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Things To Do & Days Out near Temple
Avebury Stone Circle (3 miles)
Avebury Stone Circle Visit the largest prehistoric stone circle in the world! Alexander Keiller Museum is based nearby and is full of fascinating facts about the area, plus loads of great interactive kids’ activities. Avebury Manor and Gardens also close. Fantastic family day.
The Ridgeway National Trail (3 miles)
The Ridgeway National Trail 85 miles (136km) recreation route that crosses or passes many important wildlife and archaeological sites, set in some of the most scenic landscape in the country. Explore ancient landscapes through woodland, downland and secluded valleys. Free to visit.
Alexander Keiller Museum (3 miles)
Alexander Keiller Museum Significant prehistoric archaeological collections and informative displays on this World Heritage Site.
Silbury Hill (4 miles)
Silbury Hill Known as the English pyramid, this is the world's largest man made chalk deposit which does indeed rival the height of the pyramids. No access to hill itself but nice as a stop off if passing.
Bonkers Childrens Indoor Play Centre (7 miles)
Bonkers Childrens Indoor Play Centre is an interactive indoor play area within a craft village and adjacent to Butterfly World and a garden centre. Lots of activities for all ages within the play area and around it. Cannons, bogglers, ball feeders, lots to keep you entertained within a compact space.
Studley Grange Garden and Leisure Park (7 miles)
Studley Grange Garden and Leisure Park Watch items being skillfully created and have a go yourself in an interactive craft village. Tropical butterfly house to explore plus a paddock full of friendly animals to meet including meerkats, otters, and farmyard favourites. Inventive indoor play area too.
Stanton Park (7 miles)
Stanton Park A local nature reserve and country park with a large lake and extensive woodland. A fairly wild sort place with natural features only, but a wonderful environment to explore, and free!
Pewsey Vale Riding Centre (7 miles)
Pewsey Vale Riding Centre One of Wiltshire's largest facilities, PVRC has over 100 mounts and offers children's and family lessons, pony riding and pony club, plus scenic trail riding and livery services.
Churchill Playzone (7 miles)
Churchill Playzone Soft play at the Churchill, part of the Eating Inn group and offers a three level play frame plus family friendly dining.
Eastcott Studios (7 miles)
Eastcott Studios is a Pottery studio offering pottery, arts and crafts activities and workshops for all ages and abilities. Creative fun for everyone!
Museum of Computing (8 miles)
Museum of Computing There is a mixture of permanent and temporary displays. Collections on display range from vintage handheld video games and antique typewriters through to modern Robot Revolution exhibit with state of the art technology involved. Please note the limited opening hours.
The Link Centre (8 miles)
The Link Centre is home to an international-sized ice skating rink, a massive trampoline park, and a 25m pool.
Swindon Ice Arena (8 miles)
Swindon Ice Arena offers public skating, ice hockey, figure skating, ice dance and pairs skating plus individual lessons and learn to skate courses. Penguin and Snowman stability aids available, plus loads more on site like extreme trampolining and junior gym!
Link Leisure Centre Ice Skating (8 miles)
Link Leisure Centre Ice Skating Comprising an ice rink, a 25 metre, deck level, pool, climbing facility, 5-a-side outdoor football pitches with floodlighting and a state of the art gym.
STEAM - Museum of the GWR (8 miles)
STEAM - Museum of the GWR Follow the incredible story of the GWR through lots of imaginative displays and plenty of hands-on exhibits. Build a bridge and shunt wagons. Have a go at putting a locomotive together. Take a ride on our train-driving simulator.
Laserquest Swindon (8 miles)
Laserquest Swindon is a game in which participants play a ‘StarWars’ style Lasergame. Players are awarded points for hits on their opponents, when hit a player is out of the game for a few seconds. With Scorecards detailing your score.
Space Play (8 miles)
Space Play A great, space themed soft play area for children aged up to 7 years. Based inside LaserQuest Swindon, so there’s something to amuse the older kids too! Accompanying adults get into Spaceplay for free.
Tenpin Swindon (8 miles)
Tenpin Swindon is a bowling centre located in Shaw Ridge Leisure Park. We have 32 modern fully computerised lanes, American Pool tables and Amusement Arcades catered towards families and kids. There is also the Beach Road Cafe Bar for some delicious meal and snack options.
ATBShop Skate Warehouse (8 miles)
ATBShop Skate Warehouse is an indoor skate park with a garden and shop. There are different sessions running throughout the day so make sure you check before travelling. There is also a garden area with a ramp and slacklining rig out the back.
Lydiard Park (8 miles)
Lydiard Park Enjoy the natural beauty of the tranquil lake, rolling lawns and woodlands before heading for some fun in the playground! With colourful, state-of-the-art play and climbing equipment suitable for children of all ages, there's lots of fun to be had climbing, swinging and sliding.
Oasis Leisure Centre (8 miles)
Oasis Leisure Centre Indoor Lagoon themed swimming pool with pirate ship play feature for under 8s, 3 giant water slide, wave machine, watercannon and hydroslide.
Jungle Parc (8 miles)
Jungle Parc Outdoor fun and adventure for the whole family in an exciting and safe environment! We have two courses, Adventurer Course for age 4+ and X-plorer Course for teens and adults. Activities include monkey bridges, super fast Zips, Rocket Launchers and cargo nets.
Jolly Roger Adventure (8 miles)
Jolly Roger Adventure has got bouncy castles, and an amazing soft adventure play area with classics including ball pools, plus 'The Drop' slide: 31 ft long. And one of the biggest indoor astra slides in the country!
Kidz About Adventure Play (8 miles)
Kidz About Adventure Play Multi level play equipment up to 6.5m including enormous slides, plus sports areas, toddler zones and more. New feature: activity assault course Bouncy Castle!
Jesters Adventure Play (9 miles)
Jesters Adventure Play Offers all year round, all weather fun for children under 12 years old. With play over three levels, your kids can explore, play and make new friends in total safety whilst you relax.
Atwell Wilson Motor Museum (9 miles)
Atwell Wilson Motor Museum A small friendly museum with an impressive collection of classic cars and motor memorabilia from a Green Goddess fire engine all the way through to vintage pushbikes with everything in between!
Rockstar Climbing (9 miles)
Rockstar Climbing is an indoor climbing centre providing Taster Sessions for children and families, fun climbing parties, regular children’s climbing club sessions for kids aged 5 and above, and also has a dedicated climbing area for children under 5.
Crofton Beam Engines (9 miles)
Crofton Beam Engines Visit the oldest working steam engines in the world that are still performing the job they were built to do! Especially good on a steam day.
Coral Cove Party and Adventure Centre (10 miles)
Coral Cove Party and Adventure Centre Offering multi level adventure play plus toys, games and activities. Also offers daycare nursery plus holiday and after school clubs.
Jungle Mania (10 miles)
Jungle Mania is an indoor soft play centre for children aged 0 to 10 years in Swindon. There is a 3 level jungle themed play frame, toddler area and Sports pitch.
Rampnation Indoor Skatepark (10 miles)
Rampnation Indoor Skatepark An indoor skatepark for scooters, inline skates, skateboards and BMX, suitable for everyone from absolute beginners, to advanced riders. Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult, who can specatate for free, or join in the skating!
Farmtastic Animal Farm (10 miles)
Farmtastic Animal Farm Get hands on with our animals, including alpacas, llamas, miniatures, farmyard favourites, birds as well as rare and unusual breeds. Plus tractor trailer rides and play area.
Wilton Windmill (11 miles)
Wilton Windmill The only working windmill in Wessex still producing flour. Picnic area plus some great walking trails. Guided tours availble some of the year.
Cobbs Play Barn (11 miles)
Cobbs Play Barn is a bespoke wooden indoor play barn. Sit back and relax in our comfortable cafe with a tantalising menu of homemade food and great coffee while your children burn off some energy!
Swindon and Cricklade Steam Railway (11 miles)
Swindon and Cricklade Steam Railway The kids love a day out on a steam train. There are special event weekends throughout the year including Easter Bunny Rides, plus Halloween and Santa Specials. All aboard!!!
Roves Farm Visitor Centre (11 miles)
Roves Farm Visitor Centre A full programme of events throughout the day including: Meet and Feed the Animals, Free Tractor and Trailer Rides, Children's Craft Sessions, Animal Racing, 2 Acre Willow Maze and Indoor and Outdoor Adventure Play Areas. Themed weeks during school holidays.A great family day out, come rain or shine!
Bowood House & Gardens (11 miles)
Bowood House & Gardens Bowood is the perfect place for a family visit - with something for everyone. There's an adrenalin fuelled adventure playground, educational petting farm, historic house and acres of beautiful gardens. There's lots of great catering options and loads for free parking
Drews Pond Wood Local Nature Reserve (11 miles)
Drews Pond Wood Local Nature Reserve A beautiful area of woodland, full of loads of flowers, plus plenty of ducks and geese to feed. Circuit of paths to follow, picnic area, plus a number of interesting habitats to explore with the kids.
Rein and Shine (12 miles)
Rein and Shine - is the horse riding centre focussed on kids having fun. From one child, to groups of 5 all the way up to a full party afternoon of pony games and kids birthday parties. Book a riding lesson, party, pony day or even educational stuff. Youth clubs, brownies, cubs, guides and scouts. Mums and Dads too
Highworth Recreation Centre (13 miles)
Highworth Recreation Centre Indoor or outdoor pools depending on weather, diving facilities, Wet 'n' Wild sessions and more besides including kiddies' Tap and Ballet classes!
Kids Combat Adventures (14 miles)
Kids Combat Adventures Provides an exciting outdoor laser tag experience, using state of the art laser taggers with Halo technology. Players will take part in woodland battlefield missions. Parents can join in or enjoy a cuppa at the Canteen or watch their child with camera at the ready!
Chippenham Museum and Heritage Centre (14 miles)
Chippenham Museum and Heritage Centre is a local community museum. Explore the past with Alfred the Great or Mr Brunel. Try dressing up as a Saxon peasant or a Victorian child. For under 5’s try Messy Monday or Noisy Friday. Everyone is welcome in our children’s holiday workshops.
The Lacock Spy Mission Treasure Trail (15 miles)
The Lacock Spy Mission Treasure Trail Calling all secret agents: can you solve the clues and complete the spy mission on this self-guided Treasure Trail around Lacock for all the family?
Farmer Gows Activity Farm (15 miles)
Farmer Gows Activity Farm Meet the Animals is held every day at 11 am and again at 2 pm, bottle and hand feeding of lambs and kids all year round, plus feeding the pigs and cattle, egg collecting, goat and ferret walking. A wonderful hands on experience and great fun!
Kennet Horse Boat Company (15 miles)
Kennet Horse Boat Company Leave modern life behind and experience the leisurely travel of yesteryear along one of England’s finest canals. Open between Easter and September. Public trips and self drive day hire options available.
Wessex Carriage Driving (15 miles)
Wessex Carriage Driving Horse drawn carriage rides with routes that can meander along country lanes, across Salisbury Plan, or even Devizes Town. Ride can be tailored to your wishes. Can take up to 6 people. Available throughout the year.
M4 Karting (16 miles)
M4 Karting An awesome indoor Karting and Mini Moto centre for ages 7 and up. Arrive and Drive sessions, plus Birthday party packages. Specialised kart for 7 to 13 year olds. An exciting and challenging track, that gives a thrilling race experience.
Cotswold Water Park (16 miles)
Cotswold Water Park Water sports include windsurfing, sailing, kayaking, inflatable banana boat, angling and cable skiing! Dryside you've got on and off path cycling, riverside and countryside walking trails, plus the Gateway Information Centre. And loads of natural wildlife!
Boomerang Play Centre (16 miles)
Boomerang Play Centre This place is well named because with huge quantities of indoor and outdoor play equipment for both big and little kids, dedicated special needs sessions and bouncy castles everywhere you turn, you'll be returning again and again!
Athelstan Museum (16 miles)
Athelstan Museum A small local museum covering the fascinating history of this ancient town, with lots of interesting artefacts on display, including a Roman coffin! Interactive activities for the kids, and friendly volunteers to answer any questions. Free to visit.