Odeon Telford (< 1 mile)
Multi screen cinema, children welcome, multiple U and PG screenings particularly throughout the summer.
Tenpin Telford (< 1 mile)
is a bowling centre located in the Telford superbowl. We have 26 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.
Telford Ice Rink (< 1 mile)
Telford Ice Rink
Our friendly staff and accessible Town Centre location makes for lots of fun, for you and the family, all year round. Whether you are a complete novice or a regular we are always happy to see you. What are you waiting for?...get your skates on.
Wonderland (< 1 mile)
The Award Winning big park for little people, an enchanting place where nursery rhymes and fairytales come to life. Endless rides and a giant indoor play area!
Wacky Warehouse - Bridge Builder (2 miles)
Telford Steam Railway (2 miles)
Telford Steam Railway
A classic and quite delightful working Steam Railway: at 1 in 39 one of the steepest railways in preservation.
Playpit Pirate Adventure (2 miles)
Playpit Pirate Adventure
Large pirate ship play frame offers hours of entertainment with slides, ball pools, crow's nest and special dedicated area for under 3s.
Telford Snowboard and Ski Centre (3 miles)
Telford Snowboard and Ski Centre
The 85 metre slope (and nursery slope facility) provides skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing, ice skating and snowblading activities for adults and juniors of all ages and abilities throughout the year.
Ironbridge Gorge Museums (3 miles)
Ironbridge Gorge Museums
Hear it, feel it, see it, do it. Be at the heart of the action and explore your industrial past along the scenic walk taking in the ten Ironbridge Gorge Museums.
Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom (4 miles)
Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom
Shropshire based petting farm and zoo with over 150 different species of animal. Indoor and outdoor demonstrations take place daily including lamb feeding, sheep racing; meet the meerkats and egg collecting. The farm also has an indoor and outdoor play area, cafe and gift shop.
Enginuity (4 miles)
Interactive science fun. Find out how a little ingenuity will let you pull a 10 ton locomotive or generate electricity from flowing water. Look at familiar objects with new eyes using the giant X ray machine, build an earthquake proof tower and challenge their robotic arm!
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford (6 miles)
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 Experience (charges apply.
Weston Park (7 miles)
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.
The Edge Adventure Activities (7 miles)
The Edge Adventure Activities
Enjoy a huge range of activities including Quad Biking and Trekking, Mountain and Grass Boarding, 4x Mountain Biking, Clay Pigeon Shooting and Off Road Karting.
Millie Meerkats Playbarn (10 miles)
Millie Meerkats Playbarn
2 levels of play including an indoor basketball and football area, giant slide, nets, bumpers and large bouncy castle. Learn to interact with spiders, chinchillas, meerkats and more in our animal encounter.
Ledene Golf Centre (10 miles)
Ledene Golf Centre
Introduces your 3+ child to the enjoyable sport of golf, which is fun for the whole family. The centre's excellent Par 3 golf course and heated driving range is the perfect environment allowing your family to have fun and keep fit.
Majestic Cinema (10 miles)
a fine and all too rare example of a really artistic cinema, and families are given the opportunity to enjoy an atmosphere of genuine luxury through their entertainment.
Codsall Hive Craft and Ceramic Studio (11 miles)
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.
Shropshire Wildlife Trust (12 miles)
Shropshire Wildlife Trust
The Saturday craft fairs at their Visitor Centre are free to enter and include activities for children. They also offer a weekday range of arts and crafts workshops for all, and operate activities in woodland nearby.
AMF Shrewsbury (12 miles)
Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. This AMF has 20 lanes!e
The Quarry Swimming and Fitness Centre (13 miles)
The Quarry Swimming and Fitness Centre
One of the biggest in the county at 33 metres long and has 6 lanes, 3 diving boards, a 50 metre flume and spectator gallery. The outdoor padding pool is available from June until September and is free to use.
Supercamps (13 miles)
Activity day camps for children aged 4 to 14 combining Sports and Arts into a fun-fuelled programme keeping children active, alert, safe and happy especially during the Easter and Summer holidays!
Wolf Mountain (14 miles)
Progressive climbing 'cub course' starts at age 8: the courses focus on safety, competence, equipment, basic indoor climbing skills, centre etiquette and above all having fun!
Rodbaston Visitor Centre Animal Zone (14 miles)
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.
Fuzzy Eds Funhouse (14 miles)
Fuzzy Eds Funhouse
Play centre attrached to pub, rather like the Wacky Warehouse set-up. Indoor soft play area with toddler space as well as the main climbing play area with the usual selection of soft mayhem equipment.
Strykers at 1st Bowl (15 miles)
Strykers at 1st Bowl
Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Great family fun!
Hawkstone Park Follies (15 miles)
Hawkstone Park Follies
is an historic woodland fantasy with cliffs, crags, caves, deep woods and a series of extraordinary monuments built over 200 years ago
Stafford Castle (15 miles)
The interior is designed to encourage a 'hands-on' approach to history; the emphasis is most definitely on information with fun.
Gentleshaw Wildlife Centre (15 miles)
Gentleshaw Wildlife Centre
- 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.
Rays Farm Country Matters (16 miles)
Rays Farm Country Matters
is a great place to bring the kids to meet our farmyard animals, follow the farmer as he feeds the deer and meet mythical creatures in Fairytale Forest. Older kids can lose energy in the outdoor playarea while toddlers play in the indoor playroom.
Baggeridge Minature Railway (16 miles)
Severn Centre (16 miles)
Solar panel heated outdoor pool with toddler pools.
AMF Hollywood Bowl Bentley Bridge (16 miles)
Wolverhampton Swimming Centre (16 miles)
Wolverhampton Swimming Centre
Leisure waters with parasol, air geyser, lagoon burst and bubble area; 2 water slides; lazy river and wave machine.
Go Kidz Go (16 miles)
Go Kidz Go
13,000 sq.ft. indoor adventure playground - with soft play (separate area for under 5's), nets, climbing, obstacle courses and aerial run way. Snack bar, with TV and free car park
Tenpin Stafford (17 miles)
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.
Country Treks Equestrian Centre (17 miles)
Live the Adventure (17 miles)
Live the Adventure
is an outdoor adventure centre. Children’s adventure days scheduled during school holidays. Full adventure activity programme from 10am to 4pm. Different activities daily scheduled on a weekly rotation. All day supervision by our team of qualified and experienced staff. Suitable for 8 to 16 year olds with a sense of adventure!
Reptile Village Zoo (17 miles)
Reptile Village Zoo
Ireland’s only Reptile Zoo, displaying snakes, lizards, tortoise, turtles, crocodiles, alligators, caiman, spiders, scorpions, frogs, salamanders and hands on opportunities available!
Closer to the Edge (17 miles)
Closer to the Edge
is an outdoor adventure park promoting active outdoor learning via High Ropes, Zip Wire, Woodland Camps, Survival and Bushcraft, Climbing and a whole lot more.
Their highly qualified, committed and experienced team use an extensive military training, corporate and educational background to ensure that your experience is memorable.
Bizzy Bodiz (17 miles)
Under and over 3s play frames, plus pedal kart track, arcade and even a disco room!
Bizzy Bodiz (17 miles)
Under and over 3s play frames, plus pedal kart track, arcade and even a disco room!
Phoenix Park (17 miles)
Adventure playground, sensory garden and fitness equipment are dotted about this picturesque freebie.
Sir Amics Painta Pottery Painting (17 miles)
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.
Silver Blades Ice Rink (17 miles)
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 (17 miles)
Rampz Skate Park
Offers a modern indoor skating experience with custom equipment and features suitable for beginners through to advanced levels.
The Sun Valley Canoeing Co (18 miles)
The Sun Valley Canoeing Co
has been running since 1988 and specialises in Canadian-style canoe trips. On every trip there is a guide, who will supply you with the buoyancy aids, give you tuition before you set off, and accompany you down the river if required!
Cannon Raceway (18 miles)
Junior kart racing and laser tag, in a safe and professional environment.
Sycamore Green Adventure Centre (18 miles)
Sycamore Green Adventure Centre
Indoor and outdoor adventure play including water games, trampoline, desert island with ship wreck, sand pit and hammocks, a forest area including tepees and fire pit plus a racing track!
Dudley Canal Tunnels (18 miles)
Dudley Canal Tunnels
Is an opportunity to travel the complete length of Dudley Tunnel and also visit Dudley's famous Limestone Mines. Looks like a great family day out in the Midlands.
Thanks for all the great things to do in Telford 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 Shropshire can enjoy the great day out as well.
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