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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Wivenhoe

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 637 fun things to do in Wivenhoe for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, parks and playgrounds and museums and art galleries.

What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 402 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Wivenhoe 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 Wivenhoe 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. Visitor centre at Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve

    Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve

    Fingringhoe

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Out on the reserve at Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve you will find a picnic area, nature trails and bird hides (some easy access) and view-points wi...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 1.6 miles from Wivenhoe
  2. 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 2.5 miles from Wivenhoe
  3. People rollerskating at Rollerworld Quasar Colchester

    Rollerworld Quasar Colchester

    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 2.9 miles from Wivenhoe
  4. 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 3.3 miles from Wivenhoe
  5. 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 3.3 miles from Wivenhoe
  6. 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 3.4 miles from Wivenhoe
  7. 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 3.5 miles from Wivenhoe
  8. 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 3.5 miles from Wivenhoe
  9. 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 3.5 miles from Wivenhoe
  10. 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 3.6 miles from Wivenhoe
  11. 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 3.6 miles from Wivenhoe
  12. 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 3.7 miles from Wivenhoe
  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 3.9 miles from Wivenhoe
  14. 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 3.9 miles from Wivenhoe
  15. Huts at Brightlingsea Beach in Colchester

    Brightlingsea Beach

    Colchester

    BeachesBeaches

    Are you into boats and history? Make your casual day at the beach a tiny bit more exciting and choose Brightlingsea Beach near Essex. This historic b...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 4.2 miles from Wivenhoe
  16. People swimming at Brightlingsea Open Air Pool in Colchester

    Brightlingsea Open Air Pool

    Colchester

    LidosLidos

    Brightlingsea Open Air Pool is a vintage offering in lido terms, originally built in 1933 and comprising a 15m paddling pool and a 50m main pool. The...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 4.2 miles from Wivenhoe
  17. 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 4.2 miles from Wivenhoe
  18. Dog on walking trail at Cudmore Grove Country Park in East Mersea

    Cudmore Grove Country Park

    East Mersea

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    You can start your trip to the Green Flag Awarded Cudmore Grove Country Park with a stop at the Information Room, where information from the Educatio...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 4.7 miles from Wivenhoe
  19. 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 4.9 miles from Wivenhoe
  20. 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 5.4 miles from Wivenhoe

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