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

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Trent

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 955 fun things to do in Trent 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 – 695 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Trent 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 Trent 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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Wacky Warehouse Bonnie Prince

Wacky Warehouse Bonnie Prince

  • Derby
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Fancy a lunch out with your tots? Wacky Warehouse at Bonnie Prince in Chellaston is perfect for families with young kids. You’re welcome to dig into...

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...

Lake at Staunton Harold Reservoir in Melbourne

Staunton Harold Reservoir5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Melbourne
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Staunton Harold Reservoir is located in the heart of the National Forest, between Derby and Burton on Trent, and was once home to a remarkable range...

Swadlincote Snowsports Centre

Swadlincote Snowsports Centre

  • Swadlincote
  • Outdoor
  • Skiing and Snowboarding

Love winter sports? Head out to Swadlincote Snowsports Centre to enjoy everything from skiing to toboggan rides, any time of the year. Situated right...

Family cycling at Calke Abbey, Derbyshire

Calke Abbey

  • Ticknall
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Whether you love exploring on your bike saddle or by foot, there’s plenty of things to do at Calke Abbey. From the ‘un-stately’ home to the 600 acres...

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...

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...

Dad helping son to bowl at Tenpin

Tenpin & Sector 7 Derby

  • Derby
  • Indoor
  • Ten 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...

Cinema screen at Showcase Cinema

Showcase Derby Foresters Park

  • Derby
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas 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...

Entrance to Paint at Pot Craft Studio in Ashby de la Zouch

Paint a Pot Craft Studio

  • Ashby-de-la-Zouch
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Paint a Pot Craft Studio offers an indoor opportunity for you to come with your family and friends to paint your own designs on a wide range of ceram...

Photo of some props at Houdini's Escape Room Experience Kegworth

Houdini's Escape Room Experience Kegworth

  • Derby
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Up for a challenge? If you’re kids are craving some adventure and thrills, then Houdini’s Escape Room Experience is the perfect place to be. Choose f...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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