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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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...

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 doing obstacle course at Obstacle Training Ground in Royston

Obstacle Training Ground

  • Royston
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Give your health and your confidence a boost with an outdoor adventure at Obstacle Training Ground in Royston. Both kids and adults are welcome to ha...

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...

A group that has escaped at Trapp'd Northampton

Trapp'd Peterborough

  • Peterborough
  • Indoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Does your family have what it takes to break out? Head on over to Trapp’d Escape Rooms in Peterborough and find out. This is a perfect attraction for...

Kids and monkey mascot racing down a four-lane slide at Big Sky Adventure Play

Big Sky Adventure Play

  • Peterborough
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

At Big Sky Adventure Play prices are inclusive of all the main rides and represents fantastic value for money. Your kids will enjoy an "Around the Wo...

Kids in the VR simulating chairs at VR HAPPY

VR HAPPY

  • Peterborough
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Immerse yourself in endless possibilities at VR HAPPY, with other 100 virtual reality games for you to pick from, there’s something for all the famil...

Toddler play area at Activity World in Peterborough

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  • Peterborough
  • Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Home to one of Peterborough’s largest indoor play frames, adventure is guaranteed at Activity world. Let the kids pick out their best socks and head...

Cinema screen at Showcase Cinema

Showcase Cinema de Lux Peterborough

  • Peterborough
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Dive into the silver screen at Showcase Cinema de Lux Peterborough, where there's an exciting 13 screens showing the biggest and best blockbusters yo...

Person diving into swimming pool at Regional Fitness Swimming Centre in Peterborough

Regional Fitness Swimming Centre

  • Peterborough
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Regional Fitness Swimming Centre has the usual pools plus diving pool equipped with 1 and 3m Springboard and 5m Platform. You can take lessons here,...

Kids looking for clues on Treasure Trail

Peterborough Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Peterborough
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Whodunit? And where, or why?! There are more than a few riddles to solve on the Peterborough Mystery Treasure Trail, and you’re the crack team to get...

Lifeguard and swimmers at Peterborough Lido

Peterborough Lido

  • Peterborough
  • Outdoor
  • Lidos

Peterborough Lido is the place to be during the summer. Boasting three outdoor heated swimming pools, of which the main pool is 50m long, a teaching...

Boundless Fun Trampoline & Soft Play

Boundless Fun Trampoline & Soft Play

  • Peterborough
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Come and jump around at Boundless Fun Trampoline & Soft Play . Take your mini-bouncers to this trampoline park and let them burn off their unlimi...

Family looking at miniature village at Railworld in Peterborough

Railworld Wildlife Haven

  • Peterborough
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

If your tykes LOVE trains, where better to take them than Railworld Wildlife Haven? This model railway has all kinds locomotives, beginning with a cl...

Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery

Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery

  • Peterborough
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Curious about local history? Visit Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery and discover fascinating histories from the past that will have your whole fam...

Laser room at Laserforce Peterborough

Laserforce Peterborough

  • Peterborough
  • Indoor
  • Laser Tag

Laserforce is a thrilling participation fantasy war game allowing players over 7s to be the hero that they have always wanted to be, in a safe and ma...

Swimming pool at Royston Leisure Centre

Royston Leisure Centre

  • Royston
  • Indoor
  • Activity Centres

Royston Leisure Centre offers a nice combination of things to do with active kids, a great day out altogether or individual treats to fill an afterno...

Horses at Grasslands Equestrian Centre in Peterborough

Grasslands Equestrian Centre

  • Peterborough
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

Grasslands Equestrian Centre is a friendly, BHS approved offering families and kids a variety of well mannered mounts for lessons and hacking! Their...

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...

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...

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