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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Stamford, Lincolnshire

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 664 fun things to do in Stamford for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, tourist attractions and museums and art galleries. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 468 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Stamford 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 Stamford 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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Stamford Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Stamford
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Who knew the streets of Stamford were lined with loot?! Get your hands on every last speck on the Stamford Treasure Hunt Trail. Adventurer's intuitio...

Curious About Stamford

  • Stamford
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Curious About Stamford: a great place to visit all year round. Take our fabulous walks, and have fun finding answers to clues and matching pictures,...

The Yard Stamford

  • Stamford
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The Yard offers a tasteful little haven for parents alongside a pretty smashing little play frame suited to under 7s. There are multiple levels of th...

Stamford Leisure Pool

  • Stamford
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Stamford Leisure Pool is offering local people a first class leisure pool with a flume, water features and a wave machine, this is a great family day...

Burghley House and Garden of Surprises

  • Stamford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Enjoy the ambience of your own Elizabethan house and grounds at Burghley House and the Garden of Surprises. The house itself is home to an amazing co...

Tallington Lakes Leisure Park

  • Stamford
  • Outdoor
  • Skiing and Snowboarding

Tallington Lakes Leisure and Ski Centre 120m long dry slope hill for skiing, tobogganing and snowboarding, lubricated with a high tech misting system...

Sacrewell Farm and Country Centre5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Peterborough
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

A nice mixture of countryside, animals and history awaits you at Sacrewell Farm and Country Centre. This multi-award winning heritage farm attraction...

Fineshade Wood5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Corby
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Deep in the heart of the ancient Rockingham Forest, lies Fineshade Wood, one of the largest woodlands in Northamptonshire. It’s the perfect place to...



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Aqua Park Rutland4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Barnsdale
  • Outdoor
  • Water Parks

Specially designed for a super soaking time, Aqua Park Rutland is a day full of physical exertion and extreme fun. Just get ready to get wet! Recentl...

Nene Valley Railway

  • Peterborough
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Nene Valley Railway offers more than just a train ride at this fantastic heritage railway that has something for the whole family. Throughout the sum...

Planet Ice Arena Peterborough

  • Peterborough
  • Indoor
  • Ice Skating and Rollerskating

Previously Peterborough Skydome Ice Rink, this is now a Planet Ice Arena! A busy ice skating rink that's great for families, they offer open skate an...

Paint A Pot Place4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Bourne
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Paint A Pot Place is a family run business which offers great fun for all ages. Itâs not about being the best artist, but more about creating your ow...

Bourne Outdoor Swimming Pool

  • Bourne
  • Outdoor
  • Lidos

Bourne Outdoor Swimming Pool also known as Bourne Lido offers a near Olympic-size heated swimming pool, toddler pool, sand pit and play house! Everyt...

Rutland Water Nature Reserve4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Oakham
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Rutland Water Nature Reserve always has something of interest to do, whatever the season, whether the kids want to see some amazing wildlife, or do s...

The Rutland Water Treasure Trail

  • Hambleton
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Get the whole family involved in solving the clues on theHambleton Rutland Water self-guided treasure hunt themed Treasure Trail. Search for clues in...

Hollywood Bowl Peterborough

  • Peterborough
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Spend the day as a family at Hollywood Bowl Peterborough. As soon as you start playing, you'll find out bowling is great for the whole gang, no matte...

Grimsthorpe Castle Park and Gardens

  • Bourne
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Grimsthorpe Castle Park and Gardens is beautiful stately home set in stunning countryside just 10 mins from the A1. The best thing about visiting Gri...

Ferry Meadows Railway

  • Peterborough
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Departing from Ham Lane Station, where there is a cafe, gift shop and small adventure playground, the Ferry Meadows Railway will whisk you grandly ar...

Ferry Meadows Country Park

  • Peterborough
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Imagine somewhere beautiful, safe and unspoilt where you can walk, cycle, play, horse ride, ride a train, go fishing, exercise the dog, jog, push the...

Oakham Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Oakham
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Do you love a good mystery? Or cracking a few codes? If so this is your time to shine, on the Oakham Spy Mission Treasure Trail. It’s a clue busting...

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