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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Nottinghamshire

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 739 fun things to do in Nottinghamshire for you and the family to discover. Popular towns and places to go include Newark, Nottingham, Worksop and Sutton in Ashfield.

What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 538 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Nottinghamshire 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 Nottinghamshire 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. Robin Hoods Wheelgate Park Family fun

    Robin Hoods Wheelgate Park

    Farnsfield

    Theme Parks and FunfairsTheme Parks and Funfairs

    Get ready for non-stop rides, thrills and waterpark fun, right at the edge of Sherwood forest at Robin Hood’s Wheelgate Park! Explore a 30-acre theme...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor
  2. Mr Mulligan's Pirate Golf Nottingham Family Ticket Just £15*

    Mr Mulligan's Pirate Golf Nottingham

    Calverton

    Crazy GolfCrazy Golf

    Love mini golf? You’ve got to try Mr Mulligan's Pirate Golf Nottingham! This 18-hole crazy golf will take you and the kids on a wild swashbuckling ad...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor
  3. Go Ape Sherwood Pines Go Ape in 2020

    Go Ape Sherwood Pines

    Edwinstowe

    High Ropes CoursesHigh Ropes Courses

    Hidden deep in Robin Hood country, Go Ape Sherwood Pines is a high ropes experience for the whole tribe. So, stash your bow and arrows for the day an...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor
  4. Sheep racing at White Post Farm Centre in Farnsfield

    White Post Farm Centre

    Farnsfield

    Children's FarmsChildren's Farms

    From cute chicks to sheep racing there’s lots for animal lovers to enjoy at the White Post Farm Centre, Entertaining families for twenty years, this...

    Suitable for 0-12 Outdoor
  5. People horse riding at Sherwood Riding School in Kneesall

    Sherwood Riding School

    Kneesall

    Horse Riding and StablesHorse Riding and Stables

    Sherwood Riding School Horse Riding Fun for Kids Horse riding lessons at Sherwood Riding school are great activities for kids. It's a Nottinghamshire...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor
  6. Outside view of Southwell Minster in Southwell

    Southwell Minster

    Southwell

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Southwell Minster with its majestic Norman nave and glorious 13th century chapter house is one of the under-discovered jewels in the crown of Notting...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor
  7. Man walking dog at Rufford Abbey Country Park in New Ollerton

    Rufford Abbey Country Park

    New Ollerton

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Rufford Abbey Country Park has 150 acres of beautiful country park to explore and enjoy. Visitors love spotting swans, ducks and those typically chee...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor
  8. 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
  9. Someone taking a photo of a girl at Shaun the Sheep Farmageddon Glow Trail

    Sherwood Pines Forest Park

    Mansfield

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Take the kids on an outdoor adventure at Sherwood Pines Forest Park and find out what hides deep in the heart of the legendary Sherwood Forest. Follo...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor
  10. Aerial view of circuit at Amen Corner Karting at Newark

    Amen Corner Karting

    Newark

    Go Karting and DrivingGo Karting and Driving

    The 300m junior track was opened in 1990 and was laid out to provide an easy fun course for novice drivers. It is all tarmac, originally 7.0m wide, w...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor
  11. Kids looking for clues on Robin Hoods Major Oak Treasure Trail in Edwinstowe

    Robin Hoods Major Oak Treasure Trail

    Edwinstowe

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    The Robin Hood's Major Oak self guided themed Treasure Trail is a walking treasure hunt through the town of Edwinstowe and the heart of Sherwood Fore...

    Suitable for 9+ Outdoor
  12. Outside view of Papplewick Pumping Station in Nottingham

    Papplewick Pumping Station

    Nottingham

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Papplewick Pumping Station is one of the best preserved water Pumping Stations in the British Isles and is protected as a Scheduled Ancient Monument....

    Suitable for Indoor
  13. Carriage train at Sherwood Forest Railway in Edwinstowe

    Sherwood Forest Railway

    Edwinstowe

    Railway and Transport AttractionsRailway and Transport Attractions

    Sherwood Forest Railway is home to the only Narrow Gauge Steam Railway in Nottinghamshire, and it's in miniature! A real steam railway, reduced to 5...

    4 star rating Rating 4/5 (3 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor
  14. Photo exhibit at The Holocaust Centre in Laxton

    The Holocaust Centre

    Laxton

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    The Holocaust Centre provides a moving experience that gives kids the chance to learn about the Holocaust and other genocide in the 20th century. Thi...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor
  15. Walking path at Sherwood Forest Country Park in Edwinstowe

    Sherwood Forest Country Park

    Edwinstowe

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    At Sherwood Forest Country Park one can browse around the Visitor Centre shops or relax after a stroll in the Forest Table Restaurant. Take a walk to...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor
  16. Indoor soft play frame at Water Meadows in Mansfield

    Water Meadows

    Mansfield

    Swimming Pools and Leisure CentresSwimming Pools and Leisure Centres

    They say the harder you work, the more you should play, which is exactly what you can do at Water Meadows. The swimming and fitness complex offers so...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor
  17. Swadlincote Snowsports Centre Top Pick

    Swadlincote Snowsports Centre

    Swadlincote

    Skiing and SnowboardingSkiing 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...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor
  18. Outside view of Newstead Abbey in Nottingham

    Newstead Abbey

    Nottingham

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Newstead Abbey is an ideal place for a family day out, especially during good weather, as the gardens are a great spot for a picnic. The Abbey is onl...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor
  19. Kids jumping on trampolines at i-Jump Trampoline Park in Mansfield Woodhouse

    i-Jump Trampoline Park

    Mansfield Woodhouse

    Trampoline ParksTrampoline Parks

    Aspiring acrobats, Olympians and even ninjas are welcome to master their moves at i-Jump Trampoline Park. With over 55 interconnected trampolines and...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor
  20. ODEON Cinema room

    ODEON Mansfield

    Mansfield

    Cinemas and TheatresCinemas and Theatres

    From the farthest reaches of outer space to the depths of the Amazon jungle, film can take you anywhere. Explore the world and beyond at ODEON Mansfi...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor

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