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Things To Do & Days Out near Ludlow
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The Ludlow Mystery Treasure Trail (< 1 mile)
The Ludlow Mystery Treasure Trail Can you and the kids solve the mystery surrounding feuding chefs Pepe Roni and Brad Wurst? You’ll need your detective hats on to solve the clues around Ludlow and figure out this mystery!
Ludlow Castle (< 1 mile)
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)
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)
Teme Ludlow 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.
Stokesay Castle (6 miles)
Stokesay Castle Intriguing and atmospheric castle available for exploration! A great trip with smalls or history lovers in a fairytale setting with free audio guide, kiddie's story box, several buildings to explore and a moat walk. Cool!
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)
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!
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 Woodland outdoor activity centre offering quads, paintball, raft building, high ropes, zip wires, low ropes, assault course, clay pigeon shooting and target shooting. Children’s multi-activity days in school holidays, birthday parties and family days out.
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)
Country Treks Equestrian Centre BHS approved facility offering lessons, trekking and trail rides. Plus recognised Pony Club, Pony Camps, Fancy Dress Days, Treasure Hunts and adventurous hacking past waterfalls, woodland and deer. Lovely!
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.
The House on Crutches Museum (15 miles)
The House on Crutches Museum A museum set in a remarkable building that holds an extensive collection that covers the many aspects of life and social history in Bishop’s Castle and the surrounding area. Free to vist. Restricted opening times as run by volunteers.
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)
Severn Centre 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)
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)
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)
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!
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)
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 Cliff Railway This remarkable funicular railway is the oldest and steepest inland electric cliff railway in the country! It's been ferrying families up and down the 111ft high sandstone cliffs for over a century!
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!
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)
Mini Pro 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. See the huge working looms!
Bishops Meadow (20 miles)
Bishops Meadow 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.
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.
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.
Shropshire Raft Tours (20 miles)
Shropshire Raft Tours is great for young families seeking a complete fun-filled Ironbridge Gorge mini-adventure. Lots to see outdoors whilst on the Severn river for children to enjoy cruising downstream. Largest rafts in the UK! Any age of children welcome.
Enginuity (20 miles)
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!
Piggs Playbarn (20 miles)
Piggs Playbarn 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 Help the kids to explore your industrial past along the extensive scenic walk taking in the full ten Ironbridge Gorge Museums!