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

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Bedfordshire

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 1256 fun things to do in Bedfordshire for you and the family to discover. Popular towns and places to go include Dunstable, Bedford, Leighton Buzzard and Luton. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 840 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire 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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Twinwoods Adventure

Twinwoods Adventure

  • Milton Ernest
  • Indoor
  • Indoor Skydiving

No need to go outside to get an adrenaline rush! From learning to fly in an indoor skydiving wind tunnel, to riding the waves at the indoor surfing a...

Xscape Milton Keynes

Xscape Milton Keynes

  • Milton Keynes
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Find all the entertainment your family needs under one roof at Xscape Milton Keynes! From snowboarding and indoor skydiving, to bowling and 4DX cinem...

Mr Mulligan's Milton Keynes

Mr Mulligan's Milton Keynes

  • Milton Keynes
  • Indoor
  • Crazy Golf

Fancy an epic adventure?  UV lights, sea creatures and strange beasts are all thrown together for seriously crazy golf at Mr Mulligan's Milton K...

Mead Open Farm

Mead Open Farm3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Billington
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

As well as adventure play and all sorts of action, Mead Open Farm is home to some of the cutest creatures around. Prepare for your heart to melt! Str...

Mr Mulligan's Stevenage

Mr Mulligan's Stevenage

  • Stevenage
  • Indoor
  • Crazy Golf

Think you know golf? Think again as at Mr Mulligan's Stevenage, it comes served with dinosaurs, deep sea beasties and UV lights. Good luck! Explore t...

Kids playing golf at Mr Mulligans Pirate Golf in Milton Keynes

Mr Mulligan's Pirate Golf Milton Keynes

  • Milton Keynes
  • Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

Prepare for a buccaneering adventure at Mr Mulligan’s Pirate Golf Milton Keynes! Gather your merry crew of pirates and take on the 18-hole golf cours...

Family on horse back at The Stables Equestrian Centre in Wilstead

The Stables Equestrian Centre

  • Wilstead
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

The Stables Equestrian Centre The Stables has the capacity for a whopping 34 horses and ponies, comprising liveries and the much loved stock owned by...

Owl at Birds of Prey Centre in Wilstead

Herrings Green Activity Farm & Birds of Prey Centre

  • Wilstead
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Herrings Green Activity Farm & Birds of Prey Centre is one of the largest in the UK, with various species of eagles, hawks, owls, falcons, vultur...

People on miniature train at Summerfields Miniature Railways in Bedford

Summerfields Miniature Railways

  • Haynes
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Summerfields Miniature Railways has been a hidden gem in Bedfordshire ever since it was opened to the public around 20 years ago. All aboard the ador...

Rumble Live Action Gaming

Rumble Live Action Gaming

  • Huntingdon
  • Outdoor
  • Laser Tag

Looking for some action on your next family day out? Head out to Rumble - Live Action Gaming in the stunning Graham Water and prepare for an epic las...

Map and booklet for Ampthill Spy Mission Treasure Trail

Ampthill Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Ampthill
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Can you crack the code on theAmpthill self guided spy mission themed Treasure Trail? An easy to follow route will lead you around as you search for c...

Families swimming at The Bunyan Sports Centre in Bedford

The Bunyan Sports Centre

  • Bedford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

The Bunyan Sports Centre is a multi purpose centre on the outskirts of Bedford, that has a family friendly atmosphere and plenty of activities to ens...

Horse and rider in Brook Stables Riding School in Millbrook

Brook Stables Riding School

  • Millbrook
  • Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

Brook Stables Riding School and Pony Club Centre is tucked away in a peaceful setting next to the beautiful Warren Wood. From Brook Stables we have d...

Lake at Marston Vale Forest Centre in Marston Moretaine

The Forest Centre & Millennium Country Park

  • Marston Moretaine
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Marston Vale Forest Centre is set in the stunning and award-winning Millennium Country Park and is perfect for a family day out. Explore the 8km of t...

Addison Howard Park4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Kempston
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

In the landscaped grounds of Addison Howard Park you can picnic, play family games, enjoy the adventure play area and climbing frame suited for under...

Family at Oasis Beach Pool in Bedford

Oasis Beach Pool

  • Bedford
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Do you ever close your eyes and wish you could escape to a warm, tropical paradise – sometimes just for a few hours? Then, like the genie in Aladdin...

Map and booklet for Bedford Treasure Trail

Bedford Treasure Trail

  • Bedford
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

You'll be amazed at what you discover on the Bedford self-guided treasure hunt themed Treasure Trail. A Treasure Trail is a great way for all the fam...

Laser tag equipment at Laser World in Bedford

Laser World

  • Bedford
  • Indoor
  • Laser Tag

Laser World is a state of the art indoor tag arena covering 4000 square feet! You can play alone or as part of a team. You gain more points for each...

Team building activity at Kempston Outdoor Centre

Kempston Outdoor Centre

  • Kempston
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Kempston Outdoor Centre offer a full range of adventurous and outdoor education activities, and national award training on and off site. More than en...

Indoor soft play frame at Kids World Bedford

Kids World Bedford

  • Bedford
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Kids World Bedford offers a huge multi-level multi-colour adventure play frame which features all the classic fun features and padded equipment one e...

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