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Family Days Out near to Southfields
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Wimbledon Sprinkler Park (< 1 mile)
Merton
Wimbledon Sprinkler Park Offering a crazy golf course, 2 adventure playground, water sports centre and beach volleyball, sports facilities and parkland, plus new summer interactive splash pad and sprinkler park.
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum (< 1 mile)
Wimbledon
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum Highlights of the museum include the Championship Trophies, a 200 degree cinema screen and a 'walk-through' of the men's dressing room as it was in the 1980s, with John McEnroe.
Its a Kids Thing (1 miles)
Earlsfield
Its a Kids Thing Well equipped soft adventure play over two floors for the under 7s, and a host of fun weekly activities for under 5s.
Adventure Zone (1 miles)
Wandsworth
Adventure Zone 3 storey Adventure Zone facility for children aged 1 – 8 years within the Wandle Recreation Centre.
Tots Landing (1 miles)
Wimbledon
Tots Landing Childrens play centre in the heart of Wimbledon where kids up to 6 years old can play all day, everyday!
Pod2 - YMCA Wimbledon (2 miles)
Wimbledon
Pod2 - YMCA Wimbledon Soft play facility within YMCA Wimbledon for active under 8s. Open 7 days a week, Pod2 is available for play sessions, private hire and children's parties.
Polka Theatre (2 miles)
Wimbledon
Polka Theatre is a theatre especially for children in Wimbledon! We spark the imagination and fuel a sense of discovery in children through our thrilling and playful world class theatre. We have a welcoming and stimulating environment with a theatre, playground and cafe: all dedicated to the needs to children.
Adventure Zone (2 miles)
Roehampton
Adventure Zone 3 storey Adventure Zone facility for children aged 1 – 8 years with separate under 5s area within the Roehampton Sport and Fitness Centre.
Eddie Catz Putney (2 miles)
Putney
Eddie Catz Putney Terrifically equipped and well thought out, physical adventure play and educational fun with interactive features and something special for every age range. Particularly baby friendly.
Eddie Catz (2 miles)
Wimbledon
Eddie Catz - is more than a Children's Play centre: it combines an ample play structure, multi purpose sports pitch as well a great restaurant and grown up lounge area.
Wacky Warehouse - Kiss Me Hardy (2 miles)
Colliers Wood
Wacky Warehouse - Kiss Me Hardy Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Bishops Park (2 miles)
Hammersmith
Bishops Park A unique offering for London with not only interactive splash pad, playgrounds, skate bowl and sports facilities, but also it's own urban beach! You can also enjoy river walks, meadow strolls, and moat, sculpture and rose gardens beside the ornamental lake.
Pottery Cafe (2 miles)
Battersea
Pottery Cafe Bring the children along to our pottery decorating studio and have fun decorating your own beautiful Emma Bridgewater pottery. If you're not feeling up to painting freehand we have a range of easy to use decorating sponges to help you along, everything from pirates and princesses, to dinosaurs and...
David Lloyd Bowling (2 miles)
Raynes Park
David Lloyd Bowling Children Love Bowling, enjoy family fun in a modern, friendly club.
Deen City Farm (2 miles)
Merton Abbey
Deen City Farm is a unique, educational resource in SW London, open free of charge. The opportunity to learn about the animals and contribute to a Working Farm.
Smarty Paints (2 miles)
Wandsworth
Smarty Paints We offer a fun day out painting ceramics and pottery. We have a studio cafe based in the Wandsworth/Clapham area. We also do parties, foot & hand prints, kid’s activities & classes and commissions/gifts. People of any age are welcome and no artistic skills needed!
Pottery Cafe (3 miles)
Fulham
Pottery Cafe Bring the kids along to our pottery decorating studio and have fun decorating your own beautiful Emma Bridgewater pottery. If you're not feeling up to painting freehand we have a range of easy to use decorating sponges to help you along, everything from pirates and princesses, to dinosaurs and cupcakes.
Gambado (3 miles)
Chelsea
Gambado is family entertainment with a twist! Giant play-frame, dodgem cars, didi cars, carousel ride, free weekly activity classes, reading corner, and LOADS more! All this plus lots comfortable seating with free internet and wireless access.
Morden Park Pool (3 miles)
Morden
Morden Park Pool Competition size pool with serious diving pit and teaching pool. Diving may be restricted to the public at times best to check ahead.
Chelsea FC Museum and Stadium Tour (3 miles)
Chelsea
Chelsea FC Museum and Stadium Tour - tells the story of Chelsea FC, ever since they were formed in 2003, through interactive exhibits, user-friendly touch screens and audio-visual shows - can be accessed independently or during a guided tour of the stadium.
Adventure Zone (3 miles)
Battersea
Adventure Zone 2 storey Adventure Zone facility for children aged 1 – 8 years within the Latchmere Leisure Centre where there is also a main and teaching pool if you fancy a splash.
Richmond Park (3 miles)
Richmond
Richmond Park One of England's Royal Parks, iconically landscaped, boasting several playgrounds and over 700 wild deer within the grounds.
Battersea Park Childrens Zoo (3 miles)
Battersea
Battersea Park Childrens Zoo invites you to check on the monkeys, crawl down the tunnel to see the meerkats, talk to the parrots and mynah birds, on to the farm to say hello to the goats, donkeys, pigs, emus etc. Playground which includes climbing frames,large sandpit with water toys, swings and roundabouts etc.
Rascals Soft Play (3 miles)
Motspur Park
Rascals Soft Play for under 5s offers a multi level physical activity play frame full of features plus a brand new bouncy castle, ball pool and ride-on toys.
Ravenscourt Park (4 miles)
London
Ravenscourt Park Medieval 13 acre park with numerous play areas best suited to under 5s and one larger for older, ducks on the lake and sports facilities including netball, tennis, football and bowls.
David Weir Leisure Centre (4 miles)
Carshalton
David Weir Leisure Centre Leisure Centre with a Play Zone including Rascals soft play for 2-10 years, Toddlers World and loads of activities you could try too.
Saatchi Gallery (4 miles)
Chelsea
Saatchi Gallery is geared towards introducing a younger audience of art students and enthusiasts to contemporary art. Come and discover the most innovative in contemporary art for free.
Wendys Workshop (4 miles)
Kingston upon Thames
Wendys Workshop Pottery Cafe where you can come anytime and paint pottery or join one of our scheduled different craft workshops for adults year round (except summer holidays) or for children during half term and school holidays. Suitable for all ages and abilities. Courtyard garden in the summer.
The Natural History Museum (4 miles)
Kensington
The Natural History Museum Promotes the discovery, understanding, enjoyment and responsible use of the natural world. Explore our world-class collections, fantastic exhibitions and cutting-edge research online, or visit our landmark building.
Oasis Go Kart Track (4 miles)
Stockwell
Oasis Go Kart Track Motorised and pedal karting activities for kids, and uniquely they also also offer kids the chance to marshal too. Nice educational bias here, plus they're experienced with special needs guests.
Victoria and Albert Museum (4 miles)
Kensington
Victoria and Albert Museum has lots of exciting events and activities for families every holiday and many weekends. Activities are free and most do not need to be booked, which means you can stay for as long or as short a time as you like. One of the Top 10 London Tourist Attractions
Science Museum IMAX 3D Cinema (4 miles)
South Kensington
Science Museum IMAX 3D Cinema For the ultimate movie going experience visit the Science Museum IMAX 3D Cinema. With a screen taller than four double decker buses and 3D effects you'll be totally immersed in the action! A great place for a kids day out in London.
Science Museum (4 miles)
London
Science Museum Catch a 3D movie, jump on a simulator, visit an exhibition, and encounter the past, present and future of technology in 7 floors of galleries! One of the Top 10 London Tourist Attractions.
High Sports Sutton (4 miles)
Sutton
High Sports Sutton Indoor Climbing Centre with opportunities for the smaller climber - ring for more details. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with children
Tenpin Kingston (4 miles)
Kingston Upon Thames
Tenpin Kingston is a bowling centre located in Kingston-Upton-Thames. We have 16 modern fully computerised lanes, American and English 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.
Kingfisher Leisure Centre (4 miles)
Kingston Upon Thames
Kingfisher Leisure Centre 25m luxury swimming pool with a tropical feel, wave machine and beach entry, plus dedicated lane swimming times. Other pool based activities including parent and baby swim, water polo, synchronised swimming and diving.
Sutton Tennis Academy (4 miles)
Sutton
Sutton Tennis Academy An indoor sports facility, offering tennis, fitness and dance courses and activities for children aged 3 to 16 years old. A highly qualified coaching team delivers an extensive range of programmes all year round. Courses run after school, at weekends and during holiday periods. Membership is not necessary.
The Pod - YMCA Hawker Centre (4 miles)
Kingston upon Thames
The Pod - YMCA Hawker Centre A two storey soft play installation open 7 days a week for play sessions, private hire and childrens parties.
Pottery Cafe (4 miles)
Twickenham
Pottery Cafe Bring the kids along to our pottery decorating studio and have fun decorating your own beautiful Emma Bridgewater pottery. If you're not feeling up to painting freehand we have a range of easy to use decorating sponges to help you along, everything from pirates and princesses, to dinosaurs and cupcakes.
The Royal Mews (4 miles)
Buckingham Palace
The Royal Mews One of the finest working stables in existence, the Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace houses the State vehicles used for official engagements and provides a unique insight into the department of the Royal Household that provides transport by road for The Queen and other members of the Royal Family.
Brockwell Park Miniature Railway (4 miles)
Herne Hill
Brockwell Park Miniature Railway is a 7 and a quarter inch gauge ride on railway for children and adults. The railways runs for a quarter mile return trip between the Herne Hill Gates and the World Famous Brockwell Lido.
Richmond Pools in the Park (4 miles)
Richmond
Richmond Pools in the Park Both a lido and an indoor main plus teaching pool, with swimming lessons also available.
High Sports Brixton (4 miles)
Brixton
High Sports Brixton Indoor Climbing Centre with opportunities for the smaller climber - ring for more details. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with children
Brockwell Lido (5 miles)
Lambeth
Brockwell Lido The heated Olympic size 50 metre outdoor pool is surrounded by a superb Grade II listed art deco building also housing a state-of-the-art gym and studios.
Bounce Festival 16-17 August 2014 (5 miles)
Richmond Upon Thames
Bounce Festival 16-17 August 2014 is an action packed weekend of educational summer holiday activities, entertainment and fun for all the family in Richmond.
Kensington Palace (5 miles)
Kensington
Kensington Palace Significant history and spectacular architecture combined with family trails for an epic and affecting day out with educational undertones.
Kew Gardens (RBG) (5 miles)
Richmond Upon Thames
Kew Gardens (RBG) - is a world-renowned visitor attraction with over 300 acres of landscaped gardens, and plenty of family activities including the new Rhizotron and Xstrata Treetop Walkway where you can climb high into the treetops. Treehouse Towers is Kew's brand new tree-themed outdoor play area for 3 to 11s.
Brentford Fountain Leisure Centre (5 miles)
Brentford
Brentford Fountain Leisure Centre The centre has a leisure pool which features a 40m slide and a 25m fitness pool. Plus squash and badmington courts and 5 a side footy courts.
The Musical Museum (5 miles)
Brentford
The Musical Museum From the tiny clockwork Musical Box to the self playing ‘Mighty Wurlitzer’, the collection embraces an impressive and fascinating array that will enchant most children.
Kew Bridge Steam Museum (5 miles)
Brentford
Kew Bridge Steam Museum Temporarily closed until March 22th

Thanks for all the great things to do in Southfields 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 Greater London can enjoy the great day out as well.



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