20 Best Things To Do In Stanley Common Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Stanley Common

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 992 fun things to do in Stanley Common for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, parks and playgrounds and museums and art galleries. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 731 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Stanley Common 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 Stanley Common 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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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Balloon models at Planet Happy in Ripley

Planet Happy

  • Ripley
  • Indoor
  • Indoor 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...

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...

Kids playing laser tag at Megazone Derby

Megazone Derby

  • Derby
  • Indoor
  • Laser 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...

Family looking at paintings in Derby Museum and Art Gallery

Derby Museum and Art Gallery

  • Derby
  • Indoor
  • Arts 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...

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...

Toy theatre gallery at Pickford's House in Derby

Pickford's House

  • Derby
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums 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...

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