The Best Things To Do In Handley Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

Best Things To Do & Days Out In Handley

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 1034 fun things to do in Handley for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, museums and art galleries and tourist attractions.

What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 787 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Handley 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 Handley 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!

  1. Ruins at Peak District Lead Mining Museum in Matlock

    Peak District Lead Mining Museum

    Matlock

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums 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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 5.6 miles from Handley
  2. Girls in Temple Mine at Matlock Bath

    Temple Mine

    Matlock Bath

    Caves and MinesCaves and Mines

    The Peak District Mining Museum and Temple Mine are related attractions either side of the road, with a great combo ticket discount scheme to encoura...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 5.6 miles from Handley
  3. Family on Treasure Hunt Trail

    Cromford Treasure Hunt Trail

    Cromford

    Tourist AttractionsTourist 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...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 5.6 miles from Handley
  4. Family playing dress up at Hardwick Hall

    Hardwick Hall

    Chesterfield

    National ParksNational Parks

    Head over to Hardwick Hall and explore the beautiful house from the 1500s, before stretching your legs and discovering the outside grounds. Take a ge...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 5.6 miles from Handley
  5. Queen's Park Chesterfield

    Queen's Park Chesterfield

    Chesterfield

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Queen's Park in Chesterfield is a great place to visit for the whole family. Whether you’re up for a game of rounders, good football kickabout, or yo...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 5.6 miles from Handley
  6. Boy playing at Gulliver's Blast Arena Matlock Bath

    Gulliver's Blast Arena Matlock Bath

    Matlock Bath

    Laser TagLaser Tag

    Experience your own action-packed adventure with the kids at Gulliver's Blast Arena Matlock Bath. Take part in 3 indoor live shooting games in 1 hour...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 5.7 miles from Handley
  7. Kids playing Nerf War at Nerf Zone Matlock Bath

    Nerf Zone Matlock Bath

    Matlock Bath

    Activity CentresActivity Centres

    Sharpen your shooting skills at Nerf Zone Matlock, Bath, which is part of Gulliver’s Kingdom Matlock, Bath but a separate, paid for attraction. Suita...

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor 5.7 miles from Handley
  8. Visitors on Cycle Monorail ride at Gulliver's Kingdom in Matlock Bath

    Gulliver's Kingdom

    Matlock Bath

    Theme Parks and FunfairsTheme 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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 5.7 miles from Handley
  9. Toddler soft play area at Tree Top Tumble in Bath

    Tree Top Tumble

    Matlock Bath

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Tree Top Tumble Tree Top Tumble is aimed at 6 year olds and under which is located on Level 1 of the Shopping village. Kids eat free in our Derwent R...

    Suitable for 0-8 Indoor 5.7 miles from Handley
  10. Outside view of Sir Richard Arkwrights Masson Mills in Bath

    Sir Richard Arkwrights Masson Mills

    Matlock Bath

    Tourist AttractionsTourist 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...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 5.8 miles from Handley
  11. Fun Factory - Castlewood Brewers Fayre

    Fun Factory - Castlewood Brewers Fayre

    Alfreton

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    The Fun Factory - Castlewood Brewers Fayre is a typical pub and play gym combo attached to The Castlewood Brewers Fayre family friendly licensed rest...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 5.9 miles from Handley
  12. Indoor soft play frame at The Play Mill in Bonsall

    The Play Mill

    Bonsall

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    The Play Mill offers other activities as well as those listed above. During term time there is Drama on Monday mornings, Dancing on Tuesday afternoon...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 6.3 miles from Handley
  13. People river rafting at Rapid Horizons Matlock

    Rapid Horizons Matlock

    Matlock

    Water SportsWater Sports

    Rapid Horizons offer a day full of excitement and splashtastic fun with their friendly staff members. It's ideal for active and up-for-it types who c...

    Suitable for 9+ Outdoor 6.3 miles from Handley
  14. Indoor track at The Kurburgring in Huthwaite

    The Kurburgring

    Huthwaite

    Go Karting and DrivingGo Karting and Driving

    The Kurburgring offer a unique racing experience where there aim is to emulate a pine forest outdoor raceway indoors for year round karting joy! Juni...

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor 6.3 miles from Handley
  15. Indoor skate arena at The Asylum Skatepark in Huthwaite

    The Asylum Skatepark

    Huthwaite

    Activity CentresActivity Centres

    Welcome to Asylum Skatepark! We're a family owned park with a 14,000sq-ft area dedicated to extreme sports (MTB, BMX, inline, skateboard and scooter)...

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor, Outdoor 6.3 miles from Handley
  16. Steam train at Midland Railway Centre in Ripley

    Midland Railway-Butterley

    Ripley

    Railway and Transport AttractionsRailway and Transport Attractions

    Whether you intend your visit to be an hour or two or you wish to stay for a full day, here at the Midland Railway Butterley, there are plenty of thi...

    Suitable for 0-12 Outdoor 6.4 miles from Handley
  17. Indoor soft play frame at Tree Tops Activity Centre in Riddings

    Tree Tops Activity Centre

    Riddings

    Activity CentresActivity Centres

    Tree Tops Activity Centre offers a multi level treehouse themed adventure soft play with all the bright and clean fun features you'd expect to entert...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 6.5 miles from Handley
  18. Boy on interactive displays at West Shed Museum in Ripley

    West Shed Museum

    Ripley

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Visit the West Shed Museum: home to historic steam locomotives. Train enthusiasts will have plenty to get excited about, with films and hands on acti...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 6.5 miles from Handley
  19. Balloon models at Planet Happy in Ripley

    Planet Happy

    Ripley

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Planet Happy is a fantastic place to take the kids to play, with friendly staff, clean and bright play facilities, and a café serving refreshments. T...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 7.3 miles from Handley
  20. Lammas Leisure Centre & Ice Rink

    Lammas Leisure Centre & Ice Rink

    Sutton in Ashfield

    Swimming Pools and Leisure CentresSwimming Pools and Leisure Centres

    Up for an icy family adventure? Lammas Leisure Centre & Ice Rink welcomes skaters of all ages, so even your tots can join in. Feeling in a party...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 7.5 miles from Handley