Reading Treasure Trail (< 1 mile)
Reading Treasure Trail
Treasure Trails is a fantastic way to explore Reading! Enjoy a family walk in the fresh air and solve an intriguing mystery at the same time. Follow the directions, solve the clues and see the sights! This is one of over 1000...
Reading Museum (< 1 mile)
Reading Museum Service offers learning experiences that are fun and suitable for all the family. From the serious student to the youngest child, all levels are catered for. We offer opportunities for both formal and informal...
Central Swimming Pool (< 1 mile)
Central Swimming Pool
offers four separate pools (competition size, splash, teaching and diving) and has a well balanced programme of lessons and sessions to satisfy the needs of most swimmers.
Museum of English Rural Life (1 miles)
Museum of English Rural Life
The Museum of English Rural Life houses the most comprehensive national collection of objects, books and archives relating to the history of food, farming and the countryside
Teamworks Karting Reading (2 miles)
Teamworks Karting Reading
is a state-of-the-art kart circuit featuring fume-free and child-friendly electric go-karts. Featuring catering and party facilities as well as the best-trained staff and safe, responsive and speedy karts, and is open 7 days...
The Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology (2 miles)
The Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology
The museum's 2000 objects include an exciting collection of Egyptian antiquities, including a funeral boat and a mummified cat's head! They also have exciting family events running during school holidays.
Krazy Play Days (2 miles)
Krazy Play Days
Multi level adventure play frame packed with modern soft play features and padded challenges plus slides, ball pits and more. Special needs sessions available.
The Mad House Play and Party World (3 miles)
The Mad House Play and Party World
The facilities include a main play frame complete with slides, ball pool, ball cannons and sports activity area. New management for 2014 so worth a revisit.
Skiplex Endless Indoor Ski Slope (3 miles)
Skiplex Endless Indoor Ski Slope
Is an ideal way to teach skiing and boarding to beginners, or challenge pros. Our revolving slopes mean you can do turn after turn, forgetting the hassle of lift queues, crowds and bad weather. Suitable for 5 year olds...
Cloud Stables (4 miles)
BHS approved lessons from toddler upward; plus Pony Mornings, Days, Weeks and Camps; and Tots' Trots.
Museum of Berkshire Aviation (4 miles)
Museum of Berkshire Aviation
Museum of local aviation history with much for the interested eye to feast on. Possibly best indulged on the same day as other attractions for a FULL day out.
Kids n Action (4 miles)
Kids n Action
Play and party centre for 0 to 12 year olds with four exciting and unique play areas: adventure park, role play high street, video games room and sports arena!
Amners Farm and Minature Railway (4 miles)
Amners Farm and Minature Railway
Visit the famous farm for the lambing weekends and have a truly unique experience! Ride the miniature railway and enjoy homemade refreshments!
Burley Lodge Equestrian Centre (4 miles)
Dinton Pastures Country Park (5 miles)
Dinton Pastures Country Park
Huge park offering lakes, meadows and rivers for exploration, plus a multi activity centre and adventure playground. Incorporates a proper 9 hole golf course please note not crazy or mini golf though beginners welcome.
HaaHoos Ceramics (5 miles)
Have a fun session with us doing our fantastic pottery painting or decopatch activities. Relax in our large, friendly and open studio with a tea/coffee and piece of cake and be creative! We also have a selection of great...
Adventure Dolphin (5 miles)
Provides a wide range of outdoor and adventurous activities across West Berkshire primarily for the 13 to 19 year olds but some are good for as young as 8.
Monkey Mates Indoor Play Centre (5 miles)
Monkey Mates Indoor Play Centre
We have an indoor area containing slides, ball pools and ball cannons and also an outdoor area complete with swings, frame, roundabout and sit and ride cars etc. we will soon be adding a traversing wall to the outside area....
Big Apple Wokingham (7 miles)
Big Apple Wokingham
An entertainment centre for all the family. Offering Tenpin bowling with glow in the dark 'Cosmic' lighting at the weekends, Laserquest laser tag arena, video games, pool tables, bar and cacilities.
Carnival Pool (7 miles)
25m swimming pool including flume and water features, learner pool
Checkendon Equestrian Centre (7 miles)
Checkendon Equestrian Centre
BHS approved facility offering lessons from around 3, an equine swimming pool, scenic hacks, cross country riding and Pony Club. Toddlers can start with led woodland pony rides.
California Country Park (7 miles)
California Country Park
In the summer a great big paddling pool is opened up, there is a large adventure play area, great nature walks and the California Dreaming Cafe, plus occasional events such as guided mini beasting.
Wellington Country Park (7 miles)
Wellington Country Park
350 acres of beautiful parklands surrounding a 35 acre lake, with numerous activities:- Adventure play area, toddler's area, animal farm and petting barn (seasonal) sand pits, water play, slides, miniature railway,...
Beale Park (7 miles)
Space, fresh air, tranquility, fun, adventure, enchanting animals, exotic beauty and all this on the banks of the magical Thames.
Pottery Pals (8 miles)
They are a very well established studio based in Wokingham, with 60 painting places available and with there range of over 180 different items to paint, it makes them the best place to visit for some quality time with the...
Pope's Meadow (8 miles)
Come and explore this 13.7 hectare park where 18th Century poet Alexander Pope spent much of his childhood! The parkland is a Local Wildlife Site and includes a pond, copse and open grassland in addition to an outdoor...
Bracknell Ice Rink and Ski Slope (8 miles)
Bracknell Ice Rink and Ski Slope
Ice rink and ski centre - what are you stil doing sitting there - get your skates on!!! Great idea if you are looking for family days out in Berkshire.
Bracknell Ski Slope and Ice Rink (8 miles)
Bracknell Ski Slope and Ice Rink
International standard ice rink and ski centre, welcoming families and also providing tube runs, toboggans and lessons of all sorts.
Active Tots (9 miles)
Indoor play area for babies and toddlers up to their fourth birthday or 1 meter tall whichever comes soonest. Set in a rural converted barn. In-house country cafe with bibs, beakers etc.
Pinewood Miniature Railway (9 miles)
Pinewood Miniature Railway
The railway has been running miniature steam trains for 25 years, taking passengers for half mile rides through a woodland setting. Why not come along and have a ride!
AMF Hollywood Bowl Bracknell (10 miles)
Jakes Childrens Indoor Playworld (10 miles)
Horseshoe Lake Activity Centre (10 miles)
Horseshoe Lake Activity Centre
Horseshoe Lake Activity Centre offers canoeing, dinghy sailing, kayaking, windsurfing, stand up paddleboarding dragon boating and raft building. Instructional and supervised activity sessions available to participants aged 8...
The Living Rainforest (11 miles)
The Living Rainforest
Discover the rainforest's wonders as you stroll between tropical trees and plants, among free roaming butterflies and birds. An outdoor play area allows kids to let off steam, while adults can relax on the sun terrace...
The Look Out Discovery Centre (11 miles)
The Look Out Discovery Centre
Has over 90 hands-on science and nature activities, fun for everyone! Leave your shadow on the wall, make a mini animation, dam up "The Stream" and much more! Plus, a fantastic adventure play area, coffee and gift shops and...
Go Ape Bracknell (11 miles)
Go Ape Bracknell
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.
Shepherd Meadows (11 miles)
As neighbouring sites on the River Blackwater in Sandhurst, the children's play area, multi-sport area and skate park at the Memorial Park, combined with a network of paths around the rare habitats of Shepherd Meadows,...
Coral Reef Bracknells Water World (11 miles)
Coral Reef Bracknells Water World
Fun filled leisure pool with pirate ship, 3 giant water slides, rapids, volcano and geysers. For the younger kids there are shallow waters a beach area and small slides. Closed for maintainance 9th - 26th December
Go Ape Forest Segway (11 miles)
Go Ape Forest Segway
You can enjoy our forest Segway experience in the beautiful Swinley Forest, Bracknell. From two legs to two wheels: for the ultimate forest experience on a rugged all-terrain Segway. It's a unique way to tackle the...
Marlow Walking Mystery Treasure Trail (11 miles)
Marlow Walking Mystery Treasure Trail
Looking for a fun and interesting way to explore Buckinghamshire? The Marlow Trail is one of many in the area. These fun treasure hunts will teach you fascinating facts and show you some beautiful scenery. Enjoy a family walk...
Odeon Maidenhead (11 miles)
Great for a rainy day indoors. The latest film releases shown all day everyday.
Longridge Activity Centre (12 miles)
Longridge Activity Centre
is an outdoor activity centre set on the River Thames in Marlow. We offer both land and water activities for all the family. As a charity we try to provide a real community hub that everyone can experience outdoor activities...
Kidwells Park (12 miles)
3 hectares of green space, with a children's play area, sports areas and a park for skating and BMX. Their latest feature is the waterfall, which is lit up at night.
Riverside Pool (12 miles)
23m heated outdoor swimming pool with paddling pool. Campsite adjacent.
Braywick Nature Centre (12 miles)
Braywick Nature Centre
The Nature Centre houses displays and exhibitions on wildlife, sustainability and local history; and has a large classroom for use by schools and other groups.
Westmorland Park (12 miles)
Come and enjoy some peace and quiet in this calm rural setting and bring the children for a fun day out! This welcoming park of nearly 9 hectares is located to the north-east of Bracknell where a wide variety of activities...
Tenpin Maidenhead (12 miles)
is a bowling centre located in St clouds way, Holmanleaze. 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...
Magnet Leisure Centre (12 miles)
Magnet Leisure Centre
Fun leisure pool with interactive features for the kids plus 8 lane 25 m pool for more serious swimming. Also on site is a multi level adventure play facility.
Cheeky Charlies Play Centre (12 miles)
Cheeky Charlies Play Centre
Large indoor play area with 3 levels and loads of classic adventure play features from slides to balls via tunnels, and with a separate area for under 3s.
Cholsey and Wallingford Railway (12 miles)
Cholsey and Wallingford Railway
A preserved former Great Western Railway branchline that links the national railway network at Cholsey with Wallingford. Trains run on selected weekends and bank holidays, often steam hauled.
Thanks for all the great things to do in Reading 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 Berkshire can enjoy the great day out as well.
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