The Commandery (< 1 mile)
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.
Worcester Swimming Pool (< 1 mile)
Worcester Swimming Pool
Child friendly swimming facilities with diving and kids' fun pools. Diving area has 1 and 3m springboards and a 5m platform.
Little Acorns Indoor Play (1 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 (1 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!
George Marshall Medical Museum (2 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.
Bowl Xtreme (2 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.
Worcester Woods Country Park (2 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.
AKS Karting (3 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.
Oakley Farm Stables (5 miles)
Oakley Farm Stables
BHS approved facility offering lessons for all ages, off road scenic hacking and regular competitions.
Ice Quest Malvern (6 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
Croome (6 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!
Droitwich Spa Lido (6 miles)
Droitwich Spa Lido
Heated outdoor swimming pool with a beach area at one end and an integrated fountain, with a dedicated wet-play area besides the main pool.
Green Frog Pottery (7 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 Splash (7 miles)
Swimming Pool - 25m pool and teaching pool, flume, wave machine and beach - plus loads more leisure facilities
Avonbelle River Boat Trips (9 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.
Malvern Hills GeoCentre (9 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 (9 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 (9 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 (9 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 (9 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 (9 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 (9 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.
Out To Grass (10 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.
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!
Brockhampton Estate (10 miles)
The house is surrounded by a moat which is a big success with any kid to start! Plus follow the nature trail and spot wildlife from the bird-hide, have fun in the natural play area and discover new areas of the estate on their orienteering course!
Hartlebury Castle and Museum (10 miles)
Hartlebury Castle and Museum
Whether you are looking for a trip down memory lane, a chance to learn something new, a peaceful stroll through nature or a nice cup of tea and a cake, Hartlebury Castle has it all. Hosting exciting events throughout the year a great day out for all the family.
Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings (11 miles)
Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings
An outdoor museum of buildings in rural Worcestershire with a full and varied family events programme. Enjoy our natural setting and see some of our exciting buildings, including the Windmill, our interactive National Telephone Collection (including a TARDIS!) and the ever-popular outside toilet!
Juggler Soft Play Centre (12 miles)
Juggler Soft Play Centre
Jugglers soft play centre is a children's soft play area, suitable for a wide age range of children. The play centre is in a convenient area of Bromsgrove and has lots of parking, jugglers is a safe place for children to play whilst parents sit back and enjoy a hot drink and watch their children having fun.
Imagination Street (12 miles)
An absolutely enormous adventure play area with five levels at some points, role play area, racetrack and football pitch.
Imagination Street (12 miles)
Brilliantly equipped role play zone, kids' library, computer and play station rooms and immense adventure play structure with zip slides, climbing nets, interactive computers and the largest slides in Worcestershire.
Evesham Vale Light Railway (13 miles)
Evesham Vale Light Railway
is a narrow gauge steam railway running regular passenger trains every weekend and main school holidays throughout the year.
Eastnor Castle (13 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.
Eastnor Pottery and The Flying Potter (13 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.
Avonvale MES Miniature Railway (13 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.
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
Severn Valley Railway (13 miles)
Severn Valley Railway
Historic rural railway line run with plenty for train enthusiasts to see and do. PLEASE NOTE that you may join the line from several stations, not just the one marked here as the address.
Evesham Leisure Centre Climbing Wall (13 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.
West Midland Safari Park (13 miles)
West Midland Safari Park
Voted the Best Attraction in the West Midlands by Kids and Parents, thePark combines four-miles of self-drive safari, including UK’s largest pride of White Lions, plus Elephant, Rhino, Cheetah, Giraffe, etc. Plus, Discovery Trail, Penguin Cove, African Village, Walk-through Lemurs, live shows, family rides, shops and restaurants.
Museum of Carpet (13 miles)
Museum of Carpet
focuses on Kidderminster's international carpet supplying history and includes a great many textile examples plus informative displays and exhibits.
Fantastico Indoor Play Area (13 miles)
Fantastico Indoor Play Area
A fun and safe experience for your children in Kidderminster to enjoy themselves with a play area for all ages up to 10 and 4ft10.
Coalyard Miniature Railway (13 miles)
Wyre Forest Discovery Centre (14 miles)
Wyre Forest Discovery Centre
hosts the "education centre of excellence". Curriculum linked activities and a variety of adult craft and wildlife focus days are available including high wires and muddy games!
Go Ape! Wyre (14 miles)
Go Ape! Wyre
Go Ape is the UK's No.1 Forest Adventure. Take to the trees and speed down zip slides. They’re part of an exciting course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and crossings; all set high above the forest floor.
Bewdley Museum (14 miles)
a surprise around every corner! Situated in the heart of the picturesque Georgian town of Bewdley, the museum offers a friendly welcome and entertaining experience for the whole family. Great idea if you're looking for fun family days out in the Midlands.
Wyre Forest Glades (14 miles)
Wyre Forest Glades
Leisure pool with wave machine and 2 flumes (also available for private hire Sat/Sun 5.00pm-8.00pm). A great idea for family days out with the kids.
Ragley Hall (14 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.
Noakes Farm Riding Centre (14 miles)
Noakes Farm Riding Centre
offers children's, adults and family lessons from age 4; scenic farmland hacks, plus jumping, dressage and games.
Wacky Warehouse - Strawberry Field (14 miles)
Coconut Island Play Centre (15 miles)
Coconut Island Play Centre
Offers a superb play experience for children from the under 2s upwards. The main play area has a capacity of 75 children, with a large ball pit, a spooky area and 3 slides. Max height 4ft8.
Lickey Hills Country Park (16 miles)
Lickey Hills Country Park
Activities include the visitor centre, circular walk, sculpture trail, play park and plenty of open space to ramble and explore.
Thanks for all the great things to do in Worcester 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 Herefordshire and Worcestershire can enjoy the great day out as well.
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