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

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Great Barford

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 1116 fun things to do in Great Barford for you and the family to discover, including museums and art galleries, indoor and soft play areas and tourist attractions. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 759 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Great Barford 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 Great Barford 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...

Canal at Danish Camp in Bedford

Danish Camp

  • Bedford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Danish Camp Riverside Visitor Centre is a Norwegian log cabin on the banks of the river Great Ouse, that is surrounded by peaceful woodland, offering...

Indoor soft play frame at Jungle Jims Playland in Sandy

Jungle Jims Playland5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Sandy
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

If you're looking for a rainforest rumble Jungle Jim's Playland ticks all the boxes for a fun packed family day out in an action-packed environment t...

Map of Priory Country Park in Bedford

Priory Country Park

  • Bedford
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Priory Country Park is an established local green space of around 360 acres, made up of lakes, meadows and woodland, partially enclosed within a bend...

The Roman Sandy

  • Sandy
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Roman Sandy is an open exhibition free to all which displays locally discovered Roman artefacts from archaeological digs in the town's cemetery f...

Cineworld Bedford

Cineworld Bedford

  • Bedford
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

There's nothing like a great movie adventure to get the imagination going! Find your next must-see film at Cineworld Bedford. Share the magic of the...

Kids doing water sports at Ride Leisure Events in Wyboston

Ride Leisure Events

  • Wyboston
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Water Sports

All new Aquapark now open!  Lots of fun on the water for the whole family......enjoy climbing, balancing, sliding and bouncing around the brand new A...

Brewsters Fun Factory

  • St Neots
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Think indoor play, good food and lots of adventure. Fun is the name of the game at Brewsters Fun Factory. Attached to a family restaurant this play z...

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...

Kids with bugs at The Lodge in Sandy

The Lodge

  • Sandy
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The Lodge nature reserve's woodland, heath and acid grassland here cover 180 hectares, and are being restored to form the largest stretch of heathlan...

Man telling story to families at Embankment Gardens and Russell Park in Bedford

Embankment Gardens and Russell Park

  • Bedford
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Embankment Gardens and Russell Park is heavy on the open spaces so there's loads of room to play traditional family games and generally run about lik...

Families at Bedford Park

Bedford Park

  • Bedford
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The welcoming Bedford Park is a large, Green Flag Awarded (and has been for over 6 years) public space encompassing several play areas and oodles of...

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...

Outside view of The Shuttleworth Collection in Biggleswade

The Shuttleworth Collection

  • Biggleswade
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Shuttleworth Collection is in a quiet countryside setting, actually on an old fashioned all grass aerodrome with 8 real hangars! These handsome h...

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...

Swimming pool at Robinson Pool in Bedford

Robinson Pool

  • Bedford
  • Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Currently closed for refurbishment, re-opening later in 2016 with new features! Robinson Pool is Bedfordshire's largest pool, situated in the stunnin...

Staff at John Bunyan Museum in Bedford

John Bunyan Museum

  • Bedford
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The John Bunyan Museum welcomes families to come and partake in some truly interesting education! John Bunyan Museum tells the story of the Bedford m...

Woman painting pottery at The Kiln in Bedford

The Kiln3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Bedford
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

The Kiln is a painting on pottery studio and tearoom. Once you have chosen a piece of pottery from their extensive range, children can choose figurin...

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...

Don't get locked in escape room clue

Don't Get Locked In

  • Bedford
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Up for a mind challenge? Don’t Get Locked In is a realistic, immersive escape room in Bedford The rules are simple - you are locked in and you have 6...

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