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

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Carlton

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 880 fun things to do in Carlton for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, museums and art galleries and tourist attractions. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 592 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Carlton 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 Carlton 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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Kids playing zorb football at Haverhill Leisure Centre

Haverhill Leisure Centre

  • Haverhill
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Kid City is the great little soft play zone tucked inside Haverhill Leisure Centre. There's a main adventure play frame spread over several levels gr...

Cineworld Haverhill

Cineworld Haverhill

  • Haverhill
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Immerse into the wondrous world of cinematic adventures with the latest family-friendly films at Cineworld Haverhill. Share the magic of the big scre...

National Stud horse

National Stud

  • Newmarket
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Interested in horse racing, horse breeding, or simply horses in general? Then a visit to the National Stud is a must! After all, it’s the only commer...

People at East Town Park Countryside Centre in Haverhill

East Town Park Countryside Centre

  • Haverhill
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

East Town Park Countryside Centre is a country park to the east of Haverhill on the very edge of town. The 38 acre park is the centre for a network o...

Hand painted ceramic plate at Studio Scribbles in Newmarket

Studio Scribbles

  • Newmarket
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Scribbles studio is on 2 levels and on the ground level there are many items of pottery you can choice from to paint. On the lower level, there is a...

A horse statue at Palace House in Newmarket

Palace House

  • Newmarket
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Palace House is an education for horse lovers everywhere! It tells the whole story from its royal origins to Lester Piggott, Frankie Dettori and othe...

Kids decorating cookies at The Spotted Giraffe in Cambridge

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  • Cambridge
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The Spotted Giraffe offer a 3 level multi color adventure play frame which features loads of the classic physical play fun features and superbly padd...

Brazilian Tapir at Linton Zoo in Cambridge

Linton Zoo

  • Cambridge
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Linton Zoo was born out of a family’s love for and concern for wildlife in the world. The zoo and all of its inhabitants came to Linton in 1972 and h...

A little boy with a paper plane at Imperial War Museum Duxford in Cambridgeshire

Imperial War Museum Duxford

  • Duxford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Step into the history of aviation at the Imperial War Museum Duxford! Discover the stories of those who lived and worked at RAF Duxford and explore g...

Kids on Treasure Hunt Trail

The Cambridge Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Cambridge
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Enjoy some quality family fun together on the Cambridge self-guided treasure hunt themed Treasure Trail. Suitable for the whole family and written so...

Indoor soft play frame at Cheeky Monkeys Play Barn in Fulbourn

Cheeky Monkeys Play Barn

  • Fulbourn
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Whatever the weather Cheeky Monkeys will guarantee an exciting time for children whether they are whizzing down slides, climbing across rope bridges,...

Three young kids playing in some leaves at Anglesey Abbey

Anglesey Abbey

  • Lode
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Enjoy a family day out in nature at Anglesey Abbey and discover 114 acres of beautiful land, just 6 miles away from Cambridge! Your adventure with th...

Victorian village and windmill at Burwell Museum

Burwell Museum

  • Burwell
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Burwell Museum shows what life was like in this area over the last 100 years, plus there are Anglo Saxon and Romano British displays. Stevens' Mill (...

Boys at Wandlebury Country Park in Cambridge

Wandlebury Country Park

  • Cambridge
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

At Wandlebury Country Park on the gentle Gog Magog Hills just south of Cambridge, is a welcome retreat for walkers, nature lovers and a natural adven...

Walking path at Clare Castle Country Park in Sudbury

Clare Castle Country Park

  • Sudbury
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Situated to the south of the picturesque, historic town of Clare, just two minutes' walk from the town centre, Clare Castle Country Park is a beautif...

Kid in mud pit at The Playground in Bury St Edmunds

The Playground

  • Bury St Edmunds
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Fan of Stone Cold’s Broken Skull Challenge? Time to find out how tough YOU really are on a 25-obstacle outdoor assault course. Kids as young as 7 are...

Boy doing archery at Wild Tracks in Newmarket

Wild Tracks

  • Newmarket
  • Outdoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

Wild Tracks is an excellent place to take your little adrenaline junkies, with a variety of exciting activities for kids aged 8 and upwards. For kids...

People horse riding at Barrow Hall Stables in Bury St Edmunds

Barrow Hall Stables

  • Bury St Edmunds
  • Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

Whether riding a horse has always been a dream for your little ones, or they just want to try it out on holiday, Barrow Hall Stables is the place to...

Cherry Hinton Water Play Area

  • Cambridge
  • Outdoor
  • Water Parks

Out in the grounds of Cherry Hinton Hall lays two small paddling pools with gentle water shelves and a maximum depth of 0.4 metres, making them ideal...

Kids on Spy Mission Treasure Trail

Saffron Walden Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Saffron Walden
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Have you ever wanted to be a secret agent? Now is you chance to see if you have what it takes to be the next James Bond! Take on the Saffron Walden S...

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