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

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Cambridgeshire

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 628 fun things to do in Cambridgeshire for you and the family to discover. Popular towns and places to go include Cambridge, Huntingdon, Peterborough and Ely. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 418 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire 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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ODEON Cinema room

ODEON Colchester

  • Colchester
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Explore the world of cinema with a front-row seat; there are all sorts of big-budget blockbusters and animated wonders to see at ODEON Colchester. Wi...

Man resting in gardens at Castle Park and Gardens in Colchester

Castle Park and Gardens

  • Colchester
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Castle Park and Gardens is a town centre oasis: terrific to retreat to with the family for an afternoon, featuring loads of things to see and do with...

Wide shot of water area at Cassiobury Park in Watford

Cassiobury Park

  • Watford
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

You've all been there in the summer holidays when pennies are tight, yet the children need to get out of the house. It’s times like these that you re...

Visitors at Colchester Castle Museum

Colchester Castle Museum

  • Colchester
  • Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

At Colchester Castle Museum follow in the footsteps of Roman soldiers, Norman invaders, the Witchfinder General and the devastation of Queen Boudica!...

Girl looking at a shell. Source: Natural Museum of History Colchester

Natural History Museum Colchester

  • Colchester
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

At Natural History Museum Colchester did you know that there was an earthquake in Colchester in 1884? Or that mammoths and hippos used to live in thi...

Indoor soft play frame at Fun Valley in Leicester

Fun Valley

  • Leicester
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

If the children have you climbing the walls it’s time to turn things around with a trip to Fun Valley. This giant play area spans over three floors a...

Outside view of Hollytrees Museum in Colchester

Hollytrees Museum

  • Colchester
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

A rather highlight of the Hollytrees Museum is the little Hollytrees Museum! What a delight for any child to nose through a dolls house that's a thor...

Sea turtle at Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary

Sea Life Hunstanton

  • Hunstanton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Aquariums

Head out on an underwater odyssey at SEA LIFE Hunstanton! It’s a state of the art safe haven for over 2,000 curious and cuddly creatures. This is Nor...

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