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Things To Do & Days Out near St Albans
Pioneer Skatepark (< 1 mile)
Pioneer Skatepark is the UK’s oldest indoor skate park, based in St Albans Hertfordshire, close to the M25 and 15 minute walk from the train station. Open every day for skateboards, scooters and in-liners. See opening times for sessions.
Pots of Art Ceramic Studio (< 1 mile)
Pots of Art Ceramic Studio Pottery painting, hand and foot prints, decoupage, toddlers' messy sessions and build-a-bear facilities, plus Pots 2 Go home kits and super parties. Who can we make a present for today?
Verulamium Museum (< 1 mile)
Verulamium Museum Explore recreated Roman rooms and discover the hypocaust, get hands on with artefacts and use the touch screens, study fine mosaics and every second weekend hear a real Roman tactics talk! Plus natural wildlife garden with kids' trail.
Old St Albans Treasure Trail (< 1 mile)
Old St Albans Treasure Trail The kids will love solving the clues on this self guided Treasure Trail around Old St Albans. It’s great fun for the whole family with everyone working together to solve the mystery behind the missing treasure.
DJ's Jungle Adventure Soft Play Centre (1 miles)
DJ's Jungle Adventure Soft Play Centre is a huge indoor play centre with separate play areas for toddlers and bigger kids, so you can have a sit down and a cup of tea while the kids run themselves ragged.
London Colney Recreation Centre (3 miles)
London Colney Recreation Centre Includes Adventure World indoor playground, plus tots to teens multi sports training, a great range of activity camps, swimming and themed activity parties.
Adventure World (3 miles)
Adventure World soft play area caters for children aged 6 months to 11 years with 3 dedicated areas of fun, under 2s, under 5s and 5 to 11 years. Warm in the Winter and cool in the Summer it's the perfect place to escape whatever the weather!
Big Space Indoor Play Centre (3 miles)
Big Space Indoor Play Centre Boasting 300sqm of adventure play space plus a dedicated toddler zone and art wall, this is a great location to let the kids get energetic and imaginative, while enjoying fun exercise.
Willows Activity Farm (4 miles)
Willows Activity Farm is an all-inclusive family day out. Acres of activities including farm animals, tractor rides, funfair and seasonal events. The Peter Rabbit Adventure Playground offers hoppity fun plus enjoy Peter Rabbit and Lily Bobtail shows and daily character meet and greets!
Apollo Archery (4 miles)
Apollo Archery An archery activity day out for all the family. Onsite training available to challenge children and parents alike. Set in beautiful private grounds, there's an outdoor practice range and another course featuring 3D-targets of different distances, set over rough terrain.
Hertfordshire Sports Village (4 miles)
Hertfordshire Sports Village Offers great family fun all year round! Our climbing wall, 25m pool, indoor and outdoor facilities host the perfect location to teach and develop skills through sport. Our successful holiday programme is complemented by a range of activities available all year round.
Go Wild at the Galleria (4 miles)
Go Wild at the Galleria Multi level climbing structure full of fun features, with toddler sized version besides.
De Havilland Aircraft Museum (4 miles)
De Havilland Aircraft Museum A small but interesting museum dedicated the de Havilland Aircraft, with a good selection of planes to investigate, including some made of wood. You can get pretty close to the planes and even inside the cockpit of some of them.
Freddies Den (5 miles)
Freddies Den is an indoor soft play area suitable for up to 8 years old. Let the little ones explore our ball pit, crawl tube and infinity step, whilst you relax with an illy coffee and cake from Freddie’s Coffee Shop.
Hatfield Swim Centre (5 miles)
Hatfield Swim Centre Swim and fitness centre with uniquely designed main pool, plus 2 splash pools, and a diving area with 2 springboards and a 5m platform. Birthday parties catered for. Numerous other activities available here for all ages and abilities.
Planet Ice Hemel Hempstead (5 miles)
Planet Ice Hemel Hempstead Family friendly ice skating facility with penguin skating aids for very little ones, and a special Ice Toddlers session with toys and games.
The XC (5 miles)
The XC features include a high end skate park, a 14m climbing wall, organic indoor caving systems, bouldering walls and a challenging high ropes course! Bring your energy!
Hatfield Kids Funzone (5 miles)
Hatfield Kids Funzone A Softplay Centre on three levels for Toddlers and Children to enjoy. There are slides, swings, climbs, giant balls, cargo nets and a hamster wheel to entertain them. Based in Birchwood Leisure Centre.
Gambado Watford (5 miles)
Gambado Watford A dodgems track, carousel, climbing wall (only open from 4pm Monday to Friday during term time), huge playframe, toddler sensory area, licensed Yum Yum cafe, serving healthy options or treats for all, adult lounge with free WiFi and internet access and the icing on the cake: fantastic party areas!
The Snow Centre (5 miles)
The Snow Centre The perfect slope, the perfect snow, the perfect location; this is Britain's premier indoor Snowsports destination. Designed to deliver the alpine conditions every skier and snowboarder dreams of, you'll find a huge 160m main slope as well as the largest indoor lesson slope in the UK.
AMF Hollywood Bowl Watford (5 miles)
AMF Hollywood Bowl Watford Alongside the 26 lanes of modern bowling (but no glow nonsense) you can find redemption and video arcade zones, Harry's Kitchen diner and exciting Pink Pin Friday sessions!
Hatfield House and Park (6 miles)
Hatfield House and Park A traditional breeds farm. Stroll through the paddocks and feed the animals. There is also an adventure playground complete with its own model of Hatfield House. Then visit Stable Yard, do some shopping and visit the restaurant. Or take a walk around Hatfield Park and visit Hatfield House.
Warner Bros Studio Tour London (6 miles)
Warner Bros Studio Tour London Explore the magic of the Harry Potter films! The tour goes behind the scenes with beautiful sets, costumes and props, as well as special effects and animatronics. New: Dark Arts feature and Platform 9 and 3/4 extension!
Jungle Mania Play Centre (6 miles)
Jungle Mania Play Centre A massive 65 individual play features are involved in this epic 3 level play frame and they welcome kids up to 16 years old! Finally a play experience for literally the whole family!
Gosling Sports, Ski and Board Park (6 miles)
Gosling Sports, Ski and Board Park Dry ski and nursery slopes with beginner sessions available and many courses to improve. Adventure soft play inside the sports centre, and many sporting opportunities.
Mill Green Mill and Museum (6 miles)
Mill Green Mill and Museum We're a working watermill and a local museum with lots to see and do. See how bread starts! Watch the mill grind wheat into flour. Exhibition galleries offer children;Â¢s activities, plus indoor and outdoor trails. Drop-in activities for children every school holiday plus special events...
Sportspace Hemel Hempstead (6 miles)
Sportspace Hemel Hempstead - is a sports centre with swimming pools, badminton courts, squash, and lots more. We have an extensive school holiday activities programme with sessions to suit all ages and abilities.
Shaws Corner (6 miles)
Shaws Corner Charming, National Trust maintained home of the famous author, now also hosting family days, craft days and more. By no means a full day, but a delightful and instructive stop off between thrills.
TopGolf Watford (6 miles)
TopGolf Watford Featuring for families a striking 18 hole adventure golf course that features ponds, streams, rocks, plants, waterfall and daring water hazard! Formal golf available.
Rollercity (6 miles)
Rollercity Large classic style rollerskating rink, offering loads of skate session types, including regular Family Jam sessions.
Cheslyn House and Gardens (7 miles)
Cheslyn House and Gardens A peaceful venue to take the kids, often called ‘Watford’s best kept secret.’ Lots of plants and animals to see. Great place for a picnic. Dogs welcome. Free to visit.
Playzone at the Furzefield Centre (7 miles)
Playzone at the Furzefield Centre Monster themed play area with many great and classic features for the under 8s, attached to a leisure centre and visible from the pool. Has separate toddler section, suitably equipped.
Farmyard Funworld (7 miles)
Farmyard Funworld where children can meet and interact with our variety of friendly animals in our farm and also enjoy energetic, indoor soft play fun, whatever the weather. Also Close Encounters sessions with reptiles and more. Plus several play areas and laser tag.
Whippendell Woods (7 miles)
Whippendell Woods Get back to basics with a nature ramble through some ancient woodland, it's free, it's healthy, and if you've got picnic weather that's a whole day, there! It's famous for its stunning bluebells between the last week of April and the first week of May.
Welwyn Roman Baths (7 miles)
Welwyn Roman Baths Discover the secrets of the past, hidden in a steel vault deep under the A1(M) motorway! Here you will find the unique remains of a fascinating and once luxurious Roman bath house! Family activities, including dressing-up, bring the site to life.
Parents Paradise (7 miles)
Parents Paradise Play centre that offers multi level play frames, a separate baby play area, go karting race track, a shooting gallery (on the main playframe) and private kids' party rooms.
Laser Planet Watford (7 miles)
Laser Planet Watford Tag your opponents in the murky arena with a bright bolt from your cool laser gun and romp home to victory over the bodies of your enemies! Well, beat their score, anyway. High tech hijinks for over 7s!
The Venue (8 miles)
The Venue Underwater themed adventure soft play for under 8s including toddler zone, plus swimming elsewhere on site.
Aldenham Country Park (8 miles)
Aldenham Country Park Amazing adventure playground for young people with special educational needs and disabilities. Plus rare breeds farm, woodland walks, sailing, fishing, meadows, reservoir, annual craft fairs and events, refreshments kiosk, picnic area.
Cassiobury Park (8 miles)
Cassiobury Park There is lots to do with children in Cassiobury Park and most of it will cost you absolutely nothing! Swings, numerous climbing frames and slides, a granite stone maze and even a trampoline and zip wire are all on offer, and there is a younger style play ground for the smalls too!
Stockwood Discovery Centre (8 miles)
Stockwood Discovery Centre With interactive display, variety of gardens, children play area, special events and activities, bee gallery and much more, it is a wonderful visitor attraction and museum. Collection highlights include the Wenlok Jug, the Shillington gold coin hoard and the Mossman collection...
Dinosaur Safari Adventure Golf (8 miles)
Dinosaur Safari Adventure Golf 18 holes of adventure golf in lush surrounds with pleasing hazards, water features, tropical plants and oodles of dinosaurs, some of whom move!
Rose Hall Farm (9 miles)
Rose Hall Farm BHS approved all weather facility offering lessons from 5 years, plus off road hacking. Jumping and cross country lessons by arrangement.
Northaw Great Wood (9 miles)
Northaw Great Wood Enjoy the trails, the spectacular autumn colour and the chance of seeing a wide range of woodland wild life, including fungi and butterflies.
Jump Arena Luton (9 miles)
Jump Arena Luton is a great place to have a family bounce or even a birthday party!
The Painted Pot (9 miles)
The Painted Pot is a paint your own pottery cafe, located in Barnet, North London. At our Studio you can create your own unique hand painted colourful ceramics and other crafts. It's fun, easy and great for all ages!
The Berkhamsted Mystery Treasure Trail (9 miles)
The Berkhamsted Mystery Treasure Trail There’s a mystery to solve in Berkhamsted on this self-guided mystery themed Treasure Trail. Follow the Trail and solve the clues to put your detective skills to the test.
Berkhamsted Castle (10 miles)
Berkhamsted Castle A good spot for a picnic and opportunity to learn something of its history. The Visitor Room has panels telling of Castle’s history. Nearby canal shows working of locks and opportunity for brass rubbing of information panels. Excellent outside playground equipment at Canal Fields. Enjoyment for all ages.
Tudor Park Footgolf (10 miles)
Tudor Park Footgolf offers a golf course with a difference... you'll be kicking a football instead of hitting a golf ball and it's a great activity for all the family to enjoy!
Potstop (10 miles)
Potstop Our paint-your-own pottery studio is suitable for all ages: come and get creative! Choose from our range of pottery blanks âÂÂ" from mugs, jugs and flowerpots to animal collectibles and moneyboxes âÂÂ" thereâÂÂÂÂs something for...