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Ludlow Castle (< 1 mile)
Beautiful ruins, regular events and storytelling folk in costume - who says history can't keep them interested!?
South Shropshire Leisure Centre (< 1 mile)
South Shropshire Leisure Centre
This facility boasts a 25m main pool plus flume slide, 2 additional fun and baby pools, and a diving pool with spring and high boards! Plus swimming lessons and sporting activities too.
Teme Ludlow (< 1 mile)
Swimming facility with diving pool and boards, leisure pools, plus 65m Flume Slide is open at weekends and in school holidays.
Monkey Mania Ludlow (< 1 mile)
Monkey Mania Ludlow
is a Children's Soft Indoor Play Area with Cafe Barista Coffee and a Kitchen Serving food all day
Party Hire for Birthdays and Private Hire for Functions.
Land of the Lost Content Museum (7 miles)
Land of the Lost Content Museum
A quirky little museum, with 3 floor that are jam packed with items from popular British Culture from Victorian times to present day. Fascinating for the kids, and possibly nostalgic for the adults!
Croft Castle and Parkland (7 miles)
Croft Castle and Parkland
Really welcoming to children: indoors they can play with vintage toys and tinkle on the grand piano, plus explore the cellars and attics; outside there are several play areas and an orienteering course, plus bee hives, Iron Age Hill Fort and other structures to find and explore. Great family events and...
Berrington Hall (7 miles)
Get creative in their den building area; join a garden, parkland or architecture tour; and explore the family rooms and see how the servants moved around the house unseen by the family and guests!
Mickey Millers Family PlayBarn (7 miles)
Mickey Millers Family PlayBarn
The enormous multi level main frame is packed full of classic and contemporary adventure play features, including the terrifying 16 and 21ft Demon Drop Slides! Dare they? Dare YOU?
Oaker Wood Leisure (8 miles)
Oaker Wood Leisure
Outdoor Activity site offering wide range of childrens adventurous activities. Junior Quad Bike Treks through 175 acre woodland, Paintball (aged 8+), High Rope Tree Trekking, Super Swing, Climbing, Target Shooting, Low Rope Challenge Course, Raft Building. Holiday Activity Days, Childrens Birthday parties.
Grafton Farm Riding Centre (9 miles)
Grafton Farm Riding Centre
BHS approved all weather facility offering lessons from 4 years, escorted hacking for over 8s, recognised Pony Club and holiday activities.
Acton Scott Working Farm (10 miles)
Acton Scott Working Farm
Has long provided the opportunity to become familiar with the country life of yesteryear. Its Historic Working Farm is a wonderful visitor attraction with daily activities and special events. You will see traditional 19th century farm life unfold daily, while the land around is worked by heavy horses.
Shropshire Hills Mountain Bike Centre (10 miles)
Shropshire Hills Mountain Bike Centre
4 acres of scenic road and off road riding trails with fantastic range of cycles available for hire and a reassuring breakdown rescue service offered too! They also offer camping options here, including heated camping pods.
Country Treks Equestrian Centre (11 miles)
Live the Adventure (11 miles)
Live the Adventure
is an outdoor adventure centre. Children’s adventure days scheduled during school holidays. Full adventure activity programme from 10am to 4pm. Different activities daily scheduled on a weekly rotation. All day supervision by our team of qualified and experienced staff. Suitable for 8 to 16 year olds...
Monkland Cheese Dairy (11 miles)
Monkland Cheese Dairy
Learn all about how cheese is made through a guided tour of a working dairy, and get to try some of it too. Cheese Experience Days offered for those who want to have a go themselves.
Grove Golf and Bowl (12 miles)
Grove Golf and Bowl
Eight state of the art bowling lanes using the latest computer technology, giving super accurate scoring and bowling speeds. Fully automated bumpers for the less experienced bowlers programmed to rise on their turn, so you hit a pin every time.
Rays Farm Country Matters (14 miles)
Rays Farm Country Matters
A great place to bring the kids to meet, pet, and feed a variety of lovely farmyard friends. Build dens, spot sculptures in the Fairytale Forest, and conquer the outdoor log play! Indoor soft play for the little ones too.
The Judges Lodging (14 miles)
The Judges Lodging
Explore the fascinating world of the Victorian judges and their prisoners at this award-winning historic house with a unique 'eavesdropping' audio tour and hands-on elements! Great countryside to explore nearby too.
Noakes Farm Riding Centre (14 miles)
Noakes Farm Riding Centre
Riding Centre, based on working farm, offering children's, adults and family lessons for ages 4 and over. Set in 250 acres of beautiful countryside, Centre provides scenic farmland hacks, plus jumping, dressage, and games.
Queenswood Country Park (15 miles)
Queenswood Country Park
is an enormous green space with woodland children's play area, a selection of way marked nature trails with panoramic views, hidden sculptures and 1,200 rare and exotic trees in the Arboretum! Plus park cafe, picnic spots and BBQs.
Wyre Forest Discovery Centre (15 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 (15 miles)
Go Ape Wyre
The UK's No.1 Forest Adventure. Award winning outdoor adventure activities. Families and friends can enjoy a day out like no other. Fly down zip wires, leap off Tarzan Swings and tackle obstacles whilst enjoying some of Britain’s most breathtaking scenery.
Go Ape Tree Top Junior (15 miles)
Go Ape Tree Top Junior
A fun filled experience of canopy exploring, trail blazing and obstacles for all to enjoy. You'll take on crossings over trails and finish with one awesome zip wire.
Severn Centre (15 miles)
is a community centre that offers indoor and outdoor facilities for children. Outdoor heated swimming pool, outdoor playpark, indoor sports hall, clubs in school holidays, library and cafe.
Herefordshire Raceway (16 miles)
Anyone 14 years or older and 1.5 metres tall can drive the twin-engine pro-karts. Children over the age of 8 years and at least 1.3 metres tall may use the restricted twin engine pro-karts.
Shortwood Family Farm (16 miles)
Shortwood Family Farm
A family friendly traditonal working farm full of fantastic farmyard animals to meet, feed, and pet. Admission includes 2 hour feeding tour, plus tractor rides. Animals include cows, donkeys, goats, chickens, ducks, pigs and more, all free range!
Millie Meerkats Playbarn (16 miles)
Millie Meerkats Playbarn
2 levels of play including an indoor basketball and football area, giant slide, nets, bumpers and large bouncy castle. Learn to interact with spiders, chinchillas, meerkats and more in our animal encounter!
Brockhampton Estate (16 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 3 orienteering courses!
The Edge Adventure Activities (17 miles)
The Edge Adventure Activities
Enjoy a huge range of activities for over 6s, including Quad Biking, Mountain Boarding, Sniper Range, Archery and Clay Pigeon Shooting, with even more on offer for groups! With friendly, expert instructors.
Majestic Cinema (17 miles)
a fine and all too rare example of a really artistic cinema, and families are given the opportunity to enjoy an atmosphere of genuine luxury through their entertainment.
Bridgnorth Cliff Railway (17 miles)
Bridgnorth Cliff Railway
This remarkable funicular railway is the oldest and steepest inland electric cliff railway in the country.
Severn Valley Railway (17 miles)
Severn Valley Railway
Historic rural railway line run with plenty for train enthusiasts to see and do. You may join the line from several stations, not just the one marked here as the address.
West Midland Safari Park (18 miles)
West Midland Safari Park
Voted the Best Animal Attraction in the UK, the Park includes four miles of self-drive safari, Discovery Trail show casing Land of the Living Dinosaurs, animal exhibits, shows, African Village, walk-through lemurs, family Theme Park, shops and restaurants.
Small Breeds Farm and Owl Centre (18 miles)
Small Breeds Farm and Owl Centre
A magical place to experience animals, birds and all sorts of owls from all over the world. During winter months and in very wet weather the animals are displayed undercover: handy!
Ironsides Mountainboard Centre (18 miles)
Ironsides Mountainboard Centre
is a mountainboard centre in the centre of Herefordshire which offers tuition, boarder-x and freestyle riding to children and adults. It offers a giant foam pit for safe practice for mountainboards, BMX and dirt scooters.
Court Farm and Leisure (18 miles)
Court Farm and Leisure
features two forty peg fishing lakes with common and mirror carp, great Farm Shop and Pick Your Own fields to gather from, plus adventure playground and picnic area, and a Mountain Board Centre on the same site!
Fantastico Indoor Play Area (20 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.
Mini Pro (20 miles)
A fun mini golf circuit in the pitch and putt style but with a few extra touches like the Lighthouse, the Serpent's Coils, the Wooden Bridge and, guarding a hole in one, Willard the Magic Wizard!
Museum of Carpet (20 miles)
Museum of Carpet
- focuses on Kidderminster's international carpet supplying history and includes a great many textile examples plus informative displays and exhibits.
Wyre Forest Glades (20 miles)
Wyre Forest Glades
Leisure pool with wave machine and 2 flumes. There is also a soft play facility on site. A great idea for family days out with the kids.
Bishops Meadow (20 miles)
is on the quiet banks of the River Wye and offers tennis courts and a putting green, a rounders pitch and a charming foot bridge over to the historic Castle Green and Castle Pool.
Worcestershire County Museum (20 miles)
Worcestershire County Museum
Explore Worcestershire's past, find out how people worked and played. What was life like in the nursery and scullery? Get hands on in our Toys through Time Gallery, discover our wonderful collection of Gypsy Caravans in our Transport display, or try out the stocks!
Hartlebury Castle and Museum (20 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.
Enginuity (20 miles)
Interactive science fun. Find out how a little ingenuity will let you pull a 10 ton locomotive or generate electricity from flowing water. Look at familiar objects with new eyes using the giant X ray machine, build an earthquake proof tower and challenge their robotic arm!
Piggs Playbarn (20 miles)
Be it rain or shine, Pigg’s Playbarn is an excellent place to bring the children with indoor and outdoor play areas. We offer adventure, exercise, exploration and excitement for babies and young children in a safe, clean and stimulating environment.
The Knapp and Papermill Nature Reserve (21 miles)
The Knapp and Papermill Nature Reserve
One of 13 flagship nature reserves in the area with a beautiful trail that starts in an apple orchard, and passes a brook and a meadow. Lots of wildlife to enjoy, including woodpeckers, nuthatches, and otters. Family trail guide available.
Ironbridge Gorge Museums (21 miles)
Ironbridge Gorge Museums
Hear it, feel it, see it, do it. Be at the heart of the action and explore your industrial past along the scenic walk taking in the ten Ironbridge Gorge Museums.
MFA Bowl Hereford (21 miles)
MFA Bowl Hereford
offers 12 lanes of modern ten pin bowling with family friendly bowler support features, plus 12 holes of adventure mini golf too! Fun by the dozen!
Adventure Golf at MFA Bowl (21 miles)
Adventure Golf at MFA Bowl
offers 12 holes of jungle themed novelty putting greens, with comedy hazards and challenges plus plenty of pretty wild distractions! Kids will love the decor, fun for all ages.
Play Planet Soft Playcentre (21 miles)
Play Planet Soft Playcentre
A 3 storey adventure climbing maze with all the classics features like slides, bridges, tunnels and balls, all with a nice outer spacey theme. Plus you can now play laser tag in the play frame after hours!
Thanks for all the great things to do in Ludlow 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 Shropshire can enjoy the great day out as well.
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