Activity Centres Near You

Action is the name of the game! We know kids tend to have what seems like an inexhaustible amount of energy, so to keep them active and happy, we’ve compiled a list of the best indoor and outdoor activity centres near you.

Here you’ll find exciting and challenging activities that are great for kids, teens and adults alike. From archery and treetop adventures to obstacle courses, go-karting and indoor climbing – you’ll find something for everyone. Best part is, since the list covers both indoor and outdoor activity centres, the weather won’t stop you from going on your next adventure!

  1. The Bear Grylls Adventure, West Midlands

    Indoor & Outdoor

    Boy at the Bear Grylls Adventure Assault Course

    If you live in the Midlands, The Bear Grylls Adventure is the ultimate indoor and outdoor activity centre near you! From diving into a tropical tank, home to over 1000 marine creatures including Black Tip Reef Sharks and Cownose Rays, to making a grand zip wire entrance from a chinook helicopter onto a high ropes course with 36 obstacles to explore – you’re guaranteed an unforgettable, action-packed day out. Plus, with a choice of activities, including shooting, archery, indoor climbing, snorkelling and more, you’ll have plenty of reasons to keep coming back for more.

    Up for a challenge? Take on the Royal Marines-inspired Assault Course this summer and find out how you measure up against Bear Grylls himself! Bear completed the course in just 01:03 min. Do you think you’ve got what it takes to beat his time?

    Experience The Bear Grylls Adventure


  2. Clip n Climb, Various Locations


    Indoor climbing is heaps of fun and you need no previous experience to have a go, which makes it a great activity to try with your kids on your next family day out. At Clip n Climb you’ll find not only climbing walls but also plenty of individual challenges to try. Check out our list of Clip n Climb locations and find an indoor activity centre near you: Dundonald | Exeter | Stratford upon Avon | Cambridge | Nottingham | Plymouth | Tonbridge | Portsmouth | Stone | Preston

  3. Go Ape, Various Locations


    When it comes to treetop adventures and high ropes courses, no one does it better than Go Ape! With 34 venues across the UK, home to various experiences suitable for all ages, you won’t have to travel far to find a Go Ape near you, where you and the kids can swing into action. Don’t miss out on the extra fun – some locations offer segway experiences too!

  4. Zip World, North Wales


    Set in the North Welsh countryside, Zip World might not qualify as the closest outdoor activity centre near you, but all 3 locations are well worth travelling to! Each one offers a unique family adventure: from the fastest zip line in the world at Zip World Penrhyn Quarry, to the epic 5-person swing at Zip World Fforest, and the largest zip zone in Europe at Zip World Slate Caverns.

  5. Share Discovery Village, County Fermanagh


    Share Discovery Village is Northern Ireland’s largest residential outdoor activity centre. Here you can choose from a huge variety of activities both on dry land and on water. From an inflatable water park and water sports on the stunning Upper Lough Erne, to archery, climbing, bushcraft and even arts on the shore, you’ll enjoy the best of both worlds!

    Girl shooting with bow and arrow

  6. Ninja Warrior UK Adventure Stoke, Staffordshire


    Ever watched Ninja Warrior on telly and fancied having a go? Well, now you can! Ninja Warrior UK Adventure Stoke is the UK’s first official Ninja Warrior UK Adventure Park. Complete this epic obstacle course, featuring many classic Ninja Warrior challenges, and you will earn yourself the title of a true ninja.

  7. Bowhunter Archery, The Highlands


    If you want to have a go with the bow, this is the place to go! Bowhunter Archery is the only dedicated woodland archery centre in the Highlands and Moray. You will be hunting down dinosaurs, dragons, zombies and other fantasy creatures through the woodlands. Doesn’t sound like any outdoor archery near you, does it?!

  8. TeamSport Indoor Karting, Various Locations


    If you’re looking for an indoor activity centre near you, offering top quality go karting, then you should head out to the nearest TeamSport Indoor Karting venue. There you’ll get to race against your kids, as adults and kids kart together and you’ll sit behind the wheel of the latest karts.
    Here are the locations: Birmingham | Stoke-on-Trent | Bradford | Stockton-on-Tees | Stretford | Leicester | Preston | Basildon | Newcastle upon Tyne | Harlow | Dunstable | Sheffield | Manchester | Mitcham | Liverpool | Netherfield | Farnborough | Acton | Warrington | London | Eastleigh | Reading | Edmonton | Leeds | Gosport | Charlton | Crawley | Cardiff | Bristol | Brighton | Oldbury | Halesowen | Letchworth

  9. SnoZone, Various Locations


    When speaking of activity centres, the mind immediately goes to archery, high ropes, climbing, etc. but SnoZone is something altogether different. Here you can go skiing, snowboarding and sledging on real snow, 364 days a year – imagine that! Plus, there are snowy activities for tots too. SnoZone has two locations: Milton Keynes and Castleford.

  10. Glasfryn Parc, Gwynedd

    Indoor & Outdoor

    With 11 activities to choose from, Glasfryn Parc Activity Centre is the perfect all-weather activity centre. From a thrilling go-karting race to safari segway experiences and archery – the great outdoors is yours to explore. Plus, you can go extreme on the water with cable wakeboarding, kayaking and more. Indoors, you can play bowling together, or you can take a break while your kids enjoy soft play.

Boy in a boat giving thumbs up

Hey, do you want to hear a secret that’s going to save you lots of money on days out? You get access to exclusive discounts and offers on most of these indoor and outdoor activity centres near you when you join the Day Out With The Kids membership!

For more action-packed days out ideas, check these articles on our blog:
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