20 Best Things To Do Outdoors In Ashbourne Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Things To Do Outdoors In Ashbourne

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Family on Murder Mystery Trail

Ashbourne Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Ashbourne
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The road to whodunit is long and tough, but with the right detectives the truth will out! Be the ones to crack the case on the Ashbourne Mystery Trea...

Peak Wildlife Park

Peak Wildlife Park

  • Leek
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Have you ever tried to walk like a penguin? Or jump like a lemur? Well you’ll be able to practice at Peak Wildlife Park. Get up close to the animals...

Two kids sat on a side of a hill at Ilam Park, Dovedale and the White Peak

Ilam Park, Dovedale and the White Peak

  • Ashbourne
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Breath in the fresh country air as you stroll through the beautiful IIam Park, Doverdale and the Peak District. Your little ones will love hopping ov...

The Santa Express in the snow at Churnet Railway Station

Churnet Valley Railway

  • Froghall
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Churnet Valley Railway takes you on a journey back to the classic days of railway travel on a lovely rural line that passes right through beautif...

People windsurfing on lake at Carsington Sports and Leisure in Ashbourne

Carsington Sports and Leisure

  • Ashbourne
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

There's a 90 minute taster on offer for families to try out stand-up paddle boarding, sailing, windsurfing and kayaking! No excuse not to find to you...

Carsington Water

Carsington Water

  • Ashbourne
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Take your family to Carsington-Water - the 9th largest reservoir in the UK, and discover the beautiful nature around it. There are 3 cycling and 3 wa...

Crich Tramway Village

Crich Tramway Village4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Crich
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Go back in time with Crich Tramway Village in Derbyshire and take a ride on a vintage tram, running alongside a period street, and climbing up a mile...

Boys on water slide at The Alton Towers Waterpark

The Alton Towers Waterpark

  • Alton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Water Parks

Combine two days out in one or simply have a splashtacular time in the tropical seas of Staffordshire at The Alton Towers Waterpark. This waterpark h...

Creek at Cotton Dell in Stoke on Trent

Cotton Dell

  • Stoke on Trent
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Cotton Dell is a lovely place to get away from it all and get back to nature with the kids. Stroll along a magical stream and listen to the soothing...

Visitors in the garden at Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire

Kedleston Hall

  • Derby
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Go back in time to the 1760’s at Kedleston Hall, and discover the beautifully lavish mansion, surrounded by gorgeous gardens with plenty of places fo...

Visitors at Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood

Sudbury Hall and Museum of Childhood

  • Ashbourne
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Fancy wondering round a gorgeous 17th Century country home? Then Sudbury Hall is the place for you! With a beautiful stately home to explore indoors,...

Outside view of Sir Richard Arkwrights Masson Mills in Bath

Sir Richard Arkwrights Masson Mills

  • Matlock Bath
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Sir Richard Arkwrights Masson Mills allows you to step back in time, from the moment you ‘clock in' with your entrance tickets and experience t...

National Forest Adventure Farm

National Forest Adventure Farm

  • Burton upon Trent
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Team the wildest parts of play, the cutest creatures in town and a cheeky tractor ride or two on a visit to National Forest Adventure Farm. First let...

Family on Treasure Hunt Trail

Cromford Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Cromford
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Ahoy there! Fancy joining a hunt for buried loot? The Cromford Treasure Hunt Trail has one all wrapped up with historic spots and a World Heritage Si...

Horses at Scropton Riding For The Disabled

Scropton Riding For The Disabled

  • Scropton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

Scropton Riding For The Disabled is one of only a few purpose built riding centres especially for the disabled in the UK! Each week the centre provid...

Visitors on Cycle Monorail ride at Gulliver's Kingdom in Matlock Bath

Gulliver's Kingdom

  • Matlock Bath
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

For non-stop adventure, specifically aimed at children aged 2 to 13, visit Gulliver’s Kingdom in Derbyshire. There are plenty of rides to choose from...

Ruins at Peak District Lead Mining Museum in Matlock

Peak District Lead Mining Museum

  • Matlock
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Peak District Lead Mining Museum gives you a great chance to explore the fascinating history of the lead mining industry in Derbyshire, and of the fa...

Cable cars at The Heights of Abraham in Matlock Bath

The Heights of Abraham5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Matlock Bath
  • Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

Welcome to one of the Peak District's oldest and most popular days out, an attraction where stunning natural beauty is matched by human achievement a...

Peak District Lead Mining Museum on Curious About The Matlocks trail

Curious About The Matlocks

  • Matlock Bath
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Curious About The Matlocks comprise two fabulous walks of discovery: clues to find, pictures to spot, stories of people and places, plus a detailed m...

Outside view of Strutts North Mill in Belper

Strutts North Mill

  • Belper
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Strutts North Mill was built in 1804 and is one of the oldest surviving examples of a ‘fire proof' industrialised building. It is recognised as...

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