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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Flatford

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 544 fun things to do in Flatford for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, museums and art galleries and parks and playgrounds.

What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 329 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Flatford 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 Flatford 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. Kids on Treasure Hunt Trail

    Dedham Treasure Hunt Trail


    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Are you always looking for ways to get your brood outdoors? Well you’ve found one with the Dedham Treasure Hunt Trail. It’s a code busting outing whi...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 1.2 miles from Flatford
  2. Girl bowling at Superbowl UK Ipswich Top Pick

    Superbowl UK Ipswich


    Ten Pin Bowling AlleysTen Pin Bowling Alleys

    Experience the best of indoor fun at Superbowl UK Ipswich! Practice your bowling skills on 12 state-of-the-art ten pin bowling lanes. Bumpers, ramps...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 8.8 miles from Flatford
  3. People participating in watersports at Alton Watersports Centre in Stutton

    Alton Watersports Centre


    Water SportsWater Sports

    Alton Watersports centre is an excellent place to get active with the kids whatever your fitness and ability level. If you want to keep it low intens...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 4.9 miles from Flatford
  4. Bear mascot at festival at Jimmys Farm in Wherstead

    Jimmy's Farm


    Children's FarmsChildren's Farms

    You might recognise Jimmy Doherty’s farm from the BBC documentary. This rare breed's farm is home to ponies, donkeys, chickens, rabbits, guinea pigs,...

    2 star rating Rating 2/5 (2 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 6.1 miles from Flatford
  5. Black carrion crow at High Woods Country Park in Colchester

    High Woods Country Park


    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 6.2 miles from Flatford
  6. 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 6.4 miles from Flatford
  7. People rollerskating at Rollerworld Quasar Colchester

    Rollerworld Quasar Colchester


    Ice Skating and RollerskatingIce Skating and Rollerskating

    Get your skates on at Rollerworld Quasar and enjoy a family-friendly skating experience with catchy music, disco lights and plenty of room to show of...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 6.5 miles from Flatford
  8. Kids playing zorb football at Colchester Leisure World

    Colchester Leisure World


    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 6.6 miles from Flatford
  9. Tenpin Colchester

    Tenpin 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 6.6 miles from Flatford
  10. Girl jumping on trampoline at Jump Street in Colchester

    Jump Street


    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 6.6 miles from Flatford
  11. Toddler soft play area at Go Bananas Indoor Soft Play Centre in Colchester

    Go Bananas Indoor Soft Play Centre


    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 6.6 miles from Flatford
  12. Man resting in gardens at Castle Park and Gardens in Colchester

    Castle Park and Gardens


    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 6.8 miles from Flatford
  13. Outside view of Hollytrees Museum in Colchester

    Hollytrees Museum


    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 6.9 miles from Flatford
  14. Visitors at Colchester Castle Museum

    Colchester Castle Museum


    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 6.9 miles from Flatford
  15. Girl looking at a shell. Source: Natural Museum of History Colchester

    Natural History Museum 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 7 miles from Flatford
  16. ODEON Cinema room

    ODEON 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 7.2 miles from Flatford
  17. Outside view of Mercury Theatre in Colchester

    Mercury Theatre


    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 7.2 miles from Flatford
  18. Kids looking for clues on Treasure Trail

    The Colchester Mystery Treasure Trail


    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 7.2 miles from Flatford
  19. Outside view of Bourne Mill in Colchester

    Bourne Mill



    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 7.3 miles from Flatford
  20. Ski slope at Suffolk Ski Centre in Ipswich

    Suffolk Ski Centre


    Skiing and SnowboardingSkiing and Snowboarding

    At Suffolk Ski Centre there's so much fun to be had with a great confidence building activity that develops the mind as well as the body. It's also a...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 7.4 miles from Flatford

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