Bumble Bees (1 miles)
is a 2 storey indoor soft play centre for the under 7s based in Coalville. Bumble Bee’s is a real hive of activity with slides, ball pits and tunnels for kids to have fun and explore. We’ve a cafe bar, free parking and baby changing.
Barneys Indoor Play Centre (1 miles)
Snibston (1 miles)
The award winning attraction explores the impact of technology on our every day lives with over 90 indoor and outdoor interactive exhibits.
Heath Manor House (2 miles)
Heath Manor House
Step back in time and experience how people really lived in Medieval, Tudor and Stuart times in this preserved manor house which dates back to 1280.
Paint a Pot Craft Studio (5 miles)
Ashby de la Zouch
Paint a Pot Craft Studio
offers an indoor opportunity for you to come with your family and friends to paint your own designs on a wide range of ceramic objects. These include plates, bowls, ornaments, plant pots and many more items. We also offer clay imprints, parties, school linked events, adult parties and adoption celebrations.
Ashby de la Zouch Castle (5 miles)
Ashby de la Zouch
Ashby de la Zouch Castle
A Royalist stronghold during the Civil War, the castle finally fell to Parliament in 1646, and was then made unusable. An underground passage from the kitchen to the tower can still be explored today.
Ashby de la Zouch Museum (5 miles)
Ashby de la Zouch
Ashby de la Zouch Museum
Local history museum with special events for families and children. Open all the year round with interesting exhibitions, models and children's activity sheets. Specially designed hands-on activities available.
Hood Park Outdoor Pool (5 miles)
Ashby de la Zouch
Oak Farm Park (6 miles)
Oak Farm Park
Friendly farm animals; indoor play including bouncy castle and trampolines; outdoor play including more trampolines, slide mountain, pedal karts and sandpit.
Staunton Harold Reservoir (6 miles)
Staunton Harold Reservoir
A wildlife habitat offering many outdoor and leisure activities, such as adventure playgrounds, fishing, bird watching, sailing and cycling.
Charnwood Museum (7 miles)
There are lots of interactive exhibits: you can dig through the layers of history and find out why archaeologists like old rubbish, peep under rocks, in cracks and crevices to find the hidden creatures or zoom-in on a centipede's head with the video microscope.
Mini Monsters (7 miles)
Friendly monster themed soft play facility with multi tiered adventure play structure, mini football pitch, separate baby and toddler area and role play village.
Battlefield Line Railway (7 miles)
Battlefield Line Railway
Jump aboard a steam train which runs along Ashby canal for a lot of the journey - is nearby Bosworth Battlefield Country Park wich is worth a visit
Creations (7 miles)
- is an Art Studio Cafe. Children (and adults) can do pottery painting, clay modelling, decopatching, sgrafitto, make a bear, fabric paint, felt making amongst other art activities.
Usually, there is no need to book, you can just pop in. We do organise events such as Toddler Groups (Mon/Wed/Fri 10-12), after-school clubs, parties and workshops. Drinks are available Shmoo milkshakes/teas/coffees
The Climbing Station (7 miles)
The Climbing Station
800sqm of world-class bouldering facility with friendly, supportive staff offering kids' club and advanced technique classes for over 7s.
Jungle Madness (7 miles)
Let the children enjoy themselves in the soft play area, which includes a 3 storey climbing structure with astra slide, ball pit, spiders catch, sky glide and much more.
Dougys Den (8 miles)
This soft play centre has a 2 storey climbing structure with Astra Slide, Tube Slide, and Ball pit plus a separate toddler area with a smaller ball pit plus cafe and comfy seating!
Tropical Birdland (8 miles)
Come and see hundreds of beautiful and exotic birds. Wander around their walk through aviary. There are also several way marked trails around the 6 acres of woodland, plus explore the koi pond and water gardens.
Swadlincote Ski and Snowboard Centre (8 miles)
Swadlincote Ski and Snowboard Centre
A large leisure facility and dry ski slope providing Skiing, Snowboarding, Toboggan and Sno-Tubing with a fully licensed bar and restaurant. Kids must be over 4 to take part in activities.
Bosworth Water Trust (8 miles)
Bosworth Water Trust
Experience the seaside inland on the golden sands of our man-made beach. It’s the ideal place to relax, go paddling or build sandcastles. Looking for adventure? Let the kids go wild in our pirate adventure playground or hire some boating equipment and take them out on the water.
Noahs Ark Soft Play Centre (9 miles)
Noahs Ark Soft Play Centre
Indoor play centre with a 3 storey play frame and separate preschool area plus party room, cafe and book corner.
Twycross Zoo (9 miles)
Set in 80 acres of parkland and known worldwide for its apes and monkeys this conservation centre breeds endangered species and many more to observe. Make sure you see the Penguins at feeding time and check out the brand new Lemur Walk-through enclosure, the Amur leopard exhibit, a Sri Lankan themed elephant walkway, Himalayan-themed snow leopard exhibit, and much more.
Wacky Warehouse - Plank & Leggit (9 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Plank & Leggit
Children up to 4ft 9ins tall are welcome to try out the Wacky Indoor Playcentre with its safe modern games and equipmen, perfect for the ankle biters to let of steam of an afternoon.
Little Rascals (10 miles)
Bourton on Trent
Four storey interactive adventure play frame with all the classic features plus a few surprises, like the skyglide! For kids from 0 to 12.
Leicester Leys Leisure Centre (10 miles)
Leicester Leys Leisure Centre
Facilities include a fun leisure pool with wave machine, two exciting flume rides, children's interactive activity pool plus a dedicated toddler and baby pool.
Bosworth Battlefield (10 miles)
Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre and Country Park is a unique day out for all the family. Relive this famous turning point in British history, the death of a King and the birth of the all powerful Tudor dynasty.
Gorse Hill City Farm (10 miles)
Gorse Hill City Farm
A family friendly working farm, with the opportunity to feed and touch the animals. Play area, rare breeds, woodland walk, picnic area, small animals, education facilities, events, gardens and much more.
F1 Karting East Midlands (11 miles)
F1 Karting East Midlands
8+ only. Karting race events, training and parties. Race up to 40mph in their 200cc biz karts. Their track is 400m long with 100m main straight.
Elvaston Castle (11 miles)
The first county park in England, this has been gently entertaining and thoroughly inspiring young families for forty years. Interesting walks and gorgeous architecture, an interesting half day's worth.
Laserforce (11 miles)
An exciting, participation fantasy game allowing players to be the space hero that they have always wanted to be, in a safe environment.
Wacky Warehouse at the Bees Knees (11 miles)
Abbey Park (11 miles)
Beautiful river-split park with miniature railway, pets' corner and a large play area suitable for children of all ages.
National Space Centre (11 miles)
National Space Centre
The award winning National Space Centre is the UK's largest attraction dedicated to space. Home to the UK's largest 360 degree planetarium, the National Space Centre is a hands-on, interactive journey through six stunning galleries, Rocket Tower, and S.I.M ride that offers an experience that is out of this world.
Beehive Farm Woodland Lakes (11 miles)
Beehive Farm Woodland Lakes
In this most southerly part of rural Derbyshire, Beehive Farm Woodland Lakes offers visitors lots of fun ways to enjoy a very special corner of the New National Forest . They have over 66 acres of emerging young woodland to explore with thriving wildlife, fishing lakes and a family-friendly animal farm.
360 Play (11 miles)
Explore our huge indoor play centre, navigate the adventure play frame, drive the dodgems and ride the carousel. Visit 360 Street with Twizzles Garage, boutique and Luigis Pizza Parlour. Let your child be artistic, messy and mucky without it mattering. All included in one price, stay all day, with free easy parking.
Meridian Leisure Park (11 miles)
Meridian Leisure Park
Tenpin bowling at Hollywood Bowl before catching the latest movie at their nine screen state-of-the-art Vue cinema. Also offers four family friendly restaurants.
AMF Hollywood Bowl Leicester (11 miles)
The Jungle Club (12 miles)
The Jungle Club
3 floor spread of crazy soft play welcoming 4 to 12s with dedicated under 3s area and daily face painting!
Wacky Warehouse - Hobby Horse (12 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Hobby Horse
has a purpose built indoor play structure which leaves children to run themselves ragged for a couple of hours, leaving the adults to relax!
Rosliston Forestry Centre (12 miles)
Rosliston Forestry Centre
Discover a woodland wonderland full of natural wildlife. From quiet walks to action-packed family fun with laser tag and adventure play, uncover nature at its best.
Tenpin Derby (12 miles)
is a bowling centre located in the Foresters Leisure Park near Osmaston Park. 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!
Megazone Leicester (12 miles)
Megazone is serious fun for those old and young, fast paced excitement which makes a great addition to any party
Freddys Play Kingdom (12 miles)
Freddys Play Kingdom
is a family run indoor play centre with children in mind, with a particularly large play area for smaller toddlers and babies who are unable to play on the ropes and slides. Along with 4 party rooms and lots of party options to help your little one have the best day!
Attenborough Nature Reserve (12 miles)
Attenborough Nature Reserve
An award winning eco-friendly visitor attraction surrounded by the tranquil waters of the beautiful Attenborough Nature Reserve.
Recreation Soft Play (12 miles)
Burton On Trent
Recreation Soft Play
An indoor soft play facility for children aged 0 to 11 years, maximum height 145cm.
Pirate Pete Playden (12 miles)
Burton On Trent
Garlands Off Road Leisure (13 miles)
Garlands Off Road Leisure
A great range of activities from seven years and up (eight for the karts), it's very far from just karting! Fantastic memory material for kids and a good bonding experience for the family doing new stuff together.
Goldhill Adventure Playground (13 miles)
Goldhill Adventure Playground
A real adventure playground for 5 to 14 year olds, children can play freely, and have fun while being supervised. Leicester's largest inclusion programme.
Shobnall Leisure Complex (13 miles)
Burton Upon Trent
Shobnall Leisure Complex
Large children’s play area, skatepark and the Turtle Beach Paddling Pool both for under 12s. Set in a large area of attractive parkland the area is ideal for picnics and walks.
Little Drivers Soft Play (13 miles)
Little Drivers Soft Play
is a family orientated modern colourful soft play centre with a modern play frame. It is family run and offers bespoke party packages tailored to your needs. Now with laser tag too!
Thanks for all the great things to do in Whitwick 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 Leicestershire can enjoy the great day out as well.
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