conqueror in 1068, home to a unique prison experience and an original Magna Carta.
Belvoir Castle (17 miles)
Now the family home of the 11th Duke and Duchess of Rutland and their family - the castle'ÂÂs 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 School Room....
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. 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.
Newark Treasure Trail (18 miles)
Newark 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.
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!
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.
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)
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 in the beautiful landscaped prehistoric garden.
Woodside Wildlife and Falconry Park (19 miles)
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)
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)
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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