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Family Days Out near to Stafford
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Tenpin Stafford (< 1 mile)
Stafford
Tenpin Stafford is a bowling centre located in Greyfriars Place. We have 20 modern fully computerised lanes, American 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.
Stafford Castle (1 miles)
Stafford
Stafford Castle The interior is designed to encourage a 'hands-on' approach to history; the emphasis is most definitely on information with fun.
Wacky Warehouse - Catch Corner (3 miles)
Stafford
Wacky Warehouse - Catch Corner Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
The Barley Mow Indoor Play (4 miles)
Stafford
The Barley Mow Indoor Play Friday to Sunday fun on the multi level play frame and fun zone attached to a family restaurant. Plus an outdoor play area for the better weather!
Amerton Farm and Craft Centre (5 miles)
Stafford
Amerton Farm and Craft Centre Playbarn is a farmyard with indoor adventure play area. It has a tractor track, rope bridge and barns on stilts connected with raised walkways. There is also a soft play area for children under 3 years of age, plus fun days and farm activities.
Windmill Farm Play Barn (5 miles)
Stafford
Windmill Farm Play Barn A farmyard Play Barn with indoor and outdoor play areas. Great opportunities to bounce, jump and climb, plus a soft play area. There is also a rope bridge, barns on stilts, a tractor racetrack, and a sand pit.
Amerton Railway (5 miles)
Stowe-by-Chartley
Amerton Railway is a mile long 2 foot gauge line with spectacular seasonal specials, regular open days great for family trips, a railway museum and tours available of the Locomotive Shed. Get your trainspotters into their anoraks!
Cannock Chase Horse Trekking (6 miles)
Stafford
Cannock Chase Horse Trekking Off road pony trekking and horse riding through the beautiful Cannock Chase forest. No riding experience needed, as there are a range of horses and treks to suit everyone. Available for kids aged 4 and older.
Sir Amics Painta Pottery Painting (6 miles)
Stafford
Sir Amics Painta Pottery Painting Create your individual design. Unleash your creativity and start painting your own pottery - great idea for presents for the family as well.
Gentleshaw Wildlife Centre (6 miles)
Eccleshall
Gentleshaw Wildlife Centre is a small sanctuary for unwanted and mistreated exotic animals and birds of prey. Home to a wide variety of creatures including, Owls, Hawks, Snakes, Monkeys, Raccoons, Wild cats, Lizards,Fruit bats, Falcons, Terrapins and much more it's a great afternoon out for the family.
Wolseley Centre (7 miles)
Stafford
Wolseley Centre 26 acres of wildlife packed grounds, full of display gardens, woodland, meadows, 3 lakes, a boardwalk and a network of accessible paths. Play trail with features such as musical sculptures and a welly splash bridge! Free to visit.
Come Into Play (7 miles)
Stone
Come Into Play is an indoor adventure play centre aiming to bring the outdoors indoors. Just like being in the park we have a nest swing, rope bridges to cross, timber towers to climb, the gauntlet, the ball gun arena and of course our 4 lane mega slide to whizz down. We also have a separate soft padded 0-2s area.
Cannock Chase Visitor Centre (7 miles)
Cannock
Cannock Chase Visitor Centre Features include an adventure playground, picnic sites, BBQ stands and bird watching area. Also the starting point for numerous self-guided walking and family cycling trails, including routes for people with disabilities.
Go Ape Tree Top Junior (7 miles)
Rugeley
Go Ape Tree Top Junior A fun filled experience of canopy exploring, trail blazing and obstacles for all to enjoy. You'll take on crossings over trails and finish with one awesome zip wire.
Birches Valley Forest Centre (7 miles)
Rugeley
Birches Valley Forest Centre A Forest Centre with loads to offer, from adventure play to amazing bike trails. A great place for walking, horse riding, and fishing. Site of Go Ape Treetop Adventure and Go Ape Forest Segway.
Go Ape Cannock (7 miles)
Rugeley
Go Ape Cannock Go Ape is the UK's No.1 Forest Adventure. Take to the trees and speed down zip slides. They’re part of an exciting course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and crossings; all set high above the forest floor.
Rodbaston Visitor Centre Animal Zone (7 miles)
Stafford
Rodbaston Visitor Centre Animal Zone Our Animal Zone houses a varied collection of animals and birds from around the world. See our own Meerkat family and count their babies, watch our Red Lemurs playing outside in their enclosure and see our Wallabies, Raccoon Dogs and all the other animals, which bring animals of the world into one place.
Wacky Warehouse Darlaston Inn (8 miles)
Meaford
Wacky Warehouse Darlaston Inn Multi level adventure play plus safe play zone for the little ones. Racing slides and mega balls, tunnels and bridges and loads more. Beer garden too.
Go Ape Forest Segway (8 miles)
Rugeley
Go Ape Forest Segway You can enjoy our forest Segway experience in the beautiful Cannock Chase. From two legs to two wheels: for the ultimate forest experience on a rugged all-terrain Segway. It's a unique way to tackle the trails in the forest.
Playtime Cannock (9 miles)
Hednesford
Playtime Cannock With separate areas for crawlers, toddlers and everyone else, it has 3 slides, a big toddler section and a jungle zone.
Aerial Extreme Trentham (10 miles)
Trentham
Aerial Extreme Trentham is a high ropes adventure course involving a series of challenging obstacles set at varying heights above the ground. You'll find yourself tackling fun obstacles such as rope bridges, scramble nets, zip wires, swinging logs and balance beams, plus many more!
Wacky Warehouse - New Florence (10 miles)
Stoke-On-Trent
Wacky Warehouse - New Florence Fantastic adventure soft play structure with aerial runs, cargo nets and astro slides, plus there's a safe toddler area with suitable activities for little ones. Attached to a family restaurant.
Silver Blades Ice Rink (10 miles)
Cannock
Silver Blades Ice Rink Skating is a great way for the generations to mingle in a fun and informal environment, developing skills and relaxing to music. Varying session types and lessons available.
Rampz Skate Park (10 miles)
Cannock
Rampz Skate Park Offers a modern indoor skating experience with custom equipment and features suitable for beginners through to advanced levels.
Monkey Forest (10 miles)
Trentham
Monkey Forest Unique to the UK! The only place you can walk amongst 140 free roaming Barbary macaques in 60 acres of beautiful English forest. Guides are located on the three quarter mile path to inform you of all the monkeys’ behaviour ensuring you have an exciting and memorable day.
Weston Park (11 miles)
Shifnal
Weston Park 1,000 acres of parkland plus special attractions including miniature railway, Woodland Adventure Playground, dress up and games room, woodland walks, lakes and follies to explore, as well as an entertaining guided tour around the house itself.
Trentham Gardens (11 miles)
Stoke on Trent
Trentham Gardens is an award winning gardens and the perfect place to spend the day with the kids. Tackle the adventure playground, get lost in the maze, tantalise your toes on the barefoot walk and search for fairies on the fairy trail.
Foxfield Railway (11 miles)
Stoke on Trent
Foxfield Railway Relax & experience the nostalgia of this unique heritage railway, winding you gently on a 5 1/2 mile round steam journey over ever changing gradients and through beautiful picturesque North Staffordshire countryside.
Awesome Walls Climbing Stoke (12 miles)
Stoke on Trent
Awesome Walls Climbing Stoke Indoor rock climbing is a fun and enjoyable way to exercise and an excellent way to keep fit and healthy. We have always strived to offer the best indoor climbing experience - friendly staff, interesting routes, centre cleanliness.
Uttoxeter Leisure Centre (12 miles)
Uttoxeter
Uttoxeter Leisure Centre Offers a multi purpose sports hall plus 25m main pool, squash court and creche. The leisure centre offers a large range of different activities on both a casual pay and play basis and membership basis.
The Beach Hut (12 miles)
Cannock
The Beach Hut A stimulating multi level soft play centre for kids aged between 0 to to 10 years. Dedicated play zones for babies, toddlers, and juniors. Birthday parties available. Open daily. Free for kids less than 12 months of age.
CineBowl iSKATE (13 miles)
Uttoxeter
CineBowl iSKATE Classic family friendly ice skating rink also offering lessons in skating and ice hockey.
Big Top Fun Centre (13 miles)
Uttoxeter
Big Top Fun Centre With its large challenging three-storey frame packed with a whole host of exciting play areas the Big Top Playframe means children up to the age of 12 can enjoy hours of fun whatever the weather.
Cinebowl (13 miles)
Uttoxeter
Cinebowl offers 8 lanes of bowling fun attached to this great cinema show family friendly flicks. Great idea for a cold and wet afternoon for a family day out in Staffordshire.
The Chasewater Railway (13 miles)
Burntwood
The Chasewater Railway Standard Gauge Heritage Railway set in Chasewater country park, 4 mile round trip with steam and diesel engines and vintage carriages. Accredited Museum, Model Railway, also a narrow gauge miners style line, tea room and Sunday Carvery, gift shops. We are a Volunteer run charity.
Chasewater Country Park (13 miles)
Walsall
Chasewater Country Park 360 hectares of parkland to enjoy, with plenty to do, from a gentle stroll to wakeboarding! Rare habitats to discover and plenty of wildlife to spot. Also great for cycling and the site of the Chasewater Railway. Free to visit.
Wakelake (13 miles)
Walsall
Wakelake A wakeboarding centre located at the reservoir in Chasewater Country Park, which also offers zorbing, and donut rides on the cables. All equipment provided, plus a full briefing by a friendly instructor before you start.
Northycote Farm and Country Park (13 miles)
Wolverhampton,
Northycote Farm and Country Park A tudor farm, steeped in history, surrounded by a lovely park that is full of informal walks with plenty of wildlife to enjoy. Farm animals to meet include sheep, pigs, and cattle. Free to visit. A charge for some events.
Fenton Fun Factory (13 miles)
Stoke On Trent
Fenton Fun Factory We have everything you need to entertain young and old and we are proud to of created an environment that will be as enjoyable for the parents as it is for the children. Large play centre plus sports and go karts!
Codsall Hive Craft and Ceramic Studio (13 miles)
Wolverhampton
Codsall Hive Craft and Ceramic Studio is a mecca for all things creative. Decopatch, pottery painting, clay sculpting, toddler arts and crafts, adult craft evenings, holiday workshops plus much more there's something for all ages and abilities plus great Illy Coffee and homemade cakes. We also offer Arty Parties.
Jungle Boogie (13 miles)
Wolverhampton,
Jungle Boogie A great soft play centre that is ideal for younger children. An exciting jungle themed play frame, with plenty to keep kids of all ages amused, from newborns to 10 year olds.
Funsters (14 miles)
Stoke-On-Trent
Funsters Colourful triple level indoor soft play centre with all the classic features to exhaust and entertain them. suitable for all children up to 12 years old and under 5ft 2".
Phoenix Park (14 miles)
Wolverhampton
Phoenix Park Adventure playground, sensory garden and fitness equipment are dotted about this picturesque freebie.
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford (14 miles)
Shifnal
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford - houses one of the largest aviation collections in the United Kingdom. 70 historic aircraft are displayed in three wartime hangars and within the National Cold War Exhibition. Facilities include fun n flight hands-on interactive gallery, art exhibition, Black Hawk Flight Simulator (charges apply) and 4D...
Wacky Warehouse - Broadway (14 miles)
Willenhall
Wacky Warehouse - Broadway Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant. Plus beer garden.
Crash Bang Wallop (14 miles)
Walsall
Crash Bang Wallop We have a giant main play area including firing cannons, a double helix tunnel slide, a huge wavy slide!, log ramps and ball pits and so much more! We also have our own sports area, separate toddler areas and a car track! New Sensory Room particularly beneficial to children with special needs.
Emma Bridgewater Factory (15 miles)
Stoke On Trent
Emma Bridgewater Factory Join us in the historic Potteries: take a tour of our atmospheric Victorian factory, see our beautiful wares being made, then try your hand at decorating your own pot in our studio. Relax in the cafe, wander in the walled garden, then shop for factory seconds or delightful gifts.
Erasmus Darwin House (15 miles)
Lichfield
Erasmus Darwin House Georgian townhouse and previous home of Erasmus Darwin, Grandfather to Charles Darwin based in the centre of Lichfield. Contains interactive and hands-on science exhibits, Georgian dress-up and games, a reading area, various crafts, activities and of course prizes to be won! Plenty to keep all ages...
Beacon Park (15 miles)
Lichfield
Beacon Park Several play areas, crazy and proper golf, plus a shiny new skatepark, pond dipping, kids' mission trail and loads of sporting facilities. Oh, and a park!
Dizzy Kidz (15 miles)
Willenhall
Dizzy Kidz A circus theme indoor play area for children up to 12 years of age. Multi level play with ball pits, slides, ball cannons, monkey bars, dizzy discs and more! Soft play area for babies and toddlers. They do parties too.

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



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