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Family Days Out near to Ludlow
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Ludlow Treasure Trail (< 1 mile)
Ludlow
Ludlow Treasure Trail Ludlow and its castle are perched on a cliff above the picturesque River Teme in south Shropshire, one of the most unspoiled parts of rural England. By following this interesting and exciting Trail you will see and learn stuff that you haven't seen before even if you are local!
Ludlow Castle (< 1 mile)
Ludlow
Ludlow Castle Beautiful ruins, regular events and storytelling folk in costume - who says history can't keep them interested!?
South Shropshire Leisure Centre (< 1 mile)
Ludlow
South Shropshire Leisure Centre 25 metre pool with 65 metre Flume Ride
Teme Ludlow (< 1 mile)
Ludlow
Teme Ludlow Swimming facility with diving pool and boards, leisure pools, plus 65m Flume Slide is open at weekends and in school holidays.
Croft Castle and Parkland (7 miles)
Leominster
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)
Leominster
Berrington Hall 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!
Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre (7 miles)
Craven Arms
Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre A visit to the Secret Hills exhibition will reveal some of the stories hidden in the landscape, offers a range of activities, past-times and opportunities for anyone and everyone.
Mickey Millers Family PlayBarn (7 miles)
Craven Arms
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)
Leominster
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)
Tenbury Wells
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)
Church Stretton
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)
Church Stretton
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)
Kidderminster
Country Treks Equestrian Centre BHS approved facility offering lessons, trekking and trail rides. Plus recognised Pony Club.
Live the Adventure (11 miles)
Stottesdon
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...
Grove Golf and Bowl (12 miles)
Leominster
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)
Bridgnorth
Rays Farm Country Matters is a great place to bring the kids to meet our farmyard animals, follow the farmer as he feeds the deer and meet mythical creatures in Fairytale Forest. Older kids can lose energy in the outdoor playarea while toddlers play in the indoor playroom.
The Judges Lodging (14 miles)
Presteigne
The Judges Lodging Explore the fascinating world of the Victorian judges at this award-winning historic house with a fascinating and unique 'eavesdropping audio tour'!
Noakes Farm Riding Centre (14 miles)
Bromyard
Noakes Farm Riding Centre offers children's, adults and family lessons from age 4; scenic farmland hacks, plus jumping, dressage and games.
Queenswood Country Park (15 miles)
Leominster
Queenswood Country Park Woodland children's play area, easy access path and waymarked trails, panoramic views, season events, licensed cafe and seasonal tourist info centre
Wyre Forest Discovery Centre (15 miles)
Rock
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)
Bewdley
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.
Go Ape Tree Top Junior (15 miles)
Bewdley
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)
Shropshire
Severn Centre Solar panel heated outdoor pool with toddler pools.
Herefordshire Raceway (16 miles)
Weobley
Herefordshire Raceway 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)
Bromyard
Shortwood Family Farm Milk a cow by hand; take part in their Animal Feeding Tour; watch the machine milking; Visit Mini Farm World, Pets' Corner and the Play Area; follow the Farm Trail; take a trailer ride around the farm; and admire the panoramic views across four counties!
Millie Meerkats Playbarn (16 miles)
Bridgnorth
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)
Bromyard
Brockhampton Estate 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!
Bewdley Museum (16 miles)
Bewdley
Bewdley Museum 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.
The Edge Adventure Activities (17 miles)
Much Wenlock
The Edge Adventure Activities Enjoy a huge range of activities including Quad Biking and Trekking, Mountain and Grass Boarding, 4x Mountain Biking, Clay Pigeon Shooting and Off Road Karting.
Majestic Cinema (17 miles)
Bridgnorth
Majestic Cinema 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
Bridgnorth Cliff Railway This remarkable funicular railway is the oldest and steepest inland electric cliff railway in the country.
Severn Valley Railway (17 miles)
Bewdley
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)
Bewdley
West Midland Safari Park The Park combines four-miles of self-drive safari, including UKâs 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. Voted the Best Attraction in the West...
Small Breeds Farm and Owl Centre (18 miles)
Kington
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.
Ironsides Mountainboard Centre (18 miles)
Tillington
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)
Tillington
Court Farm and Leisure Court Farm and Leisure has Fishing Lakes, Farm Shop & Pick Your Own and a Mountain Board Centre.
Broomy Hill Miniature Railway (19 miles)
Broomy Hill
Broomy Hill Miniature Railway Extensive Miniature Railway in 3 1/2, 5 and 7 1/4 inch gauges. Picnic areas and the clubhouse's hands on railway help keep kids interested.
Fantastico Indoor Play Area (20 miles)
Kidderminster
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.
Museum of Carpet (20 miles)
Kidderminster
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)
Kidderminster
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)
Hereford
Bishops Meadow This parkland on the banks of the River Wye in the centre of Hereford is great for quiet recreation whatever the time of year. It has Tennis Courts and a Putting green and borders King George V Playing Fields.
Coalyard Miniature Railway (20 miles)
Kidderminster
Coalyard Miniature Railway Kid size railway for a pleasing jaunt up and down the line, open most weekends.
Worcestershire County Museum (20 miles)
Kidderminster
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!
Ironbridge Gorge Treasure Trail (20 miles)
Ironbridge
Ironbridge Gorge Treasure Trail A fun walking Trail exploring this world heritage site with its wonderful museums and teddy bear factory, with a puzzle for you all to solve and the prospect of shopping at the finish.
Hartlebury Castle and Museum (20 miles)
Hartlebury
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)
Telford
Enginuity 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!
Ironbridge Gorge Museums (21 miles)
Coalbrookdale
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)
Hereford
MFA Bowl Hereford offers 12 lanes of modern ten pin bowling with family friendly features, plus adventure mini golf.
Play Planet Soft Playcentre (21 miles)
Hereford
Play Planet Soft Playcentre Play Planet is Hereford’s newest and biggest indoor children’s play centre, offering a three tier space themed soft play experience.
Herefordshire Nature Trust (22 miles)
Tupsley
Herefordshire Nature Trust Herefordshire is often described as England's most rural county, with a rich mosaic landscape of small fields, ancient hedgerows and wooded hills.

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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