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

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Nottinghamshire

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 751 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 – 544 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!

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Aerial view of Kelham Hall and Country Park

Kelham Hall and Country Park

  • Kelham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Kelham Hall and Country Park is a fantastic day out for all the family. Come and discover Nottinghamshire's hidden gem, explore the fascinating hall,...

Bowling alleys at Mansfield Superbowl

Mansfield Superbowl

  • Mansfield
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Whether you enjoy adrenaline filled All Night Bowling or a quiet afternoon with the ramps and bumpers out, Mansfield Superbowl is the perfect place f...

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...

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,...

Mum and daughter at Playmania Indoor Playcentre in Mansfield

Playmania Indoor Playcentre

  • Mansfield
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Playmania is spread up across 3 great levels for the bigger kids, with a great slide departing from each floor right up to the huge triple lane racin...

Courtyard at Thoresby Park in Newark

Thoresby Park

  • Newark
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Fancy a day out in the park? Take the kids to Thoresby Park - explore acres of beautiful parklands, have a picnic in the sun and play outside. Enjoy...

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...

Twinlakes Park

Twinlakes Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Melton Mowbray
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

Twinlakes Park is the ideal attraction for families with kids...in fact, it’s a theme park and an animal farm, all in one! The park has over 100 acre...

Riverside Park Newark

  • Newark
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Riverside Park is the local community venue for a wide range of regular family oriented events, from music concerts to food fairs, funfairs to duck r...

Toddler soft play area at Jimmy Beans in Sutton in Ashfield

Jimmy Beans5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Sutton in Ashfield
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Jimmy Beans indoor adventure play centre offers a fantastic 3 level junior area crammed full of features including giant astra slide, dare devil rope...

Map and booklet for The Newark Treasure Trail

The Newark Treasure Trail

  • Newark
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

There's great fun to be had for the whole family on the Newark self-guided treasure hunt themed Treasure Trail. Can you and the kids seek out all the...

Outside view of Arty Pots in Newark

Arty Pots

  • Newark
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Arty Pots Arty Pots is a pottery painting studio where children and adults alike are welcome to come in and create their own designs onto pieces of p...

Indoor soft play frame at Oceans of Fun Indoor Play Centre in Hucknall

Oceans of Fun Indoor Play Centre4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Hucknall
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Oceans of Fun is a fantastic place for children as young as 1 year up to 11 years. They offer general play and parties, there are ball pits, wavy sli...

Kids playing at Freestyle Trampoline Parks in Kirkby In Ashfield

Freestyle Trampoline Parks & Soft Play

  • Kirkby-in-Ashfield
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Love trampolining? Go big! Have the bounce of your life at Freestyle Trampoline Parks, currently the largest indoor trampoline park in the East Midla...

ODEON Cinema room

ODEON Newark

  • Newark
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Always looking for ways to please the whole gang? Look no further than a trip to the pictures, where huge blockbusters or animated adventures are you...

Kids in costumes at National Civil War Centre - Newark Museum

National Civil War Centre - Newark Museum

  • Newark
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Take the whole family on a trip to the 17th Century; the National Civil War Centre will send you right back in time with loads of interactive exhibit...

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...

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...

Lammas Leisure Centre & Ice Rink

Lammas Leisure Centre & Ice Rink

  • Sutton in Ashfield
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Up for an icy family adventure? Lammas Leisure Centre & Ice Rink welcomes skaters of all ages, so even your tots can join in. Feeling in a party...

Family petting horse at Chatsworth House & Farmyard in Bakewell

Chatsworth House & Farmyard5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(6)

  • Bakewell
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately 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...

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