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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Mackworth

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 1003 fun things to do in Mackworth for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, museums and art galleries and parks and playgrounds.

What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 749 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Mackworth 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 Mackworth 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. Hickory Dickory's Playhouse

    Hickory Dickory's Playhouse

    Derby

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Hickory Dickory's Playhouse is frankly a treat for the lot of you! Well organised, well-spaced, well designed and well located, even dad's going to a...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 0.6 miles from Mackworth
  2. Entrance to Markeaton Park in Derby

    Markeaton Park

    Derby

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Markeaton Park is a family friendly open space with lots going on! A large free play area is ideal to help blow the cobwebs away and there’s a high r...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 0.7 miles from Mackworth
  3. Finished crafts at Paint a Pot in Derby

    Paint a Pot

    Derby

    Pottery Centres and Ceramic CafesPottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

    Paint a Pot is based in the craft village at the heart of Markeaton Park, Derby. We have a wide range of blank pottery shapes for you to decorate. Gr...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 0.9 miles from Mackworth
  4. Indoor soft play frame and cafe area at Tubby Bears Playzone in Derby

    Tubby Bears Playzone

    Derby

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Tubby Bears Playzone features a wicked triple level adventure play frame designed for older kids which features nigh on all the modern classics from...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 1.3 miles from Mackworth
  5. Toy theatre gallery at Pickford's House in Derby

    Pickford's House

    Derby

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Pickford’s House is a window to the past for kids, full of historic objects and interactive activities, all in the heart of Derby. As part of Derby M...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 1.5 miles from Mackworth
  6. Kids playing laser tag at Megazone Derby

    Megazone Derby

    Derby

    Laser TagLaser Tag

    Megazone Derby is the multi-level playing arena in which futuristic laser tag is played by warriors of all ages! There are smoke swirls and spooky mu...

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor 1.6 miles from Mackworth
  7. Family looking at paintings in Derby Museum and Art Gallery

    Derby Museum and Art Gallery

    Derby

    Arts and CraftsArts and Crafts

    For a dose of culture, bring your brood along to The Derby Museum and Art Gallery. Take a trip through history, first by stopping off in Ancient Egyp...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 1.7 miles from Mackworth
  8. Cinema screen at Showcase Cinema

    Showcase Cinema de Lux Derby

    Derby

    Cinemas and TheatresCinemas 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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 2 miles from Mackworth
  9. Bowling balls at Hollywood Bowl, Derby

    Hollywood Bowl Derby

    Derby

    Ten Pin Bowling AlleysTen 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...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 2 miles from Mackworth
  10. Visitors in the garden at Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire

    Kedleston Hall

    Derby

    Tourist AttractionsTourist 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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 2.4 miles from Mackworth
  11. Cafe bar at Rollerworld of Derby

    Rollerworld of Derby

    Derby

    Ice Skating and RollerskatingIce 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...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 2.5 miles from Mackworth
  12. 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

    ClimbingClimbing

    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...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 2.5 miles from Mackworth
  13. ODEON Cinema room

    ODEON Derby

    Derby

    Cinemas and TheatresCinemas 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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 2.6 miles from Mackworth
  14. Cinema screen at Showcase Cinema

    Showcase Derby Foresters Park

    Derby

    Cinemas and TheatresCinemas and Theatres

    Watch all the best films at Showcase Derby Foresters Park, where there's a whopping 11 screens showing all those blockbusters that the whole family w...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 2.8 miles from Mackworth
  15. Dad helping son to bowl at Tenpin

    Tenpin & Sector 7 Derby

    Derby

    Ten Pin Bowling AlleysTen Pin Bowling Alleys

    This is bowling but not as you know it, with lasers, aliens and all sorts of crazy elements. Take bowling to the next level at Tenpin Derby. There ar...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 2.8 miles from Mackworth
  16. People rock climbing at The Climbing Unit in Derby

    The Climbing Unit

    Derby

    ClimbingClimbing

    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...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 2.9 miles from Mackworth
  17. Kids playing at Oxygen Freejumping Derby

    Oxygen Freejumping Derby

    Derby

    Trampoline ParksTrampoline Parks

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

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 3.2 miles from Mackworth
  18. Kids on splash pad at Chaddesden Park in Derby

    Chaddesden Park

    Derby

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks 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...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 3.6 miles from Mackworth
  19. Mercia Marina Willington

    Mercia Marina Willington

    Willington

    LandmarksLandmarks

    Take your family for a lovely day out at Europe’s largest inland marina - Mercia Marina in Willington.  You’ll have the chance to explore 74 acres of...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 4.7 miles from Mackworth
  20. Soft play area at Freddys Play Kingdom in Derby

    Freddys Play Kingdom

    Derby

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor 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...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 4.8 miles from Mackworth

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