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

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Willesley

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 922 fun things to do in Willesley 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 – 661 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Willesley 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 Willesley 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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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...

Someone taking a photo of a girl at Shaun the Sheep Farmageddon Glow Trail

Hicks Lodge

  • Ashby-de-la-Zouch
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Hicks Lodge, near Ashby De La Zouch, is the perfect place for cyclists of all ages and abilities. Whether you fancy a casual family ride, or you want...

Kids playing in ball pit at Jungle Madness in Swadlincote

Jungle Madness3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Swadlincote
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Jungle Madness offers an extensive multi level play area full of vibrantly coloured challenges and obstacles throughout. Part maze, part assault cour...

Hood Park Lido Outdoor Swimming Pool

Hood Park Lido Outdoor Swimming Pool

  • Ashby-de-la-Zouch
  • Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Fancy a swim? Visit the Lido at Hood Park Leisure Centre in Ashby-de-la-Zouch between May and September for a family day out, packed with heaps of sp...

Kids in costumes at Ashby de la Zouch Museum

Ashby de la Zouch Museum

  • Ashby-de-la-Zouch
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Ashby de la Zouch Museum is full of interesting artefacts and models which tell the history of this ancient market town. Open throughout the year, th...

Ruins of Ashby de la Zouch Castle

Ashby de la Zouch Castle

  • Ashby-de-la-Zouch
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Ashby de la Zouch Castle is a renowned Royalist stronghold during the Civil War, the castle finally fell to Parliament in 1646, and was then made unu...

Conkers

Conkers3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Swadlincote
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Money doesn’t grow on trees, but fun sure does at Conkers! Bring your family on a day out filled with fun, excitement and adventure that your kids wi...

Kids playing dodgeball at Rebound Ashby Trampoline Park in Ashby-de-la-Zouch

Rebound Ashby Trampoline Park

  • Ashby-de-la-Zouch
  • Indoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

For kids with bags of energy, bouncing is only the beginning at Rebound Ashby Trampoline Park. To start with the park has 10,000 sq ft (!) of interco...

ODEON Cinema room

ODEON Swadlincote

  • Swadlincote
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

A trip to the flicks wouldn’t be complete without a big bucket of popcorn, as well as the whole family offering up their reviews on the car ride home...

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...

National Forest Adventure Farm

National Forest Adventure Farm

  • Burton upon Trent
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Team the wildest parts of play, the cutest creatures in town and a cheeky tractor ride or two on a visit to National Forest Adventure Farm. First let...

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...

Logo of The 1620s House And Garden in Coalville

The 1620s House And Garden

  • Coalville
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The 1620s House and Garden, previously known as Donington Le Heath Manor House, is an excellent example of a family home that was built around 700 ye...

Twycross Zoo

Twycross Zoo5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(6)

  • Atherstone
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Set off on a jungle adventure like no other at Twycross Zoo, with over 150 different species including the four great apes. You’ll be swinging from t...

Steam train at Battlefield Line Railway in Shackerstone

Battlefield Line Railway

  • Shackerstone
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The 3 stations on the Battlefield Line Railway are Shenton (an award winner), Market Bosworth and Shackerston, the latter of which is the HQ station...

Families shopping at sale at Barneys Indoor Play Centre in Coalville

Barneys Indoor Play Centre2 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Coalville
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

With a simple 2 level play structure offering 2000 sq ft of play space Barney's Indoor Play Centre is small but perfectly formed with enough to keep...

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...

Family by snail sculpture at Rosliston Forestry Centre in Swadlincote

Rosliston Forestry Centre

  • Swadlincote
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Rosliston Forestry Centre lies at the heart of The National Forest, and is a woodland haven offering lots of opportunities for family fun, including...

Entrance to The Kandy Factory in Burton on Trent

The Kandy Factory

  • Burton on Trent
  • Indoor
  • Arts and Crafts

Chocolate lovers, welcome to The Kandy Factory. AKA home. This is a unique and of course, really rather tasty experience. You can make your own candy...

Meadowside Leisure Centre

Meadowside Leisure Centre

  • Burton upon Trent
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Looking for new ways to have active fun as a family? Whether you fancy a swim, a game of football or a workout at the gym, Meadowside Leisure Centre...

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