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

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Shelford

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 773 fun things to do in Shelford for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, parks and playgrounds and tourist attractions. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 556 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Shelford 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 Shelford 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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Mr Mulligan's Pirate Golf Nottingham

Mr Mulligan's Pirate Golf Nottingham

  • Calverton
  • Outdoor
  • Crazy 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...

Someone giving a thumbs up wearing karting gear and a helmet at TeamSport Indoor Karting Nottingham

TeamSport Indoor Karting Nottingham

  • Netherfield
  • Indoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

If you’re looking for an adrenaline hit, then head down to TeamSport Indoor Karting in Nottingham, with a mix of adult and cadet karts and a track su...

Small tractors at Floralands Farm Park in Nottingham

Floralands Farm Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Nottingham
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Being down on the farm is all about enjoying animals, outdoor space and nature, which is exactly what you get at Floralands Farm Park. Visit donkeys,...

Piglets at Ferry Farm Country Park in Nottingham

Ferry Farm Park3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Nottingham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Everyone loves baby animals, and at Ferry Farm Park you can get close and cuddly with cute farm favourites! With lots of litters through the year, it...

River at Holme Pierrepont Country Park in Nottingham

Holme Pierrepont Country Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Nottingham
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Holme Pierrepont Country Park is an excellent choice if you and the kids are feeling active, with loads of activities available on water and land. Yo...

Robin Hoods Wheelgate Park

Robin Hoods Wheelgate Park

  • Farnsfield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Theme 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...

Outside view of Razzle Dazzle Pots Ltd in Nottingham

Razzle Dazzle Pots Ltd

  • Nottingham
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Razzle Dazzle Pots Nottingham is a Paint a Pot Ceramic Cafe that is spacious and brightly decorated, making it a lovely setting for you to come and s...

Wacky Warehouse Goose at Gamston

Wacky Warehouse Goose at Gamston5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Nottingham
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Fancy yummy food and an amazing play zone for the kids? Let your cheeky monkeys go wild and burn some energy at Wacky Warehouse - Goose At Gamston wh...

Girl weaving at Stonebridge City Farm in Nottingham

Stonebridge City Farm3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(5)

  • Nottingham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Just outside Nottingham city centre is Stonebridge City Farm. This community project is free to visit and a perfect antidote to city living with its...

Outside view of Greens Windmill and Science Centre in Nottingham

Green's Mill and Science Centre5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Nottingham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

At Greens Windmill and Science Centre experiment with light, electricity and magnetism in the footsteps of mathematical physicist George Green (1793...

Indoor soft play frame at Tumble Town Indoor Playcentre in Nottingham

Tumble Town Indoor Playcentre

  • Nottingham
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Tumble Town Indoor Playcentre offers a huge 3000 sq ft indoor play area including crazy climbing frames, bouncy castle and even a helter-skelter. You...

People ice skating at National Ice Centre in Nottingham

National Ice Centre

  • Nottingham
  • Outdoor
  • Ice Skating and Rollerskating

You can skate every day at The National Ice Centre, the UK's centre for ice sports excellence, with a varying range of sessions designed to suit all...

iLocked

iLocked

  • Nottingham
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Got a sharp mind, a keen eye for detail and a taste for adventure? Take on an escape room experience at iLocked Nottingham and feel the excitement of...

Bowling alleys at MFA Bowl Nottingham

Nottingham Bowl

  • Nottingham
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

With an epic 48 lanes spread over 2 floors it's also backed up by 2 bars, a separate family diner and huge amusement and arcade area! So come one, co...

Entrance to laser tag at Quasar Nottingham

Quasar Nottingham

  • Nottingham
  • Indoor
  • Laser Tag

Nottingham's original Laser Tag venue, Quasar Nottingham is still going strong, welcoming kids over 7 to enjoy some pain-less, bruise-less combat gam...

Planet Bounce

Planet Bounce

  • Nottingham
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Launch yourself into the heights of fun at Planet Bounce inflatable park in Nottingham! Anyone from 4–65 years is welcome to enjoy a jump session, so...

People solving clues at Si5 Spy Missions Nottingham

Si5 Spy Missions Nottingham

  • Nottingham
  • Indoor
  • Activity Centres

Si5 Spymissions is the exciting spy themed action adventure centre in Nottingham for ages 6 and above. The Mission: to infiltrate the ship and stop t...

People zorbing at The Adrenalin Jungle in Nottingham

The Adrenalin Jungle

  • Nottingham
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Make sure you bring plenty of energy with you to The Adrenalin Jungle. This 150 acres of woodlands contains fun, action and excitement for all ages....

MeetspaceVR

MeetspaceVR

  • Nottingham
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Time to enjoy gaming as a family! Take your young game lovers to meetspaceVR at Nottingham's intu Victoria Centre and discover the newest PC games an...

Staff in costumes at Galleries of Justice in Nottingham

National Justice Museum

  • Nottingham
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Explore the fascinating history of the justice system at the National Justice Museum in Nottingham. Discover original courtrooms, dungeons and prison...

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