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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Westend

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 1160 fun things to do in Westend 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 – 890 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Westend 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 Westend 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. Family petting horse at Chatsworth House & Farmyard in Bakewell Fun family day out

    Chatsworth House & Farmyard

    Bakewell

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    Chatsworth House and Farmyard is home to the Duke of Devonshire, as well as all sorts of unexpected treats like zip wires, face painting and Princess...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (6 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 5.9 miles from Westend
  2. 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 3.3 miles from Westend
  3. Peak Adventure

    Peak Adventure

    Rowsley

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Looking for a new spot to take the kids for playtime? Try Peak Adventure - a friendly soft play centre located within the scenic Peak Shopping Villag...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 3.6 miles from Westend
  4. Crich Tramway Village

    Crich Tramway Village

    Crich

    Railway and Transport AttractionsRailway and Transport Attractions

    Voted East Midlands' Best Day Out by viewers of BBC East Midlands Today, Crich Tramway Village has developed into one of Derbyshire's most unique fam...

    4 star rating Rating 4/5 (3 reviews)

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 8.7 miles from Westend
  5. Bakewell Recreation Ground

    Bakewell Recreation Ground

    Bakewell

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Bakewell Recreation Ground is a park covering just over 5 hectares of space and is very popular with families wanting to walk, play, cycle, picnic, f...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 4.2 miles from Westend
  6. Outside view of Bakewell Old House Museum

    Bakewell Old House Museum

    Bakewell

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Bakewell Old House museum is a quirky Tudor house with big rooms and dark corners to explore. Follow the RAT trail from room to room and discover ama...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 4.4 miles from Westend
  7. Map and booklet for The Bakewell Treasure Trail

    The Bakewell Treasure Trail

    Bakewell

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Discover and learn in the fresh air on the Bakewell self-guided treasure hunt themed Treasure Trail. Follow the directions around the fixed route and...

    Suitable for 9+ Outdoor 4.4 miles from Westend
  8. 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 4.6 miles from Westend
  9. Cable cars at The Heights of Abraham in Matlock Bath

    The Heights of Abraham

    Matlock Bath

    Caves and MinesCaves and Mines

    Welcome to one of the Peak District's oldest and most popular days out, an attraction where stunning natural beauty is matched by human achievement a...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 4.7 miles from Westend
  10. Train at Peak Rail in Matlock

    Peak Rail

    Matlock

    Railway and Transport AttractionsRailway and Transport Attractions

    Peak Rail welcomes your family to journey back (baaack) to a bygone age and experience the historic thrill of steam and diesel on their preserved rai...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 4.7 miles from Westend
  11. Map and booklet for Matlock Bath Treasure Trail

    Matlock Bath Treasure Trail

    Matlock Bath

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Follow the directions on the Matlock Bath self-guided themed Treasure Trail. As you hunt for the answers to our sneaky clues can you and the family s...

    Suitable for 9+ Outdoor 4.8 miles from Westend
  12. Water play area at Hall Leys Park in Matlock

    Hall Leys Park

    Matlock

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Hall Leys Park is a wonderful park with a variety of attractions to keep everyone amused. It is open all year and free to visit. There are fountains...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 4.8 miles from Westend
  13. Ashbourne Recreation Ground

    Ashbourne Recreation Ground

    Ashbourne

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Ashbourne Recreation Ground is a great place to go, whether you fancy an active day, a peaceful one, or both! It is open all year and is free to visi...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 4.9 miles from Westend
  14. Fishes at Matlock Bath Aquarium

    Matlock Bath Aquarium

    Matlock Bath

    AquariumsAquariums

    A Victorian building, surrounded by beautiful countryside is home to Matlock Bath Aquarium. With seven attractions for the price of one, there’s so m...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 4.9 miles from Westend
  15. 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 4.9 miles from Westend
  16. 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 4.9 miles from Westend
  17. 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 4.9 miles from Westend
  18. 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 4.9 miles from Westend
  19. 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 4.9 miles from Westend
  20. Entrance at Deception Escape Rooms in Matlock

    Deception Escape Rooms

    Matlock

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Looking for a new and exciting experience for the whole family? If your kids are over 11, Deception Escape Rooms in Matlock is just the thing you nee...

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor 5 miles from Westend

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