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Family Days Out near to Whitley
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Woodland Adventurers (3 miles)
Corsham
Woodland Adventurers is an outdoor activity centre for children and families offering woodland birthday parties, holiday clubs, day camps, home education, parent and toddler groups, school visits. Activities include farm animals, bushcraft, survival, games, hiking, playing, camp fires, den building.
Boomerang Play Centre (3 miles)
Melkesham
Boomerang Play Centre This place is well named because with huge quantities of indoor and outdoor play equipment for both big and little kids, a cool laser tag arena, dedicated special needs sessions and bouncy castles everywhere you turn, you'll be returning again and again!
Chippenham Museum and Heritage Centre (5 miles)
Chippenham
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.
Trowbridge Museum (6 miles)
Trowbridge
Trowbridge Museum You will discover the story of Trowbridge from its early days as a Saxon settlement. The town's position as the Manchester of the West and beyond. Itâs here that you will find out about the textile industry, the lives of everyday folk and its famous residents such as Isaac Pitman and George Crabbe.
The American Museum in Britain (6 miles)
Bath
The American Museum in Britain Museum of Americana unique outside the USA where you will find events during school holidays plus a kids trail, dressing up and exhibition spaces with touch screen interaction too.
Trowbridge Sports Centre (6 miles)
Trowbridge
Trowbridge Sports Centre Swimming facilities and diving pool, depth 4m, with 1m and 3m springboards and a 5m platform.
Bowood House & Gardens (6 miles)
Calne
Bowood House & Gardens Children love Bowood! There's space to run and play and beautiful parkland and a waterfall to enjoy, but the main reason kids love Bowood is because it's home to one of the best adventure playgrounds in the country.
Drive Tech Ltd (7 miles)
Chippenham
Drive Tech Ltd Kids Karting in Wiltshire for children aged 10 to 15 years old (min 4'8", 142cm in height). Here young drivers can learn top class racing skills, under the professional supervision of their marshals and experienced instructors. Parties catered for too.
Hope Nature Centre (7 miles)
Trowbridge
Hope Nature Centre A lovely animal centre with lots of animals to see and wonderful walks. Visit the squirrel's tea room too.
Farleigh Hungerford Castle (7 miles)
Bath
Farleigh Hungerford Castle Partially ruined fortified mansion and gardens to explore with a variety of family friendly events and activities.
Bath Boating Station (7 miles)
Bath
Bath Boating Station Rowing, punting and canoeing on the delightful River Avon. Keep an eye out for kingfishers and otters! And don't forget there are options to share the rowing so start beefing up the kids!
Prior Park Landscape Gardens (7 miles)
Bath
Prior Park Landscape Gardens One of only four Palladian bridges of this design in the world can be crossed at Prior Park, which was created in the 18th century. A beautiful afternoon can be spent here especially if you've got your walking shoes on! One of many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in...
Bath Sports and Leisure Centre (8 miles)
Bath
Bath Sports and Leisure Centre 25m main pool and free form leisure pool with iant water slide, flume, features and spa pool plus Zany Zone indoor playground with three floors of fun including log ramps, ball pits, cargo nets, tunnels and slides.
Bath Abbey Vaults Museum (8 miles)
Bath
Bath Abbey Vaults Museum A magnificent Abbey with hundreds of years of history to discover, plus some amazing architectural features to marvel at, including lovely stained glass windows, and a fantastic vaulted ceiling. Tower tours also available, with spectacular views from the top!
Curious About Bath Spa (8 miles)
Bath
Curious About Bath Spa offers a different way for families to explore Bath. Spot things you’ve never noticed before, answer clues and match pictures, whilst reading stories about this stunning Spa city. Buy or instantly download the booklet from our website and explore in your own time.
Bath Postal Museum (8 miles)
Bath
Bath Postal Museum Follow the history of the British Postal System and communication in this tiny but great museum for all ages, with a mixture of video recordings, interactive displays and other exhibits.
Roman Baths and Museum (8 miles)
Bath
Roman Baths and Museum See the water's source and walk where Romans walked on the ancient stone pavements. Excellent children's audioguide tour with some exhibitions.
Fashion Museum (8 miles)
Bath
Fashion Museum Discover a world class collection of historical and modern fashion, from the 17th century to present day, with over 165 dressed figures to see! Activity backpacks and trolley available, plus free Welcome Tours, and audio guides.
The Little Theatre Cinema (8 miles)
Bath
The Little Theatre Cinema A quaint little picture house showing the best in mainstream, arthouse, foreign and independent film. Modern seating and features in a 1930s atmosphere!
The Jane Austen Centre (8 miles)
Bath
The Jane Austen Centre Learn more about the famous Jane Austen at this permanent exhibition. Visit the delightful Regency Tea Rooms with serving staff wearing period costume, see a waxwork of Austen, and even try on Regency clothing!
Victoria Falls Adventure Golf (8 miles)
Bath
Victoria Falls Adventure Golf Mini golf course set in beautifully maintained gardens. Good mix of holes suitable for all ages.
Atwell Wilson Motor Museum (8 miles)
Caine
Atwell Wilson Motor Museum A small friendly museum with an impressive collection of classic cars and motor memorabilia.
Royal Victoria Park (8 miles)
Bath
Royal Victoria Park This park boasts a surprising number of child friendly features from the extensive play equipment to the skateboard park, and it's all lovely and free! One of many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Bath with kids.
Jesters Adventure Play (9 miles)
Caine
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.
Drews Pond Wood Local Nature Reserve (9 miles)
Devizes
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.
M4 Karting (9 miles)
Chippenham
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.
Rampnation Indoor Skatepark (9 miles)
Devizes
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!
Brokerswood Country Park (9 miles)
Westbury
Brokerswood Country Park A great place for a day out or a family camping trip within 80 acres of ancient woodland. Education centre, adventure playgrounds, woodland walk trail and a narrow gauge railway. Picnic and barbeque areas, plus a 5 acre lake.
Coral Cove Party and Adventure Centre (9 miles)
Devizes
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.
Bath City Farm (9 miles)
Bath
Bath City Farm Family friendly city farm with loads of animals to meet and plenty to see and do. Play space for toddlers, seasonal kiosk, Nature Trail, an outdoor performance space, plus a Farm Shop.
Splodges (10 miles)
Westbury
Splodges offers a multi level adventure play frame plus loads of different staff led activities and a particularly special selection of birthday parties!
Dyrham Park (10 miles)
Dyrham
Dyrham Park A late 17th century mansion, garden and deer park. A large estate full of great places to walk with the kids.
Wessex Carriage Driving (10 miles)
Devizes
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.
Kids Combat Adventures (11 miles)
Chippenham
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!
Strawberry Line Miniature Railway (12 miles)
Bristol
Strawberry Line Miniature Railway 5 inch gauge railway attraction includes a Tunnel, Motive Power Depot, Carriage Sheds, Turntable and Automatic Signalling System.
The Warminster Saddle Club (13 miles)
Warminster
The Warminster Saddle Club BHS approved offering lessons and children's holiday courses, plus seasonal specials include show jumping, dressage, the annual summer show and horse trials.
Avon Valley Adventure Wildlife Park (13 miles)
Bristol
Avon Valley Adventure Wildlife Park Families will enjoy a mix of adventure fun and animal interaction all set in the lovely river based country side. Where endless adventures makes a great day out. Huge new under 5s' play area for 2015: The Village! Plus large new gift shop too.
Avon Valley Railway (13 miles)
Bristol
Avon Valley Railway This attraction takes young and old back to the trains of yesteryear. Your train will be pulled by a restored steam engine and you can enjoy food and drink in a restored carriage. Not forgetting special trips aboard Thomas the Tank Engine and Santa Steam Specials during the year.
Funways (13 miles)
Warminster
Funways Children’s activity centre and soft play in Warminster lots of attractions: 3 separate soft play areas; pool and table tennis room; Playstation move and computers. Activities for your amusement include youth club, monthly disco nights, bingo, classes with creche.
Athelstan Museum (13 miles)
Malmesbury
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.
Junction 21 Kids Play Centre (13 miles)
Frome
Junction 21 Kids Play Centre Slides, ball pools, ropes, swings, nets, you name it and the kids can have fun with it; adventure play structures for big kids and small.
Uglybugs Softplay (13 miles)
Bristol
Uglybugs Softplay Bright and colourful adventure softplay for the under 5s, with fun features and age appropriate challenges in a safe and comfortable environment.
Go Bananas Soft Play Centre (13 miles)
Radstock
Go Bananas Soft Play Centre is clean, friendly and above all fun! There are separate play areas for under 3s as well as an exciting over 3s area with a ball pond, slides, bridges, rope swings, ball showers, mirrors and climbing tubes.
Writhlington Sports and Leisure Centre (13 miles)
Bath
Writhlington Sports and Leisure Centre is an 8 meter high, 16 top rope indoor climbing wall. There are 42 climbing routes ranging from Grade 4 (beginner) to 7A+ (advanced).
Kingswood Heritage Museum (13 miles)
Warmley
Kingswood Heritage Museum An exciting museum inside the 18th Century brass mill at Warmley, with its massive icehouse, and windmill tower. Lovely gardens nearby, with grottoes, pond, elm walk, lake, huge statue of Neptune, and more!
Flying Saucers Pottery Painting Cafe (14 miles)
Warminster
Flying Saucers Pottery Painting Cafe is a pottery painting cafe. Simply pick your own pottery from our wide range of ready made pieces and paint and decorate it with your own design or pattern. There’s over 100 items to choose from, such as plates, mugs, moneyboxes, teapots or even a dinosaur or fairy!
Little Urchins Softplay (14 miles)
Warminster
Little Urchins Softplay A Pirate themed indoor adventure play facility boasting three separate soft play areas for different age ranges and their huge pirate ship is the highlight of the show! The do kid’s parties too.
Pewsey Vale Riding Centre (14 miles)
Marlborough
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.
Radstock Museum (14 miles)
Radstock
Radstock Museum Museum dedicated to the history and heritage of coal mining in the area with loads of family friendly things to do and see and interactive hands-on exhibitions.
Hop Skip and Jump (14 miles)
Bristol
Hop Skip and Jump A special play and support centre for children with special needs and their families. Large indoor play area, soft play, 2 sensory rooms, outdoor play area, arts and crafts room, a quiet room, and more.

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



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