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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Copford

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 877 fun things to do in Copford 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 – 578 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Copford 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 Copford 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!

  1. Red panda at Colchester Zoo

    Colchester Zoo

    Colchester

    Zoos and Wildlife ParksZoos and Wildlife Parks

    Set in 60 acres of parkland, Colchester Zoo is the perfect place to meet your favourite animals while surrounded by beautiful scenery. Enjoy a hands...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 2 miles from Copford
  2. Indoor soft play frame at Jungle Adventure in Colchester

    Jungle Adventure

    Colchester

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    At Jungle Adventure follow the tracks as you step deep into the jungle. Once inside there is so much to enjoy, fly along the Aerial Glides, whizz dow...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 2.3 miles from Copford
  3. Thomas the Tank at East Anglian Railway Museum in Colchester

    East Anglian Railway Museum

    Colchester

    Railway and Transport AttractionsRailway and Transport Attractions

    East Anglian Railway Museum has a great collection of steam engines, carriages, and wagons to discover, plus a mini rail you can explore. There is pl...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 3.6 miles from Copford
  4. Outside view of Layer Marney Tower in Colchester

    Layer Marney Tower

    Colchester

    Castles and PalacesCastles and Palaces

    The view from the roof shows the church, outbuildings, play area, gardens, estate and wildlife walk. Layer Marney Tower is a great place to visit whe...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 4 miles from Copford
  5. Visitors centre at Abberton Reservoir Nature Reserve in Colchester

    Abberton Reservoir Nature Reserve

    Colchester

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    The huge expanse of Essex and Suffolk Water's Abberton Reservoir Nature Reserve is one of Europe's top wetland sites and a great trip for families ei...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 4.2 miles from Copford
  6. Outside view of Mercury Theatre in Colchester

    Mercury Theatre

    Colchester

    Cinemas and TheatresCinemas and Theatres

    Championing local creativity through family focused events, the Mercury Theatre is a real gem tucked away in the heart of Colchester. Do you love a p...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 4.2 miles from Copford
  7. Kids looking for clues on Treasure Trail

    The Colchester Mystery Treasure Trail

    Colchester

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Crime is blighting the streets of Colchester and they’re calling out for answers! Can you crack The Colchester Mystery Treasure Trail? A super spy is...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 4.3 miles from Copford
  8. ODEON Cinema room

    ODEON Colchester

    Colchester

    Cinemas and TheatresCinemas 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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 4.3 miles from Copford
  9. Girl looking at a shell. Source: Natural Museum of History Colchester

    Natural History Museum Colchester

    Colchester

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums 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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 4.6 miles from Copford
  10. Toddler soft play area at Go Bananas Indoor Soft Play Centre in Colchester

    Go Bananas Indoor Soft Play Centre

    Colchester

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Monkey themed mania abounds at Go Bananas Indoor Soft Play Centre: the ultimate in adventure climbing frames with over 5000sqft spread over 3 awesome...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 4.6 miles from Copford
  11. Visitors at Colchester Castle Museum

    Colchester Castle Museum

    Colchester

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums 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!...

    Suitable for 0-12 Outdoor 4.6 miles from Copford
  12. Man resting in gardens at Castle Park and Gardens in Colchester

    Castle Park and Gardens

    Colchester

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks 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...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 4.6 miles from Copford
  13. Girl jumping on trampoline at Jump Street in Colchester

    Jump Street

    Colchester

    Trampoline ParksTrampoline Parks

    Jump Street is an indoor trampoline park with 90 +trampolines, dodgeball courts, basketball hoops, The Bag, The Wall, party rooms and a cafe with fre...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 4.7 miles from Copford
  14. Outside view of Hollytrees Museum in Colchester

    Hollytrees Museum

    Colchester

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums 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...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 4.7 miles from Copford
  15. Tenpin Colchester

    Tenpin Colchester

    Colchester

    Ten Pin Bowling AlleysTen Pin Bowling Alleys

    Like trips to the seaside or football in the park, bowling is a classic day out. Bring it bang up to date with UV lights, neon pins and one groovy so...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 4.8 miles from Copford
  16. Kids playing zorb football at Colchester Leisure World

    Colchester Leisure World

    Colchester

    Swimming Pools and Leisure CentresSwimming Pools and Leisure Centres

    Fitness and fun make the perfect combination for an afternoon at Colchester Leisure World. The fitness pool is 25m long with six lanes for slow, medi...

    4 star rating Rating 4/5 (2 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 4.8 miles from Copford
  17. Outside view of Coggeshall Grange Barn

    Coggeshall Grange Barn

    Coggeshall

    Arts and CraftsArts and Crafts

    13th century monastic barn. One of Europe's oldest timber-framed buildings, it has a cathedral-like interior and is linked to a local Cistercian abbe...

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor 4.9 miles from Copford
  18. Craft area at Blue Owl in Colchester

    Blue Owl

    Great Horkesley

    Pottery Centres and Ceramic CafesPottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

    Channel your inner Picasso and get crafty with the whole family at Blue Owl. Messy hands are guaranteed here, and there’s plenty of paint fun to be h...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 4.9 miles from Copford
  19. Black carrion crow at High Woods Country Park in Colchester

    High Woods Country Park

    Colchester

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Covering woodland, marshland, lake and wildflower meadows, High Woods Country Park boasts a wealth of explorable terrain with intriguing nature walks...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 4.9 miles from Copford
  20. Outside view of Bourne Mill in Colchester

    Bourne Mill

    Colchester

    LandmarksLandmarks

    A delightful piece of late Elizabethan playfulness. Built for banquets and converted into a mill in the 19th century. Bourne Mill is set in tranquil...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 5 miles from Copford

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