The Playmate Childrens Riding School (4 miles)
Avonbelle River Boat Trips (5 miles)
Upton Upon Severn
Avonbelle River Boat Trips
Enjoy a 35 minute boat ride on our waterbus Avonbelle. Try out our fun quiz and see what riverside wildlife you can spot! We have seen herons, cormorants, kingfishers, pike, otters and more! Parents can relax with a cuppa while the kids enjoy the quiz and scenery.
Leisure at Cheltenham (7 miles)
Leisure at Cheltenham
Facilities include 3 pools, 2 sports halls, racquet sports, coached courses, athletics track, gymnastics, trampolining, soft play and drop in gymnastics sessions, free parking and free swimming for children when accompanied. Fully accessible with family and disabled changing spaces.
The Paint it Yourself Pottery Co. (7 miles)
The Paint it Yourself Pottery Co.
Ceramic Cafe welcoming all ages for some messy, creative fun, with no experience required and plenty of inspiration and help on hand.
Croome (8 miles)
Restored to its 18th century beauty, fascinating statues, follies and temples are hidden around every corner of the garden for the kids to discover on the Family Trail. Intrigue older ones with the fact it was a secret wartime air base!
Sandford Parks Lido (8 miles)
Sandford Parks Lido
Simply a children's paradise, with slides, a children's pool and a paddling pool. The 50 metre pool is also an ideal place to train, two lanes are reserved most days. Open spring through autumn.
Sudeley Castle (9 miles)
Great castle adventure playground: family opportunities to relax, run wild (usually just the kids) and experience something completely unique. Visit the tomb of Katherine Parr and take a tour of the Castle. The award winning gardens are also worth a visit.
The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway (9 miles)
The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway
The GWR is a steam and diesel heritage railway in the English Cotswolds. Since 1981, the volunteers have restored over 10 miles of line, together with platforms, buildings, steam and diesel locomotives and rolling stock. In addition to a scheduled service, GWR hosts a number of galas and enthusiast events throughout the year, including popular Santa Specials.
Tenpin Gloucester (9 miles)
is a bowling centre located in Centre Severn Barnwood. We have 26 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 and Costa Coffee for some delicious meal and snack options!
Malvern Hills Spy Mission Drive Trail (10 miles)
Malvern Hills Spy Mission Drive Trail
The Malvern Hills are a famous beauty spot, with scenic views over both Herefordshire and Worcestershire. This circular driving Spy Mission Trail around the North Malvern Hills takes about 2.5 hours. There are 5 stopping places where clues can be found to crack the code and save Malvern’s water!
Wacky Warehouse - Strawberry Field (10 miles)
Evesham Leisure Centre Climbing Wall (10 miles)
Evesham Leisure Centre Climbing Wall
is a 17 rope climbing wall with over 50 coloured routes. The climbing wall also features animal themed climbing holds. Junior climbing courses, climbing taster sessions are climbing parties are available for children aged 5 and up.
GL1 (10 miles)
- in the heart of Gloucester has something for everyone, from warm swimming pools with wet n wild fun sessions and special parent and toddler times to trampoline lessons and after school or holiday sports and swimming courses.
Green Frog Pottery (10 miles)
Green Frog Pottery
Come and have fun painting your own design on a piece of pottery. There are lots of things to choose from, including mugs, plates and bowls, money boxes, treasure boxes, animals, cupcakes, dragons, pirates, aliens, fairies, princesses and much more! Great fun for all the family.
Malvern Hills GeoCentre (11 miles)
Malvern Hills GeoCentre
is the official visitors' centre of the Geopark way. Attractions include interactive iPads and wall maps encouraging kids to learn all about the geology, archaeology, history and water of the Malvern Hills. The Cafe stocks a wide range of local food and drink and has free WiFi and parking.
Stepney Bank Stables (11 miles)
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Stepney Bank Stables
is a BHS approved riding school. Our well mannered horses and highly qualified and experienced instructors cater for complete beginners up to competent riders. Lessons available for children aged 3 upwards. Birthday parties and pony days also available. Indoor and outdoor riding arenas. Free parking.
Castle Archdale Country Park (11 miles)
Castle Archdale Country Park
Hiking, biking and nature trails, plus a wildflower garden, butterfly garden and local deer. The Archdale Centre offers significant local historical exhibits and interpretive displays.
Glenarm Castle (11 miles)
Features one of Ireland’s oldest walled gardens and a wealth of immaculately landscaped themed counterparts including water features, herb garden, yew circle and much more. Very limited castle opening.
Barrys Amusements (11 miles)
6 rides for younger kids and another 8 for older types, including splash ending roller coaster, ghost train, mini and maxi dodgems and the frankly terrifying Looping Star roller coaster!
Titanic Belfast (11 miles)
Extends over 9 galleries, with multiple dimensions to the exhibition, drawing together special effects, dark rides, full-scale reconstructions and innovative interactive features to explore the Titanic story.
Alexandra Palace (11 miles)
is a year round destination for all kinds of family fun. Including an indoor ice rink, soft play centre, a boating lake, pitch and putt course, deer enclosure and of course plenty of park land. Throughout the year there are plenty of events to choose from too.
The Warehouse Climbing Centre (11 miles)
The Warehouse Climbing Centre
A fantastic, fun indoor climbing centre for the whole family to enjoy. Parties, fun children’s sessions from toddler to teenage plus family tasters so everyone can be involved. Come and try the growing sport of climbing.
Gloucester Waterways Museum (11 miles)
Gloucester Waterways Museum
Delve into the fascinating world of Gloucester's Victorian docks at this museum and meet the people and wildlife of our wonderful waterways. Discover impressive facts about the ingenious engineering of the waterway system and explore home life aboard a narrow boat. Plenty of hands on fun and interactive displays.
Eastnor Castle (11 miles)
Fairytale Georgian castle in magical surroundings, with Deer Park, Lake and Arboretum, Children's Adventure Playground and Assault Course, Knight's Maze and Burma Bridge Tree Top Walkway.
Malvern Splash (11 miles)
Swimming Pool - 25m pool and teaching pool, flume, wave machine and beach - plus loads more leisure facilities
AKS Karting (11 miles)
Worcester’s only indoor karting and Laser Combat centre we offer karting and combat for kids and grown ups too! So whether you are 6 or 86 (our oldest customer is 81!) we have something for all the family.
JDR Karting (11 miles)
The junior circuit is ideal for 4-12 year olds. This is a separate track and is smaller than the main track, which enables lower speeds to be maintained in order to improve safety.
Eastnor Pottery and The Flying Potter (11 miles)
Eastnor Pottery and The Flying Potter
is an indoor pottery studio where you learn how to make things from clay. Try the art of the potter’s wheel. Model your favourite animal or figure. Create a mug, bowl or vase. 100’s of exciting projects and pottery making techniques. Creative, fun and suitable for all ages and abilities.
Ice Quest Malvern (11 miles)
Ice Quest Malvern
They do ice skating sessions to suit all ages and standards, from Disco Nights with the Big Party Atmosphere, to quieter sessions for families, parent and toddlers
Evesham Vale Light Railway (12 miles)
Evesham Vale Light Railway
is a narrow gauge steam railway running regular passenger trains every weekend and main school holidays throughout the year.
Gloucester Ski and Snowboard Centre (12 miles)
Gloucester Ski and Snowboard Centre
One of the best and longest outdoor artificial ski slopes in the UK. From skiing and snowboarding to tubing and 9 hole golf, there's something to do for everyone!
Prinknash Bird and Deer Park (12 miles)
Prinknash Bird and Deer Park
- is set in a wooded valley once the hunting lodge of the Abbots of Gloucester and King Henry VIII. The park has been landscaped to resemble an 18th century park with traditional follies enhanced by beautiful birds and animals. You will see over 50 peacocks and waterfowl, golden pheasants, love birds, the fishpond, fallow deer, song birds, crown cranes, black swans, and African Pygmy Goats.
Glazydayz Pottery (13 miles)
Paint Your Own Pottery - Great fun for kids, relaxing for adults. Choose from over 400 items - the biggest choice of any studio in the Herefordshire, Worcestershire & Gloucestershire area. Indoor kids' play area, plenty of free parking right outside our door, refreshments available
Cotswold Farm Park (13 miles)
Cotswold Farm Park
All weather facility with indoor play barn, ride-on battery operated tractors and self-propelled roller racers, whilst outside the pedal tractors give toddlers a chance of tractor driving too.
Broadway Tower Country Park (13 miles)
Broadway Tower Country Park
Explore a unique folly with graphic display floors, plus the park itself with natural wildlife and stunning views. One of England's outstanding viewpoints at 1024 feet (312m) above sea level.
Worcester Woods Country Park (13 miles)
Worcester Woods Country Park
Whether you are looking for birds, swings, coffee, flowers, footpaths or all of these and more, you've come to the right place. A Green Flag awarded site.
George Marshall Medical Museum (13 miles)
George Marshall Medical Museum
is a free museum where the whole family can explore the history of medicine. Be terrified by our death masks and find out what an amputation looked like in the 19th century! Stop at the apothecary for a cholera remedy and have a go at our mystery object game.
International Centre for Birds of Prey (13 miles)
International Centre for Birds of Prey
Three flying demonstrations with commentary, every day. The Centre caters for school visits, and is renowned for its expertise in education, conservation and training. Courses in falconry and photography are available. Shop, cafe, education facilities, attractive gardens and picnic areas.
The Commandery (13 miles)
has exciting stories to tell you about power, greed, war, wealth, romance, death, society and industry. Step back in time to catch a glimpse of the lively characters that have inhabited this ancient building during the past seven centuries.
Little Acorns Indoor Play (14 miles)
Little Acorns Indoor Play
has a capacity of over 200 children and includes; three tier main adventure play area, featuring 4m wavy slide, spiral tube slide, interactive features and games, rock climb traversing wall and sports court.
Worcester Bowl (14 miles)
Classic family friendly tenpin bowling with an acknowledged high standard of facilities. Kids love bowling, especially with gutter guards and bowling ramps to give them a chance!
Worcester Swimming Pool (14 miles)
Worcester Swimming Pool
Child friendly swimming facilities with diving and kids' fun pools. Diving area has 1 and 3m springboards and a 5m platform.
Honeybourne Pottery (15 miles)
We are a hands on pottery studio. Come and have fun throwing a pot on the potter's wheel, or paint an item from our ready-to-paint range. Please telephone or email to book a session. Parties and crash courses available.
All Things Wild Nature Centre (15 miles)
All Things Wild Nature Centre
is an all-weather animal attraction with indoor and outdoor play areas and pedal tractors, a large variety of animals ranging from British wildlife to more exotic creatures (and dinosaurs!) and educational activities for you and your little ones to explore!
Bowl Xtreme (15 miles)
Classic tenpin bowling, fun for young and old and great in the wet weather! Plus their unique Glow Track helps bowlers adjust their shots more easily resulting in higher scores, and there are ramps and bumper rails for the kids.
Out To Grass (15 miles)
Out To Grass
Varied and welcoming setting full of jumps, drops and tabletops for confident mountain bike and BMX riders, plus the grass-covered training slope with small jumps and padded bails for learners.
Avonvale MES Miniature Railway (16 miles)
Avonvale MES Miniature Railway
Perfect for those interested in locomotives and kids who just want to see something fun and different. Running on coal fired steam and diesel engines, you'll enjoy your ride, taking in all the sights as you head down the tracks.
Oakley Farm Stables (17 miles)
Oakley Farm Stables
BHS approved facility offering lessons for all ages, off road scenic hacking and regular competitions.
Ragley Hall (17 miles)
Set in 400 acres of Parkland, Ragley Hall is ideal for fun days out for picnics, play and walks. The Adventure Playground, Maze, Woodland Walk and large picnic area will appeal to kids of all ages. The beautiful Gardens are also open to the public with many hidden treasures the whole family will enjoy. Guided tours of the Ragley Hall staterooms are available most Sundays for added fun.
Far Peak Climbing and Outdoor Centre (17 miles)
Far Peak Climbing and Outdoor Centre
is an outdoor activity centre and campsite, with a dedicated Indoor Climbing Centre. We have climbing facilities for ages 3 year and upwards, dedicated kids’ clubs and sessions and run regular Bushcraft and adventure activities using our low ropes course and trails.
Thanks for all the great things to do in Tewkesbury 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 Gloucestershire can enjoy the great day out as well.
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