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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Dunstable

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 1340 fun things to do in Dunstable for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, museums and art galleries and parks and playgrounds. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 911 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Dunstable 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 Dunstable 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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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...

Kids in swimming pool at Dunstable Leisure Centre

Dunstable Leisure Centre

  • Dunstable
  • Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Dunstable Leisure Centre has plenty of facilities available to ensure active fun, whatever your age or ability level, so there's no excuse not to get...

Santa and minions at Go Bowling Dunstable

Go Bowling Dunstable

  • Dunstable
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Go Bowling Dunstable is recently fully refurbished, has 32 bowling lanes, a superb bar, an excellent cafe menu, amusement machines, pool tables, a pr...

Kids on podium at Teamsport Indoor Karting Dunstable

TeamSport Indoor Karting Dunstable

  • Dunstable
  • Indoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

Young car lovers in the family? Time to experience the thrill of the race firsthand at TeamSport Indoor Karting Dunstable! This 500m multi-level trac...

Girl in ball pit at Snakes and Ladders Dunstable

Snakes and Ladders Dunstable

  • Dunstable
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Offering extensive indoor adventures, Snakes and Ladders in Dunstable is jam packed with fun and is much more than just soft play! Whatever your chil...

Sheep at Dunstable Downs & Gateway Centre in Whipsnade

Dunstable Downs & Gateway Centre

  • Whipsnade
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Chilterns Gateway Centre has lots of events for kids and families throughout the year. Come along and join the countryside team for one of the guided...

Elephants at ZSL Whipsande Zoo

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

  • Dunstable
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is the largest in the UK with 3,800 unique creatures and 600 acres of stunning scenery. Spend a day discovering new breeds you’ve n...

Trampolines at Orbital Trampoline Park in Luton

Orbital Trampoline Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Luton
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Get your littluns out of the house and onto a trampoline at Orbital Trampoline Park, which is larger than 10 tennis courts. Let them literally bounce...

Indoor soft play frame at Futures Fun Factory in Luton

Futures Fun Factory

  • Luton
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Futures Fun Factory is specially designed and equipped for children to play indoors in a safe and creative setting and is run by the highly experienc...

Cineworld Luton

Cineworld Luton

  • Luton
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Enjoy family-friendly entertainment at its best with movies, action-packed adventures and animated wonders at Cineworld Luton. Share the magic of the...

Sculpture at Stockwood Discovery Centre in Luton

Stockwood Discovery Centre

  • Luton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Stockwood Discovery Centre is designed with environmentally green and sustainable principles in mind. It tells the stories of real people behind...

Kids horse riding at Sunshine Riding School in Luton

Sunshine Riding School

  • Luton
  • Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

Sunshine Riding School offers horse riding lessons and experiences for children aged 4 or older. Child riding lessons take place every weekend. Durin...

Little girl up smiling on the highropes at Go Ape Wendover

Go Ape Wendover

  • Aston Clinton
  • Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

Are you up for a challenge? If your answer is ‘yes’, great. If ‘no’ then simply pause, take a deep breath and release your inner ape! It’s in there j...

Woman in swimming pool at Luton Sports Village

Luton Sports Village

  • Luton
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

If you’re looking to get sporty then Luton Sports Village is a great place to inspire your family. Here you can not only dive into a swimming pool, b...

Train at Leighton Buzzard Railway

Leighton Buzzard Railway

  • Leighton Buzzard
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Leighton Buzzard Railway is the place to go if you like old steam engines with long funnels, loud whistles and lots of gleaming brass! You will b...

Some kids playing RaceCars in Milton Keynes


  • Milton Keynes
  • Indoor
  • Activity Centres

Got mini motor enthusiasts? Treat them to an incredible day out at RaceWars in Milton Keynes - a slot car centre where you can have a fast and fun da...

People walking dogs at Ashridge Estate in Berkhamsted

Ashridge Estate

  • Berkhamsted
  • Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

On a sunny day a stroll in the park fits the bill, but why not up the ante with stunning panoramas from Ivinghoe Beacon right up to the Bridgewater M...

A family doing a treasure trail

St Albans Treasure Trail

  • St Albans
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Who doesn’t love a bit of buried loot? See what you can dig up on the Old St Albans Treasure Trail. It’s a great way to work as a team and get outdoo...

Bench at College Lake Nature Reserve in Tring

College Lake Nature Reserve

  • Tring
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

College Lake Nature Reserve is thought of as one of the best places in Buckinghamshire to see water birds such as lapwings and redshanks. There are a...

Kids jumping into pool at Woburn Open Air Swimming Pool

Woburn Lido

  • Woburn
  • Outdoor
  • Lidos

There’s something special about being poolside on a warm day, which feels like a small slice of holiday! That’s what you get at Woburn Open Air Swimm...

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