AMF Hollywood Bowl Stevenage (< 1 mile)
360 Play (< 1 mile)
Explore our huge indoor play centre, navigate the adventure play frame, drive the dodgems and ride the carousel. Visit 360 Street with Twizzles Garage, boutique and Luigis Pizza Parlour. Let your child be artistic, messy and mucky without it mattering. All included in one price, stay all day.
Partyman World Stevenage (< 1 mile)
Partyman World Stevenage
is an indoor play centre which provides lots of fun and play for everyone on the huge themed play structures, arts and crafts zone, make a bear, fantastic slides and much more! There is also a specially designed toddler area for little guests who are under 3 years!
Laser Kombat Stevenage (< 1 mile)
Laser Kombat Stevenage
Action packed laser tag fun for all the family. A great chance for an exciting run around with hi tech kit that keeps score of hits made and received.
Fairlands Valley Park (< 1 mile)
Fairlands Valley Park
Activities include fishing, sailing bell boats and dragon boats, paddling pools and children's play area. New to the park is a state of the art climbing wall.
Knebworth House Gardens and Park (2 miles)
Knebworth House Gardens and Park
A great day out for all ages! Enjoy the lovely Gardens, and explore the Maze, Dinosaur Trail, a House full of treasures, Adventure Playground, Gift shop and country park. Bring a picnic or visit our tea room. Special events throughout the year.
Potstop (2 miles)
Our paint-your-own pottery studio is
suitable for all ages: come and get creative! Choose from our range of pottery blanks â" from mugs, jugs and flowerpots to animal collectibles and moneyboxes â" thereâs something for everyone! Weâve lots of ideas to get you started and...
Little Rascals Indoor Play Party Centre (4 miles)
Little Rascals Indoor Play Party Centre
Indoor Soft Play Centre with Multi-Zone Play Frame, Baby and Toddler area. Ball Pools, Wendy House, Slide and Lots of Toys. Term Time Activities, Birthday Parties, Discos and of course Coffee, Lunch, Snacks and Dinners too!
British Schools Museum (5 miles)
British Schools Museum
A museum of education in a unique complex of historic classrooms. Children of all ages can dress up in period costume to explore the classrooms, practice their writing in sand trays and on slates, play with Victorian toys and visit the Headmaster’s House to experience Victorian domestic life. Limited...
Church Farm (5 miles)
Walk round the farm and visit with the variety of animals, plus enjoy the woodland play area with castles and slides, they're free! You can also buy animal feed and pick up a map of where you can offer it out.
Pots of Art Ceramics Studio - Hitchin (5 miles)
Pots of Art Ceramics Studio - Hitchin
Paint your own pottery studio, build a bear parties and decopatch. There is so much to do at Pots of Art - one of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Hertfordshire
Welwyn Roman Baths (5 miles)
Welwyn Roman Baths
Hidden in a steel vault under the A1M, discover the remains of a Roman villa complete with hot and cold baths and under-floor heating system. Activities including interactive displays, dressing up, and a range of quizes bring the site to life for children. Lots of roman objects on display, including our...
Hitchin Swimming Centre (5 miles)
Hitchin Swimming Centre
Heated indoor and outdoor pools, with both types of toddler pool too plus custom Poolside Baby Seats! Lidos open May through September. Easy disabled access and disabled pool hoists.
Shaws Corner (5 miles)
Charming, National Trust maintained home of the famous author, now also hosting family days, craft days and more. By no means a full day, but a delightful and instructive stop off between thrills.
North Herts Leisure Centre (5 miles)
North Herts Leisure Centre
Tropical Wave plus wacky Water Flume and Wave Machine pool. There is also a children's Swan Slide and Froggy Fountain Water Squirter.
Space 2 Play (5 miles)
Space 2 Play
- has a spectacular and excitingly challenging five level play frame that reaches over ten metres in height. This was specifically designed with both children and adults in mind and promotes all family members to get actively involved in play and is something that we strongly encourage.
Howard Park and Gardens (6 miles)
Letchworth Garden City
Tumble Tent (6 miles)
Letchworth Garden City
A fun little play area for the under 6s with sturdy educational toys, soft play activities, sit on toys and more.
Teamworks Karting Letchworth (6 miles)
Letchworth Garden City
Teamworks Karting Letchworth
For 8+. A fleet of karts are specially designed to allow youngsters to race at their own pace. They can limit the power for younger drivers as they learn how to drive, and teach all the skills needed to win on the track. They also do parties!
Letchworth Outdoor Pool (6 miles)
Letchworth Outdoor Pool
Open May to September, this is a pleasant outdoor heated swim facility plus separate toddler splash pool and fun floats.
Logans Den (6 miles)
Is Baldock’s cosy, fun filled soft play kids cafe. We welcome kids aged 0 to 9 to come and play in our indoor play area while parents and guardians relax in our cafe.
Hitchin Lavender (6 miles)
Enjoy the sight and smell of lavender as you wander through over 15 acres of a plant that has been grown in Hitchin for hundreds of years. Free entry for under 14s.
Rollercity (7 miles)
Welwyn Garden City
Large classic style rollerskating rink, offering loads of skate session types, including regular Family Jam sessions.
Gosling Sports, Ski and Board Park (8 miles)
Welwyn Garden City
Gosling Sports, Ski and Board Park
Dry ski and nursery slopes with beginner sessions available and many courses to improve. Adventure soft play inside the sports centre, and many sporting opportunities.
Jungle Mania Play Centre (8 miles)
Welwyn Garden City
Jungle Mania Play Centre
A fab indoor play structure with three feature-packed levels and a separate toddlers area, containing a whole host of enjoyable and educational activities. Jungle Mania has over 65 play features
Woodys Play Barn (8 miles)
Woodys Play Barn
offers multi level activity play frame with slides, balls and classic features, plus dedicated toddler zone with their own extras.
Luton Sports Village (8 miles)
Birchwood Indoor Play Area (9 miles)
Birchwood Indoor Play Area
A Softplay Centre on three levels for Toddlers and Children to enjoy. A variety of slides, tunnels and ladders to keep them entertained for hours.
Mill Green Mill and Museum (9 miles)
Mill Green Mill and Museum
We’re a working watermill and a local museum with lots to see and do. See how bread starts! Watch the mill grind wheat into flour. Exhibition galleries offer children’s activities, plus indoor and outdoor trails. Drop-in activities for children every school holiday plus special events through the...
Hertford Treasure Trail (9 miles)
Hertford Treasure Trail
is a clue based walk around parts of the town, beginning and ending in the car park adjacent to Hartham Common. Follow directions in the booklet, solve clues to discover who dunnit!
Hertford Museum (9 miles)
Come and explore Hertford Museum! Discover our play shop, handle fossils and see moving old toys! We also have gallery trails and discovery bags comprising of objects and activities available to use free of charge and to accompany your visit.
Big Space Indoor Play Centre (9 miles)
Big Space Indoor Play Centre
Parent friendly equipment so you can join in or watch more easily - Over 300m2 of Adventure Play Equipment for kids up to 12yrs including Freefall and Wavy Slides - Coffee Bar and lounge - one of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do with children in Hertfordshire
Hatfield Swim Centre (9 miles)
Hatfield Swim Centre
The uniquely designed 33m pool allows a full length to to be swum in either shallow or deep water. The separate Learner Pool and D Pool boast a bubble machine!
The Priory Lido (9 miles)
The Priory Lido
Heated outdoor main and teaching pools, with tennis and basketball courts adjacent.
Hatfield House and Park (10 miles)
Hatfield House and Park
A traditional breeds farm. Stroll through the paddocks and feed the animals. There is also an adventure playground complete with its own model of Hatfield House. Then visit Stable Yard, do some shopping and visit the restaurant. Or take a walk around Hatfield Park and visit Hatfield House.
Sunshine Riding School (10 miles)
Sunshine Riding School
is an approved and licensed horse riding and experience day centre at the foot of the Chiltern Hills. It offers horse riding lessons, horse interaction events and teaches riding qualifications every weekend and daily throughout the school holidays for new and experienced riders.
Scotts Grotto (10 miles)
A labour of love spanning thirty years of labour, some ten thousand pounds and an inestimable weight of shells and coloured glass adorning the walls of this 67ft set of charming underground tunnels. PLEASE NOTE the limited opening times.
Stockwood Discovery Centre (10 miles)
Stockwood Discovery Centre
With interactive display, variety of gardens, children play area, special events and activities, bee gallery and much more, it is a wonderful visitor attraction and museum.
Collection highlights include the Wenlok Jug, the Shillington gold coin hoard and the Mossman collection ÃâÂ"...
Go Wild at the Galleria (10 miles)
Jurassic Golf (10 miles)
Hertfordshire Sports Village (10 miles)
Hertfordshire Sports Village
Offers great family fun all year round! Our climbing wall, 25m pool, indoor and outdoor facilities host the perfect location to teach and develop skills through sport. Our successful holiday programme is complemented by a range of activities available all year round.
DJ's Jungle Adventure Soft Play Centre (10 miles)
DJ's Jungle Adventure Soft Play Centre
is a huge indoor play centre with separate play areas for toddlers and bigger kids, so you can have a sit down and a cup of tea while the kids run themselves ragged.
Pioneer Skatepark (10 miles)
is the UK’s oldest indoor skate park, based in St Albans Hertfordshire, close to the M25 and 15 minute walk from the train station. Open every day for skateboards, scooters and in-liners. See opening times for sessions.
Hoo Hill Maze (11 miles)
Hoo Hill Maze
30 metre square 6 foot high maze with paths suitable for wheel and push chairs so no-one is left out of this gentle family adventure.
East Herts Miniature Railway (11 miles)
East Herts Miniature Railway
A 7 and a quarter gauge miniature railway with several different train types lovingly maintained. Open weekends for family jaunts up and down the line.
Futures Fun Factory (11 miles)
Futures Fun Factory
Our indoor soft play centre is an ideal place for children to have fun in a safe and exciting environment, packed with creative play equipment with dedicated areas for toddlers and babies. Adults can relax in a warm and friendly environment while enjoying some light refreshments from Futures Cafe.
Museum of St Albans (12 miles)
Museum of St Albans
Tells the story of St Albans from the departure of the Romans to the present day, with many fun special exhibits and a wildlife garden with children's trail.
Pots of Art Ceramic Studio (12 miles)
Pots of Art Ceramic Studio
Pottery painting, hand and foot prints, decoupage, toddlers' messy sessions and build-a-bear facilities, plus Pots 2 Go home kits and super parties. Who can we make a present for today?
Verulamium Museum (12 miles)
recreated Roman rooms - hands-on Discovery Areas - video presentations - touch screen databases - some of the finest Roman mosaics and wall plasters outside the Mediterranean
Old St Albans Treasure Trail (12 miles)
Old St Albans Treasure Trail
is a fun, clue based walk around parts of the city, beginning and ending in the Roman museum car park. Follow directions in the booklet, solve clues to discover where the imaginary treasure is hidden on the treasure map!
Thanks for all the great things to do in Stevenage 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 Hertfordshire can enjoy the great day out as well.
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