20 Best Things To Do In Dale Abbey Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Dale Abbey

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 936 fun things to do in Dale Abbey for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, parks and playgrounds and tourist attractions. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 683 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Dale Abbey day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Dale Abbey with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

For teachers planning the next class trip, many places are educational and suitable for all ages, from babies and toddlers to teens. Never be stuck for what to do with the kids again!

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Sheep at Bluebell Dairy in Derby

Bluebell Dairy

  • Derby
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Happy cows give tasty milk and from there comes absolutely amazing ice cream! At Bluebell Dairy you can choose from over 26 flavours of homemade ice...

Bowling alleys at MFA Bowl Ilkeston

MFA Bowl Ilkeston5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Ilkeston
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Previously a 1st Bowl, the new and improved MFA Bowl Ilkeston offers 16 lanes of addictive gameplay where when you use the ball rolling ramps and the...

Victoria Park Ilkeston

Victoria Park Ilkeston

  • Ilkeston
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Victoria Park is a lovely local park in Ilkeston where you can take a relaxing family walk or enjoy a picnic. Your little explorers will have lots of...

Toddler play area at Crazy Crocodiles Indoor Play Centre in Ilkeston

Crazy Crocodiles Indoor Play Centre

  • Ilkeston
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Crazy Crocodiles Indoor Play Centre is a family friendly indoor play and party centre which serves great coffee and fab food at affordable prices. Ch...

Soft play area at Freddys Play Kingdom in Derby

Freddys Play Kingdom

  • Derby
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Freddy's is a soft play centre that has a particularly large play area for smaller toddlers and babies who are unable to play on the ropes and slides...

Party room at Little Drivers Soft Play in Stapleford

Little Drivers Soft Play

  • Stapleford
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Little Drivers is a bright and colourful Soft Play centre with three levels of play, slide and bash pads. The centre has a separate toddler area and...

Kids on splash pad at Chaddesden Park in Derby

Chaddesden Park

  • Derby
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The shallow brook and interactive summer water play area, which has recently replaced the paddling pool at Chaddesden Park are favourite family spots...

People walking through snow at Elvaston Castle

Elvaston Castle

  • Elvaston
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

The first county park in England, this has been gently entertaining and thoroughly inspiring for forty years. Obviously devoid of modern entertainmen...

People rock climbing at The Climbing Unit in Derby

The Climbing Unit

  • Derby
  • Indoor
  • Climbing

The Climbing Unit is the ultimate indoor climbing experience for anyone of any age or ability. Any competent adult climber can bring a child down any...

Kids playing at Oxygen Freejumping Derby

Oxygen Freejumping Derby5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Derby
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Mix together 150 interconnected trampolines, two basketball courts, performance trampolines and one huge airbag, and what do you get? Oxygen Freejump...

ODEON Cinema room

ODEON Derby

  • Derby
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

From the latest Pixar outing to classic black and whites, there’s always something fantastic to goggle at on the big screen at ODEON Derby. With 10 s...

Cafe bar at Rollerworld of Derby

Rollerworld of Derby

  • Derby
  • Indoor
  • Ice Skating and Rollerskating

Situated on Mansfield Road, just outside the heart of Derby city centre, Rollerworld boasts the biggest maple floored rink in the UK and also boast t...

Indoor soft play frame and cafe area at Escape Play in Nottingham

Escape Play

  • Nottingham
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Escape Play is a fun, exciting and above all welcoming environment to bring the kids for some exercise whatever the weather. With age segregated zone...

Bowling balls at Hollywood Bowl, Derby

Hollywood Bowl Derby

  • Derby
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Bowl until you drop - or rather until you fancy chomping on a burger or playing a few rounds of air hockey - all at Hollywood Bowl Derby. Amateurs or...

Cinema screen at Showcase Cinema

Showcase Cinema de Lux Derby

  • Derby
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Take the whole family along at Showcase Cinema de Lux Derby, where there's an epic 12 screens showing the best new films, straight from Hollywood. Th...

Girl eating at Wacky Warehouse - Plank & Leggit in Long Eaton

Wacky Warehouse - Plank & Leggit4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Long Eaton
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

TheWacky Warehouse in the historic, watersidePlank and Leggit offers several levels of well organised craziness in the name of exercise boasting load...

Sunset at Attenborough Nature Reserve in Beeston

Attenborough Nature Reserve

  • Beeston
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Also incorporating the Attenborough Nature Reserve, the eco-friendly Nature Centre features plenty beyond the natural wonders to entertain kids inclu...

Kids looking for clues on Treasure Trail

Wollaton Hall and Deer Park Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Nottingham
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

You might only be a rookie but top brass think you’re the right detectives to crack this case. Prove your code busting ability on the Wollaton Hall a...

Young kids looking excited as they're strapped into gear and ready to climb at Alter Indoor Climbing and Activity Centre

Alter Rock Indoor Climbing and Activity Centre

  • Derby
  • Indoor
  • Climbing

Climb, swing and crawl at Alter Rock Indoor Climbing and Activity Centre. Let your kids get active for this day out where you can join in too. Take o...

Play area at Lanky Bill's Fun Shack in Langley Mill

Lanky Bill's Fun Shack5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Langley Mill
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

At Lanky Bill's they welcome adventurous children under 4ft10 to get some entertaining exercise in their multi-level soft play facility. They'll hard...

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